Tank Farm Operator – Salinas, CA

Current Need: Tank Farm Operator

Tank farm operators assist in managing the on and off-loading processes of used cooking oil (UCO) that comes through the tank farm.

Regularly interact with, and occasionally repair, valves, pipes, tanks, and electrical switches
Operate transfer pumps to receive, move, and ship bulk liquids
Operate vacuum trucks and forklifts
Test material samples for chemical and physical characteristics

Communication and Administrative
Plan, prioritize, and communicate weekly activities
Maintain shipping and receiving tickets
Continually update ‘Plant Status Log

Safety
Regularly perform production equipment safety audits; prioritize and respond to all concerns

Experience and Competencies
Passion for biofuels and sustainability
Schedule flexibility
General mechanical ability (understanding of pumps, pipes, valves, etc.) strongly preferred
Demonstrated verbal and written communication, English literacy (multilingual applicants encouraged to apply)
Adaptability
Stress tolerance
Forklift certification highly desired

Physical Demands
Ability to stand, sit, walk, push, pull, work in splayed positions, and carry materials up to 100 pounds daily
Ability Compensation and Benefits
Ability to work in varying noise levels, and to wear hearing protection as required
Work Schedule Monday through Friday 7:30am – 4:00pm


Compensation and Benefits

Starting Wage is $17.00 per hour
Competitive medical, vision, and life insurance
Three weeks paid vacation (PTO) each year
Seven paid holidays per year
401K with profit sharing (based on Company profitability) and 50% employer match