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  • 1) Tends grain separating, washing, and scouring machines that remove foreign matter, such as dirt, smut, and rust, from grain preparatory to milling: Adjusts slides in bin spouts and starts elevators to route grain from storage bins to machines.

  • 2) Turns valves to regulate water temperature and water level in washer, to adjust air suction to remove dust from separators, and to regulate flow of air through drier.

  • 3) Turns wingnuts to adjust angle of separator screens, according to grain flow and amount of refuse.

  • 4) Hooks bag under end of screen to catch refuse.

  • 5) Starts machines to process grain and observes flow entering machines to prevent overloading.

  • 6) Examines processed grain to verify cleanliness.

  • 7) Pounds chutes with mallet to dislodge clogged grain.

  • 8) May tend separating equipment only and be designated Separator Tender I.




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DOT:   521.685-254

Job Number: 7930