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  • 1) Performs any combination of following tasks to charge smelting furnaces with aluminum scrap and ingots, and other nonferrous metals, as well as ore, coke, flux, and other materials: Moves levers to open and close furnace doors and to pour specified materials into furnace.

  • 2) Moves controls of charging machine to lift, insert, and dump materials into furnace, or shovels materials into furnace, using hood shovel.

  • 3) Draws samples of molten metal from furnace for laboratory analysis.

  • 4) Reviews laboratory report to determine that smelting is within specified standards, and computes types and amounts of materials to add to furnace to correct smelting, using calculator.

  • 5) Rakes dross or flux from furnace, using skimming tool.

  • 6) Maintains production records of materials charged into furnace.

  • 7) May weigh out specified amounts of materials to be charged into furnace, using scale.

  • 8) May operate industrial dump or lift truck to transport, hoist, and dump scrap or refined aluminum into charging machine or furnace.

  • 9) May operate bucket loader to hoist, convey, and dump aluminum ore, coke, and flux into hopper of smelting furnace.




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DOT:   512.684-014

Job Number: 4347