Mill Stenciler

Tend machines that print identification data on fabricated pipes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mill Stencilers do?

Tends machine that prints identification data on fabricated pipe: Positions and secures type in holder on printing machine, using handtools. Examines test impression to ensure printing of specified information, such as heat and lot numbers; size, gauge, and grade of pipe; and shift and initials of welder. Turns dial on number printer that prints designated consecutive number on each pipe in turn. Monitors and adjusts printer to maintain clarity of print. Cleans printing machine, using solvents and rags.

Should I be a Mill Stenciler?

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.

  • How to become a Mill Stenciler

    Mill Stencilers 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 Mill Stenciler-related education!
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