Screen Tender Helper

Assist Screen Tenders in removing impurities from cooked woodpulps.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Screen Tender Helpers do?

Assists SCREEN TENDER in removing impurities and uncooked chips from cooked woodpulp: Turns valve to activate pump that fills defoamer tank. Washes clogged masses of fibers and impurities from screen plates, using water hose. Washes and scrapes sand and sludge from rifflers and flow boxes. Draws and spreads pulp sample in sheet mold. Observes sample against light, and notifies SCREEN TENDER when sample fails to meet cleaning specifications. May remove and replace screen plates, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Screen Tender Helper?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Screen Tender Helper

    Most Screen Tender Helpers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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