Grain Elevator Superintendent

Supervise the workers in unloading of grains for milling and shipment.
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Salary Range
$32,000 – $86,000

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What do Grain Elevator Superintendents do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in unloading, loading, storing, cleaning, and blending of grain for milling and shipment: Inspects sample of grain from incoming shipment to verify variety of grain with invoice and route to designated storage bin according to variety and protein content of grain. Prepares switching orders for guidance of train crews in moving grain cars to unloading pits according to mill requirements. Observes unloading and transportation of grain by bucket elevators and conveyors to storage tanks. Inspects grain to determine cleaning requirements and directs processing of grain to prepare grain for milling. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

Should I be a Grain Elevator Superintendent?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • 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.

  • Also known as: Superintendent, Grain Elevator

    How to Become a
    Grain Elevator Superintendent

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