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Plastics Worker Salary
in Delaware, United States

$41,886 (USD)

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Salary Recap

The average pay for a Plastics Worker is $41,886 a year and $20 an hour in Delaware, United States. The average salary range for a Plastics Worker is between $31,362 and $50,622. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Delaware, United States.

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Job Summary

  • 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 2023:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Plastics Worker Job Listings for Delaware, United States

CDL Dump Truck Drivers / Laborer
Oct 22
Wilmington, DE, USA
Guardian Construction Co., Inc.
We are a full service general contractor working with both private and public entities in the state ... Commercial driver's license * Fuse plastic pipe * Install gas lines/electric and/or ...
Operation manager
Oct 29
Newark, DE, USA
American Spirit Federal Credit Union
Working with a variety of vendors, under contract and used on an as needed basis by the credit ... plastic cards, account ownership, ATMs (networked as well as driven by the CU), negotiable ...
Chemical Operator
Oct 6
Wilmington, DE, USA
Hunter International Recruiting
... Basic Plastic Polyethylene business via operation of the High Pressure Polyethylene R&D Pilot ... working in plant operations) * Candidates must be able to work a 12 hour rotating shift. (5:30 am ...
Prosthetic Technician
Aug 24
Wilmington, DE, USA
Prosthetic Innovations
Fabricate artificial limbs, carbon, silicone, plastic and other prosthetic devices, according to ... Maintain a safe and clean working environment. * Pay careful attention to detailed directions