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Job Description:

  • 1) Tends fabricating machines, such as cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses, forming machines, spinning machines, and punch, that cut, shape, and bend metal plates, sheets, tubes, and structures: Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements.

  • 2) Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or template.

  • 3) Positions workpiece against stops, manually or using hoist, or aligns layout marks with die or blade.

  • 4) Pushes button or depresses pedal to activate machine.

  • 5) Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction.

  • 6) Measures workpiece dimensions, using rule, template, or other measuring instruments to determine accuracy of machine operation.

  • 7) Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from workpiece, using file, hand grinder, or wire brush.

  • 8) Performs minor machine maintenance, such as oiling machines, dies, or workpieces.

  • 9) Assists machine operators to set up machine, and stack, mark, pack, and transport finished workpieces.

  • 10) May rivet and spot-weld workpieces.

  • 11) May tend machines that fabricate and assemble sheet metal products and be designated Sheet-Metal Production Worker.




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DOT:   619.685-062

Job Number: 6098