Casting Machine Service Operator

Clean casting machines and auxiliary equipment.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Casting Machine Service Operators do?

Cleans casting machine and auxiliary equipment, such as pumps and exhaust hood, used in production of cellophane: Pumps solutions from casting machine to storage tanks or into system feeding other casting machines. Dismantles hopper and cleans viscose residue from internal parts, using water hose and airhose. Sprays walls and bottom of tanks with water to flush chemicals and sludge through drainage openings. Scrapes and scrubs tank walls, guide rods, and rollers, using scraper, steel wool, and sandpaper to remove deposits of viscose and other chemicals. Vacuums scrapings from tanks, using portable vacuum cleaner and rinses tanks and fixtures with water to remove remaining debris.

Should I be a Casting Machine Service Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Ready for a Challenge: You jump into new projects with initiative and drive.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

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    How to Become a
    Casting Machine Service Operator

    Most Casting Machine Service Operators 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:9gsaaa&chl=no+college+%2872%25%29|certificate+%287%25%29|associate%27s+%2821%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,72,72
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