V Belt Skiver

Tend skiving machines that cut and shape edges of uncured rubber belts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do V Belt Skivers do?

Tends skiving machine that cuts and shapes edges of uncured rubber belts into V-shape: Turns belt inside out and fits belt over machine holding spindles. Turns screws to adjust angle of cutting knives and starts machine to rotate and skive belt. Weighs trim and adjusts knives to meet trim weight specifications. Removes belt from machine, turns belt right side out, and hangs on storage rack.

Should I be a V Belt Skiver?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • How to become a V Belt Skiver

    Most V Belt Skivers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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