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  • 1) Assembles, tests, and adjusts prototype weight scales according to drawings, using handtools and power tools and metal fabricating machines: Selects prefabricated parts or fabricates parts required to assemble scale, using handtools and metal fabricating machines, such as drill press and bench lathe.

  • 2) Assembles mechanical and electrical parts and subassemblies of scale according to drawing, using handtools and power tools.

  • 3) Tests function and calibration of assembled scale, using test weights.

  • 4) Disassembles scale to determine type error and replaces or adjusts parts to correct error.

  • 5) Adds weight to poise or lever to calibrate scales or drills holes, hones, or twists levers or pivots to reduce weight.

  • 6) Informs engineering department of findings and recommends changes in design to correct or improve performance of prototype scale.




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DOT:   710.361-010

Job Number: 6597