Company: CF Industries
Posted on: April 9, 2021
CF Industries is a global leader in transforming natural gas into
nitrogen. The chemical processes we use ensure we have the nitrogen
we need to support life on earth - from fertilizer that feeds the
crops that feed the world to products that remove harmful emissions
from industrial activities. Through our nine world-class
manufacturing complexes and best-in-class distribution system, we
serve agricultural and industrial customers. We invite you to be a
part of our nearly 3,000 employees making a difference every
8 Hour, AJ0186B11 Huntington Term
The purpose of the Terminal Operator position is to carry out the
processes of: loading and unloading product, storing product and
maintaining the grounds, buildings and equipment used during
Daily responsibilities/duties of the Terminal Operator may include,
but are not limited to, any of the following:
- Perform product loading and unloading functions and associated
duties, in accordance with established operating procedures.
- Maintain operating equipment, buildings and grounds in
accordance with operating procedures. This includes, but is not
limited to, inspecting equipment; performing mechanical
maintenance; advising appropriate personnel of or rectifying unsafe
equipment or conditions; and, general cleaning of all terminal
areas and ordering of supplies.
- Understand and apply principles of refrigeration systems, as
appropriate. This includes testing and recording sample results,
and, monitoring/recording gauge readings as appropriate.
- Maintain and update appropriate manuals and records/paperwork
- Comply with all training, environmental, health and safety
programs of the Company/industry.
- Assist with training and development of other operators as
- Interact and/or coordinate with Emergency Response Personnel
discussions and/or training regarding environmental, health and
- Perform hazardous material response/remediation duties should a
hazardous material spill occur.
- Progress through and maintain skills acquired in the Operator
- Perform other duties requested by facility management necessary
for proper operation of the facility (i.e. recordkeeping,
development /implementation of procedures).
- Perform maintenance duties or provide assistance to emergency
situations at other Company locations as directed by Company
- Participate in the development and implementation of capital
and maintenance projects.
- Assume management responsibilities of facility when facility
manager is absent.
Successful incumbents will have:
- High School graduate or equivalent; plus equivalent of 2 years
college, Military/technical training, or related work
- Ability to understand and follow operating procedures
- Refrigeration knowledge commensurate with position level
- Good communication skills
- HAZMAT certified (post-employment requirement)
- Ability and initiative to exercise independent or team-oriented
- Must have basic computer skills and be capable of data entry
and information retrieval
- Read, write, communicate and comprehend the English
- May be required to travel to and work at different facility
locations for limited periods of time.
- Works in variety of environmental conditions (extreme
cold/heat, humidity, wind, rain, snow, ice, etc.).
- Works with hazardous chemicals (including emergency response
requirements discussed below).
- Incumbents are "on-call" (24 hours per day) for pre-designated
time periods. While "on-call", incumbents must be located within
reasonable proximity of facility (approx. 30 min-45 min driving
- Maneuvers over uneven and/or slippery surfaces.
- Regularly assumes physically awkward and stressful
- Occasionally required to climb to and maneuver at heights of
approximately 80-100 ft.
- Works at computer terminals and monitors facility processes
during product loading.
- Applicant must have the ability to work in a continuous
- Shift work may be required. Work may be necessary on nights,
holidays, and weekends with little or no advanced notice on
Emergency Response Personnel Requirements:
Ammonia terminal operators are required to function as emergency
responders in the event of a hazardous material (anhydrous ammonia)
spill. There are two basic roles which operators could be expected
to perform: (1) Hazardous Material Technician and (2) Incident
Commander (under 29 CFR 1910.120(q)). Points of note are:
- The usual exposure level will be below the PEL. In an emergency
situation the exposure level could be immediately dangerous to life
and health (see MSDS for PEL and IDLH). For initial entry, personal
protective equipment will be used including a Level A encapsulated
suit and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) which weighs
approximately 35 lbs
- Emergency response may be indoors or outside where weather
conditions can range from extreme heat to extreme cold
- Medical treatment of victims is designated to local community
emergency responders but the Incident Commander and Hazardous
Material Technicians could administer first aid and CPR on a Good
Samaritan basis in an emergency
Hazardous Materials Technician - Physical requirements:
- Wear Level A protective suits and self-contained breathing
apparatus in order to perform offensive measures to patch, plug or
stop a leak of anhydrous ammonia. Time spent in the Level A Suit is
generally limited to 15-20 minutes. The weight of the SCBA is
approximately 35 lbs.
- Deploy approximately 200 ft. of fire hose at critical downwind
- Use tools (e.g., wrenches, hammers, wedges, etc.) to plug
- Remove victims to a safe location for treatment of medical
personnel (including confined space removal/retrieval).
- Perform diking or ditching measures using sandbags and shovels
to contain water flows on site
- Climb stairs to the top of an ammonia tank (approx. 90 feet
high) carrying 50 lbs. of equipment while ascending the
- Install valves in an ammonia piping system.
- Haul emergency response equipment (i.e.; Level A suits,
Biopaks, rubber boots) to designated incident command
- Assist local fire department and authorities, as needed.
- Operate mobile and heavy equipment (front-end loader, pick-up
truck) to contain spills.
Incident Commander - Roles and Physical Requirements:
- The role of Incident Commander involves guiding and directing
emergency response efforts from an upwind location. The Incident
Commander typically functions in Level D protective gear (normal
work clothes). Physical activities are restricted to surveillance
of the response area and assisting the Hazardous Material
Technicians into their protective gear.
- CF Industries is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
- Employees in the US can learn more about their rights by
viewing the federal and others as detailed below:
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
- Employees in Canada can learn more about their rights by
If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF
Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the
application process, please call 847-###-#### or contact us at
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