Hot-Plate Plywood Press Laborer

Perform tasks involved in loading and unloading hot-plate plywood presses.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hot-Plate Plywood Press Laborers do?

Performs any combination of following tasks as member of team involved in loading and unloading hot-plate plywood press that bonds glue-coated veneer sheets together to form plywood: Interstacks veneer panels and caul boards on press dolly and pushes dolly to press. Inserts assembled cauls between press plates and pushes them into press. Pushes cauls from press, using stick, and stacks finished plywood panels and caul boards on separate dollies. Examines pressed panels for surface defects and discards defective panels. Conveys panels to storage area and caul boards to and from cooling area, using handtruck. May be designated according to working position as Hot-Plate Plywood-Press Feeder; Hot-Plate Plywood-Press Offbearer.

Should I be a Hot-Plate Plywood Press Laborer?

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.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Hot-Plate Plywood-Press Feeder, Hot-Plate Plywood-Press Offbearer, Laborer, Hot-Plate Plywood Press

    How to Become a
    Hot-Plate Plywood Press Laborer

    Most Hot-Plate Plywood Press Laborers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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