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  • 1) Performs any combination of following tasks in refinery: Digs ditches, builds dikes and levees, and fills holes with earth, rock, sand, and asphalt gravels, using pick and shovel.

  • 2) Smooths ground surfaces and roadways, using hand tamper.

  • 3) Cleans refining equipment.

  • 4) Removes debris from roadways and work areas, and sprays and hoes weeds.

  • 5) Shovels sand and gravel off vehicles and dumps or shovels cement and sand into mixers.

  • 6) Mixes and pours cement and transports cement to forms with wheelbarrow.

  • 7) Unloads materials, such as tools, equipment, sacks of cement, sand, catalyst, salt, and lime, and oil barrels from freight cars and trucks, manually or with handtruck; and stacks barrels and sacks for storage.

  • 8) Uncrates equipment and parts, such as fractionating or treating towers and bubble trays, using pry bar and hammer; and installs bubble caps, using wrenches.

  • 9) Rips open sacks and dumps chemicals and catalysts into mixing, treating, or storage tanks.

  • 10) Dopes pipelines to prevent corrosion, using doping pot and tar.

  • 11) Changes hoist cables, and rigs chain hoists, rope blocks, power winches, and gin poles used to move or raise equipment.

  • 12) Skims oil from cooling water in water boxes.

  • 13) May be designated according to section of refinery in which work is performed as Laborer, Filter Plant.




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DOT:   549.687-018

Job Number: 5653