8122-Metal Heat Treating Plant Operators

Job Title: 

Metal Heat Treating Plant Operators

Job Description: 

Metal heat treating plant operators operate, monitor, adjust and maintain machinery and equipment to treat and process metals.


Tasks include:

  • setting up, preparing and adjusting metal processing machinery to treat and process metals
  • operating machinery to treat and process metals
  • observing gauges, meters, computer printouts, video monitors and products to ensure correct operation of machine and verify specified processing conditions
  • adjusting equipment, valves, pumps, controls and process equipment
  • controlling process start-up and shut-down, troubleshooting and monitoring outside process equipment
  • verifying equipment for malfunctions, carrying out routine operating tests and arranging for maintenance
  • analysing sample products, performing tests, recording data and writing production logs
Additional Notes: 

This unit group includes

Metal annealer
Cyanide hardener
Metal temperer

Specific Occupations: 

Metal heat treating plant operator

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: SINGAPORE STANDARD OCCUPATIONAL CLASSIFICATION 2015, Department of Statistics, Ministry of Trade & Industry, Republic of Singapore