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12 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Sailors and Marine Oilers.

  • Attach hoses and operate pumps to transfer substances to and from liquid cargo tanks.
53-7071.00 Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
  • Respond to problems by adjusting control room equipment or instructing other personnel to adjust equipment at problem locations or in other control areas.
  • Adjust valves and equipment to obtain specified performance.
  • Move controls and turn valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Operate power-driven pumps that transfer liquids, semi-liquids, gases, or powdered materials.
  • Turn knobs or switches to regulate pressures.
  • Connect pipelines between pumps and containers that are being filled or emptied.
53-7073.00 Wellhead Pumpers
  • Start compressor engines and divert oil from storage tanks into compressor units and auxiliary equipment to recover natural gas from oil.
  • Operate engines and pumps to shut off wells according to production schedules, and to switch flow of oil into storage tanks.
  • Open valves to return compressed gas to bottoms of specified wells to repressurize them and force oil to surface.
  • Attach pumps and hoses to wellheads.
  • Control pumping and blending equipment to acidize, cement, or fracture gas or oil wells and permeable rock formations.
53-7072.00 Pump Operators, Except Wellhead Pumpers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Turn valves and start pumps to start or regulate flows of substances such as gases, liquids, slurries, or powdered materials.
  • Connect hoses and pipelines to pumps and vessels prior to material transfer, using hand tools.
  • Pump two or more materials into one tank to blend mixtures.
53-7061.00 Cleaners of Vehicles and Equipment
  • Turn valves or handles on equipment to regulate pressure or flow of water, air, steam, or abrasives from sprayer nozzles.
  • Turn valves or disconnect hoses to eliminate water, cleaning solutions, or vapors from machinery or tanks.
  • Connect hoses or lines to pumps or other equipment.
53-7121.00 Tank Car, Truck, and Ship Loaders
  • Start pumps and adjust valves or cables to regulate the flow of products to vessels, using knowledge of loading procedures.
  • Unload cars containing liquids by connecting hoses to outlet plugs and pumping compressed air into cars to force liquids into storage tanks.
53-7011.00 Conveyor Operators and Tenders
  • Manipulate controls, levers, and valves to start pumps, auxiliary equipment, or conveyors, and to adjust equipment positions, speeds, timing, and material flows.
  • Move, assemble, and connect hoses or nozzles to material hoppers, storage tanks, conveyor sections or chutes, and pumps.
53-7031.00 Dredge Operators
  • Pump water to clear machinery pipelines.
  • Direct or assist workers placing shore anchors and cables, laying additional pipes from dredges to shore, and pumping water from pontoons.
53-6031.00 Automotive and Watercraft Service Attendants
  • Activate fuel pumps and fill fuel tanks of vehicles with gasoline or diesel fuel to specified levels.
53-5031.00 Ship Engineers
  • Operate or maintain off-loading liquid pumps or valves.
53-6011.00 Bridge and Lock Tenders
  • Turn valves to increase or decrease water levels in locks.
53-4021.00 Railroad Brake, Signal, and Switch Operators
  • Connect air hoses to cars, using wrenches.
53-4013.00 Rail Yard Engineers, Dinkey Operators, and Hostlers
  • Couple and uncouple air hoses and electrical connections between cars.