Helmet Coverer

Tend machines that press and join cloth coverings to a fiber helmet body.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Helmet Coverers do?

Tends machine that presses and joins cloth covering onto fiber helmet bodies, using either or both of following methods: Positions precemented helmet bodies over mold on machine bed. Positions precut cloth over helmet and pulls cloth taut to remove wrinkles, assisted by co-worker. Depresses pedal that raises machine bed to force helmet into heated head of machine, pressing cloth onto crown of helmet. Releases pedal to lower machine bed and removes helmet. Trims excess cloth from edge of helmet brim, using knife or pinking shears. Inserts covered crown of helmet in mold on bed of machine. Depresses pedal that raises machine bed, to force helmet brim into slot of heated head of machine, pressing cloth over rolled edge of helmet to inside of brim. May be designated according to part of helmet covered as Helmet-Brim Coverer; Helmet-Crown Coverer.

Should I be a Helmet Coverer?

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

  • Also known as: Cloth-Covered-Helmet Puller, Helmet-Brim Coverer, Helmet-Crown Coverer

    How to become a Helmet Coverer

    Helmet Coverers 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 Helmet Coverer-related education!
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