Career Opportunities

A Chemical Engineer may be involved in the design, operation, and research of refineries or other processing plants. Accordingly, graduate career opportunities include:

  • Design Engineers who focuss on the engineering design process in any of the various engineering plants. The design engineer usually works with a team of other engineers and other types of designers (e.g. industrial designers), to develop conceptual and detailed designs that ensure a product functions, performs, and is fit for its purpose.
  • Operation Engineers who work to make sure that all process and functions under their control are working correctly and efficiently.
  • Researchers’ duties include analyzing data, gathering and comparing resources, ensuring facts, sharing findings with the whole research team, adhering to required methodologies, performing fieldwork as needed, and keeping critical information confidential.