Putty Glazer

Apply coating of putty or mastic to imperfections in manufactured articles.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Putty Glazers do?

Applies coating of putty, mastic, or similar material to imperfections in manufactured articles, preparatory to application of paint or other final coating: Inspects surface of article for defects, such as holes, cracks, and indentations. Spreads material over flaws, using dauber or knife, and brushes or spreads thinned putty or sealer over surface to conceal blemish. May spray article with prescribed coating, using spray gun. May prepare surface for finishing coat, using wire brushes, sandpaper, power grinder, or sandblasting equipment. May tend oven to bake article before or after application of final coating. May be designated according to article coated as Wheel Filler.

Should I be a Putty Glazer?

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.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Putty Glazer

    Putty Glazers 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. Check out these schools offering Putty Glazer-related education!
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