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Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator Salary
in Knoxville, Tennessee

$30,702 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$408

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

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The average pay for a Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator is $30,702 a year and $15 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator is between $23,457 and $36,637. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Controls equipment to clean and grind whole grain for use in production of distilled liquors: inspects carloads of whole grain to detect presence of harmful insects, such as weevils and grain beetles.
  • Collects sample of grain from each carload for laboratory analysis.
  • Records number of boxcar from which each sample is taken.
  • Pumps whole grain from boxcars to storage tanks or hopper of cleaning machine, using air-conveyor chutes.
  • Starts automatic cleaning machine that blows and sifts foreign particles, such as dirt, twigs, and stones from whole grain and conveys clean grain to storage tank for further processing.
  • Pumps clean grain from storage tank into hopper balanced on scale and records weight of grain before dumping into grinding machine.
  • Starts grinding machine, and regulates flow of grain from hopper.
  • Pumps ground meal from grinding machine into scale-hopper to compute and record difference in weight of grain before and after grinding.
  • Pumps ground meal into meal tank for further processing.
  • Signals miller helper, distillery to connect air-conveyor chutes to pumps and storage tanks, clean or change screens on cleaning machine, stop and start pumps, conveyors, and machines, and lubricate moving parts of machines and equipment.
  • Makes minor repairs and adjustments to pumps, air-conveyor chutes, and machines.
  • May be designated according to specific duties as grain miller; grain-cleaner-and-transfer operator.
Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator Job Prevalence in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States

Job family: Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Job family population: 31,390

Estimated population of Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator jobs: 322

Rate of error: 3.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$35,592
5 Year Change:
16 %

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About Knoxville, Tennessee

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Description: Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County. As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 178,874, and is Tennessee's third largest city after Nashville and Memphis. Knoxville is the principal city of the Knoxville Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was 868,546 in 2015.First settled in 1786, Knoxville was the first capital of Tennessee. The city struggled with geographic isolation throughout the early 19th century. The arrival of the railroad in 1855 led to an economic boom. During the Civil War, the city was bitterly divided over the secession issue, and was occupied...

Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator Job Listings for Knoxville, Tennessee

EMT Advanced First Responder
Jul 16
Knoxville, United States
Lifeguard Ambulance Service
Provides orderly transfer of the patient to destination. * Upon arrival at destination with patient ... cleaning, restocking basic supplies and placing the unit back in service as soon as possible.
EMT Advanced in Knoxville, TN
Jul 3
Knoxville, TN, United States
Lifeguard Ambulance Service
Provides orderly transfer of the patient to destination. Upon arrival at destination with patient ... for cleaning, restocking basic supplies and placing the unit back in service as soon as possible.
EMT Advanced in Knoxville, TN
Jul 1
Knoxville, United States
Lifeguard Ambulance Service
Provides orderly transfer of the patient to destination. * Upon arrival at destination with patient ... cleaning, restocking basic supplies and placing the unit back in service as soon as possible.
EMT Advanced First Responder
Jul 16
Strawberry Plains, United States
Lifeguard Ambulance Service
Provides orderly transfer of the patient to destination. * Upon arrival at destination with patient ... cleaning, restocking basic supplies and placing the unit back in service as soon as possible.
EMT Advanced First Responder
Jul 16
Heiskell, United States
Lifeguard Ambulance Service
Provides orderly transfer of the patient to destination. * Upon arrival at destination with patient ... cleaning, restocking basic supplies and placing the unit back in service as soon as possible.

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator is $30,702 a year and $15 an hour in Knoxville, Tennessee, United States. The average salary range for a Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator is between $23,457 and $36,637. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Knoxville, Tennessee.

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Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator Job Listings for Knoxville, Tennessee

EMT Advanced First Responder
Jul 16
Knoxville, United States
Lifeguard Ambulance Service
Provides orderly transfer of the patient to destination. * Upon arrival at destination with patient ... cleaning, restocking basic supplies and placing the unit back in service as soon as possible.
EMT Advanced in Knoxville, TN
Jul 3
Knoxville, TN, United States
Lifeguard Ambulance Service
Provides orderly transfer of the patient to destination. Upon arrival at destination with patient ... for cleaning, restocking basic supplies and placing the unit back in service as soon as possible.
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