Brine Well Operator
Tend pumps to maintain brine wells at specified levels.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Brine Well Operators do?
Tends pumps to maintain brine wells at specified levels to ensure adequate salt supply for chemical processes: Turns valves and monitors gauges and water-pressure recorders to maintain level and brine strength of wells within prescribed limits, and to reverse flow of flush wells as directed. Determines specific gravity of salt water in wells, using hydrometer. Determines iodine content of brine, using standard titration test. Monitors automatic pump operation and inspects water supply system to detect broken or frozen lines, stoppages, and leaks. Records brine strength and pressure in system for operating log.
Should I be a Brine Well Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Calm Under Pressure:
You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
Also known as:
Blend Plant Operator, Pipeline Dispatch Operator, Pipeline Operator, Pump Operator, Brine Well
How to become a Brine Well Operator
Most Brine Well Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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