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Oil Refining/Terminal Foreman

Austin, Texas, 78753, United States
$13.00 to $15.00 per hour
August 30, 2010

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John L. Jones, Jr.

*** **** ****** **** ******* #89

Austin, Texas 78753


(318) ***‐****


 Dedicated, service‐focused professional seeking a challenging position that will advance and utilize my

talents,skills, and expertise.

 Highly motivated to work with a company and team in an industrial, construction, refinery, factory, or

offshore environment.

 Reliable worker with the ability to quickly learn new concepts and skills.

 Backed by a solid work history, reputation as a team player and passion for working with others to

achieve company goals.

 Background includes over 10 years of loyal work with the same company in the oil refinery industry

with 4 promotions during service to company.

 Maintained 4 years supervisory experience.


April 2000 – January 2010 Ergon Refinery, Inc. Vicksburg,MS

1/2010‐3/2008 Terminal Foreman/Leadman, (Promoted 2008)

 Supervised Process Oil Operator, Shift Loader, Pool Operator, Assistant Operator, Scale House Clerk.

 Troubleshoot all Terminal Yard or Scale House Problems.

 Trained Process Oil Operator, Shift Loader, and Pool Operator.

 Insured trucks, rail‐cars, barges are loaded or unloaded properly and promptly..

 Signed off on Truck, Rail‐car, and Barge training paperwork.

 Provided “hands‐on” supervision where I assisted workers when needed.

 Assisted with “Special Projects” as instructed by Refinery Supervisor.

 Maintained close communication with Refinery Supervisor, Lab, Scale House Clerk, and Dockmaster.

 Wrote work orders and work permits

 Evaluated improvements of Process Oil Operator, Shift Loader and Assistant Operator.

 Notify United States Coast Guards before any barge activities.

 Assist Construction, Electricians, and Mechanics with work load as needed.

 Worked 12 hour shifts under “all” weather conditions

 Available for work 24/7/365 for in case of call‐ins.

 Communicated with Supervisory team via Email System as well as Face‐to‐Face concerning “Special

Projects” and workers progress.

 Commended on high work ethic and good technical skills.

3/2008 ‐ 4/2006 Process Oil Operator (Promoted 2006)

 Loaded/Off loaded Tanker Trucks.

 Conducted Tank to Tank transfers.

 Tested, Read, and Adjusted Boiler.

 Read and Adjusted Air Compressor

 Gauged and Sampled Storage Tanker

 Supervised Shift Loader and Pool Operator.

 Drove shuttle to remove rail‐cars

 PH tested and released Outfall water.

 Completed all Computer‐Based Training Classes as well as other training classes according to Refinery


 Commended on dependability, multi‐tasking, great communication skills and ability to work with


4/2006 – 1/2004 Shift Loader (Promoted 2004)

 Loaded/Off Loaded Rail Car Tankers

 Gauged Tanks and Rail‐Car Tankers

 Tank to tank transfers

 Moved Rail‐cars with Shuttle wagon

 General labor

 Completed all computer‐based training classes for this position as well as other training classes

according to Refinery Standards

 Commended on dependability, being a quick‐study, and computer skills.

1/2004‐12/2000 Pool Operator (Promoted 2001)

 Loaded/off‐loaded barges

 Conducted Innage and Ullage Gauging

 Gauged tanks

 Painted

 General labor

 Computer Training for this position as well as other training classes according to Refinery standards

 Commended on multi‐tasking, computer skills, ability to work with others, and work enthusiasm.

12/2000‐4/2000 Utility Maintenance

 Maintained Fire Watching

 Cleaned oil spills in water and on land

 Conducted Grinding

 Cleaned Storage tanks

 Washed cars

 General labor

August 1998 – March 2000 Doug’s IGA Supermarket Tallulah, Louisiana

3/2000‐ 5/1999 Inventory/Stocker (Promoted 1999)

 Maintain Inventory and count of assigned aisle.

 Assist customers with located grocery items.

 Stock shelves.

 Report all information including discrepancies to Shift manager

5/1999 – 8/1998 Bagger

 Bagged grocery items

 Located items for customers

 Maintained excellent customer service

June 1998 – August 1998 and June 1997 – August 1997 Hammond Boating Company Hammond,


Summer 1998 and 1997 Maintenance Worker

 Washed Boats

 Cleaned motors

 Assisted with heavy lifting and mechanical work

 General labor


 10/2008‐Present: All People’s Outreach, Inc. (Community‐Based Youth Center), Volunteer Youth


 4/2000‐Present: Louisiana State Fire Academy

 6/2000‐Present: Mississippi State Fire Academy


 Computer Skills MS Word, Internet applications, other Word‐processing programs, and Data entry

 Operating Forklifts, Bobcats, Boats, and Front‐end loaders


 Boat and Water Safety

 Confined Spaces Training

 Fire Fighting Training (Louisiana State Fire Academy and Mississippi State Fire Academy)

 First Responder

 USCG Equipment Deployment

 Lockout/Tagout

 Terminal Process Training

 24 Hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response

 Fire Extinguisher Training

 SCBA Training

 MSDS Training

 Spill Management Training


 Available for all shifts, extended hours, weekends, and travel.

 References available on request

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