List of Jobs

Information about the jobs, its descriptions, work loads, duties and latest vacancies.

ACETONE-RECOVERY WORKER JOB

1. Tends equipment to recover acetone, used in acetate rayon manufacture, from vapor produced by dry spinning of rayon filaments: Turns valves to admit vaporized acetone from spinning units to recovery system and to maintain cooling coils in condenser at specified temperature for efficient acetone recovery. 2. May pump recovered acetone to storage tanks or…

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ACETYLENE-CYLINDER-PACKING MIXER JOB

1. Tends mixing machine, autoclave, and drier to mix, pack, solidify, and dry asbestos, dirt, charcoal, lime, water, and other ingredients to form absorbent packing for compressed acetylene gas: Meters out water and powdered ingredients, and dumps them into mixer. 2. Starts agitator to mix ingredients for specified period of time. 3. Opens chute to…

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ACETYLENE-PLANT OPERATOR JOB

1. Tends generating equipment that processes calcium-carbide crystals and water into acetylene gas: Turns valves, level gauge, and thermostat to raise and heat water to prescribed level and temperature in generator. 2. Dumps specified quantity of calcium-carbide crystals into hopper, bolts in cover, and starts generator. 3. Opens hopper gate and starts vibrator that sifts…

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ACID ADJUSTER JOB

1. Adjusts specific gravity of electrolyte in battery cells or in plate-forming tanks to concentration specified: Ascertains temperature and specific gravity of solutions, using thermometer and hydrometer. 2. Turns valves or lever to drain acid or water into cells or tanks to adjust specific gravity of solutions. 3. Connects batteries to charging line and charges…

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ACID DUMPER JOB

1. Starts conveyors and pushes incoming storage batteries onto conveyor leading to machine which inverts batteries over receiving tank to drain used forming acid or manually unloads batteries from forming trucks, inverts batteries, and places batteries on rack to drain. 2. Places drained batteries on conveyor leading to refilling station or on truck. 3. May…

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ACID EXTRACTOR JOB

1. Controls equipment, such as washers, rectifiers, acid pots, and mixing tanks arranged in series to recover tar acids from coal-tar oils: Starts pumps to circulate oil through equipment, and opens valves at various stages to treat oil with chemicals, carbon dioxide, and steam, according to specified instrument readings. 2. Performs routine tests at different…

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ACID FILLER JOB

1. Fills storage battery cells with sulfuric acid solutions of specified concentration preparatory to forming and charging: Arranges batteries in groups on tables or trucks according to specified acid concentration. 2. Holds spouts of hoses on gravity flow or siphon-type fillers over battery vents. 3. Adjusts valves manually or pushes pedal to control flow of…

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ACID MAKER JOB

1. Controls rotary or spray sulfur furnaces and alkali absorption towers to make cooking acid for use in digesting woodpulp: Moves controls and observes gauges to regulate combustion chamber, speed of furnace rotation, and volume of liquid sulfur in furnace to maintain specified temperature and acidity required to produce sulfur dioxide gas. 2. Adjusts valves…

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ACID PURIFIER JOB

1. Tends equipment that filters acid liquor from slurry and dehydrates residual materials for further processing: Opens feed valves and starts rotary drum that filters liquor from slurry. 2. Turns valves to transfer residue to dehydration unit. 3. Adjusts controls to regulate temperature, pressure, and speed of material flow as specified to dry residue. 4.…

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ACID SUPERVISOR JOB

1. Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operation of equipment to process, store, and mix acids for use in making explosives, such as nitroglycerin, TNT, and dynamite: Trains workers in operation of equipment. 2. Inspects equipment and observes workers to ensure safe work practices. 3. May supervise production of ammonium nitrate crystals and…

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ACID-PLANT HELPER JOB

1. Tends furnace, absorber, cooler, scrubber, and auxiliary equipment used in producing phosphoric acid by oxidation and hydration of elemental phosphorus: Patrols work area; observes water levels in scrubber, venturi-duct pan, and cooling-tower basin; and reads flowmeter and pressure gauges on phosphorus pump, fans, and blower to verify process conditions. 2. Records or calls readings…

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ACID-POLYMERIZATION OPERATOR JOB

1. Tends batch still and polymerization vessel to distill and polymerize acrylic acid used in production of plastics: Tends laboratory-type batch still to vaporize and condense acrylic acid. 2. Measures amount of distillate, using burette or gauging rod, and pours distilled acid into water-jacketed polymerization vessel. 3. Heats vessel to prescribed temperature, and adds specified…

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ACID-TANK LINER JOB

1. Assembles and installs acid-proof brick lining in metal tanks used for processing and storing of acid: Cleans inside of tank to remove foreign matter, such as rust, scale, and grease, using sandblasting equipment. 2. Removes dust from tank lining, using gasoline dampened cloth. 3. Applies specified coats of primer cement to lining of tank,…

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ACOUSTICAL CARPENTER JOB

1. Mounts acoustical tile to walls and ceilings of buildings to reduce reflection of sound and to decorate rooms: Measures and marks surface to lay out work, according to blueprints and drawings. 2. Inspects furrings, mechanical mountings, and masonry surface for plumbness and level, using spirit or water level. 3. Nails or screws molding to…

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ACQUISITIONS LIBRARIAN JOB

1. Selects and orders books, periodicals, films, and other materials for library: Reviews publishers’ announcements and catalogs, and compiles list of publications to be purchased. 2. Compares selections with card catalog and orders-in-process to avoid duplication. 3. Circulates selection lists to branches and departments for comments. 4. Selects vendors on basis of such factors as…

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