Job Description and Jobs
- 1) Operates furnace to heat aluminum slabs and fabricated forms to specified temperature for rolling or processing: Sets furnace controls to regulate temperatures and heating time.
- 2) Starts conveyors and opens furnace doors to admit slabs, plate, sheet, and coil, or signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR to uncover soaking pits and lower ingots into them.
- 3) Observes pyrometer and adjusts rheostat controls to maintain temperature between specified limits.
- 4) Measures temperature of product to determine necessity for adjusting furnace temperature or timing cycle, using thermal instruments and charts.
- 5) Removes material from furnace, using crane, or signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR to transfer it to next station.
- 6) Records time and production data.
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Job Number: 6538