Folding Rules Printing-Machine Operator

Tend machines that print graduations and numerals on enameled wooden slats.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Folding Rules Printing-Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that prints graduations and numerals on enameled wooden slats used in folding rules, and automatically inserts printed slats in drying racks: Stacks blank slats in magazine of printing machine. Positions empty racks in feed magazine of slat-inserting mechanism. Starts machine and observes printing and racking processes. Examines printed slats for printing defects, and compares them with master rule to verify accuracy of graduations. Stops machine and clears jams in feeding mechanisms, using screwdriver. Replaces broken shearpins, using fingers. Lifts racks of printed slats from machine to handtruck.

Should I be a Folding Rules Printing-Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Folding Rules Printing Machine Operator, Printing-Machine Operator, Folding Rules

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    Folding Rules Printing-Machine Operator

    Folding Rules Printing-Machine Operators 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 Folding Rules Printing-Machine Operator-related education!
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