Tend automatic machines that cast concrete blocks.
What does a Block Making Machine Operator do?
Tends automatic machine that casts concrete blocks: Starts and stops machine that automatically fills molds, vibrates molds to compact wet concrete, scrapes off excess concrete, and strips finished blocks from molds. Guides hoist to transfer pallets loaded with blocks to curing racks. May assist in setting up machine. May tend machine equipped with automatic off bearing mechanism. May verify dimensions of formed blocks, using template.