Profession pesticide mixer

Pesticide mixers operate and maintain machines that mix chemical ingredients in dry or liquid state, in order to produce insecticides, fungicides, rodenticides or herbicides, making sure the end product is according to formula.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Environmental policy

    Local, national and international policies dealing with the promotion of environmental sustainability and the development of projects which reduce negative environmental impact and improve the state of the environment.

  • Quality criteria for storage facilities

    Quality criteria for storage facilities such as safe locking systems, ventilation, regularly inspected fireproofing systems, etc.

Skills

  • Feed fertilizer mixer

    Feed the fertiliser mixer with dry materials from the storage hopper by pulling the lever.

  • Monitor environmental parameters

    Check the impact of manufacturing machinery on the environment, analysing temperature levels, water quality and air pollution.

  • Monitor valves

    Monitor and accordingly adjust the valves in order to allow a specific amount of liquids (such as ammonia sulfuric acid or viscous soap) or steam into the mixer or machine.

  • Tend insecticide mixer

    Tend the mixer and equipment used in order to produce insecticides, fungicides or pesticides according to specified formula.

Optional knowledge and skills

write batch record documentation dispose of non-hazardous waste monitor powdered ingredients clean mixer hazardous waste storage pests and diseases prepare chemical samples