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Job Description:

  • 1) Lays out, positions, aligns, and fits together fabricated parts of structural metal products in shop, according to blueprint and layout specifications, preparatory to welding or riveting: Plans sequence of operation, applying knowledge of geometry, effects of heat, and allowances for weld shrinkage, machining, and thickness of metal.

  • 2) Sets up face block, jigs and fixtures.

  • 3) Locates and marks centerlines and reference points onto floor or face block and transposes them to workpiece, using tape, chains, plumb bob, and squares.

  • 4) Moves parts into position, manually or by hoist or crane.

  • 5) Aligns parts, using jack, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars, and hammer.

  • 6) Removes high spots and cuts bevels, using hand files, portable grinders, and cutting torch.

  • 7) Gives directions to WELDER, ARC to build up low spots or short pieces with weld.

  • 8) Straightens warped or bent parts, using sledge, hand torch, straightening press, or bulldozer.

  • 9) Positions or tightens braces, jacks, clamps, ropes, or bolt straps, or bolts parts in positions for welding or riveting.

  • 10) May use transit to locate reference points and erect ladders and scaffolding to fit together large assemblies.

  • 11) May tack weld and be designated Fitter-Tacker.




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Job Number: 4066