Shank Inspector

Examine steel arch shanks for imperfections.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Shank Inspectors do?

Examines steel arch shanks for imperfections, such as burrs or excess metal, and packs them in container. Discards defective shanks.

Should I be a Shank Inspector?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Independent: You enjoy flying solo and doing things your own way.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Shaft Inspector

    How to become a Shank Inspector

    Most Shank 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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