Jig Builder

Build jigs used as guides for assembling oversized box shooks.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Jig Builders do?

Builds jigs used as guides for assembling oversized or special type box shooks, following blueprints: Measures and marks position of stops on worktable, according to blueprint, using tape measure and chalk. Nails stops to worktable as indicated by layout. May build first shook on layout as demonstration.


Should I be a Jig Builder?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Builder, Diaphragm Builder, Lift Builder, Whole, Mica Builder

    How to become a Jig Builder

    Jig Builders 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 Jig Builder-related education!
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