oil refinery control room operator


Oil refinery control room operators perform a range of tasks from the control room of an oil refinery. They monitor the processes through electronic representations shown on monitors, dials, and lights. Control room operators make changes to variables and communicate with other departments to make sure processes keep running smoothly and according to established procedures. They take appropriate actions in case of irregularities or emergencies.

Alternative label

  • control room technician

  • process operator

  • refinery process operator

  • refinery process technician

  • oil refinery control room operators

  • operations supervisor

  • monitoring and control technician

  • supervisor

  • petroleum process operator

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


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