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"Chemical Equipment Tender"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Tend equipment in which a chemical change or reaction takes place in the processing of industrial or consumer products. Typical equipment used are: devulcanizers, batch stills, fermenting tanks, steam-jacketed kettles, and reactor vessels.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Chemical Equipment Tender"

1) Notifies maintenance engineer of equipment malfunction.

2) Records data in log from instruments and gauges concerning temperature, pressure, materials used, treating time, and shift production.

3) Tests samples to determine specific gravity, composition, or acidity, using chemical test equipment such as hydrometer or pH meter.

4) Replaces filtering media or makes minor repairs to equipment, using hand tools.

5) Loads specified amounts of chemicals into processing equipment.

6) Patrols work area to detect leaks and equipment malfunctions, and monitor operating conditions.

7) Weighs, measures, or mixes prescribed quantities of materials.

8) Draws sample of products for analysis to aid in process adjustments and maintain production standards.

9) Drains equipment and pumps water or other solution through to flush and clean tanks or equipment.

 

 

11) Adjusts valves or controls to maintain system within specified operating conditions.

12) Starts pumps and agitators, turns valves, or moves controls of processing equipment to admit, transfer, filter, or mix chemicals.


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13) Inventories supplies received and consumed.

14) Assists other workers in preparing and maintaining equipment.

15) Observes safety precautions to prevent fires and explosions.

Job Description for "Chemical Equipment Tender" continued here...

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



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  51-9011.02