Wire Coiner

Tend battery of machines that make scoop impressions on roll of wire.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $44,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wire Coiners do?

Tends battery of machines that make scoop impressions on roll of wire: Mounts roll of wire on spindle, threads wire end through machine and around spindle, and starts machine. Examines processed wire with microscope and micrometer to verify that impressions are aligned and pitched to specifications. Notifies supervisor of machine malfunctioning. Splices together ends of wire when breaks occur.

Should I be a Wire Coiner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Cylinder-Block-Hole Reliner

    How to become a Wire Coiner

    Most Wire Coiners have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9baaaa&chl=no+college+%2898%25%29|certificate+%282%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,98,98
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