Pneumatic Riveter

Rivet together parts using pneumatic hammer.
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Quick Stats

Very Good

Salary Range
$19,000 – $58,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Pneumatic Riveters do?

Rivets together parts, such as structures, plates, and castings, using pneumatic hammer: Inserts die, corresponding to size of rivet head, in head of hammer. Places die against shank of rivet held in hole by RIVETER HELPER or by clamping fixture, and presses trigger to pound and shape head on rivet shank. May place rivet set over shank and strike set with sledge to shape rivet. May clean or align rivet holes, using metal dowel in pneumatic hammer. May bolt parts together, using wrench and nut runner. May remove and replace defective rivets, using cutting torch, power tools, and riveting equipment.

Should I be a Pneumatic Riveter?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • How to become a Pneumatic Riveter

    Pneumatic Riveters often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9rawaa&chl=no+college+%2861%25%29|certificate+%2817%25%29||bachelor%27s+%2822%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,61,61
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