Glazing Machine Operator

Tend equipment that heat and fire polish glasswares.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Glazing Machine Operators do?

Tends equipment that heats and fire polishes glassware, such as tubes, kitchen utensils, and trays to remove defects, such as rough surfaces, air bubbles, and chips, or to seal tubes: Places tubes on spindles or other glassware on rotating table which carries them into contact with gas flame to melt or fuse glass. Turn valves to regulate polishing flame. Removes articles after heating with tongs.

Should I be a Glazing Machine Operator?

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.
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Glazer

    How to become a Glazing Machine Operator

    Most Glazing Machine Operators 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:9laaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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