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

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  • Furnace Operator - Veridiam - El Cajon, CA

    Load furnace and operate all equipment and machinery to ensure quality and productivity standards ... Ability understand and follow standard operating and safety procedures. * Read and comprehend ...

  • Foundry Melt/Vacuum Casting Operator - Triax Industries LLC - Chandler, AZ

    The operator will be expected to maintain existing operator proficiency, be flexible to company ... Retrieve molds from the furnace post pour and apply various post cast mold treatments * Cast both ...

  • Die Attach Operator Level 3 - Swing shift - Integra Technologies. - Milpitas, CA

    Recall and select profile for die attach reflow on RTC furnace silver glass. * Recall and select profile for die attach reflow on WJ furnace hermetic and solder paste. * Recall plasma machine program ...

  • Production Operator - American Chemet - East Helena, MT

    ... into furnace and properly identified. Finishing Operators : 1. Collects, prepares, and blends materials as detailed on Production Work Orders. 2. Packs out blended material and attaches proper in ...

  • Machine Operator - ConMet Monroe Facility - Clackamas, OR

    To assure metal level and temperature in holding furnace is correct throughout shift. * To be fully conversant with process parameters, and their measurement, for maintaining consistent process and ...

  • Heat Treat Helper- 1st/2nd Shift - Weber Metals, Inc. - Paramount, CA

    This includes Drop Bottom Furnace , Age Air Furnaces, Age Salt Furnaces, Freezers, and outside heat ... • Assist Operator I & II as needed. • Assist with/service truck deliveries, loading and ...

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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.


  • 2020 employment: 17,800
  • May 2021 median annual wage: $43,710

Job Outlook

Projected employment change, 2020-30:

  • Number of new jobs: 900
  • Growth rate: 5 percent (Slower than average)

How to Become One

Education and training:

  • Typical entry-level education: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Work experience in a related occupation: None
  • Typical on-the-job training: Moderate-term on-the-job training

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