Slate Mixer

Tend machines that mix multicolored granules of slate.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Slate Mixers do?

Tends machine that mixes multicolored granules of slate for use in surfacing asphalt-coated roofing felt: Adjusts gates on slate chutes, using gauge, and pulls levers to deposit specified proportion of granules of each color onto mixer conveyor. Starts mixer that blends granules and activates discharge conveyor leading to surfacing machine hopper.

Should I be a Slate Mixer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • Also known as: Slater Apprentice

    How to become a Slate Mixer

    Most Slate Mixers 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:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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