Slab Depiler Operator

Tend equipment that transfer steel slabs from conveyor onto charging table.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $66,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Slab Depiler Operators do?

Tends equipment that transfers steel slabs from conveyor onto charging table of reheating furnace: Moves controls to transfer slab from conveyor onto depiler. Measures slab for conformance to specifications, using tape, and compares identifying marks on slab with information on charging schedule. Pushes levers to lower depiler table and cause pushoff arm of depiler to push slab onto charging table. Assists furnace crew in cleaning bottom of furnace and hearth and in positioning slabs in furnace.


Should I be a Slab Depiler Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Lumber-Piler Operator, Slag Wheeler, Table and Slab Depiler

    How to become a Slab Depiler Operator

    Slab Depiler Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Slab Depiler Operator-related education!
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