Date:  Jul 9, 2024

Newcastle, WY, US, 82701

Job Function:  Logistics
Requisition Number:  4765

Title:  Pipeline Technician

The Opportunity 

Reporting to the Logistics Supervisor, you will be responsible for the operation, maintenance and repair of pipelines, terminals, and associated equipment.  As part of your specific responsibilities in the following areas, you will:


  • Maintain, test, troubleshoot and repair pipeline equipment, associated computer programming, and electrical or electronic control systems
  • Monitor control systems for indications of system errors or failures including leak detection or pressure fluctuations
  • Perform periodic inspections and routine maintenance on the pipeline system.
  • Conduct remote metering and other remote facility operations
  • Utilize computer applications and specialized programs to test pipeline system functions and maintain accurate records
  • Monitor and maintain cathodic protection on pipeline system
  • Conduct required site inspections for safety and general maintenance assessment
  • Perform tank gauging
  • Perform product sampling
  • Perform required valve inspections and maintenance
  • Perform required tank inspections and maintenance
  • Perform assigned preventive maintenance tasks
  • Respond to maintenance work orders
  • Troubleshoot and repair equipment components, as necessary
  • Schedule and perform required pipeline pigging
  • Schedule and witness pipeline and rack meter proving
  • Trouble-shoot equipment and enter work orders for required repairs
  • Communicate with pipeline controllers to maintain efficient, safe operations on the pipeline system 
  • Assist the Pipeline Supervisor with inventory control
  • Assist the Pipeline Supervisor with carriers and customers
  • Perform project inspection and complete job books as necessary
  • Maintain operator qualification for all covered task necessary to perform job duties
  • Must maintain a working knowledge of regulatory compliance 
  • Must read and follow all applicable company policies and procedures for all job duties to be completed
  • Carry a personal cell phone and be on call after hours (company cell phone available per policy)
  • Perform other duties as assigned




To meet the basic qualifications 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.


Additional qualifications include:   


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.  College coursework, and associates’ or bachelor’s degree preferred; certifications are a plus
  • 2+ years’ experience in pipeline operations and associated equipment preferred
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Frequent walking, standing, and sitting
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to work at various heights and in confined spaces
  • Reach overhead, squat, kneel, climb and grasp
  • Must have 20/40 vision or better, have depth perception, full field and able to distinguish colors as required to perform duties
  • The position may be exposed to heat, noise, humidity, altitude, smoke, fumes, dust, gases, hydrocarbons, paints, and solvents
  • Safety glasses, ear plugs, gloves, steel toe shoes and respirator use may be required.
  • On-call, after hours and weekend work required


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



About Us 

At Par Pacific, we own and operate market-leading energy and infrastructure businesses in logistically-complex markets. We have built a team of oil and gas industry veterans and subject matter experts to lead our organization with an entrepreneurial spirit and a collaborative, problem solving approach. We bring our diverse strengths and motivation to complex markets where we seek out diamonds in the rough. As a nimble, growing organization, we actively pursue new opportunities with corporate financing know-how, respond to local market demands, and adapt to changing external environments.


More Good Reasons to work for Par Pacific 

Unique Culture 

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


Location, Location, Location 

Because Par Pacific operates in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives. You will work in Newcastle, the county seat of Weston County, which offers the neighborly culture you would expect in a small town. We are proud of our great schools, low cost of living, and even lower cost of housing. The downtown historic district is listed with the National Registry of Historic Places, and it helps preserve the Western culture that residents love.


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 and benefits

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. Full-time employees (and their families) are offered medical (with prescription coverage), dental, vision, voluntary critical illness, accident, life/AD&D insurance, Flexible Spending Account and Employee Assistance Program.  Employees can purchase company stock at discounted prices through the Employee Stock Purchase Program. 


Our Headquarters

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. 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".  


Our Refineries and Logistics Operations 

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. 


Our Retail Operations 

We own and operate 90 retail locations in Hawaii under the Hele and 76 brands and 33 retail locations in Washington and Idaho under the nomnom brand.


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: Wyoming

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