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Continuous Vulcanizing Machine Operator Salary
in British Columbia, Canada

$35,698 (CAD)

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The average pay for a Continuous Vulcanizing Machine Operator is $35,698 a year and $17 an hour in British Columbia, Canada. The average salary range for a Continuous Vulcanizing Machine Operator is between $27,491 and $42,381. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in British Columbia, Canada.

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Job Summary

  • Operates extrusion press to encase electric wire and cable in rubber or plastic sheath: bolts specified dies, guides, and guide holders in extrusion head of press.
  • Clamps roll of rubber strip on spindle of machine and threads strip into hopper-feeder, or fills hopper with plastic chips.
  • Sets temperature control of press according to type of material to be extruded.
  • Loads spool of wire on spindle and threads wire through machine and around takeup reel.
  • Starts machine and adjusts controls to regulate speed of wire travel, pressure of hydraulic ram, and temperature of extrusion die to ensure sheath of uniform thickness.
  • Guides rubber-covered wire through trough of powdered talc or soapstone as it emerges from press to prevent wire from sticking together when spooled.
  • Clamps wire ends in electrodes of electric welder, turns on current, and holds brazing rod against heated wire tips to form continuous wire lengths.
  • May feed wire through pot of molten metal to coat wire with tin prior to sheathing process.
  • May operate machine equipped with wrapping device to wrap tape around wire prior to sheathing.
  • May be designated according to machine operated as continuous-vulcanizing-machine operator; or according to material extruded as plastic-extruding-machine operator.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Continuous Vulcanizing Machine Operator Job Listings for British Columbia, Canada

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