process control system operator

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
2 years to less than 3 years
    Specific Skills
  • Adjust equipment, valves, pumps and controls and process equipment
  • Shut down, isolate and prepare process units or production equipment for maintenance
  • Sample products, perform tests and record data
  • Rotate between different processing units during shift cycles
  • Provide emergency response when required
  • Operate electronic or computerized control panel from a central control room
  • Monitor outside process equipment
  • Monitor and optimize physical and chemical process for several processing units
  • Develop operator procedures for normal operation, start-up or shut-down
  • Control process start-up, shut-down and troubleshooting
  • Ensure adherence to safety regulations