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Melt-House Drag Operator

Regulate flow of raw sugars from raw-sugar boxes to drags and elevators.

What does a Melt-House Drag Operator do?

Regulates flow of raw sugar from raw-sugar box to drags and elevators: Starts drags. Lifts slide on raw-sugar box to allow sugar to fall on drags. Breaks up sugar lumps in box, using scraper. Shifts slides to rotate drawing of sugar from box and to prevent caking and buildups. Draws samples of raw sugar for laboratory analysis. Opens or closes slides to increase or decrease flow of sugar. Removes sugar strings from drag, scrolls, and grates and throws strings in waste container.