Spring Tester I

Tend power presses that test resiliency of spiral springs.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Spring Tester Is do?

Tends power press that tests resiliency of spiral springs and that compresses them to specified length: Positions spring over mandrel of press table and places metal plate over end of spring. Pulls lever that forces plunger of machine against plate to compress spring. Measures compressed length of spring, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges. Releases press and measures uncompressed length of spring. Inserts metal wedge between spring coils and taps spring with mallet to adjust spring to specified length and pitch.

Should I be a Spring Tester I?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Helpful: You always keep an eye out for what other people need.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become a Spring Tester I

    Most Spring Tester Is 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:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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