Washer-and-Crusher Tender

Tend battery of machines that wash and crush quarried stone.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Washer-and-Crusher Tenders do?

Tends battery of machines that convey, wash, crush, and separate quarried stone to produce sand and gravel: Presses button to start belt conveyor that conveys material to blade mill. Pulls lever to start blade mill that washes and separates rock, sand, and gravel from clay and other foreign matter. Starts vibrating screens that separate materials according to size. Presses button to start cone crusher that crushes oversized rocks. Observes flow of materials to detect jams or equipment malfunction. Stops machine and notifies supervisor of malfunction or breakdown.

Should I be a Washer-and-Crusher 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.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Grape Crusher, Oleo-Hasher-And-Renderer, Washer and Crusher Tender

    How to Become a
    Washer-and-Crusher Tender

    Most Washer-and-Crusher Tenders 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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