Block Press Operator
Tend hydraulic presses that compress smokeless powder into block form.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Block Press Operators do?
Tends hydraulic press that compresses smokeless powder into block form for further processing: Charges press, using colloidal smokeless powder. Closes compression chamber and opens valves to compress powder. Removes block from chamber. May be designated according to pressing stage as Final-Block-Press Operator; Preliminary-Block-Press Operator.
Should I be a Block Press Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
Also known as:
Final-Block-Press Operator, Preliminary-Block-Press Operator
How to become a Block Press Operator
Most Block Press Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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