Aug 19, 2022

Terminal Operator- Springfield, MA Requisition Number: TERMI001797

  • Sprague Operating Resources LLC
  • Springfield, MA
Full-Time Customer Service Defense Facilities Oil and Gas Other Skilled Labor

Job Description


Job Details


Sprague is passionate about delivering the diverse products and programs that warm, power and move the world. We keep homes warm through Northeastern winters and hospitals cool through summer. We help small businesses focus on serving their communities, and our renewable fuels keep our country’s infrastructure running. From importing wind energy components to deploying leading-edge solar technology to help power terminal facilities, we are committed to continually evolving to meet our customers’ changing energy needs.

As a valued team member, the Springfield Terminal Operator will work in a team environment, alongside leadership, to optimize efficiency while focusing on safety on every shift. Being a member of Sprague's terminal operations will give you the opportunity to execute a variety of operations including taking in and managing pipeline deliveries, conducting tank to tank transfers, assisting and training customers to load product, preventative maintenance, customer service and general upkeep of the terminal. Through on the job training, a successful terminal operator will have access to apply for promotional opportunities throughout our entire network of terminals.  And you will also be able to immediately enjoy our extensive employee benefits, including medical, dental and 401(k) on your first day of employment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining and repairing of loading racks and storage tanks
  • Conducting and managing inventory of liquid product
  • Maintaining grounds, buildings and/or equipment
  • Conducting scheduled equipment inspections and repairs
  • Gauging of oil tanks
  • Operating terminal equipment and machinery
  • Data entry and tracking
  • Customer service


  • Experience in bulk fuel storage plants preferred
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Proficient in basic math, including fractions
  • Working knowledge of mechanical trades and general maintenance
  • Minimum of 2 years' experience as a general laborer 
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and safe driving record
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to do shift work and overtime as needed
  • 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. maintenance)
    • Extended climbing (i.e. tank ladders/stairs/ramps)
    • Ability to endure outside weather conditions  

We want to hear from you!

Do you like to solve problems and consider yourself forward thinking? If you are looking for a place where you can challenge yourself, then Sprague is your place. Sprague employees are dedicated and driven. We work best as a team, knowing that collaboration leads to innovation and the best customer experience. We are looking for hardworking colleagues to join us and help us stay at the forefront of the energy industry, which is where we've been for the last 150 years.

Our Culture:

We recently surveyed our employees to ask them their favorite part of the job. They answered, "The people I work with."

In addition to great coworkers, you’ll enjoy perks like medical 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.  Do you like to get involved where you work?  Is giving back important to you? It’s important to us, too! Sprague donates back to the communities in which we live and work every year, and provides opportunities for employees to support the charity of the week. Sprague has a range of committees to support varying initiatives (Sustainability, Charitable, Scholarship, Innovation, etc.).  Sprague is a place that cares about its employees, its community, and about creating a place where people want to come to work every day.

Plus we have some great benefits!

  • 401(k) Traditional and Roth plans with employer match
  • Choice of high deductible and PPO Health Plans to fit your individual needs
  • Vison Plan
  • Wellness Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Short/Long Term Disability

Who we are:

Sprague takes a collaborative, customer-centric approach to providing best-in-class energy products and related services throughout the Northeast. As a publicly-traded company founded in 1870, we pride ourselves on offering customers the expert solutions and high-quality service that help their businesses thrive in any market landscape. Sprague values innovation, safety, integrity and people. We know that our people are what set us apart from our competition, and we work hard to make sure each employee across our 20+ locations knows how important they are to our community. 

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 encourage minorities, females, Vets and individuals with disabilities to apply.

As a federal contractor we adhere to OFCCP employment regulations.

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