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Shell Shell Terminal Operator - San Jose, CA in San Jose, California


Job Title:

Shell Terminal Operator - San Jose, CA

No. of Positions:


Job Description:

The Terminal Operator supports the day-to-day operation of the terminal business and is a focal point with internal and external customers.

The San Jose Terminal Operator is expected to safely perform all duties related to the receipt, storage, and distribution of petroleum products and support storage tank terminals and pipeline operations within the Bay area.

The Terminal Operator's duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Safely monitoring and receiving light oil products and additives from 3 rd party carriers

  • Ensuring the safe and efficient loading of light oil products

  • Performing general housekeeping, light maintenance and required inspections and record keeping during the work schedule

  • Conducting Department of Transportation (DOT) inspections on applicable equipment

  • Ensuring standards are met for the issuance of Hot Work, Safe Work and Confined Space entry permits in accordance with the Shell safety manual

  • Working in compliance with Federal and local regulations for AQMD, SPCC, Hazmat, hazardous waste and weights and measures

  • Performing stock accounting utilizing the TMS system

  • Manually gauging temperature indicators for required verification

  • Calibrating and performing quality assurance test on products

  • Serving as a liaison for the Shell terminal with the Marketing, Supply & Distribution departments and external customers

Auto req ID:



Downstream Supply Chain

Country of Work Location:

United States

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.


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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

Work Location:

California - San Jose


  • Experience in the petrochemical industry preferred

  • Possess a current, valid license to operate a motor vehicle in the United States

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without the requirement of a work visa

  • Must be at least 18 years old

  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Willingness to work outside in inclement weather with or without accommodation

  • Willingness to work in compact and confined spaces with or without accommodation

  • Willingness to climb ladders, walk up and down steps, and work at heights with or without accommodation

  • Willingness to respond to emergencies as part of the Emergency Response Team with or without accommodation. To attend to emergencies, successful candidates must reside within 60 minutes of the site, or be willing to relocate to within 60 minutes of the site without relocation assistance

  • Willingness to work a rotating shift work schedule

  • Willingness to work overtime, holidays, nights, and weekends

  • Willingness to be on call and meet call-out standards to respond to site responsibilities and emergencies

  • Possess or able to obtain Hazardous Materials certification

  • As a part of the pre-employment selection process, candidates are required to submit to and receive satisfactory results from all pre-employment background, drug, medical, and reference checks, including hair and oral fluid drug testing

  • Willingness to support the company's drug-free work environment, which will include random drug screenings

  • Willingness to support and comply with the company's harassment-free work environment policy

  • Willingness to support and comply with the company’s safety policies and initiatives

  • Willingness to support and comply with the company's diversity and inclusion work environment policies

  • Willingness to achieve satisfactory results on pre-employment testing

City, State (if applicable):

San Jose, CA