Separator Tender II

Tend reels that separate insolubles from starch suspension.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Separator Tender IIs do?

Tends reels or shakers that separate and remove bran, gluten, or other insolubles from starch suspension: Starts reels or shakers. Turns valves to admit and regulate flow of liquid suspension to separators. Starts conveyor that carries off insolubles separated from suspension. Tests specific gravity of liquid starch to ascertain if separation meets standards, using hydrometer. Cleans shakers or reels with caustic solution and water hose. Replaces worn or broken bearings, springs, and other parts, using handtools. May tend driers to dehydrate brans.

Should I be a Separator Tender II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Separator Tender, Separator Tender I

    How to become a Separator Tender II

    Most Separator Tender IIs 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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