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"Chemical Engineer"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Chemical Engineer"

1) Develop safety procedures to be employed by workers operating equipment or working in close proximity to on-going chemical reactions.

2) Determine most effective arrangement of operations, such as mixing, crushing, heat transfer, distillation, and drying.

 

3) Prepare estimate of production costs and production progress reports for management.

4) Direct activities of workers who operate or who are engaged in constructing and improving absorption, evaporation, or electromagnetic equipment.

5) Perform laboratory studies of steps in manufacture of new product and test proposed process in small scale operation (pilot plant).

 

6) Develop processes to separate components of liquids or gases or generate electrical currents, using controlled chemical processes.

7) Conduct research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes.

8) Design measurement and control systems for chemical plants based on data collected in laboratory experiments and in pilot plant operations.

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Job Description for "Chemical Engineer" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Chemical Engineer"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  I-R-C        SOC:  17-2041.00


 

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