Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers
Also called: Pumper, Refinery Operator, Board Operator, Gauger
In the Army: Petroleum Supply Specialist; Petroleum Technician
In the Marine Corps: Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Fuels; Bulk Fuel Specialist; Cryogenics Equipment Operator; Petroleum Technician
In the Navy: Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Fuels
- Monitor process indicators, instruments, gauges, and meters to detect and report any possible problems.
- Start pumps and open valves or use automated equipment to regulate the flow of oil in pipelines and into and out of tanks.
- Control or operate manifold and pumping systems to circulate liquids through a petroleum refinery.
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People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
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