Glass Cut-Off Tender

Tend equipment that burn, score, and break continuous sheet of glasses.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Glass Cut-Off Tenders do?

Tends automatic equipment that burns, scores, and breaks continuous sheet of glass into specific lengths: Turns controls on panel to synchronize cutting heads with rise of vertically drawn glass sheet to score glass into specific dimensions. Pushes or pulls sheet to cap off glass along scored line, and trims knurled edges with glass cutter wheel. Stacks cut glass sheets on rack and throws cullet down chute. Replaces dull cutting wheels on automatic scoring equipment. Periodically measures cut glass length and adjusts cutting heads. May record number of sheets produced per hour. May use vacuum-cupped crane to break off or move cut glass. May work as member of team.

Should I be a Glass Cut-Off Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Cut-Off Tender, Glass, Window-Glass Cutter Off

    How to become a Glass Cut-Off Tender

    Most Glass Cut-Off Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9iaaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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