Pattern Maker

High School diploma or equivalent required, education training in shop math, blueprint reading and machine tool trades. Strong mechanical aptitude.

Summary of Position:

Individual will be trained in the trade of Patternmaking under the supervision of experienced Patternmakers. Incumbent will receive in-depth, hands-on training in planning, layout, and construction of unit or sectional patterns used in forming sand molds for castings according to blueprint specifications.

Specific Duties:

Train in the trade of Pattermaking

Set up and operate machine tools, such as milling machines, lathes, drill presses, and grinders, in order to machine castings or patterns

Read and interpret blueprints or drawings of parts to be cast or patterns to be made

Verify conformance of patterns or template dimensions to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, scales, and micrometers.

Assemble pattern sections, using hand tools and power tools

Lay out pattern and use marking and measuring devices.

Cut and shape parts using various machines and hand tools

Verify dimensions of completed patterns and performs other related tasks

Other duties as assigned

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