Compressor Operator II

Tend machines that compress loose salts into blocks.

What does a Compressor Operator II do?

Tends machine that compresses loose salt into blocks for use as cattle feed supplement: Opens gate to transfer premixed salt from bin to measuring hopper. Starts press that automatically admits measured amount of salt into compression chamber, compresses salt into blocks, and ejects blocks onto chute. Lifts blocks from chute and stacks them on pallet. Cleans machine. May fortify salt by adding and mixing specified amounts of potassium iodide or other fortifiers to salt before it is compressed into blocks.