Wax Pattern Assembler

Assemble wax components of patterns used in lost-wax casting process.
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Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wax Pattern Assemblers do?

Assembles wax components of patterns used in lost-wax casting process: Melts edges of wax components, using heated knife, and manually positions and joins components. Repairs surface defects of patterns, such as holes and indentions, and smooths and seals joints, using wax and heated knife.

Should I be a Wax Pattern Assembler?

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.

  • How to become a Wax Pattern Assembler

    Wax Pattern Assemblers 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 Wax Pattern Assembler-related education!
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