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  • 1) Tends machine that removes bark and dirt from logs by one of following methods: Starts conveyor to move logs from pond to drum of barking machine.

  • 2) Moves lever to activate chains or start drum revolving to tumble logs and knock off bark.

  • 3) Turns valve to regulate water spray that removes chips and dirt from log.

  • 4) Breaks up log jams in drum, using peavey or pike pole and chain hoist.

  • 5) Moves lever to activate kicker arms that kick log into machine cradle.

  • 6) Turns controls that start log rotating between toothed gears that remove bark from log, and regulates and directs pressurized water jet to remove loose bark and dirt.

  • 7) Turns levers to control movement and centering of log in jet ring and to regulate pressure of water jets.

  • 8) Starts conveyors that carry logs from barking machine to saw deck.

  • 9) May be designated according to machine operated as Drum-Barker Operator; Hydraulic-Barker Operator; Ring-Barker Operator.




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DOT:   669.485-010

Job Number: 7765