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8154 CHEMICAL-STILL AND REACTOR OPERATORS (EXCEPT PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS)
 


    Still and reactor operators (except petroleum and natural gas) operate and monitor equipment which distils and refines chemicals, except petroleum.

    Tasks include -

    (a) operating and monitoring equipment in which crude liquid chemicals are treated to refine or separate them into their chemical constituents;

    (b) operating and monitoring equipment which performs a sequence of operations in a chemical reaction process;

    (c) operating and monitoring evaporation tanks, vacuum pans or similar devices to concentrate solutions and suspensions;

    (d) performing related tasks;

    (e) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Operator, converter/chemical processes (except petroleum and natural gas)

  • Operator, reactor/chemical processes (except petroleum and natural gas)

  • Operator, still/turpentine


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.