Steam Cleaning Machine Operator

Tend one or more portable generators used to generate steam.
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Quick Stats

Very Good

Salary Range
$19,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Steam Cleaning Machine Operators do?

Tends one or more portable generators used to generate steam for steam-cleaning exposed surfaces of masonry structures: Connects hose line and electric leads to source of water supply and electric power. Starts pump to force water through generator coils. Fills tanks with cleaning compounds. Starts fire under generator when water coils are full. Turns valves to regulate flow of water and cleaning compound through hose line. Observes pressure gauge to ensure that required steam pressure is maintained. Flushes generator coils with scale remover to clean them.

Should I be a Steam Cleaning Machine Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

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