Induction Machine Setter

Set up a variety of induction machines for Induction-Machine Operators.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Induction Machine Setters do?

Sets up variety of induction machines for INDUCTION-MACHINE OPERATORS to heattreat metal objects according to specifications: Reads work order to determine size and grade of workpiece to be processed. Determines frequency of current, time cycle, and induction heating coil to be used for each job, using knowledge of induction machines, heat-treating methods, and properties of metals. Positions and fastens induction coil and fixture on machine, using wrenches. Adjusts controls to set frequency of current and automatic timer judging from color whether pan is heated to specified temperature. Positions and fastens part in fixture and starts machine to heattreat sample part. Tests hardness of sample [HARDNESS INSPECTOR]. Adjusts frequency of current, automatic timer, and fixture on machine until sample meets specifications. May operate induction machine as part of regular duties.

Should I be an Induction Machine Setter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to Become an
    Induction Machine Setter

    Most Induction Machine Setters 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:9saaaa&chl=no+college+%2877%25%29|certificate+%2823%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,77,77
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