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Conveyor Operators and Tenders Jobs Anchorage AK

Conveyor Operators and Tenders Career Overview Control or tend conveyors or conveyor systems that move materials or products to and from stockpiles, processing stations, departments, or vehicles. May control speed and routing of materials or products.

Anchorage Job Center Midtown
(907) 269-4759
3301 Eagle Street, Suite 101
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Gambell Job Center
(907) 269-6414
400 Gambell Street
Anchorage, AK
 
Eagle River Job Center
(907) 696-6832
11723 Old Glenn Hwy., B-4
Eagle River, AK
 
Kodiak Job Center
(907) 486-3105
309 Center Street
Kodiak, AK
 
Sitka Job Center
(907) 747-3423
304 Lake Street., Room 101
Sitka, AK
 
A C C F T Local 2404
(907) 562-2660
3211 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK
 
Anchorage Job Center Muldoon
(907) 269-0000
1251 Muldoon Rd., Suite 114
Anchorage, AK
 
Iron Workers Local 751
(907) 456-6960
25 Timberland Dr
Fairbanks, AK
 
Peninsula Job Center
(907) 283-2900
11312 Kenai Spur Hwy, Suite 2
Kenai, AK
 
Tok Job Center
(907) 883-5629
State Office Building, Mile Post 1314
Tok, AK
 

Conveyor Operators and Tenders Jobs

Conveyor Operators and Tenders


Career Outlook

Despite little or no change in employment, numerous job openings will be created by the need to replace workers who leave this very large occupation.

Employment change. Employment in material moving occupations is projected to decline by 1 percent between 2008 and 2018. Improvements in equipment, such as automated storage and retrieval systems and conveyors, and in supply management processes, such as automatic identification and data collection (AIDC), will continue to raise productivity and reduce the demand for material movers.

Job growth for material movers depends on the growth or decline of employing industries and the type of equipment the workers operate or the materials they handle. Employment should grow in the warehousing and storage industry as more firms contract out their warehousing functions to this industry. Opportunities for material movers should decline in manufacturing due to productivity improvements and outsourcing of warehousing and other activities that depend on material movers. Opportunities will vary by establishment size as well, as large establishments are more likely to have the resources to invest in automated systems for their material moving needs. Although increasing automation will eliminate some routine tasks, many jobs will remain to meet the need to operate and maintain new equipment.

Job prospects. Despite the projected employment decline, a relatively high number of job openings will be created by the need to replace workers who transfer to other occupations, retire, or leave this very large occupation for other reasons—characteristic of occupations requiring little prior or formal training. Many indus...

Career Overview

Control or tend conveyors or conveyor systems that move materials or products to and from stockpiles, processing stations, departments, or vehicles. May control speed and routing of materials or products.

Salary for Conveyor Operators and Tenders

Majors for this Career

  • Ground Transportation, Other

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