Apr 03, 2024

Terminal Operator - Bridgeport CT

  • Sprague Operating Resources LLC
  • Bridgeport, CT, USA
Full-Time Operations

Job Description

Who we are:

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.

About the position:

Sprague has an extensive network of terminals located throughout the Northeast and our operations team prides themselves on the smooth, efficient, and safe operations of these facilities. We are currently looking for a Terminal Operator to join our team in Bridgeport, CT.  We are seeking an operator capable of a wide range of duties in a gasoline/oil tank farm/bulk handling facility.  Work is performed outdoors in a maritime environment 24 hours a day. This role is primarily based in our Bridgeport Terminal but will provide coverage for our Stamford Terminal when needed. While the primary shift covers daytime hours, candidates must be adaptable to work various days and shifts, including weekends and nights.

 Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with mooring vessels
  • Offloading barges and vessels
  • Gauging of tanks
  • Conducting and managing inventory of liquid product
  • Maintenance and repair of loading racks and storage tanks
  • Maintenance of grounds, buildings and/or equipment
  • Conducting scheduled equipment inspections and repairs
  • Operation of terminal equipment and machinery
  • Customer service
  • Other duties as required

Education / Experience / Skill Requirements:

  • Experience in a bulk fuel storage plant a plus but not required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of basic math including fractions
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Good computer skills
  • Must have a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to obtain a TWIC card
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to do shift work including nights, weekends, holidays, and overtime as needed



Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

  • Frequent standing, walking, sitting, getting in/out of truck, climbing-stairs, ladders, slopes (i.e., tank ladders/stairs/ramps), grasping/handling, reaching forward
  • Occasionally bending/stooping, crawling, kneeling, neck flexion/extension, reaching overhead, twisting, balancing, squatting
  • Frequently lifting/carrying 1-20 lbs., occasionally 21-100lbs plus lbs. (i.e. oil, steel parts, spouts, tools)
  • Occasionally pushing/pulling 1-100 plus lbs. (i.e. mooring lines)
  • Frequently exposed to chemical agents and fumes and odors, outside weather conditions including extreme heat/cold,
  • Occasional exposure to noise, dust, vibration, solvents, petroleum products, slippery surfaces
  • Frequent driving, use of power tools/equipment, hearing and talking

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 learn a lot about the energy industry while constantly challenging 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.

 Plus, we have some great benefits!

  • Medical/Dental
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401(k) Traditional and Roth plans with employer match of 100% for the first 6% of employee’s contribution
  • Defined Contribution Plan with an automatic 2.6% contribution from Sprague

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.

 As a federal contractor we adhere to OFCCP employment regulations. Click here for OFCCP compliance information


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