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Operator - Richmond, CA

Branch ID: 3204

1. Operates complex distillation and process laboratory equipment maintaining round-the-clock operations under the direction of the supervisor/lead technician or operator.
Laboratory equipment includes large and small reactors, research units and distillation columns. Operating at elevated temperatures, high pressures as well as atmospheric and sub-atmospheric pressures.
(we understand that experience in this type of work, from the outside is rare so as a substitute for experience in this field we look for individuals that have good mechanical aptitude, are very trainable and work well on a team)
2. Full participation in Operational Excellence (OE) individually, on your crew and the ESU team.
3. Work schedule:
- HPPC - 12-hour days rotating on a refinery operations schedule **
4. Operates process units, utility systems, and related equipment in accordance with the requests of research scientists and engineers with oversight of the supervisor or lead technician. Ensures equipment is properly inspected to detect any unsafe or improperly functioning equipment.
5. Follows the work of new experiments, new additions or changes to process units and house systems to assure adherence to safe work practices
6. Provides support in sample handling activities for research and crude assay samples for internal and external customers and other internal labs.
7. Meets OE objectives and milestones.

Preferred Experience with:
- ROP or P-Tech school (Refinery Operator Training) experience/attendance
- Chemicals, heavy oil and distillate research or related materials
- Some knowledge of electrical systems
- Basic excel and word software
- Strong Communication
- Strong Commitment to OE in lab and office environments

** HPPC is a 12 hour shift schedule (5:00 – 5:00) operating 365 days a year. A typical 28 day schedule: day shift – 4 nights / 3 off / 3 days / 1 off / 3 nights / 3 off / 4 days / 7 off

Job Criteria: 1. Min: High School Diploma; Preferred: Associate degree, or equivalent in science, technology, mechanical/pipe fitting trade or related field 2. Must have Experience with: - (Min 3+ yrs.) Plant and/or Lab Operations experience (plant equipment and maintenance) or mechanical background work - Strong mechanical aptitude, process equipment and/or instrument technology - OE for Labs

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Richmond, CA

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City, State or Zip Code: Richmond, CA

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Date Posted: 1/28/2019