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DICTIONARY OF OCCUPATIONAL TITLES (4th Ed., Rev. 1991)


6 MACHINE TRADES OCCUPATIONS
600.130-010 to 613.132-010

    This category includes occupations concerned with the operation of machines that cut, bore, mill, abrade, print, and similarly work such materials as metal, paper, wood, plastics, and stone. A worker's relationship to the machine is of primary importance. The more complicated jobs require an understanding of machine functions, blueprint reading, making mathematical computations, and exercising judgment to attain conformance to specifications. In less complicated jobs, eye and hand coordination may be the most significant factor. Installation, assembly, repair, and maintenance of machines and mechanical equipment and weaving, knitting, spinning, and similarly working textiles are included.


60 METAL MACHINING OCCUPATIONS

This division includes occupations concerned with shaping metal parts or products through the use of cutting tools, with or without removing excess material from stock or objects, primarily by such means as cutting, boring, milling, broaching, turning, sawing, abrading, and planing. Includes laying out, job setting, repairing, maintaining, calibrating, fitting, and assembling. The machining of nonmetallic materials is also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the machining of metal are used. Occupations primarily concerned with the machining of clay, glass, and related materials are included in Division 67.

600 MACHINISTS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with shaping metal parts by milling, turning, planing, abrading, boring, chipping, sawing, and shaving, using a variety of metalworking machines. Includes laying out, job setting, fitting, assembling, and repairing. The machining of nonmetallic materials, except wood, is also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the machining of metal are used. Occupations primarily concerned with machine shop tools are included in Group 601 and machining gears in Group 602.

600.130-010 MACHINE-SHOP SUPERVISOR, TOOL (machine shop)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in custom-machining metallic and nonmetallic workpieces to produce, maintain, or repair parts for machines, molds, and equipment, applying knowledge of machine shop procedures, variety of machine-tool setup and operating techniques, metal and plastic properties, and custom-machining methods. May supervise workers in related processes, such as forming, welding, inspecting, testing, or assembling. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 89

600.131-014 SALVAGE ENGINEER (machinery mfg.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in reworking rejected ball bearings: Disassembles and inspects races, faceways, cups, cones, retainers, and bearings. Diagnoses imperfections, such as parts not within tolerance, scratches, burrs, rust, or dirt and determines if part can be reworked or should be rejected. Assigns bearings to assistants to be reworked, advises them on problems involving bearing salvage, and trains workers in principles and practices of salvaging rejects. Inspects reworked bearings and components, using special go-not-go gauges, calipers, and micrometers. May operate lathes to turn, bore, face, and polish raceways, and perform related operations to rework bearings.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.260-014 EXPERIMENTAL MECHANIC (motor-bicycles) alternate titles: development mechanic

Sets up and operates variety of machines to fabricate experimental motorcycles or components to meet operating and endurance standards required by blueprints, sketches, or oral instructions: Assembles motorcycle or components, using handtools. Positions and clamps motorcycle on test rack. Attaches test equipment, such as tachometers, thermocouples, pressure and strain gauges, flow and velocity meters, to motorcycles, using handtools. Operates motorcycle at specified speeds and loads, and records meter and instrument readings on test records form. Disassembles motorcycle and analyzes cause of defect in components, such as exhaust system, frame, hydraulic fork, spring, or wheels, using handtools or power tools, calipers, micrometers, gauges, and other measuring instruments. Operates drill press, engine lathe, milling machine, or other machines to fabricate experimental motorcycle parts for testing, and secures test equipment to motorcycle, using jigs & fixtures. Test rides motorcycle to verify performance and durability of motorcycle components. Compiles and submits report to engineering department to show results of tests and recommendations for design or material changes.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

600.260-018 MODEL MAKER, FIREARMS (ordnance) alternate titles: sample maker

Sets up and operates metalworking machines to cut, shape, and fit parts to fabricate prototypes or modify existing models of small arms for use as production models, analyzing specifications and determining procedures according to knowledge of metal machining and layout: Lays out design of new parts on steel stock according to blueprints and scale drawings. Determines fixtures, tooling, and sequence of machining operations to fabricate parts. Sets up and operates metalworking machines to cut, shape, and fit parts [MACHINIST (machine shop)]. Files, grinds, burnishes, and polishes parts to obtain smooth movements [FILER, FINISH (ordnance)]. Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using sine bars, verniers, calipers, and micrometers. Records data for use of TOOL MAKER (machine shop) and TOOL DESIGNER (profess. & kin.) in establishing operating standards and machinery procedures. May test fire prototypic arms.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

600.260-022 MACHINIST, EXPERIMENTAL (machine shop) alternate titles: prototype machinist

Sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate tools, mechanisms, and machines for experimental purposes, such as solving problems relative to materials, tools, work-holding arrangements, machine settings, product specifications, and fabrication methods for production process, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures: Consults with engineer and other personnel regarding product information, such as design, capacity and purpose, and types of material to be used to fabricate product. Analyzes written specifications, drawings, rough sketches, and verbal instructions to plan layout and determine sequence of operations. Selects metal stock and lays out design according to dimensions computed from scale drawings [LAY-OUT WORKER (any industry) I 809.281-010]. Designs fixtures, tooling, and experimental parts to meet special engineering needs. Sets up and operates metalworking machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, shaper, or grinder to machine parts to specifications, and verifies conformance of parts to specifications, using measuring instruments [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) 601.280-054]. Tests experimental models under simulated operating conditions for such purposes as development, standardization, and feasibility of design. Installs parts and materials, such as sheet metal covering, hydraulic systems, electrical wiring, lubricants, and batteries into machines and mechanisms. Evaluates experimental procedures and recommends changes or modifications for efficiency and adaptability to setup and production. May establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using variety of metalworking machines. May fabricate molds and $T3power press$T1 dies to produce plastic parts and stamp metal parts. May perform heat-treating and heliarc welding. May train workers in setup and operation of machine tools.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 88

600.261-010 ASSEMBLER, STEAM-AND-GAS TURBINE (engine-turbine) alternate titles: leadman, turbine assembly

Fits and assembles machined parts and castings to erect steam and gas turbines according to drawings and specifications, using machine tools, power tools, handtools, and measuring instruments: Erects, levels, and aligns vertical supports for bedplates of steam turbines, using levels, transit, and $T3master straightedge.$T1 Lays out work for other assemblers on $T3thrust end,$T1 oil tank, and cylinder assemblies, following specified assembly procedure. Chips, grinds, bores, and drills machined parts and castings, using portable grinders, boring bar, and lapping disk. Levels and aligns high and low pressure cylinders, oil tank, thrust end assembly, and exhaust assembly, using pin gauges. Scribes foundation holes, lays out offset marks, and directs machine operator to drill foundation holes. Shrink-fits spindle blade rings, diaphragm rings, dummy rings, ring gears, sleeves, couplings, and bushings on shafts to build turbine spindles, using portable gas heating unit. Measures clearance and alignment of spindle to cylinder, using micrometers and calipers. Adjusts spindle bearing pads or moves blade rings to obtain specified clearances. Starts auxiliary oil pump to flush oil piping and bearings. Starts turbine and measures balance of spindle, using vibroscope. Observes functioning of unit and instruments to adjust alignment and clearances and to assure operation according to specifications. Repairs worn and damaged turbines.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

600.280-010 INSTRUMENT MAKER (any industry) alternate titles: mechanical technician; parts mechanic; precision-instrument and tool maker; precision-mechanical-instrument maker

Fabricates, modifies, or repairs mechanical instruments or mechanical assemblies of electrical or electronic instruments, such as chronometric timing devices, barographs, thermostats, seismographs, and servomechanisms, applying knowledge of mechanics, metal properties, shop mathematics, and machining procedures and using machine tools, welding and heat-treating equipment, precision measuring instruments, and handtools: Measures, marks, and scribes stock, such as silver, nickel, platinum, steel, ivory, and plastic, following blueprints and engineering sketches, and using square, rule, and scribe to lay out workpiece for machining [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop)]. Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathes, drill presses, punch presses, milling machines, grinders, brakes, and $T3lapping$T1 and polishing machines, to machine parts to specifications [MACHINIST (machine shop)]. Anneals and tempers metal parts [HEAT TREATER (heat treating) I]. Assembles parts in jig and brazes or welds. Fits and installs precision components, such as timing devices, springs, balance mechanisms, and gear trains, in housing, using jeweler's lathe, tweezers, loupe, and handtools. Verifies dimensions of parts and installation of components, using measuring instruments, such as micrometer, calipers, and electronic gauges. Coats assembled instrument with protective finish, such as lacquer or enamel, using spray gun. May install wiring and electrical components to specifications. May set up and operate machines to fabricate dies for punch presses [DIE MAKER, BENCH, STAMPING (machine shop)]. May be designated according to product assembled.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.280-014 INSTRUMENT-MAKER AND REPAIRER (petrol. & gas)

Sets up and operates machine tools to remodel electrical and electronic instruments used in electrical logging, gun perforating, sub-surface surveying, and other oil, gas, or borehole prospecting, testing and servicing operations, following engineering orders and specifications and applying knowledge of electronics, mechanics, metal properties, shop mathematics, and machining procedures: Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions of parts to be made on metal or plastic stock, using layout tools, such as rule, square, or scribe [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop)]. Machines parts to specifications, using machine tools, such as lathes, drill presses, and grinders [MACHINIST (machine shop)]. Assembles fabricated mechanical parts and such purchased parts as pulleys, springs, and dials, using bolts, screws, tweezers, wrenches, and screwdrivers [INSTRUMENT MAKER (any industry)]. Installs electrical and electronic parts, such as sockets, switches, and rheostats, in chassis. Connects circuit components, such as tubes, coils, and switches, using wire strippers and soldering iron and following circuit diagrams. Tests instruments to determine conformance to specifications, using equipment, such as voltmeters and ohmmeters. May be designated according to product remodeled or repaired.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.280-018 INSTRUMENT-MAKER APPRENTICE (any industry) alternate titles: precision-mechanical-instrument-maker apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.280-022 MACHINIST (machine shop) alternate titles: machinist, first-class; machinist, general

Sets up and operates conventional, special-purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts, and fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques: Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements. Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop) 600.281-018]. Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers. Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media. Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required. Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data. Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plate, surface table, handtools, and power tools. Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks. May install machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance. May operate welding equipment to cut or weld parts. May develop specifications from general description and draw sketch of part or product to be fabricated. May confer with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems. May specialize in setting up and operating NC machines and machining centers and be designated Numerical Control Machine Machinist (machine shop); or set up and operate NC machines linked to automated storage, retrieval, and moving devices and be designated Flexible Machining System Machinist (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 89

600.280-026 MACHINIST APPRENTICE (machine shop) alternate titles: machine-shop apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.280-030 MACHINIST APPRENTICE, AUTOMOTIVE (automotive ser.)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.280-034 MACHINIST, AUTOMOTIVE (automotive ser.)

Sets up and operates variety of general or specialized metalworking machines to repair automotive engine parts or auxiliary units, such as transmission, differential, springs, or brakes, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, and machine procedures: Operates lathe to machine water-pump castings, piston heads, valves, and other automotive parts. Clamps piston in carriage of piston-grinding-and-turning machine to grind piston heads to fit cylinders. Adjusts grinding wheel to make cut of specified depth. Clamps valves in position on grinding wheel to grind seating surfaces of valves, moving levers to achieve required depth of cut. Operates boring machine to machine internal surfaces of cylinders in engine block. Cleans parts, before and after machining, in agitator-type cleaning tank to remove grease, rust stains, and foreign matters. Operates lathe, boring, or honing machine to refinish internal surfaces of bearings and connecting rods. Verifies dimensions, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and height gauges to ensure adherence to tolerance specifications. May grind metal surfaces of engine block or other parts, using portable or $T3bench grinders.$T1 May spray worn or gouges parts with molten aluminum, zinc, or other metal to build up parts [METAL SPRAYER, MACHINED PARTS (any industry)]. May examine parts for fractures, using magnaflux test equipment. May repair cracks in engine head and other vehicle parts with arc or gas welding equipment. May operate drum lathe to resurface brake drums. May repair and resurface leaf and coil springs, axles, king pins, bushings, and universal joints.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.280-042 MAINTENANCE MACHINIST (machine shop) alternate titles: machine repairer; machinist, general maintenance; shop mechanic

Sets up and operates variety of machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair machine tools and maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures: Observes and listens to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction and determine need for adjustment or repair. Studies blueprints, sketches, machine parts or specifications to determine type and dimensions of metal stock required. Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on metal stock surfaces, using such measuring and marking devices as calibrated ruler, micrometer, caliper, and scriber [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop) 600.281-018]. Dismantles machine or equipment, using handtools or power tools, to examine parts for defect or to remove defective part. Replaces defective part with new part or repairs or reproduces part from various kinds of metal stock, using handtools, such as scraper, file, and drill, and machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, shaper, borer, and grinder [MACHINIST (machine shop) 600.280-022]. Assembles and test operates machine to verify correction of malfunction. Maintains and lubricates machine tools and equipment. May weld parts, using arc or gas welding equipment. May repair or replace faulty wiring, switches, or relays.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

600.280-046 PATTERNMAKER APPRENTICE, METAL (foundry)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

600.280-050 PATTERNMAKER, METAL (foundry)

Lays out, mills, drills, turns, grinds, fits, and assembles castings and parts to make metal foundry patterns, core boxes, and match plates, using handtools and machine tools, and analyzing specifications, according to knowledge of patternmaking methods: Studies blueprint of part to be cast, computes dimensions, and plans sequence of operations. Measures, marks, and scribes layout on castings [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop)]. Sets up and operates machine tools, such as milling machines, lathes, drill presses, and grinders, to machine castings to specifications [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)]. Assembles pattern, using handtools, and bolts, screws, or other fasteners. Cleans and hand finishes workpiece, using emery cloth, files, scrapers, and powered hand grinders. Verifies conformance of machined pattern to blueprint specifications, using templates and measuring instruments, such as scale, calipers, and micrometers. May make templates for layout and inspection [TEMPLATE MAKER (any industry)]. May operate welding equipment in assembling pattern [WELDER, COMBINATION (welding)].
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

600.280-054 SAMPLE MAKER, APPLIANCES (house. appl.; light. fix.) alternate titles: model maker

Sets up and operates machines to construct complete working models of new or redesigned household electrical appliances, such as fans, heaters, and hair driers: Lays out and fabricates metal and plastic parts, using handtools and machine tools. Devises and constructs own tools, dies, molds, jigs, and fixtures, or modifies existing tools and equipment [TOOL-AND-DIE MAKER (machine shop)]. Assembles mechanical and electrical parts, and installs wiring circuits.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

600.281-010 FLUID-POWER MECHANIC (any industry)

Fabricates, assembles, services, maintains, repairs, and tests fluid power equipment, such as power steering units, and components, following blueprints, schematics, or drawings, using handtools, power tools, and testing devices and applying knowledge of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical principles: Analyzes blueprints, schematics, diagrams, and drawings to determine fabrication specifications. Sets up and operates milling machines, lathes, shapers, grinders, drill presses, and welders to make precision parts. Verifies conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as micrometers, verniers, and calipers. Assembles fluid power components, such as pumps, cylinders, valves, reservoirs, motors, accumulators, filters, and controls, using handtools and holding devices. Connects unit to test equipment, and analyzes and records data, such as fluid pressure, flow measure, and power loss due to friction and parts wear. Recommends modifications in unit and in test procedures, instrumentation, or setup, based on analysis of test results.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.281-014 LAY-OUT INSPECTOR (machine shop) alternate titles: inspector, rough castings; lay-out worker

Inspects castings, forgings, or wax patterns of castings for conformance to blueprints by laying out reference lines and points, and measuring dimensions, using surface plate, precision measuring instruments, and layout procedures: Analyzes blueprint and examines casting to determine reference points for layout. Applies blue pigment or whitewash to layout surface on casting, using rag or brush. Positions casting on surface plate, using parallel bars, angle plates, dial indicator, gauge blocks, V-blocks, shims, and vernier height gauge, to establish reference points for measuring. Computes layout dimensions relative to reference points, using shop mathematics. Marks and scribes reference lines and points on casting and measures dimensions, using instruments, such as micrometer, protractor, combination square, vernier height gauge, and $T3layout machine.$T1 Records location and extent of defect in rejected casting. May inspect metal equipment used in production of casting to determine source of error.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

600.281-018 LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop)

Lays out metal stock or workpieces, such as castings, plates, or machine parts, to indicate location, dimensions, and tolerances necessary for further processing, such as machining, welding, or assembly, analyzing specifications and computing dimensions according to knowledge of product, subsequent processing, shop mathematics, and layout procedures: Studies blueprint, sketch, model, or other specifications and plans layout. Examines workpiece and verifies such requirements as dimensions and squareness, using rule, square, and straightedge. Lifts and positions workpiece in relation to surface plate manually or with hoist, using such work aids as shims, parallel blocks, and angle plates. Verifies position with measuring instruments, such as gauge blocks, height gauges, and dial indicators. Determines reference points and computes layout dimensions. Sets indicators on height gauge, protractor, or $T3layout machine$T1 to computed dimensions, or projects dimensions by setting indicators to specified locations on model and moving instrument or machine so that indicators bear on corresponding locations on workpiece. Indents layout points, using prick punch, center punch, and hammer. Marks or scribes layout lines, using handtools and work aids, such as surface gauge, straightedge, compasses, templates, and scriber. Marks such data as dimensions, instructions, and part identification on workpiece. Works to tolerances as close as plus 0.001 inch. May position model in parallel relationship to workpiece. May apply pigment to layout surfaces, using paint brush. May inspect machined parts to verify conformance to specifications. May add dimensional details to blueprints or prepare dimensional drawings to be followed by other workers. May layout sheet metal or plate steel, applying specialized knowledge of sheet metal layout geometry [SHEET-METAL LAY-OUT WORKER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.281-022 MACHINE BUILDER (machinery mfg.; machine tools) alternate titles: assembler, special machine; bench hand; fitter; machinist, bench; vise hand

Fits and assembles components according to assembly blueprints, manuals, engineering memos, sketches, and knowledge of machine construction to construct, rebuild, and repair machines and equipment, using handtools and power tools: Analyzes assembly blueprint and specifications manual, and plans machine building operations. Verifies conformance of parts to stock list and blueprints, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, and micrometers. Lays out hole locations and drills and taps holes on parts for assembly. Aligns components for assembly, manually or with hoist, and bolts, screws, dowels, welds, or rivets parts together, using handtools, rivet gun, and welding equipment, or arranges for assembly by welder and electrician. Brushes blue pigment on parts and mates them to detect high spots on surfaces. Removes high spots, and smooths surfaces, using chisels, scrapers, files, and powered hand grinder [SCRAPER, HAND (machine shop)]. Verifies alignment and tolerances of moving parts, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicators and thickness gauges. Tests operation of assembly by hand. Assembles, sets up, and operates machine to verify functioning, machine capabilities, and conformance to customer's specifications. May form and fasten piping, fixtures, and attachments required to service machine with air, water, and oil. May install wiring and electrical components to specifications. May work as member of team on limited part of fabrication process. May set up and operate metalworking machines to shape parts [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)]. May be designated according to type of machine or machine component as Fixture Builder (machinery mfg.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.360-010 MACHINE TRY-OUT SETTER (machine tools) alternate titles: detail maker and fitter

Sets up prototype metalworking machines, such as lathe, milling machine, or forging press to verify conformance to operating specifications, according to knowledge of inspection and machining techniques, tools and processes: Examines electrical components, such as electrical timers, relays, and switches, to ensure adequate functioning of automatic cycles. Compares rotary table $T3indexing,$T1 when present, to specifications. Inspects fixture alignment, machine table movement, and position of cutting tools, using instruments, such as dial indicators, height setting devices and gauges. Installs dies or tool holders and tools, following blueprints, and using handtools and measuring instruments. Sets controls to regulate speed of feed, depth of cut, or length of ram stroke, according to type of machine being tested. Operates machine to obtain sample workpiece. Verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, micrometers, and gauges. Determines cause of malfunction from inspection data. Repairs electrical and mechanical components and reports electronic malfunction to supervisor. Records operational data, such as pressure readings, length of stroke, feeds, and speeds, for customer use. May demonstrate setup and operation for customer personnel. May be designated according to type of machine as Honing-Machine Try-Out Setter (machine tools).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.360-014 MACHINE SETTER (machine shop) alternate titles: machinist, job setter

Sets up and adjusts machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, boring machines, drills and punch presses, grinders, gear hobbers, and plastic molding machines for other workers, such as PRODUCTION-MACHINE TENDERS (machine shop) 609.685-018, according to specifications and tooling instructions, applying knowledge of machining methods: Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions, such as feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut, fixtures, and cutting tools to be used. Installs and adjusts holding device and fastens specified cutting and shaping tools in position to enable operator to produce finished workpiece to specifications, using handtools, such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and pliers. Selects and sets speed and feed of machine according to type of operation and specified material and finish. Starts machine to obtain first-run workpiece and verifies dimensional tolerances, using micrometers, gauges, and templates. Changes worn cutting tools and adjusts operation of machine, such as cutting speed, feed rate, or depth of cut, when required. May replace parts on machines, such as bearings, filters, wiring, and switches, using handtools. May instruct operators or other workers in machine setup and operation. May set up machines and equipment other than machine tools, such as welding machine and flame cutting equipment.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

600.380-010 FIXTURE MAKER (light. fix.)

Sets up and operates metal-working machines to machine workpieces, and fabricate electrical lighting fixture prototypes, such as floor and wall lamps and hanging fixtures, according to specifications: Examines drawings or blueprints to ascertain number and finished dimensions of parts required. Sets up and operates lathes to spin [SPINNER, HYDRAULIC (any industry)] or turn [ENGINE-LATHE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)] ferrous or nonferrous metal, according to specifications. Cuts and shapes sheet metal [MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) I 616.380-018]. Heats and bends metal to shape fixture parts [ORNAMENTAL-METAL WORKER (metal prod., nec)]. Verifies conformance of parts to specification, using rule, micrometer, square, and protractor. Solders, brazes, and welds parts, using welding and brazing equipment. Attaches glass parts, sockets, and wires to metal parts to form fixture, using handtools. May be designated according to type of fixture fabricated as Chandelier Maker (light. fix.).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.380-018 MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: machine operator, all around; machine operator, general; machine specialist; machinist

Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, boring machines, and grinders, to machine metallic and nonmetallic workpieces according to specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of machining methods: Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions, such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cut, and determines sequence of operations. Selects, positions, and secures tool in toolholder (chuck, collet, or toolpost). Positions and secures workpiece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers, or fixtures, using clamps and wrenches. Moves controls to position tool and workpiece in relation to each other, and to set specified feeds, speeds, and depth of cut. Sets up fixture or feeding device, starts machine, and turns handwheel to feed tool to workpiece or vice versa, and engages feed. Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant or cutting oil against tool and workpiece. Observes operation of machine and verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Operates bench grinder to sharpen tools. May set up and operate machines and equipment other than machine tools, such as welding machines and flame-cutting equipment.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 89

600.380-022 MACHINE SETTER (clock & watch)

Sets up variety of metalworking machines to cut, drill, bore, abrade, mill, and assemble clock, watch, and timer parts, according to specifications and tooling instructions, applying knowledge of metal machining methods: Confers with supervisor and studies blueprints and operation sheet to determine parts or assemblies to be processed. Installs dies, holding devices, and tools, such as cams, gears, chucks, cutters, and drills, using handtools. Operates machine to fabricate sample parts or assemblies and verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications visually and using gauges, such as micrometer, go-not-go, and calipers. Demonstrates operation of machine to workers. Observes machine operation for malfunctions, and notifies supervisor when machine repair or overhaul is required. Adjusts and makes minor machine repairs as required. May repair cams. May teach new operators to operate machine and maintain setup. May tend machines to meet production demands. May operate semiautomatic or hand operated machine to produce low production or experimental parts. May be designated according to type of machine set up as Machine Setter, Automatic (clock & watch); Machine Setter, Hand (clock & watch); Machine Setter, Semiautomatic (clock & watch). Important variables may be designated by brand name of machine used.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

600.380-026 TURBINE-BLADE ASSEMBLER (engine-turbine)

Fabricates blade structure of steam and gas turbines according to specifications and drawings, using machine tools, handtools, and measuring devices: Positions blades on bench to form sections, or positions and secures disk on positioner. Measures tenon location on blades with dial indicator and selects two blades with equal tenons for end blades of section. Sets up and operates milling machines and pedestal grinders to grind and mill blade roots to obtain specified section lengths, radial alignment, and root contact. Inserts blades into grooves of spindle, cylinder, or fixture (for section blading) and pounds metal caulking into groove to tighten blades. Operates grinders and metal saw to shape cylinder blade locking device, spindle filler pieces, and wedges from metal stock. Fits locking device to pocket of blade and smooths surfaces, using chalk, files, and abrasive paper. Drills, reams, and taps locking items, such as cylinder locks, spindle filler pieces, seals, and wedges, using drill press, and fastens them to blade by peening or inserting setscrew. Fits shroud over blade ends and peens blade tenon to round edges of rivets, using hammer and capping tool or pneumatic hammer. Measures head of rivet for specified clearance, using measuring tool. Grinds shroud end of each blade section to obtain specified clearance between shrouds, using pedestal grinder. May roll, cut, and chamfer shroud.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

601 TOOLMAKERS AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with the entire scope of constructing, repairing, maintaining, and calibrating machine-shop tools, jigs, fixtures, instruments, and metal-forming dies.

601.130-010 TOOL-AND-DIE SUPERVISOR (machine shop)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in production and repair of metalworking dies, jigs, fixtures, gauges, and cutting tools, applying knowledge of machining and tool and die construction. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

601.260-010 TOOL-AND-DIE MAKER (machine shop)

Analyzes specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate and repair metalworking dies, cutting tools, jigs and fixtures, gauges, and machinists' handtools, applying knowledge of tool and die design and construction, shop mathematics, metal properties, and layout, machining, and assembly procedures: Studies specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, models, or descriptions, and visualizes product to determine materials required and machines to be used to fabricate parts. Computes dimensions, plans layout, and determines assembly method and sequence of operations. Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop) 600.281-018]. Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathes, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) 601.280-054]. Lifts machined parts manually or using hoist, and positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable, using devices, such as vises, V-blocks, and angle plates. Smooths flat and contoured surfaces, using scrapers, abrasive stones, and power grinders, and fits and assembles parts together and into assemblies and mechanisms, using handtools. Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicators, gauge blocks, thickness gauges, and micrometers. Heat-treats tools or parts [HEAT TREATER (heat treating) II 504.682-018]. May connect wiring and hydraulic lines to install electrical and hydraulic components. May examine standard or previously used dies, tools, and jigs and fixtures, and recommend design modifications regarding construction and function of part. May develop specifications from general descriptions for specialty tools and draw or sketch design of product. May specialize in repair work and be designated Tool-And-Die Repairer (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 89

601.260-014 TOOL-AND-DIE-MAKER APPRENTICE (machine shop)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

601.261-010 INSPECTOR, SET-UP AND LAY-OUT (machine shop)

Develops gauging setup and surface plate layout procedures, draws patterns and templates, and inspects variety of parts and tools, to provide inspection devices and fixtures for use in machining or assembly, using blueprints, formulas, trigonometry, and precision measuring instruments: Analyzes inspection problem by comparing part with blueprints or sketches, and devises procedures necessary to measure specified dimensions. Lays out part on surface plate or positions in gauging setup to verify dimensions, using master gauges, $T3indexing$T1 head, gauge blocks, comparators, verniers, micrometers, and indicators. Develops and draws patterns and templates used to measure curves and angles. Tests surface finish of machined parts, using profilameter. Tests hardness of metal parts [HARDNESS INSPECTOR (heat treating)]. Analyzes defective parts to determine reasons for dimensional variations, such as faulty machining, or assembly procedures, setup, tools, or fixtures. Recommends corrective procedures to design, methods, process, or production engineering departments. Inspects machining or assembly fixtures, tools, or gauges, and suggests replacement or use of new equipment. May approve parts not within specified dimension tolerances. May change allowable tolerances specified on blueprint.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

601.280-010 DIE MAKER, STAMPING (machine shop) alternate titles: body-die maker

Lays out, machines, fits, assembles, and finishes metal castings and parts to make and repair stamping dies, analyzing specifications and applying knowledge of die design and construction: Studies blueprints of product and die, prototype products, and die models. Visualizes structure and function of die and plans operations, applying knowledge of shop mathematics, machining and assembly methods, properties of sheet metal under pressure, and metal-forming presses. Measures, marks, and scribes castings and stock for machining. Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, $T3radial drill press,$T1 shaper, and grinder, to machine parts to specifications, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)]. Lifts machined parts manually or using hoist, and positions them on worktable or surface plate for assembly. Shapes, smooths, and fits flat and contoured surfaces of die members and parts, using handtools, such as stones, files, and powered grinders [DIE FINISHER (machine shop)]. Verifies dimensions, clearances, and alignment of members and parts in die, using dial indicators, gauge blocks, thickness gauges, and micrometers. Dowels and bolts parts together, using handtools, such as hammers and wrenches. Connects wiring and hydraulic lines to install electric and hydraulic components. Fits and assembles components for mechanical action within die. May operate power press, perform final shaping and smoothing operations on die in press, and inspect sheet metal product, to complete tryout of die [DIE-TRY-OUT WORKER, STAMPING (machine shop)]. May only repair dies and be designated Die Repairer, Stamping (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

601.280-014 DIE MAKER, TRIM (machine shop) alternate titles: trim die maker; trimmer maker

Lays out, machines, assembles, and finishes metal stock to make dies that trim excess metal $T3flash$T1 from forged metal parts, following blueprints and applying knowledge of die design and construction, shop mathematics, and metal properties: Analyzes blueprint of part or die and plans sequence of operations. Measures and scribes metal stock to layout design of die. Sets up and operates variety of machine tools, such as shaper, vertical turret lathe, and engine lathe to machine die parts [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)]. Bolts and dowels die parts to assemble die, using handtools, such as power grinder, scrapers, files, and emery cloth to fit die parts and to obtain specified dimensions and contours. Inspects assembled die with sample part and measuring instruments, such as calipers, micrometers, and height gauges to verify conformance to specifications. May make dies containing mechanical or hydraulic components. May make dies that trim flash diecastings. May make templates to verify dimensions [TEMPLATE MAKER, EXTRUSION DIE (machine shop)]. May make tools to form die parts [TOOL MAKER (machine shop)]. May repair dies and be designated Die Repairer, Trimmer Dies (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.280-018 DIE MAKER, WIRE DRAWING (machine shop)

Lays out, machines, and finishes metal, carbide, and diamond parts to make and repair wiredrawing dies, analyzing specifications and applying knowledge of metal properties, shop mathematics, and wiredrawing die construction: Studies specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, and standard charts, and visualizes shape of die. Computes die dimensions and plans sequence of operations. Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to lay out for machining [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop)]. Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders, to machine die parts [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)]. Polishes die bores by $T3lapping$T1 manually or using die-finishing machines, applying progressively finer grades of diamond dust compound. Inspects die for defects, such as cracks and scratches, using loupe or microscope. Pulls wire or rod through die bore manually or using wiredrawing machine. Measures wire or rod, using measuring instruments such as micrometer, vernier gauge, or protractor, to verify conformance of die bore to specifications. May design and make tools, jigs, and fixtures. May be designated according to type of die made or repaired as Carbide-Die Maker (machine shop); Diamond-Die Maker (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.280-022 DIE SINKER (machine shop) alternate titles: forging-die sinker

Lays out, machines, and finishes impression cavities in die blocks to produce forging dies, following blueprints and applying knowledge of diesinking: Analyzes blueprint of part or die and plans sequence of operations. Measures and marks die block to lay out designs of cavities. Sets up and operates variety of machine tools, such as shaper, vertical turret lathe, and engine lathe to machine cavities in die block [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)]. Obtains specified dimensions, contours, and finish of die cavities, using tools, such as power grinder, scrapers, files, and emery cloth. Inspects die cavities, using templates and measuring instruments, such as calipers, micrometers, and height gauges to verify conformance to specifications. May develop die design from blueprint of part, using knowledge of machining and forging processes. May make templates to verify dimensions of cavities [TEMPLATE MAKER, EXTRUSION DIE (machine shop)]. May make and inspect sample lead or plaster cast of part to verify fit of die members and basic shape of part. May repair forging dies and be designated Die Repairer, Forging (machine shop). May set up and operate machines to plane surfaces and edges of forging dies and be known as Edger Machine Setter (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.280-030 MOLD MAKER, DIE-CASTING AND PLASTIC MOLDING (machine shop) alternate titles: die-cast-die maker; mold maker, plastic molds

Lays out, machines, fits, assembles, and finishes metal parts to make and repair dies for diecasting of metal products and metal molds for injection or compression molding of plastic or glass products, analyzing specifications, and applying knowledge of die and mold design and construction: Studies blueprints of product and die or mold, and computes specifications, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and metal diecasting or plastic or glass molding processes and machinery. Plans sequence of operations, visualizing shape of die or mold in reverse of product. Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to lay out for machining [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop)]. Gives machining specifications to TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATORS (machine shop) or sets up and operates machines, such as horizontal boring mill, engine lathe, profile milling machine, and pantograph machine to machine outer dimensions and contoured cavity of die or mold [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop); PANTOGRAPH-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)]. Grinds, files, and sands parts, using files, emery cloth, and powered grinders, to fit parts for assembly and to smooth and finish cavity. Assembles die or mold, using handtools. Verifies dimensions, using calipers, $T3planer gauges,$T1 and dial indicators. May repair molds and be designated Mold Repairer, Die-Casting And Plastic Molding (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.280-034 TAP-AND-DIE-MAKER TECHNICIAN (clock & watch)

Sets up and operates machines, such as watchmaker's lathe, bench miller, and tap grinder to make taps and dies used in manufacture of watch screws and taps: Makes master taps following blueprints and working to pitch (thread) tolerance of 0.00002 inch and outside diameter tolerance of 0.0001 inch. Threads master dies, using master taps. Makes working taps and dies from master taps and dies, using variety of semiautomatic machine tools. Laps, mills, spots, etches, drills, and taps die blanks, using variety of abrasives, bench machines, and precision gauges. Anneals and hardens dies, utilizing knowledge of heat-treating operations.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

601.280-038 TEMPLATE MAKER, EXTRUSION DIE (machine shop)

Lays out sheet or plate steel, and sets up and operates machine tools to make templates (replicas of cross sections of products to be extruded) used in manufacture of extrusion dies: Analyzes blueprints to determine product specifications and plans operations, applying knowledge of template making, extrusion of nonferrous metals, shop mathematics and sheet metalwork. Applies copper sulfate solution to surface of steel plate, using cloth or brush. Computes dimensions, and measures and scribes outline of product cross section on steel. Saws, files, and operates drill press, arbor press, band-sawing machine, filing machine, and vertical milling machine to drill, saw, shape, and smooth workpiece to layout lines [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)]. Verifies conformance of template to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and protractors. May operate bench grinder to grind standard files to shape for particular operation.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.280-042 TOOL MAKER (machine shop)

Analyzes variety of specifications, lays out metal stock, sets up and operates machine tools, and fits and assembles parts to fabricate or repair cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, or machinists' handtools, applying knowledge of tool design, shop mathematics, metal properties, and layout, machining, and assembly procedures: Studies specifications, such as blueprints, sketches, or tool description, and plans sequence of operations. Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to lay out workpieces for machining [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop) 600.281-018]. Sets up and operates machine tools, such as lathe, milling machine, shaper, and grinder, to machine parts to specifications, and verifies conformance of machined parts to specifications [TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) 601.280-054]. Positions and secures parts on surface plate or worktable, using devices such as vises, V-blocks, and angle plates. Fits and assembles parts into assemblies or mechanisms, using handtools. Verifies dimensions and alignment, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks. Examines standard tools and modifies tools as required. Develops specifications from general descriptions and draws or sketches tool to be fabricated, using drafting tools or computer and software programs. May heattreat tools or parts [HEAT TREATER (heat treating) II 504.682-018]. May be designated according to special materials used as Carbide-Tool Maker (clock & watch); Diamond-Tool Maker (clock & watch). May only repair tools and be designated Tool Repairer (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

601.280-054 TOOL-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: machine-tool operator, general; machinist; set-up-operator, tool

Sets up and operates variety of machine tools, such as $T3radial drill press,$T1 lathes, milling machines, shapers, and grinders, to machine metal workpieces, such as patterns and machine, tool, or die parts, usually on custom basis. Analyzes specifications and determines tooling, applying knowledge of metal properties, machining, and shop mathematics: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece to visualize machining required, and plans sequence of operations. Selects method of holding workpiece. Lifts workpiece manually or using hoist, and positions and secures it to holding device, such as machine table, chuck, centers, or fixture, using wrenches and aids, such as shims, parallel blocks, planter gauges, and clamps. Verifies workpiece position, using instruments, such as surface gauges, height gauges, and dial indicator. Selects feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut, and cutting tool (bar tool, rotary cutter, or abrasive wheel) for each operation, according to knowledge of metal properties, machining, and shop mathematics. Positions and secures tool in toolholder (chuck, collet, or toolpost). Moves controls to position tool and workpiece in relation to each other, and to set feeds, speeds, and depth of cut. Starts machine, turns handwheel to feed tool in workpiece or vice versa, and engages automatic feeding device. Turns valve handle to start flow of coolant against tool and workpiece. Observes operation and regulates tool position and action. Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using instruments, such as micrometers, gauges, and gauge blocks. May measure, mark, and scribe workpiece to lay out for machining [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop) 600.281-018]. May devise ways of clamping workpieces and make special jigs and fixtures as needed. May work on nonmetallic materials. May operate bench grinder or cutter grinding machine to sharpen tools [TOOL-GRINDER OPERATOR (machine shop) 603.280-038].
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 89

601.280-058 TOOL-MAKER APPRENTICE (machine shop)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.281-010 DIE MAKER, BENCH, STAMPING (machine shop) alternate titles: bench die maker; die maker; stamping-die maker, bench

Lays out, fits, and assembles castings and metal parts to make and repair stamping dies, analyzing specifications according to knowledge of shop mathematics, die construction, and properties of sheet metal under pressure: Studies blueprints of die and product, die models, templates, and prototype parts and visualizes shape, mechanical structure, and operation of die. Computes dimensions, plans machining, layout, and assembly operations. Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock for machining by other workers. Operates drill press to drill and tap holes in parts for assembly. Lifts machined parts manually or with hoist, and positions them for assembly on worktable or surface plate. Smooths flat and contoured surfaces and fits parts to each other, using handtools, such as abrasive stones, files, and power grinder. Verifies dimensions, alignments, and clearances, using dial indicators, gauge blocks, thickness gauges, and micrometers. Dowels and bolts parts together, using handtools, such as hammers and wrenches. Works to tolerances as close as 0.0005 inch. May fit and assemble cam-operated mechanisms for lateral movement of part of die. May connect wiring and hydraulic lines to install electric and hydraulic components. May dismantle die and repair or replace parts. May make multistation $T3progressive dies$T1 and be designated Progressive-Die Maker (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.281-014 DIE-TRY-OUT WORKER, STAMPING (machine shop)

Tests, shapes, and smooths stamping die, using tryout power press and abrading handtools, until die members impart specified characteristics to sheet metal product: Studies blueprint of die and model of part, applying knowledge of die construction and flowing properties of metal under pressure. Installs die in press. Applies blue pigment to one die member and orange to other, and intermittently operates press through part of cycle to press die members together. Observes pigment markings to locate high spots. Secures press, using blocks, to prevent premature closing, climbs into open press, and uses powered hand grinder and handtools, such as scrapers, files, and abrasive stones, to remove high spots and shape and smooth die surface to conform to other die member. Adjusts press to allow for thickness of sheet metal workpiece and inserts model part. Repeatedly operates press. Observes markings on model part, and performs shaping and smoothing operations accordingly. Inserts sheet metal blank, operates press, and inspects and compares stamped workpiece with model part and customer's specifications, using measuring devices and checking fixture. May operate power shear to cut blank [SHEAR OPERATOR (any industry) II]. May consult with superiors and other workers to solve metal forming problems.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.281-018 INSPECTOR, GAUGE AND INSTRUMENT (machine shop) alternate titles: gauge checker

Inspects and adjusts gauges, measuring instruments, and testing equipment for conformance to blueprint specifications: Verifies accuracy of gauges and measuring instruments, such as dial indicators, fixed gauges, height gauges, and electrical and functional gauges, using master gauges or master parts. Examines gauges or measuring instruments for wear or adjustment. Disassembles inaccurate or worn gauges and measuring instruments with handtools. Inspects parts for wear, warping, or other defects. Verifies dimensions of parts against blueprint specifications, using gauge blocks, micrometer, vernier height gauge, sine bar, bevel protractor, and optical comparator. Measures surface flatness and finish, using optical flats and profilameter. Computes unspecified dimensions and other data, using shop mathematics and trigonometry. Laps corroded or pitted surfaces. Reassembles gauge and adjusts stops and levers to specified settings. Inspects accuracy of new gauges and instruments for conformance to blueprint specifications before they are released for production use.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.281-022 INSPECTOR, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: precision inspector; surface-plate inspector; tool-and-die inspector; tool-and-gauge inspector; tooling inspector

Inspects, tests, and adjusts new and reworked tools, dies, gauges, jigs, and fixtures, for conformance to specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and hardness, applying knowledge of tool and die design, shop mathematics, and machining and testing procedures, using precision measuring instruments, testing equipment, and handtools: Computes angles, radii, and other unspecified dimensions of workpiece, using algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Positions workpiece on surface plate and lays out reference points and center lines on parts [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop) 600.281-018]. Measures angular dimensions, radii, contours, clearances, thread lead, and other specifications, using precision measuring instruments, such as micrometer, gauge blocks, dial indicators, height gauges, level protractors, and optical comparators. Tests units for fit of moving parts and mechanical functioning. Tests parts for hardness, using hardness testing equipment [HARDNESS INSPECTOR (heat treating) 504.387-010]. Inspects, adjusts, and verifies accuracy of gauges and measuring instruments for conformance to specifications [INSPECTOR, GAUGE AND INSTRUMENT (machine shop) 601.281-018]. Examines defective parts to determine cause of defect and recommends changes or modifications. Determines salvageability of defective items, utilizing knowledge of material and machining costs. Measures surface finish of part, using profilometer. Inspects first run parts and assemblies. Writes report regarding inspection and testing results. May draw enlarged part details for use on optical comparator. May use laser-equipped measuring instruments. May inspect parts for flaws or internal fissures, using ultrasonic equipment or fluorescent lights. May test gauges used in manufacture and assembly of watches, using measuring devices and microscope, and be designated Gauge Controller (clock & watch).
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 88

601.281-026 TOOL MAKER, BENCH (machine shop)

Lays out, fits, and assembles parts to make and repair cutting tools, jigs, fixtures, gauges, or machinists' handtools, analyzing specifications according to knowledge of tool designs, shop mathematics, machining, and layout and assembly procedures: Studies blueprint to determine machining to be done and plans layout and assembly. Measures, marks, and scribes metal stock to lay out for machining by other workers [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop) 600.281-018]. Operates drill press to drill and tap holes in parts [DRILL-PRESS SET-UP OPERATOR, SINGLE SPINDLE (machine shop) 606.682-018]. Smooths and scrapes parts to fit, using handtools such as files and scrapers. Positions and secures parts on surface plate with devices such as V-blocks, vises, and angle plates. Assembles parts into product, using tools such as wrenches, hammers, and tweezers, and verifies dimensions and alignments, using measuring instruments such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks. May set up and operate surface grinder [GRINDER OPERATOR, SURFACE, TOOL (machine shop) 603.280-014] to grind surface of parts. May test assembled mechanism. May be designated according to specialized function as Tool Repairer, Bench (machine shop); or according to product made as Gauge Maker (machine shop); Jig-And-Fixture Maker (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.281-030 TOOL AND FIXTURE REPAIRER (auto. mfg.)

Replaces and adjusts tools and fixtures of production machines and components of transfer systems in industrial establishment, using handtools and precision measuring instruments, following specifications and blueprints, and applying knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, and machine programming and maintenance: Observes production machines, such as punch and drill presses, milling machines, lathes and robotic equipment, to detect malfunctions, need for adjustment and alignment, or replacement of worn or broken tools and fixtures. Removes, replaces, adjusts, and aligns components of machines and equipment, such as production fixtures, programmable machines (robots), and conveyors and transfer devices (workpiece shuttle mechanisms), using precision measuring instruments and handtools. Enters instructions on $T3programmable controller$T1 or $T3robot controller$T1, to adjust speed, motion, and alignment of programmable machines, applying knowledge of machine programming and operations and production processes. Repairs and calibrates electronic measuring gauges, using electrical test equipment, master gauges, and handtools. Operates machines to verify that repairs, adjustments, and alignments have corrected problems and that machines function according to specifications. Disassembles, cleans, and polishes machine components. Informs supervisor of machine malfunctions requiring repair by other maintenance workers, such as ELECTRICIAN, MAINTENANCE (any industry) 829.261-018. May set up and operate machine tools, such as lathes, mills, and surface grinders, to repair worn or broken production tools and fixtures.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 90

601.380-010 CARBIDE OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: carbide grinder

Fabricates tungsten-carbide cutting tips for use on lathes, planers, milling machines, and other metalworking tools, using mechanical or hydraulic press, furnaces, cutting and grinding wheels, and precision-measuring instruments: Weighs cobalt, carbon, tungsten, titanium, and other powdered metals on balance scale to obtain specified molding mixture. Pours mixture from pans into molds or into hoppers for automatic feeding into molds in press. Turns valves on press to compress mixture into billet. Removes billet from press. Sets automatic feed, time, and temperature controls on sintering furnace. Feeds billets into furnace to fuse metals together. Removes billets from furnace and cuts and grinds them into cutting tips, using diamond cutting wheel and electric grinding wheel. Measures cutting edges of tips to ensure attainment of specified tolerances, using gauges, rulers, micrometers, and protractors. Sets pyrometer controls of heat-treating furnace, and feeds cutting tips into furnace to harden them. May regrind cutting tips and remeasure for conformance to specifications.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

601.381-010 DIE FINISHER (machine shop) alternate titles: die fitter

Grinds, files, sands, and polishes surfaces of metalworking die members to specified shape and smoothness and inspects dies for conformity to wood, plastic, or plaster die models or prototype parts: Lifts and positions die member on bench manually or with hoist. Studies blueprints, die models, and prototype parts, and compares them with die member to ascertain contours. Verifies dimensions and radii, using micrometers, dial indicators, and calipers. Brushes blue pigment on ridged and grooved surface of rough-milled die member, and grinds down ridges with powered hand grinder until only traces of blue pigment remain. Brushes contrasting pigments on die member and prototype part, die model, or corresponding die member, and presses them together, manually or with press. Observes pattern of pigments where surfaces have made contact, and grinds and files high spots until die member conforms to specified contour. Polishes die member, using hand stones. Inspects smoothness and contour conformity visually and tactually. May be designated according to part finished as Punch Finisher (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.381-014 DIE MAKER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: die cutter; hub cutter

Fabricates set of dies for use in forming and shaping metal jewelry blanks, following drawings or blueprints and using variety of metalworking machines and engraver's handtools: Brushes blue dye on surface of steel block workpiece. Measures, locates, and marks center of block with cross-lines, using divider and drafter's pencil. Copies design, freehand, from sample drawing or blueprint, maintaining size specifications. Scribes along drawn line, using scribe. Measures finished design for conformance to specifications, using calipers and gauges. Positions workpiece in vise and cuts out lines of design. Chips and cuts away excess metal to complete design, using metalworking machines and handtools. Verifies dimensions of workpiece, using calipers and gauges. Hardens and tempers steel block and drives it into another block of soft steel or plastic to form sunken design, using press, or sends it to machine shop for processing. Engraves other half of die by pounding thin sheets of metal into completed half. May engrave lettering and designs into dies, using pantograph machine. May cut out, shape, and harden upper steel die (forcer) used to stamp out jewelry articles and be known as Forcer Maker (jewelry-silver.).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.381-018 DIE POLISHER (nonfer. metal)

Polishes and resurfaces bores and cavities of wire drawing dies to specified size and angles, using hand laps or various die polishing machines, tools, and diamond cutting pastes: Cleans dies by immersing them in tank with water, detergent, and agitating pebbles or sonic cleaner. Inspects worn dies to ascertain extent of wear, using loupe, steel gauge pins, and micrometer. Laps die surfaces to specified dimensions as it revolves in $T3lapping$T1 machine or on bench lathe, using cotton swabs and progressively finer diamond pastes; or resurfaces and polishes die, using polishing machine and diamond pastes. Inspects die for cracks and smoothness of finish, using loupe or microscope, and measures diameter of die openings for conformance to specifications, using steel gauge pins and micrometer. May resurface and clean dies, using powered drill, grinder, or files and other handtools.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

601.381-022 DIE-MAKER APPRENTICE (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: die-cutter apprentice; hub-cutter apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.381-026 PLASTIC TOOL MAKER (machine shop)

Molds and assembles plastic tools, such as gauges, jigs, templates, and fixtures, following blueprints: Spreads layers of glass cloth on molds or forms and brushes each layer with plastic to build plastic tool following configuration of mold. Pries cured plastic tool from mold with prying tool. Calculates, from blueprints, location of guide and reference lines and holes for tools. Measures and marks location of lines and holes on tools, using calipers, micrometers, and protractors. Drills holes in tools, using drill press, and forces bushings into holes, using arbor press or hammer. Assembles tools by laminating them with glass cloth and resin. Verifies alignment and dimensions of assembly, using calipers, height gauges, gram scale, and sight level. Trims excess material from tool parts with power grinder. Fills space between adjoining parts with plastic. May build wood frame to support and maintain alignment of complex tools, using carpenter's handtools. May laminate tools to frame.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.381-030 PLASTIC-FIXTURE BUILDER (machine shop) alternate titles: model maker, plastic

Fabricates precision plastic checking fixtures used to determine accuracy of stamped metal parts: Casts plastic reproduction from model of part [PLASTIC DUPLICATOR (machine tools)]. Lays out reference lines on cast as guides in assembling, fitting, and trimming operations, using height gauges, surface plates, squares, protractors, and other measuring instruments. Cuts and trims casts following reference lines, using files, saws, planes, and other handtools. Assembles casts with glue, bolts, and other fasteners. Fits and fastens metal inserts into fixture at specified points to increase strength or accuracy. Verifies dimensions of completed fixture for conformance to specifications, using templates and measuring instruments. May fabricate metal inserts used in fixture, using powered saws, powered grinder, and files.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

601.381-034 SAW MAKER (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: saw mechanic

Fabricates blades for bandsaws, circular saws, and jigsaws from steel blanks or band stock, following work order specifications and using handtools, machine tools, and knowledge of metal characteristics: Selects blank or band stock, according to size, type, and operating requirements of blade. Hammers dents, kinks, and twists from blank or band stock. Operates power roller to straighten blade and stretch (roll) blade to specified temper. Installs specified serrating dies in punch press and operates press to cut teeth in blade. Sharpens and sets blade teeth, using power grinder and swaging machine. Operates butt welding machine to join ends of bandsaw blade. May operate surface grinder to grind blanks to specified thickness. May heat-treat saws to relieve internal stress and temper metal [HEAT TREATER (heat treating) I]. May specialize in tempering and aligning blades and be designated Sawsmith (cutlery-hrdwr.).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

601.381-038 TEMPLATE MAKER (any industry)

Designs and fabricates templates of assorted materials, such as metal, fiberglass, wood, and plastic, for laying out reference points and dimensions on metal plates, sheets, tubes, and structural shapes used for fabricating, welding, and assembling structural metal products or dies: Plans and develops layout according to blueprints, work orders, tool planning orders, mockups, or sample parts, applying knowledge of trigonometry, product design, and properties of metal. Lays out design onto template material, using instruments, such as compass, protractor, dividers, and ruler, and marks shape and reference points, using scriber, pencil, chalk, and punch. Cuts, trims, drills, reams, files, shapes, and forms templates, using handtools, power tools, and fabricating machines, such as bandsaw, drill press, jointer, punch press, and shear. Nails, glues, screws, bolts, solders, or welds component parts to assemble templates. Marks job numbers, file codes, dimensions, layout, and fabricating instructions on templates. Repairs and reworks templates. May construct jigs and fixtures for fabricating machine operations [TOOL MAKER, BENCH (machine shop) 601.281-026].
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

601.381-042 DIE MAKER, ELECTRONIC (machine shop)

Lays out, machines, fits, and assembles metal parts to fabricate electronic (heat-sealing) dies used to form plastic products, working from blueprints or drawings and using milling machine, tools, and precision instruments: Studies blueprints, drawings, and specifications to plan machine operations applying knowledge of metal properties and machine shop math. Selects and positions brass or steel stock on milling table, by hand or using hoist. Sets up and operates milling machine to machine channels of specified width and depth in stock to form electrodes. Measures, marks, and cuts electrodes to specified sizes, using rule, scribe, and cutoff knife. Sets aside electrodes for further processing by other workers. Positions completed electrodes on die board template to locate reference points for lugs and die parts, and marks reference points, using hammer and punch. Drills and taps holes in aluminum plate that serves as base for die, using power drill with tapping attachment, and mounts dies to base with screws, using screwdriver. Operates milling machine to reduce electrode altitude from die bottom to top of electrodes, working to tolerances of plus or minus .001 inch. Measures dies to verify conformance to specifications, using vernier gauge, micrometer, and ruler.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

601.482-010 PROFILE-GRINDER TECHNICIAN (clock & watch)

Sets up and operates grinding equipment to grind precision cutting tools and dies from tungsten carbide and high-speed steel, working from blueprints and to tolerances of 0.0001 inch: Plans and lays out work and sets up equipment, using variety of precision measuring devices and machine attachments and fixtures. Grinds tools and dies to prescribed dimensions by turning handwheels or adjusting controls to feed work against grinders. Measures dimensions with precision gauges. Removes, dresses, and installs emery, diamond-impregnated, and diamond-charged cast-iron grinding wheels.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

601.682-010 TOOL DRESSER (any industry) alternate titles: drill-sharpener operator

Operates compressed-air or steam-driven machine to sharpen large drills, such as rock drills, used in construction, mining, quarrying, and well-drilling: Places cutting end of drill in forge to heat cutting edge to increase malleability. Inserts heated drill into die space on machine. Starts hammering action of die to shape cutting edge of drill. Stops machine and removes edged drill. Tempers drill by heating it in forge and quenching it in water, brine, or oil.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

602 GEAR MACHINING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with shaping metal gears by any combination of milling, turning, planing, abrading, boring, chipping, sawing, or shaving.

602.280-010 GEAR-CUTTING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: gear cutter; gear shaper; tool-room gear-machine operator

Sets up and operates variety of gear-cutting machines, such as gear shapers, hobs, and generators to machine spline, rack, or gear teeth on metal blanks, analyzing specifications according to knowledge of gear designs, shop mathematics, and gear machining procedures: Studies blueprint to visualize machining required, and plans sequence of operations. Selects machine and method of holding workpiece. Computes machine settings from gear specifications. Positions and secures workpiece to cutting angle on arbor, in chuck or other holding device, using wrenches. Selects, positions, and secures cutters in toolhead, in spindle, or on arbor. Sets feed rates and rotation speeds of cutters and workpiece in relation to each other by selecting and mounting gears, cams, or templates, or by moving levers. Moves controls to set cutting speeds and depth of stroke and cut for reciprocating cutters, and to position tool and workpiece in relation to each other. May select and mount guides to impart twisting motion to spindle for cutting helical gears. Starts machine, turns valve handle to start flow of coolant against cutter and workpiece. Verifies conformance of machined gear to specifications, using gear $T3measuring wires, involute checker,$T1 master gears, optical comparator (shadowgraph), and other special gear inspection equipment. May operate broaching machine to broach internal splines or gears [BROACHING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) 605.382-010]. May work on nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with particular gear type, material, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

602.360-010 GRINDER SET-UP OPERATOR, GEAR, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: gear-and-spline grinder

Sets up and operates precision gear grinding machine with special $T3indexing$T1 equipment to grind master and precision gears, usually on custom basis, analyzing specifications and selecting tooling according to knowledge of gear grinding procedures: Studies blueprints and machining instructions to determine grinding operations and to plan sequence of operations. Computes machine indexing ratios and cam dimensions for specified spacing and contour of gear teeth, using shop mathematics. Selects index plate, cams, grinding wheel, feed rates, grinding speed, and depth of cut, according to computations, gear specifications, and knowledge of gear design, metal properties, and abrasives. Positions and secures index plate, cams, and grinding wheel in machine, using wrenches and measuring devices. Sets up automatic dressing device to dress wheel to specified profile. Moves controls to set synchronized rotation speeds and feed rates. Positions and secures workpiece on mandrel between centers or in chuck, and turns handwheels to position workpiece and wheel, verifying positions with thickness gauges, dial indicators, and micrometers. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against wheel and workpiece. Moves controls to index workpiece and feed wheel to workpiece, adjusting depth of cut in part by sight and feel. Verifies dimensions of ground workpiece for conformance to specifications, using gear $T3measuring wires and involute checker.$T1 May grind nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with particular type of gear, precision level, or type or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

602.362-010 GEAR INSPECTOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates gear inspection equipment to measure curvature of gear tooth, distance between teeth, concentricity of gear, profile and surface dimensions, surface finish, and material hardness of production and prototype gears, utilizing knowledge of gear inspection techniques and procedures: Reads blueprints or specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances. Mounts master gears on testing machine, attaches recording instrument leads and styluses to gear, and starts machine to calibrate machine instruments. Mounts and secures gear on spindle or arbor of machine, sets instrument stylus on gears, and turns instrument dials to zero. Starts machine and reads instrument dials to determine dimensions of gear, and compares readings to specifications. Measures profile and surface dimensions of gear, using optical comparator and micrometer, vernier gauges, and sine blocks. Measures surface finish, using profilameter. Measures material hardness, using hardness gauge. Recommends corrections on gear forming machine setup to eliminate defects. Maintains records of gears tested and measured. May lay out and mark drill holes, keyways, and gear tooth profile on blanks, using measuring devices and marking tools. May check gear-forming machine setup, using master gears.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

602.362-014 GEAR-SORTING-AND-INSPECTING MACHINE OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: gear-coding machine operator

Sets up and operates gear inspecting and sorting machines to measure gears for deviations from dimensional specifications and to test mesh of gears with master (inspection) gears: Positions gear in spindle and moves controls to engage it with master gear. Rotates gear and observes mating with master gear and listens for sounds indicating defective gear. Marks gear with ink or attaches tracing stylus to gear to locate and highlight wear points. Color codes gears to enable other workers to match gears having similar deviations. May file burrs or highspots on gears. May test mesh and accuracy of finished transmission gears and be designated Gear Roller (machine shop).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

602.380-010 GEAR-CUTTING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: all-around-gear-machine operator; gear cutter; gear-machine operator, general

Sets up and operates two or more types of gear-cutting and finishing machines, such as gear shapers, hobs, honers and lappers, and generators, to machine spline or gear teeth on metal blanks according to machining instructions and knowledge of gear types and gear machining: Reads blueprint or job order to determine gear dimensions and specifications, fixture and cutter to use, and machine settings. Secures and positions cutters in toolhead, on spindle, or on arbor, and bolts fixtures on machine. Mounts gears, cams, or templates, or moves levers to set feed rates and rotation speeds of cutters and workpiece in relation to each other. Positions and secures workpiece to specified cutting angle on arbor, in chuck, or in fixture, using wrenches. Starts machine, turns valve handle, and directs flow of coolant against tool and workpiece. Verifies conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gear $T3measuring wires,$T1 master gears, and special gear inspection equipment. May set cutting speeds and depth of stroke and cut for reciprocating cutters. May mount guides to control twisting motion of spindle for cutting helical gears. May compute gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and gear design. May machine nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

602.382-010 GEAR HOBBER SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: hobbing-machine operator

Sets up and operates one or more gear $T3hobbing$T1 machines to machine splines or gear teeth on metal blanks according to specifications, machining instructions, and knowledge of gear hobbing procedures: Reads machining instructions or blueprints to determine machine settings, fixtures and hobs to use, and gear specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances. Clamps workpiece in fixture or presses it on arbor and mounts arbor between centers. Positions and secures specified hob on arbor in relation to workpiece, using wrenches. Moves levers or mounts gears in machine to set feed rates and rotation speeds of hob and workpiece following machining instructions. Turns handwheel to feed hob to workpiece or vice versa, and engages automatic feed. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against hob and workpiece. Verifies conformance of hobbed gears to specifications, using micrometers, gear $T3measuring wires,$T1 master gears, and $T3involute checker.$T1 May compute data, such as gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics. May machine plastic or other nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

602.382-014 GEAR-GENERATOR SET-UP OPERATOR, SPIRAL BEVEL (machine shop) alternate titles: curved-tooth-gear-generator operator; gleason-gear generator; hypoid-gear generator; spiral-gear generator

Sets up and operates one or more spiral-bevel $T3gear generating$T1 machines to cut and shape spiral or hypoid teeth on metal bevel-gear blanks according to specifications, machining instructions, and knowledge of gear types and generating procedures: Reads blueprint or machining instructions to determine gear type, dimensions, and number of teeth, and machine settings and cutter to be used. Clamps workpiece in fixture or presses it on arbor, and positions it to cutting angle. Positions and secures cutter on spindle in relation to workpiece, using wrenches and turning handwheels. Moves levers to set cutter and workpiece rotation speeds in relation to each other. Mounts gears, cams, or templates in machine to control $T3indexing$T1 of workpiece and rolling motion of cutter. Starts machine, turns valve handle, and directs flow of coolant against cutter and workpiece. Verifies conformance of machined gear to specifications, using micrometers, master gears, and special gear inspection equipment. May compute data, such as gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

602.382-018 GEAR-GENERATOR SET-UP OPERATOR, STRAIGHT BEVEL (machine shop) alternate titles: bevel-gear-generator operator; generator operator, straight-bevel gear; straight-tooth-gear-generator operator

Sets up and operates one or more straight-tooth bevel-gear generating machines to cut and shape straight teeth on metal bevel-gear blanks, according to machining instructions and knowledge of $T3gear generating$T1 procedures: Reads blueprint or machining instructions to determine machine settings, fixtures and cutters to use, and gear type, dimensions, tolerances, and number of teeth to be generated. Mounts workpiece on arbor and positions it to cutting angle. Positions and clamps two cutters in toolheads, and positions cutter cradle to specified angle, using wrenches. Mounts gears and cams in machine to control rotation speed and $T3indexing$T1 of workpiece, cutting speed, and rolling motion of cutter cradle. Starts machine, turns valve handle, and directs flow of coolant against reciprocating cutters and workpiece. Verifies conformance of machined gear to specifications, using micrometers, master gears, and special gear inspection equipment. May compute such data as gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

602.382-022 GEAR-MILLING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: milling-machine operator, gear

Sets up and operates one or more gear milling machines to machine splines or gear teeth on metal blanks, according to machining instructions and knowledge of gear milling procedures: Reads blueprints or machining instructions to determine machine settings, fixtures and milling tools to use, and gear specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances. Clamps workpiece in fixture or presses it onto arbor. Positions and secures cutter on spindle in relation to workpiece, using wrenches. Moves levers or mounts gears in machine to set feed rates and rotation speeds of cutter and workpiece in relation to each other. Starts machine, turns valve handle, and directs flow of coolant against cutter and workpiece. Verifies conformance of machined gears to specifications, using micrometers, gear $T3measuring wires,$T1 and special gear inspection equipment. May compute data, such as gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

602.382-026 GEAR-SHAPER SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates one or more gear shaping machines to machine splines or gear teeth in metal blanks, according to machining instructions and knowledge of gear types and gear shaping procedures: Reads machining instructions or blueprints to determine machine settings, holding fixtures and cutters to use, and gear type, dimensions, tolerances, and number of teeth to be cut and shaped. Clamps workpiece in fixture or presses it on arbor. Positions and secures specified cutter on spindle in relation to workpiece and sets length of stroke, using wrenches. Moves levers or mounts gears in machine to set feed rates, cutting speeds, and rotation speeds of cutter and workpiece, according to machining instructions. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against cutter and workpiece. Verifies conformance of machined gears to specifications, using micrometers, master gears, gear $T3measuring wires,$T1 and special gear inspection equipment. May mount guides to control twisting motion of spindle for cutting helical gears. May compute data, such as gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

602.382-030 GEAR-SHAVER SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates one or more gear-shaving machines that utilize gashed, gear-shaped cutting tools to shape and smooth gear teeth or to correct distortions remaining from roughing (gear-cutting) operation, following machining instructions and knowledge of gear-shaving methods: Reads blueprints or machining instructions to determine machine settings, fixtures and cutterheads to use, and gear dimensions and tolerances. Presses gear on arbor and mounts it between centers, using handtools. Mounts cutter on cutterhead. Moves controls to set feed rates, cutting speeds, reciprocating action, and angles of cutter and gear. Turns handwheel to feed gear to cutter. Verifies conformance to specifications, using micrometers, $T3measuring wires,$T1 and $T3involute checker.$T1 May compute gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and gear formulas. May work on nonmetallic gears. May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material, kind of gear, or machine of particular type or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

602.382-034 GRINDER, GEAR (machine shop) alternate titles: gear-grinding-machine operator; gear-tooth-grinding-machine operator

Sets up and operates one or more gear grinding machines to grind surfaces of splines or gear teeth, following machining instructions and applying knowledge of gear grinding techniques: Reads blueprint or machining instructions to determine fixtures and grinding wheel to use, machine settings, and gear dimensions and tolerances. Clamps workpiece in chuck or fixture, or presses it on arbor and mounts between centers. Positions and secures wheel on arbor in relation to workpiece, using wrenches. Moves levers or mounts gears in machine to set feed rates and rotation speeds of wheel and workpiece in relation to each other. Turns handwheels to feed wheel to workpiece or vice versa, and to index workpiece, and engages automatic feeding and $T3indexing$T1 device. Turns valve and directs flow of coolant against wheel and workpiece. Sets up and operates wheel dressing device to dress and true abrasive wheel. Verifies conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gear $T3measuring wires, and involute checker.$T1 May compute data, such as gear dimensions and machine settings, applying knowledge of shop mathematics. May work on nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with particular material, gear type, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

602.482-010 GEAR-LAPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: gear finisher; gear nicker; gear-tooth-lapping-machine operator

Sets up and operates gear-lapping machine to lap gears according to specifications, machining instructions, standard charts, and knowledge of gear $T3lapping$T1 procedures: Reads blueprint or instructions to determine gear dimensions, tolerances, and number of gears to be lapped, and machining instructions for lapping speeds and pressures, work-holding fixtures, and spindle angles to be used. Positions and secures pairs or trains of gears on spindles, using fixture and wrenches. Moves controls to set spindle angles, lapping speeds, tool pressure, and length of cycle. Brushes or sprays $T3lapping compound$T1 on gears. Starts machine, examines gear contact area, and moves handwheels to adjust action of gears. Inspects lapped gears for conformance to specifications, using knowledge of gear design and surface finishing. May inspect finish and mechanical action of gears with gear inspection equipment. May be required to have experience with particular type of gear or machine. May lap gears against each other metal-to-metal without lapping compound and be designated Gear Burnisher (machine shop).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

602.685-010 GEAR-CUTTING-MACHINE OPERATOR, PRODUCTION (machine shop) alternate titles: hob mill operator; production-gear cutter

Tends one or more previously set up gear-cutting machines, such as gear shapers, hobbers, finishers, and generators, to machine spline or gear teeth on metal blanks: Positions and secures workpiece on arbor, or in chuck, fixture, or automatic feeding mechanism. Starts machine and flow of coolant and observes operation. Adjusts machine stops and changes worn cutter, using wrenches. Verifies conformance to specifications, using fixed gauges, micrometers, and preset dial indicators. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with particular material, product, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603 ABRADING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with smoothing, polishing, sharpening, or cutting through or into metal objects by the wearing away action of abrasives. The smoothing, polishing, sharpening, or shaping of nonmetallic materials, except wood, are also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the machining of metal are used.

603.130-010 SUPERVISOR, GRINDING (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in grinding metal objects to specifications, applying knowledge of metal properties, abrasives, and grinding procedures. May set up machines. May train new workers. Performs duties described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

603.137-010 FILING-AND-POLISHING SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in filing, burring, tumbling, sandblasting, and polishing small arms, such as rifles and machine guns. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

603.260-010 GRINDER SET-UP OPERATOR, THREAD TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: precision-thread-grinder operator; thread-grinder, tool

Sets up and operates thread-grinding machine to grind internal or external threads on metal objects, such as worm gears and leadscrews, on custom basis, analyzing specifications and selecting tooling according to knowledge of thread grinding procedures: Studies blueprint to visualize grinding to be done and plans sequence of operations. Selects and computes machine settings, such as positioning angles, rotation speeds, feed rates, and gear ratios, using knowledge of shop mathematics. Selects grinding wheel, gears, and cams, using knowledge of thread types, metal properties, and abrasives, and installs them, using wrenches. Positions and secures workpiece between centers or in chuck jaws. Sets trip stops along calibrated rack to limit workpiece travel and activate wheel withdrawal. Adjusts device to dress wheel to computed angles, and to set for automatic dressing during operation. Moves controls to adjust, start, and control operation of machine. Verifies conformance of ground workpieces to specifications, using such measuring devices as thread $T3measuring wires,$T1 dial indicator, gauge blocks, and optical comparator (shadowgraph). May be required to have experience with particular type of thread, kind of computation, or level of precision, or with machine of particular type or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

603.280-010 GRINDER OPERATOR, EXTERNAL, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: cylindrical grinder, tool; external-cylindrical-grinder operator; external grinder, tool; grinder, hand; outer-diameter grinder, tool; precision grinder, external

Sets up and operates external grinding machines to grind external cylindrical and tapered surfaces of rotating metal workpieces, such as tool, die, and machine parts, usually for limited runs, analyzing blueprints and specifications and selecting tooling according to knowledge of external grinding procedures: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece to visualize grinding to be done and plans sequence of operations. Selects grinding wheel, according to knowledge of metal properties and abrasives, and mounts wheel on spindle. Dresses wheel manually or with preset dressing device. Moves controls and reads dials to set angle of workpiece to grinding wheel. Positions and secures workpiece between centers, on magnetic chuck, or in chuck jaws, using wrenches. Selects and sets grinding wheel speed, work surface speed, and travel rate of powered table. Positions and tightens stops to set depth of grinding wheel cut and stroke of worktable. Moves controls to feed wheel to workpiece manually or automatically. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against wheel and workpiece. Verifies dimensions of ground workpiece for conformance to specifications, using such measuring instruments as micrometers, dial indicators, and gauge blocks. May dress grinding wheel to specified profile for contour grinding, using special fixtures and tools. May grind nonmetallic materials. May operate tracer attachment to duplicate contours from templates or models. May be required to have experience with particular material, product, or precision level, or with machine of particular size, type, or trade name. May set up machines for other workers. May be designated according to type of machine operated as Roll Grinder Operator (machine shop).
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

603.280-014 GRINDER OPERATOR, SURFACE, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: grinder, hand; precision grinder, surface; rotary-surface grinder; surface grinder; surface-grinding-machine hand

Sets up and operates surface grinding machines with horizontal or vertical spindle and reciprocating or rotating table to grind flat or contoured surfaces of metal workpieces, such as tool, die, and machine parts, usually for limited runs, analyzing specifications and selecting tooling according to knowledge of surface grinding procedures: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece to visualize grinding to be done and plans sequence of operations. Positions and secures workpiece on magnetic chuck, in holding fixture, or directly to machine table. Selects grinding wheel, grinding speeds, and feed rates for each operation according to knowledge of metal properties and abrasives, and mounts wheel on spindle. Moves device to dress wheel. Moves controls and reads dials to set rotation speeds and feed rates. Positions and tightens stops to limit table travel. Moves controls to feed workpiece to wheel or vice versa. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against wheel and workpiece. Verifies dimensions of ground workpiece for conformance to specifications, using such measuring instruments as micrometers, comparators, dial indicators, gauge blocks, and load test equipment. May dress grinding wheel to specified profile for contour grinding, using special fixtures and tools. May grind nonmetallic materials, such as plastics. May operate tracer attachment to duplicate contours from templates or models. May be required to have experience with particular material, product, or precision level, or with machine of particular size, type, or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

603.280-018 GRINDER OPERATOR, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: precision grinder

Sets up and operates variety of grinding machines, such as external, internal, and surface grinders, to grind metal workpieces, such as machine parts, dies, or tools, according to knowledge of grinding procedures: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece to visualize grinding to be done, and plans sequence of operations. Selects grinding wheel, applying knowledge of abrasives and metal properties, and secures it on spindle, using wrench. Dresses wheel with dressing device. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures workpiece to holding device, using wrenches and clamps. Selects feed rates, grinding speeds, depth of cuts, and grinding wheel of size, shape, and grade for each operation, applying knowledge of metal properties, abrasives, product specifications, and shop mathematics. Positions and tightens stops to limit travel of workpieces or grinding wheel. Moves controls to position wheel and workpiece in relation to each other, and to set feed, speed, and depth of cut. Starts machine, turns handwheel to feed grinding wheel to workpiece or vice versa, and engages power feeding device. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against wheel and workpiece. Observes operation and adjusts position and action of wheel and workpiece. Verifies dimensions of ground workpieces for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as templates, micrometers, dial indicators, and gauge blocks. Works to tolerances of plus or minus 0.0001 inch. May measure, mark, and scribe workpiece to lay it out for grinding [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop) 600.281-018]. May dress grinding wheels to complex profiles, using special fixtures and tools. May grind nonmetallic materials, such as plastics. May operate tracer attachment to duplicate contours from templates or models. May be required to have specialized experience with particular materials, product, or precision level or with machine of particular size, type, or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

603.280-022 GRINDER SET-UP OPERATOR, INTERNAL (machine shop) alternate titles: grinder, hand; inner-diameter grinder, tool; internal grinder, tool; internal-grinding-machine hand; internal-grinding-machine operator; precision grinder

Sets up and operates internal grinding machines to grind internal cylindrical and tapered surfaces of rotating metal workpieces, such as tool, die, and machine parts, usually for limited runs, analyzing blueprints and specifications and selecting tooling according to knowledge of internal grinding procedures: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece to visualize grinding to be done and plans sequence of operations. Selects grinding wheel, according to knowledge of metal properties and abrasives, and mounts wheel on spindle. Moves controls and reads dial to set angle of workpiece to grinding wheel, following product specifications. Dresses wheel manually or with preset device. Positions and secures workpiece on faceplate, magnetic chuck, or in chuck jaws, using wrenches. Selects and sets grinding wheel speed, work surface speed, and workpiece table travel rate, according to knowledge of metal properties and abrasives. Positions and tightens stops to set depth of grinding wheel cut and stroke of workpiece table. Moves controls to feed wheel to workpiece manually and automatically. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against wheel and workpiece. Verifies dimensions of ground workpiece for conformance to specifications, using such measuring instruments as micrometers, dial indicators, and gauge blocks. May dress grinding wheel to specified profile for contour grinding, using special fixtures and tools. May grind nonmetallic materials, such as plastics. May operate tracer attachment to duplicate contours from templates or models. May be required to have experience with particular material, product, or precision level, or with machine of particular type or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

603.280-026 GRINDER SET-UP OPERATOR, JIG (machine shop) alternate titles: jig grinder; jig-grinding-machine operator; precision jig grinder

Sets up and operates jig grinding machine to locate and precision-grind holes and contours in metal objects, such as tool, die, and machine parts, on custom basis, analyzing blueprints and specifications and selecting tooling according to knowledge of jig grinding procedures: Studies blueprint, layout on workpiece, or written or oral specifications to visualize grinding to be done and plans sequence of operations. Computes and sketches hole and contour dimensions and locations in relation to base reference points and lines. Positions and secures workpiece on machine table, and turns handwheels to move table and workpiece to computed position under spindle center, verifying each step with dial indicator. Selects grinding wheel, grinding speeds, and feed rates for each operation according to knowledge of metal properties and abrasives, and mounts wheel on spindle. Moves controls and reads dials to set grinding speed, feed rate, spindle angle for taper grinding, diameter of $T3planetary action,$T1 and limits of automatic reciprocating wheel feed. Dresses wheel manually or with preset dressing device. Moves controls to feed wheel into hole and against surface of workpiece. Verifies hole locations and dimensions for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicator, gauge blocks, and $T3telescoping gauges.$T1 May be required to have experience with particular material, product, precision level, or with machine of particular type or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

603.280-030 GRINDER SET-UP OPERATOR, UNIVERSAL (machine shop) alternate titles: precision grinder, universal; universal grinder, tool

Sets up and operates combination external- and internal- (universal) grinding machine to grind external and internal cylindrical and tapered surface of rotating workpieces, such as tool, die, and machine parts, usually for limited runs, analyzing blueprints and specifications and selecting tooling according to knowledge of external and internal grinding procedures: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece to visualize grinding to be done and plans sequence of operations. Selects grinding wheel, according to knowledge of metal properties and abrasives, and mounts wheel on spindle. Dresses wheel manually or with preset dressing device. Moves controls and reads dials to set rotation speeds and feed rates. Positions and tightens stops or cams to limit travel of workpiece or wheel. Moves controls to feed grinding wheel to workpiece or vice versa manually or automatically. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against wheel and workpiece. Verifies dimensions of ground workpiece, using such measuring instruments as micrometers, dial indicators, gauge blocks, and optical comparator. May dress grinding wheel to specified profile, using special fixtures and tools. May grind nonmetallic materials, such as plastics. May operate tracer attachment to duplicate contours from templates or models. May be required to have experience with particular material, product, or precision level, or with machine of particular type or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

603.280-034 JOB SETTER, HONING (machine shop)

Sets up horizontal or vertical honing machines for HONING-MACHINE OPERATORS, PRODUCTION (machine shop) engaged in production honing of metal objects: Reads blueprint to select tooling and plans sequence of operations. Selects and secures tool in spindle, using wrenches. Positions workpiece in fixture or on machine table, securing it with clamps and wrenches, and verifies positions with instruments, such as surface gauges and dial indicators. Selects feed rate, honing tool rotation speed, and depth of cut, according to knowledge of metal properties and abrasives. Moves controls to position tool in relation to workpiece and to set feed rate and spindle speed. Positions and tightens stops, using wrench, to control length of honing tool stroke. Starts machine and turns handwheels to feed tool to workpiece. Measures first-run workpiece for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and fixed gauges. May instruct new workers in machine operation.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

603.280-038 TOOL-GRINDER OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: cutter grinder; cutter-grinder operator; grinder operator; tool dresser; tool grinder; tool-grinding-machine operator; tool sharpener

Sets up and operates grinding machines, such as surface and universal, carbide, drill, and tool-and-cutter grinders, to sharpen cutting tools to specifications, using blueprints, job orders, and knowledge of abrasives and metal properties: Reviews blueprints and job orders to plan production sequence. Selects grinding wheel of shape and grade and attaches to spindle, using wrenches. Positions and secures cutting tool on machine table, using magnetic chuck or holding fixture, or mounts tool on arbor and clamps between centers. Turns handwheels to position table or spindle to obtain specified taper and bevel on edges of cutting tools. Moves controls to set cutting tool rotation speed, feed rate, and grinding wheel rotation speed. Starts machine and turns wheel or engages feed to move workpiece to grinding wheel. Measures sharpened cutting tools to verify conformance to specifications, using fixed gauges, micrometers, calipers, optical comparators, and surface gauges. Dresses abrasive wheel to change cutting action or shape. May grind special $T3form tools,$T1 involving special setups and wheel dressing. May analyze specifications and select tooling to be used on production jobs. May design, modify, or make special tools according to specifications or tooling requirements. May braze or solder carbide tips to cutting tools. May be required to have specialized experience with particular type of cutting tool sharpened or machine operated and be designated Broach Grinder (machine shop); Drill Sharpener (machine shop); Hob Grinder (machine shop).
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

603.360-010 BUFFING-LINE SET-UP WORKER (any industry)

Sets up buffing line to buff metal parts, such as automobile trim or hardware, to specified finish, following work order and using knowledge of metals, abrasives, and finishing techniques: Reads work order to determine part to be buffed. Selects holding fixtures and bolts them to drive mechanism. Selects buffs and positions and attaches them to spindles, using knowledge of buffing operations to determine type of buffs, angle of contact, and pressure against workpiece. Sets timers to control speed of $T3indexing,$T1 according to size and material of workpiece and to control application of lubricant and abrasive. Examines finish of first piece through buffing line for conformance to specifications. Adjusts setup to achieve specified finish. May change speed of buffing wheels by varying ratio of drive pulleys.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

603.380-010 GRINDER MACHINE SETTER (machine shop)

Sets up metal-grinding machines, such as external, internal, surface, and centerless grinders, for GRINDER OPERATORS, PRODUCTION (machine shop) 603.685-062, according to specifications, tooling instructions, standard charts, and knowledge of grinding procedures, and operates machine to grind first-run workpiece: Reads from blueprint and job order product specifications for dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be ground and tooling instructions, such as speeds, feed rates, holding fixtures, and grinding wheels to be used. Mounts grinding wheels on spindles with wrenches. Dresses wheels to specifications, using dressing devices. Moves controls to set specified grinding speeds, feed rates, and angle of grinding wheel to workpiece or vice versa. Positions and tightens cams to control depth of cut and length of stroke. Lifts and positions workpieces manually or with hoist, and secures them on machine tables, faceplates, or magnetic chucks, in chuck jaws, or between centers, using wrenches and clamps. Starts machine, moves controls to adjust machine settings, and observes operation. Verifies first-run products for conformance to specifications, using such measuring instruments as micrometers, calipers, and preset gauges. May feed machine by hand. May direct flow of coolant over cutting area. May measure workpiece prior to grinding to determine amount of material to be removed. May be required to have experience with particular material, product, or precision level, or machine of particular size, type, or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

603.382-010 BUFFING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

Sets up and operates semiautomatic buffing machine to buff parts, such as automobile trim or hardware to specified finish: Reads work order to determine parts to be buffed and setup procedure. Selects holding fixture and bolts it to feed arm. Slides spacers between buffs on spindle to set spacing. Measures and sets angle of feed arm to control position of workpiece against buff, according to specifications or using knowledge of machine operation. Sets length of traverse and stroke of feed arm by adjusting air cylinder and setting stops. Starts buff revolving and clamps workpiece in fixture. Presses button to feed workpiece against buff. Removes buffed part from fixture and examines it to ensure that surface coloration meets specifications. Adjusts angle, feed, or traverse of machine to achieve specified finish.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

603.382-014 GRINDER SET-UP OPERATOR, CENTERLESS (machine shop) alternate titles: centerless-grinding-machine operator

Sets up and operates one or more centerless grinding machines to grind external or internal cylindrical or tapered surfaces of metal workpieces to blueprint specifications, following tooling instructions and standard charts and applying knowledge of grinding procedures: Reads blueprint and job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be ground, and tooling instructions, such as grinding speeds, feed rates, holding fixtures, and grinding wheels to be used. Mounts grinding wheel and regulating wheel on spindles with wrenches. Dresses wheels to specifications, using dressing device. Moves controls to set specified grinding speeds, feed rates, and spacing between wheel faces. Positions and secures work rest at specified height, using wrenches. Lifts and positions workpiece manually or with hoist, and secures it between wheels and on work rest. Starts machine and observes operation. Verifies dimensions of ground workpiece for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and preset gauges. Changes worn grinding wheels, using wrenches. May set up automatic work-feeding device. May grind nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with particular material, product, or precision level, or with machine of particular size, type, or trade name.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

603.382-018 HONING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: hone operator; honing-machine operator

Sets up and operates one or more vertical or horizontal honing machines to hone internal or external surfaces of objects, such as cylinders, bearings, and connecting rods to specifications, following tooling instructions, standard charts, and honing procedures: Reads blueprint and job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be honed, speeds, feed rates, work-holding fixtures, and honing tools to be used. Positions and secures fixtures on machine table, using squares, steel rules, micrometers, and wrenches. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist and positions and secures fixture with clamps and wrenches. Inserts and tightens specified tool in spindle. Moves controls to set tool-feed rate and spindle speed. Sets stops with wrench to control length of stroke and depth of cut. Starts machine and turns handwheels or engages automatic mechanism to feed and oscillate tool along workpiece surface. Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant against tool and workpiece. Measures honed workpiece for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as preset gauges, micrometers, calipers, and comparators. May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material or product, or with machine of particular size, type, or trade name, and be designated accordingly.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

603.382-022 HONING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: honing-machine operator, tool;job honer; precision-honing-machine operator

Sets up and operates vertical or horizontal honing machine to hone internal or external surfaces of metal objects, such as prototype cylinders, bearings, or connecting rods, usually on custom basis, analyzing specifications and selecting tooling according to knowledge of honing procedures: Studies blueprint to visualize honing to be done and plans sequence of operations. Positions workpiece in fixture or on machine table, and secures it with clamps and wrenches, verifying positions with instruments, such as surface gauges and dial indicators. Selects feed rate, honing speed, depth of cut, and honing tool for each operation, according to knowledge of metal properties, abrasives, and shop mathematics. Positions and secures tool in spindle. Moves controls to position tool in relation to workpiece and to set feed rate and spindle speed. Turns nut on tool or sets automatic mechanism to expand tool to selected diameter. Positions and tightens stops with wrench to control length of stroke. Starts machine and turns handwheels to feed tool to workpiece. Engages automatic mechanism to feed tool along workpiece with oscillating action. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against tool and workpiece. Measures honed workpiece for conformance to specifications, using electromechanical limit gauges, surface gauges, micrometers, and $T3telescoping gauges.$T1 May use special optical inspection equipment. May replace worn honing stones. May be required to have experience with particular material or product or with machine of particular size, type, or trade name and be designated accordingly.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

603.382-026 LAPPING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates $T3lapping$T1 machines to lap surfaces of flat, cylindrical, or spherical objects or of adjacent mechanical parts to specified finish or dimensions, following specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of lapping procedures: Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be lapped, tooling instructions, such as lapping speeds and pressures, work-holding fixtures, and laps to be used. Mounts laps on spindles with wrenches. Positions and secures workpieces in fixture or on machine table. Moves controls to set lapping speeds, tool pressure, and length of cycle and to guide action of laps against workpieces or workpieces against each other. Starts machine and brushes or sprays $T3lapping compound$T1 on laps and workpieces. Inspects lapped workpiece for conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as comparator, flatness gauges, and surface plates. May be assisted by MACHINE SETTER (machine shop) 600.360-014 in setting up machine. May operate machine equipped with abrasive wheels instead of metal laps. May be required to have experience with custom or production work, with particular material or product, or with machine of particular type or trade name and be designated accordingly.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

603.382-030 PRINTING-ROLLER POLISHER (machine shop)

Operates polishing lathe to reduce circumference of printing rollers to specifications and remove defects, such as turning and polishing lines, high spots, and scratches: Mounts roller on mandrel of lathe, using hoist. Measures circumference of roller at several points to locate irregular spots, using girth tape. Examines surface of roller for defects. Depresses pedal to raise water vat and starts lathe to rotate roller in vat. Polishes roller by either of following methods: (1) Moves polishing stone back and forth across length of roller, changing from coarse to finer grades of stone to impart acceptably smooth finish. (2) Mounts flat stone on spindle of polishing head, starts oscillation of stone, and lowers stone onto surface of rotating roller. Moves lever to engage gear that moves machine head back and forth over surface of roller. Changes stones on machine head to impart final polish. Examines polished rollers for rough spots, pinholes, and scratches. Rubs scratches and rough spots with burnishing tool to finish roller. Verifies circumference of polished roller, using girth tape. Cleans roller before and after polishing, using cloth, water, and detergents or cleaning solution.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

603.382-034 GRINDER SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates grinding machines to grind threads on metal objects, such as screws, bolts, and micrometer spindles, and to grind internal and external surfaces of metal workpieces to specifications, following tooling instructions, standard charts, blueprints, and job orders, applying knowledge of grinding procedures: Reads blueprint and job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts to be ground, and tooling instructions, such as grinding speeds, feed rates, holding fixtures, and grinding wheel to be used. Mounts wheel on spindle, using wrenches. Dresses wheel to specifications, using dressing device. Sets machine controls to specified grinding speeds, feed rates, and angle of wheel. Positions and tightens cams and stops to control depth of cut and length of stroke. Lifts and positions workpiece, manually or using hoist, and secures workpiece on faceplate or magnetic chuck, in fixture or chuck, or directly to machine table. Starts machine and activates controls to feed wheel against workpiece or vice versa, or engages automatic feeding device. Verifies dimensions of finished workpiece for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, preset gauges, load test equipment, thread $T3measuring wires$T1, and thread gauges. Changes worn grinding wheel, using wrenches. May place workpiece in hopper or fixture of automatic feeding device. May grind nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with specific type of machine, material, product, or precision level and be designated Grinder Set-Up Operator, External (machine shop); Grinder Set-Up Operator, Internal (machine shop); Grinder Set-Up Operator, Surface (machine shop); Grinder Set-Up Operator, Thread (machine shop).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

603.382-038 KNIFE GRINDER (machine shop) alternate titles: cutter-head sharpener; tool grinder

Sets up and operates grinding machines to shape and sharpen planer knives and woodworking machine cutters according to specifications: Positions and secures workpiece or sheet stock, template, and machine accessories onto machine, using handtools. Turns handwheels to set travel and pressure of cutterhead or knife stock across or against grinding wheel to shape or sharpen workpiece. Starts machine and observes grinding operation to verify conformance to specifications. May cut out plastic templates used to fabricate knives and cutterheads. May hone cutting edge of ground knives, using whetstone and oil. May cut and grind silicon carbide jointing stones to match pattern of knives. May select and install grinding wheels on machine, using handtools, applying knowledge of product specifications and abrasives. May manipulate blade across grinding wheel by hand. May turn valve to control flow of coolant. May sharpen or shape knives and saw blades, using handtools. May sharpen bits and boring tool [BIT SHARPENER (any industry) 603.685-026].
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

603.482-010 DEBURRER, STRIP (clock & watch)

Sets up and operates multiple stage deburring machine to smooth edges and set (establish) width of mainspring strip: Threads strip from feeding roll through deburring cutters to winding roll, aligning cutters and adjusting cutters for specified width. Makes trial run, cuts off piece of deburred strip, examines piece under microscope, and adjusts cutters to correct deficiencies in operation. Adjusts and sharpens cutters on diamond wheel, using mechanic's tools. Works to tolerances of 0.0005 inch.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

603.482-030 GRINDER I (clock & watch) alternate titles: grinder, watch parts

Operates grinding machine to grind blocked watch parts to size: Places blocks on magnetic chuck and regulates feed and depth of grinding wheel cut to grind parts to specified thickness, working to tolerances of 0.0005 to 0.0001 inch. Removes blocks to measure thickness with upright gauge to ensure conformance to specifications. Dresses chuck by running grinding wheel across chuck slowly. Laps part for finish after grinding by putting blocks, parts side down, under pressure pads of $T3lapping$T1 machine, putting oil and emery on lapping surface, and setting timer for specified time.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

603.482-034 HONING-MACHINE OPERATOR, PRODUCTION (machine shop) alternate titles: cylinder honer; honer; honing-machine operator, semiautomatic; production-honing-machine operator

Operates honing machines to hone internal or external surfaces of metal parts, such as cylinders, bearings, and connecting rods to specifications, usually on production basis: Obtains such information as dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts in run from job order and instructions of MACHINE-SHOP SUPERVISOR, PRODUCTION (machine shop) or JOB SETTER, HONING (machine shop). Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist and secures it in fixture. Starts machine and turns handwheels or engages automatic mechanism to feed tool to workpiece. Moves controls to adjust feed rate, spindle speed, length of stroke, and depth of cut. Measures finished workpiece with instruments, such as calipers, fixed gauges, and micrometers. Changes worn tools, using wrenches. May read blueprints. May assist JOB SETTER, HONING (machine shop) to set up machine. May be required to have experience with particular material, or product, with machine of particular size, type, or trade name, and be designated accordingly.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

603.664-010 TOOL GRINDER II (any industry) alternate titles: tool sharpener

Sharpens and smooths cutting edge of tools, such as axes, chisels, drills, picks, and straight cutting blades, using abrasive wheel: Presses button to start abrasive wheel. Positions and holds cutting edge of tool against machine guide and abrasive wheel to sharpen and smooth tool edge. Immerses tool in oil to cool edge. Repositions and holds tool edge against guide and abrasive wheel to further sharpen and smooth edge. May heat tools and immerse them in brine, oil, or water to harden them. May remove burrs from ground edges of tools, using whetstone. May sharpen and reduce diameter of circular cutting blades. May be designated according to kind of tool sharpened as Ax Sharpener (any industry); Chisel Grinder (any industry); Knife And Spur Grinder (saw. & plan.); Knife Grinder (any industry).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603.665-010 BUFFING-MACHINE TENDER (any industry)

Tends automatic buffing machine that buffs parts, such as automobile hardware or trim: Loads parts on holding fixture of revolving table that is preset for regular $T3indexing$T1 and starts machine. Removes buffed parts and examines them for surface defects. Places buffed parts into shallow tray and covers them with cardboard separators. Informs BUFFER (any industry) I or BUFFING-LINE SET-UP WORKER (any industry) of buffing defects. May maintain count of buffed parts and parts which do not meet specifications.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.682-010 BUFFING-MACHINE OPERATOR, SILVERWARE (jewelry-silver.)

Sets up and operates battery of machines that automatically buff shells for silver-plated hollowware, such as bowls, tea sets, vegetable dishes, and gravy boats, to remove scratches and pressmarks and impart smooth finish for subsequent plating: Selects buffing wheel of size and shape to match workpiece and bolts it to stationary drive shaft. Selects jig to match exterior or interior shape of workpiece and bolts it to chuck on lathe arbor. Clamps workpiece in jig and turns stop nuts to position assembly against buffing wheel. Turns knobs of timing device to regulate buffing time according to kind and thickness of metal and surface area to be buffed. Starts machine and holds stick of compound to wheel to coat wheel with abrasive. Observes operation and removes workpiece when machine stops at end of timed cycle.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

603.682-018 LINTER-SAW SHARPENER (oils & grease) alternate titles: saw filer; sharpener

Operates machine to sharpen cylinders of circular saws used in linter machines: Removes saw cylinders from linter machine and mounts cylinder in feeding head of sharpening machine. Examines saw blades to determine amount of cut necessary to sharpen them. Turns handwheels to set cutting control to specified depth of cut for saw teeth, and to adjust space between cutting tools. Starts machine and observes operation.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

603.682-022 MIRROR-FINISHING-MACHINE OPERATOR (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: buffing-machine operator, semiautomatic; polishing-machine operator, semiautomatic

Sets up and operates one or more semiautomatic machines to buff silver or stainless steel flatware between cloth or felt rolls to impart mirrorlike finish: Mounts buffing rolls in machine holders, using wrenches. Turns adjustment wheel and observes pressure dial to set distance between rolls. Turns setscrews and stop nuts to adjust motion of machine table. Starts rollers, turns valve, and depresses pedal to spray buffing compound across rolls or pulls bar-mounted stick of compound across them. Squeezes handles to open jaws of holding fixture and grip ends of workpieces racked in position on racking table. Inserts and locks fixture in sleeves of machine table, with blades, tines, bowls, or handles of workpieces inserted between buffing rolls. Starts machine that closes rolls on workpieces, rocks machine bed up and down and side to side to ensure complete buffing, separates rolls, and retracts machine bed after completion of preset time cycle. Inspects luster of workpieces and adjusts pressure of rolls or changes rolls to buff flatware to desired finish. May position workpieces in racks on racking table. May dump buffed flatware from racks onto conveyor for inspection. May dip ends of workpieces in buffing paste.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

603.682-026 POLISHING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

Sets up and operates belt sanding machine to polish flat metal surfaces, such as small arms parts and metal strips: Pushes button to lower drive wheel and installs abrasive belt of specified grit, using wrenches. Places metal part on conveyor belt and turns knobs to raise conveyor and bring workpiece into contact with polishing belt. Turns valves to regulate flow of coolant onto polishing belt and starts machine. Examines first run part to determine conformance of finish to specifications and adjusts height of conveyor as indicated to achieve specified finish. Replaces worn polishing belts, fills coolant tank, and cleans collection tank, using handtools, to maintain machine in operating condition.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

603.682-030 DRILL-BIT SHARPENER (electron. comp.) alternate titles: drill sharpener

Sets up and operates drill-sharpening machine (sharpener) to sharpen drill bits used in numerically controlled drill for fabricating printed circuit boards (PCB's): Reads work order to determine number and size of drill bits to be sharpened. Inserts drill bits into cleaning machine, point-side down, that automatically starts brushes rotating to clean and remove debris from dull bits. Removes drill bit from cleaning machine and measures bit to verify specified size, using micrometer. Selects corresponding size bushing (brass sleeve) and mounts bushing into chuck of sharpener, using handtools. Inserts drill bit in chuck of sharpener and activates table that moves chuck and bit assembly through rotating abrading wheels to sharpen both sides of drill bit. Flips switch to release chuck and drill bit and removes bit. Observes sharpened bits under optical microscope to detect defects, such as chips or breaks. Discards defective drill bits. Places sharpened drill bits in box, point-end up. May clean sharpener.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

603.685-010 BAND-REAMER-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Tends pneumatic reaming machine that removes burrs from inner surface of copper bands: Selects reaming fixture (steel spring having cutting edge around outer surface of each coil) of desired size, and secures it in place. Fastens metal trough in place and aligns copper bands in trough. Opens compressed air line and starts machine that pushes reaming fixture through bands. Removes bands by sliding hooked metal bar through reamed holes.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603.685-014 BARREL POLISHER, INSIDE (ordnance) alternate titles: inside polisher

Tends single-spindle, horizontal machine that smooths and polishes shotgun barrel bores: Clamps barrel in holding fixture and secures polishing rod in machine headstock. Wraps emery cloth on rod tip to form polishing tool. Starts machine and turns wheel to feed rotating polishing rod through barrel. Varies rate of feed according to resistance sensed through wheel. Pushes tow-tipped cleaning rod through polished barrel and sights through bore to inspect finish for defects.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603.685-022 BEVEL POLISHER (clock & watch)

Tends single-or-multiple-holder polishing machines that polish beveled edges on rachet and winding wheels or endstone caps: Mounts wheels on rubber heads or endstone caps over pins protruding from holder face. Applies compounds to product or polishing laps. Positions lap over product or vice versa. Starts machine and sets timer for specified polishing period. Loads next set of holders. Inspects products for conformance to specifications. Imparts finish to wheels with cast-iron lap and polishes finish with lead-tin lap.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603.685-026 BIT SHARPENER (any industry) alternate titles: bit grinder

Sharpens boring tools, such as bits and router cutters, using oilstone, and $T3bench grinder$T1 with tool-holding adapters: Inserts bit into collet of tool adapter, and turns handwheels to adjust relative angle of bit axis and grinding wheel surface, according to specifications. Starts bench grinder, and turns handwheels to move bit against grinding wheel, and turns bit to sharpen each cutting edge. Rubs bit on oilstone by hand to smooth edges and complete sharpening. May file auger spurs to sharpen them. May sharpen cutlery and small shop tools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603.685-030 BIT-SHARPENER OPERATOR (mine & quarry) alternate titles: bit grinder

Tends bit-sharpening machine to shape and sharpen detachable bits of mining equipment: Inserts bits into clamps of power-driven revolving drum and fastens them in place, using wrench. Turns handwheel to move bit against grinding wheels and to turn bit to sharpen cutting and reduce it to gauge size. Lubricates sharpening machine and changes worn grinding wheels, using handtools.
GOE: 05.12.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.685-034 BOTTOM POLISHER (elec. equip.)

Tends machine, equipped with power-driven wire brush, that polishes bottoms of metal dry cell battery containers (cans): Dumps box of cans into tray on bed of machine. Presses cans into tray to level bottoms. Start rapidly rotating brush. Grasps handle on tray and slides tray back and forth to bring bottoms into contact with brush. Inspects can bottoms to ensure cleanliness. Withdraws tray and inverts it over box to dump cans.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.685-038 BRUSH POLISHER (clock & watch)

Tends machine that bevels watch screwheads or polishes cap jewel plates: Secures watch part, shellacked onto surface of metal blocks, in holding fixture and starts machine that presses block of parts against rotating brush to bevel edges of slot or outside diameter of screwheads. Spreads abrasive mixture over brush and sets automatic timer to polish plates for specified period.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603.685-042 BURNISHER (clock & watch)

Tends machine that grinds center-pinion pivots, shoulders, and similar watch parts to specifications: Inserts pivots into chuck or collet of machine, using fingers or tweezers, and starts machine. Removes product when machine stops and measures part for conformance to specifications, using gauge. May clean and oil machine and change machine belts as needed.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.685-046 BURRER, MACHINE (clock & watch) alternate titles: burring-machine operator

Tends machine that removes burrs from watch pinions and similar timing-device parts: Inserts part in deburring-machine chuck or collet and adjusts levers or depresses pedals to feed part against tool that grinds burrs. Examines parts to ensure removal of burrs.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.685-050 DEBURRER (button & notion) alternate titles: wire-brushing-machine operator

Tends battery of automatic deburring machines that remove rough edges from metal slide-fastener links attached to tape: Positions carton of stringer (one side of fastener chain) behind machine and threads end through guides, tension bars, and under wire brushes to pickup drum. Starts machine and observes passage of stringer through rotating brushes onto receiving drum. Examines brushed stringer to verify smoothness of surface. Notifies supervisor of machine malfunctioning.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.685-054 FLAT POLISHER (clock & watch) alternate titles: lap polisher

Tends machine that rough and finish polishes flat watch parts in successive operations: Applies polishing agent to $T3lap I$T1 surface. Positions blocked parts face down on lap under tripod holder, turns on air pressure which forces tripod against blocks, and adjusts machine to polish specified time. When machine automatically stops, removes blocks, cleans polished surfaces with tissue and cleansing agent, and inspects parts for scratches and blemishes. Verifies thickness of parts with micrometer, and reruns substandard parts. Refaces surface of lap on automatic turning machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

603.685-058 GRINDER OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: grinder-and-honer operator, automatic

Tends machine that grinds and hones blades and blade edges of articles, such as razors, knives, and garden tools: Loads blades in machine hopper or positions blades in holding fixture. Starts machine that automatically feeds blades to abrasive wheel or belt. Verifies dimensions of blades and keenness of blade edges, using fixed gauges.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.685-062 GRINDING MACHINE TENDER (machine shop) alternate titles: production grinder

Tends grinding machines that grind internal and external surfaces of metal workpieces to specifications: Starts machine, places workpiece in holding fixture or hopper, and engages automatic feeding device. Observes machine operation, and removes and inspects finished workpiece to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as preset gauges, calipers, micrometers, and load test equipment. Replaces worn grinding wheel, using handtools. Dresses wheel, using preset dressing device. May move controls to adjust depth of wheel cut, angle between workpiece and grinding wheel, wheel rotation speed, and feed rate. May grind nonmetallic workpieces. May prepare production records. May be designated Centerless-Grinder Tender (machine shop); Double-Spindle-Disk Grinder Tender, Spring End (metal prod., nec); External-Grinder Tender (machine shop); Internal-Grinder Tender (machine shop); Knife Glazer (jewelry-silver.); Surface-Grinder Tender (machine shop).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 87

603.685-066 GRINDER, LAP (clock & watch)

Tends $T3lapping$T1 machine that grinds flat watch parts to specified thickness: Secures parts, shellacked onto surface of metal blocks, to holding fixture that rotates blocks on surface of revolving wheel. Spreads oil and abrasive powder over wheel, and adjusts automatic timer to permit grinding for specified period. Tests thickness of parts with micrometer. Removes parts from block, using brush and cleaning solution, and cleans parts by dipping them into series of cleaning solutions. Resurfaces lapping wheel, using automatic turning machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603.685-070 LAPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR, PRODUCTION (machine shop) alternate titles: micromatic-hone operator

Tends one or more $T3lapping$T1 machines to lap surfaces of metal objects to specifications, usually on production basis: Starts machine and places workpieces in machine or engages automatic feeding mechanism. Measures lapped workpieces for conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as preset comparators and surface plate. May move controls to adjust lapping speeds, tool pressure, and length of machine cycle. May assist MACHINE SETTER (machine shop) in setting up machine. May be required to have experience with particular material or product or with machine of particular type of trade name and be designated Barrel Lapper (ordnance).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603.685-074 SHOT-GRINDER OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends machine that grinds and polishes steel pellets to specified diameter for use as BB shot in air guns: Scoops pellets into feed hopper and starts machine. Turns valve to control coolant flow and adds scouring powder to hasten abrasive action. Measures ejected shot at machine discharge chute to verify size, using gauges, and turns handwheel to adjust pressure plates that increase or decrease size of shot.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.685-078 SNAILER (clock & watch)

Tends machine that automatically polishes watch crown and ratchet wheels and inscribes decorative snailed (spiral or volute-shaped) lines on them: Places wheel in rotating chuck of machine. Brushes abrasive mixture onto metal lap and starts machine that automatically polishes and snails wheels.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.685-082 STONER AND POLISHER, BEVEL FACE (clock & watch) alternate titles: screwhead stoner and polisher

Tends machine that stones and polishes bevel face (outside periphery) of screwheads: Inserts screws in spring chuck. Swings stoning face into position against rotating heads and holds it in place until pilot bulb lights, indicating heads are stoned to size. Turns stoning face away and swings polishing lap into position against rotating heads to impart finish to bevel faces. Removes finished screws from chucks.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

603.686-010 POLISHING-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (any industry)

Feeds metal parts into automatic polishing machine, and transfers polished parts from conveyor to trays. Adds coolant to reservoir of polishing machine, and removes abrasive sludge from collection tank. Assists POLISHING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) 603.682-026 in changing abrasive belts.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

603.686-014 DEBURRER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD PANELS (electron. comp.)

Feeds and off bears machine that automatically cleans and removes burrs from panels for production of printed circuit boards (PCB's): Loads panels into automatic feeder device that conveys panels into deburring machine. Flips switch or presses button to start deburring machine that automatically cleans and deburrs panels. Removes cleaned and deburred panels from machine and examines panels for scratches. Records production data. May turn crank to adjust pressure of steel brushes that deburr panels. May buff scratches on panels, using hand buffer. May replace machine filter, using wrench.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

604 TURNING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with shaping metal by the paring or chipping action of rigid cutting tools applied to metal rotating in a lathe. The shaping of nonmetallic materials, except wood, is also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the machining of metal are used.

604.130-010 SUPERVISOR, ROLL SHOP (steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in grinding, turning, and shot blasting mill rolls to specified surface finish and in repairing roll set bearings of mill rolls used in shaping steel in rolling mills: Reviews job orders, studies blueprint specifications, and inspects rolls to plan shop work. Schedules shop operations and daily work loads, considering such factors as mill rolling schedules, amount of turning, grinding, and shot blasting required to dress rolls, and available workers. Assigns workers to duties, explains work requirements, and issues blueprints and templates for performing work. Inspects work in progress and completed work for conformance to specifications and shop standards. Prepares production and progress reports. Inspects roll shop equipment and arranges for maintenance and repair work. Initiates changes in work methods to improve worker performance and production efficiency. Trains workers in operation of shop machines and equipment. Keeps production and time records. Requisitions materials and supplies.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

604.260-010 SCREW-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, SWISS-TYPE (clock & watch) alternate titles: automatic-screw-machine setter, swiss-type

Sets up swiss-type automatic screw-machines to perform series of machining operations, such as boring, threading, and facing metal wire, rod, or bar stock to specifications, to produce small, accurately turned parts for clocks, watches, and other timing devices: Studies blueprint and layout sheet to determine machining to be done, dimensions of parts, and permissible tolerances, and plans sequence of operations. Visualizes movements of machine parts, workpieces, and tools in each operation in relation to others and decides on station and timing of each operation to assure efficient use of tools and time. Selects cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts and cutting tools to be used on basis of experience and knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics, or by referring to tables, charts, or instructions on layout sheet. Installs stock feed pushers, collets, and bushings, using wrenches. Inserts stock into stock feed mechanism and sets stock stop to control length of stock fed. Installs spindle speed and feed change gears to obtain required spindle speeds and tool feeds. Installs cams that control movement of stock and tools. Mounts cutting tools in toolholders and mounts them on machine, using wrenches, verifying their position with gauges and other measuring instruments. Cranks machine through cycle, stopping machine and adjusting tool positions and machine controls to allow for such factors as timing and clearance between moving parts. Starts machine, observes operation, and verifies conformance of first-run and sample workpieces to specifications, using such instruments as micrometers, calipers, limit gauges, and scales. Replaces worn tools. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 or cutter-grinding machine to sharpen tools. May set up and operate machine to machine first-run workpiece only. May be required to have experience with particular product, or machine of particular size, type, or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

604.280-010 ENGINE-LATHE SET-UP OPERATOR, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: precision-lathe operator; tool-room-lathe operator; tracer-lathe set-up operator

Sets up and operates engine lathe to perform machining, such as turning, $T3facing,$T1 boring, and threading on rotating metal castings, forgings, and bar stock, to machine tool, die, or machine parts, analyzing specifications and deciding on tooling according to knowledge of metal properties and lathe operation: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece to visualize machining to be done, and plans sequence of operations. Selects method of holding workpiece according to its size and shape and installs holding fixtures, such as chuck jaws, collets, arbors, and mandrels, to headstock or tailstock, using clamps or wrenches. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures it in holding fixture or between centers, using clamps and wrenches, and verifying position with measuring instruments, such as calipers, height gauges, and dial indicators. Selects feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut, and cutting tool for each operation, according to knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Positions and secures cutting tool in tool holder on cross-slide or tailstock. Moves controls to set cutting speed and feed rate and to position tool in relation to workpiece. Starts machine and turns handwheels to feed tool to and along workpiece, or engages automatic feed. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against tool and workpiece. Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometer, calipers, and depth gauges. May operate large engine lathe to machine large objects, such as ship propeller shafts, and be designated Lathe Set-Up Operator, Large (machine shop). May offset position of tailstock to machine tapered surfaces. May mount gears, move levers, and engage threading dial to machine threads, using knowledge of thread cutting. May machine teeth on cutting tools, or duplicate contours from templates or models, using $T3relieving$T1 or tracing attachments. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 to sharpen tools. May work on nonmetallic materials, such as plastics. May be required to have specialized experience with particular materials, product, precision level, machining process or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

604.280-014 SCREW-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, MULTIPLE SPINDLE (machine shop) alternate titles: automatic-screw-machine operator; bar-machine operator, multiple spindle; screw-machine operator; screw-machine setter

Sets up and operates one or more multiple-spindle lathe-type screw machines equipped with automatic $T3indexing$T1 and feeding mechanisms to perform turning, boring, threading, and $T3facing$T1 operations on metal bar stock on custom basis, analyzing specifications and deciding on tooling according to knowledge of screw-machine operations: Studies blueprint, visualizes machining to be done, dimensions of parts and permissible tolerances, and plans sequence of operations. Visualizes movements of machine parts, workpieces, and tools in each operation in relation to others, and decides on station and timing of each operation to assure efficient use of tools and time. Selects cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts, and cutting tools to be used on basis of experience and knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Installs collets, bushings, and stock pushers in stock-feeding mechanism, using wrenches and screwdrivers. Installs and adjusts cams, gears, and stops to control stock and tool movements at each station. Positions and secures tools in tool holders, verifying positions with gauges and other measuring instruments. Moves controls to set cutting speeds and feed rates. Cranks machine through cycle, stopping machine and adjusting tool positions and machine controls to allow for such factors as timing, clearance between moving parts, and chip removal. Starts machine, observes operation, and verifies conformance to specifications of first-run and sample workpieces, using such instruments as plug and ring gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Replaces worn tools. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 or cutter-grinding machine to sharpen tools. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May set up and operate single-spindle screw machine. May be required to have experience with particular material or product or machine of particular size, type, or trade name. May set up machines for other workers.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

604.280-018 SCREW-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, SINGLE SPINDLE (machine shop) alternate titles: automatic-screw-machine operator; bar-machine operator, single spindle

Sets up and operates one or more single-spindle lathe-type screw machines equipped with automatic feeding and tool-indexing mechanisms to perform turning, boring, threading, and $T3facing$T1 operations on metal bar stock on custom basis, analyzing specifications and deciding on tooling according to knowledge of screw machine operations: Studies blueprint to visualize machining to be done, dimensions of parts and permissible tolerances, and plans sequence of operations. Selects cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts, and cutting tools to be used on basis of knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Installs collets, bushings, and stock pushers in stock-feeding mechanism, using wrenches and screwdrivers, and loads with bar stock manually or with hoist. Installs and adjusts cams, gears, and stops to control stock and tool movements. Positions and secures tools in tool holders, verifying positions with gauges and other measuring instruments. Moves controls to set cutting speeds and feed rates. Starts machine, observes operations, and verifies conformance of first-run and sample workpieces to specifications, using such instruments as plug and ring gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Replaces worn tools. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 or cutter-grinding machine to sharpen tools. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with particular material or product or machine of particular size, type, or trade name, and be designated accordingly. May set up machines for other workers.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

604.280-022 TURRET-LATHE SET-UP OPERATOR, TOOL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates turret lathe to perform series of machining operations, such as turning, $T3facing,$T1 boring, and tapping, on metal workpieces, such as machine, tool, or die parts, analyzing specifications and deciding on tooling, applying knowledge of metal properties, shop mathematics, and turret-lathe operations: Studies blueprint to visualize machining to be done, and plans sequence of operations. Selects and installs work-holding fixtures on machine, such as collets, faceplates, two-jaw chuck, or specially-shaped holding devices, and positions and secures workpiece in holding fixture, using wrenches. Selects cutting speed, tool feed rate, depth of cut, and cutting tools for each operation, according to knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Positions and secures tools in toolholders at each station of turret and cross-slide toolpost, and positions tools in relation to workpiece. Moves stops, cams, or levers to control rotation of workpiece and feeding of tools. Turns handwheels to feed tools to and along workpiece and to $T3indexing$T1 toolholders between operations, or engages feeding and indexing mechanisms. Turns valve to direct flow of coolant, against tool and workpiece. Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as gauges, calipers, and micrometer. May sharpen tools with $T3bench grinder.$T1 May operate tracing attachment to duplicate profile of template or model on workpiece. May work on nonmetallic materials, such as plastics. May be required to have specialized experience with particular material, product, precision level, machining process, or size, type, or trade name of lathe. May be designated according to whether lathe is primarily equipped to machine bar stock fed through headstock of screw machine as Screw-Machine Set-Up Operator, Tool (machine shop); or workpiece held in chuck (chucking machine) as Chucking-Machine Set-Up Operator, Tool (machine shop). May be designated according to type of lathe as Turret-Lathe Set-Up Operator, Tool, Vertical (machine shop).
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

604.360-010 SETTER, AUTOMATIC-SPINNING LATHE (any industry)

Sets up automatic spinning lathe to spin (form) shaped articles from sheet or plate metal as specified by blueprints and computed from data charts: Bolts specified spinning chuck to headstock spindle and follow block to tailstock, using handtools or power tools. Positions, aligns, and bolts specified circular forming tool on hydraulic carriage according to diameter and thickness of metal disk, using such measuring tools as calipers, micrometers, and verniers. Turns control knobs to set speed of lathe and feed speed of carriage according to chart. Makes trial run and measures dimensions of first piece for conformance to blueprint specifications. May set up automatic spinning lathe equipped with special forming tools to shape, trim, or form knurls or beads on workpiece and be designated Setter, Automatic-Spinning-And-Beading-Lathe (any industry).
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

604.362-010 LATHE OPERATOR, NUMERICAL CONTROL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates numerically controlled horizontal lathe to perform machining operations, such as turning, boring, $T3facing,$T1 and threading parts, such as castings, forgings, and bar stock: Reads process sheets, blueprints, and sketches of part to determine machining to be done, dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements. Inserts beginning point of tape in reading head of control unit. Mounts workpiece between centers, in chuck, or to faceplate, manually or using hoist. Selects and installs preset tooling in tool posts, turrets or $T3indexing$T1 heads, and automatic-tool-change magazine, in sequence specified on process sheet. Depresses buttons, toggles, or sets tape and starts machining operation. Observes numerical displays on control panel and compares with data on process sheet to verify dimensional adjustments, feed rates, and speeds of machining cuts. Turns dials and switches to override tape control and correct machine performance, applying practical knowledge of lathe operation. Inspects first-run piece and spot-checks succeeding pieces for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and precision $T3dial$T1 gauges. Studies job packet and organizes materials for next run during automatic tape-controlled cycles to shorten changeover time. May set tools before positioning them in lathe, using precision gauges and instruments. May set up and operate another machine tool during tape-controlled machining cycles. May machine nonmetallic materials. May be designated by type of lathe operated as Engine Lathe Operator, Numerical Control (machine shop); Turret Lathe Operator, Numerical Control (machine shop).
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

604.380-010 CHUCKING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: chucking-lathe operator

Sets up and operates one or more single- or multiple-spindle horizontal chucking machines (lathes) to perform series of machining operations, such as turning, boring, threading, and $T3facing,$T1 on metal workpieces, such as castings, forgings and bar stock, according to specifications, tooling instructions, standard charts, and knowledge of turning procedures: Reads blueprint, job order, tooling instructions, or standard charts to determine product specifications, work-holding arrangement, cutting speeds, feed rates, and cutting tools to be used. Attaches specified chuck or chuck jaws to headstock, using wrenches. Moves controls, cams, and stops to set rotation speeds and feed rates and to control tool and workpiece movement for specified operations. Lifts workpiece manually or using hoist, and positions and secures it in chuck. Turns handwheels to position tools in relation to workpiece. Turns valve handle and directs flow of coolant against tools and workpiece. Starts machine, and moves controls to adjust positions and movements of tools during machine operation. Verifies conformance of turned workpieces to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and fixed gauges. May be required to decide on station and timing of each operation to assure efficient use of tools and time. May set up automatic device to feed workpieces to machine. May compute such data as dimensions, rotation speeds, and feed rates, using knowledge of shop mathematics and metal properties. Important variations are custom or production work; size or trade name of machine operated; types of metals or products machined; or work site (plant or job shop). May set up machines for other workers.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

604.380-014 CHUCKING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, MULTIPLE SPINDLE, VERTICAL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates one or more multiple-spindle vertical chucking machines (lathes) to perform series of machining operations, such as turning, boring, threading, and $T3facing$T1 on metal workpieces, such as castings, forgings, and bar stock, according to specifications, tooling instructions, standard charts, and knowledge of turning procedures: Reads blueprint, job order, tooling instructions, and standard charts to determine product specifications, work-holding arrangement, and cutting speeds, feed rates, and cutting tools to be used. Visualizes movements of machine parts, workpieces, and tools in each operation in relation to others, and decides on station and timing of each operation to assure efficient use of tools and time. Installs specified chucks or holding fixtures on headstocks, and places and secures workpiece in holding device. Positions and secures tools and toolholders to toolheads. Moves controls, stops, and cams to set specified rotation speeds and feed rates, and to control timing and action of tools at each station. Starts machine, turns valve handle, and directs flow of coolant against tools and workpieces. Stops machine and verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications after initial machining operation, using fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers. May compute such data as dimensions, rotation speeds, feed rates, tool setting angles, and machining times, using knowledge of shop mathematics and metal properties. May work on nonmetallic materials, such as plastics. May set up and operate machine to machine first-run workpiece only and be designated Chucking-Machine Setter, Multiple Spindle, Vertical (machine shop). May be required to have experience with particular material or product, or with machine of particular size, type, or trade name and be designated accordingly.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

604.380-018 ENGINE-LATHE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: bench-lathe operator

Sets up and operates engine lathes to machine metallic and nonmetallic workpieces according to specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of machining methods: Reads blueprint or job order for specifications, such as dimensions and tolerances, tooling instructions on holding devices, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cuts, and cutting tools. Positions and secures tools in holders, using wrenches. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures workpiece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers, or fixture, using clamps and wrenches. Sets specified rotation speed, feed rate, and depth of cut, and positions tool in relation to workpiece. Starts machine, turns handwheels to feed tool to workpiece, and engages feed. Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant against tool and workpiece. Observes cutting action of machine to detect excessive wear or malfunction. Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using micrometers, calipers, and fixed gauges. May scribe reference lines on workpiece, using scale, or template and scriber, to lay out interrelated surfaces, lengths, and depths of cut. May compute unspecified dimensions and machine settings, using knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. May set up tracing attachment that guides cutting tool to follow movement of tracing stylus along template to duplicate template profile on turned workpiece and be designated Tracing-Lathe Set-Up Operator (machine shop). May be required to have experience with custom or production work, or with particular material, product, level of precision, or size, type, or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

604.380-022 SCREW-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: automatic-screw-machine operator; bar-machine operator; screw-machine operator

Sets up and operates single- or multiple-spindle lathe-type screw machines equipped with automatic $T3indexing$T1 and feeding mechanisms to machine metal bar stock, following specifications and tooling instructions and applying knowledge of screw machine operations: Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as dimensions, tolerances, number of parts to be machined, and tooling instructions, such as cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cuts, and cutting tools to be used. Positions and secures specified collets, bushings, and stock pushers onto stock-feeding mechanism, using wrenches and screwdrivers, and loads bar stock into feeding mechanism, manually or using hoist. Installs and adjusts specified cams, gears, and stops to control stock and tool movements at each station. Positions and secures tools in toolholders, verifying positions with gauges and other measuring instruments. Sets cutting speeds and feed rates. Moves controls to cycle machine through settings, stopping machine and adjusting tool positions and machine controls to allow for operating factors, such as timing, clearance between moving parts, and chip removal. Starts machine, observes operation, and inspects first-run and sample workpiece to ensure machining conforms to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as plug and ring gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Replaces worn tools. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 to sharpen tools. May machine nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with particular material or product or machine of particular size, type, or trade name. May set up machines for other workers.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

604.380-026 TURRET-LATHE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates turret lathes to perform series of machining operations, such as turning, boring, threading, and $T3facing,$T1 on metal workpieces, such as castings, forgings, and bar stock, according to specifications, tooling instructions, standard charts, and knowledge of turning procedures: Reads blueprint, job order, tooling instructions, and standard charts for such specifications as dimensions, tolerances, and tooling instructions, such as type of holding fixtures, cutting speeds, feed rates, and cutting tools to be used. Positions and secures tools in toolholders on turret and cross-slide, using wrenches. Moves controls to set specified rotation speeds, feed rates, and depth of cuts. Positions and secures workpiece in chuck or to faceplate, using wrenches. $T3Indexes$T1 turret and adjusts positions of tools at each station in relation to workpiece to assure clearance between moving parts and machining of specified dimensions and tolerances. Observes operation and indexes turret between operations. Verifies conformance of machined workpieces to specifications, using micrometers, calipers, and fixed gauges. Turns valve and directs flow of coolant against tool and workpiece. May compute such data as dimensions, rotation speeds, feed rates, and machining times, using knowledge of shop mathematics and metal properties. May work on nonmetallic materials, such as plastics. May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with particular material, product, level of precision, or machine of size, type, or trade name.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

604.382-010 SCREW-MACHINE OPERATOR, MULTIPLE SPINDLE (machine shop) alternate titles: bar-machine operator, multiple spindle

Operates one or more previously set up multiple-spindle screw machines equipped with automatic $T3indexing$T1 and feeding mechanism to perform series of machining operations on metal bar stock, following specifications: Reads blueprint and job order for such information as dimensions, tolerances, and number of workpieces to be machined. Examines machine to become familiar with tooling setup. Loads stock into feeding mechanism. Starts machine and observes operation. Verifies conformance of sample workpieces to specifications, using preset gauges, micrometers and dial indicators. Replaces worn tools. Adjusts machine controls and changes tool settings to keep dimensions within specified tolerances. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 or cutter-grinding machine to sharpen tools [TOOL-GRINDER OPERATOR (machine shop)]. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May operate single-spindle screw machine [SCREW-MACHINE OPERATOR, SINGLE SPINDLE (machine shop)]. May be required to have experience with particular material or product or machine of particular size, type, or trade name.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

604.382-014 SCREW-MACHINE OPERATOR, SINGLE SPINDLE (machine shop) alternate titles: bar-machine operator, single spindle

Operates one or more previously set up single-spindle screw machines (type of lathe) equipped with automatic $T3indexing$T1 and feeding mechanisms to perform series of machining operations on metal bar stock, following specifications: Reads blueprint and job order for such information as dimensions, tolerances, and number of workpieces to be machined. Examines machine to become familiar with tooling setup. Loads stock into feeding mechanism manually or with hoist. Starts machine and observes operation. Verifies conformance of sample workpieces to specifications, using preset gauges, micrometers, or dial indicators. Adjusts machine controls and changes tool settings to keep dimensions within specified tolerances. Replaces worn tools. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 or cutter-grinding machine to sharpen tools [TOOL-GRINDER OPERATOR (machine shop)]. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May be required to have experience with particular material or product or machine of particular size, type, or trade name. Differs from SCREW-MACHINE OPERATOR, PRODUCTION (machine shop) in that this work is characterized by variety, with shorter runs and less repetition.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

604.666-010 THREADING-MACHINE FEEDER, AUTOMATIC I (machine shop)

Feeds cylindrical stock into one or more threading machines: Shovels, dumps, or inserts material in hopper or feedrack of machine that automatically threads stock. Carries or wheels filled and empty containers, such as buckets and wheelbarrows, to and from machine. Notifies THREADING-MACHINE SETTER (machine shop) of machine malfunctions. May fill tanks of lubricating oil, clean machine and work area.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

604.682-010 SCREW-MACHINE OPERATOR, SWISS-TYPE (clock & watch)

Operates one or more previously set up automatic screw machines to perform series of machining operations, such as boring, threading, and facing metal bar, rod, or wire stock to specifications to produce parts for clocks, watches, and other timing devices: Reads specifications to determine dimensions, tolerances, and number of parts required. Loads specified stock into feeding mechanism. Pushes starting button, and moves clutch lever to start machine and engage gears. Observes machine operation and verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, scales, and go-not-go gauges. Makes adjustments to tool and toolholders, stock and guide tensions, and operating speed and lubricant flow to maintain machine setup, using handtools. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 to reshape or sharpen edges of cutting tools.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

604.682-014 THREADING-MACHINE OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates single- or multiple-spindle threading machine to thread and chamfer cylindrical stock according to specifications: Selects, installs, and adjusts threading die, die cutters, chamfering tools, feed grips, pressure tripping mechanism, cams, gears and pulleys, using screwdrivers and wrenches. Lifts precut stock manually or with hoist and positions and secures stock in chuck jaws. Starts machine and moves handwheel or lever to alternately feed stock on each spindle. Verifies dimensions of workpieces with specifications, using fixed gauges and scale. May sharpen die cutters on grinding wheel. May be designated by type of stock threaded as Bolt-Threading-Machine Operator (machine shop); Nipple-Machine Operator (machine shop); Pipe-Threading-Machine Operator (machine shop).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

604.685-010 BALANCE RECESSER (clock & watch)

Tends semiautomatic turning machine to cut recess in watch balance wheel: Fits center hole of balance wheel over pin protruding from face of quill (removable headstock), using tweezers. Fits holding ring over wheel and depresses pedal to clamp ring in place. Depresses pedal to start machine. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction. Lifts recessed wheel from pin, using tweezers, when machine automatically stops at end of cycle. Verifies contour of recess, using go-not-go gauge, depth of recess, using upright gauge, and quality of cut, using jeweler's loupe.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

604.685-014 FACING-MACHINE OPERATOR (clock & watch)

Tends one or more single- or multiple-spindle lathe-type machines to cut and finish watch parts, such as watch plates, balance wheels, and bridges to specified thickness and surface finish: Depresses pedal to open chuck or nest to clamp piece in place, or fits hole of piece over pin projecting from face of quill, exercising care to seat parts to prevent damage to diamond cutting edge. Starts machine and turns handwheels to move cutting edge into position and across face of part or move machine controls to start machine and engage cutting tool to automatically face parts to specifications. Removes piece at end of facing cut and checks thickness with precision gauges to determine that dimensions and finish meet specifications and shop standards. Notifies supervisor if parts do not meet specifications, of machine malfunctions, and of need for cutter replacement. May change and adjust cutting tools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

604.685-018 KNURLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends band-seating machine that roughens grooves (band seats) of artillery shells so that brass or copper bands affixed by BANDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance) will secure shell and rotate it when fired: Positions shell in chuck of lathe and tightens chuck, using wrench. Moves machine controls to start shell rotating and engage feed of knurling tool. Presses and releases pedal when band seat is sufficiently scored and removes processed shell from chuck.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

604.685-022 LAP CUTTER-TRUER OPERATOR (optical goods)

Tends truing machine that $T3mills$T1 and recuts surfaces of metal lap used in grinding and polishing eyeglass lenses to specified curvature: Holds lap against rotating brush to remove marks indicating number of times lap was used. Set scale indicators of truing machine, according to dioptric power indicated by numbers on lap, and clamps lap in chuck of machine. Starts machine and positions cutting blade against surface of lap, or engages automatic feed mechanism which reciprocates lap against cutting blade to shave and true surface of lap. Removes lap from machine chuck, and measures it for conformance to specifications, using template. Grooves surface of lap to retain abrasive on surface edges of lap, by hand or machine, to remove roughness caused by cutting, $T3truing I,$T1 and grooving operations. Occasionally sharpens cutting blade, using grinder.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

604.685-026 LATHE TENDER (machine shop) alternate titles: automatic-lathe tender; engine-lathe tender; turret-lathe tender

Tends lathes, such as turret lathes, engine lathes, and chucking machines (lathes) that cut, shape, drill, bore, thread, or face metal workpieces according to specifications: Lifts workpiece, manually or using hoist, and positions and secures workpiece between lathe centers, in chuck, or in holding fixture, using wrenches and clamps, or positions workpiece in automatic loading mechanism. Starts machine and turns handwheels to feed tools to workpiece or engages automatic feed. Turns valve to control flow of coolant against tool and workpiece. Observes machining operation to detect malfunction or excessive tool wear. Verifies that machined workpiece conforms to specifications, using thread, plug, and fixed gauges, dial indicators, calipers, and micrometers. Changes worn tools, using wrenches. May machine plastic or other nonmetallic materials. May be designated by type of machine as Knurling-Machine Tender (pen & pencil); Tapper (clock & watch) I.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 81

604.685-030 RIM-TURNING FINISHER (clock & watch)

Tends semiautomatic lathes that face and chamfer rim, cut diameter to size, and impart finish on watch balance wheels: Places balance wheel on locating pin in nest of quill, heats quill nest, wheel, and shellac stick to melt and apply shellac, using Bunsen burner. Places quill in holder of semiautomatic shellacking machine and presses button to start machine that heats and melts shellac. Presses wheel into nest and cools shellac to secure wheel in position. Places and clamps quill in lathe, exercising care to seat parts to prevent damage to diamond cutters. Presses button to start and run lathe through machining cycle. Removes quill from lathe, heats nest, and removes wheel, exercising care to prevent damage to wheel. Places wheel in alcohol to dissolve and remove shellac. Examines finish and gauges outside diameter of wheels to ensure specifications are met, using loupe and micrometer or fine gauge. Removes old shellac from quill, using Bunsen burner and brass wiping tool. Lubricates and cleans quill and machine as needed.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

604.685-034 SCREW-MACHINE TENDER (machine shop) alternate titles: bar-machine operator, production

Tends single- or multiple-spindle screw machines equipped with automatic $T3indexing$T1 and feeding mechanisms that drill, turn, bore, thread, tap, and face metal bar stock according to specifications: Loads bar stock into feeding mechanism. Starts machine, engages feeds, and observes machine operation. Changes worn cutting tools, using wrenches. Removes sample workpiece from machine and inspects workpiece to verify conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as preset comparator, ring and screw pinch gauges, calipers, and micrometer. Moves controls to adjust machine operation. May sharpen tools, using bench grinder. May machine plastic or other nonmetallic materials.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 81

604.685-038 THREADING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends planetary-type, threading-cutting machine that cuts interior and exterior threads in artillery shells, so that fittings, such as fuse caps, can be attached: Turns setscrews to secure position and depth of thread and to adapt compressed-air holding chuck to material. Positions shell in machine and tightens chuck. Closes switch to activate cutting tools. Presses levers to stop cutting tools and release chuck. Inspects shells, using fixed gauges.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

604.685-042 TURRET-LATHE OPERATOR, TUMBLE TAILSTOCK (clock & watch)

Tends turret lathe to spot, drill, finish-recess, and rough-post watch barrel bridges: Places bridge in nest of quill and turns clamping ring to tighten bridge in place. Depresses pedal to start machine. Feeds spotter, drill, and hollow mill in order against bridge by pressing $T3indexing$T1 button which clicks each into working position. Loosens clamping ring and removes completed bridges. Verifies dimensions of post and thickness of recess with precision plug and indicator gauges.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

604.686-010 WIRE THREADER (clock & watch)

Threads fine wire on automatic wire-threading machine for further processing into watch screws.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

605 MILLING, SHAPING, AND PLANING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with shaping metal by the action of revolving, multiple-tooth cutters; rigid, single-edge cutters; or linear, single-pass, multiple-tooth cutters. Excess material is removed by milling, broaching, shaping, or planing to produce flat or profiled surfaces, grooves, splines, keyways, and slots. Includes shaping, without removal of excess material, by raising burrs, or by shaving strands from stock. The milling, broaching, shaping, or planing of nonmetallic materials, except wood, are also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the machining of metal are used.

605.280-010 MILLING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR I (machine shop)

Sets up and operates variety of milling machines to mill flat or curved surfaces on metal workpieces, such as machine, tool, or die parts, analyzing specifications, and selecting tooling, according to knowledge of milling procedures: Studies blueprints or layout on workpiece to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of workpiece. Lifts and positions workpiece on machine table manually or with hoist, and secures it, using clamps, bolts, or fixtures. Selects feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut, and milling cutter, applying knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Mounts milling cutter in spindle, and positions cutter and workpiece in relation to each other. Verifies alignment of workpiece, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicator and thickness gauge. Turns handwheel to feed workpiece to cutter or vice versa. Turns valve handle to start flow of coolant or lubricant on work area, starts machine, and engages automatic feed. May compute $T3indexing$T1 ratios and set up and operate dividing head to index workpiece for such operations as milling helical cuts. May mount different tool in place of cutter and perform other operations, such as drilling and boring. May set up and operate attachments, such as $T3pantograph mechanism$T1 to duplicate contours from models or profiles from templates, or universal head to mill at angles. May mill nonmetallic materials.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

605.280-014 PROFILING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR I (machine shop) alternate titles: cam-milling-machine operator; die-sinking-machine operator; profiler

Sets up and operates milling machine equipped with built-in or attached tracing mechanism that guides cutting tool in parallel relationship to stylus that moves along three-dimensional model or two-dimensional template to mill contour of model or profile of template on metal workpieces: Studies blueprint, layout on workpieces, and template or model to determine tooling, sequence of operations, and finished dimensions of workpiece. Positions and secures workpiece and model or template parallel to each other on machine bed or angle plate, using height gauges, parallel blocks, sine bars, steel rule, wrenches, and clamps. Moves handwheel to position cutting tool on workpiece in specified relation to stylus on model or template. Observes operation and makes adjustments to ensure conformance of milled workpiece to specifications. Verifies conformance of workpiece, using dial and surface gauges, templates, calipers, and micrometers. May turn lever to start flow of coolant on machining area. May mill plastics or other nonmetallic materials.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

605.280-018 PROFILING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: duplicating-machine operator; tracer-controlled-milling-machine operator; milling-machine operator; milling-planer operator; slab-miller operator

Sets up and operates various types of tracer-controlled profile milling machines to mill duplicates of template or model contour on metal workpieces, such as cams, metalworking dies, aircraft parts, and automobile prototype parts, determining tooling according to knowledge of profiling procedures: Studies blueprint, dimensioned sketch, or layout on workpiece to visualize milling required and plans sequence of operations. Lifts and positions workpiece on machine bed manually or using hoist. Secures workpiece and template or model on angle plates or machine table, using clamps, wrenches, and such devices as height and $T3planer gauges,$T1 parallel blocks, shims, and screwjacks. Selects cutting speeds, depth of cut, cutting tool, and corresponding tracing stylus. Positions and secures cutter and stylus in respective spindles. Turns switches or dials to set feed and speed and to position cutter and stylus at reference points on workpiece and template or model allowing for tool pressure, die clearance, and amount of stock to be left for subsequent removal. Engages feeding mechanism. Observes machining operation and adjusts cutter position, cutting speed, and feed rate to ensure that workpiece conforms to specifications. Verifies conformance of milled workpiece to specifications, using gauges, calipers, and micrometers. May work on nonmetallic materials. May make cutters and styluses. May inspect workpiece on $T3projection (shadow) comparator machine$T1 to determine if profiled cuts align with projected drawing.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

605.282-010 MILLING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR II (machine shop)

Sets up and operates milling machine to mill flat or curved surfaces on metal workpieces, such as machine, tool, or die parts, analyzing specifications and selecting tooling, according to knowledge of milling procedures: Studies blueprints or layout on workpiece to determine sequence of operations and finished dimensions of workpiece. Lifts and positions workpiece on machine table manually or with hoist, and secures it, using clamps, bolts, and fixtures. Selects feed rate, cutting speed, depth of cut, and milling cutter, applying knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Mounts milling cutter in spindle, and positions cutter and workpiece in relation to each other. Verifies alignment of workpiece, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicator and thickness gauge. Turns handwheel to feed workpiece to cutter or vice versa. Turns valve handle to start flow of coolant or lubricant on work area, starts machine, and engages automatic feed. Periodically adjusts machine controls to achieve specified tolerances. May compute $T3indexing$T1 ratios and set up and operate dividing head to index workpiece for such operations as milling helical cuts. May mount different tool in place of cutter and perform other operations, such as drilling and boring. May set up and operate attachments, such as $T3pantograph mechanisms$T1 to duplicate contours from models or profiles from templates, or universal head to mill at angles. May work on nonmetallic materials. May set up machines for other workers.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

605.282-014 PLANER SET-UP OPERATOR, TOOL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates planers that reciprocate workpieces against stationary bar tools to plane and groove large metal workpieces, such as castings for metalworking dies and machine ways, analyzing specifications and selecting tooling according to knowledge of machine planing procedures: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece to visualize planing to be done, or marks layout on workpiece with scribe, and plans sequence of operations. Selects method of holding workpiece so that entire surface to be planed will remain parallel to table during planing operation. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures it on table, using shims, parallel blocks, clamps, and wrenches. Verifies workpiece position with gauges, rule, square, or other instrument. Selects and mounts cutting tools on railhead or side head. Selects and sets cutting speed, length of stroke, and depth of cut, according to knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Sets stops to limit length of stroke and to actuate table reversing mechanism. Moves controls to position tool in relation to workpiece. Starts table reciprocation, turns handwheels to feed tool to or across workpiece between cuts, and engages feed. Observes operation and verifies conformance of planed workpiece to specifications within tolerances to plus or minus 0.001 inch, using measuring instruments, such as surface gauge, $T3planer gauge,$T1 and micrometer. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 to sharpen tools. May turn valve handle and direct flow of coolant or lubricant against tool and workpiece. May set up and operate milling attachment instead of rail or side head tool [PLANER-TYPE-MILLING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop) 605.282-018]. May plane or mill nonmetallic materials. May set up and operate rotary planer which reciprocates cutting tool against workpiece mounted on rotating machine bed and be designated Rotary Planer Set-Up Operator (machine shop).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

605.282-018 PLANER-TYPE-MILLING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates planer-type milling machine that moves workpiece back and forth against rigidly held rotating cutters to mill workpieces, such as castings and machine parts, according to knowledge of planer-mill operating procedures: Studies blueprints or layout on workpiece to determine machine set-up, and sequence of machining operations. Lifts workpiece, using hoist, to position on machine bed. Secures workpiece in holding fixture, using wrenches, and verifies position, using gauges, calipers, or square. Selects cutting tool and mounts it in spindle, using handtools. Adjusts controls to set feed rate, speed of cutting tool, and depth of cut. Turns controls to position cutting tool relative to workpiece, starts machine, and engages automatic feed. Observes operation, stops machine to change cutting tool, and adjust controls. Verifies conformance of workpiece to finished specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Removes workpiece from machine bed.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

605.360-010 ROUTER SET-UP OPERATOR, NUMERICAL CONTROL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates multiaxis, numerically controlled routing machine to cut and shape metallic and nonmetallic workpieces: Selects and positions workpiece on machine bed. Threads perforated or magnetic tape through read head. Inserts precision indicator in machine chuck, and depresses switches to jog chuck into contact with workpiece, synchronize tape and tool, and record setup point. Retracts chuck, and loads and secures first preset cutting tool and holder. Starts machine and observes operation. Compares numerical data displays with specifications on operation sheets, and uses scales, gauges, and micrometer to verify machining operations. Removes and replaces cutting tool when worn or damaged or when new cutting tool is specified by operation sheets. Assembles and presets cutting tools at bench during tape-controlled machining to reduce machine downtime. Repositions workpiece for intermediate setups when specified on operation sheets, and removes and replaces workpiece at end of machining cycle. Verifies new tapes by starting machine and observing operation to detect errors, plotting two-dimensional movement with recording stylus, or by machining sample workpiece and inspecting each cut, using precision gauges.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

605.380-010 MILLING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, NUMERICAL CONTROL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates multiaxis numerical-control milling machine to mill surfaces of metallic and nonmetallic workpieces according to specifications and tooling instructions, applying knowledge of machining methods: Threads perforated or magnetic tape through read-head in control console, or enters commands into control panel, to retrieve preprogrammed machine data from mainframe computer. Inserts precision indicator in machine spindle, and depresses switches to jog spindle into contact with workpiece, synchronize tape and tool, and record setup point. Retracts spindle and loads and secures first preset tool and holder. Starts machine and observes cutting operation. Compares numerical data display with specifications on operations sheet. Assembles and presets tooling for next operation during automated cycle to reduce machine downtime. Replaces milling tools with drilling and boring tools at specified change points to reduce or eliminate subsequent machining of workpiece on another machine. May operate machine on preliminary dry run before machining first part to detect errors in tape or computer program. May be designated according to make, trademark, or configuration of machine, characteristics of control system, or type of product as Contour-Path Tape-Mill Operator (machine shop); Planer-Type Milling-Machine Operator, Numerical Control (machine shop); Profile-Mill Operator, Tape Control (machine shop); Tape Control Skin-or-Spar-Mill Operator (machine shop); Tape Keller Operator (machine shop).
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 87

605.382-010 BROACHING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates one or more broaching machines to broach internal or external cylindrical or flat surfaces of metal workpieces according to specifications, tooling instructions, standard charts, and knowledge of broaching: Reads blueprint, job order, or specifications to determine dimensions and tolerances, and tooling instructions, such as holding fixtures, cutting speed, and cutting tools (broaches) to be used. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist and positions and secures it in fixture. Installs broach or ram, using wrenches. Moves controls to set specified depth of cut and ram speed, and to start ram that pushes or pulls broach along surface of work. Pulls lever to start flow of coolant or lubricant on work area. Verifies conformance of broached workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers. May broach nonmetallic materials. May change worn broaches, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

605.382-014 ENGRAVER, TIRE MOLD (machine shop) alternate titles: skid-machine operator

Sets up and operates cam-controlled tread-engraving (skid) machine to mill tread designs in metal molds for rubber tires, according to specifications: Examines work order or receives verbal instruction to ascertain cams, gearing ratio, and templates to be used. Lifts mold half with hoist and secures it in work-holding fixture on machine. Mounts specified cutting tool in machine spindle. Positions and secures drum cam (grooved cylinder) corresponding to specified tread design number in machine, using wrenches. Rotates mold in fixture to align specified design location on mark with mark and design number on fixture corresponding to mounted cam. Moves controls to position tool in relation to mold and starts machine. Turns handwheel and simultaneously exerts pressure on hand lever to traverse pin against cam and tool against mold to mill (engrave) tread pattern in mold, adjusting action according to movement and resistance sensed by hands on controls. Mounts systematically varied sequence of cams which produce tread pattern of minimum tire noise. Verifies engraved mold for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and dial indicators. May setup and operate engraving machine equipped with template tracing stylus and be designated Tire Mold Engraver, Numerical Control (machine shop).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

605.382-018 KEYSEATING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates keyseating machine (vertical shaper) to cut keyseats in metal workpieces, such as wheels and gears, according to specifications: Reads blueprint or job order to determine dimensions and tolerances of workpiece, and tooling instructions, such as holding fixtures, cutting speeds, depth of cut, and cutting tools to be used. Measures workpiece and scribes guidelines for cutting keyseat, using steel rule and scriber. Mounts specified tool on ram. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist, and aligns it with cutting tool. Secures workpiece in fixture or to post on machine table, using clamps and wrenches. Moves controls to set specified ram speed, length of stroke, and feed rate. Turns handwheel to feed reciprocating tool to workpiece until depth of cut conforms to specifications, or engages automatic feeding device. Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Turns handwheel or adjustment screw to tilt table to cut tapered keyseats.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

605.382-022 PANTOGRAPH-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates pantograph-milling machine to mill contoured two-dimensional profiles and three-dimensional cavities in metal parts of such products as dies and molds for metal diecasting and plastic molding, duplicating contour of template or model to specified scale: Studies blueprint, workpiece, and template or model, and plans operations. Positions and secures workpiece and model or template in relation to each other on machine, using work aids and handtools, such as clamps, parallel blocks, and wrenches. Selects tracing stylus, cutting tool, and cutting speed, according to operation to be performed and knowledge of metal properties and machining methods. Mounts stylus and tool, using handtools. Turns controls to set cutting speed and dimensional ratio of model to workpiece, and starts machine. Grasps knob and moves stylus back and forth against template or model, causing similar action of tool against workpiece. Watches tool, feels action and resistance of tool through hand on knob, and manually controls cutting action in response to these stimuli. Verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using templates and measuring instruments, such as micrometers, dial indicators, and gauges. May make templates or cutting tools for own use.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

605.382-026 PROFILING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR II (machine shop) alternate titles: cam-milling-machine operator; die-sinking-machine operator; profiler

Sets up and operates profile milling machine equipped with built-in or attached tracing mechanism that guides cutting tool in parallel relationship to stylus to mill two-dimensional scale profiles from models, according to specifications: Examines layout or workpiece, blueprints, and work order to ascertain type of tooling required and finished dimensions of workpiece. Positions and secures workpiece and template or model on machine table, using clamp, vise, blocks, measuring instruments, and wrenches. Selects and inserts specified stylus and cutting tool, using handtools. Starts machine, turns controls to change speed of cutting tool, directional movement of stylus, and automatic feed rate to ensure conformance of milled workpiece to specifications. Verifies conformance of workpiece, using dial and surface gauges, templates, calipers, and micrometers. Removes milled workpiece and template or model from machine table. May mill nonmetallic materials. May turn lever to start flow of coolant or lubricant on machining area. May manually move stylus to mill workpiece.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

605.382-030 ROTARY-HEAD-MILLING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates vertical milling machine with spindle mounted within larger rotary head so that rotating cutter can move anywhere within given circle to mill complex shapes, such as arcs and tangents, without changing position of workpiece or machine table. Computes dimensions of shapes to be milled and successive positions of cutter in relation to rotary head, using knowledge of shop mathematics. Moves controls to position and move cutter in computed directions to mill specified shapes.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

605.382-034 ROUTER OPERATOR (any industry)

Sets up and operates routers, such as pin, horizontal, and radial arm, to cut, trim, slot, scarf, chamfer, profile, and shape metallic and nonmetallic materials, parts, castings, and tooling, according to specifications and knowledge of machine routing procedures: Reads work order, tooling instructions, blueprints, sketches, or other specifications to determine machining information, such as material needed, sequence of operations, quantity, tolerances, and dimensions of finished parts. Installs machine accessories, such as pins, collars, cutting tools, blocks, templates, and router boards, using handtools and power tools. Positions and secures parts or materials on machine, using bolts, clamps, or other fasteners. Adjusts controls to regulate speed of cutting tool, depth of cut, and flow of air, coolant, and lubricant. Starts machine and guides material against cutting tool or cutting tool against material. Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specified tolerances, using precision measuring instruments. Observes machine operation and reports malfunctions to supervisor. May engage automatic feed of material. May record production output. May mark reference points on workpiece. May use milling cutters in router to shape parts. May operate specific type router and be designated Router Operator, Pin (aircraft mfg.) or Router Operator, Radial (aircraft mfg.).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

605.382-038 SHAPER SET-UP OPERATOR, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: shaper machine hand; shaper operator; shaping-machine operator

Sets up and operates one or more shapers that reciprocate bar tool against stationary workpiece to plane, shape, or groove metal workpieces, such as machine, tool, or die parts, according to specifications and knowledge of shaping operations: Studies blueprint, dimensioned sketch, or layout on workpiece, and plans sequence of operations. Positions and secures workpiece in vise or directly on machine table, manually or with hoist, using clamps or holding fixture. Verifies position with such instruments as dial indicator, thickness gauges, and surface gauge. Selects cutting speed, length of stroke, depth of cut, and cutting tool to be used, according to knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Positions and secures cutting tool in toolpost. Turns handwheels to position tool and workpiece in relation to each other and to feed reciprocating tool to workpiece, or engages automatic feed. Verifies conformance of shaped workpiece to specifications within prescribed tolerances, using micrometers, calipers, and gauge blocks. Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant against tool and workpiece. May shape contours by intermittently turning handwheel to feed tool to curved layout line while watching cutting action. May compute angles and manipulate controls to tilt table or toolhead of universal shaper for angular or taper shaping. May sharpen tools, using $T3bench grinder.$T1 May shape nonmetallic materials. May record production output.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

605.382-042 THREAD-MILLING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates thread-milling machine to mill threads on external and internal surfaces of metal workpieces, applying knowledge of thread types and thread-milling methods: Studies blueprints, charts, drawings, and work orders to determine pitch and depth of thread, and type of tooling specified. Lifts workpiece to fixture and bolts or clamps it in place, using handtools. Selects and inserts cutting tool in machine spindle. Sets and adjusts speed of cutting tool and feed rate of workpiece. Positions cutting tool and workpiece to computed angles, and installs gears, cams, and stops to control multiple movements of workpiece and cutting tool. Starts machine and inspects workpiece during and on completion of milling operation, using measuring instruments, such as thread gauge and thread $T3measuring wires.$T1 Removes milled workpiece from fixture. May compute thread dimensions, using standard formulas.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

605.382-046 NUMERICAL-CONTROL ROUTER OPERATOR (aircraft mfg.; electron. comp.)

Sets up and operates numerical control router machine to rout (cut) parts, such as individual printed circuit boards (PCB's) from printed circuit panels or metal workpieces from sheet metal stock: Reviews setup instructions and specifications. Loads control media into computer console or enters commands to retrieve programmed control data. Selects and installs specified cutting tools into machine spindle or magazine. Positions and secures materials onto $T3indexing$T1 table of machine. Enters commands to activate machine that automatically aligns indexing table and panels or metal stock under tool spindle and routs or notches materials, according to programmed instructions. Monitors machine operation and display readouts to detect malfunction. Measures dimensions of finished parts to verify conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Notifies supervisor of machine malfunction or when parts do not conform to specifications. Cleans machine, using solvent, rag, and airhose. May perform maintenance and replace worn or damaged cutting tools, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

605.482-010 STEEL-WOOL-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonmet. min.)

Sets up and operates machine that automatically shaves steel wires to form steel wool: Installs specified cutting tools in machine toolholder, using handtools. Turns controls to adjust speed and depth of cut according to cutting specifications. Starts machine and threads wire stock through automatic feed mechanism. Places cut ribbons of wire (steel wool) on machine rollers which carry them to catch basin. Ties broken ribbons. Replaces worn tools to maintain product quality. May operate steel wool balling, padding, and polyethylene extruding machines to produce soap-impregnated steel wool pads and polyethylene foam-backed, soap-impregnated steel wool pads.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

605.682-010 BARREL-RIB MATTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Sets up and operates planer-type machine to cut matting (knurling) on $T3sighting ribs$T1 of shotguns to improve appearance and reduce glare: Attaches holding fixtures and matting tools on machine and clamps rib, or barrel with rib attached, in fixture, using handtools. Depresses lever to position cutting tool in relation to rib, and starts machine which moves rib under stationary tool. Maintains even pressure on lever to obtain smooth cut. Turns adjustment knob after each pass to increase depth of cut. Removes rib from holding fixture. May shim fixture to level workpiece. May hone surface of rib to remove burs.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

605.682-014 BROACHING-MACHINE OPERATOR, PRODUCTION (machine shop) alternate titles: broach operator; production broacher

Operates one or more previously setup broaching machines to broach internal or external surfaces of metal workpieces to specifications, on production basis: Examines blueprints or work order to determine finished specifications of workpiece. Lifts workpiece manually or using hoist, and places and secures it in holding fixture, using handtools. Starts machine, observes operation, and verifies conformance of broached workpieces to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Moves controls to adjust cutting speeds. Changes worn broaches. May aid MACHINE SETTER (machine shop) 600.360-014 in setting up machine. May place workpiece on spindle of revolving turntable which automatically feeds broached workpiece to power conveyor.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

605.682-022 SCALPER OPERATOR (nonfer. metal) alternate titles: scalp-machine operator

Sets up and operates scalper (milling) machine to mill defects from surfaces of ingot to prepare it for rolling: Adjusts scalper blades to depth of cut required and positions holding jaws to width of ingot, using handwheel, setscrews, and handtools. Lifts ingot from skid to entry table, using hoist. Starts lifting table that positions ingot in jaws of machine carriage. Starts machine to make first cut. Releases ingot from carriage, inverts ingot, using roller manipulators, and repositions it in carriage for second cut, using button controls. Cleans machine lubricant from scalped ingot with squeegee. Stacks scalped ingots on skid. May record weight of ingot on production form.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

605.682-026 TOOTH CUTTER, ESCAPE WHEEL (clock & watch)

Sets up and operates semiautomatic tooth-cutting machine to shape teeth on watch escape wheels: Positions stack of blanks on arbor, inserts and locks arbor in machine spindle, and starts machine which automatically stops at end of cycle. Removes wheel from machine and verifies dimensions of wheel diameters in ring go-not-go gauge. Examines wheel under toolmaker's microscope and compares its blown-up shadow with scale drawing on projector screen to determine if wheel conforms to specified tolerances. Adjusts machine, using handtools, to correct for size and dimensions until parts are within tolerances, or to accommodate different size wheels. May operate bank of milling machines. May be designated according to type of wheel cut as Tooth Cutter, Contact Wheel (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

605.682-030 WHEEL CUTTER (clock & watch)

Operates machine to cut teeth in clock and watch wheels: Clamps wheel blank in chuck of dividing head of machine. Mounts and adjusts cutting tools of specified sizes in turret. Starts motor, causing turret to rotate tool that cuts out groove in wheel. Turns turret to successively blank and cut groove to specified depth and width, using different sized tools. Verifies depth and width of cut, using precision gauges, and quality of cut, using jeweler's loupe.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

605.682-034 ROUTER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS (electron. comp.)

Operates routing machine to cut and shape individual printed circuit boards (PCB's) according to specifications: Positions and secures PCB's between dies or on templates. Positions secured PCB on router platform to align connector edges with machine cutter. Adjusts cutter spindle, using wrenches, and installs cutter of specified size on spindle. Flips switch to activate routing machine. Turns calibrated dials on routing machines to specified markings on dials to adjust milling dimensions of router. Manually guides edges of board against cutter to rout connector edges. Measures dimensions of board, using vernier calipers, to verify that board is routed according to specifications. Separates dies or removes template from PCB. May operate shearing machine to separate PCB from panels. May operate slotting machine to mill slots in PCB's.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

605.685-010 BARREL RIFLER (ordnance) alternate titles: barrel-rifler operator

Tends battery of machines that cut spiral grooves into bores of artillery and small arms weapons by either of following methods: (1) Inserts barrel in collet of machine and button in hole of push rod attachment on machine. Starts machine to rotate barrel and feed it over button to impress grooves in bore. (2) Locks broach or hook cutter in drawing head and barrel in $T3indexing$T1 head of broaching machine, using wrenches. Moves levers to regulate automatic feed and to cut rifling to specified depth and twist. Cleans bore, using cleaning rod and patch, and examines bore for burrs and scratches. Measures rifling for conformance to specifications, using dial and depth gauges. May be designated according to type of rifling tool used as Barrel Rifler, Broach (ordnance); Barrel Rifler, Button (ordnance); Barrel Rifler, Hook (ordnance).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

605.685-014 FILE CUTTER (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Tends machine that forms burrs (teeth) on surface of file blanks: Adjusts cutting tool in reciprocating arm of machine to obtain burrs of specified height. Positions blank in jig geared to reciprocating arm for automatic burr spacing. Starts machine that automatically feeds blanks to cutting tool.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

605.685-018 HOOKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (clock & watch)

Tends battery of automatic hooking machines that mill hooks (recess on edge of which end of mainspring is secured) in barrel arbors: Loads sleevelike feeding magazines with arbors, using tweezers. Inserts magazine in machine and engages power. Verifies depth of specified number of hooks by measuring diameter of arbor including hook as well as diameter in recess adjacent to hook. Makes adjustments to machine, such as turning setscrews to change depth of hook.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

605.685-022 JEWEL STRIPPER (clock & watch)

Tends automatic machine that cuts jewel settings to specified thickness and bevels corners. Places hopper in automatic feed. Measures thickness of stripped settings with dial indicator, and inspects finished work for appearance.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

605.685-026 LEVER MILLER (clock & watch)

Tends milling machine that cuts edges of watch levers: Pulls handle to clamp levers in special machine fitting. Turns controls to bring work into contact with cutting tool. Pulls handle to release clamp, and removes milled levers. Verifies conformity of levers to specifications, using gauge.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

605.685-030 MILLING-MACHINE TENDER (machine shop)

Tends milling machines that mill surfaces of metal workpieces according to specifications: Positions and secures workpiece in fixture or feeding device. Starts machine, and turns handwheel to feed workpiece to cutter or vice versa, or engages automatic feeding mechanism. Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant against cutter and workpiece. Observes machine operation, and removes and inspects machined workpiece to verify conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as gauges, calipers, micrometers, and templates. May change worn cutters, using wrenches. Records production output. May tend machine that mills workpiece according to programmed cycle. May turn controls to adjust feed rate of workpiece or speed of cutting tool. May mill nonmetallic materials.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

605.685-034 PLANING-MACHINE OPERATOR (clock & watch)

Tends semiautomatic planing machine that cuts off excess metal and imparts smooth surface to such watch parts as balance cocks and train bridges: Places single part in chuck of machine, depresses pedal to close chuck, trips starting handle, and observes machine which planes piece and ejects it from chuck at end of cycle. Measures thickness of parts with dial indicator.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

605.685-038 PROFILING-MACHINE OPERATOR (clock & watch) alternate titles: recessing-machine operator

Tends battery of previously set-up profiling machines that trace templates to cut recesses in watch plates and chamfer edges, undercutting metal to form partially hidden recesses, in watch parts, such as pillar plates and train bridges: Blows metal shavings and dust from work plate, using air compressor. Fits blanks over protruding pins of chuck or in nest of work plate and pulls lever to clamp them in place. Starts machine and loads second machine while first is operating. Depresses pedal to eject workpiece or directs air blast to blow workpiece into catch pan after machine stops at end of cycle. Verifies thickness of metal below recess, and contour of recess, using jeweler's loupe and precision gauges. Important variables may be indicated by trade name of machine used.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

605.685-042 SCRIBING-MACHINE OPERATOR (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Tends machine that inscribes graduations in metal surface of measuring tools, such as carpenter's steel squares and rules, and machinist's scales: Slides workpiece into spring clamp on machine carriage. Starts machine that scribes graduations along length of tool by automatic $T3indexing$T1 of multiple scribing points or cutters. Removes scribed tool at end of cycle and examines and compares it with master scale to verify legibility and accuracy of graduations.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

605.685-046 SQUARING-MACHINE OPERATOR (clock & watch)

Tends battery of automatic squaring machines that mill (file) flat round sides of engaging portions of winding stems and barrel arbors: Loads sleevelike feeding magazines with stems or barrels, using tweezers. Inserts magazine in machine and starts machine. Inspects parts, using loupe, to see that square is centered on stem (sides are milled flat leaving rounded corners). Gauges squares in go-not-go gauge.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

605.685-050 TOOTH CUTTER (clock & watch)

Tends battery of semiautomatic milling machines to cut teeth in clock and watch parts, such as barrels, pinions, wheels, and clutches: Slides stack of wheel or pinion blanks on fluted arbor, clamps on holding collar, inserts arbor into machine chuck, and clamps in place, using pedal, or opens work holder and inserts barrel or pinion blanks into holder, using tweezers. Pushes lever to start machine which automatically indexes and cuts teeth around periphery of blanks. Loads remaining machines. Removes arbor or individually machined parts from milling machine which automatically stops at end of cycle. Verifies shapes of tooth and quality of cut, using jeweler's loupe, thickness of tooth, using jaw gauge, outside diameter of part, using go-not-go gauge, and length of part, using upright gauge. May adjust machine when machined product does not conform to standards. May clamp arbor in machine chuck manually. May be designated according to type of machine used as Tooth Cutter, Hobbing Machine (clock & watch); or according to type of tooth cut as Tooth Cutter, Clutch (clock & watch); Tooth Cutter, Pinion (clock & watch); Tooth Cutter, Spur (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

605.685-054 ROUTER MACHINE OPERATOR (plastic prod.)

Tends routing machine that trims edges of plastic drafting scales: Places and secures router tool in chuck. Places and clamps scale on holding pin of routing machine conveyor belt. Starts machine and observes movement of scale under router. Removes trimmed scale from conveyor and inspects completed work to maintain establishment standards. May tend routing machine that re-routes graduation lines removed accidentally during previous operations and be known as Rework Machine Operator (plastic prod.).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

606 BORING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with piercing metal by means of rotary cutting tools advanced into the material in the direction of the tool's axis to make, enlarge, or thread holes. The piercing of nonmetallic materials, except wood, is also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the machining of metal are used.

606.280-010 BORING-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, JIG (machine shop) alternate titles: jig-borer

Sets up and operates jig borer to perform machining operations, such as boring, drilling, reaming, and $T3counterboring$T1 holes in metal workpieces, such as jigs, fixtures, gauges, and dies, according to specifications, applying knowledge of metal properties, tooling, and precision machining: Studies machining instructions, such as job order, blueprint, process sheet, or layout on workpiece to determine dimensional and finish specifications, sequence of operation, setup, and tooling requirements. Lifts workpiece either manually or with hoist onto machine table. Positions and secures workpiece on table with bolts, clamps, shims, or other holding devices, using machinist's handtools. Verifies parallelism of reference lines on workpiece to axis of table motion, using dial indicator mounted in spindle. Establishes zero reference point on workpiece, such as at intersection of two edges or over hole location. Turns handwheel to adjust machine table to align spindle over point, using dial indicator. Sets table-position dial at zero; measures all machining locations from this zero point. Selects and sets cutting speeds, feed rates, depth of cut, and cutting tool according to machining instructions or knowledge of metal properties. Installs tool in spindle. Turns handwheels to lower tool to workpiece and engages automatic feed. Turns valve and directs flow of coolant or cutting oil over cutting area. Verifies location and dimensions of holes, using measuring instruments, such as dial indicator, gauge blocks, $T3telescoping gauge$T1 and internal micrometer. Works to tolerances as close as plus or minus 0.0001 inch. May work only from blueprint. May lay out reference lines and machining locations on workpiece, according to blueprint, using layout tools, such as rule, divider, and scriber, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and layout techniques. May fasten workpiece in holding fixture mounted on machine table or clamp jig or template in position on workpiece. May operate machine manually throughout first piece operation to verify accuracy of setup. May sharpen tools on $T3bench grinder.$T1
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

606.280-014 BORING-MILL SET-UP OPERATOR, HORIZONTAL (machine shop) alternate titles: horizontal-boring-drilling-and-milling-machine operator; horizontal-boring-mill operator

Sets up and operates horizontal boring, drilling, and milling machine to perform machining operations, such as milling, drilling, boring, and reaming metal workpieces, such as machine, tool, or die parts, analyzing specifications and deciding on tooling according to knowledge of shop mathematics, metal properties, and machining procedures: Studies machining instructions, such as job order, blueprint, process sheet, or layout on workpiece to determine machining required, sequence of operation, tooling, feed, and speed rate, applying knowledge of materials and machining. Lifts workpiece either manually or with crane or hoist onto machine table or directs MONORAIL CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) to put workpiece on machine table. Positions and secures workpiece to table or angle plate, using clamps, shims, and parallel blocks and verifies position with such instruments as dial indicators, gauge blocks, and height gauges. Selects and mounts tool in spindle. Moves controls to set feeds, speeds, and depth of cut, and to position tool and workpiece in relation to each other, verifying position visually, with instruments, such as thickness gauges, and by reading dials. Starts machine and observes operation, making one or more trial passes with manual control before engaging feed. Verifies dimensions of machined workpiece with such measuring instruments as micrometers, $T3telescoping gauges,$T1 vernier calipers, and dial indicators. Works to tolerance of plus or minus 0.001 inch. May use precision positioning devices, such as dial indicators mounted on machine troughs with standard length rods and work to tolerance as close as plus or minus 0.0001 inch. May operate tracing attachment to duplicate contours from templates or models. May operate machine with automatic positioning controls. May lay out reference lines and machining locations on workpiece, according to blueprints, using layout tools, such as rule, divider, and scriber, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and layout techniques. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 to sharpen tools. May set up and operate vertical boring mill and be designated Boring-Mill Set-Up Operator, Vertical (machine shop). Important variations may be indicated by trade names of machine used.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

606.362-010 DRILL-PRESS OPERATOR, NUMERICAL CONTROL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates numerically controlled drill press that automatically performs machining operations such as drilling, reaming, countersinking, $T3spot-facing,$T1 and tapping of holes in metal workpieces, according to specifications, setup instructions, and knowledge of machining: Studies blueprints or setup instructions to determine dimensional specifications, setup requirements, and work procedure. Installs workpiece holders, such as blocks, risers, and clamps, on $T3indexing$T1 table of machine, using machinist handtools. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist and positions and secures it on machine table or in holding fixture with clamps and bolts. Installs cutting tools in tool magazine, turret, or spindle of machine. Inserts programmed tape or punched card in tape or card reader of control unit. Actuates machine that automatically positions indexing table containing workpiece under spindle, selects tool, and machines part according to programmed instructions. Stops machine after trial run and inspects machined workpiece to ensure conformance to blueprint specifications, using fixed gauges, dial indicators, micrometers, and calipers. Monitors machine operation and display panel of control unit for indications of malfunction. Notifies supervisor if machined workpiece does not conform to specifications or if machine malfunctions. May make manual adjustments, such as aligning workpiece on machine table, changing cutting tools, or setting cutting speed, feed rates, and depth of cut. May occasionally operate machine in semiautomatic mode by setting selector switch and manually dialing in data according to oral or written instructions to machine relatively simple pieces.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

606.380-010 DRILL-PRESS SET-UP OPERATOR, MULTIPLE SPINDLE (machine shop) alternate titles: gang-drill-press operator; multiple-spindle-drilling-machine operator

Sets up and operates multiple-spindle drilling machine to perform simultaneously or in sequence machining operations, such as drilling, reaming, countersinking, $T3spot-facing,$T1 and tapping of holes in metal workpieces, according to specifications, tooling instructions, standard charts, and knowledge of machining procedures: Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as hole locations and dimensions, and tooling instructions, such as drilling jigs, holding fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, and cutting tools to be used. Places workpiece in fixture or positions it on machine table, and secures it with clamps. Mounts cutting tools in spindles. Positions and secures specified drilling jig and moves controls and positions spindles to align tools with guide bushings in jig. Sets stops to control depth of cut. Moves controls to set cutting speeds and feed rates, and regulate flow of coolant. Engages power feed and observes machine operation. Periodically verifies conformance of machined work to specifications, using such measuring instruments as calipers, micrometers, and fixed gauges. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials. May tilt table or spindles to machine holes at specified angles.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

606.380-014 DRILL-PRESS SET-UP OPERATOR, RADIAL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates $T3radial drill press$T1 to perform drilling and other machining operations, such as boring, reaming, and tapping holes in metal workpieces, such as castings, forgings, and weldments, according to specifications, machining instructions, and knowledge of machining: Studies specifications and machining instructions, such as job order, blueprint, process sheet, or layout on workpiece, to determine hole locations and size and setup requirements, including tooling, feed rates, and cutting speeds. Plans sequence of operation, determines suitable work holding arrangement, and fastens holding fixture or jig on machine base to hold workpiece and guide cutting tool. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist and positions and secures it on machine base or in fixture or jig with clamps and bolts. Verifies position with surface gauges and height gauges. Selects cutting tool, installs it in machine spindle, and moves controls to set cutting speeds and feed rates, according to machining instructions or knowledge of metal properties. Operates controls to swing radial arm over workpiece, position cutting tool over hole center location, engage power feed, and to advance tool into workpiece. Turns valve handle to start flow of cutting oil and coolant against cutting tool and workpiece. Observes machining operation and periodically verifies conformance of machined workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as $T3telescoping gauges,$T1 dial indicators, and micrometers. May measure, mark, and scribe reference lines and hole locations on workpiece, according to blueprint, using layout tools, such as rule, divider, and scriber, applying knowledge of shop mathematics and layout techniques. May operate universal-type machine, computing and setting angles of tilting spindle. May work on nonmetallic materials. May sharpen cutting tools, using $T3bench grinder.$T1
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

606.380-018 DRILL-PRESS SET-UP OPERATOR, RADIAL, TOOL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates $T3radial drill press$T1 to perform drilling and other machining operations, such as boring, reaming, and tapping of holes in metal workpieces, such as machine, tool, or die parts, usually on custom basis, analyzing specifications and deciding on tooling according to knowledge of machining: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece and plans sequence of operations. Selects method of holding workpiece. Positions and secures workpiece onto machine table, using such devices as shims, blocks, and $T3planer gauges.$T1 Verifies position with surface gauges and height gauges. Selects cutting speeds, feed rates, and tool for each operation, according to knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics. Positions and secures tool in spindle. Swings radial arm and moves controls to position spindle and tool along arm over hole center location, to set feeds and speeds, to feed tool in workpiece, and to engage feed. Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant or cutting oil against tool and workpiece. Observes operation and regulates tool position and action. Verifies hole location and dimensions, using measuring instruments, such as $T3telescoping gauges,$T1 micrometers, and dial indicators. May measure, mark, and scribe workpiece. May operate universal-type machine, computing and setting angles of tilting spindle. May work on nonmetallic materials. May operate $T3bench grinder$T1 to sharpen tools.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

606.382-010 DRILLER-AND-REAMER, AUTOMATIC (musical inst.)

Operates automatic reamer to ream and mill drilled holes in clarinet posts: Secures reaming tool in chuck of machine. Positions hole over reamer and reams as specified. Secures mill shaft in machine chuck. Mounts mill on end of mill shaft. Mills clarinet post flat on each side of reamed hole to specified tolerances. Verifies milling with go-not-go gauge.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

606.382-014 JIG-BORING MACHINE OPERATOR, NUMERICAL CONTROL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates numerically controlled jig-boring machine to perform machining operations, such as boring, drilling and counter-sinking holes in metal workpieces according to specifications and setup instructions, applying knowledge of metal properties and machining methods: Studies blueprints and setup instructions to determine machining required, dimensional specifications, and work procedures and methods. Installs work-holding devices, such as blocks and clamps on $T3indexing$T1 table of machine, using handtools. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist and positions and secures it on machine table or in holding device. Inserts cutting tool in spindle of machine. Inserts punched card or loads perforated or magnetic tape containing programmed instructions into reader of control unit. Pushes button to zero indexing table and console at established locating point. Sets conventional cams, stops, and dial-type switches on machine head as indicated on setup instructions if machine spindle is not under numerical control. Actuates machine that automatically positions indexing table containing workpiece under spindle and machines part according to programmed instructions. Inspects and measures dimensions of machined workpiece to verify conformance to specifications and shop standards, using precision measuring instruments, such as precision gauges, dial indicators, micrometers, and calipers. Monitors machine operation and display panel of control unit for indications of malfunctions. Notifies supervisor if machined workpiece does not conform to specifications or if machine malfunctions. May make manual adjustments, such as setting cutting speed, feed rate, and depth of cut. May operate machine in semiautomatic mode by setting selector switch and manually dialing in data according to oral or written instructions to machine relatively simple pieces. May operate machine as inspection machine in manner similar to normal operations by inserting precision measuring instrument in spindle and moving machine through cycle under automatic or manual mode to indicate deviations from prescribed tolerances.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

606.382-018 NUMERICAL-CONTROL DRILL OPERATOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS (electron. comp.)

Sets up and operates numerical-control drilling machine to drill holes into printed circuit boards (PCB's): Reviews setup instructions and specifications. Loads control media containing programmed commands into control console of machine or enters commands to retrieve programmed control data. Attaches depth collars to drill bits and measures bit depth, using depth gauge, to verify specified drill bit cutting depth. Measures drill bit sizes, using micrometer, and installs specified drill bits in tool magazine of machine. Positions and secures PCB's to $T3indexing$T1 table of machine. Enters commands to activate machine that automatically aligns indexing table and printed circuit boards under spindle, selects drill bit, and drills holes of specified dimension, location, and sequence into PCB's. Monitors machine operation and display readouts to detect malfunctions. Compares display data to specifications and notifies supervisor of machine malfunctions. Inspects and measures drilled PCB's to verify conformance to specifications, using measuring devices, such as micrometer, plug gauges, and test board. Performs machine adjustments and maintenance, such as setting speed and feed rates, cleaning machine parts, and replacing worn or damaged drill bits, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

606.382-022 BORING-MACHINE OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates boring machines to bore, drill, tap, spot face, groove, mill, or ream metal workpieces according to specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of boring procedures and machining methods: Reads blueprint or job order for product specifications, such as hole locations and dimensions, and tooling instructions, such as fixtures, feed rates, cutting speeds, and cutting tools to be used. Positions and secures cutting tool in toolholder, and toolholder in spindle. Lifts and positions workpiece, manually or using hoist, and secures workpiece in machine table fixture, using wrenches and clamps. Moves controls to position tool in relation to workpiece, and to set feed rate, cutting speed, and depth of cut. Starts machine, moves controls to feed tool against workpiece, or to engage automatic feeding device. Turns valve handle to direct flow of coolant onto cutting area. Observes machine operation, and removes and inspects machined workpiece to verify conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as fixed and air gauges, calipers, and micrometers. May compute cutting speeds, feed rates, and dimensions, using standard charts and shop mathematics.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

606.382-026 ROBOTIC MACHINE OPERATOR (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: industrial robot operator

Sets up and operates industrial robot to drill, countersink, and counterbore metallic and nonmetallic workpieces used to manufacture aircraft parts or tooling, according to specifications and preprogrammed machine control instructions: Reads work order and specifications to determine prescribed setup and operation. Mounts and positions workpiece on locating pins of holding fixture adjacent to robot, manually or using hoist, and aligns and secures workpiece on holding fixture, using template, bolts, handtools, and power tools. Installs specified type and size drill bits in $T3end effectors$T1 and places end effectors in holding station adjacent to robot. Loads cassette tape of machine instructions into machine controller or enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed instructions from mainframe computer. Pushes button or enters commands to activate robot that automatically retrieves and secures designated end effector on robot arm and positions arm for drilling. Operates robot to drill holes in test specimen and measures holes for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments. Obtains written approval of test specimen from quality control inspector. Enters commands to start robot, observes robotic operation, and monitors screen of machine controller for malfunctions and error messages. Changes worn drill bits or adjusts machine according to error message instructions. Inspects finished workpiece for conformance to specifications. Notifies supervisor of numerical control programming problems. Cleans parts, tools, and fixtures, using solvents and rags. May drill holes in parts manually, using drill motor. May perform machine maintenance. May set up and operate robot to perform additional machine operations, such as sealing and fastener installation, to join component parts into complete assembly and be designated Assembly Line Robot Operator (aircraft mfg.).
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 88

606.682-014 DRILL-PRESS OPERATOR (machine shop) alternate titles: production-drilling-machine operator

Operates previously set up drilling machines, such as single- or multiple-spindle drill presses to drill, ream, countersink, spot face, or tap holes in metal or nonmetal workpieces according to specifications: Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures it on machine table in drilling jig or holding fixture. Moves machine controls to feed tools into workpiece, and engages automatic feed. Observes machine operation, and verifies conformance of drilled workpiece to specifications, using fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Changes worn cutting tools, using wrenches. Moves controls to adjust cutting speeds, feed rates, and depth of cut. May assist MACHINE SETTER (machine shop) 600.360-014 in setting up machine. May sharpen cutting tools, using $T3bench grinder.$T1 May perform minor assembly, such as fastening parts with nuts, bolts, and screws, using power tools and handtools. May be designated according to product as Barrel Reamer (ordnance); or function of machine as Reamer Operator (machine shop); Tapper Operator (machine shop).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

606.682-018 DRILL-PRESS SET-UP OPERATOR, SINGLE SPINDLE (machine shop)

Sets up and operates single-spindle drill press to perform such machining operations as drilling, countersinking, $T3spot-facing,$T1 and tapping holes in metal workpieces, according to specifications, tooling instructions, standard charts, and knowledge of machining procedures: Reads blueprint or job order and tooling instructions for specifications, such as hole locations and size, feed rates, cutting speeds, and cutting tools to be used. Secures specified tool in spindle. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist, places it in fixture or jig or on machine table, and secures it with clamps or holds it in position under spindle. Moves controls to set cutting speed, feed rate, and depth of cut. Engages power or automatic feed or manually operates feed lever to feed tool to specified depth in workpiece. Turns valve handle to start flow of coolant against tool and workpiece or dips tool in cutting oil prior to mounting. Verifies conformance of machined workpieces to specifications, using such measuring instruments as calipers, micrometers, and fixed gauges. May position and secure drilling jig to guide cutting tool. May tilt table or spindle to machine holes at specified angles. May work on nonmetallic materials. May measure, mark, scribe, and center punch workpieces to mark hole locations.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

606.682-022 TAPPER OPERATOR (nut & bolt)

Sets up and operates one or more automatic tapping machines to cut internal threads in nut blanks: Installs specified tap in spindle, using wrench and rule. Fills feed hopper with nut blanks and starts machine. Measures threaded nuts with gauge and changes worn taps to maintain specified tolerances. May set up machines for other workers to operate.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

606.685-010 BORING-MACHINE OPERATOR, PRODUCTION (machine shop)

Tends previously set up single- or multiple-spindle boring machines to perform machining operations, such as boring, $T3counterboring,$T1 and $T3facing$T1 metal workpieces on production basis: Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist and clamps it in holding fixtures. Moves machine controls to feed tool into workpiece and engage feed. Observes machine operation and verifies conformance of bored workpiece to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as fixed gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Changes worn tools, using wrenches. May move controls to adjust cutting speeds, feed rates, and depth of cut. May aid MACHINE SETTER (machine shop) 600.360-014 in setting up machine. May bore or drill plastics or other nonmetallic materials.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

606.685-014 CHAMFERING-MACHINE OPERATOR I (ordnance)

Tends battery of machines that flare mouths of shell cases to facilitate insertion of bullets: Lubricates and starts each machine and starts flow of compressed air to cool chamfering tools. Observes cases sliding down feed and discharge tubes, repositioning any that are out of order. Observes cutting tools in operation to ensure proper functioning and replaces, sharpens, and resets them as necessary. Examines samples from each machine for burrs, ragged edges, or scratches and determines that dimensions are within prescribed tolerances, using variety of gauges and measuring tools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

606.685-018 CHAMFERING-MACHINE OPERATOR II (ordnance)

Tends automatic screw machine that bevels outside edges of mouth of tracer bullets before they are charged with powder. Observes machine in operation for malfunctioning and stops machine when bullets are improperly fed, machined, or ejected.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

606.685-022 CHOKE REAMER (ordnance)

Tends machine to ream muzzle end of shotgun barrels to choke bores that control spread of pellets during firing: Reams to specified distances within barrel bore with rough, finish, and margin (choke) reamers. Visually examines and measures inside of barrel after reaming to ensure that barrel has been reamed to specified length and diameter, using plug and dial gauges.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

606.685-026 DRILL PRESS TENDER (machine shop)

Tends single- or multiple-spindle drill presses that drill, tap, ream, or countersink holes in metal workpieces according to specifications: Lifts workpiece manually, or using hoist, and positions and secures workpiece in drilling jig or fixture on machine table, using clamps and wrenches. Starts machine and feeds workpiece to cutter or vice versa, or engages automatic feeding mechanism. Turns valve to direct flow of coolant and cutting oils over cutting area. Observes operation and releases lever or turns handwheel to raise cutting tool from workpiece when machining is completed. Inspects or measures machined workpiece for conformance to specifications and shop standards, using instruments, such as fixed, plug, depth, and thread gauges, calipers, micrometers, and templates. Changes worn cutting tools, using wrenches. May machine plastics or other nonmetallic materials.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

606.685-030 DRILLING-MACHINE OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC (clock & watch)

Tends one or more semiautomatic machines that perform machining operations, such as drilling, boring, tapping, and chamfering holes in clock or watch parts, such as balance wheels, watch plates, and bridges: Positions and clamps part to machine table under cutting tool or inserts part in machine nest, chuck, or over positioning pins in spindle. Depresses pedal or moves controls to start machine that automatically machines part to specifications. Removes part from machine at completion of cycle or activates control that ejects part from machine. Inspects and measures part for conformance to specifications, using loupe and fixed gauges. Changes and replaces worn or broken tools. Cleans metal chips from machine with brush or airhose. Notifies supervisor when machine malfunctions. May tend battery of one kind of machine which may be set up to perform one or several different operations. Workers may be designated according to machine tended or operation performed as Balance-Wheel-Screw-Hole Driller (clock & watch); Boring-Machine Operator (clock & watch); Chamfering-Machine Operator (clock & watch); Reamer (clock & watch); Tapping-Machine Operator, Automatic (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

606.685-034 REAMING-MACHINE TENDER (nonfer. metal)

Tends machine that reams and chamfers brass and copper tubing and rods to smooth inside edges of tubing and to remove burrs and sharp edges from ends of tubing and rods: Positions and fastens cutting tool in toolholder and installs funnel-shaped sleeve on machine through which tubing or rod is guided. Starts machine and inserts tubing or rod in sleeve to ream part way through tube or chamfer end of tube or rod. Reverses tube or rod to ream or chamfer opposite end. Changes cutting tool as required, using allen wrench. May pack tubing and rods into cartons.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

607 SAWING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with severing or shaping metal by the reciprocal or rotary cutting action of a serrated or abrasive-edged blade or disk which wears out a kerf. The severing or shaping of nonmetallic materials, except wood, is also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the machining of metal are used.

607.382-010 CONTOUR-BAND-SAW OPERATOR, VERTICAL (machine shop)

Sets up and operates vertical contour-band saw to cut straight, curved, irregular, or internal patterns in metal or plastic stock, according to specifications, utilizing knowledge of sawing techniques: Reads work order or blueprints to locate cutting layout lines on stock, to determine dimensions and tolerances, and to determine metal to be cut, type of blade to be used, blade tension, cutting speed, feed rate, table angle, and positions of table stops and guides. Relieves saw blade support and drive-wheel tension, using handtools. Places saw blade over wheels and resets tension to change blade and adjust tension. Turns controls to set prescribed cutting speed, feed rate, and table angle. Loosens table stops and guides, using handtools, and positions them to align and secure workpiece. Places stock on cutting table, either manually or using hoist, and clamps it into position. Cuts saw blade, threads it through hole drilled in stock, welds blade together, using butt-welding attachment, and files weld smooth to cut internal pattern in stock. Starts saw and manually guides stock along layout lines to cut pattern, or engages automatic feed to cut straight line. Turns control to start airflow to blow metal cuttings away from kerf. Verifies conformance to specifications, using ruler, calipers, fixed gauges, templates, and micrometers. May make precision cuts, using magnifier to see layout lines. May calculate and mark layout lines, according to product specifications. May be required to have experience with particular product or size, type or trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

607.382-014 SAW OPERATOR (aircraft mfg.)

Sets up and operates power saws to cut, slot, groove, miter, and trim metallic and nonmetallic workpieces according to specifications: Selects and installs blade on machine, using handtools. Sets controls to adjust speed, feed rate, and blade tensions. Positions guides, stops, holding blocks, or other fixtures to secure and direct workpiece, using handtools and measuring devices. Scribes reference lines on material as guide for sawing operations, according to blueprints, templates, sample parts, or specifications. Mounts workpiece in holding device, manually or using hoist. Operates saw to cut along scribed lines. Verifies dimensions of finished workpiece, using measuring devices. May weld and anneal saw blades.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 87

607.682-010 CUT-OFF-SAW OPERATOR, METAL (machine shop) alternate titles: band-saw operator; circular-saw operator; hack-saw operator; power-saw operator

Sets up and operates metal-sawing machines, such as hacksaw, bandsaw, circular saw, friction saw, and rubber-disk saw to cut metal stock to dimensions: Reads job order for specifications, such as material, type, and size of stock, and dimensions to be cut. Obtains and transfers stock to machine, manually or with hoist. Installs saw blade and sets blade tension and cutting speed for specified operation. Sets saw blade angle to obtain desired angle cuts, using wrench. Sets stops and guides to control dimension of cut, using steel rule and wrenches. Positions and secures stock against stops or in feeding device. Turns valve to start flow of coolant against cutting area. Starts machine and observes operation. Measures work for conformance to specifications, using rule. Marks identifying data on workpiece. Replaces defective cutting blade or wheel, using handtools. May be required to have experience with custom or production work or with particular material, product, size of workpiece, or type or trade name of machine and be designated accordingly.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

607.682-014 PROFILE TRIMMER (jewelry-silver.)

Operates scroll saw or jigsawing-and-nibbling machine to cut or trim hollowware items, such as trays, platters and vegetable dishes into specified shape, performing any combination of following tasks: Marks guidelines on workpiece by tracing from template or sample hollowware, using pencil or scribe. Selects jigsaw or scroll saw blade according to intricacy of outline and gauge of metal, and mounts in drive spindle, using wrench. Starts machine and manually guides workpiece under blade along cutting line to cut workpiece to specified shape or along edge of ornamentation to trim flash from molded items. Removes saw blade and installs nibbling punches in spindle and bed of machine. Turns thumbscrew to adjust depth of stroke to thickness of metal. Starts machine and guides edge of workpiece between reciprocating punches to smooth and trim along edges of mounts (decorative) trim attached after jigsawing by SILVERWARE ASSEMBLER (jewelry-silver.). May file burrs and rough edges from workpiece.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

607.685-010 CUT-OFF SAW TENDER, METAL (machine shop)

Tends band or circular saw to cut, miter or groove bar, tube, or sheet metal stock to specified dimensions or shape: Places stock on table or in automatic feed mechanism. Pulls lever or depresses pedal to lower saw blade and cut stock to size or shape. Removes cut stock from table and stacks for removal. May stamp identifying marks on stock, using die and hammer. May work as member of team when cutting structural beams. May assist in changing saw blades and setting table stops and guides.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

607.685-014 DEBRIDGING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Tends debridging machine (circular saw) that cuts metal bridge from bottom length of cement-filled aluminum extrusions used in manufacturing windows and doors: Installs cutting blades in machine, using wrenches. Turns controls to set machine cutting speed, blade height, and feed roller position. Places extrusions on intake conveyor and guides extrusions into contact with feed roller for automatic cutting. Removes cut extrusion from off-feed conveyor, and examines exposed cement along cut to detect overlapping metal. Adjusts machine settings to remove metal according to company standards. Stacks extrusions on cart and places cardboard sections between layers.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

607.686-010 MAGNESIUM-MILL OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Feeds magnesium bar stock into milling machine for grinding into powder: Saws bar stock into sections, places sections in jig of milling machine, and turns handwheel to feed sections to milling cutter. Collects cuttings with air suction hose and dumps them into grinding mill. Cleans magnesium scrap from equipment and work area to eliminate fire hazard.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

609 METAL MACHINING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with shaping metal parts or products by removing excess material from stock or objects. Removing excess material from nonmetallic materials, except wood, is also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the machining of metal are used.

609.130-010 MACHINE-SHOP SUPERVISOR, PRODUCTION (machine shop)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in production machining of metallic or nonmetallic workpieces, applying knowledge of machine shop procedures, machine tool setup and operating techniques, and production machining methods. May repair machine tools. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

609.130-014 SCREW SUPERVISOR (clock & watch)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating watch screws. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

609.130-018 SUPERVISOR (plumbing-heat.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in polishing, plating, machining, and assembling plumbing fixtures. Sets up and operates machine shop equipment, such as drill press, lathe, and punch press, to fabricate fixtures. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

609.130-022 SUPERVISOR, AUTOMATIC MACHINES (clock & watch)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in setting up automatic machines to drill, ream, tap, chamfer, knurl, countersink, and perform other operations, to make watch parts, such as balance staffs, pinions, pallet arbors, and winding stems. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

609.130-026 WATCH MANUFACTURING SUPERVISOR (clock & watch)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in watch manufacture or assembly, such as hairspring manufacture, balance assembly, or dial manufacture, applying knowledge of watch manufacturing: Computes labor and machine requirements based on work schedules, and assigns work accordingly. Sets up machines [MACHINE SETTER (clock & watch)] and instructs personnel in machine operation. Compares product with blueprint or other specifications, and makes or directs changes in setup to keep product within specified tolerances. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers who are responsible for particular operation or phase of watch assembly or parts manufacture. May be designated according to operations supervised as Watch Balance Assembly Manufacturing Supervisor (clock & watch); Watch Hairspring Manufacturing Supervisor (clock & watch); Watch Metal Dial Manufacturing Supervisor (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

609.131-010 INSPECTION SUPERVISOR (machine shop) alternate titles: inspector, chief; quality-control supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting materials, tools, workpieces, and products, such as metal stock, cutting tools, gauges, machine parts, and assembled units for conformance to specifications, products, inspection instruments, and procedures. May compute relative production and repair costs to determine salvageability of rejected products. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

609.131-014 SUPERVISOR, MOLD MAKING (glass mfg.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in making and repairing cast iron molds used to produce bottles and other glass containers: Refers to machine shop blueprints and specification charts in manual to determine maximum allowable dimensions for basic type container specified by customer. Studies bottle design designated by customer and estimates glass shrinkage to calculate loss in capacity due to design. Computes dimensional corrections for molds to retain designated glass distribution and bottle capacity. Examines bottles having such defects as improper glass distribution, ridges, and rough surfaces, to determine if defects are due to mold or faulty production equipment. Receives mold change orders, and issues instructions for delivery of molds to bottle-making machines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

609.131-018 SUPERVISOR, MOLD SHOP (glass mfg.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in machining metal castings used in molding glassware: Pours sulfur mix into rough casting to obtain plastic model of object to be molded. Verifies dimensions of model against blueprint, using micrometers and calipers, to determine machining operations required to prepare casting for use as mold. May operate wood lathe to turn patterns for bottle molds. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

609.132-010 SLAB-CONDITIONER SUPERVISOR (nonfer. metal)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in scalping, sawing, and surfacing of slabs with aluminum to condition aluminum-alloy slabs for rolling, utilizing knowledge of machining, and conditioning processes and techniques. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

609.260-010 GUNSMITH, BALLISTICS LABORATORY (ordnance)

Sets up and operates variety of metalworking machines to repair and alter guns and gun parts, and develops designs for special devices used in testing small arms ammunition: Develops designs and fabricates gauges, reamers, holding fixtures, and testing equipment, such as gun-holding and target-changing devices, cartridge-slicing fixtures, and special test barrels. May measure velocity of projectiles [CHRONOGRAPH OPERATOR (ordnance)].
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

609.262-010 TOOL PROGRAMMER, NUMERICAL CONTROL (electron. comp.) alternate titles: programmer operator, numerical control; soft tooling technician

Operates optical programming (digitizing) equipment to generate numerical control (NC) tape program used to control NC machine tools that drill, mill, rout, or notch printed circuit boards (PCB's): Analyzes drawings, specifications, and phototool (photographic film copy of printed circuit pattern) to determine program input data, such as hole sizes, tool sizes, reference points, and direction of machine cutting paths, and calculates data, such as starting point coordinates (location), size of panels or boards, and number of boards per panel. Draws machine tool paths on phototool, using colored markers and following guidelines for tool speed and efficiency, to prepare phototool for use as tool programming aid. Aligns and secures phototool on reference table of optical programmer. Observes enlarger scope of programmer that projects image of circuit board pattern from phototool. Moves reference table, following previously marked paths, to align phototool circuit pattern holes with reference marks on enlarger scope. Depresses pedal or pushes button of programmer to enter coordinates of hole locations into program memory. Repeats process for each hole location on phototool to enter NC machine instructions, such as hole locations, machine paths, and reference points. Keys in additional instructions, such as tool size, machine feed and speed rates, and starting point coordinates, basing entries on specifications, calculations, and knowledge of machine capabilities and programming techniques. Types commands on keyboard to generate NC tape. Observes trial run of NC machine to verify tape program accuracy. Revises NC tape program to eliminate instruction errors. May operate NC machine tools on production basis.
GOE: 05.01.06 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

609.280-010 TRIM-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance) alternate titles: shell-trim tool setter

Sets up battery of machines that trim small arms cartridge cases and artillery shell cases to specified length: Installs cutters and adjusts stops and cams to regulate machine stroke and synchronize movements of feeding, cutting, and ejection mechanisms, using handtools. Sharpens dulled cutters and polishes scratched punches, using $T3bench grinder,$T1 speed lathe, and emery cloth. Removes housings, guards, feed tubes, chutes, tool holders, and other accessories to replace worn or broken parts, such as springs, bushings, and push-rods. May straighten bent punches and machine parts, using hammer and anvil.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

609.360-010 NUMERICAL CONTROL MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates numerical control machines or machining centers to perform various machine functions, such as cutting, drilling, milling, reaming, boring, and broaching of metallic and nonmetallic workpieces, utilizing knowledge of machine tool capabilities, machinability of materials, and shop math: Reads and interprets blueprints, planning sheets, sketches, and related technical data to determine tooling requirements, setup procedures, control settings, and machining methods and sequences. Mounts, aligns, and secures tooling, attachments, and workpiece on machine. Selects and installs cutting tools in machine spindle. Loads control media, such as tape, card, or disk, in machine controller or enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed instructions from data base. Calculates and sets machine controls to position spindle in relationship to workpiece and to regulate factors, such as cutting depth, speed, feed, and coolant flow. Starts machine and monitors displays and machine operation to detect malfunctions. Stops machine to change cutting tools and setup according to required machining sequence or to measure parts for conformance to blueprint specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Enters commands or manually adjusts machine controls to correct malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining. Operates machine manually to perform nonautomated functions and when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions. Discusses control media errors with supervisor or programming personnel to resolve problems. May clean machine, tooling, and parts. May perform machine maintenance.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 89

609.361-010 INSPECTOR, FLOOR (machine shop)

Inspects machined workpieces and assemblies at assembly, inspection, or machining station to ensure conformance to specifications: Reads blueprints or engineering specifications to obtain product information, such as specified material, surface finish, and dimensions. Compares surface finish of workpiece to finish on set of standard blocks making fingertip touch comparison to ensure production of specified surface finish. Measures dimensions, such as length, height, and distance, between reference points, using precision instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, dial indicator, and snap gauge, to ensure product meets specifications. Locates reference point on part and measures dimensions, such as angle, arc, and radii, using combinations of aids, such as surface plates, parallel bars, angle plates, gauge blocks, V-blocks, sine bars, and precision measuring instruments. Reports findings to INSPECTION SUPERVISOR (machine shop). May inspect first run parts. May set up and try out inspection equipment to ensure accuracy. May substitute known values, such as dimensions from blueprints into standard formulas and solve for unknown quantities, using knowledge of algebra, trigonometry, or geometry to determine dimensions not specified in blueprints. May test hardness of workpiece surface, using hardness testing machine. May be designated according to type of product inspected as Propeller Inspector (ship-boat mfg.); Turbine Inspector (engine-turbine).
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

609.362-010 NUMERICAL CONTROL MACHINE OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates numerical control machine to cut, shape, or form metal workpieces to specifications: Reviews setup sheet and specifications to determine setup procedure, machining sequence, and dimensions of finished workpiece. Attaches fixture to machine bed and positions and secures workpiece in fixture according to setup instructions, using clamps, bolts, handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments, such as rule and calipers. Assembles cutting tools in toolholders and positions toolholders in machine spindles as specified, using handtools, or inserts cutting tools in specified machine magazines. Loads control media, such as disk, tape, or punch card, in machine control console or enters commands to retrieve preprogrammed machine instructions from data base. Manipulates controls and enters commands to index cutting tool to specified $T3set point$T1 and to start machine. Observes and listens to machine operation to detect malfunctions, such as worn or damaged cutting tools. Changes cutting tools and location of workpiece during machining process as specified in setup instructions. Measures workpiece for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, dial indicators, and gauges. Notifies supervisor of discrepancies. May adjust machine feed and speed and change cutters to machine parts according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions. May machine materials other than metal, such as composites, plastic, and rubber.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

609.380-010 ELECTRICAL-DISCHARGE-MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR (machine shop)

Sets up and operates one or more electrical-discharge machines to shape metal workpieces to specifications, following standard charts and manuals, and applying knowledge of $T3electrical-discharge machining$T1 processes and methods, electric currents and circuitry, metal properties, and shop mathematics: Examines blueprint of product and plans operations. Positions and secures workpiece on machine table with clamps, vise, or fixture. Positions and secures electrode in holder on surface plate, verifying concentricity, alignment, and depth, using measuring instruments, such as calipers and dial indicators. Mounts electrode and holder on machine spindle, using vernier dials on machine to verify alignment of electrode and workpiece. Positions gauge blocks, dial indicator, and spindle stop on machine so that descending electrode will stop at specified depth when indicator feeler point touches gauge blocks. Turns valve to adjust flow of dielectric coolant over electrode and workpiece or to immerse them in circulating bath. Turns controls to adjust machine setting, such as voltage, current, frequency, and electrode feed rate, according to information on charts or knowledge of electrical discharge machining procedures. Starts machine and observes beginning of operation. May move controls to rotate electrode or workpiece. May inspect completed workpiece visually and with templates and other measuring instruments. May compute settings from specifications and knowledge of machine capacities. May give TOOL MAKER (machine shop) 601.280-042 specifications, such as allowances between blueprint dimensions and dimensions of electrode to be made. Important variables may be indicated by trade names of machine used.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

609.380-014 THREADING-MACHINE SETTER (machine shop)

Sets up single- or multiple-spindle threading machines to thread and cut, ream, or chamfer cylindrical stock according to order specifications, threading charts, and knowledge of threading procedures: Compiles dimensions of stock, sequence of machining operations, and type and size of thread from charts and specifications. Installs specified feed grips, rotating dies, die cutters (chasers), cutting and reaming or chamfering tool, using micrometers, gauges, and handtools. Installs cams, gears, pulleys, pressure tripping mechanism, and adjusts speed control knobs to synchronize transfer and ejection of stock with machine action. Operates machine to evaluate its performance. Verifies dimensions of workpieces with specifications, using fixed gauges and scale. Sharpens die cutters on grinding wheel. May set up manually operated threading machine [THREADING-MACHINE OPERATOR (machine shop)].
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

609.462-010 BALANCING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

Operates dynamic balance machine to locate points of imbalance on parts, such as spindles, impeller wheels, armatures, rotors, and steam engine flywheels, and balances parts by removing excess metal, using handtools and power tools, or adding metal, using soldering and welding equipment: Signals crane operator to position workpiece on machine pedestals. Slides drive belt over shaft of workpiece or moves drive wheel against workpiece to connect power source that rotates workpiece. Starts machine to rotate workpiece at specified speed. Moves controls of machine to locate points of imbalance indicated by light beam from strobe lamp on identification marks of workpiece, position of wave crest of trace pattern on oscilloscope screen, or readings on wattmeter and protractor dial. Computes amount of weight to be added to or removed from workpiece, or changes size and location of test weight until zero reading is indicated on ammeter. Drills, grinds, chips, or files metal from heavy side, or welds, solders, or rivets metal pieces to light side to correct imbalance, using power drills and grinders, hand file, and soldering and welding equipment.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

609.482-010 ELECTRICAL-DISCHARGE-MACHINE OPERATOR, PRODUCTION (machine shop)

Operates one or more electrical-discharge machines to shape metal workpieces to specifications, following standard charts: Obtains from job order or verbal instructions such information as electrode to be used, depth setting, and number of workpieces or cavities to be shaped. Mounts specified electrode in preset holder on spindle. Positions and secures workpiece on machine table or places it in fixture. Moves controls to align electrode and workpiece and to set electrode feed rate, depth limit, and electric current. Starts machine, turns on flow of dielectric coolant, and observes operation. May inspect work visually or with measuring instruments.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

609.482-014 STRAIGHT-PIN-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (button & notion) alternate titles: pinmaker

Operates battery of automatic machines that straighten, cut off, head, and sharpen wire to form straight (common) pins: Places coil of wire on pedestal stand and threads end of wire through machine to heading dies. Adjusts straightening rolls, feeding arm, and stop to diameter and length of wire, using wrenches. Starts machine and measures sampling of first pins for conformance to specifications, such as length, head diameter, and angle of point to shank, using micrometers and fixed gauges. Replaces dull cutters or point-grinding bars, using handtools, such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and pliers. Mounts dies in bench lathe and removes burrs and repolishes head cavity, using stick dipped in polishing paste. Empties pin-filled catch pails into tote trays.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

609.682-010 AUTOMATIC-WHEEL-LINE OPERATOR (machine shop)

Controls series of machines to machine cast railroad car wheels to specifications: Changes chucks, boring bar, and cutting tools according to specifications on production orders, using handtools. Pushes buttons on console panel to start machines that perform threading, flanging, boring, inspecting, and other operations to finish wheels. Observes action of machines and transfer stations to detect malfunctions. Examines machined surfaces of wheels at specified stations to detect defective cutting tools.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

609.682-014 COLLET MAKER (clock & watch)

Operates three-stage collet making machine to cut and chamfer outside diameters of watch collets, face them to specified thickness, drill hairspring hole, and saw slot in collet: Feeds collet into machine and starts machine. Removes collets by hand, verifies finished collet dimensions, using precision gauges, and makes minor adjustments to machine to keep product within required tolerances.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

609.682-018 CROOK OPERATOR (musical inst.)

Operates machine to cut and deburr brass wind instrument tubes, and controls equipment to anneal tubes: Sets length gauge of saw and pushes tubes into rotating blade to cut tubes to specified length. Inserts burring tool into chuck of turning lathe and holds tube ends against rotating burring tool to remove burs. Places tubes in oven or on sprockets of wheel that revolves between two torches to anneal tubes for ease of bending. May fill tube with pitch to facilitate bending tube manually around forming block. Places tube in oven to melt pitch for removal from tube. May place tube in balling-out mold and push steel balls through tube to size part or remove wrinkles.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

609.682-022 MACHINE OPERATOR, CENTRIFUGAL-CONTROL SWITCHES (elec. equip.) alternate titles: governor assembler

Operates machines, such as lathe and drill press, to machine centrifugal switch assemblies for electric motors, performing any combination of following duties: Positions switch bore and hub cylinder in fixture on hydraulic press. Starts press to lower ram and force hub into switch bore. Clamps assembly to bed of drill press and starts press to ream bore of hub cylinder to specified size. Verifies diameter of bore, using plug gauge. Mounts switch assembly to lathe and inserts specified cutting tool in tool holder. Sets cutting tool to specified depth of cut, using micrometer. Starts lathe to cut outside diameter of switch, to cut slot in contact surface, or to remove rivet heads and burs. Verifies diameter of switch or depth of slot, using micrometer or plug gauge. Mounts switch to test motor. Starts motor and turns control spring setscrew, observing tachometer, until switch opens at specified revolutions per minute. Inserts mandrel in bore of switch assembly and mounts assembly in test stand. Rotates mandrel and observes assembly for static balance. Drills metal from rivet heads or solders additional metal onto heads to balance switch assemblies. Mounts assembly to lathe and adjusts dial indicator to specified setting. Starts lathe and observes dial indicator to test balance of assembly.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

609.682-026 NICKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: nick setter

Sets up and operates machine that notches identification nicks in cutting die edge: Grinds burrs from cutting edge of die, using abrasive wheel. Obtains nicking tools specified on template. Bolts tools to machine bed, using wrench. Heats cutting edge of die to soften metal, using acetylene torch. Positions heated die edge between nicking tools. Pulls lever to close tools that notch identification nicks in die edge.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

609.682-030 SCREWMAKER, AUTOMATIC (clock & watch)

Operates machine to automatically shape and cut wire stock to form watch screws: Inserts wire in machine and starts machine that turns head and shank to specified size to form screw, threads and cuts screw to specified length, and slots head. Measures thread and length of finished screw under loupe to determine if it meets specifications, using pitch gauge and upright gauge. Maintains machine adjustment to keep product within specifications.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

609.684-010 INSPECTOR, GENERAL (any industry) alternate titles: bench inspector; parts inspector; gauger

Inspects materials and products, such as sheet stock, auto body or engine parts, dental instruments, machine shop parts, and metal castings, for conformance to specifications, using fixed or preset measuring instruments: Examines material or product for surface defects, such as cracks, pits, and incomplete welds. Compares product with parts list or sample model to ensure completion of assembly. Verifies specified dimensions of product or material, using inspection equipment, such as fixed gauges, templates, and preset micrometer, vernier height gauges, and dial indicator. Rejects defective parts, and marks type of defect on part, container of parts, or inspection tag. May test parts for hardness, using hardness tester [HARDNESS INSPECTOR (heat treating) 504.387-010]. May test products for structural defects, such as leaks and internal cracks, using water pressure tests [HYDRO-PNEUMATIC TESTER (any industry) 862.687-018]. May test mechanisms for clearance and freedom of movement. May be designated Inspector, Filters (auto. mfg.).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

609.684-014 LABORER, GENERAL (machine shop)

Performs any combination of following tasks to assist in machine shop activities: Loads and unloads materials, parts, or products onto or from pallets, skids, conveyors, or trucks manually or using hoist. Delivers metal parts or stock to designated work areas for machining, using electric pallet mover, hoist, or overhead crane. Lifts metal part or stock onto machine, manually or using hoist, and secures it on machine table, in chuck, or holding fixture, using wrenches, to assist in setting up machine. Feeds metal parts or stock into automatic metalworking machines and removes machined part from machine after prescribed period of time or at end of machining cycle. Adds coolant to reservoirs of machines and lubricates machine parts and ways, using grease gun and oilcan. Reclaims cutting and lubricating oils from machines by pumping oil from machine reservoir into barrel, dumping oil from barrel into centrifugal separator that removes metal chips and dirt from oil, and drains clean oil from separator into containers. Removes metal chips and shavings from surfaces of machines, using rag or airhose, and wipes surfaces of machines with rag to remove excess oil. Cleans around work areas, using broom and shovel. Separates metal shavings, chips, and scrap materials from trash and places them in bins for resale. May remove burrs or excess metal from machined parts, using files, sandpaper, emery cloth, or grinding machine. May be designated by specific task performed as Brass Reclaimer (machine shop); Gear Cleaner (machine shop); Oil Extractor (machine shop); Sorter (machine shop); Threading-Machine Feeder, Automatic (machine shop) II; Tool Marker (machine shop).
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

609.685-010 BALL SORTER (machinery mfg.)

Tends machine that sorts metal balls according to size, roundness, or surface defects, such as nicks, scratches, or dents: Adjusts settings on control panel, sets graduated opening on gauge slide, or selects and installs gauging screen in barrel of machine through which balls drop into containers according to variation from specified dimensions. Loads balls into feed hopper, and starts machine that automatically sorts standard size, oversize, undersize, and defective balls into separate pockets or containers. May visually examine or measure sample balls from each container, using micrometer or fixed gauge and label containers, according to quality and quantity of sorted balls. May weigh balls on balance scale and record weight and grades on work ticket.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

609.685-014 ENGRAVER, AUTOMATIC (clock & watch)

Tends battery of automatic engraving machines that inscribe numerals and words on watch parts: Loads paddle manually with specified watch parts. Inserts paddle into machine and pulls lever to automatically secure paddle in position for scribing. Presses button to start machine operation and initiate engraving cycle. Inspects finished pieces to detect engraving faults, such as skips, incorrectly located engraving, and irregular cut, using loupe and location gauge.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

609.685-018 PRODUCTION MACHINE TENDER (machine shop) alternate titles: machine shop production worker; robotic machine tender, production

Tends one or more machine tools, special-purpose machines, or industrial robots to machine metal workpieces to specifications on production basis: Lifts workpiece manually or using hoist and secures workpiece in fixture or loads automatic feeding device. Starts machine, engages feed, and observes operation. Inspects and measures machined workpieces to verify conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as preset comparator, fixed gauges, calipers, micrometer, or microscope. May move machine controls and guides to adjust machine. May replace worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools or brushes. May add coolant to machine reservoir and turn valve to start flow of coolant. May file, sand, or shape machined parts, using handtools and power tools. May clean machined parts, using degreasing tank or solvent and rags. May machine plastics or other nonmetals. May tend machines and equipment other than machine tools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

609.685-022 TRANSFER-MACHINE OPERATOR (machine shop)

Tends transfer machine consisting of series of stations connected by transfer mechanisms that transfer, position, and secure workpieces and perform machining operations, such as drilling, boring, tapping, and milling on metal workpieces, such as castings and forgings: Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist, and places on holding device, such as pallet. Pushes pallet along track into clamping station, and starts mechanisms to clamp workpiece on pallet and transfer to first work station. Inspects machined workpieces for surface defects and verifies conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as fixed gauges and checking fixtures. Changes tools when panel lights indicate that tool is worn or broken, using wrenches. Moves bar to lift derailed pallets back into position. Notifies supervisor if panel lights indicate machine failure or serious malfunctioning.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

609.685-026 TRIM-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance) alternate titles: cut-off-machine operator; shell-trim operator; trim and burr operator

Tends battery of machines that trim small arms cartridge cases, bullet jacket blanks, or artillery shell cases to specified length: Loads small arms cartridge cases or bullet jacket blanks into hopper of automatic machine or positions artillery shell cases by hand in feeding device of trim machine. Turns stop nuts and setscrews, using handtools, to adjust chuck and feed punch to cut blanks to specified length. Starts machine and observes operation of feeding, cutting, and ejection mechanisms to detect malfunction. Extracts jammed pieces, using fingers or wire hook. Examines trimmed pieces for such defects as dents, burrs, or scratches. Verifies conformity to specified dimensions, using fixed gauges. Sharpens cutters on $T3bench grinder.$T1
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

61 METALWORKING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

This division includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with shaping and conditioning metal by rolling, forging, extruding, drawing out, punching, shearing, blanking, and pressworking. The punching, shearing, blanking, and pressworking of nonmetallic materials, except wood, are also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the working of metal are used.

610 HAMMER FORGING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with heating metal in a forge and hammering it into desired shape with a hand or power hammer (includes drop forging).

610.362-010 DROPHAMMER OPERATOR (aircraft mfg.; forging) alternate titles: blacksmith, hammer operator

Sets up and operates closed-die drophammer to forge metal parts according to specifications, using measuring instruments and handtools: Informs HEATER (forging) 619.682-022 of forging specifications, such as specified quantity and temperature setting. Aligns and bolts specified dies to machine ram and anvil, using scale, rule, square, feeler gauges, shims, and handtools. Positions workpiece onto lower die and depresses pedal to activate ram that repeatedly strikes and forces metal workpiece into die impression. Moves workpiece through series of dies to attain specified detail. May plan work procedures, select tooling, and operate drophammer to form experimental or developmental parts. May turn knobs to regulate conveyor speed and feed that automatically carries heated stock from furnace, places stock on anvil, and removes finished workpiece. May forge unheated metal. May set stops or turn handles to set specified striking force of ram. May trim flash from finished forging. May operate hammer to compress finished forgings to specified tolerances and be designated Restrike Hammer Operator (forging). May be designated according to type of hammer operated as Board Drop Hammer Operator (forging); Impact Hammer Operator (forging); Steam Hammer Operator (forging).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 87

610.381-010 BLACKSMITH (forging) alternate titles: anvil smith

Forges and repairs variety of metal articles, such as tongs, edged tools, hooks, chains, machine and structural components, and agricultural implements as specified by work orders, diagrams, or sample parts: Heats metal stock in blacksmith's forge or furnace [HEATER (forging)]. Hammers stock into specified size and shape on blacksmith's anvil or positions stock on anvil of power hammer and depresses pedal to hammer stock with varying force and rapidity. Forge-welds metal parts by heating and hammering them together. Devises jigs and fixtures, forges special handtools, such as hammers or chisels, and sets up form blocks. Tempers or anneals forged articles [HEAT TREATER (heat treating) I]. May record type of repair or fabrication of tools or machine components performed during work shift to maintain daily activity report and records. May cut, assemble, and weld metal parts, using arc or acetylene welding equipment [WELDER, COMBINATION (welding)]. May repair farm machinery and be designated Blacksmith, Farm (agriculture). May be designated according to articles forged as Special-Trackwork Blacksmith (r.r. trans.); Tool-Dresser (forging).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

610.381-014 BLACKSMITH APPRENTICE (forging)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

610.684-010 BLACKSMITH HELPER (forging) alternate titles: striker

Assists BLACKSMITH (forging) in forging metal articles: Obtains equipment, such as stop blocks and hammer dies from toolroom. Cuts metal to predetermined size, using saw. Lights furnace and turns control valves to regulate temperature. Lifts metal parts from furnace with tongs and places parts on anvil or under power hammer. Strikes parts with sledge as BLACKSMITH (forging) positions parts over forming dies set in anvil. Grinds surfaces of finished parts, using portable and stationary power grinders. May sweep floor and remove debris from work area. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

610.684-014 SPRING SALVAGE WORKER (metal prod., nec)

Reshapes defective spring leaves, using furnace and power hammer: Places leaf in furnace to heat it to specified color. Removes leaf from furnace and positions it on bed of power hammer. Starts machine to pound leaf into specified shape and verifies shape of leaf, using template. Tempers leaf by immersing it in oil bath for specified time.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

611 PRESS FORGING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with heating metal in a forge and shaping it by means of a press.

611.482-010 FORGING-PRESS OPERATOR I (forging) alternate titles: die-machine operator; forging-machine operator

Sets up and operates closed-die power press to produce metal forgings, following work order specifications, using measuring instruments and handtools: Aligns and bolts specified dies on ram and anvil of press, using rule, square, shims, feelers, and handtools. Turns knobs to set pressure and depth of ram stroke. Pulls workpiece from furnace, when color of workpiece indicates forging temperature, and positions workpiece on lower die, using tongs. Depresses treadle or pulls lever to lower ram that compresses metal to shape of die impressions. May move workpiece through series of dies for progressively finer detail.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

611.482-014 ROLLER-MACHINE OPERATOR (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: roller operator

Operates machine to flatten and taper heated ends of spring leaf blanks to specified dimensions: Installs dies in upper and lower plates of press and adjusts pressure of rollers, using wrenches and gauges. Heats end of spring blank in furnace and places it on stationary die plate. Pulls lever to flatten end to specified width. Holds compressed end between cam-shaped rollers that grip and taper end to specified thickness.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

611.662-010 UPSETTER (forging)

Sets up and operates closed-die forging machine equipped with horizontal ram and gripping die to expand end of hot metal bar stock: Aligns and bolts specified dies and cams in machine, using rule, square, and wrenches. Pulls stock from furnace when color indicates forging temperature and inserts stock in gripping die against stop gauge, using tongs or hoist. Presses pedal to close gripping die on stock and to advance ram, squeezing end of metal into gripping die cavity. Moves workpiece through series of dies to shape stock progressively to specifications. Verifies dimensions of forged piece, using set gauges. May set up and operate closed-die forging machine to expand end of cold metal.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

611.682-010 STEEL-SHOT-HEADER OPERATOR (ordnance)

Sets up and operates battery of machines to cold forge BB shot for air rifles from coils of steel wire: Aligns die halves that form ball on end of wire, using handtools. Turns setscrews and stop nuts to adjust and synchronize cutoff tool, ram stroke, and feeder arm. Threads wire through straightening rollers and feeding mechanism into ram head. Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunction. Measures shot for conformance to specified tolerances, using micrometer. Sharpens and shapes cutoff tool, using $T3bench grinder.$T1
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

611.682-014 AUTOMATIC CASTING-FORGING MACHINE OPERATOR (forging)

Controls and monitors operation of automatic casting-forging machine to cast, forge, and trim nonferrous molten metal into finished forgings: Starts hydraulic pumps and sets timers and heater controls. Turns automatic controls, such as shot weight and pouring speed, to set sequence of operation. Notifies forklift operator to pour molten metal into container. Pours molten metal into preform mold, using ladle, and starts manual operation for trial run. Activates automatic pouring device to fill mold, and depresses controls to initiate automatic casting and forging operations. Observes indexing mechanism that moves casting through sequence of operations, such as die press, quenching, and trimming. Observes castings and forgings for imperfections, such as discolorations and distortions. Realigns dies, castings, or forgings to correct out-of-tolerance conditions. Observes lights on control panel to detect machine malfunctions and corrects conditions causing malfunctions, such as clogged filters and sticking valves.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

611.685-010 FORGING-PRESS OPERATOR II (forging) alternate titles: press hand; press operator

Tends closed-die power press that produces metal forgings: Pulls workpiece from furnace, when color of workpiece indicates forging temperature, and positions it on lower die, using tongs. Moves controls to lower ram that compresses metal to shape of die impressions. May move workpiece through series of dies for progressively finer detail. May tend press to emboss designs on metal or compress and smooth surface of metal blanks or rough forgings and be designated Coining-Press Operator (forging). May tend press that twists forging to form journals and counterweights on crankshafts to specified degree of eccentricity and be designated Twisting-Press Operator (forging).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

611.685-014 HYDRAULIC OPERATOR (nonfer. metal) alternate titles: hydraulic-corrugating-machine operator

Tends hydraulic corrugating machine that corrugates metal tubes used in making bellows: Moves controls of machine to expand corrugating plates and position spacers between plates. Places tube in opening of plates. Pulls levers to close cradle, remove spacers, and pump water into tube forcing tube walls to conform to shape of corrugated plates.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

612 FORGING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with shaping and conditioning metal. Includes shaping without benefit of heat by such means as machines equipped with rollers.

612.130-010 SPIKEMAKING SUPERVISOR (steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in forging boat or track spikes from hot steel rods: Coordinates setting up of forge machines with set-up worker to ensure machines forge products of specified size. Installs dies and adjusts guide stops in automatic forging machines, using wrenches, hammer, and pry bar. Verifies dimensions of spikes, using gauges and rule. Observes size, shape, and color of heated spikes and adjusts dies and guide stops to ensure production of spikes to manufacturing standards. Repairs machines and conveyor system and replaces worn or broken parts, using wrenches, sledgehammer, pry bar, and chain hoist. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

612.131-010 FORGE-SHOP SUPERVISOR (forging) alternate titles: blacksmith supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in heating, forging, and inspecting metal workpieces and products: Plans and coordinates sequence of operations within forge shop. Inspects dies, machines, and work in process to detect malfunctions, and orders corrective action. Trains new workers in job duties. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May set up machines for experimental runs. May be designated according to department as Hammer-Shop Supervisor (forging); Inspection Supervisor (forging).
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 78

612.260-010 FASTENER TECHNOLOGIST (nut & bolt)

Sets up and operates variety of machines to head, trim, drill, and tap metal stock to fabricate machine tools and form metal parts and fasteners, such as screws, bolts, and nuts, according to blueprint specifications and using precision measuring devices, machinist manuals, and handtools: Reads and interprets blueprints to determine specified tolerances and sequence of operations to be used in machining metal parts. Selects and installs cutting tools in machines, using handtools. Selects cutting speeds, depth of cut, and adjusts guides, using handtools. Installs workpiece in vise, marks layout, and verifies dimensions, using precision gauges and machinist manuals. Operates machines to tool specified parts and inspects parts to ensure conformity to blueprint specifications, using gauges and applying knowledge of fractions and decimals. Sharpens cutting tools and drill bits, using bench grinders.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

612.261-010 INSPECTOR (forging)

Inspects forgings for conformance to specifications, following blueprints and using measuring instruments, and determines cause of defects by applying knowledge of metal characteristics and forging methods: Verifies dimensions of forgings, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, gauges, and rules. Examines forgings to detect surface defects, such as scale, laps, and cracks. Informs supervisor of defects and their probable cause. May stop production and order variations in forging methods, such as change in heating temperature, modification of ram stroke, or realignment of dies to correct defects. May read job order to determine if all specified operations, such as heat-treating, cleaning, and machining have been performed. May straighten warped forgings [STRAIGHTENING-PRESS OPERATOR (any industry) II 617.482-026]. May test hardness of forgings [HARDNESS INSPECTOR (heat treating) 504.387-010]. May inspect metal forgings for internal flaws, using ultrasonic inspection equipment. May inspect raw stock. May inspect hot forgings before completion and be designated Inspector, Hot Forgings (forging).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

612.360-010 DIE SETTER (forging)

Sets up forging machines, such as forging presses, coining presses, drophammers, forging rolls, and upsetters, following blueprint, work order, and data-chart specifications, and using handtools and measuring instruments, such as rules, squares, and gauges: Aligns and bolts specified dies to ram and anvil of presses and hammers. Installs impression and gripping dies and synchronizing cams on upsetting machines. Sets and bolts roll dies into self-positioning slots or dogs on roll shafts of forging rolls. Aligns and bolts positioning fixtures and stops, and turns handles or knobs to synchronize conveyor speed with forging-machining action and heating cycle of furnace. Starts machine and inspects work to verify conformance of die setup to specifications. May be designated according to machine set up as Drop Hammer Setter-Up (forging); Forging Press Setter-Up (forging); Upsetter Setter-Up (forging).
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

612.361-010 HEAVY FORGER (forging)

Shapes heated metal stock into forgings on power hammer or press equipped with open dies, applying knowledge of forging techniques and physical properties of metal, following work order, diagrams, or specifications, and using measuring instruments and handtools: Aligns and bolts dies into ram and anvil of machine, using rule, square, gauges, and handtools. Observes color of metal in furnace to determine forging temperature and signals HEATER (forging) to pull metal from furnace. Directs LEVER TENDER (forging) to start machine and regulate action of hammer or press, and directs HEAVY-FORGER HELPER (forging) or MANIPULATOR OPERATOR (forging) to position and turn metal on anvil of machine. Verifies dimensions of forging, using rule and calipers. May forge cold metal. May be designated according to forging equipment as Hammersmith (forging); Press Smith (forging).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

612.384-010 INSPECTOR, COLD WORKING (ordnance)

Inspects dimensions of cannon barrels before and after cold-working, following specifications and using measuring instruments: Measures outside and inside diameter of barrel at specified points before and after cold working, using micrometer and star gauge. Examines gun bore for cracks and flaws, using optical device to see down gun barrel. Records inspection data and recommendations for disposition of barrel.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

612.462-010 MULTI-OPERATION-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

Sets up and operates machine that automatically performs multioperations, such as roll-threading, heading (upsetting), slotting, slitting, or shearing to form chain or produce fasteners, such as bolts and rivets, from hot or cold metal rod or wire: Selects, installs, and aligns dies, rolls, cutting tools, guides, and stops to set up machine, using handtools and measuring instruments. Sets controls to synchronize machine actions for various operations on workpiece in specified sequence. Positions coil of metal wire or rod on feed spindle and threads it through straightening rolls into feed mechanism; or inserts end of heated rod into feed mechanism. Starts machine to produce sample product and measures for conformance with specifications, using measuring instruments. Adjusts settings of dies on controls, as required, to obtain product meeting specifications and quality standards. Starts machine to begin production and observes machine operations for evidence of malfunction and products for defects. May be designated according to type of product produced, as Bolt-Machine Operator (nut & bolt); Chain-Forming-Machine Operator (forging); Rivet Maker (nut & bolt). May be known according to whether metal is heated or cold forged, as Cold-Header Operator (forging); Hot-Header Operator (forging).
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

612.462-014 NUT FORMER (nut & bolt)

Sets up and operates one or more automatic machines to shear, form, and punch nut blanks from hot or cold metal bar or coiled stock: Installs punching and shearing dies in machine, using wrenches, rule, hammer, and gauges. Threads end of coiled stock from feeder reel through straightening rolls and against stop in machine, or aligns bar stock between dies by hand or using tongs for hot bar stock. Starts machine and observes feeding operation, or feeds bar stock against dies. Measures nut blanks with gauges and adjusts dies to maintain specified dimensions. May regulate electric induction or gas furnace to heat stock. May set up machine for PRODUCTION-MACHINE TENDER (nut & bolt).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

612.662-010 SPIKE-MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Sets up and operates machine to forge boat and track spikes from heated steel rods: Installs and adjusts forging hammer, squeezing dies, and stop guides, according to specifications, using rule and handtools. Adjusts temperature controls of furnace in which rods are heated depending on color of heated rod. Moves lever or depresses pedal to discharge malformed spikes and waste end of rod into receptacle. Grasps spike with tongs, observes shape of head, and measures spike with gauge to ensure that it conforms to specifications. Directs SPIKE-MACHINE FEEDER (steel & rel.) when setting up equipment. May replace and repair worn and broken parts of machine and conveyor system.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

612.666-010 SPIKE-MACHINE FEEDER (steel & rel.)

Feeds heated steel rods into machine that forges spikes: Signals SPIKE-MACHINE HEATER (steel & rel.) to shove end of heated rod through open end of furnace. Grasps rod with tongs and shoves it onto feed rollers of machine. Observes color of rods and notifies SPIKE-MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.) if furnace temperature requires adjustment. Assists in installing dies and adjusting guide stops, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

612.682-010 BUCKSHOT-SWAGE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Sets up and operates battery of machines to press lead slugs into buckshot for shotgun ammunition: Removes and replaces dies, punches, and die blocks, and adjusts knockout pins, feed fingers, and stops, using handtools. Fills hoppers with lead slugs from scoop or tote box. Starts machines and measures diameters of swaged shot samples, using shot gauge, and weighs them on balance scale to determine conformance to specifications. Rolls shot under dial micrometer to verify roundness. Turns bolts, setscrews, and stop nuts to adjust position of punches and dies by trial and error to produce acceptable shot.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

612.682-014 FORGING-ROLL OPERATOR (forging) alternate titles: roll forger; rolling-machine operator

Sets up and operates roll-forging machine to taper, shape, or reduce metal bar stock as specified by work order: Bolts two semicylindrical dies on opposing roll shafts of machine, using wrenches. Positions and bolts limit stops on machine, using rule, scale, and handtools. Pulls workpiece from furnace, when color indicates forging temperature, and places it on worktable, using tongs. Pushes workpiece into open segment of dies and depresses pedal to rotate dies that grasp workpiece in circular grooves and pull it between power-driven rolls bearing contoured dies to shape workpiece. Moves workpiece through progressively smaller grooves on dies to forge it to specified shape. Verifies dimensions, using gauge or scale. May use roll-forging machine that automatically tapers, shapes, or reduces metal bar stock and be designated Rotary-Swaging-Machine Operator (forging).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

612.683-010 MANIPULATOR OPERATOR (forging) alternate titles: charging manipulator

Operates manipulator to transport metal stock from furnace and position and turn it on anvil of forging press or hammer: Moves levers and pedals to guide manipulator along floor or on overhead rails to furnace. Moves levers on control box to grasp workpiece with jaws mounted on arm extending from manipulator cab, and transports workpiece to press or hammer. Moves controls of arm to turn and position workpiece on anvil as it is being shaped, following signals of HEAVY FORGER (forging).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

612.684-010 UTILITY WORKER, FORGE (forging)

Performs any combination of following tasks in forging plant: Moves workpieces from furnace to hammer anvil, using tongs or hoist. Opens and closes electrically controlled furnace doors to assist steel press crew. Positions and turns workpieces and work aids during forging by HEAVY FORGER (forging). Removes scale from anvil, using broom and airhose. Cleans work area with broom and shovel and cleans machine parts, using rag and solvent. Replaces forge crew tools in specified racks. May assist in installing dies used in forging operations. May cut material to specified size with handsaw, and smooth parts with $T3bench grinder$T1 to assist BLACKSMITH (forging). May remove cracks in ingots, billets, or forgings, using swing grinder.
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

612.685-010 LEVER TENDER (forging)

Tends power hammer or power press that forges metal stock: Moves levers, upon signal from HEAVY FORGER (forging), to control force and frequency of hammer blows, or ram pressure, to shape forging. May be designated according to equipment tended as Forging-Press Lever Tender (forging); Hammer Driver (forging).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

612.685-014 SPRING TESTER I (metal prod., nec)

Tends power press that tests resiliency of spiral springs and that compresses them to specified length: Positions spring over mandrel of press table and places metal plate over end of spring. Pulls lever that forces plunger of machine against plate to compress spring. Measures compressed length of spring, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges. Releases press and measures uncompressed length of spring. Inserts metal wedge between spring coils and taps spring with mallet to adjust spring to specified length and pitch.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

612.687-010 HEAT READER (forging)

Compares glow inside forge shop furnace with color intensity chart to determine internal temperature of furnace, using pyrometer: Looks through pyrometer into furnace and compares intensity of light generated by furnace with chart depicting color at various temperatures to determine internal furnace temperature. Informs specified forging personnel of observed temperature to permit designated adjustments to furnace controls, maintenance work, and production rescheduling.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

612.687-014 HEAVY-FORGER HELPER (forging)

Assists HEAVY FORGER (forging) in shaping hot metal on power hammer or press equipped with open dies, working as member of crew: Pulls workpiece from furnace with tongs and positions and turns it on hammer anvil. Removes scale from metal and anvil during forging, using compressed air or broom. May assist in forging unheated metal. May be designated according to worker assisted as Hammersmith Helper (forging); Press-Smith Helper (forging). Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

613 SHEET AND BAR ROLLING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with shaping, reducing the cross sectional area, and elongating metal pieces by passing them between smooth-surfaced or circumferentially grooved rotating rolls which exert a continuous compressive force. Includes rolling wire from billets and rods.

613.130-010 SUPERVISOR, BLOOMING MILL (steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in rolling heated ingots into steel shapes, such as blooms, billets, and slabs, and in shearing shapes to specified lengths. Trains workers in setting up mill. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

613.130-014 SUPERVISOR, MERCHANT-MILL ROLLING AND FINISHING (steel & rel.) alternate titles: roller, merchant mill

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operation of merchant mill to roll products, such as bars, flats, and skelp from billets and slabs: Reads rolling order to plan setup of roll stands. Directs workers in building and installing rolling stands and equipment on rolling line, and setting draft (space between rolls) for each roll stand. Observes operation of mill, inspects product during rolling operation, and orders adjustments in mill equipment and changes in conveyor speeds for drawing billets or slabs from furnace. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

613.130-018 SUPERVISOR, STRUCTURAL ROLLING-AND-FINISHING (steel & rel.) alternate titles: roller, structural mill

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in setting up and operating structural mills to roll slabs, billets, plates, and structural shapes, such as angles, beams, and channels from blooms or beam blanks: Reads production schedule and rolling orders to plan setup of rolls, tables, and beds required for processing product. Directs workers in dismantling and setting up roll stands and auxiliary equipment. Specifies number of passes for each product, regulation of draft, and shaping to be performed during each pass. Inspects rolled product for conformance to specifications, and orders adjustment of roll screws and changes in rolling temperature. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in rolling slabs into plates and be designated Roller, Plate Mill (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 78

613.132-010 SUPERVISOR, HOT-STRIP MILL (steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in heating, rolling, coiling, loading, and shipping hot-strip coils: Reads production schedule for type of products to be rolled, and to plan rolling temperature, mill setup, and sequence of charging slabs into furnace. Inspects mill equipment, such as furnaces, run-out tables, conveyors, and pilers for malfunctions. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

613.360-010 ROLL-FORMING-MACHINE SET-UP MECHANIC (any industry)

Sets up machine to form longitudinal bends, beads, rolls, or embossed designs into sheet metal strips by drawing strips through one or more sets of roller dies to fabricate such items as molding trim, or weatherstrip: Bolts specified dies onto spindles. Positions spindles to align male and female dies and adjust dies and drive rolls to thickness of metal strip. May turn knobs or install gears to set speed of machine and synchronize action of cutting die or shear blade with action of machine to cut stack to specified length. Directs flow of coolant onto workpiece or fills oilcups. Turns machine over to ROLL-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) 617.685-034 II.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

613.360-014 ROLL-TUBE SETTER (steel & rel.) alternate titles: roll setter; roll setter, pipe mill

Installs and adjusts rolls on sizing, forming, and welding mill to produce pipe or tube of specified outside diameter, following job specifications and using handtools: Reads mill schedule to determine size of product to be produced. Selects rolls and installs rolls on mill, using handtools. Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to remove previous sizing mill from rolling line and position replacement mill on line. Sets and adjusts bolts to position rolls on mill, using wrenches and bars. Sets controls to regulate speed of mill. Measures outside diameter of product to determine conformance to specifications, using calipers. Adjusts rolls on mill to obtain product of specified dimensions, using handtools. Disassembles sizing mills removed from rolling line and stores parts.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

613.360-018 TIN ROLLER, HOT MILL (steel & rel.)

Sets up and operates roughing and finishing roll train to reduce steel slabs to strips and sheets, using knowledge of rolling practices and steel properties: Calculates draft for each roll stand and plans rolling sequence from rolling schedule. Installs and adjusts equipment, such as rolls, guides, scale breakers, shears, and coilers, in mill train, using handtools. Observes steel passing through finish rolls for specified straightness, flatness, and finish. Observes gauges to verify specified electric load and temperature. Moves controls to adjust electric load, speed of mill, and tension between rollers to equalize mill load and obtain product of specified finish and dimensions. Inspects product for defects, using x-ray gauge. Directs crew in roll changes, removal of cobbles from rolling line, and polishing rolls.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

613.361-010 GUIDE SETTER (steel & rel.)

Installs and adjusts rolls, passes, and guides on stands of rolling mill, according to job specifications, using handtools: Determines installation procedure from rolling specifications, product dimensions, and section of mill to be used for rolling product. Assembles roll stands, using hammers, wedges, wrenches, and pry bars. Installs and adjusts guides on stands to control passage of product through roll passes, using handtools. Disassembles previously installed roll stands on mill and installs and aligns new roll stands, using blocks and wedges. Sorts and stores rollers and guides from disassembled stands. Observes guides during rolling to determine if they are functioning according to specifications and adjusts guides to obtain specified performance. May assist other workers in disassembling and removing stands from rolling line. May sort and store rolls, guides, and guards removed from rolling line.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

613.362-010 HEATER I (steel & rel.)

Controls gas or oil fired soaking pit or reheating furnaces to heat sheets, blooms, billets, and slabs to specified rolling temperature: Ignites furnace burners with torch, and turns valves to regulate flow of fuel and air to burners. Signals CHARGER OPERATOR (steel & rel.) 504.665-014 to charge steel into furnace. Reads dials and gauges, observes color of steel in furnace, and adjusts controls to maintain specified temperature in furnace. May assist workers in repairing, replacing, or adjusting furnace equipment and burners, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

613.362-014 ROLLER, PRIMARY MILL (steel & rel.)

Operates primary mill to roll hot steel ingots into blooms, slabs, billets, or beam blanks, following rolling orders and using knowledge of steel properties and rolling practices: Reads rolling order to determine setup, rolling sequences, number of passes required, and draft (space between rolls) for each pass. Sets clearances on guides and rolls, using wrenches and measuring instruments, and starts mill to roll sample ingot. Measures sample for conformance to dimensional specifications, using calipers, tape, and level. Moves levers to regulate draft, as shown by dial indicator, and to control movement of conveyors, water sprays, and mill tables for each pass. Signals soaking pit personnel for ingots as needed. Observes color of ingot to determine if specified rolling temperature has been attained. Gives directions to workers in duties, such as changing rolls, regulating speed of conveyors, and turning ingot, to obtain product of specified size, shape, and quality. May be designated according to type of mill operated as Roller, Billet Mill (steel & rel.); Roller, Blooming Mill (steel & rel.); Roller, Slabbing Mill (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

613.362-018 ROUGHER (steel & rel.) alternate titles: bulldogger

Operates roughing mill roll stands to reduce steel billets, blooms, and slabs to specified dimensions, using knowledge of rolling practices and steel properties: Reads rolling order to determine setup specifications. Installs rolling equipment, such as roll stands, guides, bar turners, and repeaters on rolling line, using handtools, bars, levers, and sledges. Moves controls to set specified draft between rolls at each stand. Observes color of heated steel to determine rolling temperature and starts roughing stands. Examines product passing through mill for surface defects, such as scratches and cracks. Verifies specified gauge of product after each pass, using calipers. Gives directions to mill crew in readjusting roll draft and realigning guides. May set up and monitor computerized roughing roll stands. May be designated according to type of mill operated as Rougher, Bar Mill (steel & rel.); Rougher, Hot-Strip Mill (steel & rel.); Rougher, Merchant Mill (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

613.362-022 SPEED OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Operates equipment from pulpit of rolling mill to start, stop, and regulate speed of rolls, rollers, conveyors, and edgers to reduce gauge of steel slabs and billets: Turns master switch and motor-breaker switches to build up voltage of mill motors. Moves levers and switches to set specified roll speeds at each roll stand and signals furnace crew to release slab or billet onto entry conveyor. Observes gauges, tachometers, and product being rolled to determine if specified roll speed, motor load, and tension on product is being maintained. Adjusts controls to regulate rolling speed, to prevent looping, warping, or stretching of product as gauge and temperature of product is reduced and roll draft is changed. Stops motors or shut down mill for repairs or roll changes. May assist other workers in making roll changes, and in repairing, replacing, or adjusting roll line equipment, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

613.382-010 COILER OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Operates equipment to wind steel strip into coils as strip emerges from rolling mill or continuous annealing, pickling, or tempering lines: Moves controls to synchronize coiling machine speed and action of machine guides, gates, and rolls with feed tables and conveyors. Examines strip surface for scale, weld defects, and specified oil coating. Verifies specified width and gauge of strip, using measuring tape and micrometer. Cuts strip into specified lengths, cuts defects from strip, and cuts excess metal from welds, using power shear and weld notcher. Moves controls to transfer coils onto conveyor for automatic bundling and piling. May assist mill crew in making roll changes and in adjusting or replacing equipment on rolling line, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

613.382-014 FINISHER (steel & rel.)

Sets up and operates roll stands in finishing mill to roll steel objects, such as strip, bars, and flats, to specified gauge, shape, and finish: Reads rolling order to determine setup specifications. Installs guides on stands, using wrenches, bars, and sledge. Grinds guides to obtain specified fit, using portable power grinder. Moves controls and observes dial indicators and gauges to set roll draft, adjust guides, and align material with mill rolls. Observes material leaving leading stand and adjusts controls to obtain specified flatness and straightness, and to eliminate defects, such as cracks and scratches. Catches steel as it leaves leaf rolls, using hand tongs, and feeds it into finishing stand, or starts carriage that automatically feeds steel into finish rollers. Adjusts roll draft when bell signal indicates material is being rolled off gauge. Assists crew in roll changes and removing cobbles from mill. May remove scratches and polish roll surface, using polishing stone and electric buffer. May be designated according to type of product finished as Finisher, Cold Rolling (steel & rel.); Finisher, Hot Strip (steel & rel.); Finisher, Merchant Products (steel & rel.); Finisher, Plate (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

613.382-018 SCREWDOWN OPERATOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: finisher, screwdown

Operates electric-screwdown mechanism on rolling mill to set draft (space between rolls) for reducing slabs, ingots, or billets to specified dimensions, using knowledge of rolling practices and steel properties: Reads rolling order for dimensions, properties, and temperature of product to be rolled. Determines, from experience, number of passes and amount of reduction on each pass required to reduce product to specifications. Moves controls to set rolls for each pass, according to draft reading on dial indicator. Performs other duties, such as assisting in roll changes and repairing or adjusting mill equipment. May calibrate dial of screwdown setting with x-ray reading.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

613.462-014 FURNACE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal) alternate titles: soaking-pit operator

Operates furnace to heat aluminum slabs and fabricated forms to specified temperature for rolling or processing: Sets furnace controls to regulate temperatures and heating time. Starts conveyors and opens furnace doors to admit slabs, plate, sheet, and coil, or signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to uncover soaking pits and lower ingots into them. Observes pyrometer and adjusts rheostat controls to maintain temperature between specified limits. Measures temperature of product to determine necessity for adjusting furnace temperature or timing cycle, using thermal instruments and charts. Removes material from furnace, using crane, or signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) to transfer it to next station. Records time and production data.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

613.462-018 ROLLING-MILL OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Sets up and operates hot or cold rolling mill to reduce or form nonferrous metal into plate, sheet, foil, flatwire, and rod of specified dimensions: Adjusts rollers, buffs, and guides according to size and dimensions of workpiece, using screwdowns, micrometer, steel tape, and handtools. Turns valves and observes gauges to regulate flow, temperature, and solution of roll lubricants and metal coolants. Starts entry or rolloff tables that feed metal to and from rolls. Threads sheet or rod through rolls for further reduction, or signals ROLLING-MILL-OPERATOR HELPER (nonfer. metal) 613.685-026 to feed separate sheets or rods through rolls. Controls speed of rolling mill and roll tables to synchronize flow of metal with tandem operations, using signals or communications system. Measures width and gauge of rolled metal, using linear tape and depth gauge and adjusts rolls to form metal to specifications. Observes rolling operation to detect curling, splitting, or buckling of metal. May change rolls on rolling machine, using chain or power hoist. May be designated according to type of mill operated as Tandem-Mill Operator (nonfer. metal); or condition of metal rolled as Cold-Mill Operator (nonfer. metal); Hot-Mill Operator (nonfer. metal).
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

613.482-014 PIERCING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal) alternate titles: piercer operator

Sets up and operates piercing machine to shape metal tubes from billets or enlarge inside diameter of shells according to job order or blueprints: Selects, positions, and adjusts piercing rolls, which rotate and shape outside of tube, using hoists, wrenches, measuring instruments, and knowledge of metal properties. Attaches specified piercing point to arbor to form and control size of internal diameter of tube. Adjusts feed guides, stops, tailstock, and arbor rings according to size of workpiece, using handtools. Moves levers to control movement of heated billet as it advances through rolls and over piercing point. Measures finished workpiece to verify conformance to specifications, using calipers, fixed gauges, and micrometers. May be specified by employer according to experience with particular material worked or machine operated.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

613.662-010 ROLLING ATTENDANT (steel & rel.)

Controls equipment from central console to operate rolling mill which reduces steel into products of specified size, shape, and gauge: Selects prepunched schedule cards for section to be rolled according to specifications and feeds into card reader. Activates card reader memory bank (push-button) which reads and interprets schedule card information and stores data in storage unit for response to electronic signal in rolling cycle. Sets selector switches of console for automatic operation of electronic equipment, roll stands, and auxiliary equipment. Moves console controls to advance steel from approach table to mill entry table and through complete rolling cycle automatically, to reduce steel products to specified shape, size, and gauge. Observes, from control pulpit, rolling irregularities in ingot, such as pipe, split end, or heat loss, and notifies other worker through intercom system to shear defective parts. Observes rolling operations, dial and colored light indicators, and other gauges, and manipulates control levers and switches to adjust roll draft, alignment, or mill speed to correct rolling and tolerance deviations or drift. Stops automated mill and changes to manual control operations on breakdown or failure of electronic or mill equipment. Assists mill crew in setup, roll change, maintenance, and adjustment of mill and auxiliary equipment during manual operation of rolling mill. May make adjustments or minor repairs to electronic control equipment or devices. May move electrical control levers in pulpit to operate mill tables, scale breakers, and broadsiding mill screwdown when mill operates under manual control.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

613.662-014 ROUGHER OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Operates roughing mill stands under direction of ROUGHER (steel & rel.) to reduce steel billets, blooms, or slabs to specified dimensions: Starts roughing rolls and auxiliary equipment, such as conveyor tables, scalebreaker, and water sprays. Signals CHARGER OPERATOR (steel & rel.) to discharge metal object from furnace preparatory to rolling. Moves controls to position metal on conveyor and guide it into rolls. Adjusts controls to regulate scalebreaker and water sprays that remove scale from metal. Installs guides in roughing stands and removes cobbles from rolling line. May assist other workers to change rolls, drag scrap, and pull spanners when mill is down.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

613.662-018 COLD-MILL OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Sets up and operates rolling mill to flatten, temper, and reduce gauge of steel strip, following rolling orders and using measuring instruments: Reads rolling order to determine setup and work sequence. Calculates draft (space between rolls) and roll speed for each mill stand to roll strip to specified dimensions and temper. Turns controls to adjust roll speed, draft, and tension of strip between reels of coiling mechanism. Installs guides, guards, and cooling equipment in stands, using handtools. Starts mill to roll test strip and adjusts roll screws, hydraulic sprays, and mill speeds. Moves controls to start production rolling of steel strip. Examines steel for surface defects, such as cracks and scratches. Verifies dimensions of steel for conformance to specifications, using micrometers, thickness gauges, and measuring tape. Directs other workers in changing rolls, operating mill equipment, removing coils, and banding and loading strip steel. May be designated according to type of mill operated as Reversing-Mill Roller (steel & rel.); Tandem-Mill Roller (steel & rel.). May operate mill to temper steel strip and be designated Temper-Mill Roller (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

613.662-022 STRAIGHTENING-ROLL OPERATOR (any industry) alternate titles: straightening-machine operator

Operates rolling machine to straighten warped or bent metal plates, bars, or sheets: Threads workpiece between rolls of machine manually or with crane. Turns handwheels or nuts to adjust tension between one or more sets of aligned drive and adjustment rolls. Pulls lever to move workpiece through rolls of machine. Hammers or pries workpiece into alignment, using hammer or pry bar. Examines work for straightness, using straightedge and plumb bob. Inserts shims under bulges and repeats process to straighten workpiece to specifications. May be designated by product straightened as Bar-Straightening-Machine Operator (any industry); Plate Roller (any industry); Wire-Straightening-Machine Operator (any industry).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

613.667-010 LINER ASSEMBLER (nonfer. metal)

Attaches metal liners to scalped ingots preparatory to rolling into clad sheet or plate: Positions ingot on cladding conveyor, using hoist. Cleans scalped ingot with solvent and rags. Selects specified liners from stack and straps them to both sides of ingot, using wire and banding machine. Tack-welds liners to ingot, using electric or gas welding equipment. Cuts wire straps with wirecutter and signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to remove lined ingot. May interlay clad ingots with wood spacers.
GOE: 06.04.31 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

613.667-014 MILL HAND, PLATE MILL (steel & rel.)

Verifies width of first plate rolled on roughing mill, using width gauge: Sets gauge for specified width. Places gauge on first plate rolled to determine conformance to specifications and signals mill operator to continue rolling process. Moves steam-jet controls and throws salt on plates to loosen scale during rolling operation. Removes scale from plates and work area with scraper and shovel.
GOE: 06.04.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

613.682-010 MANIPULATOR (steel & rel.)

Operates manipulator and entry guide mechanism from pulpit of rolling mill to position ingots or blooms for entry into rolls of mill: Moves levers to transfer ingot from entrance table onto entrance conveyor, and to align side guards that guide ingot into rolls. Pushes controls that cause fingers of manipulator to turn ingot after each pass. Assists rolling mill crew in roll changes and repairs, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

613.682-014 REELING-MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: reeler operator

Sets up and operates reeling machine to round out and burnish inside and outside surfaces of seamless steel tubes: Sets distance between rolls according to size of pipe shell and positions mandrel support bar between rolls. Installs specified plug on mandrel. Moves controls to push tube along conveyor, through stationary guides, and into rotating rolls that force tube over mandrel. Turns handwheel to maintain roll pressure on pipe shell to smooth surfaces and round out tube to specified diameter.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

613.682-018 ROLLER (jewelry-silver.)

Operates rolling machine to roll ingots into metal strips for use in stamping out jewelry blanks: Positions ingot between pressure rollers. Turns handwheel and observes calibrated scale indicator to set distance between rollers. Moves lever to start machine, and readjusts pressure rollers as needed to reduce ingots to strips of specified thickness. Verifies thickness of strips, using micrometer. May anneal ingot to soften for further rolling.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

613.682-022 STRIP ROLLER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: finish roller

Sets up and operates rolling mill to reduce dimensions of cold strip metal preparatory to processing metal into springs: Clamps roll of strip metal on reel stand and threads end of strip through series of machine guides and pressure rolls. Turns screws to adjust pressure of rollers or presses buttons to regulate reduction of strip to specified gauge. Starts machine, and moves lever to control rate of feed and tension of strip through mill. Stops machine and measures thickness of strip, using micrometer or by observing automatic gauge indicator. Resets roll pressure to reduce strip to specified thickness. May reshape and reduce steel wire.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

613.682-026 TABLE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.)

Operates traveling and stationary tables to feed heated or cold steel or nonferrous blooms, billets, and slabs to rolls for successive passes through roll stands: Moves levers to position tilting and trailing tables in front or rear of roll stand and align steel with roll guides preparatory to feeding steel into rolls. Starts table rollers that feed steel into rolls for specified number of passes. Aids other workers in making roll changes and adjusting equipment. May be designated according to type of table operated as Approach-Table Operator (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.); Delivery-Table Operator (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.); Tilting-Table Operator (steel & rel.); Transfer-Table Operator (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

613.682-030 MILL OPERATOR, ROLLS (any industry)

Sets up and operates rolling mill to form sheet metal sections of various types, gauges, and lengths from coils of sheet steel according to blueprints or other specifications: Verifies gauge and size of raw material against specifications, using tape measure and gauge. Positions and secures stock-coil on pay-out mandrel and adjusts cone-brake, using handtools. Spaces and adjusts mill rolls and fits shims on shafts according to specifications, using gauges, rules, and handtools. Sets trigger mechanism which actuates cut-off die to specified length by setting and tightening setscrews. Feeds end of coil onto guide table and actuates shear to square end of coil. Actuates controls on panel to thread lead end of coil through mill. Inspects first piece for variation from rolling or length specifications and makes necessary adjustments to mill. Starts mill for automatic operation and controls speed from control panel. Adjusts valves to control flow of coolant on metal and observes operation of lubrication system. Patrols mill to detect jamming. Inspects raw material or finished product visually or by measurement for variation from specified quality standards. Records mill production on schedule sheet. May train new mill operators.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

613.685-010 COILER (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.) alternate titles: coiler operator; slitting-machine coiler

Tends coiler that winds metal strips, sheets, or wire into coils as they emerge from rolling mills, slitters, or other machines: Adjusts coiler guides and rollers according to size of workpiece, using handtools. Starts machine which automatically winds metal onto reels and observes operation to prevent jams, uneven winding, or wrinkles. Regulates tension of coiler to prevent tearing or stretching of metal. Inspects surface of metal for stains, dirt, scratches, and other defects. Binds finished coils to prevent uncoiling. May move controls to activate hydraulic pusher arm and tilt table to transfer coil onto skid or conveyor. May be designated by employer according to experience with particular type of machine, or product coiled.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

613.685-014 HEATER HELPER (steel & rel.)

Assists HEATER (steel & rel.) I 613.362-010 in heating steel to specified rolling temperature in soaking-pit furnaces: Ignites furnace burners, using torch. Turns valves and dampers of furnace. Records meter readings of furnace. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

613.685-018 PIERCING-MILL OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Tends equipment that pierces steel billets lengthwise preparatory to making seamless tubing: Moves levers to drop hot billet from conveyor into trough and ram it along trough into rollers which force center of billet into piercing mandrel. Moves controls to withdraw piercing mandrel from billet and drop billet on conveyor for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

613.685-022 ROLLER-LEVELER OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Tends machine that removes wrinkles and creases from tinplate or blackplate: Starts machine and feeds sheets of tinplate into rolls. Examines plates for flatness and adjusts rollers as required, using handtools. Cleans equipment and work area.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

613.685-026 ROLLING-MILL-OPERATOR HELPER (nonfer. metal)

Performs following duties in rolling nonferrous metal ingots and bars into plates, sheets, rods, and coils: Guides or turns metal rods or ingots on conveyors or tables to, from, and through rolls of rod rolling machines, using tongs or automatic handling devices. Feeds sheets or plates into carriage or table of rolling machines. Cuts jagged edges from sheet, using hand or machine shears and flattens leading edge of sheet with mallet or machine flattener. Tends equipment to return metal to entry side of mill for rerolling, to feed or off bear coils of metal, to hoist coil on machine spindle, pierce coil to raise end of coil and extend it into rollers of mill, and to remove rolled coil from machine. Clears cobbles (jams), using pry bar, and adjusts guides, using handtools. Observes rolled metal for defects, such as tears and cracks. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

613.685-030 TUBING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.)

Tends machine that rolls metal ribbon into coils and solders seams of coils to form conduit tubing: Mounts reel of brass, copper, or steel ribbon and reel of soldering wire on machine. Feeds metal ribbon and soldering wire into machine. Starts machine that pulls metal ribbon through series of dies to form coil, joins flanged edges of coil, and solders seams of tubing. Removes empty reels from machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

613.685-034 BED OPERATOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: hotbed operator; hotbed transfer operator

Tends equipment that transfers rolled steel shapes, such as blooms, billets, rails, and pipe from processing lines to cooling beds: Presses controls to raise roll stop, start conveyor, and position material opposite specified cooling bed. Pulls levers to start pusher straightedge and dog-chain (series of projections) that shoves material off conveyor line onto cooling bed. Moves controls of dog-chain to pull cooled material from bed onto cradle or transfer car. Records number and type of object cooled. May assist other workers in making roll and hot saw blade changes and in repairing, replacing, or adjusting mill equipment.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

613.686-010 CATCHER (steel & rel.) alternate titles: strander

Guides hot steel shapes, such as bars, rods, and sheets, from one set of rolls to another: Catches end of hot steel with tongs as it comes through first set of rolls and feeds end into next set of rolls. May set and adjust repeaters, guides, and rollers, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

613.687-010 PLUGGER (steel & rel.) alternate titles: rolling-mill plugger

Replaces plugs used to form inside diameter of seamless tubing in rolling mill machines: Screws specified plug on end of rolling-mill mandrel with tongs or positions plug in trough of rolling mill, using hoist, preparatory to forming tube. Removes hot plug with tongs or hoist after tube has been rolled. Immerses hot plug in bosh tank for cooling. Moves controls to charge and discharge pipe shells from reheating furnace.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

614 EXTRUDING AND DRAWING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with producing rods, tubes, and various solid and hollow sections by forcing hot metal through a die by such means as rams.

614.132-010 SUPERVISOR, DRAWING (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in drawing wire, rods, and tubes from metal stock, applying knowledge of drawing machines and properties of metal: Examines and verifies dimensions of product to determine if specifications are adhered to during production, using gauges or micrometer. Instructs new workers in machine operations. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May direct workers in straightening and cutoff processes. May set up or assist workers in setting up machines. May be designated according to product drawn as Rod-Drawing Supervisor (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.); Tube-Drawing Supervisor (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.); Wire-Drawing Supervisor (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

614.132-014 SUPERVISOR, EXTRUSION (forging) alternate titles: extrusion press supervisor; metal extrusion supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in forming nonferrous metal from billets in extrusion presses, applying knowledge of extrusion press operation and properties of metals under heat and pressure. Directs installation of specified dies and other tooling in extrusion presses. Examines sampling of products for adherence to specifications. Trains new workers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May set up presses for workers. May be required to have experience with specified products, type of press, or materials, such as radioactive uranium.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

614.380-010 EXTRUSION-PRESS ADJUSTER (elec. equip.)

Sets up extrusion press to extrude carbon rods or welding rods and coat core (wire) with metallic paste: Selects coating (extruding) nozzles, spacers, and wire guides, according to diameter and length of rod. Positions, aligns, and bolts abrasive brush, coating nozzles, spacers, marking wheels, and wire guides to machine, using handtools to set up machine to form rods of specified size and length. Pulls lever or presses button to set conveyor speed and extruding pressure. Starts machine that automatically coats wire to form rod of specified diameter and cuts it to specified length. Examines sample piece for splits in coating or burrs on cut ends. Measures diameter of rod and concentricity of coating with fixed gauges. Turns screws to adjust wire guides, spacers, and brushes to eliminate splits and burrs. Varies extrusion pressure or speed of conveyor, or repositions coating nozzle to vary diameter of rod and maintain concentricity of coating around wire.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

614.382-010 WIRE DRAWER (nonfer. metal) alternate titles: wire-draw operator

Sets up and operates one or more wiredrawing machines to draw round or fancy-shaped wire or rod through one or series of dies to reduce its cross-sectional dimension, applying knowledge of working properties of metal and wiredrawing: Studies specifications and determines setup procedures. Positions and secures specified dies in dieholders, using handtools. Lifts coil of wire onto feed reel, tapers end, and threads it through dies. Secures end of wire in jaws of drawing block or onto spool which rotates and pulls wire through dies. Coats wire with lubricant to facilitate drawing and starts machine. Inspects and measures drawn wire to verify conformance to specified shape, size, or electrical resistance, using measuring instruments, such as wire gauges, micrometers, and resistance testers. Cuts defective sections from wire, using wire cutters. Replaces worn dies, using handtools. Records production. May feed wire through electrodes of annealing unit to soften work-hardened wire. May weld ends of separate coils together to increase their length, using welding equipment. May be designated according to experience with particular size and shape of wire drawn or material worked on as Coarse-Wire Drawer (nonfer. metal); Fine-Wire Drawer (nonfer. metal). Important variations may also be indicated by trade name of machine used.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

614.382-014 WIRE DRAWER (clock & watch)

Operates wire drawing machine to reduce watch spring wire from round to rectangular cross section and improve its physical properties: Reads job instruction which specifies size, number of passes, and amount of reduction on each pass of wire through series of wire drawing dies. Sets adjustable (flat) die for first pass by turning setscrews on which divisions are shown. Threads wire from feeding roll through adjustable die and round die (ring-shaped to control wire width) and attaches end to winding roll. Starts machine and observes operation to ascertain if drawing is proceeding as specified and makes adjustments to obtain required wire tension, using handtools. Stops machine when all wire has passed through dies. Switches wound roll to feeding position and bare roll to winding position, adjusts die for next pass, and repeats until wire is drawn to size specified. Records production. May examine wire for defects, such as scratches or cracks, using eye loupe.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

614.382-018 WIRE DRAWING MACHINE OPERATOR (inst. & app.; jewelry-silver.)

Operates wire drawing machine to shape or emboss wire used in dental work and costume jewelry: Reviews work orders and selects shaping, reducing, or embossing roller dies according to specifications. Positions roller die in machine that shapes, reduces, or embosses wire, such as gold, silver, or copper, to form dental or jewelry wire. Turns setscrews to secure roller die in machine. Inserts wire into machine feed mechanism, starts machine, and monitors machine operation. Measures wire thickness to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometer. Installs progressively smaller dies in machine and repeats operation until wire diameter meets specifications. May measure physical properties of wire, such as tensile strength and bend set, and calculate elongation data, using test instruments and calculator. May record production information, manually or using computer.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 90

614.482-010 DRAW-BENCH OPERATOR (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.)

Operates drawbench to draw metal rods into specified shape and diameter: Positions and secures specified die in diehead, using handtools. Moves levers to set drawing speed according to type and size of material drawn. Inserts pointed end of rod through die and into holding jaws on dolly. Moves control to pull rod through die. Examines surface of finished workpiece for defects, such as pits and scratches. Measures rod to verify conformance to specifications, using template and rule. Replaces worn dies when rod varies from specifications, using handtools. May coat workpiece with lubricant, or engage automatic lubricating mechanism to facilitate drawing. May actuate shearing mechanism to cut rods to specified length. May be specified by employer according to experience with particular type or trade name of machine, or by type of material drawn.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

614.482-014 EXTRUDER OPERATOR (forging) alternate titles: extrusion-press operator

Sets up and operates extrusion press to shape hot billets into products, such as bars, tubing, structural shapes, and rods: Installs dies, mandrels, containers, heating coils, press tools, extrusion heads, and run-out bridging in press, according to size and type of product, using handtools. Removes billet from furnace when color indicates specified temperature and guides it along extrusion press conveyor onto press bed, and into billet container, using tongs. Starts ram that spreads billet into container and forces it through press. Regulates rate of extrusion to prevent metal rupture and adherence of metal to container walls. Starts press run-out table and butt shears to guide extrusion from press, and to trim flash. Pulls extrusion along conveyor to racking table. Sprays die with lubricant and caustic, and oils blocks and mandrels. Records data, such as crew time, number of billets used, and items processed. May operate extrusion press equipped with furnace that ejects hot billets into press chamber for ram to force through die. May set up and operate extrusion press to shape hot, radioactive uranium fuel elements.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

614.482-018 EXTRUSION-PRESS OPERATOR I (elec. equip.)

Sets up and operates extrusion press and equipment to extrude and apply flux to wire and to brake, mark, and cut coated wire to form welding rods: Selects, positions, aligns, and bolts specified coating (extruding) nozzle, spacers, wire guides, abrasive brushes, cutters, and marking wheels, to machine, using handtools. Places slugs of compressed flux into feeding chamber on welding rod extrusion head. Places boxes of specified wire core on tilter and pulls lever to dump wire into feeder. Starts machine and observes movement of wire through machine to detect malfunctions. Examines completed welding rods for cracks, voids, scores, or scuffs, and measures rods with fixed gauges to determine diameter and concentricity of flux coating. Presses buttons to alter pressure of ram in feed action or speed wire feeder and turns screws to adjust coating nozzle or to position wire guides, spacers, and brushes to eliminate splits, scores, and burs. May adjust controls to maintain specified temperature in ovens. May assist in repair of machine and equipment. May sort rods according to length.
GOE: 06.02.18 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

614.586-010 WIRE CHARGER (elec. equip.)

Feeds wire and slugs of fluxing material into extrusion press that coats welding electrodes: Selects wire cores of specified size, places box of cores on tilter, and pulls lever to dump cores in wire feeder hopper, or selects spool of specified size wire and places spool on mandrel for threading through extrusion machine. Removes crustations or trims slugs (compressed flux) to size of extrusion machine cylinder, using knife. Places slugs into feeding chamber of machine. Assists other workers to clear machine of jammed rods. Records production data.
GOE: 06.04.21 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

614.682-010 DRAW-BENCH OPERATOR (any industry)

Operates extrusion machine to form flat metal strips into tubular, channel, angular, or other shapes. Positions and bolts or clamps single or multiple dies on bed of press, using handtools. Loads coil of strip metal on spindle of machine. Feeds strip between dies, and locks front end of strip in gripping jaws or dog of power carriage. Turns handwheels to close and tighten dies on metal strip and starts machine. Stops machine after metal is formed and removes piece from between dies. Cuts formed piece into specified lengths, using electric saw, and verifies conformity of piece to specifications, using micrometers and calipers. Clears dies of loose burrs with blast of compressed air. May straighten sheet metal parts.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

614.684-010 BILLET ASSEMBLER (chemical)

Assembles uranium fuel elements for subsequent extrusion in atomic fuel plant: Reads production schedule to ascertain number and size of uranium fuel elements to be assembled and percentage of uranium to be used in each fuel element. Places components, such as copper and zirconium sleeves, uranium billets, and end plates in basket, and immerses filled basket in chemical and rinsing solutions to clean grease, dirt, scale, and other foreign matter from components, using crane. Transfers baskets of components to drier, using crane, and starts blower unit that circulates air to remove moisture from components. Conveys components to assembly table, using crane. Positions components together in specified relationship to form fuel element subassembly. Secures subassembly on rotating base of welding equipment, and welds sections to seal assembly, using argon-gas welding equipment. Connects sealed fuel element valve to pump and activates pump to create vacuum in fuel element to prevent oxidation of element during extrusion process. Connects fuel element to helium leak detector and observes dial readings to detect deviations from standards for each element. Rewelds and retests defective fuel elements.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

614.684-014 TESTER OPERATOR (nonfer. metal) alternate titles: breaker operator; nicker and breaker

Breaks extruded tubes and rods by one or more of following methods and inspects exposed surface for defects, such as bubbles beneath skin of metal resulting from too rapid extrusion: (1) Nicks workpiece, using file or saw, and breaks workpiece at nick by bending back and forth. (2) Saws off piece of tube and holds on table under cone-shaped expander of hydraulic breaker. Starts mechanism to raise table, forcing tube over expander to split sides of tube. (3) Loads coiled rod onto coil tester and pulls end of rod to straighten it. Places end of rod in channel of tester and starts mechanism oscillating to fracture rod. (4) Places rod in machine and actuates wedge to partially cut rod. Twists and bends rod to break off test piece. Examines ends or interior of rods and tubes for bubbles and cuts off defective sections, using circular saw or automatic shears. Gathers and sorts scrap materials according to type of metal. Positions rods and tubes on table of circular saw or shearing machine and cuts them to length. Important variables may be indicated by trade names of machines used or workpiece tested.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

614.685-010 EXTRUDING-PRESS OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends machine that presses lead ingots or billets through extrusion die to form slugs or lead wire for processing into bullets or cores used in jacketed bullets: Swabs mouth of press with grease and positions ingot or billet beneath ram. Starts motor and presses lever to lower ram that forces lead through die and between wheels that cut lead wire into slugs or wraps extruded wire on spool. Removes catch box when full of slugs or filled spool. May verify weight of slug on scales to ascertain that production specifications are maintained.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

614.685-014 EXTRUSION-PRESS OPERATOR II (elec. equip.)

Tends machine that coats wire with flux and marks and cuts wire into specified lengths to produce welding electrodes: Starts machine and observes as cores are automatically conveyed through wire feeder, coating nozzle in extrusion head, and past abrasive brushes, cutters, and marking wheels. Examines welding rods for cracks, voids, scores, or scuffs. Presses buttons to alter pressure of ram in feeding cylinder or speed of wire feeder to correct defects in formation of rods. May measure welding rods with fixed gauge and turn screws to adjust coating nozzle to obtain specified diameter and concentricity of rod. May adjust abrasive brushes that remove flux from ends and center of coated rod at cutting point. May adjust controls to maintain specified temperature when extruding carbon rods.
GOE: 06.04.21 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

614.685-018 REDUCING-MACHINE OPERATOR (optical goods)

Tends machine that reduces diameter of temple wire (used in eye glass frames) and temple soldered joints. Inserts wire between dies mounted in chuck. Starts machine that hammers wire in dies to uniform size as chuck revolves.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

614.685-022 TUBE DRAWER (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.) alternate titles: draw-bench operator; seamless-tube drawer

Tends tube drawing machine that shapes and forms metal tubing of specified internal and external diameters: Positions and fastens specified drawing die in diehead and plug die on plug rod, using handtools. Centers plug die in opening of drawing die. Loads tube over plug rod manually, or activates automatic loading mechanism. Places tapered end of tube in contact with dies of machine that automatically pulls tube through dies. Examines finished tubing for defects, such as scratches, pits, and cracks, and measures cross-sectional dimensions with fixed gauges and micrometers to verify conformance to specifications. May taper end of tubing [LATHE TENDER (machine shop) 604.685-026]. May operate controls to start machine carriage that grips and pulls tubing through die. May be required to have experience with particular metal, or type and trade name of machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

614.685-026 WIRE-DRAWING-MACHINE TENDER (nonfer. metal)

Tends machines that weld ends of wire together to form continuous coil and draw wire through dies to reduce wire to specified diameter: Lifts reels of wire onto spindle of floor stand, manually, or using hoist. Welds ends of wire together, using welding machine. Smooths weld to diameter of wire, using abrasive cloth. Threads wire around tension rollers, and through reducing dies, and fastens end of wire to spindle. Starts machine that draws wire through dies and around takeup reel. May verify diameter of drawn wire, using micrometer. May record production.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

614.686-010 DRAW-BENCH-OPERATOR HELPER (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.) alternate titles: push-bench-operator helper; tube-draw helper

Assists DRAW-BENCH OPERATOR (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.) in drawing metal tubes or rods by performing various duties according to set procedure: Lifts die and plug onto machine. Rolls or lifts workpieces onto machine table manually or using hoist. Swabs or brushes lubricant on workpiece to facilitate drawing. Piles drawn workpieces according to specified procedure, and attaches tubes to crane, using straps and hooks. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

614.686-014 TESTER-OPERATOR HELPER (nonfer. metal)

Assists TESTER OPERATOR (nonfer. metal) in cutting and breaking ends of rods and tubes to expose cross-sectional surface for inspection: Feeds end of workpiece into cutting mechanism, manually or with hoist. Piles workpieces in designated areas. Salvages scrap materials and examines surface of workpiece for defects, such as pits and scratches, and bubbles beneath surface of workpiece. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

615 PUNCHING AND SHEARING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with perforating (punching) metal by means of dies and punches; and cutting or shearing metal by the action of keen-edged cutting tools. Punching and shearing of nonmetallic materials, except wood, are also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the working of metal are used.

615.130-010 PRESS-HAND SUPERVISOR (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: power-press supervisor; tool setter

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in shaping and cutting rings, ring blanks, and jewelry findings, utilizing knowledge of power-press setup and product specifications. Sets up tools and machines. Examines fabricated articles for defects. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

615.130-014 SUPERVISOR (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in manufacturing tools, such as chisels, screwdrivers, planes, levels, miter boxes, bit braces, and garden shears: Sets up and adjusts machines, such as punch press, riveting machine, lathe, grinders, milling machines, and welding machines based on knowledge of machine capacities and properties of materials, such as metal, wood, plastic, and glass. Verifies dimensions of parts, using micrometers, vernier calipers, height gauges, thread gauges, depth gauges, and fixed gauges. Adjusts machines when parts fail to meet specifications. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

615.132-010 SUPERVISOR, SHEARING (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in cutting, punching, shearing, and slitting metal sheets or metal strips: Plans and coordinates sequence of operations. Directs workers in machine setup. Observes workers and machines to detect errors or malfunctions and orders corrective actions. Examines sample products for adherence to specifications. Trains new workers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May verify weight and quantity of items produced.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

615.280-010 SLITTER SERVICE AND SETTER (tinware)

Sets up and repairs machines that automatically cut tinplate sheets into specified size: Installs and aligns disk cutters on machine spindle, following blueprints or work orders and using handtools. Tests and adjusts feed mechanism and synchronizes feeder with machine cutting speed, using gauge and handtools. Diagnoses cause of machine malfunction and dismantles machine to gain access to and remove defective parts, using handtools and power tools. Examines parts for defects, such as excessive wear, cracks, and broken gears. Repairs or replaces defective parts, adjusts, and aligns parts to specified tolerances, using gauges, handtools, and power tools. Starts machine to test performance and examines first run products to ensure they conform to specifications. Removes jammed metal, using tongs and probes. Lubricates and cleans machine.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

615.380-010 SHEAR SETTER (any industry)

Sets up power shear to cut metal sheet, plate, or bar stock according to work card or blueprint specifications: Lays out cutting lines on metal stock according to work order, using ruler and square, to obtain maximum number of pieces from stock. Sets stops, guides, rake (angle) and pressure of blade on machine, using wrenches, rule, built-in gauge, or template. Measures dimensions of first piece for conformance to specifications, using rule and square, or has piece approved by inspector. Turns machine over to SHEAR OPERATOR (any industry) II. May install fixtures to shear, trim, or bevel workpiece.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

615.382-010 PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR I (any industry)

Sets up and operates power press to trim, punch, shape, notch, draw, or crimp metal, composite, or plastic stock: Assembles, installs, and aligns dies in press according to specifications, using feelers, shims, templates, bolts, clamps, and wrenches. Adjusts ram stroke to specified length. Positions workpiece against fixtures or stops on machine bed or on die. Starts press and observes operation to detect misalignment or malfunction. Inspects workpieces for conformance to specifications, visually or using gauges or templates, and adjusts machine to correct errors. May clean and lubricate machines. May be designated according to type of machine as Multiple-Punch-Press Operator (any industry) I; or by function of machine as Draw-Press Operator (any industry); Forming-Press Operator (any industry) I; Straightening-Press Operator (any industry) I; Stretching-Press Operator (any industry).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 88

615.482-010 ANGLE SHEAR OPERATOR (any industry)

Sets up and operates shearing machine equipped with sets of cutting dies or blades to shear structural shapes, such as angles, channels, and Z-bars to specified length or bevel: Aligns and locks selected blades into opening of machine, using rule, gauge, shims, feelers, and wrench. Sets guide stop to specified distance from shearing die, using tape measure and wrench. Positions workpiece on shearing die and against guide stop. Starts machine to activate cams which force blades to shear metal, or depresses pedal, causing shearing die ram to descend and cut workpiece to specified length. May set up shear with single set of blades to cut bars or rounds.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

615.482-014 DUPLICATOR-PUNCH OPERATOR (any industry)

Sets up and operates duplicator punch which follows tracer track on template and punches, blanks, and notches metal plates, sheets, and structural shapes: Positions and clamps track template onto template table of machine. Inserts, aligns, and locks specified punches and dies in ram and bed of machine, using hammer, shims, feelers, micrometers, and setscrews. Places workpiece on carriage of machine manually or by using jib or crane. Aligns workpiece to scale on machine and clamps it to carriage. Sets end and side stops to position successive pieces. Positions tracer arm onto track templates and turns handwheels to move carriage along track to punching stations. Pulls lever to activate punch. Positions punch or die over layout marks on jobs for which no template has been made. Inspects work to verify location of holes, using scale, compass, and plug gauges.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

615.482-018 IRONWORKER-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

Sets up and operates machine equipped with separate sections that cut-to-length, punch, and notch or trim structural shapes and plates: Positions specified punch and die set and turns pressure screws to lock them into ram and bed of machine to set up punching section. Positions specified cutting blades into cutting slot, and notching dies or shear blades into ram and bed of machine, and turns pressure or clamp screws to lock them in place to set up cutoff, and trimming-and-notching sections of machine. Measures workpiece with rule or tape, or traces from template to locate holes or cutting lines as specified by work order, and marks them with scribe, soapstone, or centerpunch. Pulls lever to engage power to section used. Positions workpiece into cutting slot, or under punch, die, or trim blade, and aligns punch or blade with layout marks. Pulls lever or depresses pedal to activate machine. Sets stops or positions guide jigs to specified point on built-in scale when several pieces are worked. May tend different sections of machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

615.482-026 PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC (any industry)

Sets up and operates power press that automatically feeds bars, structural metal, blanks, or continuous roll of sheet metal into position under ram: Installs specified dies in press, using gauges and handtools. Adjusts ram stroke of press, using handtools. Turns knobs or installs gears to synchronize action of feed bar or pinch rollers with feed and takeoff conveyor and automatic action of ram. Positions and clamps feed guides. Threads metal strip from play-out reel through pinch rollers, or loads hopper or conveyor with metal blanks. May operate machine to crimp, punch, and cut metal foil used in fabricating radiator cores.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

615.482-030 ROTARY-SHEAR OPERATOR (any industry) alternate titles: circular-shear operator; ring-shear operator

Operates machine equipped with opposing circular blades (one mounted above other) to shear metal plates and sheets to specified circular and curved dimensions: Turns thumbscrew to adjust distance between cutters to thickness of metal, using feeler gauge, scale, or pattern. Positions and clamps workpiece to turntable and sets specified distance between center point of workpiece and cutting blades, using template or sliding scale on machine. Starts rotating action of cutters and turntable to cut metal. Lifts and aligns workpiece between cutting blades manually or by hoist and guides it along layout lines to cut irregular shapes. May lay out lines onto workpiece, using compass, or trace from template. May turn handwheel which tilts machine table or install fixture to cut specified bevel on workpiece.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

615.482-038 TURRET-PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR (any industry) alternate titles: multi-punch operator

Operates turret punch press to punch holes or layout marks in metal sheets, plates, strips, or bars, following charts which list machine settings for each cut: Inserts, aligns, and locks punches and dies in turret, using hammer, shims, feelers, micrometers, and setscrews. Places workpiece on table manually or by using crane. Aligns workpiece to scale and end gauge on machine and clamps it to machine table. Pushes button to turn turret to specified punch and die. Turns cranks to set indicator to specified dimension on forward and lateral machine scale. Presses pedal to activate punch. Repeats operation for each machine setting specified on charts. Positions center punch from turret to touch plate and turns crank to scratch layout lines. May compute punch charts from blueprints, using square, scale, and applying knowledge of shop mathematics. May punch holes in nonmetallic materials.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

615.662-010 SLITTING-MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry)

Sets up and operates slitting machine to cut sheet metal into strips of specified widths: Selects, cleans, and installs spacers and cutters on arbors, and hones cutters with oilstone to remove nicks. Presses button to lower arbor until cutters mesh, and measures clearance with feeler gauge. Inserts spacers to adjust spacing to specified tolerance. Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to lift metal roll to play-out reel or places roll on reel, using overhead chain hoist. Threads sheeting through slitter and verifies dimensions of cut to specifications, using rule. Secures strips on recoiler, adjusts guides and roller tension with handcrank, and starts machine. Observes slitting and rewinding operation and examines cut strips for flatness, holes, burrs on edges, and surface defects. May oil and clean machine. May feed sheet metal between rotating shear rolls. May install rubber sleeves over spacers to provide gripping surface for rollers and to facilitate movement of material being slit. May operate panel to control specific units of equipment, such as feeder unit.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

615.682-010 FLYING-SHEAR OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Sets up and operates mill equipment, such as flying shear, guides, and crop or entry gates, to cut steel products to specified lengths: Reads production schedule to determine setup or adjustment of equipment. Installs knives in shear and guides on roll stands, using handtools and sledge. Turns rheostats to adjust cutting action of shear according to specified length of product. Starts shear and moves controls to raise and lower pinch rolls, adjusts guides, and opens and closes shear gates. Assists other workers in roll changes and in removing cobbles (waste steel) from rolling line.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

615.682-014 PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR III (any industry)

Operates power press equipped with punch to notch or punch metal or plastic plates, sheets, or structural shapes: Positions, aligns, and clamps specified punch and die set into ram and bed of machine, using feelers, gauges, shims, rule, or template. Turns handwheel or installs shims to set depth of stroke. Lifts workpiece onto machine bed or roller table, manually or by using jib or crane. Positions layout marks on workpiece between punch and die. Positions and clamps guide stops to run successive pieces. Starts ram to drive punch through workpiece. May operate machine equipped with two or more punch and die sets. May trace layout marks or workpiece from template. May be designated according to function of machine as Notching-Press Operator (any industry).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

615.682-018 SHEAR OPERATOR I (any industry) alternate titles: plate-shear operator; power-shear operator

Sets up and operates power shear to cut metal objects, such as plates, sheets, slabs, billets, or bars to specified dimensions and angle: Turns handwheels to adjust rake (angle) and pressure of blade. Positions and clamps stops and side guides to set length and angle of cut, using rule, built-in gauges, or template. Lifts workpiece manually or by hoist or crane to machine bed or roller table and positions it against side guide and end stops. Starts machine which clamps workpiece and lowers blade to cut metal. Lays out cutting lines on metal, using rule, square, or template when shearing single pieces. May tilt bed, blade, or install fixtures to shear, bevel, or trim fabricated items. May set up and operate shear on production line in which shear is fed by conveyor, such as automobile frame line or rolling mill. May operate portable shear to cut sheet metal. May inspect work, using tape, compass, gauge, template, or micrometer to verify dimensions. May be designated by type of shear as Gate-Shear Operator (any industry) II; or by application of shear as Square-Shear Operator (any industry) I; Staple-Shear Operator (steel & rel.). May operate shear that automatically shears to uniform length metal sheets, plates, or structural shapes fed into machine by continuous coil or conveyor and be designated Shear Operator, Automatic (any industry) I.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

615.685-010 BURRING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nut & bolt)

Tends semiautomatic machine that removes burrs from hot-forged nut blanks: Shovels nuts into tray that feeds machine. Starts machine. Picks up nut blanks discharged from hopper onto table and positions nuts, burr side up, in channel that gravity feeds nuts into burring cutters. Inspects nut blanks for burrs and readjusts cutters to ensure that burrs are removed.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

615.685-014 CLEARANCE CUTTER (clock & watch)

Threads wire through rollers of automatic press that punches out clearances (excess metal) from flat steel wire leaving continuous strip of watch hands. May punch out feed holes (holes in wire strip that permit feeding of wire into machines at a fixed rate).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

615.685-018 CUP-TRIMMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends speed lathe to perform cutting-off operation on aluminum cups to be used as component parts of projectile and bomb fuses: Inserts blank cup into revolving spring collet in headstock of machine, using jig. Removes jig, causing collet to secure cup. Depresses pedal to bring cutting tool in contact with revolving cup and cut it to specified length. Removes cup from machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

615.685-022 CUT-OFF-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends battery of automatic machines that cut lead wire into slugs to be swaged into bullets or bullet cores for small arms ammunition: Positions drum of wire at rear of machine and threads wire over pulleys and through guides and pull rollers to cutter. Adjusts stroke of cutoff knife to vary length of slugs, using screwdriver and wrench. Starts machine and observes operation for malfunction. Weighs sample slugs on scales to verify conformance to specifications. Empties and replaces slug catch box.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

615.685-026 NIBBLER OPERATOR (any industry)

Tends machine that cuts metal plates, sheets, or structural shapes into specified radial or irregular shapes by action of reciprocating cutting knives or punches: Positions and clamps specified cutter or punch into ram and bed of machine. Turns thumbscrews to adjust depth of stroke to thickness of metal. Turns handwheel to set specified distance between cutter or punch and center point of turntable or fixtures, using built-in scale or rule. Clamps guide and drive rollers over workpiece. Depresses pedal which activates ram and feed rollers to cut or punch along radius. Guides workpiece manually along cutting lines or template to cut irregular shapes. May lay out guidelines onto workpiece by tracing from template. Mat drill center hole into workpiece, using portable drill. May bevel edges of steel plates, using portable pneumatic nibbler.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

615.685-030 PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR II (any industry)

Tends one or more power presses that trim, punch, shape, notch, draw, or crimp metal, composite materials, or plastic stock between preset dies: Places workpiece against fixtures or stops on machine bed and under machine die, or threads roll of metal into jig. Starts press and monitors machine operation to detect misalignment or malfunction. Inspects parts visually, or with fixed gauges to verify conformance to specifications or to detect fabrication defects. May be designated according to product machined as Sprue-Cutting-Press Operator (foundry); or function of machine as Forming-Press Operator (any industry) II; Trimming-Press Operator (forging); or according to type of press operated as Multiple-Punch-Press Operator (any industry) II.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

615.685-034 SHEAR OPERATOR II (any industry) alternate titles: power-shear operator

Tends power shear that cuts metal objects, such as sheets, plates, billets or bars, to specified length: Lifts workpiece manually, or by hoist or crane, to machine bed or roller table. Positions workpiece against side guides and end stops or aligns layout lines under shear blade. Starts machine that clamps workpiece and lowers blade to cut metal. May tend shear on production line where shear is fed by conveyor, such as automobile frame line or rolling mill. May position stops according to calibrated gauge on machine to shear to length such items as scrap, billets, or reinforcing rods. May verify size of sheared items, using tape measurer, caliper, or template. May shear metal to specified circular or curved dimensions. May be designated by type of shear as Alligator-Shear Operator (any industry); Gate-Shear Operator (any industry) I; or by application of shear as Hot-Billet-Shear Operator (smelt. & refin.; steel & rel.); Scrap-Shear Operator (any industry); Square-Shear Operator (any industry) II.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 79

615.685-038 STRIP-METAL-PUNCH-AND-STRAIGHTENER OPERATOR (wood. container)

Tends machine that straightens coiled strip metal, cuts it into strips of specified length, and punches holes in strips: Hangs coiled metal on spindle between guides of machine. Inserts end of metal between feed rolls of machine. Starts machine that feeds strip through straightening rolls under punching and trimming dies that cut strip to specified length and punch holes in it.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

615.685-042 TURRET-PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR, TAPE-CONTROL (any industry)

Tends tape-controlled turret or hydraulic-powered punch press that automatically positions $T3indexing$T1 table, selects punch, and punches holes, or layout marks in metal sheets, plates, strips, or bars: Positions and clamps workpiece against fixtures or to specified point on built-in scale. Threads tape through electronic reader to specified position. Starts machine and observes operation. May verify first piece, using rule and plug gauges. May open chucks, using wrench to replace worn or broken punches and dies.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

615.685-046 CUTTER-MACHINE TENDER (electron. comp.) alternate titles: shearer, printed circuit boards

Tends machine that cuts copper or aluminum laminated fiberglass sheets, hardboard, and cardboard backers for production of printed circuit boards (PCB's): Reads work orders to determine type, size, and quantity of PCB materials to be cut. Adjusts guides on machine to regulate width of cut, using ruler or following calibrated scale on machine bed. Positions and aligns sheets against guides, and depresses pedal to activate blade that cuts material. Adjusts guides and repositions material to trim or square edges to specifications. Records production data. May mount material on spindle of machine that automatically feeds material onto bed of machine for cutting. May tend pinning machine that inserts metal pins into laminated boards and related backing material prior to drilling operation. May replace machine blades, using handtools. May bake cut boards in oven to remove excess moisture. May clean machines.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

615.687-010 HELPER, SHEAR OPERATOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: sidehand

Assists side shear crew to move, position, and hold hot-rolled steel plate for shearing operations, using push bar and plate wrench: Pushes steel plate over caster bed equipped with goose neck rollers to align plate under knife blade, using long handle push bar. Positions and holds steel plate on shear block to prevent movement during shearing operation, using plate wrench. Assists crew in charging shear knife blade, using handtools. May lubricate knife blade and shear table, using oilcan.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

616 FABRICATING MACHINE OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with shaping, fitting, and assembling metal parts. Shaping, fitting, and assembling of nonmetallic parts, except wooden, are also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the fabrication of metal are used.

616.130-010 SUPERVISOR (nut & bolt)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in forging, trimming, thread rolling, and tapping of metal stock to produce nuts, bolts, screws, or other fasteners. Trains workers in machine operations. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May design tools. May set up and repair machines. May inspect finished products for conformance to specifications.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.130-014 SUPERVISOR, SPECIALTY MANUFACTURING (steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in cutting, leveling, shearing, threading, and punching steel products, such as bars, rounds, pipe, plate, and strip to specified patterns or shapes. Trains workers in operation of shears, and pipe cutting and threading machines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.130-018 SUPERVISOR, SPRING PRODUCTION (metal prod., nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in shearing, punching, forming, tempering, assembling, coiling, peening, and painting springs. Trains workers in operation of equipment. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to activities of workers supervised as Supervisor, Forming And Tempering (metal prod., nec); Supervisor, Leaf-Spring Fabrication (metal prod., nec); Supervisor, Leaf-Spring Repair (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

616.130-022 SUPERVISOR, STEEL DIVISION (furniture)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in spinning and assembling wire coils to form mattress innersprings and bedspring units. Directs production workers and machine maintenance personnel in setting up and adjusting equipment, such as coiling, crimping, and wire-border forming machines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May set up machines. May be designated by department as Coil-Machine Supervisor (furniture); Spring-Assembler Supervisor (furniture).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.260-010 EMBOSSING TOOLSETTER (ordnance)

Sets up and adjusts machines that roll grooves or knurls into shotgun shell caps preparatory to joining cap to shell body.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

616.260-014 MULTI-OPERATION-FORMING-MACHINE SETTER (any industry)

Sets up automatic multiple-operation machines to perform any combination of bending, punching, roll forming, beading, cutting, flanging, shearing, seaming and welding, soldering, or clinching to fabricate metal parts, such as rims, molding, cans, tubing, and housing: Sets stops and guides. Installs and aligns forming and drive rolls, roller dies, punching, notching, and cutting dies and rams, shears, or saw blades. Installs electrodes and adjusts voltage to set up welding or soldering unit. Installs coil of tinplate for presses. Adjusts speed controls to synchronize action of rolls, cutoff, welding unit, drive rolls, conveyor, or transfer machine. Greases and oils machinery, using grease gun, oilcan and brush. Operates machines for test run to verify setup. Turns machine over to MULTI-OPERATION-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) II. May set up mechanized line of machines which operate in tandem. May repair malfunctioning machines. May be designated by function of machines as Production Mechanic, Tin Cans (tinware); Rim-Roller Setter (auto. mfg.); Tubing-Mill Setter (any industry).
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.260-018 SPRING COILING MACHINE SETTER (metal prod., nec)

Sets up automatic spring coiling machines to fabricate compression and extension springs from steel wire, according to blueprints and setup charts: Reviews blueprint to determine setup procedures to follow, machine attachments required, and stock to use, or obtains details from setup charts. Selects machine attachments, such as taper cams, wire size block, coiling point, pitch tool, and cutting tool, according to blueprint or setup chart, and installs them on machine. Verifies wire diameter with micrometer caliper and threads wire through drive rollers and machine guides. Sets cams, turnbuckle, and pitch tool to control spring dimensions. Makes trial run and measures sample product for conformance to specifications, using gauges and micrometers. Adjusts machine to attain specified tolerances and releases machine to SPRING COILER (metal prod., nec) with oral instructions concerning its operation. Grinds cams and pitch tool to maintain their dimensions. May recommend blueprint changes. May make tool attachments, such as coiling point, cams, forming tools, and cut-off tools if not in stock.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.260-022 TORSION SPRING COILING MACHINE SETTER (metal prod., nec)

Sets up torsion spring coiling machines, according to blueprints and setup charts, to fabricate torsion springs from round wire: Reviews blueprint to determine setup procedures to follow, machine attachments required, and material specifications for new part, or obtains details from setup chart for repeat orders. Requests delivery of specified stock from stockroom to work area. Selects machine attachments, such as arbors, cams, and feed mechanism, according to blueprint or setup chart, and installs them on machine. Verifies wire diameter, using micrometer caliper, and mounts wire on reel stand and threads end through feed mechanism. Sets arbor cam to control pitch of spring. Makes trial run and measures sample for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and gauges. Adjusts machine to attain specified tolerances and releases machine to SPRING COILER (metal prod., nec) with oral instructions concerning its operation. Grinds machine parts, such as cams and arbor, to maintain dimensions. Recommends blueprint changes to resolve production problems.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.280-010 SPRING MAKER (metal prod., nec)

Sets up and operates variety of machines to fabricate small lots or samples of coiled compression, extension, and torsion springs, and other wire forms from steel wire or strip, following blueprints, drawings, and setup charts: Selects machine tools, such as arbor, grooved tool, and pitch tool, and installs them on lathe winder. Operates lathe winders to form coiled flat and wire springs [LATHE WINDER (metal prod., nec)]. Crimps and trues coiled springs and bends wire and flat forms to specified shape, using handtools, vise, and forming plates. Operates forming presses to form spring washers and flat metal products from flat stock. Measures products for conformance to specifications, using calipers, micrometers, and other gauges. Places pan of springs in gas-fired oven or places individual springs in molten lead bath for heat treating and removes springs after specified period of time to air or water cool. Recommends changes in blueprints, in machine setup, type of metal, and methods and procedures operations for making products. Makes spring-machine attachments and tools not in stock [TOOL MAKER (machine shop)].
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.360-010 BODY-MAKER-MACHINE SETTER (tinware)

Sets up battery of automatic machines that form tin-can bodies: Lights and tends gas burners under soldering vats and adjusts thermostats to regulate temperature of molten solder in machines. Tests air pressure of vacuum feed cups with gauge. Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunctioning. Inspects can bodies and adjusts machine action until bodies conform with specifications. Adjusts machines for change to different sizes of can bodies. Maintains supply of bar solder in melting reservoirs and adjusts thermostat regulators to regulate flow of molten solder into machine. Adjusts equipment and replaces defective regulator units, using handtools. May repair malfunctioning machines.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

616.360-014 LOOM SETTER, WIRE WEAVING (metal prod., nec)

Sets up power looms to weave wire into screening and cloth to size, mesh, and weave patterns specified by work orders, diagrams, and data charts, applying knowledge of machine function, principles of mechanics and shop mathematics: Selects functional machine parts, such as reeds, heddles, and shuttle, according to wire specified and aligns and bolts them to machine. Selects, positions, and installs cams, shuttle thrower, and gears and turns speed control knobs to synchronize action of machine to produce size and pattern of weave specified, using precision measuring instruments and handtools. Turn knobs to adjust electric eye control which automatically stops machine when specified run is completed, shuttle or warp wire runs out, or wire breaks. Threads wire from back beam through heddles and reeds to cloth roll, and install bobbins in shuttle. Starts machine and makes trial runs. Inspects sample, visually and using gauges and readjusts machine to correct malfunction. May replace or repair broken parts of machine. May tend bobbin-winding machine to wind bobbins for installation in loom. May be designated by product specialty as Loom Setter, Fourdrinier (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.360-022 MACHINE SETTER (any industry)

Sets up various metal fabricating machines, such as brakes, shears, punch presses, bending and straightening machines, to cut, bend, and straighten metal as specified by layout, work order blueprints, and templates: Positions, aligns, and bolts dies, blades, bedplates, cushion pins, and stops, using shims and measuring tools, such as squares, straightedges, rules, micrometers, gauges, feelers, templates, and handtools. Adjusts flow of lubricants, pressure and depth of stroke, or feed of material, applying knowledge of thickness and properties of metal or according to standard specifications. Makes trial runs and measures workpiece for conformance to specifications. Instructs operator in special handling techniques. Clears jams and corrects malfunction of machines. Reports need for machine repairs to supervisor. Dismantles setups. May sharpen shear blades, drills, on cutting tools. May set up drill presses, flame cutting, and welding machines. May set up automatic or multipurpose machines. May specialize in setup of single type of machine and be designated accordingly as Brake Machine Setter (any industry). May set up machines common to sheet metal operations and be designated Machine Setter, Sheet Metal (any industry).
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

616.360-026 MULTI-OPERATION-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR I (any industry)

Sets up and operates automatic multiple-operation machine to perform any combination of bending, punching, roll forming, beading, cutting and welding, soldering, or clinching of metal to fabricate items, such as rims, molding, cams, tubing, and housings specified by blueprint or work orders: Installs and aligns roller dies, drive and forming rolls, punch, notching or forming dies, shear or saw blades, and electrodes, using rules, vernier gauges, square, shims, and handtools. Sets side guides and stops. Turns knobs to regulate voltage of resistance welding equipment and synchronize speed of feed rolls, conveyor, or transfer machine with action of roller dies, forming rolls, punch or shear rams, and welding unit. Places roll of sheet or strip metal or wire onto feedrack and threads end through machine or into drive rolls, or metal blanks or bars onto conveyor, into hopper, or against guides to feed machine. Starts machine. Verifies dimension of finished product visually or using micrometers, calipers, or gauges. May remove finished parts from machine. May operate mechanized line of machines working in tandem. May be designated by function of machine as Tubing-Mill Operator (any industry) II. May set up and operate multioperation forming machine to make pipe from continuous steel coil and be designated Welder, Pipe Making (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

616.360-030 SHOTGUN-SHELL-ASSEMBLY-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance) alternate titles: assembly-machine tool setter; heading-and-priming tool setter

Sets up automatic machines to assemble shotgun shells for loading with powder and shot: Removes, replaces, and adjusts tools and parts, such as punches, dies, pins, dials, spindles, plungers, and hoppers, using handtools and gauges. Turns setscrews and stop nuts to adjust machine coiling and pressing mechanisms. Dismantles hoppers, feed tubes, and feed and press mechanisms to extract jammed components. Notifies MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (any industry) to make major replacements or repairs.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.360-034 STRAIGHT-LINE-PRESS SETTER (ordnance) alternate titles: assembly-machine tool setter; tracer-bullet assembly-machine tool setter

Sets up machines to shape noses of brass or steel bullet jackets and assemble jacketed bullets for small arms cartridges: Installs punches and dies, feed pipes, magazines, guides, pins, and bushings to accommodate size bullets to be processed, using handtools. Turns setscrews and stop nuts to regulate automatic feeding, transporting, pressing, and ejecting mechanisms, and to adjust microswitches. Operates machine and examines assembled bullets for defects, such as dents, scratches, or malformations, and verifies conformance to specified dimensions, using gauges. Operates speed lathe and $T3bench grinder$T1 to reshape or polish punches and dies. Replaces worn or broken machine parts, such as springs, pins, die bolts, screws, and washers. Gives instructions to new workers in machine operation and use of gauges.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.361-010 SPRING INSPECTOR I (metal prod., nec)

Inspects and tests leaf-springs for conformance to specifications: Verifies curvature of leaf, using template. Tests leaf in load tester by inserting springs into apparatus equipped with gauge that registers amount of leaf distortion to determine if springs meet load requirements. Discards defective leaves. Tends machine that bombards steel shot against leaf spring and measures indentations in leaf, using curvature gauge. Records test results for quality control purposes. Observes spring assembly operations to ensure parts are assembled according to specifications. Discusses with supervisor changes in machine setup or assembly operations to improve product or simplify operations. Stops machine to inspect and test faulty productions and changes or aligns dies, using machinist's tools.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.362-010 FABRIC-MACHINE OPERATOR I (furniture) alternate titles: link-wire-fabric-machine operator

Sets up and operates link wire fabric machine to form linked wire mesh for flat bedsprings from stock wire, using work orders, knowledge of machine operation, and bending characteristics of wire: Studies work orders to determine dimensions and type of wire mesh required. Selects tool and die elements from standardized stock or requests TOOL-AND-DIE MAKER (machine shop) to fabricate necessary elements. Positions and fastens tool and die elements and cams into required arrangement in machine to cut and bend stock wire by action of sliding rams in coordinated sequence. Places coils of wire on two reels, using forklift. Feeds wire through drive wheels and between dies of slides, using handtools. Starts machine to form and link together lengthwise and crosswise lengths to produce fabric of specified dimensions. Inspects sample, using template and rule. Adjusts setup to correct dimensions of wire fabric. Gives directions to FABRIC-MACHINE OPERATORS (furniture) II.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

616.380-010 FOUR-SLIDE-MACHINE SETTER (any industry)

Sets up various sizes and types of multiple-operation slide forming machines to automatically punch, cut, and bend metal strips or wire to fabricate parts, such as clips, brackets, and hairpins, as specified by blueprints and setup charts: Selects and installs cams, center post, and ram slide, and computes feed length position of cams and dies, applying knowledge of geometry and product dimensions. Aligns and bolts cams to shaft, slides to machine bed, and progressive dies to stationary shoes and cam actuated slides, using micrometers, gauges, feelers, rules, and handtools. Adjusts position of cams to synchronize action of rams, cutters, and drive rolls that feed stock. Turns flywheel by hand to produce sample part, and compares part with specifications, using fixed gauges, micrometer, and calipers. Readjusts position of dies and cams to achieve specified shape and dimension. Turns machine over to FOUR-SLIDE-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) II. May sharpen and repair dies, using engine lathes, milling machines, precision grinders, hand files, and scrapers.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

616.380-014 JOB SETTER (electron. comp.)

Sets up and adjusts machines, such as grid formers or spade-winding machines, used to fabricate parts for electron tubes: Reads work order or receives verbal instructions regarding machine setup. Installs specified parts, such as gears, cams, ratchets, cutters, and guides in machine. Sets control mechanisms that regulate functions, such as feed rate, spindle speed, air pressure, and wire tension. Loads, positions, and aligns wire or other fabrication material on feed mechanisms. Starts machine and observes operation to detect malfunction. Examines and measures sample part, using magnifying device and measuring instruments, such as balance scale, ruler, and micrometer, to ensure part meets specifications or to determine cause of defect. May maintain and repair machinery. May sharpen tools, using grinder or polishing equipment.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 88

616.380-018 MACHINE OPERATOR I (any industry) alternate titles: fabricating-machine operator

Sets up and operates metal fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, saws, and presses, to cut, bend, straighten, and form metal plates, sheets, and structural shapes according to blueprints and specifications: Reads and interprets blueprints, engineering specifications, and shop orders to determine machine setup, production methods, and sequence of operation. Selects, positions, and secures dies, blades, cutters, and fixtures onto machine, using rule, square, shims, templates, handtools, and built-in gauges. Positions and clamps stops, guides, and turntables. Adjusts controls to set and regulate machining factors, such as pressure and depth of ram stroke, adjustment rolls, blade angle, and machine speed. Locates and marks bending or cutting lines and reference points on workpiece, using instruments, such as rule and compass, or by tracing from templates. Positions workpiece against stops and guides or aligns layout marks with dies or cutting blades manually or using hoist. Starts machine and observes machine operation to reposition workpiece, change dies, or adjust machine settings for multiple or successive passes. Inspects or measures work, using rule, gauges, and templates. May operate machines to fabricate nonmetallic materials, such as composites or plastics. May set up and operate sheet-metal fabricating machines only and be designated Sheet-Metal-Fabricating-Machine Operator (any industry).
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 87

616.382-010 BARBED-WIRE-MACHINE OPERATOR (metal prod., nec)

Operates machine that automatically twists sharp barbs between strands of wire to form barbed-wire fencing materials: Mounts reels of smooth wire on feedrack of machine, using hoist. Butt-welds end of feed wire to wire in machines, and to repair breaks in wire. Starts machine and observes counter on machine to verify required length of barbed wire on roll. Stops machine and removes pin to drop roll of barbed wire to floor. Cuts wire with cutter. Attaches name tag to roll and places it on pallet. Adjusts machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

616.382-014 WIRE WEAVER, CLOTH (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: wire weaver

Sets up and operates power loom to weave wire cloth for products, such as industrial cloths, filters, sieves, or strainers: Reviews specifications to determine quantity, type, and size wire required. Lifts spools of wire, and places them on spindles of creel. Verifies specified size of wire, using micrometer. Fastens wire ends to back beam of loom. Starts beam motor to wind and transfer wire from creel to beam. Threads warp wires individually through heddles, between teeth of comb, and fastens ends to roller. Adjusts spring of loom to required tension, using wrench. Inserts bobbin in shuttle, fastens shoot wire end to roller and pushes switch to start loom. Observes loom operation to detect faulty weaving and wire breaks. Reweaves and ties broken wires, using pick and magnifying glass. Counts mesh of woven cloth to ensure that specifications are met, using pick and counting glass. Removes roll of finished cloth from loom, using electric powered lift. May wind bobbins while loom is in operation. May cut off strip of wire cloth, using scissors or shears for quality control inspection prior to start of production. May maintain records of production and non-repairable cloth defects.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

616.382-018 TYPING-ELEMENT-MACHINE OPERATOR (office machines)

Sets up, controls, and monitors machine that automatically assembles component parts, such as caps, shims, levers, and springs, to fabricate $T3typing elements$T1 used in electric typewriters: Reads work order and engineering specifications to determine components needed for assembly. Loads parts into hoppers of automatic feed mechanism of machine. Flips switches on control panel to start machine. Observes panel lights and machine operation to detect malfunctions and ensure prescribed sequence of operation. Fills grease containers on machine and maintains supply of parts in feed mechanism. Inspects assembled typing element to detect defects, such as mislocated springs, chipped characters, and insufficient grease. Adjusts and calibrates machine to adapt machine to processing requirements, following specified procedures and using handtools.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

616.460-010 NAIL-MAKING-MACHINE SETTER (steel & rel.) alternate titles: nail-machine operator

Sets up battery of machines that automatically cut and shape coiled wire to make nails of specified sizes: Installs and secures die plates and nail-point cutting knives, and positions feeding mechanism, according to work order specifications, using handtools. Mounts coil of wire on rod and threads wire through straightening rollers, feeding mechanism, and into slots of die plates. Tightens roller bolts to secure wire, using wrench, and turns flywheel to produce sample nail. Measures nail with split gauge or micrometer, and inspects nail for flaws, such as chips and distortions. Starts machine and observes operation to ensure product meets specifications. May set up and maintain battery of machines that automatically cut coiled wire and simultaneously attach nailheads to cut wire to form tacks of specified size. May supervise NAIL-MAKING-MACHINE TENDERS (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

616.482-010 SAFETY-PIN-ASSEMBLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (button & notion)

Operates battery of automatic machines to twist coil in pointed length of wire and form and attach caps and guards to wire to form safety pins: Installs cutting and forming dies in machine according to size of pin specified, using handtools. Lifts reels of cap and guard metal strip onto feed-reel holders, and locks spring clamps to secure reels. Scoops pointed wires into gravity feed hopper and starts machine. Observes operation to detect jamming of mechanisms and extracts jammed pin parts, using pick, screwdriver, and pliers. Measures sample of completed pins for conformance to specifications, such as length, diameter of wire, size of spring coil, and width of pin, using micrometers and fixed gauges. Examines pins for malformation of caps or guards and opens and closes pins to test operation. Adjusts guides, tension bars, cams, feeder arms, and stops, and synchronizes moving parts of machine to correct malfunctions. Replaces broken or worn cutting and forming dies, using machinist's handtools.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

616.484-010 TRUER (metal prod., nec)

Trues coiled precision springs and tests springs for conformance to specifications: Places set of springs over mandrel, places metal bar over springs, and pushes against bar to compress springs to specified length. Positions spring over template or between poles of electronic spring checker to detect variation from standard spring length. Places spring on flat surface, and measures squareness of end, using gauge. Inserts wedge between coils and taps wedge with mallet to even pitch between coils and adjust length of spring.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.485-010 BENCH WORKER (metal prod., nec)

Tends machines that wind, shape, or finish coiled and flat springs or wire forms to specifications: Positions metal or wire blanks or coiled spring on jig press. Depresses pedal to lower shaping die that stamps out spring forms, or crimps, hooks, or loops ends of coiled springs. Presses and turns spring ends against rotating abrasive wheel to remove burs. Drills and taps holes in flat springs, using single-spindle drill press. Feeds wire through guides and onto mandrel of lathe-type automatic coil-winding machine that coils series of springs on mandrel. Cuts lead-in wire, using handcutters, and removes mandrel. Slides loop of flat metal stock over arbor of power-driven spring winder and starts machine to wind metal around arbor to form coiled-flat springs. Places retaining ring over wound spring to prevent unwinding. Measures springs for conformance to specifications, using gauges and micrometers. Inserts springs into holding device of double-disk grinder and places holding device between grinding wheels. Starts machine that automatically grinds spring ends. Removes springs. May be designated according to task performed as Automatic-Coil-Winding-Machine Operator (metal prod., nec); Double-End-Production Grinder (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.485-014 SPRING COILER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: coil-machine operator

Tends machine that automatically coils compression, extension, and torsion springs from round and flat wire, following verbal instructions: Examines wire stock with micrometer to ensure conformance to specifications. Threads end of stock through feed rollers, around arbor, and under cutting tool. Starts machine that automatically winds, cuts, and ejects springs. Measures springs for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and gauges. Verifies action of springs under pressure by compressing springs under specified load in spring testing machine. Notifies machine setter when machine malfunctions. May sharpen cut-off tool and remove coiling marks from coiling point and pitch tool, using $T3bench grinder.$T1
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.582-010 FENCE-MAKING MACHINE OPERATOR (metal prod., nec)

Operates machine that forms wire mesh fencing: Places rolls of wire onto spools and joins wire ends, using acetylene torch. Selects mesh die, according to wire size. Bolts die on weaving spindle of machine and draws wire through die to specified height, according to work ticket specifications. Turns setscrew to adjust automatic wirecutter, using wrench. Pushes buttons on control panel to start oil pump, machine motor, and automatic shutoff device. Pulls lever to start machine. Observes machine counter and removes rolls of fencing following length specifications on work ticket. Records number of fabricated rolls on work card. May move rolls to galvanizing department, using handtruck. May use electric butt welder to join wire ends.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.662-010 HYDRAULIC PRESS OPERATOR (construction)

Operates horizontal arbor press to disassemble and assemble press-fitted crawler track links for construction equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, and tractors: Hooks hoist line in sling and directs other workers engaged in placing and removing crawler tracks on conveyor. Removes or tightens bolts fastening track pads to track links, using pneumatic or electric impact wrench. Examines chart to select specified insert jaws (holding fixture for pins and bushings) and disassembly and assembly rams. Inserts rams in press sockets, using wrench. Moves levers to position track over insert jaws, and to advance or retract rams that press pins and bushing into sockets on track links. Directs other workers engaged in removing or positioning track pads, track links, pins, and bushings in press insert jaws. Operates press to disassemble and reassemble track, and to replace worn or damaged pins and bushings.
GOE: 06.02.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.665-010 TENSIONING-MACHINE OPERATOR (concrete prod.)

Tends machine that pulls and spaces reinforcing wire as it is wound around steel cylinder to make prestressed core for fabricating concrete pipe: Pulls wire through machine rollers and clamps it to end of cylinder for subsequent welding. Signals WINDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (concrete prod.) to start machine that rotates cylinder. Observes dial indicator and pulls lever on tensioning machine to apply specified tension to wire during winding. Signals WINDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (concrete prod.) to stop rotation of cylinder after specified number of turns of wire. Maintains tension on wire until WELDER, ARC (welding) welds it to cylinder. May tend machine that pulls and spaces reinforcing wire by hydraulic power to make prestressed core for fabricating concrete beams.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.681-010 WEAVER, BENCH LOOM (metal prod., nec)

Forms wire screens used for partitions, draining racks, and window guards, using bench loom: Reviews specifications to determine quantity, type and size wire required, and obtains wire from storage area. Measures and cuts wire to specified lengths, using ruler and wire cutters. Inserts ends of warp wires in heddles and positions and secures opposite ends on bench with heavy iron bar. Depresses pedal to raise and lower alternate warp wires. Slides $T3shoot wire$T1 between warp wires and pulls it into position manually. Measures position of shoot wire with ruler to ensure specified and even spacing. Depresses pedal to reverse warp wires, secure inserted shoot wire, and prepare for next shoot wire. Removes finished screen from bench loom and stacks it for pickup. May measure diameter of wire, using micrometer, to verify size of wire. May operate machine that cuts and crimps wires used in weaving wire screens. May trim edges of finished flat wire screens, using power shears.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

616.682-010 ARBOR-PRESS OPERATOR I (any industry) alternate titles: floor-press operator

Sets up and operates arbor press to press-fit parts, such as bearings, linings, armatures, or wheels to housings or shafts: Installs specified holding fixtures and dies on press, using rule, gauges, and handtools. Positions workpiece on press bed under ram, manually or using hoist. Moves controls to lower ram that presses part onto shaft or into housing. May mix white lead and apply it to parts as necessary, using brush, and remove scale, rust, burrs, and excess white lead, using files, wire brush, and rags. May be designated according to parts assembled as Bearing-Press-Machine Operator (railroad equip.); Cylinder-Block-Hole Reliner (automotive ser.); Wheel-Press Operator (railroad equip.).
GOE: 06.02.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.682-014 BALE-TIE-MACHINE OPERATOR (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: wire-loop-machine operator

Sets up and operates wirecutting and straightening machine, equipped with forming attachment, to form wire ties for tying bales of paper, hay, or other material: Adjusts driving and straightening rollers, forming attachment, and jaws of holding device, using handtools. Turns crank to adjust feed of driving rollers for specified length of bale tie. Inserts wire between driving and straightening rollers and starts machine that automatically cuts, forms, and ejects specified number of bale ties in bundle onto rack for wrapping. Wraps bundle by hand or uses machine wrapping device. May set counter that records number of ties formed. May stack finished ties in storage area.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.682-018 CAGE MAKER, MACHINE (concrete prod.)

Sets up and operates machine to fabricate steel cages used for reinforcing concrete pipe: Bolts lagging plates of specified size to expandable mandrel of machine to form drum for shaping and sizing cage. Threads wire from spindle through tensioning rollers and feeder arm of machine. Tack-welds ends of wire to bell-end of lagging plate and pulls lever to expand mandrel. Turns wheel on tensioner to regulate pressure on wire. Starts mandrel rotating as wire is fed through tensioning rollers on carriage which moves along track to space wire as it winds. Tack-welds wire to end of drum on completion of run and cuts wire with welding torch. Pulls lever to move welding and grounding wheels into position to hold rod in place and to form circuit for welding. Starts welding wheel to weld rod and wire at points of intersection. Breaks tack weld at ends of wire, using hammer and pulls lever to retract mandrel and loosen cage. Pulls cage from shaft by hand or aid of pneumatic winch.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

616.682-022 CRIMPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

Sets up and operates machine to crimp wire to specified shape: Bolts specified crimping wheels into machine jaws, using wrench. Threads end of coiled wire through straightening and feed rollers into wire shaping machine. Starts machine and crimps sample wire of specified type. Measures sample, using micrometers and gauges, and changes crimping wheels or adjusts tension of machine until crimp meets specifications. May place shaped wire in rack. May be designated according to product worked on as Zig-Zag-Spring-Machine Operator (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

616.682-026 KICK-PRESS OPERATOR I (any industry) alternate titles: assembler, press operator; bench-press operator

Sets up and operates power press to assemble metal, plastic, rubber, or glass products by crimping, shaping, locking, staking, or press fitting: Installs specified dies on machine bed and ram, using measuring instruments and handtools. Positions and clamps holding fixtures to machine bed, using sample workpiece, template, rule, and gauge. Adjusts setscrews to regulate stroke of ram. Aligns parts between dies or positions them against fixtures on machine. Moves controls to lower ram that bends, clinches, or forces parts together. May operate machine to separate parts. May set up and operate machine to punch, cut, face, chamfer, or compress parts preparatory to assembly. May install gears and cams to synchronize action of multiple ram, feed, and positioning action of automatic presses.
GOE: 06.02.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.682-030 NAIL-ASSEMBLY-MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Operates machine to assemble and weld loose nails to pierced metal ribbon: Transports loose nails and metal ribbon from storage areas to machine. Threads pierced strip of metal through machine. Adjusts mechanical and electrical parts of machine to obtain specified feeds and speeds. Starts machine that assembles and welds nails to metal ribbon. Fills cooling tank with rust inhibitor and other liquids. Closes nail assembly cartons, using stapling gun. May operate machine to assemble and weld loose nails to wire.
GOE: 06.02.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.682-034 STRANDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (elec. equip.; light. fix.; metal prod., nec; nonfer. metal) alternate titles: cable-machine operator; cabling-machine operator; strander operator; strand-machine operator

Sets up and operates rotating cylindrical-shaped stranding machine to fabricate wire rope or electric cable: Places spools of wire of specified gauges into cradles, using electric hoist, and locks spool in place, using metal pin. Positions takeup spool onto shaft and adjusts travel of distributor to width of spool. Threads wires through holes on inside edge of machine and through twisting head and coils it around capstan, using blueprints or stranded wire as guide. Nails or hooks stranded wire onto takeup spool. Adjusts gears for specified direction of twist and speed of capstan, using wrenches. Starts machine. Pours grease into grease pot, and opens valve to lubricate strands. Adjusts clutch to regulate speed of makeup spool shaft. Observes machine to detect malfunctioning. Cuts wire when specified footage has been wound and wraps end with wire, by hand or using mechanical wrapping tool. May butt-weld ends of disjointed wires. When operating stranding machine equipped with closing (finishing) attachments to prevent unraveling when rope is cut, is known as Closer (metal prod., nec). May work with fine wire to produce twisted electric-light cord and be designated Strand Buncher, Fine Wire (light. fix.).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.685-010 CHAIN-TESTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (forging)

Tends machine that tests strength of chains: Adjusts chain-holding jaws on machine to accommodate size of chain. Sets scale dial to specified pounds to regulate pulling power of machine. Positions chain in machine jaws and starts machine. Examines and gauges chain to detect broken or stretched links. May check chain for free operation, roll chain into coil, and place chain in crate.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.685-014 CLINCHING-MACHINE OPERATOR (elec. equip.)

Tends reel-fed machine that clinches (crimps) metal terminals or solderless connectors to electrical wires: Positions wire ends in fixture. Steps on switch to start machine that automatically cuts off terminal from continuous strip and clinches terminal to wires. May strip rubber insulation off wire cord to expose wire, using pliers or pedal-operated stripping machine. May take wires to shelves and distribute them in sections according to wire and terminal types.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.685-018 COIL ASSEMBLER, MACHINE (furniture) alternate titles: automatic-coil-machine operator; coil tier; finisher

Tends machine that joins coil with helical springs to form assemblies for innerspring mattresses, chairs, sofas, and automobile seats: Places coil springs in channels on machine table. Inserts end of helical spring in feeder that rotates and moves spring toward coils. Depresses pedal to start feeder and guides helical spring so that spring joins top edges of coils. Inserts spring in feeder and positions spring to secure bottom edges of coils. Pushes index bar against row of joined coils, or moves button or lever to activate bar that moves coils forward. Inserts coils in channels to form additional row. Removes completed spring assembly from machine or pulls release lever to eject assembly. Adjusts machine and relieves snagging or jamming, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

616.685-022 FABRIC-MACHINE OPERATOR II (furniture) alternate titles: link-fabric-machine operator; link-wire-fabric-machine tender

Tends automatic machines that cut, bend, and couple wire links to form mesh mattress supports (fabrics) for cots, folding beds, and other furniture: Mounts two spools of wire on machine racks and threads ends into feed rollers that form lengthwise and crosswise spring links. Starts machine and allows machine to operate until desired length of wire mesh has been fabricated. Inspects emerging fabric and replaces missing or defective links, using wire snippers and pliers. Adjusts cams and setscrews of machine to correct malfunctions, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.685-026 HEDDLE-MACHINE OPERATOR (machinery mfg.)

Tends machine that cuts and shapes wire to form metal heddles for textile machinery: Mounts roll of wire on feeder mechanism and threads wire end through guides into machine. Starts machine and observes feed of wire into machine where wire is cut, swaged, and polished. Inspects finished heddles for specified dimensions, using gauges.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.685-030 KNITTER, WIRE MESH (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: knitting-machine operator

Tends bank of machines that automatically knit strands of wire to form mesh tubing: Places spool of wire on frame of machine and inserts flyer spindle in top hole of spool. Threads wire through guide on flyer, through pulley of rotating frame, around and under hooks of knitting needles and fastens end to tube roller. Slides guide of belt sideways to engage pulley and start machine. Observes machine to detect faulty knitting and wire breaks. Measures width of mesh tube with ruler to ensure conformance to specifications. Stops machine to rethread and tie broken wires, replace spools of wire and remove rolls of mesh tubing. Notifies supervisor of repairs or adjustments needed. Obtains specified size and type of wire from storeroom. Stacks rolls of mesh tubing for pickup. Sprays wire with oil, soap suds or other lubricant to reduce friction.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.685-034 LOAD TESTER (metal prod., nec)

Tends load-testing machine to test coiled or leaf springs for conformance with load requirements: Positions spring on bed of machine. Turns hand gauges or positions block gauges to regulate travel of flattening ram. Pulls lever to lower ram and compress spring under specified load. Measures contraction of spring, using gauges. Rejects springs which do not contract specified distance. May measure spring dimensions, using micrometers, calipers, protractor, and plug gauges.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.685-038 METAL-SPONGE-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Tends machine that makes metal sponges (scouring pads): Places spool of wire on spindle and threads end of wire around tension rollers and around winding spindle. Installs and threads additional spools of wire according to type of sponge to be made. Presses button to start machine that twists, curls, and winds wire around spindle to form sponge. Cuts wire when sponge has been formed. Removes sponge from spindle and pulls and pats sponge to specified shape. Packs sponges in cartons or bags.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.685-042 MULTI-OPERATION-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry) alternate titles: forming-mill operator; roll-mill operator

Tends automatic multiple-operation machine that performs any combination of bending, punching, roll forming, beading, cutting and welding, soldering, or clinching of metal to fabricate items, such as rims, molding, panels, cans, tubing, and housings: Places roll of metal sheet, strip, or wire onto feedrack and threads end into drive rolls or through machine. Positions metal blanks manually into feed rolls, or feeds blanks into hopper or onto feed conveyor. Starts machine, observes operation, and verifies finished product visually or by using fixed gauges. May tighten bolts or turn knobs or handwheels to specified points on scale or dial to reset and maintain original setup of machine. May tend one or more work stations of mechanized line of machines operating in tandem. May tend slitting machine to cut body blanks from sheet metal and form seam cans. May be designated by function of machine as Body Maker (tinware); Tubing-Mill Operator (any industry) I.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.685-046 PAPERBACK-MACHINE OPERATOR (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: weaving-machine operator

Tends machine that stitches paperbacking to wire fabric used as floor and wall plaster lath: Loads paper roll and roll of wire fabric onto unreeling stand, using hoist. Threads paper and wire fabric through guides, feed rollers, machine, and rewinder. Loads stitch wire of specified gauge onto reel and threads end into feed rollers. Adjusts machine to regulate length of stitch on fabric, using handtools. Adjusts cutters and crimping bar of machine to cut and bend protruding end of thread so that wire hooks on to fabric edge. Starts machine to stitch paperbacking to wire fabric. Removes reinforced wire fabric from rewinder, using hoist. Splices wire fabric rolls to specified length, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.685-050 POCKET-MACHINE OPERATOR (furniture) alternate titles: pocketed-spring-machine operator

Tends one or more machines that automatically spin wire coils and sew them into cloth pockets to form units for mattress innersprings: Mounts spools of wire, fabric, and cotton thread on machine spindles. Inserts wire and fabric ends into machine guides and lead rollers, and threads machine needles. Starts machine and folds chain of pocketed coils as it emerges on conveyor. Removes springs at regular intervals and places under plunger of stationary dial gauge to ensure uniformity. Turns regulating wheel to adjust wire cutter for specified coil length. Turns setscrew on sewing machine to regulate thread tension.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.685-054 RIVETER (light. fix.)

Tends machine that joins flexible upright arms of desk lamps to metal bases: Clamps flexible arm in vise of machine and positions hole in lamp base over flexible arm. Depresses pedal, causing hammer of machine to repeatedly strike flexible arm to flatten and expand arm, securing arm to lamp base.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.685-058 RIVETING-MACHINE OPERATOR (furniture) alternate titles: machine riveter; rivet-hammer-machine operator

Tends machine that rivets metal furniture parts together: Aligns predrilled holes in parts and inserts rivets into holes. Positions and holds parts on die in machine bed. Depresses pedal or pulls lever to lower ram and die hammer that flattens shank, expanding shank and joining parts. May rivet together slide and cross bars to form cradles for holding file drawers in cabinets and be designated Cradle-Slide Maker (furniture).
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.685-062 SCROLL-MACHINE OPERATOR (struct. metal)

Tends machine that forms metal stock, such as bars, rods, squares, tubing, and wire, into coils or ornamental scrolls: Positions and clamps specified scroll (die) into bed of machine. Threads workpiece through drag roll and clamps roll to center of die. Starts machine that turns die to draw workpiece along contour of die as vertical rod pushes workpiece into center of die, forming scroll or coil. May tend power shear or cutoff saw to cut stock to specified length. May insert leather strip along edge of die to protect finish of workpiece. May bend workpieces along edge of die manually.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.685-066 SLAT TWISTER (furniture)

Tends machine that shapes right-angle twist in ends of metal bed slats: Starts motor and places end of slat in machine. Depresses pedal that causes machine to twist slat and automatically stop when cycle is completed. Removes twisted end of slat from machine, reverses it, and twists other end.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.685-070 SPIRAL SPRING WINDER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: recoil spring winder

Tends machine which coils light gauge metal strips or wire around rotating spindle to form springs used in clocks, watches, and instruments: Threads end of specified length of wire or strip along fixed peg or between guide blocks or rolls and through slot of spindle. Starts machine to rotate spindle that winds wire into coil. Examines coil for conformance with specifications. May tend machine that automatically threads wire through guides and into slot of spindle. May feed automatic shear or punch cutter to cut wire or strip to specified length. May record number of springs wound. May specialize in coiling hairsprings and be designated Hairspring Winder (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.685-074 SPIRAL WEAVER (metal prod., nec)

Tends automatic machines that coil, cut, and interlace wire into spiral-weave screen: Threads and pulls wire through pulling and coiling dies of machines and secures end around coiling die, using pliers. Adjusts distance between dies and speeds of wire feed and pulling-die rotation, according to size of wire and length of spiral weave, using handtools. Starts machines, monitors automatic operation and wire supply, and occasionally measures length of weave to verify conformance to specifications, using gauge. Stops machines when screens of specified length are woven.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.685-078 SWAGER OPERATOR (pen & pencil)

Tends machine that shapes tubular metal stock to form points or magazines for mechanical pencils: Positions precut stock into holding device of machine and flips switch to start machine that rotates stock. Flips another switch to move rotating holding device horizontally into set of forging dies to shape tube into points or magazines for mechanical pencils.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.685-082 SWEEP-PRESS OPERATOR (clock & watch)

Tends sweep press that cuts recesses, smooths rough spots, and rounds corners on watch plates and bridges: Positions plate or bridge over protruding pins of chuck. Moves controls that feed cutting head to plate or bridge. May verify dimensions of specified number of parts, using precision plug and indicator gauge. May replace worn or dull bits.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.685-086 WIRE COINER (button & notion)

Tends battery of machines that make scoop (slider-fastener chain part) impressions on roll of wire: Mounts roll of wire on spindle, threads wire end through machine and around spindle, and starts machine. Examines processed wire with microscope and micrometer to verify that impressions are aligned and pitched to specifications. Notifies supervisor of machine malfunctioning. Splices together ends of wire when breaks occur.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

616.685-090 ZIPPER CUTTER (button & notion)

Tends machine that cuts zippers of specified length from continuous strip and removes chain links from end of zipper to accommodate attachment of stops: Positions zipper strip against guide on machine bed or threads end of chain through guides and under blade and punch. Adjusts stop on calibrated scale to obtain specified length and aligns end of strip with stop. Depresses pedal that lowers blade and punch onto strip, cutting zippers for garments to specified length and removing chain links from end of zipper for attachment of stops. May tend machine that cuts zippers to specified length only.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.687-010 STRANDING-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (nonfer. metal) alternate titles: cable-mill helper

Performs following duties to fabricate wire into cable: Positions spools of wire on spindle of winding reel, using hoist. Turns handwheel or manually removes release rod to release shaft preparatory to installing takeup spool onto reel jack. May remove unused wire from spools with spool stripper. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

616.687-014 WIRE-WEAVER HELPER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: loom helper

Assists WIRE WEAVER, CLOTH (metal prod., nec) in weaving wire cloth or screening: Transports beams, magazines, wire stock, and machine parts to looms. Attaches wire from spools to warp beam, threads $T3warp wire$T1 through heddles and reeds of machine, and ties sections of warp wire together. Removes beams of finished screen or cloth from looms and transports them to stockroom or finishing department, using hoist, truck, conveyor, or dolly. Removes spools and bobbins from automatic spooling machines and racks them onto magazines. May thread warp wires individually through heddles, between teeth of reed, and fasten ends to roller. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

617 FORMING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with shaping metal by the application of machine pressure.

617.130-010 SUPERVISOR (struct. metal)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in coating, embossing, roll forming, and packaging aluminum house siding: Determines material and personnel requirements to meet specified production and coordinates work schedules to ensure efficient operations. Patrols work area to observe workers and machinery to ensure compliance with established work procedures. Examines sample workpieces to determine conformance with specifications, using blueprints and charts. Establishes quality standards for evaluation of products by inspectors. Assists workers in adjustment or repair of machines or equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

617.130-014 SUPERVISOR, FENCE MANUFACTURE (metal prod., nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating machines that form steel wire into chain link fence mesh: Reads work ticket to determine material required to fill job orders. Patrols work area to ensure workers and machines meet production goals and product specifications. Confers with other supervisors to coordinate production. Trains new workers to operate, adjust, and lubricate fence making machines. Assists workers by setting up machines to meet production requirements. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

617.260-010 PRESS OPERATOR, HEAVY DUTY (any industry) alternate titles: bending-press operator; hydraulic-press operator; toggle-press operator

Sets up and operates heavy-duty power press to bend, form, stretch, and straighten metal plates, metal extrusions, formed sheet metal, structural shapes, forgings, and weldments as specified by blueprints, layout, and templates: Plans sequence of operations, applying knowledge of physical properties of metal. Measures and sights along workpiece, using tape, rule, straightedge, and transit, to mark reference lines. Selects and positions flat, V-block, radius, or special purpose die sets into ram and bed of machine, using jib or crane. Aligns and bolts dies to ram and bed of machine, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and wrenches. Turns handwheel or levers to set depth and pressure of ram stroke. Preheats workpiece in furnace, using hand torch. Lifts and positions workpiece between dies of machine, using jib or crane and sledge. Starts machine to lower ram which bends or straightens workpiece between dies. Repositions workpiece and changes dies when making multiple or successive passes. Hand forms or finishes workpiece, using hand sledge and anvil. Grinds out burrs and sharp edges, using portable grinder. Inspects and marks job number on finished workpiece. May bend or straighten cold metal. May set dies to punch and blank heavy metal. May operate horizontal power press to bend or straighten long pieces of bar stock or structural shapes. May operate press equipped with two or more rams to bend angles or flanges or bend to radius by successive passes; or operate multiple acting hydraulic press to perform deep progressive and reverse draw operations of sheet metal. May be designated according to type press operated as Bulldozer Operator (any industry) II; Stretch-Press Operator (any industry); or according to shape product produced as Dishing-Machine Operator (any industry).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

617.280-010 SHOT-PEENING OPERATOR (aircraft mfg.)

Sets up and operates shot-peening equipment to shallow form and improve stress tolerance of flight vehicle metal surfaces, according to specifications: Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, work orders, and other documentation to determine layout of specific areas to be shot-peened, sequence of operations, and finish specifications. Lays out and marks areas to be shot-peened on test specimen or part, using measuring and marking instruments, or fits template over part, scribes pattern, and peels away masking compound to expose areas to be treated. Mounts part on jig, rotary table, or in shot-peening cabinet. Fills hopper with specific size and type shot. Sets up, operates, and adjusts shot-peening equipment to achieve specified contour on test specimen or part. Measures and checks test specimen or part to verify conformance to specifications and to determine required equipment adjustments, using measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures. Records data on equipment settings and adjustments, such as feed rate, nozzle angles and oscillation, number and size of nozzles required, shot size, and air or vacuum pressure settings, to be used for subsequent operation and to develop numerical control programming data. Loads control media, such as computer tape, in control console of equipment, or enters commands to retrieve control instructions from computer data base to operate equipment automatically. Observes operation of equipment to detect malfunctions. Peels masking material from completed part, and cleans part with solutions to remove adhering scale and particles.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 87

617.360-010 BRAKE OPERATOR I (any industry) alternate titles: power-brake operator; press-brake operator

Sets up and operates power brake to bend, notch, punch, form rolls, arc, or straighten metal plates or sheet metal and structural shapes to blueprint or sketch specifications: Selects, positions, and aligns dies in machine ram and bed, using shims, rule, square, or templates. Turns setscrews or bolts to fasten clamp bar that holds dies in position. Turns adjustment screws to set specified pressure of ram and clearance between dies to thickness of metal, as indicated by calibrated scale or feelers. Lays out or details layout on work stock from blueprints or templates. Positions workpiece manually or with crane, to align layout marks to dies. Starts machine to lower ram or depresses pedal to activate ram that bends or cuts metal. Sets stops on machine bed and repositions stock to run successive pieces, or to perform multiple operations. Verifies dimensions of workpiece, using template or scale. May preheat metal in furnace or by using oxyacetylene torch. May grind laps or burrs from edges of workpiece, using portable grinder. May devise and build temporary dies. May operate apron brake which bends metal by forcing metal between movable apron and horizontal bending bar. May be designated according to type material processed as Brake Operator, Sheet Metal (any industry) I; or according to special operations required to process thick metal as Brake Operator, Heavy Duty (any industry).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 80

617.360-014 SWAGING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance) alternate titles: bullet-swaging-machine adjuster; swage toolsetter

Sets up automatic swaging machines that press lead wire or lead slugs into bullets or into cores for jacketed bullets: Positions and aligns forming die and punch in machine. Changes length and rate of punch and adjusts automatic feed and ejection mechanisms, using handtools and gauges. Starts machine to obtain sample bullets or cores. Examines finished product for defects, such as malformed nose or heel, nicks, and scratches, and determines cause. Verifies profile and dimensions, using fixed gauges. Weighs samples on balance scale to ascertain conformance to specifications. Operates speed lathe and polishing jack to reshape and polish worn punches and polishes dies by hand, using emery cloth. Gives instructions to new workers in machine operation and inspection.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

617.380-010 KICK PRESS SETTER (button & notion) alternate titles: tool setter

Sets up and adjusts battery of foot-powered presses that shape and assemble metal buckles, buttons, and parts: Obtains specified die and punch from rack according to size and shape of product. Installs die and punch in machine and adjusts stroke of press ram, using wrenches. Test-operates machine, and examines test-run product for defects, such as malformation, misalignment, dents, burrs, and scratches. Measures product to verify dimensions, using micrometer.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

617.382-010 TUBE BENDER, BRASS-WIND INSTRUMENTS (musical inst.)

Sets up and operates hydraulic press to bend tubes used in making brass-wind instruments: Fastens bending die onto press, using wrenches and screwdriver. Fits tube into revolving lateral die, using gauge to align center of tube under descending die. Starts press to lower overhead die and bend tube. Verifies accuracy of bend, using template. May cut tube to specified length, using table saw. May fill tube with lead to prevent wrinkling during bending. May bend tube around forming blocks manually. May press steel balls through tube or hammer pitch-filled tube to remove wrinkles.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

617.382-014 HAMMER OPERATOR (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: planishing-hammer operator; power-hammer operator

Operates reciprocating power hammer to smooth and shape sheet metal used in manufacturing aircraft and aerospace products according to specifications: Reads blueprints and work orders to determine machine setup. Installs dies in machine according to surface contours, size, and thickness and hardness of metal to be shaped. Adjusts drive arm to regulate striking force of hammer. Applies lubricants to surfaces of metal and dies to prevent marring. Starts machine motor and depresses pedal to start action of hammer. Moves metal under hammer to attain specified shape. Observes metal during shaping to detect wrinkles and other defects. Compares finished part with template or sample part to verify conformance to specifications. Shapes part partially formed by machine to specified dimensions, using handtools. Trims excess materials from edges of parts, using shears. May push weighted roller over metal to smooth surfaces.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 87

617.480-010 JOB SETTER, SPLINE-ROLLING MACHINE (machine shop)

Sets up automatic spline roll-forming machines to cold-form splines on gear shafts according to machine setup instructions and knowledge of operational capabilities of machine, using handtools and gauges: Places shims to position die-racks (used to form teeth on splines by pressure-rolling action) at specified height and verifies position with micrometer. Turns knob to adjust vernier gauges and obtain specified spacing of die mounts. Places die-racks in mounts and clamps racks in position. Places spline blank between machine centers and positions machine tailstock to accommodate length of workpiece. Starts and cycles machine to verify operation specified. Inspects trial run splines for conformance to specifications, using micrometer and gauges. Adjusts machine to correct faulty setup if splines do not meet specifications. May set up roll-forming machines to cold-form threads on gear shaft and be designated Job Setter, Thread-Rolling Machine (machine shop).
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

617.480-014 PRESS SETTER (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.)

Sets up mechanical and hydraulic presses to produce powdered-metal parts, such as bearings, gears, filters, and rings according to blueprints and specifications, using handtools: Installs, positions, and aligns dies in press bed. Adjusts stroke of ram and punches to specified depth of fill and injection stroke, using handtools, and opens supply hopper valves to regulate flow of powder. Starts machine to produce sample parts for inspection. Measures dimensions of and weighs parts to ensure parts meet specifications, using micrometer and balance scale. May set up sintering furnace. May mix powders [MIXER (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.)].
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

617.482-010 BENDING-MACHINE OPERATOR I (any industry)

Sets up and operates machine to bend metal structural shapes, such as bars, rods, angles, pipes, and tubes, to angle or contour specified by work order, drawings, templates, or layout: Selects and bolts holding clamp, die block, and guide clamp to machine. Positions and clamps end stops on machine to set specified location of bend. Inserts or screws plug stops into guide wheel to set specified degree of bend. Positions workpiece against end stop. Locks holding clamp and guide clamp onto workpiece. Lubricates workpiece with oil. Starts turntable that draws workpiece through guide clamp around die block until stopped by plug stops or until dial indicator points to specified degree of bend. May slide mandrel into tubing instead of using guide clamp. May preheat workpiece, using hand torch or heating furnace. May use hand-powered bending machine for short runs. May fill tubes or pipe with sand, resin, or lead to prevent wrinkling or collapsing during bending operation. May heat tube, using torch, and manually bend tube or pipe around forming blocks. May flare tube ends, using tube flarer and cut or trim metal stock to length, using power shears or saws. May be designated according to type of stock bent as Pipe-Bending-Machine Operator (construction); Rod-Bending-Machine Operator (any industry) I; Tube-Bending-Machine Operator (any industry) I.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

617.482-014 FORMING-ROLL OPERATOR I (any industry)

Sets up and operates rolling machine to straighten, knurl, or form contours in surfaces of metal cylinders and rings as specified by blueprints, templates, and work orders: Selects male and female rolling dies or rolling dies and $T3forming chuck$T1 from data charts to form specified contour. Positions, aligns, and bolts dies or die and forming chuck onto parallel spindles of machine. Positions workpiece over inner dies or forming chuck. Positions and clamps end guides or clamps workpiece to forming chuck. Starts machine to activate inner drive roll or chuck. Moves lever to press outer roll on workpiece to shape workpiece to specified contour. Verifies contour, using rule or template. May operate machine equipped with vertical table to tilt and force workpiece at angle to plane of opposing rolls to expand outer edge or form flanges to specified shape. May operate machine equipped with multiple sets of opposing rolls which expand and shrink diameter of workpiece to form contours. May move lever to position slitting knife to trim edge of workpiece. May be designated according to type of rolling machine operated as Beading-Machine Operator (any industry) I; Forming-Roll Operator, Heavy Duty (any industry).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

617.482-018 ROLL-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR I (any industry)

Sets up and operates machine to form longitudinal bends, rolls, beads, or embossed design onto sheet metal strips by action of two or more roller dies to fabricate items, such as molding, trim, weatherstrip, and structural shapes specified by work order or diagram: Bolts specified roller dies and drives rolls onto spindles. Positions spindles to align male and female roller dies and adjusts rolls to thickness of metal, using feelers, rule, shims, gauges, and handtools. Sets side guides. Turns knobs to set footage meter and control which stops machine or activates automatic shear when specified length of strips has been run. Lifts coils of metal onto feedrack, manually or by hoist, and threads end into feed roll. Directs flow of coolant onto rolls or fills oilcups. Starts machine, observes operation, and verifies dimensions of finished products, using micrometers, gauges, and rule. Threads end of formed stock onto rewind spindle and cuts it to specified length, using hand shears, or removes finished pieces from machine bed. May butt-weld ends of coil together to form continuous feed. May feed precut strips of metal into machine. May turn knobs or install gears to adjust speed of machine. May verify coolant levels in machine and oil and grease moving parts as specified.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

617.482-022 SPRING FORMER, MACHINE (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: spring bender; submarine operator

Sets up and operates machine to form leaf-type spring leaves: Installs upper and lower dies in machine, following leaf spring, using handtools. Positions heated leaf blank onto lower die, using tongs. Depresses pedal or pulls lever to force dies together, forming curved leaf. Immerses leaf in quenching oil for cooling and hardening if machine does not perform this function automatically. May heat leaf blanks in furnace and form them by hand.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

617.482-026 STRAIGHTENING-PRESS OPERATOR II (any industry) alternate titles: straightener

Operates power press equipped with pressure blocks or dies to straighten warped or bent metal objects, such as plates, structural castings, shapes, forgings, and shafts to specified dimensions: Examines workpiece to locate defects, using such devices as straightedge, deflection gauge, template, and square. Positions and locks specified pressure blocks, or die, into ram of machine, or positions shims under high spots of workpiece. Lifts and positions workpiece into bed of machine manually or using jib or crane. Starts ram which presses out bent or high spots of workpiece. Reexamines and repositions workpiece, changing shims for each pass until workpiece conforms with specifications. May turn levers or handwheels to adjust depth and pressure of ram. May preheat metal, using heating furnace or hand torch and clean dies between pressings, using compressed air, oil, and brush. May tend machine equipped with preset dies to bend metal to specified shapes. May grind rough edges from finished workpiece, using portable hand grinder. May be designated according to part straightened as Barrel Straightener (ordnance) II; Crankshaft Straightener (auto. mfg.); Gear Straightener (auto. mfg.); or according to type press operated as Gag-Press Straightener (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

617.585-010 SWAGING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance) alternate titles: bullet-swaging-machine operator; forming-machine operator

Tends battery of automatic swaging machines that form lead wire or slugs into bullets or cores for jacketed bullets: Threads lead wire from reel over takeup pulleys and through feed mechanism and between forming wheels, or fills machine hopper with cylindrical lead slugs. Starts machine and observes feeding, forming, and ejecting mechanisms to detect malfunction. Examines finished pieces for malformation and scratches. Verifies weight, contour, and dimensions, using balance scale and fixed gauges. Mixes oil and kerosene in prescribed proportion and fills machine wells to lubricate lead wire or slugs. Notifies SWAGING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance) of machine malfunction. May make minor adjustments, such as replacing worn dies, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.665-010 NAIL-MAKING-MACHINE TENDER (steel & rel.)

Tends machines that automatically cut and shape wire to make nails of specified size: Mounts coil of wire on rod, and threads wire through straightening rollers and feeding mechanism into slots of die plates. Tightens roller bolts to regulate feed of wire, using wrench. Starts machine. Inspects nails for such flaws as chips and distortions. Measures sample nail, using split gauge or micrometer, and notifies NAIL-MAKING-MACHINE SETTER (steel & rel.) of deviations from specifications. Records production data. May tend machines that automatically cut coiled wire and attach tackheads to form tacks of specified size. May tend machine that bends and cuts wire to form spokes for tricycle wheels and be designated Spoke Maker (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.682-010 BARREL-DEDENTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (beverage) alternate titles: dedenter

Operates machine to remove dents from metal barrels: Positions barrel on lower die of machine, aligning bunghole under water spout of machine. Turns side dies of machine to align contour of dies with contour of barrel ends. Presses switch that closes side, top, and bottom dies around barrel. Pumps water into barrel, forcing walls of barrel against dies and removing dents. Stops pump and opens dies after specified water pressure has been attained. Examines surfaces of barrel to verify smoothness. Pushes barrel from lower die onto conveyor. May drain de-dented barrels, pressurize barrels with air, and place barrel in water tank to detect leaks.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

617.682-018 HOBBING-PRESS OPERATOR (any industry)

Operates hydraulic press that forces hard steel hob into soft steel block to form molding die: Receives premarked soft steel block and specified hob from set-up worker. Places block in retainer ring of press and positions hob on block. Places plug block over hob to hold hob in alignment. Turns handwheel to raise ram which holds block and hob in place. Starts pumps to build up prescribed hydraulic pressure. Pulls lever to exert pressure on ram which embeds hob in soft block to specified depth, forming impression die. Removes block manually and clamps it in vise. Taps block with hammer to loosen hob and removes it from block. Inspects die for defects, such as rips or flaws, using magnifying glasses.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

617.682-022 SETTER, COLD-ROLLING MACHINE (machine shop)

Sets up and operates single- or double-die gear roll-forming machines to rough and finish roll-forming of gears, according to design information and machine operating instructions: Mounts and centers forming dies on opposing die spindle heads, using handtools. Sets stops to control traversing of die spindle head to predetermined operating position. Adjusts each die spindle to form gears as specified and adjusts and locks phase adjustor to obtain designated rotational timing of dies with gear teeth on workpiece. Positions arbor on machine to form gears of specified diameter. Adjusts speed of arbor motor with speed of dies to ensure clash-free engagement of dies with workpiece. Mounts gear blank on arbor and starts machine to produce trial run gear to verify setup of machine. Feels and inspects gear to detect defects, such as burrs, using gauges and micrometers. Adjusts machine to correct faulty machine setup if gears do not meet specifications. Pushes buttons to start automatic operation of machine and monitors forming of gears.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

617.685-010 BENDING-MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry)

Tends machine that bends metal structural shapes, such as bars, strips, rods, angles, and tubes to specified angle or contour: Positions workpiece against end stops. Locks holding clamp and guide clamp onto workpiece. Lubricates workpiece with oil. Pulls lever or depresses pedal to activate turntable which draws workpiece through guide clamp and around die block until stopped by plug stops. May slide mandrel into tubing instead of using guide clamp. May use hand-powered bending machine. May perform such fabricating tasks as flaring tube ends, using tube flarer, or cutting metal stock to length, using power shears or saws. May attach specified die to machine, using wrench. May be designated according to type of stock bent as Rod-Bending-Machine Operator (any industry) II; Tube-Bending-Machine Operator (any industry) II; or type of machine tended as Two-Stage, Steel-Bender Annealer (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

617.685-014 CORNER FORMER (wood. container)

Tends machine that forms angle iron used in making wood boxes: Shifts lever to start machine. Positions and holds metal strip on die of machine as V-shaped periphery of roller attached to ram passes over metal, pressing metal into shape of angle iron. Removes angle iron from machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

617.685-018 EMBOSSING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Tends machine that embosses designs on sheet metal: Positions embossing roll of specified design and size in machine and adjusts roll clearance and tension, width of feed table, and roll guides according to dimensions of sheet metal, using hoist, gauges, and handtools. Starts machine and feeds sheets into roll or places coil of metal on unwind spindle and threads coil end through machine onto rewinder. Measures depth of embossed design, using micrometer and adjusts machine roll to meet specifications.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

617.685-022 EXPANDING MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: belling machine operator

Tends machine that expands pipe ends to specified diameter by one of following methods: (1) Starts machine that rotates pipe against die to expand end of pipe. (2) Places pipe in expanding machine and starts machine that forces mandrels into end to expand pipe to specified diameter. (3) Starts machine that inserts and expands cylindrical element within pipe to enlarge pipe to specified diameter. Pushes pipe along conveyor rolls to expander block. Verifies dimensions of pipe end with ring or plug gauge. Important variables may be indicated by trade names of machine used.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

617.685-026 POWER-PRESS TENDER (any industry)

Tends power press that cuts, punches, or stamps various size articles from sheets or blocks of materials: Bolts or clamps specified die to machine. Positions or clamps sheet or block of material on machine bed or in holding fixture to obtain maximum cuts from each sheet. Starts machine and depresses pedal or moves lever that rotates or forces cutting die through sheet or block to obtain article of specified size and shape. May tend machine that automatically feeds and positions material under die for cutting. May examine parts for defects, visually or using measuring gauges, and discards parts not meeting specifications. May be designated according to type of machine tended as Blanking-Machine Operator (any industry); Punch-Press Operator (any industry) IV; Stamping-Press Operator (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

617.685-030 RIPPER (furniture)

Tends flaring machine that assembles display stands consisting of tube with disk attached to either end: Inserts end of tube through hole in disk, sets tube in jig on machine table, and starts machine. Depresses pedal to raise table and force upper end of tube against rotating flaring tool to hold disk on tube. May glue felt over outside faces of disks.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.685-034 ROLL-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry)

Tends machine that forms longitudinal bends, rolls, beads, or embosses designs onto sheet metal strips to form items, such as molding, structural shapes, and weatherstripping: Bolts specified roller dies onto prepositioned spindles. Loads coils of strip onto feedrack. Turns knob to set footage meter and control which stops machine, or activates automatic shear. Threads end of coil into feed rolls. Starts machine to form and cut strip to specified length. Removes bundles of cut and finished pieces from machine bed. Inspects finished pieces visually or using fixed gauge. May weld together ends of feed coils to form continuous feed, using automatic butt welder.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.685-038 SINTERING-PRESS OPERATOR (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.) alternate titles: briquette-press operator; coining-press operator; compact-press operator

Tends mechanical or hydraulic presses which compress metal powders into parts, such as bearings, gears, filters, and rings, and coin them to specified size: Pours metal powder into hopper. Starts press, observes operation, and notifies PRESS SETTER (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.) of malfunctions. Examines finished part for nicks, burrs, and cracks. Weighs parts on scale and measures dimensions, using micrometers or fixed gauges, to ensure conformance to specifications. May adjust shuttle mechanism to regulate amount of powder in part. Places finished parts on tray or in stock pan. May write identifying information, such as mix number, number of parts, and date, on tag and attach it to tray or pan. Feeds parts into coining press to correct distortions created in sinking process. Removes parts from press and inspects them for burrs or other imperfections. Places parts on tray or in stock pan. May tend forming presses that fabricate clockwork parts from powdered metal.
GOE: 06.04.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.685-042 SWAGE TENDER (ordnance)

Tends swage machine that chokes (reduces) inside diameter of muzzle end of shotgun barrel to enable pellets or shot to concentrate when gun is fired: Inserts and clamps shotgun barrel into holding device and starts machine that exerts contraction pressure on end of barrel to reduce inside diameter of barrel. Measures diameter of barrel bore, using dial gauge to verify that choke of barrel meets specification.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.686-010 HOOP COILER (wood. container) alternate titles: hoop-rolls operator

Feeds flat strips of hoop steel, in which rivet holes have been punched, into rolls of machine to form barrel hoops.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619 MISCELLANEOUS METALWORKING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with shaping and conditioning metal by such means as rolling, forging, extruding, blanking, and pressworking. The blanking and pressworking of nonmetallic materials, except wooden, are also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the working of metal are used.

619.130-010 HYDRAULIC-PRESSURE-AUTO-FRETTAGE-MACHINE-OPERATOR SUPERVISOR (ordnance) alternate titles: cold-working supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in setting up and operating hydraulic-pressure-auto-frettage machines to cold-work interior of artillery barrels. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.130-014 SUPERVISOR, ALUMINUM FABRICATION (ship-boat mfg.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating aluminum sheets in preparation for assembly into boats: Trains new workers in performance of tasks, such as stretching, shearing, and trimming aluminum sheets. Inspects work in progress to ensure adherence to company standards. Confers with other supervisors to coordinate interdepartmental workflow. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-018 SUPERVISOR, COLD ROLLING (steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in pickling, annealing, cold and temper rolling, and slitting and shearing steel strip or plate: Reads rolling order and production schedule for processing specifications for each unit. Inspects material from each unit for conformance to metallurgical and customer specifications. Determines adjustments required to correct defects noted and directs workers in adjusting machines and equipment to fabricate items meeting specifications. Trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise pickling and annealing operations only and be designated Supervisor, Cleaning And Annealing (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

619.130-022 SUPERVISOR, CONTINUOUS-WELD-PIPE MILL (steel & rel.) alternate titles: rolling supervisor, continuous-pipe mill

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in heating, forming, and welding flat steel strips (skelp) to produce butt-welded pipe by continuous welding process. Examines pipe for conformance to dimensional specifications, using gauge and measuring tape. Records production. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-026 SUPERVISOR, HOT-WOUND SPRING PRODUCTION (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: supervisor, coil springs

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in pointing, coiling, and load testing hot-wound springs. Trains workers in operation of equipment. Inspects springs for conformance to specified tension and dimensions, using tension-testing machine and gauges. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-030 SUPERVISOR, LINE (any industry) alternate titles: machine supervisor

Supervises workers engaged in layout and machine operating to fabricate structural, wire, or sheet metal products, applying knowledge of layout, product design, machine functions, capacities, and output potential: Requisitions material required to meet production goals. Examines items produced to determine if items meet specifications. Trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated by department or operation as Lay-Out Supervisor (any industry); Machine-Operations Supervisor (any industry); Metal-Spinning Supervisor (any industry); Punch-Press Supervisor (any industry); Roll-Forming Supervisor (any industry); or product produced as Supervisor, Metal Furniture Fabrication (furniture).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-034 SUPERVISOR, MACHINE SETTER (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication of structural metal products, applying knowledge of layout, product design, machine setup, capacities and output, fitting, and welding procedures: Analyzes work orders, workpiece, and blueprints to determine process, materials, machines, tooling, and sequence of operation. Assigns tasks to workers, and specifies methods of coordinating workflow to meet production schedules. Sets up machines, such as bending machines, spot welders, punch presses, drill presses, and brakes. Instructs workers in operation of machines. Inspects finished pieces visually and using precision measuring devices as rules, gauges, squares, and micrometers. Supervises such processes as fabricating, welding, stock handling, and assembling. Investigates malfunction of machines and equipment to determine need for repair. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-038 SUPERVISOR, PIPE FINISHING (steel & rel.) alternate titles: finishing supervisor, weld-pipe continuous

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in straightening, facing, testing, cutting, and threading steel pipe, and in coating and bundling pipe for shipment. Inspects finished pipe for conformance to specifications, using micrometer, calipers, and gauges. Directs changes in machine set-ups when product fails to meet specifications. Trains new workers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.130-042 SUPERVISOR, PUNCH-AND-ASSEMBLY DEPARTMENT (elec. equip.) alternate titles: core-assembly supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating and assembling laminations for rotor and stator cores. Trains workers in operation of slitting machines, power shear, punch press, and welding and brazing equipment. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.130-046 SUPERVISOR (comm. equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication of sheet metal chassis, cabinet components, and assemblies in television manufacturing facility: Reviews work orders to ascertain production goals and sequence of operations. Confers with members of management staff to arrange for assignment of workers required to meet production demands. Observes workers performing duties, reviews production reports, and confers with quality control personnel to evaluate work performance. Explains and demonstrates machine setup and inspection procedures to new workers. Assigns experienced workers to assist in training new workers. Conducts periodic inventories, and directs preparation of purchase orders according to company policy. Performs duties described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

619.131-010 MACHINING-AND-ASSEMBLY SUPERVISOR (elec. equip.) alternate titles: supervisor, floor assembly

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in machining and assembling electric motors, generators, and control and switch gear apparatus: Directs placement of parts, such as stator core, rotor core, field yoke, or panelboard on machining or assembly floor to coordinate machine operation and assembly. Inspects machined parts and assembled units for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and other measuring instruments. May supervise workers engaged only in assembling or in machining electric motors, generators, and control and switch gear apparatus. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.131-014 SHOP SUPERVISOR (struct. metal)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating of products from pipe, such as trellises, playground equipment, cattle truck frames, hunting stands, and wire fence gates: Studies assembly diagrams to lay out work for pipe products. Measures and cuts pipe to length on pipe-cutting machine. Bends pipe around blocks and forms to shape it according to specification. Clamps pipe in position, and welds joints to assemble products [WELDER, COMBINATION (welding)]. Instructs workers to chip and paint pipe joints. Supervises workers engaged in fabricating and assembling gates. Counts and records quantities of fence building material, supplies, and tools taken from yard. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.131-018 SHRINK-PIT SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in shrinking hoops, liners, breech rings, and tubes of heavy cannons. Calculates heating time required to shrink object according to diameter of parts and composition of steel. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.132-010 LEAD-SECTION SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in extruding lead ingots into wire, swaging wire into cartridge components, such as bullet slugs and point fillers, and recasting scrap into ingots. Assists workers in adjusting equipment. Trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.132-014 SHEET-MILL SUPERVISOR (nonfer. metal)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in rolling nonferrous ingots into sheets and in stretching, cutting, and coiling sheets to specifications: Verifies dimensions of sheets and coils, using gauge, calipers, and tape measure. Examines sheets for defects, such as scratches, dents, and wrinkles. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to process as Cold-Mill Supervisor (nonfer. metal); Hot-Mill Supervisor (nonfer. metal).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.132-018 SHELL-SHOP SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in machining metal into finished shell cases. Organizes production line, determines placing of machines, and plans flow of materials. Oversees workers engaged in maintenance of equipment. Trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.132-022 STRUCTURAL-MILL SUPERVISOR (nonfer. metal)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in tempering, sawing, and cleaning metal preparatory to production of aluminum-alloy structural forms, performing duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.132-026 SUPERVISOR, FINISHING-AND-SHIPPING (steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in shearing, inspecting, and leveling steel sheet and plate to specified dimensions, and in storing and shipping finished sheet and plate. Gives workers directions in setting up machines to fabricate material meeting customer requirements and examines material for conformance to specifications. Trains new employees. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.132-030 SUPERVISOR, PLATE HEATING, ROLLING, AND FINISHING (steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in charging and heating slabs in reheating furnaces, rolling slabs into plates, and in laying out and cutting plates to specified sizes. Trains workers in operation of furnace. Inspects finished plates for conformance to job order specifications. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.134-010 SUPERVISOR, CONDITIONING YARD (steel & rel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in grinding, scarfing, or chipping defects from blooms, billets, or slabs preparatory to rolling. Directs crane operators in moving steel to and from conditioning yard. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.137-010 MACHINE-ADJUSTER LEADER (ordnance) alternate titles: adjuster leader

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in one phase of producing cartridges and shells. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to process supervised as Machine-Adjuster Leader, Bullet Assembly (ordnance); Machine-Adjuster Leader, Cannelure And Finish (ordnance); Machine-Adjuster Leader, Case Trim (ordnance); Machine-Adjuster Leader, Primer Assembly (ordnance).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.260-010 ORNAMENTAL-METAL-WORKER APPRENTICE (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: art-metal-worker apprentice; ornamental-metal-fabricator apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.260-014 ORNAMENTAL-METAL WORKER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: art-metal worker

Sets up and operates variety of machines and equipment to fabricate ornamental metal products, such as light fixtures, church statuary, lamps, plaques, and metal artwork, following sketches, artistic and architectural drawings, models, written descriptions, and photographs: Interprets data to select materials, lay out reference points, and develop sequence of operations. Operates metal fabricating machines, such as shears, saws, brakes, bending machines, and punch and forming presses, to cut stock to size and bend stock to shape. Heats pieces in forge to working temperature, as indicated by color. Bends, twists, and hammers hot or cold workpieces to achieve specified shape and ornamental imprints, using jigs, scroll iron, twisting fork, vise, and selected peening hammers. Operates machine tools to turn, drill, and mill metal to specified dimensions. Hammers and peens sheets of metal to form designs, such as flowers or leaves. Chases castings to finish metal statuary and plaques. Welds, forge welds, brazes, solders, rivets, or bolts components together to assemble workpiece. Grinds, buffs, and polishes surface to desired finish. Fabricates or forges special jigs, tools, and peening hammers. May sculpture plaster patterns for ornamental castings. May hand paint finished items. May install finished product. May specialize in fabricating religious artwork and be known as Ecclesiastical-Art-Metal Worker (jewelry-silver.; metal prod., nec).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.261-010 INSPECTOR, METAL FABRICATING (any industry) alternate titles: plate-and-weld inspector; plate-shop inspector; structural inspector

Inspects materials received, finished products, and work in process of fabrication into metal products to ensure conformance with work orders and diagrammatic and template specifications: Measures centerlines and reference points to verify initial and assembly layout and machine setup, using layout plate, templates, squares, straightedge, feelers, tape, transit, and plumblines. Verifies physical properties and size of materials, such as plates, sheets, structural shapes, castings, forgings, dies, fixtures, and work produced by fabricating machines, using magnaflux machine, surface plate, hardness testing equipment, gauges, and micrometers. Verifies hole size, using plug gauge. Examines finished products for rough edges, cracks, and appearance. Marks parts for acceptance or rejection. Makes reports to suggest changes in dies, fixtures, and materials used. Reports inspection results. Makes sketches and recommends procedure for special salvage or scrapping operations. May inspect material for internal defects, using x-ray and ultrasonic test equipment. May specialize in single phase of inspection and be designated Lay-Out Inspector (any industry); Machine-Operations Inspector (any industry); Template Inspector (any industry).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.280-010 NEEDLEMAKER (button & notion)

Sets up and operates variety of machines to make latch and spring needles for use in manufacture of knitted or sewn goods: Selects dies, jigs, and fixtures working from blueprints. Machines hook, shank (holding device), and slot in needle, grinds needle including point, and mills jack to hold spring needle in place. May grind rivet to contour designed to lock latch of needle in place.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.280-018 SPRING-MANUFACTURING SET-UP TECHNICIAN (clock & watch)

Sets up and operates variety of metalworking machines to fabricate special-alloy spring wire for watches: Prepares and melts charge of molten metal in vessel (converter) to change form of metal. Sets up equipment and casts, rolls, draws, heattreats, and performs allied metalworking operations, using equipment, such as forging hammer, rolling mill, butt welder, strip-grinding machine, and heat-treating furnace. Diagnoses and corrects malfunctioning of equipment and machinery and makes replacement parts, using machinist's tools and equipment. Works to close metallurgical and dimensional tolerances.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.281-010 CASTING REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs broken or cracked castings and forgings, using special cold process requiring no welding: Calculates factors, such as size, depth, and position of fracture, and tensile strength and distribution of stress and strain in material. Employs combination of holding and locking devices to make repair, using airhammers, air drills, air grinders, punches, and strippers to insert holding and locking devices in casting and to smooth finish. May fabricate special angle heads for airhammer, air grinder, and air drill, using blacksmith tools and anvil.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.361-010 FORMER, HAND (any industry)

Bends and straightens cold and hot metal plates, bars, structural shapes, and weldments to angles, curves, or flanges as specified by drawings, layouts, and templates, using form blocks, fixtures forming bars, sledge, power hammer and portable grinders: Lays out reference points onto workpiece and form blocks, using tape, compass, radius bar and applying knowledge of geometry, effects of heat, and physical properties of metal. Sets up and bolts or clamps fixtures, dies, and forming bars to form block to outline specified contour. Heats metal, using furnace or hand torch. Lifts, positions, aligns, and clamps or bolts workpiece to form block of fixture, using tongs or hoist. Bends workpiece, using bar or by hammering with sledge or mallet. Straightens out warps or bumps by hammering against face block or by heating with hand torch. Chips, trims, and grinds edges to specified contour, using chipping hammer and portable and stand grinder. Verifies size of workpiece, using ruler or template. May operate hand-powered machines, such as roll, brake, or bender. May be designated by product formed as Tool Bender, Hand (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.361-014 METAL FABRICATOR (any industry)

Fabricates and assembles structural metal products, such as framework or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, stacks, and metal parts for buildings and bridges according to job order, verbal instructions, and blueprints: Develops layout and plans sequence of operations, applying knowledge of trigonometry, stock allowances for thickness, machine and welding shrinkage, and physical properties of metal. Locates and marks bending and cutting lines onto workpiece. Sets up and operates fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, and drill presses [MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) I 616.380-018]. Hammers, chips, and grinds workpiece to cut, bend, and straighten metal. Preheats workpieces, using hand torch or furnace. Positions, aligns, fits, and welds together parts [WELDER-FITTER (welding) 819.361-010]. Designs and constructs templates and fixtures. Verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications, using square, ruler, and measuring tape. May fabricate and assemble sheet metal products. May set up and operate machine tools associated with fabricating shops, such as radial drill press, end mill, and edge planer.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.361-018 METAL-FABRICATOR APPRENTICE (any industry) alternate titles: ironworker apprentice, shop; structural-metal-fabricator apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.362-010 FLANGING-ROLL OPERATOR (any industry)

Operates machine to roll specified flanges on metal disks and dished heads: Selects and bolts fixture onto free moving ram and powered turntable. Lifts and centers workpiece onto block or fixture on turntable, using hoist, sledge, rule, and tape. Pulls lever to lower ram onto workpiece, clamping it onto turntable. Selects and bolts rollers to spindles of machine, with edge of workpiece between rollers. Turns handwheel to adjust rollers to thickness and curvature of metal and to exert bending pressure. Starts machine which rotates edge of workpiece through rollers. Readjusts curvature and bending pressure to form specified flange on workpiece. Verifies curve of flange, using template.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.362-014 ROLL OPERATOR I (any industry) alternate titles: bending-roll operator; roll former

Operates rolling machine to bend metal plates, sheets, or bars into arcs, cylinders, or cones, using blueprints, templates, and knowledge of geometry and physical properties of metal to set up machine and plan sequence of operations: Pulls lever to lift upper roll, and positions workpiece into machine manually, or using crane. Lowers rolls and turns nuts or handwheel to lock roll into machine, and to adjust to thickness of metal if operating block (pinch) roll. Turns handwheel to adjust roll to set degree of curvature of initial pass. Starts machine and sets feed speed of workpiece back and forth between rolls. Adjusts roll between each pass to form workpiece into specified shape. Hammers workpiece to align it between rolls. Measures arcs with template. May set adjustment roll at angle to form conical shapes. May adjust roll to straighten warped or bent bars or plates [STRAIGHTENING-ROLL OPERATOR (any industry)]. May preheat metal, using hand torch or heating furnace. May prebend heavy metal or bars, using bull press or bulldozer [BULLDOZER OPERATOR (any industry) I]. May operate horizontal or vertical roll-forming machine to straighten or bend angles, bars, or channels into rings or arcs and be designated Angle-Roll Operator (any industry). May operate rolling machine to bend sheet metal to specified curvature and be designated Roll Operator, Sheet Metal (any industry). May operate vertical roll machine and adjust elevation of roller tables to support workpiece and be designated Vertical-Roll Operator (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.362-018 SPINNER, HAND (any industry) alternate titles: spinning-lathe operator

Sets up and operates spinning lathe to spin (form) shaped articles from sheet or plate metal, using blueprints and knowledge of physical properties of metal: Bolts specified spinning chuck to headstock spindle and follow block to tailstock, using handtools or power tools. Clamps metal disk to chuck by turning handwheel that forces follow block against disk. Secures steady rest fixture on cross-slide. Starts machine and coats outside of rotating disk with spinning compound. Positions, holds, and moves long-handled compound lever tool against disk, using steady rest as fulcrum point, to apply required pressure to form disk over and into shape of spinning chuck. Varies amount and location of pressure on disk according to type of metal, shape of spinning chuck, speed of lathe, and temperature and thickness of metal disk. Replaces steady rest with bar tool attachment, turns handwheel to set bar tool and cut off excess metal from workpiece. Verifies dimension of finished article with steel rule and diameter tape. May form wood spinning chucks by turning on lathe.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.362-022 SPINNER, HYDRAULIC (any industry) alternate titles: spinning-lathe-operator, hydraulic

Sets up and operates spinning lathe equipped with hydraulically controlled forming tools to spin (form) shaped articles from sheet or plate metal, compiling specifications from blueprints and knowledge of physical properties of metal: Lifts specified spinning chuck to machine spindle, manually or with power hoist, and bolts chuck in place, using handtools or power tools. Clamps metal disk to spinning chuck. Starts machine and coats rotating disk with spinning compound. Turns valve to set pressure applied to disk according to type of metal, shape of spinning chuck, speed of lathe, and thickness of metal disk. Moves feed pump levers that hydraulically control pressure applied by forming tool, reads pressure gauges to determine amount of pressure applied, and guides tool against disk to form disk over and into shape of spinning chuck. Resets position of forming tool on steady rest to form disk into shape. Replaces forming tool with cutting tool to trim excess metal from shaped part. Verifies dimension of finished article with verniers.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.364-010 INSPECTOR I (nonfer. metal)

Inspects nonferrous metals and products, such as ingots, rods, sheets, plates, extrusions, and forgings, and records variations from standards and customer specifications: Verifies dimensions, using measuring instruments, such as ruler, micrometer, and vernier calipers. Examines metal for defects, such as scratches, wrinkles, inclusions, and discolorations, and outlines defective areas, using chalk. Tests hardness of metal [HARDNESS INSPECTOR (heat treating)]. Records variations from dimensional specifications, type of defect, and test results. Reports inspection results to machine operators or supervisor. Inspects packaged material and products for conformance with packing, labeling, and shipping procedures. May band and stencil containers as specified by shipping documents. May obtain samples of metal for laboratory analysis.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.365-010 PRODUCTION-MACHINE TENDER (nut & bolt)

Tends one or more automatic machines to head, trim, roll-thread, slot, or tap metal stock to produce nuts, bolts, or other fasteners: Feeds machine by filling hoppers or loading coiled steel on reel and threading end of coil through feed rolls. Starts machine and observes operation. Measures parts, using rule or fixed gauge, to determine conformance to specifications. Frees stock jammed in feed mechanism, using rod. Stops machine and notifies supervisor when machine malfunctions or parts do not conform to specifications. Installs and adjusts cutting tools on machine, using wrench and rule. May be designated according to type of machine tended as Tapping-Machine Operator, Automatic (nut & bolt).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.380-010 HIGH-ENERGY-FORMING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (aircraft mfg.)

Sets up and operates high energy (explosion) forming machine and associated equipment to shape metallic materials and parts used in manufacturing aeronautical and aerospace products, following operational procedures, blueprints, sketches, and specifications: Reviews instructions to plan work procedure. Trims or assists other workers in trimming preformed part to approximate shape of specified die, using handtools and power tools. Positions part against die and seals edges, using sealing compound. Evacuates air between part and die, using vacuum pump, and submerges part and die into water of forming tank. Prepares and assembles explosive charge and positions charge in forming tank. Detonates charge which forces part into shape of die. Removes part from tank, and examines part for defects.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 87

619.380-014 PUNCH-PRESS SETTER (any industry)

Sets up and installs dies into power presses to punch, notch, cut blanks, form or draw metal plates, strips, sheets, or blanks: Positions, aligns, and locks specified dies into machine ram and bed. Sets stops, guides, or installs jigs or fixtures for positioning workpiece. Adjusts depth and pressure of stroke. Operates press machine to verify functioning of dies. Examines stamped out metal parts to detect malfunctioning machine and defect in dies. May sharpen dies, using grinding machine. May assemble, align, and install progressive dies. May set up automatic punch presses.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 80

619.380-018 SPRING REPAIRER, HAND (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-spring repairer

Sets up and operates forging and shop equipment to repair leaf-type springs used in automotive vehicles: Raises vehicle body, using jack, and removes defective spring. Removes defective leaves from spring, using handtools. Measures broken leaves and cuts out replacement leaf blanks from steel stock, using flame cutter or power shear. Presses ends of main-leaf blank against disk of $T3bench grinder$T1 to bevel blank according to size of eyes to be formed. Drills or punches bolt holes in blanks, using drill or punch press. Places ends of main-leaf blank in furnace to soften ends and shapes ends of blank into eyes, using eye-forming tool. Reheats leaves and arches them to required specifications, using peen hammer. Quenches spring leaves in oil to temper them according to specifications. Places graphite-impregnated lining between leaves to prevent friction. Bolts and clips leaves together and forces bushings into spring eyes, using bushing press.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.381-010 INSPECTOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: product inspector; steel inspector

Inspects steel products, such as blooms, bars, sheets, castings, and strips, for conformity to customer specifications, using measuring instruments: Examines product for flatness, straightness, and defects, such as cracks, slivers, or scars. Marks defective areas with chalk or paint. Verifies dimensions of product, using micrometers, gauges, tapes, and templates. Conducts hardness and heat resistance tests, using upset hammers, hardness testing machines, and heating furnaces. Rejects or regrades products not meeting specifications. Prepares reports covering materials scrapped or salvaged. May use ultrasonic equipment to detect internal and surface defects. May be designated by product inspected as Axle Inspector (steel & rel.); Billet Inspector (steel & rel.); Cold-Mill Inspector (steel & rel.); Finishing Inspector (steel & rel.); Hot-Roll Inspector (steel & rel.); Hot-Strip-Mill Inspector (steel & rel.). May be designated: Plate Inspector (steel & rel.); Rail Inspector (steel & rel.); Tubing Inspector (steel & rel.); Wheel Inspector (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

619.381-014 EDDY-CURRENT INSPECTOR (steel & rel.)

Inspects stainless steel tubes for conformance to customer specifications, using eddy current testing equipment: Reads work order to determine tube tolerance specifications required by customer and type of electric inspection coil to use for tube inspecting. Positions and secures specified inspection coil in coil holder, and turns cranks to align rollers on which tubes pass through coil for inspection. Turns knobs to activate testing equipment. Observes pattern on CRT (cathode ray tube) screen and turns knobs to calibrate equipment settings in accordance with customer specifications, using knowledge of equipment operation and experience. Selects sample tube with known defects and passes it through coil to test equipment settings. Listens for defect detection alarm, depresses button to stop rollers, and observes patterns on CRT screen to ensure that equipment signals and reflects known defects in sample tube. Positions tubes to be inspected on rollers, marks locations of detected defects on rejected tubes with marker, and places defective tubes aside. Periodically cycles sample tube through coil to verify standard operation of equipment. Records information, such as control settings and number of tubes tested, on inspection and production reports. Cuts through defective sections of tubing or rubs nicks on tubing to expose internal or remove surface defects, using abrasive saw and paper.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

619.382-010 BULLET-GROOVING-SIZING-AND-LUBRICATING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Sets up and operates battery of hopper-fed machines to automatically groove or knurl, die-size, and lubricate bullets for small arms ammunition: Installs and adjusts grooving segments, lubricating and sizing die, feedpipes, and feeding mechanism, using handtools. Turns crank to withdraw plunger from cylinder and inserts wax stick lubricant which is force fed to lubricating die. Adjusts rheostat to heat and soften wax electrically in die box. Fills hopper with bullets and starts machine. Measures work samples to verify location and depth of grooves, and length and diameter of bullets, according to specifications, using fixed gauges. Inspects bullets to ensure that grooves are filled with lubricant. Turns stop nuts and setscrews to adjust machine by trial and error to produce acceptable bullets. Observes grooving and feeding mechanisms for jams. Removes jammed bullets, using fingers or wire pick.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.382-014 FITTINGS FINISHER (plumbing-heat.) alternate titles: lead fabricator

Operates lathe to form lead plumbing fittings to specified shape and diameter: Mounts lead pipe over mandrel on lathe. Starts lathe and presses special handtool against end of pipe, or turns handwheel to advance turret on which special tools are mounted to stretch and bend pipe against rounded end of mandrel to form traps of various sizes. Reduces or expands diameter of lead pipe openings by holding tool against outside or inside surface of rotating pipe. Inserts iron ring inside of expanded pipe or outside of reduced pipe. Rolls edge of pipe end over ring to hold it in place. May solder brass ferrule over end of lead bend to seal junction. May heat threaded brass ring and press reduced opening of pipe over ring to fuse them.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.382-018 FOUR-SLIDE-MACHINE OPERATOR I (any industry) alternate titles: multiple-slide operator; slide-forming-machine operator

Sets up and operates one or more slide-forming machines to automatically punch, cut, and form metal strips and wire by action of opposing rams to fabricate parts, such as spring washers, brackets, and clips, specified by sketches, blueprints, and setup charts: Selects cams, forming tools, and dies according to setup charts. Aligns and bolts specified cams to shaft, slides to bed, and forming tools and dies to slides using knowledge of machine operations, product dimensions, vernier calipers, micrometers, and gauges. Threads stock through stock straighteners and adjusts cams to synchronize action of slides that feed, cut off, and form part. Turns flywheel by hand to produce sample part and compares sample with specifications, using fixed gauges, micrometer, and calipers. Readjusts machine to achieve specified product dimensions. Starts machine and observes operation periodically gauging parts for conformance to specifications. Removes, replaces, and labels trays of finished parts when specified number have been produced. May inspect parts for defects, using shadowgraph. May weld ends of coils together, using butt-welding machine, to form continuous length of feed.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.382-022 TYPE-ROLLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (office machines)

Sets up and operates machines to roll and press-forge characters onto steel blanks to form typewriter type: Installs and aligns roller jaws, and blank-holding, letter-forming, and trimming dies, using handtools. Fills hopper with blanks and starts machine. Measures type samples for centrality, curvature, and height of characters, using fixture gauge, eye loupe, and shadowgraph or calibrated microscope. Compares measurements against type on chart and turns setscrews and shims tooling to align dies and type that conform to specifications. May hand feed machine by positioning blank in holding die in rotating table. May pry rolled type from holding die, using knife.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.387-010 SALVAGE WORKER (nonfer. metal)

Sorts and inspects metal rejected by inspection and mill departments for purpose of salvage: Receives and records numbers of rejected metals. Examines metal for defects, such as surface blemishes, flatness, straightness, or dimensional irregularities according to specifications, using rule, micrometer, and vernier gauges. Identifies and marks portion of metal to be salvaged. Routes salvageable metal to next operation and rejected metal to scrap department. May inspect other specified steel products, such as bars and sheets, for conformance to dimensional specifications and quality standards.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.462-010 ROLL-THREADER OPERATOR (nut & bolt)

Sets up and operates one or more automatic machines to roll-thread hot or cold forged bolt blanks, according to work orders: Installs specified roll-threading dies in machine, using wrenches and rule. Adjusts distance between roll-threading dies to set pressure of threading dies on bolt shank, using rule and following product specifications. Fills feed mechanism with stock, or feeds bolt blanks by hand and starts machine. Measures bolts with micrometer, thread gauge, or rule, and adjusts dies and stops to maintain specified dimensions. May signal operator of crane to fill feed hoppers with stock. May set up machine for PRODUCTION-MACHINE TENDER (nut & bolt).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.462-014 TRIMMER OPERATOR (nut & bolt)

Sets up and operates one or more automatic machines to reduce shanks of forged bolt blanks preparatory to thread rolling, and to trim excess metal from bolt-blank heads: Installs dies in machine, using wrenches, rule, and pry bar. Visually sets ram stroke by turning adjusting screw of ram-stroke-controlling arm. Synchronizes knock-out pin with back stroke of ram by turning knock-out pin adjustment screw. Visually adjusts stock transfer arm to feed blanks to transfer finger. Adjusts transfer finger to accommodate stock and centers transfer finger over die opening by turning adjusting screw. Fills feed hopper with bolt blanks and starts machine. Measures shank and head of trial blanks with micrometer or rule and adjusts dies and stops to maintain specified dimensions. May signal worker to fill feed hopper with stock. May set up machine for PRODUCTION-MACHINE TENDER (nut & bolt).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.482-010 LATHE WINDER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: coiler

Operates lathe to wind compression, extension, and torsion springs of specified diameter, pitch, and length from wire or bar stock. Lifts roll of stock onto holding device, threads stock through guides, and clamps wire to arbor. Starts machine to revolve arbor until specified number of coils are wound, guiding coils by hand or using pitch tool. Cuts spring from stock, using shears, and reverses arbor direction to remove spring. Measures spring for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and gauges, and adjusts arbor and pitch tool to obtain specified product. Closes ends of springs, using mallet. Squares and flattens spring ends, using grinding machine. May adjust length and pitch of formed springs, using mallet and wedge. May wind wire springs, using hand-powered lathe, and be designated Spring Coiler, Hand (metal prod., nec). May be designated according to product as Flexible-Shaft Winder (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.484-010 ORNAMENTAL-METAL-WORKER HELPER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: art-metal-worker helper

Assists ORNAMENTAL-METAL WORKER (metal prod., nec) in performing any combination of following tasks: Cuts metal stock to specified size, using shears and saws. Bends or twists stock into specified shape, using handtools, bending jigs, scroll irons, and power brakes. Welds, brazes, forge welds, or bolts components together at designated points. Cleans and builds fire in heating forge. Heats and hammers metal to shape, using specified peening hammers. Grinds and polishes surface of workpieces to specified finish. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.485-010 SPOOL WINDER (nonfer. metal)

Tends machine that winds solder wire onto metal spools: Positions empty spool on machine spindle and secures end of wire to spool. Depresses foot pedal and manually guides wire so that wire winds evenly along revolving spool. Weighs filled spool on scales and adds or removes wire to attain specified weight. Cuts wire with wire snippers and hooks end of wire on rim of spool. Verifies size and type of wire with label on end of spool. May tend machine that winds aluminum wire onto metal spools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.485-014 TWISTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

Tends machine that twists metal bars, squares, and blades to specified shape: Clamps end of workpiece into stationary holding fixture. Slides carriage, lowers table, or raises spindle to adjust to length of workpiece and clamps other end of workpiece into chuck or fixture of drive spindle. Starts machine to rotate drive spindle and stops machine after specified number of turns or sets limit switch to stop machine. May install special fixtures and chuck to twist together two or more pieces. Examines finished work for conformance to specifications. May clamp end of workpiece in vise, slide pipe over workpiece to prevent longitudinal warping, and twist workpiece, using pipe wrench or twisting fork.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.582-010 STRETCHER-LEVELER OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Operates machine to stretch metal sheet, strip, or rod to specified length or flatness, or correct extrusion twist and contour defects: Adjusts stretcher blocks to size of metal, using wrench. Lifts and positions material in stationary vise. Measures metal and compares dimensions to those specified to determine stretch required, using micrometer, tape measure, and tolerance tables. Moves controls to clamp metal in stretcher jaws and starts machine to stretch material. Verifies amount of stretch by visual inspection or meter readings attached to vises. Removes metal and places it on level table to test flatness. Records crew time and production record.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.662-010 SHRINK-PIT OPERATOR (ordnance) alternate titles: pyrometer operator

Controls shrink-pit furnace to assemble hoops and liners to tubes to form cannon barrels: Positions steel blocks in shrink-pit to form angle for subsequent positioning of tube so that breech end of tube will be at floor level. Cleans and oils contact surfaces of parts with gasoline, oil, and graphite to facilitate assembly. Lowers hoops into furnace, using hoist. Moves furnace controls and observes thermocouple pyrometer and recording potentiometer to heat furnace to specified temperature. Guides cold tube, lowered by crane, through hot hoops in furnace. Turns water valve on cooling ring and lowers ring into furnace, using hoist, to spray hoops and shrink them onto tube. Reheats hoop and tube assembly, guides liner into tube, and regulates water spray to shrink tube onto liner.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.662-014 SKELP PROCESSOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: pipe processor

Controls operation of machinery and equipment, such as coil car, uncoiler, rollers, power shears, and hoist, using console, from pulpit in welding mill to form skelp (metal coil) into metal pipe: Receives signal through intercom to begin machine operation. Moves levers and presses buttons on control console to position coil car under overhead hoist and receive supply of skelp. Observes operation of car that transports skelp through series of processing operations, such as uncoiling skelp, rolling coil into sheets, and shearing sheets into specified size prior to welding and forming metal into pipe. Observes operation from pulpit to detect camber (curves in skelp sheet) and machine malfunctions, such as jam-ups. Stops machinery when malfunctions occur and removes sections of cobble (damaged or defective skelp), using acetylene torch. Assists workers in setting up and adjusting machines and equipment, using handtools and measuring instruments. Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to restock or remove skelp and cobble from operating pit.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

619.665-010 WINDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (concrete prod.)

Tends electrically powered machine that winds wire, under tension, around rotating steel cylinders to form reinforced cores for concrete pipe: Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to position cylinders between chucks of machine. Pulls levers to engage and secure cylinder in chucks. Signals WELDER, ARC (welding) 810.384-010 to weld end of wire to cylinder. Starts machine to wind wire on cylinder when signaled by TENSIONING-MACHINE OPERATOR (concrete prod.) 616.665-010. Signals WELDER, ARC (welding) to weld ends of wire to cylinder. Pushes levers to release from cylinder chucks, and signals INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR (any industry) 921.683-050 to remove cylinder from machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.682-010 BELL SPINNER (musical inst.)

Operates spinning lathe to spin (form) and clean musical instrument bells: Bolts bell-shaped mandrel onto lathe and positions and locks bell on mandrel. Starts bell rotating and positions forming tool in holding device. Holds and moves forming tool along bell, applying pressure to form bell to shape of mandrel. Holds cutting tool against spinning bell to trim bell to size. Removes tarnish and scale from bell, using file, chisel, and emery cloth. Holds scraping tool against bell head to remove excess solder. Holds bead tool against bell to roll edge back, forming bead cavity. May burnish bell with burnishing tool. May insert wire into bead cavity and close cavity with bead tool. May be designated according to instrument as Bell Spinner, Sousaphones (musical inst.).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.682-014 COUPLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Operates machine to connect metal couplings to pipes: Sets tightening mechanism on machine to correspond to specified numbers of turns. Puts coupling into machine. Starts machine that connects and tightens coupling to pipe. Stops machine and ejects pipe. May tighten couplings manually when machine malfunctions. May keep production records.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.682-018 FISHING ACCESSORIES MAKER (toy-sport equip.)

Sets up and operates machines to form fishing accessories or accessory parts, performing any combination of following tasks: Sets up and operates power press that cuts out parts, such as fish spear frames, barbed spear tines or fish stringer catches [PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR (any industry) II]. Starts abrasive wheel and guides barbed end of tine against wheel to sharpen barb [BENCH GRINDER (any industry)]. Joins spear frame and tines together to form head of fish spear, using spot welding machine. Operates machine that bends and cuts wire to form stringer parts. Inserts roll of wire on machine spindle, through guides, and into machine feed. Starts machine that bends and cuts wire to form stringer chain or clips (fasteners). Tends crimping machine that folds metal tip inward against chain or rope to form stringer. Positions preformed hollow metal tip in holding device of machine bed. Inserts end of chain or rope into base of tip. Moves lever to lower machine ram against tip, crimping tip against chain or rope to form fish stringer.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.682-022 HEATER (forging) alternate titles: furnace operator; furnace tender; hammer heater; heater, furnace; slug-furnace operator

Controls oil, gas, or electrical furnace to heat stock, such as billets, bars, plates and rods, preparatory to forging, following work order specifications: Reads dials and gauges, and turns knobs to regulate flow of fuel or electric current to verify and maintain specified temperature within furnace. Positions stock in furnace, using tongs or chain hoist. Observes color of metal or reads pyrometer to determine when stock reaches forging temperature. Pulls stock from furnace and delivers it to forging press or hammer, using tongs or chain hoist. Usually works as member of hammer, press, or upsetter crew. May place heated workpiece on conveyor for transporting to work area. May turn knobs to synchronize speed of feed and takeoff conveyors of automatic furnace.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

619.682-026 HOOP BENDER, TANK (wood. container) alternate titles: hoop-bending-machine operator

Operates hoop-bending machine to bend and shape iron rods into hoops for wooden tanks: Loosens nut of adjusting block and positions roller to obtain specified diameter of hoop. Starts machine and inserts end of rod through feed rollers of machine and over bending roller. Strikes end of rod with wooden maul to start rod over roll. Turns handcrank of feed roller to force rod through machine, bending rod into semicircular or circular shape. Removes bent rod from machine and stacks rod on floor.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.682-030 HOOP MAKER, MACHINE (wood. container)

Operates machines to make barrel hoops from strap steel: Installs and adjusts rollers, punches, and shear plates in hoop-punch-and-coiler machines, using wrenches. Places roll of strap steel on spindle, inserts end in feed rollers and starts machine. Removes punched and coiled hoops. Aligns holes in ends of coiled hoops on shank of rivets in guide slots of riveting machine. Slides hoop with protruding rivets under reciprocating hammer that flattens rivet shanks. Places hoop over mandrel of hoop-flaring machine and moves leg control to expand jaws that flare hoop to conform to shape of barrel. May be designated according to machine operated as Hoop-Flaring-Machine Operator (wood. container); Hoop-Punch-And-Coiler Operator (wood. container); Hoop-Riveting Machine Operator (wood. container).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

619.682-034 HOOP-FLARING-AND-COILING-MACHINE OPERATOR (wood. container) alternate titles: coiler; flarer

Operates hoop-flaring-and-coiling machine to coil and flare strips of hoop steel to fit barrel: Turns setscrews that adjust distance between rolls to obtain specified diameter and flare of hoop, using wrench. Starts machine and feeds end of strip into rolls of machine that coil and flare strip. Removes coiled strip from machine and stacks it on floor.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.682-038 SAMPLER, FIRST (smelt. & refin.)

Operates machines to form cut of copper ingot into wire samples for metallurgical testing: Smooths lateral sides of sample with emery wheel. Heats sample in furnace to light-red glow. Rolls sample into rod by passing rod through rolling machine. Coils rod and immerses rod in acid bath to remove scale. Tapers end of rod, using hammer. Inserts tapered end through selected steel-wire die, and fastens it to powered clamp. Depresses pedal to draw rod to specified size through series of dies of decreasing diameters. Coils wire to prepare it for metallurgical analysis.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.682-042 SEAMLESS-TUBE ROLLER (steel & rel.) alternate titles: rotary-bar operator; seamless-tube-mill operator; tube roller

Sets up and operates machine to form seamless tubing from pierced steel billets: Installs series of rollers to form specified outside diameter of tubing. Installs plug onto mandrel to form specified inside diameter of tubing. Starts machine and moves levers to push billet into first set of rollers that force billet over plug and into following series of rollers to reduce or expand billet to tubing of specified dimensions.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.684-010 FORMER HELPER, HAND (any industry)

Assists FORMER, HAND (any industry) to bend and straighten metal bars, plates, structural shapes, and weldments, performing any combination of following tasks: Transports tools, fixtures, stock, and workpieces manually or by truck. Places metal in furnace or heats metal, using hand torch. Bolts, or clamps fixtures, dies, and shims onto forming block, using hand wrench. Lifts, moves, and clamps workpiece onto forming block or fixture manually or using hoist. Bends workpiece to specified shape, using pry bar, hammer, sledge, or mallet. Measures work to ensure conformance to specifications, using template, rule, or straightedge. Marks or tags identifying information onto finished work. Chips or grinds and trims rough or sharp edges from workpiece, using hand grinder, shears, hack saw, or air chisel. Cleans dirt and grease from tools and equipment. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-010 BAND MAKER (agriculture) alternate titles: band splicer

Tends machine that splices pieces of metal banding used to band compressed cotton bales: Overlaps ends of two pieces of banding and positions banding on bed of splicing machine. Starts machine that automatically folds and crimps metal fasteners around overlapped ends of banding. May bend end of each completed band and attach fastening buckle onto bent end.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-014 BANDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (furniture) alternate titles: bander

Tends machine that presses metal bands into grooved edges of tabletops: Positions tabletop in center of rotary bed of machine. Pushes lever to lower ram that holds tabletop in place. Inserts lip of metal band into grooved edge of tabletop. Starts rotation of machine bed and starts rollers that press band into grooved edges around three sides of tabletop. Lifts tabletop from machine bed and places tabletop in vise. Inserts lip of separate metal band into grooved edge of unbanded side and hammers band into place, using rubber mallet.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-018 BANDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends hydraulic band-seating machine that presses brass or copper rifling bands around shells (projectile bodies): Starts motor. Places shell on machine base, and slides band over nose of shell, pushing or hammering band toward band-groove. Pushes lever to converge retractable jaws around band to force band into groove. Releases lever and turns shell slightly, repeating pressing operation until band is seated. Removes shell from machine.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-022 BOBBIN-WINDER TENDER (glass mfg.)

Tends machine that winds wire onto bobbins, preparatory to formation of wire netting used in reinforcing sheet glass: Threads wire from supply reel through rollers that automatically feed wire to bobbin. Moves lever to start machine and observes operation to ensure uniform winding. Stops machine when wire breaks and splices end to full supply reel, using splicing tool.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-026 BRAKE OPERATOR II (any industry) alternate titles: press-brake operator

Tends power brake that bends, punches, forms, rolls, arcs, or straightens metal sheets, plates, and bars: Positions work manually or with crane against stops, or aligns layout marks to dies. Brushes oil on dies and workpiece. Starts machine to lower ram and shape workpiece. Tightens die nuts to prevent movement of die, using wrenches. Inspects work for conformance to specifications, using rule, square, or templates. Cleans scale or scrap from die with airhose or brush. May depress pedal to lower ram and shape workpiece. May tend furnace to preheat metal to specified temperatures before bending. May be designated according to material shaped as Brake Operator, Sheet Metal (any industry) II.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.685-030 COIL-REWIND-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Tends machine that rewinds sheet metal coils into compact rolls for shipment: Measures sheet width and thickness, using tape and micrometer. Regulates air valve to raise and lower horizontal and vertical arbor in accordance with width of coil. Places coil on arbor manually or using hoist. Inserts inside end of coil in arbor and starts machine. Observes operation to detect telescoping, or excessive tightness, or coil. Cuts off damaged portions of coil, using shear. Removes and stacks rewound coils. May tend machine that weighs and rewinds sheet metal coils.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-034 DRUM STRAIGHTENER I (any industry) alternate titles: container repairer; dedenter

Tends machine equipped with rolls that removes dents and reforms bodies and chimes (rims) of metal barrels or drums: Slides open end of barrel over cylinder in machine. Pulls lever to lower rolls against barrel. Starts machine that rotates barrel against rolls to reform or straighten side, bead, or chime. Raises rolls and slides barrel off cylinder.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-038 EMBOSSING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends battery of machines that automatically roll grooves or knurls on brass shotgun shell heads: Places empty trays under delivery chutes. Moves levers to start machines and flow of caps from hoppers. Clears heads jammed in feed and groove mechanisms, using screwdriver and wire picks. Examines caps for defective trimming, splits, dents, and scratches. Verifies inside and outside diameters of embossed heads at specified intervals, using fixed gauges. Calls HOPPER FEEDER (ordnance) to replenish cap supply and notifies machine repairer of machine malfunction.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-042 ETCHER, MACHINE (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Tends equipment that etches trade name on razor blades: Positions roll of blade steel on etching machine reel and threads steel through feed and etching rollers to cutting die. Fills acid and water fountains that feed etching rollers and wash acid from steel after etching. Lights gas burner in drying chamber and starts machine. Observes discharge of blades into hopper, and stops machine when hopper is full.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.685-046 FORMING-ROLL OPERATOR II (any industry)

Tends rolling machine that straightens and forms contours in metal sheets, trims and beads edges of metal cylinders and rings, or crimps or seams lids on container: Positions workpiece over lower die or $T3forming chuck.$T1 Clamps workpiece to forming chuck or positions workpiece against end stop to hold workpiece in place. Pulls lever to press adjustment dies over workpiece to shape workpiece to contour of dies or forming chuck. May pull lever to lower slitter or knife to trim edges of workpiece and manipulate lever which forces dies against edge of workpiece to bend edge to form bead. May tend machines that automatically feed can ends, seam can ends to can bodies, and test cans for leaks. May be designated by work performed as Beading-Machine Operator (any industry) II; Drum Straightener (any industry) II; Seaming-Machine Operator (tinware).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-050 FOUR-SLIDE-MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry) alternate titles: multi-slide-machine tender; slide-forming-machine tender

Tends one or more slide-forming machines that automatically feed, punch, cut and form strip metal or wire stock to fabricate parts, such as spring clips, brackets, terminal clips, and hairpins: Threads strip metal or wire through straightening rolls and die sets by turning flywheel by hand and starts machine. Measures sample of finished parts with fixed gauges and examines parts for surface defects or scratches. Shuts off machine and notifies supervisor or machine setter if parts do not meet specifications. May weld ends of two coils together by locking ends in electric-welding device and pulling lever, to form continuous length of stock.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-054 HEAD-GAUGE-UNIT OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends machines that segregate cartridge cases with oversize and undersize heads: Turns valve to adjust pneumatic conveyor transferring cases from washer-dryer to storage hopper. Raises hopper gate to regulate flow of cases to shaker plate and turns wingnut to adjust spacing of gauge rails. Starts machines to shake cases through specially holed plate that retains cases with oversize heads and feeds cases that pass through holes, nose down, between inclined (gauge) rails to separate cases with undersize heads. Inverts shaker plate periodically to dump cartridge cases with oversize heads. Removes cartridge cases jammed between gauge rails with fingers or wire pick. Lifts barrels of gauged cases from discharge chutes to trucks and pushes barrels to storage.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-058 HEEL-WASHER-STRINGING-MACHINE OPERATOR (rubber goods)

Tends machine that threads metal washers onto rods for use in machine that molds washers into rubber shoe heels: Fills hopper of machine with washers, using can. Positions rods in machine with one end in slot of revolving disk and other end secured by holder. Starts machine, causing disk to revolve in hopper and magnetically pick up and string washers on rods. Removes filled rods from disk and places rods in box for insertion in washer placing machine. Removes washers facing in wrong direction and reinserts rods in machine for restringing.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-062 MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry)

Tends fabricating machines, such as cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses, forming machines, spinning machines, and punch, that cut, shape, and bend metal plates, sheets, tubes, and structures: Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements. Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or template. Positions workpiece against stops, manually or using hoist, or aligns layout marks with die or blade. Pushes button or depresses pedal to activate machine. Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction. Measures workpiece dimensions, using rule, template, or other measuring instruments to determine accuracy of machine operation. Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from workpiece, using file, hand grinder, or wire brush. Performs minor machine maintenance, such as oiling machines, dies, or workpieces. Assists machine operators to set up machine, and stack, mark, pack, and transport finished workpieces. May rivet and spot-weld workpieces. May tend machines that fabricate and assemble sheet metal products and be designated Sheet-Metal Production Worker (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 88

619.685-066 METAL FABRICATOR HELPER (any industry)

Performs any combination of following duties to assist METAL FABRICATOR (any industry) in fabricating and assembling boilers and steel plate vessels, such as tanks and vats: Tends machines, such as drill press, punch press, and boring mill to drill, punch, and ream metal stock for boiler parts. Tends power shears to cut plate to size and shape. Grinds welded joints, seams, and other irregular areas to smooth boiler surfaces, using portable and pedestal grinders. Wraps blanket of spun glass around shell to insulate boiler and tacks blanket to shell surface, using stud welding gun. Operates sandblasting machine to clean tank surfaces prior to painting or coating [SANDBLASTER (any industry)]. Moves and positions materials at work site with help of other workers, using overhead bridge crane or dolly. Removes casing, grates, and grate rigging from boiler prior to repair of boiler and reassembles them after repair, using handtools. Performs other duties described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.685-070 METALLIC-YARN-SLITTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Tends machine that slits rolls of metallic yarn material into narrow yarn widths for use in textile manufacture: Positions narrow roll of laminated metallic material on machine arbor and threads end of material through antistatic pad, circular cutters, tension rollers, and around takeup bobbins. Turns valve to drop oil on antistatic pad. Starts machine and observes flow of material through machine to detect wrinkles and splices in material and breaks in yarn. Cuts out defects, using scissors, and ties broken yarn ends. Doffs full bobbins of metallic yarn from takeup spindles.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-074 REPAIRER, SHOE STICKS (rubber goods)

Tends peening machine to flatten ends of metal pins inserted in holes in shoe sticks (flat iron bars having rows of pins or pegs on which lasts are mounted for carrying): Positions pin in fixture on machine anvil and aligns hole in shoe stick over pin. Depresses pedal to start reciprocating ram that hammers protruding end of pin over securing pin to attach pin to shoe stick. Straightens bent pins in stick by tapping them with hammer, using steel block for backing. Verifies straightness by trial-fitting last onto pins.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-078 ROD-PULLER AND COILER (nonfer. metal)

Tends coiling device that coils hot rod, wire, or tubing from extrusion press or rolling mill: Adjusts coiler reel according to specified size and coil, using handtools. Inserts end of rod, tube, or wire in automatic coiling rack and moves controls to start coiler. Guides straight lengths of rod or tube along table to avoid stretching or kinking material, using tongs. Sets stops on table, using handtools, and cuts workpiece to specified lengths, using circular saw or power shears. Rolls finished lengths into trough for cooling. May stamp grade, alloy mixture, and batch number on each workpiece.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-082 SPINNING-LATHE OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC (any industry)

Tends lathe that spins (forms) shaped articles from sheet or plate metal: Pushes lever to move tailstock, forcing disk against chuck of lathe. Slides hydraulic carriage forward to position circular forming tool against metal disk. Starts machine that presses rotating circular tool against disk to form disk into shape of spinning chuck. Removes finished article and verifies dimensions, using fixed gauge. May tend spinning lathe equipped with knife and beading rolls which trims, or trims and bends, shaped article. May tend spinning lathe to bead and iron smooth finish or form knurls onto drawn articles. May be designated according to operation performed as Automatic-Beading-Lathe Operator (any industry); Rolling-Machine Operator, Automatic (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-086 WINDING-LATHE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends lathe mounted on rails that coils hot iron rods around bodies of fragmentation bombs to increase demolition properties of bombs: Pulls lever to move lathe to mouth of preheating furnace. Lifts bomb from stockpile and clamps it in machine by tightening chuck and tailstock. Pulls red-hot rod from furnace, attaches end to bomb fixture, and hammers portion of rod around bomb, using pulling bar and hammer. Sets coil-spacing gauge. Pushes button to start rotation of bomb in machine. Stops machine when rod is coiled on bomb. Welds end of coil to bomb. Removes bomb from machine, using hoist.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-090 WIRE-WINDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (wood. container)

Tends machine that winds wire on spools for use on wire-bound boxes: Slides empty spool over end of shaft and against winding clutch. Places coil of wire over frame and threads loose end over guide pulley, through hole in post of machine, and between guiding wheels, and attaches it to empty spool. Shifts lever to start and stop shaft rotating and winding wire on spool. Removes spool of wire from machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-094 CUT-OFF-MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

Tends cutoff machine that automatically cuts sample sections of metal pipes for testing, and bevels, faces, and reams ends of pipes: Reviews pipe specifications to ascertain length of pipes and pressure setting of hydraulic press used for testing pipe sections. Positions pipe stops on machine and beveling, facing, and reaming heads, according to pipe length specified, using handtools. Turns knob on hydraulic press to pressure specified. Pushes button controls to divert pipes to cutoff machine, to cut sample sections of each pipe, and to turn each pipe for beveling, facing, and reaming of pipe ends. Positions sample sections of pipes under hydraulic press, pulls lever to crush pipe sections, and examines sections for broken welds. Cuts additional sample sections of pipes not passing test, repeats test, and either accepts or rejects pipes according to test results. Diverts defective pipes for further processing, and notifies supervisor. Removes pipes that become wedged on conveyor, using cables, chains, and hoist. Maintains tally of work done and oils machine as needed.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

619.686-010 AUTOMATIC STACKER (tinware)

Places dollies at discharge end of automatic stacker to catch tin sheets emerging from processing machines. Stops machine and removes sheets jammed in conveyor. Removes filled dollies. May flip workpieces on opposite side for processing, using mechanical turner. May examine material for defects, grade material, and notify processing machine operator of defects noted.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-014 HOOP-MAKER HELPER, MACHINE (wood. container)

Assists HOOP MAKER, MACHINE (wood. container) to make hoops, performing any combination of following duties: Moves rollers, punches, mandrels, and shear plates and tightens nuts holding them in position. Threads end of strap steel through rollers. Fills rivet box of machine with rivets. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to specific machine operator assisted as Hoop-Flaring-Machine-Operator Helper (wood. container); Hoop-Punch-And-Coiler-Operator Helper (wood. container); Hoop-Riveting-Machine-Operator Helper (wood. container).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-018 HOPPER FEEDER (ordnance)

Feeds brass blanks onto conveyors and into hoppers of machines that form blanks into small arms cartridge cases: Transfers containers of blanks to work area, using handtruck or powered tier-lift truck. Scoops or dumps brass workpieces into feed hoppers of draw presses or onto transfer conveyor leading to other work stations, using hoist. May hoist container to overhead loading platform and along roller conveyor until container is positioned over machine hopper for dumping, using electric hoist or tier-lift truck.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-022 METAL-FABRICATING-SHOP HELPER (any industry) alternate titles: helper, steel fabrication; plate-shop helper; production helper; structural-shop helper

Assists workers engaged in fabrication of structural or sheet metal products, performing any combination of following tasks: Lifts, positions, and removes workpieces from machines to assist in fitting and welding. Holds tape and rods and marks reference points to assist in layout. Loads, stacks, and transports stock, tools, dies, and work in process by hand or truck. Attaches rope or grappling equipment to workpieces to prepare workpiece for moving by crane or jib. Cleans and scrapes metal preparatory to fabricating, welding, painting, or shipping, using scraping tool, abrasive, or placing in solvent bath. Paints metal stocks, using paintbrush. Picks up and trucks scrap from work areas. May be designated by trade as Ironworker Helper, Shop (any industry); Sheet-Metal-Shop Helper (any industry). Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 78

619.686-026 SPIKE-MACHINE HEATER (steel & rel.)

Heats steel rods in furnace preparatory to forging boat or track spikes: Shoves rods into furnace and spaces them evenly with pry bar to ensure uniform heating. Pushes heated rods from furnace, using cold rod, on signal from SPIKE-MACHINE FEEDER (steel & rel.). May adjust furnace temperature control, clean, and lubricate equipment as specified.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-030 STRETCHER-LEVELER-OPERATOR HELPER (nonfer. metal)

Assists STRETCHER-LEVELER OPERATOR (nonfer. metal) to stretch, flatten, and straighten metal sheet, strip, rod, and extruded forms: Lifts and positions material in vises and moves lever to close clamps. Removes finished product and loads product on saw table, truck, or pallet. May install and adjust stretcher jaws according to size of metal, using wrench. May determine amount of stretch required, using micrometer and tolerance tables. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-034 FORGE HELPER (forging) alternate titles: press helper; trim-setter helper

Performs any combination of following tasks to assist workers in forging metal products: Loads bars, billets, or blooms into furnace, using hoist. Transfers workpiece to and from work stations, such as furnace, hammer, and trim press, using tongs or hoist. Removes scale from workpiece and dies, using broom or airhose. Trims excess material from finished parts, using handsaw or bandsaw. Marks material with specified information, using hammer and die. Lifts dies to machine and bolts dies in place, using hoist and wrenches. Loads racks, off bears conveyors, and cleans and lubricates machines. May work as member of crew. Loads radioactive uranium elements into furnace, using hoist. May be designated according to worker assisted as Drop-Hammer-Operator Helper (forging); Extruder-Operator Helper (forging); Heater Helper, Forge (forging); Upsetter Helper (forging); or by work performed as Scale Shooter (forging). Performs other tasks as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 78

619.687-010 COIL BINDER (nonfer. metal)

Binds coils of sheet aluminum from tandem mill following rolling process: Binds sheet metal coils with steel bands, using hand crimping tools. Pushes controls to tilt coil onto conveyor for removal from mill.
GOE: 06.04.38 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.687-014 MACHINE HELPER (any industry)

Assists workers in operating metal fabricating machines, performing any of following tasks: Lifts, moves, clamps, and bolts dies and fixtures on machines, using handtools. Fills tanks and oil cups with lubricants. Helps lift and position workpieces. Brushes or blows dirt from dies, using airhose. Removes workpiece and scrap from machines, using conveyor, pallets or handtruck. Files, grinds, or scrapes sharp edges, burrs, scales, or rust from workpieces, using portable grinder or handtools. Hammers out bent or warped spots in metal. Sorts, marks, or tags finished work. Transports material, using jib or hoist, or signals crane operator to move material. Cleans machine. Compares workpiece with straightedge or template to verify conformance to specifications. May place workpieces into heating furnace or preheat workpieces, using hand torch. May clean dies, using cleaning solution, brushes, and rag. Performs other duties described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to machine assigned as Bending-Machine-Operator Helper (any industry); Brake-Operator Helper (any industry); Hoop-Punch-Operator Helper (wood. container); Punch-Press-Operator Helper (any industry). May be designated: Roll-Operator Helper (any industry); Shear-Operator Helper (any industry); Slitting-Machine-Operator Helper (any industry) II; Straightening-Press-Operator Helper (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.687-018 PITCH FILLER (any industry) alternate titles: tube filler

Fills metal tubes with hot pitch or other material to prevent warping during bending operations: Heats pitch in vat and pours it into tubes, using pitcher or ladle. Hangs tubes in heated oven or on rack and heats them with torch to remove pitch. Dips empty tubes into vats of washing and rinsing solutions.
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

62/63 MECHANICS AND MACHINERY REPAIRERS

This division includes occupations concerned with installing, inspecting, testing, repairing, rebuilding, and maintaining in efficient operating condition all types of engines and a wide variety of mechanical equipment designed for general or specific application in domestic, commercial, industrial, and agricultural activities. Occupations in this division typically require knowledge of the structural and functional characteristics of specific machines or types of machines, and include such tasks as locating and drilling holes, aligning structural and moving parts, and occasionally operating machine tools to remove excess material from semifinished or repaired parts. Occupations concerned with assembling new or rebuilt heavy machines, such as turbines and presses, in machine shop or erection shop, involving close tolerance machining and hand finishing of castings and other machine parts, are included in Division 60. Occupations concerned with machine setup and adjustment only are included in groups covering operation of the same machines.

620 MOTORIZED VEHICLE AND ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with repairing engines and accessories, power trains, suspension systems, and other mechanical units of automobiles, trucks, tractors, buses, and trackless trolleys; graders, bulldozers, cranes, power shovels, portable air-compressors, and other gasoline- or diesel-powered engineering equipment; motorized materials-handling equipment, such as forklifts and lumber carriers; and wheeled or tracked military vehicles, including personnel carriers, self-propelled guns, mobile rocket launchers, and tanks. Ordnance mechanics concerned with military armament are included in Group 632.

620.131-010 SUPERVISOR, ENDLESS TRACK VEHICLE (automotive ser.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of MECHANICS, ENDLESS TRACK VEHICLE (automotive ser.): Determines sequence and assignment of work on basis of work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel. Inspects work performed to ensure compliance with specifications and time schedules. Interprets specifications, drawings, work orders, technical instructions, and layouts. Coordinates department activities with other departments. Recommends or initiates personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary action. Trains new workers. May estimate, requisition, and inspect materials. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.131-014 SUPERVISOR, GARAGE (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-mechanic supervisor; mechanic, chief; transportation-department supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of AUTOMOBILE MECHANICS (automotive ser.) engaged in repairing, adjusting, servicing, and storing motor vehicles in industrial or commercial establishment: Analyzes defective equipment to determine cause of trouble. Inspects and drives repaired vehicles to verify repairs. Trains workers in and demonstrates repair and maintenance of vehicles, using handtools, welding, and grinding equipment. Evaluates performance of workers. Keeps inventory of repair parts and equipment and requisitions replacement stock. Prepares repair reports and vehicle requests. Schedules transporting of passengers or materials to service or storage areas. May supervise workers engaged in inspection and repair of miscellaneous equipment, such as cement mixers and electric trucks. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.131-018 SUPERVISOR, MOTORCYCLE REPAIR SHOP (automotive ser.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing or replacing engine, frame, electrical system, wheels, or other parts of motorcycle: Analyzes defects in motorcycle to determine feasibility of repairing or replacing worn or defective parts. Trains workers in repair procedures and techniques. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

620.137-010 TANK AND AMPHIBIAN TRACTOR OPERATIONS CHIEF (military ser.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operation and maintenance of tanks or amphibian tractors and equipment in combat or training: Instructs personnel in operation of tanks or amphibian tractors and equipment. Inspects equipment to determine need for servicing or repair and directs workers in servicing or repairing vehicles and equipment. Directs loading of personnel and supplies on vehicle. Directs vehicle driver in movement of vehicle in combat situation on land or water. Prepares vehicle journals and worksheets concerning tactical situation.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.261-010 AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: garage mechanic

Repairs and overhauls automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Examines vehicle and discusses with customer or AUTOMOBILE-REPAIR-SERVICE ESTIMATOR (automotive ser.); AUTOMOBILE TESTER (automotive ser.); or BUS INSPECTOR (automotive ser.) nature and extent of damage or malfunction. Plans work procedure, using charts, technical manuals, and experience. Raises vehicle, using hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle. Removes unit, such as engine, transmission, or differential, using wrenches and hoist. Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and thickness gauges. Repairs or replaces parts, such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings, using mechanic's handtools. Overhauls or replaces carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps. Rebuilds parts, such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks, using lathes, shapers, drill presses, and welding equipment. Rewires ignition system, lights, and instrument panel. Relines and adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solders leaks in radiator. Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out or filling in dents and welding broken parts. Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories, such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers. May be designated according to specialty as Automobile Mechanic, Motor (automotive ser.); Bus Mechanic (automotive ser.); Differential Repairer (automotive ser.); Engine-Repair Mechanic, Bus (automotive ser.); Foreign-Car Mechanic (automotive ser.); Truck Mechanic (automotive ser.). May be designated: Compressor Mechanic, Bus (automotive ser.); Drive-Shaft-And-Steering-Post Repairer (automotive ser.); Engine-Head Repairer (automotive ser.); Motor Assembler (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.261-012 AUTOMOBILE-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-and-truck-mechanic apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.261-014 AUTOMOBILE TESTER (automotive ser.)

Tests and examines automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks, to determine repairs required: Starts engine of automotive vehicle and listens for sounds indicative of malfunctions. Drives vehicle, noting performance of parts, such as clutch, gears, and brakes. Tests motor timing, cylinder compression, fuel consumption, wheel alignment, and steering, using testing devices. Examines body and fenders of vehicle for scratches and dents. Reports findings to supervisor or customer and recommends repairs required. May examine disassembled engine, differential, or other parts during repair. May be designated according to specialty as Motor Analyst (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.07.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.261-018 AUTOMOBILE-REPAIR-SERVICE ESTIMATOR (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile inspector; collision estimator; manager, service; mechanic, trouble-shooting; sales associate, garage service; service writer

Inspects and tests automobiles and trucks to determine need for and cost of repairs: Determines need for repairs by road test [AUTOMOBILE TESTER (automotive ser.) 620.261-014], by use of mechanical testing devices [BRAKE REPAIRER (automotive ser.) 620.281-026; FRONT-END MECHANIC (automotive ser.) 620.281-038], by questioning customer about vehicle's performance, or by visual inspection of vehicle. Estimates cost of repair and prepares itemized work order, listing costs of parts and labor. May make minor adjustments or repairs, such as brake adjustment, battery cable replacement, or hinge lubrication. May supervise AUTOMOBILE-BODY REPAIRER (automotive ser.) 807.381-010; AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.) 620.261-010; PAINTER, TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT (aircraft mfg.; air trans.; automotive ser.) 845.381-014; and other garage workers. May be designated according to specialty as Truck-Repair-Service Estimator (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.07.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 79

620.261-022 CONSTRUCTION-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (construction) alternate titles: heavy-equipment mechanic

Analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds, and maintains construction equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools: Operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects. Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and handtools. Examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges. Replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions. Tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency. Welds broken parts and structural members. May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment. May repair, adjust, and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines, and be designated Mine-Machinery Mechanic (mine & quarry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 80

620.261-026 ELECTRIC-GOLF-CART REPAIRER (amuse. & rec.; automotive ser.) alternate titles: golf-cart mechanic

Repairs and maintains electric golf carts at golf course or in automotive repair shop, using handtools and electrical testing devices: Determines type of repairs required by reading work orders, talking to cart operator, or test-driving cart. Tests operational performance of motor, using voltmeter, ammeter, and wattmeter. Dismantles motor and repairs or replaces defective parts, such as brushes, armatures, and commutator, using wrenches, pliers, and screwdrivers. Rewires electrical systems, and repairs or replaces electrical accessories, such as horn and headlights. Tests and recharges or replaces batteries. Lubricates moving parts and adjusts brakes and belts. May perform structural repairs to body of cart, seats, and fabric tops. May record parts used and labor time on work order.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.261-030 AUTOMOBILE-SERVICE-STATION MECHANIC (automotive ser.)

Repairs and services vehicles of service station customers through performance of any of following tasks: Examines vehicles and confers with customers to determine malfunction and repairs desired. Refers customer with major vehicle repairs to garage. Removes and replaces parts of ignition system, such as spark plugs, points, coil, or alternator to complete tune-up or replace malfunctioning part of system, using mechanic's handtools, gauges, and test meters. Turns adjustment screws of carburetor to set idle speed of engine, using screwdriver. Replaces defective chassis parts, such as shock absorbers, balljoint suspension, brakeshoes, and wheel bearings. Services vehicles [AUTOMOBILE-SERVICE-STATION ATTENDANT (automotive ser.) 915.467-010].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

620.261-034 AUTOMOTIVE-COOLING-SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN (automotive ser.)

Inspects and tests automotive cooling systems to diagnose malfunctions and estimates cost of repairs: Questions customer and examines cooling system, hoses, and connections to determine nature and extent of malfunctions. Tests and analyzes electrical, vacuum, pressure, and related functions of system components to locate cause of malfunctions, using vacuum tester, pressure tester, voltmeter, and other specialized test equipment and handtools. Compiles estimate of system repair costs and secures customer approval to perform repairs. Occasionally assists AUTOMOBILE-RADIATOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.) 620.381-010 in repair of cooling system components, using mechanic's handtools. Computes parts and labor charges and routes customer bill to office.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

620.281-010 AIR-CONDITIONING MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-refrigeration mechanic

Installs and repairs automotive air-conditioning units: Bolts compressor to engine block and installs driving pulley on front end of crankshaft. Places fan belt on pulleys, adjusts tension, and tightens bolts. Bolts evaporator unit under dashboard or in trunk. Welds or bolts mounting brackets to automobile frame. Drills holes through interior panels, threads hoses through holes and connects hoses to compressor, evaporator, and cool-air outlet. Fills compressor with refrigerant and starts unit. Measures compressor pressure to determine efficiency of compressor, using gauge. Listens to operating unit for indications of malfunction. Removes faulty units from vehicles, disassembles them, and replaces worn and broken parts and fluid in unit. Makes electrical connections as required. May specialize in installation of automotive air-conditioning units and be designated Automotive Air-Conditioner Installer (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.281-014 AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN, EXHAUST EMISSIONS (government ser.) alternate titles: power equipment mechanic

Conducts and evaluates tests on vehicles to check exhaust emissions: Reviews instructions to determine details of test to be performed. Drives vehicle over dynamometer. Records identifying data. Performs dwell, timing and idle speed tests using gauges, evaluates performance and adjusts performance to manufacturer's specifications. Adjusts dynamometer settings to vehicle specifications and connects instrument sensors to exhaust system. Starts and operates vehicle according to test program, compares performance with specifications and records results. Calibrates, cleans and maintains test equipment and recording devices. May diagnose and repair vehicle malfunctions. May install smog-control device on tested vehicle.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-018 AUTOMOTIVE-MAINTENANCE-EQUIPMENT SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: automotive-maintenance-equipment repairer; equipment-service engineer; pump-and-tank servicer

Adjusts and repairs automotive repairing, servicing, and testing equipment, using handtools and power tools: Disassembles defective equipment, such as gasoline pumps, air compressors, and dynamometers. Replaces defective parts, using pipe fitting and welding tools. Reassembles, adjusts, and tests repaired equipment. May be required to register with government agency to adjust meters and gauges of fuel and oil pumps serving public. May install new equipment. May specialize in repairing gasoline pumps, lubrication equipment, air compressors, or other type of automotive service equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-026 BRAKE REPAIRER (automotive ser.) alternate titles: brake mechanic; brake-repair mechanic; brakeshoe repairer

Repairs and overhauls brake systems in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Pushes handle of hydraulic jack or pushes hoist control to raise vehicle axle. Removes wheels, using wrenches, wheel puller, and sledgehammer. Replaces defective brakeshoe units or attaches new linings to brakeshoes. Measures brakedrum to determine amount of wear, using feeler gauge. Inserts vacuum gauge into power-brake cylinder, starts engine, and reads gauge to detect brake-line leaks. Repairs or replaces leaky brake cylinders. Repairs or replaces defective air compressor in airbrake systems. Replaces wheel on axle and adjusts drumshoe clearance, using wrench. Fills master brake cylinder with brake fluid, pumps brake pedal, or uses pressure tank, and opens valves on hydraulic brake system to bleed air from brake lines. Closes valves and refills master brake cylinder. May be designated according to specialty as Brake Repairer, Air (automotive ser.); Brake Repairer, Bus (automotive ser.); Brake Repairer, Hydraulic (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.281-030 BUS INSPECTOR (automotive ser.) alternate titles: motor-inspection mechanic

Examines and adjusts or repairs engines, chassis, electrical systems, and interior furnishings of buses: Starts engine and listens for indications of malfunctions. Tests engine components, such as carburetors, distributors, radiators, and fuel pumps, to determine causes of malfunctions, using timers, gauges, and other testing devices. Inspects chassis for defects in parts, such as universal joints, drive shaft, and air-suspension units. Inspects electrical systems and equipment [ELECTRICIAN, AUTOMOTIVE (automotive ser.)] and interior furnishings. May be designated according to specialty as Chassis Inspector (automotive ser.); Electrical Inspector (automotive ser.); Engine Inspector (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-034 CARBURETOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: carburetor repairer

Repairs and adjusts motor vehicle carburetors: Disassembles carburetors and gasoline filter units, using handtools. Examines parts for defects and tests needle valves with wire gauges and flowmeter. Cleans parts in solvents to remove dirt and gum deposits. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Reassembles carburetor and gasoline filter, and installs them in vehicle. Starts engine and turns adjustment screw to regulate flow of air and gasoline through carburetor, using testing equipment. May operate drill press, lathe, and other power tools to retap jets, ream throttle bodies and chokes, and machine seating surfaces of carburetor housings. May install and repair mechanical devices that convert conventional systems to use of other fuels [VEHICLE-FUEL-SYSTEMS CONVERTER (automotive ser.)].
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-038 FRONT-END MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: alignment mechanic; axle-and-frame mechanic; chassis mechanic; wheel-alignment mechanic

Aligns wheels, axles, frames, torsion bars, and steering mechanisms of automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks: Drives automotive vehicle onto wheel alignment rack and tests vehicle for faulty wheel alignment, bent axle, worn ball joints, and bent steering rods, using alignment-testing machine. Straightens axle and steering rods and adjusts shims, tie rods, and joining pins to align wheels, or installs new parts, using handtools. Places wheel on balancing machine to determine where counterweights must be added to balance wheel. Hammers counterweights onto rim of wheel. Installs shock absorbers. Straightens frame, using hydraulic jack, chassis aligner, and acetylene torch.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 79

620.281-042 LOGGING-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (logging)

Adjusts, maintains, and repairs gasoline-, hydraulic-, and diesel-powered logging equipment and accessories, such as air compressors, cranes, donkey engines, generators, and road graders. May overhaul and repair tractors [TRACTOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.)] and automotive vehicles [AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.)]. May weld or cut metals, using electric or gas welder [WELDER, COMBINATION (welding)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: V GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-046 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (construction; petrol. & gas; pipe lines) alternate titles: service engineer; shop mechanic

Inspects, repairs, and maintains functional parts of automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery, such as pumps, compressors, pipe-laying machines, ditchdiggers, trucks, and tractors used in petroleum exploration, on oil fields, in pipeline construction, and in airfield maintenance and pipeline operations, using hoists, handtools, gauges, drills, grinding wheels, and testing devices: Inspects defective equipment and diagnoses malfunctions, using motor analyzers, pressure gauges, chassis charts, and factory manuals. Disassembles and overhauls internal combustion engines, pumps, pump power units, generators, transmissions, clutches, and rear ends, using handtools and hoist. Grinds and reseats valves, using valve-grinding machine. Adjusts brakes, aligns wheels, tightens bolts and screws, and reassembles equipment. Operates equipment to test its functioning. Changes oil, checks batteries, repairs tires and tubes, and lubricates equipment and machinery.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-050 MECHANIC, INDUSTRIAL TRUCK (any industry) alternate titles: truck repairer

Repairs and maintains electric, diesel, and gasoline industrial trucks, following manuals, and using handtools, power tools, and knowledge of electrical, power transmission, brake, and other automotive systems: Reads job order and observes and listens to truck in operation to determine malfunction and to plan work procedures. Installs new ignition systems, aligns front wheels, changes or recharges batteries, and replaces transmissions and other parts, using handtools. Overhauls gas or diesel engines, using mechanic's handtools, welding equipment, standard charts, and hoists. Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and makes adjustments, using handtools. Lubricates moving parts and drives repaired truck to verify conformance to specifications. May fabricate special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 81

620.281-054 MOTORCYCLE REPAIRER (automotive ser.) alternate titles: motorcycle mechanic

Repairs and overhauls motorcycles, motor scooters, and similar motor vehicles: Listens to engine, examines vehicle's frame, and confers with customer to determine nature and extent of malfunction or damage. Connects test panel to engine and measures generator output, ignition timing, and other engine performance indicators. Dismantles engine and repairs or replaces defective parts, such as magneto, carburetor, and generator. Removes cylinder heads, grinds valves, and scrapes off carbon, and replaces defective valves, pistons, cylinders, and rings, using handtools and power tools. Hammers out dents and bends in frame, welds tears and breaks, and reassembles and reinstalls engine. Repairs and adjusts clutch, brakes, and drive chain. Repairs or replaces other motorcycle and motor scooter parts, such as spring fork, headlight, horn, handlebar controls, valve release, gear lever, gasoline and oil tanks, starter, brake lever, and muffler. May specialize in repair of motor scooters and be designated Motor-Scooter Repairer (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.281-058 TRACTOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.)

Diagnoses mechanical failures and repairs tractors and tractor components according to manuals, factory specifications, and knowledge of engine performances, using handtools, power tools, and testing instruments: Attaches compression, ignition, and timing test instruments to certain parts of tractor, using clamps and handtools. Starts engine dials and reads meters and gauges of testing equipment to diagnose engine malfunction. Removes and disassembles engine, transmission, and clutches, using hoists, jacks, and mechanic's handtools. Inspects parts for damage, and verifies dimensions and clearances of parts for conformance to factory specifications, using gauges, such as calipers, and micrometers. Replaces or repairs worn or damaged parts. Grinds valves, relines and adjusts brakes, tightens body bolts, aligns wheels, and tunes engine. May weld defective body or frame parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-062 TRANSMISSION MECHANIC (automotive ser.)

Repairs manual and automatic transmissions in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Raises automotive vehicle, using jacks or hoists, and removes transmission, using mechanic's handtools. Disassembles transmission unit and replaces broken or worn parts, such as bands, gears, seals, and valves. Adjusts pumps, bands, and gears as required, using wrenches. Installs repaired transmission and fills it with specified fluid. Adjusts operating linkage and tests operation on road. May adjust carburetor. May verify idle speed of motor, using equipment, such as tachometer, making required adjustments. May specialize in repair of automatic transmissions and be designated Automatic-Transmission Mechanic (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-066 TUNE-UP MECHANIC (automotive ser.)

Tunes automotive vehicle engines to ensure efficient operation: Removes spark plugs, using socket wrench, and tests them, using spark-plug tester. Cleans electrodes in sandblasting machine, sets spark gap with feeler gauge, and replaces or installs new plugs. Inspects distributor breaker points for wear and pits, using feeler gauge, and replaces or resets points. Observes ignition timing, using timing light, and adjusts timing, using handtools. Adjusts carburetor needle setting, using handtools, and verifies adjustment, using instruments, such as fuel analyzer, vacuum gauge, oscilloscope, and tachometer. Sets valve tappets, using feeler gauge or dial indicator. Replaces defective coils, condensers, and electrical connection. Removes and cleans carburetor and fuel pump. Examines battery and connections and electrical charging and starting circuit. Adjusts, and repairs fan belt, and fuel and water pumps. May tune engine while vehicle runs on rollers connected to dynamometer and be designated Dynamometer Tuner (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-070 VEHICLE-FUEL-SYSTEMS CONVERTER (automotive ser.)

Converts vehicle fuel systems from gasoline to butane gas operation, using handtools: Dismantles and removes existing gasoline-powered fuel systems from vehicles. Affixes mounting brackets or cradle to rear of vehicle, bolts high pressure butane gas tank to brackets, and installs high pressure vaporizers under hood, using handtools. Attaches butane carburetor and adapter to existing vehicle carburetor, or replaces original carburetor with butane one. Connects water and fuel lines between specified units. Tunes motor to conform to butane performance specifications to obtain maximum power and economy and to meet emission standards. May repair and service operating butane fuel units.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.364-010 SQUEAK, RATTLE, AND LEAK REPAIRER (automotive ser.)

Drives automobiles of service customers to determine origin of noises and leaks, and repairs or adjusts components to eliminate cause of complaint: Drives vehicle, or accompanies customer on test drive, to listen for rattles, squeaks, or other noises reported by customer, indicating malfunctioning or loose components. Diagnoses cause and determines origin of defect. Makes minor repairs to vehicle, such as tightening muffler and exhaust pipe brackets, loose bolts, and door handles. Reports need for more extensive repairs to AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.). Sprays site of water leak, identified by customer, using water hose. Repairs leak, using adhesive compound, or replaces faulty rubber or fiber molding on doors and windows, using handtools.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.381-010 AUTOMOBILE-RADIATOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile mechanic, radiator; radiator repairer

Repairs cooling systems and fuel tanks in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Pumps water or compressed air through radiator to test it for obstructions or leaks. Flushes radiator with cleaning compound to remove obstructions, such as rust or mineral deposits. Removes radiator core from automobile and cleans it, using rods or boiling water and solvent, or combination of boil out and rod out. Solders leaks in core or tanks, using soldering iron or acetylene torch. Disassembles, repairs, or replaces defective water pump. Replaces faulty thermostats and leaky head gaskets. Installs new cores, hoses, and pumps. Cleans, tests, and repairs fuel tanks.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.381-014 MECHANIC, ENDLESS TRACK VEHICLE (automotive ser.)

Repairs automotive vehicle chassis assemblies installed on vehicles, such as crawler tractors, half-tracks, scout and reconnaissance cars, and tanks: Removes chassis subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler treads, using mechanic's handtools, jacks, and cranes. Disassembles units, such as crawler tread blocks and differential unit brake drums. Repairs and replaces worn and damaged parts. Fits parts together and reassembles parts to chassis, making necessary adjustments to ensure proper functioning. Installs parts or subassemblies for special tests as directed. Immerses parts in tanks of solvent or sprays parts with grease solvent to clean parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.381-018 MECHANICAL-UNIT REPAIRER (automotive ser.; railroad equip.)

Repairs, tests, and installs mechanical units, such as fuel and water pumps, control valves, governors, distributors, windshield wiper motors, and door engines on streetcars, trackless trolleys, and buses: Disconnects and removes unit from vehicle, using handtools. Disassembles unit and cleans parts with chemical solution. Inspects parts for wear or damage. Removes foreign particles from unit, using compressed air blower. Repairs, replaces, or adjusts components, such as needles, springs, bolts, relays, and airhoses. Tests air-control valve, air pipes, and airhoses for air leaks. Tests magnetic, hydraulic, and pneumatic control valves that are used to open and close doors and inspects radiator shutters, and other mechanical units on vehicle. Reassembles and installs unit in vehicle. May be designated according to type of mechanical unit repaired as Door-Engine Repairer (automotive ser.; railroad equip.); Windshield-Wiper Repairer (railroad equip.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.381-022 REPAIRER, HEAVY (auto. mfg.)

Repairs defective automotive units, such as engines, transmissions, or differentials, in assembled vehicles, using handtools and power tools and applying knowledge of mechanical systems: Reads inspection cards to determine defects in vehicle components. Disassembles and repairs defective units on assembled vehicles or replaces them with different units, using mechanic's handtools and portable power tools. Routes repaired vehicles to testing area for final inspection. May remove and repair defective units of completed automotive vehicles. May place malfunctioning units on repair stand, using hoist. May be designated according to type of unit repaired as Differential Repairer (auto. mfg.); Engine Repairer (auto. mfg.); Transmission Repairer (auto. mfg.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 90

620.384-010 MOTORCYCLE TESTER (motor-bicycles)

Inspects and tests motorcycles, performing any combination of following tasks according to standard procedures, using handtools and testing instruments: Mounts motorcycle on test stand. Attaches lead wires of test panel to ignition system of motor and runs motor at various speeds to measure generator output, oil pressure, revolution per minute, and other specified operating characteristics. Compares test instrument readings with operational charts to detect malfunctions. Engages clutch and transmission of motorcycle and listens for sounds denoting malfunction. Records findings on worksheet. Turns adjustment screw on carburetor to regulate idling speed of motor, using screwdriver. Inspects frame and fenders for dents and scratches. Tightens frame nuts and bolts, using handtools. Tests operation of horn and lights. Verifies identification number and optional equipment against data on work order.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.584-010 SPRING-REPAIRER HELPER, HAND (automotive ser.) alternate titles: spring-fitter helper; spring-maker helper, hand; tear-up worker, spring

Disassembles defective vehicle leaf springs preparatory to repair and assembles repaired leaf springs: Removes center bolt from leaf spring and loosens clips, using handtools. Removes rivets from leaf spring, using punch press or drill. Drills hole in replacement blank for leaf spring, using drill, or punches hole in blank, using punch press. Reassembles leaves for leaf spring, fits keeper on leaves, and fastens with bolts. Records number of leaves in spring, dimensions of leaves, size of connecting bolt, and repairs made.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.664-010 CONSTRUCTION-EQUIPMENT-MECHANIC HELPER (construction)

Assists CONSTRUCTION-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (construction) in repairing, assembling, and adjusting construction equipment, such as internal combustion engines, lighting plants, pumps, air compressors, concrete and mortar mixers, concrete vibrators, generators, pneumatic tools, and portable winches. Disassembles and assembles equipment, using mechanic's handtools. Washes parts and tools with cleaning fluids, such as gasoline or naphtha. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

620.664-014 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC HELPER (construction; petrol. & gas; pipe lines) alternate titles: mechanic helper; shop-mechanic helper

Assists MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (construction; petrol. & gas; pipe lines) in repairing and maintaining automotive and mechanical machinery and equipment, such as pumps, compressors, pipelaying machines, ditch-diggers, trucks, and tractors, using jacks, hoists, and handtools: Installs jacks and hoists to raise equipment. Disassembles and assembles equipment, using handtools. Cleans tools and parts with naphtha, gasoline, and other cleaning compounds. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.682-010 BRAKE-DRUM-LATHE OPERATOR (automotive ser.) alternate titles: machinist, brake

Sets up and operates brakedrum lathe to resurface automotive brakedrums, and operates grinding machine to grind brakeshoe linings: Clamps hub and drum on lathe spindle and adjusts cutting tool to machine drum surface. Starts spindle and feeds tool into drum by hand, or adjusts automatic feed mechanism. Measures drum to verify specified dimensions, using calipers, drum gauge, or micrometer. Clamps brakeshoe on grinder and grinds lining to specified arc as determined by new diameter of drum. May replace defective brake cylinders and fill master brake cylinder with brake fluid. May mount wheel on axle and adjust drumshoe clearance.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.684-010 AUTOMOBILE WRECKER (wholesale tr.) alternate titles: wrecking mechanic

Salvages usable parts from wrecked cars and trucks in auto salvage yard: Dismantles vehicles, using handtools, bolt cutters, and oxyacetylene torch. Cleans parts, using solvents and brush, or vapor-degreasing machine, and stores parts in bins according to condition and part number. Sorts, piles, and loads scrap on railroad cars or trucks. May drive tow-truck. May sell automobile glass, tires, and parts.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.684-014 AUTOMOBILE-MECHANIC HELPER (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-mechanic assistant; mechanic helper

Assists AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.) 620.261-010 in repairing automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Raises vehicle to specified level, using hydraulic jack. Removes and disassembles unit, such as engine, transmission, or differential, to be repaired, using handtools and power tools. Cleans unit, using prescribed solvent. Lubricates and washes vehicle. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to specialty of worker assisted as Truck-Mechanic Helper (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 81

620.684-018 BRAKE ADJUSTER (automotive ser.)

Adjusts hydraulic brakes on automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks: Observes level of brake fluid in master cylinder of braking system and adds brake fluid to prescribed level. Raises vehicle, using power hoist or jack. Turns toothed wheel on brakeshoe adjustment turnbuckle to set specified distance between brakeshoes and brakedrum, using handtool.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

620.684-022 CLUTCH REBUILDER (automotive ser.)

Rebuilds automobile and truck clutches, using handtools and power tools: Immerses clutch assembly in solvent to remove grease and residue. Places assembly into machine that tumbles assembly in abrasive chips to remove rust. Disassembles clutch, using handtools. Grinds and buffs clutch plates and facing, using portable abrasive wheel. Replaces facing on clutch plates, using riveting gun or riveting press. Replaces worn or damaged clutch parts. Reassembles clutch and replaces cover, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.684-026 MOTORCYCLE SUBASSEMBLY REPAIRER (motor-bicycles)

Repairs motorcycle forks, transmissions, or other subassemblies according to specifications, using handtools and power tools: Disassembles unit and examines condition, movement or alignment of parts visually or using gauges. Replaces defective parts, using handtools, arbor press, flexible power press, or power tools. Reassembles and tests unit. May be designated according to place of work as Repairer, Assembly Line (motor-bicycles); or part of motorcycle repaired as Fork Repairer (motor-bicycles); Transmission Repairer (motor-bicycles).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.684-030 TRACTOR-MECHANIC HELPER (automotive ser.)

Assists TRACTOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.) in repairing tractors and tractor components, using handtools: Installs jacks and hoists to raise equipment and lift dismantled assemblies. Disassembles and assembles tractor parts, using handtools. Cleans tools and parts with naphtha, gasoline, or other cleaning compounds. May wash and lubricate equipment. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.684-034 USED-CAR RENOVATOR (retail trade) alternate titles: used-car conditioner

Renovates used cars for resale at used car lot: Inspects cars for noticeable defects, such as dents, scratches, torn upholstery, and poor mechanical operation. Hammers out dents. Polishes scratches and retouches with enamel. Sews rips and tears in upholstery. Cleans and vacuums interiors. Washes and polishes exteriors. Replaces missing or defective small parts. Performs minor mechanical repairs and adjustments. May inspect cars for compliance with state safety regulations.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.685-010 BONDER, AUTOMOBILE BRAKES (automotive ser.)

Tends machines that apply adhesive and bond asbestos lining to automobile brakeshoes for installation by BRAKE REPAIRER (automotive ser.): Selects stock lining to fit brakeshoes removed from vehicle. Feeds lining between rollers of machine that applies bonding adhesive. Secures brakeshoes in bonding press after adhesive has set. Positions coated lining on shoe and locks press. Moves lever to activate press that heats and bonds lining to shoe and automatically releases after specified time. Removes bonded shoe from press, using asbestos gloves. May rivet linings to brakeshoes and be designated Riveter, Automobile Brakes (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

621 AIRCRAFT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with repairing and maintaining aircraft engines and mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and related systems and components of aircraft and missiles.

621.131-010 SUPERCHARGER-REPAIR SUPERVISOR (air trans.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling and repairing aircraft engine and cabin superchargers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

621.131-014 SUPERVISOR, AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE (air trans.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANICS (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) 621.281-014 engaged in maintaining and repairing aircraft and aircraft engines: Trains employees in work methods and procedures. Inspects work to maintain specified standards and quality. Requisitions materials and supplies. Must be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration in job occurring in air transportation. May supervise workers engaged in servicing aircraft with fuel, lubricants, and coolants. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

621.137-010 SUPERVISOR, RECLAMATION (wholesale tr.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of RECLAMATION WORKERS (wholesale tr.) engaged in dismantling wrecked and other decommissioned aircraft: Directs removal of wings, engines, tail assemblies, landing gears, and other aircraft parts. Inspects parts, routing repairable units to repair shops and nonrepairable units to salvage. Compiles reports of reclamation work. May negotiate for sale of aircraft parts reclaimed. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

621.221-010 FIELD-SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: technical specialist, aircraft systems

Advises and trains customer or other personnel in operation, overhaul, and maintenance of company aircraft, applying knowledge of aircraft systems, company specifications, and Federal Aviation Administration inspection procedures and specifications: Conducts investigations to determine source of technical problems. Evaluates results of investigations and recommends corrective action to customer and manufacturing plant. Trains customer or other personnel in operation, overhaul, and maintenance of aircraft. May oversee mechanical and structural repairs. May compile technical data pertaining to changes and improvements. May be required to work in field at permanent station. May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration in job occurring in air transportation.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R5 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

621.261-010 AIRPLANE INSPECTOR (air trans.) alternate titles: airplane-and-engine inspector

Examines airframe, engines, and operating equipment to ensure that repairs are made according to specifications, and certifies airworthiness of aircraft: Tests tightness of airframe connections with handtools and employs flashlight and mirror to inspect fit of parts. Signals AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (air trans.; aircraft mfg.) to start engine and manipulate aircraft controls. Collects data, such as engine revolutions per minute and fuel and oil pressures, to evaluate engine performance, using tachometer and pressure gauges. Examines assembly, installation, and adjustment of ailerons and rudders to ensure that work and materials conform with Civil Air Regulations, company specifications, and manual procedures. Determines accuracy of installation of components in power plant and hydraulic system with protractor, micrometer, calipers, and gauge to ensure that specified tolerances are met. Signs inspection tag to approve unit, or records reasons for rejecting unit. Logs inspections performed on aircraft. Must hold Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic's License and Inspection Authorization, issued by Federal Aviation Administration. May prepare dismantling schedules for airplanes to be overhauled. May service, repair, and replace airframe components, engines, and operating equipment [AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (air trans.; aircraft mfg.)].
GOE: 05.07.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

621.261-014 ENGINE TESTER (aircraft mfg.; air trans.)

Tests performance of new and overhauled aircraft engines, such as turboprop, turbofan, turbojet, and cylinder-type, and interprets test data: Positions or directs other workers in positioning engine on test stand, using hoist or overhead crane. Connects oil and fuel lines, instruments, controls, and engine accessories, such as generators, magnetos, and fuel injectors, using handtools. Connects testing instruments, such as dynamometers and manometers, to engine. Starts and operates engine for specified time at various speeds. Reads and records test data, such as speed, temperature, oil pressure, fuel consumption, and exhaust pressure. Calculates performance of engine at various speeds, using test data, standard formulas, computer or calculator. Signs off tested engines as ready for service or indicates reasons for rejection based on analysis of test data. Must be licensed by or perform work under licensure of Federal Aviation Administration. May operate computerized test equipment to enter, retrieve, and compute test data and be designated Test Cell Technician (aircraft mfg.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

621.261-018 FLIGHT ENGINEER (air trans.) alternate titles: flight mechanic

Makes preflight, inflight, and postflight inspections, adjustments, and minor repairs to ensure safe and efficient operation of aircraft: Inspects aircraft prior to takeoff for defects, such as fuel or oil leaks and malfunctions in electrical, hydraulic, or pressurization systems, according to preflight checklist. Verifies passenger and cargo distribution and amount of fuel to ensure that weight and balance specifications are met. Monitors control panel to verify aircraft performance, and regulates engine speed according to instructions of AIRPLANE PILOT, COMMERCIAL (air trans.). Makes inflight repairs, such as replacing fuses, adjusting instruments, and freeing jammed flight control cables, using handtools, or takes emergency measures to compensate for failure of equipment, such as autopilot, wing heaters, and electrical and hydraulic systems. Monitors fuel gauges and computes rate of fuel consumption. Keeps log of fuel consumption and engine performance. Records malfunctions which were not corrected during flight and reports needed repairs to ground maintenance personnel. May perform repairs upon completion of flight. Must be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. May be required to be licensed AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (air trans.; aircraft mfg.) or AIRPLANE PILOT, COMMERCIAL (air trans.).
GOE: 05.03.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

621.261-022 EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: experimental aircraft and engine mechanic, field and hangar; experimental flight test mechanic; experimental preflight mechanic

Inspects, tests, repairs, maintains, services, and modifies experimental and prototype aircraft, engines, accessories, and components according to governmental, company, and customer requirements: Assembles and installs aircraft electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and structural accessories and components, such as ejection seats, hatch mechanisms, and safety belts, using handtools and power tools. Installs, operates, and adjusts test apparatus, such as recorders, oscillographs, limit switches, inverters, thermocouples, instruments, cameras, timing devices, and photo recorders. Operates aircraft engines and systems, such as hydraulic, air-conditioning, pressurization, fuel, controls, and landing gear, to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment, such as hydraulic test bench, pressure ratio bench, water injection test cart, and ground power unit. Repairs, adjusts, aligns, and calibrates aircraft systems. Modifies aircraft structure or components following drawings, engineering orders, and other technical publications, as required. Services and maintains gaseous, liquid oxygen, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems on aircraft. May specialize in testing and modifying spacecraft systems and be designated Experimental Mechanic, Spacecraft (aircraft mfg.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 89

621.281-014 AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) alternate titles: aircraft mechanic; airplane mechanic

Services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness: Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using handtools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brakes, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills. Reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Examines engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burned valves. Inspects turbine blades to detect cracks or breaks. Tests engine operation, using testing equipment such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, and ammeter, to locate source of malfunction. Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, and magnetos, using handtools, gauges, and testing equipment. Removes engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck. Disassembles and inspects parts for wear, warping, or other defects. Repairs or replaces defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft. Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories. Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. May service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition and be designated Airframe-And-Power-Plant Mechanic, Line Service (air trans.). May service and repair aircraft and engines prior to, during, or after flight to ensure airworthiness, working on flight line of aircraft manufacturing facility, and be designated Aircraft-And-Engine Mechanic, Field-And-Hangar (aircraft mfg.); Flight-Line Mechanic (aircraft mfg.); Mechanic, Field-Service (aircraft mfg.). May specialize in rework, repair, and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies at manufacturing facility and be designated Spares Rework Mechanic (aircraft mfg.). May specialize in engine repair and be designated Aircraft-Engine Assembler (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine-Cylinder Mechanic (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine Dismantler (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine Installer (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine Mechanic (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine Mechanic, Overhaul (air trans.). May be designated: Carburetor Mechanic (air trans.); Helicopter Mechanic (air trans.); Hydraulic Tester (air trans.); Ignition Specialist (air trans.); Overhaul And Repair Mechanic (aircraft mfg.); Supercharger Mechanic (air trans.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

621.281-018 AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (air trans.) alternate titles: airplane-mechanic apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

621.281-030 ROCKET-ENGINE-COMPONENT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.)

Assembles, tests, and repairs pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical components of rocket motors or rocket engines, according to specifications, using handtools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments: Positions parts in jigs and holding fixtures to facilitate assembly. Fits and assembles interrelating precision parts, using handtools. Inspects configuration and dimensions of assemblies, using instruments, such as optical flats, micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, and monolight instruments. Tests assemblies to determine conditions, such as internal leakage, pressure differentials, and cycles of operation, using gauges, meters, and chemicals. Conducts functional tests to determine mechanical performance. Analyzes malfunctions to determine causes, and repairs, adjusts, synchronizes, and calibrates assemblies. May perform welding and acid etching on various materials. May operate computer to record, analyze, and interpret test data.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

621.684-010 AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT-MECHANIC HELPER (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) alternate titles: airplane-mechanic helper

Assists other workers engaged in servicing, repairing, and overhauling aircraft and aircraft engines, performing any combination of following duties: Replaces batteries, filters, and similar accessories, using mechanic's handtools. Removes inspection plates, cowling, engine covers, floor boards, and related items, to permit access for repair or inspection, and replaces items upon completion of work. Assists AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) 621.281-014 in dismantling, repairing, overhauling, or replacing parts and assemblies, such as engines, plumbing and hydraulic systems, and aircraft structural sections. Cleans aircraft interior and exterior parts and assemblies with solvents or other cleaning solutions. Inflates tires, fills gasoline tanks and oil reservoirs, and greases aircraft, using grease gun. May assist manufacturing facility flight line personnel in servicing and repairing aircraft prior to flight or customer acceptance and be designated Flight Line Service Attendant (aircraft mfg.). Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

621.684-014 RECLAMATION WORKER (wholesale tr.)

Dismantles wrecked and other decommissioned aircraft and salvages parts and equipment: Removes wings, tails, engines, landing gear, instruments and other repairable parts, using handtools. Dismantles condemned equipment, retaining usable parts. Cleans salvaged parts in solvent and coats with grease or other preservative, using swab, brush, or spray gun.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

622 RAIL EQUIPMENT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with inspecting and repairing surface and subsurface railway equipment.

622.131-010 SUPERVISOR, RAILROAD CAR REPAIR (railroad equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, dismantling, welding, carpentering, painting, riveting, and testing parts, units, and damaged wood or steel sections of railway cars. May inspect damaged cars and prepare estimate of repair costs. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

622.131-014 SUPERVISOR, ROUNDHOUSE (railroad equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, servicing, and repairing railway locomotives such as diesel-electric locomotives and gasoline-powered speeders. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

622.131-018 SUPERVISOR, WHEEL SHOP (railroad equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing, reboring, mounting, dismounting, and turning down railroad car wheel and axle assemblies, according to Federal and American Railroad Association safety specifications. Trains workers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

622.137-010 SUPERVISOR, BRAKE REPAIR (r.r. trans.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance and repair of braking devices on railroad tracks in classification yard: Patrols work area to observe operation and condition of braking device and to note and record defects, such as loose bolts, escaping air, and worn brake shoes. Assigns tasks and plans and coordinates activities of BRAKE REPAIRER, RAILROAD (r.r. trans.) 622.261-010 to maximize work performed and utilization of work force, based on knowledge of worker ability and experience and tasks to be performed. Patrols work sites to resolve problems relative to work and to suggest changes in work procedure to improve efficiency. Examines completed repair of maintenance to ensure conformance to company standards, applying knowledge of operation of braking device and of railroad regulations. Walks throughout yard to detect unsafe conditions or violations of safety rules. Apprises workers of violations to instruct workers in safe work methods and records repeated violations or commendable work methods on specified forms. Maintains records, such as employee timecards, materials used for maintenance and repair of braking device, and summaries of work performed. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

622.137-014 SUPERVISOR, CAR AND YARD (r.r. trans.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repair and maintenance of railroad cars in freight yard, and workers engaged in inspecting incoming and outbound freight cars for malfunctions: Inspects railroad cars and reviews worksheet to determine type and priority of repairs to be performed on cars, such as replacing handholds, couplers, or wheels. Marks side of car, using chalk, to inform workers of work to be performed, such as type of repair, servicing, or inspection. Requests parts from stockroom needed by workers to repair cars. Assigns workers to repair cars in shop, to perform minor repairs in yard, such as bent grab irons, and to inspect incoming and outbound trains for defects, such as worn brake pads and broken doors. Examines work in progress and completed work to correct faulty work procedures and to ensure that repairs meet specified standards. Patrols work area to observe work methods and ensure compliance with safety regulations. Instructs workers in safe use of equipment in shop and yard. Prepares forms that detail work performed, such as car number, number of staff hours spent on work, and type of maintenance or repairs performed. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

622.261-010 BRAKE REPAIRER, RAILROAD (r.r. trans.)

Repairs and maintains braking devices on railroad tracks leading into yard of terminal to ensure specified performance of braking device, using handtools: Gathers specified tools, such as gauges, grease gun, and handtools, required to complete work assignment, such as greasing fittings or replacing brake shoes. Adjusts and measures distances between brake shoes to specified standards, using handtools, gauge, and steel rule. Removes bolts, screws, and metal plates to access parts of braking device, following blueprints. Examines broken device to isolate defect or verify repairs needed. Removes designated part, places new part in braking device and adjusts fit to ensure accurate placement, working as member of team. Replaces bolts, screws, and metal plates, using hand and pneumatic tools. Inspects braking device for conformance to standards. Greases fittings of braking device to maintain and prevent excessive wear of parts. Loosens and lifts braking device from rail, using handtools and crane, and replaces broken or deteriorated track beams, working as member of team.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: V GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

622.281-010 LOCOMOTIVE INSPECTOR (railroad equip.) alternate titles: pit inspector

Inspects railroad locomotives in roundhouse or shop to determine extent of wear and needed repairs, using handtools and measuring instruments: Examines firebox, journal boxes, and bearings to detect wear. Taps parts, such as rods, wheels, and bolts with hammer or rawhide mallet and listens to sound to detect ruptures or cracks. Measures wheel flanges with calipers and depth gauge to detect excessive wear or flat spots. Reports defects to SUPERVISOR, ROUNDHOUSE (railroad equip.) or prepares inspection report form.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-010 AIR-VALVE REPAIRER (railroad equip.)

Repairs compressed-air valves, such as triple-air valves, cutoff valves, and retainer valves, using handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments according to specifications: Disassembles valves, using power wrench, and cleans parts with gasoline and airhose. Measures parts, such as gaskets, valve seats, pistons, and slides for conformance to federal and company specifications, using gauges. Scrapes, grinds, and polishes metal contacting surfaces to make surfaces airtight, using rasps and emery polishing cloths. Replaces defective parts and reassembles valves.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

622.381-014 CAR REPAIRER (railroad equip.) alternate titles: drop-pit worker; machinist

Repairs and rebuilds railway freight cars, tank cars, or locomotives, following federal and company regulations and specifications and using handtools, power tools, welding equipment, and measuring instruments: Removes and inspects locomotive or car units, such as wheels, truck and brake assemblies, side posts, air cylinders, reservoirs and valves, side and roof sections, and coupler assemblies, using pneumatic hoist and jack, pinch bar, handtools, and cutting torch. Disassembles roller bearings, using jacks, blocks, and frames. Examines bearings, gaskets, and seals for defects, such as scratches, chips, and excessive wear. Replaces defective parts and reassembles roller bearings. Measures diameter of axle wheel seats, using micrometer, and marks dimensions on axle for subsequent boring of wheels to specified press fit dimensions. Repairs wooden sections, such as flooring and interior walls [CARPENTER (construction)]. Repairs or replaces steel sections, such as side posts, rafters, crossties, panels, underframing, and piping, using welding torch, power wrench, and plumber's tools. Assembles repaired or replaced units to rebuild locomotive or car. Positions width gauge between car sides, clamps turnbuckle ends to top of each side, and twists turnbuckle, using wrench, until sides are pressed against gauge to align sides for installation of car ends and crossties. May be designated according to type of car repaired as Tank-Car Repairer (railroad equip.). May be known according to specific tasks performed as Car Straightener (railroad equip.); Wheel Fitter (railroad equip.).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-018 CAR REPAIRER, PULLMAN (r.r. trans.)

Installs and repairs railroad sleeping car equipment, such as plumbing, interior fixtures, windows, steps, and platforms: Fabricates and installs cabinets and other wood fixtures, using carpentry tools. Replaces window glass, using handtools. Repairs damage to metal surfaces and parts, using arc or acetylene welding equipment. Removes mechanical equipment, such as compressors and generators from beneath car for bench repair by other workers.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-022 CAR-REPAIRER APPRENTICE (railroad equip.) alternate titles: machinist apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-026 FLOOR-COVERING LAYER (railroad equip.)

Removes worn floor covering from floors of streetcars and lays new floor covering: Sets felt on floor and cuts it around obstructions to fit floor. Applies coat of liquid cement to floor with brush and replaces felt on floor. Sets covering on floor and cuts off correct lengths and shapes. Applies coat of cement to felt and sets floor covering over cemented felt. Tacks edges of covering. Patches linoleum floors in same manner. Heats asphalt with blow torch and applies asphalt to cracks or openings and smooths it to match level of floor, using trowel, to patch asphaltic floors.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-030 MINE-CAR REPAIRER (mine & quarry) alternate titles: pit car repairer; shop blacksmith

Repairs or replaces damaged parts of underground mine cars: Welds, straightens, bolts, rivets, and refits parts, such as axles, wheels, bodies, and couplings, using hoists, jacks, handtools, power tools, and machine shop equipment. Makes new parts, such as body framework and undercarriages, using welding equipment. May examine mine car for defects and be designated Car Inspector (mine & quarry).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-034 RAILROAD WHEELS AND AXLE INSPECTOR (railroad equip.) alternate titles: wheel and axle inspector

Inspects railway car axle and wheel assemblies to determine conformance to Federal and American Railroad Association specifications, using measuring instruments: Verifies diameter of wheel and journal seats on axle, using calipers and micrometers. Measures space between wheels and from center of axle to each wheel, using needle-pointed space gauge, to verify conformance to specifications. Observes hydraulograph pressure-gauge indicator on wheel-pressing machine, as wheels are pressed onto axles, to ensure conformity to ton-pressure tolerances.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

622.381-038 SALVAGE INSPECTOR (railroad equip.)

Inspects new and used metal car parts for conformance to company's specifications, using measuring instruments and following blueprints: Examines used metal parts to determine parts salvageable for repair or scrap. Examines broken parts to determine nature and cause of defects. Measures new and used parts to verify specified dimensions and hardness, using micrometer, calipers, scales, and gauges. Forwards parts to laboratory for analysis, shop for repair, or to weighmaster for sale as scrap. Records inspection data, such as parts inspected, types of defects, and disposition of material.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

622.382-010 TRIPLE-AIR-VALVE TESTER (railroad equip.) alternate titles: test rack operator

Operates equipment to test various types of triple air valves for conformance to federal and company safety standards: Mounts valve on test frame and connects air supply hoses to valve, using portable power wrench. Moves test panel control levers singly or in combination to open or block air passages into different chambers of valve. Turns lever to inject air into unblocked chambers, reads gauges to determine specified pressure differentials, and to detect leaks, weak springs, and poor fits. Applies soapy water to valve with brush to pinpoint air leaks. Replaces defective parts. Rejects valves that do not meet specifications.
GOE: 05.07.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.684-010 AIR-COMPRESSOR MECHANIC (railroad equip.) alternate titles: compressor repairer

Repairs railroad-car air compressors and compressor motors, following wiring diagrams and using handtools: Disassembles compressor and examines parts for wear or breakage. Cleans parts and installs new piston rings and wrist pins. Replaces worn bearings, armatures, field coils, gears, and pinions in electric motors, following wiring diagram. Reassembles compressor and connects compressor to compressed air and electrical outlets to test operation.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

622.684-014 CAR-REPAIRER HELPER (railroad equip.) alternate titles: machinist helper

Assists CAR REPAIRER (railroad equip.) in repairing and rebuilding freight cars, tank cars, or locomotives, performing any combination of following tasks: Threads nuts and bolts and drills metal stock, using hand taps, dies, and drill press. Shears metal sheet and bar stock to specified dimensions. Straightens metal parts, using hammer and sledge. Bolts steel top frames to side frames of car, using power wrench. Rolls axle and wheel assemblies into hydraulic wheel-dismounting machine. Pulls levers to position ram against end of axle and force wheel from wheel seat. Rolls wheel to storage area. Caulks seams of car and fills car with water to detect leaks. Polishes brass trim on car. Repairs or replaces steam and airhoses. Lubricates car. May be known according to specific task performed as Car Tester (railroad equip.); Car-Top Bolter (railroad equip.). Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

622.684-018 SWITCH REPAIRER (r.r. trans.)

Repairs mechanical portion of railway-track switches: Sweeps dirt from switch with broom, and oils parts. Examines switches for worn or broken parts. Adjusts mechanical parts of pull-chain switches, using handtools. Replaces defective parts, using handtools. May work as member of emergency work crew.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

622.684-022 TANK-CAR INSPECTOR (chemical)

Inspects, services, and tests railway tank cars used to transport compressed and liquefied gases: Connects flexible hose from suction line to car and opens valves on car and in blowoff line to facilitate removal of residual gas from used tank cars. Removes safety and flow control valves from car with wrenches, replacing valves with reconditioned ones. Examines car interior for defects and cleanliness, passing light beam into car and viewing it through valve openings or entering car through dome. Washes interior with water and dries with steam. Routes defective cars for repair. Tests tanks for leaks [HYDRO-PNEUMATIC TESTER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

623 MARINE MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with repairing mechanical equipment aboard fresh-water and sea-going ships, tugboats, barges, lighters, floating drydocks, and other marine craft and floating structures, and repairing related harbor and dock machinery.

623.131-010 MACHINIST SUPERVISOR, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installation of ship machinery, such as propelling machinery, auxiliary motors and pumps, and steering gear, performing duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

623.131-014 SUPERVISOR, GEAR REPAIR (water trans.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating, repairing, and supplying equipment used in loading and unloading ships' cargoes: Reviews work orders, inventory and other reports and assigns workers to activities, such as repairing equipment, fabricating special gear, and supplying cargo-handling equipment required for stevedoring operations. Inspects gear for quality of work and conformance to standards. Requisitions materials. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.261-010 EXPERIMENTAL MECHANIC, OUTBOARD MOTORS (engine-turbine) alternate titles: river tester

Tests, repairs, and rebuilds experimental outboard motors and parts to specified operating efficiency, using machine tools, precision measuring instruments, jigs, and fixtures: Mounts motor to boat and operates boat at various speeds on waterway to conduct operational tests. Observes and records readings on instruments, such as tachometers, monometers, voltmeters, ammeter, and vibration analyzer to measure boat speeds and thrust forces. Analyzes test records and disassembles motor to remove parts needing modification. Operates machine tools, such as lathes, mills, drills, and grinders, to repair or rework parts, such as cams, rods, crankshaft, and propeller.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.261-014 OUTBOARD-MOTOR TESTER (engine-turbine)

Tests operation of outboard motor in tank and repairs, adjusts, or replaces parts according to specifications and engineering requirements, using measuring instruments and handtools: Lowers motor on test frame into water tank, using chain hoist, and inspects wiring, screws, plugs, and assemblies for missing or broken parts. Starts motor and listens to and inspects it for signs of malfunctioning, such as smoke, excessive vibration, and misfiring. Holds tachometer against turning shaft and reads revolutions per minute. Verifies timing of cam gears, idle gear, and flywheel, using stroboscope. Turns regulating screws on carburetor to adjust idle speed, choke, and high-low speed. Sets starter lock and aligns shift lever shaft with indicated marks for speeds, using gauges, screwdrivers, and wrenches. Measures voltage, amperage, and polarity, using ammeter, voltmeter, and polarity gauge. Idles motor and observes thermometer to determine effectiveness of cooling system. Writes test report to indicate acceptance or reason for rejection of motor. Oils carburetor. Stamps identification number on motor, using hammer and metal stamping equipment. May test specific aspects of engine performance, such as fuel consumption, compression, and power output, and recommend modifications to improve engine performance and be designated Life Tester, Outboard Motors (engine-turbine).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

623.281-010 DECK ENGINEER (water trans.)

Repairs and maintains deck machinery, such as cargo winches and anchor windlasses: Operates machinery to determine causes of malfunctioning. Dismantles, repairs, or replaces defective parts, and reassembles machinery, using machinist's handtools, chain hoists, and steel rollers. May maintain ship's plumbing system. May change fuses and lights and overhaul electric motors. Rating must be endorsed by U.S. Coast Guard.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-014 DEEP SUBMERGENCE VEHICLE CREWMEMBER (military ser.)

Services, repairs, and maintains deep submergence vehicle (small noncombatant submarine) and assists DEEP SUBMERGENCE VEHICLE OPERATOR (military ser.) in predive and postdive inspection and operation of vehicle. Connects high pressure air and oxygen hoses from land based equipment to vehicle. Services vehicle with oil and hydraulic fluid. Connects cables to and charges vehicle's battery. Inspects and replaces seals, gaskets, hoses, tubing, hydraulic motors, pumps, valves, filters, and other specified equipment and components aboard vehicle. Conducts detailed predive and postdive tests of mechanical, life supporting, electrical, and hydraulic systems. May drive vehicle and supervise subordinates.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

623.281-018 MACHINIST APPRENTICE, MARINE ENGINE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: marine-engine-installation-and-repairer apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-022 MACHINIST APPRENTICE, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: marine-machinist apprentice; outside-installer apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-026 MACHINIST, MARINE ENGINE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: marine-engine mechanic

Installs and repairs gasoline and diesel engines in boats, such as yachts, tugs, and trawlers, following specifications: Positions engine over mounting holes, using chain hoist. Bolts engine to mount and straps fuel tank to cradle, using handtools. Connects fuel, oil, and waterlines to engine. Installs engine controls, propeller shaft, and propeller. Attaches test instruments, such as tachometer and voltmeter to engine. Starts engine and records operating data, such as revolutions per minute, and voltage output. Disassembles defective engines and repairs or replaces damaged parts, using handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-030 MACHINIST, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: engineer, steam; machinist, installation; marine erector; marine machinist; outfitter; outside-installation machinist

Installs ship machinery, such as propelling machinery, auxiliary motors, pumps, ventilating equipment, and steering gear, working from blueprints and using handtools, calipers, and micrometers. Lays out passage holes on bulkheads, decks, and other surfaces for connections, such as shafting and steam lines. Installs below-deck auxiliaries, such as evaporators, stills, heaters, pumps, condensers, and boilers and connects them to steampipe systems. Tests and inspects installed machinery and equipment during dock and sea trials. May set up and operate such machine shop tools as lathe, boring mill, planer, shaper, slotter, and milling machine to fabricate replacement parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-034 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, ENGINE (water trans.) alternate titles: second assistant engineer; third assistant engineer

Repairs and maintains propulsion engines and other engines and engine parts aboard ship: Examines engine equipment, such as pumps, circulators, condensers, and steering engines to locate malfunctions, and dismantles and repairs defective equipment, using handtools and power tools. Makes engine replacement parts, such as slide valves, stay rods, and bolts, using metalworking machinery. Stands engineroom watch during specified periods, observing gauges to determine that operating conditions, such as temperatures, steam pressure, water and oil levels, and revolutions per minute are within specified ranges. Adjusts controls to maintain specified operating conditions. Records gauge readings in engineering log. Must be licensed by U.S. Coast Guard.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-038 MOTORBOAT MECHANIC (engine-turbine; ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: boat mechanic

Repairs and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment of gasoline- or diesel-powered inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines, using handtools, power tools, and electrical testing meters: Starts motor and listens to its sound to determine causes of trouble. Tests motor for conformance to manufacturer's specifications, using electrical testing meters. Dismantles motors, using handtools, and examines parts for defects. Adjusts generator and replaces faulty wiring, using handtools and soldering iron. Installs piston rings, adjusts carburetor, grinds valves, and repairs or replaces reduction gears, and other parts, using lathe, drill press, handtools, and power tools. Examines propeller and propeller shafts and repairs defective parts. Aligns engine to propeller shaft. May operate boat on water to test repairs. May repair only mechanical equipment of engines, such as power-tilt, bilge pumps, or power take-offs. May be designated according to type of engine repaired as Motorboat Mechanic, Inboard (ship-boat mfg.); Motorboat Mechanic, Inboard/Outboard (ship-boat mfg.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-042 OUTBOARD-MOTOR MECHANIC (engine-turbine; ship-boat mfg.)

Analyzes defects, and adjusts or repairs electrical and mechanical systems of outboard motors: Disassembles and inspects motor for defective parts, using mechanic's handtools and gauges. Replaces parts, such as gears, magneto points, piston rings, and spark plugs, and reassembles engine. Adjusts carburetor mixture and electrical point settings while motor is running in water-filled test tank. May change propeller to increase motor efficiency, based on size and shape of boat hull. May install or repair steering and throttle controls.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.381-010 GEAR REPAIRER (water trans.)

Fabricates and repairs equipment used in loading and unloading ships' cargoes: Operates power sewing machine to patch and seam canvas hatch tents. Inserts grommets into and attaches ropes to tent. Cuts lumber into specified lengths and constructs cargo boards, using carpenter's handtools and power tools. Splices ropes and cables to make and repair slings and spreaders, using marlin spike and splicing vise. Replaces defective parts of scrapers and clamshells, using wrenches, punches, hammers, and chainfalls. Gathers information as to type of cargo, terminal facilities, and loading and unloading schedule to determine what gear is necessary to perform work. Transports gear to dock by truck. Installs cargo-handling equipment on deck of vessel. Transfers gear from vessel to vessel to obtain greater utilization.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

623.684-010 MOTORBOAT-MECHANIC HELPER (engine-turbine; ship-boat mfg.)

Assists MOTORBOAT MECHANIC (engine-turbine; ship-boat mfg.) in repairing gasoline- or diesel-powered motorboats: Removes pumps, generators, and other engine accessories, using handtools. Removes engine head and oil pan to dismantle engine. Removes covers of gear and clutch units or removes entire assemblies as instructed. Washes and cleans disassembled parts. Assists in reassembly of repaired engines. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

623.687-010 MACHINIST HELPER, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: machinist helper, marine

Assists MACHINIST, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.) in installing ship machinery, such as motors, pumps, ventilating equipment and steering gear: Drills holes in foundations in specified places for anchoring machinery, using portable, powered drills. Assists in moving and leveling machinery, using portable jacks, as directed. Bolts equipment to deck and attaches fuel, cooling, or lubricating lines as directed, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

624 FARM MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with repairing machinery, equipment, and vehicles used in planting, cultivating, harvesting, moving, processing, and storing plant and animal farm products.

624.131-010 SUPERVISOR, FARM-EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE (agric. equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing and overhauling farm equipment, machinery, and vehicles on farms or in farm-equipment repair shops: Trains workers in vehicle maintenance and repair procedures. Inspects work for compliance with standards. Requisitions replacements parts and supplies. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

624.281-010 FARM-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC I (agric. equip.) alternate titles: farm mechanic

Maintains, repairs, and overhauls farm machinery, equipment, and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, pumps, tilling equipment, trucks, and other mechanized, electrically powered, or motor-driven equipment, on farms or in farm-equipment repair shops: Examines and listens to machines, motors, gasoline and diesel engines, and equipment for operational defects and dismantles defective units, using handtools. Repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools and machine tools, such as drill press, lathe, milling machine, woodworking machines, welding equipment, grinders, and saws. Reassembles, adjusts, and lubricates machines and equipment to ensure efficient operation. May install and repair wiring and motors to maintain farm electrical system. May install and repair plumbing systems on farm. May construct and repair buildings and other farm structures. May assemble and erect new farm machinery and equipment. May be designated according to equipment maintained as Viner Mechanic (agric. equip.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

624.281-014 FARM-EQUIPMENT-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (agric. equip.) alternate titles: farm-mechanic apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

624.361-010 INSPECTOR AND TESTER (agric. equip.) alternate titles: mechanical inspector; tester

Inspects agricultural equipment, such as tractors, combines, and balers for missing, defective, or improperly installed parts and operational malfunctions: Observes operation of equipment being driven around test area or on treadmill to detect defects, such as loose fittings, improper assembly, malfunctioning parts, or faulty controls, as indicated by noise, leaks, or irregularities in braking, steering, or transmission mechanisms. Aligns power-driven wheels of unit over dynamometer and connects electrical test leads to output terminals. Compares dynamometer readings with specification charts to check unit output. Assigns ASSEMBLY REPAIRER (agric. equip.) to defective equipment, explains defects, and suggests method of repair. Examines equipment for paint defects, incorrect decal application, missing tools, and faulty lights. Records cause and type of defect and repair work performed. May be designated according to type of inspection as Treadmill Inspector (agric. equip.); or type of equipment inspected as Combine Inspector (agric. equip.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

624.361-014 SPRINKLER-IRRIGATION-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (agric. equip.)

Installs and maintains self-propelled circle-irrigation system on farms according to specifications: Reads work order to ascertain type system to be installed, installation location, and operating specifications. Drives truck to haul tools and equipment to work site. Raises prefabricated sections of irrigator into position, using truck-mounted crane, and connects sections together with precut structural aluminum and bolts. Installs water pipe and sprinkler heads along framework, using pipe-wrenches and couplings. Positions, seals, and secures irrigator to pivot of water supply, using crane, wrenches, and packing compound. Activates irrigator and observes operation to verify synchronization of drive-wheels, and specified distribution and volume of water. Replaces defective water lines, sprinkler heads, and structural members, using pipe threader, tube cutters, welding equipment, and handtools. Tests and replaces electrical wiring and components, using test meter, soldering equipment, and wire strippers. Periodically repacks pivot and lubricates moving parts.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

624.381-010 ASSEMBLY REPAIRER (agric. equip.)

Repairs assembly defects of agricultural equipment, such as tractors, hay balers, and combines, using handtools and power tools: Reads inspection reports and examines equipment to determine type and extent of defect. Aligns, adjusts, or replaces parts, such as drive chains, sprockets, housings, and springs, using handtools and pneumatic grinder. Records type and cause of defect.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

624.381-014 FARM-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC II (agric. equip.) alternate titles: farm mechanic; field-equipment-maintenance mechanic, farm

Services, adjusts, and makes minor repairs on farm vehicles, machinery, and equipment, such as tractors, trucks, automobiles, harvesters, combines, silo fillers, plows, and similar equipment, using handtools: Observes and examines machinery and parts in operation to detect malfunctioning or defective units. Replaces components, such as carburetors, fuel pumps, generators, ignition points, and spark plugs. Adjusts timing of motors, lubricates, washes, paints, and cleans vehicles and attachments, using handtools. May assist other workers in more complex maintenance tasks, such as overhaul of machinery and equipment, repair and erection of buildings and structures, plumbing repair, and electrical work on farm.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

624.381-018 FARM-MACHINERY SET-UP MECHANIC (agric. equip.)

Erects and assembles farm machinery for use in field: Uncrates components at freight station or dealer's warehouse, using crowbar and hammer. Assembles and adjusts machinery according to specifications, using handtools. Oils and greases moving parts. May deliver farm machinery to purchasers.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

624.684-010 GREASER (agric. equip.)

Services and maintains farm machinery and equipment: Lubricates and greases tractors and other powered farm machinery and attachments. Fills gasoline tanks and radiators. Changes and inflates tires. Repairs tubes. Couples attachments, such as cultivators and stalk cutter to tractors, and adjusts attachments to till soil at prescribed depth or to perform other operations as indicated.
GOE: 05.12.08 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

625 ENGINE, POWER TRANSMISSION, AND RELATED MECHANICS

This group includes occupations concerned with repairing steam engines, except locomotives; reciprocating internal combustion engines; and auxiliary equipment.

625.131-010 ENGINE-TESTING SUPERVISOR (engine-turbine)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in final testing of internal combustion engines: Plans and directs training of workers in engine testing procedures. Assigns workers to test engines of different sizes. Specifies type of test to perform, such as dynamometer, full power, variable speed, and variable load. Reviews test results and compares them with specifications. Records engine repairs needed on test rejection tag. Discusses grievances with workers or representatives and prepares report for use by management in resolving problems. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

625.131-014 SUPERVISOR, ENGINE-REPAIR (engine-turbine)

Supervises and coordinates activities of ENGINE REPAIRER, SERVICE (engine-turbine) engaged in repairing gasoline and diesel engines in service or production repair department: Analyzes data on service repair order or test rejection tag to determine nature of repair required. May inspect and test repaired engines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

625.137-010 SUPERVISOR, LOCOMOTIVE (r.r. trans.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repair and maintenance of railroad locomotives: Reads management and engineering reports of locomotive problems or malfunctions to determine repairs to be made. Assigns duties to workers based on worker abilities and nature of required repairs. Observes progress of work to ensure adherence to prescribed procedures and adherence to company and governmental standards. Directs workers to perform preventive maintenance of locomotive components, such as diesel engine, frame and housing, electrical system, and air brakes. Monitors stock of replacement parts to detect shortages of parts needed for future repair and maintenance, and requisitions needed parts. Examines shop equipment, such as welding machine and engine simulators, to verify that equipment meets safety and performance standards. Notifies specified personnel of shop equipment malfunctions. Patrols work sites to observe methods, to inspect safety equipment, and to ensure compliance with company, union, and governmental regulations. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

625.261-010 DIESEL-ENGINE TESTER (engine-turbine)

Analyzes operation of diesel engines and components, such as blowers and compressors to determine performance using engineering specifications and test equipment: Aligns and connects engine to test equipment, such as generator and motor control panel. Connects oil, fuel, and waterlines to engine. Attaches thermocouple wires to various parts of engine and records temperature readings of oil, water, and bearings from pyrometer. Holds tachometer to turning shaft to determine engine revolutions per minute at various governor settings. Measures pressures on compressors and blowers. Replaces defective parts and adjusts settings on injection pumps, timing, fuel racks, and governor, using dial indicator, micrometer, feeler gauges, and handtools. Logs information for engineering and inspection department. May disassemble and repair powerplant engines and perform field service work [ENGINE REPAIRER, SERVICE (engine-turbine)].
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

625.281-010 DIESEL MECHANIC (any industry)

Repairs and maintains diesel engines used to power machines, such as buses, ships, trucks, railroad trains, electric generators, and construction machinery, using handtools, precision measuring instruments, and machine tools: Diagnoses trouble, disassembles engines, and examines parts for defects and excessive wear. Reconditions and replaces parts, such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves, and bushings, using engine lathes, boring machines, handtools, and precision measuring instruments. May weld and cut parts, using arc-welding and flame cutting equipment. May be designated according to type of diesel engine or equipment repaired as Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Automobile (automotive ser.); Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Bus (automotive ser.); Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Marine (ship-boat mfg.); Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Truck (automotive ser.); Diesel-Mechanic, Construction (construction); Diesel-Mechanic, Farm (agric. equip.); Locomotive Repairer, Diesel (railroad equip.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 81

625.281-014 DIESEL-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (any industry) alternate titles: diesel-engine-mechanic apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

625.281-018 ENGINE REPAIRER, SERVICE (engine-turbine)

Repairs internal combustion engines in factory service departments or repair establishments, according to company specification charts, using machine tools, handtools, and measuring instruments: Positions and bolts engine to test stand. Tests engine to determine malfunctions, using instruments, such as vacuum gauge, compression gauge, and exhaust gas analyzer. Disassembles engine and cleans parts, such as cylinder heads, pistons, ring grooves, piston domes, and cylinder sleeves, using cleaning solvent, sand blasting equipment, grinders, and wire brushes. Rebores and hones cylinders, and turns and undercuts armatures according to chart tolerances, using lathes, grinders, boring and honing machines. Repairs, replaces, or adjusts parts, such as valves, valve guides, and tappets, using valve grinding machine, screwdrivers, wrenches, and feeler gauges. Assembles and starts engine and adjusts carburetor and distributor to ensure smooth performance. May test and repair turbo-superchargers [AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) 621.281-014].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

625.281-022 FUEL-INJECTION SERVICER (any industry)

Rebuilds, tests, and calibrates fuel injection units as used on diesel engines, railroad locomotives, trucks, construction equipment, tractors, and power plants: Studies repair order and disassembles unit to determine cause of malfunction. Refinishes defective parts, using lapping machine to grind and smooth nozzle point and seat. Replaces parts which cannot be refinished. Assembles and calibrates injection pumps, using test equipment. Assembles and tests nozzle assemblies, using test equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.281-026 GAS-ENGINE REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and maintains gas-driven, internal-combustion engines that power electric generators, compressors, and similar equipment, using handtools and precision-measuring devices: Reads operating reports and diagnoses causes of trouble. Disassembles engines and adjusts or replaces parts, using handtools. Verifies clearances and adjustments, using precision-measuring devices. Reassembles engines and listens to engines in action to detect operational difficulties. May repair air or gas compressors.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.281-030 POWER-SAW MECHANIC (any industry) alternate titles: chain-saw mechanic

Repairs and maintains portable saws powered by internal combustion engines, following manufacturer's repair manuals and using handtools. Disassembles engine and replaces defective parts, such as piston rings, bearings, and timing mechanism. Cleans or replaces fuel lines and adjusts carburetors. Replaces broken links in chain saw or installs new chain. Replaces rotary or reciprocating blades in other saws as indicated.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.281-034 SMALL-ENGINE MECHANIC (any industry)

Repairs fractional-horsepower gasoline engines used to power lawnmowers, garden tractors, and similar machines, using handtools: Locates causes of trouble, dismantles engines, using handtools, and examines parts for defects. Replaces or repairs parts, such as rings and bearings, using handtools. Cleans and adjusts carburetor and magneto. Starts repaired engines and listens to sounds to test performance. Replaces engines on machine. May be designated according to type of engine repaired as Lawnmower Mechanic (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.361-010 DIESEL-ENGINE ERECTOR (engine-turbine) alternate titles: diesel-engine fitter

Positions, fits, and secures engine parts to erect in-line, V-type, or radial diesel engines according to specifications, using machinist's handtools, surface plate, torque wrench, parallel supports, and measuring instruments: Aligns vertical columns over bedplate between A-frames, using transit and levels and secures columns with tie rods to form frame of engine. Positions engine parts and assemblies, such as valve lever assembly, pistons, connecting rods, cylinder liners, cylinder heads, camshaft housing, crankshaft, journals, fuel injection pump, fuel nozzles, and blowers with help of other workers or overhead crane. Reams or hones holes for fitted bolts. Files, scrapes, drills, taps, dowels, and shims parts, such as cylinder liners, keys, and matching parts. Measures clearances and dimensions, using scales, micrometers, combination square, feeler gauge, and dial indicator. Turns screws to adjust fuel rack and governor, using wrenches and screwdriver, and aligns timing marks on crankshaft, camshaft, and flywheel. Installs and connects fuel, lubrication, and cooling piping, using pipe benders, cutters, and threaders. Connects engine to test equipment, such as dynamometer, and runs engine for specified time to test horsepower at designated revolutions per minute. May disassemble engine for shipping.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

625.381-010 ENGINE REPAIRER, PRODUCTION (engine-turbine)

Repairs or replaces defective parts of internal combustion engines indicated on test rejection tag, using power tools and handtools: Positions motor in fixture and inspects engine for cracks and missing parts, such as electrical wires and screws. Disassembles motor and repairs or replaces defective parts, such as water pump, carburetor, thermostat, gears, solenoids, magneto, pistons, piston rings, and crankshaft, using wrenches, screwdrivers, and wheel puller. Scrapes, grinds, reams, and retaps parts to obtain specified clearance between parts, using scrapers, stand grinder, taps, reamer, and micrometer. Adjusts points, valves, and spark plugs and verifies gaps, using feeler gauges. Reassembles motor for retest. Records motor number and repairs made.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.684-010 DIESEL-MECHANIC HELPER (any industry)

Assists DIESEL MECHANIC (any industry) in overhauling and maintaining diesel motors used to operate trucks, generators, and other equipment: Disassembles motor and cleans parts. Obtains parts from stock and hands tools to mechanic. Assists in reassembly, and cleans tools and working area. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

626 METALWORKING MACHINERY MECHANICS

This group includes occupations concerned with repairing general purpose and specialized metal-cutting, welding, and metal-forming machines, accessories, and related equipment. The repair of general purpose and specialized nonmetallic cutting, welding, and forming machines, accessories, and related equipment is also included when the machines and machine tools repaired are those commonly applied to the working of metal.

626.137-010 SUPERVISOR, WELDING EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (welding)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing, maintaining, and programming automated and manual welding machines and equipment in industrial establishment: Confers with engineering, quality control, and supervisory personnel and SUPERINTENDENT, MAINTENANCE (any industry) 189.167-046 to analyze and resolve scheduling, production, and quality control problems. Trains and assists workers in trouble-shooting, maintenance, and repair of robots and automated and manual welding equipment. Directs workers engaged in programming welding robots, $T3programmable controllers,$T1 and other automated equipment. Maintains parts inventory. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

626.261-010 FORGE-SHOP-MACHINE REPAIRER (forging) alternate titles: hammer repairer; power hammer repairer

Repairs and maintains forge shop machinery, such as hammers, forging presses, rolls, upsetters, and furnaces, following blueprints, manufacturer's catalogs, and data chart specifications, using handtools, power tools, and precision measuring instruments, such as micrometer, calipers, rule, square, and gauges: Observes machine in operation to determine malfunction. Disassembles machine, using handtools, and examines parts for defects. Obtains replacement parts from stock or prepares sketches of parts for fabrication in forge shop or machine shop. Welds broken or cracked metal parts. Replaces drophammer boards and adjusts steam, pneumatic, hydraulic, fuel, and blower controls of presses, hammers, and furnaces, using handtools. Fits parts together to reassemble machine, using measuring instruments, files, handtools, and power tools, such as portable drills and grinders. Examines and repairs auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, valves, hoses, and compressors [PUMP SERVICER (any industry)]. Starts machine and observes operation to verify performance. May repair electrical components, such as switches and circuits. May set up machine for other workers. May be designated according to type of machine repaired as Load-Chain Welding-Machine Repairer (forging). May rebuild forging machinery and be designated Machine Rebuilder (forging).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

626.261-014 REPAIRER, WELDING SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT (welding)

Programs, maintains, and repairs production welding systems and equipment, using handtools, power tools, and test instruments, applying knowledge of welding technology and equipment operation, and following blueprints, specifications, and manufacturers' manuals: Analyzes welding diagrams, blueprints, templates, or other specifications and inspects components to be welded to determine weld program requirements for production welding robots. Presses buttons on $T3teach pendant$T1 to program travel speeds and positions of robot arm, applying knowledge of robot programming. Presses buttons on $T3weld controller$T1 to program amperage, pressure, and dwell time of welding gun attached to robot arm, following specifications and applying knowledge of welding technology. Presses buttons on $T3programmable controller$T1 to coordinate and sequence operations of robots with production line. Inspects welded components and tests strength of welds to verify accuracy of programming, using hammer and applying knowledge gained from experience. Modifies weld program to bring weld quality up to specified standards, using teach pendant and weld controller. Observes and listens to operating robots to detect abnormal movements or sounds. Observes diagnostic lights or codes on video display monitors of programmable controller, $T3robot controller,$T1 and weld controller to determine nature of malfunction, applying knowledge of diagnostic code and using manufacturers' manuals. Tests electrical and electronic components and circuits of system to determine source of malfunction, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes and voltmeters. Visually inspects printed circuit boards for defects, such as loose or broken pin connections. Replaces defective controller components, such as printed circuit boards, control units, and fuses. Repairs or replaces other system components [REPAIRER, WELDING EQUIPMENT (welding) 626.384-010]. May perform preventive maintenance, such as lubricating parts, changing oil filters, and replenishing fluid levels. May install, set up, adjust, and maintain production welding and brazing machinery, equipment, and devices, such as MIG brazers, press welders, fixtures, shuttles, and safety devices. May rebuild defective parts, such as pressure switches and hydraulic valves. May repair electrical components, such as teach pendants, timers, and control units.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

626.361-010 REPAIRER, WELDING, BRAZING, AND BURNING MACHINES (welding)

Repairs and maintains arc, gas, and resistance welding, brazing, and cutting machines, according to blueprints, catalogs, and data charts, applying knowledge of machine repair and welding: Inspects machine and observes operation to detect cause of malfunction. Disassembles machine, using handtools. Selects replacement parts from parts lists and catalogs, or repairs parts, such as hoses, electrode holders, valves, regulators, tubes, transformers, photoelectric cells, automatic wire feeds, bushings, bearings, conveyor links, and gears. Solders loose connections. Rewires electrical circuits. Replaces or repairs worn shafts and cams. Welds cracked or broken frames and housings. Reassembles machine, using handtools, welding and brazing equipment, and measuring instruments. Sets up and starts repaired machine to verify operation. May repair welding equipment [REPAIRER, WELDING EQUIPMENT (welding)]. May be designated by specialty as Repairer, Resistance-Welding Machines (welding).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

626.381-010 CASE-FINISHING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

Adjusts and makes minor repairs to lathes and presses used to finish shell cases: Replaces and adjusts cutting tools, using wrenches. Diagnoses causes of malfunction and removes worn or damaged parts, such as springs, cams, and punches, using handtools. May set up presses and lathes.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

626.381-014 GAS-WELDING-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (any industry) alternate titles: apparatus-repair mechanic

Repairs acetylene gas welding equipment, using handtools and metalworking machines: Disassembles parts, such as worn hose, torch tips, torch valves, pressure gauges and regulators. Examines parts and repairs usable ones, using hand files and metalworking machines, such as lathes, drill presses, and grinding wheels. Replaces defective parts with new or rebuilt ones, using handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

626.381-018 HYDRAULIC-PRESS SERVICER (ordnance)

Repairs, services, and adjusts hydraulic presses used to extrude wire for swaging into bullet slugs: Operates press to determine cause of defective operation and replaces parts, using handtools, such as wrenches, pliers, and screwdrivers. Removes dies and sets up and adjusts new dies. Fabricates replacement parts from stock materials, using broken parts as patterns.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

626.384-010 REPAIRER, WELDING EQUIPMENT (welding)

Repairs welding, burning, and brazing equipment, according to sketches, catalogs, parts lists, and charts: Examines equipment and observes operation to detect malfunction. Dismantles equipment to remove and replace worn or damaged parts, such as regulator diaphragms, torch tips, pressure springs, gauges, pneumatic cylinders, shunts, hoses, cables, and non-consumable electrodes, using handtools. Selects new parts from stock. Screws, solders, or brazes parts together to reassemble unit. Tests repaired equipment to ensure specified performance. Dresses and replaces non-consumable electrodes, using grinding and lapping wheel or tip dressing machine. May replace or repair worn or damaged parts of welding and flame cutting machines. May issue supplies, such as electrodes, torch tips, weld rods, and fluxes, to welders. May change tubes and electrodes of resistance-welding machines. May monitor weld current to ensure weld quality. May fabricate steel hangers to support manually operated welding guns.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

627 PRINTING AND PUBLISHING MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with maintaining and repairing all types of presses, typecasting and typesetting machines, collators, and related apparatus used in job shops and commercial printing and publishing houses and book binderies, and establishments engaged in printing textiles or plastics.

627.261-010 COMPOSING-ROOM MACHINIST (print. & pub.) alternate titles: printing-equipment mechanic

Maintains in efficient operating condition mechanical, electromechanical, optical, and electronic equipment in newspaper composing room, such as line-and-character-type-casting machines, photographic typesetters, copy cameras and reproduction units, teletypesetter-keyboard converter, proof presses, type-cutting saws, and conveyors. Repairs, cleans, lubricates, and replaces mechanical components and replaces electronic, electromechanical, and optical components, using handtools, power tools, circuit diagrams, and repair manuals. Reports extensive failures in electronics components to supervisor or local service representative of equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

627.261-014 MACHINIST APPRENTICE, COMPOSING ROOM (print. & pub.) alternate titles: printing-equipment-mechanic apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

627.261-018 MACHINIST APPRENTICE, LINOTYPE (print. & pub.) alternate titles: linotype-maintenance-mechanic apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

627.261-022 MACHINIST, LINOTYPE (print. & pub.)

Adjusts and repairs linotype machines and related equipment, according to maintenance schedule, diagnosis of machine malfunctioning, and manufacturer's service manuals: Inspects machines and operates keyboard to detect potential malfunctions, listening to machine operation for evidence of excessive wear and need for adjustment. Confers with operators of faulty machines to determine nature of malfunction and dismantles suspected components, using handtools. Repairs, straightens, files, or machines worn or defective parts, using handtools and machines, such as drill press, lathe, and grinder. Verifies dimensions of new or repaired parts, using micrometer, feeler gauges, and fixed gauges. Replaces repaired parts or installs new parts to restore machine to operating condition. Cleans parts of machine, such as matrices, magazines, plunger, and spaceband, according to prescribed schedule, using brushes, cloth, and cleaning agents. Lubricates grease fittings and moving parts of machine, using grease gun and oilcan. Determines temperature of machine melting pot, using thermometer, to ascertain need for adjustment or repair. May maintain supply of type metal in melting pots. May operate slug-casting machine to form metal bars and strips for securing type during printing. In smaller establishments, may perform duties of LINOTYPE OPERATOR (print. & pub.) 650.582-010.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

628 TEXTILE MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with maintaining and repairing textile machinery used in the preparation of vegetable, animal, or synthetic fibers; producing yarn; weaving or knitting cloth; and producing lace and embroidery; napping, and otherwise finishing fabric; and performing operations, such as slitting or folding preparatory to marketing.

628.261-010 OVERHAULER (textile)

Repairs and rebuilds textile machinery and equipment, using handtools and measuring instruments: Adjusts parts, such as rollers and cylinders, using wrenches and thickness gauges. Aligns and levels spinning, twisting, and $T3slubber$T1 frames, using straightedge, level, and plumb bob. May install or move machinery. May set up machines. May plumb spindles on spinning or twisting frames.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

628.281-010 MACHINE FIXER (carpet & rug) alternate titles: loom fixer

Repairs and maintains fiber-making machinery and equipment, such as slitting, twisting, weaving, and wrapping machines, using handtools, hoists, and precision-measuring instruments: Examines machines and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles machines and removes defective parts, using pliers, wrenches, and screwdrivers. Repairs and replaces parts and reassembles machine, using handtools. Affixes special attachments to machines. Sets belts and lubricates machinery and equipment. Moves machine components, using hoists and rollers.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

628.381-010 CARD CLOTHIER (textile)

Replaces worn clothing on carding machine cylinders, employing knowledge of machine operation and carding process: Removes worn clothing and aligns, levels, and spaces cylinder evenly on machine frame. Marks cylinder to indicate location of wooden plugs and replaces defective plugs, using handtools. Cleans surface of cylinder with solvent to remove oil and rust. Tapers end of $T3card clothing fillets$T1 with knife so strips can be wound parallel over circumference of cylinder. Tacks end of fillet to cylinder plugs and guides fillet as fillet is wound onto cylinder, packing each strand tightly against preceding strand. Tacks fillet to cylinder at specified intervals along chalked line. May grind reclothed cylinder.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

628.382-010 FLAT CLOTHIER (textile)

Operates machines to replace worn clothing on carding machine flats and to align, grind, and burnish flats: Strips worn clothing from flats, using handtools, and rubs flats with sandpaper to remove rust. Places stripped flat in jig and moves level gauge across length of flat to detect flats that are out of alignment. Straightens bent flats, using lever or hammer. Places flats in milling machine to shape ends of flats to correspond with bends on which flats slide on carding machine. Places flats in jig of rolling press, positions clothing assembly over flats, and starts rolling press that moves over length of flat, shaping and clamping clothing clip to flat. Places clothed flats in bed of grinding machine, lowers grinding head over flats, and starts machine that grinds wire points to uniform length. Removes ground flats from machine after specified length of time, places flats in bed of burnishing machine, and starts burnishing wheel that removes burrs caused by grinding. Dusts rust preventative on reclothed flats, assembles flats in sets, and packs sets in crates. Wraps and seals crates in plastic material and attaches shipping label to crate.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

628.382-014 SHEAR-GRINDER OPERATOR (textile)

Sets up and operates machines to sharpen ledger (straightedge) and fly (spiral) blades of cloth-shearing machines: Removes blades from shearing machine, using chain hoist. Mounts and squares ledger blade in jig of grinding machine, using straightedge and level. Turns handwheels to set blade at specified angle and to position grinding stone against blade. Starts machine that automatically moves rotating abrasive stone along edge of ledger blade. Measures blade edge, using micrometer, to determine when thickness is within specified tolerances. Resets machine to grind undercut on ledger blade. Mounts spiral blade in brackets of grinding machine. Turns various wheels to set both ends of blade equidistant from grinding head. Starts machine that rotates abrasive stone and fly blade in opposite directions and moves stone along edge of blade, grinding blade until flaws are removed. Measures diameter of blade with calipers at intervals along surface of blade to detect uneven grinding. Replaces damaged spirals on fly blade, using handtools. Mounts fly blade and ledger blade on lapping rig and starts machine that grinds blades against each other, using emery powder and oil, to finish edges. Boils blades in chemical solution to remove oil and abrasive dust. Applies preservative oil to blades.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

628.484-010 REED REPAIRER (textile) alternate titles: reed cleaner; reed maker; reed polisher

Polishes and repairs loom reeds: Cleans lint and gum from reeds, using brush or airhose [HARNESS CLEANER (textile)]. Examines reeds for alignment of wires, rough edges, and breaks. Verifies dents, using micrometers and feeler gauges. Straightens and aligns bent wires, using handtools, and solders broken wires. Smooths and polishes reeds, using pumice, lime, emery cloth, steel wool, and rotating brush, according to condition of reed. Inspects new reeds and stores them with reconditioned reeds according to size. Records receipt and transfer of reeds for perpetual inventory. May replace defective reeds on loom.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

628.664-010 OVERHAULER HELPER (textile)

Assists OVERHAULER (textile) 628.261-010 in repairing and rebuilding textile machinery and equipment: Carries or trucks tools, equipment,and parts to work area. Removes, disassembles, assembles, and aligns motors and mechanisms. Cleans parts, machines, and work area, using cloth, solvents, and airhose. Lubricates machines, using grease gun and oilcan. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 79

628.682-010 ROLLER COVERER (textile) alternate titles: roller maker; roller-shop worker

Operates buffing machine to recondition drawing, spinning, or roving frame rollers: Cuts worn cot (rubber, cork, or leather covering) from roller arbor and cleans arbor with solvent. Screws arbor guides to handpress and turns knob to adjust press stroke according to length of roller. Dips new cot into water to soften glue. Positions arbor and cot in press and pulls lever to press cot onto arbor. Positions assembled roller between centers on buffing machine carriage. Turns carriage-stop adjustment screw to adjust machine to reduce cot diameter to specified size. Starts machine and turns handwheel to feed revolving roller against buffing wheel. Measures buffed roller with calipers to verify accuracy of diameter and places roller in gauge to ensure that cot is not tapered. Cuts leather to specified size and glues edges to make leather cots. Presses leather cot onto arbor, using arbor press. Presses wooden tool against ends of leather cot as roller turns in lathe to shrink cot onto arbor. Cuts cloth covering and glues it onto $T3clearer rollers$T1 that clean lint from drawing rollers.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 79

628.684-010 BINDER AND BOX BUILDER (textile) alternate titles: binder fixer

Replaces worn fiber, felt, leather, cork, or asbestos linings on shuttle box and $T3shuttle binder:$T1 Removes lining by cutting lining with knife and punching out rivets, using hammer and punch. Smooths surface to be recovered, using file and sandpaper. Punches or drills holes in lining to match those in binder or box front, using hand punch or electric drill. Brushes glue on lining and rivets or screws lining to binder or box front, using riveting machine or screwdriver. Places binders and box fronts in vise or clamps to dry. Removes vise or clamps after glue has dried and trims and smooths lining, using knife and sandpaper. May replace linings on other loom parts, such as clutch plates and brake bands.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

628.684-014 FRAME BANDER (textile) alternate titles: taper

Replaces broken or worn bands that drive spindles on spinning and twisting frames: Cuts worn leather or cotton band from cylinder with knife. Cuts replacement band of specified length from supply roll. Draws band over cylinder drum and around spindles by hand or with wire hook. Sews or bonds ends together, using portable sewing machine or electric bonding device. Places band around flange of spindles and tension pulley to start spindles. Lubricates spinning frames, using oilcan and grease gun.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

628.684-018 NEEDLE STRAIGHTENER (knitting) alternate titles: straightener

Replaces, aligns, and spaces needles or points in needle bar, picot bar, and $T3welt bar$T1 of knitting machines: Secures bar in jig or vise. Loosens and removes clamping plate, holding needles, or point in bar with screwdriver, and removes broken or worn needles. Positions metal gasket under clamping plate, replaces needles or points, and replaces and tightens clamping plate. Aligns and spaces needles or points, using $T3space gauge$T1 and pliers. May assist mechanic in aligning machine guide bars and sinkers.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

628.684-022 OVERHEAD CLEANER MAINTAINER (textile) alternate titles: traveling cleaner, maintenance

Maintains traveling cleaners that blow dust and lint from production machinery and work area: Examines motor and attachments of cleaner to determine repairs needed. Replaces worn parts, such as blower sleeves. Removes motors requiring major repair and replaces them with new or rebuilt motors, using handtools. Regulates speed of cleaning unit to ensure effective cleaning. Oils and greases parts of cleaner. Cleans motor, blower, sleeves, and monorail, using rags, brushes, and airhose.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.684-026 SHUTTLE FIXER (textile) alternate titles: shuttle inspector; shuttle repairer

Inspects and repairs wooden and plastic loom shuttles: Examines shuttles for defects, such as splits, knots, and scratches, or determines defect from reading work ticket. Removes metal tips and shuttle edges, using screwdriver. Cleans and polishes metal parts, using abrasive cloth and grinding machine. Smooths rough places on shuttles by hand or using sanding machine. Realigns metal eyes, using screwdriver. Cuts fur, bristles, nylon cord, or other fabrics, using scissors, and glues them to shuttle walls to increase yarn tension. Removes and replaces shuttles on looms, using wrenches and screwdriver. Measures shuttle exteriors with gauges and rulers to verify dimensions before placing them on loom.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.684-030 SPINDLE PLUMBER (textile) alternate titles: spindle setter; spindle tester

Straightens and realigns spindles on ring spinning frames: Loosens and tightens spindle nuts with wrench. Places plumb (hollow block of wood) over spindle, and hammers or moves spindle by hand until clearance between block and circumference of opening in ring bar is equal. Starts machine and observes movement of spindles. Inserts shims under bearing collars of spindles that are off-center. May inspect and adjust spindles for horizontal trueness. May overhaul or repair spinning frames.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

628.684-034 UTILITY WORKER, ROLLER SHOP (textile)

Reconditions drawing rollers, beams, and other textile machinery parts, performing any combination of following tasks: Replaces defective cots on roller arbors, using compressed air device. Removes worn cloth covering from rollers, using knife and winding device. Cuts cloth covering and glues covering onto rollers. Cleans rollers and other parts, using rags and cleaning solution. Sorts rollers for buffing or covering. Replaces worn felt or other covering on $T3clearer rollers.$T1 Replaces worn or damaged parts on warp beams, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.684-038 WIRE REPAIRER (carpet & rug)

Examines $T3pile wires$T1 for defective points and worn areas and repairs defective wires for use on carpet looms: Cuts defective ends or worn sections from wire, using metal snips. Welds corresponding length of metal to pile wire, using spot welder. Traces outline of scalloped pile wires on metal strip, following pattern. Holds wire against electric grinding wheel to smooth weld and to shape wire according to tracing. Stores wires according to size and pattern design.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.684-042 SPINDLE REPAIRER (textile)

Repairs and maintains pin spindles and refills oil containers on yarn texturing machines: Inspects spindles previously removed from machines for wornout pin shafts and cracked or worn eyelet. Discards spindles with wornout pin shaft. Glues eyelet onto bottom of spindle shaft or inserts cleaned or new pinhead on spindle, using allen wrench, to repair or restore spindle. Cleans spindle, spindle shaft, and inside of pinhead, using cloth and cleaning fluid. Removes empty oil container from machine and fills container with oil from barrel, using hand pump. Replaces container on machine when full. Checks oil level in oil box and fills box with oil, using hand pump.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

628.684-046 TEXTURING-MACHINE FIXER (textile)

Repairs yarn texturing machine malfunctions, utilizing knowledge of machine operation: Patrols assigned area to observe cards that indicate malfunctions of specific sections of multiunit machine. Slides cover on suction line behind machine sections with malfunction, breaks yarn, and feeds yarn into suction opening to maintain flow of yarn. Removes unevenly wound packages of yarn, places takeup tube in cradle of machine sections, and observes takeup of yarn onto tubes to determine cause of malfunctions. Feels yarn running from creel through machine sections, such as sensors, rollers, friction units, and guides, to detect excess tension on yarn and replaces defective parts, using handtools. Inspects drive belts on feed rollers and replaces worn belts, using handtools. Observes machine for other defects, such as missing guides and oil leaks. Requisitions replacement parts needed for machine repair. Cleans and removes waste from cutter sensors and friction units. Removes yarn wrapper around feed rolls or power shafts of machine.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

628.687-010 FLYER REPAIRER (textile) alternate titles: flyer builder

Cleans, disassembles, and reassembles flyers: Collects damaged, dirty, or rusted flyers from boxes near machines and carries them to worktable. Dumps flyers into tumbler containing cork to clean dirt and rust from them, or uses brush moistened with oil. Removes wire arm from flyer with wrench or places hub under press and depresses pedal to open clamps. Inserts new wires into hub and tightens them, using wrench or press. Drops repaired flyer into chute press or into box. May bend wire arms by positioning flyer under press and depressing pedal. May record number and type of flyers repaired.
GOE: 06.04.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.687-014 SHEAR-GRINDER-OPERATOR HELPER (textile)

Assists SHEAR-GRINDER OPERATOR (textile) in sharpening cloth-shearing machine blades: Removes blades from shearing machines and transports blades to and from grinding area, using handcart. Positions blades in jig or chuck of grinding machines. Hands SHEAR-GRINDER OPERATOR (textile) tools or supplies as directed. Spreads oil and emery powder on blades as blades are being lapped together. Boils sharpened blades in vats to remove oil and abrasive dust. Applies oil preservatives to blades. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

629 SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY MECHANICS

This group includes occupations concerned with repairing machines and equipment designed to perform specialized functions in the manufacture of specific products, or to perform particular functions commonly found in an industry or in a group of related industries.

629.131-010 BAKERY-MACHINE-MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (bakery products)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing and maintaining bakery machines and equipment: Analyzes service requests and assigns workers to activities, such as dismantling machinery and equipment, installing replacement parts, and testing machinery. Monitors operation of machinery and equipment to ensure conformance to specifications. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

629.131-014 OIL-FIELD EQUIPMENT MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (petrol. & gas)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, dismantling, testing, rebuilding, and storing oil field tools and equipment: Reviews drilling schedules and assigns worker activities. Inspects repaired equipment for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Requisitions replacement parts. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

629.261-010 LAUNDRY-MACHINE MECHANIC (laundry & rel.)

Repairs and maintains washers, driers, extractors, condensers, pumps, blowers, presses, and other laundry equipment: Operates, examines, and dismantles equipment to diagnose cause of malfunction. Repairs or replaces parts, using handtools and measuring instruments. Replaces components, such as bearings, motors, and microswitches. Replaces faulty sections of pipe, valves, and fittings, using plumbing tools. Dismantles steam traps and removes sediment. Removes faceplate from equipment to clean out dust and lint. Replaces worn or torn aprons, roll covers, and pads on mangles. Lubricates machines and equipment, using grease gun and oilcans. May order spare parts.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.261-014 MILLER, HEAD, WET PROCESS (grain-feed mills) alternate titles: stonecutter

Analyzes malfunctions, repairs or replaces parts, and dresses buhrstones to maintain grinding mills in operating condition: Aligns and balances stone and grinding wheel, using handtools. Cuts foors (concentric grooves near center of stone) and $T3cracks$T1 to sharpen stones, using calipers, dividers, and airhammer chisel. Positions stone horizontally in mill, using chain hoist. Inspects mills to determine malfunction or need for repair or reconditioning. Disassembles mill to gain access to worn or damaged parts, replaces shafts and other parts, and rebabbits bearings, using micrometer, scrapers, and handtools.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

629.261-018 POWDER-LINE REPAIRER (chemical)

Repairs and adjusts mixing and packing machines used in production of nitroglycerin and dynamite: Washes machines and parts with sodium carbonate or other neutralizing compound prior to and during dismantling to minimize danger of explosion, using brush and rags. Determines cause of equipment malfunction, according to knowledge of machine operation and report of operator or maintenance workers. Dismantles, repairs, and replaces machine parts, using nonsparking handtools. Observes safety regulations while working in explosive areas.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.261-022 ELECTRONIC-PRODUCTION-LINE-MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (electron. comp.)

Repairs and maintains machines and equipment used in processing and assembling electronic components, such as capacitors, resistors, semiconductor devices and assemblies for television, radio communication, and radar systems, following blueprints, schematic drawings, and other specifications, using handtools, power tools, and test equipment: Confers with operators regarding equipment or machine malfunction. Starts equipment or machine, such as diffusion furnace, wave solderer, or ultrasonic welder, and inspects and tests mechanical, electrical, and electronic units and controls to diagnose malfunction, using test equipment. Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine repair procedures. Dismantles machine and disconnects controls, using screwdrivers, wrenches, wire cutters, and other handtools. Removes and repairs or replaces defective units. Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafts, conveyors, wires, tubes, and controls, using handtools and power tools. Adjusts electrical, thermal, and timing elements to meet specifications. Starts repaired or newly installed machines and equipment to verify readiness for operation. Records type of malfunction and repair work performed. Prepares requisitions for material and supplies.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

629.280-010 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (leather mfg.) alternate titles: fitter-up

Sets up, repairs, and adjusts equipment and machines to flesh, split, and spray hides: Disassembles malfunctioning equipment, using handtools, and welds broken parts [WELDER, GAS (welding)], replaces babbitt in bearings [BABBITTER (machine shop)], or repairs or replaces machine drive belts [BELT REPAIRER (any industry)] to repair equipment. May install blades on machine rollers and be designated Roll Filler (leather mfg.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.281-010 BAKERY-MACHINE MECHANIC (bakery products)

Repairs and maintains bakery machinery and equipment, such as ovens, conveyors, and slicing and packaging machines: Examines machines and equipment to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles machines, using wrenches, pliers, and other handtools. Replaces defective parts, adjusts timing gears, sets dies according to specifications, and repairs or replaces belts, conveyor sections, and feeding devices, using handtools, portable electric drills and grinders, and gas and electric welding equipment. Cuts and installs pipe and tubing for gas, water, air, and hydraulic lines, using wrench, cutting die, and threading device. Sharpens and installs cutting blades in slicing machine. Assembles machines. Starts machines and observes gauges and other instruments to ensure adherence to processing standards. Cleans and lubricates equipment, using rags, brushes, and grease gun. May operate machine tools to make or repair parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

629.281-014 CELLOPHANE-CASTING-MACHINE REPAIRER (plastic prod.)

Repairs and maintains cellophane-forming machines, using handtools: Observes machines in operation and listens for sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles machines and removes defective parts, such as gears, belts, and rollers, using handtools. Replaces broken or worn parts. Lubricates machines.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.281-018 DAIRY-EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (dairy products)

Repairs and maintains dairy machinery and equipment, such as churns, cream separators and milking machines, using handtools, machine tools, and measuring instruments: Observes and listens to machine in operation to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles machine, using pliers, screwdriver, and wrenches. Replaces or repairs faulty part, using handtools or power tools. Assembles and starts machine to test its operation. Replaces defective wiring, burnt fuses, worn switches, and electric motor parts, and repairs electrical fixtures. Machines worn or new metal parts, using engine lathe, drill press, and other machine tools. Cuts and fuses metals to fabricate metal parts and pipes. Cuts pipe threads and installs and tests gas, steam, water, and air pipes. Fabricates, alters, and installs sheet metal chutes, covers, tubing, containers, and fittings. May affix special attachments, set dies, and repair belts. May operate electric motors, pumps, compressors, and water filters to cool refrigerating rooms.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

629.281-026 FORMING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (glass mfg.) alternate titles: forming fixer

Repairs and adjusts fiberglass sliver forming machines, applying knowledge of machine operation: Examines machine parts to determine type of defect. Turns setscrews and nuts to align machine parts. Removes, replaces, and repairs worn or damaged parts, such as spiral traverses, fin coolers, graphite shoes, and binder applicators (sleeves), using handtools. Mounts graphite shoes on shaft and inserts shaft into chuck of turning lathe. Starts lathe and holds crocus cloth against shoes to remove nicks, dirt, and burs. Holds and turns spiral traverse against buffing wheel to smooth and clean traverse. Cleans glass and binder solution from binder applicators, using crocus cloth. Records and maintains production information, such as inventory of parts, and parts cleaned, changed, and adjusted.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

629.281-030 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (grain-feed mills) alternate titles: machine repairer

Inspects, adjusts, and repairs cleaning, grinding, sifting, packaging, sewing, and tying machines and elevator, conveyor, and scale equipment in grain and feed mill: Replaces broken and worn parts, such as gears, bushings, bolts, and needles, using mechanic's handtools. Relines bearings [BABBITTER (machine shop)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.281-034 PUMP MECHANIC (paper & pulp)

Repairs pumps of paper making machinery: Examines pumps for malfunctioning and to locate damage or wear, such as blowout packing, misalignment of pump shaft, slippage of drive belt, worn bearings, or need for lubrication. Observes operation of pumps and feels for heat and vibration of parts to detect cause of malfunctioning. Dismantles pumps and performs repairs, such as cleaning impellers, repacking stuffing boxes, tightening glands, and replacing bearings, using handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.361-010 MACHINE-CLOTHING REPLACER (paper & pulp)

Replaces paper-making machine clothing (conveyor belts) with material, such as canvas, felt, and wire-mesh: Reviews clothing service records of each machine to determine when replacements should be made. Examines clothing for defects, such as worn spots, tears, holes, and rotted areas, and schedules times for change or repair. Lifts feed, tension, press, and drier rolls from machine frame, using hoist, wrench, and pinchbar, assisted by machine crew. Removes lacing from worn canvas and felt belts and unwinds them from machine rolls. Pulls worn continuous wire mesh belt from machine over end of rolls. Threads canvas and felt belts around rolls and laces ends together or slides and pushes continuous wire mesh belt over end of rolls, into position on machine. Repositions rolls on machine frame and starts machine. Moves levers and turns handwheels to adjust speed and pressure of rolls and tension of clothing. Maintains service record of clothing used. May wash, repair, and store clothing.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

629.381-010 FOILING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

Repairs and adjusts machines that stamp out small disks of shellacked paper and press them over open ends of charged primer cups: Adjusts die block so that disks are properly pressed in place. Removes and disassembles die-block assembly for cleaning. Replaces defective parts, such as bent punches and worn rollers. Inspects samples of completed primers. May adjust other machines used in assembly of cartridge primers, such as toggle presses and anvil shakers.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

629.381-014 OIL-FIELD EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (petrol. & gas)

Repairs, maintains, and installs oil well drilling machinery and equipment, using handtools and following oral and written work orders: Attaches hoisting cables to pumps, transmissions, diesel engines, and other equipment at drill sites, lashes equipment to trucks for transfer to repair yard, and guides lowering of equipment onto blocks in or near repair shop. Disassembles engines and mechanical units, using hand and power wrenches, screwdrivers, and other handtools. Cleans parts, such as pistons, valves, and parts of transmissions and clutches, using steam hose and detergents. Inspects parts for defects. Installs specified new or reconditioned parts, such as relined brake bands and clutch plates, sprockets, pump cylinders, and other parts of engines and mud pumps. Reassembles complete units. Tests function of pumps and other mechanical units, using auxiliary power. Test-runs engines at various speeds and observes efficiency of operations. Welds broken structures, such as engine mounts, hand rails, machine guards, and pipe racks, using electric and acetylene welding equipment. Paints reconditioned units, using spray gun. Installs repaired equipment at drill sites, observes operations, and readjusts components, as necessary. May maintain, repair, and install machinery and equipment at drill sites and be designated Field Mechanic (petrol. & gas).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.382-010 MACHINE TESTER (machinery mfg.)

Operates grinding, mixing, and sifting machines to test operational conformance to customer specifications: Selects grinding head and attaches part to grinder. Places material to be ground in hopper, sets speed, starts motor, and examines ground material. Adjusts or replaces grinding heads to obtain specified results. Connects liquid inlet hose to mixer, places material in hopper, and starts mixer. Adjusts paddle deflection, flow controls, and speed as necessary. Measures amount of electrical power used, using ampmeter. Writes report of operations.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

629.682-010 ROLL GRINDER (rubber reclaim.) alternate titles: roll-contour grinder

Sets up and operates portable electric grinder to resurface damaged or worn mill rolls used to compress reclaim rubber into slabs: Positions and bolts grinder to holding fixture beside mill. Examines sample slab from mill to determine extent of grinding necessary to resurface rolls. Selects and bolts grinding wheel to grinder, and turns setscrews to align it with roll. Starts grinder and turns travel screw to feed rotating grinding wheel horizontally along roll. Repeats grinding until sample slabs are compressed according to standards. Turns adjustment wheel to close rolls of mill, and spreads abrasive compound over ground area of rolls. Starts mill to polish roll surfaces. Wipes abrasive compound from polished rolls.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

629.684-010 CURING-PRESS MAINTAINER (rubber tire)

Maintains tire curing presses in working order: Replaces defective bladders and steam hoses. Saws copper or flexible tubing to specified lengths and attaches fittings to make steam hose. Cleans plugged vent holes in molds, using power drill. May perform preventive maintenance, such as oiling and cleaning. May be designated according to activity performed as Bladder Changer (rubber tire); Mold Changer (rubber tire).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

629.684-014 MILLER, HEAD, ASSISTANT, WET PROCESS (grain-feed mills) alternate titles: stonecutter, assistant

Sharpens buhrstones in grain grinding mills under direction of MILLER, HEAD, WET PROCESS (grain-feed mills): Removes bolts holding buhrstones in mill, using wrench, and places stones on workbench, using hoist. Brushes face of stone with broom. Recuts floors (concentric grooves near center of stone) and $T3cracks$T1 in stone, following original indentations, using air-hammer chisel. Brushes chips from stone, and replaces it in mill.
GOE: 06.04.30 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630 GENERAL INDUSTRY MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with maintenance and repair of a variety of machines and equipment used in various combinations to perform common or specialized functions in the processing and manufacturing industries.

630.131-010 PUMP-SERVICER SUPERVISOR (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of PUMP SERVICERS (any industry) engaged in installing and repairing pumps, such as centrifugal, plunger, and turbine pumps. Trains employees in work methods and procedures. Orders materials and supplies. Inspects installations and repairs of pumps. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.134-010 ANODE-CREW SUPERVISOR (smelt. & refin.) alternate titles: service-crew supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in rebuilding and repairing anodes and cathodes of aluminum-reduction pots. Trains workers in operation of machines and equipment. Observes machine gauges to verify conformance to specifications. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in adjusting and maintaining electrolytic magnesium refining cells and be designated Supervisor, Cell Maintenance (smelt. & refin.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.261-010 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, COMPRESSED-GAS PLANT (chemical)

Repairs and maintains machinery and equipment used in compressing and liquefying gases, such as compressors, scrubbers, instrument panels, and electrical equipment, following blueprints, schematics, and maintenance manuals, using handtools, welding equipment, and testing instruments: Tests equipment to locate causes of trouble, using standard test meters. Dismantles equipment, using handtools and power tools. Welds, brazes, burns, and solders parts. Repairs and replaces pipes and equipment, using pipefitting tools. Repairs and adjusts instrument control panels, rectifiers, motors, switches, and other electrical equipment. Repacks compressors and pumps. May operate metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.261-014 OVEN-EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (steel & rel.)

Maintains coke oven machinery and auxiliary equipment in working condition: Examines or listens to equipment, such as pushers, charging larrys, door removers, coke guides, and mud-handling equipment to detect faulty operation, or worn or damaged parts. Dismantles units and adjusts or replaces defective parts, using bars, airhammers, sledges, chisels, and wrenches. Notifies MAINTENANCE-MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (any industry) of major repairs required, such as replacement of defective bearings or gears and shafts.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.261-018 REPAIRER I (chemical)

Repairs, adjusts, and installs chemical process equipment, according to knowledge of equipment operation and plant specifications: Observes equipment, such as pumps, compressors, generator, reactors, heat exchangers, filters, grinders, and absorbing towers, in operation or confers with operators to detect and diagnose mechanical defects or malfunction, utilizing knowledge of mechanical function and performance characteristics of equipment. Disassembles equipment, using handtools and portable power tools. Examines parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear. Verifies dimensions of parts, using calipers, micrometers, and scales. Sends parts to welding or machine shop for repair or for fabrication of replacement parts. Replaces defective parts and reassembles equipment. Adjusts clearance and timing of control devices to specifications, using pliers, screwdriver, and wrenches. Installs new equipment or modifies existing installations, following blueprints and technical advice of engineers. Directs REPAIRER (chemical) II in performing tasks, such as dismantling and assembling equipment. May be designated according to equipment repaired as Repairer, Evaporator (chemical); Repairer, Pump (chemical); Repairer, Still (chemical).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-010 PNEUMATIC-TOOL REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: air-motor repairer; drill doctor

Repairs pneumatic tools and air motors, such as pneumatic hammers, chisels, and reamers, using mechanic's tools: Starts motor or tool and listens to sound to locate cause of trouble. Disassembles motor and repairs or replaces defective gears, pistons, connecting rods, and other parts, using taps, files, reamers, wrenches, and other handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-014 PNEUMATIC-TUBE REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and maintains pneumatic-tube carrier system, using handtools and precision-measuring instruments: Locates sources of trouble. Repairs and installs parts, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.281-018 PUMP SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: pump repairer

Repairs pumps and pump power units, such as centrifugal and plunger-type pumps, and diesel-engine, gasoline-engine, and electric-motor power units, using hoists and handtools: Diagnoses trouble in pumps. Dismantles pumps and repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools. Reseats and grinds valves. Tests performances of repaired pumps. May wire motor to switchboard and install fuse box. May be designated according to type of pump repaired as Water-Pump Servicer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-022 REPAIRER (mine & quarry) alternate titles: mechanic

Lubricates, adjusts, repairs, and inspects machinery used to clean, crush, size, and otherwise prepare coal, limestone, or rock salt for commercial or industrial use, or for further processing. May be designated according to work station as Breaker Repairer (mine & quarry); Preparation-Plant Repairer (mine & quarry); Tipple Repairer (mine & quarry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 80

630.281-026 REPAIRER (smelt. & refin.)

Repairs machinery and equipment, such as ball mills, filters, crushers, classifiers, flotation machines, conveyor belt systems, thickener tanks, and vibrating screens, used in transporting and processing ore. May be designated according to machinery repaired as Roll Repairer (smelt. & refin.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-030 RUBBERIZING MECHANIC (any industry)

Repairs and maintains rubber-covered and rubber-lined equipment in pulp mill, such as belting, impellors, pipes, pumps, and valves, using knives, handtools, and pressure vulcanizers: Examines exposed rubberized equipment for flaws and excessive wear. Selects rubber stock according to type of materials and manufacturer's specifications. Dismantles equipment and replaces or repairs damaged parts.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-034 SERVICE MECHANIC, COMPRESSED-GAS EQUIPMENT (chemical)

Inspects, tests, repairs, and installs equipment, such as liquid gas converters and compressors in field installations to supply compressed gas for industrial and therapeutic use: Dismantles, tests, and analyzes malfunctioning equipment, using blueprints, manuals, handtools, and power tools, and tests apparatus to locate defects. Tests, repairs, and adjusts electrical circuits and equipment, such as starters, motors, rectifiers, relays, and heaters, using schematics and handtools and power tools. Solders, brazes, and welds materials to repair and replace copper and steel piping and equipment parts. Records repair work performed and condition of equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-038 TREATMENT-PLANT MECHANIC (waterworks) alternate titles: filtration-plant mechanic; water-treatment-plant mechanic

Maintains and repairs machines and equipment used to process and distribute water for human consumption and industrial use: Dismantles, or partially dismantles electric motors, turbines, pumps, hydraulic valves, chlorinators, limers, meters, gauges, and other equipment, to gain access to or remove faulty parts, using hand and power tools, such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and hoists. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Inspects machines and equipment periodically, lubricating moving parts, or replacing worn parts to prevent breakdown or malfunctioning. May operate plant equipment to process and distribute water [WATER-TREATMENT-PLANT OPERATOR (waterworks)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.381-010 CONVEYOR-MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (any industry)

Repairs and adjusts conveyor systems, using handtools: Installs belts in machinery, tightens bolts, adjusts tension rolls, straightens parts, aligns rollers, and replaces defective parts. May install conveyor systems.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.381-014 DOOR-CLOSER MECHANIC (any industry)

Repairs, services, and installs hydraulic door closers, using machines and handtools: Disassembles closers, using handtools and vise. Immerses parts in solution of caustic soda and water to clean parts. Removes encrusted dirt and rust, using electric rotary wire brush and grinding wheel. Replaces worn or broken parts. Fabricates parts, using lathes, drill presses, shaping and milling machines, and precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and scales. Welds cracked closer casings, using acetylene torch. Fills oil chamber and packs spindle with leather washers. Paints finished door closer.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.381-018 LEAD OPERATOR (smelt. & refin.)

Tests and repairs ore-crushing and ore-transporting machinery: Starts machines and equipment, such as feeders, jaw crushers, conveyor belts, and suction dust collectors. Observes machines and equipment in operation for defects and malfunctions. Turns valves to regulate flow of water into cooling system. Breaks up clogged ore, using iron bar or pneumatic hammer. Repairs machines and equipment, using handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.381-022 LUBRICATION-EQUIPMENT SERVICER (any industry)

Repairs and adjusts hand-or power-operated equipment used to lubricate automobiles, trucks, and industrial equipment, using handtools: Dismantles equipment, such as grease guns, air lines, and lubricating pumps. Examines parts for breaks, wear, and dirt. Replaces defective parts. Cleans and assembles equipment.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.381-026 SPRAY-GUN REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and adjusts spray-paint guns and paint-mixing machines, using handtools: Disassembles spray gun, using wrenches. Cleans parts in gasoline or other solvent. Wipes parts dry. Replaces valves, jets, and other worn or broken parts. Attaches new hose to guns. Turns thumbscrews, nuts, and other controls on gun to adjust jets and nozzles. Repairs agitators of paint-mixing equipment. May mix paints and lacquers, using paddle or electric shaker-agitator, scales, and viscosity cups. May order parts and materials to maintain inventory levels.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.381-030 VALVE REPAIRER (chemical) alternate titles: cylinder-valve repairer; valve inspector-and-assembler; valve inspector

Rebuilds safety and flow valves used on compressed and liquefied gas cylinders, drums, or railway cars: Disassembles valve, using bench vise and handtools. Inspects components for surface flaws, and defects in stem and threads. Reams valve seats with hand reamer and dresses threads with tap and die. Immerses parts in cleaning solution and reassembles valve. Dips valve in molten lead, using tongs, to prevent leakage. Attaches valve and fusible plug to high-pressure gasline, submerges it in water, and observes for bubbles to test valve and plug for leaks. Melts out defective plugs, scrapes hole clean, and pours in new metal. Records number of valves tested and test results. May attach gauge and open air valve to test filled cylinders for pressure. May brush or spray chemical solution around valves to test filled cylinders for leaks. May fill cylinders [CYLINDER FILLER (chemical)].
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.384-010 FIXTURE REPAIRER-FABRICATOR (any industry)

Fabricates and repairs fixtures, rods, baskets, and hooks used to suspend articles in plating, cleansing, and painting vats, using handtools and portable power tools: Cuts metal stock to size, using handsaws or power saws and forming machines and following working sketches. Bends metal, using vise or hammer. Drills and taps holes, using portable power drill. Bolts or screws parts together, using wrenches and screwdrivers. May braze, solder, or weld parts together.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630.584-010 EQUIPMENT CLEANER-AND-TESTER (smelt. & refin.)

Cleans and repairs aluminum-processing equipment, such as heaters, heat exchangers, evaporators, pipelines, pumps, cooler coils, and filter leaves, using handtools: Removes heads from heaters, evaporators, preheaters, and heat exchangers, using impact wrenches. Mixes acid or caustic with water and inhibiting chemicals to prepare cleaning solutions of specified concentrations. Tests solutions, using acid-testing equipment. Turns valves to circulate cleaning agents through equipment for time indicated by test results. Washes vessels and heaters with water. Removes scale from tubes, using air-powered turbines and drills. Examines vessels or heaters for leaks, and marks defective areas. Reassembles vessels and heaters, using chain falls, block and tackle, impact wrenches, and handtools. Lubricates valves and adjusts packing glands to prevent leaks. May keep records of repairs and test results.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.664-010 REPAIRER HELPER (smelt. & refin.)

Assists REPAIRER (smelt. & refin.) in repairing machinery and equipment used in processing ore: Cuts out worn parts of conveyor belts, using shears. Draws ends of belt together, using block and tackle, and splices ends with metal fasteners. Loosens sections of machines and equipment, such as turbo-generators, vibrating screens, air compressors, conveyors, crushers, condensers, and boilers, using handtools and electric hoist. Removes worn pipe sections from air, oil, steam, and waterlines, using wrenches and chain hoist. Cleans soot and scale from steam tubes and water-cooling pipes of pressure boilers, using brush and airhose. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

630.664-014 SCREEN-AND-CYCLONE REPAIRER (mine & quarry)

Repairs sizing screens and cyclones (centrifugal separators) used in processing iron ore, using handtools and chain hoist: Inspects screen panels on vibrating screens and screen cloth on ball mill trommels for wear and damage. Replaces worn screen panels on vibrating screens, using wrenches and hammer. Installs new screen cloth on ball mill trommels, using wrenches and chain hoist. Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to remove and replace cyclones for scheduled maintenance. Measures cyclone parts with rule and tape measure to determine need for replacements. Replaces worn parts, such as feed and shell linings, using wrenches. Cleans spray nozzles and belt scrapers in conveyor belt washing system.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.664-018 SERVICE-MECHANIC HELPER, COMPRESSED-GAS EQUIPMENT (chemical)

Assists SERVICE MECHANIC, COMPRESSED-GAS EQUIPMENT (chemical) in installing and repairing pumps, tanks, and vaporizers: Cuts and threads pipes, using pipe cutter and dies. Cleans, polishes, and paints surface of parts, using solvent, rags, and spray guns. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.684-010 ANODE REBUILDER (smelt. & refin.)

Rebuilds anodes of aluminum-reduction furnace, performing any combination of following duties: Removes straps (flexible connectors) from bottom channel irons and bolts them onto next level, using wrench. Grinds connector shoes with emery wheel. Pulls pins from anode with hydraulic puller and cleans scale from pins, using sandblast equipment. Replaces studs (pins), using stud driver. Removes bottom set of channel irons, prior to lowering electrode, and installs new irons on top of pot for rebuilding anode, using jacks, hydraulic squeezer, and wrench. May be designated according to work performed as Channel Rebuilder (smelt. & refin.); Pin Puller (smelt. & refin.); Strap Setter (smelt. & refin.); Stud Driver (smelt. & refin.).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630.684-014 BELT REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and replaces canvas, leather, or rubber belts used to drive machinery and convey materials: Examines belts for defects and cuts out defective sections, using knife. Cuts strip of unused belting material, using knife. Clamps metal fasteners to ends of belt, using pincers, or splices ends of belt, using splicing machine. Positions repaired belt on pulleys. Applies dressing compound to belt to prevent slippage. May patch and sew defective areas of belts, using needle and thread. May specialize in repairing conveyor belts and be designated Conveyor-Belt Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.684-018 PUMP INSTALLER (any industry)

Installs and adjusts electric, gasoline, and diesel-driven pumps and blowers, using handtools, power tools, and diagrams: Cuts and threads pipes, ducts, and fittings, using handtools and power tools. Levels and bolts down pump. Connects ducts and drive couplings, and aligns them to minimize friction, using handtools and gauges. Oils and greases moving parts, and adjusts valves to prevent overloading. May recommend repair or adjustment of driving mechanism to improve operation of pumps.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630.684-022 PUMP-SERVICER HELPER (any industry) alternate titles: mechanic helper

Assists PUMP SERVICER (any industry) in repairing pumps, pump power units, and auxiliary equipment: Dismantles pumps, engines, and other machinery, using power hoists and handtools. Hauls pump and engine parts to and from machine shops, using hoisting device. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630.684-026 REPAIRER II (chemical)

Maintains, installs, and repairs process equipment in chemical plants, usually working under direction of REPAIRER (chemical) I 630.261-018: Inspects equipment for leaks and defective valves. Tightens flange connections and valves, using wrenches. Replaces driving belts, spray nozzles, gaskets, and packing in equipment and gaskets or seals in pipelines. Lubricates pumps and valves, using grease gun. Grinds and reseals valves, using power grinder. Dismantles and assembles equipment, using wrenches and portable power tools, as directed by REPAIRER (chemical) I to assist in repairs and installations. Cleans dirt and rust from equipment and parts prior to and after repairs are made, using brushes, buffer, and cleaning solutions. May test equipment for leaks, using compressed-nitrogen hose and compressor and vacuum gauge, to detect pressure drops. May assist equipment or process operator in operation or tending of equipment units during emergencies or rest periods.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 81

630.684-030 SCREEN REPAIRER, CRUSHER (mine & quarry)

Repairs rod-screen panels in vibrating screens that divert taconite ore into final crushing stage, using hammers, wrenches, and hydraulic jack: Examines rod-screen panels for worn or damaged rods and liners. Lifts hydraulic jack into place between mounting frame and screen panel. Moves levers on jack to free screen panel from rubber holding flange. Lifts out panel and inserts replacement in holding flange. Taps rod ends with hammer to loosen them from frame and pulls out worn rods. Places frame in alignment jig, inserts new rods in holes, and taps rods with hammer to set them in frame. Replaces worn screen liners, using handtools.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.684-034 SPRAY-GUN-REPAIRER HELPER (any industry)

Assists SPRAY-GUN REPAIRER (any industry) in repairing and adjusting spray paint guns. Disassembles and cleans spray guns, using handtools, solvent, and rags. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

630.684-038 WHEEL-AND-CASTER REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and maintains wheels and casters on rolling equipment, such as racks and carts. Replaces parts, such as wheels and bearings, using handtools. Oils moving parts.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

630.687-010 PULLEY MAINTAINER (mine & quarry)

Oils, greases, and replaces idler rollers or pulleys which support cable used in mine haulage slope. Oils and greases cable.
GOE: 05.12.08 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

631 POWERPLANT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with maintenance and repair of turbogenerators, steam generators, and auxiliary equipment in powerplants, utilizing organic and atomic fuels or waterpower.

631.131-010 POWERHOUSE-MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (utilities)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing, adjusting, repairing, and maintaining electrical and mechanical parts of hydroelectric turbines, generators, and auxiliary equipment. Trains workers in repair and maintenance procedures. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to type of powerplant in which maintenance is performed as Diesel-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities); Geothermal-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities); Hydroelectric-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities); Nuclear-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities); Steam-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities).
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

631.261-010 HYDROELECTRIC-MACHINERY MECHANIC (utilities) alternate titles: plant machinist

Repairs and maintains in operating condition mechanical elements of generators, waterwheels, water-inlet and floodgate controls, valves, and piping in hydroelectric generating station. Sets up and operates machine tools to repair or reproduce machine parts and fittings, working from blueprints or defective part.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

631.261-014 POWERHOUSE MECHANIC (utilities) alternate titles: station mechanic

Installs, adjusts, maintains, and repairs electrical and mechanical equipment and parts in power-generating station: Installs equipment. Dismantles and overhauls equipment [MILLWRIGHT (any industry) 638.281-018; BOILERMAKER (struct. metal) I 805.261-014]. Dismantles and repairs auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, compressors, and pipe systems [MAINTENANCE REPAIRER, INDUSTRIAL (any industry) 899.261-014]. Assists in conducting acceptance and performance tests on new or existing equipment. Fabricates special tools, rigging equipment, and replacement parts for equipment. May install wiring between machinery, switchboards, and control panels [ELECTRICIAN, MAINTENANCE (any industry) 829.261-018]. May be designated according to type of plant in which maintenance is performed as Diesel-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities); Gas-Turbine-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities); Geothermal-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities); Nuclear-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities); Steam-Generating-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 85

631.261-018 POWERHOUSE-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (utilities) alternate titles: machinist apprentice; station-mechanic apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

631.364-010 HYDROELECTRIC-MACHINERY-MECHANIC HELPER (utilities)

Assists HYDROELECTRIC-MACHINERY MECHANIC (utilities) in repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment in hydroelectric generating station, performing duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

631.684-010 POWERHOUSE-MECHANIC HELPER (utilities) alternate titles: generation-mechanic helper; station mechanic helper

Assists POWERHOUSE MECHANIC (utilities) in maintaining and repairing power-generating equipment: Lubricates automatic recording instruments, changes recording charts, and refills ink containers. Removes instruments from panelboards for repairs, and reinstalls them when repairs are completed, using handtools. Carries or handtrucks tools and equipment to work areas. Removes nuts and bolts from machinery being disassembled for repairs. Holds parts in place for workers performing repair work. Returns tools to toolroom. Constructs scaffolds. Removes rust and scale from inside of boilers, using wire brush. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to plant in which work is performed as Diesel-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities); Gas-Turbine-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities); Geothermal-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities); Nuclear-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities); Steam-Generating-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632 ORDNANCE AND ACCESSORIES MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with repairing, modifying, and maintaining in readiness small arms, field artillery, naval weapons, fire-control apparatus, munitions, and related ordnance. Occupations concerned with ordnance fabrication are covered in Groups 694 and 736. Occupations concerned with instruments are covered in Group 711. Occupations concerned with electronic equipment are covered in Groups 722 and 823.

632.131-010 ARTILLERY-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, servicing, and repairing artillery weapons. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

632.261-010 AIRCRAFT-ARMAMENT MECHANIC (government ser.) alternate titles: aircraft armorer

Services armament equipment used on military aircraft: Strips airplanes of removable armament equipment, such as machine guns, synchronizers, and bomb-release apparatus, using handtools. Disassembles, cleans, oils, and repairs dismantled equipment and nonremovable armament, such as machine-gun mounts and bomb hoists. Inspects electric circuits controlling bomb-release and gun-firing mechanisms, following wiring diagrams. Immerses equipment parts not in use in hot cosmoline to protect parts from rust and stores until needed. Reassembles and remounts equipment. May be designated according to specialty as Bombsight Specialist (government ser.).
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

632.261-014 FIRE-CONTROL MECHANIC (government ser.) alternate titles: fire-control technician

Services mechanical, electronic, and optical equipment controlling naval guns, following blueprints and diagrams and using handtools and testing devices: Inspects and cleans optical equipment, installing new eyepieces as necessary. Adjusts and lubricates gyroscope. Repairs and replaces parts of motors and remote control equipment, communications equipment, and electronic equipment, using handtools and standard test equipment. Participates in bore-sighting and aligning guns. Tests wiring circuits, following blueprints and diagrams.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

632.261-018 ORDNANCE ARTIFICER (government ser.)

Inspects, tests, maintains, stores, and prepares for use ordnance material, such as guns, primers, fuses, shells, mines, bombs, rockets and guided missiles, tanks, chemical, biological, and radiological munitions, and fire-control equipment for weapons: Tests and inspects material for functioning and serviceability, using prescribed gauges and test equipment, and by firing or detonating weapons and munitions. Disassembles, repairs, and reassembles ordnance of all types, using handtools, power tools, and material-handling equipment. Assembles and loads explosive and inert elements to prepare ammunition items for use. Cleans, stores, and maintains ordnance material according to technical manuals. May be designated according to ordnance item involved as Munitions Worker (government ser.); Nuclear Weapons Mechanical Specialist (government ser.); Torpedo Specialist (government ser.). May maintain small arms and artillery and be designated Armorer (government ser.). May deactivate unexploded bombs and mines and be designated Bomb-Disposal Specialist (government ser.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

632.281-010 GUNSMITH (any industry) alternate titles: repairer

Repairs and modifies firearms to blueprint and customer specifications, using handtools and machines, such as grinders, planers, and millers: Fits action and barrel into stock and aligns parts. Installs parts, such as metallic or optical sights, pistol grips, recoil pads, and decorative pieces of firearms, using screws and handtools. Rebores barrels on boring machine to enlarge caliber of bore. Operates broaching machine to cut rifling in barrel of small arms. Installs choke device on shotguns to control shot pattern. Operates machine to grind and polish metal parts. Immerses metal parts in bluing salt bath to impart rust resistant surface and blue color to metal. Fires firearms with proof loads to determine strength characteristics, correct alignment, and assembly of piece. Fabricates wooden stock for guns according to customer specifications. Refinishes wooden stocks for rifles and shotguns by hand sanding and rubbing with special finishing oil and quick-drying lacquer. May lay out plans on paper and calculate bullet-flight arcs, sight positions, and other details to design new guns.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

632.360-010 GAUGE-AND-WEIGH-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

Sets up machines to measure and weigh loaded cartridges: Turns setscrews and nuts to adjust and synchronize feeding, gauging, weighing, and ejection mechanisms, using handtools, and master cartridge and fixed gauges to verify settings. Starts machine and inspects sample cartridges for conformance to weight and size specifications. Disassembles machine to replace worn or broken parts or to install parts to accommodate specific size or type of cartridge, using handtools. Tags trays of rejected cartridges, indicating reason for rejection, and routes them to other workers for reinspection or salvage. Cleans and lubricates equipment. Gives instructions to new workers for operating machine.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.360-014 LOADING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance) alternate titles: cartridge-assembling-machine adjuster

Sets up automatic machine to fill small arms cartridge cases with powder and insert bullets: Installs machine parts, such as shell and bullet dials, carriers, punches, crimping die, and powder charge regulator, to accommodate designated size and type of cartridge to be filled, using handtools. Turns setscrews or nuts to adjust and synchronize mechanisms. Cleans machine and lubricates moving parts. Polishes punches and dies to remove scratches or adhering brass, using $T3bench grinder$T1 and emery cloth. Disassembles machine or parts to remove jammed cartridges and to replace worn or broken parts. Tests sample of cartridges for pullout of bullets and weighs powder load, using $T3pull-test machine$T1 and gram scale. Records test results. Gives instructions to new workers in operation of machines and use of gauges.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

632.360-018 PRIMER-INSERTING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

Sets up and maintains in operation automatic machines that insert explosive primers in cartridge cases: Installs and adjusts punches, dies, and feed fingers, and regulates feeding and ejection mechanisms, using handtools and gauges. Frees jams and replaces worn or broken parts. Polishes steel punches and feed fingers to remove burrs, scratches, or adhering brass, using speed lathe and emery cloth. May feed plates or boards of primers into machine hoppers. May instruct new workers in machine operation and use of gauges.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.380-010 INSPECTING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

Adjusts roller, chain, or belt conveyors that convey small arms ammunition or components past inspectors: Turns stop nuts and setscrews to align tubes, channels, or fingers which transfer workpieces from hopper to carrier, using handtools. Bends and hammers discharge chutes into position. Turns adjustment knob of drive motor or shifting belt to different pulley to change speed of conveyor. Tightens belts by extending tension wheel. Replaces mirrors that enable inspector to see both ends of cartridges. Removes cartridges jammed in feed or discharge channels, using wire tools.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

632.380-014 LOADING-UNIT TOOL-SETTER (ordnance)

Sets up series of machines to load platefuls of small arms cartridges with powder and bullets: Changes setting screws on eccentric arm of shakers to adjust length of stroke of shaker table according to caliber and style of cartridge and bullet processed. Installs powder volume plate in loading unit and inserts blocks of punches and collets in presses to seat and crimp bullets, using handtools. Turns setscrews, stop nuts, and turnbuckles to adjust, by trial and error, side guides, backstops, conveyor fingers, and stroke of press gates, using height gauges. Distributes plates to each work station according to work requirements. Empties powder from volume plate into tray and weighs it, dividing by number of cartridges in plate to determine if total load and average per cartridge are within weights specified. Changes volume plate for one with larger or smaller cavities until total and average loads meet specifications. Observes unit in operation to detect malfunctioning. Starts machine to load plate of cartridges and sends samples to ballistics laboratory for approval before releasing unit to operating crew.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.380-018 PRIMER-WATERPROOFING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance) alternate titles: lacquer-press adjuster

Sets up dial-feed machine to daub and spray lacquer to base and mouth of cartridge cases to form waterproof seal around primer and bullet: Aligns and adjusts feeding, lacquering, blotting, and ejecting mechanisms, and installs reels of blotting-paper tape, using handtools. Thins lacquer with acetate to desired consistency and pours it into machine reservoirs. Measures drain time of sample mixture to verify conformance to specified viscosity, using electric timer. Drains and flushes reservoirs and feed tubes to prevent clogging, using thinner.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.380-022 RIM-FIRE-PRIMING TOOL SETTER (ordnance)

Sets up automatic machines to fill head cavity of rim-fire cartridge cases with explosive priming mixture: Installs and aligns knockout pins, primer-spreading punches, and shell-holding blocks, using handtools and gauges. Sets stops and cams to synchronize movements of feeding screws and rolls, shell-holding fingers, and ejection mechanism. Starts machine and examines primed cartridge cases for defects, such as dents, scratches, or unfilled head cavities. Cleans priming mixture from tools and machine bed, using air blast or vacuum hose. Dismantles machine to replace worn or broken parts.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

632.380-026 VARNISHING-UNIT TOOL SETTER (ordnance)

Sets up machine to waterproof center-fire cartridges with varnish or lacquer: Selects varnishing plates with pins of specified diameter to accommodate caliber of cartridge to be processed and screws into plate holders. Hammers out and replaces broken, bent, or loose pins. Turns setscrews, stop nuts, and limit pins to adjust height and speed of varnishing machine, using handtools. Mixes varnish or lacquer and thinner in reservoir to obtain waterproofing solution of specified viscosity. Examines samples of varnished cartridges to determine whether coating is sufficient to waterproof them.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

632.381-010 GUN SYNCHRONIZER (ordnance)

Adjusts interconnecting control mechanisms of gun to synchronize gun with gunners sight (telescope or range finder) and fire control computer: Lifts gun to work stand, using hoist, and connects electrical and hydraulic lines to power sources. Inserts borescope in muzzle of gun, and telescope and level in breech. Moves controls to level position of gun. Adjusts gunners quadrant to synchronize quadrant with gun at level position. Sets eccentrics within control mechanism in position level with gun and quadrant. Bolts control arm of ballistics computer to sighting adjustment controls. Sights through range finder and moves controls to align cross hairs of range finder on specified target. Looks through borescope in gun to verify alignment of gun bore on target. Adjusts eccentrics, and controls to regulate flow of electrical impulse into control instruments, to align gun and sight on specified target.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.381-014 INSPECTOR, FIREARMS (ordnance)

Examines working parts of guns used in testing ammunition to determine that they are in satisfactory condition to be used for making tests. Examines bore, cartridge chamber, firing-pin hole, and other parts related to functional operation of gun, using precision measuring instruments. Inspects bore of gun for defects, such as scratches, pits, and corrosion, using illuminated periscope. Tests operation of gun for satisfactory action. May assist GUNSMITH (any industry) in adjusting test arms.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

632.684-010 ORDNANCE-ARTIFICER HELPER (government ser.)

Assist ORDNANCE ARTIFICER (government ser.) in inspecting, maintaining, storing, and preparing for use ordnance material, such as guns, primers, fuses, mines, bombs, rockets, guided missiles, tanks, munitions, and fire-control equipment for weapons. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.16 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

633 BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL MACHINE REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with repairing calculating, bookkeeping, addressing, duplicating, and related machines, including both manual and electric typewriters and cash registers. Sales and service occupations are included in Group 275; and electronic data processing equipment is included in Group 722 and Group 823.

633.131-010 OFFICE-MACHINE-SERVICE SUPERVISOR (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in servicing, repairing, and rebuilding office machines, such as calculating, bookkeeping, duplicating machines, and typewriters, in customer's establishment and in repair shop. Trains workers in repairing and servicing procedures. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May review reports on unserviceable machines and examine them to determine repairs required and to estimate cost of repair. May compute cost of repaired items. When supervising workers in repair shop, may be designated Office-Machine-Repair-Shop Supervisor (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.261-010 ASSEMBLY TECHNICIAN (office machines)

Inspects, adjusts, and repairs punched-card office machines, such as interpreters, collators, proof machines for banks, and card punches, using handtools and test equipment: Reads machine assembly specifications, such as charts, blueprints, schematic diagrams, and engineering specifications to determine requirements, such as drive speed, timing of card feed and output, and installation of special features ordered by customer. Operates machine, using prepunched cards, to observe and listen to operation of moving parts, to measure clearances and contact gaps, and to measure voltages and continuity, using voltmeter, ohmmeter, and test lights. Adjusts clearance of moving parts, electrical contact gaps, and alignment of printing units and contact brush units to meet specifications, using tools, such as screwdrivers, wrenches, feeler gauges, and special fixtures. Repairs assembly errors noted by quality control personnel. May install hardware, drill holes, and insert pins to complete assembly prior to final testing of machine. May train workers in assembly operations.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

633.261-014 MAIL-PROCESSING-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (government ser.)

Repairs and maintains mail-processing equipment, such as letter-canceling machines, letter-facing-and-canceling machines, mail-sorting machines, and conveyor systems, following blueprints and schematic diagrams, using handtools, power tools, and electrical testing instruments: Inspects machine to locate causes of trouble, using ammeters, ohmmeters, relay testers, and other testing instruments. Dismantles machine, using handtools and power tools. Repairs wiring circuits and replaces parts, such as relays, resistors, condensers, and rheostats in electrical systems, using handtools. Repairs and replaces parts, such as gears and bearings in mechanical systems, using handtools. Reassembles and starts machines to test performances. Dismantles conveyor systems, using handtools. Repairs or replaces defective parts and reassembles conveyors. May repair hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

633.281-010 CASH-REGISTER SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: cash-register repairer

Tests and repairs cash registers, using handtools, power tools, and circuit test meters: Examines mechanical assemblies, such as printing mechanisms, counters, and keyboards, for worn or damaged parts, using precision gauges. Replaces defective parts, or reshapes parts on bench lathe or grinder. Tests electrical control units, wiring, and motors, using circuit test equipment. Replaces defective electrical parts, using handtools and welding and soldering equipment. Cleans and oils moving parts. May service adding machines [OFFICE-MACHINE SERVICER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.281-014 DICTATING-TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE SERVICER (any industry)

Repairs magnetic tape and grooved-tape dictating-transcribing machines, using wiring diagrams, handtools, and electronic testing equipment: Tests machines to isolate defective circuits, using oscilloscope, audioscope, test meters, tube and circuit testers, and referring to wiring diagrams. Replaces faulty parts, such as tubes, transistors, microphones, relays, and resistors, using soldering iron and handtools. Replaces or adjusts mechanical elements, such as playback mechanisms, remote control switches, and tape reels. Operates repaired machines to test their performances. May operate bench lathe to fabricate shims, bolts, and other similar parts. May be designated according to type of machine repaired as Dictating-Transcribing-Machine Servicer, Grooved Tape (any industry); Dictating-Transcribing-Machine Servicer, Magnetic Tape (any industry). Important variables may be indicated by trade name of machines repaired.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.281-018 OFFICE-MACHINE SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: business-machine mechanic; office-equipment mechanic; office-machine inspector

Repairs and services office machines, such as adding, accounting, and calculating machines, and typewriters, using handtools, power tools, micrometers, and welding equipment: Operates machines to test moving parts and to listen to sounds of machines to locate causes of trouble. Disassembles machine and examines parts, such as gears, guides, rollers, and pinions for wear and defects, using micrometers. Repairs, adjusts, or replaces parts, using handtools, power tools, and soldering and welding equipment. Cleans and oils moving parts. May give instructions in operation and care of machines to machine operators. May assemble new machines. May be designated according to machine repaired or serviced as Accounting-Machine Servicer (any industry); Adding-Machine Servicer (any industry); Calculating-Machine Servicer (any industry); Duplicating-Machine Servicer (any industry); Typewriter Servicer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.281-022 OFFICE-MACHINE-SERVICER APPRENTICE (any industry) alternate titles: business-machine-mechanic apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.281-026 SCALE MECHANIC (any industry)

Installs, calibrates, and repairs weighing scales, using handtools, power tools, and standard test weights: Moves scale into position, using hoists and rollers. Inserts shims between scale base and foundation to level scale. Secures scale to foundation, using handtools. Tests scale, using certified weights, and adjusts pivots, dial settings, and pendulums to ensure that weight indication meets legal specifications. Turns setscrews to adjust spring scales. Disassembles scales and repairs or replaces worn or damaged parts, such as pivots and bearings, using $T3bench grinder,$T1 handtools, and power tools. Straightens, cleans, and repaints structural parts of scale. May install, adjust, and repair electronically controlled scales.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.281-030 STATISTICAL-MACHINE SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: customer engineer

Installs and services collators, sorters, and other statistical machines in accordance with graphs and charts, using handtools and precision-measuring instruments: Assembles and installs machines, following timing and wiring charts and using handtools, calipers, micrometers, and other instruments. Starts machines and listens for sounds to locate electrical and mechanical defects. Examines wiring, cards, and printed tape for defects. Dismantles machines and repairs or replaces parts, using handtools. Tightens, loosens, sets, or otherwise adjusts gears, clutches, and electrical connections. May set up machine to obtain particular information by wiring and inserting board in machines and moving switches and levers. May instruct and advise operators of equipment in machine operation and in interpretation of setup charts. May supervise and instruct student servicers.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637 UTILITIES SERVICE MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

This group includes occupations concerned with installing, maintaining, and repairing mechanical equipment and appliances used to supply heat, conditioned air, refrigeration, water, and related utilities in homes and commercial or industrial establishments.

637.131-010 SUPERVISOR, COOLER SERVICE (svc. ind. mach.) alternate titles: manager, vending department

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installation, maintenance, renovation, and repair of vending machines (coolers) dispensing bottled beverages: Orders delivery of coolers to retail locations. Dispatches repairers on service calls to repair or adjust faulty coolers. Instructs and trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637.261-010 AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER, WINDOW UNIT (construction)

Installs, services, and repairs window air-conditioning units, ranging from 1/2 to 2 tons capacity, in private residences and small establishments: Inspects existing wiring, fuses, or circuit-breaker panels on customer's premises to ensure adequate power supply for operating air-conditioner. Measures window, transom, or other existing openings for air-conditioning unit, using measuring tape or rule, or cuts opening through wall, using mallet and cold chisel. Assembles and positions support brackets in place, using screws, clamps, or other braces, and power tools and handtools. Fills space between window support and edge of opening with caulking compound and filler board. Places air-conditioner on support frame and secures unit in position, leveling unit, using screws, clips, and bolts. Starts unit, adjusts controls, and listens for excessive noise or sounds indicating malfunction. Examines malfunctioning unit for defective parts, utilizing knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and refrigeration theory, to determine cause of malfunction. Dismantles whole or part of unit, as indicated by type of malfunction, and repairs or replaces such parts as switches, relays, fan motors, thermostats, and other components, using handtools and power tools. Replaces filters, lubricates unit, and adjusts controls. Reassembles unit, making necessary adjustments to ensure efficient operation. May give instructions to customer regarding operation and care of unit. May estimate cost of repairs or adjustments. May remove unit from customer's premises for major repairs or overhaul in shop, or for return to manufacturer for extensive repairs. May repair sealed refrigeration units of machines. For installation, service, and repair of central air-conditioning units, see HEATING-AND-AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER (construction) 637.261-014.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

637.261-014 HEATING-AND-AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER (construction) alternate titles: air-conditioning mechanic; environmental-control-system installer-servicer; heating-and-air-conditioning mechanic; heating mechanic

Installs, services, and repairs environmental control systems in residences, department stores, office buildings, and commercial establishments, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layout: Mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using handtools, following blueprints or engineering specifications. Fabricates, assembles, and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment [DUCT INSTALLER (construction; mfd. bldgs.) 869.664-014]. Installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air duct system, using handtools. Cuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape, using cutting and bending equipment and tools. Cuts and threads pipe, using machine-threading or hand-threading equipment. Joins tubing or pipe to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings, or unions, and solders joints, using torch, forming complete circuit for refrigerant [PIPE FITTER (construction) 862.281-018]. Installs expansion and discharge valves in circuit. Connects motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating-ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panels to power source [ELECTRICIAN (construction) 824.261-010]. Installs air and water filters in completed installation. Injects small amount of refrigerant into compressor to test systems, and adds freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure. Observes pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to ensure efficient operation. Tests joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges or soap-and-water solution. Wraps pipes in insulation batting and secures them in place with cement or wire bands. Replaces defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses, and electrical wiring to repair installed units, using electrician's handtools and test equipment. May install, repair, and service air-conditioners, ranging from fifteen to twenty tons cooling capacity, in warehouses and factory buildings and be designated Air-Conditioning Mechanic, Industrial (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 83

637.261-018 GAS-APPLIANCE SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: appliance servicer; customer servicer

Installs and repairs gas meters, regulators, ranges, heaters, and refrigerators in customer's establishment, using manometer, voltmeter, handtools, and pipe-threading tools: Measures, cuts, and threads pipe and connects it to feeder line and equipment or appliance, using rule, pipe cutter, threader, and wrench. Tests and examines pipelines and equipment to locate leaks and faulty pipe connections and to determine pressure and flow of gas, using manometer, voltmeter, combustible gas indicator, and soap lather. Dismantles meters and regulators, and replaces defective pipes, thermocouples, thermostats, valves, and indicator spindles, using handtools. May assemble new or reconditioned appliances. May collect for monthly bills or overdue payments. May be designated according to appliance serviced as Gas-Refrigerator Servicer (any industry); Gas-Stove Servicer (any industry).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637.261-022 INDUSTRIAL-GAS SERVICER (utilities)

Tests, repairs, and adjusts all types of industrial gas equipment, including control mechanisms, such as thermostats, high-temperature-limit controls, solenoid valves, safety pilots, and various other safety controls actuated by bimetallic expansion, fluid expansion, or thermocouple electric energy. May advise customers on proper installation of equipment. May install or remove large industrial meters, regulators, and related equipment. May read meters [METER READER (utilities; waterworks)].
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637.261-026 REFRIGERATION MECHANIC (any industry)

Installs and repairs industrial and commercial refrigerating systems according to blueprints and engineering specifications, using knowledge of refrigeration, structural layout, and function and design of components: Lays out reference points for installation of structural and functional components, using measuring instruments, such as tape, transit, plumb bob, levels, and square. Drills holes and installs mounting brackets and hangers into floor and walls of building. Lifts and aligns components into position, using hoist or block and tackle. Screws, bolts, rivets, welds, and brazes parts to assemble structural and functional components, such as motors, controls, switches, gauges, wiring harnesses, valves, pumps, compressors, condensers, cores, and pipes. Cuts, threads, and connects pipe to functional components and water or power system of premises [PIPE FITTER (construction) 862.281-018]. Pumps specified gas or fluid into system. Starts system, observes operation, reads gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms, such as valves, controls, and pumps to control level of fluid, pressure, and temperature in system. Dismantles malfunctioning systems and tests components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment. Replaces or adjusts defective or worn parts to repair systems. May insulate shells and cabinets of systems. May install wiring to connect components to electric power source. May specialize in installing systems and be designated Refrigeration-System Installer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 80

637.261-030 SOLAR-ENERGY-SYSTEM INSTALLER (any industry)

Installs and repairs solar-energy systems designed to collect, store, and circulate solar-heated water or other medium for residential, commercial, or industrial use: Locates and marks position of collectors, holding tank, and distribution system on structure, according to specifications and blueprints. Cuts holes in roof, walls, and ceiling to install equipment and plumbing, using power saws and drills. Installs supports and brackets to anchor solar collectors and holding tank, using carpenter's handtools. Cuts, threads, and fits plumbing according to specifications for connecting circulation system, using plumber's handtools. Lays out and connects electrical wiring between controls and pumps according to wiring diagram and knowledge of standard industry practice, using electrician's handtools. Tests electrical circuits and components for continuity, using electrical test equipment. Tests plumbing for leaks, using pressure gauge. Pushes control buttons to activate pumps and observes system to detect malfunctions. Repairs or replaces defective equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

637.261-034 AIR AND HYDRONIC BALANCING TECHNICIAN (any industry)

Inspects, tests, adjusts, and $T3balances$T1 heating, cooling, and ventilating systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings, using specialized tools and test equipment, to attain performance standards specified in system design: Studies system blueprints, specifications, and performance data to determine configuration and purpose of system components, such as motors, pumps, fans, switches, ducts, or pipes. Discusses system malfunctions with users to isolate problems. Inspects system to verify system compliance with plans and specifications and to detect malfunctions in system component parts. Adjusts system controls to settings recommended by vendor to prepare to perform tests. Tests performance of air and hydronic systems, using specialized tools and test equipment, such as pitot tube, manometer, anemometer, velometer, tachometer, psychrometer, and thermometer, to isolate problems and determine where adjustments are necessary. Opens or closes louvers in system ductwork or adjusts flow control valves in piping to balance system, using handtools such as pliers, screwdriver, or wrenches. Discusses system operation with users to verify that malfunctions have been corrected.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

637.281-010 PUMP ERECTOR (construction) alternate titles: pump installation and servicer

Installs and repairs submerged turbine pumps in waterwells, using rig (truck-mounted hoisting equipment): Drives rig into position adjacent to well. Starts hoisting engine and moves levers and pedals to raise and extend telescoping hoisting mast. Bolts guy wires and struts to mast for support. Threads and tightens pump parts, such as pump bowl, shaft, bearings, tubing, and couplings, using wrenches and chain tongs to assemble pump section. Raises pump section to vertical position and installs section in well casing, using rig loadline and winch. Screws coupling or bolts flange to connect pump base to pipe column. Drives wedges under pump base to align base with pump shaft, centering pump shaft in opening until tube nut or packing container fits without interference, or using dial indicator to verify alignment. Hoists electric motor drive or engine drive gear box into position over pump base and inspects clearance between shaft and hollow spindle of driver to verify alignment of pump shaft. Attaches pressure gauge and orifice meter to pump outlet and pumps air into well to measure static and dynamic water levels and capacity of well. Dismantles pumps to clean, repair, and replace worn or damaged parts. May work in shop to repair various types of pumps, such as centrifugal, plunger, and turbine pumps [PUMP SERVICER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

637.281-014 STOKER ERECTOR-AND-SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: stoker-installation mechanic; cooler servicer

Installs and repairs household, commercial, and industrial automatic coal stokers in furnaces according to specifications, using handtools and welding equipment: Removes plate from side of furnace with screwdriver or wrench or cuts hole in side of furnace with acetylene torch to make opening for entrance of stoker. Places stoker in operating position with feed mechanism projecting through side plate opening or hole in furnace wall and builds up firebrick or clay around it. Installs thermostat in furnace room or other part of building, instrument panel in furnace room, and regulator on boiler or furnace. Connects regulator wires to control panel and stoker wires with control panel wires according to wiring diagram. Replaces fuses, repairs short circuits in wiring, and removes clinkers from furnace bed and pieces of metal from screw conveyor.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637.381-010 EVAPORATIVE-COOLER INSTALLER (any industry)

Repairs and installs cooling units to draw air over moistened pads, using handtools and portable power tools: Disassembles, cleans, and oils parts. Replaces motor bearings, aligns pulleys on motor and blower shafts, and tightens slack in drive belts. Replaces defective wiring. Holds tachometer against revolving centers of blowers and motors to verify specified revolutions per minute. Bolts cooler to window or platform adjacent to window, following layout lines. Cuts and installs plywood or building board to fit vacant window space. Installs electrical outlets and thermostat or humidistat controls. Cuts and connects tubing to cooler and water source. Adjusts rate of water flow. May install cooler on roof and assemble prefabricated sheet metal ducts in attic.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

637.381-014 REFRIGERATION UNIT REPAIRER (svc. ind. mach.)

Replaces defective components and reassembles refrigeration units to work orders and blueprint specifications: Studies rejection slips from inspection department or customer's letters and observes functioning of components, such as controls, fan, condenser, evaporator, or compressor to determine need for repair or replacement. Drains oil and pumps gas from unit. Loosens bolts, and melts soldered or brazed seams, to dismantle unit, using handtools and torch. Removes and replaces defective components. Brazes or solders parts to repair defective joints and leaks. Reassembles unit, using measuring instruments, handtools, soldering iron, and hand torch. Routes defective components to salvage department. May adjust unit controls. Records cause of malfunction, repairs, and replacements made.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

637.384-010 INDUSTRIAL-GAS-SERVICER HELPER (utilities)

Assists in testing, repairing, and installing gas equipment, domestic gas appliances, and gas meters: Cuts, threads, and joins pipe as directed, using handtools. Brushes soap solution over connections to test for leaks. Positions heavy equipment, using hoist. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

637.664-010 HEATING-AND-AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER HELPER (construction) alternate titles: heating-and-air-conditioning-mechanic helper

Assists workers engaged in installing, repairing, and servicing industrial, commercial, and residential environmental-control systems, performing any combination of following duties: Cuts, punches, flanges, shears, and solders sheet metal ducts and parts, using handtools and portable power tools. Cuts threads and packs pipes. Cements insulation in place over finished piping or tubing. Passes electrical wire through conduit, splices wire connections, and tapes wire. Assembles sheet metal components of prefabricated furnaces, using handtools. Replaces exhausted or defective containers of refrigerant with new refrigerant. Lubricates fans, motors, and control units. Installs air and water filters in completed assembly. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to type of equipment serviced as Air-Conditioning-Mechanic Helper, Industrial (any industry).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

637.684-010 GAS-APPLIANCE-SERVICER HELPER (any industry) alternate titles: customer-servicer helper; gas-fitter helper

Assists GAS-APPLIANCE SERVICER (any industry) in installing, testing, adjusting, and repairing regulators, ranges, and heaters, in customer's establishments: Transports tools, parts, equipment, and appliances from truck to customer's establishment, using handtruck. Measures, cuts, threads, and connects pipe to feeder line and installed appliance, using pipe cutter, threader, and wrench. Dismantles appliances and replaces defective pipes, thermocouples, thermostats, valves, and spindles, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to kind of appliance repaired as Gas-Stove-Servicer Helper (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

637.684-014 QUALITY-CONTROL TECHNICIAN (svc. ind. mach.)

Tests vending, amusement, or other coin-operated machines for operating condition, and adjusts operating components, using handtools: Tests operating cycle of machine, using electrical timer. Tests wiring, using light bulbs to verify circuit continuity. Tests operation of coin-operating-and-return mechanism. Adjusts faulty operating components, using handtools. Rejects units requiring extensive repairs or refinishing. May examine paint finish for blemishes, chips, or other flaws.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

637.687-010 AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER HELPER, WINDOW UNIT (construction)

Assists AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER, WINDOW UNIT (construction) in repairing, servicing, or installing window-mounted air-conditioning units, performing any combination of following duties: Carries unit from delivery vehicle to work site. Assembles window-support brackets, using handtools. Cuts opening through wall for insertion of unit, using hammer and chisel. Applies caulking compound to excess space between air-conditioner and wall opening. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

637.687-014 REFRIGERATION-MECHANIC HELPER (any industry)

Assists REFRIGERATION MECHANIC (any industry) in installing, maintaining, and repairing industrial and commercial refrigerating systems: Transports tools, materials, components, and refuse to and from work area. Lifts or holds parts while REFRIGERATION MECHANIC (any industry) fits, aligns, and fastens them into position. Bolts or unbolts parts, using handtools. May cut and thread pipe to specified length, using pipe cutter, stock, and die. May insulate cabinets and systems. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

637.687-018 SOLAR-ENERGY-SYSTEM-INSTALLER HELPER (any industry)

Assists SOLAR-ENERGY-SYSTEM INSTALLER (any industry) 637.261-030 in installing and repairing solar-energy systems for residential, commercial, or industrial use: Saws and drills holes in roof and walls for placement of equipment, plumbing, and wiring as directed. Loads and unloads truck. Attaches plumbing and electrical wiring to structure, using handtools. Cuts pipe threads and wraps insulation around pipes. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

638 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS IN MACHINE INSTALLATION AND REPAIR

This group includes occupations which are too broad to classify on the basis of a particular machine or type of machinery.

638.131-010 FUEL-SYSTEM-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (any industry)

Supervises, coordinates activities of, and assists FUEL-SYSTEM-MAINTENANCE WORKERS (any industry) in maintenance and inspection of fuel storage, distribution, and dispensing systems. Determines safety, maintenance, and inspection methods and instructs and directs workers in such procedures. Diagnoses difficult maintenance problems and recurring malfunctions. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.06.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.131-014 MACHINE-ASSEMBLER SUPERVISOR (machinery mfg.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly of machines, equipment, and their subassemblies: Analyzes specifications, such as blueprints, diagrams, and schematics, to determine need for supplies and sequence of operations. Requisitions supplies and coordinates flow of material through department. Trains workers in assembly techniques. Inspects work to ensure conformance to specifications. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.131-018 MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, FIRE-FIGHTING-EQUIPMENT (government ser.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance and repair of fire-fighting vehicles, equipment, and buildings: Inspects equipment and facilities to determine repair or malfunctioning units and physical structures. Trains workers in equipment repair and structural maintenance, using operating manuals, work orders, and blueprints. Requisitions materials and supplies. Repairs faulty equipment at fire sites, using mechanic's handtools. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.131-022 MAINTENANCE-MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (any industry) alternate titles: craft supervisor; maintenance advisor; maintenance supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment, and in fabricating metal parts and tools: Directs workers engaged in repairing and maintaining parts of equipment and machines. Coordinates activities of workers engaged in installation of machinery and equipment. Directs workers in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment. Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment based on observation of machinery and applying knowledge from past experience. Directs workers engaged in dismantling, assembling, and installing industrial machinery [MILLWRIGHT SUPERVISOR (any industry) 638.131-030]. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May requisition and keep supply of spare parts. May modify programming of robots and related equipment, such as $T3robot controllers$T1 and $T3programmable controllers.$T1 May coordinate activities of workers engaged in programming machinery and equipment. May supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in making structural repairs to buildings [MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (any industry) 891.137-010].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

638.131-026 MECHANICAL-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (any industry) alternate titles: maintenance engineer, oil field; shop supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining and repairing mechanical parts of pumps, cranes, compressors, ditch diggers, automobiles, trucks, tractors, pipelaying machines, and similar equipment used in constructing pipelines, transporting oil and other fluids, and in related oil field and construction or airport maintenance activities: Inspects defective equipment in shop or field to determine extent of wear or damage. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May contract repair work. May arrange for sale or purchase of equipment. May supervise workers engaged in repairing company-owned railroad cars. May travel to work sites to supervise and coordinate activities of workers and be designated Traveling-Maintenance Supervisor (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 80

638.131-030 MILLWRIGHT SUPERVISOR (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in dismantling, moving, assembling, and installing industrial machinery: Measures floor distances with rule to verify foundation layouts. Verifies dimensions of machine parts, using gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.131-034 MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, MOBILE BATTERY EQUIPMENT (mine & quarry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance and repair of mobile battery-powered mining equipment: Reviews list of mobile battery-powered equipment needing repairs. Examines defective equipment and equipment batteries to determine malfunctions, using electrical and hydraulic schematics. Assigns personnel to perform repairs. Inspects repaired equipment for conformance to company and federal safety standards. Notifies supervisor when equipment is back in service. Trains new employees. Tests air in mine shafts for presence of methane or lack of oxygen, using hand held testing devices, and notifies shift supervisors of hazards. Observes work area for defective equipment and hazardous electrical conditions, according to federal and state regulations. Completes accident reports. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.261-010 AUTOMATED EQUIPMENT ENGINEER-TECHNICIAN (machinery mfg.) alternate titles: engineer, automated equipment; technician, automated equipment

Installs machinery and equipment used to emboss, die-cut, score, fold, and transfer paper or cardboard stock to form box blanks, knock-down advertising displays, and similar products: Confers with customer's engineering staff to determine layout of equipment, to resolve problems of machine design, and to avoid construction problems in plant. Arranges machine parts according to sequence of assembly and effective use of floor space. Directs workers in positioning equipment, following floor plans and manufacturer's instructions. Assembles and installs electrical and electromechanical components and systems, using handtools, electrical testing instruments, soldering irons, and wiring diagrams. Operates equipment through trial run to verify setup. Adjusts controls and setup of machine for specified type, thickness, and size of stock to be processed, for prescribed sequence of operating stages, and to ensure maximum efficiency. Instructs equipment operators and engineering and maintenance personnel regarding setup, operation, and maintenance of equipment. Repairs and services equipment, following preventive maintenance schedule or upon customer's request. May modify previously installed equipment to ensure compatibility with new units, or install safety devices or attachments to old equipment. May confer with customer's engineers to determine effective methods of programming work for machine processing.
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.261-014 MACHINERY ERECTOR (engine-turbine; machinery mfg.) alternate titles: erector; heavy-machinery assembler

Erects and tests machinery and heavy equipment, such as hydraulic turbines, turbine wheels, jaw stone crushers, industrial surface condensers, flaking machines, valves, and mine hoists, according to blueprints and specifications, using handtools, heating equipment, and measuring instruments: Positions steel beams to support bedplates of machines and equipment. Levels bedplate and establishes centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit. Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to lower basic assembly unit, such as shaft, shaft casing, frame, or housing unit, to bedplate and aligns unit to centerline. Lays out mounting holes, using measuring instruments and drills holes with power drill. Bolts parts, such as side and deck plates, jaw plates, and journals, to basic assembly unit. Attaches moving parts and subassemblies, such as shafts, rollers, flywheels, runners (water wheels), valves, gates, bearings, and bearing supports, to basic assembly unit, using handtools and power tools. Shrink-fits bushings, sleeves, rings, liners, gears, and wheels to specified items, using portable gas heating equipment. Inserts shims, adjusts tension on nuts and bolts, or positions parts, using handtools and measuring instruments to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts. Connects power unit to machines, or steam piping to equipment, and tests unit to evaluate its mechanical operation. Replaces defective parts of machine or adjusts clearances and alignment of moving parts. Dismantles machinery and equipment for shipment to installation site.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.261-018 MANUFACTURER'S SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (machinery mfg.; machine tools) alternate titles: field engineer; field servicer; service engineer; service representative

Installs and repairs machinery or equipment in customer's establishment, following blueprints and manufacturer's instructions, and utilizing knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical machinery: Consults with personnel in engineering department to resolve problems of machine design to avoid construction problems in customer's establishment. Studies blueprints and observes tryout of machine in manufacturer's plant to become familiar with machine operation. Operates machine through trial run at customer's establishment to ensure that quality and rate of production meet specifications, and trains customer's personnel in adjusting, maintaining, and repairing machinery or equipment. Consults with customer about deviations of machine operation from original specifications and explains reasons for changes. Repairs or supervises repair of worn or defective machinery or equipment in customer's plant. May be designated according to type, size, or trade name of machines, tools, or equipment serviced.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.261-022 PINSETTER MECHANIC, AUTOMATIC (any industry) alternate titles: bowling-pin-machine mechanic

Adjusts and repairs automatic pinsetting bowling machines, following maintenance manuals, schematics, and knowledge of equipment, using handtools, power tools, and testing equipment: Observes operation of machine to determine nature and cause of malfunction. Tests relays, solenoids, transformers, electric motors, and wiring for defects, using continuity tester, ammeter, and voltmeter. Disassembles and replaces or repairs mechanical and electrical components or parts, such as bearings, coils, armatures, and wiring, using handtools. Cleans and lubricates machine. Instructs assistants in locating and repairing minor defects. Directs workers or participates in reconditioning and painting bowling pins. Maintains perpetual inventory of and orders replacements for spare parts.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

638.261-026 FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN (machinery mfg.) alternate titles: robot technician

Installs, programs, and repairs robots and related equipment, such as $T3programmable controllers, robot controllers,$T1 end-of-arm tools, conveyors, and parts orienters, applying knowledge of electronics, electrical circuits, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and programming, using power tools, handtools, and testing instruments and following manuals, schematic diagrams, and blueprints: Reviews work order and related manuals, blueprints, and schematic diagrams to determine tasks to be performed and tools, equipment, and parts needed for installation of repair assignment. Discusses assignment with customer's representative and inspects installation site to verify that electrical supply wires, conduit, switches, and circuit breakers are installed according to specifications. Positions and secures robot and related equipment to floor, assisted by customer's staff, using crane, handtools, and power tools and following manuals and blueprints, or inspects installation site to ensure that robot has been installed according to specifications. Attaches electrical wires to robot controller and programmable controller and connects cables between robot, robot controller, programmable controller, and hydraulic power unit, using handtools. Connects hoses between hydraulic power unit and robot, using handtools. Verifies that electrical power is reaching robot and that voltage is as specified, using testing instruments. Pushes buttons, flips switches, and moves levers to start robot and related equipment to verify that operation is as specified. Programs robot to perform specified tasks, applying knowledge of programming language, using $T3teach pendant$T1 and keyboard or control panel on robot controller. Modifies program to refine movement of robot, using teach pendant. Observes and listens to robot and related equipment to detect malfunction and repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools and power tools [MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (any industry) 638.281-014]. Tests electrical components, such as wiring, switches, and relays, using testing instruments, and replaces faulty components, using handtools. Locates and replaces faulty printed circuit boards in robot controller, applying knowledge of circuit board function, using computer display screen on robot controller and following schematic diagram. May train customer's staff in operation of robot and related equipment. May install electric or pneumatic end-of-arm tools on robot. May repair faulty printed circuit boards.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.261-030 MACHINE REPAIRER, MAINTENANCE (any industry)

Repairs and maintains mechanical and hydraulic components of production machines and equipment, such as metal fabricating machine tools, material handling system, and automated lubrication system, following blueprints and specifications and using handtools, power tools, and precision measuring instruments: Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions. Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area, using handtools and power tools. Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems. Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic system, using handtools and power tools, and following blueprints, diagrams, and service manuals. Realigns and adjusts components, such as spindles and clutches, using handtools and following diagrams. Locates damaged air and hydraulic pipes on machine, and measures, cuts, threads, and installs new pipe. Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair. Repairs broken parts, using brazing, soldering, and welding equipment and handtools. May modify computer-controlled motion of robot, applying knowledge of program commands and using $T3robot controller$T1 and $T3teach pendant.$T1 May set up and operate metalworking tools, such as lathe, drill press, or grinder, to make or repair parts. May assist MECHANICAL ENGINEER (profess. & kin.) 007.061-014 to modify sketches or computer-generated designs of machine components, such as hydraulic system and drive mechanism, applying knowledge of shop mathematics, hydraulics, and mechanics, and using computer keyboard and software programs. May work as part of team including such workers as ELECTRICIAN, MAINTENANCE (any industry) 829.261-018; MILLWRIGHT (any industry) 638.281-018; PIPE FITTER (construction) 862.281-022; TOOL MAKER (machine shop) 601.280-042. May be designated according to type of machine repaired as Broaching-Machine Repairer (machine tools); Centerless-Grinding-Machine Adjuster (ordnance); Screw-Machine Adjuster, Automatic (ordnance); Screw-Machine Repairer (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.281-010 FIRE-FIGHTING-EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST (government ser.)

Repairs firefighting vehicles, equipment, buildings, and structures: Inspects vehicles or equipment to determine condition. Repairs vehicles or equipment, using mechanic's tools, precision testing and measuring equipment, and manuals. Orders replacement parts. Repairs and maintains physical structures, using handtools, power tools, blueprints, and wiring diagrams. Estimates repair costs. Keeps records of repairs and cost.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.281-014 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (any industry) alternate titles: fixer; machine-maintenance servicer; machine overhauler; machine repairer; mechanical adjuster; repair mechanic; tool-and-machine maintainer

Repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using handtools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments: Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, handtools, and power tools. Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections. Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments, using handtools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges. Repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools and power tools. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices, using handtools. Starts devices to test their performance. Lubricates and cleans parts. May set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. May initiate purchase order for parts and machines. May repair electrical equipment. May be designated according to machine repaired as Carton-Forming-Machine Adjuster (any industry); Machine Adjuster (tobacco); Maintenance Mechanic, Record Processing Equipment (recording).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 87

638.281-018 MILLWRIGHT (any industry)

Installs machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings in industrial establishment, using hoists, lift trucks, handtools, and power tools: Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures. Dismantles machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other handtools. Moves machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks. Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafting, conveyors, and tram rails, using handtools and power tools. Constructs foundation for machines, using handtools and building materials, such as wood, cement, and steel. Aligns machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, handtools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs. Assembles machines, and bolts, welds, rivets, or otherwise fastens them to foundation or other structures, using handtools and power tools. May operate engine lathe to grind, file, and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications. May repair and lubricate machines and equipment. May install robot and modify its program, using $T3teach pendant.$T1 May perform installation and maintenance work as part of team of skilled trades workers.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.281-022 MILLWRIGHT APPRENTICE (any industry)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.281-026 PARTS SALVAGER (any industry)

Repairs salvable mechanical parts of machines and equipment: Dismantles machinery, equipment, and parts, using handtools, such as hacksaws, files, reamers, wrenches and screwdrivers. Inspects parts to determine salvageability or method of repairing or reworking parts. Sets up and operates metalworking tools, such as engine lathes, milling, drilling, grinding, polishing, and buffing machines to repair parts. Files, taps, reams, bends, and straightens, or uses other methods to recondition parts, using handtools. Verifies dimensions and tolerances, using blueprints, scale, and precision-measuring instruments. May reassemble parts, using handtools and power tools. May direct cleaning, storing, and issuing of reclaimed parts, and packing of usable materials, such as metal sweepings. May arrange for sale of scrap.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.281-030 HYDRAULIC-RUBBISH-COMPACTOR MECHANIC (sanitary ser.)

Installs and repairs hydraulic rubbish compactors, using tools and equipment: Installs new compactors, utilizing knowledge of electrical wiring and hydraulic-pneumatic functions and using handtools and power tools. Diagnoses hydraulic and mechanical malfunctions of compactors to determine required repairs. Adjusts, replaces, or repairs faulty hydraulic units, such as pistons, cylinders, and conveyors. Installs or replaces damaged shafts, guards, casings, and metal frame of compactor units, using electric welding, brazing, or soldering equipment and tools. Diagnoses electrical-electronic system malfunction, and replaces or repairs parts, such as electric motors, switches, and starting and stopping units, using knowledge of wiring, wiring diagrams, voltage systems, and electric-electronic components. Loads compactors and parts onto truck, using forklift.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

638.281-034 HYDRAULIC REPAIRER (any industry)

Maintains and repairs hydraulic systems of machinery and equipment, such as robots, applying knowledge of hydraulics and mechanics and using handtools: Observes and listens to operating machinery to detect malfunctions. Visually inspects hydraulic lines and components to detect leaks, damage, and wear. Reads pressure gauges to detect abnormal oil pressure and smells to detect overheated oil. Depresses buttons and switches to turn off machinery. Turns valve to release pressure from hydraulic system and disconnects hydraulic supply and return lines, using handtools. Removes and replaces defective accumulator, using handtools. Connects charging assembly to accumulator and fills accumulator bladder with nitrogen gas to recharge accumulator, following manufacturer's specifications. Replaces worn or damaged hydraulic components, such as oil lines, fittings, cylinders, servo-valves, pressure release valves, gaskets, and seals, using handtools. Disassembles hydraulic system and removes and replaces defective actuator, pump bearings, and pump motor, using handtools and hoist. Observes operation of machinery and equipment to verify repair. Performs routine maintenance, such as changing filters, following schedule, using handtools. May observe readout on display screen of $T3robot controller$T1 to determine nature of system malfunction. May disassemble defective hydraulic components, such as pumps and accumulator, at workbench and rebuilds or repairs components. May install hydraulic oil lines on new machinery and equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.361-010 MACHINE ASSEMBLER (machinery mfg.)

Assembles machines, equipment, and their subassemblies, such as baling presses, stokers, blowers, compression pumps, and food wrapping machines, according to customer's needs, following blueprints and other written and verbal specifications: Plans assembly procedures, following specifications and using knowledge gained by experience. Removes small quantities of metal, using hand files or portable grinders, to clean parts or to produce close fit between parts. Drills, taps, or reams holes, using drill press or portable drill. Aligns components, and bolts, screws, or rivets them together, using handtools or portable powered tools. Installs moving parts, such as shafts, levers, or bearings, and works them to test free movement. May bend and install pipe for hydraulic systems. May align and mesh gears in gearbox to assemble system of gears. May test or assist in testing operation of completed product.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

638.381-010 FUEL-SYSTEM-MAINTENANCE WORKER (any industry) alternate titles: gas-pit specialist

Installs, maintains, repairs, and adjusts pumps, control valves and meters, strainers and filters, water separators, and pipelines of liquid fuel systems for airfields: Makes periodic inspections of units to detect and correct leakage, corrosion, faulty fittings, and malfunction of mechanical units, meters, and gauges, such as fuel hydrants, tank pits, distribution lines, storage tanks, turbines, pumps, and control rooms. Inspects electrical wiring, switches, and controls for safe operating condition, grounding, and adjustment. Repairs, replaces, and adjusts malfunctioning equipment to restore operating condition specified in regulations and repair manuals. Disassembles, adjusts, aligns, and calibrates gauges and meters. Cleans storage tanks and removes and installs old or new equipment, such as meter and filter installations, pipe systems, pit covers, and vents, to modify existing installations.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.484-010 MILLWRIGHT HELPER (any industry)

Assists MILLWRIGHT (any industry) in installing, dismantling, and moving machines, conveyors, and other equipment: Erects scaffolding. Nails together forms and mixes cement for machine foundation. Moves materials, using lift truck. Drills holes. Measures, cuts and installs hangers, using handtools and ladders. Installs and dismantles machines and equipment, using crowbars, chain falls, hoists, and wrenches. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

638.684-010 KNIFE CHANGER (tobacco) alternate titles: knife setter; shredding-machine-knife changer

Replaces dull or worn knives on tobacco shredding machine, using wrench to loosen and tighten bolts that hold knives in position.
GOE: 06.04.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

638.684-014 KNIFE SETTER (sugar & conf.)

Assembles and installs knife blocks in beet slicing machine: Positions knives on block, aligns knives with cutter bar, using gauge. Bolts knives in place on block, using handtools. Places assembled block on cutter wheel and bolts it in place, using handtools. May order or purchase replacement parts and cutter knives for slicing machines. May remove and disassemble knife blocks preparatory to sharpening.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

638.684-018 MAINTENANCE-MECHANIC HELPER (any industry) alternate titles: machine-adjuster helper; repair helper

Assists MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (any industry) 638.281-014 in repairing and maintaining machinery and mechanical equipment: Carries tools and equipment to and from storage and working areas. Holds scaffolding members in place or tightens bolts to erect working platforms about machines. Pulls handles to raise materials and tools to working levels. Loosens bolts to dismantle machinery. Drills and breaks up concrete, using jackhammer. Digs trenches for machinery foundations. Mixes and pours concrete for foundations. Cleans machines with sandpaper, solvent, and wiping rags to prepare surfaces for painting. Oils and greases machines. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

639 MECHANICS AND MACHINERY REPAIRERS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with inspecting, maintaining, and repairing mechanical equipment.

639.281-010 AVIATION SUPPORT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (military ser.)

Inspects, maintains, repairs, and modifies aircraft ground equipment, such as M-G (motor generator) sets, air compressors, and test stands: Conducts periodic and special inspections, using test equipment, to detect malfunctions. Tests and operates equipment for output, leakage, and operation in accordance with technical orders to determine serviceability. Disassembles and assembles malfunctioning accessories and components of aerospace ground equipment, such as motor and engine driven generator sets, air compressors, hydraulic-pneumatic sets, air-conditioners, heaters, exhaust and cooling equipment, and test stands. Replaces worn bearings, bushings, shafts, end plates, brushes, springs, coils, armatures, pushrods, valves, exhaust manifolds, tubing, hoses, and defective wiring. Repairs, adjusts, and operates small gas turbine engines.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

639.281-014 COIN-MACHINE-SERVICE REPAIRER (svc. ind. mach.) alternate titles: vending-machine repairer

Installs, services, adjusts, and repairs vending, amusement, and other coin-operated machines placed in establishments on concession basis: Assembles machines following specifications, using handtools and power tools. Fills machines with ingredients or products and tests ice making, refrigeration, carbonation, evaporation, dispensing, electrical, and coin-handling systems. Examines defective machines to determine causes of malfunctions. Adjusts and repairs machines, replacing worn or defective electrical or mechanical parts, using handtools, such as screwdrivers, hammers, and pliers. May collect coins from machine and make settlements with concessionaires. May replenish vending machines with gum, candy, or other articles. May be designated according to type of machine serviced as Juke-Box Servicer (business ser.); Pinball-Machine Repairer (business ser.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 82

639.281-018 SEWING-MACHINE REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: sewing-machine adjuster

Repairs and adjusts sewing machines in homes and sewing departments of industrial establishments, using handtools: Turns screws and nuts to adjust machine parts. Regulates length of stroke of needle and horizontal movement of feeding mechanism under needle. Dismantles machines and replaces or repairs broken or worn parts, using handtools. Inspects machines, shafts, and belts. Repairs broken transmission belts. Installs attachments on machines. Initiates orders for new machines or parts. May operate machine tools, such as lathes and drill presses, to make new parts. May be designated according to location in which employed as Fitting-Room Maintenance Mechanic (boot & shoe).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 81

639.281-022 MEDICAL-EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (protective dev.; retail trade) alternate titles: durable medical equipment repairer; wheelchair repairer

Repairs medical equipment, such as manual or powered wheelchairs, hospital beds, and suction equipment, using knowledge of equipment function and handtools: Test operates and examines malfunctioning equipment to determine cause of malfunction. Disassembles and inspects equipment to locate defective components, such as motors, valves, and electrical controls, using test instruments and handtools. Replaces defective parts, and solders, tightens, and aligns parts which have become loose or out of adjustment, using handtools and soldering iron. Cleans, lubricates, and polishes equipment components to restore surface, using solvent, polish, rags, and grease gun. Test operates unit to ensure equipment functions according to manufacturer's specifications. Occasionally installs modified parts, such as respirator equipment or foot rest, onto wheelchairs, according to customer specification, and fills parts orders from customers.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

639.681-010 BICYCLE REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: bicycle mechanic; cycle repairer

Repairs and services bicycles, using power tools and handtools: Tightens and loosens spokes to align wheels. Disassembles axle to repair coaster brakes and to adjust and replace defective parts, using handtools. Adjusts cables or replaces worn or damaged parts to repair handbrakes. Installs and adjusts speed and gear mechanisms. Shapes replacement parts, using $T3bench grinder.$T1 Installs, repairs, and replaces equipment or accessories, such as handle bars, stands, lights, and seats. Paints bicycle frame, using spray gun or brush. Rubs tubes with scraper and places patch over hole to repair tube. May weld broken or cracked frame together, using oxyacetylene torch and welding rods. May assemble and sell new bicycles and accessories.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

639.684-010 SEWING-MACHINE-REPAIRER HELPER (any industry)

Assists SEWING-MACHINE REPAIRER (any industry) in repairing household and industrial sewing machines: Lifts machines to work bench and disassembles parts, using wrenches and screwdrivers. Cleans parts, using solvent and rags. Replaces defective parts and reassembles machines. Starts and observes machines in operation to test performances. Uncrates and assembles new machines. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

64 PAPERWORKING OCCUPATIONS

This division includes occupations concerned with shaping, cutting, scoring, joining, and otherwise machining paper and paper products.

640 PAPER CUTTING, WINDING, AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with cutting multiple sheets of paper, pasteboard, and similar material to specific size; and forming spiral or convolute paper tubing to make such articles as paper containers and covers.

640.132-010 SUPERVISOR, COREMAKER (paper & pulp)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating machines to spiral-wind continuous cardboard strips to make cores for paper rolls: Orders type of paper and glue to be used, number of strips to be wound, and machine changes required to meet production requirements. Inspects cores for specified length, diameter, and solidity, using rule, calipers, and breakage tester. Directs machine operator in changing speed of traveling cut-off saw, adjusting tension on paper strips, and changing adhesives. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

640.360-010 PANEL-MACHINE SETTER (paper goods)

Sets up machine that cuts edges, flaps, notches, or openings in envelope blanks or envelopes: Bolts specified cutting die onto machine ram, using handtools. Turns handwheel to adjust stroke of ram according to depth of die. Turns setscrews to adjust machine guides and stops to accommodate specified size paper stock, using rule and screwdriver. Operates machine for trial run and compares first piece with sample to verify accuracy of machine setup.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

640.385-010 RIBBON-HANKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that winds specified lengths of paper ribbon into hanks: Threads ribbon through guides of worktable and hanking machine, fastening end in jaws of machine holder. Starts machine that winds specified yardage over spindle arms to form hank and examines ribbon for missing threads, tears, defective design, or other imperfections. Stops machine and folds seal on creased lines around center of hank to hold ribbon together and prevent unwinding. Removes ribbon from holder, positions it under blade, and releases handle to cut ribbon and hold other end for hanking. Slides hank from spindle arms, packs it in cardboard cartons in specified manner, and inserts identification slip. Adjusts cutting blade and guides to accommodate different widths of ribbon.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.565-010 PAPER CUTTER (beverage) alternate titles: cutting-machine operator; paper-cutting-machine operator; stamp cutter

Cuts, stores, and issues revenue stamps and labels: Turns hand screws on paper-cutting tool to tighten paper guide that holds sheets of stamps or labels in position. Pulls knife down by hand or steps on treadle that lowers knife to cut sheets. Sharpens knife by rubbing it with abrasive stone. Records number of sheets cut and sequence of serial numbers of revenue stamps. Stocks cut revenue stamps and labels, and issues them on request. May be designated according to type of paper item cut as Revenue-Stamp Cutter (beverage).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.682-010 CONVOLUTE-TUBE WINDER (paper goods)

Sets up and operates machine to form convolute tubes used for fiber cans or containers: Installs and adjusts winding mandrel, gluing and labeling attachments, and slitting and cutting knives, using handtools. Places roll of paper on machine feedrack and threads paper through gluing, coating, and slitting rollers. Fills glue and paraffin reservoirs, and loads stacks of labels in labeling device or adjusts feeding mechanism. Sets paper feeding timer for specified number of turns. Starts machine and turns wheels and dials to regulate tension on pressure rolls, speed of gluing and coating rollers, temperature of paraffin reservoir, and machine feed speed. Examines cut-labeled tubes for defects, such as misplaced or wrinkled labels, uneven or excessive glue and paraffin distribution, and uneven winding of paper strips. May cut labels to specified dimensions, using hand or powered paper cutter. May attach threading or forming fixture to machine that thread end of tube or shape it into box form.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

640.682-014 CORE WINDING OPERATOR (paper & pulp)

Controls section of paper machine to wind paper onto core to make jumbo roll of specified dimensions: Positions empty core on machine carriage and tightens support clamps, using hoist and wrench. Tears continuous sheet, using compressed airhose, when roll is filled and blows free end around revolving empty core to start new roll. Removes full roll from machine with hoist. Turns handwheel to regulate tension on paper being wound on new roll. Examines sheet for defects, such as dirt, slime spots, holes, and wrinkles, and marks defective portions with chalk. Periodically runs hand along winding roll of paper to test for tension and to feel for soft spots and lumps. Cleans lint from calender rolls, using hand scraper and cloth.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

640.682-018 CUTTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: cutter operator; finishing machine operator; paper cutter

Sets up and operates machine to cut paper stock and glue from spine of book bodies preparatory to printing, binding, and rebinding: Reviews job sample containing dimensions or specifications to determine page sequence, kind of fold, size of sheet, and amount to trim from spine of book body. Measures from edge of page, using scale, and types instructions on keyboard of computer, pushes buttons to activate computer program, or manually sets cutting guides, clamps, and knives, using wrench, to cut paper or spine to prescribed dimensions. Places book body or stack of paper sheets on bed of machine, rolling or folding oversized sheets as necessary. Fans edges of sheets to prevent adherence of pages. Aligns edges by tapping against paper guide, using hand or stick, to ensure square, true edges. Pushes button, types instructions on keyboard, or pulls lever to activate knife and removes trimming preparatory to next cut. Examines cut stock and spine of book body for trimming imperfections, such as ragged edges and incomplete cuts, and to verify that sheets are cut square and to specified size or cut marks. Removes sheets or book body from machine and stacks on skid. Lubricates machine, changes dull knives, and performs running repairs as needed. Jogs book bodies to align edge or edges against back section of guide or three sections of guide in turn to trim spine (back) or head (top), tail (bottom), and fore (front), pressing buttons or depressing pedal to clamp cut edges at each position [BOOK TRIMMER (print. & pub.) 640.685-010].
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 89

640.682-022 SPIRAL-TUBE WINDER (paper goods) alternate titles: winder

Sets up and operates machine to wind continuous strips of paper or cardboard into tubes of specified dimensions and cut tubing to length to form fiber cans, containers, or cores for paper rolls: Installs and adjusts forming mandrels and cutting saw on machine, using handtools. Loads rolls of paper or cardboard on machine feedrack and locks them in place with clamps. Threads paper or cardboard through tension and gluing rollers, fills glue reservoirs, and sets thermostatic control to regulate temperatures of glue. Starts machine and turns wheels to adjust tension on pressure rollers and to synchronize speed of traveling cutoff saw with machine feed speed. Observes tubing for excess glue and open seams and adjusts machine to alter glue deposit and degree of spiral. Removes finished cores and stacks or places them on conveyor for transfer to other work areas. May be designated according to type of product wound as Coremaker (paper goods).
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 87

640.685-010 BOOK TRIMMER (print. & pub.) alternate titles: bindery operator; multiple-knife-edge-trimmer operator; shearing-machine operator; trimmer operator, three knife

Tends paper-cutting machine that cuts edges of bound and unbound books, periodicals, catalogs, and directories to specified size for binding and rebinding: Reads instructions on worksheet to ascertain machine setting requirements. Inserts or replaces knives in trimmer and adjusts guides to trim head (top), tail (bottom), and fore (front) edges of book to specified dimensions, and locks sections in place. Starts machine for test run, and examines finished book body to ensure finished sample meets job order specifications and book body sample. Loads book bodies into feed receptacle of machine. Starts machine and observes operation. Examines book bodies to ensure specifications are met. Observes operation of machine during production run. Stops machine when machine malfunctions and adjusts knives and guides as required. Replenishes supply of book bodies periodically. May tend manually operated trimmer, jogging book bodies to align edges and placing book body against three sections of guide in turn to trim three edges of book. Depresses treadle or lever to clamp cut edges at each position. May be required to watch for colored markers between pages that indicate narrow margins and foldouts when positioning edges of book bodies against guides. May stack books as they are trimmed. May operate cutter to cut cardboard, paper, or book covers to specified size. May push cart stacked with books to next work station.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

640.685-014 BOOK-JACKET-COVER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that combines paper and plastic film to be used as jacket covers for books: Mounts rolls of paper and plastic film on machine holders, using hoist, and installs roll of adhesive tape on either side of machine. Splices ends of paper, plastic, and tape to ends of previous rolls. Changes rubber stamps on printing roll to print specified data, fills inkpot and glue reservoir, and adjusts forming bar and makes other machine alterations to conform to size specifications. Starts machine, gradually increasing speed by depressing foot lever, and observes machine operation as machine glues paper and plastic film together, cuts it to size, and tapes edges. Measures width and length of finished covers and adjusts machine to obtain specified size. Replenishes stock, clears jams, and makes operating adjustments as required.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-018 CARBON-PAPER INTERLEAFER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: winder

Tends machine that interleafs rolls of carbon and copy paper and winds interleafed paper into rolls of specified length: Reads work order to determine size and type carbon and copy paper to be processed. Places specified rolls of paper on machine spindles, using chain hoist. Threads ends of rolls through feed rollers and paper guides, under edge trimming knives, and laps ends around takeup spindle core. Adjusts paper guides and tension controls, using wrench. Starts machine and observes machine operation to detect wrinkling of paper and uneven winding. Reads footage counter and stops machine when specified footage is wound. Cuts interleafed paper, using knife, and removes roll from machine, using chain hoist. Records size and number of rolls processed on work order.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-022 COMB-MACHINE OPERATOR (fabrication, nec)

Tends one or more machines that cut bookmatch $T3combs$T1 (blanks) from cardboard rolls: Fastens metal hub to center opening of cardboard roll with handtools and inserts turning shaft in hub. Pushes roll onto let-off rack. Threads cardboard strip into machine through guide and pressure rolls. Adjusts circular cutting knives that slit cardboard to specified width. Turns handwheel to move cutter and punch section of machine forward on track to feed combs into dip conveyor. Starts machine to process combs. Inspects combs for defects, such as insufficient punch pressure and spread, noncuts, and improper width. Adjusts machine with handtools to correct defects.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-026 COMPENSATOR (paper goods)

Tends cutting mechanism of tube-making machine that cuts multiwall tubes: Turns controls to synchronize speed of drawer rolls with speed of stock so cutting mechanism will cut tubes at printed cutoff line.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-030 CORNER CUTTER (paper goods) alternate titles: corner-cutter-machine operator

Tends machine that cuts V-or-L-shape pieces from corners of scored cardboard blanks to facilitate folding and forming boxes or from corners of paper sheets used for covering boxes: Turns wheel to adjust angle and position of guides on machine according to size of sheet or blank and cutting instructions. Positions single or multiple blanks or sheets against guides and depresses pedal to lower blade that cuts out corners. Turns stock to bring each corner into position for cutting and cuts specified number of corners. May be designated according to type of machine used as Double-Corner Cutter (paper goods); Single-Corner Cutter (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 79

640.685-034 CUT-OFF-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: paper-tube cutter; paper-tube sawyer; trimming-machine operator; tube cutter

Tends cutting machine that cuts paper tubing to specified lengths: Mounts mandrel of specified size to chuck of machine. Spaces cutters along supporting shaft, using measuring device and wrenches. Adjusts height to which shaft is raised when pedal is depressed to prevent turning knife blades from cutting into mandrel. Slides long tube over mandrel, depresses pedal to raise blades that cut tube to lengths, and removes pieces from mandrel. May tend machine equipped with saw blade to cut tubes.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 87

640.685-038 PANEL-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machines that cut edges, flaps, notches, or openings in envelope blanks or envelopes: Positions envelope blanks or envelopes on machine table against guides and stops. Depresses pedal or moves lever to lower ram which forces cutting die through stock to cut edges, flaps, notches, or openings.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-042 PAPER-CORE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that winds and seals layers of paper tape around form to make cores for transformer coils: Mounts rolls of glued paper tape in core machine holders. Fills glue moistener reservoir. Turns setscrew and adjusts machine at specified angle for spiral winding. Mounts core form on chuck of machine and wraps end of tape around form. Starts machine that spirally winds and seals layers of paper tape around form and cuts tape when required length is reached. Removes completed cores from machine to stock bins. May oil machine.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-046 PAPER-REEL OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: cord-reel operator; paper reeler; reel cutter; reel operator; sheeter

Tends machine that winds paper or twisted paper cord from rolls onto adjustable reel and cuts it into specified lengths: Fastens roll of paper or cord into shaft supports. Wraps tape measure around reel and turns handcrank to move horizontal bars in or out to adjust circumference of reel. Removes tape and wraps paper or cord around horizontal bar of reel and secures in place with hooks. Depresses lever or throws switch to start reel, winding paper or cord from roll for specified number of revolutions. Stops machine and cuts through layers of paper or cord along groove in horizontal bar of reel with knife to make individual sheets of paper or pieces of cord. Removes paper from reel to handtruck. Ties cord into bundles. May wrap sheets of paper into bundles preparatory to shipping.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-050 PROCESS-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: gummed-tape-press operator

Tends machine that automatically removes excess curl from gummed or treated paper for winding into rolls: Lifts and positions parent roll of paper on machine support, using hoist. Threads paper through horizontal rollers and guides, over diagonal rollers, and fastens to core on rewind stand. Starts machine, observes operation, and adjusts diagonal and tension rollers according to type of paper processed, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-054 REELER (paper goods)

Tends machine that rolls printed wallpaper into reels for further processing: Slides cardboard cylinder over windup shaft and locks shaft in machine, using wrench. Threads wallpaper through machine and onto cardboard cylinder. Starts machine and observes winding until windup shaft is loaded. Rolls completed reel of wallpaper to storage area. May be identified according to type of machine operated.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-058 REWINDER OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: pony winder; rewinder; roll winder

Tends machine that winds paper from one roll to another to form compact rolls of specified footage or diameter prior to cutting: Threads end of parent roll into feeding mechanism of machine and adjusts friction brake by hand to maintain tension of paper. Slides rewind cores (tubes) on shafts and starts machine. Verifies perforations, size, and alignment of rewind rolls. Adjusts machine, using handtools. Removes wound roll from shaft and places it on conveyor. May cut defects from paper and splice cut ends together, using tape.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

640.685-062 ROLL RECLAIMER (paper goods)

Tends machine that reprocesses rolls of toilet tissue that do not conform to specifications: Places loosely wound rolls on power-driven spindle which rotates core of roll to tighten paper, or unwinds paper from core for salvage. Glues ends of roll to that of incomplete roll and winds it to specified size. Tears damaged tissue from rolls and splices ends. Holds sandpaper against rotating roll to smooth ends of roll.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-066 ROLL-SLICING-MACHINE TENDER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: inter-fold roll cutter

Tends battery of machines that slice cross sections from rolls of carbon paper or inked plastic sheeting to make narrower rolls: Places roll on arbor of machine and secures paper wrapping around roll with adhesive strip to prevent its unrolling while being sliced. Starts machine, allowing rolls to be rotated against circular knife that slices off narrower rolls. Stops machine and slides sliced rolls from arbor. Examines sides of rolls for ragged or furry edges that show dulling of knife. Places sliced rolls on workbench, places wooden block on top, and pounds with mallet to flatten. Positions flattened roll in fixture of air press, sets plastic spool on center, and pushes buttons causing ram to descend and press spool into roll.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-070 ROLLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: embossing-machine-operator helper; wallpaper-embosser helper

Tends machine that winds and cuts wallpaper into rolls of specified lengths: Adjusts guides to accommodate wallpaper of various widths, using wrench. Threads wallpaper through machine and starts machine. Observes wallpaper for tears as it is automatically rolled and cut. Lifts rolls of wallpaper from discharge end of machine and places specified number of rolls into boxes or ties rolls into bundles. May tend embossing machine that imprints paper for rough or textured effect.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-074 ROUND-CORNER-CUTTER OPERATOR (paper goods; print. & pub.)

Tends machine that cuts round corners on paper goods and printed products, such as notebook paper, tablets, pamphlets, and booklets: Reads job ticket to determine number of items to be processed and number and designation of corners to be rounded. Adjusts rounding dies to specified settings, using handtool. Removes stacks of printed products or precounted paper from supply skid and positions and aligns paper, pamphlets, or booklets against guides and backstop of machine. Depresses pedal to activate machine that automatically clamps product onto machine bed and lowers rounding-die that cuts round corners in product. Removes finished products from machine and stacks products on table or pallet. May tend drill-punch machine to drill holes in paper [DRILL-PUNCH OPERATOR (paper goods; print. & pub.) 649.685-034]. May wrap and label stacks of processed paper [PACKAGER, HAND (any industry) 920.587-018]. May tend machine that automatically wraps and heat shrinks plastic film around product [PACKAGER, MACHINE (any industry) 920.685-078]. May sew gathered and collated signatures by hand to form book [STITCHER, HAND (print. & pub.) 977.684-022].
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 89

640.685-078 SLOTTER OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that cuts slots in paperboard carton and partition blanks: Adjusts slotting and cutting knives in machine according to work order, using measuring tape and wrenches. Loads blanks into machine feed hopper and starts machine. Removes and stacks slotted blanks on pallets for bundling or forming.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-082 TIGHTENING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends equipment that tightens loosely coiled fly-catcher tape enclosed in tubes: Pushes loaded tape into revolving tapered steel arbor, fastened to drill press spindle, that winds tape into tight circle. Places tubes on tray for capping by other workers.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-086 TUBE SIZER-AND-CUTTER OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends machines that die-size and cut paper tubes to specified diameter and lengths preparatory to processing into BB shot containers: Installs and adjusts sizing arbors, dies, cutting rolls, and spacing of pickup fingers, using screwdrivers and wrenches. Starts and observes machines for malfunction. Clears jams and removes scrap paper, using fingers or knife. Measures inside and outside diameters of tubes, using fixed gauges.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-090 BAND-SAW OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends bandsaw that cuts or slots sheets of paperboard for box blanks or partitions: Reads work order for specifications of box blanks, partitions, or pads. Stacks sheets of paperboard on work surface of bandsaw, squares edges of sheets, and fastens sheets together, using clamps. Marks top sheet of stack according to specifications, using ruler and marking pencil. Presses button to activate bandsaw, and pushes stacks of paperboard against blade, following markings on top sheet to cut out box blanks, partitions, or pads. Places box blanks, partitions, or pads on pallets for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

640.686-010 ROTARY-CUTTER FEEDER (paper & pulp)

Performs any combination of following tasks in slitting paper: Places shaft in core of paper roll, using jack lift. Lifts roll onto feed cutter rack, using hoist, and fastens collars on shaft with wrench to secure roll in position. Positions $T3layboy$T1 guide stops and stacking paddles to facilitate aligning and stacking sheets, using rule and wrench. May place skids under layboy and remove full skids, using jacklift truck.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.686-014 SLOTTER-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods) alternate titles: partition-slotter helper

Assists SLOTTER OPERATOR (paper goods) to operate machine that cuts slots in paperboard carton and partition blanks. Removes slotted blanks from discharge end of machine and stacks them on pallets. Marks stacks with identifying information. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.687-010 ROLL EXAMINER (paper & pulp)

Examines paper winding on reel for defects, such as spots, holes, and wrinkles, and inserts strip of paper in roll to flag defects for removal at cutting and rewinding machine.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.687-014 SPIRAL-TUBE-WINDER HELPER (paper goods) alternate titles: spiral-winding-machine helper; winder helper

Assists SPIRAL-TUBE WINDER (paper goods) 640.682-022 to fabricate paper cores or tubes: Inspects tubes, ejected from winding machine, for defects, such as excess glue and open seams. Wraps cord around specified number of tubes and ties tubes into bundles. Loads tubes on truck or stacks them on floor. Mounts new reels of paper on machine spindle, using hoist, assists in installing cutting saw and other machine parts, and fills glue reservoir. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 78

641 FOLDING, CREASING, SCORING, AND GLUING OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with folding paper, pasteboard, and related materials to desired shapes and angles; creasing the material or cutting part way through it with the aid of scorers; and applying glue or other adhesive substances to it.

641.380-010 ENVELOPE-FOLDING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (paper goods)

Sets up, adjusts, and maintains battery of automatic machines that make envelopes from die-cut blanks or rolls of paper: Installs gears, plungers, and rollers onto machine and turns setscrews to adjust feeding, folding, gumming, sealing, and glassine applying mechanisms according to type and size of envelopes being made, using handtools. Operates machine for trial run and measures dimensions of first piece with rule to ensure conformance to specifications. Observes operation of machines to detect malfunction. Disassembles machines to repair or replace broken or worn parts, using handtools or power tools.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 79

641.562-010 CORRUGATOR OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: corrugated-combining-machine operator

Sets up and operates machine to corrugate and face paperboard to form corrugated paperboard material for containers: Positions rolls of paperboard on machine feedrack, using hydraulic hoist. Threads paperboard through feed, tension, corrugating, and gluing rollers, and fills glue reservoirs. Starts machine and turns dials, wheels, and valves to adjust machine running speed, tension on pressure rolls, temperature of drying belt, and to synchronize speed of feed rolls. Records production data from yardage indicator. May operate machine that corrugates and combines three sheets and be designated Double-Facing-Corrugating-Machine Operator (paper goods); or two sheets and be designated Single-Facing-Corrugating-Machine Operator (paper goods). May operate machine to line paperboard with paper only and be designated Board-Lining-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

641.662-010 BOX-SEALING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Sets up and operates machine to spray and dry adhesive onto box blank flaps to make self-sealing boxes: Positions and secures micro-switches in spray chamber to regulate duration of spraying action, according to size of box, using wrench. Adjusts spray unit controls to regulate mixture, intensity, and spread of adhesive on box flaps. Turns crank to position top and side feed guides to hold box blanks in position during spraying and drying process. Opens petcock to start flow of adhesive to spray unit and flips switch to activate conveyor and dryer. Feeds box blanks into machine and observes machine operation to detect malfunction. Adjusts machine controls to correct defective spraying or drying of adhesive.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

641.662-014 TUBE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: tube maker; tube-making-machine operator

Operates machine to automatically form paper into tubing for making bags: Threads paper from parent roll through rollers and guides and tapes end to previous roll. Adjusts guides, folding devices, and cutting blade according to size and thickness of bag to be made, using handtools. Turns valve to regulate flow of glue. Starts machine and observes operation to ensure uniform folding, gluing, cutting, or rewinding of tubing. Adjusts machine to correct malfunctions.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

641.682-010 BLANKET-WINDER OPERATOR (paper goods)

Sets up and operates machine to glue together continuous sheets of paper to form sheet of specified width: Positions feed guides, feed rollers, and glue pickup rollers on machine shafts according to job order and turns setscrews to secure guides and rollers in place, using handtools. Slides rolls of paper on unwind shaft and mounts shaft on feed end of machine, using hoist. Fills glue tanks with glue. Threads paper between feed guides, over tension bar, over glue pickup roller, and onto rewind roller. Slides empty core on rewind shaft and positions shaft on rewind roller, using hoist. Turns setscrews to lower or raise guide that presses paper against glue pickup roller to control quantity of glue transferred to paper. Starts machine and adjusts controls to regulate machine feed, glue application, tension of paper, and tension of rewind roller. Inspects paper and rolls for uneven glue application, uneven winding, and other machine malfunctions and verifies width of processed paper, using rule. Removes completed roll from machine, using hoist.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

641.682-014 GLUING-MACHINE OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC (print. & pub.)

Sets up and operates machine that automatically glues together specified number of paper sheets, with each sheet protruding equal distance beyond next one, for use as business forms: Moves guides, suction mechanisms, cams, gears, and glue pins to regulate machine according to width and number of sheets glued, and number of places glue is deposited. Loads feeding mechanism with paper sheets, starts machine, and observes spacing and feeding of sheets to ensure that finished assembly meets specifications. Stops machine and removes paper when jams occur.
GOE: 06.02.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

641.685-010 BENDER, MACHINE (paper goods) alternate titles: bending-machine operator

Tends machine that folds blanks along scored lines to form boxes: Adjusts machine guides and folders for specified size box. Feeds scored and cornered box blanks into machine that folds them.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-014 BOARD-LINER OPERATOR (wood. container)

Tends machine that glues paper lining onto wooden boards for use in manufacture of lined boxes, such as certain types of cigar boxes: Clamps roll of paper on reel of lining machine and threads paper through guide rollers and glue applicator. Adjusts pressure rollers to accommodate thickness of board to be lined. Starts machine and lays board on conveyor belt to feed mechanism that rolls and presses glued liner paper onto board, cuts off paper at end of board, and drops lined board in stacking bin.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-018 BOX-LINING-MACHINE FEEDER (paper goods)

Tends machine that automatically glues linings to interior of boxes: Mixes glue and water in electrically heated tray of automatic gluing mechanism. Starts machine and conveyor that automatically feeds box to machine. Centers glued lining over opening in metal plate and depresses pedal to lower lining ram through opening to force lining into box.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-022 CARTON-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

Tends machine that forms and glues flat blanks or continuous roll of paperboard into finished cartons for packing merchandise: Adjusts forming bars to accommodate size of box to be shaped, using handtools. Fills glue pots with adhesive and positions rollers to dispense glue onto paperboard. Loads feeding magazine with blanks, or mounts roll of paper on machine standard and threads paper to feeding mechanism and starts machine. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction. May load machine with roll of waxed, parchment, or other paper used to line cartons. May mount roll of metal strip to form cutting edge on cartons. May stamp data with handstamp or attach automatic stamping device.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 81

641.685-026 CARTON-FORMING-MACHINE TENDER (paper goods)

Tends one or more machines that automatically cut, glue, and form cartons or caddies from pasteboard rolls for kitchen, penny, and book matches: Rolls pasteboard to machine, positions on letoff rack, and threads end of pasteboard strip into machine. Starts and observes machine operation and corrects malfunctions, such as improper forming, glue flow, or pasteboard tension, using handtools. Observes finished cartons as they drop from forming machine into rotating hopper, then into gravity feed chute, to prevent jamming. May lift tote box of finished cartons and dump cartons into feed hopper.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-030 CHIP-APPLYING-MACHINE TENDER (paint & varnish; print. & pub.) alternate titles: chip applier; mounting-machine operator

Tends machine that cements color samples of coated cut paper (chips) to color card display sheets or folders: Loads specified size, type, and color of chips into feeder racks on machine according to written specifications or sample color card. Fills reservoir with liquid adhesive and stacks printed color card blanks on roller feed of machine. Starts machine and observes cementing of chips on blanks to form color card display sheets or folders. Notifies supervisor of malfunctions, such as poor alignment of chips, jammed paper, or mechanical failures.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-034 COVER STRIPPER (paper goods) alternate titles: box-covering-machine operator; stripping-machine operator; wrapping-machine operator

Tends machine that glues and winds strips of paper around paperboard boxes to form decorative and protective covering: Pours specified amounts of glue and water into glue reservoir. Positions roll of paper on holder and threads end of paper through guides and gluing rollers of machine. Places box on form attached to machine spindle and aligns and presses end of glued paper to side of box. Presses pedal to rotate box to wind paper around box and automatically cut paper after one revolution. Smooths paper on sides of box as it is wound to prevent wrinkling. May turn under excess paper at top and bottom of box.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-038 DOMER (paper goods)

Tends machine that shapes box tops: Sets box top on machine table (anvil) and presses pedal that lowers die onto box top to shape it. May adjust machine and change shaping parts (dies) to accommodate different styles of boxes.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-042 ENDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that glues ends on cardboard boxes or containers: Adjusts box form on machine and stacks ends in machine feedrack. Fills glue reservoir and starts machine. Bends scored blank around box form and presses pedal to position and glue end or ends on box. Stacks boxes on table for wrapping. May be designated according to machine operated as Double-Ending-Machine Operator (paper goods); Single-Ending-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-046 EXTENSION EDGER (paper goods) alternate titles: flanging-machine operator; french-edge operator

Tends machine that glues oversized piece of cardboard (extension piece) to box top or bottom to form decorative protecting edge or flange around box: Loads cardboard pieces into machine feed hopper, fills glue reservoir, and starts machine. Positions formed box on block and presses pedal to activate machine that glues piece onto box. Removes box from machine and stacks on pallet for wrapping.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-050 FOLDING-MACHINE FEEDER (paper goods)

Tends machine that folds paper goods, such as booklets, pamphlets, notebooks, paper sheets, and manila folders: Turns handwheel to adjust folding slot opening and adjusts backstop according to sample, using rule and wrench. Starts machine and moves lever to engage clutch that activates folding blade and discharge conveyor rolls. Feeds items against backstop of machine, synchronizing feeding with action of folding blade. Removes folded items from discharge table and stacks them on pallets. May rub folded edge with wooden block to crease it. May handfold multiple sheets of paper that exceed machine capacity.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-054 FOUR-CORNER-STAYER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: quad stayer; staying-machine operator

Tends machine that folds and tapes corners of cardboard box blanks to form containers: Bolts box form to machine ram, using wrench, and adjusts walls of well to correspond to size of box form. Places reels of tape on machine feedrack and threads tape through feed and moisture rolls. Starts machine and loads scored box blanks into automatic feedrack. Examines boxes to detect defects as they are ejected from machine and stacks boxes on pallets or in bins. May tend wrapping machine that glues wrappers onto boxes [WRAPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)].
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-058 LINER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that glues paper over cardboard container blanks and cuts covered blanks to specified length: Spaces feed and gluing rollers according to dimensions of blanks to be covered and adjusts position of end shears that cut covered blanks to specified length, using handtools. Pours glue into machine reservoir, moves lever to increase or decrease temperature of gluing rollers and threads paper from roll through guide and gluing rollers. Starts machine and feeds cardboard blanks into machine that glues paper over blanks and cuts them to specified length. May mix glue solutions.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-062 PAPER-CONE-MACHINE TENDER (paper goods) alternate titles: body-rolling-machine tender

Tends machine that automatically forms paper $T3cones$T1 from precut blanks: Loads blanks into feed hopper of machine and fills glue reservoir. Starts machine that forms blanks into cones and glues seams. Inspects paper cones for obvious defects as they are discharged from machine and discards defective cones.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-066 PATCH-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: window-machine operator

Tends machine that glues transparent cellophane or acetate paper over precut windows in envelope or paperboard carton blanks: Replenishes glue reservoir and fills feed chute with precut transparent strips. Loads blanks in automatic feedrack and starts machine, or feeds blanks singly into machine. Removes jammed blanks from rollers, and inspects envelopes or cartons to detect defects in cutting and gluing. May tend machine equipped with roll of transparent material that cuts material into strips before gluing them to envelope or carton blanks.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-070 SCORER (paper goods)

Tends machine that scores cardboard blanks along lines where they are to be folded or cut to form boxes or containers: Positions scoring disks on shaft, according to work order specifications, turns setscrew to secure them in place, and turns wheel to adjust pressure on disks, using handtools. Starts machine and loads blanks into hopper or pushes blanks into scoring roll by hand. Removes scored blanks and stacks them on pallets. May score blanks one direction and be designated Scorer, Single (paper goods); or score blanks two directions and be designated Scorer, Double (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-074 SEALING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that applies sealing glue, such as dextrin or latex, to envelope flaps and dries them by passing envelopes under heat element: Fills glue reservoir, starts and regulates burners in drying unit, and loads automatic feedrack with envelopes. Observes machine operation and examines envelopes to detect malfunctioning in feeding, gluing, or drying process. Adjusts rollers to regulate glue flow, and turns rheostat to synchronize rate of envelope feed with glue applicator. Removes jammed material from rollers.
GOE: 06.04.21 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-078 SLIDE-MACHINE TENDER (fabrication, nec)

Tends machine that folds and glues paperboard sheets to form match slides, and applies friction paint (striking material): Fills glue and friction paint reservoirs, using dipper. Loads stack of paperboard sheets into feed mechanism and starts machine. Observes completed slides as they pass on conveyor to detect defective folding, gluing, and friction paint application. Adjusts rollers that apply friction paint and glue, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-082 SPOOL MAKER (paper goods)

Tends machine that presses glued cardboard tubes and disks to form gift wrap ribbon spools: Places cardboard disk endpieces into slots on sides of machine vise. Dips ends of cardboard tube in glue and places tube between disks in vise. Depresses pedal to press disks and tube together to form spool.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-086 STRING-TOP SEALER (paper goods)

Tends machine that seals string in top of plastic produce bags: Places bag on machine mandrel and positions string on bag with ends under holding clip. Depresses pedal that folds and seals hem around string at top of bag. Removes bag from mandrel and places it in carton. May examine hem for defective sealing.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-090 STRIPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: binder operator

Tends machine that glues fabric strip over back edge of unbound paper products, such as legal tablets, notebooks, and ledger paper: Turns handwheel to adjust machine-head pressure plate to thickness of item being processed. Places roll of gummed tape on reel and threads end through feed guide and rolls. Turns screws to adjust tension springs that bring pressure on tape to facilitate sticking, using wrench and screwdriver. Starts machine and feeds items into machine feed conveyors. Stacks completed product on skids.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-094 VALVING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that forms opening (valve) in paper bags through which loose materials, such as cement, sugar, lime, fertilizers, and sand are poured into bag: Positions unsewed paper bag on machine bed between guide arms. Depresses pedal or moves lever to start machine that automatically creases and folds bottom of paper bag to form valve, and discharges it onto conveyor. May tend sleeve machine that automatically cuts and glues strips of paper (sleeves) used to close valves of filled bags [SLEEVER (paper goods)]. May tend machine that forms valve and sews ends of bags and be designated Combination Valving-And-Sewing-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-098 WRAPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: covering-machine operator

Tends wrapping machine that glues wrappers onto box tops or box bottoms by either of following methods: (1) Places box parts on glued wrapper and positions them under plunger of machine. Presses pedal to lower plunger that forces box part and wrapper down past series of brushes that seal wrapper onto box part. (2) Positions box parts onto glued wrappers conveyed by belt that feeds box parts into machine that smooths wrapper around box. May tend four corner stayer machine that folds and tapes corners of cardboard box blanks to form containers [FOUR-CORNER-STAYER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)]. May tend power shear that cuts sheets of paper to specified dimensions to form wrappers [CUTTING-MACHINE TENDER (any industry)].
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-010 BLANKET-WINDER HELPER (paper goods)

Assists BLANKET-WINDER OPERATOR (paper goods) to operate machine to glue together continuous sheets of paper to form sheet of specified width: Slides rolls of paper on unwind shaft and mounts shaft on feed end of machine, using hoist. Slides empty core on rewind shaft and positions shaft on rewind roller, using hoist. Assists operator to thread paper through machine. Fills glue tanks with glue. Removes completed roll from machine, using hoist. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-014 CARTON-FORMING-MACHINE HELPER (any industry)

Assists CARTON-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) to shape, form, and glue flat blanks or continuous roll of cardboard or paperboard into finished cartons: Removes and stacks completed cartons from discharge end of machine. Counts number of completed cartons and compares with production order to verify completion of order. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-018 CORRUGATOR-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods)

Assists CORRUGATOR OPERATOR (paper goods) by performing any combination of following tasks: Inserts spindle through core of roll and adjusts collars to center roll on spindle. Attaches electric hoist hooks to spindle, hoists roll onto machine feedrack, and turns wingnuts to fasten clamps over ends of spindle. Splices end of new roll to end of spent roll, using tape. Mixes starch powder with water to form adhesive, according to formula, and fills glue reservoirs. Performs other tasks as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-022 LINER-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods)

Assists LINER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) in gluing paper over cardboard container blanks: Slides steel shaft through roll of liner paper and secures it in shaft supports of liner machine. Threads liner paper through guide rollers and into feeding mechanism of machine. Keeps adequate supply of cardboard sheets on feeding table and removes lined cardboard sheets from machine. Fills glue reservoir of liner machine with glue. Cleans glue roller and glue pan with solvent solution. May assist in adjusting machine. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-026 PAPER-BAG-PRESS OPERATOR (paper goods)

Feeds paper bags into rolls of pressing machine to complete sealing of prepasted seams and bottom folds.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-030 SCORER HELPER (paper goods) alternate titles: scoring-machine-operator helper

Feeds sheets of cardboard or paperboard into guide of scoring machine that scores (creases) sheets used to form box blanks. Removes scored blanks from discharge end of machine and stacks them on pallets. May adjust scoring knives, feed guides, and rollers under specific instructions from SCORER (paper goods). May measure scored blanks for conformity to specifications, using measuring tape.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-034 SLEEVER (paper goods)

Reinforces paper bag openings (valves), performing any of following tasks: Feeds paper sheets into machine that creases paper along one side and deposits glue along creased edge. Opens valved corner with one hand, grasps sleeve with other, and inserts sleeve into valve. Presses bag by hand to refold valve.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-038 TUBE-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods) alternate titles: tuber helper

Assists TUBE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) to operate machine that forms paper into tubing for making bags: Inserts shaft into core of parent paper roll, and centers it with steel collars to secure roll, using handtools. Lifts and mounts roll on machine, using electric hoist. Splices end of new roll to previous roll with tape. Assists operator to thread paper through machine and make adjustments to guides, folding devices, and cutter blade. Replenishes glue reservoirs and cleans glue pumps. Counts tubes at start of operation to confirm tally of automatic counter. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.687-010 BOX BENDER (paper goods)

Folds cardboard box blanks along scored lines preparatory to corner staying process. Stacks folded blanks on worktable.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

641.687-014 BOX-SEALING INSPECTOR (paper goods)

Inspects band of adhesive on self-sealing box blank flaps to detect irregular width and faulty application: Removes box blanks from discharge end of box-sealing machine. Examines flaps to determine width of adhesive band and feels band to determine thickness of adhesive application. Tests strength of adhesive by sealing sample box blank flaps together and pulling them apart to determine force required to break seal. Notifies BOX-SEALING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) to stop machine when jamming occurs or to adjust machine controls to correct faulty adhesive application. Counts and stacks inspected blanks on conveyor and pushes stacks down conveyor for bundling.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649 PAPERWORKING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with shaping, cutting, scoring, joining, and otherwise machining paper and paper products.

649.130-010 SUPERVISOR, PAPER PRODUCTS (paper goods)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in setting up and operating machines that cut, wind, fold, crease, drill, score, slit, tape, glue, sew, corrugate, and emboss paper and paperboard to form paper products, such as boxes, cartons, bags, napkins, tissue, envelopes, folders, cards, and tablets: Reads work order and schedules production according to machine capacities and customer requirements. Assigns duties to workers according to production schedule. Inspects sample product to ensure conformance to work order specifications. May train new workers. May set up and adjust machines. May inspect machines for malfunction or worn parts. May repair machines. May requisition materials and supplies. May supply workers with production materials. May operate machine in worker's absence. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 79

649.361-010 PATTERNMAKER, ENVELOPE (paper goods)

Draws patterns and prescribes manufacturing specifications for envelopes, compiling required data from customer orders, machine capacities, and knowledge of envelope manufacturing: Computes size, number, and type of paper sheets needed to fill order, using trigonometry, and knowledge of paper sizes and paper cutting machines. Sketches layout and dimensions of envelope on cardboard, using ruler, square, and other drawing instruments. Selects machines, dies, tools, and compiles machine setup data for such operations as paper and die cutting, machine and hand folding, printing, paneling, and attaching fastening devices, utilizing knowledge of machines, tools, and equipment. Determines sequence of manufacturing operations, utilizing knowledge of types and capacities of available machines, and lists such data on layout card.
GOE: 05.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

649.367-010 INSPECTOR, PAPER PRODUCTS (paper goods) alternate titles: bag inspector; quality-control inspector

Inspects paper and paperboard products during corrugating, laminating, printing, cutting, scoring, coating, forming, sealing, and packaging processes to ensure adherence to plant quality standards and work orders: Examines product for defects, such as blisters, wrinkles, improper forming and sealing, glue spots, printing overlap, and color distortions. Measures dimensions and thickness of product, using tape measure and automatic micrometer. Weighs coated and uncoated products, calculates weight of coating, and records weight data on inspection report. Tests mullen (burst quality of paper) and crush qualities of paper and paperboard, using mullen and crush tester, and records test results on inspection report. Spot-counts number of articles in bundle or shipping container to verify accuracy. Examines rejects to determine those that can be salvaged and routes unusable material to scrap baler. May be designated according to product inspected as Paper-Bag Inspector (paper goods); Tube Inspector (paper goods); or according to phase of process as Assembly Inspector (paper goods).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

649.380-010 MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, PAPER GOODS (paper goods)

Sets up and adjusts machines that convert, saw, corrugate, band, wrap, box, stitch, form, or seal paper or paperboard sheets into products, such as toilet tissue, towels, napkins, bags, envelopes, tubing, cartons, wax rolls, and containers, according to specifications, by any combination of following tasks: Adjusts rolls, guides, and chutes to accommodate type of paper or paperboard fed from parent rolls or flat stock from automatic feedracks, using handtools. Measures, spaces, and sets saw blades, cutters, and perforators, according to product specifications, using rule, thumbscrews, and wrenches. Installs printing attachment to machine and makes adjustment for clarity of print. Threads wire through stitching head and synchronizes speed for spacing stitches. Installs or resets cutting dies according to work orders, using handtools. Operates machine for test run to verify adjustments and observes functioning of machine parts, such as gauges, elevator, belts, slip clutches, oil injectors, glue feeders, and electrical devices. Repairs or replaces defective parts. May be designated according to type of machine adjusted as Bag-Machine Set-Up Operator (paper goods); Gluing-Machine Adjuster (paper goods); Stitcher Set-Up Operator, Automatic (paper goods).
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 79

649.487-010 INSPECTOR (paper & pulp)

Examines sample of paper sheets for defects according to quality control specifications: Measures dimensions of sheet with rule, folds sheet and aligns edges to verify squareness. Weighs sheet and compares weight with specification for kind and grade of paper. Fans stack of sheets to examine sheets for tears, soil, streaks, and shading and notifies supervisor of defects. Discards defective sheets or marks stack for reprocessing. Writes daily test reports.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.582-010 PARTITION-ASSEMBLY-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

Operates machine that automatically fits precut cardboard sections together to form complete partitions for cardboard cartons, according to specifications: Installs and adjusts stripper bars, feed dogs, side and finger guides, back stops, and ejector bars on machine table, and receiving fingers and push bars on rotating partition assembling wheel, using rule, gauges, and wrenches. Adjusts timing gear settings to synchronize movement of partition sections from machine table into sections in assembling wheel, using wrench. Fills magazines with partition sections and starts machine. Observes feeding and assembling operations and adjusts machine to form partitions to specifications. Maintains production records.
GOE: 06.02.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

649.582-014 SIZING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Sets up and operates battery of machines to compress to size and impregnate paper tubes with linseed oil preparatory to processing into shotgun shell bodies: Selects and measures arbors and dies with micrometers and plug gauges to verify specified size. Installs arbors, arbor shanks, collets, dies, and die holders in machine, using handtools. Examines paper tubes for crushed or torn ends, verifies inside diameter periodically, using plug gauge, and dumps tubes into hopper. Turns valve to circulate oil through die holders and starts machine. Observes machine operation and adjusts oil flow that facilitates passage of tubes through sizing dies and impregnates tube exteriors to waterproof and stiffen them. Clears jammed tubes from dies, arbors, and feed channels, and blows out clogged oil lines with airhose. Replaces tube-filled baskets.
GOE: 06.02.18 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.665-010 SORTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Inspects sheets of paper for processing defects, using sorting machine: Reads work order and notifies INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR (any industry) to move specified type and quantity of paper from storage area to machine elevator platform. Positions joggers and vacuum feeding mechanism according to size and type of paper, using handtools and ruler. Starts machine and pushes button to raise elevator platform to feed level. Inspects paper sheets moving over machine bed to detect defects and turns lever to eject defective sheets from machine. Notifies INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR (any industry) to remove skids of inspected paper and records production data, such as type paper, time, and quantity inspected.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.682-010 BOX-FOLDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Sets up and operates machine to fold corrugated paperboard box blanks and to glue, stitch (staple), or tape edges to form boxes: Installs feed bars and adjusts guide assembly and folding mechanism according to box blank dimensions and work order specifications, using handtools. Fills glue reservoir, loads automatic stapler, or threads gummed tape through applicator. Stacks box blanks in feed mechanism, starts machine, and observes automatic feeding and folding of box blanks and gluing, stapling, or taping of edges to detect machine malfunction. Inspects sample completed box to verify conformance to work order specifications and adjusts machine controls to correct variations. May be designated according to type of machine used as Folder-Gluer Operator (paper goods); Folder-Stitcher Operator (paper goods); Folder-Taper Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

649.682-014 CYLINDER-DIE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: cutting-and-creasing-machine operator

Operates cylinder press to score and cut paperboard sheets into box or container blanks: Installs specified chase (cutting and scoring die) on flat bed of machine, using handtools. Glues sheet of paperboard on machine cylinder, rotates cylinder by hand to press design of die in sheet, and cuts paperboard from around die impression on sheet, using knife, to form male portion of die. Starts machine and adjusts feed rollers and arms on automatic stacker, using handtools. Turns valves to regulate powder (talc) spray on cut-scored sheets. Measures cut-scored blanks to verify cutting and scoring dimensions with work order, using tape measure. May feed odd size paperboard sheets into machine by hand.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

649.682-018 DRILL-PRESS OPERATOR, ACOUSTICAL TILE (wood prod., nec)

Sets up and operates automatic horizontal multiple-spindle drill press to drill holes in insulation board to form acoustical tile: Removes machine headplate, using wrench and air hoist. Attaches specified template pattern to chuckplate, using screwdriver. Places drills into chuck, according to template pattern. Removes template and replaces machine headplate. Adjusts feed rolls, using gauge and wrench. Loads automatic feed magazine with tile and starts machine. Examines tile to verify that holes are clean cut and conform to depth and pattern specifications.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

649.682-022 EMBOSSER OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: calender operator; roll-embosser operator

Sets up and operates machine to emboss designs on paper and plastics-coated textile and cut materials according to work orders: Positions material and pressure and engraved embossing rolls on machine frame, using hoist. Installs and adjusts cutting disks and fastens collars on shafts to secure rolls, using rule, wrench, and screwdriver. Threads material through rolls and around cutters, adjusts feed guides, and starts machine. Turns air valve to regulate pressure of pressing roll on embossing roll and turns handwheel to adjust tension on material. Observes feeding, embossing, and cutting of material, and makes adjustments. Scrapes dirt from pressing roll and cleans it with solvent. May adjust counterweight device or move lever or clutch to regulate pressure on rolls. May regulate flow of steam into rolls to counteract paper curling and to obtain desired depth of embossing and surface shine on paper. May tend winding machine to wind material onto rolls. May emboss paper between tinted rollers. May feed paper sheets into machine and be designated Sheeter Operator (paper & pulp).
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

649.682-026 PLATEN-PRESS OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: blanker-press operator

Sets up and operates automatic, platen-type cutting-creasing press to cut rolls of paperboard into carton blanks: Selects, installs, and adjusts specified chase (cutting-creasing die) on press bed, using handtools. Positions and attaches stripping cylinder on roller and turns wheel to adjust tension on rubberized backer roll. Mounts roll of paperboard on machine feed spindle, using hoist, and threads paperboard through feed, tension, and idler rollers. Starts machine and observes operation. Turns dials and wheels to synchronize machine speed with speed of feed rolls and to regulate pressure on feed rolls. Starts conveyor that transports broke to baling machine. Measures cut-scored blanks for conformity to specifications, using tape measure, and examines blanks for defects, such as wrinkles and tears. Adjusts machine to correct defects.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

649.682-030 SHELL-MACHINE OPERATOR (chemical) alternate titles: shell-house operator

Sets up and operates machine to make paper cartridge shells for dynamite and impregnate them with paraffin: Positions roll of paper on machine spindle and threads end of paper under shear plate and between rolls. Adjusts bottom crimper, rolls, and shear according to length and diameter of cartridge, using machinist's rule and wrenches. Pours melted paraffin into dispenser and activates heating element. Starts machine and removes formed and impregnated cartridges.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.682-034 SLITTER-CREASER-SLOTTER OPERATOR (paper goods)

Sets up and operates machine to slot, score, crease, and trim corrugated or plain paperboard sheets to form container blanks: Turns screws and moves picker feed bar and feed table guides to accommodate size of sheets. Positions slitting, scoring, and slotting dies by sliding dieheads along drive shaft over machine bed to obtain specified size blanks with prescribed depth and location of slots and creases. Stacks and aligns sheets against guide bar on feeder table. Presses lever to start automatic feed. Measures sample with rule to detect deviation in location of slots and creases.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.682-038 SLITTER-SCORER-CUT-OFF OPERATOR (paper goods)

Sets up and operates machine that slits, scores, and cuts sheets of plain, laminated, or corrugated paperboard to specified dimensions: Positions and fastens scoring and cutting disks on roller, according to specifications, and installs roller in machine, using handtools. Turns wheels to adjust cutter knives, align paper guides on $T3layboy,$T1 and adjust pressure on slitting and cutting disks. Starts machine and synchronizes speed of traveling cutoff knives with speed of machine feed. Verifies dimensions of cut-scored blanks with work order, using tape rule. May cut samples from sheets for testing. May operate machine that slits and cuts rolls of paper and be designated Slitter-And-Cutter Operator (paper & pulp; paper goods).
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

649.682-042 TABLET-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: packer operator

Sets up and operates machine to cut rolls of paper into sheets and to print lines, glue, and punch holes to make paper tablets: Adjusts feed guides, cutting disks, and punch rams according to work order specifications. Mounts roll of paper on machine, using electric hoist. Threads end of paper through machine and fills ink and glue reservoirs. Starts machine and turns valves to adjust paper tension and flow of glue to paper. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction and inspects finished tablets to verify conformance to specifications. Records production information, such as quantity, type, and size of tablets produced on work order.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.682-046 TAG-PRESS OPERATOR (paper goods)

Sets up and operates machine to print, cut, and punch holes in paperboard to form paper tags and labels: Reads work order to determine type of setup required. Mounts paperboard roll on machine, using jack, and installs and adjusts specified printing plates onto machine bed, using allen wrench and rule. Mounts roll of reinforcing paperboard onto machine, threads end through stamping section and fills machine hopper with metal reinforcing grommets. Spreads specified color ink onto printing plate, using hand scraper, and fills ink reservoir. Adjusts angle of cutting blade, using allen wrench, and turns valves to adjust timing of cutting blades and punch to specifications. Starts machine and observes machine operation to detect malfunction and inspects completed tags or labels to verify compliance with work order specifications. Removes completed tags or labels from discharge end of machine, stacks specified number of tags into boxes, and stacks boxes on skid. Records production information, such as quantity and type of tags or labels produced on work ticket.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

649.685-010 AUTOMATIC-MACHINE ATTENDANT (paper goods) alternate titles: machine assembler

Tends automatic cutting, curling, crimping, capping, labeling, or tubing machines that assemble paper products, such as spools and tubes: Presses pedals, buttons, and switches or turns valves to start and stop machines and auxiliary devices, such as glue heaters, curling heads, and air ejectors. Dumps tubes, caps, labels, covers, spool shields, or paper strips into dispenser, feeds them onto conveyor, or positions them on mandrel. Pours glue into pots. Clears jams. May stack finished product on truck.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 79

649.685-014 BAG-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: bag-making-machine operator

Tends machine that automatically measures, prints, cuts, folds, and glues, or seals plain or wax papers, polyethylene film, or cellophane to form bags: Threads materials from parent roll through guides and rollers to cutters, gluer, printer, folding device, or electric sealer. Starts machine, observes operation, and adjusts machine to ensure uniform shearing, printing, folding, gluing, or sealing of continuous roll of material into finished bags. May insert shaft into core of parent roll and secure with steel collars, using handtools, and mount roll onto machine, using hoist. May be designated according to material processed as Cellophane-Bag-Machine Operator (paper goods); Polyethylene-Bag-Machine Operator (paper goods); Waxed-Bag-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-018 BINDERY WORKER (paper goods)

Tends paperworking machines, such as corner cutter, embosser, scorer, stitcher, taper, gluer, punch press, and plastic index tab machine to fabricate office supplies, such as file folders, file dividers, index cards, and three-ring binders, from paper or paperboard stock: Positions stock against machine guides, starts machine, and depresses pedal to actuate specified machine. Manually folds and creases materials that exceed machine capacity. Collates printed file folders in numerical order to form set. Forms shipping boxes from flattened blanks and glues labels to box tops. Inspects finished product and places specified quantity and type into boxes according to packing instructions.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-022 BOTTOMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that automatically cuts, folds, and glues ends of tubes together to form bottoms in single or multiwall paper bags: Loads paper tubes into automatic feedrack, fills glue hopper, and starts machine. Observes machine operation, removes material caught in rollers to relieve jams, and spot-verifies processed bags to detect imperfections in cutting, folding, or gluing. Adjusts feed guides, rollers, and glue regulator, using handtools, to ensure conformity to specifications. May tend machine equipped with valving mechanism that automatically forms opening (valve) in top of bag and inserts sleeve in opening.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-026 CORE-CUTTER AND REAMER (paper goods)

Tends machines that cut, ream, and slot paper roll cores made of cardboard, fiber, or metal, according to work order specifications: Installs and aligns cutoff saw, reamer, and slot cutters in machines according to length and diameter of core, using rule and wrench. Starts machines and cuts core to length, using circular saw. Pushes core along feeder trough of reamer to ream out ends. Feeds core into cutters of slotting machine to cut slots in core ends. Inserts metal caps in ends of nonmetal cores to coincide with slots in cores, using hammer. May reclaim defective caps by removing them with cap puller and hammering out dents. May tend machines that cut and slot paper roll cores and be designated Core Cutter (paper & pulp).
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.685-030 COUNTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that counts sheets of paper and inserts marker between sheets at specified interval: Positions skid of paper beside machine counting head, using handtruck. Raises paper at corner, using iron bar, and inserts wedge between skid and paper to fan edge of paper. Secures paper stack to skid, using clamp. Sets counter dial at zero and sets marker interval dial at specified number. Pushes button to move counting head into position against corner of stack and starts machine. Observes machine operation and makes adjustments to counting head to ensure accurate counting.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-034 DRILL-PUNCH OPERATOR (paper goods; print. & pub.)

Tends multiple-spindle drill press that drills holes in paper goods, such as notebook paper, booklets, envelopes, pamphlets, index cards, and other paper and printed products: Reads job specifications to determine spacing and dimension of holes to be drilled in paper items. Adjusts spacing of drills, positions of backstop and guides according to size of items to be drilled, using handtools. Presses button to start machine. Jogs stack of paper items to straighten and align edges. Positions stacks of paper items against backstop and end guides of machine table. Depresses pedal to raise stock or lower drills to cut holes in paper. Stacks drilled items on pallets. May replace dull drills, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 79

649.685-038 EMBOSSING-MACHINE TENDER (paper goods) alternate titles: panel-machine tender

Tends machine that automatically embosses frame-like margin on edge of paper card blanks to form wedding and commercial cards: Loads stack of cards into machine feeder and starts machine. Observes machine operation to detect feeding and embossing malfunction. Inspects completed cards by fanning stacks to detect imperfections, such as dirt spots, dents, and nicks and stacks cards into boxes according to instructions on work ticket.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-042 ENVELOPE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: envelope-fold operator; folder, machine

Tends machine that forms plain and window envelopes from paper rolls or precut blanks: Loads stack of blanks into rack of feed mechanism or positions roll of paper on machine rack, using hoist, and threads paper (web) through machine. Starts machine and observes progress of blanks and web through cutting, gluing, folding, and drying units. Pushes button to stop machine in case of malfunction. Fans handful of envelopes to inspect them for quality of folding, sealing, and glue application, and packs them in boxes. Counts pack of envelopes periodically to verify accuracy of mechanical counter. Pours glue into machine container to replenish supply. Wipes or washes glue from machine at end of shift. May adjust glue applicator and drying and pressing rolls. May be designated according to type of machine tended as Plunger-Machine Operator (paper goods); Rotary-Envelope-Machine Operator (paper goods); Side-Seam-Envelope-Machine Operator (paper goods). May tend machine that forms envelopes used in cover of books (book pockets) and be designated Book-Pocket-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 79

649.685-046 FOLDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: multifold operator

Tends machines that automatically cut continuous rolls of paper into sheets of specified length, and fold and interlock them to form paper towels, toilet tissue, and napkins for dispensers or to package: Threads paper from parent roll through rollers and guides and tapes end to that of previous roll. Installs embossing rolls, and adjusts tucker, gripper, and feed rolls according to grade of paper and work order. Starts machine and observes operation to ensure uniform dispensing of glue, cutting, perforating, and folding of product. Lubricates machine and makes minor repairs, using handtools. May be designated according to type of machine as Double-Fold-Machine Operator (paper goods); Single-Fold-Machine Operator (paper goods); or according to article folded as Folded-Towel-Machine Operator (paper goods); Napkin-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

649.685-050 HANDLE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: paper-cup-handle-machine operator

Tends machine that die-cuts paper cup handles from roll of paper stock and glues handles onto cups: Mounts roll of paper on machine, using hoist. Fills glue reservoir and stacks cups onto machine feeding mechanism. Starts machine and observes machine operation to detect malfunction. Removes stack of finished cups from machine and places them into packing sleeves. Inserts full sleeves in packing carton.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-054 KNOTTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that automatically prints, strings, and knots paper tags: Mounts rolls of string and paper or card stock in machine. Starts machine and examines completed tag to detect machine malfunction. Stops machine to clear jams. Ties finished tags into bundles. May tend machine that automatically threads and fastens string to paper tags and be designated Stringing-Machine Operator (paper goods); or tend machine that threads and fastens wire to paper tags and be designated Wiring-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-058 LACE-PAPER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that embosses and pierces paper strips to form lace paper doilies, place mats, and similar decorative articles: Loads roll of paper strip on machine, using chain hoist. Changes dies and cutters on machine and adjusts tension and pressure on feed rolls. Starts machine and inspects sample run for level of embossing, arrangement of piercing, and accuracy of cutoff, and corrects faulty machining.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-062 LAUNDRY-BAG-PUNCH OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that perforates paper laundry bags and affixes reinforcing paper eyelets: Threads gummed paper over die. Feeds bags singly into machine slot and depresses lever to lower punch that punches hole in bag and cuts out and fastens eyelet around hole. Inserts drawstrings through eyelets and piles finished bags on table for inspection.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-066 LAYBOY TENDER (paper & pulp; paper goods; print. & pub.) alternate titles: jogger operator; sheeter helper

Tends $T3layboy$T1 that automatically stacks, aligns, and records count of paper sheets at discharge end of paper cutters, printing presses, and ruling and paper-making machines. Inspects sheets as they fall into layboy for defects, such as spots, holes, wrinkles, cockled edges, and dirt, and discards defective sheets. Smooths sheets by hand to eliminate air pockets. Stops and starts machine in emergency. May fan sheets or turn up corners to facilitate inspection. May count sheets and insert tabs to mark off reams if layboy does not have automatic counter and tabber. May align sheets by tapping edges by hand.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-070 MACHINE OPERATOR, GENERAL (paper goods) alternate titles: clasp machine operator; tension machine operator

Tends automatic and semiautomatic machines that punch holes, trim or notch envelope ends, and affix clasps, reinforcing patches, and snap fasteners and string or wire ties to envelopes: Turns screws to adjust guides and stops of machines, such as clasp, eyeletter, patch, tension, and thumb cut to accommodate specified size envelopes, using handtools. Pours clasps, eyelets, snap fasteners, or other envelope parts into machine hoppers and mounts rolls of patching or reinforcing tape on machine spindles. Positions envelopes on feed bed or under operating heads of machines against guides and stops. Depresses hand or foot levers to actuate machines. Removes completed envelopes and packs them in carton or box.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-074 MATCHBOOK ASSEMBLER (fabrication, nec)

Tends machine that automatically cuts, scores, and folds printed paper strips and staples them to matchbook $T3combs$T1 to form matchbooks: Places roll of matchbook cover strip on machine spindle and threads end through machine. Loads machine magazine with wire staples and starts machine. Inserts matchbook comb strips into slots on feed conveyor that conveys them to stapling unit that fastens cover to comb strip to form matchbook. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction. Removes finished matchbooks from bin and packs specified number into boxes.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-078 PAPER-CUP-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that automatically forms flat-bottomed paper drinking cups: Loads rolls of bottom and sidewall paper on machine. Threads ends of paper through rollers and forming guides, and starts machine that automatically forms paper into cups and glues seams. Periodically tests samples of cups for leaks. Places specified number of cups in tubes preparatory to packing.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-082 PARTITION-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that cuts interlocking slots or notches in two strips of cardboard and automatically assembles strips at right angles to form multicell partition (divider) for cardboard container: Loads rolls of cardboard into machine feed reels and threads cardboard through guide rolls. Starts machine and observes operation of feeding, slotting, cutoff, and assembly mechanisms to detect malfunctioning. Examines assembled partitions at discharge chute and verifies conformance to specified dimensions, using go-not-go gauges. Replaces worn slotting punches and dull cutoff blades, using handtools. May assemble slotted strips by hand to form multicell partition for cardboard container.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-086 PATTERNMAKER, ACOUSTICAL TILE (wood prod., nec)

Tends machines that perforate, groove, and blast patterns on insulation board panels to form acoustical tile: Dumps sacks of ground walnut shell into hopper of blaster machine and moves controls to regulate flow of shell into blaster. Adjusts height of saws to control depth of cut, using gauge and wrench. Starts machines and conveyors, and spaces pattern templates on feed conveyor. Feeds panelboards into perforating machine, and observes perforated panels to ensure automatic positioning upon templates. Observes sets of panels and templates as they are conveyed into blaster machine to ensure that specified pattern or decorative design is imprinted upon panels according to template design.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.685-090 PERFORATING-MACHINE OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

Tends machine that perforates sheets of paper with lines of fine holes to facilitate tearing sheets: Installs perforating disks in machine and sets guides to size of sheet, using handtools. Starts machine and feeds sheets into machine, singly, or keeps feed table supplied with stacks of sheets if machine is fed automatically. Removes perforated sheets as they accumulate on discharge table of machine.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.685-094 PUNCHBOARD-FILLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: stuffing-machine operator

Tends machine that inserts numbered paper cylinders in holes of punchboards: Places printed paper strips in tubular magazine and locks it in filling machine. Presses punchboard over pegs in plate of machine and moves lever to lower blade that cuts paper into strips and raises plate against teeth that stuffs them into punchboard holes.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-098 RING-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Tends machine that automatically curls and cuts cardboard strips to make rings, such as those used in hat boxes: Mounts rolls of cardboard on machine reel and threads strip through steaming, curling, and cutting devices. Starts machine and gathers and packages ejected rings.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-102 SALVAGE WINDER AND INSPECTOR (paper goods)

Tends rewinder and identifies and cuts out defective sections of tape to salvage rejected rolls of paper tape: Places rubber belt on machine pullup to obtain desired speed ratio. Secures tape roll onto spindle and threads end of tape around takeup roll. Starts machine and observes tape winding onto roll, using knee and foot controls to regulate winding speed. Inspects tape for dry spots, excessive glue, creases, and holes. Cuts out defective areas, using scissors. Presses flat metal bars to each side of rough tape sections to smooth tape surface. Throws defective tape sections into trash bin. Removes tape rolls from machine and places rolls on cart for packing.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-106 SHOT-TUBE-MACHINE TENDER (paper goods)

Tends machines that crimp rolled paper tubes to form caps and press them onto ends of other tubes to make BB shot containers: Starts machines, places tubes on skipped spindles by hand, and removes damaged tubes or scrap paper, using wire hook. Removes completed caps from machine hopper, fills shaker frame with crimped caps from hopper and starts shaker machine to arrange caps crimped-side-down [SHAKER-PLATE OPERATOR (ordnance)]. Examines caps and discards torn, flattened, grease-smeared, or malformed caps. Pushes caps into feeder tray, using T-shape pusher, and hangs loaded tray on gravity-feed station of repairer assembly machine. Notifies machine repairer of malfunction.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-110 STEEL-TIE ADJUSTER, AUTOMATIC (paper goods) alternate titles: tin-tie-machine operator, automatic

Tends machine that automatically cuts steel and paper strips to specified length, covers steel strip with paper, and glues covered steel strip to paper bag for use in sealing. Fills glue pot with paste and loads bags onto machine feed rack.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-114 STITCHER OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: semiautomatic-stitcher operator

Tends machine that stitches (staples) edges of plain and corrugated paperboard box blanks to form boxes: Reads production order to determine number of stitches required, turns gauge to specified setting and starts machine. Folds box blank by hand along scored lines or removes folded box blank from folding machine and feeds blank into machine that stitches edges. Inspects completed boxes for defective stitching and records quantity, style, and grade of boxes in production log.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.685-118 TAG-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: blanker operator

Tends machine that automatically makes shipping tags and file and index cards: Threads paper stock between guides that pass paper under printing roll, corner cutter, punch, eyeletter, and shears. Turns mechanical counter to zero. Starts machine that prints specified data on tag, trims corners, punches holes in end and reinforces hole with paper or metal eyelets, cuts tag or card to size, and records quantity produced. Examines ejected tags or cards for defects and notifies department supervisor of machine malfunction. Packs specified number of tags or cards in bundles or cartons for shipment. May adjust machine controls to omit specific machine operations when not required.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-122 TAPE-FASTENER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: tie fastener; tie-tape-machine operator

Tends machine that staples ribbon or string (tape) ties onto flaps of fiber folder: Winds ribbons or string on reel and cuts strands with shears to make lengths of tape according to size of folders [PAPER-REEL OPERATOR (paper goods)]. Adjusts fastening machine guides according to size of folder, using handtools. Fills feed magazine with staples and starts machine. Positions flaps of folders against guides and holds length of tape across envelope flap under machine ram. Depresses pedal to lower ram and staple tape to flap.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-126 TAPER OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: semiautomatic-taper operator

Tends machine that tapes edges of corrugated paperboard box blanks to form boxes: Mounts roll of gummed tape onto machine and threads tape through feed and moisture applicator rollers and under cutoff knife. Turns petcock to start flow of water to applicator tray. Positions and secures cutoff knife micro-switch, according to box dimensions, using handtools. Starts machine, folds blank along scored lines, and feeds folded blank into machine that tapes edges to form box. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction and inspects completed boxes to verify tape application according to specifications. Adjusts tape guides, water flow, or cutoff knife to correct faulty tape application.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-130 TABLET-MAKING-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods)

Tends machine that cuts, rules, punches, binds, and stacks materials to produce looseleaf filler, tablets, and wire bound notebooks: Assists TABLET-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) 649.682-042 to set up machine. Presses buttons to activate hydraulic lift that positions rolls of paper in feed position. Pours powdered ink and water into container and mixes ingredients with hand stirrer. Loads backing and cover material on inserter platforms. Inspects finished products to determine required machine adjustments and eliminate machine malfunctions. Notifies MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, PAPER GOODS (paper goods) 649.380-010 of unresolved problems.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

649.686-010 BAG-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods)

Assists BAG-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) by feeding paper rolls into machine that automatically prints, cuts, folds, and glues roll of paper, polyethylene film, or cellophane to make finished bags: Inserts shaft into core of parent roll and secures it with steel collars, using handtools. Lifts and mounts roll on machine standard, using electric hoist. Tapes leading end of roll to end of previous roll. Replenishes glue and ink reservoirs. Assists BAG-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) in making repairs and adjustments, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.686-014 CARD DECORATOR (print. & pub.)

Tends machine that automatically glues decorative sparkle dust to greeting cards. Feeds greeting cards into machine. Changes dies according to size specified. Refills hoppers of machine with glue and sparkle dust.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.686-018 CYLINDER-DIE-MACHINE HELPER (paper goods)

Assist CYLINDER-DIE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) to operate cylinder press to score and cut paperboard sheets into box or container blanks: Obtains cutting die from storage according to work order and assists operator in aligning die on machine cylinder and fastening die to cylinder. Feeds flat paperboard stock into machine that scores and cuts stock to form box or container blanks. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.686-022 FINISHING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

Feeds preformed bodies of paper cups into machine that automatically inserts plugs into lower ends to form bottoms, rolls tops to finish edges of cups, and ejects completed cups.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

649.686-026 PLATING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper & pulp) alternate titles: plater

Feeds sheets into plating machine that impresses weave or grain finish into paper: Stacks linen and paper sheets in alternate layers and feeds sheets into rolls of plating machine to impress weave of fabric onto paper.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.686-030 SLITTER-CREASER-SLOTTER HELPER (paper goods)

Feeds and off bears machine that slots, scores, and creases corrugated or plain paperboard sheets to form container blanks: Aligns sheet against machine guides and feeds sheet into machine feed rolls. Removes completed container blanks from machine and stacks blanks onto skids. May assist SLITTER-CREASER-SLOTTER OPERATOR (paper goods) in setting up machine.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.687-010 PAPER SORTER AND COUNTER (paper & pulp) alternate titles: inspector and counter; overlooker; sorter

Sorts sheets of paper according to specified grade and examines them for defects, such as tears, cuts, roll marks and slime holes, and discards defective sheets. Counts and stacks acceptable sheets and inserts identification marker between reams. Segregates paper according to customer order and records amount and grade of separate orders.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.687-014 PAPER-CONE GRADER (paper goods)

Examines paper $T3cones$T1 emerging from cone-making machines for defects. Places acceptable ones on racks and tosses defective cones in trash receptacle. May examine paper tubes and be designated Paper-Tube Grader (paper goods).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.687-018 PAPER-PATTERN INSPECTOR (paper goods)

Examines tissue paper patterns for accuracy of cutting, perforating, and numbering.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

65 PRINTING OCCUPATIONS

This division includes occupations concerned with reproducing data or designs by mechanical transfer of ink or dye to the surface of materials with the aid of type, plates, rolls, and the like. Includes the preparation of type and plate for machines and mechanical bookbinding.

650 TYPESETTERS AND COMPOSERS

This group includes occupations concerned with assembling and setting type matter for printing by means of typesetting or composing machines. Includes linotype machines which assemble letters into lines and cast strips of type from type metal; monotype machines which compose type matter in separate letters; and phototypesetting machines which assemble and photograph mats of individual characters as a line of type on film or photographic paper. Occupations whose duties include substantial typing tasks concerned with cold type setting of type are included in Group 203.

650.132-010 SUPERVISOR, TYPESETTING (print. & pub.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in machine typesetting: Reads production schedule and plans work assignments according to setup and work load of individual machines. Examines proofs to verify conformance to work order specifications. Periodically verifies status of each job in progress in order to maintain production. Trains workers to operate typesetting machines. May operate typesetting machines as necessary. May coordinate setting of copy into type [COPY CUTTER (print. & pub.)]. May supervise workers engaged in phototypesetting and be designated Supervisor, Photocomposition (print. & pub.). Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 07.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

650.582-010 LINOTYPE OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: composing-machine operator

Operates machine to cast complete lines of type from type metal and deposit them in galley in composed form for printing: Starts type-casting mechanism and adjusts marginal stops and gauge to regulate length and thickness of lines to be cast. Reads copy and presses keys of keyboard to select matrices of letters from magazine which are assembled into words. Moves lever to cast line and deposit it in galley when line is complete. Transfers lines of type, with copy, to composing or bank table for making proof copy. Sets new lines of type to correct errors as indicated on proofsheet. Places pigs of metal on feed chain of melting pot to replenish supply.
GOE: 07.06.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 81

650.582-014 MONOTYPE-KEYBOARD OPERATOR (machinery mfg.; print. & pub.) alternate titles: composing-machine operator; monotype operator

Operates machine to perforate $T3paper tape$T1 used to control casting type: Clips copy containing instructions to copyholder. Selects and installs bank of keys to make specified size and style of type. Sets and locks scale for indicating spacing of words in line, adjusts line-length indicator, and installs roll of paper strip, threading end of strip through machine. Admits compressed air to machine. Tears strip loose from supply roll, attaches type-casting instructions to reel, and forwards reel for casting type.
GOE: 07.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

650.582-018 PHOTOCOMPOSING-MACHINE OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: typesetter

Sets up and operates photocomposing machine to transfer data from perforated or magnetic tape into print on film or photographic paper, using either of following methods: (1) Loads roll of film or paper in machine magazine. Secures roll of perforated tape on machine reel and threads end of tape through machine feed rollers. Selects type font according to size and face of type specified and positions it on photographic unit. Turns dials to adjust line spacing and light intensity according to size and face of type. Starts machine that automatically prints type onto film or paper according to coded signal on tape. Removes finished copy from magazine for development. (2) Places reel of magnetic tape onto feed spindle of phototypesetting unit. Depresses keys to enter command codes, such as size and style of type, width and length of column, and to activate computer to produce phototypesetting film, phototypesetting paper, or copy of tape. Removes and stacks finished copies from photocopy printing unit. Removes printing unit from machine, drains chemical solution, washes unit, and refills unit with specified developing solution.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 89

650.582-022 PHOTOTYPESETTER OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: phototypesetter

Operates keyboard of automatic phototypesetting machine to photographically print type matter onto film or strips of photosensitive paper to prepare positives or paper flats for making printing plates: Loads roll of photosensitive paper or film into camera magazine, positions magazine on machine, and pulls lever to open exposure slot. Starts typesetting mechanism. Turns dial to select lens and regulate gear that controls size (magnification or reproduction) of matrix letter, exposure, and light intensity, or moves selector levers, depresses keys or control buttons to select style and size of type. Depresses keys of keyboard to select $T3foto mats$T1 for printing onto photopaper or film. Cuts photopaper with knife to separate exposed portion. Removes exposed photopaper or film from magazine for developing. May perform routine maintenance and adjustments on machine, using handtools.
GOE: 07.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

650.682-010 EQUIPMENT MONITOR, PHOTOTYPESETTING (print. & pub.)

Monitors and controls electronic computer system used in phototypesetting: Sets control switches on optical character reader, computer, or phototypesetter. Inserts command codes to integrate and operate equipment according to data requirements specified in mark-up instructions. Selects and loads input and output units with materials for operating equipment. Moves switches to clear system and start operation of equipment. Observes equipment and control panels on consoles for error lights, messages, and machine stoppage or faulty output. Notifies superior of errors or equipment stoppage.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

650.685-010 TYPESETTING-MACHINE TENDER (print. & pub.) alternate titles: teletypesetter monitor

Tends and adjusts one or more linecasting machines, equipped with tape converter unit, to produce type composition automatically: Positions spool of punched tape on machine reel. Threads end of tape through feed mechanism of converter unit. Turns control to start unit that sets type automatically as directed by coded signal on punched tape. Transfers lines of type, with copy, to composing or bank table for taking of proof. Adds new pigs of type metal to melting pot to replenish supply. Observes operation of machine to detect malfunction of keyboard, matrix circulation mechanism, tape feeding mechanism or other machine mechanisms, and adjusts their mechanical components, using handtools, or depresses keys on keyboard to clear jamming. Periodically cleans matrices, magazine, and molds. May replace worn parts, such as code bars, keys, and spacebands, using handtools and power tools.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

651 PRINTING PRESS OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with producing copies of designs or lettering by transferring ink or pigment on type, plates, or rolls to paper or similar materials by means of a printing press. Includes cylinder presses, offset presses, and platen presses.

651.130-010 SUPERVISOR, PRESS ROOM (print. & pub.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in making ready, operating, and feeding various types of presses used to print newspapers, magazines, books, and other printed matter: Observes press operations and examines printed material to verify conformance with work order specifications. Examines multicolor printed material, using precision instruments, to detect imperfect color tone registration. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 89

651.362-010 CYLINDER-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: flatbed-press operator; press operator

Makes ready and operates cylinder-type printing press: Verifies size, color, and type of paper and color of ink from job order. Cleans inking rollers with solvent and replaces them in press, using handtools. Adjusts controls to regulate volume of ink. Packs impression cylinder with tissue or folio. Adjusts delivery tapes, and positions and locks form (type setup or plate) on bed or cylinder of press. Directs CYLINDER-PRESS FEEDER (print. & pub.) in adjustment of feed guides, grippers, and elevator, or hand-feeding press. Starts press and runs off proofsheet. Examines proof to determine off-level areas, variation in ink volume, register slippage, indications of offsetting, and color register. Adjusts press controls, inking fountains, and automatic feeders, and repacks cylinder with overlay to equalize off-level areas as required. May register forms and mix colors. May make overlay for half-tone shades. May operate cylinder press equipped with cutting attachment or may replace type dies with cutting dies to cut or shape paper or paperboard. May operate more than one press. May be designated according to kind of material printed as Check Imprinter (print. & pub.); Envelope-Press Operator (print. & pub.) I; Label-Press Operator (print. & pub.) I; size of press as Pony-Cylinder-Press Operator (print. & pub.). Important variations may be indicated by trade names of machine used.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-014 CYLINDER-PRESS-OPERATOR APPRENTICE (print. & pub.)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-018 PLATEN-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

Makes ready and operates platen-type printing press to produce printed material: Determines setup and operating procedures from work order. Inserts type setup or plate in press bed and tightens locking attachment, using wrench. Adjusts inking rollers to obtain even distribution of ink. Regulates ink flow by adjusting thumbscrews on fountain. Starts press and directs PLATEN-PRESS FEEDER (print. & pub.) to feed sheets by hand onto press platen or to place stack of sheets in feed tray if press is equipped with automatic feeding mechanism. Readjusts press during run to obtain specified color registration. May place stack of sheets in feed tray on press equipped with automatic feeding mechanism. May be designated according to type of material printed as Envelope-Press Operator (print. & pub.) II; Label-Press Operator (print. & pub.) II.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-022 PLATEN-PRESS-OPERATOR APPRENTICE (print. & pub.) alternate titles: make-ready apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-026 ROTOGRAVURE-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

Makes ready and operates rotary-type press that prints illustrative and other subject matter by rotogravure process: Installs engraved copper printing cylinder in press, using handtools. Adjusts doctor (wiper) blade to remove excess ink from surface of printing cylinder. Threads web (roll) of paper or other printing stock through press, adjusting guides and tension bars. Sets focus of electronic scanners on guideline of paper (for multicolor printing) to automatically control color registration. Regulates temperature in web-drying chambers and adjusts automatic cutter at discharge end of press. Inspects material being printed, during production run, and adjusts press as required to produce printed matter to specifications. Directs workers in feeding and unloading press, replenishing ink supply in fountains, cleaning equipment, and other press operations. May operate press equipped to print, cut, and crease paper goods.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-030 WEB-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

Makes ready and operates multiunit, web-fed rotary press to print newspapers, books, and periodicals according to written specifications: Locks printing plates on printing cylinder and threads loose end of paper supply roll (web) through and around rollers to cutter and folder. Adjusts compensators to guide paper over rollers and cylinders. Inspects printed sheets visually after registration or position printing and readjusts guides and controls to rectify spacing errors. Adjusts feed controls to rotate cylinder into position where plate locking mechanism is accessible. Unlocks plates and replaces with make-over plates according to directions marked on plate regarding location and time of printing. Rethreads paper through press if web breaks (press stops automatically if web breaks) and readjusts tension rollers. Operates pasting device to splice end of new paper roll to depleted roll. Inspects printed material visually during production and readjusts controls to correct irregular ink distribution, faulty cuts or folds. Replaces cutting blades, worn or damaged ink rolls, and fills ink wells. Cleans, inspects, and lubricates moving parts of press. May supervise and instruct apprentices. May load supply rolls of paper in press at beginning and during run. May be designated Tension Regulator (print. & pub.) when installing paper rolls in press and adjusting controls to regulate tension of paper; or Color-Control Operator (print. & pub.) when adjusting ink controls to secure specified color registration. May operate press from central control console.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-034 WEB-PRESS-OPERATOR APPRENTICE (print. & pub.) alternate titles: newspaper-press-operator apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.382-010 ENGRAVING-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: die-stamping-press operator

Makes ready and operates press to engrave decorative designs or lettering on announcements, greeting and business cards, letterheads, and related items, following operating procedures outlined on job order: Installs appropriate die and inking rollers on ram, using wrench. Cuts out and fastens paper template to bed of press to maintain flatness of finished cards or sheets. Inserts and adjusts roll of wiping paper that automatically cleans die between impressions. Thins ink to desired consistency and fills ink fountain. Starts press to obtain proof copy. Examines proof and adjusts press and ink fountain to obtain uniform indentation and color registration. Starts press and feeds cards or sheets to be engraved onto bed of press.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.382-014 LITHOGRAPH-PRESS OPERATOR, TINWARE (tinware)

Sets up and operates lithograph press to print descriptive material and designs on tinplate: Installs printing plates on machine rolls, using handtools and gauges. Adjusts feed guides, back and side gauges, and rollers with handtools. Mixes colors of paint according to formula and fills paint fountain. Starts machine and makes trial run. Adjusts or changes gears to regulate rate of feed and turns fountain valves to adjust flow of paint. Inspects lithographed plate to ensure that printing is clear and lined-up according to specifications or sample. Examines plates during process and removes defective plates. Observes heat gauges and regulates controls of drying oven to maintain specified heat.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.382-026 PRINTER, PLASTIC (plastic prod.; tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: flexigraphic printer

Sets up and operates press to print colored designs on rolls of plastic or plastic-coated material: Positions and clamps printing cylinder on press, using handtools. Pours inks into ink pans and threads plastic film through press rolls. Starts press and turns wheels to adjust pickup, transfer, and printing rolls. Turns rheostats to regulate speed and feed of press, and temperature of drying box. Examines printed sheet to detect defects, such as wrinkles, tears, smeared printing, and uneven color distribution. Cleans and oils press. Repairs or replaces broken or worn parts of press, using handtools. May set print on printing cylinder, and blend colored inks, according to job order.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

651.382-030 STEEL-DIE PRINTER (print. & pub.) alternate titles: plate printer

Operates printing press to print embossed forms, such as business cards, letterheads, and announcements, from engraved steel plates: Positions plate in plateholder and builds up space beneath plate with cut pieces of fabric material to make slight crimp of printed areas. Glues plate in position. Sets paper guides and adjusts plate-wiping mechanism, using wrenches. Turns on drying lamps over takeoff conveyor and starts press. Engages automatic feed or feeds sheets to press by hand, aligning them against paper guides.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.382-034 TAB-CARD-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

Sets up and operates specially equipped presses to print, perforate, number, and cut data processing cards according to specifications: Installs die in press bed or on press cylinder and tightens locking attachment, using wrench. Mounts paper roll on reel and inserts end into automatic feed mechanism. Tightens or loosens fountain thumbscrew to adjust ink flow. Starts presses and observes operation to detect malfunction. Examines printed cards for conformance to specifications, using line gauge. May record production on logsheet.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

651.382-038 TRANSFER OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

Sets up and operates machine to print designs, trademarks, sizes, and other identifying information on continuous roll of paper for use as dry transfers or hot iron patterns: Turns setscrew to secure selected die in machine holder. Slides doctor blade in machine slots and plugs ends of machine trough with paper wads to prevent loss of melted ink. Positions block of dry ink in machine trough and adjusts burner flame to melt ink. Measures lettering or design on die with machinist's scale to determine widths of pressure roller and paper roll required. Installs and secures pressure roller, using wrench. Mounts paper roll in machine and threads end between pressure roller and die, fastening end to winding spindle. Turns handwheel and moves lever to adjust angle of doctor blade, tension of paper, and pressure of roller. Sets automatic counter at zero. Starts machine and observes paper for accuracy of printing. Stops machine when specified number of transfers are printed as indicated by automatic counter. Removes printed roll of transfers and die from machine. Cleans and lubricates machine and die, using solvent and cloths, and makes minor repairs.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

651.382-042 OFFSET-PRESS OPERATOR I (print. & pub.) alternate titles: first press operator; lithographic-press operator

Makes ready and operates web or sheet-fed offset printing press to print single and multicolor copy from lithographic plates: Examines job order to determine quantity to be printed, stock specifications, colors, and special printing instructions. Measures plate thickness and inserts packing sheets on plate cylinder to build up plate to printing height and installs and locks plate into position, using handtools, to achieve pressure required for printing. Washes plate to remove protective gum coating. Measures paper thickness and adjusts space between blanket and impression cylinders according to thickness of paper stock. Fills ink and dampening solution fountains and adjusts controls to regulate flow of ink and dampening solution to plate cylinder. Starts press, examines printed copy for ink density, position on paper, and registration, and makes adjustments to press throughout production run to maintain specific registration and color density. Removes and cleans plate and cylinders. May apply packing sheets to blanket cylinder to build up blanket thickness to diameter of plate cylinder. May load paper into feeder or install rolls of paper, make adjustments to feeder and delivery mechanisms, and unload printed material from delivery mechanism. May lead, give directions to, and monitor work of ASSISTANT PRESS OPERATOR, OFFSET (print. & pub.) 651.685-026; FEEDER (print. & pub.) 651.686-014; JOGGER (print. & pub.) 651.686-018; or ROLL TENDER (print. & pub.) 651.686-022.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 89

651.382-046 OFFSET-PRESS-OPERATOR APPRENTICE (print. & pub.) alternate titles: lithographic-press operator apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

651.384-010 PLATEN BUILDER-UP (print. & pub.) alternate titles: make-ready worker

Glues paper to back of platen (pressure plate) cover to raise depressed areas of platen cover and reduce clearance between paper and printing head of printing press: Holds platen obliquely to electric light to locate shadowed depressed areas of platen cover, and draws contour rings around depressed areas, using pencil. Cuts out paper to fit within contour lines and cements paper onto back of platen cover to raise depressions in platen cover, using razor blade and paper cement. Examines printed material to detect defects in printing due to platen face cover depressions. Writes requisitions to order supplies.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

651.582-010 PROOF-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: proofer

Makes ready and operates proof press to make proofs of type setup: Places galley of type on bed of press. Depresses pedal to move ink roller over face of type or applies ink, using hand roller. Places sheet of paper on type and depresses pedal or turns crank to pass rollers over paper to obtain proof of type setup. Removes proofsheet from press and delivers it to PROOFREADER (print. & pub.). May print reproduction proofs of type and illustrating cuts on transparent film or glossy paper, to be used in lithographic plate making. May be designated according to type of press operated as Lithographic Proofer (print. & pub.); Offset-Proof-Press Operator (print. & pub.).
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

651.582-014 LITHOGRAPHIC-PROOFER APPRENTICE (print. & pub.) alternate titles: proofer apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

651.585-010 ASSISTANT-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: flexographic-press helper; web-press-operator assistant

Performs any combination of following duties to assist printing press operator to make ready, operate, and maintain roll-fed (web) or sheet-fed, single-or-multicolor flatbed, cylinder, offset, flexographic, or web press: Assists press operator to install paper packing sheets on impression (back-up) cylinder, fasten reinforcing bars to metal printing plates and offset blankets, and install plates and blankets on press cylinders, using handtools and power tools. Adjusts machine parts, such as feed and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging device, tapes, and cams as directed by press operator, using handtools. Lifts and positions roll of paper in feed mechanism, using chain hoist, or positions skid of unprinted sheets on feed device, using handtruck or electric lift-truck. Removes loaded skid of printed material from stacking mechanism, using handtruck, and replaces with empty skid. Fills fountains with ink paste, using spatula. Tends press in absence of press operator. Observes mechanical operation and indicating gauges, such as ammeter and air pressure gauges to ensure that specified operating levels are maintained and makes specified adjustments or notifies press operator when malfunction occurs. Assists in lubrication of press, using grease gun and oilcan. Assists press operator to remove and replace worn rollers and adjust pressure between rollers, using handtools. Cleans ink and distributing rollers, ink fountains, and printing type, using cleaning solvent, brush, and rags. Cleans press and work area, using vacuum cleaner, brush, and airhose. Keeps daily time, production, and material usage reports. Assists in exposing and developing printing plates. Regulates temperature of gas-fired drying units. May be required to serve apprenticeship.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 90

651.586-010 PRESS HELPER (plastic prod.)

Assists PRINTER, PLASTIC (plastic prod.; tex. prod., nec) in printing designs on plastic material: Inserts spindle through roll of plastic material and adjusts collars to center roll on spindle. Positions spindle on printing press feedrack and clamps it in place. Threads material through press rolls and tapes end to winding roll. Places cardboard core on rewind spindle, tapes end of finished plastic roll to core, and moves controls to rewind specified quantity of printed plastic. Observes plastic during rewinding and marks or cuts out defective portions. Records weight of rolls and amount of plastic on rolls. Washes ink rollers and pan in solvent. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

651.682-010 FLEXOGRAPHIC-PRESS OPERATOR (paper goods; print. & pub.)

Sets up and operates flexographic printing press to print designs or lettering on rolls of flexible plastic film, paper, and nonabsorbent stock for use in making products, such as plastic, paper, or waxed paper bags, and paper drinking cups: Reads job order and mounts specified rubber plate and printing dies on cylinder, installs cylinder on shaft, and secures assembly in bed of press. Fills dye fonts with prescribed inks or dyes. Moves levers to engage dye rolls, adjusting position of cylinder to print two or more colors without overlapping or smearing previously printed area. Inserts shaft through core of paper or plastic roll and secures roll on press in feed position. Splices end of roll to trailer sheet remaining in press, using tape, and turns handwheel to regulate roll tension and feed as directed. Starts press, adjusting speed, tension, and alignment of printing plate as necessary. Cuts sample of printed material from end of printed roll and inspects for imperfections, such as blurred or off-center impressions. Cleans rubber plate, cylinder, and dye fonts, using solvent, and lubricates press as needed, using grease gun. May mix inks or dyes to produce desired colors. May operate press equipped with laminator attachment to print and laminate polyethylene or cellophane sheeting. May operate press that prints, cuts, and folds paper stock to make paper napkins.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

651.682-014 OFFSET-DUPLICATING-MACHINE OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

Operates offset duplicating machine to reproduce typeset matter, drawings, graphs, and similar material by photo-offset process: Secures printing plate in offset duplicating machine. Moves controls to set offset duplicating machine for size and thickness of paper, to position printed impression, and to regulate flow of ink and speed of paper feed, according to material to be reproduced. Starts offset duplicating machine and examines printed copy for ink density, position on paper, and registration. Fills ink fountains and makes adjustments to machine throughout production run to maintain fountain solutions, specific registration, and color density. Cleans, greases, and oils offset duplicating machine and components, removes paper jams, and adjusts cylinder pressure to maintain machine in working order.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 89

651.682-018 STRIPER (paper goods)

Operates cylinder press to print color stripes on paper stock used for making paper bags or wrapping paper: Mounts roll of stock paper on unwind shaft, using hoist. Threads paper through rollers of press and onto windup shaft. Fills ink well with specified color of ink. Pushes button to start and stop machine. Observes operation and turns handwheels to adjust tension of paper. May clean inkwell, using alcohol.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

651.682-022 TIP PRINTER (hat & cap) alternate titles: lining printer

Sets up and operates cylinder or platen press that prints labels, slogans, trademarks, or trade names onto hat lining material: Inks disk and rollers of press, using brush or sponge. Tightens or loosens inking rollers, using wrench, and regulates flow of ink from reservoir. Arranges type or engraving blocks in chase (holder) according to specifications. Turns setscrews on chase to secure type or engraving, using wrench. Slides chase into channel on bed of press and turns setscrews to lock chase in die plate. Positions lining material against adjustable guides and turns handwheel to align material. Starts press or turns handwheel to print sample of cut or type. Examines impressions on material for alignment and clarity. Starts press and feeds and removes lining material by hand or monitors automatic feed to prevent jamming. May operate several presses to print variety of colors or part of total design onto lining material. May operate platen press equipped with heated die block to imprint data, using goldleaf.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

651.685-010 BAG PRINTER (print. & pub.)

Tends rotary printing press that prints data, such as brand name, trademark, content analysis, and weight on paper or textile bags: Inserts specified type into plates or selects previously prepared plates, according to data to be printed on bags, and slides plates into channels or slots on cylinder. Turns setscrews or uses wrench to lock plates onto printing cylinder. Pours specified color ink into ink reservoir. Positions supply of bags on press feed bed. Presses button to start press and moves lever or depresses pedal to activate rotary drum and feed mechanism, and feeds individual bags into press. Removes printed bags from discharge shelf of press and stacks bags in storage area according to data printed on bags. Cleans press, using solvent and rags. May tend press that prints two or more colors.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

651.685-014 DESIGN PRINTER, BALLOON (rubber goods)

Tends cylinder press that prints designs and lettering on balloons: Rolls preinflated balloon against printing plate on revolving cylinder press that prints design. Pours ink and solvent in trough of cylinder press and adjusts ink flow. Cleans machine rollers, plates, and troughs with solvent and rag when color changes are specified. May inflate balloon on air nozzle, align and press one or more inked block dies against balloon, deflate balloon, and place balloon in box.
GOE: 06.04.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

651.685-018 OFFSET-PRESS OPERATOR II (print. & pub.) alternate titles: dial printer

Tends manually controlled offset press that prints lettering on products, such as dial faces and plastic containers: Rolls machine carriage, equipped with pair of clean and inked cylinders, back and forth over press bed to ink engraved plates or dies and transfer impression to clean cylinder. Positions dial faces or containers in holders in front of engraved plates. Pulls carriage forward so that letters are impressed on clean cylinder and transferred to surface of product. Inspects product for smears, stains, uniform shading, and contrast. Places product on tray and places tray into oven to dry printing ink, or places product on conveyor leading to drying oven. Prints flexible containers on press equipped with airhose; forces air into container with hose to produce solid surface for printing. Periodically washes cylinders with solvent. Spreads ink on cleaned cylinder with spatula. May clean smears and spots from rejects with solvent and reprint them. May change ink, rollers, and die cut to print more than one color.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

651.685-022 PLATEN-PRESS FEEDER (print. & pub.)

Tends platen press that prints information onto material, such as paper or cloth, using either of following methods: (1) Places stack of paper in feed tray of automatic feeding mechanism, adjusting height of tray according to height of load. Adjusts guide bars and air pressure controls to regulate force of air in suction feed cups according to size and weight of paper. Starts press and observes feeding operation. Removes printed sheets from discharge tray. (2) Places piece of cloth or paper against gauge pins on press platen while press head is in upper position. Removes and scans printed material for conformance to standards and inserts new piece after press head descends and returns to upper position. May ink rollers of machine, using putty knife. May be designated according to material printed as Cloth Printer (ordnance).
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

651.685-026 ASSISTANT PRESS OPERATOR, OFFSET (print. & pub.) alternate titles: offset press operator helper; second press operator; web-press-operator helper, offset

Performs any combination of following tasks to assist OFFSET-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) I 651.382-042 to make ready, operate, and maintain sheet-fed or web offset printing press: Inserts packing sheets on plate cylinder to build up plate to printing height, fastens reinforcing bars to offset blankets, and installs plates and blankets on press cylinders, using handtools and power tools, to achieve pressure required for printing. Adjusts press machine parts, such as feeder and delivery mechanisms, suction grippers, guides, feed wheels, jogging device, tapes, and cams, as directed by OFFSET-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) I, using handtools. Positions skid of unprinted sheets on feed device of sheet-fed press, using handtruck or electric lift-truck, or lifts and positions roll of paper in feed mechanism of web press, using chain hoist. Fills ink and dampening solution fountains of press. Observes press operation to detect machine malfunctions and examines printed copy for ink density, position on paper, and registration, and adjusts press or notifies OFFSET-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) I when malfunction occurs. Removes loaded skid of printed material from stacking mechanism, using handtruck, and replaces loaded skid with empty skid. Assists OFFSET-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) I to remove and replace worn rollers and adjust pressure between rollers of press, using handtools. Washes press and cleans ink and ink distributing rollers and ink fountains, using ink solvent and cleaning mechanism on press. Keeps daily time, production, and material usage reports. May lead, give directions to, and monitor work of FEEDER (print. & pub.) 651.686-014; JOGGER (print. & pub.) 651.686-018; or ROLL TENDER (print. & pub.) 651.686-022.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 89

651.686-010 CYLINDER-PRESS FEEDER (print. & pub.) alternate titles: cylinder-press-operator helper; flat-bed-press feeder

Feeds blank or partly printed sheets into cylinder press by hand or stacks paper in automatic feeding device: Places pile of paper on feedboard of press and starts press. Lifts and feeds single sheets against feed guides at each rotation of cylinder to manually feed press; or turns setscrews to set side guide, suction feed grippers, and feeding wheels, and stacks paper in elevator of automatically fed press. Removes and stacks printed sheets from discharge board. May assist CYLINDER-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) in making press ready. May be designated according to type of cylinder press fed as Lithographic-Press Feeder (print. & pub.); Pony-Cylinder-Press Feeder (print. & pub.). May record production as indicated by counter on machine.
GOE: 05.12.19 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

651.686-014 FEEDER (print. & pub.)

Stacks sheets of paper into loading tray of sheet-fed offset press or preloading stand adjacent to press: Compares identifying information on paper stock with specifications on work order to verify delivery of specified paper stock. Flexes stack of paper with hands to prevent paper from jamming in press and places stack into loading tray of sheet-fed offset press or preloading stand adjacent to press. Adjusts feeder mechanism on press to correspond with size of paper. May operate mechanical truck to transport boxes of paper to press area. May fill ink fountains and clean press and press components to maintain press in working order.
GOE: 05.12.19 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

651.686-018 JOGGER (print. & pub.) alternate titles: press tender; stacker

Removes, flexes, jogs, and stacks printed sheets or folded signatures from discharge unit of web printing press: Removes folded signatures from web press and places signatures on pallet or skid for removal to other area. Removes printed sheets from automatic stacking mechanism of web press, flexes stack of sheets between hands and taps stack into alignment, using hands and fingers, or places stack on vibrating jogging table and guides stack into precise alignment, and places stack on pallet or skid for removal. May adjust stacking mechanism on press according to paper dimensions. May load and remove rolls of paper on press. May operate mechanical truck to remove paper from press. May clean press and press components to maintain web printing press in working order.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 89

651.686-022 ROLL TENDER (print. & pub.) alternate titles: roll setter

Loads rolls of paper onto automatic splicing unit of web offset printing press: Inspects rolls of paper for blemishes or tears and cuts away damaged area with knife. Rolls paper into loading position on automatic splicer, inserts shaft of automatic splicer through roll core, secures holding chucks of automatic splicer to shaft ends, and threads paper through press components to prepare press for printing. Applies adhesive strip to backup roll and inserts backup roll onto automatic splicing unit of press to prepare paper for automatic splicing. Removes roll of leftover paper from press after automatic splicing. May operate mechanical truck to transport rolls of paper to press area. May clean press and clean and install press components to maintain press in working order.
GOE: 05.12.19 STRENGTH: V GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 90

651.687-010 LITHOGRAPHED-PLATE INSPECTOR (tinware)

Inspects lithographed tinplate for defects, such as ink smears, air bubbles, crooked edges, or imperfect placement of designs. Segregates imperfect sheets and stacks them for further processing.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652 PRINTING MACHINE OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with printing designs or lettering on surfaces of paper, wood, cardboard, or other materials by means of machines other than printing presses.

652.130-010 SUPERVISOR, DECORATING (glass mfg.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in silk screening stenciled designs on glass or plastic containers or other glassware: Examines product design specifications to verify photographic transfer of design to silk screens, and to select type of machine to be used, silk screen material, coating material, and container style, using knowledge of production silk screening techniques. Reviews coating tests results to verify color, taper, consistency, clarity, and absorption characteristics of selected coating material. Observes installation and adjustment of silk screens, squeegees, and container-holding chucks to ensure setup and quality of product. Measures positioning of screens and holding chucks to ensure correct printing location on container. Inspects containers for quality and clarity of design and conformance to specifications. May create and lay out designs and photographically reproduce them on silk screen. May set and adjust drying furnace temperature and conveyor speed controls. May requisition supplies. Performs other duties described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 01.06.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

652.130-014 SUPERVISOR, PRINTING AND STAMPING (jewelry-silver.; leather prod.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in gold stamping and ink printing of designs and identifying data on box linings, plastic boxes, or leather covered instrument and jewelry cases: Sets heat, pressure, and time controls on gold-leaf stamping machine, according to item and type of material to be stamped. Installs stamping dies in chase and locks chase in press. Selects spool of goldleaf or foil, places it on crib and threads it through rollers. Installs printing dies and spacers in platen presses. Installs and adjusts ink rollers to ensure even distribution of ink and fills fountain with specified ink. Adjusts presses during operation to maintain desired printing. Repairs equipment, using handtools. Operates automatic platen press to cut cardboard blanks for use as case linings. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

652.130-018 SUPERVISOR, ROLLER PRINTING (textile)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in roller-printing of cloth: Analyzes production schedule and work orders and confers with supervisor to determine amount and type of printing specified. Confers with department heads to coordinate printing activities with other departments. Examines setup of printing machines for $T3printing roller$T1 and color changes to ensure conformity to specifications. Examines printed cloth swatches and compares with standard to determine if specifications are met. Observes work activity and production records to detect variation from standard procedure or lagging production. Directs workers to alter processing methods or sequence of production schedule to correct problems and ensure completion of work by deadlines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

652.132-010 SUPERVISOR, PRINT LINE (furniture) alternate titles: supervisor, engraving

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in finishing wood or wood composition panels with artificial wood grain print for use in furniture manufacture: Assigns duties to workers at sanding, filling, coating, and printing stations of panel-printing and drying equipment, according to production priorities. Patrols work areas to detect faulty processing and directs workers to correct substandard products, utilizing knowledge of machine functions and processing standards. Assigns new workers to work with PRINT-LINE OPERATOR (furniture; wood prod., nec) 652.562-010 to learn job duties. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

652.137-010 PRODUCTION MANAGER, REPRODUCTION (print. & pub.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in reproduction of special printed matter, such as maps and text books by methods such as offset, handset, or photostatic printing. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

652.137-014 SUPERVISOR, SCREEN PRINTING (textile)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in screen printing cloth: Analyzes production schedules and print orders to determine type and quantity of work to be done, and availability of machinery and personnel. Schedules work according to established priorities. Confers with heads of other departments to ensure coordination of screen printing with activities, such as sample printing, production planning, screenmaking, color mixing, inspecting, and packaging. Analyzes problems encountered in screen printing multicolored patterns onto cloth, such as patterns out of register (alignment), colors off-shade, and mechanical malfunctions, and directs workers to correct problems, utilizing knowledge of screen printing techniques. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

652.260-010 SECTION LEADER, SCREEN PRINTING (textile) alternate titles: working second hand

Sets up and adjusts automatic screen printing machines for workers engaged in screen printing multicolored designs onto cloth articles: Confers with SUPERVISOR, SCREEN PRINTING (textile) to determine daily production schedule and transmits work instructions to other workers. Analyzes print order to determine settings and adjustments required to set up automatic screen printing machine for specified order. Turns thumbscrews, loosens and tightens bolts, and aligns printing screens, using handtools. Patrols printing area to detect problems, such as mechanical breakdowns or malfunctions, printout of register (alignment), and damaged screens. Adjusts belts, drive assemblies, pneumatic lifting mechanisms, and other machine parts to correct problems, or notifies supervisor of malfunction. Counts and records production in log.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

652.380-010 DECORATING-EQUIPMENT SETTER (glass mfg.; glass products)

Sets up manually controlled or automatic decorating equipment that prints designs on glass or plastic containers or ware according to either of following methods: Determines type and color of designs to print on containers from orders. (1) Pushes portable, manually controlled decorating equipment and roller conveyors into position for printing. Centers silk screen and squeegee attachment over container on decorating equipment, using gauge, and bolts screen to holding fixture. Examines containers for paint smears and position of design to determine if equipment needs adjusting. (2) Bolts chucks to conveyor of automatic decorating machine to accommodate containers of specified size. Turns setscrews and bends contacts on trip switches to adjust stroke of automatic decorating machine so designs are printed in designated locations on containers. Inspects decorating equipment, and replaces defective switches, pulleys, fixtures, screws, and bolts, using handtools, and sharpens squeegee blades, using $T3bench grinder.$T1 May record types of quantities of containers decorated in production log. May mix paints according to formula, using bench mixer.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

652.382-010 CLOTH PRINTER (any industry) alternate titles: printer; printing-machine operator

Sets up and operates machine to print designs on materials, such as cloth, fiberglass, plastic sheeting, coated felt, or oilcloth: Turns handwheel to set pressure on $T3printing rollers,$T1 according to specifications. Turns screws to align register marks on printing rollers with register marks on machine, using allen wrench. Sharpens doctor blade, using file and oilstone, and verifies evenness of blade, using straightedge. Aligns doctor blade against printing roller, using handtools. Dips color from tubs into color boxes to supply printing rollers. Scans cloth leaving machine for printing defects, such as smudges, variations in color shades, and designs that are out of register (alignment). Realigns printing rollers and adjusts position of blanket or back gray cloth to absorb excess color from printing rollers. Records yardage of cloth printed. Coordinates printing activities with activities of workers who feed and doff machine and aid in setting up and cleaning machine. May notify COLORIST (profess. & kin.) 022.161-014 when color shade varies from specifications. May mix own colors. May mount printing rollers on machine for change of pattern [PRINTING-ROLLER HANDLER (textile) 652.385-010]. May position knives specified distance from edge of plastic material to trim excess material from edges. When printing samples of new patterns and novelty designs, is designated Novelty-Printing-Machine Operator (textile) or Proofing-Machine Operator (print. & pub.). May set up and operate cloth printing machine utilizing caustic soda paste instead of color paste to print designs on cloth which shrink to form plisse and be designated Plisse-Machine Operator (textile).
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M1 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

652.385-010 PRINTING-ROLLER HANDLER (textile) alternate titles: copper-roller handler, printing; mandrel-press hand

Mounts $T3printing rollers$T1 on cloth printing machine for change of pattern: Inserts mandrel through $T3printing shell$T1 and positions shell on hydraulic jack, using hoist. Starts jack that presses mandrel into shell to assemble completed roller. Removes used rollers from printing machine and lifts new rollers into position with aid of other workers, using hoist. Removes printing shells from mandrel, using hydraulic jack. Moves used rollers to warehouse for cleaning and storage, using handtruck.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.462-010 RUBBER-PRINTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (rubber goods) alternate titles: leader, print rubber

Operates machine to print decorative designs on uncured rubber sheeting, used in making footwear: Computes required yardage of each design and type of sheeting compound from work ticket. Selects drum of stock to match order. Pushes A-frame, in which drum of stock is mounted above empty rewind drum, to stop in front of $T3printing roller$T1 and attaches wheel-mounted motor to axle of rewind drum, using collar and wrench. Selects and installs printing roller engraved with specified design, using wrenches. Fills paint reservoir. Pulls sheeting from wrapper and threads end through rollers onto conveyor belt and attaches wrapper to core of rewind drum. Starts conveyor and rewind motor and observes sheeting for clarity of printing. Turns stopnuts and T-screws to adjust distance between paint transfer and printing rollers to print design clearly and without cutting into stock.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.567-010 CLOTH-PRINTING INSPECTOR (textile)

Examines cloth during printing process for defects, such as color smears, grease spots, and irregular color shade and register: Observes cloth for printing defects as it emerges from printing machines into handtrucks. Compares cloth patch cut from each truckload of printed cloth with standard to verify color shade and position of design. Reports substandard printing to CLOTH PRINTER (any industry). Records flaws found in each truckload of cloth and lot number on ticket attached to patch cut from fabric.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.582-010 MARKER (ordnance) alternate titles: gun numberer; piece marker, small arms

Operates presses to imprint serial and parts numbers, trademarks, and insignia on small arms parts: Locks dies in holder on die bed and positions parts, such as gun barrel, slide, receiver, or frame in holding fixture. Starts hydraulic ram, or turns handwheel to impress letter and number dies into surface of part. Stamps parts unsuited for press operations, using punch-dies and mallet. Examines impressions for accuracy and clarity and replaces worn dies. Changes dies after each imprinting when numbering in sequence. Records serial number, model, and caliber of gun for identification purposes. May inspect gun components for external defects.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.582-014 ROTARY-SCREEN-PRINTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (textile) alternate titles: roller printer

Operates rotary screen-printing machine to print designs on textiles: Mounts screen-printing rollers in specified sequence on machine. Turns knob to set machine speed and adjust pressure of rollers, according to type of design and cloth being printed. Turns valves that automatically admit printing paste into rollers. Starts machine and conveyor belt that carries textile articles under printing rollers. Inspects article being printed to detect colors out of register (alignment). Turns knob to adjust position of rollers so that each color is printed in allotted spaces in design. Removes foreign matter from rollers to prevent irregular flow of printing paste.
GOE: 06.02.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.585-010 PHOTOLETTERING-MACHINE OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: typesetter

Tends photolettering machine that photographically prints display type and headings onto film or photographic paper: Secures roll of film or paper in machine magazine. Inserts specified film fonts in machine reel. Turns reel to specified selector mark to position letters to be printed and moves lever to expose specified letter on film or paper. Pushes cutter button to separate finished proofs from roll of film or paper. Removes finished copy from magazine for development.
GOE: 05.12.19 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.586-010 UTILITY WORKER, CLOTH PRINTING (textile)

Feeds cloth printing machine, off bears drying unit of cloth printing machine, or changes printing machine parts to assist workers engaged in roller printing of cloth, according to one of following methods: (1) Stops scray feed roller when feed roll of cloth is exhausted. Inserts metal rod through new roll of cloth, rolls cloth from dolly into brackets at feed end of printing machine, and clamps rod into brackets. Sews end of cloth from new roll to end of cloth in machine, using portable sewing machine. Restarts scray feed roller. (2) Stops printing machine dryer and ravels seam to separate full takeup cloth roll from cloth in machine. Tucks cloth corners into roll to prevent unwinding. Reads automatic counter and records yardage on production ticket. Mounts empty takeup rod on machine, wraps end of cloth around rod, and restarts machine. (3) Assists BACK TENDER, CLOTH PRINTING (textile) 652.685-010; GREIGE-CLOTH TENDER, PRINTING (textile) 652.686-018; or PRINTING-ROLLER HANDLER (textile) 652.385-010 in removing and replacing $T3color boxes,$T1 doctors, $T3printing rollers, sieve cloths,$T1 and gears during color or style changeover, using handtools. Washes printing paste from parts, using water hose, solvent, and rags. (4) Pushes handtrucks loaded with rolls of cloth, printing paste, or machine parts to move materials between work stations.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.662-010 PRINTING-MACHINE OPERATOR, TAPE RULES (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Sets up and operates battery of machines that print graduations and numerals on steel measuring tapes: Wraps strip of rubber ink-blanket on impression wheel and secures strip ends in slots. Mounts printing dies on type-holding wheel, and turns screw clamp to tighten wrap-around wires. Mounts wheel on machine, using electric hoist. Lifts reel of steel tape onto machine spindle and threads tape through machine. Starts machine and observes printing process. Examines tape rule for defects in printing and compares it with master rule to verify its length and accuracy of graduations. Adjusts cams, using handtools, to print tapes of various lengths. Stops machine and notifies supervisor of printing defects.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

652.662-014 WALLPAPER PRINTER I (paper goods) alternate titles: surface printer

Sets up and operates machine to print colored patterns on wallpaper: Seats and locks print rollers for designated pattern in specified brackets on machine, using wrench: Threads wallpaper through machine. Turns adjustment screws on drive gears to position print rollers. Adjusts scraper bar and tension on $T3sieve cloths$T1 with handtool to control quantity and distribution of color solution on wallpaper. Starts machine and observes printed wallpaper for defects, such as color splashes, smears, and misalignment of printed designs.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

652.662-018 PRINT-LINE OPERATOR (furniture; wood prod., nec) alternate titles: hardboard panel printer; print-line supervisor

Operates tandem print-line machine to smooth, paint, and print wood grain designs on surface of furniture, composition-wood dimensional panels, or hardboard panels: Confers with supervisor or reads production schedule to determine panels to be processed. Selects printing cylinders according to production schedule and installs cylinders on machine, using hoist and handtools. Gives directions to workers engaged in feeding, inspecting, and removing panels to ensure that sanding, painting, and printing of panels conforms to specifications. Fills reservoir of printing unit with ink or stain. Tests viscosity of paint in painting unit by timing flow of paint through porous container, using watch. Pushes buttons to start individual units, and observes units to detect malfunctions. Turns knobs and handles or pushes buttons to adjust sanding, painting, and printing of panel surfaces. Occasionally assists maintenance personnel in disassembly and reassembly of individual units. Maintains record of ink and paint used. May blend stains to obtain color and viscosity specified by job order. May add catalyst or solvent to paint, utilizing experience, to achieve specified viscosity of paint.
GOE: 06.02.18 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 81

652.665-014 STRICKLER ATTENDANT (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: color-depositing-machine tender

Tends series of color-depositing machines that deposit and brush color mix through stencils to produce patterns on hard-surface floor covering: Observes machines to ensure required laying-on, brushing, and scraping operations in each unit. Signals other worker to stop machines, and adjusts and oils blades, scrapers, and brushes in malfunctioning unit, using handtools and oilcan. Removes mix adhering to plate and cleans out clogged stencils, using brush and scraper. Installs and adjusts stencils for pattern changes. Signals workers to dump colors into machine, according to pattern formula sheet.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.682-010 BOX PRINTER (any industry) alternate titles: box labeler; box-printing-machine operator; carton-lettering-machine operator; sleeve machine operator

Sets up and operates machine to print trademarks, designs, or identifying data on containers such as cardboard or wooden boxes, performing any combination of following duties: Selects printing plate or type slug, or sets type, according to oral instructions or written job order. Fastens type or printing plate in holding mechanism of machine, using handtools. Fills fountains with ink of required color or colors and adjusts rate of flow of ink with finger screws, or squeezes or spreads ink paste on ink plate or rollers, using ink knife (spatula). Turns setscrews to adjust spacing guides. Feeds or stacks boxes or container pieces in feed hopper of automatic printing machine and removes them from discharge hopper after printing. Places box ends on holding plate and depresses pedal that lowers printing plate onto box end. Scans containers to verify accuracy and clarity of printing. Observes edges of wooden box parts for imperfections, such as split, ragged, or uneven edges, and sets them aside. Removes and cleans type or plate, and ink rollers, using handtools, solvent, and rags. May distribute containers to packaging stations or place containers in storage areas.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 87

652.682-014 EMBOSSOGRAPH OPERATOR (any industry)

Operates press to print embossed display signs: Selects type dies and arranges them on bed of press. Places gummed paper on type, gummed side up, and positions cardboard sign stock on paper. Pulls lever to close press and stamp gummed paper letters into cardboard. Removes sign from press, discards scrap, and touches letters with flatiron to make gummed paper adhere to cardboard. Trims finished sign on papercutter.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.682-018 SCREEN-PRINTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (textile) alternate titles: automatic-silk-screen printer

Operates automatic screen-printing machine to print multicolor designs on textiles: Mounts screens in specified sequence on machine. Pours printing paste onto screens or fills automatic feed pan. Turns knob to set machine speed and adjusts swing and pressure of squeegees, using handtools, according to type of design and cloth being printed. Starts machine and conveyor belt that carries textile articles under screens. Inspects articles being printed to detect colors out of register (alignment). Turns screws to adjust position of screens so that each color is printed in allotted spaces in design. Removes foreign matter from screens to prevent irregular flow of printing paste. Tapes holes in coated portion of screen if leak develops.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.682-022 STAMPER, MACHINE (pottery & porc.)

Sets up and operates machine to stamp designs on pottery and porcelain flatware: Clamps ware mold in machine. Observes gauges and moves levers to adjust machine pressure, according to size of ware and pattern to be stamped on ware. Aligns design stamp on bed or head of machine and adjusts guide bars. Stirs premixed ink on pallet and applies ink on stamp with inking pad or fills reservoir of mechanical inking device with color glaze. Positions and clamps ware in head of press, places ware in holding device of stamp fixture, or positions ware over vacuum holding device on bed of press. Positions stamp for transferring design onto ware, using guide bars. Depresses pedal to lower head of press and stamp design on ware. Removes ware from bed of machine. Inspects design and discards ware with defective printing. Rubs ware with abrasive stone to remove ink spots or excess glaze.
GOE: 06.02.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.682-026 STRIPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

Sets up and operates striping machine to ink multicolored identification stripes on insulated wire according to specifications: Installs striping wheels in inking head and fills ink reservoirs. Adjusts footage counter and ink timer. Clamps wire spool on payoff spindle and threads wire around capstan, through inking head, and onto takeup spindle and starts machine. Inspects striped cable for defects and turns setscrews to adjust pressure of striping wheels. Mixes inks in power mixer, following formula, to obtain specified color shades. May thread wire through electric oven to dry ink.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.682-030 STAMPING-PRESS OPERATOR (any industry) alternate titles: gold-leaf printer; gold marker; gold stamper; hot stamper; leaf stamper; lettering-machine operator; stamper

Operates machine to emboss and imprint designs, lettering, numbers, or product information onto surfaces of material, such as paper, cloth, leather, or plastic, using foil, gold-leaf, coated ribbon, or plastic tape, following specifications: Receives verbal instructions, reads work order sheet, or inserts disk in drive of computer and depresses keys to retrieve job order slip with printing instructions on computer screen. Sets heat, pressure, and time controls, according to material to be stamped. Installs and locks character wheel, embossing die, or stamping die in heated chase of machine. Turns on heating element. Inserts reel of specified material, such as foil, gold-leaf, coated ribbon, or plastic tape in holder or on spindle, and threads end through rollers which feed and guide material under die mounted on ram of machine or places sheet of foil over impression. Positions and aligns workpiece under holding arm in bed of hand fed machine or feed hopper of automatically fed machine in position specified on work order or in illuminated window on computerized machine. Starts machine which lowers ram to heated die or character wheel and ribbon to emboss and imprint workpiece and automatically moves coated ribbon with each stroke of machine. May operate machine to imprint trade names, brand, and grade onto leather sweatbands and be designated Sweatband Printer (hat & cap). When printing titles and designs on book covers, is designated Embosser (print. & pub.). When imprinting identifying information on battery lids or encasements, is designated Embossing-Press Operator (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

652.685-010 BACK TENDER, CLOTH PRINTING (textile)

Tends machine that prints designs on textile fabrics: Pushes cloth roll from handtruck onto rack at back of machine. Sews end of cloth to end of preceding roll, using sewing machine. Starts feed rollers and observes cloth as cloth unwinds into scray to detect cloth pieces sewn into roll face down. Ravels seams, turns face of cloth up, and resews cloth ends. Turns setscrews to adjust width guides and tension devices. Ladles color from buckets into color boxes or turns valve to transfer color from tubs to color boxes. Sews new length of back gray cloth to length in machine. When blanket is used, scoops talcum into hopper where blanket is dusted after passing through washbox. Removes color boxes and doctors and washes $T3printing rollers,$T1 using brush and water hose, to prevent damage to rollers when printing stops. Assists PRINTING-ROLLER HANDLER (textile) 652.385-010 or GRAY-CLOTH TENDER, PRINTING (textile) 652.686-018 in removing and replacing color boxes, doctors, printing rollers, and gears when changing pattern.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-014 BINDING PRINTER (textile)

Tends machine that prints identifying information on bias binding: Slides rolls of binding on dispenser rod and secures rod into brackets of machine. Fills reservoir of printing machine with ink and inserts presser roller in brackets above $T3printing roller.$T1 Threads ends of binding from rod over suction guides, between presser and printing rollers and over top guides to takeup rod. Flips switch to start machine that prints identifying data on binding and winds printed binding on takeup rod. Observes printing to detect defects, such as smudges and ink streaks on binding. Cuts smeared binding from roll and staples rolls to prevent unwinding. Slides printed rolls from takeup rod and loads rolls on truck for transporting to drying oven. Loads binding on racks of drying oven and sets automatic timer and temperature control to dry binding. Packs binding in cartons and seals and bands carton, using strapping tool. Writes identifying information on label and attaches label to cartons. Moves cartons of binding to storage area, using handtruck.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-018 CARTON MARKER, MACHINE (boot & shoe; garment) alternate titles: box marker; box stamper, machine; carton stamper

Tends marking machine that prints shoe and garment size, lot, and style numbers on boxes: Positions marking dies by moving fingers (levers) on disk of machine. Removes box cover and places base of box over platen. Depresses pedal or moves lever to lower dies onto end of box and print identifying symbols. May label boxes.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-022 CUTTING-AND-PRINTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: printer

Tends machine that cuts cloth into specified lengths, prints information, such as brand name, contents, and weight on lengths, and folds lengths for use in making bags: Turns dial to specified length number or changes gears with wrench to obtain specified length of cut. Fits crimped edges of printing plate over rods on printing cylinder of machine and tightens setscrews to secure plate to cylinder. Sews end of new cloth roll to end of cloth in machine, using portable sewing machine. Fills ink fountain and starts machine. Verifies location of information on bag length by comparing printed length with order sample. May place folded cloth pieces onto handtruck for removal to sewing department.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.685-026 DECORATING-MACHINE OPERATOR (glass products)

Tends automatic ceramic-decorating machine that prints single or multicolored pictures or designs on cylindrical glass or plastic containers: Positions precut stainless steel stencils in machine and adjusts roller guides that hold container in place during printing process. Pours premixed paint into ink reservoir. Turns valves to regulate temperature of paint and to regulate flow of paint onto stencil. Smooths paint onto stencil, using flat-bladed knife. Empties cartons of containers onto conveyor that feeds them into machine automatically. Starts machine that rotates container under stencil and ejects printed containers on moving conveyor. Inspects printed containers to ensure that printing is clear and free of smudges.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.685-034 GLOVE PRINTER (glove & mit.)

Tends printing press that prints information, such as slogans and trademarks, on gloves: Inserts specified preset type in bar holder of type case, or fits rubber plates over type case. Spreads ink on inking roller, using putty knife. Positions glove or mitten on bed of machine or on conveyor, following markings or guides. Removes printed gloves. Examines printing to detect ink smears and pairs gloves according to quality of printing.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.685-038 INK PRINTER (jewelry-silver.; leather prod.; plastic prod.)

Tends platen-press that prints designs and identifying data on leather, leatherette, or satin-covered jewelry, watch and instrument cases, and case linings. Cleans and lubricates press.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-042 KEYING-MACHINE OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

Tends keying machine that prints coded data on paper stock used to promote sale of magazines: Ascertains stock and code information to be used. Removes printing head from keying machine, inserts specified type in holder, and replaces head. Adjusts machine for size of stock and loads stock in paper guides on machine table. Starts machine that automatically prints code, and observes operation to determine whether print is legible. Removes processed stock from machine.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-046 MARKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (textile)

Tends machine that prints trademark on back of cloth: Pours printing ink and water into mixing can in proportions specified for cloth style. Starts pump to circulate ink between mixing can and trough under pickup roll. Positions truck of cloth at front of machine and starts cloth feeding over printing roll. Examines cloth to detect penetration of ink to face of cloth. Turns handwheel to adjust pressure roll that controls amount of ink applied to fabric. Doffs trucks of marked cloth at $T3swing-folding attachment.$T1
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-050 MARKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (knitting; tex. prod., nec)

Tends machine that prints identifying information, such as brand names, size, and style onto such products as hosiery, knitted garments, or towels: Reads work order to determine color of ink to use and information to print. Pushes lever to move specified stamp keys into position, attaches rubber typing plate to type holder and inserts type holder into slots of printing head, or inserts slugs in chase of printing plate and turns setscrew to lock printing plate in machine. Spreads ink paste on ink roller of machine or clamps tube of ink in automatic ink dispenser. Places article on bed of machine under printing head. Depresses pedal or flips switch to start machine that transfers printed information from inked plate onto article. Stacks printed article onto worktable. Cleans machine, type slugs, type plate and holder, ink plate and rollers, using cleaning solution, cloth, brush, and airhose. May erase misprints, using tissue paper and ink eradicator.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-054 NAME-PLATE STAMPER (any industry)

Tends machine that stamps or embosses identifying data on nameplates for manufactured products, using one of following methods: (1) Assembles dies or aligns type in die block, using setscrews. Positions die block on press bed, lowers ram with handwheel, and feeds blank plates into powered machine or pulls lever to imprint data on blank. (2) Turns wheel to specified character and pulls lever to stamp character on blank. Repeats operation for each character until specified information is embossed on plate. May place nameplate in hinged forming block and close block manually to shape plate to specified curvature.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-058 PRESS FEEDER (tinware)

Tends automatic feeder on press that lithographs tinplate: Cuts bands from pallet load of tinplate, using cutters. Verifies load ticket against production schedule to ensure that specified tinplate is used. Pushes load from roller platform onto feeding hoist. Moves lever to raise load between guides to feeding position. Turns cranks to adjust feeder guides to accommodate size of plate. Observes feeding operation and stops feeder mechanism to remove defective plates. Mixes inks and washes press.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.685-062 PRINTER (pen & pencil)

Tends machine that prints trademarks, advertisements, and designs on parts of marking devices, such as pens, wooden and mechanical pencils, or felt or fiber tipped markers: Positions and aligns specified printing dies or type in machine head. Places parts, such as casings or caps, in machine hopper or holding device. Presses switch or depresses pedal to start machine that prints characters or designs on parts. Removes parts from machine conveyor or holding device. Inspects printed characters or designs and compares with written specifications. Places parts on rack for drying. May push rack into drying compartment. May pour ink into machine reservoir. May tend machine that prints trademark, size, and code number on ballpoint pen refills.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.685-066 PRINTER, FLOOR COVERING (fabrication, nec)

Tends machine that automatically prints colors and designs on felt-base floor covering: Places felt paper rolls on machine spindles, using chain hoist. Installs specified printing blocks on presses, using handtools. Pours specified preweighed paint colors into machine troughs. Threads felt paper through rollers and starts machine. Observes felt paper strip passing under paint-filled troughs from which printing blocks are automatically lowered to print pattern onto felt paper.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.685-070 PRINTER, MACHINE (hat & cap)

Tends machine that prints decorative designs on harvest hats (strawhats) in hat manufacturing establishment: Places specified $T3printing roller$T1 in machine holding device and turns setscrew to align roller and machine register marks. Pours specified paint into machine reservoirs. Pushes button or pulls lever to start machine. Removes hat from rack and places hat on machine ram. Depresses pedal to raise hat against printing rollers to print design on hat. Releases pedal to lower machine ram and removes hat. Observes printed design for imperfections and places hat on rack to dry or auto oven conveyor.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.685-074 PRINTING-MACHINE OPERATOR, FOLDING RULES (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Tends machine that prints graduations and numerals on enameled wooden slats used in folding rules, and automatically inserts printed slats in drying racks: Stacks blank slats in magazine of printing machine. Positions empty racks in feed magazine of slat-inserting mechanism. Starts machine and observes printing and racking processes. Examines printed slats for printing defects, and compares them with master rule to verify accuracy of graduations. Stops machine and clears jams in feeding mechanisms, using screwdriver. Replaces broken shearpins, using fingers. Lifts racks of printed slats from machine to handtruck.
GOE: 06.04.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-078 ROLLER OPERATOR (toy-sport equip.)

Tends roller-printing machine that colors embossed letters or designs on wooden blocks for games, such as dominoes and anagrams: Adjusts height of machine roller to accommodate block. Positions blocks in racks, and places racks on conveyor belt that feeds them into machine for coloring. Removes blocks from conveyor and stacks them for drying.
GOE: 06.04.21 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-082 STAMPER II (tex. prod., nec)

Tends machine that stencils design onto cloth as outline for tufting: Staples stencil (raised pattern) around stencil cylinder. Lays marking bar (colored paraffin) in holder. Mounts roll of cloth on machine brackets, threads cloth between stencil and marking bar, and laps cloth around takeup roller. Places weights on marking bar to hold bar against cloth. Starts machine that draws cloth between stencil and marking bar, transferring design in paraffin to cloth. Doffs rolls of stenciled cloth from delivery end of machine.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-086 STENCIL-MACHINE OPERATOR (textile)

Tends machine that brushes designs into wet pile of pile fabric: Inserts metal rod through cloth roll and lifts roll into feeding position. Threads cloth over tension rod, between stencil roller with raised design and brushing rollers, and laps end around takeup roll, or sews end of cloth roll to cloth in machine, using portable sewing machine. Starts machine, and straightens cloth with hands to remove wrinkles as cloth enters machine. Pushes lever to disengage winding shaft and doffs rolls of stenciled cloth onto handtruck.
GOE: 06.04.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.685-090 STRIKE-OFF-MACHINE OPERATOR (textile) alternate titles: roll tester

Tends strike-off machine that prints cloth with samples of color paste for comparison with color standards prior to production printing: Tapes piece of white cloth on printing drum. Places moist cloth pads between engraved strikes (depressions) on $T3printing roller$T1 to separate colors being printed. Pours color sample on engraved strikes of roller. Starts strike-off machine to print impression on cloth. Removes printed sample from machine and places cloth in steam press to dry or places cloth in aging machine to develop and fix color. Trims sample, using scissors. Marks identification number on sample and records sample identification data. Washes strike-off roller and doctor, using brush or rag and water. May tend single-roller printing machine that prints cloth samples for use by laboratory.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.685-094 TICKET PRINTER AND TAGGER (garment)

Tends machine that automatically prints identifying information, such as size, style, and lot number, on tickets, and sews, glues, heat seals, or staples tickets to garments or garment parts: Selects and positions specified type in chase attachment and inserts attachment in machine. Turns knobs to set stationary type or numerical counter of machine in starting position. Places roll of tickets on holder and inserts end of roll into feeding device. Places spool of thread or wire on holder and threads it through machine. Places garment or garment part on machine bed and under needle or stapling device. Pushes lever to start machine that automatically feeds tickets under stamping head, prints information on tickets, and cuts and sews, glues, heat seals, or staples ticket to garment or garment part. May tend machine that prints identifying information on tags or tickets [TICKETER (any industry)]. May be designated according to product labeled as Glove Tagger (glove & mit.).
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-098 TICKETER (any industry) alternate titles: label stamper; ticket maker; ticket printer

Tends machine that prints information, such as price, size, style, or color, on identification tags or labeling material: Selects type, according to specifications, and inserts type into machine, using tweezers, or turns dial on machine to move type into printing position. Mounts roll of tags or labeling material on machine brackets and threads end of roll through feeding device. Applies liquid or paste ink to printing rollers or printing pad on machine, using applicator. Flips switch or depresses pedal to start machine that automatically prints information on tags or material. Observes printed tags or material during start-up for defects, such as crooked lines, blurred print, or off-centered printing, and turns knobs or repositions printing plate, using handtools, to adjust machine. Removes printed material from delivery end of machine. May turn crank to print information on tags or material. May cut individual labels or tags from rolls of material, using scissors. May tend machine equipped with automatic cutter and counting control that stops machine when specified number of tickets have been printed. May tend machine that threads string through holes in tags or labels [STRINGING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) 649.685-054]. May tend machine that prints identifying information on tags or tickets and sews tickets to garments or garment parts [TICKET PRINTER AND TAGGER (garment) 652.685-094]. May tend machine that automatically prints identifying information on ticket and pins ticket to articles and be designated Pin-Ticket-Machine Operator (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 81

652.685-102 WAD-PRINTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends automatic machines that print identifying data on top wad used in shotgun shells: Fills ink reservoir. Selects printing rollers or die set according to work order and installs them in machine, using handtools. Scoops blank wads from supply trough onto grooved board and shakes board to arrange wads in grooves. Tilts board and slides stacks of wads from grooves into feed tubes. Sets feed tube in machine or fills hopper with blank wads, using scoop. Starts machine and examines wads for clarity of printing. Cleans type, using brush and solvent, or replaces worn dies to obtain clear impression. Weighs containers of printed wads and records amount of each type printed. Loads feed tubes with printed wads, using shaker board, for use in shell-loading machines.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.685-106 TYPE-PROOF REPRODUCER (machinery mfg.)

Tends phototypesetting machine and photo processor that print and develop proof of phototypesetting type disk in disk manufacturing establishment: Selects roll of programmed tape from file, secures roll onto reel of phototypesetting machine, and threads tape through machine rollers and into reader to prepare machine for automatic operation. Cleans dust and lint from disk and places disk in phototypesetting machine. Depresses keys to enter command codes for projection of type images from type disk onto film cassette in photo unit of machine and onto screen of cathode ray tube. Scans images on screen to detect type defects and notifies SUPERVISOR, TYPE-DISK QUALITY CONTROL (machinery mfg.) 979.137-026 of irregularities. Removes film cassette from machine, places cassette on receiving platform of photo processor, and depresses switch to begin developing cycle. Depresses switch to stop machine when runoff (proofsheet) emerges. Removes disk from phototypesetting machine, and places disk and runoff in specified storage area.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

652.685-110 SYMBOL STAMPER, SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGES (electron. comp.) alternate titles: marker

Tends automatic printing machine that prints identifying symbols and numbers on semiconductor packages: Refills ink or paint reservoir. Inserts printing plate or type block in printing machine. Places semiconductor package on holding fixture in printing machine or places tube containing semiconductor packages in loading device of automatic printing machine. Flips switch or depresses pedal to print symbols and numbers on semiconductor circuit packages. Visually inspects package markings to identify misprints. Cleans and reprints packages, using cleaning solution and cotton swabs. Places printed semiconductor packages in trays. May set type on type block, using tweezers. May place printed packages in oven to dry or set ink.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

652.686-010 CLOTH-PRINTER HELPER (any industry)

Feeds and off bears machine that prints cloth: Pushes roll of cloth from handtruck onto rack at back of scray. Sews end of cloth roll to preceding cut of cloth, using sewing machine. Starts feeding rollers that unwind cloth into scray. Positions handtruck beneath $T3swing-folding attachment$T1 and packs cloth into truck with hands. Tears cloth or ravels seam when truck is filled. May feed and off bear cloth printing machine that utilizes caustic soda instead of color paste to shrink cloth to form plisse and be designated Plisse-Machine Operator Helper (textile).
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.686-014 GRAINER, MACHINE (any industry)

Feeds metal or simulated wood panels, sheets, or strips into machine that prints lines resembling natural wood grain. Holds or moves irregularly shaped pieces against printing roller to impart grainlike appearance. Stacks grained pieces for further processing or assembly into articles, such as television cabinets, automobile dashboards, and office furniture.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.686-018 GRAY-CLOTH TENDER, PRINTING (textile) alternate titles: gray tender

Feeds back gray cloth into cloth printing machine, and removes printed cloth from delivery end of machine: Trucks rolls of back gray cloth to printing machine, removes burlap wrapping, and sews end of cloth to preceding roll, using sewing machine. Starts feeding rollers that unwind back gray cloth into scray. Positions handtruck beneath $T3swing-folding attachment$T1 and scans cloth for printing flaws as cloth is folded into truck. Notifies CLOTH PRINTER (any industry) 652.382-010 as flaws occur. Marks lot number on end of each truck of cloth, ravels connecting seam, and replaces full truck with empty truck. Tears sample from each lot of cloth. Assists PRINTING-ROLLER HANDLER (textile) 652.385-010 or BACK TENDER, CLOTH PRINTING (textile) 652.685-010 in removing and replacing color boxes, doctors, $T3printing rollers,$T1 and gears when changing pattern, and in mounting feedrolls of cloth on printing machine. May truck soiled cloth to BACK-GRAY-CLOTH WASHER (textile) 582.685-030.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.686-022 LOADER-UNLOADER, SCREEN-PRINTING MACHINE (textile)

Feeds or off bears automatic screen-printing machine that prints designs on textile products, such as towels, sheets, and pillowcases: Positions articles on conveyor belt of machine, following marks on conveyor. Removes printed articles from conveyor at discharge end of machine and places articles over wire, on racks, or on perforated conveyor belt that carries articles through drier. Cleans printing screens, using solvent, water, and rags.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.686-026 PRINT-LINE FEEDER (furniture)

Feeds furniture composition-wood dimensional panels onto feed conveyor of tandem print-line machines that automatically smooth, paint, and print wood grain designs on top surfaces of panels: Removes panels, with previously inserted filler blocks, from handtruck and positions panel on feed conveyor so that smooth surface of panel is up and filler blocks support underside of panel.
GOE: 06.04.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

652.686-030 PRINT-LINE TAILER (furniture)

Removes dimensional furniture panels from discharge conveyor of print-line machines that smooth, paint, and print wood grain designs on top surfaces of panels: Pushes panels along roller conveyor from inspection point to off bearing area and removes panels from conveyor. Scans panels for inspector's marks and stacks defective panels aside. Stacks nondefective panels on handtruck, inserting paper sheets between panels to protect printed surfaces from abrasions.
GOE: 06.04.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

652.686-034 RAISED PRINTER (print. & pub.) alternate titles: thermograph operator

Feeds cards and stationery (received while ink is still wet after printing) into machine that dusts them with powder that adheres to ink. Feeds dusted stationery through baking equipment to fuse together particles of powder and produce raised effect resembling steel-die or copperplate engraving.
GOE: 06.04.21 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.686-038 SCREEN-PRINTING-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (textile)

Performs variety of duties to assist automatic screen-printing machine operator in printing multicolored patterns on textiles: Turns thumbscrews and loosens and tightens bolts, using wrench, to remove, replace, adjust, or align screens in bed of screen printing machine as instructed by machine operator. Pushes new roll of cloth into feed brackets and aligns end of new cloth with end of cloth in machine and sews ends together, using portable sewing machine. Carries stacks of cloth articles, such as towels, washcloths, and bathmats from storage boxes, and stacks articles on shelf for use by workers feeding machine that prints precut cloth articles. Observes operation of printing machine to detect flaws in printing, such as blurs, smears, and color out of register (alignment), and reports problem detected to machine operator. Pours printing paste onto screen as required. Loads and unloads handtrucks, and trucks printing screens and drums of printing paste to and from storage areas.
GOE: 06.02.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.686-042 TOWEL INSPECTOR (textile)

Inspects screen-printed towels for imperfections in print and weave: Pulls or lifts towels from drying rack on conveyor belt emerging from drier. Examines towels for print defects, such as off color, smears, inadequate color penetration, or mismatched pattern, and mill defects, such as picks, tears, broken warp or filling, or soil. Places towels of less than first quality aside and counts and places first quality towels onto wheeled cart or into shipping container. Marks style, quality and quantity on shipping label and attaches label to container, using glue and brush. Carries second quality towels to collection area. Keeps daily time and production reports and submits reports to supervisor.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.686-046 WARE SERVER (glass mfg.)

Feeds glass containers onto conveyor of machine that prints (stencils) trademarks or labels on them.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.687-010 CLOTH SPREADER, SCREEN PRINTING (textile)

Spreads cloth on tables in preparation for screen printing and removes cloth from table after printing: Places roll of cloth on unrolling device and pushes cloth along table to unwind it, following markings on table. Pins ends of cloth to table and smooths out wrinkles. Presses cloth against gummed tabletop or pins selvages of cloth to table to prevent slipping. Slides rods under printed cloth and raises it to drying rack. Winds dry cloth onto tube, using handcrank or motor-driven winder.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.687-014 COLOR DIPPER (textile)

Refills $T3color boxes$T1 on cloth-printing machine with specified colors, using hand dipper. Typically services machines printing eight to fifteen colors.
GOE: 06.04.16 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.687-018 FILLER-BLOCK INSERTER-REMOVER (furniture)

Inserts filler (support) blocks into recessed areas on underside of dimensional composition-wood furniture panels to ensure uniform sanding, painting, and printing of wood grain as panels are conveyed through tandem print-line machines, or removes blocks from underside of panels subsequent to processing on print-line machines and pushes panel to PRINT-LINE INSPECTOR (furniture).
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

652.687-022 PAINT POURER (fabrication, nec)

Pours paint in carriage of machine that prints colors and designs on linoleum rugs. May mix paint to attain required color, using paddle.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

652.687-026 PASTER, SCREEN PRINTING (textile) alternate titles: stretcher

Positions (stretches) textile articles, such as towels, bath cloths, blankets, sheets, and pillowcases at designated intervals on gummed-top table to prepare them for screen printing. Smooths wrinkles from articles and presses articles to table top with hands to prevent slipping. May hang printed articles on line to dry.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.687-030 PATTERN HAND (woodworking)

Prints patterns on paper strips and glues printed strips to wood or plastic sheets to guide workers engaged in cutting sheets: Covers metal cut of desired pattern with printing ink, using hand roller. Places paper strip on lower platen of hand transfer press, and positions inked cut on paper strip. Moves lever to close press and stamp pattern on paper strip. Removes printed strip from press and glues strip to wood or plastic sheet. May nail several sheets together when more than one object is to be cut to same pattern.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 87

652.687-034 PRINT-LINE INSPECTOR (furniture)

Examines furniture composition-wood-dimensional-panels for processing defects on discharge conveyor of tandem print-line machine. Feels and inspects panels to detect defects, such as scratches, blemishes, and discolorations. Marks defective areas with chalk or crayon and pushes panels along conveyor for removal.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.687-038 PRINTER, FLOOR COVERING, ASSISTANT (fabrication, nec)

Lifts roll of felt paper, using chain hoist, and places roll on spindle of machine that paints designs on roll to make floor covering. Pours specified paint colors into machine troughs.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

652.687-042 WALLPAPER INSPECTOR (paper goods) alternate titles: quality-control inspector

Examines rolls of wallpaper for defects, such as discoloration, printing irregularities, streaks, and color splashes, and tests for improper coating or waterproofing: Unrolls portions of wallpaper rolls or hangs rolls on test wall to examine for surface defects and symmetry of printed figures, register of colors, and uniformity of waterproof coating. May inspect new paper stock to detect ripples or other flaws. May inspect sample rolls of wallpaper for printing irregularities before authorizing printing of remaining rolls. May apply specified test chemicals to wallpaper sample to test for washability.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

652.687-046 WALLPAPER INSPECTOR AND SHIPPER (paper goods)

Inspects wallpaper for printing defects and prepares wallpaper for shipment: Lifts bolt of wallpaper onto letoff rack. Pulls wallpaper across inspection table and clamps wallpaper to rod on powered $T3windup rack.$T1 Sets footage meter. Presses foot switch and observes wallpaper for defects, such as color splashes, smudges, and irregular printing as paper is wound onto windup rack. Cuts wallpaper from bolt when specified footage is wound. Wraps rolls of wallpaper with paper covering, and stamps identifying information on rolls. Packs rolls of wallpaper in cartons for shipment or stacks them in storage bins. May compare colors with master swatch to verify color accuracy. May brush excess flock from surface of flocked wallcovering, using soft brush.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

652.687-050 WALLPAPER-PRINTER HELPER (paper goods) alternate titles: back tender

Assists WALLPAPER PRINTER (paper goods) I to print wallpaper, performing any combination of following duties: Carries pails of prescribed color solutions to printing machine. Ladles color solutions into specified color trays of machine and maintains supply of color solutions during printing process. Changes color trays and assists WALLPAPER PRINTER (paper goods) I to change print rollers. Washes print rollers and floor area around machine, using water hose. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2