Conveyor Operators & Tenders
Also called: Chipper Operator, Flumer, Packaging Line Operator, Process Operator
In the Army: Unit Supply Specialist
In the Marine Corps: Inventory Management Specialist; Packaging Specialist
What they do:Control or tend conveyors or conveyor systems that move materials or products to and from stockpiles, processing stations, departments, or vehicles. May control speed and routing of materials or products.
On the job, you would:
- Inform supervisors of equipment malfunctions that need to be addressed.
- Observe conveyor operations and monitor lights, dials, and gauges to maintain specified operating levels and to detect equipment malfunctions.
- Record production data such as weights, types, quantities, and storage locations of materials, as well as equipment performance problems and downtime.
Arts and Humanities
Engineering and Technology
Safety and Government
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
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:
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