Straw Hat Plunger Operator

Tend plunger presses that press and shape straw hats to size.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$16,000 – $27,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Straw Hat Plunger Operators do?

Tends plunger press that presses and shapes straw hats to size: Turns valve to admit steam to hollow die. Places hat inside die, crown down. Pulls lever to force ram down on hat. Releases press after specified time and removes pressed hat. May tend two presses simultaneously.

Should I be a Straw Hat Plunger 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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Legger-Press Operator, Set-Off-Press Operator, Topper-Press Operator

    How to Become a
    Straw Hat Plunger Operator

    Most Straw Hat Plunger 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:9aaaaa&chl=no+college+%28100%25%29|||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,100,100
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