Set up, operate, or tend plating machines to coat metal or plastic products with chromium, zinc, copper, cadmium, nickel, or other metal to protect or decorate surfaces. Typically, the product being coated is immersed in molten metal or an electrolytic solution.
Anodizer, Anodizing Line Operator, Chrome Plater, Coater Associate, Coater Operator, Copper Plater, Electro Plater, Galvanizer, Hard Chrome Plater, Line Operator, Machine Operator, Metalizer, Nickel Plater, Plater, Production Plater, Racker, Tin Plater
Employment of Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic is projected to Decline 10 percent from 2018 to 2028
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