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Lapping Machine Setup Operator Salary
in Vermont, United States

$38,103 (USD)

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Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Lapping Machine Setup Operator is $38,103 a year and $18 an hour in Vermont, United States. The average salary range for a Lapping Machine Setup Operator is between $28,684 and $45,934. On average, a High School Degree is the highest level of education for a Lapping Machine Setup Operator. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Vermont, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates lapping machines to lap surfaces of flat, cylindrical, or spherical objects or of adjacent mechanical parts to specified finish or dimensions, following specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of lapping procedures: reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be lapped, tooling instructions, such as lapping speeds and pressures, work-holding fixtures, and laps to be used.
  • Mounts laps on spindles with wrenches.
  • Positions and secures workpieces in fixture or on machine table.
  • Moves controls to set lapping speeds, tool pressure, and length of cycle and to guide action of laps against workpieces or workpieces against each other.
  • Starts machine and brushes or sprays lapping compound on laps and workpieces.
  • Inspects lapped workpiece for conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as comparator, flatness gauges, and surface plates.
  • May be assisted by machine setter in setting up machine.
  • May operate machine equipped with abrasive wheels instead of metal laps.
  • May be required to have experience with custom or production work, with particular material or product, or with machine of particular type or trade name and be designated accordingly.
Lapping Machine Setup Operator Job Prevalence in Vermont, United States

Job family: Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 74,600

Estimated population of Lapping Machine Setup Operator jobs: 3,056

Rate of error: 2.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %



Lapping Machine Setup Operator Job Listings for Vermont, United States

CNC Programmer / Setup Person
Jan 18
Barnet, VT, USA
NVT Technologies
... machine program operation by conducting tests; modifying program sequence and/or codes. • Prepares reference for users by writing operating instructions. • Maintains historical records by ...
CNC Programmer
Jan 18
North Hartland, VT, USA
NVT Technologies
Ability to write programs both on and off the machine * Assists the Operator by providing setup sheets and troubleshooting support * Applies mastery of skills in adapting procedures, techniques ...
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