scrap metal operative


Scrap metal operative cut big sheets of metal scrap in order to prepare them for being used in a smelter.

Alternative label

  • scrap sorter

  • smelter operative

  • metal shredder operator

  • scrap metal processor

  • recycler

  • recycled metal operative

  • metal recycling operative

  • metal processing operative

  • recyling operative

  • shredder operator

Regulatory aspect

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Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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