Carrier Packer

Pack military gas masks into canvas carriers.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Carrier Packers do?

Packs military gas masks into canvas carriers: Inserts gas-mask canisters into carriers, using manually operated table jig. Ties facepieces around cardboard forms, using string, and inserts facepieces and hose tubes of masks into carriers. Tightens straps in buckles of carriers to obtain compact units for military use. Places gas masks on conveyor for transfer to shipping rooms.

Should I be a Carrier Packer?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.

  • Also known as: Capper, Packer and Carry Out

    How to become a Carrier Packer

    Most Carrier Packers 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:9raaaa&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2822%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
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