Refinery Process Operator

Oregon, OH Full-time
Posted on April 21, 2019

Refinery Process Operator

Overview Toledo Refining Company LLC (TRC) is located in Oregon, Ohio and is owned by PBF Energy LLC. The refinery has a crude oil processing capacity of 170,000 barrels per day. TRC is currently accepting applications for Refinery Process Operator positions.


Process Operators operate, maintain and repair units and equipment. A Process Operator works 12 hour rotating shifts on various units within the refinery which process crude oil as a feed stock in order to produce gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, various chemicals and other products. Process Operators are trained in the operation of plant processing equipment, including pumps, compressors, furnaces, heat exchangers, valves, distillation columns and other equipment common to refinery operations. Our Company is committed to a foundation of safe and environmentally compliant operations so Operators must follow all procedures and safe work practices. New hires are subject to a one year probationary period and will be required to complete a 36 month apprenticeship program.

Starting pay is $30.92 per hour.


An Operator may be responsible for:

  • maintaining equipment and operations;
  • climbing ladders, tanks and towers up to 250 ft.;
  • taking samples/readings of various process streams;
  • initiating work orders and permitting for work related to the assigned unit;
  • maintaining proper and safe process operations of the operating equipment;
  • and communicating effectively during the shift and at shift relief regarding key process unit and equipment information.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Must be at least 18 years of age;
  • be legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions;
  • hold a High school diploma or equivalent;
  • and hold a current driver's license.

Must be willing to perform/comply with the following:

  • working forced or mandatory overtime based on refinery needs;
  • working on holidays and weekends;
  • working in enclosed/confined spaces, such as tanks and towers;
  • working with large, hot, high-speed machines;
  • lifting a minimum of 50 pounds;
  • working around chemicals;
  • wearing fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment;
  • maintaining/shaving your face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly;
  • performing fire fighting duties;
  • working outside in harsh weather conditions; complete all job training and testing requirements;
  • and working with petroleum products and support systems that are under high pressure and heat.

Conditions of Employment

  • Written tests and assessments;
  • meeting physical criteria for the job;
  • a physical skills demonstration test;
  • ability to demonstrate basic computer skills;
  • pass a background check and drug screening;
  • be eligible to qualify or hold a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC card);
  • and be eligible to qualify or hold a State of Ohio 3rd Class Steam Engineer License (SEL).