Sewer Pipe Offbearer

Perform tasks involved in fabricating sewer or conduit clay pipes.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $40,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sewer Pipe Offbearers do?

Performs any combination of following tasks involved in fabricating sewer or conduit clay pipe: Bends green pipe emerging from press to specified angle. Trims pipe socket edges, using hand or automatic trimmer. Lifts and places pipe on pallet board, wagon, or rack, using overhead hoist or pipe turner. Coats pipe socket with grease, oil, or water to prevent premature drying, using sponge or leather smoother. Sprays inside of pipe with glaze, using spray gun. Places kiln furniture and fittings on pipe to prepare pipe for firing. Moves kiln cars along tracks, using car pulley. Cleans machines, presses, and working area, using broom, shovel, and wheelbarrow. Changes press dies, using sledges, bars, and handtools.

Should I be a Sewer Pipe Offbearer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Offbearer, Sewer Pipe

    How to become a Sewer Pipe Offbearer

    Most Sewer Pipe Offbearers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gfaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%289%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||doctorate+%281%25%29&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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