Composing Machine Operator Salary in British Columbia, Canada
The average pay for a Composing Machine Operator is $29,315 a year and $14 an hour in British Columbia, Canada.
The average salary range for a Composing Machine Operator is between $26,311 and $34,207.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.
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Operates machine to cast complete lines of type from type metal and deposit them in galley in composed form for printing: starts type-casting mechanism and adjusts marginal stops and gauge to regulate length and thickness of lines to be cast.
Reads copy and presses keys of keyboard to select matrices of letters from magazine which are assembled into words.
Moves lever to cast line and deposit it in galley when line is complete.
Transfers lines of type, with copy, to composing or bank table for making proof copy.
Sets new lines of type to correct errors as indicated on proofsheet.
Places pigs of metal on feed chain of melting pot to replenish supply.
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