Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders:

Operate or tend equipment, such as cooling and freezing units, refrigerators, batch freezers, and freezing tunnels, to cool or freeze products, food, blood plasma, and chemicals.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $35,690.00
Average Time to Fill 41 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 255
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 8.02 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Bend pipe for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration or water lines
Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products
Adjust equipment controls to regulate coolant flow
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Install mechanical equipment, components, or systems
Adjust position of molds during processing
Position containers to receive materials or workpieces
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Assemble electromechanical or hydraulic systems
Install heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) equipment
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Collect samples for analysis or testing

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