Tesoro Electrical Technician in Dickinson, North Dakota

Requisition ID: 44782


  • JOB TITLE:* Electrical Technician

  • DEPARTMENT:* Maintenance

  • COMPANY:* Dakota Prairie Refining, LLC

  • LOCATION:* Dickinson

  • SUPVR’S TITLE:* I & E Supervisor

  • JOB NO:* 3020

  • DATE:* April 2014




Ensure the safe and reliable operation of electrical systems and components in the refinery. Install, monitor, maintain, troubleshoot and repair various types of electrical, electronic and related equipment in the refinery.


  • Associate’s degree in a related field or equivalent electrical experience. Apprentice or journeyman electrician license is preferred.

  • Minimum of two years refinery (or similar process plant) experience.

  • Must have a working knowledge of electrical motors, switchgear, data acquisition, communications, and control equipment.

  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills. Must be capable of communicating within all levels of the organization.

  • Must be willing and able to work overtime for various plant emergencies and as needed to ensure continuous safe and environmentally compliant plant production.

  • Must have working knowledge of common industry standards, codes and practices such as current National Electrical Code (NEC) and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 70E.

  • Must be able to acquire knowledge, and become an expert and teacher of that knowledge.

  • Must have an understanding of electrical drawings, piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID), ladder logic and entry level programming.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

  • Must have strong computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Word, Access, and Excel.


Demonstrate the value of safety and environmental stewardship in all decisions, and lead by example. Maintain facility housekeeping standards. Participate in safety and environmental audits.

  1. Install, monitor, maintain, troubleshoot and repair various types of electrical/electronic equipment in the refinery and office such as: compressors, pumps, computers, communications, conditioning, corrosion, measurement, instrumentation, pipeline, and other.

  2. Ensure that the necessary inventory of spare parts is maintained.

  3. Maintain electrical component documentation, testing, and calibration logs.

  4. Provide project coordination, as required, when projects requiring a small crew are in progress at the refinery.

  5. Help train company personnel in the operation and maintenance of various types of electrical /electronic equipment.

  6. Be an active part of a culture that promotes ethical practices and legal compliance, encourages customer service, individual integrity, safety, teamwork, and employee innovation and accountability.

  7. Perform any special tasks that may be assigned which will contribute to the achievement of the Company’s strategic objectives.


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Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 company, is a leading independent refiner and marketer of petroleum products with a strategically focused presence in the western United States. Tesoro, through our subsidiaries, owns and operates seven refineries with a combined capacity of over 895,000 barrels per day. Our retail-marketing system includes over 2,400 retail stations under the ARCO®, Shell®, Exxon®, Mobil®, USA Gasoline™, Rebel™ and Tesoro® brands. Our full-service logistics business, a master limited partnership formed by Tesoro Corporation as Tesoro Logistics LP (TLLP), owns and operates 4,000 miles of crude oil, refined products and natural gas pipelines; 29 crude oil and refined products truck and marine terminals; 15 million barrels of storage capacity; two crude oil rail facilities; and four natural gas processing complexes. Headquartered in San Antonio, Texas, our operations span 18 states.

Our strength lies in our investment in employees and in their future. We measure success not only by the products we bring to our customers, or the financial results we deliver to our shareholders, but also by remaining true to our core values of safety and environmental stewardship, respect and integrity.

Discover your strengths and invest in your future by applying today.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

EOE: Race / Sex / Veteran / Disability

Posting Notes: || Dickinson || North Dakota || United States (US) || SF:LI-JC-1 || |Refinery Operations || 58601 ||