Chemical engineering technicians

Duties and tasks

  • Assisting in research on and development of industrial chemical processes, plant and equipment, or testing prototypes
  • Designing and preparing layouts of chemical plants according to the specifications given
  • Preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for manufacture and installation, according to the specifications given
  • Monitoring technical aspects of the construction, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of chemical plants to ensure satisfactory performance and compliance with specifications and regulations
  • Conducting chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists and engineers in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials

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