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8163 INCINERATOR, WATER-TREATMENT AND RELATED PLANT OPERATORS
 


    Incinerator, water-treatment and related plant operators operate and monitor various types of plant, such as incinerators, water treatment plant, air and gas compressors, pumping stations, refrigeration or heating and ventilation systems.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring incinerator machinery and equipment which burn garbage or other waste materials;

    (b) operating and monitoring machinery and equipment which purify and clarify water for human consumption or use and later disposal into natural water systems;

    (c) operating and monitoring air and gas compressors';

    (d) operating and monitoring pumping stations for transferring liquids, gases, semi-liquids and powdered substances from one location to another;

    (e) operating and monitoring refrigeration systems for cool or cold storage, or industrial processes;

    (f) operating and monitoring heating and ventilation systems ;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Operator, incinerator/refuse disposal

  • Operator, pumping-station/water

  • Operator, water purification plant


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.