Mold Preparer

Clean and wax fiberglass boat molds.
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Salary Range
$16,000 – $32,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Mold Preparers do?

Cleans and waxes fiberglass boat molds preparatory to molding: Washes molds, using sponge. Waxes and polishes interior of mold, using cloth, or electric buffer. Brushes parting agent on mold to facilitate removal of cast after molding.

Should I be a Mold Preparer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • How to become a Mold Preparer

    Most Mold Preparers 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:9gsaaa&chl=no+college+%2872%25%29|certificate+%287%25%29|associate%27s+%2821%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,72,72
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