Pourers and Casters, Metal:

Operate hand-controlled mechanisms to pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds to produce castings or ingots.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $35,300.00
Average Time to Fill 34 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 236
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -4.96 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Following Directions
Information Gathering

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Cast precision cast patterns, molds, or dies to form objects
Cast metal objects
Apply parting agents or other solutions to molds
Remove workpieces from molds
Adjust metal or plastic processing equipment and machinery
Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products
Adjust equipment controls to regulate coolant flow
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Pour material such as liquid plastic or metal into molds
Skim impurities from molten metal
Preheat metal before welding, brazing, or soldering
Engrave designs, text, or other markings onto materials, workpieces, or products
Process metals using power or hand tools
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Prepare site or surface before casting metal
Construct molds for casting objects
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Collect samples for analysis or testing

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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
Driver's License
Quality Assurance and Control
Manual Dexterity
Schematic Diagrams
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Occupational Health and Safety

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