Tank Farm Operator – Hayward, CA

SeQuential is the longest-running commercial biodiesel producer in the Pacific Northwest. Biodiesel is a non-toxic, premium diesel fuel made from oil bearing plants and recycled oils and fats. It can be used as a drop-in replacement for petroleum diesel, or blended in any percentage to reduce harmful emissions.

Sequential collects thousands of gallons of used cooking oil and grease trap materials from restaurants, grocers, and event centers every month to create bio-diesel at our plant in Salem, Oregon. At SeQuential we create and sell millions of gallons of high quality biodiesel every year. Additionally, we partner with fuel retailers and distributors to make our products available commercially and individually up and down the West Coast.
Please review the description below and if interested please reply to this posting with your resume and letter of interest to be considered.

Current Need: Lead 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
•Oversee the daily operations attached to the process of testing and cooking of the incoming oil from all vendors
•Must have the ability to communicate within all levels of the organization
•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
•Staff management skills
•Must be a team builder
•Must have a can do attitude

•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)
•Stress tolerance
•Drivers license
•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
•Must be willing to work in adverse conditions (weather)
•Ability Compensation and Benefits
•Ability to work in varying noise levels, and to wear hearing protection as required
•Work Schedule Monday through Friday 6:00am – 2:00pm

Compensation and Benefits
•Starting Wage is $21.00 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