Fasten precut lengths of wires around the hogsheads to secure the staves.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Hogshead Hoopers do?
Fastens precut lengths of wire around hogshead to secure staves: Places wooden board in open end of hogshead to brace staves at opening. Encircles hogshead with wire lengths and inserts wire ends into wire tightener or wire twister. Pumps lever of tightener or turns twister to tighten wire around hogshead and to fasten wire ends together. Bends wire ends under wire hoop and hammers wire flat or cuts wire ends, using wire cutter. Removes brace from open end of hogshead and rolls hogshead to succeeding work station. May staple hoop to staves, using pneumatic staple gun.
Should I be a Hogshead Hooper?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
How to become a Hogshead Hooper
Hogshead Hoopers 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 Hooper-related education!
Careers Similar to Hogshead Hooper