Engraver Tender

Tend cutting machines that engrave designs in sequences on glassware.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Engraver Tenders do?

Tends multistation glassware cutting machine that engraves designs in sequence on glassware: Presses buttons to start machine and turns valves to start flow of coolant. Places mouth of glassware on indexing spindle located between cutting wheels and sets base of ware on rest. Loads and unloads machine in specific sequence to engrave design on outside of ware. Removes and inspects completed ware for defects and places ware in tray. Notifies supervisor of machine malfunction.

Should I be an Engraver Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become an Engraver Tender

    Engraver Tenders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Engraver Tender-related education!
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