May 17, 2019

Plant Operator

  • Blueknight Energy Partners
  • Grand Island, NE

Job Overview

Under general supervision of Plant Manager, is engaged in operating/maintaining asphalt facility equipment, as well as maintaining related records.

  • Gather samples of elevated-temperature materials (primarily asphalt)
  • Use of tools
  • Operate fork lift, tractor, or man-lift
  • Visually gauge tanks to verify automatic systems
  • Perform general plant cleaning
  • Perform maintenance tasks and mechanical duties (pumps, valves, oil checks, etc.)
  • Open and close valves for production
  • Load and unload trucks and railcars
  • Complete paperwork involving basic math skills

High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be able to work in elevated-height areas accessible only by stairs or ladders
  • Must be able to perform basic math functions
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to understanding and complying with all Federal, State, Local and Company regulations, policies, guidelines and procedures
  • Strenuous physical activity is involved
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule

Physical/Mental Requirements:
  • Normal concentration/intensity, which includes prolonged mental effort.
  • Normal memory, taking into consideration the amount and type of information.
  • Normal complexity of decision making.
  • Normal physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job taking distance and speed into account.
  • Normal physical strength to handle routine field operations.
  • Ability to lift, push, and pull 50 lbs.

Work Environment:
  • Must be able to work out of doors in extreme weather and perform heavy physical labor in a safe manner.
  • Work indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment.
  • Work in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment.

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