Also called: Outside Operator, Pipeline Operator, Pumper, Tank Farm Operator
In the Air Force: Fuels; Fuels Craftsman; Fuels Manager; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Apprentice, KC-46; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Craftsman, KC-135; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman; In-Flight Refueling Specialist Journeyman, KC-46; Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance Apprentice; Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance Helper; Water and Fuel Systems Maintenance Journeyman, Fuel Systems Maintenance
In the Army: Petroleum Supply Specialist; Petroleum Systems Technician; Quartermaster and Chemical Equipment Repairer; Unit Supply Specialist; Water Treatment Specialist; Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic
In the Coast Guard: Damage Controlman; Machinery Technician; Marine Safety Specialist Engineer; Naval Engineering Specialty
In the Marine Corps: Bulk Fuel Specialist; Cryogenics Equipment Operator; Petroleum Quality Assurance and Additization Specialist; Water Support Technician
In the Navy: Aircraft Fueling Officer; Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Fuels; Aviation Fuels Below Deck Operations Technician; Aviation Fuels Shore Base Operations Technician; CG Smart Ship Engineering Control System Equipment (ECSE) Mechanical Operator and Maintenance Technician; Damage Controlman; Electromagnetic Aircraft Launching System (EMALS) Operator/Maintainer; Gas Turbine System Technician (Mechanical); Machinist's Mate, Nuclear Power; Machinists Mate, Non-Nuclear, Submarine Auxiliary
- 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.
- Plan movement of products through lines to processing, storage, and shipping units, using knowledge of interconnections and capacities of pipelines, valve manifolds, pumps, and tankage.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
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