Main duties:
o Read and interpret work orders

o Operate metal cleaning equipment such as wheelabrators, deburrers and shot-blasters to remove excess welds, rust, scale and other material from surfaces of metal parts, castings and other metal products

o Polish metal products to mirror finish

o Immerse metal products in cleaning solutions

o Assist structural steel and plate-work fitters, sheet metal workers, metalworking machine operators or other metal workers

o Transport raw materials and finished metal products manually or using hoists or other devices

o Sort metal sheets and parts, scrap metal and other materials

o Clean work areas and equipment

o Load and unload vehicles using hand truck or dolly

o May cut, grind or chip excess metal from metal products using hand tools

Employment requirements:
o Some secondary school education may be required