3116-Chemical Engineering Technicians

Job Title: 

Chemical Engineering Technicians

Job Description: 

Chemical engineering technicians perform technical tasks to aid in chemical engineering research and in the design, manufacture, construction, operations, maintenance and repair of chemical plants.


Tasks include:

  • assisting in research on and development of industrial chemical processes, plant and equipment, or testing prototypes
  • designing and preparing layouts of chemical plants according to the specifications given
  • preparing detailed estimates of quantities and costs of materials and labour required for manufacture and installation according to the specifications given
  • monitoring technical aspects of the construction, installation, operation, maintenance and repair of chemical plants to ensure satisfactory performance and compliance with specifications and regulations
  • conducting chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists and engineers in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Petroleum refining technician
Chemical engineering technician

This unit group excludes

Assistant chemical engineer (3100)
Chemistry technician (3111)

Specific Occupations: 

Chemical engineering technician (general)

Chemical engineering technician (petroleum and natural gas

Chemical engineering technician (petrochemicals)

Other chemical engineering technicians

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore