Chemical Equipment Operators control chemical changes in big machines.
• Operate chemical equipment.
• Monitor equipment.
• Adjust temperature, pressure, feed, flow and so on.
• Record data.
• Patrol work areas.
• Maintain equipment.
• Test product samples.
Where and When:
• They usually work near the big noisy machines. Could be indoors or outdoors.
• Could work all shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
What or Who They Work With:
• Safety shoes
• Hard Hats
• Chemical Machines or equipment
Education and Training:
• High school diploma or some vocational training.
• A few months to one year of working with experienced workers.
Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders
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