Operate steam-, gas-, electric motor-, or internal combustion-engine driven compressors. Transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas.
Sample of reported job titles:
Compressor Operator, Compressor Station Operator, Compressor Technician, Fill Plant Operator, Filler, Gas Plant Operator, Liquefied Natural Gas Plant Operator (LNG Plant Operator), Pipeline Technician, Plant Operator, Terminal Operator
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2022 wage data
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