A chemical operator is an expert who is responsible for the production of materials and products in a chemical plant. As a chemical operator, you will need to store, mix, and monitor chemicals used for production. You are also to record necessary information such as temperature and ingredients and input them into the database. Occasionally, you will have to work together with other experts to complete the production of materials. You are also expected to perform field operations like gathering samples, taking readings, and packaging finished products. Also, you need to regularly inspect machinery for any defects and perform repairs immediately.
You need just a high school diploma or experience in a related field to get a job as a chemical operator. Also, you need to have adequate writing and communication skills and a strong desire to work with team members. The average yearly salary of a chemical operator is $35,655 or $17.14 an hour.