Tend furnaces that melt scraps of metal and cast them into pigs for reuse.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$19,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Remelters do?

Tends furnace that melts scrap metal and casts it into pigs for reuse: Regulates furnace controls to attain specified temperature. Shovels scrap metal into furnace. Skims dross from molten metal, using ladle. Turns valve and allows molten metal to run into molds to form pigs. Removes cooled pigs from mold and stacks pigs in storage area.

Should I be a Remelter?

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.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Remelter

    Most Remelters 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:9kaaaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2814%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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