Overview

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:  This person is responsible for safe operation of the densification equipment including the binder mixing station, the briquetter or pelletizer, monitoring inventory levels in the feed (torrefied and unpelleted) silo and product silo, and ensuring proper product truck loading.  This position acts as a backup to the torrefier operator and will assist with all duties necessary for a safe operation of the entire Restoration Fuels operation.

 

 

EXPERIENCE OR TRAINING REQUIRED:

▪ Operational experience with continuous feed operations

▪ SCADA or Distributive Control operating experience

▪ Sawmill, lumber production, or wood products experience

 

LICENSE OR CERTIFICATED REQUIRED:  None

 

JOB FUNCTIONS

ESSENTIAL:

  1. Maintain desired throughput of torrefied, unpelleted material through the densification system
  2. Maintain final product within quality specifications
  3. Coordinate steam consumption with boiler operators
  4. Watch SCADA system and data trends for anomalies or operational upsets
  5. Communicate with torrefier operator to ensure proper inventory levels of torrefied (unpelleted material) is on-hand
  6. Communicate with loader operator to ensure product trucks are properly loaded and paperwork is given to the truck driver as required
  7. Assist QC Technician with proper collection of required samples of final product for quality testing
  8. Assist with all efforts by all operators to ensure a safe and clean environment
  9. Report unsafe conditions to torrefier operator

 

MARGINAL:

  1. Assist Chief Technical Officer with process modifications and changes to operating conditions to achieve desired product during product development activities
  2. Assist plant management with collection of data required for production reporting and environmental compliance reports

 

This overview is non-exclusive and other duties may be required, added or removed as production requirements change.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

MANDATORY:

  1. Must have SCADA system familiarity and computer operation experience
  2. Must have strong safety ethic to help drive the safety culture
  3. Must be physically able to accomplish physical requirements of the job
  4. Must be mobile
  5. Must have good vision
  6. Must be able to read and write in the English language
  7. Must be able to communicate with fellow employees to provide information regarding operational status and any safety concerns
  8. Must be capable of accomplishing needed work efficiently without constant supervision
  9. Must be capable of reporting to work on a regular basis in a timely manner
  10. Assist co-workers in keeping associated work areas clean