Coke Inspector

Inspect hot cokes pushed from ovens.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Coke Inspectors do?

Inspects hot coke pushed from ovens and quenched coke passing on conveyor for color, texture, quality, and size: Notifies supervisor to adjust crusher for size of coke specified. Picks irregularly sized and insufficiently carbonized coke from belt and tosses it into reject hopper. Places samples in containers for laboratory testing. Records car number, carrier, tonnage, and grade of coke of each shipment. Observes conveyor belts for breaks and pulled-out lacings and notifies maintenance department.

Should I be a Coke Inspector?

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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Coal Inspector, Combine Inspector, Commutator Inspector, Concrete Inspector, Cone Inspector

    How to become a Coke Inspector

    Most Coke Inspectors 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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