Automatic Blocker

Tend machines that convey flat glasses under polishing and cleaning heads.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Automatic Blockers do?

Tends machine that conveys flat glass or mirrors under polishing and cleaning heads to polish and clean glass surface: Mixes polishing compound according to formula and pours compound into storage tank. Feeds glass or mirrors onto conveyor of machine. Pushes button to start machine and pulls lever to start flow of polishing compound onto glass or mirror surface. Pushes button to raise or lower polishing heads and cleaning brushes individually or collectively according to size, thickness, and number of glass pieces. May record production.

Should I be an Automatic Blocker?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Blocker, Automatic, Load Blocker

    How to become an Automatic Blocker

    Most Automatic Blockers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9zgaaa&chl=no+college+%2866%25%29|certificate+%2827%25%29|associate%27s+%287%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,66,66
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