Ammonia Compressor Attendant

Gas Compressor Driver

Minimum ? 12th and NAC in Millwright Mechanic/Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance

Minimum 1 year of experience required

The tasks an Ammonia Compressor Attendant is expected to perform include:

Operating the ammonia compressor and auxiliary unit for making ice by freezing water

Examining thermometers, pressure gauges and other instruments to ascertain the working condition of the plant

Operating switches, thermostats and other controls to maintain desired temperatures

Opening, closing and adjusting hand valves, associated with the compressor and condenser, to control the rate of suction and discharge of ammonia temperature

Ensuring proper covering of the freezing tank of the plant with saw dust and proper circulation of brine solution around the tank

Measuring the specific gravity of brine (saltwater) periodically

Lowering cans containing water into the freezing tank and covering the lid

Removing cans from the freezing tank after the ice is formed

Separating the ice blocks from the cans after a little thawing

Maintaining the prescribed records of meter readings

Cleaning the equipment and performing other tasks to keep the system in good running order

Repairing and overhauling the plant

Adjusting the specific gravity by adding water, salt or calcium chloride to the solution

Skilled in using the ammonia compressor

Skilled in measuring temperature and pressure using the thermometer and pressure gauge

Ability to prepare the brine solution

Knowledge of measuring specific gravity and adjusting it from time to time

Ability to service the compressor and other equipment and troubleshoot them

Physically fit

Not applicable




Keen observation skills

It is not a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous according to The Factories Act, 1948

For freshers - INR 7,500 to INR 8,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Capital Goods & Manufacturing Sector in India

India's economy is expected to grow at 7.4 per cent in 2014-15 as per a government forecast. Business conditions in the Indian manufacturing sector continued to improve in January 2015 fuelled by an accelerated growth of output, marking the third straight month of expansion on the HSBC Services Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI). The PMI rose to 52.4 points in January 2015 from 51.1 in December 2014. The composite PMI that combines both services and manufacturing sectors rose to 53.3 points in January 2015 from 52.9 in the previous month. India?s manufacturing sector could touch US$ 1 trillion by 2025, according to a report by Mckinsey and Company.

There is potential for the sector to account for 25-30 per cent of the country?s GDP and create up to 90 million domestic jobs by 2025. This will certainly give a boost to the FDI in the country and create many employment opportunities. This will certainly benefit professionals like Ammonia Compressor Attendant.

Ice producing companies

Cities and towns across India

Will be updated

Various private and government institutes across India

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