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Continuous Still Operator, Petroleum

Aliases: Petroleum Still Operator, Stillman Petroleum

Industry/Sector(s): Hydrocarbon


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks a Continuous Still Operator, Petroleum is expected to perform include:
  • Operating one or more continuous stills for distilling or refining crude oil to obtain fuel gas, gasoline, kerosene, diesel oil, lubricating oil, wax, bitumen, etc.
  • Reading processed schedules, operating logs, test results of oil samples, etc.
  • Recommending changes in equipment controls required to produce specified quantity and quality of product to laboratory
  • Moving and setting controls, such as knobs, valves, switches, levers, adjusting index arms on control panels, etc.
  • Maintaining and co-ordinating process variables, such as flows, temperatures, pressures, vacuum, time, catalyst, and chemicals, by automatic regulation
  • Controlling regulation of processing units, such as heaters, furnaces, compressors, exchangers, recharges, etc.
  • Moving controls to regulate valves, pumps, compressors, regulating valves, pumps, compressors, and auxiliary equipment to direct flow of product
  • Reading temperature and pressure gauges and flow meters, and recording readings
  • Compiling operating records, testing products for specific gravity and observing their colour
  • Determining whether processing is being carried out properly and supervising workers who assist in operation of still
  • Making minor adjustments to equipment, and shutting down still for cleaning and opening it up again
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It requires one to be on their toes
  • May need to handle a team
  • Local travelling is not a part of this job role
  • Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Factories usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from factory to factory
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2

Minimum – Bachelor of Science in Chemistry

KEY COMPETENCIES 
  • Ability to ensure operation of processing units to produce fuel, kerosene, gasoline, and oils
  • Knowledge of controlling units by remote control
  • Well-versed with moving knobs, switches, and levers etc.
  • Proficient in operating heaters, furnaces, compressors, exchangers, reactors, quenchers, stabilizers, fractionators, rechargers, absorbers, strippers, debutanizers, stills, and towers, etc.
  • Knowledge of the safety procedure to be followed at the unit
  • Knowledge of fire oil or gas burning furnace through which oil is run to heat it to processing temperature
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 

Science colleges across India

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
  • http://msme.gov.in/Outcome_Budget-2007-08-SSI.pdf 
  • http://www.dcmsme.gov.in/sido/ktdgi01x.htm 
  • http://msme.gov.in/ssi-ar-eng-2006-07.pdf
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

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CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Coming soon

Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 

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REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 5
  • Oil, gas and petroleum sector across India
  • Environmental consultancies
  • Civil engineering and construction companies
KEYWORDS 
  • Petroleum Still Operator
  • Absorption Plant Operator
  • Purification Operator
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3134.0100 Continuous Still Operator, Petroleum
ISCO 2008 3134 Petroleum and Natural Gas Refining Plant Operators
NIC 2008 19201 Production of liquid and gaseous fuels, illuminating oils, lubricating oils or greases or other products from crude petroleum or bituminous minerals
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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