Groover and Striper Operator

Tend machines in tandem that groove and paint surfaces of hardboard panels.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Groover and Striper Operators do?

Tends machines in tandem that groove, paint, seal, and dry surfaces of hardboard panels: Positions grooving blades and striping wheels according to panel specifications, using handtools and tape measure. Pours paint and sealer into designated reservoirs to supply coating rollers and wheels. Moves controls on console panel to start and synchronize machines. Inspects and feels finished panels, and adjusts controls to conform with production specifications.

Should I be a Groover and Striper Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • 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: Toe Stripper

    How to Become a
    Groover and Striper Operator

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