Terminal Manager, Vancouver, Washington, United States (Job Has Expired)

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Primary purpose:
Responsible for the day-to-day operations of a marine dry-bulk loading facility; managing safety, environmental, human relations/resources, customer relations, rail and vessel operations, maintenance, construction of the Terminal Facility and will be accountable for all terminal activity.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
Espouses Kinder Morgan Core Principles putting safety, environmental, and quality concerns above all else.
Projects a Terminal First attitude yet responds in a professional manner to customer demands/inquiries.
Communicates effectively and honestly when demands exceed Terminal limitations
Performs all work within established standards while maintaining the integrity and quality of cargo, workers and equipment. Willingly and open-mindedly adapts to changes needed to achieve optimum results.
Conducts daily Safety/Quality/Environmental meetings for office and union longshore staff as well as maintenance/ operational meetings.
Ensures the safety of Terminal personnel and equipment through personal Terminal safety inspections, employee training, heightened awareness and delegated accountability through the development and enforcement of strict safety policies that meet or exceed OSHA, corporate and local regulations and policies. Ensures immediate corrective action is taken for non-compliance.
Ensures Terminal equipment and operations meets or exceeds all Federal, State, local and corporate air and water standards and regulations through personal Terminal inspections, employee training on environmental policies/procedures, heightened awareness and delegated accountability through development and enforcement of compliance calendars (OpsInfo). Ensures immediate corrective action is taken for non-compliance.
Adheres to Corporate, Federal, and State EEO, affirmative action, fair treatment and harassment policies and regulations taking immediate corrective action for non-compliance. Directly enforce Corporate, Federal, and State EEO, affirmative action, fair treatment and harassment policies and regulations taking immediate corrective action for non-compliance
Familiar with, comprehends the terms, rules and policies contained within applicable labor agreements, i.e. (Pacific Coast Longshore Contract Document; Pacific Coast Marine Safety Code; and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers). Implements this knowledge to effectively respond to labor issues.
Works directly with the organized labor representatives to minimize any labor agreement contractual disputes or jurisdiction grievances. Investigates and responds objectively to union complaints. Investigates, prepares, and submits employer complaints as necessary reflective of worker non-compliance to labor agreement.
Works with The Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) employers association on labor relations issues; attends labor relations meetings, participating and representing Kinder Morgan in committees and working groups.
Participates, directs, and supports a comprehensive Terminal, Operating, Maintenance, and Capital budgets that meet all terminal needs while meeting or exceeding identified objectives.
Ensures the integrity and longevity of Terminal assets and equipment through the development and implementation of comprehensive operational and maintenance practices, policies, procedures, and documentation through the use of maintenance software and standard operating procedures; working with Terminal Asset Group, Terminals Procedure group and local regional staff members.
Develops, trains, and supports staff improvement. Monitors terminal staff training compliance.
Participates in developing, implementing and directing; realistic, fair, yet firm objectives, Terminal Key Performance Indicators, and trends results to achieve desired outcomes
Supports the terminal staff in order to maximize efficiency and productivity while maintaining safety and environmental compliance.
Performs comprehensive, objective and fair performance evaluations of subordinate personnel work performance.
Participates in objective, accurate and fair administration of salaries and incentives based against individual achievements.
Manages, and directs all aspects of cargo handling operations throughout the facility. Including directing cargo reclamation, special projects, and non-standard cleaning procedures.
Responsible for Environmental Permit Compliance. Work with regional Environmental Health and Safety staff to completely understand permits, train the terminal staff on each environmental permit, and maintain complete strict compliance with each permit. Use Company compliance tracking systems (i.e. OpsInfo) to ensure permit objectives, reporting requirements, and overall compliance are maintained.
Conducts periodic inspections of the terminal and of rail and rail switches, directs contractor in the preventative maintenance and repairs of the rail system; works with railroad and port operations in communicating and coordinating operations and maintenance to ensure efficient operations.
Serve as project manager for on-site construction projects; representing Kinder Morgans interests in infrastructure, assets, as well as safety and environmental permit compliance.
Assume the responsibility of Facility Security Officer (FSO) in association with the ports requirement; serve as the person-in-charge (PIC) for all coordination and communication with the USCG, to include drills and exercises.
Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets, employees, and the general public.
Minimum requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent required.
A Bachelors degree in Business Management or Engineering, or an Associates degree preferred; and/or equivalent professional experience in an industrial environment.

Experience / Specific Knowledge:
Five years of progressive management/supervisory responsibilities.
Electrical or mechanical orientation/training with production-oriented logistics experience, and strong MS Office applications knowledge/application.
Accounting knowledge; i.e. budgeting, cost analysis and cost control.
Environmental regulations comprehension and overall compliance (specific to air, stormwater, wastewater, and waste)
Proven experience leading and managing successful safety programs.

Certification, licenses, registrations:
A satisfactory driving record as determined by the Company and a current, valid State driver's license are required.
Satisfactorily obtaining or already possessing a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card is a condition of employment. TWIC card is obtained by submitting an application, background check, and having fingerprints taken.
If the employee is subject to license or certification requirements or training as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies or the Company, now or in the future, compliance is required under this job description.

Competencies, skills, and abilities:
Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Project.
A sound background in mathematics is important, as is the ability to analyze financial and cost data and develop conclusions and recommendations.
Well-balanced interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communications skills in English are required.
Must be accountable and take direction from Managers; keep required work schedules, which include regular and predictable job attendance; focus attention on details; follow work rules.
Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential.
Must be a problem solver with the ability to find resolutions.
Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision and/or direction.
Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients, vendors, and regulatory agencies.
Ability to supervise a diverse workforce.
Must be able to plan and organize often conflicting tasks to accomplish company goals.
Planning and Organizing: Establish a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish specific goals; plan and prioritize proper assignments of personnel and/or appropriate allocation of resources.
Analysis: Identify problems and/or cause-effect relationships; identify key issues; secure relevant information from all appropriate sources; identify possible root causes of problems and develop and implement corrective actions for resolution of problems.
Sound Judgment: Make decisions and/or take action based on logical assumptions derived from factual information gathered; seek out information from established policies and procedures and/or knowledge experts; seek input from others.
Initiative: Actively attempts to influence events to achieve goals; does not wait to be told, but is a self-starter who takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required. Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients and vendors.
Effective and Professional Communication: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management, employees, customers, vendors, and outside regulatory agencies at the local, state and federal level; clearly and effectively communicate both orally and in writing.
Leadership: Utilize appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding individuals/department (subordinates, peers, superiors) or groups toward task accomplishment. Consistently adhere to Kinder Morgans policies and procedures and be a positive example for others by demonstrating the Companys core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people.
Maximizes Performance: A key requirement is establishing performance goals for staff, coaching performance, providing training and evaluating performance, including taking disciplinary action when necessary.
Teamwork/Cooperation: Works effectively with team/work group, as well as with other departments and/or outside contractors/agencies to accomplish organizational goals; takes action that respect the needs and contributions of others; takes responsibility for actively participating and contributing to team efforts; supports a team consensus or decision; acts as team facilitator when appropriate, promotes team concepts.

Physical demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee must perform physical labor including, but not limited to, sitting and standing, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing up / down ladders and stairs, negotiating uneven and moving surfaces.
Employee must be physically capable of completing and satisfying all training requirements as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies and/or Company Policy.

Working Conditions:
Must carry a cell phone and be able and willing to respond at any hour of the day or night to all after hours and/or weekend issues, including emergency situations.
Position subject to 24-hour call-out, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Must be able to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Must be able to work as required to meet cargo handling activities and work periods of consecutive days without time off as the schedule requires.
May be required to work outside in varying and sometimes extreme weather situations including both winter conditions with frequent snow or extreme summer heat and sun.
Extended periods of sitting may be required for administrative activities.
Must adhere to wearing Personal Protective Equipment when necessary.
Minimal travel required: 10% - 20%.

Supervisory responsibility:
Directly and indirectly manages, directs and supervises terminal staff members, contractors, ILWU labor workforce and other terminal resources.

Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities:
Above the minimum requirement; not required but advantageous in this position:
Field experience in marine bulk loading operations preferred.
Organized labor/relations experience (ILWU preferred).
Mechanical or electrical training desired.
Experience in implementing and/or maintaining a maintenance management system
Prior experience requiring mechanical aptitude and skill is a plus.
Heavy Industrial experience having concurrent Safety, Quality and Environmental responsibilities.

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.

Kinder Morgan is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local class.
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