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Terminal Operator

Terminal Operator


INDIAN OIL TANKING 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 India with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day. 

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Terminal Manager, the Terminal Operator is responsible for safely operating all Terminal equipment in connection with receiving, storing, transferring, and loading of petroleum products via trucks, rail cars, water vessels or tanks. The Terminal Operator is also responsible for the testing of products and documentation of results; maintenance of Terminal equipment; preparation of various Terminal reports; and general maintenance and upkeep of the facility.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the safe operation of the terminal; maintain awareness for personal and co-workers safety, and ensure knowledge and compliance with all policies and procedures.
  • Perform gauging of storage tanks, temperature readouts, and obtaining product samples.
  • Perform all daily, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, and annual maintenance and compliance inspections, and maintain required logs as appropriate.
  • Complete daily meter readings for all products. Calculate and input all product inventories and meter readings into appropriate systems.
  • Ensure that all Terminal equipment, including safety devices and systems are functioning properly, and report any and all equipment failures to supervisor.
  • Perform daily walk around inspections to identify any potential risks and ensure good housekeeping standards are maintained at all times.
  • Conduct preventive and routine maintenance on various operating equipment, including, but not limited to, pumps, valves, meters, compressors, motors, tanks, pipes, terminal building, and various other equipment.
  • Calibrate and adjust all additive injection systems as required.
  • Basic testing of oils, such as viscosity, A.P.I. and flash when necessary.
  • Complete all required additive Volumetric Additive Reconciliation documentation on a monthly basis. Take product samples as required, perform required Quality Control tests and maintain Product Quality Log.
  • Issue work permits to contractors performing work at Terminal. Includes ensuring that pre-job safety meetings, lockout – tag-out, confined space entry, and gas tech monitoring requirements are met for all work performed at the Terminal.
  • Ensure that all contractors, customers and vendors follow Company/Terminal Policies and Procedures when accessing or working in the Terminal.
  • Communicate product outages and equipment downtime to appropriate individuals.
  • Participate in emergency situations as required.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Qualifications and Skills
  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Industry experience preferred.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work independently.
  • General knowledge of steam boilers, hot oil heaters, loading racks, product blenders and automation systems.
  • Basic computer and Microsoft Office experience and experience with terminal automation software – such as Toptech – is preferred.
  • Ability to perform all required mathematical calculations with or without the use of a calculator.
  • Ability to work outside for long periods of time in any weather condition.
  • Ability to work overtime as necessary.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings, weekends and/or holidays.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.

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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.


Indian Oiltanking provides Infrastructure-led Terminalling Services to Petroleum, Petrochemical, and Chemical companies in India, and has pioneered Independent Terminalling services in India way back in 1996.


It’s an exciting time to join INDIAN TANKING. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

INDIAN TANKING offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 


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