Cooling & Freezing Equipment Operators & Tenders
Also called: Refrigeration Operator, Machine Operator, Compressor Operator, Freezer Person
What they do:Operate or tend equipment, such as cooling and freezing units, refrigerators, batch freezers, and freezing tunnels, to cool or freeze products, food, blood plasma, and chemicals.
On the job, you would:
- Adjust machine or freezer speed and air intake in order to obtain desired consistency and amount of product.
- Monitor pressure gauges, ammeters, flowmeters, thermometers, or products, and adjust controls to maintain specified conditions, such as feed rate, product consistency, temperature, air pressure, and machine speed.
- Record temperatures, amounts of materials processed, and/or test results on report forms.
Engineering and Technology
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
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