Tend machines that shape and flatten welt of lasted shoes.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Welt Beaters do?
Tends machine that shapes and flattens welt of lasted shoe prior to attachment of outsole: Positions shoe on anvil and depresses pedal to start machine. Guides welt under hammer that shapes and flattens it. Depresses second pedal to start slashing knife that scores toe portion of welt to permit smooth curving of welt at toe. May join shank to insole. May join outsole to shoe.
Should I be a Welt Beater?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Beater Out, Broke Beater, Sole Beater
How to become a Welt Beater
Welt Beaters 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.
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