U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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51-9012 Separating, Filtering, Clarifying, Precipitating, and Still Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Set up, operate, or tend continuous flow or vat-type equipment; filter presses; shaker screens; centrifuges; condenser tubes; precipitating, fermenting, or evaporating tanks; scrubbing towers; or batch stills. These machines extract, sort, or separate liquids, gases, or solids from other materials to recover a refined product. Includes dairy processing equipment operators. Excludes "Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders" (51-9011).
Illustrative examples: Brewmaster,
Broad Occupation: 51-9010 Chemical Processing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Minor Group: 51-9000 Other Production Occupations
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010