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Dryer Technician

Lanett, Alabama
Job Type
22 Sep 2022

SUMMARY.  Reporting to the Shift Supervisor, the incumbent performs a variety of physical tasks in direct support of Oriented Strand Board wafer drying operations.  The incumbent must be thoroughly familiar with dryer and burner operations. 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:
  1. Monitor and control all dryer operations and perform duties necessary to ensure the highest level of operational efficiency.
  2. Be thoroughly knowledgeable of operating requirements of the hot oil system and related firefighting equipment.
  3. Have a thorough understanding of established safety procedures to include lockout/tag out, personal protective equipment and hazards applicable to dryer operations.
  4. Capable of providing assistance in the general maintenance of dryers and associated equipment.
  5. Be familiar with and understand the environmental guidelines governing dryer operations.
  6. Trouble shoot problem areas and assist in taking corrective measures to ensure operational continuity.
  7. Possess a strong working knowledge of the fire control system, hot oil system and all environmental control equipment related to the dryer area.
  8. Perform general housekeeping duties necessary to ensure safe operations.  

QUALIFICATIONS. In order to perform this job successfully, the incumbent must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Strong Mechanical aptitude.
  2. Ability to perform simultaneous tasks.
  3. Basic understanding of computer operations.

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  • Job Reference: 718801012-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: West Fraser, Inc
  • Location: Lanett, Alabama
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent