U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
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51-9051 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
Operate or tend heating equipment other than basic metal, plastic, or food processing equipment. Includes activities, such as annealing glass, drying lumber, curing rubber, removing moisture from materials, or boiling soap.
Illustrative examples: Rubber Curer,
Lumber Kiln Operator,
Lime Kiln Operator
Broad Occupation: 51-9050 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
Minor Group: 51-9000 Other Production Occupations
Major Group: 51-0000 Production Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010