Chemical Concentrator

Acid Purifier

The tasks an Acid Concentrator is expected to perform include:

Maintaining and operating the equipment to concentrate or purify liquid chemicals

Charging the retort with liquid to be processed

Adjusting temperature control valves to heat and vaporize liquid

Skimming waste material from surface of the liquid in retort

Feeding the vaporized liquid through condensers to condense it

Testing specific gravity of liquid in retort, if concentrating chemical

Observing gauges, recording readings and making any needed operating changes

Inspecting and making minor repairs to piping, pumps, blowers and condensers

Installing clean burners in furnace

Competent in operating and maintaining the chemical purifying equipment

Proficiency in operating temperature control valves

Well-versed with operating retort equipment

Knowledge of operating the chemical equipment

Proficiency in making minor repairs where needed

Competent in testing specific gravity of liquids and chemicals

Will be updated

Physically fit

Ability to work independently

Diligent and hardworking

Decision-making skills

Good observation skills

Ability to focus for long hours

It requires one to be on their toes

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs are available in some cities

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Chemical & petrochemical companies usually work for 6 days a week and 8/10 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs

The job is considered hazardous or dangerous

Occupational hazards may include suffocation, breathing problems, severe burns, eye or skin infections, etc.

Health risks include possible injuries due to, exposure to steam, chemical fumes, sulphur odours, gases, toxic chemicals and gas emissions, etc.

For freshers - INR 250 to INR 350 per day

For candidates with 2-4 years of experience or more - INR 350 to INR 450 per day

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Industry Outlook of Chemicals and Petrochemicals Sector

Indian chemical industry generates around 70,000 commercial goods ranging from plastic, toiletries and pesticides to beauty products. It is regarded as the oldest domestic sector in India and in terms of volume it gives a sense of pride to India by featuring as the 12th largest producers of chemicals. With an approximate cost of US$ 28 billion, it amounts to 12.5% of the entire industrial output of India and 16.2% of its entire exports. Under Chemical industries, some of the other rapidly emerging sectors are petrochemical, agrochemical, and pharmaceutical industries.

Indian chemical industry comprises both small and large scale units, and presently, there are about 70,000 chemical manufacturing units located in the country. The industrys current turnover is about USD 30.8 billion which is 14 per cent of the total manufacturing output of the country.

Indian chemical industry is expected to register a growth of 8-9% in the next decade and is expected to double its share in global chemical industry to 5-6% by 2021.

Even though this industry is capital and technology intensive, the sector is a major avenue for large scale employment. The downstream plastic processing is the largest employer with over 3.53 million people deriving their livelihood from this sector. As the industry grows, so will the job opportunities for Acid Concentrator.

Chemical and acid purifying companies in India

Chemical plants across India

Cities and towns across India