Board Liner Operator

Tend machines that glue paper lining onto wooden boards.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $43,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Board Liner Operators do?

Tends machine that glues paper lining onto wooden boards for use in manufacture of lined boxes, such as certain types of cigar boxes: Clamps roll of paper on reel of lining machine and threads paper through guide rollers and glue applicator. Adjusts pressure rollers to accommodate thickness of board to be lined. Starts machine and lays board on conveyor belt to feed mechanism that rolls and presses glued liner paper onto board, cuts off paper at end of board, and drops lined board in stacking bin.

Should I be a Board Liner 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.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Board Liner Operator

    Most Board Liner Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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