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  • 1) Installs, calibrates, and repairs weighing scales, using handtools, power tools, and standard test weights: Moves scale into position, using hoists and rollers.

  • 2) Inserts shims between scale base and foundation to level scale.

  • 3) Secures scale to foundation, using handtools.

  • 4) Tests scale, using certified weights, and adjusts pivots, dial settings, and pendulums to ensure that weight indication meets legal specifications.

  • 5) Turns setscrews to adjust spring scales.

  • 6) Disassembles scales and repairs or replaces worn or damaged parts, such as pivots and bearings, using bench grinder, handtools, and power tools.

  • 7) Straightens, cleans, and repaints structural parts of scale.

  • 8) May install, adjust, and repair electronically controlled scales.




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DOT:   633.281-026

Job Number: 8999