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Job Description:

  • 1) Collects samples of coal, ore, crushed stone, aggregate, sand or gravel from railroad cars, conveyors, stockpiles or mines and tests materials for conformance to specifications: Gathers samples from specified locations and transports samples to laboratory.

  • 2) Dumps material into sample divider to reduce volume of sample.

  • 3) Weighs material, using balance scale, and dumps sample into grinding machine to grind and blend sample or into screen testing machine to separate particles by size.

  • 4) Weighs segregated particles collected on each screen and computes percentage of each in total sample.

  • 5) Examines samples for presence of foreign matter and variation from color standard.

  • 6) Compiles reports indicating percentages of materials of specified size.

  • 7) Notifies management when materials do not meet specifications.

  • 8) May weigh, dry, and reweigh samples to determine moisture content of samples.

  • 9) May bag samples for testing at other locations.

  • 10) May perform chemical sedimentation or magnetic separation tests.

  • 11) May perform hardness test on pellets.

  • 12) May plot origin of samples on mine map.




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DOT:   579.484-010

Job Number: 8934