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

Knowledge

  • 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.

Skills

  • Fill cylinders

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

  • Connect cylinders lines

    Connect the lines between cylinders and manifold by using wrench.

  • Inspect cylinders

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

  • Adhere to standard procedures

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

  • 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.

  • Maneuver cylinders

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

  • Adjust cylinder valves

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

  • Record cylinders information

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

Optional knowledge and skills

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