Fermenting Cellars Receiver

Operate pumps that add yeasts to worts.
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Salary Range
$26,000 – $70,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fermenting Cellars Receivers do?

Operates pumps that add yeast to wort, following standard instructions: Turns spigot to drain yeast from pressurized yeast tub into yeast wagon, or starts pump to transfer yeast from storage tank to yeast brink. Connects wort and starting tank lines. Signals PUMPER, BREWERY or starts pump to transfer wort from storage to starting tanks. Mixes yeast and wort, using paddle and connects wagon and wort lines, or opens valve on brink tank to transfer yeast mixture or yeast to wort in starting tank. Observes flow dials and pressure gauges to ensure that specified ratio of yeast to wort is maintained. Opens starting tank valve to obtain sample for laboratory analysis. May pump pure yeast culture, prepared by YEAST-CULTURE DEVELOPER, from sterile barrels through successive yeast culture tanks to permit further cultivation of yeast prior to adding it to wort and be designated Culture-Room Worker.

Should I be a Fermenting Cellars Receiver?

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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Receiver, Fermenting Cellars

    How to Become a
    Fermenting Cellars Receiver

    Most Fermenting Cellars Receivers 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:9chaaa&chl=no+college+%2887%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%2810%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,87,87
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