Strand Forming Machine Operator

Tend machines that form rope-fiber yarns into strands.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Strand Forming Machine Operators do?

Tends machine that forms rope-fiber yarn into strands preparatory to being laid into rope: Installs specified size tubes that gather and compress yarn preparatory to twisting. Places specified number of full yarn bobbins on creel. Threads yarn ends from bobbins through holes in register plates that align yarn through gathering tubes around capstan that maintains tension on strand, and ties end to reel that revolves to twist and form strand. Stops machine to repair yarn breaks. Removes full reel, using hoist.

Should I be a Strand Forming Machine Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to Become a
    Strand Forming Machine Operator

    Most Strand Forming Machine 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:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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