Refinery Operator

refinery-worker

SALARY RANGE POTENTIAL:
$45,000 – $100,000+/YEAR

EDUCATION REQUIRED:
COMMUNITY COLLEGE OR TECHNICAL DEGREE  

SKILLS NEEDED:
PROBLEM-SOLVING + COMPUTER SKILLS

SECTORS HIRING:
OIL REFINERIES + PETROCHEMICAL MANUFACTURING

A classic petroleum career that is anything but ordinary.  For workers who know that quality control is vital in production.

Interested in training? See available training courses in Mississippi for this career below. You can also check out available openings below.

Average Yearly
Salary Comparison

Bank Tellers - $24,1400%
Pharmacy Tech - $27,3400%
FireFighters - $30,7000%
Computer Support - $40,8600%
Refinery Operators - $45,0000%
Dental Hygienists - $50,2400%
Financial Assistance is Available

Refinery operators are in high demand. Petroleum refineries employ a range of skilled professionals who generate the energy used across all industries every day. Refineries are vast, complex operations, so refinery operators work to ensure that high quality and safety standards are consistently met.

The best refinery operators show an acute attention to detail and observation skills.  They are able to monitor multiple processes at once so that preventative measures can be taken before problems arise, and they work well as part of a shift team.

With the recent surge in U.S. oil and natural gas production, the Southeast is experiencing an enormous expansion of refining and chemicals manufacturing facilities.   Earning potential is high in petroleum and petrochemicals refining, with pay for trained professionals starting around $40,000 and the potential to grow to $100,000 or more with experience.

To find a program near you with refinery operations training, click here.

Available Training Programs

 

Please check back as training programs are added frequently.

Selected Openings from Mississippi Works

Recent Openings for Petroleum pump system operators, refinery operators, and gaugers in Mississippi Works

Refinery "E" Operator Trainee / Vicksburg (#238009)
Ergon Refining, Inc (Vicksburg, MS)
November 15, 2017
This Position is for a Refinery "E" Trainee with a refinery location in Vicksburg MS. Duties and Responsibilities include: Pull clean and proper oil ... more

Refinery operators are in high demand. Petroleum refineries employ a range of skilled professionals who generate the energy used across all industries every day. Refineries are vast, complex operations, so refinery operators work to ensure that high quality and safety standards are consistently met.

The best refinery operators show an acute attention to detail and observation skills.  They are able to monitor multiple processes at once so that preventative measures can be taken before problems arise, and they work well as part of a shift team.

With the recent surge in U.S. oil and natural gas production, the Southeast is experiencing an enormous expansion of refining and chemicals manufacturing facilities.   Earning potential is high in petroleum and petrochemicals refining, with pay for trained professionals starting around $40,000 and the potential to grow to $100,000 or more with experience.

To find a program near you with refinery operations training, click here.