Chip Bin Conveyor Tender

Tend equipment that convey wood chips to storage tanks and digester bins.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Chip Bin Conveyor Tenders do?

Tends equipment that conveys wood chips from chippers, cleaning machines, or yard storage to storage tanks and digester bins: Starts conveyor belts and elevators to convey specified wood chips to designated bins and tanks. Adjusts feed mechanism by valve or lever control to regulate flow of wood chips to prevent overloading of belt. Cleans belts, using shovel, broom, and airhose, and lubricates machinery. May set trippers or slides to divert chips from belt into specified bins. May measure tanks to determine amount of chips in storage. May unload chips from railroad cars or trucks, using pneumatic tube.

Should I be a Chip Bin Conveyor Tender?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Chip Deliverer

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