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Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing

National Occupation Code (NOC): 9231

Central control and process operators, mineral and metal processing, operate and monitor multi-function process control machinery and equipment to control the processing of mineral ores, metals or cement. They are employed in mineral ore and metal processing plants such as copper, lead and zinc refineries, uranium processing plants, steel mills, aluminum plants, precious metal refineries and cement processing plants.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Alloy Control Operator - Zinc Casting
  • Bar Mill Finisher - Primary Metal Processing
  • Billet Mill Roller - Primary Metal Processing
  • Blast Furnace Operator
  • Blast Furnaceman/woman
  • Blooming Mill Roller
  • Breakdown Mill Operator
  • Central Control Caster
  • Central Control Caster - Primary Metal Processing
  • Central Control Operator - Cement Manufacturing
  • Central Control Room Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Central Control Room Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Chief Flotation Operator
  • Chief Operator - Zinc Pressure Leach
  • Coke Plant By-products Operator
  • Cold Mill Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Concentrator Control Room Operator
  • Console Operator - Cement Manufacturing
  • Continuous Casting Machine Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Continuous Casting Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Control Room Furnace Operator - Smelter
  • Control Room Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Copper Melter
  • Copper Refinery Operator
  • Crucible Furnace Operator
  • Crusher Control Room Operator
  • Cupola Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Dross Furnace Operator
  • Electric Arc Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Electric Furnace Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Electrolytic Refinery Process Operator
  • Furnace Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Head Charger
  • Heater - Primary Metal Processing
  • Hot Mill Roller - Primary Metal Processing
  • Induction Furnace Operator - Mineral And Metal Processing
  • Ion Exchange Operator
  • Lead-refining Furnace Operator
  • Melter - Primary Metal Processing
  • Metal Heater - Primary Metal Processing
  • Metal Heater Operator
  • Metal Melter
  • Metal Roaster - Primary Metal Processing
  • Metal Smelter
  • Molybdenum Roaster Operator
  • Nuclear Fuel Processor
  • Open-flame Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Ore Roaster
  • Oxygen Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Panel Board Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Pelletizing Control Operator
  • Perlite Expander Control Panel Operator - Mineral Products Processing
  • Process Operator - Primary Metal And Mineral Products Processing
  • Process Operator - Zinc Pressure Leach
  • Purity Control Operator - Zinc Leaching
  • Refinery Process Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Reverberatory Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Roaster Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Rolling Mill Control Operator
  • Rolling Mill Control Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Slabbing Mill Roller - Primary Metal Processing
  • Slurry Controller - Primary Metal Processing
  • Smelting Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Steel Heater Operator
  • Steel-degasser Process Operator
  • Vacuum Furnace Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Vacuum-degasser Process Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Blast Furnace Operator
  • Central Control Caster
  • Central Control Room Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Chief Flotation Operator
  • Console Operator - Cement Manufacturing
  • Pelletizing Control Operator
  • Roaster Operator - Primary Metal Processing
  • Rolling Mill Control Operator