Filters Assembler

Assemble air, fuel, and oil filters for use on internal combustion engines.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Filters Assemblers do?

Assembles air, fuel, and oil filters for use on internal combustion engines used to power equipment, such as motor vehicles, aircraft, locomotives, and agricultural, construction, industrial, and marine equipment, performing any combination of following tasks: Folds, convolutes, and cures filter paper. Places roll of paper on holder and threads paper through machine. Observes machine for jamming or overcuring. Assembles pack, metal tube, and jacket into unit. Dips ends of unit in liquid plastic solution. Places metal, plastic, or cardboard disks on ends of unit. Places unit in machine that automatically fastens sealers on ends.


Should I be a Filters Assembler?

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

  • How to become a Filters Assembler

    Filters Assemblers 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 Filters Assembler-related education!
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