Drier Helper

Perform a variety of duties in drying and storing chemical materials.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Drier Helpers do?

Performs variety of manual duties in drying and storing chemical materials, as directed: Turns valves to fill sample bottles for laboratory testing. Inspects product through sight glasses at various stages of drying process to detect malfunctions. Inspects equipment and piping for leaks or malfunctions. Notifies equipment operator or supervisor of unusual conditions. Lowers gauge tape into storage towers to facilitate inventory and production control. Records gauge readings on operating record. Cleans equipment, using hose and water. May be designated according to type of drier as Spray-Drier-Operator Helper.

Should I be a Drier Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Continuous-Drier Helper, Truss-Driver Helper, Tube-Draw Helper

    How to become a Drier Helper

    Most Drier Helpers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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