Tubing Machine Operator
Tend machines that roll metal ribbon into coils and solder seams of coils.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Tubing Machine Operators do?
Tends machine that rolls metal ribbon into coils and solders seams of coils to form conduit tubing: Mounts reel of brass, copper, or steel ribbon and reel of soldering wire on machine. Feeds metal ribbon and soldering wire into machine. Starts machine that pulls metal ribbon through series of dies to form coil, joins flanged edges of coil, and solders seams of tubing. Removes empty reels from machine.
Should I be a Tubing Machine Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
Also known as:
Beading-Machine Operator I, Beading-Machine Operator II, Drawing Machine Operator, Flange Machine Operator
How to become a Tubing Machine Operator
Most Tubing Machine Operators have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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