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Plastics Worker Salary
in Arkansas, United States

$35,373 (USD)

Average Salary

$17/hr

Average Hourly

$555

Average Bonus

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plastics Worker is $35,373 a year and $17 an hour in Arkansas, United States. The average salary range for a Plastics Worker is between $26,486 and $42,751. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Arkansas, United States.

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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.

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$41,007
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Education data not available for this job

Skills

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Plastics Worker Job Listings for Arkansas, United States

OSHA certified safety representative
Nov 19
Wilmar, AR, USA
Starko Inc
... training; protection for workers from potential hazards; and communication about hazardous ... It has also been involved in the manufacture of plastics. The company has been involved in the ...
Cold Storage Forklift Operator
Nov 3
Lowell, AR, USA
WorkSource Inc.
Ensure that equipment is in good working order by completing an equipment checklist before ... Wrap cases/pallets in plastic wrap to prevent shifting or damage to product * Change out broken ...
Cold Storage Forklift Operator
Nov 3
Fayetteville, AR, USA
WorkSource Inc.
Ensure that equipment is in good working order by completing an equipment checklist before ... Wrap cases/pallets in plastic wrap to prevent shifting or damage to product * Change out broken ...
North Plant Material Handler - A-Shift - Springdale
Dec 28
Springdale, Arkansas, USA
Arconic
Review and Update Flowsheets daily to reflect the status of Metal, Hardware, Plastic, etc. * Own ... Capable of working with limited Supervision PHYSICAL DEMANDS: * Able to regularly lift 40 to 50 lbs ...
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