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Brazing Machine Operator Salary
in Maryland, United States

$31,869 (USD)

Average Salary

$15/hr

Average Hourly

$414

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Brazing Machine Operator is $31,869 a year and $15 an hour in Maryland, United States. The average salary range for a Brazing Machine Operator is between $24,704 and $37,673. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Maryland, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Sets up and operates thermal brazing machine which bonds components of fabricated metal products as specified by work orders, blueprints, and data charts: selects torch tips, braze alloy, and flux, according to type and thickness of metal, data charts, or previous brazing record.
  • Screws tips to torches.
  • Positions and clamps torches at specified distance and angle to workpiece.
  • Aligns and clamps holding fixtures to machine bed, table, or conveyor, using rule, square, and handtools.
  • Aligns and clamps workpieces into fixtures.
  • Fills hoppers with flux and positions spout to direct flow, or manually brushes flux onto seams of workpieces.
  • Loads reel of brazing wire onto machine holder and threads end through automatic feed rolls.
  • Positions preformed pieces of braze alloy along seams of workpiece, or manually applies alloy to seams during brazing.
  • Connects hoses from oxygen and fuel gas cylinders to regulator valves and torches.
  • Turns valves to start flow of gases, lights torch, and adjusts mixture to obtain flame of desired size and color.
  • Turns knobs to synchronize movement of conveyor, rotary table, or oscillating carriage with feed of wire, flux, and brazing action.
  • Starts machine which moves workpiece to flame or moves torch to workpiece to melt alloy into seam.
  • Moves workpiece away from machine to cool.
  • Removes and examines finished pieces for defective seams.
  • May dip pieces into water or acid bath to cool and clean them.
  • May operate machine which automatically moves pieces before air jet or into cooling chamber.
  • May manipulate levers or crank to control movement of machine.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
$36,944
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

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Skills

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Brazing Machine Operator Job Listings for Maryland, United States

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