U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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17-2041 Chemical Engineers
Design chemical plant equipment and devise processes for manufacturing chemicals and products, such as gasoline, synthetic rubber, plastics, detergents, cement, paper, and pulp, by applying principles and technology of chemistry, physics, and engineering.
Illustrative examples: Plastics Engineer,
Broad Occupation: 17-2040 Chemical Engineers
Minor Group: 17-2000 Engineers
Major Group: 17-0000 Architecture and Engineering Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010