Machine Striper

Feed motorcycle fenders in machine that paint decorative trims.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Stripers do?

Feeds motorcycle and bicycle fenders in machine that paints decorative trim on fenders: Inserts and guides fenders between paint wheels of machine that paints decorative stripes on fenders. Removes fenders from discharge end of machine and positions them on rack to dry. Examines stripes for consistency and thickness of paint. Wipes excess paint from fenders, using rag. Pours paint in machine reservoir to replenish supply. Removes drive mechanism and paint wheels from machine, using hex-key wrench, and cleans parts with brush and solvent.

Should I be a Machine Striper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.

  • Also known as: Striper, Machine

    How to become a Machine Striper

    Most Machine Stripers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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