Armoring Machine Operator

Tend batteries of automatic winding machines.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Armoring Machine Operators do?

Tends battery of automatic winding machines that wind protective shield of yarn, wire or metal strip into flexible conduit or over insulated wire, such as submarine and underground cable: Starts winding machine and feeds insulated wire into machine and threads protective wire or strip through guides of automatic winding machine. Observes angle of spiral and adjusts guides, using wrench and screwdriver.

Should I be an Armoring Machine 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: Armored-Cable-Machine Operator, Armored Machine Operator, Flavoring-Machine Operator, Scoring Machine Operator

    How to Become an
    Armoring Machine Operator

    Armoring Machine Operators generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Armoring Machine Operator-related education!
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