Gas Plant Operators

Gas Plant Operators

Distribute or process gas for utility companies and others by controlling compressors to maintain specified pressures on main pipelines.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Analytical Thinking * Independence * Stress Tolerance * Cooperation * Adaptability/Flexibility * Initiative * Self Control

Representative Tasks * Monitor equipment functioning, observe temperature, level, and flow gauges, and perform regular unit checks to ensure that all equipment is operating as it should. * Record, review, and compile operations records, test results, and gauge readings such as temperatures, pressures, concentrations, and flows. * Adjust temperature, pressure, vacuum, level, flow rate, or transfer of gas to maintain processes at required levels or to correct problems.


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

Job Family Production

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