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51-9011.00 - Chemical Equipment Operators and Tenders

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Adjust controls to regulate temperature, pressure, feed, or flow of liquids or gases and times of prescribed reactions, according to knowledge of equipment and processes.

51-4191.00 Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Adjust controls to maintain temperatures and heating times, using thermal instruments and charts, dials and gauges of furnaces, and color of stock in furnaces to make setting determinations.
  • Move controls to light gas burners and to adjust gas and water flow and flame temperature.
  • Reduce heat when processing is complete to allow parts to cool in furnaces or machinery.
51-9124.00 Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Turn dials, handwheels, valves, or switches to regulate conveyor speeds, machine temperature, air pressure and circulation, and the flow or spray of coatings or paints.
  • Adjust controls on infrared ovens, heat lamps, portable ventilators, or exhaust units to speed the drying of surfaces between coats.
51-4051.00 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders
  • Regulate supplies of fuel and air, or control flow of electric current and water coolant to heat furnaces and adjust temperatures.
  • Observe air and temperature gauges or metal color and fluidity, and turn fuel valves or adjust controls to maintain required temperatures.
51-3011.00 Bakers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Set oven temperatures and place items into hot ovens for baking.
  • Observe color of products being baked and adjust oven temperatures, humidity, or conveyor speeds accordingly.
51-9051.00 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
  • Press and adjust controls to activate, set, and regulate equipment according to specifications.
  • Melt or refine metal before casting, calculating required temperatures, and observe metal color, adjusting controls as necessary to maintain required temperatures.

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