Salvage Worker

Sort and inspect rejected metal for purpose of salvage.

What does a Salvage Worker do?

Sorts and inspects metal rejected by inspection and mill departments for purpose of salvage: Receives and records numbers of rejected metals. Examines metal for defects, such as surface blemishes, flatness, straightness, or dimensional irregularities according to specifications, using rule, micrometer, and vernier gauges. Identifies and marks portion of metal to be salvaged. Routes salvageable metal to next operation and rejected metal to scrap department. May inspect other specified steel products, such as bars and sheets, for conformance to dimensional specifications and quality standards.