Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Set up, operate, or tend continuous flow or vat-type equipment; filter presses; shaker screens; centrifuges; condenser tubes; precipitating, fermenting, or evaporating tanks; scrubbing towers; or batch stills. These machines extract, sort, or separate liquids, gases, or solids from other materials to recover a refined product. Includes dairy processing equipment operators.
People in this career work in these sectors.
Private, for profit92.93%
State and local government1.89%
Private, not for profit1.18%
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Dairy Product Manufacturing
Chemical Manufacturing (3251, 3252, 3253, and 3259 only)