Router Machine Operator

Tend routing machines that trim edges of plastic drafting scales.
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Salary Range
$23,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Router Machine Operators do?

Tends routing machine that trims edges of plastic drafting scales: Places and secures router tool in chuck. Places and clamps scale on holding pin of routing machine conveyor belt. Starts machine and observes movement of scale under router. Removes trimmed scale from conveyor and inspects completed work to maintain establishment standards. May tend routing machine that re-routes graduation lines removed accidentally during previous operations and be known as Rework Machine Operator.

Should I be a Router Machine Operator?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.

  • Also known as: Computerized Numerical Control Machine Operator, Computerized Numerical Control Machinist, Rework Machine Operator See More

    How to become a Router Machine Operator

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