Fuel Quality Intern (Summer 2021)

Company Name: Loves Travel Stops and Country Store

Location: Oklahoma City, OK, US - 73120

Job Duration: 2021-04-08 to 2021-05-08

Overview

Req ID: 234062 

 

Love's College Intern Program

The Love’s college internship program is frequently referred to as the best in Oklahoma City. This rapidly growing program provides opportunities for students in multiple areas of the business to receive employee level experience, not just busy work. Students gain valuable knowledge that they can’t get in a classroom; they are guided through proper etiquette of a professional corporate setting. With a high percentage of full time offers, Love’s takes the time to invest not only in the students, but in their future.

 

Over the course of the summer, Love’s interns also participate in the following activities:

  • Experience multiple business operations
  • Q&A sessions with executives
  • Participation in Greater Grads: InternOKC
  • Community volunteering activities
  • Social-networking events
  • Instructor led Training (Technical and Soft Skills) 
  • Mentor program
  • Structured performance feedback
  • Formal presentation to Love’s leadership

 

Fuel Quality Internship

BASIC PURPOSE: The Fuel Quality Summer Intern will support the Fuel Quality Department in day to day operations.

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct lab testing at OKC Laboratory of retail fuel samplings
  • Gain knowledge in using Elemental Analyzer, ICP, UV-Vis, Automated Titrator, and Refractometer
  • COA (Certificate of Analysis) for biodiesel daily review and archive
  • Collaborate with the Fuel Quality Specialist in arranging 3rd party monthly testing of 20 DEF Sites and provide analysis of results
  • Work with retail locations on dispenser label compliance
  • Special Project – New lab in OKC research
  • Other duties assigned as needed

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • HS Diploma required
    • BS Chemistry preferred
  • Experience:
    • Experience in a laboratory environment
    • Experience in using ICP & UV-Vis preferred

 

SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills: Working knowledge of laboratory equipment and testing
    • Soft Skills: Good written and oral communication skills, data entry, team player, exceptional customer service, attention to detail, self-motivated, good time management skill, ability to multitask and excellent analytical skills
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged sitting, some bending and stooping
    • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision

Job Function(s): Corporate 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert