Tend hog mills that grind scrap woods into chips to be used as fuels.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Hog Tenders do?
Tends hog mill that grinds scrap wood into chips for use as fuel: Pulls lever to start hog mill and presses button to start conveyors that convey scrap wood to hog mill. Spreads scrap wood evenly across trough of conveyor, using hands, rake, or picaroon to regulate flow of wood and prevent damages to hog-mill knives. Stops machine and removes scrap wood lodged in throat of machine when machine becomes clogged. Lubricates hog mill and conveyors, using grease gun and oilcan.
Should I be a Hog Tender?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
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How to become a Hog Tender
Most Hog 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.
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