Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders (51-4051)
Occupation description: 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).
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Employment and Job Openings  (click here for the 10-year forecast)
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- Alaska: The job outlook for Alaska is not available.
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