Tank Farm Operator - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina United States - 33461

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Job #: 33461
Title: Tank Farm Operator
Job Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Retirement plan, Paid time off
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: NO


As Tank Farm Operator, your primary function will be to perform the loading/unloading of incoming/outgoing tanker trucks and tractor trailers. Conduct duties such as product and material sampling, transfer of materials from within the tank farm to production facilities via pumps, valves, and closed loop piping systems. Operators will follow all work instructions, equipment operating procedures, quality standards, and safety rules/guidelines while participating in a collaborative, team environment to achieve company goals.


--- Transfers product and monitors storage tanks, pipelines and related equipment to ensure that they are in good working order to prevent spills, releases, overfills and product contamination

--- Calculates levels in tanks using basic math and instruments

--- Communicates with other team members on tank lineups and gauges prior loading/offloading/transferring

--- Uses and understands instruments such as: flow meters, pressure gauges, and level transmitters

--- Troubleshoots basic pump operation: cavitation, seal leaks, vibration, etc. in order to maintain efficient equipment

--- Turns valves or initiates pumps to admit measured quantities of liquid from tanks/tank container/tankers into holding vessels or production vessels

--- Ensures closure of dome-lids following loading and unloading

--- Perform hose/fitting connections, handle product hoses and perform pre/post loading equipment inspections

--- Conducts weighing operations to include tanker truck/tractor trailer entry and exit via electronic scale

--- Records measurements and calculates tank capacities on a regular basis

--- Monitor tank levels and transfer inventory in/out as needed

--- Data entry into our company JDE and DSI computer system on a frequent basis

--- Operate powered equipment such as forklifts, tractor 48/53ft trailers

--- Utilizes all material handling equipment safely and efficiently, performs all required safety checks and communicates the need for repairs or maintenance

--- Ensures all documents, checklists, paperwork and training are accurately completed on time and in accordance with ISO 9001: 2015 requirements and company policy

--- Housekeeping - maintaining a clean, organized, and safe work environment per our Quality Standards and OSHA


--- High School Diploma, GED, or Equivalent (Required)

--- 1 Year Manufacturing Experience or related experience handling Non-Hazardous/Hazardous chemicals (Required)

--- Basic Computer Skills – i.e. Word, Excel (Required)

--- Must have current and valid US Driver’s License

--- Previous Forklift Experience (Required)

--- Chemical loading/unloading: 1 year (Preferred)

--- Chemical Operator: 1 year (Preferred)

--- Follow OSHA standards for wearing a respirator, required PPE, LOTO, Confined Space

--- Use of basic and complex hand tools

--- Convert gallons/grams/liters and pounds per gallon

--- Must be able to accurately interpret and communicate departmental data, make immediate decisions in a fast paced and changing environment

--- Read, Speak, understand, and follow written instructions in English

--- Ability to work in the USA without sponsorship, now or in the future

High School/Secondary School