Foot Worker

Move levers to adjust chute gates.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Foot Workers do?

Moves levers to adjust chute gate and regulate flow of salt from crusher to vibrating screens that separate salt into various sizes preparatory to shipment or refining. Cleans clogged screens with rod. May tip mine cars to dump rock salt into bins, leading to crusher [CRUSHER TENDER].


Should I be a Foot Worker?

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.

  • How to become a Foot Worker

    Most Foot Workers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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