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Job Description:

  • 1) Finishes, alters, and repairs metal molds used to cast jewelry articles and trophy figurines, using hand carving and engraving tools: Cuts design in mold and files, grinds, and shapes points, surfaces, and contours.

  • 2) Fits halves of molds together to determine if they close tightly.

  • 3) Drills holes in mold to allow gases to escape during casting.

  • 4) Reshapes pouring funnels of molds to facilitate flow of molten metal.

  • 5) Drills holes in mold and attaches handles, using drill press and screwdriver.

  • 6) Forms sample castings in mold and measures casting to verify dimensions.

  • 7) May grind, sharpen, and make tools.




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DOT:   700.381-034

Job Number: 6624