Machine Coremaker II

Tend conveyor-screw coremaking machines that extrude sand cores.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$19,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Coremaker IIs do?

Tends conveyor-screw coremaking machine that extrudes sand cores having uniform cross section: Installs specified core tube and conveyor screw in machine, using handtools. Shovels sand into hopper, and tamps it down by hand. Positions core plate at opening of core tube, and starts motor-driven or hand-operated conveyor screw which forces sand through core tube and onto core plate. Cuts core at core tube opening when core fills plate. May tend oven to bake cores. Cuts baked cores to specified lengths with saw.

Should I be a Machine Coremaker II?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.

  • Also known as: Coremaker, Machine II

    How to become a Machine Coremaker II

    Most Machine Coremaker IIs have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9kaaaa&chl=no+college+%2886%25%29|certificate+%2814%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,86,86
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