Woodwind Instruments Inspector

Inspect woodwind musical instruments.

What does a Woodwind Instruments Inspector do?

Inspects woodwind musical instruments, such as clarinets, saxophones, or flutes, for defective finish and mechanical action, and makes repairs, using handtools and testing devices: Tests soldered joints for strength and keys for spring tension, using testing devices. Solders loose parts and adjusts spring tension, using soldering iron and handtools. Examines instrument for defects in finish, and touches up defects, using buffing wheel. Inserts instrument into device that closes all keys and admits compressed air. Observes manometer to ascertain presence of air leakage. Presses pads with finger to locate leakage and adjusts pad, using handtools. Marks other defects for correction.