chemical engineer

Bachelor's degree

5 years or more

  • Area of Work Experience
  • Research and development
  • Purchasing, procurement and contracts
  • Quality assurance or control
  • Operations or production
  • Occupational health and safety
  • Installation, maintenance and inspection of equipment or facilities
  • Design
  • Area of Specialization
  • Process control
  • Process design or development
  • Petrochemicals
  • Industrial chemistry
  • Environment or pollution control
  • System integration
  • Specific Skills
  • Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers
  • Conduct economic and technical feasibility studies
  • Conduct research into the development or improvement of chemical engineering processes, reactions and materials
  • Evaluate chemical process technology and equipment and determine production specifications
  • Design and test chemical processing and associated plants and equipment
  • Oversee the construction, modification, operation and maintenance of pilot plants, processing units or processing plants
  • Establish and conduct quality control programs, operating procedures and control strategies
  • Prepare contract documents and evaluate tenders
  • Develop guidelines and specifications for the handling of dangerous chemicals, environmental protection, or standards for foods, materials and consumer goods
  • Ability to Supervise
  • 3-4 people