Fiberglass Laminators and Fabricators:

Laminate layers of fiberglass on molds to form boat decks and hulls, bodies for golf carts, automobiles, or other products.

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About the Job

Indiana Average Salary $29,680.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 3,020
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 12.87 %

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Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Set-up production equipment or machinery
Solder metal parts, piping, or components
Weld metal parts and components
Assemble gear systems
Disassemble equipment for maintenance or repair
Weld metal structures
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Assemble equipment or components
Apply parting agents or other solutions to molds
Braze metal parts or components
Perform combination welding or cutting procedures
Apply flux to workpiece before soldering or brazing
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Fabricate components for precision instruments
Position workpiece prior to welding
Assemble/Disassemble manufactured metal or plastic products by hand
Assemble mechanical components or machine parts
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Install building fixtures
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Shape metal or plastic
Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing
Cut metal or plastic material
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Fabricate craft or art objects
File metal or plastic objects
Grind metal objects
Package goods for shipment or storage
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Install plumbing, piping, or water handling systems
Process metals using power or hand tools
Drill holes in construction materials

Controlling Machines and Processes

Operate spray application production equipment
Operate power or hand tools to build, assemble, or finish products
Fabricate sheet metal parts or items
Operate sheet metal fabrication machines
Operate power or hand tools in industrial, production, or manufacturing environments
Operate painting or coating equipment or machinery
Operate metal or plastic fabricating equipment
Operate industrial production equipment
Prepare plant for startup and/or shutdown
Fabricate pipe and iron supports
Fabricate construction beams
Fabricate items according to work orders or job specifications
Operate variety of machine tools
Fabricate aircraft parts
Operate precision test equipment
Operate industrial testing equipment
Cut metal objects using torch or other thermal instrument

Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material

Inspect industrial, production, or manufacturing related work products to verify conformance with quality and standards
Trim excess material from workpieces
Evaluate quality of materials or products
Inspect installed components or assemblies
Test manufactured products
Inspect metal, plastic, or composite products
Inspect construction work to ensure proper installation or functioning
Perform quality assurance testing
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test mechanical products or equipment
Perform industrial, production, or manufacturing related safety inspection
Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Inspect production equipment
Test materials to verify safety standards
Perform metal or plastic processing related safety inspection
Inspect facilities or equipment for regulatory, hazard, or fire code compliance

Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings

Monitor assembly quality
Maintain consistent production quality
Perform repetitive tasks
Monitor production or manufacturing equipment operation to detect problems
Monitor operating conditions
Inspect production environment operations and processes
Monitor operation of mail preparation or handling machines
Monitor operational activities to ensure conformance to standards, regulations, or protocols
Monitor operations to ensure compliance with safety or security policies or regulations
Monitor performance of others
Detect industrial, production, or manufacturing equipment malfunctions by listening for abnormalities
Maintain safe work environment

Guiding, Directing, and Motivating Subordinates

Establish priorities for self or others
Coordinate production maintenance activities
Direct operational or production activities
Coordinate operational activities
Oversee execution of organizational or program policies
Manage quality control activities
Manage industrial production activities or processes
Oversee testing or construction of prototype
Supervise industrial, production, or manufacturing personnel
Direct green energy production operations
Manage project teams
Assign work to staff or employees
Direct natural resources extraction or mining projects
Take responsibility for safety of group

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