Every work day started with a tool box safety meeting. Here you are read the night orders which consist of work that was done from the previous shift, upcoming work that needs to get done, safety topic and other key factors that are work related. Next, you would be given work permits that will allow contractors or other departments to perform specific work\jobs\maintenance in your unit. Next, you would load up your "pride gun" in which a unit walk-thru is performed. Here is when you monitor critical process equipment for temps, levels, sound, vibrations, leaks, pressure and anything abnormal. Next, insure "get ready's" are achieved if you have specific equipment that need to be ready for maintenance the next day. These are done by a LOTO system. Finally, the constant monitoring of your radio so you can stay in constant contact with your board operator, other operators, your team lead or any other critical information delivered These are jus some of the daily work routines you perform, but are not limited to. These are jus some of the daily work routines you perform, but are not limited to.
Experience, pay and friendship.
Weather conditions werent always the best.