Also called: Day Light Relief Operator, Outside Operator, Pipeline Operator, Pumper
In the Air Force: Fuels; Fuels Craftsman; Fuels Superintendent; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice, KC-46; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-135; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Helper; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-135; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Superintendent; Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance Craftsman
In the Army: Petroleum Supply Specialist; Petroleum Technician; Unit Supply Specialist; Wheeled Vehicle Repairer
In the Coast Guard: Machinery Technician
In the Marine Corps: Bulk Fuel Specialist; Cryogenics Equipment Operator
In the Navy: Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Fuels); Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Fuels; Aviation Fuels Below Deck Operations Technician; Aviation Fuels Flight Deck Operations Technician; Aviation Fuels Shore Base Operations Technician; Aviation Support Equipmentman; Engineering Bulk Fuel System (Shore) Technician; Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical); Machinist's Mate; Machinists Mate, Non-Nuclear, Submarine Auxiliary; Machinists Mate, Nuclear Power
- 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: