Chemical Plant & System Operators

Control or operate entire chemical processes or system of machines.
Also called: Chemical Operator, Operator, Process Operator, Process Technician


    Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
  • manufacture and distribution of products
    Math and Science
  • chemistry
    Engineering and Technology
  • mechanical
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language


    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it


  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Visual Understanding
  • quickly compare groups of letters, numbers, pictures, or other things


Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Cooperation


    Industrial control software
  • Alarm management system software
  • Distributed control system DCS
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel
    Network security or virtual private network VPN management software
  • Coordinated incident management system CIMS software


    high school diploma/GED
    bachelor's degree

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