Overhead Cleaner Maintainer

Maintain traveling cleaners that blow dusts and lint from work area.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$23,000 – $60,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Overhead Cleaner Maintainers do?

Maintains traveling cleaners that blow dust and lint from production machinery and work area: Examines motor and attachments of cleaner to determine repairs needed. Replaces worn parts, such as blower sleeves. Removes motors requiring major repair and replaces them with new or rebuilt motors, using handtools. Regulates speed of cleaning unit to ensure effective cleaning. Oils and greases parts of cleaner. Cleans motor, blower, sleeves, and monorail, using rags, brushes, and airhose.

Should I be an Overhead Cleaner Maintainer?

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.
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.

  • Also known as: Winding Head Overhauler

    How to Become an
    Overhead Cleaner Maintainer

    Most Overhead Cleaner Maintainers 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:9facaa&chl=no+college+%2864%25%29|certificate+%2832%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,64,64
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