Automatic Nailing-Machine Operator

Tend nailing machines and position reels of nail wires on machine spindles.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Nailing-Machine Operators do?

Tends nailing machine that joins items, such as picture frames, or attaches molding, trimming, carving, scrollwork, or overlay panels to wooden stock: Positions reel of nail wire on spindle of machine and pulls wire through rollers into driving mechanism. Turns knobs or levers to adjust machine to cut nails of specified length. Positions stock parts to be nailed together in specified arrangements on table of machine under driving mechanism. Depresses pedal or button to drive nails into stock. Moves stock as necessary to receive additional nails.

Should I be an Automatic Nailing-Machine Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Automatic Nailing Machine Operator, Nailing-Machine Operator, Automatic

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    Automatic Nailing-Machine Operator

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