Power Screwdriver Operator

Tend power screwdrivers that tighten bolts, nuts, or drives screws.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Power Screwdriver Operators do?

Tends power screwdriver that tightens bolts, nuts, or drives screws to assemble products fabricated from materials, such as wood, metal, plastic, or other materials: Threads or clamps specified torque chuck onto machine spindle. Inserts shank of specified wrench or screwdriver bit into chuck and tightens it, using chuck wrench. Inserts screw or bolt through holes of workpieces or nut onto stud, and turns screw or bolt to catch thread. Positions bolt or nut under bit, and depresses lever to lower spindle and grip head of screw or nut. Pushes pedal to activate spindle that turns and tightens nut, bolt, or screw to torque limit of chuck. May tend machine that positions screw or bolt into workpiece. May tend machine that is activated by pressing workpiece against chuck. May fill hoppers with screws and tend machine that automatically feeds screw between aligned holes of workpiece.

Should I be a Power Screwdriver Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Carousel Operator, Chopper Gun Operator, Clamp Carrier Operator, Clamp Operator, Electric Screw Driver Operator See More

    How to Become a
    Power Screwdriver Operator

    Power Screwdriver 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 Power Screwdriver Operator-related education!
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