Control equipment to prepare chemical solutions.
What does a Specialties Operator do?
Controls equipment to prepare chemical solutions to meet customers’ small-lot orders or special specifications, performing any combination of following tasks: Starts pumps and agitators. Turns valves to admit and discharge chemicals to and from process vessels and to weigh tanks. Observes scales and stops pumps when required weight is attained. Mixes chemicals, according to proportion tables and prescribed formulas, in reaction vessel, and turns steam valves or sets thermostat to heat vessel to specified temperature. Mixes prepared materials with precipitants to produce slurry in dissolving and precipitating tanks [DISSOLVER OPERATOR].