"ENGINEERING ASSISTANT, MECHANICAL EQUIPMENT"
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- 1) Develops detailed design drawings and related specifications of mechanical equipment, according to engineering sketches and design proposal specifications: Analyzes engineering sketches, specifications, and related data and drawings to determine design factors, such as size, shape, and arrangement of parts.
- 2) Sketches rough layout of machine and computes angles, weights, surface areas, dimensions, radii, clearances, tolerances, leverages, and location of holes.
- 3) Computes magnitude, direction, and point of application of tension, compression, and bending forces, and develops geometric shape of machine parts to accommodate operating loads.
- 4) Drafts detailed multiview drawings of machine and subassemblies, including specifications for gear ratios, bearing loads, and direction of moving parts, using engineering data and standard references.
- 5) Compiles and analyzes test data to determine effect of machine design on various factors, such as temperature, pressures, speed, horsepower, and fuel consumption.
- 6) Modifies machine design to correct operating deficiencies or to reduce production problems.
- 7) May measure machine and parts during production to ensure compliance with design specifications, using precision measuring instruments.
- 8) May specialize in specific type of machine, such as air-cooled internal combustion engines, diesel engines, or machine tools.
- 9) May use computer-assisted design/drafting equipment and software to develop designs.
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