Glass or Mirror Inspector

Inspect glasses or mirrors to detect imperfections.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Glass or Mirror Inspectors do?

Inspects glass or mirrors to detect imperfections, such as scratches, seeds, chips, or cracks: Examines glass or mirror at discharge end of glass washing and drying machine or silvering range, or places glass or mirror on padded table under light. Turns glass or mirror in circular motion to inspect both sides. Wipes gloved hand over glass or mirror to remove dust. Marks defects with crayon or wax pencil. May move glass or mirror onto skids or conveyors. May keep record of rejections, type of defects, and footage loss. May glue labels onto mirrors.

Should I be a Glass or Mirror Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • 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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Glass or Mirror, Mirror Inspector

    How to Become a
    Glass or Mirror Inspector

    Most Glass or Mirror 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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