Chemical Plant & System Operators
Also called: Chemical Operator, Operator, Process Operator, Process Technician
In the Navy: Electrolytic Oxygen Generator (Model 6L16) Operator/Mechanical Maintainer; Low Pressure Electrolyzer (LPE) Operator
What they do:Control or operate entire chemical processes or system of machines.
On the job, you would:
- Monitor recording instruments, flowmeters, panel lights, or other indicators and listen for warning signals, to verify conformity of process conditions.
- Regulate or shut down equipment during emergency situations, as directed by supervisory personnel.
- Control or operate chemical processes or systems of machines, using panelboards, control boards, or semi-automatic equipment.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Math and Science
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
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