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Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Set up, operate, or tend heating equipment, such as heat-treating furnaces, flame-hardening machines, induction machines, soaking pits, or vacuum equipment to temper, harden, anneal, or heat-treat metal or plastic objects.

Salary Breakdown

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Average

$43,000

ANNUAL

Entry Level

$26,000

ANNUAL

Mid Level

$43,500

ANNUAL

Expert Level

$61,000

ANNUAL


Projected Jobs

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

2,140

Projected job openings through 2024


Top Expected Tasks

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Production and Processing

KNOWLEDGE

Mathematics

KNOWLEDGE

Education and Training

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

KNOWLEDGE

Chemistry

SKILL

Operation Monitoring

SKILL

Operation and Control

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Quality Control Analysis

SKILL

Active Listening

ABILITY

Arm-Hand Steadiness

ABILITY

Multilimb Coordination

ABILITY

Reaction Time

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Manual Dexterity


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