Foundry Mold and Coremakers:

Make or form wax or sand cores or molds used in the production of metal castings in foundries.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $33,040.00
Average Time to Fill 34 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 620
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Work Ethic
Information Gathering
Resource Allocation
Following Directions
Professionalism

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set-up production equipment or machinery
Cast precision cast patterns, molds, or dies to form objects
Apply parting agents or other solutions to molds
Remove workpieces from molds
Assemble machine tools, parts, or fixtures
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Prepare site or surface before casting metal
File metal or plastic objects
Build production molds
Construct molds for casting objects
Position patterns on equipment, materials, or workpieces
Pour material such as liquid plastic or metal into molds
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing


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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
Welding
Manual Dexterity
Schematic Diagrams
Wiring
Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Occupational Health and Safety
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