Operate processing equipment andlog equipment checks to follow standard operating procedures andoptimizing plant efficiencies.
Regulatevalves, compressors, pumps and auxiliary equipment to directproduct flow.
Support smooth crush plantrunning by coordinating with plant management.
Analyze specifications and control petroleum refining andprocessing units operations to produce lubricating oils and fuelthrough distillation, absorption, extraction, catalytic cracking,isomerization, coking and alkylation.
Testliquids and gases for chemical characteristics andcolor.
Inspect and adjust damper controls,heaters and furnaces.
Visit unit to verifyefficient operating conditions.
Readtemperature in pressure gauges and flowmeters, record readings andcompile in records.
Inspect equipment todetermine nature and location of malfunction like faulty valves,breakages and leaks.
Clean processingunits’ interior by circulating solvent andchemicals.
Determine malfunctioning unitsthrough meters and gauges or lights and horn sounds.
Set knobs, switches, levers, valves and index arms tocontrol process variables like vacuum, time, catalyst, temperatureand flows.
Read processing schedules, operatelogs, test oil sample results and identify equipment controlschanges to produce specified product quantity andquality.
Comply with best practices, standardoperating procedures and develop and maintain continuousimprovement efforts.
Control processingunits’ activities.