Wire Mesh Filter Fabricator

Fabricate and install wire-mesh screening in housings of filters.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $55,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wire Mesh Filter Fabricators do?

Fabricates and installs wire-mesh screening in housings of filters used for swimming pools and in motors of jet aircraft, motor boats, and automobiles, following blueprints or sketches, using handtools, power tools, and metalworking tools: Cuts copper or stainless steel wire-mesh screening sections according to dimensional specifications, using hand shears, scissors, or power shears. Joins sections of screening, using spot welding or riveting machines. Solders seams of screen with soldering iron or silver solder and acetylene torch. Applies silver solder and flux to screening crosspieces, and places screening in gas-fired furnace to melt solder, using tongs. Fits screening into housing of filter and solders screening in place. May fabricate and install wire-mesh screening in housing of experimental model fitters and be designated Experimental Fabricator-And-Installer.

Should I be a Wire Mesh Filter Fabricator?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

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    How to Become a
    Wire Mesh Filter Fabricator

    Wire Mesh Filter Fabricators 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 Mesh Filter Fabricator-related education!
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