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51-4051 Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

Operate or tend furnaces, such as gas, oil, coal, electric-arc or electric induction, open-hearth, or oxygen furnaces, to melt and refine metal before casting or to produce specified types of steel. Excludes "Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic" (51-4191).

Illustrative examples: Smelter Operator, Electric Arc Furnace Operator

Broad Occupation: 51-4050 Metal Furnace Operators, Tenders, Pourers, and Casters
Minor Group: 51-4000 Metal Workers and Plastic Workers
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations

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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010