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Beehive Kiln Supervisor

Manage workers tending woodburning kilns that produce charcoal.

What does a Beehive Kiln Supervisor do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in tending woodburning kilns that produce charcoal at briquette manufacturing establishment: Examines supply of cordwood to determine weight, size, and quality of wood to be loaded into kilns; and instructs workers in loading kilns. Starts fire in kiln fuel boxes, and directs workers to seal doors and adjust flue controls to regulate woodburning process. Supervises removal and transporting of charcoal from kilns to storage or shipping areas. May purchase cordwood from woodcutters at plant site for use in making charcoal. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.