Company: CF Industries
Posted on: January 16, 2022
About CF Industries:
At CF Industries, our mission is to provide clean energy to feed
and fuel the world sustainably. Our employees are focused on safe
and reliable operations, environmental stewardship, and disciplined
capital and corporate management. By joining CF, you will be part
of a team that brings their varied experiences, wide-ranging
knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver important work
and you'll be able to pursue complex, exciting opportunities that
help you continue to grow and achieve your potential in different
areas. You'll take pride in working for a company that lives its
values and where you can be yourself at work, as part of an
authentic team that encourages you to share your views and
opinions. Our nine manufacturing complexes in the United States,
Canada, and the United Kingdom, an unparalleled storage,
transportation and distribution network in North America, and
logistics capabilities enabling a global reach underpin our
strategy to leverage our unique capabilities to accelerate the
world's transition to clean energy.
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 an 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
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
Read, write, communicate and comprehend the English language.
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 positions.
Occasionally required to climb to and maneuver at heights of
approximately 80-100 ft.
Works at computer terminals and monitors facility processes during
Applicant must have the ability to work in a continuous operating
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 piping
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 stairs.
Install valves in an ammonia piping system.
Haul emergency response equipment (i.e.; Level A suits, Biopaks,
rubber boots) to designated incident command locations.
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.
WHAT WE OFFER:
You'll enjoy competitive compensation, consisting of base pay plus
an incentive program available to all full-time employees, and a
comprehensive benefits package including high-quality healthcare
options, a well-being incentive program, 401k, pension, life and
disability insurance, generous time off (with time off to
volunteer) and much more! Additionally, we offer several Flexible
Work Arrangements to support a healthy work-life balance.
You will be part of a team that brings their varied experiences,
wide-ranging knowledge and diverse talents together to deliver
important work, and you'll be able to pursue complex, exciting
opportunities that help you continue to grow and achieve your
potential in different areas. You'll take pride in working for a
company that lives its values and gain a sense of fulfillment
knowing that you're working with purpose, to provide clean energy
to feed and fuel the world sustainably.
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 "EEO is the Law" poster (PDF) and others as detailed
Employee Polygraph Protection Act
Employees in Canada can learn more about their rights by viewing
the "Canadian Human Rights Act".
If you need any assistance seeking a job opportunity at CF
Industries, or if you need reasonable accommodation with the
application process, please call 847-405-2400 or contact us at
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