Splice rolls of felt paper to provide continuous sheets.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Splicers do?

Splices rolls of felt paper to provide continuous sheets for use in production of hard-surface floor covering, working as member of team: Positions roll of felt paper on stand, using power hoist. Cuts ends of material with hooked knife and attaches ends to another roll, using glue or tape. Aligns seam under heated machine iron and lowers iron to seal seam. Examines material for kinks and tears.

Should I be a Splicer?

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

  • Also known as: Acid Splicer, Band Splicer, Cord Splicer, Ply Splicer, Splicer Apprentice, Spliner

    How to become a Splicer

    Splicers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Splicer-related education!
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