Pipe Smoker Machine Operator

Tend machines that break in new pipe bowls.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pipe Smoker Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that breaks in new pipe bowls: Inserts pipes into suction tubes on machine, fills bowls with tobacco, and lights tobacco, using torch. Turns valve on and off to pull air through pipes in simulated series of puffs. Removes pipes from machine, empties ashes, and wipes bowl with cloth. Inspects interior of charred bowls to verify conformance to company standards. Places processed pipes in box.

Should I be a Pipe Smoker Machine Operator?

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

  • How to Become a
    Pipe Smoker Machine Operator

    Pipe Smoker 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 Pipe Smoker Machine Operator-related education!
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