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 $35,720.00
Average Time to Fill 0 days
Typical Education High school equivalency
Typical Experience None
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 2,573
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 2.60 %

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Skills Profile

Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Technology and Tool Usage
Following Directions
Critical Thinking
Oral Communication
Resource Management
Work Ethic
Customer Service
Written Communication

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Handling and Moving Objects

Set-up production equipment or machinery
Install attachments to machinery or related structures
Adjust industrial, manufacturing, or production equipment
Mount attachments or tools onto production equipment
Adjust temperature controls of ovens or other heating equipment
Apply parting agents or other solutions to molds
Don/Doff industrial, production, or manufacturing related Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Remove workpieces from molds
Connect supply lines to production equipment or tools
Perform installation or removal of equipment accessories or tools
Adjust equipment controls to regulate flow of production materials or products
Adjust equipment controls to regulate coolant flow
Set mechanical or electrical controls or components
Load/unload material, products, or workpieces into or from machinery or equipment
Assemble electronic, electrical, or electromechanical equipment
Install electronic power, communication, or control equipment or systems
Mount materials or workpieces onto production equipment
Install parts, assemblies, or attachments in transportation or material handling equipment
Heat material or workpieces to prepare for or complete production
Adjust equipment to ensure optimal performance
Cast precision cast patterns, molds, or dies to form objects
Fabricate manufactured products, parts, or components by hand
Connect hoses to equipment or machinery
Feed materials or products into or through equipment
Disassemble manufacturing or industrial equipment for maintenance and repair
Build production molds
Construct molds for casting objects
Install electronic equipment, components, or systems
Install machine or equipment replacement parts
Install industrial machinery or equipment
Align equipment or machinery
Weld metal structures
Mix chemicals safely according to instructions
Cut industrial materials in preparation for fabrication or processing
Package goods for shipment or storage
Weld metal parts and components
File metal or plastic objects
Prime/Paint vehicle or transportation equipment surfaces
Pour material such as liquid plastic or metal into molds
Repair cracks, imperfections, or holes in metal products or workpieces
Prepare site or surface before casting metal
Position patterns on equipment, materials, or workpieces
Adjust position of molds during processing
Align machines or equipment to ensure positioning and levelness for work
Process metals using power or hand tools
Wrap products for preservation, protection, safety, and stability
Assemble advertising and merchandise displays

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
Inspect metal, plastic, or composite products
Evaluate quality of materials or resources
Conduct test runs of production equipment
Evaluate quality of products
Inspect installed components or assemblies
Ensure equipment is operating to prescribed standards
Inspect production equipment
Inspect industrial, production, or manufacturing machinery and equipment
Test manufactured products
Test electrical or electronic systems or equipment
Test mechanical products or equipment
Perform quality assurance testing
Evaluate equipment for compliance with standards
Test materials to verify safety standards
Test materials, solutions, or samples
Monitor metal temperatures
Perform production or manufacturing related safety inspection
Inspect vehicle body to determine extent of damages and repairs needed

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