Valero Jobs 2022 – Emergency Response Specialist

Website Valero Energy

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains Emergency Operations Center to a readiness state.
  • Researches and interprets federal, state and local regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Reviews and updates any emergency response related policies, procedures or guidelines annually.
  • Leads point of contact for all internal and external audits and Insurance surveys related to emergency response and fire protection systems.
  • Assists with new employee orientation as it relates to emergency response and Haz-Woper.
  • Supports site security with emergency response events (Everbridge notifications, Emergency Calls, Employee Plant Alarms).
  • Participates in incident investigation as needed.
  • Supports Safety Department as needed for emergency response events.
  • Responds to site emergencies during working hours, nights and weekends.
  • Develops and implements a comprehensive ERT Training program as it relates to Industrial Fire Fighting, Emergency Medical Response, High Angle Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, and Hazardous Material Technician level competencies.
  • Builds the annual emergency response training calendar and coordinate activity with RTFC and emergency response team.
  • Emergency Response Team administration; works with training department to maintain ERT competencies.
  • Builds and coordinates plant emergency drills per the triennial drill cycle as listed in the Emergency Action Plan.
  • Reviews and updates Emergency Action Plan as needed and obtains management approvals.
  • Directs fire-fighting activities according to the situation to minimize endangerment of employees, community and company assets.
  • Participates in LEPC – Local Emergency Planning Committee for Valero.
  • Ensures and manages daily headcount of emergency responders to comply with confined space entry requirements.
  • Maintains contact with local industrial counterparts and Safety activities.
  • Supports effort for site hurricane readiness.

Job Requirements:

  • Maintains readiness of all refinery emergency notification and firefighting equipment.
  • Manages an Inspection, Testing and Maintenance program for site fire protection systems and ensure program is compliant with Valero CTEMS policy, NFPA and OSHA standards.
  • Analyzes concerns and issues relating to fire protection within the Refinery.
  • Works with maintenance department to prioritize and schedule repairs to fire protection systems as needed.
  • Works with corporate risk management in support of fire pump and HF systems testing and manages issues as they arise.
  • Maintains an equipment inventory list with design performance specifications.
  • Works with outside vendors to maintain the sites fire protection infrastructure.
  • Coordinates emergency response plans and drills with the Refinery Terminal Fire Co., city and county.
  • Performs all duties following the safety guidelines established by the Refinery.
  • Daily review of maintenance schedule for fire protection repair needs.
  • Works with contractors to prioritize and schedule repairs to fire protection systems.
  • Maintenances of fire protection systems; ensure systems are isolated, locked and tagged out and in safe state for maintenance activity.
  • Subject Matter Expert for field maintenance of fire protection systems.
  • Subject Matter Expert for fire protection related projects.
  • Recommends fire protection policies and procedures for management approval.
  • Provides weekly progress report on all emergency equipment for Refinery Emergency Response Superintendent.

Job Details:

Company: Valero Energy

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Corpus Christi, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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