Miter Grinder Operator
Set up and operate machines to cut grooves in flat glass articles.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Miter Grinder Operators do?
Sets up and operates machine to cut mitered or rectangular grooves in flat glass articles, such as mirrors, counter dividers, or shelves: Installs grinding wheels according to specifications, using wrench. Sets guide rails according to width of glass, using ruler and screwdriver. Clamps stop on end of table to hold glass in position. Positions glass against stop and guide rail and starts machine. Turns valve to start flow of coolant against grinding wheel. Depresses pedal to lower wheel to surface of glass. Pushes lever to move glass and table under grinding wheel. Observes grinding process and feels cut to determine if groove is being cut to specified depth. Turns handwheel to adjust weight or pressure of grinding wheel on workpiece.
Should I be a Miter Grinder Operator?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
Also known as:
Microgrinder Operator, Tankage-Grinder Operator
How to become a Miter Grinder Operator
Miter Grinder Operators 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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