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Job Description: There were many technical aspects involved in this position, including performing assessments of existing plant equipment, monitoring of daily operations, and troubleshooting quality and yield issues. Although most of the time was spent in the office, there were also days when I would go out into the plant to physically check the equipment or verify the gauge readings.
Relevant ChE Course(s)/Elective(s): ChE 200, 211, 231, 310
Overall Opinion/Appraisal of Job: It was interesting to see how each of the process units we learned about (distillation/separation towers, heaters/furnaces, pumps, etc.) were actually put into use in the plant.