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Job Description:

  • 1) Assists STILL-PUMP OPERATOR and PUMPER in pumping crude, semiprocessed, and finished petroleum products, water, and chemical solutions through processing, storage, and shipping departments of refinery: Turns valves and switches to start and regulate operation of pumping units.

  • 2) Turns handwheels to open and close pipeline and tankage valves to direct flow of product to destination.

  • 3) Inspects pumps, lines, and tankage valves for leaks and malfunctioning.

  • 4) Lubricates valves and pumps.

  • 5) Tightens connections, using wrenches.

  • 6) Gauges contents of tanks, using tape gauge or automatic remote-controlled gauging equipment.

  • 7) Takes temperature readings by lowering thermometer into tank.

  • 8) Draws samples of product by lowering sample container into tank or by opening bleeder valves on pipelines to draw sample.

  • 9) Loads barges and tank cars.

  • 10) May make specific gravity and color tests.

  • 11) May clean equipment.

  • 12) May use radio or telephone to communicate with PUMPER.

  • 13) May blend and dye gasolines, using standardized formulas, and prepare blending report.

  • 14) Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.




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DOT:   549.684-010

Job Number: 8082