Refractory Materials Repairers, Except Brickmasons:

Build or repair equipment such as furnaces, kilns, cupolas, boilers, converters, ladles, soaking pits and ovens, using refractory materials.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $47,590.00
Average Time to Fill 59 days
Typical Education Post-secondary certificate or some college courses
Typical Experience Over 6 months, up to and including 1 year
10 Year Projected Openings (2021-2031) 40
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2021-2031) -3.92 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Resource Allocation
Information Gathering
Following Directions

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Performing General Physical Activities

Lay masonry material such as brick, block, paver, stone, or tile
Apply plaster, stucco, or joint compound mixtures to walls or ceilings
Replace damaged masonry material such as bricks or tile
Repair cracks, defects, or damage in installed building materials
Install insulating materials
Perform structural repair or assembly work
Repair damaged masonry material such as bricks or tile
Repair masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Build masonry structures including kilns or furnaces
Install sheet metal assemblies in supportive framework
Install siding or sheeting materials
Install construction support structures such as lathing, back up frames, or metal studs
Erect scaffold on work site
Move large objects using heavy equipment
Move heavy objects in installation, maintenance, or repair work
Climb equipment or structures to access work areas
Move materials, equipment, or supplies
Climb ladders, scaffolding, and structures to reach work

Handling and Moving Objects

Cut materials according to specifications or needs
Carve objects from stone or other related materials
Cut masonry material such as stone, tile, or brick
Paint vehicles, structures and objects using spraying equipment
Seal gaps or cracks to prevent leakage or moisture intrusion
Apply adhesives, caulking, or sealants
Shape clay for art or demonstration
Shape stone, tile, brick, or related masonry products
Prepare compounds or solutions to be used for repairs
Mix masonry materials such as mortar, grout, slurry, or concrete
Install hardware or other interior fixtures
Drill holes in parts, equipment, or materials
Prepare sites or surfaces for concrete, masonry, or related construction work
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Apply grouting or mortar
Construct molds for casting objects
Weld metal structures

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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Occupational Health and Safety
Equipment Repair
Electrical Systems
Technical Training
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification

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