3133-Chemical processing plant controllers

Job Title: 

Chemical processing plant controllers

Job Description: 

Chemical processing plant controllers operate and monitor chemical plants and adjust and maintain, processing
units and equipment which distil, filter, separate, heat or refine chemicals.


Tasks include:

  • operating electronic or computerized control panel from a central control room to monitor and optimize physical and chemical processes for several processing units
  • adjusting equipment, valves, pumps, controls and process equipment
  • controlling the preparation, measuring and feeding of raw materials and processing agents such as catalysts and filtering media into plant
  • (d).controlling process start-up and shut-down, troubleshooting and monitoring outside process equipment
  • verifying equipment for malfunctions, carrying out routine operating tests and arranging for maintenance
  • analyzing sample products, performing tests, recording data and writing production logs.
  • Specific Occupations: 

    Attendant, mechanical stirrer and steam jacketed pan (chemical heat treating)/ Boiler man (chemical heat treating)/ Fireman, chemical and related processes/ Postman/ Tubman/ Vat man (chemical and related processes)

    Operator (autoclave/ burner/ calciner/ drier/ cooking equipment/ roasting equipment /retort /oven/ heat-treating-plant (chemical and related processes)/ cement production plant

    Kiln/ Furnace ((?operator) (cement (production/ manufacturing))/ electrode baking/ chemical and related processes)

    Operator (filter/ filter-press/ centrifugal separator/ screener /separator/ sifting equipment (chemical and related processes)

    Operator ((filter bag/ rotary drier/ vacuum drier/ absorption/ centrifuge/ extractor/ expeller/ purification/ filtration (chemical))/ centrifuge (paint and varnish)/ (Foreman, purification (chemical)

    Strainer/ Washer (chemical and related materials)/ Treater, crude oil (oil field)/Expeller chemical and related materials

    Operator ((distillation (wood)/ distiller (turpentine)/ evaporator/ reactor/converter/ vacuum pan/ distiller (continuous (chemical processes (except petroleum and natural gas))

    Operator/ Distiller (still (alcohol, perfume or turpentine))/ Operator(chemical and related processing /Plant/ chemical filtering and separating /equipment/ chemical still and reactor/ control-panel: chemical plant/ cooling plant/ filter: chemical and related processes/ freezer/ heat treating plant: chemical/ heating plant/ machine: ice production/ reactor: chemical / still: batch (chemical processes except petroleum and natural gas)/ still: chemical/ still: continuous (chemical processes except petroleum and natural gas)/ synthetic-fibre production plant)Technician, chemical process/hot-cell

    (Kiln-operator, charcoal production/ coke (retort kiln))/ (Operator (treater (radioactive waste)/ chemical processing plant (electric cells/radioactive materials)/ fish fertilizer/ liquefaction plant (gases))

    Similar O*NET Careers (USA) : 
    International Careers(ISCO): 
    Source Of Info: 

    Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2152