Minimum 10th pass
Will be updated
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
Ability to work independently
Diligent and hardworking
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
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