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Flumer I

Tend equipment that convey waters and sugar beets from storage bins.

What does a Flumer I do?

Tends equipment that conveys water and sugar beets from storage bins through flume to washroom: Pushes button to start equipment and turns steam and water valves to admit heated water into flume. Turns crank to raise storage bin gate to start flow of sugar beets into flume. Turns valves to increase or decrease flow of water and beets through flume into washroom according to bell, telephone, or light signals. Observes flow of beets in flume to detect jamming and loosens jams, using bar. Notifies supervisor of equipment malfunction. May maintain equipment, using handtools.