Lining Machine Operator

Tend machines that spin steel cylinders.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Lining Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that spins steel cylinder as inner surface is coated with concrete mortar to make reinforced concrete pipe: Lifts and rolls cylinder onto belt cradle of machine, using hoist, and aligns hot air blower with cylinder opening. Starts machine which rotates cylinder and signals BUCKET OPERATOR to feed mortar into rotating cylinder. Starts blower which vaporizes and removes moisture from mortar as cylinder spins. Stops machine when inner surface of cylinder is lined with layer of mortar. Slides rod through interlocking metal ends of lifting straps and moves cylinder to storage area, using hoist.

Should I be a Lining Machine Operator?

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

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    How to become a Lining Machine Operator

    Lining Machine Operators 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 Lining Machine Operator-related education!
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