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Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers

Wind wire coils used in electrical components, such as resistors and transformers, and in electrical equipment and instruments, such as field cores, bobbins, armature cores, electrical motors, generators, and control equipment.

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    Work Activities

    Work Activities

    • Operate or tend wire-coiling machines to wind wire coils used in electrical components such as resistors and transformers, and in electrical equipment and instruments such as bobbins and generators.
    • Attach, alter, and trim materials such as wire, insulation, and coils, using hand tools.
    • Cut, strip, and bend wire leads at ends of coils, using pliers and wire scrapers.
    • Review work orders and specifications to determine materials needed and types of parts to be processed.
    • Examine and test wired electrical components such as motors, armatures, and stators, using measuring devices, and record test results.
    • Select and load materials such as workpieces, objects, and machine parts onto equipment used in coiling processes.
    • Record production and operational data on specified forms.
    • Line slots with sheet insulation, and insert coils into slots.
    • Apply solutions or paints to wired electrical components, using hand tools, and bake components.
    • Stop machines to remove completed components, using hand tools.
    • Disassemble and assemble motors, and repair and maintain electrical components and machinery parts, using hand tools.

    Skills

    • Monitoring

      Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

    • Operations Monitoring

      Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.

    • Active Listening

      Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.

    WorkKeys®

    Applied Math
    4
    Workplace Documents
    4
    Graphic Literacy
    4

    Abilities

    • Arm-Hand Steadiness

      The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.

    • Manual Dexterity

      The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

    • Control Precision

      The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions.

    Knowledge

    • Education and Training

      Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.

    • English Language

      Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

    • Mathematics

      Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.

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    Pay

    • Ohio Annual Salary 38730/yr
    • Typical Salary
    • Ohio Hourly Wage 18.62/hr
    • Typical Hourly Wage

    Ohio Employment Trends

    • Currently Employed 610
    • Yearly Projected Openings 50

    Typical Education

    Personality

    Realistic: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.They do well at jobs that need:
    • Attention to Detail
    • Dependability
    • Achievement/Effort
    • Leadership
    • Initiative
    • Integrity

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    • Analytical or scientific software

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