Cold-Roll Inspector

Examine continuous sheets of plastic materials.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Cold-Roll Inspectors do?

Examines continuous sheet of plastics materials passing over artificially lighted glass inspection table and cuts out defective areas: Stops progress of plastics sheet and removes spots, color streaks, wrinkles, and other defects, using knife or scissors. Applies solvent to ends of defective material, laps ends, and pounds lapped material with hands to reform continuous sheet. Threads material through equipment. Turns wheels to synchronize speed of cold rolls with flow of sheeting. Records weight of defective material.

Should I be a Cold-Roll Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • How to become a Cold-Roll Inspector

    Most Cold-Roll Inspectors 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:9zcaaa&chl=no+college+%2869%25%29|certificate+%2828%25%29|associate%27s+%283%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,69,69
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