Position and secure sheets of glass on tables.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Joiners do?
Positions and secures sheets of glass on table preparatory to grinding and polishing operations: Dumps quantity of plaster onto table and spreads it, using trowel. Guides sheets of glass, lowered by overhead crane, onto plaster-covered table so that glass sheets lie end to end. Inserts stubs between sheets to prevent chipping. Drives wood pegs up through holes along edge of table to prevent glass from shifting or sliding from table. Fills spaces between sheets with plaster to provide continuous smooth surface for grinding and polishing.
Should I be a Joiner?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Boat Joiner, Joiner Apprentice, Jointer, Ship Joiner
How to become a Joiner
Joiners 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.
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