Tower Attendant

Charge tower with limerocks.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Tower Attendants do?

Charges tower with limerock used in preparation of acid for cooking wood chips: Breaks limerock with maul and washes dirt from pieces, using hose. Fills handtrucks with limerock and pushes truck to tower. Starts elevator or bucket conveyor to transport limerock to top of tower and fill tower to specified depth. Closes tower filling hatch and fastens it with clamps. Scrapes slag from tower grate and rakes slag from tower floor, using scraper and rake. May operate scoop truck to transport limerock to tower.


Should I be a Tower Attendant?

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

  • How to become a Tower Attendant

    Most Tower Attendants 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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