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Plant Operator

Under general supervision of Plant Manager, is engaged in operating/maintaining asphalt facility equipment, as well as maintaining related records.

• Gather samples of elevated-temperature materials (primarily asphalt)

  •  Use of tools
  •  Operate fork lift, tractor, or man-lift
  •  Visually gauge tanks to verify automatic systems
  •  Perform general plant cleaning
  •  Perform maintenance tasks and mechanical duties (pumps, valves, oil checks, etc.)
  •  Open and close valves for production
  •  Load and unload trucks and railcars
  •  Complete paperwork involving basic math skills

    High school diploma or equivalent required

  •      Must be able to work in elevated-height areas accessible only by stairs or ladders
  •      Must be able to perform basic math functions
  •      Must demonstrate a commitment to understanding and complying with all Federal, State, Local and Company regulations, policies, guidelines and procedures
  •      Strenuous physical activity is involved
  •      Must be able to work a flexible schedule

    Physical/Mental Requirements:

  •  Normal concentration/intensity, which includes prolonged mental effort. 
  •  Normal memory, taking into consideration the amount and type of information.
  •  Normal complexity of decision making.
  •  Normal physical mobility, which includes movement from place to place on the job taking distance and speed into account.
  •  Normal physical strength to handle routine field operations.    
  •  Ability to lift, push, and pull 50 lbs.

    Work Environment:

  •   Must be able to work out of doors in extreme weather and perform heavy physical labor in a safe manner.
  •  Work indoors and outdoors in and around industrial and electrical equipment.
  •  Work in temperature extremes due to weather conditions and operating equipment.

    Employee Benefits:
    As a full-time employee, you will be eligible to participate in the BKEP employee benefit program. BKEP offers a competitive array of employee benefits, including medical, dental/vision, disability, base life, optional life, optional AD&D, 401(k), Company stock purchase plan, as well as paid time off benefits and additional time off for short-term illness after one year.  

     The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, or working conditions.

     Blueknight Energy Partners, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, age, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex or on the basis of disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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