Centrifuge Separator Tender

Tend centrifuge separators that purify used coolant oils.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Centrifuge Separator Tenders do?

Tends centrifuge separator that purifies used coolant oils from rolling mill machines: Opens valves and starts pumps to transfer oil from machine pit tanks to holding tank. Pulls control levers to add specific amounts of sulfuric acid and water to oil. Opens valves to allow mixture to flow through centrifuge and back to pit tanks of machine. Orders supplies of oil and acid from storeroom and keeps records of solutions used. Delivers samples of purified oil to laboratory. Replaces filters in centrifuge and cleans centrifuge disks, using wire brush and rags.

Should I be a Centrifuge Separator Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Centrifugal Machine Tender

    How to Become a
    Centrifuge Separator Tender

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