Polisher and Buffer II

Polish and buff steel and stainless steel articles.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$19,000 – $41,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Polisher and Buffer IIs do?

Polishes and buffs steel and stainless steel articles, such as ice cream freezer lids, soda fountain dispensers, storage tanks, and display cases, using portable polisher, buffing brush, and emery cloth: Secures workpiece to bench or table and guides abrasive polishing wheel over workpiece to remove scratches and other defects from metal surface. Dips buffing brush into abrasive cake and lubricant. Moves buffing brush over surfaces of workpiece to remove fine scratches and to achieve specified finish. Polishes recessed areas with fine grade emery cloth.

Should I be a Polisher and Buffer II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Metal-Polisher-and-Buffer Apprentice

    How to become a Polisher and Buffer II

    Most Polisher and Buffer IIs have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9aaoaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|||bachelor%27s+%2819%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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