Saturation Equipment Operator

Tend equipment that saturate continuous sheet of felt paper with asphalt.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Saturation Equipment Operators do?

Tends equipment that saturates continuous sheet of felt paper with asphalt to serve as carrier or backing for hard-surface floor coverings: Adjusts panelboard controls to pump and maintain specified level of asphalt in tank. Regulates machine to compensate for variations in penetration of saturant, according to visual examination, or as indicated on control panel gauge. Adjusts guides to align felt paper feeding through machine, using handtools. Examines continuous sheet of felt paper to detect tears or breaks as material passes through machine.

Should I be a Saturation Equipment 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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Air Reduction Equipment Operator, Bromination Equipment Operator, Sulfonation Equipment Operator

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    Saturation Equipment Operator

    Saturation Equipment Operators 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 Saturation Equipment Operator-related education!
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