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Wire Taping Machine Operator Salary
in Virginia, United States

$35,180 (USD)

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Last updated: April 18, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Wire Taping Machine Operator is $35,180 a year and $17 an hour in Virginia, United States. The average salary range for a Wire Taping Machine Operator is between $26,806 and $42,089. 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.
Wire Taping Machine Operator Job Prevalence in Virginia, United States

Job family: Food Processing Workers, All Other

Job family population: 43,540

Estimated population of Wire Taping Machine Operator jobs: 10

Rate of error: 4.0%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
16 %


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Wire Taping Machine Operator Job Listings for Virginia, United States

Assembly / Machine Operator / Welder / Solderer / Tools / IPC / CNC
Apr 18
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Arete Technologies inc
Essential Functions • The Advanced Manufacturing Operator will be responsible for assembly of printed wire assembly (PWA) boards, subassemblies, application of labels and operation of testing ...
Machine Operator III
Mar 13
Charlottesville, VA, USA
Compunnel Software Group
... Operator will be responsible for assembly ... of printed wire assembly (PWA) boards, subassemblies, application of labels and operation of ...
Industrial Maintenance Technician
Apr 9
Ashland, VA, USA
Rea Magnet Wire Company, Hanover Manufacturing
... of plant machinery and support equipment. Interface with operators, leads, supervisors and ... Company Description Rea Magnet Wire Company, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of magnet ...
Mechanical Engineer
Apr 12
Virginia Beach, VA, USA
Ultralife Corporation
Designs, develops, and tests all aspects of mechanical components, equipment, and machinery ... wire list, and drafting redraws for electronic format from existing drawings. Position ...
Industrial Plant Maintenance Mechanic
Feb 27
Warrenton, VA, USA
Vulcan Materials Company
Repairs and changes conveyor belts, screen wire cloth and all defective machinery and equipment in ... plant operating procedures. • Able to communicate with other employees for the purpose of ...
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