Sector: Manufacturing

Scalehouse Operator

A scalehouse operator career could be for you if…
Your skills include critical thinking, reading comprehension and monitoring.
Your interests can be described as realistic and conventional.
Your values include support, independence and relationships.

Career Overview

A scalehouse operator is responsible for operating weight scales, scale computers and software data programs for data entry and record keeping. An operator also screens and records incoming loads at the scalehouse and directs vehicles entering and leaving the facility. Duties may include performing raw material quality tests to ensure compliance with industry standards. The primary function of this role is to move semi-trucks through the scale in a timely manner for in and outbound loads.

Other job titles include: cycle counter, fluid operator, inventory specialist, quality assurance inspector (QA inspector), scale operator, supply clerk, temperature taker

Education and Training

These occupations usually require a high school diploma.


National Average Annual Salary
$30,000.00 - $53,600.00
National Average Hourly Salary
$14.43 - $25.77
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