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  • 1) Manages grain elevator: Examines samples to determine extent of dirt, burrs, hulls, seeds, and other dockage.

  • 2) Extracts samples and forwards them to local grain exchange for analysis and certification of moisture and protein content.

  • 3) Reviews analysis to ascertain amount of moisture and protein present in sample.

  • 4) Calculates market value and bargains with sellers to obtain grain at favorable price.

  • 5) Buys grain or issues storage certificates.

  • 6) Computes shipping cost to determine most economical way of transporting grain.

  • 7) Reviews and approves grain settlements to ensure that payments are made according to weight, moisture, and protein content.

  • 8) Keeps daily records on kinds and grades of grain received, prices paid, amount purchased, and amount in storage.

  • 9) Directs workers engaged in unloading, loading, storing, and mixing of grain for shipment and milling.




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DOT:   162.167-010

Job Number: 1288