Title:  Safety Representative

Date:  Jul 6, 2024

El Dorado, KS, US, 67042

Basic Function

Conducts mid-level to complex health and safety assignments and, depending on assignment, environmental management assignments for the facility under general supervision. May direct or lead the work of others from time-to-time.

Job Duties

  • Ensures compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations
  • Ensures a safe environment for employees, contractors and visitors
  • Conducts safety meetings
  • Provides deployment and training drills, as well as other department training
  • Maintains compliance regulations, issues hot work and confined space permits and constantly deals with regulatory issues
  • Maintains close contact with assigned areas and locations resolving safety sensitive issues
  • Provides safety coverage for others as needed
  • Attends Safety meetings, training programs, safety reviews and other meetings as needed to remain current on any changes or upgrades

May perform some or all of the following depending on assignment:

  • Develops, updates and maintains training program, liaising with appropriate staff and management and ensuring all required periodic certifications are maintained including recordkeeping
  • Coordinates emergency response teams for the facility
  • Coordinates annual safety and fire inspections
  • Develops safety policies and procedures
  • Provides consultation and recommendations for safety, fire protection and emergency response issues
  • Provides general Plant Safety support for the Refinery
  • Surveys compliance to Policy and Procedures relating to safety and implements policies and procedures for compliance with OSHA regulations
  • Assists field management with loss control efforts including hazard assessment and control, compliance assessments and establishment of behavioral safety systems

Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their supervisor, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion



A minimum of three years of on the job experience with five years experience working in a refinery or related oil and gas industry field are required.

Education Level

A minimum of a Bachelor's Degree required or the equivalent years of experience in lieu of the degree (four years in addition to the experience requirement) are required.



Depending on location, specialized training in Industrial Fire Fighting; High Angle Rescue; Hazmat; and EMT, Certifications in CSP, PE, CIH, Hazard Assessment, Air Monitoring, Workers Compensation, Radiation Safety and HAZWOPER are preferred.

Required Skills

Intermediate knowledge of occupational safety and industrial hygiene, and ability to apply this knowledge.  Understanding of Safety Practices basics and application of Safety Policies, and Procedures for field activities. Specialized knowledge and ability to understand and interpret OSHA regulations as it applies to the Oil & Gas Industry. Advanced reading and writing skills and the ability to perform intermediate mathematical calculations. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook. Demonstrated ability to stand firm on doing the job safe if challenged, but act in a diplomatic manner. Ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication.


Strong time management.

Supervisory/Managerial Responsibility

May lead and direct the work of others from time-to-time.

Work Conditions

Office based, field based and, with travel up to 30% of the time by land or air is required. Petroleum refinery, and out-of-door environments, including, but not limited to chemicals, pressure vessels, tanks and rotating equipment, fumes or airborne particles and loud noises and vibrations. Required to work in all temperatures including outdoors and confined spaces. Subject to varying road and weather conditions.

Physical Requirements

Job conditions require standing, walking, sitting, twisting, stooping, crouching, kneeling, talking or hearing, making visual inspection, making precise hand & finger movements, reaching and grasping, lifting and/or carrying 25lbs, pushing and/or pulling up to 15 lbs and climbing up to 50 ft, perceiving color differences, strenuous physical activity and, the ability to wear personal protective equipment (bears not permitted).

Our One HF Sinclair Culture:

At HF Sinclair, we are united through our One HF Sinclair Culture, which is underpinned by our five core values of Safety, Integrity, Teamwork, Ownership and Inclusion. Developed to empower our people, our five core cultural values are at the heart of everything we do and extend to how we engage our stakeholders. These values influence our decisions, shape our behaviors and keep us connected across the entire organization.

We maintain a true Safety culture for our employees, communities, environments and customers. Our goal is to make sure everyone returns home safely each day. We have a long-standing commitment to Integrity and ethical behavior and do what is right for our employees, investors, communities and the environment. We encourage employees to Step Up and Stand Out by championing a culture of Teamwork and Ownership. We foster a culture of Inclusion by encouraging diversity of experiences, viewpoints and backgrounds. What makes each of us different, together makes us stronger.

About HF Sinclair Corporation

HF Sinclair Corporation ("HF Sinclair"), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is an independent energy company that produces and markets high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel, renewable diesel and other specialty products. HF Sinclair owns and operates refineries located in Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Wyoming, Washington and Utah and markets its refined products in 19 states principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. HF Sinclair supplies high quality fuels to more than 1,300 Sinclair branded stations and licenses the use of the Sinclair brand at more than 300 additional locations throughout the country. In addition, subsidiaries of HF Sinclair produce and market base oils and other specialized lubricants in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands, and export products to more than 80 countries. Through its subsidiaries, HF Sinclair produces renewable diesel at two of its facilities in Wyoming. HF Sinclair also owns a 47% limited partner interest and a non-economic general partner interest in Holly Energy Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership that provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry, including HF Sinclair subsidiaries.

Equal Opportunity Employer

HF Sinclair Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other prohibited ground of discrimination.

Nearest Major Market: Wichita