Screener and Blender Operator

Tend screening and blending machines that remove rocks from coarse cokes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Screener and Blender Operators do?

Tends screening and blending machine that removes rocks and twigs from coarse coke and mixes it with fine-ground coke to produce blended mix used to pack carbon electrodes in graphite furnaces: Shovels or dumps coarse coke onto vibrating screens. Starts screens that separate rocks, twigs, and other materials from coke. Starts conveyors that carry sifted coke from screening area and fine-ground coke from storage bins to top of blending tanks and dumps them into tanks. Starts blender blades that mix coke. Turns valves to release blended mix from blending tanks into storage tanks for removal to graphite furnaces.

Should I be a Screener and Blender Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Screener and Blender Operator

    Screener and Blender 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 Screener and Blender Operator-related education!
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