Operate ash handling equipment


Monitor and control the different types of machines, such as dewatering bins or vibrating ash conveyor, used to remove ash from under the boiler, cool it and dry it to make it fit for transportation.

Alternative labels

ash handling equipment operating
operating ash handling equipment
ash handling equipment using
use ash handling equipment
using ash handling equipment

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Essential skill

Operate ash handling equipment is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Optional skill

Operate ash handling equipment is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Fossil-fuel power plant operator: Fossil-fuel power plant operators operate and maintain industrial equipment, such as generators, turbines and boilers, that provides electricity produced from fossil fuels like natural gas or coal. They ensure the safety of operations and that the equipment complies with legislation. They may also work in combined cycle power plants which use heat recovery systems to recover exhaust heat from one operation and activate steam turbines.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022