Parachute Line Tier

Tie shroud lines and suspension cords to signal-flare parachutes.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Parachute Line Tiers do?

Ties shroud lines and suspension cords to signal-flare parachutes: Threads ends of shroud lines through eyelets in edge of parachute and ends of suspension cords through eyes of swivels to which flares are attached. Ties knots in lines and cords to secure them. May cut holes in parachute edge for insertion of shroud lines, using scissors. May verify length of attached suspension cords or shroud lines, using flexible steel tape. May tend machine that attaches eyelets to parachutes. May be designated according to line or cord attached as Shroud-Line Tier; Suspension-Cord Tier.

Should I be a Parachute Line Tier?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Shroud-Line Tier

    How to become a Parachute Line Tier

    Most Parachute Line Tiers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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