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.
Other Job Titles Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers May Have
Armature Winder, Auto-Winder, Coil Finisher, Coil Winder, Hand Winder, Motor Winder, Winder, Winder Operator
Tasks & Responsibilities May Include
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.
Select and load materials such as workpieces, objects, and machine parts onto equipment used in coiling processes.
Level of Education Attained by Coil Winders, Tapers, and Finishers
Most common level of education among people in this career: High school diploma or equivalent (44%)
Less than high school diploma
High school diploma or equivalent
Some college, no degree
*All other responses combined for clarity.
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