Plastics Repairer

Repair plastic products.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $62,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Plastics Repairers do?

Repairs plastic products, such as dresser sets, luggage, decorative panels, desk tops, and stands: Examines product for defects, such as blisters, cracks, and broken joints. Grinds defects, using power grinder, to smooth surface and form base for bonding compound. Fills cracks and cements broken joints with compound. Allows compound to set, and removes excess compound with rag dipped in acetone.

Should I be a Plastics Repairer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Calm Under Pressure: You keep your cool when dealing with highly stressful situations.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Pump Rebuilder

    How to become a Plastics Repairer

    Plastics Repairers 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 Plastics Repairer-related education!
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