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Wage and Hour Division (WHD)

Service Contract Act Directory of Occupations

23340 Fuel Distribution System Mechanic

Maintains and repairs fuel storage and distribution systems, using hand and power tools and testing instruments. Inspects fuel receiving, storage, and distribution facilities to detect and correct leakage, corrosion, faulty fittings, and malfunction of mechanical units, meters, and gauges such as distribution lines, float gauges, piping valves, pumps, and roof sumps. Inspects electrical wiring, switches, and controls for safe-operating condition, grounding, and adjustment. Lubricates and repacks valves. Lubricates pumps, replaces gaskets, and seals and corrects pumping equipment misalignment. Cleans strainers and filters, services water separators, and checks meters for correct delivery and calibration. Overhauls system components such as pressure regulating valves and excess valves. Disassembles, adjusts, aligns, and calibrates gauges and meters or replaces them. Removes and installs equipment such as filters and piping to modify system or repair and replace system component. Cleans fuel tanks and distribution lines. Removes corrosion and repaints surfaces. Overhauls vacuum and pressure vents, floating roof seals, hangers, and roof sumps. Maintains record of inspections and repairs.