Lag Screwer

Insert lag bolts in table legs, using pin machine.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lag Screwers do?

Inserts lag bolts in table legs, using pin machine: Inserts lag screw in hole of table leg or in drill of machine. Pushes leg against rotating drill or pulls lever to lower drill onto leg. Verifies depth of screw in leg, using gauge. Stacks legs on handtruck and conveys them to storage or assembly area.

Should I be a Lag Screwer?

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: Shear Scrapman

    How to become a Lag Screwer

    Lag Screwers 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 Lag Screwer-related education!
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