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Supervisor and Foreman, Petroleum Refining and Related Activities/Operator/Engineering Assistant (Mechanical/Electrical/Civil/Chemical) Related Activities​

Aliases: Petroleum Refining Supervisor, Petroleum Refining Foreman

Industry/Sector(s): Hydrocarbon


JOB DESCRIPTION 1

The tasks a Supervisor and Foreman, Petroleum Refining and Related Activities/Operator/Engineering Assistant (Mechanical/Electrical/Civil/Chemical) Related Activities​ is expected to perform include:

  • Supervising and guiding workers engaged in processing and refining petroleum and its by-products​
  • Ensuring prescribed quality and standard of production
  • Guiding workers in operations, temperature control and upkeep of various plants and equipment used in petroleum refining and manufacture of its by-products
  • Ensuring prescribed quality standards of production of petrol, lubricants and other original products and by-products​​​
  • Arranging for materials, getting samples tested, and making necessary adjustments according to test results
  • Ensuring safety, upkeep and proper utilization and performance of men and material
  • Maintaining records and registers, and submitting returns as prescribed​
WORK ENVIRONMENT 1, 2
  • It requires physical activity
  • Need to handle a team of Junior Engineers
  • 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
  • Organizations usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from organization to organization
  • Shift system may be available
  • Overtime may be required​
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This may vary from organization to organization​

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 4
Preferably, B.Sc. in chemistry
KEY COMPETENCIES 1
  • Competent in handling a large team of workers
  • Knowledge of petroleum products and by-products
  • Competent in petroleum refining processes and procedure
  • Knowledge about equipment used in petroleum refining process
  • Well-versed with the safety practices for plant and workers
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Good communication skills
  • Problem-solving skills
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 
Colleges offering B.Sc. chemistry in India
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

For scholarship and schemes, use further links like:

  • https://scholarships.gov.in/​
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 
http://www.kanpuruniversity.org/SYLLABUS/BSC_Chemistry.pdf​
CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 3

Helper → Technician, Petroleum Refining & Related Activities → Supervisor and Foreman, Petroleum Refining and Related Activities/Operator/Engineering Assistant (Mechanical/Electrical/Civil/Chemical) Related Activities​ → Manager, Petroleum Refining & Related Activities

The progression is indicative

EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For candidates with experience – Rs 22,000 to Rs 35,000 per month

These figures are indicative and subject to change​
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 4

Generally, 3-10 years of experience is required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 4
  • Petroleum refining and natural gas extraction organizations
  • Crude oil extraction organizations
KEYWORDS 
  • Supervisor, Petroleum Refining Activities
  • Foreman, Petroleum Refining Activities
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3122.1400 Supervisor and Foreman, Petroleum Refining and Related Activities/Operator/Engineering Assistant (Mechanical/Electrical/Civil/Chemical) Related Activities
ISCO 2008 3122 Manufacturing Supervisors
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 Not available Not available
NSQF Not available Not available
REFERENCES 
1
National Classification of Occupations Division 3
2
http://www.ccdisabilities.nic.in/page.php?s=reg&t=def&p=list_jobsNew
3http://dget.nic.in/upload/uploadfiles/files/publication/Des-Div-3.pdf
4
https://www.naukri.com/job-listings-O-M-Engineer-Supervisor-Assistants-Co-ordinators-Megha-Engineering-and-Infrastructures-Ltd-andhra-pradesh-1-to-5-years-240916900016?src=jobsearchDesk&sid=14856840792052&xp=10&qp=refinery%20supervisor,%20&srcPage=s
5
http://www.payscale.com/research/IN/Job=Production_Supervisor,_Manufacturing/Salary​
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