Electronic Gluing-Machine Operator

Tend machines that bond preglued wooden parts together.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $47,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Electronic Gluing-Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that utilizes pressure and electronic energy to bond preglued wooden parts together: Turns knobs to regulate clamp pressure, intensity of electron emission, and timer according to type of glue, thickness of wooden parts, and density of wood. Adjusts clamps according to size of assemblies to be glued, using wrenches and hammer. Assembles and positions preglued parts in clamp bed of machine, and turns air-pressure valve and presses button to actuate clamp and release flow of electrons through glue joints. Removes assembly from machine, and examines assembly for defective gluing. May apply glue to parts with brush or by running surface of part over wheel set in pot of liquid glue. May mix glue.

Should I be an Electronic Gluing-Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Electronic Gluer, Electronic Gluing Machine Operator, Gluing-Machine Operator, Electronic

    How to Become an
    Electronic Gluing-Machine Operator

    Most Electronic Gluing-Machine Operators 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:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2891%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,91,91
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