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Job Description:

  • 1) Shapes and smooths metal surfaces to finish molds, using handtools: Lifts partially completed mold half with hoist, and positions and secures in holding fixture.

  • 2) Removes burrs and smooths contoured surfaces with powered hand grinder.

  • 3) Positions and hammers specified handtool against mold surface to make sharper impression.

  • 4) Verifies contour of impression with templates.

  • 5) Applies blue pigment to mold surfaces, and presses mold halves together manually to locate high spots.

  • 6) Fits and installs nameplate in mold, using handtools.

  • 7) Inserts preformed metal tabs into slots in mold, verifies height of each insert with preset dial indicator, and hammers mold metal around inserts with pneumatic hammer to secure them.

  • 8) Performs other hand scraping, sanding, and brushing tasks, using handtools, to shape and smooth mold.

  • 9) May make own handtools.




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DOT:   705.684-038

Job Number: 6619