Biofuels Processing Technicians

What they do:

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.

On the job, you would:

  • Calculate, measure, load, or mix refined feedstock used in biofuels production.
  • Operate chemical processing equipment for the production of biofuels.
  • Operate equipment, such as a centrifuge, to extract biofuels products and secondary by-products or reusable fractions.
  • Operate valves, pumps, engines, or generators to control and adjust biofuels production.
  • Process refined feedstock with additives in fermentation or reaction process vessels.
  • Assess the quality of biofuels additives for reprocessing.
  • Calibrate liquid flow devices and meters including fuel, chemical, and water meters.
  • Collect biofuels samples and perform routine laboratory tests or analyses to assess biofuels quality.
  • Inspect biofuels plant or processing equipment regularly, recording or reporting damage and mechanical problems.
  • Measure and monitor raw biofuels feedstock.

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