Machine Plaster Mixer

Control equipment to weigh and mix gypsum with additives to make plasters.
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Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Machine Plaster Mixers do?

Controls equipment to weigh and mix gypsum with specified proportions of fiber, retarder, perlite, and other additives to make plaster: Starts mixing machine and sets weigh hopper. Engages screw feeder that feeds specified amount of gypsum from storage bin into weigh hopper. Weighs additives according to specifications and dumps them into hopper. Opens gate of hopper to drop ingredients into mixer. Opens mixer gate after specified time to discharge mixed plaster product into packer hopper. May fill bags with mixed plaster.

Should I be a Machine Plaster Mixer?

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.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Master Dyer, Plaster Mixer, Plaster Mixer, Machine, Plastic Mixer

    How to become a Machine Plaster Mixer

    Most Machine Plaster Mixers 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:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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