Track Template Maker

Fabricate and assemble track templates for flame-cutting machines.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Track Template Makers do?

Fabricates and assembles track templates for flame-cutting machines from aluminum bar stock and precut plywood board, using handtools and measuring instruments: Positions and tacks or staples template layout onto specified template board, using hammer or staple gun, or draws specified radial shapes onto board, using compass. Measures and cuts aluminum bars to specified length, using hand shears or saw. Bends bar to contour of template design, using hand roll and handtools. Tacks bent bars to template board along layout lines or pattern, using hammer. Changes track sections of template on flame-cutting machine when used for more than one job. Dismantles track templates and straightens bar for reuse, using straightening roll [STRAIGHTENING-ROLL OPERATOR].


Should I be a Track Template Maker?

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

  • Also known as: Template Maker, Track

    How to become a Track Template Maker

    Track Template Makers 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 Track Template Maker-related education!
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