Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
On the Job
Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers wind wire coils that are used in electrical components and instruments.
This career requires time standing, walking, or running.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Test electrical equipment or systems to ensure proper functioning.
- Read work orders or other instructions to determine product specifications or materials requirements.
- Apply protective or decorative finishes to workpieces or products.
- Assemble electrical or electronic equipment.
- Assemble metal or plastic parts or products.
- Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing.
- Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair.
- Remove products or workpieces from production equipment.
- Trim excess material from workpieces.
- Load materials into production equipment.
Typical Working Conditions
- Wearing common protective or safety equipment such as safety shoes, glasses, gloves, hearing protection, hard hats, or life jackets.
- The importance of being accurate or exact.
- Using your hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
- Having face-to-face discussions.
- Exposure to contaminants (like gases or odors).
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working with a group or team.
- Responsibility for others' health and safety.
- Exposure to minor burns, cuts, bites, or stings.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.
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