Salinas Yard Steward/Tank Farm Attendant

We’re SeQuential. We collect used cooking oil, refine it into biodiesel and bioproducts, and then refuel our communities. We are the longest-running commercial biodiesel producer on the West Coast, and thanks to relationships with great partners we’ve become what we are today- an innovative, conscientious maker of local, responsible, bioproducts that’s helping build a better energy model for the future.


Position Overview


The Yard Steward assists in managing the on and off-loading processes of used cooking oil (UCO) that comes through the tank farm and maintains the depot yard and storage.


Essential Functions


Production and Maintenance 

  • 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
  • Maintain container inventory and general depot cleanliness and organization


Communication and Administrative Support

  • Plan, prioritize, and communicate weekly activities
  • Maintain shipping and receiving tickets
  • Continually update the Plant Status Log




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




  • Adaptability
  • Communication
  • Stress tolerance
  • Passion for biofuels and sustainability
  • Schedule flexibility


Required Experience


  • General mechanical ability (understanding of pumps, pipes, valves, etc.) strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication, English literacy (multilingual applicants encouraged to apply)
  • Inventory and general stock organization experience preferred


Physical Demands


  • Ability to stand, sit, walk, push, pull, work in splayed positions, and carry materials up to 100 pounds daily
  • Ability to work in varying noise levels, and to wear hearing protection as required
  • Ability to work in varied work environments including outdoors
  • Ability to work in varied offices, warehouses, truck yards, and public venues


Work Environment & Travel


The Yard Steward Position is located at our Salinas depot. This position will work primarily in the Tank Farm and depot yard in both indoor and outdoor conditions.


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