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Chemical Operator

Job Title
Chemical Operator
Job ID
Sumter,  SC
Other Location

Hours:  Rotating 12-hour shift work.  Job requires extensive work on weekends and overtime, often with little advance notice.

Job Summary:  Control and monitor operation of process equipment in a Sodium Chlorate Plant to assure product quality and safe operations.

Essential Duties, Responsibilities & Qualifications:

  • Operate and monitor plant instrumentation and equipment to assure product quality, efficiency and safe operations.
  • Perform laboratory and field analytical testing per procedures to assure product quality and safe operations.
  • Perform specific duties for the operational area that is being worked.
  • Record plant readings, test results, and describe plant operations and events on appropriate forms accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Inspect and respond to plant readings and test results.
  • Investigate, troubleshoot and correct plant alarms and abnormal conditions.
  • Clear and secure equipment prior to maintenance work.
  • Loading/unloading material into transport containers, railcars and trucks.
  • Execute all plant operations according to standard, quality and emergency procedures and supervisory instructions.
  • Perform all duties with minimal supervision.
  • Comply with environmental and safety procedures and regulations.
  • Maintain work areas in clean condition and perform housekeeping duties.
  • Participate in safety and quality programs as directed.

Relationships:  Reports to Production Manager. 

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