Ski Molder

Fabricate sock and align sock with other ski parts.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Ski Molders do?

Fabricates sock and aligns sock with other ski parts in die press that molds components into partially fabricated ski: Places fiberglass lay-up on worktable, pours epoxy resin over lay-up, and spreads resin with paddle to facilitate saturation. Positions ski core on lay-up, places foot-pad on top of core, and pours resin over core and foot-pad. Folds lay-up around core and foot-pad to form sock, cuts sock to contour of ski toe with scissors and template, and aligns sock assembly in specified manner within mold press. Places ski base layer in press with sock assembly in specified alignment and activates press to shape and mold layers.

Should I be a Ski Molder?

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

  • Also known as: Briquette Molder, Injection Molder, Outer Sole, Marzipan Molder, Mascara Molder, Molder, Sweep, Mold Holder See More

    How to become a Ski Molder

    Ski Molders generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Ski Molder-related education!
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