Burner

Tend kilns that fire magnesium materials.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Burners do?

Tends kilns that fire magnesium materials, such as filter cake and briquettes to remove specified impurities: Observes influx of material into kiln and movement of material through kiln stages to verify that material passes through kiln at prescribed rate. Monitors console dials and gauges and adjusts controls to maintain specified temperatures and other processing parameters. May be designated according to type of kiln tended as Burner, Hearth; Burner, Shaft.


Should I be a Burner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Bisque-Tile Burner, Brick Burner, Burner, Hearth, Burner, Shaft, Clay Burner, Earth Burner, Enamel Burner See More

    How to become a Burner

    Most Burners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:a9baaa&chl=|no+college+%2897%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,0,97
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