Corn Cooker

Tend equipment that cook corns in steam cooking vat or kettle.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $37,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Corn Cookers do?

Tends equipment that cooks corn in steam cooking vat or kettle to soften corn preparatory to grinding into products, such as masa, for use in making corn chips and tortillas: Dumps prescribed quantities of ingredients, such as shelled corn, water, and lime, into cooking vat, and sets controls to admit steam into jacket of vat. Adjusts cooking temperature and starts equipment that automatically cooks and stirs ingredients. Drains corn into tank of water, after specified cooking time, for cooling and soaking preparatory to hulling and grinding by CORN GRINDER.

Should I be a Corn Cooker?

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

  • How to become a Corn Cooker

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