electroplating machine operator


Electroplating machine operators set up and tend electroplating machines designed to finish and coat the metal workpieces' (such as future pennies and jewelry) surface by using electric current to dissolve metal cations and to bond a thin layer of another metal, such as zinc, copper or silver, to produce a coherent metal coating to the workpiece's surface.

Alternative label

  • electrodeposition operator

  • nickel plater

  • chrome plater

  • metal plating technician

  • galvanising machine operator

  • zinc plater

  • electro plater

  • oxidised finish plater

  • gold plater

  • electro plating technician

  • metal plater

  • hot dip plater

  • copper plater

  • non nickel plater

  • electro-plater

  • silver plater

  • hot-dip plater

  • electroplater

  • bronze plater

  • electric plater

  • gold plating machine operator

  • lock plater

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: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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