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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up and operates metal-sawing machines, such as hacksaw, bandsaw, circular saw, friction saw, and rubber-disk saw to cut metal stock to dimensions: Reads job order for specifications, such as material, type, and size of stock, and dimensions to be cut.

  • 2) Obtains and transfers stock to machine, manually or with hoist.

  • 3) Installs saw blade and sets blade tension and cutting speed for specified operation.

  • 4) Sets saw blade angle to obtain desired angle cuts, using wrench.

  • 5) Sets stops and guides to control dimension of cut, using steel rule and wrenches.

  • 6) Positions and secures stock against stops or in feeding device.

  • 7) Turns valve to start flow of coolant against cutting area.

  • 8) Starts machine and observes operation.

  • 9) Measures work for conformance to specifications, using rule.

  • 10) Marks identifying data on workpiece.

  • 11) Replaces defective cutting blade or wheel, using handtools.

  • 12) May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with particular material, product, size of workpiece, or type or trade name of machine and be designated accordingly.




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DOT:   607.682-010

Job Number: 2628