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  • 1) Tends one or more incinerator furnaces that burn refuse, such as sludge, trash, and garbage: Pulls mechanism to release refuse from hopper into incinerator.

  • 2) Moves levers to ignite burners, to adjust blowers and dampers that regulate airflow and temperature, and to control charging, discharging, and quenching mechanisms of furnace.

  • 3) Opens furnace door and agitates burning refuse to facilitate combustion, using stoking hoe.

  • 4) Moves levers to open grate and drop ashes and noncombustible material from furnace at end of burning cycle.

  • 5) Replaces refractory linings of furnace, using firebrick and mortar.

  • 6) Cleans debris from furnace room floor, using rake and broom.

  • 7) May assist SUPERVISOR, INCINERATOR PLANT in maintenance and repair of cranes, conveyor equipment, and exhaust system, using handtools.




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DOT:   955.685-010

Job Number: 5097