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"Pewter Caster and Finisher"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Cast and finish pewter alloy to form parts for goblets, candlesticks, and other pewterware.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Pewter Caster and Finisher"

1) Carries castings or finished item to storage area or next workstation.

2) Designs, drafts, and fabricates models of new casting molds and chipping and turning tools used to finish surface of products.

3) Weighs completed item to determine deviation from specified weight and records weight.

4) Determines placement of auxiliary parts, such as handle and spout and marks locations of parts.

5) Sands inside of mold parts, applies glaze to inside surface of mold, and assembles mold.

6) Routes out location of part and solder path where part is joined to item, using routing machine.

7) Weighs and mixes alloy ingredients.

8) Secures molded item in chuck of lathe, activates lathe, and finishes inner and outer surfaces of item.

9) Rotates mold to distribute alloy in mold and to prevent formation of air pockets.

 

 

11) Fills casting mold to form parts.

12) Engraves decorative lines on item, using engraving tool.


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13) Positions and aligns auxiliary part in jig and joins parts, using solder and blowtorch.

14) Strikes mold to separate dried casting from mold.

15) Researches reference materials, analyzes production data, and consults with interested parties to develop ideas for new products.

Job Description for "Pewter Caster and Finisher" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-A-C        SOC:  51-9071.05