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  • 1) Assists REFINERY OPERATOR in distillation and processing of crude and refined oil: Patrols area and inspects equipment, such as furnaces, distilling units, lines, and pumps, to detect malfunctions and leakage.

  • 2) Reads flowmeters and temperature and pressure gauges, and records data.

  • 3) Adjusts control instruments and dampers on oil burners to maintain specified firing conditions.

  • 4) Reports operating condition of units to REFINERY OPERATOR.

  • 5) Turns valves and switches as directed to regulate temperature, pressure, and flow rate of product; to direct flow of product to other units; to maintain specified levels of oil in tanks and towers; and to start, stop, and regulate equipment, such as pumps, compressors, and blowers.

  • 6) Draws samples of product from tanks and towers for laboratory testing.

  • 7) Gauges product in tanks and operates pumps and agitators to mix product or load it into storage tanks.

  • 8) Lubricates, cleans, and repairs equipment.

  • 9) May change recording charts and ink pens.

  • 10) May be designated according to type of processing unit or department as Absorption-Plant-Operator Helper; Purification-Operator Helper; Refinery Operator Helper, Cracking Unit; Refinery Operator Helper, Crude Unit.

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




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DOT:   542.362-014

Job Number: 8296