Boiler (copper plates) - Salary and Career
Boiler and locksmith workers

Boiler (copper plates) - Career description, activities, functions and salary

They manufacture, repair and install various parts and elements in sheet metal such as steel, galvanized iron, copper, tin, brass, aluminum and zinc, manufacture or repair boilers, tanks, reservoirs and other steel plate containers, cut, shape and work profiled bars of ferrous and non-ferrous materials to manufacture frames, doors, railings, stained glass and similar parts.

How much does an Boiler (copper plates) earn

A Boiler (copper plates) earns between $1.813 and $5.326 per month, with an average monthly salary of $2.675 and a median salary of $2.381 according to an salary survey along with to data of professionals hired and fired by companies in the labor market.

Our research is based on the salaries of 10.244 professionals hired and dismissed by the period from 06/2021 to 05/2022 (last year).

Salary ranges for the Boiler (copper plates)

Monthly Salary Annual Salary Salary Per Week Hourly Salary
Average wage 2.675 32.101 669 12
1º Quartile 1.813 21.762 453 8
Median Salary 2.381 28.571 595 11
3º Quartile 4.062 48.739 1.015 19
Higher Salary 5.326 63.908 1.331 25

Professional job categories

  • Workers in the production of industrial goods and services
    • metal and composite transformation workers
      • pipe assembly workers, metallic and composite structures
        • boiler and locksmith workers

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Main workplaces

Boiler and locksmith workers workers in this family can carry out their activities in industries such as metal mechanics, vehicle manufacturing and other transport equipment, civil construction and their predominant employment relationship is as an employee with a formal contract. They can also provide fabrication and repair services as self-employed or self-employed. Their work is usually carried out individually, usually in day shifts, under permanent supervision. In the exercise of their activities, these professionals tend to stay in uncomfortable positions for long periods, being able to work at great heights or in confined environments. In the exercise of some of their activities, they may be subject to the effects of toxic materials, radiation, noise and high temperatures.

What does it take to work in the field of Boiler and locksmith workers

The occupations require a minimum level of education equivalent to elementary school (or complete 1st degree) and their learning can take place through short-term professional qualification courses of up to two hundred hours. to four years.

Functions and activities of Boiler (copper plates)

Boiler and locksmith workers must:

  • check stages of manufacturing and repair processes;
  • demonstrate personal skills;
  • assemble parts;
  • ensure workplace safety;
  • organize workplace;
  • check steps of the manufacturing and repair process;
  • verify stages of manufacturing and repair processes;
  • assembling parts;
  • mount pieces;
  • check the manufacturing and repair processes steps;
  • check manufacturing and repair process steps;
  • prepare pieces;
  • plan work;
  • arrange workplace;
  • mount parts;
  • repair work;
  • prepare parts;

  • Activities

    • participate in the evaluation of the work;
    • seal part;
    • calculate costs;
    • define personal protective equipment;
    • determine place for deposit of materials and tools;
    • cut pieces;
    • develop physical endurance;
    • ensure cleanliness and organization;
    • perform penetrant liquid tests on bending and welding of the part ;
    • calculate cost-effectiveness of repair;
    • cut parts;
    • define suppliers;
    • signal for risk area;
    • check the condition of the plate;
    • evaluate final condition of the part;
    • cut parts;
    • signal at risk area;
    • make templates;
    • replace parts;
    • demonstrate team spirit;
    • work in hazardous areas;
    • examine chamfer angles;
    • verify the condition of the plate;
    • arrange workplace release;
    • organize tools and machines;
    • use personal protective equipment;
    • verify project specifications;
    • trace parts according to project measurements;
    • squaring piece;
    • plan the repair;
    • develop concentration;
    • protect part from corrosion;
    • develop visual perception;
    • plan repair;
    • grind parts;
    • develop physical endurance;
    • select machines and tools;
    • chamfer parts;
    • determine material for project execution;
    • level part;
    • determine place for storage of materials and tools;
    • use collective protection equipment;
    • obey the safety standards at work;
    • demonstrate creativity;
    • brazing the part;
    • interpret project;
    • form parts;
    • perform parts;
    • examine part markings;
    • demonstrate hand skills;
    • demonstrate team spirit;
    • check the sheet conditions;
    • conserve tools and machines;
    • recover part;
    • demonstrate hand skill;
    • fixing part (by rivet, screw, spot weld, etc.);
    • verify the dimensions of the cut;
    • prepare workplace;
    • interpret work order;
    • mount pipes;

    Sectors that hire Boiler (copper plates) the most in the job market

    • industrial assembly works
    • manufacture of metal structures
    • building construction
    • manufacture of heavy boiler works
    • maintenance and repair of machines and apparatus for the pulp, paper and cardboard industry and artifacts
    • installation of industrial machinery and equipment
    • machining, turning and welding services
    • maintenance and repair of machinery for the metallurgical industry
    • electrical installation and maintenance
    • assembly of metal structures

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