Pourers & Casters, Metal
Also called: Casting Machine Operator, Direct Chill Caster (DC Caster), Iron Pourer, Metal Handler
What they do:Operate hand-controlled mechanisms to pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds to produce castings or ingots.
On the job, you would:
- Collect samples, or signal workers to sample metal for analysis.
- Pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds and forms to produce ingots or other castings, using ladles or hand-controlled mechanisms.
- Read temperature gauges and observe color changes, adjusting furnace flames, torches, or electrical heating units as necessary to melt metal to specifications.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Hand and Finger Use
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Electronic mail software
Word processing software
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