Squeegee Tender

Tend units of band building machines that roll squeegee and gum strips.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Squeegee Tenders do?

Tends unit of band building machine that rolls squeegee and gum strip onto ply stock: Lifts rolls of gum strip and squeegee onto letoff rods of machine and threads stock through series of guide rollers. Lifts bias-cut ply stock from conveyor to apron of machine. Turns setscrews to adjust apron guide and provide even application of squeegee and gum on ply stock. Starts machine to run squeegee and gum onto ply stock and to accumulate ply stock in festoon for BAND BUILDER. Splices each succeeding section of ply stock to previous one by hand to form continuous strip.

Should I be a Squeegee Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Squeegeer and Former

    How to become a Squeegee Tender

    Squeegee Tenders 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 Squeegee Tender-related education!
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