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Tank Cleaner- Valdez *
LocationAK00 - Alaska
CityValdez
Date Opened1/19/2018
Position ScheduleSeasonal
Req Code127-POS-AK0-18
  
Description
Transportation Workers’ Identification Credential (TWIC) Card required.

Subject to pre-employment hair follicle testing.

Position includes heavy physical labor.



Cleans interiors of large crude oil storage tanks, oil pipelines, and industrial processing tanks to remove crude oil, ballast water, emulsion and incrustations by performing the following duties:

Uses large industrial liquid material pushing devices (squeegees) to move crude oil to areas where it can be extracted from the tank or pipe.

Monitors external tank trucks. Connects hose to water or steam lines and sprays walls, roof, and bottom of tank to flush residue such as oil, grease and sludge through tank openings.

Scrapes and scrubs walls to remove incrustations, scale, or deposits.

Squeegees crude oil and sludge into recovery areas, sumps, or to areas where the material can be removed.

Removes chemical residues and other liquids from tank bottoms with squeegees or pump and suction hoses.

Dries tanks with portable air drying equipment.

Tests gas content of tanks.

Adds specified chemicals to industrial tanks to maintain and replenish tank processing solutions.

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Other duties as assigned.

Education
High school diploma or GED.

Experience
Basic Laborer Experience preferred.
Special Requirements/Certifications
Some positions may require CPR and First Aid certification.

Some positions may require a valid driver’s license.

Transportation Workers’ Identification Credential (TWIC) Card required.

Physical Requirements
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions and extreme heat. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. A pre-hire post offer Functional Capacity Evaluation (FCE) will be conducted to determine an individual’s ability to perform to the job standard. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

MOBILITY: Must be able to access all areas of a construction site and climb scaffolding and ladders. Must be able to push/pull 50 lbs for 20 feet.

HEARING: Must be able to hear audible safety alarms.

VISUAL ACUITY: Must be able to perform above listed tasks in a safe manner.

LIFTING: Must be able to routinely lift 70 lbs from floor to waist, 50 lbs from waist to shoulder height. Must be able to carry 70 lbs for 20 feet.

OLFACTORY: The employee must possess a keen sense of smell to detect the presence of elevated levels of hazardous vapors.