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Grinder Operator Tool Salary
in Dallas, Texas

$43,834 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$714

Average Bonus

Last updated: July 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grinder Operator Tool is $43,834 a year and $21 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Grinder Operator Tool is between $32,642 and $53,155. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Operates and prepares variety of grinding machines, such as external, internal, and surface grinders, to grind metal work pieces, such as machine parts, dies, or tools, according to knowledge of grinding procedures.
  • Examines blueprint or layout on work piece to visualize grinding to be done, and plans sequence of operations.
  • Picks grinding wheel, applying knowledge of abrasives and metal properties, and secures it on spindle, using wrench.
  • Dresses wheel with dressing device.
  • Lifts work piece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures work piece to holding device, using wrenches and clamps.
  • Selects feed rates, grinding speeds, depth of cuts, and grinding wheel of size, shape, and grade for each operation, applying knowledge of metal properties, abrasives, product specifications, and shop mathematics.
  • Positions and tightens stops to limit travel of work pieces or grinding wheel.
  • Moves controls to position wheel and work piece in relation to each other, and to set feed, speed, and depth of cut.
  • Starts machine, turns hand wheel to feed grinding wheel to work piece or vice versa, and engages power feeding device.
  • Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against wheel and work piece.
  • Observes operation and adjusts position and action of wheel and work piece.
  • Verifies dimensions of ground work pieces for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as templates, micrometers, dial indicators, and gauge blocks.
  • Works to tolerances of plus or minus 0.0001 inch.
  • May measure, mark, and scribe work piece to lay it out for grinding.
Grinder Operator Tool Job Prevalence in Dallas, Texas, United States

Job family: Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners

Job family population: 8,060

Estimated population of Grinder Operator Tool jobs: 652

Rate of error: 4.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$50,815
5 Year Change:
16 %

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Description: Dallas () is a city in the U.S. state of Texas and the seat of Dallas County, with portions extending into Collin, Denton, Kaufman and Rockwall counties. With an estimated 2018 population of 1,345,047, it is the ninth most-populous city in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. Located in North Texas, the city of Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the Southern United States and the largest inland metropolitan area in the U.S. that lacks any navigable link to the sea. It is the most populous city in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex, the fourth-largest metropolitan area in...

Grinder Operator Tool Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Multi-Axis Grinder Operator
Jun 11
Arlington, TX, USA
Iscar Metals, Inc.
Iscar Metals, Inc. a dynamic and innovative company in the cutting tool industry, is seeking a Multi-Axis Grinder Operator to join our team at our corporate office in Arlington, Texas. Shift: 1st ...
Mold Maker - EDM Sinker Operator
Jun 20
Farmers Branch, TX, USA
TRS Craft Services Dallas
... tool room related equipment (welders, polishers, grinders, saws, heat treat, EDM, CNC machines ... operating CNC equipment * Ability to use precision measuring tools related to the tool room and ...
2nd Shift - Welder Robot Operator
Jun 27
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Anchor
... power grinder to deburr parts. • Clean machine, tooling and work area at end of each shift • ... hand tool operation • Basic knowledge of, and ability to interpret, metal types, common ...
Saw Operator 2nd Shift
Jun 4
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Anchor
Use handheld power grinder to deburr parts. * Clean machine, tooling and work area at end of each ... Working knowledge of powered hand tool operation * Basic knowledge of, and ability to interpret ...
Saw Operator
May 29
Fort Worth, TX, USA
Anchor
Use handheld power grinder to deburr parts. * Clean machine, tooling and work area at end of each ... Working knowledge of powered hand tool operation * Basic knowledge of, and ability to interpret ...

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Grinder Operator Tool is $43,834 a year and $21 an hour in Dallas, Texas, United States. The average salary range for a Grinder Operator Tool is between $32,642 and $53,155. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Dallas, Texas.

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Grinder Operator Tool Job Listings for Dallas, Texas

Multi-Axis Grinder Operator
Jun 11
Arlington, TX, USA
Iscar Metals, Inc.
Iscar Metals, Inc. a dynamic and innovative company in the cutting tool industry, is seeking a Multi-Axis Grinder Operator to join our team at our corporate office in Arlington, Texas. Shift: 1st ...
Mold Maker - EDM Sinker Operator
Jun 20
Farmers Branch, TX, USA
TRS Craft Services Dallas
... tool room related equipment (welders, polishers, grinders, saws, heat treat, EDM, CNC machines ... operating CNC equipment * Ability to use precision measuring tools related to the tool room and ...
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