Profession slate mixer

Slate mixers operate and maintain slate mixing machines that mix multicolored slate granules used for asphalt-coated roofing felt surfacing.

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Personality Type

  • Realistic / Conventional

Knowledge

  • Personal protective equipment

    Types of protective materials and equipment foreseen for various types of tasks such as general or specialised cleaning activities.

Skills

  • Tend discharge conveyor

    Operate and monitor the equipment used to move bulk material, such as blended granules, from one place to another.

  • Prepare chemical samples

    Prepare the specific samples such as gas, liquid or solid samples in order for them to be ready for analysis, labeling and storing samples according to specifications.

  • Feed the slate mixer

    Feed the mixer conveyor with the specified amounts and colors of slate granules by pulling the levers which allow depositing materials.

  • Keep records of work progress

    Maintain records of the progress of the work including time, defects, malfunctions, etc.

  • Monitor gauge

    Oversee the data presented by a gauge concerning the measurement of pressure, temperature, thickness of a material, and others.

  • Use personal protection equipment

    Make use of protection equipment according to training, instruction and manuals. Inspect the equipment and use it consistently.

  • Control slate chutes

    Control the slate chutes by adjusting the gates using the gauges.

  • Ensure health, safety and security measures

    Take responsibility for health, safety and security measures in the workplace including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate. Apply health and safety standards. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures.

  • Follow quality standards

    Apply a set of measures and standards concerning the quality of processes or products, ensuring that quality is maintained and improved during work activities.

Optional knowledge and skills

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