Mold Maker Helper

Assist Mold Makers in forming molds used in casting copper.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Mold Maker Helpers do?

Assists MOLD MAKER in forming molds used in casting copper: Measures and marks pouring level on insides of mold to obtain castings of specified weights, using rules or gauges. Sprays inner surface of iron plugs with lampblack to prevent copper from adhering to them. Fastens plug in bottom of mold with locking pin. Sprays molds with steam or hot water to heat them to specified casting temperature. Cleans splashed copper from mold car, using hammer and chisel. Performs other duties as described under HELPER Master Title.


Should I be a Mold Maker Helper?

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

  • Also known as: Brass Molder Helper, Gas Maker Helper, Iron Molder Helper, Lozenge-Maker Helper, Mold Capper Helper See More

    How to become a Mold Maker Helper

    Most Mold Maker 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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