Question: 1) Do chemical engineers need to work with machines and operate the chemical plant?
2) Does a research engineer work in offices or chemical plant?
3) Does a chemical engineer need to do maintenance work?
by Lim Shi, Malaysia
on March 28, 2012
1) No, there are many different kinds of jobs that chemical engineers do. Some, like sales or research and development, do not require them to operate plants or work with machines.
2) Typically in a lab setting
3) No, typically not.