Guide materials through rollers to and from processing equipment.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Guiders do?

Guides material used in production of hard-surface floor covering, through rollers to and from processing equipment: Pushes end of material into rollers that convey material through saturation, coating, consolidation, or curing processes. Observes material in passage to detect unevenness or misalignment with marginal markings on roller guides. Pulls material into line manually or turns wheel of mechanical guiding device to straighten material. May be designated according to phase of operation or type of material being processed as Carrier Guider; Dip Guider, Stoves; Roll Guider, Mold Goods; Side Guider.

Should I be a Guider?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • 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: Carrier Guider, Dip Guider, Stoves, Roll Guider, Mold Goods, Side Guider

    How to become a Guider

    Most Guiders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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