Furnace Brazer

Operate furnaces to braze or solder metal components.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Furnace Brazers do?

Operates electric, gas, or oil-fired furnace to braze or solder metal components, as specified by work orders, sketches, and charts: Turns knobs and observes recording instruments, gauges, and pyrometer to maintain furnace and cooling chamber temperature specified for type of metal and brazing or soldering alloy used. Aligns and clamps together components or positions components in holding fixtures under specified pressure. Brushes on flux and places wire or preformed pieces of brazing or soldering alloy over joints. Places workpieces into furnace or onto conveyor, or into containers, such as baskets, trays, or retorts. Loads containers into furnace or onto furnace conveyor, manually or by hoist. Transfers workpieces from furnace to cooling chamber, using pole, hook, or by turning cranks. May install fixtures into furnace or onto conveyor, using rule, square, template, and handtools. May operate furnace which drops brazed products into quenching tank. May solder metals, such as tin, zinc, brass, and nickel, to strips of gold or silver preparatory to making jewelry articles and be designated Rolled-Gold Plater.

Should I be a Furnace Brazer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Brazer, Electronic, Brazer, Furnace, Dip Brazier, Gas Brazer, Hydrogen Braze-Furnace Operator, Solderer, Furnace

    How to become a Furnace Brazer

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