Discover your career path

Miter Grinder Operator

Set up and operate machines to cut grooves in flat glass articles.

What does a Miter Grinder Operator do?

Sets up and operates machine to cut mitered or rectangular grooves in flat glass articles, such as mirrors, counter dividers, or shelves: Installs grinding wheels according to specifications, using wrench. Sets guide rails according to width of glass, using ruler and screwdriver. Clamps stop on end of table to hold glass in position. Positions glass against stop and guide rail and starts machine. Turns valve to start flow of coolant against grinding wheel. Depresses pedal to lower wheel to surface of glass. Pushes lever to move glass and table under grinding wheel. Observes grinding process and feels cut to determine if groove is being cut to specified depth. Turns handwheel to adjust weight or pressure of grinding wheel on workpiece.