Petroleum and natural gas refining plant operators

Role Responsibilities

  • Operating electronic or computerized control panel from a central control room to monitor and optimize physical and chemical processes for several processing units
  • Adjusting equipment, valves, pumps, controls and process equipment
  • Controlling process start-up and shut-down, troubleshooting and monitoring outside process equipment
  • Verifying equipment for malfunctions, testing well pipes for leaks and fractures and arranging for maintenance
  • Analyzing sample products, performing tests, recording data and writing production logs

    Skill level