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Heat Treating Equipment Operators

Operate heating equipment, such as furnaces, flame-hardening machines, induction machines, soaking pits, or vacuum equipment.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$17.71 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -5.3%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate gas flow.
  • Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment.
  • Heat material or workpieces to prepare for or complete production.
  • Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment.
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