Shaker Tender

Tend shaking screens and conveyors that screen cokes to specified size.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Shaker Tenders do?

Tends shaking screen and conveyor that screen coke to specified size and load it into bins: Estimates amount of coke needed in bins. Starts conveyors and screens, and signals COKE LOADER to unload contents. Turns handwheel to adjust vibration rate of screen. Lubricates screen eccentrics and conveyors, using grease gun and oilcan. Patches screens, and assists in changing vibrator coils and splicing belts, using handtools. Cleans walks and floors, using broom and shovel.


Should I be a Shaker Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Pan Shaker

    How to become a Shaker Tender

    Most Shaker Tenders 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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