Chemical Process Technology

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About this program

A program that prepares individuals to apply scientific principles and technical skills to the operation of chemical processing equipment in industries such as chemical manufacturing, petroleum refining, pharmaceutical manufacturing, and waste water treatment. Includes instruction in mathematics, chemistry, and physics; computer applications; chemical and refinery plant operations, processes, and equipment; safety, health, and environment; instrumentation; troubleshooting; and applications to specific industries.

Career Opportunities

Chemical Equipment Operators And Tenders

operate or tend equipment to control chemical changes or reactions in the processing of industrial or consumer products. Equipment used includes devulcanizers, steam-jacketed kettles, and reactor vessels.
$53330
No degree required
Personality Match

Interest Match

Chemical Plant And System Operators

control or operate entire chemical processes or system of machines.
$65460
No degree required
Personality Match

Interest Match

Chemical Technicians

conduct chemical and physical laboratory tests to assist scientists in making qualitative and quantitative analyses of solids, liquids, and gaseous materials for research and development of new products or processes, quality control, maintenance of environmental standards, and other work involving experimental, theoretical, or practical application of chemistry and related sciences.
$53700
Associate's degree
Strong job growth
Personality Match

Interest Match


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