Full Job Description
Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.
The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.
The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.
Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, asphalt, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing. The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day. Delek US Holdings owns 100% of the general partner and 81.6% of the limited partner interest in Alon USA Partners, LP (NYSE:ALDW), which owns a crude oil refinery in Big Spring, Texas, with a crude oil throughput capacity of 73,000 barrels per day and an integrated wholesale marketing business.
The Logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek US Holdings, Inc. and its affiliates also own approximately 63% (including the 2% general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP. Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.
The asphalt operations consist of owned or operated asphalt terminals serving markets from Tennessee to the west coast through a combination of non-blended asphalt purchased from third parties and produced at the Big Spring, Texas and El Dorado, Arkansas refineries. The renewables operations will consist of plants in Texas and Arkansas that produce biodiesel fuel and a renewable diesel facility in California.
The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores, which also market motor fuels in central and west Texas and New Mexico.
The Emergency Preparedness Coordinator is a member of the Safety Department and provides leadership, direction, and guidance regarding emergency preparedness and response for refinery events. This role performs a variety of technical and administrative work in planning, organizing, directing and implementing fire prevention, suppression and emergency services to prevent or minimize the loss of life and property by fire.
The Emergency Preparedness Coordinator provides technical expertise and support for emergency preparedness & response programs including fire, hazmat, rescue, and medical response. This role serves as the key contact within the refinery regarding regulatory knowledge and interpretation, risk management methods and best practices to all areas of the Big Spring Refinery. This role represents the Big Spring Refinery within the community and with municipal emergency response organizations.
This role is responsible for ensuring compliance with applicable regulations, meeting training obligations and advancing the Big Spring Refinery emergency preparedness and response program to improve the level of services to the refinery. Must have the ability to recommend improvements in areas of Emergency response and training. Must have the ability to demonstrate compliance and maintain records for all equipment including mobile apparatus and all fire protection equipment including systems, SCBA, fire extinguisher, etc.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Manage and lead emergency preparedness activities to ensure regulatory compliance and department goals and initiatives are achieved as well as establish the expectations of behavior for the safety culture in the refinery
Respond to and direct all emergency responses in the refinery including fires and leaks, HazMat and any spill incidents
Develop the emergency response team organization and establish field incident command protocol
Define the required training for emergency preparedness team members for fires, leaks, rescue Haz-Mat incidents and initial preparedness for medical incidents
Oversee the required testing and maintenance of the refinery firewater system including pumps, piping, hydrants, monitor nozzles and deluge systems
Oversee maintenance and required testing of the fixed fire detection and suppression systems as recommended by the manufacturer
Oversee the use of the fire water system including determination of needs and initiate projects for additional detection and suppression systems
Develop and maintain emergency plans and incident command plans including annual updates to the Big Spring Refinery Emergency Response Plan
Conduct emergency response and emergency planning training and drills including employee incipient and First Responder Operations fire training programs
Provide necessary industrial fire training as related to protection of the Refinery
Keep informed of current fire and emergency response regulations, trends and technical advances in extinguishing agents, appliance and techniques of fire control and training
Coordinate plant to maintain the integrity and reliability of the fire water system and associated equipment
Initiate projects to upgrade emergency response programs including the refinery fire water
System to assure adequate firewater flows to process units and the tank farm and oversees improvements
Maintain all necessary refinery and governmental records related to fire protection and emergency preparedness training
Perform routine monitoring of documentation to ensure refinery compliance with the safety and security programs including oversee audits and investigations; verifies and documents corrective actions
Maintain a working relationship with the LEPC and other community organizations
Maintain certification Radiation Safety Officer
Performs other related duties as assigned or requested
Associates Degree in fire science/technical discipline or engineering or other related field OR demonstrated equivalent refining industry experience
Five (5) years of industrial fire department experience or equivalent municipal or military
Working knowledge and understanding of regulations governing occupational safety, specifically OSHA 29 CFR-1910 and 1926 and industry standards such as API, NFPA, OSHA, ASME, and ANSI
Understanding of incident preparedness including incident command concepts
Organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and tasks effectively
Ability to lead and influence staff not under direct supervision
Proficient in utilizing computer and Microsoft office applications including MS excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook
Solid verbal and written communication and technical writing skills
Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to interact effectively and positively with all level of company personnel
Ability to work in a team environment
Strong attention to detail
Ability to lift fifty (50) pounds and climb vertical heights up to 200 feet
Ability to work in confined spaces and wear self-contained breathing apparatus
Must pass a pre-employment drug and background check
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
Bachelor’s Degree in fire science/technical discipline or engineering or related field
Ten (10) years of experience in petrochemical, refinery, or industrial environmental experience in safety field
40 hour HAZWOPER certified
Experience focused on implementation, improvement, and auditing of safe work practices, emergency preparedness and response, and related programs
Experienced in incident investigation and root cause analysis
Experienced in emergency preparedness and preparedness including industrial medical procedures
Advanced understanding of oil refining processes (process flow diagrams/mechanical flow sheets, chemical phase separations, and reactions)
Experience implementing Incident Command System
Working knowledge of radiation safety requirements
Experience working in a Union Environment
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by Equal Opportunity law.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.