Hand Coke Drawer

Perform the duties involved in emptying coke ovens.

What does a Hand Coke Drawer do?

Performs any combination of following duties involved in emptying coke oven: Scrapes coke from coke oven, using iron rod. Forks coke onto conveyor that dumps coke in railroad cars. Picks foreign matter, such as slate and slag, from coke on conveyor. May fork coke into wheelbarrow and push wheelbarrow to railroad cars. May apply brakes or place car-stop to hold railroad cars under coke-pushing machine. May place firebrick doors in oven doorframe, using overhead hoist, to close oven. May seal doors of ovens, using firebricks and loam.