Glass Unloading Equipment Tender

Tend vacuum cranes that remove glass from cut-off machine conveyors.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Glass Unloading Equipment Tenders do?

Tends automatic vacuum crane that removes lites of glass from cutoff machine conveyor: Turns valves to activate vacuum cups on crane that hold glass during unloading-stacking cycle, and starts crane. Inspects glass for spalls as glass passes on conveyor. Trims spalls from glass with glass-cutting wheel and notifies GLASS-CUTTING-MACHINE OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC of glass condition for correction. Stops crane cycle to allow passage of broken or defective glass from conveyor into cullet waste glass chute. Counts glass stacked on turntable, and pushes switch to move turntable to next loading station. May use spotlight to highlight defects in glass. May work as member of team. May load lites on automatic, multicutting machine to cut lites into sections, using automatic vacuum-cupped crane, and be designated Glass-Loading-Equipment Tender.

Should I be a Glass Unloading Equipment Tender?

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

  • How to Become a
    Glass Unloading Equipment Tender

    Glass Unloading Equipment 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 Glass Unloading Equipment Tender-related education!
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