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51-8091.00    Chemical Plant and System Operators   Green Occupation Green

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    4 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    3 matches
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  • Chemical Plant and System Operators

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Chemical Operator
  • Chemical Plant Operations Technician
  • Chemical Technician
  • Chemical Treatment Plant Technician

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Control or operate entire chemical processes or system of machines.


  • Control or operate chemical processes or systems of machines, using panelboards, control boards, or semi-automatic equipment.
  • Interpret chemical reactions visible through sight glasses or on television monitors and review laboratory test reports for process adjustments.
  • Move control settings to make necessary adjustments on equipment units affecting speeds of chemical reactions, quality, or yields.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Operate chemical processing or water treatment systems or equipment.
  • Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products.