Scrape, scour, and fumigate interiors of grain bins.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Bin Cleaners do?
Scrapes, scours, and fumigates interior of grain bins: Climbs into grain bin or lowers self into bin on scaffolding or bucket seat, using block and tackle. Cleans interior of bin, using hand scrapers and brushes. Sprays interior of bin with insecticides and rodent deterrents or poisons, using spray gun. Closes bins for specified length of time. Airs bin and marks it for use. Places rodent traps and powders in designated areas in elevator. Maintains inventory of insecticides and rodent control supplies.
Should I be a Bin Cleaner?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Aircraft Cabin Cleaner, Barrel Cleaner, Beer Coil Cleaner, Belt Cleaner, Boat Cleaner, Body Cleaner, Boiler Cleaner
How to become a Bin Cleaner
Most Bin Cleaners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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