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3116 CHEMICAL ENGINEERING TECHNICIANS
 


    Chemical engineering technicians perform technical tasks connected with chemical engineering research, as well as with the design, manufacture, construction, operation, maintenance and repair of chemical plant.

    Tasks include -

    (a) providing technical assistance connected with research and the development of industrial chemical processes, plant and equipment, or testing prototypes;

    (b) designing and preparing layouts of chemical plant according to the specifications given;

    (c) preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for manufacture and installation according to the specifications given;

    (d) providing technical supervision of the construction, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of chemical plant to ensure satisfactory performance and compliance with specifications and regulations;

    (e) applying technical knowledge of chemical engineering principles and practices in order to identify and solve problems arising in the course of their work;

    (f) providing technical assistance regarding technological aspects of particular materials, products and processes;

    (g) performing related tasks;

    (h) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Technician, engineering/chemical

  • Technician, engineering/chemical process

  • Technician, engineering/petroleum


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Kiln-operator, chemical and related processes - 8152

  • Machine-operator, blending/chemical and related processes - 8151


   
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 Updated 18 September 2004, by VA.