Gas Plant Operators


Distribute or process gas for utility companies and others by controlling compressors to maintain specified pressures on main pipelines.
Also called: Gas Controller, Gas Dispatcher, Gas Plant Operator, Plant Operator

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • computers and electronics
    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Visual Understanding
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things
  • see hidden patterns
    Verbal
  • communicate by writing
  • read and understand what is written
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Independence
  • Stress Tolerance

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Operating log software
  • Quorum PGAS
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Electronic mail software
  • Microsoft Outlook

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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