Dry-Pan Charger

Transport, mix, and charge quantities of clay into dry-pan hoppers.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Dry-Pan Chargers do?

Transports, mixes, and charges specified quantities of clay into dry-pan hoppers, using overhead crane, equipped with clamshell, or lift-scoop tractor: Reads production schedule to determine proportions of various clays needed for scheduled products. Transports specified amounts of clays from storage piles to mixing area and mixes clay by filling clamshell or scoop with clay and dumping clay back on pile. Transports mixed clay to dry-pan and charges it into hoppers. Lubricates equipment, using grease gun and oilcan. May press switches or buttons and turn dials and knobs to start and stop equipment used to pulverize, screen, and convey materials.


Should I be a Dry-Pan Charger?

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: Dry-Pan Feeder

    How to become a Dry-Pan Charger

    Dry-Pan Chargers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Dry-Pan Charger-related education!
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