Bottom Precipitator Operator

Empty slurry from precipitator tanks.

What does a Bottom Precipitator Operator do?

Empties slurry from precipitator tanks as directed by TOP-PRECIPITATOR OPERATOR: Starts and stops pumps to transfer slurry to thickener tanks. Adjusts valves to control rate of discharge of slurry and to maintain required level of mixture in equalizer tanks. Removes barrel flanges, using handtools. Cleans precipitator barrels and screen boxes, using hose and cleanup tools. Cleans airline of precipitator tank, using metal rod. Lubricates valves and adjusts packing glands to prevent leaks.