Refinery operators

A Reputable Company

Job Summary

Perform duties of Refinery Operators

  • Minimum Qualification: HND
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description

A Reputable Company seeks the services of Refinery Operators

Job Title: Refinery Operators

Job Location: Accra, Greater Accra

Job Description

  • Operate processing equipment and log equipment checks to follow standard operating procedures and optimizing plant efficiencies
  • Regulate valves, compressors, pumps and auxiliary equipment to direct product flow
  • Support smooth crush plant running by coordinating with plant management
  • Analyze specifications and control petroleum refining and processing units operations to produce lubricating oils and fuel through distillation, absorption, extraction, catalytic cracking, isomerization, coking and alkylation
  • Test liquids and gases for chemical characteristics and color
  • Inspect and adjust damper controls, heaters and furnaces
  • Visit unit to verify efficient operating conditions
  • Read temperature in pressure gauges and flowmeters, record readings and compile in records
  • Inspect equipment to determine nature and location of malfunction like faulty valves, breakages and leaks
  • Clean processing units’ interior by circulating solvent and chemicals
  • Determine malfunctioning units through meters and gauges or lights and horn sounds
  • Set knobs, switches, levers, valves and index arms to control process variables like vacuum, time, catalyst, temperature and flows.
  • Read processing schedules, operate logs, test oil sample results and identify equipment controls changes to produce specified product quantity and quality
  • Comply with best practices, standard operating procedures and develop and maintain continuous improvement efforts
  • Control processing units’ activities

Qualification and Requirements

  • A minimum of HND is required
  • At least 2-4 years of experience in similar role 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and highly safety-conscious

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