Terminal Operator (Baton Rouge)

Exxon Mobil


  • This Operations and Mechanical (O&M) position requires pre-employment testing.
  • In order to be considered for this position, candidates must complete the pre-employment test prior to the date indicated below…  . 
  • If you completed the pre-employment assessment within the last 365 days, you do not need to retest. 



  • The position you are applying for has been internally designated by ExxonMobil as safety sensitive / safety critical. 
  • Accordingly, if you receive a conditional offer of employment for this position, you will be required to undergo a pre-employment process, which includes, among other things, a background check and an alcohol and drug screen. 
  • Depending on the presence of drug or alcohol related convictions on your record (if any), you may not be eligible for hire into this position.
  • In addition, if you pass the pre-employment process and are hired, you will be expected to undergo random drug and alcohol screening in addition to other requirements associated with the position. 


A Terminal Operator is responsible for the day to day operations within the Memphis Terminal.  Terminal Operators conduct operational tasks for receipt, storage and delivery of bulk petroleum products in a safe and environmentally sound manner and in accordance with established procedures.  Terminal Operators work a rotating shift schedule during a seven-day week that requires work on days, nights, weekends, and holidays.  Shifts vary by terminal location and are often twelve hours in duration.  Terminal Operators may be required to provide relief to other Terminal Operators in their work area. Terminal Operators must be willing to work in the proximity of various hydrocarbon products, electrical circuits, and machinery.  


  • Maintain an incident free workplace by use of various Company safety programs
  • Read and understand station flow and pipeline alignment drawings in order to properly open/close valves for directing product flow
  • Coordinates and monitors product receipt and transfer operations (pipeline, truck, or as applicable), including proper valve and piping alignment. 
  • Responsible for the accurate measurement and sampling of various products
  • Conducts tank gauging for month end inventory and product receipts and transfers. 
  • Utilize computer software to perform various data input, product tracking and reporting, and company communication
  • Perform facility maintenance and troubleshooting of mechanical equipment, including but not limited to painting, grounds upkeep, and general housekeeping.
  • Terminal Operators daily duties can consist of but are not limited to:
  1. Loading Rack Surveillance (Driver Certification, Driver Observations, Alarm Management, General Troubleshooting, etc.)
  2. Product quality assurance (Tank Certification, Product Sampling, etc.)
  3. Product Inventory (Volume Measurement)
  4. Daily Inspections and Facility Walk Around
  5. General Filing and Data Entry
  6. Assists third party drivers in tank truck loading, as necessary. 
  7. Assists and/or conducts meter calibrations, as needed. 
  8. Operates Forklift and other vehicles, as needed
  • Position does not include travel expense reimbursement or relocation.



  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a consistent safe work ethic
  • Safe driving skills and a valid driver’s license
  • Able to plan daily work activities in accordance with established Company and Regulatory procedures
  • Able to work effectively both alone and with others
  • Able to communicate (read, write, and speak) effectively
  • Able to use Microsoft Office suite of programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Able to operate hand tools or other equipment to accomplish assigned tasks 
  • Willing and able to ascending to the top of tanks to perform gauging or other work
  • Willing and able to work both indoors and outdoors, in a variety of weather conditions and temperatures
  • Willing and able to work rotating shifts, including holidays, weekends and overtime; the position will be required to respond to call-outs and perform relief work
  • Willing and able and able to attend and successfully complete required training courses
  • Willing and able to comply with the site’s requirements for safety equipment and respirator use; this may require shaving facial hair
  • Willing to wear other personal protective equipment as needed

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ExxonMobil 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, protected veteran status, or disability status.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.exxonmobil.com.

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