CD Reactor Operator

Tend catalytic reactors as directed by Head CD Reactor Operator.

What does a CD Reactor Operator do?

Tends catalytic reactor that converts monovinylacetylene into unpolymerized constituent of neoprene rubber as directed by CD-REACTOR OPERATOR, HEAD: Moves equipment controls to start and shut down reactor components in sequence as directed. Gauges catalyst level in reactors and patrols area to record instrument readings in operating log. Collects and titrates samples of catalyst to facilitate process adjustments and production of product meeting specified standards. Starts pumps to discharge and recharge catalyst in reactors and calcium chloride in driers and scrubber towers. Drains and flushes process lines and equipment, using water, steam hoses, and nitrogen-sweeping equipment. Inventories supplies received and consumed.