Hogshead Mat Inspector

Inspect hogshead mats for nailing defects.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Hogshead Mat Inspectors do?

Inspects hogshead mats for nailing defects: Positions mat on worktable and inspects mat for nailing defects. Removes misdriven nails and hammers nails through band into stave. Bolts hinges to mats to complete mat assembly, using socket wrench.

Should I be a Hogshead Mat Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Hogshead Mat Inspector

    Most Hogshead Mat 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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