Chips Screen Tender
Tend screens that remove slivers, sawdust, and knots from wood chips.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Chips Screen Tenders do?
Tends rotary or shaker screens that remove slivers, sawdust, dirt, knots, and oversized chips from wood chips used for paper pulp: Starts conveyors to move wood chips from storage to screens and to transfer cleaned chips to designated bins. Starts screens and blower to clean chips and adjusts feeding mechanism on screens to prevent overloading. Cleans screens with airhose and brush after each run. Oils machine and conveyors. May tend rechipping machine to reduce size of oversize chips.
Should I be a Chips Screen Tender?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
Screen Tender, Chips
How to become a Chips Screen Tender
Most Chips Screen Tenders 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.
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