Career Profiles and Employment Projections
Chemical Plant and System Operators: Career Information
Chemical Plant and System Operators
Top 3 chemical system operator Jobs
- Kaizen HR Solutions, LLC
- Elma, WA
Perform field duties in process areas. Field duties include the following, and others as directed to support
Chemical Control Systems Operator
- Harcros Chemicals
- Kansas City, MO
Operates and monitors DCS Delta V control system.
Operates reactor instruments and controls and other process equipment to maintain pressure
Chemical Systems Operator
- Bend, OR
Monitor and analyze equipment and process activity to accurately document process
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What Chemical plant and system operators Do
Control or operate entire chemical processes or system of machines.
Chemical plant and system operator Salaries
- 2014 employment: 38,100
- May 2015 median annual wage: $59,320
Job Outlook for Chemical plant and system operators
Projected employment change, 2014–24:
- Number of new jobs: -3,500
- Growth rate: -9 percent (Decline)
How to Become a Chemical plant or system operator
Education and training:
- Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
- Work experience in a related occupation: None
- Typical on-the-job training: Long-term on-the-job training
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