Chemical Plant Controller (Occupation Code : 313301)

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Description

Controls the operation of chemical production plant.

Tasks

Operating electronic or computerized control panel from a central control room to monitor and optimize physical and chemical processes for several processing units.

Adjusting equipment, valves, pumps, controls and process equipment.

Controlling the preparation, measuring and feeding of raw materials and processing agents such as catalysts and filtering media into plant.

Controlling process start-up and shut-down, troubleshooting and monitoring outside process equipment.

Verifying equipment for malfunctions, carrying out routine operating tests and arranging for maintenance.

Analyzing sample products, performing tests, recording data and writing production logs.

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