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hfklvein in San Francisco, Alberta

Updated 7 months ago

nustar - 1 Reply

Does anyone have any information about how the test is for nustar terminal operator in Texas City?

Sic'Em Bears in Port Arthur, Texas

Updated 8 months ago

Process Operator - 1 Reply

Just booked an interview slot with Exxon MBPP. Does anyone know what the starting hourly pay is. Also has anyone interviewed for a process tech...

Steelflower in San Bernardino, California

Updated 8 months ago

Phillips 66 Operator Wilmington Califronia - 8 Replies

This Forum is for the Philips 66 Wilmington California. I had my interview Octobedr 22nd. Has anyone heard anything?????? in Baytown, Texas

Updated 8 months ago

ExxonMobil (August) Aptitude Testing. thoughts/discussion **No Questions/answers** - 12 Replies

I recently took the ExxonMobil aptitude test. I was quite surprised of the difficulty level to allowed time ratio. Now by no means do I consider...

joislack83 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Updated 8 months ago

What is the first year like as a process operator - 1 Reply

Many ask about pay and how to get hired but what can we expect during our first job as an operator..I want to know about the things that we won't...

Kenshiro in Port Arthur, Texas

Difference between PTEC and Instrumentation?

Getting degree in PTEC but noticed there's also one in Instrumentation where I live? It has to deal with Electronics more I'm sure. Is there a...

joislack83 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Updated 9 months ago

Is it hard to be an operator at a oil refinery - 4 Replies

Is it hard to be an operator at a refinery?

joislack83 in New Orleans, Louisiana

Updated 9 months ago

Women Process Operators - 12 Replies

Hey there, I'm 23 from Louisiana and looking to go to school for PTEC I just wanted to get advice from other women out there whose in this field. Can...

jim1174 in Hercules, California

Do you think it's harder to be an operator or mantinance person

Which job do you think is easier

Justleo in California

A mentor

Currently enrolled in a process operator course at school. I am looking for a mentor in the field to hopefully share their experience and knowledge...

lil doc in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Updated 10 months ago

Phillips 66 test - 3 Replies

has anyone taken the Phillips 66 test within the last year? would like to know what to expect

Taf44 in Beaumont, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

Phillips 66 Terminal Operator Trainee in Beaumont/Nederland Tx area - 3 Replies

Has anybody gotten a response from Phillips 66 about the Terminal Operator trainee position?

HOLLYWOOD245 in Lumberton, Texas

Updated 11 months ago

DuPont Test - 1 Reply

Hello my people, Please does anybody know what kind of test to expect from DuPont. I have a test this coming week and I am trying to figure out what...

NathanOP in Spring, Texas

DCS systems

HI guys i'm working on a project and one of the things i'm trying to find out is about DCS systems. Mainly what DCS system each company or location...

NathanOP in Spring, Texas

Updated 12 months ago

Is there anyone that doesn't work a ton of overtime? - 1 Reply

I got into the industry with the impression that the overtime was voluntary. I don't know if its just my company or its everywhere, but everyone...

Cat Crackin in Louisiana

Updated 12 months ago

Any of you operators use a calculator at work - 1 Reply

I am just curious to know if any of you use a calculator at or or if you do all your math on paper ? If you don't use a calculator could you if you...

rmlab1988 in Baytown, Texas

Will you get hired without a PTEC 2 Year Degree. I have an Operators Cert. and 6 years lab experience in a manufaturing plant.

I have Bachelors Degree with a Chemistry background along with 6 years of lab experience in a manufacturing plant. I worked on an SAP project while...

Abatecola in East Providence, Rhode Island

Updated 13 months ago

Enterprise Products Operator Hiring? - 3 Replies

I was called in to take the C.O.B.R.A test back in October, and have applied to pretty much every job posting they have had for Operations in the...

regina g

Updated 13 months ago

Do I have a shot at getting a PTEC job? - 7 Replies

I'm currently enrolled in a PTEC program. This is a career change for me, I was a teacher for the last 4 years, do I have a shot at getting a PTEC...

soran in Arbil, Iraq

Updated 14 months ago


Can anyone give me the education requirements for the Process Technology Chemical Lab Technician. I would like to go to work in the plant lab.I have...

Blessed123 in Houston, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

Valero Process Operator Test March 10, 2014 - Beaumont, TX Area - 22 Replies

I was wondering what is going to be on the test is it a bunch of common sense question? Are there going to be some English,Math etc.? Would...

mmifflin in Cypress, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

Life/Culture at other plants - 2 Replies

So this is my first chemical plant job as a process operator. I have worked at the ExxonMobil Baytown Complex for a contractor on the DCU unit but...

Murc in Port Neches, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

Process operator Interview with TOTAL - 1 Reply

I have an 10 Min interview with TOTAL on July 2. Anyone else have one? Or already had an interview?

crazyjose1981 in League City, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

Basf pay - 2 Replies

Anyone know what BASF starting operators pay is? Is it comparable to the petrochemical operator pay?

crazyjose1981 in beaumont, Texas

Updated 14 months ago

Testing for BASF - 1 Reply

Can anyone give any insight on BASF pre-employment test for "process technician"

joe in Texas City, Texas

Arkema testing

Can anyone give me any information for the operator rest for arkema? Thanjs in advance.

peejay in Los Angeles, California

is having a ptec certificate a waste of time

I wanna go to school for process technology but is it even worth it

Cat Crackin in Louisiana

Updated 15 months ago

Single Parent and Process Operator? Can it be done? Is it possible?! - 1 Reply

Hello, I'm 25 and I'm very interested in going to school as a process operator. I work in a industrial motor repair shops and constantly...

Mont Belvieu, TX in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Lost test results?!?!? What the hell!

So I get a call from Enterprise Products today, and they ask me if I was interested in testing for them. I explained that I tested and passed for...

LSUfan71 in Watson, Louisiana

Updated 16 months ago

Best Place to work as a process operator - 2 Replies

Where is the best place to work????? In your opinion, list the top 5. 1-Exxon 2-Shell 3-Dow.........etc I'm new to the industry and...

crazyjose1981 in beaumont, Texas

Updated 16 months ago

Valero Operator Training - 10 Replies

I just took the operator test at Valero and they said that if you get the job there is a training period where you can only work 8 hours but they...

Dhe83 in Mountain View, California

Updated 16 months ago

could i get a Process Technician job with a felony conviction - 4 Replies

i have a conviction from 2006 for id theft, i haven't so much as gotten a ticket since then, i was interested in getting a associate in process...

trojans in San Rafael, California

Oil Terminal Plant Operator

What kind of development or career is there for a position like this at one of the top oil and gas companies in the world? I was selected for an...

rougn in Sour Lake, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

How long does it take for you to get the results of Valero Process Operator test? - 1 Reply


refinerychick23 in Gonzales, Louisiana

Phillips 66. I recently interviewed in MT how long is the average wait time to hear back if you got the job?

Also if you did not get the job do they send you an email saying so? just curious, I haven't received anything yet. ekk

George in Houston, Texas

Updated 18 months ago

Need some advice on which route to take- thanks in advance - 5 Replies

I had a couple questions about pursuing a Ptec degree. Im currently living in Baton Rouge and have a couple of buddies that are operators in Brusly...

TKA in Manvel, Texas

Updated 18 months ago

Will their be enough jobs for all these people who are in school to be an Operator???? - 8 Replies

Will their be enough jobs for all these people who are in school to be an Operator???? in bridge city, Texas

Process operator

Id also like to ask if anyone knows any contracted operation companys around houston. Me and my wife are trying to move back towarss dayton and ive...


Dupont Beaumont

Does anyone have any info on Dupont Beaumont General Operator position? Is it a good place to work? Seems like there is alot of turnover at this...

beckkfay in Port Arthur, Texas

TCP testing

Has any one done the phase two group testing exercise for TCP in Houston

Allen713 in Kenner, Louisiana

Updated 21 months ago

process operator as a stepping stone - 2 Replies

Hi, I originally planned to go to school for mech. engineering. However due to financial reasons, I'm interested in process operating because of the...

burnsmh in Beaumont, Texas

Future Process Operator needs advice.

I am currently a Process Operations student at Lamar State College Orange in Orange Texas. I currently hold an AAS in Computer Networking and...


Updated 22 months ago

Motiva - 16 Replies

Has anyone been invited to test for motiva Port Arthur yet?

Fisher1 in League City, Texas

Updated 23 months ago

physical - 4 Replies

i just had an interview for process operator with valero. If i get offered a job whats all involed with the preemployment physical? A buddy of mine...

Krissi KG in Houston, Texas

Updated 23 months ago

Bayer - 58 Replies

Does anyone know how long Bayer takes to start interviewing candidates after the cobra test??

cam Newton in Seabrook, Texas

dow bpo plant

Does any know anything about this Dow plant in Bayport. How much they pay and work schedule?

David in Texas


Does anyone know what is on the OXY operator test? Is there a study guide ?

ezdennard in Texas City, Texas

What does the pipefitter/boilermaker assessment test consist of for Valero

Iam scheduled to test for Valero PF/BM position and was wondering what test consist of

LSUfan71 in Watson, Louisiana

Updated 26 months ago

Dow - 2 Replies

Does anyone know what is on DOW operator test ? Is there a study guide ?

IZ in Humble, Texas

Updated 27 months ago

Process operations or pipe designer - 1 Reply

This question is directed at people with real experience with these 2 careers. I started out as a pipe fitter working in different plants and did...

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