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  • 1) Sets up and adjusts battery of machines that paint, stamp, tip, or trim wooden pencils: Installs and adjusts feed mechanisms, guide rollers, tracks, machine fittings and attachments, according to size and shape of pencils, using handtools and gauges.

  • 2) Adjusts controls, such as setscrews and cams to synchronize machine mechanisms.

  • 3) Regulates thermostatic controls on heated units of machines.

  • 4) Disassembles machines and replaces worn or defective parts, such as circular knives, grinding wheels, and rollers.

  • 5) Sharpens machine punches and blades, using files and powered emery wheel.

  • 6) Starts machines to test adjustments and examines pencils for defects, such as burns, splintered ends, and nicks to determine needed readjustments.

  • 7) Replaces or repairs defective machine belts.

  • 8) May be designated according to type of machine setup as Set-Up Mechanic, Coating Machines; Set-Up Mechanic, Heading Machines; Set-Up Mechanic, Stamping Machines.




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Job Number: 9186