Malt House Loader

Control equipment to transfer steeped or malted barleys.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Malt House Loaders do?

Controls equipment to transfer steeped or malted barley to or from germinating compartments or drying kilns in malt house: Presses switch to position overhead spout under chute, and pulls handle to open chute and dump barley onto compartment or kiln floor. Lifts and removes compartment door to permit entrance of power shovel, using winch. Moves levers and presses pedals of power shovel to transfer malted barley from compartment onto conveyor. Climbs ladder into compartment to clean interior, using scraper, shovel, and high-pressure water hose.


Should I be a Malt House Loader?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Leader: You're good at taking charge, giving directions, and inspiring other people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Dry House Wheeler, Four-Horse Hitch Driver, Laborer, Hoisting, Loader, Malt House, Logger, Driving Horses See More

    How to become a Malt House Loader

    Malt House Loaders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Malt House Loader-related education!
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