chemical engineer

Bachelor's degree

3 years to less than 5 years

  • Area of Work Experience
  • Research and development
  • Quality assurance or control
  • Operations or production
  • Area of Specialization
  • Process control
  • Work Setting
  • Food and/or beverage processing
  • 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
  • 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