Malt House Kiln Operator

Control gas-fired furnaces that heat malt drying kilns.

What does a Malt House Kiln Operator do?

Controls gas-fired furnace that heats malt drying kilns: Pushes ignition switch and turns gas valve to light furnace. Observes temperature gauge or recording charts, and adjusts gas valves, dampers, and speeds of draft and exhaust fans to maintain specified temperature in kiln. May move levers that tip floor sections of kiln to drop dried malt into storage hopper. May open and control slide gate of storage hopper dispensing malt to cleaning machine.