Profession cylinder filler

Cylinder fillers operate and maintain the equipment and containers used to fill cylinders with gases in liquefied or compressed state.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional


  • Mathematics

    Mathematics is the study of topics such as quantity, structure, space, and change. It involves the identification of patterns and formulating new conjectures based on them. Mathematicians strive to prove the truth or falsity of these conjectures. There are many fields of mathematics, some of which are widely used for practical applications.


  • Record cylinders information

    Record for each cylinder the information related to weight, number and type of gas that is contained.

  • Adjust cylinder valves

    Adjust the tension on the cylinder valves or change the valves with torque wrench.

  • Maneuver cylinders

    Maneuver the cylinders by rolling them onto the platform scale or positioning them on the racks, manually or using a chain hoist.

  • Check quality of raw materials

    Check the quality of basic materials used for the production of semi-finished and finished goods by assessing some of its characteristics and, if needed, select samples to be analysed.

  • Inspect cylinders

    Inspect the cylinders for leaks by brushing or spraying chemical solutions.

  • Fill cylinders

    Fill cylinders setting the pressure gauge according to specifications and listening for the buzzer which announces that the filling is complete.

  • Adhere to standard procedures

    Adhere to and follow the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).

  • Ensure health, safety and security measures

    Take responsibility for health, safety and security measures in the workplace including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate. Apply health and safety standards. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures.

  • Connect cylinders lines

    Connect the lines between cylinders and manifold by using wrench.

Optional knowledge and skills

operate pumping equipment ensure correct gas pressure hazardous waste storage test gas purity unload equipment use testing equipment operate forklift perform loading and unloading operations load equipment good manufacturing practices maintain test equipment set up generators handle residual gases

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