Shell Garage Terminal Operator

Principal Accountabilities:

Operate at the correct standards in a team that provides receipt, storage and loading operations and takes care of calling-out maintenance and supply of product under existing agreements
Ensure the customers always safely receive the right product
Comply and enforce HSSE standards and procedures including PPE
(Personal Protective Equipment) requirements
Take corrective action when drivers, contractors, crews or personnel do not obey rules
Steer and control the product receipt, storage and loading operations
at the depot / terminal
Check oil products are in line with specifications, apply depot handling and product transfer procedures and apply product control and measurement

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Execute tank dipping and sampling, water draining, tank cleaning Permit to work system / confined space entry, control of electrostatic hazards and working at heights
Conduct fuel additive handling and dosing, product testing and quality control
Execute firefighting, emergency response/oil spill management Ensure availability of equipment to target requirement levels. Act as trouble-shooter when systems fail
Being the terminal ‚as representative for the discharge Verify that during the discharge there are no spills that could harm the environment; verify that the pumping pressure is not exceeded Remain in constant communication with the Terminal Manager /
Terminal Operation Supervisor – to be able to stop the discharge in
case of an emergency

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Assist TOS/STO with investigation of Losses/Gains Assist Drivers with problems under the gantry.
Operate CCTV system to investigate spills under the gantry
Assist with DGAME queries
Check trucks for Safe Loading Pass

Key/Special Challenges:

Shift pattern and or flexi-time as per Operations requirements.
Fulfil physical conditions for executing maintenance works, repairs etc., e.g. being free from giddiness
Able to work under pressure and unsupervised
Ability to lead & coach and transfer skills to operator including learners (allow for shadow).
Ability to manage direct reports, contractors on shift, including security issues
Set goals for team and monitor progress

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Skills, Qualifications and Experience

Minimum Matric with Maths, English and Science or equivalent qualification
5 years working experience in a technical area, preferably at a Tank Farm Operations
Mechanical aptitude
HSSE – FIM / Investigations and reporting
Good Communications with Stakeholders
Team Leader and people’s management skills.


Terminal Operations – Skill
Product Handling and Control – Skill
Depot Operations and Asset Management – Knowledge
Distribution Engineering & Technology – Knowledge
HSSE Management – Knowledge
FLBM Assessed
Lead Permit Issuer
Authorised Gas Tester
MOC – Skill level and able to manage/approve MOC
Computer and GSAP System
FLBM, including PtW Assessment

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