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Flash Drier Operator Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$39,847 (USD)

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The average pay for a Flash Drier Operator is $39,847 a year and $19 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Flash Drier Operator is between $31,199 and $47,672. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Controls flash-drier furnace and auxiliary equipment to remove water from activated carbon slurry, for use in industrial and consumer applications: tests specific gravity of carbon slurry in agitator tank, using hydrometer, and draws sample for acidity testing by wash operator.
  • Admits water and dumps prescribed amount of caustic into slurry tank to bring density and acidity readings to prescribed standard.
  • Turns valve to heat slurry to specified temperature and starts pumps to transfer slurry to vacuum drum filter.
  • Adjusts gate leading to paddle mixer to regulate flow of slurry to furnace.
  • Sets automatic controls to maintain furnace temperature at plant standard.
  • Moves switches and turns valves to regulate furnace blowers and cyclone filters that control flow and discharge dried carbon.
  • Directs activities of workers engaged in tending filter and carbon-bagging machines.
  • Weighs carbon samples taken from furnace discharge spouts and computes percentage of moisture removed, using standard formula.
  • Keeps log of gauge readings and test results.
  • Verifies setup of scraper blade on filter drum for efficient operation.
  • May turn fuel valves to regulate furnace conditions in manually controlled units, according to specifications.
Flash Drier Operator Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

Job family population: 18,030

Estimated population of Flash Drier Operator jobs: 174

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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