Straightening Roll Operator

Operate rolling machines to straighten warped or bent metal plates.
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Salary Range
$22,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Straightening Roll Operators do?

Operates rolling machine to straighten warped or bent metal plates, bars, or sheets: Threads workpiece between rolls of machine manually or with crane. Turns handwheels or nuts to adjust tension between one or more sets of aligned drive and adjustment rolls. Pulls lever to move workpiece through rolls of machine. Hammers or pries workpiece into alignment, using hammer or pry bar. Examines work for straightness, using straightedge and plumb bob. Inserts shims under bulges and repeats process to straighten workpiece to specifications. May be designated by product straightened as Bar-Straightening-Machine Operator; Plate Roller; Wire-Straightening-Machine Operator.

Should I be a Straightening Roll Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Bar-Straightening-Machine Operator, Plastic Straightening Roll Operator, Wire-Straightening-Machine Operator

    How to Become a
    Straightening Roll Operator

    Most Straightening Roll Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9gaaaa&chl=no+college+%2890%25%29|certificate+%2810%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,90,90
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