Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders


What They Do

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. Excludes Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders.


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*Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor. Used by permission.

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