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Artificial Log Machine Operator

Tend machines that compress sawdust into artificial fuel logs.

What does an Artificial Log Machine Operator do?

Tends machines that automatically compress sawdust into artificial fuel logs and extrude them onto conveyors: Starts machines. Observes compression marks on finished logs to ensure that logs are compressed according to specifications, and turns thumbscrews to adjust degree of compression. Weighs sample log periodically to verify conformance to standards. May replace sawdust-feeding screws, using screwdriver and wrenches. May add chemicals to sawdust to produce log that burns colored flame.