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Founded in 1886, Buckeye Partners, L.P. has a proven track record of stability and success. We pride ourselves on the laser focus we apply to safely providing service and value to our customers, operating under a strong set of values, and empowering our employees to make decisions. We have a tenacious commitment to environmental responsibility and regulatory compliance in all that we do.
It is our internal culture that sets us apart from other companies. Our goal is to provide our employees with a greater span of responsibility, the ability to make decisions, and access to experts to help you build your skills and experiences. Each of our career tracks provides employees with the ability to innovate, and be a significant contributor from their first day on the job.
Manage the continuous operation of Buckeye Texas Processing’s Automation and Process Control applications, as well as, maintain network security, evaluation, testing and recommendation of new network technologies and ensure the efficient operation of all local area networks (LAN).
Responsibilities & Essential Functions include:
Develops, manages and implements standards, procedures, processes, policies for the operations group including production, data control, operations and operations support.
Acts as the lead technical expert for the Automation Applications and the Process Controls systems.
Maintains system availability, prepare metrics to evaluate systems performance, and work with IT groups and users to ensure that service objectives are met.
Implements and maintains a backup/recovery/disaster plan that provides the maximum coverage for systems software, applications and user network data.
Provides input and recommendations regarding business continuance issues and improvements to operating systems and processes.
Monitors, insures compliance, and conforms to all SOX Compliance mandates.
Provides guidance, technical advice, planning and project management both within the group and with outside consultants and vendors.
Assist the Manager in developing strategic roadmaps for Automation Applications and Process Control systems in conjunction with IT and Terminal business management resources.
Identify network solutions through constant interfacing with appropriate management levels, clients and vendors to ensure a cost effective and efficient infrastructure environment is available to provide essential communications for company operations.
Provide network infrastructure and IT operations support by troubleshooting and providing maintenance and upgrades.
Provide IT/Cyber Security oversight through working with other IT disciplines.
Support Help Desk and other Information Systems team members when issues arise or a major problem is suspected.
Provide after hours (on call) support as needed on a regular rotation.
And other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and/or work experience required.
Knowledge of Emerson’s DeltaV DCS and Automatic Tank Gauging Systems.
Experience with PLCs, programming, ladder logic, and all aspects of inputs and outputs of the system.
Experience with HMI programming and its interaction with PLC
Experience designing and implementing Windows Server Operating Systems and related components including: Active Directory, NTFS Setup and Security, User Administration, TCP/IP with DHCP, WINS and DNS required.
Understanding of Cisco Series routers, switches, firewalls, VPN concentrators, wireless bridges and wireless access devices. TCP/IP, OSPF, EIGRP, BGP, IRDP, HSRP, and SNMP protocols. CAT 5e/6 and fiber optic network cabling.
Experience with Autocad, RSLogix, Controllogix, RSView, FactoryView.
Certificates & Licenses:
Other Skills, Attributes and Abilities:
Ability to lead project initiatives.
Excellent communication and analytical skills.
Ability to assist PC users in a pleasant, non-technical manner for problem resolution.
Proven ability to recognize symptoms, analyze system data, and take corrective actions when problems arise. Also demands flexibility to work off hours and provide on-call assistance to perform system maintenance without effecting availability during normal working hours.
This position requires good visual acuity, with a large portion of the time using a PC or other screen.
This position requires the ability to safely and successfully perform essential job functions consistent with ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and or/quantitative productivity standards.
This role requires the ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
This position requires compliance with all personnel policies.
Physical & Safety Requirements:
Normal office environment as well as the operational systems throughout the facility.
To be successful in the Buckeye culture, our employees must Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. You must be able to work independently. You must also be able to exercise tact, discretion, and professionalism when dealing with internal clients and external counterparties (customers, vendors, etc.), as well as when handling sensitive and confidential information.
Buckeye Partners wants to create and reward an organizational focus that stimulates the creative and entrepreneurial actions of our employees and results in innovative ways of reducing costs, generating revenues, improving productivity, or improving processes.
Buckeye Partners, L.P. is the logistical solutions partner of choice for the global energy business and one of the nation’s largest independent petroleum products pipeline transportation and terminalling service provider; our strength is to create centers of expertise around our products, technologies and client needs.