Hogshead Mat Assembler

Assemble precut staves, cleats and metal bands to form the hogshead mats.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hogshead Mat Assemblers do?

Assembles precut staves, cleats, and metal bands to form hogshead mats: Places cleats in jig on worktable and spaces staves on cleats, using metal disks as spacing guides. Positions metal band across staves and inserts pins in preriveted hinges on ends of band to secure band to jig. Hammers nails through holes in band to secure staves to band. Drills hole in stave through hole in hinge leaf, using portable electric drill, to facilitate bolting mats together to form hogshead shell. Pulls pins from band hinges to release mat from jig. Stacks mats on floor.

Should I be a Hogshead Mat Assembler?

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: Patented-Hogshead Assembler

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