Schachtmeister

English translation: chute foreman

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German term or phrase:Schachtmeister
English translation:chute foreman
Entered by: Cristina Moldovan do Amaral

02:31 Feb 13, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Transport / Transportation / Shipping
German term or phrase: Schachtmeister
railway construction (this should be easy, but I've got a mental blackout
robert
chute foreman
Explanation:
The worker who controls thge chute , for instance on a portable starscreen machine, with which gravel etc is directed to trucks or into the sieves.
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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 01:21
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Thanks for your help.

Regards,
Bob
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4excavation / tunnel foreman
John Jory
nachute foreman
Alexander Schleber


  

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chute foreman


Explanation:
The worker who controls thge chute , for instance on a portable starscreen machine, with which gravel etc is directed to trucks or into the sieves.


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Alexander Schleber
Belgium
Local time: 01:21
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 24
Grading comment
Thanks for your help.

Regards,
Bob
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excavation / tunnel foreman


Explanation:
The term "Schachtmeister" is used in Germany specifically for the foreman (Polier) in roadbuilding and tunnelling (Straßen- und Tiefbau).

John Jory
Germany
Local time: 01:21
Native speaker of: Native in GermanGerman, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 38
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