Continuous Linter-Drier Operator

Tend equipment that fluff and dry cotton linters or woodpulps.
picture of Continuous Linter-Drier Operator

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Continuous Linter-Drier Operators do?

Tends equipment that fluffs and dries cotton linters or woodpulp for further processing into explosives: Places portion of linters or woodpulp on revolving rollers that feed it into cylinder equipped with picking spikes. Inspects fluffed material for presence of impurities and fluffy appearance as it is discharged into drier. Moves controls to maintain temperature of hot-air oven at plant standard and to regulate speed of drier conveyor for efficient drying. When tending separate picking and drying units, may be designated according to unit tended as Cotton-Picker Operator; Linter-Drier Operator.

Should I be a Continuous Linter-Drier Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Continuous-Conveyor-Screen Drier

    How to Become a
    Continuous Linter-Drier Operator

    Most Continuous Linter-Drier Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9baaa&chl=|no+college+%2897%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,97
    Schools close to

    You May Also Like

    Careers Similar to Continuous Linter-Drier Operator