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Precipitator Supervisor

Supervise workers engaged in operating electrostatic dust precipitators.

What does a Precipitator Supervisor do?

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating electrostatic dust precipitators to control emission of air pollutants or to salvage usable dust from flue: Inspects precipitators in service to determine adjustments required, and out-of-service precipitators for need of maintenance and repair. Trains new workers in adjusting operation and rapping, and explains plant layout, working procedures, and safety regulations. May notify air and water pollution-control personnel when operating difficulties cause deviations from pollution standards. May be designated according to type of precipitation as Stack Supervisor. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR Master Title.