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HollyFrontier Corporation Operator in El Dorado, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12021190

HF Sinclair located in El Dorado, KS is seeking a Relief Operator who is responsible for learning the skills to operate their assigned processing unit. The Relief Operator performs work as directed by Top Operators and supervision, and follows written and oral instructions regarding process conditions to maintain, specifications to meet, and stock product routing and disposal. It’s expected that the Relief Operator directs and participates in operations of the assigned equipment in accordance with orders and minimal supervision and follows established procedures.


+ Supports the refinery safety process and maintains on the job safety vigilance

+ Works rotating shifts including days, nights, weekends and holidays as scheduled

+ Responds to callouts and holdovers

+ Reviews daily orders at shift relief

+ Checks instruments, records rounds in PM schedule, checks equipment and assures that the operation and equipment conform to operating requirements

+ Operates equipment manually and/or by instrument/computer control, maintaining temperatures, pressures, levels, and/or other process variables to meet planned production and quality

+ Fires furnaces, operates pumps, sets lines and manifolds, changes blinds and jump-overs, operates compressors, gauges tanks, draws samples, runs control tests, sends samples to the Lab, adjusts chemical injection rates, zeroes meters, changes tests alarms.

+ Repairs equipment as required and within ability to accomplish repairs safely and requests maintenance support as necessary

+ Performs other work, such as lubricating equipment, cleanup and housekeeping

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


Outdoors environment based. Petroleum refinery, plant environment, including but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, and tanks, rotating equipment, and working in confined spaces. Able to work in adverse weather conditions. Must be available to work a flexible schedule (e.g. overtime, weekends, holidays and rotating shifts).


Job conditions may require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspections, making precise hand and finger movements, reaching or grasping, lifting and/or carrying up to 50lbs, pushing and/or pulling up to 50lbs, climbing over 100ft, ability to operate and drive all assigned company vehicles at company standard insurance rates is essential, valid state driver’s license and proof of insurance required, wearing personal protective equipment (beards not permitted) and strenuous physical activity.