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  • Job reference: RMS0108723

Asphalt Technologist

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Ohio
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 02/04/2012
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The Company:
Our client is a major Oil and Gas corporation.

The Role:
This position will play an integral role in the product sales support, production, quality control, specification, and customer satisfaction for Asphalt & Heavy Oil Marketing. Products supported include Performance Graded Asphalt Binders, Polymer Modified Asphalt Binders, Emulsified Asphalts, Cutback Asphalts, and Industrial Asphalts.
Travel percentage is approximately 10-20%.


1. Develops and maintains a high level of expertise in various asphalt products and binder types, applications and use, modification techniques, rheological characteristics, chemistry and performance.
2. Participates actively in the asphalt and heavy oil products sales effort by responding to technical issues related to customer satisfaction concerning product specification and performance, product advantages and/or competition.
3. Develops and implements quality control standards and procedures to ensure the manufacture of quality asphalt and heavy oil products from the refinery or terminal source through the transportation and distribution systems at the lowest production, operating and capital costs.
4. Establishes and maintains relationships with governmental agencies and industry work groups responsible for asphalt products and heavy oil standards, specifications and applications.
5. Ensures company compliance with required procedures in order maintain approved supplier status.
6. Provides Operational support to TT&R and Third Party Terminals for handling, storing, and blending of products.
7. Keeps abreast of developments, techniques, and practices as they affect asphalt and heavy oil markets and uses.
8. Determines the need for product development and research studies to ensure quality standards are achieved and maintained in a cost effective manner as new products and manufacturing techniques are introduced.
9. Collaborates on various projects with internal customers in Refining, Terminal Transport & Rail, and Marketing & Transportation Engineering.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Degree: Bachelors required
Discipline: Engineering or Chemistry preferred
Experience: 5+ years of relevant experience preferred, but not required.
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