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Steady State Workload Job Samples

The table below lists a few common unit types and the number of samples we have collected for each.

# Samples by Unit Type and Position
(a position may be associated with multiple unit types)
Unit Type Board Operators Head/Chief Operators Unit Operators
Alkylation 41 27 67
Boiler 21 6 19
Chemical 112 28 144
Coker 44 18 68
Crude 86 32 85
FCC 76 33 73
Hydrocracker 26 9 28
Hydrotreater 193 93 241
Utilities 59 46 151
Note: This list is not complete.
We have many other samples for different units and job types.



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