Wire Winding Machine Tender

Tend machines that wind wires around cured rubber hose for reinforcement.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $54,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Wire Winding Machine Tenders do?

Tends machine that winds wire around cured rubber hose for reinforcement: Positions spool of specified wire onto letoff rack, using hoist, and threads wire through machine. Adjusts machine for specified diameter of hose and pitch of wire spirals, using handtools. Pulls hose onto feed conveyor and positions hose in fixture of machine. Starts machine that winds wire onto hose. Verifies diameter and pitch of wire spirals with caliper and rule. Examines wire to ensure close fit around hose. Cuts wire and crimps ends, using handtools. Coils hose on skid or in packing box for removal to storage or shipping area. May attach coupling hardware to hose [HOSE-COUPLING JOINER].


Should I be a Wire Winding Machine Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • High Achiever: You love the challenge of tackling difficult work.

  • Also known as: Link-Wire-Fabric-Machine Tender

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    Wire Winding Machine Tender

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