Rounding Machine Tender

Tend machines that shape and cut wooden blanks to form pencils.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Rounding Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that shapes and cuts wooden blanks to form pencils: Places blanks in hopper and starts machine. Removes pencils from bin of machine and places pencils in rack. Ties pencils into bundles. May replace machine cutters according to size and shape of pencil, using wrench. May examine pencils for surface defects, such as nicks and scratches, and measure diameter of pencils, using micrometer.

Should I be a Rounding Machine Tender?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become a Rounding Machine Tender

    Rounding Machine Tenders often have a Certificate or higher. Chart?chd=s:9dgaga&chl=no+college+%2880%25%29|certificate+%284%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29||master%27s+%288%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,80,80
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