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Machine Operators and Related Workers in Chemical, Plastic and Rubber Processing

Water plant operators monitor and run computerized control systems and related equipment in water filtration and treatment plants to regulate the treatment and distribution of water. Waste plant operators monitor and operate computerized control systems and related equipment in wastewater, sewage treatment and liquid waste plants to regulate the treatment and disposal of sewage and wastes. Chemical plant machine operators blend, mix, process and package a wide variety of specialty chemicals, pharmaceuticals and cleaning and toiletry products.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma.
  • On-the-job training.
  • WHMIS and statistical process control system (SPC) certification.
  • Some occupations may require hydraulics, pneumatics or electronics systems courses.