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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends furnaces that convert litharge and lead tailings into red lead for use in products, such as storage batteries, paints, and ceramics: Ignites gas burners in furnace.

  • 2) Reads temperature gauge and adjusts controls to regulate flow of gas to maintain specified furnace temperature.

  • 3) Starts conveyor leading to furnace and dumps specified quantity of litharge or lead tailings onto conveyor.

  • 4) Starts furnace pan rotating to ensure uniform heating of material.

  • 5) Pulls lever to open door in bottom of furnace to drop powdered lead oxide onto conveyor leading to grinder.

  • 6) May test lead oxide, using beaker, acid, balance scale, and electric hotplate.




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Job Number: 8272