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Job Description:

  • 1) Performs any combination of following tasks in establishment making compressed and liquefied gas: Loads cylinders or ton containers on vehicles, using handtruck or chain hoist, and records type and quantity of cylinders.

  • 2) Examines returned cylinders for surface defects, such as dents, cracks, and burns, and rolls cylinders to designated work area.

  • 3) Removes valves and installs reconditioned valves on cylinders, using wrenches.

  • 4) Connects exhaust manifold to cylinders and turns valve to draw off residual gas.

  • 5) Bounces or hammers cylinders to loosen rust and scale, and inserts water, steam, and air nozzles and turns valves to clean and dry cylinders.

  • 6) Tests filled cylinders for leaks by brushing or spraying chemical solution around valve.

  • 7) Weighs filled cylinders on platform scale and records weight.

  • 8) Screws protection cap over valve and ties warning and identification tags on cylinder.

  • 9) Wraps cakes of dry ice in paper and stores them in icehouse.

  • 10) May clean cylinder exteriors with wire brush.

  • 11) May place cylinders on heating rack to expand gas to ensure complete removal.

  • 12) May be known according to work performed as Blow-Off Worker; Cylinder Handler; Cylinder Valver; Hoist-Cylinder Loader; Ice Handler; Valve Steamer.

  • 13) May be designated: Cylinder Checker; Cylinder Devalver; Cylinder Steamer; Ton-Container Shipper.




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DOT:   549.587-010

Job Number: 2200