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CODE: 950.382-014Buy the DOT:Download
TITLE(s): GAS-COMPRESSOR OPERATOR (any industry) alternate titles: gas-lift engineer

Operates steam or internal combustion engines to transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas in various production processes: Moves controls and turns valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment. Monitors meters, gauges, and recording instrument charts to ensure specified temperature, pressure, and flow of gas through system. Observes operation of equipment to detect malfunctions. Records instrument readings and operational changes in operating log. May operate purification tanks (scrubbers) to purify air or byproduct gases. May tend pumps to mix specified amounts of acids and caustics with water for use in purifying gases. May perform minor repairs on equipment, using handtools. May conduct chemical tests to determine sulfur or moisture content in gas. May be designated according to type of gas compressed or recovered as Butadiene-Compressor Operator (chemical); Butane-Compressor Operator (petrol. refin.); Ethylene-Compressor Operator (chemical). May operate equipment to control transmission of natural gas through pipelines and be designated Compressor-Station Engineer (pipe lines).
GOE: 05.06.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 97921 Gas Compressor Operators

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CODE: 950.382-014 Buy the DOT:Download TITLE(s): GAS-COMPRESSOR OPERATOR (any industry) alternate titles: gas-lift engineer

Operates steam or internal combustion engines to transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas in various production processes: Moves controls and turns valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment. Monitors meters, gauges, and recording instrument charts to ensure specified temperature, pressure, and flow of gas through system. Observes operation of equipment to detect malfunctions. Records instrument readings and operational changes in operating log. May operate purification tanks (scrubbers) to purify air or byproduct gases. May tend pumps to mix specified amounts of acids and caustics with water for use in purifying gases. May perform minor repairs on equipment, using handtools. May conduct chemical tests to determine sulfur or moisture content in gas. May be designated according to type of gas compressed or recovered as Butadiene-Compressor Operator (chemical); Butane-Compressor Operator (petrol. refin.); Ethylene-Compressor Operator (chemical). May operate equipment to control transmission of natural gas through pipelines and be designated Compressor-Station Engineer (pipe lines).
GOE: 05.06.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77
ONET CROSSWALK: 97921 Gas Compressor Operators


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