Shredding Floor Equipment Operator

Operate shredding and filtering equipment and pump to process woodpulps.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Shredding Floor Equipment Operators do?

Operates shredding and filtering equipment and pumps to process woodpulp into alkali cellulose: Mounts roll of woodpulp sheeting on unwind stand, and inserts end of roll into shredder. Monitors recording and controlling instruments, and presses buttons and turns valves to regulate speed of pumps and flow of materials through caustic treatment and filtering process. Inspects filters and filter presses, and cleans equipment, using water hose. Records production figures. May operate lift truck to convey pulp rolls from storage area to shredding room.

Should I be a Shredding Floor Equipment Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Shredding Floor Equipment Operator

    Shredding Floor Equipment 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 Shredding Floor Equipment Operator-related education!
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