Rod Puller and Coiler
Tend coiling devices that coil hot rod, wire, or tubing from rolling mill.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Rod Puller and Coilers do?
Tends coiling device that coils hot rod, wire, or tubing from extrusion press or rolling mill: Adjusts coiler reel according to specified size and coil, using handtools. Inserts end of rod, tube, or wire in automatic coiling rack and moves controls to start coiler. Guides straight lengths of rod or tube along table to avoid stretching or kinking material, using tongs. Sets stops on table, using handtools, and cuts workpiece to specified lengths, using circular saw or power shears. Rolls finished lengths into trough for cooling. May stamp grade, alloy mixture, and batch number on each workpiece.
Should I be a Rod Puller and Coiler?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.
How to become a Rod Puller and Coiler
Rod Puller and Coilers 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.
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