Nail Assembly Machine Operator

Operate machines to assemble and weld loose nails to pierced metal ribbons.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Nail Assembly Machine Operators do?

Operates machine to assemble and weld loose nails to pierced metal ribbon: Transports loose nails and metal ribbon from storage areas to machine. Threads pierced strip of metal through machine. Adjusts mechanical and electrical parts of machine to obtain specified feeds and speeds. Starts machine that assembles and welds nails to metal ribbon. Fills cooling tank with rust inhibitor and other liquids. Closes nail assembly cartons, using stapling gun. May operate machine to assemble and weld loose nails to wire.

Should I be a Nail Assembly Machine Operator?

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.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Nail Assembly Machine Operator

    Nail Assembly 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 Nail Assembly Machine Operator-related education!
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