MCC Campus(s) and Contacts:
MCC-Blue River: Angela Peck, 816.604.6593
MCC-Longview: Shveta Chaudhary, 816.604.2341
MCC-Maple Woods: Patricia Chernovitz, 816.604.3212
MCC-Penn Valley: Nancy Harrington, 816.604.4240
Conduct qualitative and quantitative chemical analyses or chemical experiments in laboratories for quality or process control or to develop new products or knowledge.
Sample of reported job titles: Chemist, Research Chemist, Air Quality Chemist, Analytical Chemist, Scientist, Sanitary Chemist, Product Development Chemist, Quality Control Chemist, Analytical Specialist, Environmental Chemist. Most occupations in this area require a Bachelor's degree or higher.
- Analyzing Data or Information - Identifying the underlying principles, reasons, or facts of information by breaking down information or data into separate parts.
- Processing Information - Compiling, coding, categorizing, calculating, tabulating, auditing, or verifying information or data.
- Documenting/Recording Information - Entering, transcribing, recording, storing, or maintaining information in written or electronic/magnetic form.
- Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards - Using relevant information and individual judgment to determine whether events or processes comply with laws, regulations, or standards.
- Interacting With Computers - Using computers and computer systems (including hardware and software) to program, write software, set up functions, enter data, or process information.
- Estimating the Quantifiable Characteristics of Products, Events, or Information - Estimating sizes, distances, and quantities; or determining time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity.
- Making Decisions and Solving Problems - Analyzing information and evaluating results to choose the best solution and solve problems.
- Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material - Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects.
- Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge - Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.
- Identifying Objects, Actions, and Events - Identifying information by categorizing, estimating, recognizing differences or similarities, and detecting changes in circumstances or events.