Catalytic Converter Operator Helper

Tend catalytic converters.
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Salary Range
$29,000 – $65,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Catalytic Converter Operator Helpers do?

Tends catalytic converters that alter chemical composition of liquid or gaseous substances as directed by CATALYTIC-CONVERTER OPERATOR: Moves controls to set material feed, temperature, and pressure regulators at specified values. Monitors operation of pumps and auxiliary equipment, such as heat exchangers and absorbers, and moves controls to maintain operating equilibrium in auxiliaries as directed. Assists other workers in changing catalyst in reactor units. Turns valves to purge converters and sets thermostat on catalyst regenerators to rejuvenate spent catalyst. Records instrument readings in operating log. May be designated according to product produced as Butadiene-Converter Helper; Ethylbenzene-Converter Helper; Ethylene-Plant Helper; or according to chemical reaction effected as Dehydrogenation-Converter Helper.

Should I be a Catalytic Converter Operator Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Butadiene-Converter Helper, Butadiene Convertor Operator, Dehydrogenation-Converter Helper See More

    How to Become a
    Catalytic Converter Operator Helper

    Most Catalytic Converter Operator Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9icaaa&chl=no+college+%2885%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,85,85
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