7211-Metal molders and core makers

Job Title: 

Metal molders and core makers

Job Description: 

Metal moulders and core makers make moulds and cores for casting metal.


Tasks include

  • making moulds by hand or using auxiliary machines on a bench for small metal castings, on the foundry floor, or in a pit for large castings
  • making cores for use in metal moulds
  • cleaning and smoothing moulds, core boxes, and repairing surface imperfections
  • moving and positioning work pieces such as mould sections, patterns, and bottom boards, using cranes, or signalling others to move work pieces
  • positioning patterns inside mould sections and clamping sections together
  • cutting spouts, runner holes and sprue holes into moulds
  • lifting upper mould sections from lower sections and remove moulded patterns.
Specific Occupations: 

Fettler/ Fitter, box (moulding)/ Gauge man(moulding)/ Ladler(metal)/ Foreman, (moulding)/ Moulder(metal castings)

Machine-operator, rodcasting (continuous(non-ferrous metalboring)

Machine man, sand conditioning

Moulder, floor and pit(metal casting)

Pickler/ Pokerman/ Rammer/ Operator(rumbler)

Caster(metal)/ Pourer(metal)/ Tapper man/ Teemer (metal casting)

Core maker, metal/ Assistant ,tapper(metal casting)

Operator( machine: core-blowing/ machine: coremaking (metal) machine: coremaking (tube))

International Careers(ISCO): 
Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2325