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  • 1) Examines sample of staves in shipment to determine price to be paid for shipment: Takes sampling of staves from freight car.

  • 2) Examines staves for defects, such as cracks, warpage, knots, and excessive sap content.

  • 3) Separates and grades staves according to number and type of defects found.

  • 4) Marks grade on staves, using pencil.

  • 5) Inspects bilge, if staves have been jointed, and measures length and width of staves, using tape measure.

  • 6) Computes total usable width of staves in car and prices entire carload based on grading and calculations.

  • 7) May record price paid for staves and quantity purchased.

  • 8) May supervise workers engaged in operation of dry kiln.




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Job Number: 6323