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Bark Press Operator

Tend hydraulic bark presses that squeeze water from the pulpwood barks.

What does a Bark Press Operator do?

Tends hydraulic bark press that squeezes water from pulpwood bark: Starts conveyor and observes wet bark as it passes into hydraulic press. Pushes button to actuate press that squeezes water from bark and emits dried bark onto conveyor leading to boilerroom. Frees bark jammed on conveyor, using rake. Sweeps and cleans work area. May tend rotating cutter that cuts oversized bark to suitable size for feeding into press.