Coreroom Foundry Laborer

Perform the tasks involved in coremaking.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Coreroom Foundry Laborers do?

Performs any combination of following tasks involved in coremaking: Pastes core sections together to form completed core. Brushes, dips, or sprays solution, such as graphite, on cores to produce smooth finish. Carries and loads cores into oven. Piles cores on racks for drying. Carries sand to coreroom. Forms core reinforcing rods and wires into specified shape by hand or by machine. Pulls wires and rods from finished castings, using pliers, hammer and chisel, and special hooks. Dresses cores, using handtools or power tools, such as files, scrapers, and grinding wheel. May fill cracks in surface of core with putty or patching sand, using putty knife.

Should I be a Coreroom Foundry Laborer?

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

  • Also known as: Foundry Laborer, Coreroom, Laborer, Cheesemaking, Laborer, Cook House, Laborer, Cutting Tool See More

    How to become a Coreroom Foundry Laborer

    Coreroom Foundry Laborers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Coreroom Foundry Laborer-related education!
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