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Colonial Pipeline Company Supervisor, Operations in Belton, South Carolina

Colonial has provided a wide range of opportunities for job candidates who are highly qualified, skilled, motivated and team players. Employees find exciting opportunities to grow and develop their careers at a stable company which offers a generous compensation and benefits package that includes annual incentive bonuses, retirement plans, insurance coverage and a host of other features that support a happy, active, productive and rewarding life. Come to Colonial, a great place to work, where people matter most, and where safety 24/7 is paramount.

Ready to work for Colonial Pipeline Company?

Are you intrigued by the thought of being part of revolutionizing the energy industry and a new era in the pipeline industry? Do you want to be a part of a company that is obsessed with excellence in everything we do? A company growing and expanding our business that is full of opportunity? If so, we are seeking smart, safety focused, and energetic professionals to join our team to help us to the next level of excellence!

What is it that we do at Colonial Pipeline Company?

Colonial Pipeline is the largest refined products pipeline in the United States, transporting more than 100 million gallons or 2.5 million barrels per day. Colonial transports various grades of gasoline, diesel fuel, home heating oil, jet fuel, and fuels for the U.S. military through a pipeline system. Colonial transports approximately 45 percent of all fuel consumed on the East Coast, providing refined products to more than 50 million Americans.

Multiple open locations due to successions planning and growth opportunities include Baton Rouge, Belton, Charlotte, Greensboro, Linden, and Mitchell/Norfolk. If you are interested in being considered for multiple locations, please apply to your first choice location. In the application process, you will have the ability to rank your location preferences.

About the Supervisor of Operations Position

An Operations Supervisor coordinates all activities within the Operating Area that result in the safe and effective operation of Colonial’s facilities and ensures the transportation and delivery of products to the satisfaction of Colonial’s customers. Your chief objective is to achieve safety, system integrity and Operational Excellence by leading and managing employee performance and behavior toward the application of organizational programs, policies, and plans. An Operations Supervisor provides support for local operations, product movement, projects, maintenance, budgets and other activities affecting local operations.

What You Get to Do:

  • Build and foster a productive, team-oriented environment. Participate in hiring and onboarding of new team members. Communicate performance expectations.

  • Provide continuous performance and coaching feedback through recognition and input to management for corrective actions.

  • Lead, promote, and ensure development of employees to create a well-trained, effective and productive work team.

  • Demonstrate leadership and influence across functions to drive continuous improvement, innovation, and organizational excellence.

  • Coordinate and assign work schedules, time off, approvals, and daily responsibilities of Operators.

  • Support the operations in local improvement initiatives and assist in operational tasks supporting team members as needed.

  • Provide assistance in budgetary needs, including oversight of operational expenses to minimize cost and evaluate needs for the facility, develop estimates and submit proposals to local leadership.

  • Ensure federal, state local and company regulatory compliance through internal audits by assigning and monitoring responsibilities, as appropriate, to operations personnel.

What You Bring to the Table:

  • High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) from an accredited educational institution; will consider a combination of experience and/or education.

  • Ideally, 5 years of pipeline operations experience.

  • Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record to drive company and personal vehicles to perform required tasks.

  • Ability to utilize effective leadership skills in guiding individuals/departments (subordinates, peers, superiors) or groups toward task accomplishment.

  • Broad interpersonal skills with ability to adjust communication style and can influence up, down and across the organization.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Operator Qualification and Colonial’s processes.

  • Commitment to consistently adhere to policies and procedures and be a positive example for others by demonstrating the Company’s core values of Respect, Accountability, Innovation, Safety, and Excellence in completing work assignments.

  • Self-motivated, have a phenomenal work ethic and looking for the right company to support your growth.

Got Extra to Bring?

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business related field of study from an accredited college or university.

  • Colonial operations experience or related industry experience; leadership/supervisory experience.

  • Certifications/Licensures: Forklift training/licensing; Hazardous Waste Operations

Advantages of Working at Colonial Pipeline Company:

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Are you up to the challenge? What are you waiting for? Apply today!

Physical Requirements & Work Conditions:

Physical ability to respond to emergency situations. Work indoors and outdoors at all hours in all weather conditions in close proximity to refined petroleum products. Physical mobility to walk, sit, stand, reach, pull, push and bend. Digital dexterity for operation of calculator, PC keyboard and mouse. Hearing in the normal range. Lift up to 20 pounds. Speak at a normal voice range. Climb stairs, vertical ladders up to 10 ft. and tank steps as high as 60 ft. Color recognition for control panel indicator lights and to analyze product colors. Normal visual acuity for reading VDT screen, pressure charts and control panel counters. Physical strength to open and close manually operated valves and pressure vessel (trap, strainers, and filter) closures. Must be aware of hazards associated with field facilities and oil/gas pipeline industry.

This is a Department of Transportation (DOT) covered job and is subject to all applicable regulatory requirements such as testing for the presence of prohibited drugs and alcohol as defined under 49 CFR Part 199 as a condition of employment, to include pre-employment, random, post-accident, reasonable cause/suspicion and fit for duty testing.

Colonial Pipeline is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other reason prohibited by federal, state or local law.

Statement to all Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations:

Colonial Pipeline accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Colonial Pipeline employees, hiring managers, or send to any Colonial Pipeline facility. Colonial Pipeline is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

Colonial Pipeline Company operates the world’s largest pipeline of its kind. It delivers refined petroleum products – gasoline, diesel fuel, home heating oil, jet fuel and fuels for the U.S. military – through a network of 5,500 miles of underground pipe buried under more than 3,000 miles of right of way in the Southern and Eastern United States. A vital part of the nation’s infrastructure, Colonial places the highest emphasis on safe operations that protect its employees as well as the communities in which we live and serve, and the environment along the pipeline route.