Inspecting Machine Adjuster

Adjust conveyors that convey small arms ammunition past inspectors.
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Salary Range
$30,000 – $68,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Inspecting Machine Adjusters do?

Adjusts roller, chain, or belt conveyors that convey small arms ammunition or components past inspectors: Turns stop nuts and setscrews to align tubes, channels, or fingers which transfer workpieces from hopper to carrier, using handtools. Bends and hammers discharge chutes into position. Turns adjustment knob of drive motor or shifting belt to different pulley to change speed of conveyor. Tightens belts by extending tension wheel. Replaces mirrors that enable inspector to see both ends of cartridges. Removes cartridges jammed in feed or discharge channels, using wire tools.

Should I be an Inspecting Machine Adjuster?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.

  • Also known as: Machine Installer, Roller Inspector and Mender

    How to Become an
    Inspecting Machine Adjuster

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