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Professional Experience Quality Assurance

Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
December 03, 2017

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James Hopkins

**** ***** ****

Las Vegas, NV ****5

Phone: 702-***-****



Twenty-two years background in the Petroleum Industries eighteen years of that has been in the Fuel Terminal Distribution Above Ground storage facilities

Pipeline deliveries with line cuts to multiple Above Ground Storage Tanks.

Railcar inspection and offloading of petroleum products

Forty-hour HAZWOPER OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120

TTCI Forty hour Highway Emergency Response Specialist (Cargo Tank Rollovers)

Twenty Four Hour Hazardous Material Transportation (HM 181)

Fire Science 101 Coconino County College

Class A CDL with Hazmat, Tankers, Doubles & Triples

Twenty-four years total commercial driving, seventeen of which was Fuel Tanker

Microsoft Excel and Microsoft word experience

Electrical House Wiring 1 & 2 Coconino Community College

Leadership & Decision Making Coconino Community College

Professional Experience

September 2010 To November 2017

Pro Petroleum

4985 North Sloan lane

Las Vegas, NV 89115


Human Resources

Risa Barron 806-***-****

In August 2010 Western Refining closed the Flagstaff Distribution Facility. I was forced to find employment elsewhere. I contacted Pro Petroleum in Las Vegas, NV and was hired as a Technician/ Operator September,30 2010. Pro Petroleum had just completed the construction of the 325,000-barrel Capacity Fuel Distribution Facility. It has a Pipeline connection connected to the Kinder Morgan Energy Fuel Pipeline System.

Job Description Include:

Operate facility in compliance with OSHA, NDEQ Air Quality Permits, DOT standards and Conditional Use Permits.

Record keeping of all permits and updating the different permits.

Maintain loading rack equipment for safe operation.

Rebuild Product meters, flow control valves, additive meters, and various equipment.

Schedule all necessary annual inspection. Fire Suppression System, VRU Emissions Source Testing, and Meter Calibration

Submit VAR reporting monthly. (Volumetric Additive Reconciliation)

Product Quality Assurance Program (fuel sampling and monitoring)

Responsible for the training of new drivers of various Carriers in the procedures of Truck Cargo Tank loading

Professional Experience Continued

Western Refining August 1996- September 2010

13501 Townsend Winona Road

Flagstaff, AZ 86004

928-***-**** HR 800-***-**** June Markel

Terminal Supervisor Flagstaff Distribution Facility

Manage / Operate Products Terminal

In August 1996 I started in Phoenix Arizona as a fuel transport driver. April 1999 I transferred within the company to Flagstaff as a transport driver. In November 1999 I was promoted to Terminal Operator then to Senior Terminal and in 2006 I was promoted to Terminal Supervisor. During the whole time in the terminal I had no release of product, notice of violations from permitted agencies ADEQ, EPA, OSHA, or work related injuries.

Responsible for 65,000 barrel capacity bulk storage and truck loading rack facility of petroleum products.

Eleven years bulk storage tank truck loading rack experience.

Operate facility in compliance with OSHA, ADEQ, and DOT standards.

Maintain loading rack equipment for safe operation.

Schedule all necessary annual inspection. Fire Suppression System, VRU Emissions Source Testing, and Meter Calibration.

Submit ADEQ Emissions Reports to the state of Arizona, Tier II reports.

Involved with local LEPC Committee.

Stay in compliance with ADEQ Air Quality Permits and Conditional Use Permits.

Submit VAR reporting monthly. (Volumetric Additive Reconciliation)

Product Quality Assurance Program ( fuel sampling and monitoring )

Involved in budget planning and special project planning.

Experience in inventory control software application.

Twenty four years of tractor trailer experience; seventeen of that being Fuel Tankers.

B-4 Transport September 1995 to August 1996

2304 N. Fourth Street

Flagstaff AZ


Contact: Brian Beamer

Fuel Transport Driver

Duties Performed:

Driver responsibilities were to load correct and legal quantities of petroleum products and deliver to gas stations in a safe manor without having a mix or accident. Load points would vary from Arizona to New Mexico as would the delivery points.

While employed I had no mixes, accidents, or DOT violations.

Professional Experience Continued

Swift Transportation August 1991 to August 1995

2200 S. 75th Avenue

Phoenix, AZ 85043

Phone 602-***-****

Fleet manager: Bill Martin

Over the Road Driver Trainer

Duties Performed:

Train new over the road drivers for a period of six weeks at a time.

Receive dispatched loads all over the lower 48 states and Canada and deliver to destination.

Instruct new drivers on log books, entry into different port or entries, Canadian boarder crossing to load / unload in Canada, various types of loading in van type semi-trailers and double trailer. All Types of trucks driven mostly freightliners.

While employed I had no, accidents, or DOT violations.

Triangle Truss February 1988 to August 1991

6740 W. Germann Road Ste 5036

Chandler, AZ

Phone 480-***-****

Supervisor: Jim Davis

Yard Foreman / Truck Driver:

Duties Performed:

In charge of hiring new employees.

Schedule work loads to different work stations.

Schedule delivery time to customer locations.

Set up truss fabrication on work tables and quality control finished product.

Work on a gable table (finish out gable ends to a truss order).

Deliver finished trusses to job locations throughout Arizona, Nevada, and California.


Brian Beamer 928-***-****

Mike Nesbit 928-***-****

Jack Cate 928-***-****

Robert Mobray 928-***-****

Mike Lee 928-***-****

Tim Kinney 505-***-****

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