Maintenance Technician - Mechanical

Buckeye Partners Corpus Christi , TX 78410

Posted 2 weeks ago

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating by a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

Voted one of the Top Places to Work by employees in Houston Chronicle's Top Workplaces, as well as one of Lehigh Valley's Top Workplaces, it is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Maintenance Technician with experience in refinery maintenance, turnarounds and operations in the Oil & Gas Industry to join our growing team!

  • Depending on the qualifications of the applicants, the successful candidate may be offered a position at a more appropriate level.

Role Summary:

The Maintenance Technician role is responsible for mechanical task related to upkeep of the facilities including maintaining pumps (overhauls and alignments), compressors, firefighting equipment, motor operated valves, boilers, heaters, mechanical metering stations, rotating equipment, unloading valves, and stationary equipment, exchanger maintenance, fin fins, pipefitting, welding. Candidate must be able to diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical issues involving pumps, compressors and combustion engines. Candidate also must be able to repair and replace pump seals, couplings, align pumps and maintain a consistent preventive maintenance schedule on all equipment within the facility.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance Projects. Performing overall troubleshooting and maintenance support for refinery, pipeline and terminal operations in the assigned area including planning, estimating, scheduling and cost controlling.

  • Compliance. Performing and recording regulatory and Company policy preventative maintenance inspections and procedures as identified in the Maintenance and/or Regulatory Manuals and in JDE system.

  • Continuous Education. Maintaining a high level of knowledge relating to new and current technology and equipment.

  • Management. Procuring and managing the efforts of outside contractors as required.

  • Policy Implementation. Implementing company policies, standards, drawings, diagrams and construction specifications for the installation of new facilities and the repair or upgrade of existing facilities.

  • Product Training. Training Operations personnel and others in the use of new or modified equipment or software.

  • Documentation. Maintaining equipment records and furnishing documentation per Company policy of work performed.

  • And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:

  • To be eligible for Maintenance Tech II one must have completed at least 12 consecutive months at a Maintenance Tech I, have at least OT performance and have zero operational issues.

  • Two-year associate's degree in a technical field (electrical, electronic, rotating, mechanical) OR the equivalent combination of education/ 5-7 years work experience is required.

  • Experience in terminal, pipeline, refinery operations, industrial manufacturing and maintenance is required.

  • Experience installing or troubleshooting PLC's(B&R, Siemens, Allen Bradley) and truck/rail load rack presets (Accuload, Multiload) preferred

  • Experience in working with P&ID's, Drawings and ISO's and schematics

  • Experience in Measurement of Liquids or Gas is preferred

  • Experience as a Millwright / Pipefitter / Boiler Maker / Welder is preferred

Certificates & Licenses:

  • Valid driver's license

  • Additional qualifications/certifications are required as noted below. If you do not have the qualifications/certifications then you must show a willingness to obtain them within a specified time period.

o Pumps and Drivers

o Exchanger maintenance

o Pipefitting / Welding

o Boilers

o Heaters

o Vessels / Drums / Towers

o Valves (Introduction, Identify, Install and Maintain)

o Material Handling and Hand Rigging

o Mobile and Support Equipment

o Lubrication

o Installing Bearings and Couplings

o Setting Baseplates and Pre-alignment

o Installing Mechanical Seals

o Preventive and Predictive Maintenance

o Troubleshooting and Repair of Pumps and Gearboxes

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to navigate basic computer systems (i.e. Windows).

  • Basic knowledge of SCADA applications, MS Office applications and JDE applications is a plus.

  • In order to be successful in this position, the individual must possess good communication (both oral and written) and interpersonal skills.

  • The individual must have good analytical skills and good technical aptitude.

Essential Functions:

  • This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.

  • This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.

  • This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.

Physical & Safety Requirements:

  • This person must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for emergency response.

  • Position may require exposure to adverse weather conditions, hazardous environments and require the physical stamina to climb tanks, work long hours in the field and wear a respirator.

About You:

To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must possess a demonstrated commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance. Excellent communication, both written and verbal, as well as strong organizational skills are paramount. You must work independently and be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal and external customers, and handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of its employees that result in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:

Buckeye Partners is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business. As one of the nation's largest independent petroleum products common carrier pipeline network providers, Buckeye Partners L.P. provides terminals, storage and refined product distribution services; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE: BPL) headquartered in Houston, Texas is one of the primary distributors of petroleum in the eastern and mid-western portions of the United States.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on the following website:

Applicants who are extended an employment offer will be required to complete a pre-employment physical, drug screening, and background check. All employment offers are contingent upon the successful completion of these pre-employment processes.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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