Operate machines to cut floor covering sheets into tiles.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Gauge Operators do?
Operates machine to cut floor covering sheets into tile: Installs specified cutting die, and adjusts feed stroke, air pressure, and suction pick-up on machine, using handtools. Starts machine and feeds floor covering sheets into machine. Removes tiles from machine and transfers tiles to stock area, using handtruck.
Should I be a Gauge Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Groover Operator, Guillotine Operator
How to become a Gauge Operator
Most Gauge Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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