Molybdenum Steamer Operator

Tend equipment that remove reagents from molybdenum ore concentrates.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Molybdenum Steamer Operators do?

Tends equipment that removes reagent from molybdenum ore concentrate: Installs different-size orifices to regulate flow of solids and liquids into vats. Adjusts steam valve to maintain concentrate at specified steaming point. Draws sample to determine alkalinity of concentrate, using titration test. Regulates flow of lime solution into vats according to alkalinity test readings to neutralize acids. Weighs sample and compares it with standard chart to determine percentage of solids in concentrate. Inserts airhose into vats to clear clogged outlets.

Should I be a Molybdenum Steamer Operator?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Molybdenum-Flotation Operator, Molybdenum-Leaching-Plant Operator

    How to Become a
    Molybdenum Steamer Operator

    Most Molybdenum Steamer Operators 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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