Shaker Repairer

Repair shaker tables and reel frames used in processing corn products.
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Quick Stats


Salary Range
$30,000 – $68,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Shaker Repairers do?

Repairs shaker tables and reel frames used in processing corn products: Places frame on worktable, assisted by another worker. Examines screen surface to detect weak spots and holes. Removes old bolting cloth, using tack pullers and pincers. Cuts new cloth piece, stretches it over panel, and tacks it in place. May tack strip of bias tape over edges to hold cloth securely. Repairs damaged wood frames and builds new ones, using handtools. Remounts reel frames on reels, using wrench and screwdriver. Replaces shaker tables on supporting springs.


Should I be a Shaker Repairer?

You should have a certificate degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.

  • Also known as: Breaker Repairer, Shuttle Repairer, Siene Maker

    How to become a Shaker Repairer

    Most Shaker Repairers have an Associate's degree or a Certificate. Chart?chd=s:19ckaa&chl=no+college+%2842%25%29|certificate+%2849%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|bachelor%27s+%288%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,42,49
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