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Working As An Unit Operator

  • Controlling Machines and Processes
  • Handling and Moving Objects
  • Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material
  • Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings
  • Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events
  • $27,080

    Average Salary

What Does An Unit Operator Do At Teknor Apex

* Must read and follow laboratory-testing procedures.
* Observing any discrepancies in testing results, procedures, calibration, etc.
* Must document test results accurate and generate Certificate of Analysis (COA) from the test results.
* Shifts available: 2nd and 3rd Shift
* High School diploma or GED .
* Adhere to Safety Procedures.
* Good communications skills and interpret verbal instructions.
* Ability to perform basic math or use of a calculator.
* Maintain consistent quality using visual techniques and statistical process control

What Does An Unit Operator Do At Key Energy Services

* Driving truck with a total capacity in excess of 3 tons
* Operating high-pressure pump and burner for heating fluids, using controls such as levers, pedals and buttons
* Operating high-pressure pump to circulate hot oil or water down flowlines, tubing and casing to melt and remove paraffin build-up
* Operating high-pressure pump to test the integrity of tubing and casing
* Observing equipment gauges and indicators and hand signals to monitor job activities and conditions
* Carrying and laying out hoses and joints of pipe from the truck to the wellhead or battery
* Connecting and disconnecting hoses and joints of pipe using hand tools
* Following safe operating procedures according to specifications of jobs and equipment specifications of loads and equipment
* Repairing, maintaining and adjusting equipment, often using hand tools

What Does An Unit Operator Do At Turner Construction Company

* Set-up, coordinate, and evaluate the financial administration, general conditions budgeting, and certain tax reporting for the project.
* Responsible for project assets with respect to insurance and tax requirements, including managing the process.
* Evaluate and manage project cash position with respect to net assets, liabilities, and unfunded work in place.
* Communicate cash position risk issues, including those with respect to unapproved and unfunded change order work in place.
* Implement, and maintain internal control safeguards for the project.
* Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses, and information reports for the project.
* Set up, lead, oversee and implement procedures to insure contractual requirements with respect to all financial aspects are followed by all project participants including preconstruction billings, non reimbursable projections and analysis’s, proper fee billings, and financial contingency reporting.
* Investigate and resolve financial issues on behalf of Turner.
* Coordinate and communicate with owners/architects/vendors in connection with resolving financial disputes and with respect to accounts payable, and accounts receivable issues.
* Ensure project ledger is maintained in accordance with standards of GAAP.
* Analyze and maintain project accounting records.
* Oversee and coordinate monthly billing process to owner.
* Manage approval process and compliance of subcontractor billings.
* Advise on various accounts analysis and reconciliation.
* Manage project closeout process with integrated project management team and make decisions relating to changes and back-charges in the close-out.
* Manage the A/P and A/R functions.
* Set up processes to manage employee expense reports, petty cash accounts, and miscellaneous general expense

What Does An Unit Operator Do At Lehigh Hanson

* Safety
* Perform a daily walk-around equipment inspection and fill out inspection form pre- and post-shift
* Observe all safety precautions and rules specified by federal, state, and company regulations
* Report unsafe conditions
* Report accidents or incidents immediately
* Operations
* Operate the haul truck to transport rock products from plant to stockpile as directed
* Utilize equipment in a manner to maximize productivity and minimize wear and down time
* Operate an 8000 gallon Water Truck to maintain dust control
* Work in all areas of the plant as needed
* Report mechanical or maintenance issues with equipment

What Does An Unit Operator Do At Weatherford

* Prepare and keep accurate paperwork on delivery tickets, job reports, time sheets, and other similar administrative forms.
* Communicate with internal and external customers.
* Keep accurate paperwork of tools and operations run on the job site.
* Advise customers on the proper procedures to perform a reverse unit operation and may supervise the operation.
* Promote sales of reverse unit services.
* Maintain, repair, and operate pumps, tanks, swivels, and other equipment assigned by the supervisor.
* Use pumps to keep wells under control.
* Available on a 24 hour basis to respond to customer needs.
* Maintain and operate company vehicles.
* Go to customer well site and operate various types of pumps, swivels, and steel mud tanks.
* Must be able to maintain an accurate pipe tally.
* Must be able to maintain good working relationship s with customers.
* Will be responsible for maintaining all equipment assigned or not

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Unit Operator Career Paths

Unit Operator
Operation Supervisor General Manager
Area Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Service Director Director Of Food And Beverage
Assistant General Manager
5 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager Account Executive Sales Manager
Branch Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Operations Manager General Manager
Business Manager
7 Yearsyrs
General Manager Technician Engineer
Chief Engineer
10 Yearsyrs
Registered Nurse Staff Nurse Program Manager
Chief Operating Officer
11 Yearsyrs
Technician Engineer Project Engineer
Construction Manager
10 Yearsyrs
Operation Supervisor Operations Manager General Manager
District Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Heavy Equipment Operator Delivery Driver Maintenance Technician
Facilities Manager
8 Yearsyrs
Operator Technician Service Manager
General Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Operator Operation Supervisor
Logistics Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Heavy Equipment Operator Truck Driver Driver
Operation Supervisor
5 Yearsyrs
Registered Nurse Case Manager Program Manager
Operations Director
9 Yearsyrs
Operator Foreman Technician
Operations Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Control Room Operator Operation Supervisor Operations Manager
Plant Manager
11 Yearsyrs
Control Room Operator Maintenance Technician Production Supervisor
Production Manager
6 Yearsyrs
Technician Maintenance Technician
Production Supervisor
7 Yearsyrs
Security Officer Operations Manager Distribution Center Manager
Shipping Manager
5 Yearsyrs
General Manager Account Manager Operations Manager
Site Manager
7 Yearsyrs
Program Manager Technical Director Production Manager
Warehouse Manager
5 Yearsyrs
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Unit Operator Demographics


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  • Female

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  • White

  • Hispanic or Latino

  • Asian

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  • Black or African American

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Languages Spoken

  • Spanish

  • French

  • Chinese

  • Japanese

  • Mandarin

  • Swedish

  • Portuguese

  • Irish

  • Kurdish

  • Norwegian

  • Urdu

  • Danish

  • Korean

  • Arabic

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Top Unit Operator Skills

  1. Unit Operations
  2. Safety Procedures
  3. Product Quality
You can check out examples of real life uses of top skills on resumes here:
  • Monitored process variables for safe unit operations.
  • Supervised Contract employees during outage operations to ensure proper operation of equipment, as well as following safety procedures.
  • Worked in a variety of positions, from Maintenance to Process Unit operation to Product quality control and movement.
  • Participate in safety audits and programs and provide emergency response when required.
  • Operated power generating equipment, including boilers and turbines.

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