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  • 1) Tends cutoff machine that automatically cuts sample sections of metal pipes for testing, and bevels, faces, and reams ends of pipes: Reviews pipe specifications to ascertain length of pipes and pressure setting of hydraulic press used for testing pipe sections.

  • 2) Positions pipe stops on machine and beveling, facing, and reaming heads, according to pipe length specified, using handtools.

  • 3) Turns knob on hydraulic press to pressure specified.

  • 4) Pushes button controls to divert pipes to cutoff machine, to cut sample sections of each pipe, and to turn each pipe for beveling, facing, and reaming of pipe ends.

  • 5) Positions sample sections of pipes under hydraulic press, pulls lever to crush pipe sections, and examines sections for broken welds.

  • 6) Cuts additional sample sections of pipes not passing test, repeats test, and either accepts or rejects pipes according to test results.

  • 7) Diverts defective pipes for further processing, and notifies supervisor.

  • 8) Removes pipes that become wedged on conveyor, using cables, chains, and hoist.

  • 9) Maintains tally of work done and oils machine as needed.




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Job Number: 2625