Pipeline Mechanical Technician

Company: HollyFrontier Corporation ( Learn More )

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Job Description

Holly Energy Partners located in Casper, WY are seeking a Pipeline Mechanical Technician.  The Pipeline Mechanical Technician conducts assignments to support the rotoating equipment at Holly Energy Partners pipeline. Rotating equipment includes: pumps,compressors,drive systems and similary. Support of these systems includes opportunities to improve system performance and reliability. These goals are accomplished through the following job duties.   

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)

  • Works primarily on pipeline equipment and pump stations
  • Ensures equipment is operating properly
  • Responds to upsets and abnormal operating instances
  • Verifies compliance with DOT requirements
  • Ensures operations and safety procedures are followed at all times
  • Represents the company to third parties
  • Maintains, repairs, troubleshoots electrical and instrumentation devices, and installs rotating equipment, pumps, gear boxes, and compressors.
  • Recommend and implement improvements and/or modification in sequence of operations, equipment utilization, and related matters.
  • Responds to emergency situations
  • Analyzes data on related components and systems,processes and methods,to aid operations with decisions.
  • Must be able to read vibration signatures and evaluate machinery condition from vibration data.
  • Must be able to isolate the affected machinery component,recognize various common problems, and be able to make recommendations for continued operation or scheduled repairs.
  • Upgrades,designs, configures,maintains and monitors related equipment and performance.
  • Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion

    REQUIRED Experience:

    A minimum of 5 years job-related pipeline experience is required.


    A minimum of a High School Diploma and Vibration Analysis I Certification are required. 


    A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.


    Working knowledge of the pipeline industry or related industry.  Strong background in rotating equipment, pumps, gear boxes, and compressors. An intermediate level of reading and writing ability and intermediate level ability to perform mathematical calculation is required. Must be able to effectively communicate with.  


    General familiarization with DOT safety rules and regulations is preferred. 


    Office and field/refinery based with up to 25% travel by land and air required. Petroleum refinery, warehouse and plant environment, out-of-doors, and driver environments, including but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks, rotating equipment, and exposure to the risk of electrical shock. Subject to all temperatures, weather and varying road conditions.


    Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, reaching or grasping, lifting or carrying up to 50 lbs, pushing and/or pulling up to 50lbs, climbing up to 5 ft, perceiving color differences,  required to wear personal protective equipment as needed and a respirator in emergency situations (beards are not permitted), ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential, valid State driver’s license and proof of insurance required, and strenuous physical activity.


    Our primary values at HollyFrontier are: We put health and safety first; We care about the environment.

    All HollyFrontier employees are expected to work safely every day and be safety & environmental leaders. This includes active participation in the following:

  • Stops and/or reports any unsafe work or conditions
  • Follows safety & environmental policies and procedures
  • Supports safety & environmental goals and initiatives
  • Participates in safety & environmental meetings, training, emergency drills and hazard recognition programs
  • Reports all accidents, injuries and near misses, and participates in associated investigations
  • Participates in industrial hygiene, medical surveillance and behavior based safety programs
  • Holly Energy Partners, L.P. (“HEP”) is a Delaware limited partnership formed in early 2004 by HollyFrontier and is headquarted in Dallas, Texas. Holly Energy Partners owns and operates substantially all of the refined product pipeline and terminaling assets that support HollyFrontier’s refining and marketing operations in the Mid-Continent, Southwest and Rocky Mountain regions of the United States.

  • Approximately 3,400 miles of crude oil and petroleum product pipelines
  • 14 million barrels of refined product and crude oil storage
  • 8 terminals and 7 loading rack facilities in 10 western and mid-continent states

    Join Holly Energy Partners where you have the opportunity to develop and own your career!

    HollyFrontier Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.

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