Pipeline Operator


Pipeline Process Operator
East Fairview, ND


Job Summary:? Petroleum Service Corporation, An SGS Company is currently seeking a Pipeline Operator in the East Fairview, ND.? The Pipeline Operator is responsible for monitoring and maintaining the customer?s tank farm and pipeline operations.? This position operates at two facilities and the connecting pipeline, and a company vehicle will be provided for travel during work hours. This is a regular full-time position with training and potential growth opportunities.? If you?re looking for a stable, long-term career in a booming industry, then consider joining the PSC family!? Qualified candidates must have at least one year of professional pipeline maintenance experience in the oil and gas industry and must have performed routine and corrective maintenance on pipeline valves and pump station equipment.?
Work Schedule:? 12 hour shifts (7 days on 7 days off)
Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operate pumps and associated equipment for pipeline operations.

  • Take oil samples and perform routine grind outs to measure sediment and water content and determine quality.

  • Perform tank gauging to measure tank contents and account for product stored and product moved into and out of tanks.

  • Prepare custody transfer tickets, manage tickets and perform month-end closing.

  • Hand gauging field tanks accurately.

  • Perform routine daily maintenance tasks.

  • Operate terminal equipment, such as meter skid and UTV.

  • Work closely with I&E technicians (SCADA and HMI systems).

  • Interpret the plant?s piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID) and control schematics.

  • Understand liquid measurement principles, such as (flow metering and water cut).


  • Understanding of crude oil measurement, custody transfer, tank gauging and meter proving are a plus.

  • Flow Process control and PLC knowledge are a plus.

  • Must have, or be able to acquire, Operator Qualification (OQ) Certification for valve and pump station maintenance and repair per DOT requirements for pipeline operators.

  • Must have or become trained in OSHA?s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) Standard and be able to perform spill response duties, if required.

  • Excellent mechanical aptitude and exceptional oral and written communication skills. Self-motivated and capable of working effectively with little supervision.

  • Ability to prioritize daily work schedules depending on operational requirements.

  • Ability to perform well in a team environment with other operations and staff personnel.

  • Ability to work overtime, weekends, holidays, with the ability to respond to call outs as needed to fulfill business objective and the ability to work shifts for plant or field conditions.

  • Interpersonal communication skills are required to interface with all affected teams, personnel, and vendors.

  • Strong work ethic with demonstrated ability to effectively work with minimum supervision.

  • Solid computer skills to include Microsoft Office software.

Job Requirements:

  • Must have a valid driver?s license and a safe driving record.

  • 18 years or older and legally able to work in the U.S.

  • Stable work history with good references from past employers.

  • Pass a drug screen, physical, and background check.

  • Speak fluent English.

  • PSC is a veteran-friendly company. Previous military experience and proven ability to follow procedures a plus.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 60 pounds floor to waist,

  • Push and pull 30 pounds horizontally

  • Carry 20 pounds while walking

  • Climb stairs and ladders

  • Stand 8-12 hours per day

  • Extend arms through normal range of motion while standing and squatting

  • Must have the ability to speak, write, read, hear and have good vision

  • Must be able to work outside in environmental conditions which at times include extreme heat or extreme cold

  • Must be able to wear all required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) without restriction and pass any medical examination associated with the use of said PPE

Why join the PSC team?

  • As the leader in product handling and site logistics for refineries, chemical producers, and marine transportation providers, Petroleum Service Corporation offers plant jobs with great earning potential and advancement opportunities.

  • We?ve been in business since 1952 and have a strong reputation for quality service, safety, and environmental protection.

  • Our employees are our #1 asset, and we invest considerable time and resources to train them well, keep them safe, and provide them with opportunities to gain valuable industry experience.

  • The work we do makes a huge impact in our nation?s economy. Check out our videos at petroleumservice.com/videos to learn more.

  • Hear what some of our employees have to say about working for us at petroleumservice.com/testimonials

Employee Benefits:

  • A variety of medical insurance options with the company paying a portion of the premiums, as well as affordable plans for dental, vision, accident, and critical illness coverage for employees and their families.

  • Company-paid life insurance and long-term disability insurance.

  • Matching 401(k) plan to help employees save money for retirement.

  • Holidays, sick leave, and vacation benefits vary by work group and job classification.

  • As a member of the SGS global family, our employees are eligible for group purchasing discounts for new auto purchases, homeowners? and auto insurance coverage, and cell phone service.

  • Safety incentives and bonuses.

  • Industry-leading training and development programs.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts the company?s rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Petroleum Service Corporation, an SGS company, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.? All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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