Rake or scrape flue dust from converter flues or hoppers into larry cars.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Dust Pullers do?
Rakes or scrapes flue dust from converter flues or hoppers into larry cars or screw conveyors for shipment to furnaces. Breaks up packed dust with bar or pole, and hammers sides of hopper with mallet or bar to dislodge contents. May drive larry car to furnace, and dump load into furnace. May scrape dust into collecting hoppers. May measure depth of dust in flue, using sounding chain.
Should I be a Dust Puller?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
How to become a Dust Puller
Most Dust Pullers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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