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Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

21010 Fuel Distribution System Operator

Receives, stores, transfers, and issues fuel through pipelines at main-line or terminal stations. Receives fuel by tanker. Ships fuel by pipeline, tank car, tank truck, and barge. Prepares and checks receiving or ship's documents. Connects lines, grounding wires, and loading and off loading arms or hoses to pipelines. Visually inspects samples of fuel, and checks gravity and flashpoint. Gauges tanks for water, temperature, and fuel levels. Checks pumping systems for correct operating pressure or unusual noises. Performs preventive maintenance and repairs on terminal systems. Assists in maintenance of government-owned railroad loading and switch area. Performs general housekeeping and grounds maintenance for terminal, pipeline and dock areas.