Training Specialist
Dallas, TX 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Holly Energy Partners located in Dallas, TX is seeking a Training Specialist. The Training Specialist will conduct/Facilitate training session for the Operation Department under minimal supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: (functions considered essential as defined by ADA)

  • Task orientated to ensures the safety, profitability, and training of all operators in the refinery
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with field personal
  • Develops certification tests for operations department and updates as needed, compiling training materials to issue with training outlines
  • Tracks and maintains operator certification and recertification dates and ensures all operators maintain current certifications, liaising with appropriate management as needed
  • Writes Operation procedures (Unit startup, emergency shutdown procedures)
  • Must have good facilitator skills
  • Prepares, posts and files records for all operations Notice of Change (NOC) postings and signature lists
  • Develops, updates and maintains training and reference manuals and operating procedures, liaising with appropriate staff and management and ensuring all required periodic certifications are maintained
  • Makes recommendations to supervisory personnel regarding ongoing training needs of operations staff
  • Adheres to strict action plans for changes and implementations
  • Administers written and practical exams and certification and re-certification tests
  • Attends Safety meetings, training programs, safety reviews and other meetings as needed to remain current on any changes or upgrades

Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from timeto time in their sole and complete discretion


A minimum of 10 or more years of on-the-job experience is required.


A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree, or an equivalent combination of education (in a technical related field) and work experience, is required.


Ability to lead and train a small group of employees. Knowledge of company and safety policies and procedures; basic word processing, database, e-mail and spreadsheet applications skills; strong communications, people, presentation and organizational skills; detail oriented. Advanced ability to present training materials. Advanced knowledge of Knowledge Management Systems (KMS), Process Safety Manual and operation of unit instrumentation and safety systems. Ability to use and test operators in the use of process unit simulators. Ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication, ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, and basic reading and writing skills.


Special training and/or Certification in PHMSA is preferred.


May direct or lead the work of others from time-to-time.


Office and plant based and with travel up to 50% by land or air required. Petroleum refinery, warehouse/plant environment, out of doors environment including but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks, rotating equipment, confined spaces, and all temperatures including outdoors. Subject to varying road and weather conditions.


Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, reaching or grasping, lifting and/or carrying up to 80lbs, pushing and/or pulling up to 80lbs, climbing up to 200ft, perceiving color differences, ability to wear personal protective equipment (beards not permitted), and strenuous physical activity. Job conditions may require making precise hand and finger movements.

Our one HFC Culture focuses on four key values of safety, integrity, teamwork and ownership. They influence our decisions, shape our behaviors and keep us connected across the entire organization.

Safety is first. We care about our people and work tirelessly to make sure they return home safely, every day. Everything we do is done with integrity. We encourage growth and exciting possibilities by championing a culture of teamwork and ownership.

Holly Energy Partners, L.P., headquartered in Dallas, Texas, provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry, including HollyFrontier Corporation subsidiaries. The Partnership, through its subsidiaries and joint ventures, owns and/or operates petroleum product and crude gathering pipelines, tankage and terminals in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Washington, Idaho, Oklahoma, Utah, Nevada, Wyoming and Kansas as well as refinery processing units in Kansas and Utah.

Join Holly Energy Partners where you have the opportunity to develop and own your career!

HollyFrontier Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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