Date:  Jun 7, 2024

Kapolei, HI, US, 96707

Job Function:  Refinery
Requisition Number:  4085

Title:  I & E Technician

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor - I&E you will be providing exemplary customer service to our clients within the operations of the refinery to optimize performance of the equipment & keep workers & our environment safe.  As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will:

  • Troubleshoot and repair transmitters, to include but not limited to flow, pressure, temperature, and level transmitters.
  • Maintain assigned work area & equipment in a safe, orderly & clean condition.
  • Promptly report any unsafe or abnormal conditions to Supervisor on duty.
  • Attends emergency response classes & responds to refinery emergencies as required.
  • Solve and repair minor electrical problems.
  • Install (within reasonable limitations) instrumentation equipment and service as required.
  • Maintain all installed instrumentation and associated equipment and good operating condition.
  • Responsible for compliance with all refineries environmental, health and safety standards (hot work, cold work permit, confined space entry, lockout/tagout, personal protection equipment, etc.)
  • Learn and use refinery material procurement and job planning process and software.
  • Available and fit for duty to take call and work & earn overtime as needed.
  • Instruct and trains helpers that may be assigned to him/her to complete a work project.
  • Oversee the work of outside contractors when they are performing work within the instrumentation and electrical trade.


The Opportunity 

  • I&E Technician at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company.
  • Interesting work on specialized & uncommon equipment.
  • Being part of a team & able to provide individual expertise & problem-solving skills.
  • Opportunity to make an impact on the future of sustainable fuels in our islands.
  • Earn a good living while providing needed energy for life in our islands.


The Requirements 

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the I&E Technician opportunity, you will have: 

  • High School Diploma or GED Required.
  • Two-year certification or AA degree in electronics desired.
  •  2-5 years of work experience in the electronics, electrical, and/or instrumentation field


  • Valid and current Driver’s License.
  • Eligible to obtain & retain Federal Transportation Worker’s Identification (TWIC) Card.
  • Successful employment in a previous instrumentation/electrical industrial work

             environment desired, with 5 or more years in refinery work preferred.


Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities. 


More Good Reasons to work for Par:  


Unique Culture

There is nothing ordinary about Par Pacific -- a niche player in the energy space that operates in logistically complex markets. And there's certainly nothing ordinary about Par Pacific people. We are driven, hardworking, entrepreneur-minded professionals that love to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in. 


Location, Location, Location

Because Par Pacific is located in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives. The office where you'll work is in the Kapolei (Campbell Industrial Park). Located on the southwest side of O’ahu, Kapolei, named for the volcanic cone Pu’u of Kapolei, is colloquially known as the “second city.”.  It is a vibrant, affluent city that is growing rapidly and is within a few miles from beautiful beaches, camp sites and adventure parks.


Opportunistic Growth Strategy

At Par Pacific, we look for operations with strong fundamentals and great employees who can move a business forward. Our management team has deep experience in the energy industry, as well as in leading mergers, acquisitions, and integrations of newly acquired companies. 


Excellent Compensation

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a strong comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance; a robust allotment of paid time off; a 401(k) with company match; retirement savings plans; educational reimbursement; and more. 



Hiring Range: 

The hiring range for this position is $31.94 - $41.63 per hour.


Full-time employees (and their families) are offered medical (with prescription), dental, vision, voluntary critical illness, accident, life/AD&D insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account, Employee Assistance Program. Employees can enroll in our company’s 401k plan and are able to purchase company stock at discounted prices. Employees are elgible for 80 hours of vacation a year that will be earned ratably per pay period., paid sick leave or paid time off, and twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year. 


Keys to Success

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude. Candidates should have a natural thirst for knowledge and curiosity to drive personal and professional development. 

In addition, in order to be a successful I&E Technician you will:


  • Safety & Environmental:  Demonstrates a thorough understanding of safety and environmental standards and how it contributes to the health and safety of employees, customers, contractors, vendors and the environment; able to analyze risks, exposure and/or root causes. Takes action to prevent and resolve safety and environmental concerns.
  • Interpersonal Relationships:  Relates well to and effectively influences others within and across functions through effective communication and collaboration. Builds positive relationships within the department and across functions.
  •  Functional/Technical Skills: Has the demonstrated functional & technical knowledge & skills to do the job with a high level of competency.
  •  Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented, displays initiative, & seeks challenging work assignments; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning or direction; seizes opportunities for continuous improvement & growing knowledge of refinery work.
  •  Conduct That Reflects Integrity: Recognizes & takes personal responsibly for impact individual personal behavior has on others. Demonstrates safety focus, professional commitment, adaptability, & resilience. Accepts curative feedback in a professional manner.
  •  Team Focus: Performs effectively as part of a team, as well as interpedently.
  • Decision Quality:  Makes appropriate, suitable, & timely decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, experience, consultation, & sound judgment; most of his/her solutions & suggestions turn out to be correct & accurate when judged over time; often sought out by others for advice & solutions.
  •  Problem Solving:  Uses rigorous logic & methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes multiple sources for answers; can see masked or concealed problems; is excellent at straightforward analysis; looks beyond the obvious & does not stop at the first possible solution.
  • Professional Conduct:  Reliable & engaged in furthering organizational goals, demonstrated by maintaining high standards of personal performance, professional growth, learning, & attendance. Professional behaviors that mirror our company values of Integrity, Creativity, Hard Work, & Respect for Others. Willing to “stop the job” & help ensure safety operational standards are not compromised.
  • Written Communication: Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication settings, methods, styles, and media; get messages across that have the desired effect.

The Company 


Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. We are a growing energy company focused on renewable and conventional fuels in the Western United States. We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Montana, Washington and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 218 Mbpd. Par Pacific owns and operates one of the largest energy networks in Hawaii with 94,000 bpd of operating refining capacity, a logistics system supplying the major islands of the state and 90 retail locations. In the Pacific Northwest and the Rockies, Par Pacific owns and operates 124,000 bpd of combined refining capacity, related multimodal logistics systems, and 31 retail locations. Par Pacific also owns 46% of Laramie Energy, LLC, a natural gas production company with operations and assets concentrated in Western Colorado. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the trading symbol "PARR". 


Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting. 


Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Par Pacific prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status,genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law. 


Nearest Major Market: Honolulu
Nearest Secondary Market: Hawaii

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