Car Dumper Operator Helper

Perform tasks in dumping grain from railroad cars.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Car Dumper Operator Helpers do?

Performs following tasks in dumping grain from railroad cars: Slides open and secures car doors. Removes wood and paper from grain flowing from tipped cars, using grappling hooks. Positions metal plank in car to guide grain dumped into hopper. Sweeps empty car and closes door. May lower road crossing gates at rail and road intersection.

Should I be a Car Dumper Operator Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Aggregate-Conveyor Operator, Cement-Car Dumper, Cement-Conveyor Operator, Concrete-Conveyor Operator See More

    How to Become a
    Car Dumper Operator Helper

    Most Car Dumper Operator Helpers 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. Chart?chd=s:9adaac&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|||doctorate+%284%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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