Tetryl Screen Operator

Tend shaker screens to remove lumps from dried tetryl explosives.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tetryl Screen Operators do?

Tends shaker screen to remove lumps from dried tetryl explosive: Transfers trays of dried tetryl to screening area, using handtruck. Starts motor that activates shaker screen to separate tetryl powder from lumps. Dumps tetryl from trays into feed hopper of screen. Lines catch boxes with wax paper, and positions boxes beneath discharge spout of screen to receive screened tetryl powder. Weighs filled boxes and stacks on handtruck for transfer to storage. Carries containers of tetryl lumps to distillation equipment for reprocessing.

Should I be a Tetryl Screen Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Tetryl Screen Operator

    Most Tetryl Screen Operators 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:9gibaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29|associate%27s+%2811%25%29|bachelor%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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