incinerator operator


Incinerator operators tend incineration machines which burn refuse and waste. They ensure the equipment is maintained, and that the incineration process occurs in accordance with safety regulations for the incineration of waste.

Alternative label

  • waste incinerating machine operative

  • incineration process operator

  • incineration process operative

  • waste incinerating machine worker

  • incinerating machine operator

  • incinerator worker

  • incineration process worker

  • waste-burning plant operative

  • incinerating machine operative

  • incinerating machine worker

  • waste incinerating machine operator

  • domestic waste incineration operative

  • waste incinerator operative

  • incinerator operative

  • waste incinerator worker

  • waste-burning plant operator

  • refuse worker

  • refuse operative

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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