Hydraulic Boom Operator

Operate hydraulic booms that transfer copper anodes to cooling tanks.

What does a Hydraulic Boom Operator do?

Operates hydraulic boom to lift copper anodes from casting mold and place anodes in cooling tank: Moves levers to position hydraulic boom and cable line over cast anode, lift copper anode from mold, and place anode into slot of rack in cooling tank. Lifts filled rack from tank and places rack on railroad flatcar. Records number of anodes cast. Cleans mold, changes pouring ladles, and sweeps work area, as part of work crew.