Fuel Operator Job Description

Fuel Operator Job Description

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Fuel operator provides basic preventive maintenance on equipment, including refilling fuel and oil daily, checking cooling systems, proper cleaning, and reporting equipment problems or failures to Equipment Manager immediately.

Fuel Operator Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Must be able to perform daily, weekly, and monthly inspections as required by NAVAIR 00-80T-109 for aircraft refueling equipment and facilities
Be knowledgeable of the properties, characteristics and specifications of Navy fuels and be capable of operating and calibrating laboratory equipment, recordkeeping and maintaing laboratory safety procedures
Required to properly perform daily, weekly and monthly inpsections as required by NAVAIR 00-80T-109 for aircraft refueling equipment
Operate & maintain all equipment associated with biomass fuel handling
Perform real-time equipment assessments and perform any necessary corrective action
Operate fuel and/or ash handling equipment which may include wheel loaders, track driven dozers and various machinery in a safe and efficient manner
Perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs on mobile/fuel train equipment routinely and thoroughly
Maintain accurate operational logs on mobile equipment, as required
Clean mobile and fuel yard equipment as required
Perform inspection and maintenance activities on all equipment in accordance with established schedules or as needed

Fuel Operator Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Fuel Operator

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: MRPT, US, HAZWOPPER

Education for Fuel Operator

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the fuel operator job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Education, General Education, Math, Associates, Electronics Technology, Computer, Military, Manufacturing, Department of Education, Mechatronics

Skills for Fuel Operator

Desired skills for fuel operator include:

Petroleum operations and related quality assurance/quality control standards and policies
Adding fluids as needed
Assist in bulk refueling process
Checking refrigerated trailer fluid levels
Clean and detail equipment
Conduct fuel audits
Driving a refueling tanker using specialized computer fuel management equipment to locate trailers for fueling
Equipment
Keeping fuel logs
Refilling the fuel tanker using specialized safety equipment

Desired experience for fuel operator includes:

Reasoning ability- Able to work effectively in a team environment ability to work independently with little supervision
Must possess passport book (not passport card) with at least 12 months of remaining validity AND with at least 4 blank visa/stamp pages remaining
Ability to wear PPE and perform all duties including lifting up to 70 pounds, climbing fuel tanks up to 40 feet high, and climbing on tank trucks
Ability to perform duties in extreme weather conditions (heat, cold, wind, and rain) and work long hours
Completion of a formal course, military or civilian, in refueling technology and/or maintenance
1-3 years’ experience operating fuel distribution systems

Fuel Operator Examples

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Fuel Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a fuel operator. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for fuel operator
  • Perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs on mobile equipment routinely and thoroughly
  • Specific job functions include ceramic pellet grinding and pressing, loading of ceramic pellets into tubing, material movement and tracking, and basic equipment setup, maintenance and cleanup
  • Set-up and operate a variety of production equipment in a nuclear fuel fabrication operation
  • Check and monitor quality and output using precision measuring equipment such as micrometers, indicators, optical comparator, profilometer, and pin gages
  • To undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required within the boiler plant and all ancillary equipment
  • Will be required to obtain samples and test aviation fuel at the Type "C" level, sediment by the Contaminated Fuel Detector (CFD), water by the Hydro-Light Free Water Detector and FSII using the B-2 Kit
  • Is required to be knowledgeable of the properties
  • Required to correlate pressures, temperatures and quantities as readf rom various gauges and meters normally found at the fuel POL facility
  • Required to implement operator maintenance programs and safety programs relating to all aspects of POL facility operation
  • Operate government vehicles
Qualifications for fuel operator
  • Army MOS 92F Petroleum Supply Specialist or equivalent preferred
  • CDL or Host Nation Driver’s License equivalent with HAZMAT endorsement
  • Communicate well with co-workers, government and airfield customers
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by the Lead-person/or Supervisor
  • Able to ascend to the top of tanks to perform gauging or other work
  • Monitor environmental requirements & emissions while maintaining compliance
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Fuel Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a fuel operator. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for fuel operator
  • Performs inspection and maintenance activities on all equipment in accordance with established schedules, or as needed
  • Logs significant activities and events and maintains accurate operational logs on heavy equipment
  • Clean mobile, fuel yard and heavy equipment as required
  • Perform preventive & corrective maintenance
  • Support SPC Fleet by serving on operating review boards and participating in system ownership
  • Perform receiving and required testing for biomass fuel
  • Perform electrical and mechanical maintenance
  • Support Biomass Plant Outages and I&C work
  • Receive, unload, mix, stage, and stack/store fuel in a manner consistent with established fuel handling procedures
  • Reclaim fuel as necessary to support overall plant operation
Qualifications for fuel operator
  • Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 4 years of experience in bulk storage & distribution systems operations, consisting of pipeline receipts & issues, barge & tanker load & offloads, terminal pipe pumping system including pier/wharf facilities, and tanker truck loading rack operations
  • Solid-fuel fuel handling operations and maintenance experience (rolling stock, conveyors, scales, truck unloaders)
  • Must be able to support a 24x7 work schedule including holidays and overtime when necessary
  • Successful completion of the pre-employment testing requirement - MASS - Power Plant Maintenance
  • Must be available for night, overtime, weekend and holiday work as required
  • Perform scale house functions, including, obtaining and labeling fuel samples, as required
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Fuel Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a fuel operator. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for fuel operator
  • The incumbent will be responsible for all stationary and mobile heavy equipment
  • Logs significant activities and events and maintains accurate operational logs on mobile equipment
  • Clean mobile, fuel yard equipment, as required
  • Assist with plant operation and maintenance as required
  • Maintain a safe work environment through job planning and identification and correction of hazards, and adherence to plant safety rules and procedures
  • Inspect fuel deliveries for compliance as outlined in the wood waste procurement and monitoring plan
  • The worker is subject to prolonged, irregular working hours
  • Reclaim fuel as necessary to support fuel yard activities
  • Work is performed in controlled access areas and require satisfactory completion of Special Nuclear Material training
  • Starting rate $17.65/Hour (Progressing to $20.245/Hour in 10months)
Qualifications for fuel operator
  • Experience working with electric and pneumatic tools
  • Previous Washer Experience
  • Capable of performing a number of routine duties involving various procedures which require minor decisions
  • Visual Acuity Requirements Including Color, Depth Perception, & Field of Vision Machine Operator (including inspection) - This is a minimum standard for use with those whose work deals largely with visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, operation of machines (including inspection), using measurement devices, assembly or fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes
  • Prolonged, irregular working hours
  • Grade 12 high school or general equivalency diploma considered an asset
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Fuel Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a fuel operator. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for fuel operator
  • Wear personal protective equipment (e.g., safety glasses, gloves, hats, safety shoes, protective clothing and a half and/or full-face respirator mask*)
  • Operate complex press, grind, mill, slug, roll tumble, lathe, gadolinia dry scrap recycle (GDSR), blending and granulating machinery
  • Accumulate segregated scrap in proper containers for transfer to appropriate reprocessing operations
  • Be responsible for moving various product containers to a variety of process stations and/or storage locations
  • Operate motorized fork trucks, side-loaders, hand trucks, and overhead cranes
  • Perform basic setups, changeovers, and perform minor adjustments to maintain machine tolerances
  • Perform part traceability record keeping, measurement of parts, and packaging produced in the hardware preparation area
  • Be responsible for continuous adherence to all areas of personal, nuclear, and criticality safety regulations and requirements
  • Be accountable for complete accuracy in data input to material inventory control system
  • Maintain records, process control charts, and other documentation as required
Qualifications for fuel operator
  • Ability to pass an air-brakes course
  • One year of related fuel and lubrication truck operating experience is preferred
  • Ensure the fuel and lube routes are covered daily
  • Enter detailed reports on refuelling and lubricating into the preventative and predictive maintenance database prior to the end of each shift
  • Ensure the fuel and lube trucks are serviced as scheduled
  • Perform minor maintenance tasks, as requested
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Fuel Operator Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of fuel operator. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for fuel operator
  • Conduct regular wheel loader and other equipment checks and perform preventative maintenance as required to ensure that equipment is functional and effective
  • Maintain and replenish consumable stores and associated equipment for the Fuel and Wash Facility
  • Interpret operating procedures, temporary operating procedures, and production notices and assure that quality and process instructions are followed
  • Perform duties and tasks related to all safety regulations and procedures and that are necessary to keep facilities, materials, and work area clean and orderly
  • Activities will generally be part of team effort
  • Be responsible for supporting other area operators working same or dependent process
  • Assist in training of personnel new to area / position
  • Achieve qualification / certification on level elements as specified in operating and quality documents
  • Be required to train and certify on at least one process / product inspection disciplines within 12 weeks
  • Unloading of wood from vehicles using the receiving station walking floor
Qualifications for fuel operator
  • Provide cross-shift employee with all relevant information
  • Provide verbal or written reports about maintenance, safety, or environmental issues to the supervisor on a daily basis
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience in a maintenance, manufacturing or production operation, nuclear facility, or equivalent military experience (OR Associate's Degree in associated field (for example, Computer Integrating Machining, Electrical / Electronics Technology, Mechatronics, ))
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. is required
  • Must complete an assessment, including math, reading, the ability to follow detailed instructions and other basic competencies, as part of the selection process
  • Corrected 20/20 vision and color distinction required to complete Quality Control (QC) vision test

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