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Conveyor Operator

Job Summary

Responsible for operating conveyor belt that moves objects from one place to another. Moves material to and from stockpiles and ensure they are safely transported.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operate conveyor belt to move objects.
  • Control speed and route of objects.
  • Take orders to have materials, products, or machinery moved.
  • Wait for incoming shipments and estimate delivery times.
  • Join sections of conveyor frames at temporary working areas, and connect power units.
  • Clean conveyor belt and remove debris.
  • Oil belts to ensure they move properly.
  • Move, assemble, and connect hoses or nozzles to material hoppers, storage tanks, conveyor sections or chutes, and pumps.
  • Position deflector bars, gates, waterfalls and another material conveyor divert flow from the conveyor to hot springs.
  • Adjust the gate pumps, conveyor, or auxiliary equipment of position, speed, timing and material flow.
  • Inform supervisor of conveyor operator.
  • Clean and maintain hand sterilization machinery and office equipment, tools, shovels, brooms, chemicals, pipes, lubricant.
  • Load, unload, or adjust materials or products on conveyors by hand, by using lifts, hoists, and scoops, or by opening gates, chutes, or hoppers.
  • Observe conveyor operations and monitor lights, dials, and gauges, in order to maintain specified operating levels and to detect equipment malfunctions.