Drum Drier Operator

Tend drum driers that dry activated carbon sludge.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Drum Drier Operators do?

Tends drum drier that dries activated carbon sludge, used in variety of industrial and consumer applications: Sets drier controls and starts sludge pumps and agitators to dry product that meets prescribed standard. Turns valves to increase water content of sludge to prevent caking, according to hydrometer readings supplied by other workers.

Should I be a Drum Drier Operator?

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

  • Also known as: Suction-Drum-Drier Operator

    How to become a Drum Drier Operator

    Most Drum 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
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