Pump Operators


Tend, control, or operate power-driven, stationary, or portable pumps and manifold systems to transfer gases, oil, other liquids, slurries, or powdered materials to and from various vessels and processes.
Also called: Day Light Relief Operator, Outside Operator, Pipeline Operator, Pumper

Knowledge:

    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
  • computers and electronics
    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

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:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Controlled Movement
  • quickly change the controls of a machine, car, truck or boat
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
    Hand and Finger Use
  • hold or move items with your hands
  • keep your arm or hand steady
    Visual Understanding
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Dependability
  • Cooperation
  • Self Control
  • Adaptability/Flexibility
  • Attention to Detail

Technology:

    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Facilities management software
  • Computerized maintenance management system CMMS
    Office suite software
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
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