Check Weigher

Weigh each cup of powder charge to ensure its adherence to specifications.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Check Weighers do?

Weighs each cup containing powder charge again after weighing by SHADOWGRAPH-SCALE OPERATOR to ascertain its adherence to specifications. Returns cups of inexact weight to original SHADOWGRAPH-SCALE OPERATOR to be check-weighed for third time. Passes satisfactory charges on to BAG LOADER.

Should I be a Check Weigher?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Charge-Gang Weigher

    How to become a Check Weigher

    Most Check Weighers 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:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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