Rim Fire Priming Operator

Tend battery of machines that fill cartridge cases with priming mixture.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rim Fire Priming Operators do?

Tends battery of automatic machines that fill head cavity of rim-fire cartridge cases with priming mixture: Rubs moist priming mixture into holes in charger plate, using rubber handtool. Positions plate in holding fixture of priming machine. Starts machine that punches pellets of primming powder into cases and spins mixture into head cavity. Removes jammed cases from feed channels, using airhose or wire pick. Removes empty charger plate when machine stops.

Should I be a Rim Fire Priming Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • 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.

  • Also known as: Rim-Fire Charger Operator

    How to Become a
    Rim Fire Priming Operator

    Most Rim Fire Priming Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9afaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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