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Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator Salary
in Houston, Texas

$32,441 (USD)

Average Salary

$16/hr

Average Hourly

$431

Average Bonus

Last updated: June 25, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator is $32,441 a year and $16 an hour in Houston, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator is between $24,785 and $38,713. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Houston, Texas.

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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 Houston, Texas, 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:
$37,608
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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About Houston, Texas

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Description: Houston ( (listen) HEW-stən) is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Texas, fourth most populous city in the United States, as well as the sixth most populous in North America, with an estimated 2018 population of 2,325,502. Located in Southeast Texas near Galveston Bay and the Gulf of Mexico, it is the seat of Harris County and the principal city of the Greater Houston metropolitan area, which is the fifth most populous metropolitan statistical area in the United States and the second most populous in Texas after the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex, with a population of 6,997,384 in 2018.Comprising a total area...

Grain Cleaner & Transfer Operator Job Listings for Houston, Texas

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JAZAN IGCC- PROCESS SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Jun 24
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CHS
Facilities and assets include: liquids gasification, acid gas clean up, soot ash recovery, Sulphur ... operating efficiency, facility reliability, and metering strategy for custody transfer. They will ...
Veterinary Technician
Apr 9
Houston, TX, USA
Harris County Public Health
... operative recovery and reports changes in condition. • Responsible for the cleaning, feeding, and ... with transfer & rescue organizations and foster homes as needed concerning animal health and ...
Production Technician
Jun 21
Deer Park, TX, USA
The Dow Chemical Company
... cleaning. * Enters Load In, Load Complete, and Shipment Complete in SAP for all shipments * Completes Tank transfers, switching and monitoring * Performs Operator maintenance duties including ...
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