Cylinder Sander Operator

Tend machines that smooth cylindrical wooden articles.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cylinder Sander Operators do?

Tends machine that smooths cylindrical wooden articles by revolving articles against moving abrasive belt: Starts machine and adjusts tension of abrasive belt. Inserts article through collar or pipe, places article on conveyor, or dumps article in hopper to feed it into feed roller or holding guide and against sanding belt. May replace worn sanding belts. May install collar or guide, according to size of stock, using handtools. May be designated according to article sanded as Dowel-Sander Operator; Handle-Sander Operator; Pole-Sander Operator; Sander, Wooden Pencils.

Should I be a Cylinder Sander Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Dowel-Sander Operator, Handle-Rounder Operator, Handle-Sander Operator, Linderman Operator, Pole-Sander Operator

    How to become a Cylinder Sander Operator

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