Tip Inserter

Operate a variety of machines to shape ends of wooden shuttles.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tip Inserters do?

Operates variety of machines to shape ends of wooden shuttles and attach tips: Squares ends of shuttles, using disk sanding machine. Saws off ends of shuttles, using machine equipped with rotating saw blade. Removes burrs from sawed ends with knife. Bores holes in shuttle ends for insertion of ferrules, using boring machines. Taps steel ferrule into ferrule hole with hammer. Dips corrugated shaft of metal tip in glue and sets tip in hole previously drilled. Forces tip into hole, using arbor press.

Should I be a Tip Inserter?

You should have a certificate 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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become a Tip Inserter

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