Bone Char Kiln Operator

Control kilns to reclaim chars used in filtering corn syrups.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Bone Char Kiln Operators do?

Controls kilns to reclaim char used in filtering corn syrups: Turns valve to admit gas to kilns. Specifies to BONE-CHAR KILN TENDER temperature to maintain in kiln. Reads pyrometers to verify temperature. Observes operation of char conveyors to prevent spillage. Collects and replaces temperature-recording graphs. Patches flues, plugs up retorts, and replaces broken or worn parts in kiln.

Should I be a Bone Char Kiln Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Bone Char Kiln Operator

    Most Bone Char Kiln Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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