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  • 1) Operates machines and equipment to mix cornstarch blends: Signals STARCH-TREATING ASSISTANT to admit starch suspension into mixing and storage tanks, and to dump measured amount of chemicals into mixing tanks to prepare chemical solutions.

  • 2) Reads meters and turns valves to admit chemical solutions into blending tank.

  • 3) Manipulates switches and turns valves to regulate heaters and agitators that mix solutions, and to pump starch mixtures into blending and filter tanks.

  • 4) Receives or draws samples of product and performs standard tests to ascertain if acidity, alkalinity, and viscosity conform to specifications, using hydrometer and other test equipment.

  • 5) Records quantity and kind of chemicals used.

  • 6) Inspects equipment and observes gauges, thermometers, and meters to maintain efficient production.

  • 7) May direct workers engaged in regulating filters, shakers, centrifugal driers, and related equipment to produce dry starch products.




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DOT:   520.362-014

Job Number: 3275