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- 1) Unloads wood chips from railroad cars or trucks, using materials-handling equipment: Drives rail-mounted trackmobile to spot railroad cars on scale and on ramp above chip storage bins for unloading.
- 2) Records gross and net weight of car.
- 3) Releases bottom doors of car, allowing chips to fall into bin.
- 4) Starts conveyor that carries chips to stockpile or to inside storage bins.
- 5) Gathers sample of chips from each car for analysis.
- 6) Shunts empty cars to spur tracks.
- 7) Signals driver to position truck for unloading.
- 8) Attaches hoist cable and hook and starts hoist to lift loaded trailer from tractor bed.
- 9) Opens tailgate of trailer, allowing wood chips to fall into bin.
- 10) Lowers trailer onto tractor bed and secures tailgate.
- 11) May attach electric vibrator to side of railroad cars to dislodge chips that have become tightly packed in transit.
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