Company: ODFJELL Terminals
Skills: Field Service Tech
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Seabrook, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US


OVERALL RESPONSIBILITIES        

Supervises and trains operators in the field to perform service work relating to transfer of chemical products between marine, rail, trucks and/or storage facilities within the terminal.  Receives broad assignments and unwritten instructions, usually with limited guidance or supervision. 

Will be able to step into the superintendent role on an as needed basis.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

                Follows Code of Conduct. Is consistent and fair in the guidance of policies and procedures.

                Follow company policies and comply with company and governmental regulations.

                Provides field support and observations for activities in the field

                Significant focus on training and guiding field personnel in their daily duties at all levels of the Operations Organization

                Field troubleshooting

 

  • Processes and Procedures:
    • Perform work audits and verify that all employees are actively engaged in tasks that are related to Odfjell’s business and to verify that all procedures are followed.
    • Identifies and submits suggested revisions to procedures.
    • Identifies opportunities for improvements in areas of safety, environmental, cost, productivity, and product quality. 
    • Ensure events and services are accurately documented and entered into SAP in a timely manner.
    • Audits paper work in the field, makes immediate corrections as necessary and ensures completion and accuracy.

Communication:

  • Effectively communicates and coordinates between operations, maintenance and engineering regarding project scope, scheduling, repairing and recommissioning equipment.
  • Facilitates effective two-way communication between management and employees on all matters related to safety including the company’s safety mission and objectives.
  • Communicates to management employees’ safety questions and concerns.
  • Coaching and Development:
  • Provides coaching and counseling to employees.  Supplies the on-shift superintendent and senior management with adequate feedback of counseling.
  • Ensures that each employee has the knowledge, training, tools, and equipment to perform their job safely.

Safety and Environmental:

  • Document and gather all evidence in the field for all non-conformances that occur. 
  • Responds, investigates and reports on all safety/environmental and operational incidents that aid in the development of corrective actions designed to prevent recurrence.
  • Approve and close safe work permits in the field
  • Verify Job Safety Analysis (JSA) for accuracy and completeness each morning. 
  • Instills in each employee a safety attitude such that the employee will keep safety uppermost in his mind and will respond to unexpected emergency situations in a safe and prudent manner.
  • Performs safety observation activities on employees in the field.
  • Ensures that all Operators abide by all applicable safety rules and practices as established by Odfjell, the customer, and regulations. 

Training:

  • Actively participates in field training quality review for operations
  • Participates in the knowledge checks with employees in progression
  • Leads the field walkthroughs with the employees
  • Evaluates final qualification status as part of the qualification board
  • Provides specific operations training for new employee orientation

OTHER FUNCTIONS

                In case of absence, the employee’s supervisor will assign responsibility for this position’s duties.

                Perform other job related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

•             High School diploma or equivalent

•             Physical ability to perform strenuous labor

•             Working knowledge of the positions which report to this job gained through a minimum of 5 years of work experience within terminal operations  

•             Ability to train subordinates in the practical knowledge of chemical products, detailed procedures and safety requirements

•             Recognition of the need for continued learning as new products are developed 

•             Demonstrated excellent communication and math skills

•             Knowledge of applicable DOT and Coast Guard regulations

•             Firefighter training

PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS

•             Close proximity to hazardous petrochemicals

•             Strenuous physical labor

•             Walking, standing

•             Attention to detail to maintain an adequate margin against error

•             Potential for exposure to hazards is present

WORKING CONDITIONS

•             This position will be a straight day, rotating shift schedule position, including overtime

•             Works outside in all weather

•             Wears protective clothing (rubber boots and slicker) and safety equipment (facial hair restricted because of required use of respirator) when handling chemicals

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT UTILIZED

•             Personal safety equipment

•             Tank gauges

•             Hand tools

•             Valves

•             Pumps

•             Fixed cranes

•             Switch engines/Rail car movers

•             Regulators

•             Occasional use of: Fire fighting equipment (as training allows)