Casting Wheel Operator Helper

Remove castings from molds.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Casting Wheel Operator Helpers do?

Removes castings from molds by performing any combination of following duties: Brushes and sprays empty molds with water and bone ash or clay to prevent castings from sticking to mold. Chips and removes surplus bone ash, using chipping hammer and vacuum hose. Turns valves to adjust water sprays to cool molds or to loosen and drop castings from inverted molds. Pries castings from molds, using bar. Attaches crane hooks to lugs and signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR 921.663-010 to lift casting from mold. May mix water, bone ash, or clay to specified consistency for coating molds.

Should I be a Casting Wheel Operator Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to Become a
    Casting Wheel Operator Helper

    Most Casting Wheel Operator Helpers 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:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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