Visit factories to make sure that employees and work areas are safe.
Tends equipment, such as filters, settlers, and thickeners, to assist in concentrating chemical solution: Turns valves and starts pumps to start flow of liquids from storage tanks through series of pans. Dumps sacks of chemicals into processing units. Patrols area to detect leaks and malfunctioning of equipment. Records data, such as temperature and pressure readings, and monitors gauges and recording charts to ensure safe operating conditions. Draws sample of product and tests for specific gravity, using hydrometer. Opens valves to drain and flush salt accumulations from pans and lines. Repacks pumps and valves and repairs equipment by adjusting or replacing parts, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.