Head Mva-Reactor Operator

Control catalytic reactors and equipment that produce monovinylacetylenes.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

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What do Head Mva-Reactor Operators do?

Controls catalytic reactors and auxiliary equipment to produce monovinylacetylene and to refine, vaporize, and transfer product for use in neoprene rubber manufacture: Starts pumps, reactors, and blowers. Observes gauges and recording instruments and moves controls to regulate flow of gases and liquids, and to maintain temperatures, pressure, and liquid levels in preheaters, reactors, condensers, brine driers, and distillation columns within specified limits. Turns valves to regulate concentration of acid and water in catalyst reactor to maintain efficient operating conditions, according to knowledge of process. Starts pumps to transfer acid to feed and drip tanks and to admit water to packing in acid scrubbing tanks. Cleans reactors, using mechanical reamer. Records gauge readings in operating log. Directs activities of MVA-REACTOR OPERATOR in tending equipment and in drawing and testing product samples.


Should I be a Head Mva-Reactor Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Mva-Reactor Operator, Head, Retread-Mold Operator

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