Tapper Operator

Set up and operate tapping machines to cut internal threads in nut blanks.

What does a Tapper Operator do?

Sets up and operates one or more automatic tapping machines to cut internal threads in nut blanks: Installs specified tap in spindle, using wrench and rule. Fills feed hopper with nut blanks and starts machine. Measures threaded nuts with gauge and changes worn taps to maintain specified tolerances. May set up machines for other workers to operate.