Date:  Sep 7, 2022

Kapolei, HI, US, 96707

Job Function:  Refinery
Requisition Number:  1961

Title:  Mechanic (Welder)


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 Maintenance Supervisor, you will be providing Maintenance services to ensure equipment and plant reliability.  As part of your specific responsibilities, in the following areas, you will: 

  • Reading and understanding technical drawings in order to perform welding and installation of piping components, structural steel and general welding.
  • Welding using gas, electric arc, helium gas welding, and Heli arc.
  • Torqueing of bolts and blinding.
  • Perform hot taps and pipe fitting
  • Be capable of learning rigging techniques.
  • Be capable of using torqueing equipment such as pneumatic guns and hydraulic torqueing equipment.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces such as drums, towers, and tank.
  • Must be able to work in high places while wearing fall protection equipment.
  • Compliance with all Safety, Health and Environmental Standards
  • Maintain a clean work environment


The Opportunity 

    • Welder at a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
    • Offers welder training program to develop knowledge, skills, and abilities


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 Welder opportunity, you will have: 

    • High School Diploma Required
    • Minimum two (2) years trade school preferred
    • Five (5) years’ experience as a Welder, Pipefitter or Boilermaker preferred
    • Valid driver’s license


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 area).  Located on the south west 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. 


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 Welder you will: 

  • Safety & Environmental: Demonstrate a thorough understanding of safety and environmental 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
  • Decision Quality: Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make quick decisions. Makes good decisions based upon a mixture of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgement.
  • Written Communication: Is able to write clearly and succinctly in a variety of communication setting and styles; can get messages across that have the desired effect.
  • Strong work ethic and accountability 
  • Effectively communicate with the team and ask questions 
  • Be proactive 
  • Achieve goals independently and contribute as a team player 
  • Identify ways to improve processes and controls 


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

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