Slide Fasteners Inspector

Inspect samples of slide-fastener chains.
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Salary Range
$20,000 – $56,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Slide Fasteners Inspectors do?

Inspects samples of slide-fastener chains and scoops for defects and conformance to chart specifications for height, width, and spacing of scoops, using micrometers: Measures dimensions of chain and spacing of scoops, using micrometers and ruler, and counts number of scoops per length of chain. Examines chain and scoops for such defects as smashed, cracked, burred, or missing scoops, or for uneven spacing, using optical glasses or eye loupe. Opens and closes zipper to determine ease of sliding and smooth action of slider. Tallies defects found according to type, and prepares report. May examine finish of lacquered chains.

Should I be a Slide Fasteners 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.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.

  • Also known as: Inspector, Slide Fasteners

    How to Become a
    Slide Fasteners Inspector

    Most Slide Fasteners 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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