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Address competency gaps in console operations

11.01.2013  |  Dzyacky, G.,  RSI Simcon, Houston, Texas

Keywords: [safety] [refining] [petrochemicals] [console] [operations] [control room]

Among the professional, trade and administrative personnel required to operate a refinery or petrochemical facility—managers, engineers, electricians, pipefitters, machinists, accountants, administrative assistants, etc.—console operators are the only staff who are trained and brought all the way to “qualification” by their coworkers. In addition, they occupy the most safety-critical position in the plant.

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