Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators

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

Key Competencies * Dependability * Stress Tolerance * Integrity * Attention to Detail * Persistence * Achievement/Effort * Independence * Cooperation * Initiative * Concern for Others

Representative Tasks * Monitor meters and pressure gauges to determine consumption rate variations, temperatures, and pressures. * Record instrument readings and operational changes in operating logs. * Respond to problems by adjusting control room equipment or instructing other personnel to adjust equipment at problem locations or in other control areas.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Construction, Government,

Job Family Transportation and Material Moving

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