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- 1) Plans, lays out, fabricates, assembles, installs, and repairs sheet metal parts, equipment, and products, utilizing knowledge of working characteristics of metallic and nonmetallic materials, machining, and layout techniques, using handtools, power tools, machines, and equipment: Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, or product specifications to determine sequence and methods of fabricating, assembling, and installing sheet metal products.
- 2) Selects gauge and type of sheet metal, such as galvanized iron, copper, steel, or aluminum, or nonmetallic material, such as plastics or fiberglass, according to product specifications.
- 3) Lays out and marks dimensions and reference lines on material, using scribers, dividers, squares, and rulers, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and layout techniques to develop and trace patterns of product or parts to cut patterns from sheet metal.
- 4) May be designated by type of metal as Coppersmith; Tinsmith; or according to type of activity as Fabricator, Special Items; Model Maker, Sheet-Metal; Product-Development Worker; Roofer, Metal; Sheet-Metal Installer; Sheet-Metal Worker, Maintenance; Shop Mechanic.
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Job Number: 9263