"BACK TENDER, PAPER MACHINE"
Job Description and Jobs
- 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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Job Number: 496