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

Knowledge

  • Personal protective equipment

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

Skills

  • Control slate chutes

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

  • Monitor gauge

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

  • 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.

  • Keep records of work progress

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

  • Tend discharge conveyor

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

  • Use personal protection equipment

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

  • 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.

Optional knowledge and skills

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