Chemical Operator

Pittsburgh, PA

Job ID: Req-3509 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: Negotiable

A chemical manufacturing company, located in Pittsburgh, is seeking Chemical Operators.

Responsibilities:

  • Will be responsible for operating various types of chemical processing equipment, including reaction systems, distillation systems, filters, extractors, autoclaves, reactors, pumps, and centrifuges in compliance with prescribed operating procedures.
  • Load and unload raw materials, intermediates, and finished products into and out of process equipment.
  • Adjust valves and controls to maintain system at specified temperature, pressure, and vacuum levels.
  • Monitor and record reactions, noting changes in chemical and physical properties and compositional changes of substances.
  • Maintain log of gauge readings, shift production, and equipment malfunctions.
  • Draw product samples and perform tests to ensure product meets specifications.

Requirements:

  • AS or BS Degree in Chemistry and 1-2 years of experience within a chemical manufacturing environment
  • Proficient mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity is essential, may require lifting up to 65 lbs.
  • Must have excellent math and documentation skills.
  • Will be required to wear a respirator while performing certain job functions.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours, rotating shifts.

Shifts: Monday-Friday, 2pm-10pm and Sunday-Thursday, 10pm-6am. Shifts may rotate on occasion.

JH Technical Services


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