Pump Operator (220) Enlisted Personnel

Operates and maintains electric, gasoline, or Diesel engine-driven pumps.
Starts pumps and increases or decreases force of pumping as operating conditions warrant. Pumps liquids from one process to another, from storage tanks to processing equipment, or very low levels to higher levels for storage or processing.
Cleans, oils, and greases bearings of engine and pump. Replaces packing in boxes, adjusts controllers, cleans gear boxes, tightens connections, cleans commutators, and replaces brushes and worn or damaged parts, including spark plugs or injectors.

Alternate nomenclatures:

  • Pump Station Operator
  • Pumpman, Oil,
  • Pumpman, Water