Chilling Hood Operator

Tend machines that chill cased chickens preparatory to storage.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$19,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Chilling Hood Operators do?

Tends machine that chills cased chickens and chicken parts preparatory to storage in refrigerated holding rooms: Monitors thermometers and carbon dioxide gas pressure gauges, and turns regulating valve controls to adjust flow of gas refrigerant into cartons.

Should I be a Chilling Hood Operator?

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.
  • 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.

  • How to become a Chilling Hood Operator

    Most Chilling Hood Operators 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:9kiaaa&chl=no+college+%2858%25%29|certificate+%2834%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,58,58
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