Molding & Casting Workers
Also called: Machine Operator, Mold Mechanic, Molder, Press Operator
What they do:Perform a variety of duties such as mixing materials, assembling mold parts, filling molds, and stacking molds to mold and cast a wide range of products.
On the job, you would:
- Read work orders or examine parts to determine parts or sections of products to be produced.
- Trim or remove excess material, using scrapers, knives, or band saws.
- Pour, pack, spread, or press plaster, concrete, liquid plastic, or other materials into or around models or molds.
Manufactured or Agricultural Goods
Engineering and Technology
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:
Computer aided manufacturing CAM software
Computer aided design CAD software
Time accounting software
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