Line-Out Worker I

Nail heads onto hogsheads of tobaccos prior to shipment or storage.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Line-Out Worker Is do?

Nails heads onto hogsheads of tobacco prior to shipment or storage: Fits precut boards into hogshead to form head and nails wooden crossbar to assembled pieces to secure pieces. Inserts metal rim in hogshead, places prefabricated head within rim, and lowers hydraulic ram to force head into hogshead. Inserts and nails liner to inside top edge of hogshead to hold head in place. Nails head through side of hogshead to secure head. May weigh hogshead prior to shipment.

Should I be a Line-Out Worker I?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Head-Out Worker, Line Out Man, Line Out Worker, Sausage Linker

    How to become a Line-Out Worker I

    Most Line-Out Worker Is 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:9raaaa&chl=no+college+%2878%25%29|certificate+%2822%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,78,78
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