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"BALANCER, SCALE"
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Job Description:

  • 1) Inspects, tests, and adjusts scale mechanisms and repairs or replaces defective parts to ensure balance and accuracy of scales, using handtools and test equipment: Rolls test weights to and from position on scale platform and reads dial indications or weight tickets to verify accuracy of scales.

  • 2) Adjusts parts, such as loading box, rack, pendulum weights, and cams, for travel and leverage to determine type of error and coordinate readings with weights.

  • 3) Adjusts and tightens parts, such as locking handle, cam holddowns and ribbons, pendulum lever assembly, and stops for tare-beam lever, using handtools.

  • 4) Reduces friction to minimum in all bearings and parts of scale, using chisels, taps, tin snips, hacksaw, plumb bob, and electric drill.

  • 5) Repairs or replaces defective parts.

  • 6) May install parts in conjunction with balancing operation.

 

 

 


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DOT:   710.381-014

Job Number: 8777