Profession pipeline maintenance worker
Pipeline maintenance workers operate different equipment to keep the suitability of the pipelines. They perform checks for deviations and administer chemicals according to the needs and cleaning aim (e.g. corrosion shunning)
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- Pipeline coating properties
Know pipeline coating properties such as external anti-corrosion, internal coating, concrete weight coating, thermal insulation, and others.
- Maintain working relationships
Ensure effective working relationships with colleagues and others. Maintain them over long periods of time.
- Maintain equipment
Regularly inspect and perform all required activities to maintain the equipment in functional order prior or after its use.
- Carry out measurements of parts
Operate measurement instruments to measure parts of manufactured objects. Take into consideration specifications of manufacturers to perform the measuring.
- Inspect pipelines
Walk flow lines to identify damage or leaks; use electronic detection equipment and conduct visual inspections.
- Handle chemicals
Safely handle industrial chemicals; use them efficiently and ensure that no harm is done to the environment.
- 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.
- Test pipeline infrastructure operations
Perform tests on pipelines, such checking whether there is continuous flow of materials through them, examining for leakages, and assessing the suitability of the location of the pipeline is.
- Ensure regulatory compliance in pipeline infrastructures
Ensure that the regulations for pipeline operations are met. Ensure pipeline infrastructure compliance with legal mandates, and compliance with regulations governing the transportation of goods via the pipelines.
- Maintain pipeline coating properties
Perform maintenance to pipelines and their coating properties by applying chemicals and techniques. Maintain external anti-corrosion, internal coating, concrete weight coating, thermal insulation, and other coating properties.
- Follow written instructions
Follow written directions in order to perform a task or carry out a step-by-step procedure.
- Follow verbal instructions
Have the ability to follow spoken instructions received from colleagues. Strive to understand and clarify what is being requested.
- Operate soldering equipment
Use soldering equipment to melt and join together pieces of metal or steel, such as a soldering gun, soldering torch, gas-powered iron, and others.
- Prevent pipeline deterioration
Ensure the conservation of pipelines by undertaking adequate maintenance of the system and its coating properties. Prevent corrosion formation, leaks, and other problems.
- Operate welding equipment
Use welding equipment to melt and join together pieces of metal or steel; wear protective eyewear during the working process.
- Use rigging equipment
Set up rolling and lifting equipment required to lift and move objects e.g. with a crane or block and tackle system.
- Apply health and safety standards
Adhere to standards of hygiene and safety established by respective authorities.
- Use personal protection equipment
Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.
Optional knowledge and skillstypes of pipelines monitor storage vessels used to transport goods via pipeline detect flaws in pipeline infrastructure assemble manufactured pipeline parts pipeline transport regulations; security requirements of goods transported via pipelines follow up pipeline integrity management priorities
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