Petroleum Pump System Operators, Refinery Operators, & Gaugers
Also called: Board Operator, Gauger, Pumper, Refinery Operator
In the Air Force: Fuels; Fuels Apprentice; Fuels Helper; Fuels Superintendent; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-10; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-135; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Helper; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-10; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-46
In the Army: Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Combat Engineer; Petroleum Laboratory Specialist; Petroleum Supply Specialist; Petroleum Technician; Unit Supply Specialist; Wheeled Vehicle Repairer
In the Coast Guard: Aviation Maintenance Technician
In the Marine Corps: Bulk Fuel Specialist; Cryogenics Equipment Operator
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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