Silo Operator

Control panelboards to convey redried tobacco from redrying machines.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Silo Operators do?

Controls panelboard to convey stemmed and redried tobacco from redrying machines into silos and to packing machines: Pushes buttons to start conveyors in specified sequence, according to daily production schedule. Observes dials and gauges to route stemmed and redried tobacco from redrying machines, through silo, and into packing machines. Observes panel lights for indication of malfunction and adjusts conveyors to regulate feed of tobacco into and out of silos.

Should I be a Silo Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Log Sorter Operator, Suction Operator

    How to become a Silo Operator

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