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Biofuels Processing Technicians

What they do:
Calculate, measure, load, mix, and process refined feedstock with additives in fermentation or reaction process vessels and monitor production process. Perform, and keep records of, plant maintenance, repairs, and safety inspections.
On the job, you would:
  • Calculate, measure, load, or mix refined feedstock used in biofuels production.
  • Operate chemical processing equipment for the production of biofuels.
  • Operate equipment, such as a centrifuge, to extract biofuels products and secondary by-products or reusable fractions.

Knowledge

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Skills

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Abilities

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Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Industrial control software
  • Digital control systems DCS software
  • Human machine interface HMI software
Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
Facilities management software
  • Computerized maintenance management system CMMS software

Education

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$53,130
per year, on average
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