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Job Description:

  • 1) Sets up and operates variety of machines to fabricate tooling, patterns, parts, and models for electronic, mechanical or electromechanical instruments, devices, or equipment, such as electromedical and computer equipment; measuring, indicating, and controlling instruments; and surgical and navigational instruments, according to engineering blueprints and specifications: Studies drawings and sketches of proposed product and confers with engineering personnel to plan design details and model operation.

  • 2) Determines machines, tooling, and sequence of operation necessary to produce model parts, tooling, dies, or patterns, utilizing knowledge of machining and fabricating techniques.

  • 3) Lays out reference points and dimensions on assorted materials, such as metals, plastic, and synthetic resins, using measuring instruments and work aids.

  • 4) Fits and assembles parts, using handtools or power tools.

  • 5) Wires and solders electrical and electronic connections and components.

  • 6) Inspects and tests model or other product to verify conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, and micrometers, and test equipment, such as multimeter and oscilloscope.

  • 7) Suggests structural or operational modifications or reworks component parts as required to ensure performance of equipment or parts meets standards.

  • 8) May consult with engineering personnel to evaluate design and performance factors.

  • 9) May specialize in fabricating, testing, and adjusting prototype models of electromedical equipment and be designated Medical-Apparatus Model Maker.




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Job Number: 3583