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Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators

Operate equipment used to cool or freeze products.

Quick Facts


Below the statewide median
$19.18 / hour    Read more about wages


Growth rate:  6%    Read more about outlook


High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Operate mixing equipment.
  • Operate pumping systems or equipment.
  • Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products.
  • Monitor equipment operation to ensure proper functioning.
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