Plant operator

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Plant Operator
Names Plant Operator, Harvester Operator & forwarder Operator
Occupation type
Competencies Technical and HSE knowledge and skills

A plant operator is a person who supervises the operation of an industrial plant. The term is usually applied to power plants or chemical plants such as gas extraction, petrochemical or oil refinery or other chemical processes.

There may be a control room in the plant where the operator works. These are known as board operators. Generally, operators are assigned to a particular unit, on which they are responsible for a certain function or area of equipment. Operators are also responsible for overseeing work is being done in a safe manner.