Process Plant Operations involves the safe operation and maintenance of plant equipment at optimum levels to ensure raw materials are transformed into quality products. All Personnel in this occupational area must perform their functions in compliance with Health, Safety and Environmental Procedures, Regulations and Statutory requirements.

The Process Plant Operator generally operates all machinery and equipment, trouble shoots and rectifies operational problems; isolates, starts or shut down equipment for preventative/ corrective maintenance; provides samples for analysis; prepares logs, time-tables and reports as well as assist in developing and maintaining operating procedures.

Process Plant Operations is a rewarding career, with highly transferable skills that can be utilized in the energy sector, manufacturing sector and various other sectors. Process Plant Operators can work for local and multi-national companies.