Hogshead Cooper I

Repair collapsible mats and examine the hogshead mats to check the damages.
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Salary Range
$25,000 – $72,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hogshead Cooper Is do?

Repairs collapsible mats for reuse as tobacco containers: Examines hogshead mat to determine extent of damage. Removes damaged or broken staves, hinges, wire hoops, or metal bands from hogshead mat, using hammer, crowbar, pliers, or portable circular saw. Positions and nails precut staves or stave patches into hogshead mats, using staple gun or hammer. Straightens or replaces precut wire hoops or metal bands. Threads wire hoop through wire hinge or metal band into metal hinge and secures hinge to hoop or band, using hammer. Nails hoops or bands to staves, using staple gun or hammer. May replace defective cleats, using handtools.

Should I be a Hogshead Cooper I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Hogshead Cooper I

    Hogshead Cooper 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 Hogshead Cooper I-related education!
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