Acoustical Tile Drill-Press Operator

Set up and operate automatic horizontal multiple-spindle drill presses.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Acoustical Tile Drill-Press Operators do?

Sets up and operates automatic horizontal multiple-spindle drill press to drill holes in insulation board to form acoustical tile: Removes machine headplate, using wrench and air hoist. Attaches specified template pattern to chuckplate, using screwdriver. Places drills into chuck, according to template pattern. Removes template and replaces machine headplate. Adjusts feed rolls, using gauge and wrench. Loads automatic feed magazine with tile and starts machine. Examines tile to verify that holes are clean cut and conform to depth and pattern specifications.

Should I be an Acoustical Tile Drill-Press Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Acoustical Tile Drill Press Operator, Drill-Press Operator, Acoustical Tile

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