Make sure automated machinery is programmed and running properly.
Tends hydraulic press and auxiliary equipment that forms, granulates, and sizes calcium chloride prior to use in chemical processing: Starts automatically fed ram press that forms calcium chloride into pellets. Examines pellets ejected from press and turns dials that regulate length of ram stroke and control cooling of press, according to specifications. Tends jaw crusher, granulator, and screens that crush, granulate, and screen calcium chloride to produce granules of specified size. Lubricates and repairs equipment, using handtools. Places drums under chute to fill with finished product for shipment, storage, or further processing.