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Calcine Furnace Loader

Perform duties to assist Calcine-Furnace Tenders in baking pigments.

What does a Calcine Furnace Loader do?

Performs variety of duties to assist CALCINE-FURNACE TENDER in baking pigments to bring out color: Scoops dry blend of pigments from drums into clay saggers and stacks saggers on bed of kiln. Positions kiln bed on hydraulic lift, using forklift. Moves controls of hydraulic lift to raise kiln bed into overhead kiln and secures bed in kiln. Removes bed from kiln on signal from CALCINE-FURNACE TENDER and empties saggers of calcined pigments into drum. Weighs and tags drum and moves it to storage area, using handtruck. May load saggers of dry blend onto revolving track of circular kiln for continuous-calcination process. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.