Metal Furnace Operator

EDUCATION LEVEL

Vocational Educational and Training

DEMAND

Low

Category

Metallurgy Mines, Minerals

SALARY

3200 - 3600

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Summary

Metal furnace operators monitor the metal forming process before being cast into the formwork. They control metal furnaces and direct all oven operation activities, including computer data interpretation, measurement, and regulation of temperature, increasing other constituents with a single function to process and convert mineral ores and refine, reinforce and extract metals.

Acitivities

  • Preparing and selecting metals that are ready to go into the oven
  • Measuring and controlling the temperature
  • Adding iron, oxygen, and other additives to melt into the desired metal composition
  • Controlling the preparation, measurement, and supply of raw materials and processing agents in the plant
  • Controlling the treatment of metals with chemicals in order to meet the standards.

Knowledge and skills
required

  • Enjoy technical work
  • Have organizational skills
  • Have problem-solving skills
  • Have knowledge of the chemical and physical properties of minerals
  • Enjoy group work.

Work condition

Metal furnace operators work in mines or foundries. They work in shifts and in hazardous conditions because they are exposed to toxic chemicals, humidity, and extremely high temperatures all the time. They should always have protective uniforms, hat and safety goggles and follow their strict security procedures.

Work tools

Metal furnace operators use specialized machinery for melting and obtaining metals.

Necessary education and training

In order to pursue this occupation, the proper vocational high school should be completed.

Occupations

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