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Job Description for Chemical Engineering Technician

A chemical engineering technician typically works in a laboratory or plant environment, often under the direction of a chemical engineer. They may work on a wide variety of tasks related to research, manufacturing and development. For example, the technician may help carry out experiments designed by the chemical engineer, or they may help to design and modify experiments. Other prospective duties performed by chemical engineering technicians include carrying out chemical processes to ensure their plant functions properly or mixing and adding chemicals to processes within the factory. The technician helps ensure that work areas are clean and meet relevant safety standards at all times. They frequently perform inventory to ensure that supplies are always available when needed, as well as ensure tools and machinery used as part of their jobs are working appropriately.

Chemical engineering technician positions often require at least an associate's degree in a relevant field. Previous related experience is often required or preferred as well. These technicians must be proficient with basic computer programs to keep logs, records and reports, and they need to have the mathematical skills to participate in measurement and other processes. Good oral and written communication skills are necessary, as is the ability to work independently and in a team setting.

Chemical Engineering Technician Tasks
  • Support line production and maintenance operations.
  • Work with teams to develop chemical processes for new and existing products.
  • Conceive develop and implement new processing and manufacturing technologies.
  • Work with all phases of project management from the first engineering drawing to the last phase of project start up.

Key Stats

Less than 1 year
5-9 years
10-19 years
20 years or more

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