Lay-Ups Assembler

Tend machines that assemble fiberglass mats.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lay-Ups Assemblers do?

Tends machine, equipped with circular cutting blade, that assembles fiberglass mats of various weights and textures from rolls into stacks and cuts stacks to specified length for use in manufacture of skis: Selects color-coded rolls and mounts them on feeder-rack spools in specified order, and threads mats between feed rollers to load machine. Pushes knife trigger-mechanism to designated mark to establish cutting intervals. Starts machine and observes emerging lay-ups to detect tears in cut edges. Lifts lever-control of stone that sharpens blade to restore clean-cutting action during machine operation. Lifts and carries cut lay-ups from off bearing table to storage. Replaces worn-out blade, using hex-wrench.

Should I be a Lay-Ups Assembler?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Assembler, Lay-Ups

    How to become a Lay-Ups Assembler

    Most Lay-Ups Assemblers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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