Also called: Pumper, Outside Operator, Pipeline Operator, Day Light Relief Operator
In the Air Force: Fuels Apprentice; Fuels Craftsman; Fuels Helper; Fuels Journeyman
In the Army: Petroleum Supply Specialist
In the Marine Corps: Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Fuels; Aviation Support Equipmentman; Bulk Fuel Specialist; Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical); Machinist's Mate (Nuclear)
In the Navy: Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels); Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Fuels; Aviation Support Equipmentman; Engineering Bulk Fuel System (Shore) Technician; Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical); Machinist's Mate; Machinist's Mate (Nuclear)
- Monitor gauges and flowmeters and inspect equipment to ensure that tank levels, temperatures, chemical amounts, and pressures are at specified levels, reporting abnormalities as necessary.
- Record operating data such as products and quantities pumped, stocks used, gauging results, and operating times.
- Communicate with other workers, using signals, radios, or telephones, to start and stop flows of materials or substances.
Safety and Government
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Arts and Humanities
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
Examples of the technology used in this career will be available soon.