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Moisture Meter Operator

Test moisture content of tobaccos in various stages of processing.

What does a Moisture Meter Operator do?

Tests moisture content of tobacco in various stages of processing by either of following methods: Places tobacco sample in electrical moisture meter and turns on current. Observes meter indicator and compares reading with conversion chart to determine moisture content. Records date, time, temperature, moisture content, and meter reading for each sample tested. Weighs sample of tobacco and places sample in oven. Removes and weighs sample after specified time. Compares difference in weights with conversion chart to determine moisture content.