Purification Operator Helper

Tend gas scrubbing and related equipment that remove impurities from gases.
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Salary Range
$29,000 – $65,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Purification Operator Helpers do?

Tends gas scrubbing and related equipment that removes impurities from gases, as directed by PURIFICATION OPERATOR II: Loads brine saturators and nitrogen-drying columns with lump calcium chloride. Mixes hydrosulfate solutions used in process, according to proportion chart or oral directions. Observes gauges to determine gas pressures throughout system, computes and records drops in pressure, and ascertains from data obtained optimum time to shut down and clean equipment for efficient operation. Draws samples of acids, brine, and gases from equipment units for laboratory analysis and determines specific gravity of brine, using hydrometer. Drains liquid from nitrogen driers. Assists operator in maintaining operating log of gauge and instrument readings.

Should I be a Purification Operator Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Caustic Purification Operator, Emulsification Operator, Oxidation Operator

    How to Become a
    Purification Operator Helper

    Most Purification Operator Helpers 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. Chart?chd=s:9icaaa&chl=no+college+%2885%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,85,85
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