Hand Tube Bender I

Bend metals and plastic tubing according to the specifications.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hand Tube Bender Is do?

Bends metal and plastic tubing, according to specifications, for use in hydraulic, fuel, and electrical installations: Draws outline of tubing on cardboard or cuts wood forming blocks with band scroll saw, following templates. Screws blocks to forming board, as specified. Bends tubing by hand to conform to outline on cardboard or hammers tubing around forming blocks, using mallet. May heat plastic tubing in hot oil or water to facilitate bending. May operate circular power hacksaw to cut tubing. May bead, burr, and flare tubing. May assemble and test preformed metal tubing for use in hydraulic, fuel, and water systems of aircraft and spacecraft.

Should I be a Hand Tube Bender I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Hand Tube Bender, Tube Bender, Hand I

    How to become a Hand Tube Bender I

    Hand Tube Bender Is 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 Hand Tube Bender I-related education!
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