Terminal Operator
New Haven, CT 
Posted 19 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description

Position Summary

The Terminal Operator is responsible for performing safe and environmentally compliant bulk petroleum product transfer operations associated with receiving, storing, blending and loading of combustible and flammable liquids.

Terminal operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Terminal Operators may be required to work shifts including days, nights, weekends and holidays.


Daily responsibilities include but not limited to operating and maintaining equipment associated with product transfers; inventory control; terminal security; facility maintenance and housekeeping. The position requires the ability to learn and perform all tasks in accordance with company HES policies and procedures, local, state and government regulations.

  • Monitor the receipt of product; perform gauging duties in accordance with accepted quality control routines; ensures safe storage and distribution of product from vessels, pipelines, tanks and loading racks.
  • Operates terminal vehicles including but not limited to forklifts, yard equipment and truck with plow attachments in accordance with safety policies and procedures.
  • Operate, maintain and repair motors, pumps, valves and other equipment associated with bulk handling of petroleum liquids.
  • Perform office and clerical work as required including input of inventories and meter totals into appropriate automated systems.
  • Perform routine facility maintenance as needed including but not limited to painting, general housekeeping, snow removal and grounds upkeep.
  • Understands and reacts accordingly to defined emergency response procedures.
  • Able to work scheduled shift and capable of working overtime as required by terminal operations

Physical Demands

  • Work in variety of environmental conditions (extreme cold/heat, humidity, wind, rain,
    snow, ice, etc.).
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, climb, etc. for extended periods of time
  • Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, lift, and grasp
  • Occasionally required to climb to and maneuver at heights of approximately 80-100 ft.
  • Ability to lift up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.


Minimum Education: High School or GED equivalent, or related experience

Preferred Education: Trade School Diploma

Minimum Experience: Mechanical aptitude demonstrated by previous experience in related trade.

Preferred Experience: Previous experience and knowledge handling petroleum products or prior experience with bulk processing industry operating pumps, meters and proportion equipment.

Soft Skills: Excellent communication skills with local management, customers, contractors and peers. Team Player. Ability to multi-task; good time-management skills. Proficient computer and organizational skills.

  • Valid Driver's License required
  • Must either have or be able to qualify for a Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)

About Gulf

Gulf Oil has been a recognized brand in energy since 1901. Currently headquartered in Wellesley Hills, MA, Gulf Oil owns and operates one of the finest petroleum terminal systems in the Northeast, providing critical infrastructure solutions from when products exit the refinery until they reach the end user. From our portfolio of infrastructure assets, we distribute refined products to dealers and distributors who sell under the Gulf Oil name at more than 1,400 branded locations. Come grow your career at Gulf!

Gulf Oil is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applications for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Gulf Oil does not accept unsolicited Agency resumes. The Company will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm that does not have a signed "Employment Agency Agreement" already on file with Human Resources.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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