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Equipment Handler

Equipment Handler

  • Location United States - Indiana - Whiting
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 139296BR
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary

The Equipment Handler will perform all duties vital for safe and efficient operations under the supervision of a Maintenance Supervisor. The successful candidate may perform a variety of work assignments on both regular shifts and/or on overtime based on the skills they acquire.

Essential Functions / Key Accountabilities:
  • Craftsperson
  • Journeyman level Equipment Handler
  • Operator accountable for the safe operation of dump trucks, tractor trailers, fuel trucks, side loaders, straddle carriers, backhoes, forklifts, gantry crane and other heavy equipment operation in support of operations and maintenance at the Whiting Refinery.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with haz-mat, tanker, and a current medical card from a DOT approved physician.
  • Basic mechanical experience, capable of servicing and making simple repairs to D.O.T. licensed vehicles (i.e., bulb and tire changing, hoses, minor electrical, filters, etc.).
  • Must have 4 years verifiable experience driving D.O.T. vehicles and equipment operation
  • Position will be contingent upon successfully completing Gantry Crane training. Equipment Handlers are required to operate the Refinery Gantry Crane.
  • Ability to work rotational shifts as scheduled or vital.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with set-up and operation of heavy industrial equipment such as dump trucks, tractor trailers, fuel trucks, side loaders, straddle carriers, backhoes, forklifts, and other heavy equipment
  • Experience working in a refinery/chemical plant.
Why join us
At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and exciting environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.
There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!
We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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