Company: Calumet Operating
Skills: Process Technician, Refinery / Plant Operator
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Location: Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
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Calumet Specialty Products partners, L.P. is a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products. Our product lines include both naphthenic and paraffinic oils, aliphatic solvents, synthetic lubricants, asphalt, fuels, white mineral oils, waxes, petroleum and hydrocarbon gels. Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. has one of the most diverse specialty hydrocarbon capabilities in the world.

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This Entry Level position is for a person with strong mechanical and operator skills.  This position supports the day to day operation of the site providing general labor, relief labor and working in training for more senior Operator positions.


  • Candidate must be able to identify equipment, determine process flow, turn valves, start and shut down equipment to ensure proper operation of the assigned work area
  • Operate mobile and other equipment in a safe manner
  • Must communicate effectively with other operators and supervision to ensure proper operations of equipment, maintain safety and ensure environmental compliance
  • Actively trains and participates as a member of the Fire Brigade
  • Must be able and willing to work at heights, up to approximately 150 feet on a daily basis
  • Possesses the ability to work in and/or learn any production and/or product movement position in the plant
  • Performs any other tasks as assigned by Supervision/Management



  • High school diploma or equivalent GED
  • 2+ years associate's or technical degree in Process Technology (PTech), with a refinery or chemical concentration or equivalent combination of education and experience as an operator at a petrochemical plant
  • Understands basic refining principles e.g. distillation, exchangers, motors, pumps, valves, piping, etc.
  • Exhibits knowledge of safety processes e.g. Lockout/Tag Out, confined space, MSDS, hot work, etc.
  • Must complete Basic Operator Training (BOT) with satisfactory test scores, and passing practical exams in a timely manner
  • Must train to work at least one job level higher than current position
  • Able to work days, nights, weekend hours as required by the job
  • Must be willing to respond to call-outs
  • Must follow all safety rules and participate in all scheduled training


  • Good understanding of computers and various software systems
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with others



  • Experience in a plant environment


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
3333 Midway Ave, Shreveport, LA 71109, USA Req #320

About Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P.


A Commitment to Excellence in Hydrocarbon Specialty Products

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: CLMT) is a master limited partnership and a leading independent producer of high-quality, specialty hydrocarbon products in North America. Calumet processes crude oil and other feedstocks into customized lubricating oils, solvents and waxes used in consumer, industrial and automotive products; produces fuel products including gasoline, diesel and jet fuel; and provides oilfield services and products to customers throughout the United States.


Calumet is based in Indianapolis and produces nearly 3,500 unique specialty products used in the development of the world’s most trusted brands and products. Calumet is vertically integrated and holds a comprehensive portfolio of branded products for use in commercial, industrial, and consumer applications. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, the company employs approximately 1,600 people and operates 10 facilities across North America, including 9 specialty products manufacturing and production facilities. Calumet products and services are available in approximately 52 countries across the world; serving approximately 4,400 customers globally.