Calculate, measure, load, mix, and process refined feedstock with additives in fermentation or reaction process vessels and monitor production process. Perform, and keep records of, plant maintenance, repairs, and safety inspections.
Other Job Titles Biofuels Processing Technicians May Have
Biofuels Processing Technician, Board Operator, Chemical Operator, Ethanol Operator, Kettle Operator, Mash Preparatory Operator, Process Operator, Process Technician, Production Operator
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
Monitor batch, continuous flow, or hybrid biofuels production processes.
Operate valves, pumps, engines, or generators to control and adjust biofuels production.
Monitor and record biofuels processing data.
Collect biofuels samples and perform routine laboratory tests or analyses to assess biofuels quality.
Operate equipment, such as a centrifuge, to extract biofuels products and secondary by-products or reusable fractions.
Level of Education Attained by Biofuels Processing Technicians
Most common level of education among people in this career: Some college, no degree (35%)
High school diploma or equivalent
Some college, no degree
*All other responses combined for clarity.
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