Tend heating units that thaw frozen materials.
What does a Thaw Shed Heater Tender do?
Tends heating units that thaw frozen materials, such as coal and coke, in railroad cars: Pushes buttons to start fuel-feed pumps, heater, and exhaust and air-volume fans. Lights oil burner, and opens valve of fuel line to heating unit in shed where cars are placed. Lubricates and adjusts equipment, such as pump and fan bearings. Cleans working area and equipment with airhose.