Mud Mixer Operator

Tend mixers that make lutes used for sealing oven doors.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mud Mixer Operators do?

Tends mixer that makes lute used for sealing oven doors or tap holes in furnaces: Shovels specified amounts of materials, such as sand and clay, into mixing pan. Turns valve to add water, starts machine, and mixes materials with paddle as pan rotates to obtain specified consistency. Shovels lute into transfer truck. May be designated according to material mixed as Adobe-Ball Mixer; Clay Mixer; or machine used as Wet-Pan Mixer.

Should I be a Mud Mixer Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • Also known as: Mud Cleaner Operator

    How to become a Mud Mixer Operator

    Most Mud Mixer 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:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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