Heat Treater Helper

Assist the Heat Treaters in annealing or tempering metal objects.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Heat Treater Helpers do?

Assists HEAT TREATER I or HEAT TREATER II in annealing, hardening, or tempering metal objects by performing any combination of the following duties: Cleans foreign matter, such as scale, rust, or grease, from metal objects, using solvents, wire brushes, scrapers, or hammer and chisel. Hangs parts on racks, hooks, or fixture, or places them on handtrucks or conveyors, and charges them into furnace manually or using hoist. Adjusts controls to maintain specified temperature in furnace. Immerses objects in chemical bath or places objects in containers and packs carbonaceous material around them. Quenches heated objects in liquid, such as oil or water. Marks identification on parts. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Heat Treater Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Heat-Treat Puller

    How to become a Heat Treater Helper

    Most Heat Treater Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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