Drier Feeder

Feed devulcanized scrap rubber stock into agitator tanks that wash it.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Drier Feeders do?

Feeds devulcanized scrap rubber stock into agitator tanks that wash it to remove caustic substance: Shovels specified amount of stock into tank of water and starts mechanical agitator. Shovels washed stock onto conveyors leading to drier or into dewatering device that squeezes moisture from stock. May adjust dewatering device, using wrench. May pump washed stock into vibrating screen to facilitate removal of moisture.

Should I be a Drier Feeder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Dryer Feeder, Dry Kiln Feeder, Soda-Drier Feeder

    How to become a Drier Feeder

    Most Drier Feeders 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:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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