Bin Tripper Operator

Tend the system that moves materials in blast furnaces to storage bins.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Bin Tripper Operators do?

Tends discharge end of conveyor system that moves raw materials in blast furnace to storage bins: Inspects bins and notifies CONVEYOR-SYSTEM OPERATOR 921.662-018 of required material, such as iron and manganese ore, limestone, clay, or sinter. Moves control to position tipper over bin. Opens valve to turn on water spray to settle dust. Notifies CONVEYOR-SYSTEM OPERATOR when bin is full. Presses switch to stop conveyor for malfunctions. Scrapes and cleans bins and bin areas, using bar, scraper, shovel, and broom.


Should I be a Bin Tripper Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • How to become a Bin Tripper Operator

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