Mat Inspector

Examine mats of fiberglass insulation materials.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mat Inspectors do?

Examines mat of fiberglass insulation material for defects, picks out spots and foreign matter, and cuts out nonstandard portions: Scans mat for defects as mat passes inspection station of mat machine and picks out grease and binder spots and foreign matter, using knife. Lowers blade to cut thick or thin spots of mat that fail to meet standards. Records defect and mat machine downtime on production records. Aids MAT-MACHINE OPERATOR in guiding mat under pressure rollers, over inspection light and slitting knives, and under automatic cutters.

Should I be a Mat Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Intake Man, Machine Inspector, Machine Shop Inspector, Masonry Inspector, Matting Inspector, Mattress Inspector See More

    How to become a Mat Inspector

    Most 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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