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Tandem Taping & Paper Wrapping Machine Operator Salary
in Virginia, United States

$35,071 (USD)

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Last updated: February 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Tandem Taping & Paper Wrapping Machine Operator is $35,071 a year and $17 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Tandem Taping & Paper Wrapping Machine Operator is between $26,723 and $41,957. 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

  • Operates machine to wind insulating material, such as tape, yarn, and cloth around electric wire and cable: loads reel of wire onto machine spindle and threads wire between metal and felt cleaning strips, through tank of liquid adhesive, and through taping mechanism.
  • Fastens wire to takeup reel.
  • Winds end of insulating material around wire and starts machine.
  • Observes automatic wrapping of material around wire to detect broken or loose wrapping or uneven winding of wire on reel.
  • Stops machine to repair breaks, adjust guides, and replenish supply of insulating material and liquid adhesive.
  • Forms continuous wire by clamping ends of wire to be joined in electrodes of electric brazing torch, turning on current, and holding filler rod to heated wire ends.
  • Measures wire with micrometer to determine that insulation meets specifications.
  • Wraps paper around full wire reels, attaches identification tag, and lifts reel from machine.
  • May operate machine, equipped with winding device, to wrap protective metal strip over insulation.
  • May thread insulated wire through melted paraffin and polishing wipers to make insulation waterproof.
  • May be designated according to insulating material applied as paper-wrapping-machine operator; varnish-cambric-covering-machine operator; or type of machine operated as double-lay-winder-and-paraffin-unit operator; tandem-taping-and-paper-wrapping-machine operator.
Tandem Taping & Paper Wrapping Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Tandem Taping & Paper Wrapping Machine Operator jobs: 10

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Tandem Taping & Paper Wrapping Machine Operator Job Listings for Virginia, United States

Paper Manufacturing Machine Operator
Jan 17
Richmond, VA, USA
American Paper Converting, Inc.
Growing manufacturer has an immediate opening for motivated Machine Operators in the Paper Manufacturing industry. SUMMARY The main objective of a machine operator is to manufacture towel and tissue ...
Production Packer and Quality Inspector
Jan 17
Richmond, VA, USA
American Paper Converting, Inc.
... Paper Manufacturing industry. Eligible Packers will be selected from training as a Machine Operator. SUMMARY The main objective of a Packer / Quality Inspector is to package manufactured towel and ...
Inserter Operator
Feb 5
Lynchburg, VA, USA
Staffmark has a part-time opportunity for an Inserter Operator at a well-established Lynchburg ... This position requires standing at various machines while feeding paper into the pockets of the ...
Operator/CDL Driver-Hopewell, VA
Jan 3
Hopewell, VA, USA
Thompson Industrial Services
Tools, equipment, machinery used: Large industrial cleaning equipment and materials, large ... paper, steel, and petrochemical
Inside Machinist - Conventional
Dec 7
Chesapeake, VA, USA
Electric Motor & Contracting Co., Inc.
... paper, mining, and nuclear ... Job Description: -Manufacture and make repairs per instruction and/or drawings -Operate all machine ...
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