Will “Liquid Natural Gas Plant Operator” be Replaced By Robots? 🤔
91% Chance of Automation
“Liquid Natural Gas Plant Operator” will probably be replaced by robots.
This job is ranked #549 out of #702, where higher means less likely to be replaced.
Operate steam, gas, electric motor, or internal combustion engine driven compressors. Transmit, compress, or recover gases, such as butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 53-7071.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 59,620.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 28.00
- Currently, there are 3,890 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators”.
Also Known As…
- Gas Compressor and Gas Pumping Station Operators
- Terminal Operator
- Production Technician
- Plant Operator
- Pipeline Technician
- Pipeline Systems Operator
- Liquefied Natural Gas Plant Operator (LNG Plant Operator)
- Field Operator
- Compressor Station Operator
- Compressor Operator
- Wireline Field Operator
- Station Engineer
- Plant Manager
- Operation Specialist
- Oil and Gas Operator
- High Pressure Compressed Gas Filler
- Gas Transfer Operator
- Gas Storage Operator
- Gas Storage Field Journeyman
- Gas Pumping Station Operator
- Gas Plant Operator
- Gas Operator
- Gas Engineer
- Gas Cylinder Processor
- Gas Compressor Operator
- Gas Booster Engineer
- Fill Plant Operator
- Corrosion Technician
- Compressor Technician
- Compressor Engineer
- Butane Compressor Operator
- Butadiene Compressor Operator
- Acetylene Plant Technician
- Acetylene Gas Compressor
Tasks for “Liquid Natural Gas Plant Operator”
- Move controls and turn valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment.
- Clean, lubricate, and adjust equipment, and replace filters and gaskets, using hand tools.
- Operate power-driven pumps that transfer liquids, semi-liquids, gases, or powdered materials.
- Maintain each station by performing general housekeeping duties such as painting, washing, and cleaning.
- Adjust valves and equipment to obtain specified performance.
- Respond to problems by adjusting control room equipment or instructing other personnel to adjust equipment at problem locations or in other control areas.
- Take samples of gases and conduct chemical tests to determine gas quality and sulfur or moisture content, or send samples to laboratories for analysis.
- Monitor meters and pressure gauges to determine consumption rate variations, temperatures, and pressures.
- Turn knobs or switches to regulate pressures.
- Submit daily reports on facility operations.
- Record instrument readings and operational changes in operating logs.
- Read gas meters, and maintain records of the amounts of gas received and dispensed from holders.
- Connect pipelines between pumps and containers that are being filled or emptied.
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