Sweeping Compound Blender

Tend machines that mix ingredients to make sweeping compound.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sweeping Compound Blenders do?

Tends machine that mixes ingredients, such as dye, oil, sand, sawdust, and water to make sweeping compound: Measures or weighs out ingredients according to formula. Dumps or pours ingredients into mixer. Starts agitator or tumbler and mixes ingredients for specified time. Turns valve to drain mixture into barrels. Weighs barrel on floor scale to determine weight. May clean mixers, scales, kettles, and work area, using rags and solvent. May pack and seal products in wooden cases and label cases and barrels.

Should I be a Sweeping Compound Blender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Sweeping Compound Blender

    Most Sweeping Compound Blenders 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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