Fermenting Cellar Dropper

Tend pumps to transfer pitched worts.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

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What do Fermenting Cellar Droppers do?

Tends pumps to transfer pitched wort from starter tank to fermenting tank: Observes yeast in pitched wort to verify yeast development and collects samples of beer in early fermentation stages for laboratory analysis. Skims brown yeast from beer surface, using paddle. Fastens and clamps hose terminals to connect lines from starter to fermenting tank, using wrenches. Turns valves to open line to transfer pitched wort by gravity feed into fermenting tank. Pumps caustic soda solutions through transfer lines to clean interior.

Should I be a Fermenting Cellar Dropper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Dropper, Fermenting Cellar, Fermenter

    How to Become a
    Fermenting Cellar Dropper

    Most Fermenting Cellar Droppers 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:9gibaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29|associate%27s+%2811%25%29|bachelor%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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