An industrial setting with needed maintenance on all skill fronts, requiring 365, 24/7 care. This job paid the bills.
Over the decades the environment changed, in some areas for the better. This refinery was geared towards being a major producer of fuels from a high sulfur feedstock. However, national political and Obama administration measures put hardship on this venture after the dollars investments were made. Among the workers it was known to be 'the best game in town' . The available and required work with its compensation during TAR and project times was strong.
Compensation and benefits
Many jobs were tough during the winter. Dangerous gases as a natural byproduct of refining.