pump operator


Pump operators assist firefighting operations by controlling the pumps which supply water and other substances for extinguishing fires. They ensure the substance is delivered in the right amount and under the correct  pressure through the firehose.

Alternative label

  • firewoman, pump operator

  • fire fighter

  • fire engine pump operator

  • firefighter

  • firefighter, pump operator

  • fireman, pump operator

  • fire fighter, pump operator

  • fireman

  • fire appliance pump operator

  • firewoman

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


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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