Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

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What They Do

Operate or tend heating equipment other than basic metal, plastic, or food processing equipment. Includes activities, such as annealing glass, drying lumber, curing rubber, removing moisture from materials, or boiling soap.


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