Splicing-Machine Operator

Operate sewing machines to splice ends of spools of tire cords.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Splicing-Machine Operators do?

Operates sewing machine to splice ends of partially filled spools of tire cord: Places spools of spliced cord on spindles of machine that winds cord from one spool to another. Pushes and pulls sewing machine along overhead tracks to each machine spindle. Positions ends of cord under sewing head. Depresses pedal to activate machine and splice ends of cord together.


Should I be a Splicing-Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Splicing Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Splicing-Machine Operator

    Most Splicing-Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9hacaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29||bachelor%27s+%283%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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