Primer Waterproofing Machine Operator

Tend semiautomatic machines that daub and spray lacquer to cartridge cases.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $46,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Primer Waterproofing Machine Operators do?

Tends semiautomatic machine that daubs and sprays lacquer to base and mouth of cartridge cases to form waterproof seals around primer and bullet: Pulls lever to start machine and inserts cartridge cases into recesses in dial feedplate. Observes mechanisms that index, apply and remove excess lacquer, and eject cases. Notifies PRIMER-WATERPROOFING-MACHINE ADJUSTER of machine malfunction. Examines cases to ensure complete coverage of lacquered areas. May tend machine that inserts primer in case [PRIMER-INSERTING-MACHINE OPERATOR].

Should I be a Primer Waterproofing Machine 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.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Primer Waterproofing Machine Operator

    Most Primer Waterproofing Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9daaaa&chl=no+college+%2895%25%29|certificate+%285%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,95,95
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