V Belt Coverer

Tend machines that cover machine belts with rubberized fabric.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do V Belt Coverers do?

Tends machine that covers machine belts with rubberized fabric: Positions belt on pulleys of machine and raises pulleys to hold belt taut. Positions end of rubberized fabric on guide roll and starts machine that rotates belt and draws fabric through crimping device to cover belt. Cuts end of fabric after one revolution of belt. Presses fabric against belt with fingers and awl. Attaches identification band to each belt.

Should I be a V Belt Coverer?

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

  • Also known as: Body Coverer, Felt Coverer, Salt-Bellies Overhauler

    How to become a V Belt Coverer

    V Belt Coverers 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 V Belt Coverer-related education!
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