Wet Pour Mixer

Operate rotary type machines to mix concrete and fill metal molds.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$21,000 – $50,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Wet Pour Mixers do?

Operates rotary type machine to mix concrete and fills metal molds to make pipe and other concrete products: Pulls trip bar and lever on overhead chutes to fill suspended weighing hoppers and cart with specified weights of sand, gravel, and cement. Pushes cart of cement to mixing machine and tilts cart by hand to dump cement into machine. Turns valve to admit specified quantity of water. Fills mold with sample batch of concrete. Lifts mold from sample and compares diameter of sample with diameter of mold to determine whether consistency of concrete conforms with specifications. Adjusts mixture by adding water, cement, sand, or gravel. Bolts pneumatic vibrator to mold, using hand wrench. Pulls lever to open mixer chute and fill pouring bucket. Positions bucket over mold, using overhead hoist and pulls trip bar to fill mold. Starts vibrator to settle concrete. Pushes concrete remaining on core cover into mold, using hoe. Levels off top of fresh casting, using trowel. Records each batch of concrete produced.

Should I be a Wet Pour Mixer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Logical Thinker: You take a step-by-step approach to analyze information and solve problems.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Mixer, Wet Pour

    How to become a Wet Pour Mixer

    Most Wet Pour Mixers 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:9jdaaa&chl=no+college+%2881%25%29|certificate+%2813%25%29|associate%27s+%285%25%29|bachelor%27s+%281%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,81,81
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