Chemical Operator

Pittsburgh, PA

Job ID: Req-3619 Industry: Manufacturing Pay Rate: Negotiable

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


  • 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.


  • 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.

Shift: Sunday-Thursday, 10:00pm-6:00am, plus possible OT

JH Technical Services

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