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Operator, Loader I in Geismar, LA at REG

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

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    Geismar, LA
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    Not Specified
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Job Description


The Operator Loader is responsible for maintaining and operating the plant equipment safely and efficiently per established plans and procedures. The Operator Loader reports directly to the Operations Shift Supervisor while on shift.  The Operator Loader must be able to communicate process unit conditions to the Board Operator and Operations Shift Supervisor to jointly maintain good plant operation.



  • Operate the assigned plant equipment to ensure safe, efficient operation of the plant
  • Proper adjustments of operating conditions, filter cleaning to maintain system pressures and flows, process troubleshooting and communication with the Board Operator and Operations Shift Supervisor
  • Safely perform rail/truck offloading, centrifuge plant startup, shutdown, cleaning and respond to emergencies
  • Notify the Operations Shift Supervisor of abnormal operating situations and equipment malfunctions affecting efficient plant operation


  • Inspect equipment to verify it is in proper working condition and performs routine preventative maintenance on valves, pumps and other equipment
  • Assist the Operations Shift Supervisor with maintenance coordination, management of change and procedure updating as required

Other frequent duties:

  • Maintain established plant or equipment logs as required. 
  • Grab, and log process samples as required and deliver to QC lab for testing
  • Maintain area housekeeping

Perform other duties as assigned


Education Required: High school diploma or GED certificate is required. 2-year technical training in process operations is preferred.           

Experience Required:  1 or more years of petrochemical and/or refinery experience is required.  Experience with the production of on-specification product is required.

Skills Required

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Process unit troubleshooting

Mechanical ability to inspect and perform minor repairs to area equipment

Basic knowledge of personal computers and office software

Task completion skills

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

Feedstock offloading area troubleshooting


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