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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends machine that reduces log slabs, stump wood, trimmings, and other scrap wood to chips of uniform size for making paper pulp and charcoal, and for use in wood distilling: Starts conveyor system that feeds wood into hopper of chipping machine.

  • 2) Positions pieces of wood on conveyor, using picaroon to prevent congestion and to regulate flow.

  • 3) May replace worn and bent knives, and adjust knives to vary size of chips, using handtools.

  • 4) May examine wood on feed conveyor for conformity to specified standards and remove nonconforming wood.

  • 5) May stop machine when jams or malfunctions occur, and clears machine or conveyor of wood pieces.




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DOT:   564.685-014

Job Number: 1813