Bullet Assembly Press Operator

Tend machines that shape front end of steel-jacketed bullets.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Bullet Assembly Press Operators do?

Tends machine that shapes front end of steel-jacketed bullets, inserts and seats lead slugs, shapes rear of bullets, and sizes external diameter, preparatory to insertion in brass cases to form completed cartridges: Places bullet jackets, containing loose slugs, point downward in dial feed stations, or observes operation of automatic machine, clearing clogged feed lines, filling dial feed stations, and pressing jackets firmly into holes.


Should I be a Bullet Assembly Press Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Bullet Assembly Press Operator

    Bullet Assembly Press 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 Bullet Assembly Press Operator-related education!
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