A Chemical Engineering Technician earns an average salary of $51,379 per year.

$40,337 - $61,042
MEDIAN: $50,500

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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 Tasks

  • 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.
  • Support line production and maintenance operations.
  • Work with teams to develop chemical processes for new and existing products.

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Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 100%
dental benefits
Dental: 80%
medical benefits
Vision: 80%
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