Roll Threader Operator

Set up and operate machines to roll-thread hot or cold forged bolt blanks.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Roll Threader Operators do?

Sets up and operates one or more automatic machines to roll-thread hot or cold forged bolt blanks, according to work orders: Installs specified roll-threading dies in machine, using wrenches and rule. Adjusts distance between roll-threading dies to set pressure of threading dies on bolt shank, using rule and following product specifications. Fills feed mechanism with stock, or feeds bolt blanks by hand and starts machine. Measures bolts with micrometer, thread gauge, or rule, and adjusts dies and stops to maintain specified dimensions. May signal operator of crane to fill feed hoppers with stock. May set up machine for PRODUCTION-MACHINE TENDER.


Should I be a Roll Threader Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • 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.

  • How to become a Roll Threader Operator

    Most Roll Threader 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:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%2810%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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