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Tool Builder Salary
in New York-Manhattan, New York

$34,720 (USD)

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The average pay for a Tool Builder is $34,720 a year and $17 an hour in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States. The average salary range for a Tool Builder is between $31,199 and $40,972. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in New York-Manhattan, New York.

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Job Summary

  • Lays out, fabricates, assembles, and repairs jigs, fixtures, forms, templates, and related tooling used in manufacturing aircraft parts and assemblies, following blueprints, sketches, and specifications, using handtools, power tools, machines, and equipment: reviews engineering information, tool design drawings, and other specifications to determine methods and sequence of operations to fabricate tools.
  • Examines blueprint of part for which template, jig, fixture, or other tooling is to be built.
  • Calculates unspecified dimensions, and lays out design on assorted materials to establish and coordinate reference points and tooling holes, using measuring instruments, such as dividers and straightedges.
  • Sets up and operates variety of machines and shop equipment to cut, shape, and finish materials to specified dimensions.
  • Fits, aligns, and assembles tooling components, and measures tooling assembly for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring and checking instruments.
  • Joins assembly components, using bolts, pins, clamps, screws, rivets, or other method.
  • Repairs or reworks tools.
  • May draw sketches and prepare detailed instructions for fabricating or machining to be performed by other workers.
  • May specialize in building specific type tool and be designated form block maker; jig and fixture builder; machine tool fixture builder; wood-tool maker.
Tool Builder Job Prevalence in New York-Manhattan, New York, United States

Job family: Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 3,200

Estimated population of Tool Builder jobs: 243

Rate of error: 5.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Tool Builder Job Listings for New York-Manhattan, New York

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Jun 13
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Clover Wire Forming Company
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Tool and Die Maker
Jun 20
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Connections Personnel
Employee must possess the ability to work as a team member to build, assemble and troubleshoot high ... Tool steel Heat Treating. *Brazing and soldering of carbide to steel. *Implement safety and good ...
Tool and Die Maker
Jun 3
Clifton, NJ, USA
Coining Manufacturing LLC
Design, build, assemble, and troubleshoot progressive and secondary dies. * Set up and operate all tool room equipment: surface grinders, heat treat ovens, hone, polishing, etc. * Inspect dimensions ...
Automotive Tool Sales / Route Manager - Full Training
May 1
Town of North Hempstead, NY, USA
Mac Tools
Build a Great Career and a Great Life. Automotive Job title: Automotive Tool Sales / Route Manager - Full Training Feel the freedom & independence of managing your own protected route & selling our ...
Sr. DevOps/Build Engineer
Jun 14
Woodbridge Township, United States
Spinnaker Search Group LLC
... tool use, and quality assurance Develop build scripts and tools for builds, using the most appropriate languages and technologies Implement Source Code Management strategies and security Ensure ...
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