Oil Dipper

Oil and polish wooden shuttles and saw openings.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Oil Dippers do?

Oils and polishes wooden shuttles and saws openings for insertion of shuttle eyes: Places shuttles in wire basket and lowers basket into tank, using hoist. Turns valves to fill tank with heated oil, drain tank, and dry oil-coated shuttles. Inspects shuttles to ensure specified oiling and buffs surfaces of oiled shuttle, using leather-covered wheel. Cuts eye openings in shuttle shoulders, using jigsaw.

Should I be an Oil Dipper?

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.

  • Also known as: Core Dipper, Hypo Dipper, Jewelry Dipper, Oil-Expeller, Pearl Dipper

    How to become an Oil Dipper

    Oil Dippers 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 Oil Dipper-related education!
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