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Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Operators

Operate machines that crush, grind, or polish materials like coal, glass, grain, stone, food, or rubber.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Above the statewide median
$21.36 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -4.8%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate grinding equipment.
  • Operate pumping systems or equipment.
  • Notify others of equipment repair or maintenance needs.
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of water, cleaning solutions, or other liquids.
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Job Title Examples:

Crusher Operator
Grinder Operator
Miller

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