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- 1) Fabricates, fits, repairs, and maintains orthotic devices, such as braces and surgical supports, according to specifications and under guidance of ORTHOTIST or ORTHOTICS ASSISTANT : Bends, forms, welds, and saws metal brace structural components to conform to measurements, using hammers, anvils, welding equipment, and saws.
- 2) Drills and taps holes for rivets, and rivets components together.
- 3) Shapes plastic and metal around cast of patient's torso or limbs.
- 4) Covers and pads metal or plastic brace structures, using layers of rubber, felt, plastic, and leather.
- 5) May also perform functions of PROSTHETICS TECHNICIAN and be designated Orthotics-Prosthetics Technician.
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Job Number: 7019