Ripening Room Attendant

Control equipment to transfer and remove bubbles from viscose fluid.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Ripening Room Attendants do?

Controls equipment to filter, transfer, and remove bubbles from viscose fluid used in manufacturing rayon or cellophane: Turns valves to transfer viscose from mixing station to filter presses that remove impurities and to vacuum tanks that remove air bubbles. Observes gauges and adjusts controls to maintain specified temperature, pressure, and feed rate in equipment and pipes. May tend tanks to age viscose for specified time before transfer to casting units [TANKROOM TENDER]. May record aging time, viscose output, and gauge readings. May be designated Viscose-Cellar Attendant in plants producing rayon by viscose process.


Should I be a Ripening Room Attendant?

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.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.

  • Also known as: Rectifying Attendant

    How to become a Ripening Room Attendant

    Most Ripening Room Attendants 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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