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Job Description:

  • 1) Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in treating wood products with preserving and fireproofing chemicals: Analyzes production charts, manuals, and customer specifications, and examines types of wood, to determine treatment of wood.

  • 2) Orders treating sequence, type of chemicals used for treatment, temperature and pressure in retort, and length of time wood is to remain in retort.

  • 3) Observes gauges and progression charts to detect malfunctioning equipment; and adjusts controls to regulate temperature, pressure, or level of liquid in retort to correct malfunction.

  • 4) Tests wood borings, using laboratory equipment, to verify specified treating solution and moisture content, retention of preservative, and depth of penetration and concentration of salt.

  • 5) Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.

  • 6) May be designated according to process supervised as Supervisor, Incising.




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Job Number: 11441