Mica Inspector

Inspect articles formed from mica.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mica Inspectors do?

Inspects articles formed from mica for defects, such as spots, streaks, scratches, and cracks: Spreads articles over illuminated table and scans them for defects, or places articles on bed of microscope, using tweezers or pneumatic lifting device, and examines articles through microscope to detect defects not visible to naked eye. Rejects defective articles. Packs high quality or optical grade mica in protective paper or envelopes and packs parts in plastic boxes.

Should I be a Mica Inspector?

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.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Chemical Inspector

    How to become a Mica Inspector

    Most Mica 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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