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CODE: 542.562-010Buy the DOT:Download
TITLE(s): FURNACE OPERATOR (petrol. refin.)

Controls operation of burners to maintain temperature in furnaces of petroleum-processing units according to specifications: Observes temperature, pressure, and flow gauges to verify operating conditions of units, and records data. Starts furnace and turns valves and switches to increase or decrease flow of fuel oil or gas to burner and still to regulate temperature according to processing schedule. Throws switches to place burner on automatic control. Examines furnace to detect overheating of walls and tubes, and leakage of still bottoms or oil tubes. Observes flame distribution and combustion conditions in furnace, color of burner flame, and gas issuing from stack, and moves air damper control to correct combustion conditions and stop flame impingements. Reports irregularities in operation to REFINERY OPERATOR (petrol. refin.). May remove and clean burners, using handtools, brusher, solvent, or steam. May change recording charts [CHART CHANGER (clerical)].
GOE: 06.02.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 92923 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, or Kettle Operators and Tenders

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CODE: 542.562-010 Buy the DOT:Download TITLE(s): FURNACE OPERATOR (petrol. refin.)

Controls operation of burners to maintain temperature in furnaces of petroleum-processing units according to specifications: Observes temperature, pressure, and flow gauges to verify operating conditions of units, and records data. Starts furnace and turns valves and switches to increase or decrease flow of fuel oil or gas to burner and still to regulate temperature according to processing schedule. Throws switches to place burner on automatic control. Examines furnace to detect overheating of walls and tubes, and leakage of still bottoms or oil tubes. Observes flame distribution and combustion conditions in furnace, color of burner flame, and gas issuing from stack, and moves air damper control to correct combustion conditions and stop flame impingements. Reports irregularities in operation to REFINERY OPERATOR (petrol. refin.). May remove and clean burners, using handtools, brusher, solvent, or steam. May change recording charts [CHART CHANGER (clerical)].
GOE: 06.02.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 92923 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, or Kettle Operators and Tenders


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