Riveting-Machine Operator II

Tend riveting machines that rivet together parts fabricated from materials.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Riveting-Machine Operator IIs do?

Tends riveting machine that rivets together parts fabricated from materials, such as plastic, cloth, or leather: Aligns holes of workpieces. Inserts rivet shank through holes or onto anvil of machine. Positions rivet or holes of workpieces over anvil or against fixtures. Presses pedal to lower ram that expands rivet shank and clinches workpieces together. Fills hopper with rivets when tending automatic machine that positions rivets over anvil. May tend machine equipped with rotating die and be designated Rivet Spinner.


Should I be a Riveting-Machine Operator II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • How to Become a
    Riveting-Machine Operator II

    Riveting-Machine Operator IIs 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 Riveting-Machine Operator II-related education!
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