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Field Safety Specialist


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.


Delek Logisitcs Partners, LP is currently seeking a Safety Specialist in the Big Spring, TX vicinity to oversee and manage safety program compliance. This position will report to the Director of EHS and support the field duties of the Maintenance, Engineering, and Integrity groups.



  • Manages the development, implementation and compliance of safety programs and work procedures, associated with federal, state, and local regulations and Company policies.
  • Prepare, implement, and review EHS manuals, programs, procedures, and standards.
  • Conduct site safety orientation for all new contract and Delek personnel
  • Ensure all daily, weekly or monthly reports as required and submit to EHS Manager or Director as directed.
  • Develop additional Safety KPIs
  • Assist with manhours/TRIR/KPIs
  • Maintain a field presence including conducting inspections, training, and verifying compliance.
  • Maintain effective communication with all levels of employees, management and applicable Federal, State, and Local regulatory agencies and consultants. .
  • Perform Contractor Variances
  • Sit on corporate Safety groups
  • Work closely with engineering on all DKL projects
  • Conduct safety audits of all locations
  • Enter Incidents into Gensuite
  • Act as Site Safety person during Emergency Responses
  • Investigate all accidents/incidents and complete required reporting practices; conduct RCA of each accident/incident. Identify potential trend development that may affect safety, health and environmental programs.
  • Ensure required training is completed by all company personnel and conduct training as required to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory requirements throughout Tennessee, Arkansas, and Texas
  • Assist internal/external legal counsel in preparation of legal and technical defenses in regulatory enforcement actions and associated regulatory matters.


Leadership Capabilities

  • Must be able to be a safety leader for the company and encourage increased safety performance through assisting with compliance with the pipeline, terminals, integrity, and engineering group


Culture Fit & Alignment to Delek's Core Values

  • Must have a high level of integrity and dedication to being a safety leader. Must have a passion for winning and excellence in safety that can be shown through training to emplolyees. Must be growth oriented to lead our company through safety changes with the development of new policies and procedures for safety.


Organizational Impact

  • Will maintain a field presence within DKL employees and contractors through field audits, trainings, and compliance audits




Minimum Required Education

  • Minimum BS degree in occupational safety; safety management; safety engineering or similar field. CSHO designation from a certified OSHA training institution will be considered in lieu of degree.


Minimum Required Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience (verifiable) in pipeline; refinery; construction; chemical plant or related field


Certification/Licenses Required

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to company and insurers.
  • Successful completion and passing of company drug screen, background check and respirator fit test.
  • HAZWOPER 40-hr certification required.
  • Must have exceptional verbal and written communication skills.



Desirable/Preferred Education



Desired/Preferred Experience

  • Must be able to conduct training for employees
  • Must have high level of initiative, and ability to often work independently with minimal oversight
  • Ability to comfortably interact with employees at all levels in the office AND in the field.
  • Conduct interactive meetings.
  • Must have ability to effectively organize, prioritize and plan daily work in an unstructured work environment
  • Must have ability and willingness to work with a team, take directions from supervisor(s), with a high degree of attention to details, follow work rules and adhere to established work schedules.
  • Possess organization and planning skills to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously. 
  • Must be capable of developing and revising practical and effective company procedures, standards, processes and best practices.
  • Must maintain a professional and respectful demeanor / attitude with co-workers, contractors, customers and regulatory agencies.
  • Must have advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.




Work Space

  • Must be willing and able to work in a corporate office and field environment.
  • Must be willing and able to work in the outside in the field environment, in all types of climatic conditions


Hours of Work Travel

  • Must be willing and able to carry a company provided cell phone and respond as needed 24/7.
  • Must be willing to travel for scheduled and unscheduled work














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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