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Sprague Resources GP LLC Lead Terminal Operator - Bronx, NY in Bronx, New York


Sprague is passionate about delivering the diverse products and programs that warm, power and move the world. We keep homes warm through Northeastern winters and hospitals cool through summer. We help small businesses focus on serving their communities, and our renewable fuels keep our country's infrastructure running. From importing wind energy components to deploying leading-edge solar technology to help power terminal facilities, we are committed to continually evolving to meet our customers' changing energy needs.

Sprague is looking for a Lead Terminal Operator at our Bronx, NY location, with an expertise in terminal maintenance but capable of a wide range of duties at a bulk oil facility. A variety of skills/specialization may be utilized, some of which may require licensure or certification. Work hours/shifts vary and overtime is frequently available but not guaranteed. Work is primarily performed outdoors in a maritime environment 24 hours a day, 365 days per year. This position will be primarily on a Monday-Friday day shift with on-call responsibilities. Nights, weekends, holidays and overtime may be required as operations dictate.

Primary responsibilities include:

Assist in providing daily direction and assignments primarily for maintaining the facility for up to nine terminal personnel.

Responsible for the supervision and hands on execution of repairs and maintenance of mechanical equipment including, troubleshooting loading rack automation systems, Accuload's (or similar), additive injection equipment, product blending equipment and flow control valves as well as product pumps, motors, and compressors.

Provide terminal personnel with direction and guidance on repairs and maintenance projects as well as the training and mentorship necessary to develop mechanical expertise.

Manage the ongoing maintenance of grounds and buildings.

Operate, maintain, and repair burners and steam generator.

Assist in the supervision and monitoring of contractors on terminal projects.

Recommend facility repairs and improvements for inclusion in the annual budget.

Maintain inventory of parts for equipment throughout the facility.

Provide administrative support for inventory and barge transfer receipts.

Secondary responsibilities include:

Assist with gauging of oil tanks, offloading of cargo and product transfers.

Assist with driver training for oil and asphalt truck loading.

Participate in oil spill response drills and conduct security rounds.

Operate small construction equipment (skid steer, forklift) including snow plowing and removal

Responsibility for shift coverage including weekend and vacation relief as well as on-call duties with company provided cell phone.

Qualified candidates for this role will have the following:

Must have strong and proven mechanical skills in a marine terminal environment including experience with loading rack automation systems, Acculoads (or similar) additive injection equipment, product blending equipment and flow control valves.

Must have past experience in a bulk fuel storage plant.

Must possess and maintain a valid motor vehicle operator's license and safe driving record.

Must possess or have ability to obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC).

Must be able to obtain the P13 Certificate of Fitness issued by the FDNY

High school diploma or equivalent.

Proficient in basic match, including fractions.

Basic computer knowledge a must.

Licenses/certifications as required for some operations.

Must be able to do shift work, which may include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as needed.

Physical activity/strength requirements are demanding and may include:

Standing up to 75% of the day

Lifting up to 75 lbs.

Carrying up 50 lbs.



Ability to endure outside weather conditions

Incumbent must possess the ability to work in a safe manner and maintain a constant state of alertness.

We want to hear from you!
Do you like to solve problems and consider yourself forward thinking? If you are looking for a place where you can learn a lot about the energy industry while constantly challenging yourself, then Sprague is your place. Sprague employees are dedicated and driven, and we constantly strive to be the best in the industry. We work best as a team, knowing that collaboration leads to innovation and the best customer experience. As a company that has continued to evolve with the energy industry for the last 150 years, we are looking for hardworking employees to join us as we remain at the forefront of the industry.

Sprague values innovation, safety, integrity and people. We know that our people are what set us apart from our competition, and we work hard to make sure each employee across our 20+ locations knows how important they are to our organization. We recently surveyed our employees to ask them their favorite part of the job. Unanimously, they answered, "The people I work with." You are part of a team and a family at Sprague, and everyone works together to ensure both the success of the company and of the individual.

What we offer:
In addition to great coworkers, you'll enjoy perks like medical benefits and retirement contributions that start on your first day. Sprague also provides tuition reimbursement for any employee that would like to further their education. Do you like to get involved where you work? Is giving back important to you? It's important to us, too! Sprague donates back to the communities in which we live and work every year, and provides opportunities for employees to support the charity of the week. Sprague has a range of committees to support varying initiatives (Sustainability, Charitable, Scholarship, Innovation, etc.). Sprague is a place that cares about its employees, its community, and about creating a place where people want to come to work every day.

Plus we have some great benefits!
401(k) Traditional and Roth plans with employer match of 60% of the first 6% of the employee's contribution
Defined Contribution Plan with an automatic 5% contribution from Sprague
Choice of high deductible and PPO Health Plans to fit your individual needs
Wellness Program

Come join us to learn why we are consistently celebrating 20-, 30-, and even 40-year anniversaries here at Sprague!

Sprague is an EEO/AA employer. We strongly encourages minorities, females, Vets and individuals with disabilities to apply.

As a federal contractor we adhere to OFCCP employment regulations. Click here for OFCCP compliance information

Sprague is an EEO/AA employer.  We strongly encourages minorities, females, Vets and individuals with disabilities to apply.

As a federal contractor we adhere to OFCCP employment regulations. Click here for OFCCP compliance information:\_screen\_reader\_optimized.pdf