Installation - Maint - Repair
Oil and Gas
Job Summary / General Purpose: General laborer/operator capable of a wide range of duties at an oil tank farm/bulk handling facility. A variety of skills/specialization may be utilized some of which may require licensure or certification. Work hours/shifts vary and overtime is frequently available but not guaranteed. Work is primarily performed outdoors in a maritime environment 24 hours a day, 365 days per year.
Major Duties / Responsibilities: Your duties and responsibilities can include, but are not limited to any of the following: Operation of ticket booth Night watchman responsibilities Operation of large construction equipment (loader, bulldozer) Assist with mooring vessels Assist with offloading of cargo (connecting hoses) Loading railroad cars Operation of hoisting cranes Operation of conveyor system Supervise loading of caustic soda Gauging of oil tanks Assist with maintenance of grounds, buildings and/or equipment Participate in oil spill response drills Operation of boiler (Have high pressure boiler operator license or achieve within one year) Electrical repairs (with suitable license as required) Welding (with suitable training/certification as required) Other duties as required
Education / Experience / Skill Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent Minimum of 2 years experience as a general laborer Knowledge of basic math Mechanical aptitude Licenses/certifications as required for some operations Basic computer knowledge Valid driver’s license Good verbal and written communication skills
Physical activity/strength requirements are demanding and may include: o Standing up to 75% of the day o Lifting up to 75 lbs (i.e. steel parts, spouts) o Carrying up to 50 lbs (i.e. oil, parts, tools) o Pulling up to 75 lb capacity (i.e. mooring lines) o Extended climbing (i.e. tank ladders/stairs/ramps)
Incumbent must possess the ability to work in a safe manner and maintain a constant state of alertness as the nature of work performed within our terminal operations create conditions where a momentary lack of concentration or alertness can lead to catastrophic results.
Who we are looking for:
Do you like to solve problems and consider yourself forward thinking? If you are looking for a place where you can learn a lot about the energy industry and constantly challenge yourself, then Sprague is your place. Sprague employees are dedicated and driven, and we constantly strive to be the best in the industry. We work best as a team, knowing that collaboration leads to innovation and the best customer experience. As a company that has continued to evolve with the energy industry for the last 150 years, we are looking for hardworking employees to join us as we remain at the forefront of the industry.
What we offer:
We recently surveyed our employees to ask them their favorite part of the job. Unanimously, they answered, "The people I work with." You are part of a team and a family at Sprague, and everyone works together to ensure both the success of the company and of the individual. On top of great coworkers, you’ll enjoy perks like benefits and retirement contributions that start on your first day. Sprague also provides tuition reimbursement for any employee that would like to further their education. Is giving back important to you? Sprague offers paid volunteer time and has weekly dress down days when employees can donate to a local charity in exchange for wearing jeans. Do you like to get involved where you work? Sprague has a range of committees to support varying initiatives (Sustainability, Charitable, Scholarship, FunForce, etc…). Sprague is a place that cares about its employees, its community, and creating a place where people want to come to work every day. Come join us!
Sprague is one of the largest independent suppliers of energy and materials handling services in the Northeast with products including home heating oil, diesel fuels, residual fuels, gasoline and natural gas. Over the years, Sprague has aggressively expanded its offerings to meet the ever-changing energy and logistics markets. Coupled with its strong physical assets, Sprague provides differentiated products and services including value-added customer support and online tools that are unmatched