Crematory Operators:

Operate crematory equipment to reduce human or animal remains to bone fragments in accordance with state and local regulations. Duties may include preparing the body for cremation and performing general maintenance on crematory equipment. May use traditional flame-based cremation, calcination, or alkaline hydrolysis.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $24,310.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 1,397
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) 21.75 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Technology and Tool Usage
Following Directions
Information Gathering
Work Ethic
Critical Thinking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Adjust measuring or control devices
Adjust mechanical equipment
Align equipment or machinery
Weld metal parts and components
Operate pipe fitting equipment
Bend tubing or conduit
Adjust equipment controls to regulate gas flow
Heat material or workpieces to prepare for or complete production
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Adjust electrical or electronic equipment
Weld metal structures
Install electrical fixtures or components
Install/Replace measuring or control devices such as meters or regulators
Solder electrical or electronic connections or components
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Align machines or equipment to ensure positioning and levelness for work
Adjust metal or plastic processing equipment and machinery
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Install electrical or electronic cables or wiring
Compact materials to create level bases
Braze metal parts or components
Adjust medical or medical laboratory equipment
Install industrial machinery or equipment
Assemble equipment or components
Join materials using spot or tack welding
Install/Remove finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Adjust construction equipment or machinery
Disassemble manufacturing or industrial equipment for maintenance and repair
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Spread sand, dirt, or other loose materials onto surfaces
Set-up welding equipment
Level bedding or foundation made of sand, dirt, concrete, gravel, or crushed rock
Install electrical conduit or tubing
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Install electronic manufacturing equipment
Set-up computer numerical control machines
Load items into ovens or furnaces
Position raw materials on processing or production equipment
Feed materials or products into or through equipment
Cut construction material
Cut metal or plastic material
File metal or plastic objects
Cut pipe or piping material for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, water, or steam lines
Prepare building surfaces for paint, finishes, wallpaper, or adhesives
Set-up specialized rigging
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Install electrical components, equipment, or systems
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Paint surfaces such as walls
Paint structures and objects using spraying equipment
Set-up medical oxygen equipment
Set-up patient care equipment
Set-up medical laboratory equipment
Reassemble production or manufacturing equipment after repair
Set-up heavy construction equipment
Reassemble light mechanical equipment after repair
Spread aggregate mixtures such as concrete
Process metals using power or hand tools
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Perform basic plumbing
Disassemble transportation equipment for maintenance or repair
Connect electrical components or equipment
Don/Doff medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Thread pipe for gas, air, hydraulic, refrigeration, or water lines
Set-up dental equipment
Apply protective sealants or coatings
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Position construction or extraction equipment
Dismantle equipment or temporary structures
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured mechanical products, engines, or machinery by hand
Load materials into construction equipment
Cut materials according to specifications or needs
Dismantle/Reassemble rigging
Apply material to fill gaps in surfaces
Shape construction materials such as wood
Install plumbing, piping, or water handling systems
Arrange decorations or furniture for banquets, dining venues, or social functions
Cast metal objects
Prepare medical instruments or equipment for use
Sterilize laboratory, medical, or veterinary equipment or instruments
Prepare surgical supplies or equipment
Attach accessories to agricultural equipment
Prepare medical treatment room
Package goods for shipment or storage
Operate track switches
Install heating, ventilation, or air conditioning (HVAC) equipment

Repairing and Maintaining Mechanical Equipment

Level machines, equipment, or structures
Align machines, equipment, or structures
Clean installation, maintenance, or repair tools, equipment, or machinery
Lubricate machinery, equipment, or parts
Maintain work tools or equipment
Tighten/Loosen nuts, bolts, and fasteners
Repair mechanical equipment or machinery
Replace malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Perform preventative maintenance on manufacturing equipment
Conduct tests to locate mechanical system malfunction
Maintain construction machinery or equipment
Clean construction or extraction related tools, equipment, or machinery
Maintain physical building or grounds of property
Maintain manufacturing equipment
Repair measuring or control devices
Install hydraulic and pneumatic plumbing
Adjust clearances of mechanical or electrical parts or components
Maintain welding machines or equipment
Clean manufacturing tools, equipment, or machinery
Replace gas, steam, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Repair gas, steam, oil, sewer, or water piping or fixtures
Repair mechanical controls
Repair mechanical timing devices
Clean personal services tools, equipment, or machinery
Repair work tools or equipment
Clean metal or plastic processing tools, equipment, or machinery
Maintain masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Complete routine building maintenance
Tend boilers or related equipment
Repair railroad equipment or tracks
Repair production equipment or tools
Overhaul industrial or construction machinery or equipment
Lubricate production equipment
Repair grounds keeping equipment and tools
Maintain mining machinery or equipment
Maintain medical laboratory equipment
Repair construction machinery or equipment
Overhaul power-generating equipment or machinery
Calibrate mechanical equipment or instruments to specification
Repair malfunctioning or worn mechanical components
Repair finish hardware such as locks or hinges
Replace door hardware such as springs, cables, or related components
Maintain mechanical machinery or implements
Maintain small engines

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