Hot Mill Tin Roller

Set up and operate roughing and finishing roll trains.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hot Mill Tin Rollers do?

Sets up and operates roughing and finishing roll train to reduce steel slabs to strips and sheets, using knowledge of rolling practices and steel properties: Calculates draft for each roll stand and plans rolling sequence from rolling schedule. Installs and adjusts equipment, such as rolls, guides, scale breakers, shears, and coilers, in mill train, using handtools. Observes steel passing through finish rolls for specified straightness, flatness, and finish. Observes gauges to verify specified electric load and temperature. Moves controls to adjust electric load, speed of mill, and tension between rollers to equalize mill load and obtain product of specified finish and dimensions. Inspects product for defects, using x-ray gauge. Directs crew in roll changes, removal of cobbles from rolling line, and polishing rolls.

Should I be a Hot Mill Tin Roller?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Hot Mill Roller, Hot Roller, Reversing-Mill Roller, Roller, Billet Mill, Roller, Blooming Mill, Roller, Slabbing Mill See More

    How to become a Hot Mill Tin Roller

    Most Hot Mill Tin Rollers 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:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%2810%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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