Harvester Operator

Drive and control tractors to harvest salt from the granulator beds.

What does a Harvester Operator do?

Drives and controls specially equipped tractor to harvest salt from granulator beds: Drives machine to designated bed. Positions discharge spout over gondola car, and depresses clutch to engage harvester. Moves handles to lower scraper equipped with revolving fingers that break up salt and load it onto conveyor for transfer to discharge spout. Moves levers and throttle to control speed of tractor to harvest maximum quantity of salt according to thickness of salt in bed.