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Retort Firer

Tend burners supplying heat to retorts to facilitate heating of materials.

What does a Retort Firer do?

Tends burners supplying heat to retorts to facilitate heating of materials to produce chemical products: Moves controls to regulate flow of gas or oil to burners to maintain temperature of retorts at specified reading. Cleans and repairs retorts, using handtools, scrapers, brushes, and cleaning agents.