Porcelain Enamel Repairer

Repair porcelain enamel finish on commercial and household appliances.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $39,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Porcelain Enamel Repairers do?

Repairs porcelain enamel finish on commercial and household appliances or fixtures: Inspects marked defects, such as chipped or cracked surfaces to ascertain extent of damage and determine repair procedures. Removes old porcelain or smooths rough spots, using sandpaper, emery stone, and power grinder. Turns spray gun nozzle and valves to set spray pattern and to adjust air pressure. Coats defective area with enamel, using spray gun, to fill holes or other flaws. Cleans spray gun, paintbooths, hoses, and pressure tanks, using solvent, putty knife, and brush. May brush on porcelain. May replace damaged appliance panels or trim, using screwdriver, wrench, or pliers.


Should I be a Porcelain Enamel Repairer?

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.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.

  • Also known as: Porcelain-Buildup Assistant, Porcelain Enameler, Porcelain-Enamel Sprayer, Porcelain Finish Sprayer

    How to Become a
    Porcelain Enamel Repairer

    Most Porcelain Enamel Repairers 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:9bbaaa&chl=no+college+%2894%25%29|certificate+%283%25%29|associate%27s+%282%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,94,94
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