Head Char-Filter-Tank Tender

Tend char filter tanks that remove colloids from the corn syrups.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Head Char-Filter-Tank Tenders do?

Tends char filter tanks that remove undesirable colloids from glucose and corn syrup: Signals FILTER-TANK-TENDER HELPER, HEAD to fill tanks with char and turn valves to start flow of syrup from storage. Couples flexible pipe to filters to transfer solution to and from filters, or signals FILTER-TANK-TENDER HELPER, HEAD to couple pipe. Collects sample of solution to examine color and measure density, using hydrometer. Reads thermometers and directs workers to turn steam valves to maintain specified temperature. Directs workers engaged in washing activated carbon and informs CHAR PULLER when to remove char.

Should I be a Head Char-Filter-Tank Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Char Filter Tank Tender, Char-Filter-Tank Tender, Head

    How to Become a
    Head Char-Filter-Tank Tender

    Most Head Char-Filter-Tank Tenders 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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