Steam Drier Tender

Tend equipment that steam and dry fiber mats to untwist yarns.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Steam Drier Tenders do?

Tends equipment that steams and dries fiber mats to untwist yarns and impart fuller surface to mat: Adjusts steam valves to regulate flow of spray on mats. Pushes button to start conveyor that moves mats through steam and drying cabinets. Loads mats on conveyor and observes thermometers and adjusts controls to maintain specified temperature in cabinets.


Should I be a Steam Drier Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Steam Drier Tender

    Steam Drier Tenders 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 Steam Drier Tender-related education!
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