Crushing, Grinding, & Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders
Also called: Crusher Operator, Grinder Operator, Machine Operator, Mill Operator
In the Army: Cannon Crewmember; Cavalry Scout; Combat Engineer; Unit Supply Specialist; Wheeled Vehicle Repairer
What they do:Set up, operate, or tend machines to crush, grind, or polish materials, such as coal, glass, grain, stone, food, or rubber.
On the job, you would:
- Observe operation of equipment to ensure continuity of flow, safety, and efficient operation, and to detect malfunctions.
- Examine materials, ingredients, or products, visually or with hands, to ensure conformance to established standards.
- Move controls to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment that crushes, grinds, polishes, or blends materials.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Safety and Government
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
Word processing software
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