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Specialist, Health & Safety

Company: Buckeye Partners L.P.
Location: Saint Peters
Posted on: January 15, 2023

Job Description:

Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners, L.P. has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating under a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.

It is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.

Buckeye Partners is currently seeking a Specialist, Health & Safety with oil and gas midstream, petroleum/chemical processing or other heavy industrial construction health and safety compliance experience to join our team!

Role Summary:
Responsible for implementing health and safety policies while supporting regional team's programs. Ensure pipeline, terminal, processing or construction health and safety compliance, safety auditing and emergency response activities.

Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:
* Implementation of health, safety, and emergency response requirements within assigned Field Operations Region.
* Assist asset teams in performing safety audits of pipeline, processing, and terminal facilities.
* Communicate and reinforce safety behaviors for employees and contractors.
* Conduct cause map investigations for major events such as for injuries, vehicle accidents, product releases and other incidents as required.
* Respond to pipeline and terminal emergencies serving as the Deputy Site Safety and Health Officer.
* Assist as liaison between Buckeye and regulatory agencies.
* Assist asset teams and provide technical advice regarding safety equipment and safety procedures.
* Perform active work audits during routine maintenance, tank repairs and other pipeline and terminal activities.
* Assist corporate with writing and revising Safety Manual as needed.
* Assist asset team members in Tank Fire Fighting Action Plans and Emergency Response Plans.
* Work with asset team and region work team to conduct PREP Notification, Exercise Drills for the Region.
* Assist in developing Health and Safety training programs.
* Support Regional Work and Asset Team objectives and immediate needs. This includes doing something that may be outside a normal area of expertise or responsibility.
* And other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
* Bachelor's degree preferred, preferably in Safety or other related discipline.
* 5+ years of experience in the health and safety field
* Two years of supervisory experience in the oil and gas/petrochemical industry (pipeline, terminal, refinery, chemical plant, etc.)
* Understanding of pipeline and terminal maintenance, operations and emergency response including NIIMS Incident Command System highly desired.
* Proficiency using Microsoft Office products required. Experience in Visio and Sharepoint desired.
* Position requires extensive travel (50% - 60%). Incumbent must be flexible and willing to travel on short notice occasionally for extended period of times or under adverse weather conditions.

Certificates & Licenses:
* Valid Driver's license
* CSP or other relevant certifications preferred

Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:
* Must have excellent communication skills
* Good written communication skills, presentation skills, and organizational and scheduling skills are essential.

Essential Functions:
* This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.
* This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
* This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.

Physical & Safety Requirements:
* The incumbent must meet medical criteria established by OSHA for emergency response.
* This position may require exposure to hazardous environments and require the wearing of a respirator.
* This position requires adherence with DOT Drug and Alcohol testing requirements
* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
* The employee must be able to perform field safety inspections, enter confined spaces, and respond to pipeline and terminal emergencies.

About You:
To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You must be able to work independently. You must also be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal clients and external counterparties (customers, vendors, etc.), as well as when handling sensitive and confidential information.

Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of our employees and results in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.

About Us:
Buckeye Partners, L.P. is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business and one of the nation's largest independent petroleum products pipeline transportation and terminalling service provider; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP on the following website:

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Buckeye Partners L.P., Saint Peters , Specialist, Health & Safety, Healthcare , Saint Peters, Missouri

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