Jigger Crown Pouncing Machine Operator

Tend semiautomatic machines that abrade hat crowns to remove excess fibers.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Jigger Crown Pouncing Machine Operators do?

Tends semiautomatic machine that abrades hat crowns to remove excess fibers and impart smooth finish: Selects hat block, according to size specifications, and attaches hat block to spindle of machine, using screwdriver. Turns handwheel to adjust tension of sanding belt against surface of hat. Slips hat onto block and moves lever to start machine that sandpapers crown. Feels surface of crown to ascertain smoothness of nap, and stops machine when specified texture is attained. Turns hat inside out and repeats operation to smooth inside of crown. Threads sandpaper from holder over machine guides as sanding belt becomes worn.


Should I be a Jigger Crown Pouncing Machine Operator?

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

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    Jigger Crown Pouncing Machine Operator

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