Oil Processing Technician/Used Oils-Miami

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The Oil Processing Technician processes and treats incoming oil products monitors product levels, operates cooker tanks, and performs quality control on finished products.

Schedule: 7:00AM - 3:30PM for the first 90 days in training, once training is completed, shift is 3:00PM - 12:00AM or 11:00PM - 7:00AM

Essential Functions:

  • Heats cooker tanks and maintains logs of processing parameters.
  • Transfers product between tanks.
  • Operates Gencor thermal heater within design parameters.
  • Adds proper amount of the desired chemical for treatment as instructed by supervisor.
  • Performs sampling from cooker tanks as well as bench-scale testing.
  • Performs quality control by collecting samples from tanker trucker/rail car when loading of the finished product is complete.
  • Performs water percent test of oil samples.
  • Performs monthly maintenance (inspection/cleaning) of Gencor thermal heater.
  • Maintains cleanliness of work area and paints area as needed.
  • Monitors equipment and reports issues to the supervisor.
  • Performs monthly maintenance(inspection/cleaning) of Gencor Thermal heater.
  • Performs additional duties as assigned.


  • Skill in operating hydraulic systems, thermal fluid heaters, piping, pumps, and pumping systems
  • Skill in fluid transfer methods
  • Skills in preparing samples and bench-scale tests and analysis
  • Skill in performing quality control of products


  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision; to work effectively in limited space with multiple personnel and activities.
  • To understand and follow oral/written instructions, work well with culturally diverse people; communicate clearly and concisely in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and the public.
  • Understand and perform basic sample testing.
  • Organize activities in order to complete tasks in accordance with priorities, address multiple demands, or meet deadlines; ability to organize tasks and working environment to maximize efficiency.
  • Focus attention on tasks, which may be complex, routine, or repetitive, without losing concentration or becoming distracted by external activities; adapt to interruptions, instrument/equipment failures, unusual demands, or changing priorities.
  • Read, understand, and apply technical manuals, complex analytical methods, and research reports.
  • Perform Quality Assurance/Quality Control checks required to ensure the validity of data.
  • Perform routine equipment checks and complete related records and reports.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. The noise level in the environment is moderately noisy. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to walk, talk, and stand for extended periods.

The exterior environment involves hazards, requiring the use of protective equipment that conforms to OSHA regulations and some physical discomfort due to temperature, dust, and noise. May be required to wear Half Facepiece Respirators, work on ladders and rooftops, and in adverse weather conditions.

Hazards include possible exposure to toxic, corrosive, or flammable chemicals. Physical demands are described as heavy (exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects, including the human body.)

The technician's work involves being around dangerous equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. The ability to differentiate color is helpful.

The technician is expected to extend scheduled working hours to accommodate emergency coverage or complete work in progress. This could include 6 -7 day work weeks.

Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Must comply with company, federal, state, and local safety and environmental rules and regulations while performing daily job tasks.

EEO Statement

Cliff Berry Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Education and Experience Requirements

Two years of experience in oil processing.

Oil Processing Technician
Oil Processing Technician

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