The average pay for a Slug Furnace Operator is $42,612 a year and $20 an hour in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.
The average salary range for a Slug Furnace Operator is between $32,469 and $50,979.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Burlington, Ontario.
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Controls oil, gas, or electrical furnace to heat stock, such as billets, bars, plates and rods, preparatory to forging, following work order specifications: reads dials and gauges, and turns knobs to regulate flow of fuel or electric current to verify and maintain specified temperature within furnace.
Positions stock in furnace, using tongs or chain hoist.
Observes color of metal or reads pyrometer to determine when stock reaches forging temperature.
Pulls stock from furnace and delivers it to forging press or hammer, using tongs or chain hoist.
Usually works as member of hammer, press, or upsetter crew.
May place heated workpiece on conveyor for transporting to work area.
May turn knobs to synchronize speed of feed and takeoff conveyors of automatic furnace.
Burlington is a city in the Regional Municipality of Halton at the northwestern end of Lake Ontario in Ontario, Canada. Along with Milton to the north, Burlington forms the west end of the Greater Toronto Area, and is also part of the Hamilton metropolitan census area. Burlington lies between Lake Ontario's north shore and the Niagara Escarpment....