Jun 03, 2020

Terminal Operator Providence, RI, USA

  • Sprague Operating Resources LLC
  • Providence, RI, USA
Full-Time Entry Level Facilities Oil and Gas Other

Job Description

Job Details


As a valued crew member, the Terminal Operator/general laborer at our Providence, RI terminal will work in a team environment with leadership to optimize efficiency while focusing on safety every shift. Being a member of Sprague's terminal operations will give you the opportunity to work with a variety of operations including but not limited to off-loading barges, preventative maintenance, customer service and general upkeep of the terminal. 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. Through on the job training, a successful terminal operator will be eligible for promotion opportunities, and be able to immediately enjoy our extensive employee benefits including medical, dental and vision on day one of employment, 401k match and defined contribution, and paid time off.


Your duties and responsibilities can include, but are not limited to any of the following:

  • Night watchman responsibilities
  • Operation of construction equipment (skid steer)
  • Assist with mooring vessels
  • Assist with offloading of cargo (connecting hoses)
  • Operation of conveyor system
  • Supervise loading of products at the truck racks
  • Gauging of oil tanks
  • Assist with maintenance of grounds, buildings and/or equipment
  • Participate in oil spill response drills
  • Operation of boiler
  • 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
  • Must be able to obtain Government Issued TWIC card.
  • Physical activity/strength requirements are demanding and may include:
    • Standing up to 75% of the day
    • Lifting up to 50 lbs (i.e. steel parts, spouts)
    • Carrying up to 50 lbs (i.e. oil, parts, tools)
    • Pulling up to 75 lb capacity (i.e. mooring lines)
    • Extended climbing (i.e. tank ladders/stairs/ramps)



Come join us to learn why we are consistently celebrating 20-, 30-, and even 40-year anniversaries here at Sprague!


Sprague is an EEO/AA employer.  We strongly encourages minorities, females, Vets and individuals with disabilities to apply.


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