Linter Tender

Tend battery of linter machines that remove linters.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Linter Tenders do?

Tends battery of linter machines that remove linters before seed is crushed and pressed to extract oil: Starts flow of seed into machine. Observes and feels seeds that flow from machine to ensure removal of linters. Turns thumbscrews to regulate pressure of seed against saws. Removes setscrews with wrench and moves shaft holding brushes closer to saws to maintain efficient cleaning operation. May assist LINTER-SAW SHARPENER to remove saw cylinder for sharpening.

Should I be a Linter Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Lautertub Tender, Linseed Cake Trimmer, Linseed Oil Temperer, Linter

    How to become a Linter Tender

    Most Linter 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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