Hose Wrapper

Wrap strips of fabric around rubber hoses to maintain shape of hoses.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Hose Wrappers do?

Wraps strips of fabric around rubber hose to maintain shape of hose during curing: Inserts end of hose-covered mandrel into powered chuck. Pulls end of fabric strip from hand reel and starts strip around end of hose. Starts machine and guides fabric strip onto hose. May mark curing time on hose, using crayon. May load hose onto storage rack, using hoist, or into steam-heated oven for curing. May unwrap fabric strips from cured hose.


Should I be a Hose Wrapper?

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: Hog Scraper

    How to become a Hose Wrapper

    Hose Wrappers 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 Wrapper-related education!
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