Measurement Technician - Big Spring, TX


Big Spring, TX, US, 79720

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.


This position maintains liquid meters, pneumatic/hydraulic composite samplers, flow computers, valves and valve operators, piston type provers, sphere type provers, and performs calibrations and inspections of all instrumentation related to quality and quantity determination in a manner to meet operational needs in compliance with partnership and regulatory requirements.


Essential duties and responsibilities:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily or be trained as a pipeliner Trainee. The essential job duties for this position are listed below:


  • Maintain and operate facilities in compliance with applicable specifications, codes, safety standards and operating procedures.
  • Perform density verifications using a Pycnometer and/or Hydrometer.
  • Perform periodic accuracy tests including the calibration, inspection and maintenance of all equipment related to quality and quantity determination.
  • Witness meter performance verifications (Proving’s) as performed by third party contractors, as needed.
  • Maintain and operate custody transfer measurement facilities including tank gauging in compliance with applicable specifications, codes, safety standards and operating procedures.
  • Maintain, operate, troubleshoot and repair measurement equipment, including; meters, samplers, flow computers and other peripheral measurement-related devices.
  • Install instrumentation and equipment in new and renovated measurement and/or regulation facilities.
  • Understand system gain/loss processes, ticket writing, etc.
  • Collect product quality samples for Crude in compliance with partnership safety and industry guidelines.
  • Actively participate in partnership safety program and initiatives


Required Education:

  • High school diploma or GED.


Required experience is commensurate with the selected job level:

  • Minimum 0 - 6-Month’s service as a Pipeliner Trainee or 1-year relevant industry experience.
  • Level 1 requires a minimum of 1 - 2 years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience.
  • Level 2 requires a minimum of 2 - 4 years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience.
  • Level 3 requires a minimum of 3+ years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience.
  • Level 4 requires a minimum of 5+ years of relevant experience in a midstream operations role or equivalent work experience.


Required Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of applicable EPA, DOT, RRC, OSHA, NEC, AGA, API, GPA and OQ’s requirements and procedures or be trained qualifications as a Pipeline Trainee level.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication skills to interface with our customer base.
  • Must be able to work overtime as assigned and respond to emergency response activities as needed.
  • Must be self-reliant, dependable, and able to maintain harmonious working relations with co-workers.
  • Must write legibly, maintain neat appearance, be accurate in math, and maintain a good safety attitude and record.
  • The ability to work outdoors in extreme weather and perform heavy physical labor in a safe manner.
  • Must be able to perform heavy physical work, and perform duties in a safe and efficient manner.
  • A good knowledge of a variety of hand and power tools and operate with them in a safe manner.
  • Must have a valid driver's license in the state of residence to operate various classes of equipment.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • PC skills including proficiency with Microsoft Word, Access, and Excel.
  • Some college or technical trade school is preferred for a Level 4.


Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Lifting up to 50 lbs occasionally.
  • Driving, walking, standing frequently.
  • Exposure to adverse weather, cramped conditions and some heavy lifting
    Visits to industrial/manufacturing settings, which may include exposure to various materials and chemicals, as well as extreme temperature conditions and loud machinery, and require appropriate personal protective equipment.
  • Occasional call out’s or overnight travel may be required.

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.


It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

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