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Job Description:

  • 1) Files grooved, contoured, and irregular surfaces of metal objects, such as metalworking dies and machine parts, to conform to templates, other parts, layout, or blueprint specifications: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece, and selects files according to material, size and shape of work, and amount of stock to be removed, applying knowledge of filing procedures.

  • 2) Files workpiece surface to layout lines, and inspects with magnifying glass.

  • 3) Verifies conformity of finished workpiece by positioning workpiece against template or other part, or by measuring dimensions, using instruments, such as vernier calipers, micrometers, and surface gauges.

  • 4) Smooths and polishes workpiece with emery cloth or power buffer, and feels surface with fingers for smoothness.

  • 5) May lay out workpiece.

  • 6) May functionally test workpiece by mounting workpiece in press or with other parts and operating press or machine.

  • 7) May specialize according to product as Die Filer.




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DOT:   705.484-010

Job Number: 3882