Carroting Machine Operator

Tend machines that apply carroting solution to fur pelts.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Carroting Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that applies carroting solution to fur pelts to condition fur fibers for manufacturing felt hats: Pours carroting solution of hydrogen peroxides, water, mercury and nitric acid into machine storage tank. Starts machine and turns valve to regulate flow of solution onto applicator brush. Lifts and feeds pelt under rotating brush or between rollers of machine that carrots fur fibers. May mix carroting solution.

Should I be a Carroting Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Carroting Machine Operator

    Carroting Machine Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Carroting Machine Operator-related education!
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