Wire Border Assembler

Tend machines that attach edge-wire frame to coil spring assemblies.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wire Border Assemblers do?

Tends machine that attaches edge-wire frame to coil spring assemblies with helical springs: Places spring assembly on table and positions edge wire on top of springs. Inserts helical spring in spinner and depresses pedal to start and control speed of spinner. Guides emerging helical spring so that it joins edge wire and tops of coil springs on ends and sides of assembly. Removes surplus helical spring, using nipper, and crimps end with pliers. Turns and positions assembly to attach edge wire to remaining ends or sides. Turns spring assembly over and repeats process.

Should I be a Wire Border Assembler?

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

  • How to become a Wire Border Assembler

    Wire Border Assemblers 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 Wire Border Assembler-related education!
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