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"Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operator"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate steam, gas, electric motor, or internal combustion engine driven compressors. Transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operator"

1) Adjust valves and equipment to obtain specified performance.

2) Monitor meters and pressure gauges to determine consumption rate variations, temperatures, and pressures.

 

3) Move controls and turn valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment.

4) Operate power-driven pumps that transfer liquids, semi-liquids, gases, or powdered materials.

5) Read gas meters, and maintain records of the amounts of gas received and dispensed from holders.

 

6) Respond to problems by adjusting control room equipment, and/or instructing other personnel to adjust equipment at problem locations or in other control areas.

7) Turn knobs or switches to regulate pressures.

8) Clean, lubricate, and adjust equipment, and replace filters and gaskets, using hand tools.

9) Connect pipelines between pumps and containers that are being filled or emptied.

10) Maintain each station by performing general housekeeping duties such as painting, washing, and cleaning.

11) Record instrument readings and operational changes in operating logs.

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Job Description for "Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operator" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operator"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  NA        SOC:  53-7071.00


 

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