Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
- Examine completed work to detect defects and verify conformance to work orders, and adjust machinery as necessary to correct production problems.
- Start machines and move controls to regulate tension on pressure rolls, to synchronize speed of machine components, and to adjust temperatures of glue or paraffin.
- Observe operation of various machines to detect and correct machine malfunctions such as improper forming, glue flow, or pasteboard tension.
- Disassemble machines to maintain, repair, or replace broken or worn parts, using hand or power tools.
The data sources for the information displayed here include: O*NET™; US Department of Labor (BLS); Virginia Workforce Connection.
Projections Quick View:
Virginia: - 7.2%
National: - 9.0%
High School Diploma
Two: Some Preparation Needed
Moderately High ($36,000 - $49,999)