Fan Blade Aligner

Bend metal fan blades by hand to adjust pitch of blades.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Fan Blade Aligners do?

Bends metal fan blades by hand to adjust pitch of blade, and to align blades for vibrationless tracking: Places blade assembly on spindle of gauging fixture, and manually rotates blades between set of pin gauges. Sights across blade surface and tips of gauge pins, and bends and twists blade into contact with pin ends. May use wrench or bending tool to adjust heavy-duty blades and blade carriers. May align and adjust pitch of oil-retaining ring at hub of commercial or industrial fan.

Should I be a Fan Blade Aligner?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Blade Aligner, Fan-Blade Truer

    How to become a Fan Blade Aligner

    Fan Blade Aligners generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Fan Blade Aligner-related education!
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