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  • 1) Sets up and operates machine to cut, croze, slot, shape, and incise materials for prefabricated wooden tanks or pipes: Lays out materials for tank bottoms and clamps material together on platform, using screw clamps.

  • 2) Bolts machine pivot to center of work material and attaches radial-arm bandsaw to pivot, using overhead hoist.

  • 3) Starts saw and removes clamps and sawed pieces as saw moves around radius of tank bottom material.

  • 4) Removes saw, attaches shaper to radial-arm, and bevels outside edges of material.

  • 5) Saws pipe and tank stave material to specified size, using trim saw.

  • 6) Operates straight or curve line crozing machine to bevel or croze end of tank staves that fit into bevel on bottom of tank.

  • 7) Operates stave slotting machine to cut slots in ends of staves.

  • 8) Inserts wood or metal splines in slotted ends of staves by hand.

  • 9) Operates incising machine to incise straight or curved staves and tank pieces for wood preserving treatment.

  • 10) Measures and cuts plates, rafters, trusses, headers, center posts and hatches for flat or conical roofs on tanks, using bandsaw, shaper, jointer, drill press, and handtools.

  • 11) Constructs wooden floats and measuring boards for liquid level indicators on tanks.

  • 12) May operate dowel-boring machine.

  • 13) May operate radial shaping machine to form laminated rings for wooden pipe.




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DOT:   669.380-018

Job Number: 7501