Pneumatic System Conveyor Operator

Operate panelboards to control pneumatic conveyor systems.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pneumatic System Conveyor Operators do?

Operates panelboard to control pneumatic conveyor system that transfers flour from railroad cars, through blending, sifting, and weighing units to storage bins for subsequent processing into macaroni products: Opens hatch of railroad hopper car to admit air, and connects pneumatic hose to car outlet and to intake pipe of specified bin. Sets timing devices, turns switches, and pushes buttons on panelboard to start and control movement of material through specified processing units to storage bins. Observes lights on board to follow progress of material, or to detect need for changing or bypassing operations. Diverts material flow by pressing button governing specific bin or processing unit. Records car number, weight, and type of material in car, name of sender, and location of material in storage bin or unit. Operates pneumatic air compressor [AIR-COMPRESSOR OPERATOR] in conjunction with panelboard, to transfer and distribute flour. May dump bags of special flour into hopper for distribution through processing units.

Should I be a Pneumatic System Conveyor Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Conveyor Operator, Pneumatic System, Pneumatic-Press Operator

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