Center Punch Operator
Tend punch presses to punch center holes in phonograph records or stamper.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Center Punch Operators do?
Tends punch press that punches center holes in phonograph records or stamper: Removes stack of records or stampers from conveyor and places them on machine holder. Positions record in slot over punch die of machine or centers disk under punch die, using calibrated microscope and starts machine. Removes punched record, and simultaneously positions unpunched record in machine or removes and places stamper on sanding spindle for further processing. Places punched records in trays.
Should I be a Center Punch Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
Also known as:
Multi-Punch Operator, Punch Operator
How to become a Center Punch Operator
Most Center Punch Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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