Shot Coat Tender

Tend machines that coat surface of steel cylinder with concrete mortar.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$20,000 – $45,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Shot Coat Tenders do?

Tends machine that coats external surface of rotating steel cylinder with concrete mortar to make reinforced concrete pipe: Pulls lever to open chucks of machine and signals worker to position cylinder between chucks. Closes chucks to secure cylinder for spinning and presses button to rotate cylinder and move it along track at preset rate. Moves lever to regulate flow of mortar between revolving brushes or into space between two parallel moving belts which compress mortar and spray or throw mortar onto exterior of rotating cylinder moving along track. Stops machine, releases chucks, and signals INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR to remove mortar coated cylinder to curing area.

Should I be a Shot Coat Tender?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Persistent: You keep pushing through, even when faced with tough obstacles.
  • 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.

  • How to become a Shot Coat Tender

    Most Shot Coat Tenders have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9laaaa&chl=no+college+%2884%25%29|certificate+%2816%25%29||||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,84,84
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