Read work orders or examine parts to determine parts or sections of products to be produced.
Brush or spray mold surfaces with parting agents or insert paper into molds to ensure smoothness and prevent sticking or seepage.
Engrave or stamp identifying symbols, letters, or numbers on products.
Assemble, insert, and adjust wires, tubes, cores, fittings, rods, or patterns into molds, using hand tools and depth gauges.
Clean, finish, and lubricate molds and mold parts.
Separate models or patterns from molds and examine products for accuracy.
Set the proper operating temperature for each casting.
Load or stack filled molds in ovens, dryers, or curing boxes, or on storage racks or carts.
Align and assemble parts to produce completed products, using gauges and hand tools.
Operate and adjust controls of heating equipment to melt material or to cure, dry, or bake filled molds.