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Weighers, Measurers, Checkers, and Samplers, Recordkeeping
District Of Columbia

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Weigh, measure, and check materials, supplies, and equipment for the purpose of keeping relevant records. Duties are primarily clerical by nature. Includes workers who collect and keep record of samples of products or materials.

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Currently Employed: 43

Projected Annual Job Openings: 0

Typical Hourly Wage: $9.30 - $13.42

Typical Annual Salary: $19,300 - $27,900

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Typical education needed for entry: High school diploma or equivalent

Typical work experience needed for a job in this occupation: None

Typical on-the-job training once you have a job in this occupation: Short-term on-the-job training

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typical job duties

  • Communicate with customers and vendors to exchange information regarding products, materials, and services.
  • Collect or prepare measurement, weight, or identification labels and attach them to products.
  • Compute product totals and charges for shipments.
  • Collect product samples and prepare them for laboratory analysis or testing.
  • Document quantity, quality, type, weight, test result data, and value of materials or products to maintain shipping, receiving, and production records and files.
  • Unload or unpack incoming shipments.
  • Compare product labels, tags, or tickets, shipping manifests, purchase orders, and bills of lading to verify accuracy of shipment contents, quality specifications, or weights.
  • Operate scalehouse computers to obtain weight information about incoming shipments such as those from waste haulers.
  • Fill orders for products and samples, following order tickets, and forward or mail items.
  • Sort products or materials into predetermined sequences or groupings for display, packing, shipping, or storage.

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