Remove steel ingots from molds after casting.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Mold Workers do?
Removes steel ingots from molds after casting, and prepares molds for additional castings: Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR 921.663-010 to lift mold, and knocks out ingot, using handtools and sledge. Marks casting code on ingot with paint or chalk. Examines mold and supporting plates for dirt, cracks, or breaks, and removes dirt and metal particles, using scraper, wire brush, and airhose. Mixes mold wash according to formula, and coats mold, using spray gun; or signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR to dip mold in tar tank.
Should I be a Mold Worker?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
Also known as:
How to become a Mold Worker
Most Mold Workers 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.
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