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Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Salary
in Virginia, United States

$32,730 (USD)

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Last updated: February 16, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is $32,730 a year and $16 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Setup Mechanic Heading Machines is between $25,072 and $38,990. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Virginia, United States.

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Job Summary

  • Sets up and adjusts battery of machines that paint, stamp, tip, or trim wooden pencils: installs and adjusts feed mechanisms, guide rollers, tracks, machine fittings and attachments, according to size and shape of pencils, using handtools and gauges.
  • Adjusts controls, such as setscrews and cams to synchronize machine mechanisms.
  • Regulates thermostatic controls on heated units of machines.
  • Disassembles machines and replaces worn or defective parts, such as circular knives, grinding wheels, and rollers.
  • Sharpens machine punches and blades, using files and powered emery wheel.
  • Starts machines to test adjustments and examines pencils for defects, such as burns, splintered ends, and nicks to determine needed readjustments.
  • Replaces or repairs defective machine belts.
  • May be designated according to type of machine setup as set-up mechanic, coating machines; set-up mechanic, heading machines; set-up mechanic, stamping machines.
Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing

Job family population: 79,650

Estimated population of Setup Mechanic Heading Machines jobs: 1,757

Rate of error: 2.8%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Setup Mechanic Heading Machines Job Listings for Virginia, United States

On-Site Machinist (Entry Level)
Jan 21
Portsmouth, VA, USA
Collins Machine Works
The On-site Machinist performs repairs to equipment, vessels, and mechanical structures at customer ... tool setup and use 7. Might require significant travel and/or overtime This Position is ...
Machine Shop Supervisor
Feb 13
Pulaski, VA, USA
Elgen Staffing
... the setup, operation, and/or tending of milling or planning machines to mill, plane, and shape ... mechanisms to mill work-pieces to specifications. * Replacing worn tools, using hand tools, and ...
Maritime Inside Machinist
Jan 23
Norfolk, VA, USA
... and setup. Perform complex operations on many kinds of machine tools, including drill presses ... Installs machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and tests operation of ...
Field Technician
Jan 16
Richmond, VA, USA
... machinery. • The Field Technician will travel: to install, setup and train our customers. • ... Preferred Qualifications • Experience in Industrial mechanics or Industrial electrician • ...
Production Workers- Multiple Openings
Feb 6
Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Mazzella Companies
... Setup, operate, adjust and maintain all wire rope production machines and equipment 4. Select ... mechanical aptitude • Strong analytical, conceptual and planning skills are required • ...
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