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Metal Pourers and Casters

Operate hand-controlled mechanisms to regulate the flow of molten metal.

Quick Facts

Wages:

Below the statewide median
$17.38 / hour    Read more about wages

Outlook:

Shrinking
Growth rate:  -24.6%    Read more about outlook

Education:

High School or less is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate coolant flow.
  • Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products.
  • Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment.
  • Apply parting agents or other solutions to molds.
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