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NuStar L.P. Supervisor Maintenance in Yankton, South Dakota

Job Description:This position is a salary exempt position that will be based in Yankton, SD. This position is subject to random DOT drug testing. This position is responsible for accurately coordinating and supervising the work of maintenance employees and contractors in routine and non-routine pipeline maintenance activities within geographically assigned areas. These responsibilities shall include pump stations, terminals, tanks and other pipeline related assets. Responsibilities include:•Supervises and assigns the work of maintenance employees and Contractors.•Inspects work for completeness and site cleanup.•Determines material, equipment, and supplies to be used. Transfers equipment and personnel from one project to another as necessary.•Directs the maintenance activities of the assigned crafts in their area of responsibility. Including heavy equipment operation, welding, excavation and all associated hot work. •Assumes responsibility for ensuring that company and contract maintenance employees are always in compliance with safety policies and procedures.•Manage and maintain the Operator Qualifications (OQ) for all direct reports.•Analyzes all work requests to determine necessary repair or replacement and advises as to estimated manpower and material requirements.•Determines needs for maintenance materials, warehouse stock, rental equipment, and/or contract services.•Helps in the counseling, training, development, and appraisal of the performance of maintenance hourly employees in their assigned craft.•The ability to complete all required project and task documentation and paperwork.•Attends meetings as needed to assist in accomplishing scheduled work and resolving key and important maintenance problems.•Holds toolbox safety meetings and inspections, necessary to achieve safety goals while communicating changes in company policy, procedures, and objectives to employees.•Analyzes problems that may arise and find a workable solution that is practical as well as cost efficient. Implements safe work habits for all employees and supervises outside service contractors so they can function efficiently.•Performs physical labor related to maintenance of large pumps, motors, and valves. These tasks require personnel to follow established procedures for lock-out/tag-out to assure safety.•Makes accurate decisions and demonstrates thorough attentiveness to the activities.•The ability to properly communicate with management daily to discuss progress, updates and/or issues. •Ensures compliance with federal and state regulations. Reduces potential risk to public safety and environment and minimizes company liability. •Improves operations efficiency and financial profitability through well maintained facilities and equipment.Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required; college degree is preferred

  • Eighteen months of education and training beyond high school level in general maintenance and repair, or a closely related area is strongly preferred

  • Experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Minimum of 8 years of related experience

  • Experience in maintenance of piping, pumping, measurement, truck and rail rack and related equipment required

  • Possession of a current and valid motor vehicle operator's license

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent PC skills, with p roficiency in Microsoft products

  • Strong attention to detail, with the ability to independently proof work for accuracy

  • Ability to manage time and scheduling to meet appropriate deadlines

  • Ability to work successfully in stressful situations, and manage multiple tasks

  • Ability to independently conduct job accountabilities

  • Ability to read blueprints

  • General knowledge of OSHA requirements

  • 80% travel is expected

This position will require an individual to hold a valid drivers license.

When a higher-level position exists candidates with greater qualifications may be considered for the position.

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