Heading Repairer

Repair tight barrelheads by separating the sections of the barrelheads.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Heading Repairers do?

Repairs tight barrelhead, using either of following methods: Separates sections of barrelhead with chisel, inserts strips of flagging between sections, and hammers them together to enlarge barrelhead to fit croze of barrel. Removes section of head, replaces it with wider board, and sends head to TURNING-MACHINE OPERATOR 667.685-066 for processing.

Should I be a Heading Repairer?

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

  • Also known as: Heading Maker

    How to become a Heading Repairer

    Heading Repairers 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 Heading Repairer-related education!
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