Chemical Engineer Salary in Virginia Beach, Virginia

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Average Salary for Chemical Engineer in Virginia Beach, Virginia

The average salary of a(n) Chemical Engineer in Virginia Beach, Virginia is $100,327.

The average hourly rate of a(n) Chemical Engineer in Virginia Beach, Virginia is $48.23.

The average bonus of a(n) Chemical Engineer in Virginia Beach, Virginia is $3,742.00.

Job Description:

Develops processes and designs equipment for manufacturing chemicals and related products utilizing principles and technology of chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, and related physical and natural sciences. Solves problems involving the production or use of chemicals, applying principles of chemistry and engineering. Plans and tests methods of manufacturing products and treating the by-products. Utilizes computer technology to optimize all phases of research and production. Excludes paraprofessionals and supervisory positions. Designs, plans layout, and oversees workers engaged in constructing, controlling, and improving equipment to carry out chemical processes on a commercial scale. Analyzes operating procedures and equipment and machinery functions to reduce processing time and cost. Designs equipment to control movement, storage, and packaging of solids, liquids, and gases. Designs and plans measurement and control systems for chemical plants based on data collected in laboratory experiments and pilot plant operations. Determines most effective arrangement of unit operations such as mixing, grinding, crushing, heat transfer, size reduction, hydrogenation, distillation, purification, oxidation, polymerization, evaporation, and fermentation, exercising judgment to compromise between process requirements, economic evaluation, operator effectiveness, and physical and health hazards. Oversees activities of workers who operate and control such equipment as condensers, absorption and evaporation towers, kilns, pumps, stills, valves, tanks, boilers, compressors, grinders, pipelines, electro-magnets, and centrifuges to effect required chemical or physical change. Performs tests and takes measurements throughout stages of production to determine degree of control over variables, such as temperature, density, specific gravity, and pressure. May conduct research to develop new and improved chemical manufacturing processes. May apply principles of chemical engineering to solve environmental problems. May apply principles of chemical engineering to solve bio-medical problems. May develop electro-chemical processes to generate electric currents, using controlled chemical reactions, or to produce chemical changes using electric currents. May specialize in heat transfer and energy conversion, petrochemicals and fuels, materials handling, pharmaceuticals, foods, forest products, or products such as plastics, detergents, rubber, or synthetic textiles. Less

Develops processes and designs equipment for manufacturing chemicals and related products utilizing principles and technology of chemistry, physics, mathematics, engineering, and related physical and natural sciences. Solves problems involving the production or use of chemicals, applying principles of chemistry and... More

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