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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up and operates shearing machine equipped with sets of cutting dies or blades to shear structural shapes, such as angles, channels, and Z-bars to specified length or bevel: Aligns and locks selected blades into opening of machine, using rule, gauge, shims, feelers, and wrench.

  • 2) Sets guide stop to specified distance from shearing die, using tape measure and wrench.

  • 3) Positions workpiece on shearing die and against guide stop.

  • 4) Starts machine to activate cams which force blades to shear metal, or depresses pedal, causing shearing die ram to descend and cut workpiece to specified length.

  • 5) May set up shear with single set of blades to cut bars or rounds.




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DOT:   615.482-010

Job Number: 171