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"Chemist"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or chemical experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Chemist"

1) Prepare test solutions, compounds, and reagents for laboratory personnel to conduct test.

2) Analyze organic and inorganic compounds to determine chemical and physical properties, composition, structure, relationships, and reactions, utilizing chromatography, spectroscopy, and spectrophotometry techniques.

3) Develop, improve, and customize products, equipment, formulas, processes, and analytical methods.

4) Compile and analyze test information to determine process or equipment operating efficiency and to diagnose malfunctions.

5) Confer with scientists and engineers to conduct analyses of research projects, interpret test results, or develop nonstandard tests.

6) Direct, coordinate, and advise personnel in test procedures for analyzing components and physical properties of materials.

7) Induce changes in composition of substances by introducing heat, light, energy, and chemical catalysts for quantitative and qualitative analysis.

8) Write technical papers and reports; and prepare standards and specifications for processes, facilities, products, and tests.

9) Study effects of various methods of processing, preserving, and packaging on composition and properties of foods.

 

 


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Job Description for "Chemist" 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:  I-R-C        SOC:  19-2031.00