Hand Hose Cutter

Measure, reroll, and cut rubber hoses to specified lengths.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $38,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hand Hose Cutters do?

Measures, rerolls, and cuts rubber hose to specified lengths: Positions reels of hose in letoff rack and empty reels in powered windup rack. Verifies diameter on hose, using gauges. Threads end of hose through measure meter and onto empty reel. Depresses pedal and guides hose onto windup rack. Examines hose for defects, such as snags, cuts, and bulges. Observes measuring meter and cuts hose to specified lengths, using knife. Weighs hose and records information on identification tag. May attach metal couplings or fittings to each end of hose.

Should I be a Hand Hose Cutter?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Hose Cutter, Hand

    How to become a Hand Hose Cutter

    Most Hand Hose Cutters have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9maaaa&chl=no+college+%2862%25%29|certificate+%2838%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,62,62
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