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8153 CHEMICAL-FILTERING- AND SEPARATING-EQUIPMENT OPERATORS
 


    Chemical-filtering- and separating-equipment operators operate and monitor machines and equipment which filter and separate chemicals and related materials.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring equipment in which solutions are forced, under pressure, through a filtering unit;

    (b) operating and monitoring equipment in which solutions are vacuum-drawn through filtering media fitted to a rotating drum;

    (c) operating and monitoring machines which separate substances by centrifugal force;

    (d) operating and monitoring equipment which removes sediment and water from crude oil;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Operator, separator/chemical and related processes

  • Operator, treating equipment/crude oil

  • Filter-press operator, chemical and related materials


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.