Examine gathered books, magazines, and pamphlet bodies.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Collators do?
Examines gathered book, magazine, and pamphlet bodies to verify order and number of included signatures: Riffles bodies, one section at a time, observing signature figures. Notes omitted, misplaced, or duplicated signatures, and rearranges or inserts sections to correct subject matter. Stacks completed bodies.
Should I be a Collator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Also known as:
How to become a Collator
Most Collators 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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