Pipeline Operator - El Dorado, AR


El Dorado, AR, US, 71730

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.


The Pipeline Operator is responsible for supporting day to day construction, maintenance, and operations activities on the pipelines and facilities located in their district.  The Pipeline Operator will work with technical personnel and the Pipeline Maintenance Supervisor to ensure their work is planned and carried out to keep the system operating in a safe, cost-efficient manner.  The Pipeline operator is responsible for various system critical operations within the system including but not limited to:



  • Responding to all pipeline movements within the stations and on pipelines typically a 40 hour per week position there is the potential of 24/7 response as required.
  • Follow the direction of the Pipeline Operations Manager.
  • Effectively, communicate with the Operations Control Center in El Dorado, AR as required to determine and meet the needs of the specific pipelines and stations in the system.
  • Make necessary manual valve alignment changes as directed by the Pipeline Operations Manager or the SCADA control room or as needed to manage emergency situations within the various pipeline systems. 
  • The Pipeline Operator will operate and maintain multiple crude purchasing skids that are required to purchase and control system flow and pressure.
  • The Pipeline Operator will monitor the meter proving operations throughout the system.
  • One of the most important tasks is the testing of the composite crude samples throughout the system.  The test must follow API approved crude measurement procedures to enable the Pipeline Operator to generate a crude purchase document.  This document will be used to purchase the crude that has been transported through the DK owned measurement meters at each lease or metered facilities.  
  • Monitor and check calibration of the tanks, pumps, and operating systems.
  • Monitors stations and equipment during operational activities to ensure proper function.
  • Monitor active custody transfer skids for integrity and functionality.
  • Assist with one-calls, public awareness, and maintenance repair activities, this includes valve inspections.
  • Report maintenance issues to generate work orders as need to keep systems functioning properly.
  • Responsible for performing related line displacement, meter proving, gauging, product testing/sampling, record keeping, housekeeping, minor maintenance, and other duties.
  • Supports technical personnel in performing general maintenance and troubleshooting on operational equipment.
  • Comply with all safety and regulatory directives.
  • Communicate with ROW mowing crew and aerial patrol so ROWs are visible for aerial patrol.
  • Become familiar with pipelines, block valve locations, stations, and other assets
  • Provide occasional back-up for the rail offload system
  • Must possess or obtain DOT Operator Qualification and OSHA safety
  • Works effectively without supervision
  • Monitor usage and/or replace lubricants, fluids, inhibitors, chemicals, etc., as needed to ensure safe and efficient operation of equipment and pipeline stations.
  • Support pipeline cleaning and pigging activities, operate small pumps, repair pipeline leaks with integrity or maintenance, install and paint right-of-way markers.
  • Calculate, compile, and/or prepare information and reports including, but not limited to: liquid flow and quality, Maintenance and/or repair logs, Product Samples, Pipeline/corrosion activities, Appropriate regulatory requirements, and Construction inspection
  • Job may require physical activities such as walking to and amidst work and/or construction sites, climbing in and out of trenches, working around heavy equipment, areas of loose rock and working in confined spaces.  Also must be able to lift up to 50 pounds of weight unassisted.
  • Perform station upkeep, including mowing and weed control.



  • High School Diploma, adequate computer literacy, adequate level of manual dexterity, knowledge of safe working practices around rotating equipment, knowledge of safe use of hand tools.
  • Extremely detailed-oriented
  • High level of communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Good computer skills


Minimum Required Experience: 

  • 2 years of pipeline operations experience 
  • Measurement experience
  • Operations Compliance
  • Damage Prevention experience 

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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