Dry Charge Process Attendant

Tend equipment that wash, treat, and dry formed dry-charge battery plates.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $42,000

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What do Dry Charge Process Attendants do?

Tends equipment that washes, treats, and dries formed dry-charge battery plates: Turns valve to drain water into bath compartment. Mixes solutions, according to specifications, in measuring tank and drains solutions into other compartments. Ignites oven burner and starts blower. Observes thermometer and gauges and adjusts temperature control and valves to maintain specified temperature and pressure in dryer. Starts and regulates speed of conveyor that conveys batteries through bath, solutions, and dryer. Determines oxygen content of gas in oven, using testing device and adjusts airflow to reduce oxidation of plates. Transfers batteries from forming department to machine, using handtruck. Strips connectors from batteries and loads batteries into racks in water bath. Loads containers from pallet to handtruck at discharge end of machine. Unloads batteries from dryer and tests each battery for moisture content, using resistance meter. Segregates damp batteries and inserts dry batteries in containers according to specified polarity. Transfers batteries to final assembly area, using handtruck. May tend conveyor-equipped drying compartment that dries battery plates and be designated Plate-Drying-Machine Tender.

Should I be a Dry Charge Process Attendant?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Process Treater

    How to Become a
    Dry Charge Process Attendant

    Most Dry Charge Process Attendants 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:9faaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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