Shear Grinder Operator Helper

Assist Shear-Grinder Operators in sharpening cloth-shearing machine blades.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Shear Grinder Operator Helpers do?

Assists SHEAR-GRINDER OPERATOR in sharpening cloth-shearing machine blades: Removes blades from shearing machines and transports blades to and from grinding area, using handcart. Positions blades in jig or chuck of grinding machines. Hands SHEAR-GRINDER OPERATOR tools or supplies as directed. Spreads oil and emery powder on blades as blades are being lapped together. Boils sharpened blades in vats to remove oil and abrasive dust. Applies oil preservatives to blades. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.

Should I be a Shear Grinder Operator Helper?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Shear Grinder Operator Helper

    Most Shear Grinder Operator Helpers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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