Profession precast moulder
Precast moulders handcast decorative and structural concrete building products such as fireplace units, blocks or coloured tiles. They use a portable concrete-mixing machine.
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- Realistic / Conventional
- Mix moulding and casting material
Measure and mix ingredients for casting and moulding materials, according to appropriate formula.
- Feed concrete mixer
Feed the concrete mixer with cement, sand, water, rock or other required materials using the shovel, making sure the specifications are met.
- Dump batches
Dump the batches into conveyors making sure the specifications such as the mixing time are followed.
- Ensure health, safety and security measures
Take responsibility for health, safety and security measures in the workplace including posture the body well, safely operate tools and machinery, and wear the right clothes and protection for the climate. Apply health and safety standards. Adhere strictly to the site safety rules and systems and equipment operational procedures.
- Settle concrete
Settle the concrete using the vibrating tables.
- Cast concrete sections
Cast tops and bottoms or other electrolytic cells concrete sections using power tools.
- Remove finished casts
Open mould and safely remove the finished cast from within.
- Follow quality standards
Apply a set of measures and standards concerning the quality of processes or products, ensuring that quality is maintained and improved during work activities.
- Mix concrete
Use compact concrete mixers or various ad-hoc containers such as wheelbarrows to mix concrete. Prepare the correct quantities of cement, water, aggregate and optional added ingredients, and mix the ingredients until an homogenous concrete is formed.
- Prevent casting adhesion
Prevent the casting sticking to the moulds by brushing the mould with oil, hot wax or graphite solution, according to the specification of each casting components.
- Ensure mould uniformity
Oversee uniformity of moulds; use casting equipment and tools such as hand press.
- Reinforce concrete
Reinforce concrete by inserting reinforcing steel members.