Hose Coupling Joiner

Join metal couplings to cured rubber hose.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Hose Coupling Joiners do?

Joins metal couplings to cured rubber hose: Attaches expansion shaft to air-powered expander device, using handtools. Positions specified expansion ring on shaft and coupling on end of hose. Slips hose over expansion shaft and starts expander device that spreads expansion ring and locks coupling to hose. Cuts hose to specified length before attaching couplings, using miter box and knife. May bolt coupling hardware to hose, using wrench.


Should I be a Hose Coupling Joiner?

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: Zipper Joiner

    How to become a Hose Coupling Joiner

    Hose Coupling Joiners 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 Hose Coupling Joiner-related education!
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