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Washer Engineer

Tend equipment that bleach and wash cooked rags used in making paper.

What does a Washer Engineer do?

Tends equipment that bleaches and washes cooked rags used in making paper: Turns valve to fill vat with water. Dumps specified quantities of chlorine, lime, and alum into vat to prepare bleaching solution. Places rags in solution to bleach them for specified length of time. Turns valve to drain solution from vat. Sets controls to regulate flow of water into vat to wash bleach solution from rags. Starts roller to pick up and eject dirty water from vat. Turns valve to drain wash water from vat. Removes rags from vat and places them in seasoning bin.