Iron Launder Operator

Tend iron launders that precipitate copper from solutions.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Iron Launder Operators do?

Tends iron launders that precipitate copper from solution: Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR 921.663-010 to load launders with shredded tin cans. Starts pumps and turns valves to regulate flow of solution through series of launders to ensure maximum precipitation of copper. Measures copper content of solution at various stages of processing by titration tests. Adds iron to launders to maintain maximum recovery of copper. Excavates precipitated copper from launders and cleans tanks. Keeps record of titration tests.

Should I be an Iron Launder Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become an Iron Launder Operator

    Most Iron Launder Operators 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:9gibaa&chl=no+college+%2879%25%29|certificate+%288%25%29|associate%27s+%2811%25%29|bachelor%27s+%282%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,79,79
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