Arbor-Press Operator I

Set up and operate arbor presses to press-fit parts to housings or shafts.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Arbor-Press Operator Is do?

Sets up and operates arbor press to press-fit parts, such as bearings, linings, armatures, or wheels to housings or shafts: Installs specified holding fixtures and dies on press, using rule, gauges, and handtools. Positions workpiece on press bed under ram, manually or using hoist. Moves controls to lower ram that presses part onto shaft or into housing. May mix white lead and apply it to parts as necessary, using brush, and remove scale, rust, burrs, and excess white lead, using files, wire brush, and rags. May be designated according to parts assembled as Bearing-Press-Machine Operator; Cylinder-Block-Hole Reliner; Wheel-Press Operator.

Should I be an Arbor-Press Operator I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Press Operator, Forming-Press Operator I

    How to become an Arbor-Press Operator I

    Most Arbor-Press Operator Is have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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