Coke Burner

Control beehive coke ovens in which coals are carbonized to produce cokes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$22,000 – $51,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Coke Burners do?

Controls beehive coke ovens in which coal is carbonized to produce coke of specified quality: Turns valves to maintain specified temperature in oven and control rate of formation of coke. Measures temperature of melting coal in each oven with optical pyrometer. Determines when coke is ready for drawing, according to color and length of flame in oven.

Should I be a Coke Burner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to become a Coke Burner

    Most Coke 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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