Date:  Jan 14, 2022

Honolulu, HI, US, 96813

Job Function:  Logistics
Requisition Number:  2356

Title:  Marine Scheduler (Barge & Pipeline)


Par Pacific is a growth-oriented company that owns and operates market-leading energy and infrastructure businesses in logistically complex markets. Par Pacific combines experience in the oil and gas industry with corporate financing know-how. We bring this unique strength to complex markets where we seek out diamonds in the rough. As a nimble, entrepreneurial organization, we actively pursue new opportunities in response to local market demands and changing external environments.


The Role 

Reporting to the Marine Sales & Scheduling Manager, you will coordinate daily activities of the company’s pipeline, chartered barges and tugs with the refinery and contracted operator. Acts as a first point of contact with contracted barge operator for all issues related to barge schedules and cargo operations plans. Translate required information from internal supply, marketing groups and external shipping agents into pipeline or voyage orders for operators.


The Opportunity 

As a Marine Scheduler at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company you will have the opportunity to:

  • Perform and oversee the daily scheduling of the Company’s chartered tug and barge assets to fulfill requirements of internal and external barging customers.
  • Monitor availability of chartered tugs and barges and schedule accordingly with barge operator daily basis.
  • Work directly with State Harbors Division to book pier space for Par Pacific’s barge operations.
  • Ensure “Advance notice of transfer” is provided to USCG as required by regulations for all Company’s barge operations.
  • Perform and oversee planning and coordinating barge cargo operations or pipeline logistics with Company refinery, terminal, neighbor island terminals and external terminal operators.
  • Work with contracted barge operator to develop most effective cargo plan or pipeline schedule to fulfill customer’s requirements.
  • Assist with preparation of loading plans by utilizing computer barge loading program.
  • Maintain up to date working knowledge of chartered barge pipeline, pump and tank layouts.
  • Communicate daily with shipping agents to schedule bunker operations.
  • Schedule independent cargo surveyors.
  • Coordination and distribution of cargo samples.
  • Assist with monitoring of product inventories to plan pipeline and barge supply schedules.
  • Notify and/or update refinery and contracted tug and barge operator of pipeline delivery, loading, discharging, and voyage orders.
  • Notify and/or update customers of ETAs, delays and schedule changes.
  • Distribute tank cleaning and preparation instructions as needed to the contracted barge operator.
  • Coordinate reception of slops with refinery and contracted tank cleaning company.
  • Assurance representative of company’s quantity and quality for barge loading operations.
  • Attends and participates in operational and planning meeting with internal customers and barge operator.
  • Maintain weekly records of barge voyages and tug utilization. 
  • Assist with administration and performance reviews of tug and barge charter parties.
  • Participate in emergency drills and act as member of Company’s Oil Spill Response Group.
  • Assumes responsibilities designated by the Senior Scheduler in his/her absence.
  • Performs other Duties as assigned

  Education Requirements:  

  • High School Diploma is required
  • Bachelor’s degree in maritime, business, engineering or related field is desired


Experience Requirements:

  • Three to five years’ experience in the petroleum industry with duties directly related to transport of petroleum in bulk aboard barges or tankers
  • Tanker man PIC for dangerous liquid cargo transfers preferred
  • Previous experience in planning and scheduling petroleum barge movements desired
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, good mathematics skills, competent in use of computers
  • Valid driver’s license


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • Must have ability to read and interpret data; prepare written communications and reports
  • Must have excellent communications skills with the ability to coach and counsel others
  • Must have physical ability to utilize office communications and computer equipment
  • Must be available to respond to facility emergency and/or business related needs during off-hours
  • Ability to stand and walk
  • Ability to see with 20/40 vision (corrective lenses acceptable)
  • Ability to hear (hearing aids acceptable) to be able to communicate with internal and external individuals, and for safety purposes
  • Some reaching overhead, gripping, wrist movement, and finger dexterity
  • Ability to push/pull with arms up to a force of 25 pounds
  • Frequent sitting, walking, standing, and climbing


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 Oahu, HI. It's a vibrant area with plenty of places for lunch or to wind down after work.



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. 


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 Marine Scheduler (Barge & Pipeline) you will: 


  • Action Oriented:  Enjoys working hard.  Is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging: not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.
  •  Decision Quality:  Makes good decisions (without considering how much time it takes) based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience and judgement; most of his/her solutions and suggestions turn out to be correct and accurate when judged over time; sought out by others for advice and solutions.
  •  Interpersonal Relationships:  Relates well to and effectively influences others within and across functions through effective communication and collaboration.
  •  Time Management:  Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to broader range of activities.


The Company

Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure businesses with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Washington and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 150 Mbpd. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. We operate 123 fuel retail outlets in Hawaii, Washington, and Idaho. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. 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

Job Segment: Engineer, Scheduler, Supply, Pipeline, Refinery, Engineering, Customer Service, Operations, Energy