Saturator Tender

Tend machines that saturate rolls of untreated roofing felt.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Saturator Tenders do?

Tends machine that saturates rolls of untreated roofing felt with hot, liquid asphalt: Threads felt through machine rollers and starts machine. Turns wheels and moves levers to regulate machine speed, flow of asphalt, and tension on felt and press rollers. Presses control button to regulate flow of felt to ensure uniform saturation and prevent damage of felt. Tears test pieces from saturated felt to verify specified degree of saturation.

Should I be a Saturator Tender?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • How to become a Saturator Tender

    Most Saturator Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9laaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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