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Job Description:

  • 1) Inspects and tests coated or uncoated wire for such properties as electrical resistance, hardness, size, cross sectional shape, and tensile strength, to verify their conformance to specifications: Reads written specifications, or receives oral instructions and determines work aids required and inspection procedures.

  • 2) Tests wire for electrical resistance, elongation, and tensile strength, by inserting wire in various testing devices and noting instrument readings.

  • 3) Measures wire for size, using micrometers and fixed gauges.

  • 4) Examines wire for defects, such as pits, scratches, and burnt surfaces.

  • 5) Records test results and informs supervisor when wire varies from specifications.

  • 6) May test wire for defective insulation and resistance to high temperature, using electrical testing equipment and electric heating furnaces.

  • 7) May be designated according to product inspected as Inspector, Wire Rope.




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DOT:   691.367-010

Job Number: 5318