Sand Slinger Operator

Control sand-slinging machines to pack sand in mold flask.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $42,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Sand Slinger Operators do?

Controls sand-slinging machine to pack sand in mold flask: Engages controls to move machine along tracks and to position impeller head over flask. Starts machine, and moves controls to guide impeller head back and forth to direct flow of sand into flask. Cleans and oils machine. May replace worn parts in impeller head, using handtools.

Should I be a Sand Slinger Operator?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Flexible: You're open to change and think variety is the spice of life.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Spring Crater

    How to become a Sand Slinger Operator

    Most Sand Slinger Operators 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:9afaaa&chl=no+college+%2892%25%29|certificate+%281%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,92,92
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