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

Basic Job Description:

Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials for purposes, such as research and development of new products or processes, quality control, maintenance of environmental standards, and other work involving experimental, theoretical, or practical application of chemistry and related sciences.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Chemical Technician"

1) Monitor product quality to ensure compliance to standards and specifications.

2) Set up and conduct chemical experiments, tests, and analyses using techniques such as chromatography, spectroscopy, physical and chemical separation techniques, and microscopy.

3) Conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials.

4) Compile and interpret results of tests and analyses.

5) Provide technical support and assistance to chemists and engineers.

6) Prepare chemical solutions for products and processes following standardized formulas, or create experimental formulas.

7) Maintain, clean, and sterilize laboratory instruments and equipment.

8) Write technical reports or prepare graphs and charts to document experimental results.

9) Order and inventory materials in order to maintain supplies.

 

 

11) Direct or monitor other workers producing chemical products.

12) Operate experimental pilot plants, assisting with experimental design.


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13) Develop new chemical engineering processes or production techniques.

14) Design and fabricate experimental apparatus to develop new products and processes.

Job Description for "Chemical Technician" 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-I-C        SOC:  19-4031.00