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Job Description:

  • 1) Operates drier, calender, and winding sections of fourdrinier or cylinder-type papermaking machines to produce paper and wind it onto rolls: Threads continuous sheet of paper through carrier, drier, and calender rolls by hand.

  • 2) Observes charts and gauges, and turns valves to adjust steam pressure, temperature of drier and calender rolls, and hot air blowing into continuous sheet.

  • 3) Turns wheels to adjust tension on rolls and control running speed of sheet.

  • 4) Inspects sheet for defects, such as dirt, slime spots, holes, and wrinkles, and marks defective portions for removal at rewinding section.

  • 5) Directs workers engaged in winding, slitting, weighing, wrapping, and stenciling paper rolls.

  • 6) May operate size tub or spray paper with steam, water, or dyes to obtain specified finish.

  • 7) May operate drying section only to produce rolls or sheets of dry pulp and be designated Back Tender, Pulp Drier.

  • 8) May be designated according to type of machine as Back Tender, Cylinder; Back Tender, Fourdrinier.




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DOT:   534.662-010

Job Number: 496