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  • 1) Fits and assembles components according to assembly blueprints, manuals, engineering memos, sketches, and knowledge of machine construction to construct, rebuild, and repair machines and equipment, using handtools and power tools: Analyzes assembly blueprint and specifications manual, and plans machine building operations.

  • 2) Verifies conformance of parts to stock list and blueprints, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, and micrometers.

  • 3) Lays out hole locations and drills and taps holes on parts for assembly.

  • 4) Aligns components for assembly, manually or with hoist, and bolts, screws, dowels, welds, or rivets parts together, using handtools, rivet gun, and welding equipment, or arranges for assembly by welder and electrician.

  • 5) Brushes blue pigment on parts and mates them to detect high spots on surfaces.

  • 6) Removes high spots, and smooths surfaces, using chisels, scrapers, files, and powered hand grinder.

  • 7) May be designated according to type of machine or machine component as Fixture Builder.




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DOT:   600.281-022

Job Number: 6085