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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends single- or multiple-spindle drill presses that drill, tap, ream, or countersink holes in metal workpieces according to specifications: Lifts workpiece manually, or using hoist, and positions and secures workpiece in drilling jig or fixture on machine table, using clamps and wrenches.

  • 2) Starts machine and feeds workpiece to cutter or vice versa, or engages automatic feeding mechanism.

  • 3) Turns valve to direct flow of coolant and cutting oils over cutting area.

  • 4) Observes operation and releases lever or turns handwheel to raise cutting tool from workpiece when machining is completed.

  • 5) Inspects or measures machined workpiece for conformance to specifications and shop standards, using instruments, such as fixed, plug, depth, and thread gauges, calipers, micrometers, and templates.

  • 6) Changes worn cutting tools, using wrenches.

  • 7) May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials.




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Job Number: 3193