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Operations Control Center Lead Operator

Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: AR:El Dorado, AR - Arkansas, US, 71730

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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 safe and efficient remote operation of pipelines, tanks, and pumping equipment involved in the transportation of crude oil and other products
  • Consistently ensuring the safety of pipeline operations and preventing any environmental damage while meeting established schedules and customer needs, minimizing costs and securing product integrity
  • Full Operator qualification for all consoles
  • Working in a 24 hour/7 days a week operation that requires shift work




Include but not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate and assist in the operation and management of Control Center.
  • Monitor controller and system performance to ensure pressures do not exceed Maximum Allowable Operating Pressures (MAOP) or Maximum Operating Pressure (MOP).
  • Ensure continuity of crude or refined product services by anticipating, determining and directing fulfillment of, quantity and pressure requirements in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.
  • Direct, assist and guide Controllers on complex, non-routine system operations.
  • Analyze historic and projected crude or refined products supply and requirements data for modeling, developing and recommending facility and operational plans.
  • Monitor the work of Controllers and assure that all requirements under normal operating conditions are met.
  • Audit daily activities, identify and communicate daily deficiencies to OCC Manager
  • Take the lead in supporting Controllers in all Abnormal Operating Conditions or Emergencies. If unable to take the lead, then the Lead Controller is expected to designate a qualified individual to assume that responsibility or contact OCC Manager.
  • Monitor the changeover between shifts and makes sure the appropriate forms and documentation are in order and filed as required by this CRM.
  • Provide training and develop schedules to assist in managing the impact of fatigue on pipeline controllers. Pipeline controllers are responsible for advising the Lead Controller of any fatigue issues.
  • The Lead Controller is responsible for ensuring 24/7 monitoring of the pipeline and SCADA systems working closely with the SCADA and Communications Team.
  • Act as liaison between projects and OCC.  Participate in project meetings and commissioning pipelines.
  • Other duties as assigned by management.
  • Must be able to prioritize demands and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be rigorously disciplined in regards to following policies, procedures and processes
  • Must be able to think and react calmly when working under high stress situations
  • Must have demonstrated critical thinking skills

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.

Nearest Major Market: El Dorado

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Pipeline, Supply, Operations, Energy, Retail

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