Tend pumps to maintain brine wells at specified levels.
What does a Brine Well Operator do?
Tends pumps to maintain brine wells at specified levels to ensure adequate salt supply for chemical processes: Turns valves and monitors gauges and water-pressure recorders to maintain level and brine strength of wells within prescribed limits, and to reverse flow of flush wells as directed. Determines specific gravity of salt water in wells, using hydrometer. Determines iodine content of brine, using standard titration test. Monitors automatic pump operation and inspects water supply system to detect broken or frozen lines, stoppages, and leaks. Records brine strength and pressure in system for operating log.