Glass Inspector

Visually inspect plate glasses or glass products.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Glass Inspectors do?

Visually inspects plate glass or glass products, including fiberglass, for defects, such as scratches, cracks, chips, holes, or bubbles: Places workpiece on inspection stand or table for examination. Examines workpiece and marks defects. Rejects or classifies pieces for potential use, such as mirrors, glass pane, or furniture tops. Scrapes or washes foreign material from surface, using scraper, sponge, or brush. May clean or polish glass by washing with water or solvent and drying with cloth. May place straightedge over glass plates to determine if plates are warped. May attach identifying label to glassware.

Should I be a Glass Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Bottle and Glass Inspector, Glass-Products Inspector, Inspector, Machine-Cut Glass

    How to become a Glass Inspector

    Most Glass 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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