Vacuum-Pan Operator I
Tend vacuum pans to wash and dry crystallized tetryl powder.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Vacuum-Pan Operator Is do?
Tends vacuum pan to wash and dry crystallized tetryl powder for further processing into explosives: Opens release valve to transfer tetryl from crystallizer to vacuum pan. Fills pan with warm water and turns suction valve to draw off liquid and dissolved impurities, leaving powder to settle in felt bag. Shovels and scrapes powder into tub on handtruck. May scrape powder into trays and place trays in drying chambers.
Should I be a Vacuum-Pan Operator I?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
Vacuum Pan Operator, Vacuum Pan Tender
How to become a Vacuum-Pan Operator I
Most Vacuum-Pan Operator Is 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.
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