Tend equipment that convey wood chips to storage tanks and digester bins.
What does a Chip Bin Conveyor Tender do?
Tends equipment that conveys wood chips from chippers, cleaning machines, or yard storage to storage tanks and digester bins: Starts conveyor belts and elevators to convey specified wood chips to designated bins and tanks. Adjusts feed mechanism by valve or lever control to regulate flow of wood chips to prevent overloading of belt. Cleans belts, using shovel, broom, and airhose, and lubricates machinery. May set trippers or slides to divert chips from belt into specified bins. May measure tanks to determine amount of chips in storage. May unload chips from railroad cars or trucks, using pneumatic tube.