Metal finishing, plating and coating machine operators


  • Operating and monitoring equipment which cleans metal articles in preparation for electroplating, galvanising, enamelling or similar processes
  • Operating and monitoring electroplating equipment
  • Operating and monitoring hot-dip equipment used to coat iron and steel products
  • Operating and monitoring machines which automatically coat wire with non-ferrous metal
  • Operating and monitoring equipment used to spray molten metal or other substances onto metal products to provide a protective or decorative coating or to build up worn or damaged surfaces
  • Operating and monitoring equipment used to impart a rust-resistant finish to metal articles by treating them with chemicals and heating them
  • Checking proper thickness of plating using micrometers, callipers or other devices, recording data and writing production logs
  • Preparing and mixing metalizing solutions according to formulas or specifications

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