Drier Operator VI

Tend equipment that dry glutinous material.
picture of Drier Operator VI

Quick Stats

Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Drier Operator VIs do?

Tends equipment that dries glutinous material, such as gelatin and glue, by either of following methods: Starts pumps to admit glutinous material through coolers to congeal it and through extruders to form noodles. Starts conveyor that moves noodles through series of drying compartments and turns on heaters and fans in compartments. Feels noodles for moisture content and regulates speed of equipment to ensure prescribed degree of dryness. Reads hydrometer to detect excessive moisture in drying compartments and turns on dehumidifier when necessary. Transfers containers of pearl glue or moves frames or trays of sheets of glue or gelatin into drying compartment, using handtruck. Starts heaters and fans in heating compartment. Feels glutinous material for moisture content and regulates temperature in drying compartment when necessary. May tend equipment that spreads glutinous material into sheets for drying [SPREADING-MACHINE OPERATOR 559.685-170].

Should I be a Drier Operator VI?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Can-Drier Operator, Coal Drier Operator, Glue-Drier Operator, Loop-Drier Operator, Platen-Drier Operator See More

    How to become a Drier Operator VI

    Most Drier Operator VIs 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 Drier Operator VI