Feed potatoes into flumes that carry them to washing machines.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Flumers do?
Feeds potatoes into flume that carries them to washing machine: Removes board covering flume to allow potatoes to fall from stockpile. Scoops potatoes from edges of pile, using wheelbarrow, and dumps them into flume. Adjusts headgates to regulate flow of potatoes into flume.
Should I be a Flumer?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Calm Under Pressure:
You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
How to become a Flumer
Most Flumers 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.
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