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Blender Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Control equipment to blend straight run or natural gasoline with chemicals, tetra-ethyl leads, and light distillates of crude oil to produce commercial fuel, according to formula
  • Read blending schedules to define specified components quantities to be blended
  • Turn controls to open valves starts pumps or notifies Still-Pump Operator petrol
  • refin. to transfer gasoline to blending tanks
  • Compute amount of additives or sets weighing machine that automatically weighs quantities of additives in ratio to quantity of gasoline
  • Turn handwheels to open valves and spray jets to admit circulate specified quantities of gasolines, additives, and chemicals in mixing tanks
  • Move controls of pumps, agitators, and mixers to blend mixture mechanically or with air agitation
  • Observe temperature gauges and turns valves to regulate maintain specified temperature in tanks
  • Draw sample of mixture for laboratory analysis
  • Repeat blending process as required by laboratory recommendations, or starts pumps to draw off blended gasoline to storage tanks or leading racks
  • Open valves to draw off chemical lead residue
  • Record quantity blended materials used
  • May lubricate, adjust, and repair pumps, agitators, and mixers
  • May test products [Tester petrol
  • May operate control panels utilizing electronic computers controls, to blend products in pipelines inline blending
  • May be designated according to type of additive as Ethyl Blender petrol
  • May blend asphalt with petroleum products to improve their quality, viscosity, and performance be designated Asphalt Blender petrol

Chief Operator Hydroformer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Supervise coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating superfractionation towers, absorbers, stabilizers, rerun towers, naphtha-desulfurizing units, caustic-wash units, separators, catalytic reactors, furnaces, stripper towers, and auxiliary equipment, like pumps, engines, and compressors to separate light naphtha blends from crude naphtha, compound hydroformates from light naphtha, and extract products, like benzene, toluene, and xylene from hydroformates
  • Coordinate operation of various units in system, according to run sheets, test books, order books, logbooks, gauge sheets and pumping reports
  • Observe recording-instrument charts, flowmeters and gauges to verify specified temperatures, pressures, flow rates and liquid levels
  • Correlate instrument readings tesst results to diagnose process malfunctions
  • Inspect equipment and cathodic-protection system to detect defects malfunctions, like excessive wear, overheating, and leaks
  • Direct workers in spraying catalyst beds with steam to regenerate catalyst
  • Train workers in procedures for correcting malfunctions in equipment
  • Prepare bills of lading and manifests, inspects tank cars and tank trucks for cleanliness, and directs loading of cars trucks to ship product
  • May be designated according to product as Supervisor, Benzene-Refining petrol
  • Perform other duties as described under Supervisor any industry Master Title.

Clay Burner Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend clay roasting kilns and auxiliary equipment in which clay, used as filter in treating oil, is cleaned treated for reuse
  • Adjust temperature of rotary kilns in which clay is roasted, by regulating valves controlling gas or oil air supply
  • Start, stops and regulates speed of conveyors elevators by which used clay is charged into kilns from storage bins
  • Fire oil-burning or gas-burning steam heater to supply steam for treating clay before it is dumped from filters
  • Check weight per cubic foot of clay to define whether it conforms to requirements, using spring balance
  • Clean lumps of fused clay from screens at outlet of kilns
  • Oils greases equipment.

Clay Roaster Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend clay roasting kilns and auxiliary equipment in which clay, used as filter in treating oil, is cleaned treated for reuse
  • Adjust temperature of rotary kilns in which clay is roasted, by regulating valves controlling gas or oil air supply
  • Start, stops and regulates speed of conveyors elevators by which used clay is charged into kilns from storage bins
  • Fire oil-burning or gas-burning steam heater to supply steam for treating clay before it is dumped from filters
  • Check weight per cubic foot of clay to define whether it conforms to requirements, using spring balance
  • Clean lumps of fused clay from screens at outlet of kilns
  • Oils greases equipment.

Compounder Helper Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assist Compounder petrol
  • refin. in blending oils
  • Gauge supply of oil in tanks
  • Segregate dumps barrels of oil into respective tanks
  • Take samples of blended oil to laboratory for analysis
  • Load unloads tank cars [Loader any industry I]
  • Perform other duties as described under Helper any industry Master Title.

Construction and maintenance Inspector Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Inspect petroleum-dispensing equipment machinery at wholesale distributing plants of refinery for defects
  • Operate air-elimination pumping equipment to detect malfunctions
  • Pump petroleum from storage tanks into calibrated cans or tests tank trucks to verify accuracy of recording meters
  • Compile reports of inspection data.

Continuous naphtha treating Plant Lead Recoverer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend centrifuge machine to separate lead compound, used in treating gasoline, from treating solution
  • Start pumps to force treating solution into cylinder of centrifuge
  • Start machine allows cylinder to revolve until cake of lead compound has separated from solution
  • Stop machine, if batch-type centrifuge is used, and scrapes cake from cylinder into barrel, or if continuous-type centrifuge is used, starts steam pumps to force cake liquid from cylinder into tanks as separation progresses.

Control panel Operator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Operate control panel to regulate temperature, pressure, rate of flow, and tank level in petroleum refining, processing, and treating units petro-chemical units, according to process schedules
  • Observe instruments and meters to verify specified conditions records readings
  • Move & adjusts dials, switches, valves and levers on control panel to regulate coordinate process variables, like flows, temperatures, pressures, vacuum, time, catalyst and chemicals as specified
  • Report malfunctioning equipment to Refinery Operator petrol
  • Record results of laboratory analyses
  • May test products for chemical characteristics color, or send them to laboratory for analysis
  • May change recording charts ink pens [Chart Changer clerical ]
  • May operate auxiliary equipment to assist in distilling or treating operations
  • May lubricate equipment
  • May be designated according to type of unit or process as Control-Panel Operator, Cracking Unit petrol
  • refin. , Control-Panel Operator, Crude Unit petrol
  • refin. , Control-Panel Operator, Polymerization Unit petrol
  • refin. , Control Panel Operator, Solvent-Treating Unit petrol

Crude Tester Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Test and analyzes samples of crude oil and petroleum products during processing stages, using laboratory apparatus, testing equipment, and following standard test procedures to define physical and chemical properties ensure products meet quality control standards
  • Test samples of crude and blended oils, gases, asphalts and pressure distillates to define characteristics, like boiling, vapor, freeze, condensation, flash & aniline points, viscosity, specific gravity, penetration, doctor solution, distillation and corrosion, using test laboratory equipment, such as hydrometers, fractionators, distillation apparatus and analytical scales
  • Analyze content of products for defining presence of gases, like propane, iso-butane, butane, iso-pentane and ethene
  • Determine hydrocarbon composition of gasolines, blending stocks gases, using fractional distillation equipment, gas chromatography, and mass spectrometer
  • Operate fractionation column to separate crude oil into oils with different boiling points to define their properties
  • Analyze composition of products to define quantitative presence of gum, sulfur, aromatics, olefins, water, and sediment
  • Compare color of liquid product with charts to define processing factors measurable by color
  • May test air water samples to detect industrial pollutants.

Drum Chainer Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Clean rust, scale, and other residue from interiors of empty steel drums, using one of following methods
  • 1 Inserts lighted rod through bunghole of drum to inspect drum interior for rust or residue and selects chain of length weight required to clean drum
  • Thread one end of chain through bunghole into drum, secures other end of chain to drum, using wire and positions drum on power roller device
  • Depress button to start rollers that tumble drum until chain dislodges matter
  • 2 Inserts steam nozzle into drum, pushes control to activate steam, and shakes nozzle about inside of drum to dislodge residue with blasts of steam
  • Draw out loose materials, using vacuum
  • Dry steam condensate, using warm-air hose.


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