Valve Operator

Pump Equipment Inspector

Minimum Bachelor of engineering

At least 3-4 years of relevant work experience

The tasks a Pump Station Operator, Waterworks is expected to perform include:

Operating electric, diesel, gas or automated pumping equipment to pump and route petroleum products through pipelines at main-line or terminal station according to instructions and destination

Turning the valves and starting the engines to pump oil through station

Reading the flow and pressure meters, turning the valves to vary pumping rate and line pressure, according to specifications

Turning the handwheel to open or close the pipeline valves to direct flow of oil to storage tanks according to grade

Directing the flow of oil through station and along pipeline, according to destination

Proficient in switching oil to alternative pipelines to prevent contamination between grades

Knowledge of inspecting pumping equipment to detect malfunctioning and leaks

Well-versed in lubricating machinery, and repairing and adjusting pumps and equipments using handtools

Adept with recording the pressure, temperature, and flow rates

Proficient in maintaining records of oil stock and oil receipts

Knowledge of operating equipment to treat and process raw water

Knowledge of testing water for chlorine content, alkalinity, acidity, or turbidity

Eye for detail

Good hand eye co-ordination

Good observation skills

Diligent and hardworking

Good motor skills

Good numerical and analytical skills

Physically fit

Ability to follow instructions

It needs one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job

Part-time work and contractual jobs are maybe available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Water plants usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours every day. This may vary from one plant to plant

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

The job is listed as mildly hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazard includes respiratory problems, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, lung cancer, chronic cough, wheezing, breathlessness, etc.

Health risk includes exposure to diesel and petrol fumes, volatile organic compounds, sulphur dioxide, solvent gasoline, organic and inorganic substances, etc.

For freshers - INR 6,000 to INR 8,000 per month

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 9,000 to INR 12,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

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Overview of Water Supply, Sewerage; Waste Management & Remediation Activities Sector

Rapid industrialization and population explosion in India has led to the migration of people from villages to cities, which generate thousands of tons of MSW daily. The MSW amount is expected to increase significantly in the near future as the country strives to attain an industrialized nation status by the year 2020. The management of MSW requires proper infrastructure, maintenance and upgrade for all activities. The composition and the quantity of MSW generated form the basis on which the management system needs to be planned, designed and operated. The quantity of MSW generated depends on a number of factors such as food habits, standard of living, degree of commercial activities and seasons.

Growth Estimates and Latest Trends of Water Supply, Sewerage; Waste Management & Remediation Activities Sector in India

The two leading innovative mechanisms of waste disposal being adopted in India include composting (aerobic composting and vermin-composting) and waste to energy (WTE). WTE projects for disposal of MSW are a relatively new concept in India. Incineration is the process of control and complete combustion, for burning solid wastes. It leads to energy recovery and destruction of toxic wastes. The main purpose of the refuse derived fuel (RDF) method is to produce an improved solid fuel or pellets from MSW. In India, many RDF plants are in operation at

Hyderabad, Guntur and Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh State. Gasification?combustion seems to be promising as it can reduce pollution and increase heat recovery. RDF is another promising technology, which is going to be used for producing power. All these factors put together is only going to increase the job opportunities across towns and cities in India.

Water plants across India

Towns and cities across India