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Metal Spraying Machine Operator Automatic Salary
in Nebraska, United States

$29,726 (USD)

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Last updated: February 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Metal Spraying Machine Operator Automatic is $29,726 a year and $14 an hour in Nebraska, United States. The average salary range for a Metal Spraying Machine Operator Automatic is between $22,772 and $35,413. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Nebraska, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and operates metal spraying machine to bond protective or decorative coatings to metal objects: positions workpieces into holding fixtures of conveyor.
  • Attaches nozzle onto spray gun and positions gun at specified distance from workpiece.
  • Connects hoses from gun to air compressor and fuel tanks.
  • Threads end from roll of specified wire through gun.
  • Turns knobs and levers to synchronize speed of wire feed, air pressure, and specified flow of oxygen and fuel.
  • Turns knobs and installs gears to set conveyor speed and holding device.
  • Ignites gun to melt emerging wire at nozzle and presses button or turns handle to release compressed air which atomizes and sprays molten metal onto surface of workpiece.
  • Inspects workpieces for coating defects and removes finished pieces from conveyor.
  • May install gears to accommodate larger workpieces.
  • May operate sandblasting equipment to roughen and clean surface of workpieces sandblaster.
  • May preheat workpieces in oven.
  • May be designated according to type of equipment used as metal-spraying-machine operator, crucible gun.
Metal Spraying Machine Operator Automatic Job Prevalence in Nebraska, United States

Job family: Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 37,200

Estimated population of Metal Spraying Machine Operator Automatic jobs: 3,372

Rate of error: 3.2%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Metal Spraying Machine Operator Automatic Job Listings for Nebraska, United States

Machine Operator
Jan 10
Wakefield, NE, USA
Michael Foods
Performs metal detector checks and Sieve tests every 2 hours and when switching shifts. * Must be ... Calibrates moisture machine, solids machine, and the pH meter. * Understands the causes for wet ...
Manufacturing Engineer
Jan 30
Lincoln, NE, USA
Lincoln Industries
... from machine operators to senior management. · Selecting technologies and OEM's, capital ... Company Description Lincoln Industries is the largest and most diverse privately-held metal ...
Jewelry Repair Technician
Feb 20
Omaha, NE, USA
Sol's Jewelry and Loan
Arranges jewelry pieces into specified design, softens metal by heating with gas torch, and shapes ... been a family-owned and operated company ever since. Over the years, we've expanded to six ...
Feb 5
Omaha, NE, USA
Alter Trading Corporation
Identifies non-ferrous metals and sorts different grades of material according to mill ... Prior experience operating heavy machinery preferred but not required as we will train candidates
Mfg Administration - Engineer, Industrial/ Lean Process; Salaried
Jan 22
Omaha, NE, USA
William H Harvey Company
Position Summary This position is responsible to improve machines, tools, equipment and processes ... Collaborate with associates and leadership to implement operating procedures, resolve system ...
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