Chemical Engineer (NOC 2134 / 21320)
It is possible to work as a Chemical Engineer with a formal 4 year degree qualifications.
In addition, the following qualifications are recommended and may be required:
- A qualification in Chemical/Chemical systems with a focus on development of development or improvement of chemical engineering processes, reactions and materials. This could be a bachelor or masters level degree.
- Qualification as petroleum/material/mechanical engineering, may be accepted only if, a professional engineer has work experience in highly relevant domain.
- Diploma level qualification, need to assessed on case by case basis.
Chemical Engineer skills
- Evaluate chemical process technology and equipment and determine production specifications
- Establish and conduct quality control programs, operating procedures and control strategies to ensure consistency and adherence to standards for raw materials, products and waste products or emissions
- Planning and implementing laboratory operations to develop new materials and fabrication procedures for new materials to fulfil production cost and performance standards.
- Recommend raw material requirements and may work with the Purchasing department on vendor selection and qualification.
- Write the standard operating procedures (SOPs) related to process engineering activities
Chemical Engineer responsibilities
Designs and prepares specifications for chemical process systems and the construction and operation of commercial-scale chemical plants, and supervises industrial processing and fabrication of products undergoing physical and chemical changes.
Particular responsibilities often include:
- Supervise technicians, technologists and other engineers
- Reviewing product failure data
- Implementing laboratory tests
Median Wages: CAD 40.87 / hour