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  • Job Outlook for Process Technology Graduates

    Remington College's Process Technology degree program offers training in how to monitor and control processing equipment such as pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, distillation columns, boilers, and furnaces. Our goal is to prepare graduates for jobs as a plant or systems operator, power plant distributor or dispatcher, or chemical technician.(1)

    Call or request information to learn more about our associate degree in process technology.

    What careers in Process Technology may graduates be qualified to pursue?

    Graduates may have the opportunity to pursue entry-level process technology roles such as:(1)

    • Waste and Wastewater Treatment Plant and Systems Operator: Manage a system of machines, often through the use of control boards, to transfer or treat water or wastewater.(2)
    • Power Plant Operator, Distributor, and Dispatcher: Control the systems that generate and distribute electric power.(3)
    • Chemical Technician: Help chemists and chemical engineers research, develop, and produce chemical products and processes.(4)

    What is the general career outlook in the field of Process Technology?

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reports that career opportunities for waste and wastewater treatment plant and system operators are projected to grow by 6 percent from 2014 to 2024. Job prospects for chemical technicians and for power plant operators, distributors, and dispatchers are expected to be best for those with related training, knowledge of the applicable equipment, and good mechanical skills.(1,2,3,4)

    What skills and training can help graduates prepare for careers in Process Technology?

    Remington College's Process Technology associate degree program uses the standardized, industry-based curriculum developed by the Center for the Advancement of Process Technology (CAPT). Based in Texas, CAPT is funded by the Advanced Technological Education (ATE) Program of the National Science Foundation (NSF).