Rocket Assembly Operator Salary in Connecticut, United States
The average pay for a Rocket Assembly Operator is $33,651 a year and $16 an hour in Connecticut, United States.
The average salary range for a Rocket Assembly Operator is between $26,086 and $39,746.
This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Connecticut, United States.
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Performs combination of following duties to produce solid-propellant rocket fuel, prepare rocket motor cases for inserting propellant, cast and cure propellant, install propellant and ignition components in motor case, prepare assembly for static testing, and pack assembly for shipment: blends fuel ingredients and tends roller mill that grinds mixture to uniform consistency from remote control instrument panel, viewing operations on television monitor.
Lowers motor case into degreasing pit filled with solvent, using hoist.
Transfers case to sandblasting cabinet and starts compressor to sandblast unit, removing rust and scale.
Paints motor case, using spray gun.
Weighs out prescribed ingredients for insulating interior of case and starts agitator in mixing tank to blend ingredients to desired consistency.
Sprays insulating liner onto case interior, using spray gun.
Hoists case into oven to cure lining preparatory to inserting propellant.
Fills fuel transfer can with propellant mixture, according to prescribed safety procedures, bolts lid onto can, and starts vibrator to remove air bubbles from mixture.
Transfers filled can to casting area, using lift truck.
Brushes mold-releasing lubricant onto casting core to facilitate removal of propellant after curing.
Positions motor case in rack or pit and aligns casting core in case, using gauge and following markings on case interior.
Couples safety hose to valve in lid of transfer can and turns air valves to force propellant into case.
Bolts hydraulic jack to retainer ring of case and turns valve from behind safety barrier to force.
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Rocket Assembly Operator Job Listings for Connecticut, United States
East Hartford, CT, USA
Assists other Operators or Set-up/Operators with set-up or production problems and helps to train ... Performs other machining and assembly operations as needed. * Performs other related duties as ...