Clay Mixer

Tend machines and equipment that mix materials for use in making bricks.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Clay Mixers do?

Tends machines and equipment that mix materials, such as clay, iron oxide, magnesium, and water according to formula for use in making brick or ceramic floor tile: Gathers materials specified by work order from storage area and transports materials to scales, using handtruck or industrial truck. Weighs materials and records weight on batch card. Dumps materials into mixer, using hoist, or shovels materials into mixer. Turns valves to admit specified amount of water into mixer, and flips switch or presses button to start mixer. Presses button to discharge mixture from machine or shovels mixture into container.

Should I be a Clay Mixer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Clay Mixer

    Most Clay Mixers 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:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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