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Plastic Parts Fabricator Trimmer Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$44,042 (USD)

Average Salary

$21/hr

Average Hourly

$691

Average Bonus

Last updated: May 20, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plastic Parts Fabricator Trimmer is $44,042 a year and $21 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Plastic Parts Fabricator Trimmer is between $32,976 and $53,228. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate plastic aircraft and missile parts, accessories, and trim according to specifications: cuts fiberglass or graphite (composite) cloth to size, following template or blueprints, using cutting machine, scissors, or knife.
  • Marks identifying information on material and assembles materials in kits for subsequent laminating.
  • Applies parting agent to mold or bonding fixture.
  • Impregnates cloth with resins by dipping cloth in solutions, feeding cloth between rollers of impregnating machine, or brushing resin onto cloth.
  • Applies layers of impregnated cloth or prepreg onto mold or fixture in predetermined ply sequence, and presses cloth to fit contours of mold, smooth surface, and remove air pockets and excess resin, using squeegee, scraper, or spatula.
  • Fits and laps ends of cloth, using scissors or knife.
  • Encases molded laminate in bagging material and bleeder cloth, attaches vacuum bagging apparatus, such as thermocouples, probes, and vacuum connections, to mold or bonding fixture, and exhausts air from vacuum bag to seal laminate for curing.
  • Tests seal on vacuum bagging apparatus, using leak detector.
  • Trims, drills, burrs, grinds, sands, and finishes cured parts to specifications, using templates, fixtures, handtools, and power tools.
  • Prefits and assembles cured parts into assemblies or subassemblies, using jigs, fixtures, power tools, and fasteners, such as rivets and bolts.
  • Applies adhesives to surface of assembled parts for bonding in autoclave.
  • May assist plastics fabricator in fa.
Plastic Parts Fabricator Trimmer Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Plastic Parts Fabricator Trimmer jobs: 134

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$51,057
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Plastic Parts Fabricator Trimmer Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Assembler/Machine Operator
Apr 17
Beecher, IL, USA
Integrity Trade Services LLC
... trim a variety of parts, either composite or plastic, as required for proper fit. • Prepare parts for further production processes, in particular foaming operations. • Assemble parts together ...
Assembler
Apr 4
Beecher, IL, USA
Sonoco
Cut, grind and trim a variety of parts, either composite or plastic, as required for proper fit. * Prepare parts for further production processes, in particular foaming operations. * Assemble parts ...
Thermoforming Lead Technician
Mar 12
Franklin Park, IL, USA
Sonoco Products Company
PLASTICS DIVISION Duties and Responsibilities: · Ensure items produced meet quality standards by ... parts sticking, webs, splits, snaps, forming, angel hair and poor trim. · Must be able to ...
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