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Scouring Train Operator Chief Salary
in Connecticut, United States

$30,951 (USD)

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The average pay for a Scouring Train Operator Chief is $30,951 a year and $15 an hour in Connecticut, United States. The average salary range for a Scouring Train Operator Chief is between $24,245 and $36,305. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Operates scouring train (series of tanks or bowls) to wash, rinse, and dry raw wool preparatory to dyeing or carding: turns valves to start continuous flow of water, detergent, and acid into bowls.
  • Reads thermometer and turns steam valves to heat wash and rinse solutions to specified operating temperature.
  • Starts machine that feeds raw wool from hopper into washbowl and activates rakes that move wool through bowls to squeeze rolls and rinse bowl.
  • Patrols scouring train to detect choke-up at squeeze rolls and removes jammed fibers by hand.
  • Observes sudsing in washbowls and turns valve to increase or decrease concentration of detergent.
  • Tests acidity of solution in finishing bowl by titration.
  • Turns valve to control flow of acid to maintain specified concentration.
  • Starts fans that circulate hot air in drier.
  • Feels wool delivered from drier and adjusts thermostatic control if wool is not dry.
  • Drains and cleans machine.
  • May feed raw wool into scouring machine hopper.
  • May direct activities of team workers and be designated scouring-train operator, chief (carpet & rug; textile).

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Scouring Train Operator Chief Job Listings for Connecticut, United States

New England Regional Sales Manager
Sep 28
Hartford, CT, USA
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