Tool Crib Attendant

Receive, store, and issue equipment in industrial establishment.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $36,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Tool Crib Attendants do?

Receives, stores, and issues handtools, machine tools, dies, materials, and equipment in industrial establishment: Issues tools and equipment to workers and maintains records of tools and equipment issued and returned, manually or using computer. Locates lost or misplaced tools and equipment. Prepares periodic inventory or maintains perpetual inventory of tools and equipment, manually or using computer. Receives, unpacks, and stores incoming tools and equipment, and requisitions stock to replenish inventory. Inspects and measures tools and equipment for defects and wear, visually or using micrometer, and reports damage or wear to supervisors. Repairs, services, and lubricates tools and equipment, using handtools, spray gun, or pressurized spray can. May deliver tools or equipment to workers, manually or using handtruck. May mark and identify tools and equipment, using identification tag, stamp, or electric marking tool. May be designated according to item stored as Die-Storage Clerk.

Should I be a Tool Crib Attendant?

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

  • Also known as: Crib Attendant, Crib Tender, Oil House Attendant, Pattern Attendant, Supply Crib Attendant, Tool Dispatcher See More

    How to become a Tool Crib Attendant

    Tool Crib Attendants 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 Tool Crib Attendant-related education!
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