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



7 BENCHWORK OCCUPATIONS
700.130-010 to 713.684-018

    This category includes occupations concerned with the use of body members, handtools, and bench machines to fit, grind, carve, mold, paint, sew, assemble, inspect, repair, and similarly work relatively small objects and materials, such as jewelry, phonographs, light bulbs, musical instruments, tires, footwear, pottery, and garments. The work is usually performed at a set position in a mill, plant, or shop, at a bench, worktable, or conveyor. At the more complex levels, workers frequently read blueprints, follow patterns, use a variety of handtools, and assume responsibility for meeting standards. Workers at the less complex levels are required to follow standardized procedures.


70 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION, ASSEMBLY, AND REPAIR OF METAL PRODUCTS, N.E.C.

This division includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with fabricating, assembling, and repairing or reconditioning products primarily made of metal, but may include parts of plastic or other materials. Also includes products usually made of metal, such as certain tools, but sometimes made of a substitute metallic-type material, the fabrication of which involves use of tooling and techniques similar to metalworking.

700 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION, ASSEMBLY, AND REPAIR OF JEWELRY, SILVERWARE, AND RELATED PRODUCTS

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing solid and plated jewelry, tableware, dresser sets, ornamental articles, trophies, medals, rosaries and ecclesiastical ware, jewelers' findings, and related items made of precious and semiprecious metals, and such alloys as pewter and stainless steel. Includes mounting stones in settings. Lapidary work is included in Group 770; and metal engraving is included in Group 704.

700.130-010 SUPERVISOR (jewelry-silver.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in production of sterling silver or silver-plated hollowware, such as serving pieces, flatware, ecclesiastical items, or trophies: Analyzes characteristics, such as luster, malleability, and attractiveness of workpiece in process to determine whether to stop or continue production of workpiece. Trains new workers. Inspects finished work to ensure adherence to specifications, using micrometer, calipers, height-gauge, and rulers. May operate equipment, such as buffing machine, press, and drophammer to correct defects in product. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.131-010 SUPERVISOR (jewelry-silver.; plastic prod.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in production of jewelry cases: Trains new employees in all phases of operations. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to workers supervised as Supervisor, Hand Workers (jewelry-silver.; plastic prod.); Supervisor, Machine Workers (jewelry-silver.; plastic prod.).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.131-014 SUPERVISOR (metal prod., nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in beating gold strips into leaves of specified dimensions, performing duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

700.131-018 SUPERVISOR, JEWELRY DEPARTMENT (jewelry-silver.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in more than one phase of manufacturing jewelry, such as rings, pins, charms, and medals: Assigns workers to stamping, soldering, enameling, or engraving department. Trains workers in methods of jewelry manufacture, such as model making, casting, polishing and stone cutting. Inspects finished work to ensure adherence to specification, using sight magnifier, micrometer, and loupe. 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

700.261-010 PEWTERER (jewelry-silver.)

Designs and fabricates pewter products, applying knowledge of metallurgy, mold-making, and pewter casting and finishing: Researches reference materials and consults with interested parties to develop ideas for new products. Designs, drafts, and fabricates models of new casting molds, using drafting tools, lathe, and handtools. Fabricates lathe accessories and modifies handtools to facilitate turning and finishing of cast pieces. Mixes and heats alloy and fills casting molds [PEWTER CASTER (jewelry-silver.) 502.384-010]. Joins cast parts to form product, using solder and blowtorch, and shapes, engraves, and polishes product, using lathe and cutting and polishing tools [PEWTER FINISHER (jewelry-silver.) 700.281-026]. Analyzes production data to determine deviations from standards necessitating replacement of molds or modification of equipment.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

700.281-010 JEWELER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: bench worker; jewelry jobber; jewelry repairer

Fabricates and repairs jewelry articles, such as rings, brooches, pendants, bracelets, and lockets: Forms model of article from wax or metal, using carving tools. Places wax model in casting ring, and pours plaster into ring to form mold. Inserts plaster mold in furnace to melt wax. Casts metal model from plaster mold. Forms mold of sand or rubber from metal model for casting jewelry. Pours molten metal into mold, or operates centrifugal casting machine to cast article [CENTRIFUGAL-CASTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (jewelry-silver.)]. Cuts, saws, files, and polishes article, using handtools and polishing wheel. Solders pieces of jewelry together, using soldering torch or iron. Enlarges or reduces size of rings by sawing through band, adding or removing metal, and soldering ends together. Repairs broken clasps, pins, rings, and other jewelry by soldering or replacing broken parts. Reshapes and restyles old jewelry, following designs or instructions, using handtools and machines, such as jeweler's lathe and drill. Smooths soldered joints and rough spots, using hand file and emery paper. May be designated according to metals fashioned as Goldsmith (jewelry-silver.); Platinumsmith (jewelry-silver.); Silversmith (jewelry-silver.) I.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.281-014 JEWELER APPRENTICE (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: bench-worker apprentice; jewelry-repairer apprentice; craft worker

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.281-018 MODEL MAKER I (jewelry-silver.)

Makes models by hand from materials, such as plastic, plaster, wax, and metals, according to prepared design for use as molds in casting silverware articles, using sculpturing, carving, and engraving tools: Cuts, carves, chisels, scrapes, and files plaster, wax, or other plastic materials to make model of article in conformity with design. Makes mold of clay or plaster and casts metal sample of model [MOLD MAKER (jewelry-silver.) I]. Grinds, sharpens, and makes own handtools, such as scrapers, cutters, gougers, and shapers. May chase decorative designs on silver blanks to be used as models from which steel-production dies are made [CHASER (jewelry-silver.)]. May make own jigs and fixtures.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.281-022 SILVERSMITH II (jewelry-silver.)

Assembles and repairs silverware, such as coffee pots, tea sets, and trays: Anneals workpiece in gas oven for prescribed time to soften metal for reworking. Wires parts, such as legs, spouts, and handles, to body to prepare unit for soldering. Solders parts together and fills in holes and cracks with silver solder, using gas torch. Hammers out deformations and levels and sets bottoms, using dollies, hammers, and tracing punches. Shapes and straightens damaged legs, lids, and spouts with pliers. Restores dented embossing on articles, using hammers and punches. Pierces and cuts open design in ornamentation, using hand drill and scroll saw. Glues plastic separators to handles of coffee and teapots. May operate lathe to form articles of silverware out of silver or plated sheet, according to sketches. May hammer metal into shape and solder seams to make handles and spouts. May work with metals other than silver, such as pewter, brass, chromium, and nickel.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.281-026 PEWTER FINISHER (jewelry-silver.)

Shapes, joins, engraves, and polishes pewter items following casting, using machine and handtools and applying knowledge of finishing processes: Secures cast pewter item onto chuck of lathe, depresses button to activate lathe, and pares inner and outer surfaces of items to remove rough edges and excess material, to shape piece to style specifications, and to impart luster to finish, depending on processing stage, using variety of chipping and cutting tools. Engraves decorative lines on item, using engraving tool. Polishes finished surfaces, using abrasive pad. Determines placement on item of auxiliary parts, such as spouts and handles, using paper facsimile, and marks solder path on item, using grease pencil. Routs out solder path, following marked lines and using routing machine. Places part on jig to stabilize part, aligns auxiliary part with part of jig, and joins parts, using solder and blowtorch. Weighs completed pieces to determine deviation from target weight, and records weight and processing time required on production records. Carries pieces to next work station. Occasionally fabricates chipping and turning tools, using machine and handtools.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

700.381-010 CHAIN MAKER, HAND (jewelry-silver.)

Forms chains of various shapes and designs from gold wire to make jewelry articles according to specifications: Winds wire into coils, using coiling device. Saws coils through one side to form separate links, using handsaw. Assembles links in specified manner to form rope chain or fancy links, using pointed pliers. Solders links to form chain, using gold solder and gas torch. Immerses chain in chemical baths to clean gold. Polishes chain, using jeweler's rouge and felt polishing wheel.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

700.381-014 FANCY-WIRE DRAWER (jewelry-silver.)

Draws, shapes, and engraves or embosses precious or base metal wire for use in fabricating precious or costume jewelry, such as chains, box links, and bracelets: Inserts tapered end of metal wire, such as gold, platinum, and silver, through die hole, pulling wire through dies of wire-drawing machine manually to form round, half-round, square, or rectangular jewelry wire. Engraves ornamental designs on surface of wire, using triangular and square-pointed tools, such as gravers and carvers, or embosses wire with decorative patterns, using wire-drawing machine equipped with embossing rollers. Draws, shapes, and embosses ribbon-wire, using rolling mill. Examines dimensions of rolled or drawn wire, using micrometers.
GOE: 01.06.01 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.381-018 GOLDBEATER (metal prod., nec)

Beats gold strips into gold leaf, using hammers, for use in decorating products, such as books, furniture, and signs: Cuts gold strip into one inch squares and interlaminates squares with leaves of cutch (packet of vellum sheets). Hammers cutch to reduce thickness and expand area of squares to form gold sheets of specified dimensions. Cuts sheets into quarters and interlaminates quartered sheets with leaves of shoder (packet of skins). Hammers shoder to form gold leaf of specified dimensions.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

700.381-022 HAMMERSMITH (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: flat hammerer

Repairs defects in silver hollowware, such as trays, creamers, teapots, and bowls, using hammers, dollies, and tracing punches: Examines article to determine nature of defect, such as dents, uneven bottom, scratches, or holes. Places article on anvil or dolly and pounds out dents or bulges, selecting hammer with head corresponding in curvature with surface of article. Straightens twisted articles by hand. Forms concavity in bottom of article to improve its stability, using tracing punches and hammer. Verifies levelness of bottom edges of article, using straightedge, or by rocking article back and forth on flat surface. Peens edges of scratches or holes to repair defect, using peening hammer.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

700.381-026 LAY-OUT WORKER (jewelry-silver.)

Lays out settings and mounts stones in jewelry mounting, following specifications: Compares mounting with design to determine position of settings. Marks and drills holes in mountings to center stones according to design specifications. Decorates raised portions of metal, using engravers' tools. Positions mountings in sandblasting machine to clean and sharpen design preparatory to further processing. May modify existing mountings to reposition jewels [STONE SETTER (jewelry-silver.; optical goods)].
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.381-030 LOCKET MAKER (jewelry-silver.)

Shapes, finishes, and assembles metal parts to fabricate lockets: Stamps design in metal frame with drop press. Cuts edges with chisel or reamer to flatten sides. Solders in lining and places field piece between outer and inner frame to hold picture. Removes rough spots with file and emery paper, and polishes with buffing wire and wire brush. Dips lockets in cleaning solution to remove stains and in solution of gold or other metal to color lockets.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.381-034 MOLD MAKER I (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: chaser

Finishes, alters, and repairs metal molds used to cast jewelry articles and trophy figurines, using hand carving and engraving tools: Cuts design in mold and files, grinds, and shapes points, surfaces, and contours. Fits halves of molds together to determine if they close tightly. Drills holes in mold to allow gases to escape during casting. Reshapes pouring funnels of molds to facilitate flow of molten metal. Drills holes in mold and attaches handles, using drill press and screwdriver. Forms sample castings in mold and measures casting to verify dimensions. May grind, sharpen, and make tools.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

700.381-038 MOLD-MAKER APPRENTICE (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: chaser apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

700.381-042 RING MAKER (jewelry-silver.)

Fabricates rings by any of following methods: (1) Casts rings, using molds of rubber, plaster, wax, sand, and metal. (2) Cuts out ring blanks from flat metal and shapes blanks into ring bands. (3) Ties or twists gold or silver wires together and bends to form rings. Removes gates, solders ends, and files rings to remove excess metal. Cleans and polishes rings by immersing them in metal cleaning or acid solution. May set stones in rings.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.381-046 SAMPLE MAKER I (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: crafter

Fabricates sample jewelry articles, according to drawings or instructions: Cuts and shapes metal into findings, using metal cutting and carving tools. Arranges metal findings into specified design, softens findings by heating with gas torch, and shapes findings, using hammer and die. Solders pieces together, and smooths rough surfaces, using wooden mallet, files, or polishing wheel. Attaches decorative trimmings, such as wax flowers, enamel motifs, and stones.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.381-050 SOLDERER (jewelry-silver.)

Solders together parts of new or broken jewelry, using gas torch and solder: Selects type of solder to be used and lays parts on asbestos board. Lights torch and applies solder and flux to article as needed. Immerses article in water to cool.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

700.381-054 STONE SETTER (jewelry-silver.; optical goods) alternate titles: jewelry setter

Sets precious, semiprecious, or ornamental stones in rings, earrings, bracelets, brooches, metal optical frames, and other jeweled items, using handtools: Places item in vise. Cuts and files setting to accommodate stones, using files, chisels, and hand or electric drills. Positions stone in setting and fixes in place by pressing prongs around stone, by raising retaining metal ridge around stone, or by tapping edges of setting with setting tool and hammer, forcing metal against stone. Smooths edges, using emery file and pointed steel tool. Examines union of stone and setting, using magnifying glass. May drill holes in settings preparatory to setting stones in piece. May replace stones in rings. May be designated according to stone set as Diamond Setter (jewelry-silver.) or according to item worked on as Stone Setter, Metal Optical Frames (optical goods).
GOE: 05.05.14 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.381-058 STONE-SETTER APPRENTICE (jewelry-silver.; optical goods)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.14 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.682-010 FLATWARE MAKER (jewelry-silver.)

Operates power press and other machines to stamp out spoons and forks from sterling silver blanks: Positions and secures specified cutting dies in holders of power press, using wrench. Starts press, positions blank, and depresses pedal to cut blank to size. Places cut blank in die holder of drop press. Pulls strap to drop ram onto blank to form bowl or fork end of flatware, regulating force of ram by height from which ram is released. Anneals flatware between initial and final stampings, using torch to heat metal to prescribed temperature. Immerses annealed flatware in specified solution to cool and clean metal. Positions formed fork blanks in holders of tining press and activates cutters that form tines. Shapes handle, bowl, or tines of spoons and forks, using copper model as standard, grinding wheel, emery-belt, wooden mallet, forming blocks, and hand files.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

700.682-014 LATHE HAND (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: sawyer

Operates bench lathe to saw, mill, burr, or bevel metal stock or parts used to make jewelry findings: Secures stock in guide or jig, starts lathe, and moves stock against cutting tool. May manipulate stock against cutting tool without use of guide or jig.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

700.682-018 PROFILE-SAW OPERATOR (jewelry-silver.)

Trims excess metal from edges of hollowware, such as trays, platters, bowls, and vegetable dishes after forming on forming press, using circular saw: Selects saw blade according to metal composition of workpiece and mounts it on driving spindle, using wrench. Measures distance from bottom of workpiece to ridge or scallop on contour and adjusts height of saw blade, using dividers, scale, adjustable square, and wrenches. Starts machine and positions hollow side of workpiece over saw blade with top flat against backboard. Guides workpiece against saw following designated ridge or scallop to cut excess metal at same height around edge of workpiece.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.684-010 ARBORER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: bender; ring maker; sizer

Forms ring blank into circular shape, using ring mandrel and rawhide mallet: Files ends of ring blank smooth and square and places blank in ring bending device. Pulls lever to bend blank into semicircle. Places blank on mandrel and hammers blank into circular shape, using rawhide mallet. Slides ring over sizing (measuring) mandrel to verify conformity to specifications.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.684-014 ASSEMBLER (jewelry-silver.)

Assembles jewelry, such as rings, lockets, bracelets, brooches, and watchcases, using pliers, screwdriver, and jeweler's hammer. May use foot press. May be designated according to type of product assembled as Bracelet Maker, Novelty (jewelry-silver.); Brooch Maker, Novelty (jewelry-silver.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.684-018 BRIGHT CUTTER (jewelry-silver.)

Cuts layer of metal from walls of settings and other surfaces of jewelry articles to reveal bright inner metals: Clamps article in chuck preparatory to cutting. Lubricates cutting tool and pushes tool over surface to remove specified layer of metal.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.684-022 CHAIN MAKER, MACHINE (jewelry-silver.)

Forms chains for watches and other jewelry articles: Feeds wire into machine. Hooks together ends of chain formed by machine, using pliers, and solders on trimming. May be designated according to type of chain as Novelty-Chain Maker (jewelry-silver.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.684-026 DRILLER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: drill-press operator

Drills holes and sockets for stones or hinges in pieces of jewelry, such as brooches, rings, and bracelets: Inserts drill bit of specified size in chuck of press and starts drill. Holds piece of jewelry against drill, pressing it until holes or sockets are formed. May use hand drill.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.684-030 EARRING MAKER (jewelry-silver.)

Assembles pearl earrings according to designs or instructions: Winds wire-threaded pearls, by hand, around metal-looped earring blanks. Cuts end of wire thread with cutter. Fastens pearls on loops by twisting wire with pliers. May paste loops of pearls and single pearls to facing of other loop blank.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.684-034 FILER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: fitter; shaper

Trims and smooths edges, surfaces, and impressed or raised designs of jewelry articles and jewelry findings, using files, chisels, and saws: Places article in holding device or against bench pin. Files or cuts excess metal from surfaces and ornamentations, such as filigree or relief designs. Miters joints and ends of formed ring blanks, using file. May smooth and polish edges and soldered areas of jewelry, using abrasive wheel. May operate motor-driven filing machine.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.684-038 GOLD CUTTER (metal prod., nec)

Cuts goldleaf sheets to specified sizes and fills interleaved books with cut sheets, using handtools: Removes sheet of goldleaf from mold, using wood pinchers. Places sheets on worktable and smooths sheets preparatory to cutting. Cuts sheets to specified size, using cutting device. Places goldleaf in interleaved book, using wood pinchers. May operate electric cutting machine to cut goldleaf.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

700.684-042 HOLLOW-HANDLE-KNIFE ASSEMBLER (jewelry-silver.)

Cements knife blades into hollow handles by performing any combination of following tasks: Weighs, measures, and mixes specified amounts of powder and water together in automatic beater for specified time. Pours cement into drum of centrifugal loading machine, inserts knife handles in perimeter of drum and activates machine to fill handles. Places filled handle in tray. Inserts tang of blade into cement-filled handle and twists blade to align blade with handle. Places assembled knife between spring-loaded holders on vertical endless chain conveyor leading to drying oven or water-curing machine. Removes finished pieces from conveyor and examines them for alignment and excess cement. Twists blade to realign it with handle, and places rejects in tray. Places accepted knives in rack for air drying. Cleans cement from knife, using brush and metal pick. May pour cement into pneumatic cylinder, connect compressed airhose, place knife handle under cylinder spout, and fill handle by depressing pedal to release cement from cylinder.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.684-046 JIGSAWYER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: jigsaw operator

Cuts out metal jewelry findings according to pattern, using jigsaw: Receives metal sheets with patterns cemented to tops, or prints patterns on printing press and cements onto metal sheets. Assembles several sheets into laminated block with oiled paper between layers to produce multiple findings in one cutting operation. Drills holes for saw blade, using drill press. Mounts blade on jigsaw, starts saw, and guides metal sheet against blade to cut along lines of pattern.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

700.684-050 MESH CUTTER (jewelry-silver.)

Cuts metal mesh to specified dimensions to make jewelry articles, such as women's handbags, belts, and watchbands: Detaches small metal squares from mesh by cutting corner rings until desired size and shape of mesh is attained. May complete shaping of mesh with scissors.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.684-054 OXIDIZER (jewelry-silver.)

Brushes oxide solution on ornamentation (patterned surfaces) of silverware and silver-plated ware to darken crevasses to make design stand out after buffing: Brushes oxide on ornamentation of hollowware, such as bowls, trays, and coffee pots. Dips ornamented end of knives, forks, and spoons in solution, and wipes excess solution from silverware with cloth to prevent discoloration. Places silverware in mesh basket and immerses it in water to neutralize oxidation. May tend conveyorized machine that automatically oxidizes stainless steel flatware items.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.684-058 PREPARER, MAKING DEPARTMENT (jewelry-silver.)

Operates equipment and uses handtools to prepare metal jewelry findings for further processing, using handtools and machine tools: Shapes, cuts, and assembles findings, using pliers, shears, arbors, mallets, files, or foot press. Drills holes in findings, using small drill. Cuts off excess metal or makes slots in findings, using bench lathe. Polishes findings on powered abrasive disk or emery wheel. Softens findings by heating them in furnace to prepare them for soft soldering or shaping.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

700.684-062 PREPARER, SAMPLES AND REPAIRS (jewelry-silver.)

Duplicates sample jewelry articles by shaping, assembling, and cutting findings for soldering and other operations, using original sample as guide. Repairs jewelry damaged during processing by replacing or reshaping defective parts, using handtools and machine tools.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

700.684-066 RING STAMPER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: ring striker

Stamps out, shapes, and trims ring and findings blanks for jewelry, such as bracelets, pins, and earrings, performing any of following tasks: Stamps out ring and finding blanks from metal strips, using kick-press or power press. Forms contoured ring body from blank metal, using drop-press. Trims excess metal from edges of contoured ring body. Heats and softens metal blanks preparatory to stamping and shaping operations, using annealing furnace or gas torch. May operate rolling mill to decrease thickness of metal ingots.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

700.684-070 SILVERWARE ASSEMBLER (jewelry-silver.)

Assembles silver hollowware, such as lazy susans, teapots, creamers, and chafing dishes: Drills holes in parts, using bench drill. Screws, bolts, or pins base, legs, and lid to body of hollowware, using handtools. Adjusts length of legs, or flattens base with mallet so article stands firm and level. Mixes plastic ingredients, following formula, to form adhesive compound, and glues handle to hollowware. May ream and tap holes, using bench drill and tap. May fasten parts together by swedging. May buff and polish articles after assembly to remove finger marks.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.684-074 SPINNER (jewelry-silver.)

Stretches and shapes metal into symmetrical forms, using handtools and bench lathe, for use in making jewelry: Mounts work in lathe chuck. Starts lathe and forces handtools against metal to bend and stretch it as specified.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

700.684-078 STRETCHER (jewelry-silver.)

Stretches rings to specified size and shape, using stretching device: Slides ring onto hollow arbor (female) having slits running down its length that permit it to contract or expand. Turns wheel to force tapered male arbor into hollow arbor to expand and stretch ring. Repeats operation until ring is stretched and formed as specified.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.684-082 WATCH-BAND ASSEMBLER (jewelry-silver.)

Assembles ribs of skeleton for expansion metal watch band, using handtools: Inserts coil spring in center eyelet of watch-band rib with pencil-shaped $T3jigger.$T1 Turns under projecting ends of spring to fasten rib to skeleton.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.687-010 BENCH WORKER, HOLLOW HANDLE (jewelry-silver.)

Performs any combination of following tasks involved in assembling knife handles and handles for hollowware, such as creamers and sugar bowls: Holds halves of handles against electrodes on spot-welding machine to tack-weld them together. Places handles on rack hooks and dips them in tank of flux. Places knife handle halves in assembly press to fit halves together onto metal holding frame preparatory to soldering. Inserts premeasured amount of solder in hollow handle. Loads handles on screen conveyor that carries them through furnace. Positions soldered handles in fixture of milling machine or belt grinder to face mouth of handles. Positions handle in fixture and depresses pedal that submerges handles into water tank and forces compressed air into fixture. Observes handles to detect air bubbles indicating faulty soldering. Brushes flux on inside of handles and sprinkles them with powdered solder, using reed scoop.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-014 BOILER-OUT (jewelry-silver.)

Coats rings and jewelry fittings with acid solution or wax to protect metal from oxidation during soldering process: Drops fittings into boiling acid solution for specified time, or applies wax to fittings, using brush. Removes acid coated fittings and heats them in oven to harden coating. Dips soldered articles in chemical solutions and water to remove coating.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-018 BRIMER (metal prod., nec)

Applies special powder to both sides of plastic mold sheets to prevent gold strips from sticking to sheet, using powder and plush stick.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-022 CASTER HELPER (jewelry-silver.)

Prepares investment molds for use in casting gold rings: Mixes plaster of paris and water in specified proportion and pours around wax model. Places casting in oven for baking. Cleans finished casting by dipping it in acid and water solution.
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.687-026 CHARGER II (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: bench hand; set-up and charger

Prepares jewelry findings for subsequent soldering operations: Positions jewelry article on nonflammable work surface, such as asbestos board or pan of crushed emery stone. Selects findings and positions them on jewelry article, using tweezers. Places particle of solder (charge) at junction of jewelry article and finding, using brush or pick.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-030 CUTCH CLEANER (metal prod., nec)

Cleans, dries, and presses cutch sheets (skins) to recondition sheets for reuse, using airhose and hydraulic press: Receives wet sheets that have been washed to remove gold particles, and holds sheets under compressed airhose to remove excess moisture. Places sheets in fanned-out pattern in heated hydraulic press to press and complete drying of sheets. Stacks reconditioned sheets on worktable for reuse.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-034 INSPECTOR (jewelry-silver.)

Examines findings and finished pieces of jewelry for specified size and shape and for defects in enameling, painting, plating, and polishing. Straightens parts or inserts links, using pointed pliers. May measure and weigh completed articles of sterling silver or pieces of jewelry, using balance scale, micrometer, calipers, rulers, and height gauge. May inspect filled books of gold leaf or rolls of metal foil for defects, such as dimensional accuracy, holes or torn corners.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

700.687-038 LABORER, GOLD LEAF (metal prod., nec)

Places gold strips between sheets of plastic or skin to form packets (stacks) for beating by GOLDBEATER (metal prod., nec). May be designated Shoder Filler (metal prod., nec) when forming packet for second beating, or Mold Filler (metal prod., nec) when forming packet for third beating.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-042 MELTER (jewelry-silver.)

Melts gold, or gold and silver alloys, using furnace, electric heating unit, or torch, and pours molten metal into ingot molds to prepare metal for use in making jewelry: Places metal in clay crucible. Places crucible in preheated oven or heats crucible with torch to melt metal. Observes color changes in metals to ensure that specified temperature is attained. Pours molten metal into ingot mold. Opens mold, lifts out ingot with tongs, and quenches ingot in water. May operate roller machine to roll ingots into metal strips for use in stamping out jewelry blanks [ROLLER (jewelry-silver.)].
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-046 MOLD SHEET CLEANER (metal prod., nec)

Removes gold dust and chips that adhere to plastic sheets, during hammering process: Inserts plastic sheets in opening of glass enclosure and under compressed airhose that blows gold dust and chips from sheets. Stacks cleaned sheets on worktable for reuse.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-050 MOLD-MAKER HELPER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: chaser helper

Assists MOLD MAKER (jewelry-silver.) I in making metal molds used to cast jewelry articles: Scrapes, files, and sandpapers surfaces of metal molds so they will close smoothly. Performs duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-054 PLANISHER (jewelry-silver.)

Flattens previously initialed heads of signet rings to remove dents, using press. Positions plunger and arbor holder in press. Slips ring on arbor and inserts arbor in arbor holder. Pushes lever that forces plunger down on head of ring to flatten it and remove dents. Releases lever and removes ring from press.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-058 POLISHER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: rubber-off

Smooths and polishes jewelry, such as charms, earrings, pins, rings, and bracelets, using polishing wheel: Selects polishing wheel and dressing compound according to type of metal to be polished and type of finish desired. Applies dressing compound or rouge to rotating wheel and moves article against wheel to remove surface blemishes and produce luster. May apply dressing compound and rub articles with cloth to remove discoloration and produce luster. May immerse jewelry in plating solution for specified time to coat jewelry with gold, silver, or other material. May polish areas of rings that are inaccessible to polishing wheel, using strip of abrasive polishing fabric. May buff jewelry findings with abrasive to produce grain effect (dull, granulated surface) and be designated Grainer (jewelry-silver.). When holding jewelry against lapping disk to smooth soldered joints, rough edges, and file marks, may be designated Lapper (jewelry-silver.). When holding jewelry against wire-brush wheel to remove stains, oxide coatings, solder flux, and to produce satin-finished surfaces, may be designated Scratch Brusher (jewelry-silver.).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

700.687-062 PREPARER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: bench hand

Performs any combination of following tasks in preparing cast jewelry findings for further processing: Cuts, saws, or breaks off gates from jewelry castings, using shears, jeweler's saw, pliers, or foot press equipped with cutting tool. Removes burrs and smooths rough edges of casting, using file or grinding wheel. Straightens distorted castings, using foot press equipped with shaping dies. May remove plaster from castings by dipping castings in water and acid solution. May count and separate jewelry casting into containers, according to type, and marks containers with identifying information. May specialize in breaking off gates from jewelry castings and be designated Breaker-Off (jewelry-silver.).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

700.687-066 SCRAPER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: cutter and edge trimmer

Saws and grinds gates and flash from castings of novelty jewelry and trophy figurines: Starts bandsaw and positions casting against revolving blade to cut off gate. Scrapes off flash and smooths rough surfaces, using belt-sanding machine, rotary file, and hand knife.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

701 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION, ASSEMBLY, AND REPAIR OF TOOLS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS

This group includes occupations concerned with hand forging, straightening, tempering, sharpening, assembling, repairing, and reconditioning handtools used in woodworking, metalworking, ceramics, construction, mechanics, agriculture, masonry, sheet metal, jewelry, and watchmaking; setting, filing, welding, or otherwise reconditioning circular or bandsaw blades; and grinding or otherwise reconditioning twist drills, reamers, lathe bits, and other cutting tools used in power and machine tools.

701.137-010 SUPERVISOR, ASSEMBLY-AND-PACKING (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in painting and assembling can opener parts, packing completed can opener parts, and packing completed can openers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

701.261-010 QUALITY-CONTROL INSPECTOR (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Inspects completed handtools and parts in process, using statistical sampling techniques and following printed procedures, to evaluate quality of products: Selects, according to sampling tables, percentage of production lot of tools, such as planes, bit braces, levels, garden shears, tape, and folding rules. Examines tool or part to judge quality of finish and to detect visible flaws, such as cracks in castings. Measures dimensions and angles for conformance with blueprint or tabular specifications, using measuring instruments. Tests hardness of metal components [HARDNESS INSPECTOR (heat treating)]. Moves working parts of tool by hand to judge smoothness of action. Function tests mitre boxes and saws by making trial cuts to verify accuracy of mitre gauge and absence of saw run-out. Secures drill bit or counter bore in powered chuck and bores holes in wood to evaluate cutting action. Records findings on chart. Rejects or accepts entire production lot according to quality of sample inspected. Notifies supervisor when sampling indicates progressive deterioration in product quality, in order that corrections can be made in machine setup or operating procedure to forestall production of unacceptable work. Verifies accuracy of production gauges against master gauges. Computes percentages, ratios, and proportions of product-quality deviations in order to prepare engineering reports and analyses.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

701.381-010 REPAIRER, HANDTOOLS (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Repairs handtools, such as planes, vises, bit braces, levels, tape rules and mitre boxes: Examines defective tools to determine from experience, nature of defect or cause of malfunction, and possibility of repair. Disassembles tool, using screwdrivers, hammers, chisels, punches, and files. Operates power tools, such as drill press, power press, and handmilling machine, to remove screws, pins, rivets, bushings, collars, and jackets. Replaces defective part or repairs part, using files, reaming tools, and vise. Verifies dimensions, straightness, and concentricity of parts, using gauges. Reassembles tool, using hand and power equipment [ASSEMBLER (cutlery-hrdwr.)]. Records nature and extent of repairs performed. Maintains stock of parts.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

701.381-014 SAW FILER (any industry) alternate titles: filer

Repairs bandsaw, handsaw, and circular saw blades according to customer's or manufacturer's specifications, using handtools, machine tools, and welding equipment: Examines saw for defects. Cuts broken teeth from saw, using power shear [SHEAR OPERATOR (any industry) I]. Forms teeth on saw blade by beveling joints on grinder and welding or brazing them together. Brazes or welds cracks in saw blades. Straightens twists and kinks in blades, using straightening press, and hammers out dents in blade on metal table. Adjusts cutting width of teeth, using swage or special pliers. Computes number and angle of teeth to produce specified cut. Clamps blade in saw-filing machine and turns handwheel to adjust distance between teeth, angle of bevel, and depth of cut of file or abrasive wheel. Starts machine that automatically grinds and files saw teeth. May be designated according to type of saw sharpened as Band-Saw Filer (any industry); Circular-Saw Filer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

701.381-018 TOOL GRINDER I (any industry) alternate titles: cutlery grinder; tool sharpener

Sharpens shears, scissors, hair clippers, surgical instruments, cleavers, and other fine-edged cutting tools, using whetstone and grinding and polishing wheels: Holds cutting edge of tool against rotating wheel or clamps tool in holder or carriage to steady it during sharpening process. Sharpens surgical instruments and razors, using fine-grained grinding wheels, and hones them on whetstone. May sharpen handsaws. May brush heated mixture of glue and grit onto worn grinding wheels to rebuild them. May specialize in sharpening barbers' tools and be designated Barber-Tool Sharpener (any industry). May specialize in sharpening shears and scissors and be designated Scissors Grinder (any industry). May specialize in sharpening tools and implements in homes and business establishments and be designated Grinder (any industry) III.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

701.384-010 TOOL-MAINTENANCE WORKER (office machines)

Repairs and adjusts handtools and power tools used in assembling, adjusting, and aligning typewriters: Examines tools for wear and tear. Tests operation of pneumatic tool, such as power socket wrench and power screwdriver, by driving home nuts and screws and by verifying tightness, using handtools, torque wrench, or torque screwdriver. Sharpens and squares ends of screwdrivers, using bench grinder. Brazes or solders loose handles to tools, using gas torch. Repairs or replaces defective jaws of special pliers and wooden tool handles, using mallet and vise. Straightens bent tool shanks in vise or by tapping tool shanks with hammer. Dismantles, cleans, and oils motors for power tools. Discards irreparable tools and requisitions and distributes replacements. May repair worn or defective tool parts, using bench lathes, cut-off machine, drill press, and machinists' tools.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

701.684-010 CALIBRATOR (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Calibrates and repairs torque and other wrenches, using test scale and handtools: Sets wrench indicator on end of wrench handle to maximum setting and inserts head of wrench into socket on test scale. Twists wrench until wrench mechanism releases and notes corresponding indication on scale. Adjusts wrench mechanism so that indications on scale coincide with releases of torque wrench, using allen wrench. Disassembles defective wrenches, examines parts, and replaces or repairs parts, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

701.684-014 INSPECTOR, OPEN DIE (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Inspects cutting dies for conformance with specifications: Examines dies for defects, such as uneven or distorted cutting edge, and for correct identification number. Verifies dimensions of die face, using template. Tags defective dies and routes them to repair shop.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

701.684-018 LEVEL-VIAL SETTER (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: glass setter

Mounts glass vials in level bodies (frames) or vial cases: Inserts vial in body or case, and holds vial in position, using specially designed holder, wood wedges, or paper. Mixes plaster with liquids to desired consistency. Levels frame or case on bench plate, or clamps it in fixture and applies plaster around enclosed vial, using handtools. Adjusts vial to center bubble and smooths plaster, using trowel. Removes excess plaster, using handtools and compressed airhose.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

701.684-022 SAW SETTER (stonework) alternate titles: saw maker

Maintains stonecutting saws in operating condition: Removes broken and bent saw blades from gangsaws. Cuts new blades and cuts holes in ends of blades for mounting in saw frame, using cutting torch. Straightens bent blades, using hammer. Spaces, tightens, and levels blades to set up gangsaws so that stone will be cut, according to specifications. May direct workers engaged in setting blocks of stone on cars to see that they are properly squared and leveled for cutting on gangsaws.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

701.684-026 SAW-EDGE FUSER, CIRCULAR (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Fuses diamond and carbon edges to circular steel saw blades, using oven: Weighs carbide, nickel, iron, and diamond ingredients in specified percentages on jeweler's scale. Pours compound in form clamped to saw-blank edges, and places saw blank in oven at preset temperature and under specified atmospheric conditions to fuse compound to saw edge. May operate metalworking tools, such as grinder, lathe, and drill press, to finish edge of saw. May measure edge of saw with micrometer and pressure gauges.
GOE: 06.04.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

701.684-030 TOOL FILER (pottery & porc.)

Repairs iron and steel tools used by POTTER (pottery & porc.) to form pottery and porcelain ware: Clamps tool to template in vise. Selects files for particular metal, and files edge of tools to correct contour, following template outline. Inspects reworked tools for adherence to specifications, using templates and angle gauges. May fabricate master tools and templates from rough drawings.
GOE: 05.12.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

701.687-010 ASSEMBLER (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: pinner

Joins parts, such as handles, blades, gears, or springs to assemble articles, such as pliers, knives, razors, shears, knife sharpeners, can openers, and ice crushers: Positions parts together, following guides such as holes, edges, and prongs. Rivets, bolts, or screws parts together, using hammer, riveting machine, wrench, or pneumatic screwdriver. May drill, ream, or tap holes in parts of pliers, using drill press. May use clamps, pneumatic or screw presses, and other work aids to hold parts during assembly. May be designated according to article assembled as Assembler, Knife (cutlery-hrdwr.); Electric-Razor Assembler (cutlery-hrdwr.); Shear Assembler (cutlery-hrdwr.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

701.687-014 BLADE BALANCER (agric. equip.)

Weighs lawnmower cutting blades and sorts them into stacks according to weight to ensure that blades of approximately equal weight will be mounted on each mower.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

701.687-018 COLD-PRESS LOADER (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: laborer, cutting tool

Places steel saw blade cores, mixed or segmented diamond materials, and silver solder into molds preparatory to firing core in furnace: Inserts precut silver solder wire into groove in top graphite mold. Places steel blade core in bottom graphite mold. Positions segmented diamonds onto core edge according to size of core, or pours diamond mixture into notches on saw blade edge. Places top mold over bottom mold and lays it on firing platform. May requisition, weigh, and blend diamonds and metal powder alloys. May stamp serial number on saw blade. May be designated according to form of saw blade edge as Notched-Blade Loader (cutlery-hrdwr.).
GOE: 06.04.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

701.687-022 LEVEL-VIAL CURVATURE GAUGER (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: glass curvature gauger

Gauges length and degree of curvature of level glasses (vials), using gauge indicator, and sorts or rejects them according to differences in values: Positions vial against indicator button in fixture of machine. Observes point of maximum curve of vial on gauge indicator and rejects vials that do not fall within specified degrees.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

701.687-026 LEVEL-VIAL INSPECTOR-AND-TESTER (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: inspector

Examines and gauges level vials for conformance to specifications and tests for leakage: Loads boxes of sealed vials into evaporating oven, and examines heated vials to detect fluid-loss due to leakage. Gauges length of vials, using go-not-go gauge, and examines vials for clarity of guidelines. Sorts completed vials according to position of bubble in relation to guidelines, to match vials in levels containing more than one vial. May be known according to specific task assigned as Final Inspector (cutlery-hrdwr.); Tester (cutlery-hrdwr.); Vial Gauger (cutlery-hrdwr.).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

701.687-030 POWER-CHISEL OPERATOR (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: featherer

Trims wooden handles of hammers, axes, and hatchets, using portable power chisel, to remove curled shavings (feathers) raised on handle by steel edges of eye when tool head is driven onto handle.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

701.687-034 WEDGER, MACHINE (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Mounts steel axe and hatchet heads on wooden handles, using power hammer: Starts slotted end of handle into eye of tool, using hand hammer. Places assembled workpiece headup under power hammer, and moves controls to lower hammer that drives tool head onto handle. Inserts wooden wedge in handle slot, and moves controls to hammer wedge into slot. May operate table saw to trim excess wood from tool eye. May trim end of handle, using abrasive wheel. May mount steel hammer heads on wooden handles manually, using chisel and hammer.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

703 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR OF SHEETMETAL PRODUCTS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with laying out, cutting, shaping, and fitting ferrous or nonferrous sheet metal to assemble or repair sheet metal parts and items. Structural sheet metal occupations are included in Division 80.

703.132-010 SUPERVISOR, METAL CANS (tinware)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating tin cans, pails, and other tinware from cut, pressed, or shaped tinplate. Trains new workers. Confers with workers' representatives to resolve grievances. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

703.381-010 PATTERNMAKER (stonework)

Lays out and cuts sheet metal patterns used to cut stones for building and monuments, working according to blueprints: Calculates dimensions of pattern from blueprints or scale drawings. Lays out and draws pattern on sheet of metal, using square, rule, compass, scribe, and marking pencil. Cuts pattern from sheet, using hand shears. Measures and compares pattern with specification, using rule and caliper. Marks identification figures on pattern and files it in rack according to markings. May draw scale drawings of stone blocks from rough or detailed sketches.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

703.684-010 BENCH-SHEAR OPERATOR (furniture)

Cuts sheet metal furniture parts to shape with hand-operated bench shears: Scribes cutting lines on one sheet or receives sample sheet marked by another worker. Places sheet in shears with one line of cut on edge of lower knife. Pulls lever to cut sheet along line. Advances sheet into shears as separate cuts are made on scribed lines until shape is completely cut. Marks other sheets as desired, using first sheet as pattern, and cuts parts from sheets.
GOE: 06.02.25 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

703.684-014 CUPBOARD BUILDER (furniture) alternate titles: cabinet finisher

Assembles metal cabinets: Inserts pins in hinges to attach doors to cabinet. Attaches stationary knobs in place with screws. Fits, assembles, and attaches locks to doors. Measures and drills support holes in shelves and shelf brackets and screws shelves in place. Adjusts doors, knobs, and shelves to fit by bending, filing, or hammering them, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

703.684-018 TEMPLATE CUTTER (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Cuts out metal templates for cutting dies following master pattern, using shears and files: Staples pattern onto sheet metal to form outline for cutting operation, using stapling machine. Cuts template along pattern edge, using shears and file. Removes pattern from template, using hammers and punch. Marks identifying information, such as type, number, and size onto template, using pen or pencil.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

703.685-010 PAIL BAILER (tinware) alternate titles: bail attacher; kinker; snapper-on

Tends machine that automatically attaches bails (handles) to pails: Feeds coil of wire into machine, and places plastic handles that are attached automatically to bail by machine into hopper. Turns knobs to time movement of pails on conveyor for attachment of bails. Observes operation of machine to detect jams and malfunctions. Inserts bails in pails missed by machine, using handtool. Inspects bails for quality and reports irregularities to supervisor. May tend machine that fabricates bails for use on metal containers, or welds handles to can covers.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

703.685-014 TESTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (tinware) alternate titles: can tester; pail tester

Tends can testing machine that automatically tests cans for leaks: Starts machine and observes operation of machine and conveyor on which cans are carried through machine. Notifies supervisor of defective operation of machine or conveyor. Verifies accuracy of test machine, using standard test can. Places rejected cans on water tester and pulls lever to inject water into cans to indicate leaks. Marks location of leaks for can repairer, using crayon. May apply flux to inside of ear clincher or side seams of can, using flux applicator and reheat soldered seams under gas flame to seal leaks. May reshape bent or dented cans on metal form with mallet. May reheat soldered seams under gas flame to seal leaks. Retests repaired cans. May record number of cans rejected and repaired.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

703.687-010 ASSORTER (steel & rel.)

Inspects tinplate for defects and for conformance to specified weight, size, and gauge, and classifies material according to quality: Examines sheets for defects, such as insufficient coating, holes, dirt, bows, or twists. Wipes grease from sheets with cloth and straightens bent corners with handtool. Measures gauge of sheets, using micrometers, and compares measurements with customer specifications. Weighs sheets on scale. Sorts sheets according to defects found and places sheets in piles. Marks identifying information on piles with eraser.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

703.687-014 METAL-FINISH INSPECTOR (any industry)

Inspects surfaces of sheet metal articles, such as refrigerator and freezer cabinets, or automobile bodies for burrs, dings, scratches, laminated metal, or other surface defects prior to painting or porcelainizing: Rubs gloved hand over surfaces and examines workpiece. Marks defects for repair, using knowledge of acceptable metal finish standards and specifications. Records recurring defects on inspection report and submits report to quality control department for action. Records and submits daily inspection report.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

703.687-018 METAL-FINISH INSPECTOR (furniture)

Examines interior and exterior of assembled lacquered, enameled, or varnished pieces of metal furniture for defects in finish or construction. Rejects faulty pieces and returns pieces to proper departments for correction. Applies manufacturer's label to accepted pieces.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

703.687-022 STEEL-BARREL REAMER (wood. container)

Enlarges and shapes rivet hole in side of steel barrel, using hand reamer.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

704 ENGRAVERS, ETCHERS, AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with engraving or etching designs or lettering into surface of flat or curved metal objects, using engravers' handtools and machines or etching acids and inks. Photoengravers and printing plate, die, and roller engravers are included in Division 97.

704.131-010 ENGRAVING SUPERVISOR (engraving)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in hand and machine engraving of dies, jewelry, notarial seals, and silverware: Trains new workers. Examines engraved items for conformity to specifications, using mandrel, caliper, and ruler. May lay out patterns for workers [PATTERNMAKER (engraving)]. May be designated according to specification as Die-Engraving Supervisor (engraving); Jewelry-Engraving Supervisor (engraving; jewelry-silver.). Performs other tasks as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 01.06.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

704.131-014 SUPERVISOR, ENGRAVING (pen & pencil)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication of marking devices, badges, and memorial plates: Interprets customers' orders and assigns and directs workers engaged in selecting size and style of characters used, typesetting master pattern and setup of pantograph for reproduction of pattern, and layout and hand engraving or fabrication of seals, memorial plates, badges, metal tags, and stencils. Inspects in-process and finished work for compliance with customers' orders and quality standards. May operate presses and pantograph, or assist in setting them up. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 01.06.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

704.381-010 CHASER (jewelry-silver.)

Reproduces decorative designs on items made of silver, gold, platinum, and other metals, from photographs or drawings: Outlines design on surface of article, using handtools. Positions hollowware over snarling tool (forming head) and raises design area, using foot-powered hammer. Strikes small tools with hammer to indent design area. Pours molten pitch into article to serve as foundation. Melts pitch with blowtorch to remove pitch from completed article. Cuts designs in castings of lamp bases and ornamental statuary.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

704.381-014 CHEMICAL-ETCHING PROCESSOR (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: chemical-milling processor; etcher, aircraft

Etches specified portions of metal parts and materials used in manufacturing aircraft, using immersion equipment, templates, handtools, and precision measuring instruments: Reads work order, blueprints, and process specifications to determine location of etch, finished dimensions, and method and sequence of operations. Cleans surface of parts and materials to ensure uniform adhesion of maskant. Applies maskant to surfaces to be etched, scribes etch lines, using template, and removes maskant from etch areas. Immerses parts and materials in etching solution for specified time, manually or using hoist. Removes objects from etch solution, rinses objects with water, and removes remaining maskant. Measures etched parts and materials for conformance to specifications, using micrometers, scales, and other precision measuring instruments. May immerse parts and materials in successive baths and rinses to perform surface processing in addition to etching, such as pickling, chromodizing, passivating, degreasing, and stripping, and be designated Process Equipment Operator (aircraft mfg.).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

704.381-018 ENGINE TURNER (jewelry-silver.)

Cuts designs or lines in jewelry by machine: Marks design or line on jewelry, using ruler and scriber, following sample, sketch, photograph, or standard pattern. Clamps article of jewelry in holding device of machine and cuts design by moving cutting tool along guidelines. Observes progress of work through magnifying glass attached to cutting tool. Sharpens cutting tool.
GOE: 01.06.01 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

704.381-022 ENGRAVER APPRENTICE, DECORATIVE (engraving)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 01.06.01 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

704.381-026 ENGRAVER, HAND, HARD METALS (engraving)

Lays out and cuts lettering and designs on surfaces of hard metal for hobs, dies, and molds or plates used to imprint designs on paper, metal, plastic, or porcelain products, following sketches and blueprints, and using engraving tools: Computes dimensions of lettering and design, and marks or scribes layout lines on workpiece, using drawing tools, such as straightedge, compass, and scriber. Positions workpiece in vise and cuts designs in surface of workpiece or trims precut designs, using gravers, punches, files, hammer, and shaped chisels. Sharpens and forms cutting edge of gravers on cutter grinder [TOOL-GRINDER OPERATOR (machine shop)]. May sketch original design for customer. May enlarge or reduce reproduction of pattern according to size of article to be made. May brush surface of metal with acidproof paint to prevent corrosion. May be designated according to type of imprinting device engraved as Stencil Maker (engraving).
GOE: 01.06.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

704.381-030 ENGRAVER, HAND, SOFT METALS (engraving) alternate titles: carver; decorator

Engraves lettering and ornamental designs on soft metal articles, such as silverware, trophies, aluminum or plastic eyeglass frames, and jewelry articles, according to sketches, diagrams, photographs, or sample workpieces, using engraver's handtools: Lays out design or lettering to be engraved on object by brushing chalklike powder or solution on item and sketching design in powder, locating reference points, and marking outline of design on item, using scribers or gravers, or by imprinting design on surface of item, using inked rubber stamp, and marking outline, using scribers. Mounts piece in chuck and affixes chuck in jeweler's ball (rotating vise) or mounts piece directly in jeweler's ball. Cuts design in workpiece, using chisel-like engraving tools. May sketch original designs. May be designated according to kind of product engraved as Engraver, Flatware (engraving); Engraver, Jewelry (engraving); Engraver, Optical Frames (engraving); or according to specialty as Engraver, Lettering (engraving); Engraver, Ornamental Design (engraving).
GOE: 01.06.01 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

704.381-034 ENGRAVER, SEALS (pen & pencil)

Engraves characters and designs in surface of die according to customers' copy or specification, and casts corresponding male die for use in seals, such as corporate or notary seals: Marks vertical centerline on blank or prestamped dies, using compass. Selects style and size of characters and visually spaces characters from centerline to obtain symmetry. Engraves characters in surface of die, using hand stamps and mallet, and restamps closed or distorted characters. Cleans die, using wire brush. Installs finished female die in device (splash) used to impress die in molten seal metal (lead alloy) to form male die (counter). Melts metal in gas-fired crucible and ladles metal onto aluminum foil sheet placed on base of splash. Drops die into metal and allows it to cool. Removes dies from splash, files notch in both to ensure alignment in seal press, and trims excess metal from counter, using knife. Oils faces of dies to prevent sticking. Applies adhesive fabric (sticky-back) to base and ram of press and aligns and mounts dies. Imprints seal on purchase order to verify copy.
GOE: 01.06.01 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

704.382-010 ENGRAVER, PANTOGRAPH I (engraving) alternate titles: prototype-machine operator

Sets up and operates pantograph engraving machine to engrave designs or lettering on engraving dies, nameplates, stamps or seals, following two or three-dimensional pattern or blueprint: Positions and secures pattern to workpiece on cutting table, using rule, square, calipers, and fixtures. Sets reduction scale and controls of pantograph to attain specified size of reproduction on workpiece and height, depth, and width of cut. Sharpens cutting tools on cutter grinder [TOOL-GRINDER OPERATOR (machine shop)]. Inserts cutting tool into spindle of machine and secures it with wrench. Starts machine and lowers stylus to beginning point on pattern. Guides stylus over pattern. Observes action of cutting tool and adjusts movement of stylus to ensure accurate reproduction and verifies conformance to specifications, using micrometers and calipers. May observe action of cutting tool through microscope.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

704.582-010 ENGRAVER, MACHINE II (engraving)

Operates engraving machine to inscribe letters on flat metal surfaces: Slides master lettering plates onto fixture according to sequence specified on work order. Adjusts gauge on arms of machine according to size of letters. Centers and clamps blank plate on machine. Moves lever that lowers diamond cutting point onto plate. Guides dummy point, that controls cut, over lettering on master plate to inscribe letters on metal.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

704.682-010 ENGRAVER, MACHINE I (engraving)

Operates pantograph engraving machine to engrave letters and figures on products, such as badges, fraternal emblems, pendants, and thermometers: Inserts specified letters and figures into pattern frame. Positions and secures workpiece in machine holding fixture and sets stylus at beginning of pattern. Depresses pedal to lower cutting tool onto workpiece. Engraves designs on workpiece by moving stylus around pattern, causing cutting tool to duplicate motion on workpiece. Removes workpiece and places in tray.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

704.682-014 ENGRAVER, PANTOGRAPH II (engraving)

Engraves specified characters on metal blanks of articles, such as trophies, trays, badges, and plaques, according to work order: Positions and locks blank metal plate in holding fixture beneath rotary cutting tool. Selects specified lettering template and places template beneath stylus attached to machine cutting tool. Turns knob on machine to set reduction scale to obtain required reproduction ratio on metal plate. Starts machine and guides stylus over template, causing cutting tool to simultaneously duplicate characters on metal plate. Cleans chips from metal plate, using airhose. Examines engraving for quality of cut, burrs, and rough spots. May increase or decrease depth of cut by adjusting height of worktable. May wipe acid over engraving to darken or highlight inscription. May assemble trophies, using wood base, bolts, and wrench.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

704.684-010 ETCHER (engraving)

Etches designs, lettering, and figures on processed plates of brass, steel, copper, zinc, magnesium, or plastic: Mixes acid solution according to formula, and pours mixture into etching tank. Places plate on rack in etching tank, sets tank timing controls, and starts machine that sprays plate with corrosive solution. Removes plate periodically, and measures depth to which metal has been etched, using gauge. Inspects plate to ensure that design is not undercut. Washes plate to remove etching powder and protective ink. May brush etching powder on surface of plate to prevent undercutting of reproduction.
GOE: 01.06.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

704.684-014 SILK-SCREEN ETCHER (engraving) alternate titles: etcher, hand

Etches lettering, trademarks, or designs through silk screen onto metal objects, such as plates, jewelry, trophies, cutlery, and tools: Positions object to be etched on setup board. Places silk screen of specified design or lettering over object. Brushes specified acid solution through silk screen to etch design on object. Rinses workpiece in neutralizing solution after specified time to remove acid, or places it on conveyor which carries workpiece into bath. May brush acid resistant solution through screen and place workpiece into acid bath to etch pattern on unprotected surface.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

704.687-010 CLEANER (engraving) alternate titles: white-work cleaner

Removes excess paint from metal stampings to bring out etched or embossed pattern or lettering, by rubbing surface of pattern with cloth and solvent: Separates stampings that are scratched or marred, or that have been imperfectly finished. May apply paint to unpainted areas of stampings overlooked during painting process, using brush. May remove masking compound from specified areas of metal parts to be chemically etched, using template outline and knife.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

704.687-014 ETCHER, HAND (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Etches trademarks on stainless steel knives and forks, using rubber stamp and acid solution: Ties cloth around glass block and pours acid on cloth to form stamp pad. Places cutlery in lime bath. Removes cutlery from bath, presses rubber stamp on acid pad, and stamps cutlery.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

705 FILING, GRINDING, BUFFING, CLEANING, AND POLISHING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with filing, grinding, buffing, cleaning, and polishing metal, plastic, or rubber parts or objects other than by use of production machines. Tool sharpening occupations are included in Group 701.

705.381-010 DIE BARBER (machine shop)

Rough-finishes stamping-die-member surfaces, using abrasives and abrading handtools: Lifts and positions die member on bench manually or with hoist. Brushes blue pigment on ridges and grooves left by milling operation. Grinds ridges down until only traces of pigment are visible at bottom of grooves. Uses variety of files, stones, and abrasive cloths and papers to shape and smooth die member. May repair punch and die sets, using bench lathe, portable grinder, and polisher, and abrasive handtools.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

705.381-014 EXTRUSION-DIE REPAIRER (nonfer. metal)

Repairs aluminum extrusion dies, according to specifications, using powered handtools: Examines exterior of dies for defects, such as cracks or excessive wear, and observes exterior surface of extrusion samples to determine whether inside of dies need resurfacing or polishing. Secures dies in vise, and determines amount of metal to remove from die opening to restore die to specifications, using diagram and gauges. Selects abrasive bit and secures it in electric tool, and moves tool over die opening surface to remove, polish, or angle surface to specifications, utilizing experience and knowledge of dies. Heats dies with stress cracks in oven to soften metal and taps sides of dies to close cracks, using hammer and bit. Removes rough spots from exterior of repaired dies, using electric deburring tool. Verifies openings of new dies, using calipers and gauges, and monitors sample extrusions to determine whether press dies need repair.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

705.384-010 SCRAPER, HAND (machine shop) alternate titles: hand scraper; scraper

Scrapes metal workpieces with handtools to smooth machine ways, surface plates, and bearing surfaces to ensure free action of parts: Positions workpiece on worktable, in vise, or in fixture, and secures it with clamps and wrenches. Files and grinds burrs from workpiece. Applies pigment to surface plate with brush, cloth, or sponge. Positions workpiece and surface plate against each other, rubs one surface against other to determine high spots. Selects hand scraper and scrapes workpiece surface to remove high spots indicated by pigment pattern. Repeats operation until pigment pattern is even over work surface. May inspect workpiece for conformity to specifications, using such instruments as dial indicator, height gauge, master, surface plate, and gauge blocks. May use powered hand scraper. May polish and buff steel articles, using portable polisher or buffing brush [POLISHER AND BUFFER (any industry) II].
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

705.481-010 FILER, FINISH (ordnance)

Finishes and fits together metal small arms parts preparatory to assembly, using handtools and machine tools: Removes burrs and rounds sharp edges, using hammer, chisel, files, and scrapers. Sets up and operates drill press and speed lathe [ENGINE-LATHE SET-UP OPERATOR, TOOL (machine shop)], equipped with rotary file or abrasive wheel to remove burrs, smooth interior surfaces of reamed and tapped holes, and to spot face. Polishes movable parts to ensure smoothness of action, using bench polishing jack. Calculates amount of metal to be removed from parts, using micrometer, scales, and gauges, and files excess metal from parts. Trial fits parts to ensure accurate fit. May imprint serial numbers on parts, using hammer and punch dies. May repair and refinish damaged parts returned by customer and be designated Filer Repairer (ordnance).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

705.481-014 LAPPER, HAND, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: lap hand, tool; precision lap hand

Laps metal objects, such as gauges and machine parts, to specifications within tolerances as fine as 0.00001 inch, applying knowledge of abrasives and $T3lapping$T1 procedures: Measures workpiece with instrument, such as optical comparator, compares workpiece dimensions with specifications to ascertain amount of stock to be removed, and estimates number of lapping strokes required. Mounts workpiece in fixture, or in power-driven mechanism, using wrenches and keys, and positions work aids, such as parallel bars and rods to guide motion of $T3lap I$T1 or workpiece. Files grooves in surface of lap to hold $T3lapping compound.$T1 Applies compound to workpiece and rubs lap across workpiece with rotary or reciprocating motion, feeling friction and applying required pressure based on previous experience, to attain specified tolerance. Measures workpiece to verify conformance to specifications, using special gauges. Straightens or polishes rods by inserting and pressing them between two rollers with lapping compound.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

705.484-010 FILER, HAND, TOOL (machine shop) alternate titles: precision filer, hand; tool filer, hand

Files grooved, contoured, and irregular surfaces of metal objects, such as metalworking dies and machine parts, to conform to templates, other parts, layout, or blueprint specifications: Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece, and selects files according to material, size and shape of work, and amount of stock to be removed, applying knowledge of filing procedures. Files workpiece surface to layout lines, and inspects with magnifying glass. Verifies conformity of finished workpiece by positioning workpiece against template or other part, or by measuring dimensions, using instruments, such as vernier calipers, micrometers, and surface gauges. Smooths and polishes workpiece with emery cloth or power buffer, and feels surface with fingers for smoothness. May lay out workpiece [LAY-OUT WORKER (machine shop)] or saw out template or layout [CONTOUR-BAND-SAW OPERATOR, VERTICAL (machine shop)]. May functionally test workpiece by mounting workpiece in press or with other parts and operating press or machine. May specialize according to product as Die Filer (machine tools).
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

705.484-014 FINAL FINISHER, FORGING DIES (machine shop) alternate titles: die-finisher, forging; forging-die finisher

Grinds and sands contoured metal surfaces to finish forging dies, using handtools: Selects abrasive tools according to operation and dimensions specified. Manipulates powered hand grinder to remove bead, grind curved surfaces to specified radii, remove machining marks, and smooth die surfaces. Sands surfaces of cavity and gutters to facilitate flow of metal during forging. Manipulates handtools, such as files, stones, and emery cloth, to smooth surfaces. Visually and tactually inspects surfaces for flaws and smoothness.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

705.582-010 BLADE GROOVER (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Operates machine to grind decorative grooves in steel knife blades: Marks groove length of blade according to bench marks, using chalk. Places tip of blade under rotating abrasive wheel and presses blade against wheel to grind groove in blade. Examines groove in blade for conformance to specified depth and width and dresses abrasive wheel, using handstone. Turns stop nuts to adjust roll and guide according to width of blade and replaces worn abrasive wheel, using wrenches.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

705.682-010 GOLD-NIB GRINDER (pen & pencil)

Operates machine to grind pen points to specified size and shape: Inserts pen point blanks into slots on machine holder and clamps blanks into holder. Starts machine that rotates grinding wheel (copper lathe) and advances pen point blanks against wheel to grind fine, medium, or broad points on blanks. Examines ground points for conformance with specifications. Notifies machine repairer of grinding defects. May observe grinding process through magnifying glass.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

705.682-014 TRIMMER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: facer; straight edger; tipper

Operates bench grinding machine: Holds stainless steel, silver, and silver-plated flatware against emery coated belt or wheel, shaped to match contour of workpiece, which removes burrs, flash, or pressmarks and rounds edges. May remove burrs, using hand file. May change abrasive belts, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

705.684-010 BENCH GRINDER (any industry)

Moves metal objects, such as castings, billets, machine parts, sheet metal subassemblies, or arrowheads, against abrasive wheel of bench grinder to grind, smooth, or rough-finish objects to specifications: Clamps workpiece in workholder or jig, or holds it in hands, and feeds it against rotating grinding wheel to remove excess metal, scratches, or burs. Examines or measures workpiece for conformance to standards. Guides dressing tool across wheel to true surface. Replaces worn wheels, using wrench. May position workpiece in automatic feed mechanism. May select and mount abrasive wheels of different grit size to grinder to obtain specified finish on workpiece. May start pump and direct coolant flow against wheel.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

705.684-014 BUFFER I (any industry) alternate titles: color buffer

Buffs items, such as automobile trim or accessories, hardware, or fabricated plastic parts with cloth buffing wheel: Holds and moves parts against wheel to smooth surfaces, produce specified finish, or cut down plating defects, such as burns or salt deposits, using knowledge of metals and buffing operations. Coats buffing wheel by holding buffing compound stick against revolving wheel. Pushes and manipulates workpiece against buffing wheel to remove scratches and defects and produce specified finish, using knowledge of buffing operations and finishes. Replaces worn buffs, using wrench. Uses care not to cut through plate when buffing plated surfaces. May be designated according to type of material buffed as Buffer, Chrome (any industry); Buffer, Copper (any industry); Buffer, Nickel (any industry). May polish articles [POLISHER (any industry)] and buff articles and be designated Polisher And Buffer (any industry) I. May polish brass eye castings used in fitting wooden shuttles and clean castings in series of chemical solutions and be designated Strapper And Buffer (woodworking).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

705.684-018 FILER AND SANDER (woodworking) alternate titles: sander and filer

Shapes metal eye castings to fit in wooden shuttles: Files and sands eye castings to specified shape and smoothness, using vise, hand files, and emery cloth. Removes completed castings from vise and places castings in containers. Cleans brass particles from files by drawing file card (block of wood with even rows of metal pins attached) through file grooves.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

705.684-022 GREASE BUFFER (jewelry-silver.)

Holds and turns silverware, such as bowls, tea sets, trays, or flatware, against grease-coated cloth wheel or leather belt to impart specified finish. May remove scratches, spots, or blemishes with pumice stone. May bolt layers of precut cloth onto spindle and form into buff of desired shape by holding rakelike handtool against rotating cloth. May buff silverware to specified final finish, using soft cloth buffing wheel and fine grained rouge or buffing compound and be designated Finisher (jewelry-silver.).
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

705.684-026 GRINDER I (any industry)

Grinds and smooths surfaces of items, such as automobile or appliance components, prior to finishing operations, using powered portable wheel, disk, or belt grinder: Examines and feels surface of workpiece for defects. Selects grade of abrasive belt, wheel, or disk according to specifications, knowledge of abrasives, and condition of metal, and attaches to grinder. Starts grinder and moves it over surface of workpiece to remove scratches, laminated metal, excess weld material, and burs. Polishes ground areas with finer abrasive to produce smooth, unmarred surface. Replaces worn abrasive disks, wheels, and belts, using wrench. May be designated according to type of grinder operated as Grinder, Belt (any industry); Grinder, Wheel Or Disk (any industry). May grind leaded-in portions of automobile bodies and be designated Grinder, Lead (auto. mfg.).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

705.684-030 GRINDER-CHIPPER I (any industry) alternate titles: grinder-dresser; portable grinder operator

Grinds and chips workpiece to groove, bevel, round, or straighten edges or remove excess stock from metal as specified by drawings, job orders, or guidelines or to remove defects, such as shrink cracks and holes, using portable grinders, chipping hammers, pedestal grinders, and hand files: Positions workpiece manually or by using jib of crane. Inserts selected grinding wheel or cutting chisel into portable grinder or power hammer. Positions and manually guides tool along specified guidelines on edge or surface of workpiece. Inspects work, using rule, straightedge, or template. Grinds portable parts on pedestal grinder. Removes sharp edges or burrs, using hand file. Grinds, chips, or brushes off excess weld, splatter, and rust to improve appearance of workpiece. Sharpens chisels and dresses grinding wheels, using grinder and wheel dresser. May cut excess metal from workpiece, using acetylene torch. May climb large assemblies to remove metal from improperly fabricated parts at direction of FITTER (any industry) I or WELDER-FITTER (welding). May be designated according to tool used as Chipper (any industry) I; Grinder (any industry) II.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

705.684-034 METAL FINISHER (any industry)

Grinds, files, or sands surfaces of metal items, such as automobile bodies and household appliances, using handtools, power tools, and knowledge of metal finishing techniques: Examines and feels surface of metal to detect defects, such as dents, scratches, or breaks in metal. Removes dents, using hammer and dolly block, and fills uneven surface with molten solder. Smooths surface of item to specified finish, using handtools and powered tools. May polish metal surface, using powered polishing wheel or belt [POLISHER (any industry)].
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

705.684-038 MOLD FINISHER (machine shop)

Shapes and smooths metal surfaces to finish molds, using handtools: Lifts partially completed mold half with hoist, and positions and secures in holding fixture. Removes burrs and smooths contoured surfaces with powered hand grinder. Positions and hammers specified handtool against mold surface to make sharper impression. Verifies contour of impression with templates. Applies blue pigment to mold surfaces, and presses mold halves together manually to locate high spots. Fits and installs nameplate in mold, using handtools. Inserts preformed metal tabs into slots in mold, verifies height of each insert with preset dial indicator, and hammers mold metal around inserts with pneumatic hammer to secure them. Performs other hand scraping, sanding, and brushing tasks, using handtools, to shape and smooth mold. May make own handtools.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

705.684-042 MOTHER REPAIRER (recording)

Repairs metal phonograph record $T3mother$T1 (matrix): Examines matrix to locate inspection markings that indicate defects, using microscope or magnifying glass. Removes defects, such as bubbles, dirt, and particles of nickel in sound track grooves, using needles and cloths moistened with solvents. Wipes surface of matrix with cleaning solvent to remove inspection markings.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

705.684-046 NEEDLE POLISHER (button & notion)

Polishes industrial sewing and knitting needles, using buffing wheels: Picks up rack of needles, using tongs and holds needles against buffing wheels to polish needles to specification. Examines needles by feel and using eye loupe to determine if polished surface meets specifications. Conditions surface of buffing wheels, balances wheels, and aligns tongs to maintain polishing equipment, using handtools. Records quantity of needles polished, date polished, and initials work ticket.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

705.684-050 NIB FINISHER (pen & pencil)

Smooths and polishes tips of fountain pen nibs, following specifications and using polishing compounds and abrasive cloths and papers: Applies polishing compound, such as rouge, emery, garnet, or other abrasive cloths or paper. Presses and rotates nib on abrasive cloth or paper to polish it to specified smoothness. Wipes polished nib with cloth and inspects surface for smoothness with magnifying glass and by feeling with fingertips.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

705.684-054 PIPE BUFFER (construction)

Cleans and polishes end of pipe, prior to welding in pipeline construction, using portable buffing machine. May operate portable gasoline motor generator to provide electric power for buffer.
GOE: 05.12.18 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

705.684-058 POLISHER (any industry)

Removes excess metal and surface defects from such items as hardware, small arms barrels, automobile trim, or accessory parts prior to buffing, bluing, or plating, using revolving abrasive wheel or belt: Selects abrasive belt or wheel according to grain size, type of finish specified, product being polished, or amount of metal to be removed, using knowledge of polishing operations and abrasives. Attaches wheel or belt to drive mechanism. Starts polisher and manipulates workpiece against abrasive wheel or portable wheel against workpiece to remove metal and surface defects. Examines part for acceptability of finish. May be designated according to type of material polished as Polisher, Aluminum (any industry); Polisher, Brass (any industry); Polisher, Bronze (any industry); Polisher, Zinc (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

705.684-062 POLISHER AND BUFFER II (any industry)

Polishes and buffs steel and stainless steel articles, such as ice cream freezer lids, soda fountain dispensers, storage tanks, and display cases, using portable polisher, buffing brush, and emery cloth: Secures workpiece to bench or table and guides abrasive polishing wheel over workpiece to remove scratches and other defects from metal surface. Dips buffing brush into abrasive cake and lubricant. Moves buffing brush over surfaces of workpiece to remove fine scratches and to achieve specified finish. Polishes recessed areas with fine grade emery cloth.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

705.684-066 POLISHER APPRENTICE (any industry) alternate titles: metal-polisher-and-buffer apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

705.684-070 POLISHER, SAND (jewelry-silver.)

Polishes sterling or silver-plated hollowware, such as bowls, dishes, trays, and flatware, by applying compound of powdered pumice and oil to workpiece while turning it against felt, leather, or brush polishing wheel: Mixes pumice and oil according to established proportions for type of workpiece being polished. Holds workpiece against revolving brush to remove excess solder from joints, using care not to cut through soldered joint.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

705.684-074 SNAG GRINDER (foundry) alternate titles: casting finisher; cast-shell grinder; snagger; swing-frame-grinder operator; swing grinder

Cleans and rough finishes surfaces of casting, using powered grinding wheel mounted on counterbalanced frame: Positions casting under grinding wheel manually or using crane or hoist. Grabs grinder handles and pulls wheel down against casting to remove projections, such as gates, fins, and parting lines, from surface. Repositions casting to grind other areas. May change position of belts on motor and pulleys to increase revolutions per minute when grinding wheel wears down. May remove cracks in surfaces of ingots, billets, and forgings, using grinder. May grind castings, using stationary grinder and be designated Stand Grinder (foundry).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

705.687-010 JIGGER (jewelry-silver.)

Places pieces of jewelry articles on pins of specially designed jigs to facilitate polishing operations.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

705.687-014 LABORER, GRINDING AND POLISHING (any industry) alternate titles: finisher

Cleans, deburrs, polishes, or grinds items of metal, plastic, or rubber, using handtools or powered equipment, performing any combination of following tasks: Scrapes or rubs parts with file, wire brush, or buffing cloth. Holds part against buffing or grinding wheel. Deburrs or polishes parts, using portable grinder, chipping hammer, buffer, deburring tool, or hand pick. Mounts part on revolving spindle or chuck and holds or moves tools, such as file, abrasive stone, or cloth against workpiece to file, grind, polish, or buff surface. Cleans interior surfaces of holes, using reamer. Changes tools on powered equipment. Applies abrasive compound, wax, or other dressing to facilitate cleaning or polishing operation. May be known according to process performed as Buffer (any industry) II; Burrer (machine shop); Burrer-Marker, Axle (machine shop); Top-Edge Beveler (any industry); Wire Brusher (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

705.687-018 METAL SANDER AND FINISHER (furniture)

Removes surface defects, such as burrs and pits, from metal furniture parts and polishes surface: Positions parts in holding device and removes surface defects with hand sanding machine, sandpaper, or file. Polishes surface to smooth finish, using such materials as cleaning powder, pumice, or steel wool. Wipes surface clean with cloth and stacks finished parts.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706 METAL UNIT ASSEMBLERS AND ADJUSTERS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with assembling and adjusting metal units or components, including mechanical assembling or adjusting not requiring overall mechanical knowledge. Occupations concerned with electrical assembling and adjusting are included in Division 72.

706.130-010 SUPERVISOR, COIN-MACHINE (svc. ind. mach.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in production of coin-vending machines: Selects dies or cutting tools, according to design of metal or plastic part to be formed. Sets up automatic equipment, such as forming press, punch press, and power shear. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

706.131-010 LABORATORY SUPERVISOR (machine shop)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling, final testing, and inspection of miniature ball bearings: Inspects and tests sample bearings on variety of special devices to determine whether bearings conform to specifications. Examines rejected bearings to ascertain whether components are salvageable. Recommends research to update inspection and testing techniques, instrumentation, and correlation of inspection and testing results with manufacturing methods and processes. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

706.131-014 SUPERVISOR (office machines)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication of standard and electric typewriters: Examines defective parts to determine whether to stop or continue assembly process, using job knowledge of acceptable quality and manufacturing standards, such as process sheets, blueprints, and sketches. May verify dimensions of parts, using precision measuring instruments. Performs tasks as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to activities of workers supervised as Supervisor, Assembly (office machines) II; Supervisor, Fabrication (office machines); Supervisor, Inspection (office machines); Supervisor, Soldering (office machines); Supervisor, Type-Bar-And-Segment (office machines).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

706.131-018 CHIEF INSPECTOR (office machines)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting office machine parts and assembled mechanical and electromechanical tape-moistening machines, and inspects materials and purchased machine parts, using precision measuring devices: Confers with assembly supervisors to determine staff assignments at assembly inspection stations and to discuss ongoing inspection results. Alerts supervisors when reports indicate major or consistent assembly discrepancies, and meets with punch press supervisor to discuss rejection findings on parts production. Examines raw materials for smoothness and to detect surface defects, such as nicks, burrs, pits, and scratches, following blueprints, sketches, and order specifications. Tests materials for hardness, using hardness tester. Measures materials, using precision measuring instruments such as calipers, micrometers, gauges, and dial indicators. Prepares rejection slips indicating reasons materials or parts failed inspection. Trains new staff and monitors progress. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

706.361-010 ASSEMBLER (machinery mfg.)

Assembles machinery, such as crushers and vibrators, according to blueprints and shop orders, for processing materials, such as coal, clay, chemicals, and rock: Positions parts in frame of machine, using hoist, and bolts stationary parts in place, using impact wrench and handtools. Removes burrs and rough spots from parts with hand file and portable pneumatic grinder. Aligns bearings with shafts in machine. Inserts shims and turns setscrews to set clearance between parts and verifies clearance, using scale and fixed gauges. Fastens lift chain around machine and directs OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 in moving machine to storage area. May be designated according to type of machine assembled as Crusher Assembler (machinery mfg.); Vibrator Assembler (machinery mfg.).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

706.361-014 ASSEMBLY INSPECTOR (agric. equip.)

Inspects lawn and garden equipment, such as garden tractors, snow blowers, and power lawnmowers for assembly defects, and repairs defects, using handtools: Examines equipment for surface defects, such as paint streaks and scratches and improper decal application. Touches up paint defects, using brush or spray can. Pushes and pulls knobs and levers to test operation of controls, such as engine throttle and clutch lever. Adjusts controls, using pliers, screwdrivers, and wrenches. Observes and listens to equipment during test run to detect defects, such as leaks, malfunctioning controls, and other defects indicated by unusual noises. Examines identification plates and shipping tags to ensure matching of serial numbers.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

706.381-010 ALIGNER, TYPEWRITER (office machines)

Adjusts type and type bar of assembled typewriters to obtain even spacing, equalized impression, and alignment of characters, following manual, and using special-purpose handtools: Inserts paper in machine and types row of alternate upper and lower case characters of each key. Examines imprints for defects, such as close spacing and misaligned or unbalanced impressions. Bends or straightens type or type bar to rectify defective impressions, using special-purpose handtools. Turns regulator or impression screw to adjust length of type-bar stroke and to regulate depth of impression, using screwdriver. Spaces and aligns each upper and lower case character, using first aligned key character as guide.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

706.381-014 BENCH HAND (furniture)

Cuts and forms metal furniture parts according to blueprints, using handtools and power tools: Lays out furniture parts on metals, using punches, scribers, and templates. Cuts and forms metal parts, using handtools and machines, such as tin snips, drill press, and power hacksaw. Assembles parts to ensure closeness of fit, using handtools, such as screwdriver, wrench, and hammer. Disassembles furniture prior to painting.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

706.381-018 FINAL ASSEMBLER (office machines)

Assembles, installs, and adjusts variety of electromechanical units, such as feed drives, control key assemblies, and printing units, on new and rebuilt punched card office machines according to blueprints and written specifications, using handtools, assembly fixtures, and test devices: Reads blueprints to determine position of unit and component parts. Positions components in assembly fixture. Assembles unit and mounts it on office machine frame, using screwdrivers and wrenches. Starts machine and adjusts unit for specified clearances and time cycles, using fixed gauges, test lights, and handtools. Inspects machine to verify that optional equipment changes have been made according to customer order. May operate electric hoist to position unit on office machine frame.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

706.381-022 INSPECTOR, TYPEWRITER ASSEMBLY AND PARTS (office machines) alternate titles: inspector, manufactured parts; inspector, mechanical

Inspects typewriters, subassemblies, and parts for conformance with specifications, using handtools and measuring instruments: Moves parts to determine binding, looseness, or misalignment. Tests tightness of screws and nuts, using screwdrivers and wrenches. Measures dimensions of parts, distance between them, and shapes of angles and curves to verify conformance to specifications, using comparator, micrometer, dial indicators, and fixed and adjustable gauges. Refers to blueprints and charts for tolerances. Examines parts for surface defects, such as rust, dullness, discoloration, and chipped and scratched finish. Stops production when rejects exceed specified limits. Compiles information to indicate number of, and reasons for, rejects. May train other workers performing inspections. May be designated according to type of assembly monitored as Inspector, Conveyor Line (office machines); Inspector, Final Assembly-Conveyor Line (office machines); Inspector, Floor Sub-Assembly (office machines); Inspector, Station Assembly-Conveyor Line (office machines); or type of parts inspected as Inspector, Purchased Parts (office machines).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

706.381-026 OPERATING-TABLE ASSEMBLER (furniture)

Operates metalworking machines to shape prefabricated metal parts and assembles parts to make surgical tables: Mills parts and assembles base of table. Constructs hydraulic-lifting and table-revolving mechanisms, using drilling, reaming, and tapping machines, and installs them in base. Mounts table frame with its various moving or collapsible sections on base, and attaches table plates to frame. Inspects completed table for compliance with specifications. May assemble examining chairs and be designated Examining-Chair Assembler (furniture).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

706.381-030 REPAIRER, TYPEWRITER (office machines)

Repairs and adjusts defective typewriters removed from production line, using handtools, power tools, and gauges: Operates typewriter to test functioning of parts and mechanisms to determine repairs required. Disassembles machines to repair or replace defective components, using handtools and holding devices. Bends, taps, turns parts, such as screws, nuts, and type bar, to eliminate binding, looseness, and misalignment, using special handtools. Verifies specified clearance between parts, using spacebars, tension scales, dial indicators, and feeler gauges. Measures rotation of motor drive-wheel to determine speed of wheel, using tachometer. May adjust interrelated typewriter parts to synchronize machine operation and be designated Adjuster (office machines).
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

706.381-034 SEWING-MACHINE ASSEMBLER (machinery mfg.)

Mounts previously assembled units of power sewing machines onto frames of machines, and fastens units, such as crankshafts, needle arms, and feed rockers to machines, using drill press, handtools, and gauges.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

706.381-038 SUBASSEMBLER (machinery mfg.)

Assembles machinery components, such as operating cylinders, electric control cases, transmissions, clutches, and special tools, according to specifications: Transports specified parts from storage to work area manually or by using overhead crane. Removes burrs and rough surfaces from metal parts with hand file or portable pneumatic grinder. Brushes lubricant on moving parts and fits parts together on bench, following blueprints. Inserts shims between parts to realign or level parts and verifies alignment and clearance of parts, using micrometers, scale, and gauges. Bolts, screws, and rivets parts together, using handtools. May operate hydraulic press to force bearings into sleeves and flatten rivets. May set up and operate drill press, bench lathe, and speed lathe. May connect electric wires to terminals of subassembly, using screwdriver. May move subassembly to storage area, using overhead crane.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

706.381-042 TURBINE SUBASSEMBLER (engine-turbine)

Assembles steam and gas turbine subassemblies according to drawings, using measuring instruments, handtools, and power tools: Chips, grinds, and files welds and patches on castings and relief areas on cylinder joints to obtain specified clearances or smooth finish, using pneumatic chipping hammer and pedestal grinder. Drills and taps holes in castings to seat nipples and valves, using single-spindle drill press. Fills castings, high pressure cylinders, turbine exhaust ends, gland casings, relay cylinders, compressor cylinders, and compressor heads with water, using high pressure pump to simulate steam pressure in turbine. Measures expansion of unit, using micrometer-scaled rod. Inspects weldments, baffles, valves, valve seats, and piping for leaks. Inserts heating element of electric heater into hollow studs and heats studs to facilitate tightening with wrenches. Bolts or dowels fitted parts together, using wrenches and pneumatic hammer. Measures clearances and spacing, using feeler gauges, calipers, and micrometers. May cut expansion reliefs in cylinders and exhaust end joints, using portable power hacksaw.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

706.381-046 WHEELWRIGHT (automotive ser.)

Repairs and aligns defective wheels of automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks: Examines wheel rims, drums, discs, and wire spokes for damage. Hammers out warps in wheel rim, or places wheel rim in hydraulic press and forces rim into shape with pry bar or hydraulic jacks. Repairs damaged wire spokes, using straightening press, and replaces broken or missing spokes. Examines alignment of wheels on test stand equipped with dial indicator gauge for measuring radial and lateral tolerance. Corrects alignment of wheels, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

706.381-050 PRECISION ASSEMBLER, BENCH (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: detail bench assembler

Assembles machined parts into precision aircraft and missile assemblies, such as landing gear struts, brakes, fueling equipment, control linkages, actuators, and gearbox mechanisms, according to specifications, using handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments: Measures parts to determine specified tolerance, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and verniers. Files and buffs parts to fit, using handtools and power tools. Drills, taps, reams, countersinks, and spotfaces bolt holes in parts, using drill press or portable power drill. Positions and aligns parts, using jigs, fixtures, and templates. Bolts, screws, and rivets parts together, using handtools and power tools. Disassembles and replaces parts as required. May lap and hone internal cylindrical surfaces. May test functional performance of assembly. May clean and lubricate parts and assemblies. May mark identifying information on parts.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 87

706.382-010 FUNCTIONAL TESTER, TYPEWRITERS (office machines)

Operates assembled typewriters to test their performances: Types characters in prescribed sequence on sample sheet to evaluate functioning of parts, such as shift, ribbon feed, key levers, tabulator, carriage, and spacebar. Indicates on prepared form condition of machine, such as excessively noisy, binding parts, misaligned type, and jammed backspace. Sends report and defective machines to ALIGNER, TYPEWRITER (office machines) for repair or adjustment. Repeats tests on adjusted or repaired machines to verify corrections.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

706.382-014 TESTER, SOUND (machinery mfg.) alternate titles: bearing inspector

Operates sound-testing equipment to detect defects in machinery ball bearing assemblies and diagnoses causes of defects: Turns dials on equipment to specified setting. Slides bearing on adapter arm and starts machine to rotate inner ring of bearing. Listens through headphones to detect sounds that indicate mechanical defect in bearing and to determine probable cause of defect. Separates defective bearings and sorts bearings for scrap or salvage.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

706.384-010 INSPECTOR-ADJUSTER, OFFICE-MACHINE COMPONENTS (office machines)

Inspects and adjusts components and subassemblies of high-speed printers used in electronic data systems for conformance with specifications, using testing equipment and handtools: Examines components and subassemblies for defects and faulty work, using schematic drawings and work process specifications. Measures and checks clearances, tensions, alignments, and electric circuitry, using gauges, ohmmeter, and aligning fixtures. Turns adjusting screw to increase or decrease tension and clearance of parts not conforming to specifications. Examines printout of printed characters to determine if height, width, and spacing meet specifications, using plastic template, and adjusts rollers to correct defects, using handtools. Connects frequency meter lead to circuit board of printer and reads meter dial to verify that frequency readings are within prescribed limits. Measures printer motor speed, using motor-speed tester, and routes defective motors to repair shop.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

706.387-010 INSPECTOR, AUTOMATIC TYPEWRITER (office machines)

Inspects automatic electric typewriter, used as part of data processing unit, for conformance to specifications: Plugs machine connections into electrical outlets. Tests performance of typewriter by pressing keys, listening for noise variations, and noting malfunction of mechanisms, such as trip margin stop, backspacer, carriage, and shift. Examines typed copy to determine skipping and misalignment of characters. Marks sample sheet with designated symbols to indicate defects. Routes machine, sample sheet, and work ticket to readjusting or repairing departments. May test performance of typewriter, using automatic programmed simulator.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

706.387-014 MACHINE TESTER (office machines)

Tests machines, such as calculating or adding machines, manually or automatically to detect malfunctions, using handtools, alignment gauge, and tester: Sets machine on ball swivel mount to facilitate turning in all directions when examining parts. Plugs cord of machine into electrical outlet. Presses keys on keyboard and moves levers in prescribed sequence to test alignment of printing, repeat latch, ribbon and paper feed, correction release, noise, and clearance of type bars, according to checklist. Test-runs battery of machines through fixed computation cycle automatically, using auto typist or tester. Reads arithmetic results recorded on paper tapes of machines and compares them with test chart to verify accuracy. Indicates defects on inspection worksheet and gives worksheet and machine to repairer. May disassemble machine to determine cause of defect. May be designated according to type of inspection done as Clearing Inspector (office machines); Final Inspector (office machines); Sampling Inspector (office machines); Utility Inspector (office machines).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

706.481-010 INTERNAL-COMBUSTION-ENGINE SUBASSEMBLER (engine-turbine) alternate titles: bench assembler; group assembler

Fits together mechanical parts at workbench or assembly floor to make subassemblies for internal combustion engines according to drawings or routing sheets, using handtools and power tools: Places basic part of assembly, such as carburetor, water pump, fuel pump, oil pump, governor, cam housing, gearcase, exhaust housing, remote control, pistons and connecting rods into holding fixture. Bolts, screws, or pins mechanical and electrical parts together, such as push rods, valves, rocker arms, and magnetos, using power wrenches, torque wrench, stud drivers, and hammer. Operates hand or power arbor press to press bushings and seals into housings or onto shafts. Reams tubular worm gear cage to form smooth surface for assembled worm gear, using hand reamer. Tests sealed units, such as relief valves, fittings, and cylinders under air or water pressure [HYDRO-PNEUMATIC TESTER (any industry)]. Applies decals to engine to indicate operating procedure. May be designated according to part assembled as Carburetor Assembler (engine-turbine); Cylinder-Head Assembler (engine-turbine); Gearcase Assembler (engine-turbine); Governor Assembler (engine-turbine); Remote-Control Assembler (engine-turbine); Water-Pump Assembler (engine-turbine).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

706.484-010 DRAPERY-ROD ASSEMBLER (retail trade)

Assembles drapery rods to customer's order in retail establishment: Bends rod to customer's specifications to ensure proper fit in window boxes and offsets. Installs drapery pull cords, drapery carriers, master carriers, and end pulleys on drapery rod.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.587-010 CLEANER-TOUCH-UP WORKER (office machines) alternate titles: touch-up worker

Wipes grease and fingermarks from typewriter parts, such as covers, platen, and keyboard, using cloth and solvent and touches up scratches and nicks in enamel finish, using paint and brush. Notifies supervisor if shade of touchup paint and cover color do not match. Rejects machines with covers too badly marred to touch up. Records serial numbers of machines cleaned. May insert wire to secure typewriter carriage in place for shipping. May attach identifying tags and warranty to typewriter.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.587-014 SORTER (office machines)

Disassembles and sorts defective typewriter parts and subassemblies into lots to reclaim serviceable parts, using handtools: Lifts containers of rejected mixed parts from assembly lines onto handtruck and transports them to work area. Dismantles subassemblies, using pliers, wrenches, and screwdrivers. Sorts parts into lots for reuse, repair, or salvage according to disposition information on tags and instructions from supervisor. Assigns part number from stock catalog to reusable, repairable, or salvaged parts. Prepares route slips to indicate, according to instructions from supervisor, departments to which parts are to be sent. May bend, straighten, grind, ream or tap defective typewriter parts to remove defects, using handtools and power tools. May extract metal parts from floor sweepings to reclaim salvageable parts, using hand magnet.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.684-010 AIR-CONDITIONING-COIL ASSEMBLER (svc. ind. mach.) alternate titles: coil fin assembler; plate fin assembler

Assembles prepunched aluminum fin plates and copper tubing to form cooling coils for air-conditioning units, using handtools and other equipment: Places fin plates on worktable and clamps into position. Inserts copper tubing through holes in fin plates. Depresses switch to activate hydraulic rams, forcing them through tubes, to expand tubes and lock fins in position. Joins completed assemblies, using end plates and pneumatic hammer to expand ends of tubes. Heats tube ends and seals joints, using solder. May operate press machine to punch fins and tubes required to fabricate air-conditioning coils.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.684-014 ASSEMBLER I (office machines) alternate titles: assembler-adjuster

Assembles and adjusts typewriters and office machine assemblies and subassemblies, using blueprints, gauges, handtools, and holding devices: Screws and bolts parts together, using screwdrivers, wrenches, and other handtools. Tests operation of machines and typewriters to detect loose and binding parts and to determine synchronization of related parts. Bends and taps parts into alignment, using pliers and mallets. Turns compensating screws to set parts at specified tensions and clearances. Verifies tensions and clearances of parts, using tension scales and space and feeler gauges. May ream and tap holes and file and fit carriages and covers of equipment, using hand reamer, tap, and file.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 81

706.684-018 ASSEMBLER, PRODUCT (machine shop) alternate titles: assembler; erector

Assembles metal products, such as vacuum cleaners, valves, or hydraulic cylinders, partially or completely, working at bench or on shop floor: Positions parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled or following blueprints. Fastens parts together with bolts, screws, speed clips, rivets, or other fasteners, using handtools and portable powered tools. May remove small quantities of metal with hand files and scrapers to produce close fit between parts. May operate drill presses, punch presses, or riveting machines to assist in assembly operation. May disassemble power brake boosters, air-brake compressors, and valves for salvage of parts and be designated Disassembler, Product (machine shop). May assemble and test patient lifting devices and be designated Assembler, Patient Lifting Device (protective dev.). Usually specializes in assembly of one type of product.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.684-022 ASSEMBLER, SMALL PRODUCTS I (any industry) alternate titles: bench assembler

Performs any combination of following repetitive tasks on assembly line to mass produce small products, such as ball bearings, automobile door locking units, speedometers, condensers, distributors, ignition coils, drafting table subassemblies, or carburetors: Positions parts in specified relationship to each other, using hands, tweezers, or tongs. Bolts, screws, clips, cements, or otherwise fastens parts together by hand or using handtools or portable powered tools. Frequently works at bench as member of assembly group assembling one or two specific parts and passing unit to another worker. Loads and unloads previously setup machines, such as arbor presses, drill presses, taps, spot-welding machines, riveting machines, milling machines, or broaches, to perform fastening, force fitting, or light metal-cutting operation on assembly line. May be assigned to different work stations as production needs require or shift from one station to another to reduce fatigue factor. May be known according to product assembled.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 79

706.684-026 ASSEMBLER, TYPE-BAR-AND-SEGMENT (office machines)

Assembles typewriter type-bar-and-segment units and bends ends of type bars to specified angles and clearances preparatory to type soldering, using handtools and hand-powered brake: Clamps segment to holding device and inserts type bars into segment slots. Pushes curved wire (fulcrum) through channel in segment and through holes in type bars to hold them in place. Moves bars to determine snugness of fit. Bends type-bars to fit precisely into segment slots, using special pliers. Grinds defective bars to fit, using emery wheel. Positions type-bar-and-segment assembly to holding plate on braking device. Moves levers to adjust quadrant (scale in degrees) to degree desired, to bend ends of type bars to specified angles and clearances, and to release bent type bars from holding and bending jaws. Removes formed type-bar-and-segment unit from braking device. Positions type-bar-and-segment assembly in guide-installation fixture and installs type guide, using special alignment tools and power screwdriver. Checks outside bars for guide clearance after removal from fixture, using gauge. May be designated according to work performed as Fitter, Type-Bar-And-Segment (office machines); Former, Type-Bar-And-Segment (office machines); Guide-Installer, Type-Bar-And-Segment (office machines); Spacer, Type-Bar-And-Segment (office machines).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.684-030 ATOMIZER ASSEMBLER (fabrication, nec)

Assembles component parts of perfume atomizers, such as stems, washers, springs, and plungers, using handtools: Screws completed atomizers onto empty glass containers and places them in boxes.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

706.684-034 BAR AND FILLER ASSEMBLER (furniture)

Fits upright filler tubes into crossbars to form sections of metal bed ends: Sets crossbar in place in assembling frame. Sets filler tubes vertically in each hole in bar and presses tubes into bar with lever. Removes section from frame.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

706.684-038 BEARING-RING ASSEMBLER (machinery mfg.) alternate titles: unit assembler

Assembles outer rings, inner rings, bearings, and retainer guards to form ball bearing assembly unit used in manufacture of gyros and other commercial equipment: Selects inner ring and places it on pedestal jig. Selects outer ring and places it on pedestal jig. Picks up ball bearings of specified size and number, using magnetic and nonmagnetic needles. Inserts bearings between outer and inner rings, spacing them with nonmagnetic needle. Selects and inserts retaining guard into ball bearing unit assembly. Tests finished assemblies with gauge to determine accurate radial play. May secure ball bearings in position, using rivets and riveting press. May disassemble finished ball bearings rejected, during final inspection.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.684-042 BENCH ASSEMBLER (agric. equip.) alternate titles: subassembler

Assembles parts to form yard and garden care equipment components, such as reels, steering handles, and gear boxes, following specifications and using handtools and power tools: Fits parts of components together and fastens them with bolts and cotter pins, using handtools and pneumatic impact wrench. Seats inserts, such as bearings and grease seals in hubs and sleeves, using power press. Rivets reel blades to hubs on reel shaft, using pneumatic clinching gun, and sets rivets, using rivet press [RIVETING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) I]. May be designated according to part assembled as Reel Fabricator (agric. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

706.684-046 BENCH HAND (motor-bicycles)

Assembles motorcycle and bicycle subassemblies, using arbor press, drill press, grinder, riveter, or other power bench machines: Positions and clamps metal parts in bed of machines. Starts machines to burr, grind, drill, or polish brake drum, clutch hub, shifter cam, or other subassembly parts, following standard procedures. Removes part from machine and compares part with pattern. Bends tubular sections to specified shape, using handtools. Fits and rivets or spot welds parts together.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.684-050 DRAWER UPFITTER (furniture) alternate titles: drawer-hardware worker; file-drawer finisher

Assembles drawers for use in metal file cabinets: Inserts slide rod, block, and spring in file drawers to hold file guides. Rivets label holders to drawer fronts. Screws handles to drawers.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

706.684-054 FITTER II (any industry)

Fits together components of fabricated metal products, such as boxes, shells, and frames, for window sashes, doors, bicycles, and tubular furniture to prepare them for welding, brazing, or assembly: Positions parts into fixture or frame, examines alignment visually, or verifies alignment, using square, rule, and template. Files and grinds to remove burrs or alter shape. Straightens part by hammering or using straightening press. Secures part to fixture or fastens parts together, using clamps.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

706.684-058 HYDRAULIC-CHAIR ASSEMBLER (furniture)

Assembles hydraulic chairs, such as professional, laboratory, and hospital chairs from prefabricated and finished parts: Assembles hydraulic-lifting and chair-revolving mechanisms and mounts them on base. Assembles chair frame to base and attaches seat, arm, and headrests. Inspects and adjusts completed unit. Rethreads screws, retaps holes, and removes excess paint while assembling, to facilitate work. May be designated according to type of chairs assembled as Dental-Chair Assembler (furniture).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

706.684-062 INJECTOR ASSEMBLER (engine-turbine)

Smooths, drills, and tests parts for diesel engine fuel injectors according to specifications, using lapping machine, microscope drill, and testing equipment: Mounts injector check valves on spindle heads. Smooths flat and curved surfaces of valves on rotating disk or semispherically shaped pan containing $T3lapping compound$T1 for specified time. Examines samples of lapped valves under binocular microscope for nicks and grooves. Clamps injector spray tip in fixture under microscope drill and moves lever to drill holes into tip. Stamps identifying numbers on injector parts, using roll type metal stamper. Clamps body of injector into holding fixture and inserts tip assembly including check valve, barrel and plunger, stem, spring, and retaining nut. Screws injector into testing machine and moves lever to test operation of plunger, spring, and spray tip outlets.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

706.684-070 LOCK ASSEMBLER (furniture)

Assembles bases, columns, housings, springs, valves, and tubing to form completed supports for hydraulic chairs, such as dental or barber chairs. May operate any of various metalworking machines to machine rough or inaccurately shaped parts to size.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

706.684-074 LOCK ASSEMBLER (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Fastens together parts of locks with screws, bolts, and rivets, using handtools and power tools: Files and fits parts to obtain smooth functioning of lock. Assembles inside lock parts in lock case and rivets side plate in place, using rivet tool. May pack locks in cartons and mark cartons to identify contents.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.684-078 LOCK INSTALLER (furniture)

Installs slide locks in drawers of metal office furniture, using power drill to cut holes and handtools to screw parts in place.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.684-082 METAL-BED ASSEMBLER (furniture) alternate titles: panel assembler

Assembles head and foot sections of metal bedstead: Inserts upright fillers in holes in bedpost and in holes in cross filler. Springs legs of frame apart and inserts ends of cross filler into holes in legs. Fits molding to bedpost and drives it into grooves in bedpost with mallet. Forces ends of panel into molding, bottom of panel into cross molding, and ends of cross molding into bedpost, using mallet. May cut panel from stock, using power shear. May bend molding to shape by use of power press. May assemble safety rails and attach motors, pulleys, and cables to bed frame to assemble electric hospital beds. May be designated according to section of bed assembled as Foot-Piece Assembler (furniture); Head-Piece Assembler (furniture).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.684-086 PLUMBING-HARDWARE ASSEMBLER (plumbing-heat.) alternate titles: assembler; fittings tightener

Assembles plumbing fixtures, such as faucets, stoppers, and shower heads, using handtools and power tools: Screws pipe fittings into grease traps, check valves, and other plumbing fixtures, using pipe wrench or power wrench. Drills holes in fixtures for bolt attachments, using power drill. Fits parts together and secures parts with screws, bolts, or solder, using handtools and flame solderer. May adjust valves and other linkage to ensure free action of moving parts.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

706.684-090 SPRING ASSEMBLER (metal prod., nec)

Assembles leaf-type springs, performing any combination of following tasks: Picks up specified spring leaves from conveyor and inserts metal rod through center holes of leaves to align leaves lengthwise and form springs. Removes rod and attaches leaves together with nut and bolt, using pneumatic wrench. Attaches pads and clips to leaf spring to maintain spring alignment. Places ends of spring under bushing machine and activates machine to insert rubber bushings. May spread grease over surface of spring leaves before assembly, using greasing apparatus or brush. May compress leaves prior to attaching center bolt, using press. May be designated according to specific task performed as Bolt-Up Worker (metal prod., nec); Bushing-And-Broach Operator (metal prod., nec); Catcher (metal prod., nec); Clip Riveter (metal prod., nec); Greaser (metal prod., nec); Pinner (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

706.684-094 SUBASSEMBLER (office machines)

Fastens together and adjusts variety of subassemblies, such as circuit breakers, brush slides, control panels, and other office machine subassemblies, using assembly fixtures and handtools: Reads blueprints or written instructions to determine position of subassembly components, such as cams, shafts, frames, keys, and brushes. Positions components in assembly fixtures. Fastens subassembly together with bolts, screws, and collars, using wrenches and screwdrivers. May solder parts of subassembly together. Adjusts linkage and clearance of assembled components to specifications, using fixed gauges and handtools. May disassemble and inspect subassemblies of rebuilt machines for conformance to engineering change orders.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 80

706.684-098 VALVE GRINDER (machine shop) alternate titles: valve lapper

Laps valves against valve seats to produce gastight fit, using powered tools: Applies lapping compound to bearing surfaces of valve and seat. Inserts valve stem into valve guide and positions valve against seat. Engages holes or slot in top of valve with projections in powered rotary tool (valve grinder). Presses and rotates valve against seat, using powered tool. May test valve by connecting chamber to hydraulic or pneumatic pressure and observing leaks. May rotate valve against seat, using handtool.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

706.684-102 VENDING-MACHINE ASSEMBLER (svc. ind. mach.)

Fastens together components of vending or slot machines and assembles machine, using handtools and power tools, performing any combination of following tasks: Positions, aligns, and fastens specified parts to form subassemblies of coin machines, such as selector button control panels, coin changer chassis, coin chutes, and refrigeration units, using hand press, jigs, and pneumatic screwdriver. Attaches inside components of machine, such as selection drums, evaporator units, ice makers, cup droppers, and motors as machines pass along conveyor line. Positions and attaches door panels, latch assemblies, and instruction panels, using pneumatic screwdriver.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

706.684-106 WHEEL LACER AND TRUER (motor-bicycles) alternate titles: wheel assembler; wheel truer

Laces and trues-up (aligns) motorcycle and bicycle wheels according to specifications, using gauges and handtools or power tools: Hooks wire spokes onto perforated hubs and screws nipples of spokes onto rim to lace (assemble) wheel, using special hand wrench. Measures diameter of wheel, using fixed gauge. Grinds protruding end of spokes from inside surface of rim, using portable hand grinder. Mounts tires on wheels [TIRE MOUNTER (fabrication, nec)] and clamps wheel in fixture. Positions dial indicator against tire and rim, turns wheel, and notes points at which wheel needs alignment as indicated by needle deflection on indicator. Turns spoke nipples with wrench to adjust tension of spokes at indicated points to align wheel.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

706.684-110 WRAPPER OPERATOR (metal prod., nec)

Wraps extended spring leaf ends around main leaf, using hand-operated wrapping device: Selects and sets eye pin (eye holder) into base of wrapping device. Positions cold main-leaf eye over pin to hold main leaf in place during wrapping. Heats end of second leaf for specified time in furnace and positions leaf behind main-leaf eye, using clamp tongs. Inserts centering pin through center hole in each leaf to align leaves and clamps leaves together with tongs. Pulls lever to move pressure plate against heated end of second leaf forcing it around main-leaf eye.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

706.685-010 TYPE-SOLDERING-MACHINE TENDER (office machines)

Tends machine equipped with multiple stations that solders typewriter type to type bars: Clamps type bar and segment-assembly to holding plate of machine. Selects type in designated sequence and positions type between guides, or in matrix plate on machine table. Pulls down first type bar with fingers and seats end of bar in back slot of type. Pushes table or depresses treadle that moves assembly to next station where flux, solder, and coolant air are automatically applied. May apply flux to back slot, using tweezers. May adjust guides for different styles of type, using size blocks and turning setscrews. May remove excess solder to prevent type from binding in type guide, using pencil-flame gas torch and brush or file.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.685-014 WHEEL-TRUING MACHINE TENDER (motor-bicycles)

Tends truing machine which aligns spoke-wheels: Places loosely laced (spoked) wheel onto rotating bed of machine. Presses buttons to lower ram which clamps wheel into position. Turns knob which rotates turntable to align spoke nipple screws on wheel with advanceable power screwdrivers. Presses button to bring screwdrivers into contact with screw and tighten them. Pushes lever to progressively rotate worktable to align screws with screwdrivers. Removes wheel from machine and mounts on mandrel; places point of dial indicator against rim. Spins wheel and reads dial to ascertain points of diameter and circumference imbalance. Turns spoke nipples with wrench where required to true-up wheel.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

706.687-010 ASSEMBLER, PRODUCTION (any industry)

Performs repetitive bench or line assembly operations to mass-produce products, such as automobile or tractor radiators, blower wheels, refrigerators, or gas stoves: Places parts in specified relationship to each other. Bolts, clips, screws, cements, or otherwise fastens parts together by hand, or using handtools or portable power tools. May tend machines, such as arbor presses or riveting machine, to perform force fitting or fastening operations on assembly line. May be assigned to different work stations as production needs require. May work on line where tasks vary as different model of same article moves along line. May be designated according to part or product produced.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 80

706.687-018 FAN-BLADE ALIGNER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: blade aligner; fan-blade truer; line-up-machine operator

Bends metal fan blades by hand to adjust pitch (angle) of blade, and to align blades for vibrationless tracking: Places blade assembly on spindle of gauging fixture, and manually rotates blades between set of pin gauges. Sights across blade surface and tips of gauge pins, and bends and twists blade into contact with pin ends. May use wrench or bending tool to adjust heavy-duty blades and blade carriers. May align and adjust pitch of oil-retaining ring at hub of commercial or industrial fan.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

706.687-022 INSPECTOR, ALIGNING (office machines) alternate titles: aligning checker

Examines typed characters and exterior features of typewriter, such as serial number and carriage model, for conformance to specifications: Verifies serial number, model carriage, front panel, and type style against specifications. Measures width of type guide, using go-not-go gauge. Compares arrangement of key tops with diagram stick to verify positions of characters. Types line-of-write on sample sheet and examines typing for defects, such as characters above or below line-of-write, heavy or light impressions, cutting into or embossing paper, and uneven spacing or tilted characters. Marks sample sheet with prescribed symbols to indicate defects. Places sheet, ticket, and machine on conveyor for realigning or stamps inspection number on tickets and papers of approved machine and posts serial number to production report. Determines alignment and looseness of specified parts, using screwdriver.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

706.687-026 INSPECTOR, TYPE (office machines)

Examines typewriter type under mounted magnifying glass for defects, such as burrs, incomplete or off-center characters, or malformed back blades. Discards defective type. May push type along knifelike blade for ease in examining.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

706.687-030 PUSH-CONNECTOR ASSEMBLER (house. appl.) alternate titles: assembler, latches and springs

Installs catches in vacuum cleaner hose couplings, using fingers and metal pry: Positions spring-steel ring in holding groove on inside wall of coupling. Pries ring away from coupling wall, using handtool, and slips latch bar between ring and wall. Positions latch bar so that push button attached to bar protrudes through opening in coupling wall. Inserts second latch bar at opposite point on coupling.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

706.687-034 ROLLER-BEARING INSPECTOR (machinery mfg.; motor-bicycles) alternate titles: roller-bearing assembler

Sorts rollers for roller bearings into groups according to diameter or length: Sets gauge slots of machine that automatically ejects off-size rollers, using micrometers and gauges. Feeds rollers into machine hopper. Examines rollers for defects, such as marks, scratches, or other blemishes. Measures bearing retainer for conformance to specification, using height gauge. Fits bearings into retainer rings and packs roller bearings in boxes for shipment. May sort inner and outer rings of ball bearing, according to size, using gauges.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION, ASSEMBLY, AND REPAIR OF METAL PRODUCTS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with fabricating, assembling, and repairing metal products.

709.134-010 SUPERVISOR, METAL FURNITURE ASSEMBLY (furniture)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling and packing metal furniture: Assigns tasks to workers based on workflow. Monitors work in progress to ensure conformance to set standards and work order specifications. Assists workers in performance of duties to solve work problems or reassigns workers to maintain production at specified levels. Trains new workers. Inspects assembled pieces for conformity to production standards. Reroutes defective furniture for reworking. Enforces worker adherence to safety standards. Examines packaging for furniture to ensure compliance with company standards. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

709.137-010 INSPECTION SUPERVISOR (chemical; nonfer. metal)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting materials received, production of uranium fuel elements, and storage of fuel elements in nuclear fuel plant: Assigns workers to inspection stations according to priorities and workers' knowledge of nuclear fuel element processing procedures and techniques. Examines materials and products rejected by subordinates to verify defects and to determine whether defects are within allowable engineering standards. Submits samples of hardware and materials received to quality control personnel to obtain verification of manufacturers' certifications and authorizations to release items for production usage. Compiles and submits reports to quality control engineer. Trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

709.281-010 LOCKSMITH (any industry) alternate titles: lock expert

Installs, repairs, rebuilds, and services mechanical or electrical locking devices, using handtools and special equipment: Disassembles locks, such as padlocks, safe locks, and door locks, and repairs or replaces worn tumblers, springs, and other parts. Inserts new or repaired tumblers into lock to change combination. Cuts new or duplicate keys, using keycutting machine. Moves lockpick in cylinder to open door locks without keys. Opens safe locks by drilling. May keep records of company locks and keys.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

709.281-014 LOCKSMITH APPRENTICE (any industry)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

709.364-010 INSPECTOR, MAGNETIC PARTICLE AND PENETRANT (any industry)

Inspects chemically treated metallic and nonmetallic parts and assemblies under fluorescent or black lighting for defects, such as fissures, weld breaks, or fractures, using magnetic particle or fluid penetrant inspection processes and equipment, using either of following methods: (1) Immerses or sprays ferrous magnetic metal parts with iron oxide solution. Positions parts between electrodes of magnetic testing equipment and activates switch to induce magnetic field that attracts and accumulates iron oxide particles at defective points. (2) Immerses or sprays nonmagnetic metal or nonmetallic parts with fluid penetrant solution. Rinses excess solution from parts, and dries parts in oven. Examines parts under fluorescent or black lighting to detect defects at or near part surfaces indicated by thick deposits of iron oxide particles or reflection of penetrant solutions. Removes surface defects, using handtools, power tools, or abrasive solutions, or marks part defects for repair or discard depending on nature and extent of defects. Notifies supervisor of defective processing of parts or materials. May be designated by inspection process involved as Inspector, Magnetic Particle (any industry); Inspector, Penetrant (any industry).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 87

709.364-014 TOWEL-CABINET REPAIRER (business ser.)

Services continuous-roll towel cabinets in rest rooms of industrial and commercial establishments: Disassembles cabinet, using handtools, to determine cause of failure reported by towel-service company customer. Repairs or replaces components, such as springs and release mechanism, at scene or returns cabinet to repair shop for more extensive overhaul. May repair or replace related items, such as hot-air hand driers, toilet tissue dispensers, and soap dispensers. May deliver laundered towels to customers on route, according to prescribed schedule.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.367-010 INSPECTOR, METAL CAN (tinware) alternate titles: can-line examiner; can technician

Inspects and tests metal cans for imperfections, using scaler and measuring devices: Pulls samples of tinplate or aluminum sheeting can bodies and ends from production lines, and inspects them for surface flaws in metal, defective seams, and machining defects, such as scratches, burrs, and dents. Measures sample, using micrometer or gauges, to verify dimensions. Records results of inspection in log for each machine. Stops production line when inspection reveals need for corrective maintenance. Tests cans for bursting strength, using hot oil-pressure tank. Feeds defective test cans through testing machines to verify efficiency of rejection mechanisms. Disassembles and flattens cans or lids, using handpress and cutters. Measures flanges, hooks, seams, curls, countersinks, beads, and inside and outside dimensions of cans, using dial gauges. Immerses coated cans and lids in chemical solutions for specified time to test resistance of coating. Weighs coated and uncoated can samples, and records and compares difference in weight with standard conversion charts to determine amount of coating deposited. Verifies temperature of drying ovens and solder baths to ensure uniformity of heating and melting processes.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.381-010 ATOMIC-FUEL ASSEMBLER (chemical) alternate titles: fuel assembler; process operator, atomic energy

Prepares fuel elements for use in nuclear reactors or radiographic measuring and detecting devices, performing any combination of following tasks: Strings fuel cells on wire or rod, using tweezers, safety gloves, and radiation shield or box. Enlarges hole in cell as necessary for precise fit, using reamers, files, scrapers, and emery cloth. Inspects completed assembly for flaws, such as burrs or faulty assembly. Stacks prescribed number of assemblies in jig and slips ring or cap over end to form single fuel unit. Cleans inside of metallic tubes, using ultrasonic wand, preparatory to filling with liquid fuel solution. Mixes radioactive solution according to specifications and pours into tube, using remote-controlled slave manipulators. Seals ends of tube by crimping cap or by spot welding cap to tube. Inspects tubes for leakage, using mass spectrometer or disintegration counter. Cleans exterior of tubes, using acetone and cloth or brush. Packs tubes in cartons or lead containers for shipment. Weighs completed assemblies or radioactive materials, using gram scale. Keeps records of materials used, shipping data, and number of units assembled.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

709.381-014 MODEL BUILDER (furniture)

Makes parts for and assembles prototypes of metal furniture according to specifications to test practicality of new designs: Lays out and marks parts, following blueprints, sketches, and verbal instructions, using calipers and scribers. Cuts and forms parts from metal, such as steel and aluminum, using lathe, power saw, snips, and handtools. Joins parts, using screwdriver, wrench, and welding torch. May alter design of finished model according to revised specifications.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

709.381-018 MODEL MAKER II (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: jewelry-casting-model maker

Constructs metal models of jewelry articles for use in making molds for casting jewelry parts: Lays out design on metal stock, using gravers. Cuts metal along markings and smooths edges, using handsaw and file. Examines and measures metal parts for conformance to design specifications on scale drawing. Hammers, carves, and scrapes rough model to produce specified relief design, using handtools. Drills holes in model, using drill press. Assembles and solders parts together [SOLDERER (jewelry-silver.) 700.381-050]. Polishes metal surfaces, using abrasive wheel. May make and sharpen tools. May modify design specifications to conform to production requirements. May construct preliminary model of wax or wire.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

709.381-022 MODEL-MAKER APPRENTICE (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: jewelry-casting-model-maker apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

709.381-026 MOLD STAMPER AND REPAIRER (rubber tire) alternate titles: mold dresser

Repairs and refinishes tire molds and changes lettering plates and bead rings: Repairs nicks, dents, and holes in molds, using ball peen hammer, hand drill, chisels, metal plugs, and acetylene torch. Refinishes repaired area or complete mold with hand-buffing machine and steel wool. Changes bead rings and nameplates showing size and ply to correspond with tires scheduled to be cured, using wrenches. Cleans and maintains inventory of plates, bead rings, and molds. Positions molds in area, using hoist. May add metal to, or remove metal from, plates, rings, and molds, using welding equipment and files. May fill in mold lettering with liquid metal or plugs, buff to smooth finish, and restamp [MOLD STAMPER (machine shop)].
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

709.381-030 ORGAN-PIPE MAKER, METAL (musical inst.)

Casts metal into sheets and forms metal pipes for pipe organs, using handtools and knowledge of metal properties and pipe making: Melts mixture of lead and tin in melting pot. Pours molten metal onto flat table to form sheets. Brushes sizing onto sheets and cuts sheets, using hook-knife and power shears. Hand-rolls sheets into tubes on mandrel, using handtools. Scrapes edges, using handtool to obtain required angle for soldering and solders seam. Places pipe on mandrel and hammers pipe, using mallet to form and finish mouth. Hand-rolls annealed sheet zinc in similar manner to form larger pipes.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

709.381-034 PATTERNMAKER (furniture)

Sketches and constructs patterns from blueprints for use in manufacture of metal furniture parts: Draws outline of part on paper or traces it from blueprint. Transfers outline onto pattern materials, such as metal, plastic, or rubber by tracing over lines. Cuts out pattern with lathe or handtools and power tools, such as tin snips and power hacksaw. Assembles pattern sections, using handtools, such as hammer and screwdriver. Marks identifying number or symbol on pattern.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

709.381-038 REED MAKER (machinery mfg.)

Fabricates reed assemblies for textile looms, using machines, handtools, and gauges: Inserts spool of wire in machine that cuts wire into dents (specified lengths) and consecutively fastens ends of dents to opposing coils of two parallel forming springs. Positions additional forming springs across rows of dents to reinforce assembly and ensure specified spacing of dents. Compresses springs in screw press and wires frame (steel band) around dents to form reed assembly of specified width. Packs lime preparation between dents and dips assembly into solder trough to solder dent ends to frame. Removes lime preparation, wires, and springs, using handtools. Inspects spacing of dents, using micrometer and feeler gauge. Corrects spacing, using straightening tool. Cleans and polishes reed assembly, using portable buffing wheel.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

709.381-042 SPRING FORMER, HAND (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: fitter, hand

Shapes semielliptical spring leaves, using hand-forming jack: Reads specifications to determine arch required to shape leaf and computes additional arch required to compensate for unsetting of leaves in subsequent operations. Positions forming die (flexible pattern) over center pin of jack. Bends pattern and secures it to jack with holding pin. Positions center hole of hot leaf over center pin and bends leaf, using clamp tongs. Clamps ends of each leaf to pattern and sprinkles water over leaf to set arch and prevent warping. Immerses leaves in oil and places them in tempering oven [TEMPERER (heat treating)]. Shapes cold leaves on fitting block with sledgehammer.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

709.381-046 WIRE-MESH-FILTER FABRICATOR (metal prod., nec)

Fabricates and installs wire-mesh screening in housings of filters used for swimming pools and in motors of jet aircraft, motor boats, and automobiles, following blueprints or sketches, using handtools, power tools, and metalworking tools: Cuts copper or stainless steel wire-mesh screening sections according to dimensional specifications, using hand shears, scissors, or power shears. Joins sections of screening, using spot welding or riveting machines. Solders seams of screen with soldering iron or silver solder and acetylene torch. Applies silver solder and flux to screening crosspieces, and places screening in gas-fired furnace to melt solder, using tongs. Fits screening into housing of filter and solders screening in place. May fabricate and install wire-mesh screening in housing of experimental model fitters and be designated Experimental Fabricator-And-Installer (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

709.382-010 SEWING-MACHINE TESTER (machinery mfg.)

Sets up and operates new sewing machines to test machine and attachments preparatory to shipment: Feeds piece of cloth into machine to test feeding action. Threads machine and makes prescribed tension adjustments preparatory to test sewing. Starts machine and sews sample piece of cloth, varying stitching pattern and type of stitch to evaluate machine operation. Installs machine attachments, such as hemming, buttonholing, and shirring devices to evaluate operation of attachments. Rejects defective machines and attachments. May verify effectiveness of machine attachments, using detachable gauge. May specialize in attachment testing and be designated Sewing-Machine Attachment Tester (machinery mfg.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.384-010 FIRE-EXTINGUISHER REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and tests fire extinguishers in repair shops and in establishments, such as factories, homes, garages, and office buildings, using handtools and hydrostatic test equipment: Dismantles extinguisher and examines tubings, horns, head gaskets, cutter discs, and other parts for defects. Replaces worn or damaged parts, using handtools. Cleans extinguishers and recharges them with materials, such as soda water and sulfuric acid, carbon tetrachloride, nitrogen, or patented solutions. Tests extinguishers for conformity with legal specifications, using hydrostatic test equipment. May install cabinets and brackets to hold extinguishers. May sell fire extinguishers.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.484-010 SILK-SCREEN-FRAME ASSEMBLER (any industry) alternate titles: frame builder, silk-screen; setter-up, silk-screen frame

Builds frames for silk or metal screens used to stencil identifying or operational data on parts or products following blueprints: Bends bar stock to specified shape and dimensions to form frame, using vise and handtools. Solders joints, using soldering iron. Measures and marks location of holes on frame, using rule. Drills and threads holes, using drill press and handtap. Screws guides and stops in holes for use in positioning part in frame.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.484-014 STRAIGHTENER, HAND (any industry)

Straightens metal workpieces to blueprint specifications, using handtools and knowledge of metal properties: Rolls workpiece on flat surface or mounts and rotates it between centers to ascertain irregularities visually or with dial indicator. Positions workpiece on surface plate or anvil and hammers workpiece at points of irregularity to straighten it. Hammers mandrel through cylindrical objects, such as pipes or tubing to remove dents or kinks. Measures straightened workpiece for conformance with specifications, using straightedge, micrometers, and calipers. May straighten workpiece in straightening press. May heat workpiece in furnace or with heating torch to straighten it. May be designated according to parts straightened as Tool Straightener (any industry); Straightener, Gun Parts (ordnance).
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.587-010 INSPECTOR (cutlery-hrdwr.)

Inspects and examines articles, such as can openers, hacksaw blades, steel rules, and kitchen cutlery for manufacturing defects: Examines parts for defects, such as nicks, defective plating, and incorrect marking. Verifies dimensions of parts, using fixed gauges. Turns handle of can opener to verify meshing of gears. Attaches tag, noting defects, to article and returns it to repair department. May be designated according to article inspected as Hacksaw Inspector (cutlery-hrdwr.); Steel-Rule Inspector (cutlery-hrdwr.).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.587-014 SPOILAGE WORKER (tinware) alternate titles: can-repairer

Inspects and repairs rejected tin cans and tin-can parts: Inspects parts for defects, such as scratches, dents, nicks, and punctures, and sorts parts according to type of defect. Places can parts over die of straightening fixture and depresses pedal that forces curving plate against die to remove dents or places can body over form and reshapes flanges and side walls, using rubber hammer. Tests cans for leaks, using pressure tester [TESTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (tinware)]. Solders holes in seams, using gas flame and hand-soldering iron. Cleans can parts with damp cloth, water, or solvent. Records source, type, and disposition of reprocessed cans and places cans and can parts in carton. Weighs scrap and routes scrap to salvage department. May observe decorated cans emerging from oven and remove cans with defects, such as faulty printing, malformed seams, or foreign materials.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

709.667-010 FABRIC STRETCHER (furniture) alternate titles: bunk assembler; cot assembler; fabric assembler; flat-spring assembler

Clinches wire mesh fabric to metal frames to assemble springs for cots, folding beds, and other furniture: Clamps frame in jig and hooks helical springs to frame bars. Spreads fabric and stretches springs, using hooked handtool, and links spring hooks to loops of fabric. Attaches hooks to secure fabric to frame, using pliers and hammer.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.682-010 AUTOCLAVE OPERATOR II (chemical)

Operates series of high pressure autoclaves to test fabricated uranium fuel elements for leakage and ruptures in zirconium cladding and weld: Loads fuel elements in metal baskets and places baskets into tank of autoclave, using crane. Closes tank lid, using torque wrench. Turns valve to admit specified amount of water into tank, and closes exhaust outlet of tank. Activates electric heating element, adjust control knobs, and observes gauges to obtain specified temperature and pressure. Monitors gauges to prevent rise in temperature and listens for alarm signal that indicates leak or rupture of one or more fuel elements. Presses button to cut off heat elements, opens exhaust water valve to dump hot water, and opens valve to admit cold water to cool elements. Opens autoclave, removes basket, and replaces tested elements. Records serial number of ruptured elements. Periodically tests quality of deionized water in autoclave, using special equipment.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

709.684-010 ADJUSTER (furniture)

Bends or shapes doors and drawers so that they fit snugly and work smoothly in assembled metal furniture without binding, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.684-014 ASSEMBLER, METAL FURNITURE (furniture) alternate titles: metal-furniture assembler

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble metal furniture: Drills holes in parts, such as backrests, covers, and seats, using power drill and template. Fits parts together and fastens them temporarily with clamps and presses. Bolts, staples, or screws parts together, using handtools, such as pliers, wrenches, pneumatic screwdrivers, and staplers. Rivets parts together, using hand or pneumatic hammer. Inserts such parts as casters and scuff plates into holes or slots. Bends fastening devices and fits interlocking parts together with hammer or rubber mallet or by striking parts against floor or workbench. Applies cement to cushions and covers, using brush or spray gun, and joins parts by hand. Pulls and fastens drawstrings, wires, or springs to join precut upholstery covers to armrests, seats, and other parts, using handtools. Inserts drawers into slides and adjusts slides to fit drawer surfaces. Packs furniture for shipment. May bend metal parts, using bending machine. May be designated according to parts assembled as Backrest Assembler (furniture); Seat Assembler (furniture); or according to type of metal furniture assembled as Art Metal-Chair Assembler (furniture); Office-Chair Assembler (furniture); Table Assembler, Metal (furniture).
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 80

709.684-018 ASSEMBLY-LINE INSPECTOR (furniture)

Inspects unfinished metal articles of furniture for defects in metal or poor work: Marks rejected piece with chalk or crayon and returns it to proper department for repairs. Observes and feels welds and bent corners for burrs. Removes burrs, using file or emery paper. May inspect assembled electric hospital beds to certify conformity to production standards.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

709.684-022 BABBITTER (machine shop)

Lines bearing surfaces of metal workpieces with babbitt (tin alloy) to reduce friction and wear: Melts metal in pot or ladle. Positions workpiece in fixture, and heats with torch. Pours molten metal from ladle or pot into fixture. Smooths and shapes bearing surfaces to match contours, using hand scraper. May apply acid to workpiece and dip it in molten tin to coat surface preparatory to babbitting.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

709.684-026 BIRD-CAGE ASSEMBLER (metal prod., nec)

Fabricates wire birdcages, using handtools and drill press: Cuts wire to specified length, using wirecutter. Positions metal plate in jig, and drills holes around circumference of plate, using drill press. Fits ends of wires into holes in plate, and fastens upper ends of wire together to form cage.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

709.684-030 CAGE MAKER (concrete prod.)

Cuts, forms, and welds wire mesh and reinforcing steel to fabricate cages used in reinforcing concrete pipe and other concrete forms, according to blueprint or work order specifications: Obtains roll of wire mesh of specified gauge, and unrolls and stretches out mesh for cutting. Measures mesh with steel rule and cuts strands, using hand or pneumatic cutter. Feeds wire mesh into rollers of bending machine and turns adjusting wheel to shape frame or cage sections. Places formed rods or mesh on floor or in special forming stand preparatory to welding. Tack-welds sections together, using arc-welding equipment. Cuts reinforcing steel, using cutting torch.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.684-034 CIGARETTE-LIGHTER REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and cleans cigarette lighters, using handtools: Disassembles lighter and adjusts or replaces parts, such as spark wheels, injector valves, and clutch gears, using handtools. Removes cotton and defective wick from lighter, inserts new wick, and repacks cotton, using tweezers and picks. Immerses lighters in solution to clean them. Applies polish to lighters and refinishes surfaces, using hand polisher. Inserts flint and fills lighter with fluid or gas. May immerse butane lighters in specified solution to detect leaks. May sell lighters to customers. May compute charges for repairs.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.684-038 CLIP-BOLTER AND WRAPPER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: clip wrapper

Clips assembled leaf springs together by any of following methods: (1) Inserts bolt through end holes in U-shaped clip and tightens nut, using impact wrench. (2) Inserts bolt through hole in end of spring and positions spring and clip in holding device. Hammers clip around spring to align hole in clip over bolt. Tightens nut on bolt, using impact wrench. (3) Installs holding die and aligns spring end over clip. Starts press that automatically wraps clip around spring. Reams rough ends from main-leaf eyes, using drill press.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.684-042 HAND STAMPER (any industry)

Stamps designs or lettering into metal workpieces, using hand stamps (punches) and hammer: Obtains specified stamp from rack and holds and hammers it to imprint workpiece. May use stand or fixture to position stamp or workpiece.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.684-046 HOT-TOP LINER (steel & rel.)

Lines ingot mold covers (hot-tops) with firebrick and refractory mortar, using handtools: Examines cover to determine necessary repairs. Pries or chips defective lining from inside of cover, using crowbar, hammer, or pneumatic chisel. Cleans covers, using wire brush. Mixes specified amount of refractory mortar powder with water and spreads mixture on inside of cover, using trowel. Positions firebrick and refractory ring in mortar, using trowel, tamping bar, and wire clamps. Mixes specified amounts of molasses and graphite to form base for premixed facing solution and applies base and facing solution to cover, using brush.
GOE: 05.12.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.684-050 KEY CUTTER (any industry) alternate titles: key maker; keysmith; key worker

Cuts notches in key blanks to duplicate notches of original key, using key-duplicating machine: Selects key blank according to size, shape, or code number of original key. Positions original key and blank in vises on carriage of machine and against guides. Turns thumbscrews to secure key and blank in vises. Starts cutting disk of machine. Pushes and pulls horizontally moving carriage of machine to slide notched edge of original key against stationary guide on machine and to move key blank against cutting disk, duplicating notches of original key in bit of blank. Turns thumbscrews and removes keys from vises. Presses and holds duplicated key against revolving wire wheel to remove burrs from key. Positions one key on top of another to compare notches of keys. May collect payment from customer and make change. May sell key holders or related novelty items.
GOE: 05.12.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

709.684-054 MOLD STAMPER (machine shop)

Lays out and stamps lettering and designs manually on tire molds, following blueprints: Positions and clamps mold on worktable manually or using hoist. Reads blueprint to obtain information, such as location and spacing of single letters, words, and designs. Applies blue pigment to mold and measures and marks reference lines with protractor, rulers, and scribers to indicate location of specified stampings. Positions stamps according to layout lines and hammers stamps to imprint letters and designs in mold in reverse order. Inspects impressions with template to verify uniform depth. May compute spacing of letters. May set up and operate pantograph machine to engrave letters and designs in molds.
GOE: 06.02.31 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

709.684-058 REAMER, HAND (machine shop)

Reams drilled holes in metal workpieces, using handtools. Inserts reamer (straight-fluted rotary cutting tool) into hole and twists and pushes it to enlarge, smooth, or improve roundness of hole. Verifies hole specifications, using plug gauge. May place workpieces in vise when reaming out hole.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.684-062 REPAIRER (furniture) alternate titles: salvage worker

Repairs or replaces damaged metal furniture parts, using handtools and power tools: Welds cracks, using acetylene torch. Files, scrapes, or sands parts to remove dirt, paint, or rust. Melts solder into holes and cracks. Grinds solder until smooth and flush with surrounding metal, using portable grinder. Bends or hammers dented or twisted parts to original shape. Replaces inoperative furniture parts. May reassemble metal furniture.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.684-066 RIVETER, HAND (any industry)

Rivets together light-gauge metal parts to assemble articles, such as kitchenware, household appliances, and metal furniture, using portable riveting gun or rivet set and hammer: Aligns parts and inserts rivets in rivet holes. Positions parts with rivet head against anvil or die. Places die of rivet gun or rivet set over end of rivet shank. Presses trigger of gun or strikes end of rivet set with hammer to spread rivet over rivet hole. May drill or ream rivet holes, using portable drill. May remove defective rivets, using hand punch.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

709.684-070 SALVAGER (petrol. refin.) alternate titles: salvage repairer; valve repairer, reclamation

Repairs defective valves and pipefittings removed from refinery pipelines, following specifications and using handtools and power tools: Clamps valve gauge in vise. Grinds surfaces of valve gauge to specified finish, using portable grinder. Cleans valve parts, using electric buffer and solvents. Verifies dimensions of valve parts, using calipers. Sends parts that require machining to machine shop. Orders new parts by catalog number, size, and type. Assembles and repacks valves, using handtools. Screws valve on testing device and moves handle of hydraulic pump to test valve at specified pressures. Tightens bolts to stop leaks, using wrench. Removes flanges and pipefittings from pipe, using wrenches and acetylene cutting torch. Cleans flanges and fittings, using sandblasting equipment [SANDBLASTER (any industry)]. Paints valves and fittings, using spray gun. Keeps inventory record of valves, flanges, and pipefittings by size and type. May recondition other refinery equipment, such as steam traps, water glasses, tubing, and condenser sections.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.684-074 SHEARER AND TRIMMER, WIRE SCREEN AND FABRIC (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: screen cutter and trimmer; shearer, screen measurer and trimmer

Cuts and trims edges of wire screening or fabric to specified dimensions, using hand shears and hone: Measures material to locate specified point of cut, using rule, scale, or pattern. Cuts material following line between parallel wires of weave or along edge of pattern. Inspects and hones cut edges to remove burrs and even tips of wires, using magnifying glass and hand hone. May hold workpieces in position for brazing. May clean or polish finished workpiece to remove tarnish, using specified cleaning solution or polishing wheel. May cut and trim wire screening, using scissors, power shears, power slitting machine, and grinding machine. May solder edges of screen of wire cloth to form seam and be designated Seamer (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.684-078 SPRING FITTER (metal prod., nec)

Measures, reshapes, and assembles spring leaves to form set of matched springs: Measures leaves, using ruler and straightedge, and sorts them according to size and shape. Reshapes warped leaves to specifications, using sledgehammer or shaping press. Selects and positions matched leaves in vise on worktable and presses pedal to compress leaves. Inserts bolts through leaf holes and tightens nut, using wrench. Verifies length and alignment of spring, using straightedge and ruler. May route spring leaves through assembly process after repairing leaves.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.684-082 STAB SETTER AND DRILLER (cutlery-hrdwr.) alternate titles: blank driller

Fabricates dies used to mark sewing reference points on materials: Positions metal blank on bed of drill press. Aligns drill template over plate. Starts machine and drills holes into blank. Inserts stabs (pointed metal dowels) into holes. Places stab setter (handpunch) over stab and hammers stab into hole.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.684-086 TORCH-STRAIGHTENER-AND HEATER (any industry) alternate titles: straightener, torch

Straightens metal plates, weldments, and structural shapes or preheats them preparatory to welding or bending, using torch: Selects torch tip from data charts according to thickness, area, and temperature of metal to heat. Screws tip on torch and connects hoses from torch to tanks of oxygen and fuel gas, such as acetylene. Turns levers to activate flow of gas, lights flame, and adjusts mixture to obtain desired size and color of flame. Holds or guides flame along surface of workpiece to heat and expand metal, to achieve specified straightness, or until color indicates sufficient heating for welding or machine straightening or bending. Measures workpiece with straightedge or template to ensure conformance with specifications. May hammer out bulges and bends. May place workpiece into heating furnace for specified period of time, using jib of crane.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

709.684-090 TUBE BENDER, HAND I (any industry) alternate titles: bender, hand

Bends metal and plastic tubing, according to specifications, for use in hydraulic, fuel, and electrical installations: Draws outline of tubing on cardboard or cuts wood forming blocks with band scroll saw, following templates. Screws blocks to forming board, as specified. Bends tubing by hand to conform to outline on cardboard or hammers tubing around forming blocks, using mallet. May heat plastic tubing in hot oil or water to facilitate bending. May operate circular power hacksaw to cut tubing. May bead, burr, and flare tubing. May assemble and test preformed metal tubing for use in hydraulic, fuel, and water systems of aircraft and spacecraft.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

709.684-094 UTILITY OPERATOR II (chemical)

Assembles $T3monotubes,$T1 unloads and stores nuclear reactor fuel elements, and decontaminates work area: Places fuel elements and spacers on rack of monotube loading machine in sequential order. Activates machine that automatically pushes fuel elements and spacers into monotubes. Moves filled monotubes to storage, using recharge machine. Removes tube caps from reactor wall openings and attaches connector to loaded monotube and adapter to reactor tube preparatory to charging-discharging operation, using handtools. Decontaminates work area, using brush, soap, and water. Places radiation exposed safety clothing in laundry bags for cleaning and stacks cleaned clothing on shelves.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.684-098 WIRE-FRAME-LAMP-SHADE MAKER (fabrication, nec)

Constructs wire lampshade frames, working from blueprints, sketches, and models, using handtools and wireworking machines: Builds jig of heavy gauge wire to fix position of framing members and hold them in position during production assembly and welding operations, using handtools. Inserts forming blocks and wire stops into machines and adjusts stops and rollers, using handtools. Loads automatic wire-cutting machine and feeds lengths of wire cut to size into wire-forming roller and bending machines. Positions top and bottom frame rings over jig and spot welds framing members to rings.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.684-102 WIRE-ROPE-SLING MAKER (metal prod., nec)

Fabricates wire rope slings from cut lengths of wire rope: Cuts wire rope to specified length, using hand shears or abrasive cutting wheel. Marks rope at specified points, using chalk, and seizes at marks to facilitate forming sling. Forms loop and makes splice, using either of following methods: (1) on mechanical splice, splits rope by separating three adjacent strands to seizing, leaving other three strands and core intact. Bends sets of strands into desired size loop crossing over with one set. Lays strand sections alternately back into rope grooves until sections are laid into throat. Cuts out core and attaches metal sleeve to base of loop. Presses sleeve onto rope, using mechanical or hydraulic press: (2) on hand splice, forms loop at end of rope to seizing. Places loop in splicing vise or places thimble in loop, when required. Interweaves or tucks loose end of strands into body strands, using marlinespike. Cuts protruding ends and hammers down splice, using block of wood and mallet. Wraps wire over splice, when required. Attaches fittings, such as hooks, shackles, turnbuckles, and sockets, to slings according to customer's order. May apply some fittings by swaging or filling with molten zinc.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

709.685-010 GOLD RECLAIMER (metal prod., nec)

Tends equipment that crushes, filters, and separates embedded gold particles from materials, such as broken or scrapped clay, melted crucible, and waste water to reclaim gold for reuse: Fills bin of crusher with material to be processed, using shovel, and starts crusher to grind material into fine powder. Separates gold particles from powder, using special reciprocating table, agitation tank, thickener, and set of troughs. Turns valves and knobs and adds specified amounts of ingredients to waste water in tank. Moves switch to start precipitation process.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.685-014 HOT BOX OPERATOR (metal prod., nec)

Tends machine that removes wrinkles from rolls of metal foil: Places roll of foil on machine feed roller. Threads foil through tension rollers and heated tunnel, and attaches end of foil to rewind roller. Turns valves and knobs to set required tension of rollers and specified heat of tunnel. Starts and observes operation of machine to detect malfunction. Makes required adjustment or notifies supervisor. Removes wrinkle-free roll of foil from machine for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

709.685-018 ROLLER, GOLD LEAF (metal prod., nec)

Tends machine that forms rolls of gold leaf: Places roll of paper on arbor of machine and feeds paper around tension and rewind rollers. Positions coil of wax on machine roller and book of gold leaf on machine table. Starts machine and removes gold leaf from book, using pinchers. Places gold leaf on paper passing into machine, and pulls lever to apply wax coating to paper to prevent sticking of gold leaf on rotating roll which is cut to specified length by machine.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.686-010 LABORER, TIN CAN (tinware)

Performs any combination of following tasks involved in manufacture of tin cans: Opens bales of tinplate, using cutters. Removes rust spots, oil stains, or other surface accumulations, from sheets of tinplate, using steel wool, scouring powder, or cloths soaked in alcohol. Straightens bent or dented tinplate with mallet. Places cans and lids on paint racks, prior to painting process and removes painted items from racks for shipping. Supplies packing-line workers with packing materials. Places units, such as handles and cleats on flux pads and positions nozzles and solder strips on cans on conveyors that pass into ovens used to join items to cans. Packs cans or lids in cardboard containers by hand or using packing machine, or bulk-packs cans in railroad cars or transport trucks with handtools. Lines railroad cars or trucks with paper and installs bulkheads for bulk loading. Sorts cans according to size and type. Feeds flattened can bodies through reforming machine to straighten them. Seals containers with tape, staples, and bands or feeds filled containers through glue machine. Repairs, relabels, and collapses used cartons for subsequent use. Wraps pallet loads of cans with cardboard and paper. Stacks, moves, or loads cans, containers, materials, and supplies around areas of plant by hand, truck, or cart. May inspect units for obvious defects and discard defective items. May be designated according to work assigned as Bag Sealer (tinware); Can-Reforming-Machine Operator (tinware); Can Stacker (tinware); Cleaner (tinware).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

709.687-010 CLEANER AND POLISHER (any industry)

Cleans and polishes chromium or nickel plated articles with cloth and liquid cleanser. May remove paint or other foreign matter adhering to surface of article with solvent, knife, or steel wool. May be designated according to type of metal cleaned as Chrome Cleaner (any industry); Nickel Cleaner (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

709.687-014 CLEANER, FURNITURE (furniture) alternate titles: bed washer; furniture cleaner; metal cleaner

Removes dirt, grease, rust, nicks, and scratches from surfaces of metal furniture or parts, using any of following methods: (1) Immerses furniture or parts into series of chemical and water baths, using hoist. (2) Rubs and wipes metal surfaces with cleaning fluid and dry cloth. (3) Rubs surfaces with emery cloth or sandpaper to remove rust and scratches. (4) Moves steam iron covered with damp cloth across laminated tabletops and wipes moisture from cleaned tabletops with cloth. May be designated by type of metal furniture cleaned as Table-And-Desk Finisher (furniture).
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

709.687-018 HOT-TOP-LINER HELPER (steel & rel.)

Assists HOT-TOP LINER (steel & rel.) in lining covers (hot-tops) for ingot molds: Pries and chips firebrick, mortar, and clay from inside of cover, using tools, such as crowbar or chipping hammer. Attaches crane hooks to lugs of cover. Cleans mold with oxygen lance. Mixes mortar and carries firebrick to repair platform. May signal crane operator to lift and position covers. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.687-022 INSPECTOR (chemical)

Inspects nuclear reactor fuel elements and components for conformance to quality and dimensional specifications: Removes fuel elements and components from conveyors or crates, and inspects them for surface defects, such as pits, cracks, corrosion, and weld beads, using magnifying glass. Examines exposed radiographic films of fuel elements to detect presence of minute voids in elements. Compares defects with standards charts to determine acceptability of each element. Measures interior and exterior dimensions of elements, using ring and plug gauges. Rolls each element through warp gauge to ensure lengthwise alignment. Records number of defective elements and places elements in designated crate.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

709.687-026 INSPECTOR, WIRE PRODUCTS (metal prod., nec)

Inspects wire products, such as brassiere frames, oven or refrigerator racks, and wire cloth for conformance with specifications: Places product in fixture, or measures dimensions, using ruler to verify specified size and shape. Examines product for defects, such as broken welds, chipped or unpainted surfaces, holes, or uneven weave. Twists and bends product into alignment, using hands or pliers. Cuts defective sections from wire cloth, using scissors. Staples ends of wire cloth together, using stapling gun. Routes defective products to repair shop.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.687-030 PROOF-COIN COLLECTOR (government ser.)

Inspects proof (struck from new dies) coins produced by U.S. Mint for imperfections, such as burrs, scratches, and flattened edges. Packs satisfactory units for mailing to coin collectors in specially designed protective envelopes. May inspect medals, lapel buttons, ribbons, and similar items attached to coins for decorative or display purposes.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

709.687-034 SALVAGER HELPER (petrol. refin.)

Assists SALVAGER (petrol. refin.) in repairing defective valves and pipefittings removed from refinery pipelines: Dismantles valves, using wrenches. Rethreads pipefittings, using pipe threader. Sorts fittings according to type and size and places them in bins. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

709.687-038 SPRING INSPECTOR II (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: inspector-and-unloader

Removes springs from conveyor belt and inspects them for defects, such as missing or bent leaves, clips, and bushings, and excessive spacing between leaves: Measures spring dimensions to verify specifications, using rule and micrometer. Marks spring to indicate defects, using crayon. Notifies supervisor when springs indicate specified types and quantity of defects that require rework. Separates and stacks defective and acceptable springs. Straightens defective springs, using hammer.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

709.687-042 SPRING TESTER II (metal prod., nec)

Tests resiliency of springs, such as those used in screen doors, using testing device: Attaches weights to spring and notes deflection and recovery of spring. Discards defective springs.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

709.687-046 TIN-CONTAINER STRAIGHTENER (tobacco)

Places tobacco tin over form and beats with hammer or mallet, or uses straightening device to remove minor dents from tins.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

709.687-050 TUBE BENDER, HAND II (any industry)

Bends metal tubing around forming blocks, or between rollers of bending device to produce components for such products as refrigeration systems or electrical heating units: Marks tubing at point of bend or places end of tubing against stop of bending device. Bends tubing to specified shape around rollers or forming blocks. May slip fittings on tube. May flare tube by forcing end against rotating cone. May be designated according to material formed as Wire Bender, Hand (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

709.687-054 ULTRASONIC TESTER (chemical)

Tests fabricated uranium fuel elements for bonding and element container for thickness in atomic fuel plant, using ultrasonic testing equipment: Pushes buttons and turns dials to activate test equipment. Places fuel element used as standard in test equipment tank, and calibrates ultrasonic sensor chart indicator, comparing chart from test run to standard chart pattern previously obtained. Places untested fuel elements in test tank and observes reading on ultrasonic chart to detect deviations from standard to determine acceptability of elements. Removes fuel elements from tank and places elements in designated cart. Records serial number of rejected fuel elements and type of defects causing rejection. Periodically places standard fuel element in tank and runs test to verify calibration of equipment.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.687-058 WIRE BENDER (furniture)

Bends wire to form frames for mattress and box-spring assemblies, using wire-bending jig: Positions bending pegs on jig table according to specifications and tightens with wrench. Inserts one or more wires in holding device and depresses pedal to drive bending arms around pegs to bend wire to required angle or bends wire around pegs, using lever. Connects frame edge-wire ends with metal sleeve and rivet sleeve, using hammer and punch.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

709.687-062 WIRE-BASKET MAKER (metal prod., nec)

Bends rolled wire-meshing into specified shapes and sizes, using pliers and crimping tool to form such items as fry baskets and waste baskets. May shape wire, using bending jig.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

71 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF SCIENTIFIC, MEDICAL, PHOTOGRAPHIC, OPTICAL, HOROLOGICAL, AND RELATED PRODUCTS

This division includes occupations concerned with assembling, fabricating, and repairing scientific, engineering, and medical equipment, photographic and optical goods, clocks and watches, and related products including fabrication of precision optical and ophthalmic lenses, using specialized handtools and bench-type machines.

710 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF INSTRUMENTS FOR MEASURING, CONTROLLING, AND INDICATING PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing instruments for measuring, controlling, and indicating temperature, pressure and vacuum, fluid flow, liquid level, mechanical motion, rotation, humidity, density, acidity or alkalinity, and combustion, including those used to control home air-conditioning and heating systems and as components in household appliances; dial pressure gauges; scales and balances; and apparatus for testing such physical properties as hardness, tension, torsion, compression, and elasticity. Occupations concerned with instruments for measuring, recording, and controlling electrical characteristics are included in Division 72.

710.131-010 SUPERVISOR, GAS METER REPAIR (utilities)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in testing, adjusting, and repairing gas meters: Trains workers in testing and repair of meters. Requisitions and distributes supply of repair parts. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

710.131-014 SUPERVISOR, INSTRUMENT MAINTENANCE (any industry) alternate titles: instrument repair supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, testing, repairing, adjusting, and calibrating instruments, such as altimeters, ammeters, barometers, compasses, position indicators, steam gauges, tachometers, and voltmeters: Prepares work orders indicating malfunctions of instruments. Inspects and tests shop equipment and repaired instruments for conformance to quality control standards, using testing equipment, such as oscilloscope, pressure chamber, ammeter, and voltmeter. May disassemble, adjust, alter, repair, calibrate, and reassemble damaged or defective instruments, using tweezers and handtools. May train workers in inspecting, testing, repairing, and calibrating procedures. Performs other tasks as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 88

710.131-018 SUPERVISOR, INSTRUMENT MECHANICS (utilities)

Supervises and coordinates activities of INSTRUMENT TECHNICIANS (utilities) engaged in repairing, adjusting, and calibrating meters, gauges, and remote-control equipment of steam-generating plant: Trains workers in repair of instruments. Develops standard methods and procedures for servicing, repairing, and calibrating instruments and control equipment, applying knowledge of repair procedures, using manufacturers maintenance and repair manuals. Sets up instruments to conduct efficiency and performance tests, performs necessary calculations to determine performance of instruments, and records data for use in future repairs. Submits requisitions for parts and test equipment. May assist workers in repair of instruments. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

710.131-022 SUPERVISOR, INSTRUMENT REPAIR (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing, inspecting, and renovating meters and other instruments used to measure, regulate, and control chemical and thermal processes and flow of liquids through pipelines: Inspects new and repaired instruments and verifies dimensions of parts, using test stand, gauges and micrometers. Trains new workers to install, inspect, and renovate instruments. Requisitions new parts and instruments. Assists workers in repair of instruments. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

710.131-026 SUPERVISOR, METER REPAIR SHOP (utilities)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in testing and repairing watt-hour meters, watt-hour demand meters, graphic demand meters, and instrument transformers in meter repair shop of electric power companies: Directs workers engaged in storing and issuing meters and meter repair parts and in making periodic stock inventories. May test electrical metering mechanisms used as standards for accuracy, using meters and instruments mounted on test board. May test rubber protective goods for dielectric strength [RUBBER-GOODS TESTER (elec. equip.; utilities)]. May supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in testing and repairing electrical indicating instruments, such as ammeters, voltmeters, frequency meters, phase angle meters, phase rotation indicators, gas detectors, metal detectors, and analysers. May supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in testing and repairing clock movements in demand meters and other electric-power-system timing equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

710.131-030 SUPERVISOR, METER SHOP (waterworks)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing, maintaining, removing, and repairing water meters: Instructs workers in methods of repairing and maintaining water meters. Inspects industrial plants, office buildings, and apartments to determine size, number, and type meters required. Requisitions materials and supplies required to clean, maintain, and repair meters. Tests accuracy of meters, using calibrated testing equipment and turns dials and indicators to adjust meters. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

710.131-034 SUPERVISOR, SHOP (petrol. & gas) alternate titles: electronics supervisor; supervisor, research shop

Supervises and coordinates activities of INSTRUMENT-MAKER AND REPAIRER (petrol. & gas) in constructing, maintaining, and repairing mechanical and electronic instruments and equipment used in petroleum prospecting and oil and gas well surveying and servicing: Assists subordinates in constructing, maintaining, and repairing instruments and equipment, using handtools. Inspects work of subordinates, using testing instruments. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

710.131-038 SUPERVISOR, INSTRUMENT ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.; inst. & app.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling electronic, electrical, mechanical, and electromechanical instruments, devices, subassemblies, and component parts: Reads work orders, production schedules, product specifications, and parts lists to determine work priorities and material requirements, such as fixtures, tools, supplies, and equipment. Assigns duties to workers. Sets up, or directs other workers to set up, machines and equipment at workstations, such as drill presses, tappers, and riveters. Observes assembly operations and examines product to ensure conformance to specifications, utilizing knowledge of assembly methods and procedures and established quality control standards. Performs other tasks as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 90

710.131-042 SUPERVISOR, THERMOSTATIC CONTROLS (inst. & app.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly, repair, inspection, or calibration of thermostatic controls used to regulate household equipment, such as refrigerators, clothes dryers, and air-conditioners: Plans assembly, repair, inspection, or calibration of thermostats according to blueprints, product specifications, and engineering requirements, and assigns work to subordinates. Performs other tasks as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May prepare requisitions for repair or maintenance of assembly machines, equipment, jigs, and fixtures. May be designated according to activity as Supervisor, Assembly Line (inst. & app.); Supervisor, Calibration (inst. & app.); Supervisor, Inspection (inst. & app.); Supervisor, Rework (inst. & app.).
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 89

710.137-010 SUPERVISOR, ASSEMBLY I (office machines)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling, testing, adjusting, and calibrating scales, balances, and dynamometers. May dismantle and test scale components to determine cause of defects. Performs other tasks as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

710.137-014 SUPERVISOR, METER-AND-REGULATOR SHOP (petrol. refin.; utilities)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing, adjusting, installing, and testing meters, regulators, gauges, and recording instruments for measuring and regulating flow of gas, water, and petroleum: Inspects completed work to ensure adherence to company specifications. Submits requisitions for supplies and materials needed. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

710.261-010 INSTRUMENT REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and calibrates speedometers and other automotive gauges and meters, using handtools and test equipment: Confers with customer to determine nature of malfunction. Inspects components, connections, and drive mechanisms to detect defects. Removes instrument from vehicle and disassembles, cleans, and inspects instrument to determine which parts are defective. Replaces worn and defective parts, using handtools. Tests and calibrates instruments, using mechanical and electronic devices, such as voltmeters, pressure generators, and speedometer tester. Installs instruments in vehicle, using handtools. Computes speedometer drive ratio changes for modified vehicles. Maintains stock and parts inventory. May operate jeweler's lathe and other machines to fabricate instrument parts. May repair automotive clocks [WATCH REPAIRER (clock & watch)].
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

710.281-010 ASSEMBLER AND TESTER, ELECTRONICS (office machines)

Assembles subassemblies into electronic scale, dynamometer, or other force measuring instruments, following specifications, and tests for, diagnoses, and adjusts operating malfunctions: Assembles computer readout printer, scale, and scanner into one unit, using interconnecting cables and handtools. Assembles electronic components, such as frames, chassis boards, resistors, capacitors, circuit breakers, switches, transformers, and condensers into dynamometer or other force measuring instrument, using handtools, soldering iron, bench lathe, and drill press. Measures voltages, using voltmeter, and adjusts voltages to specified value. Varies line voltage, and interprets wave pattern on oscilloscope screen to determine operational accuracy of instrument under varying line voltage conditions. May adjust, repair, or replace parts and code colored wires. May be designated according to type instrument assembled as Dynamometer Assembler And Tester (office machines); Electronic-Scale Assembler And Tester (office machines).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

710.281-018 ELECTROMECHANICAL TECHNICIAN (inst. & app.)

Fabricates, tests, analyzes, and adjusts precision electromechanical instruments, such as accelerometers, altimeters, electromedical instruments, gyroscopes, temperature probes, and x-ray inspection systems, according to blueprints and other specifications, using handtools, metalworking machines, and precision measuring and testing instruments: Operates metalworking machines, such as bench lathe, milling machine, punch press, and drill press to fabricate housings, fittings, jigs, and fixtures, and verifies dimensions, using precision measuring instruments. Assembles wires, insulation, and electrical components, such as resistors and capacitors, following method layouts, using fixtures, binocular microscope, soldering equipment, tweezers, and handtools. Installs electrical assemblies and hardware in housing, using handtools and soldering equipment. Tests assembled instruments for circuit continuity and operational reliability, using test instruments, such as multimeter, oscilloscope, oscillator, electronic voltmeter, and bridge. Analyzes test results and repairs or adjusts instruments according to analysis. Records test results and writes report on fabrication techniques used. May calibrate instruments according to specifications. May specialize in assembly of prototype or production instruments and be designated Development Technician (inst. & app.).
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 90

710.281-022 GAS-METER PROVER (utilities) alternate titles: gas-meter adjuster

Tests ability of gas meters to accurately measure specified volume of gas at maximum and average cubic-feet-per-hour capacity and adjusts meters to correct excessive registration error: Connects hoses from prover to meter inlet and outlet and raises prover bell until prover gauge registers zero. Turns valve to allow measured amount of air or gas to pass through meter at specified flow-rate. Closes valve and compares registration on meter gauge. Screws fitting into meter outlet to retard flow of gas and repeats test. Turns setscrews to adjust meter and repeats test until meter registration is within specified limits according to prover and meter gas readings. Analyzes test results to determine cause of persistent registration errors. Segregates meters requiring repair. Records test results and date on meter card. May maintain temperature of oil used as gas seal in prover within specified limits to ensure accurate and uniform test readings. May test ability of flowmeters to accurately measure gas and liquid and be designated Flowmeter Test And Certification Technician (inst. & app.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

710.281-026 INSTRUMENT MECHANIC (any industry) alternate titles: instrument repairer

Installs, repairs, maintains, and adjusts indicating, recording, telemetering, and controlling instruments and test equipment, used to control and measure variables, such as pressure, flow, temperature, motion, force, and chemical composition, using precision instruments, and handtools: Disassembles malfunctioning instruments or test equipment, such as bargraphs, electrical ovens, multimeters, environmental cabinets, and weatherometers, and examines and tests mechanisms and circuitry for defects. Replaces or repairs defective parts, using handtools. Reassembles instrument or test equipment, and tests assembly for conformance to specifications, using instruments, such as potentiometer, resistance bridge, manometer, and pressure gauge. Inspects instruments and test equipment periodically and adjusts calibration to ensure functioning within specified standards. May calibrate instruments or test equipment according to established standards. May be designated according to type of instrument repaired as Aircraft Instrument Repairer (air trans.); Panel-Instrument Repairer (any industry); X-Ray-Control-Equipment Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 89

710.281-030 INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN (utilities) alternate titles: oscillograph technician

Inspects, tests, adjusts, and repairs electric, electronic, mechanical, and pneumatic instruments and systems used to indicate, record, and control generating operations in conventional or nuclear power electric generating plant: Inspects meters, indicators, and gauges to detect abnormal fluctuations. Tests accuracy of flowmeters, pressure gauges, temperature indicators, controllers, radiation counters or detectors, and other recording, indicating or controlling instruments to locate defective components in system, using test equipment, such as pressure gauges, mercury manometers, potentiometers, pulse and signal generators, oscilloscopes, transistor curve tracers, and ammeters, voltmeters, and wattmeters. Traces out and tests electronic solid state and vacuum tube circuitry and components to locate defective parts in analog and digital, protection, or radiation monitoring systems, using test equipment, schematics, and maintenance manuals. Removes defective instruments from system, decontaminates, disassembles, and cleans instruments, and replaces defective parts, using handtools. Reassembles instruments and replaces instruments in system, using handtools. Lubricates instruments and replaces defective wiring and tubing. Calibrates readings on instruments according to standards and adjusts phasing and aligns stages to ensure accuracy of recording and indicating function. Records calibrations made, parts and components used, and inventory of parts on hand. Prepares schematic drawings, sketches, and reports to reflect changes or alterations made in instruments, circuits, and systems. May be designated according to type power plant as Nuclear-Plant-Instrument Technician (utilities); Instrument Repairer, Steam Plant (utilities).
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

710.281-034 METER REPAIRER (any industry)

Disassembles, cleans, adjusts, repairs, and tests oil, gas, and water meters, using handtools and testing equipment: Connects meter to testing apparatus. Turns valve to permit specified quantity of oil, gas, or water to pass through meter under varying pressure to test meter for leaks and accuracy of recording. Disassembles meter, removing gear train and disk assembly, using handtools. Removes plant growth, rust, and scale from internal housing and parts, using wire brush, electric buffer, and acid. Repairs or replaces warped or broken disks and gears, and grinds and straightens parts to specified tolerance to fit parts to meter, using grinding machine and hydraulic press. Reassembles and tests meter. Tests large capacity meters in industrial plants to determine accuracy of operation. Records materials used and meters repaired. May install meters [WATER-METER INSTALLER (waterworks)]. May read meters [METER READER (utilities; waterworks)].
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

710.281-038 TAXIMETER REPAIRER (automotive ser.)

Repairs and adjusts taxicab meters: Disassembles meters to determine cause of incorrect or nonregistering of time, mileage, or fare readings. Cleans meters, and repairs or replaces broken or worn parts. Adjusts registering mechanism gears, using handtools. Reassembles meters and makes final adjustments to registering mechanism control gear to meet test specifications.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

710.281-042 INSTRUMENT-TECHNICIAN APPRENTICE (utilities)

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

710.360-010 SCALE ASSEMBLY SET-UP WORKER (office machines)

Installs, sets up, and adjusts machines, equipment, tools, jigs and fixtures at scale assembly workbench according to engineering specifications and drawings: Selects parts, components, materials, and tools according to engineering parts list and conveys parts to work station. Reads engineering specifications to determine scale or scale component to be assembled. Installs, sets up, and adjusts machines, tools, equipment, and work aids, such as drill press, kick press, air screwdrivers, engraving machine, soldering equipment, jigs, and fixtures, according to engineering specifications, using handtools. Assembles and tests balance scale or components to determine if equipment is set up according to specifications and readjusts equipment to meet specifications. Explains use of equipment to workers.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

710.361-010 MODEL MAKER, SCALE (office machines)

Assembles, tests, and adjusts prototype weight scales according to drawings, using handtools and power tools and metal fabricating machines: Selects prefabricated parts or fabricates parts required to assemble scale, using handtools and metal fabricating machines, such as drill press and bench lathe. Assembles mechanical and electrical parts and subassemblies of scale according to drawing, using handtools and power tools. Tests function and calibration of assembled scale, using test weights. Disassembles scale to determine type error and replaces or adjusts parts to correct error. Adds weight to poise or lever to calibrate scales or drills holes, hones, or twists levers or $T3pivots$T1 to reduce weight. Informs engineering department of findings and recommends changes in design to correct or improve performance of prototype scale.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

710.361-014 TEST EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: engineering test mechanic; structural test mechanic

Plans, lays out, constructs, modifies, tests, and maintains laboratory test equipment and related structural assemblies used to test experimental aircraft and space vehicle parts and assemblies, using precision instruments, handtools, power tools, and shop equipment: Reads and interprets blueprints, engineering drawings, and sketches, or receives verbal instructions, to determine methods and sequence of operations to lay out and construct mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, or hydraulic test equipment and related structures. Lays out and fabricates parts from assorted materials, such as aluminum, steel, wood, plastic, and graphite composites, using measuring instruments and shop equipment, such as saws, shears, drill presses, lathes, and routers. Fits, aligns, and assembles parts, equipment, specialized test devices, and structural framework to build test units, using precision measuring instruments, such as transit and level, power tools, rivets, bolts, clamps, pins, and other fasteners. Installs, or assists other workers in installing, test specimens in test equipment, using hoist, overhead crane, or related equipment. Assists engineers in operating test equipment to obtain research data on performance of experimental parts and assemblies under varying operational conditions. Diagnoses test equipment malfunctions and services and repairs equipment as required. May repair test specimens damaged during testing to prepare item for retesting. May specialize in constructing mechanical, electrical, electronic, pneumatic, hydraulic, or structural test equipment.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

710.381-010 ASSEMBLER II (office machines)

Assembles components and subassemblies of various types of scales: Verifies scale parts requirement list against parts inventory in work area to ensure supply for assembly. Assembles parts and subassemblies, such as base, levers, $T3stirrups,$T1 pins, charts, indicators, and pendulums, into scale housing, using handtools and powered tools, jigs and fixtures, and plug and go-not-go gauges. Fills cavities with hot lead or lead shot to weight required for specific type scale, as fan type and cylinder type. Drills holes, twists levers, hones pivots, and files parts to ensure clearance, alignment, and accuracy. May assemble complete scale or work at position on assembly line. May test scales for accuracy, using master weights, and adjust parts and calibrate scale, using handtools.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

710.381-014 BALANCER, SCALE (office machines) alternate titles: inspector, scales

Inspects, tests, and adjusts scale mechanisms and repairs or replaces defective parts to ensure balance and accuracy of scales, using handtools and test equipment: Rolls test weights to and from position on scale platform and reads dial indications or weight tickets (if scale is so equipped) to verify accuracy of scales. Adjusts parts, such as $T3loading box,$T1 rack, pendulum weights, and cams, for travel and leverage to determine type of error and coordinate readings with weights. Adjusts and tightens parts, such as locking handle, cam holddowns and ribbons, pendulum lever assembly, and stops for tare-beam lever, using handtools. Reduces friction to minimum in all bearings and parts of scale, using chisels, taps, tin snips, hacksaw, plumb bob, and electric drill. Repairs or replaces defective parts. May install parts in conjunction with balancing operation.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

710.381-022 GAS-METER MECHANIC I (utilities) alternate titles: meter tester

Reconditions, tests, and calibrates positive displacement gas meters, using handtools and test equipment: Dismantles gas meter case, diaphragm assembly, and connecting rods, using soldering iron and handtools. Positions and solders diaphragm and diaphragm rings in dismantled meter case. Inserts and solders flow-control valves in place, using soldering iron and guide wires. Moves shaft connected to valve to test freedom of movement. Adjusts shaft, using pliers, or resolders shaft to correct defective operation. Solders index assembly in position and connects assembly to activating mechanism. Moves activating arms to extreme extension to test freedom of movement. Adjusts valve mechanism to calibrate meter registration in accordance with public utilities commission specifications. Repositions and resolders connecting rods to provide sufficient clearance. Resolders case seams to seal meter. Attaches airhose at meter inlet to pressurize meter and test ability to register passage of low air volume. Attaches pressurized meter to fixture which submerges meter under water to test for leaks. May inspect, repair, and maintain gas meters used to measure volume of natural gas flowing from producing wells to processing plant and be designated Field Operator (petrol. & gas).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

710.381-026 GAS-REGULATOR REPAIRER (petrol. refin.; pipe lines; utilities)

Tests, repairs, and adjusts regulators (gas governors), relief valves, and related equipment used to control gas pressure in city gas mains and service pipes, pipelines, in-plant gas systems, and petroleum refineries: Dismantles regulator and examines such parts as springs, valves, and diaphragm for wear or deterioration. Cleans corrosion and tar deposits from serviceable parts, using solvents and wire brush. Cuts seat to receive new orifice, taps inspection ports, and performs other repairs to salvage usable materials, using handtools and machine tools. Reassembles regulator with new and reconditioned parts, according to blueprints. Connects regulator to test stand and turns screw adjustment until test-stand gauges indicate regulator inlet and outlet pressures are according to specifications for regulator and type of service. Tests and adjusts pressure setting of relief valves in similar manner. Records work done, pressure adjustment, and related data for each instrument. May install regulators, and such related equipment as gas meters, odorization units, and gas-pressure-telemetering equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

710.381-030 HYDROMETER CALIBRATOR (inst. & app.) alternate titles: hydrometer finisher

Calibrates hydrometer tubes, using chemical solutions, marking device, and graduating machine: Mixes solutions of high, medium, and low specific gravity according to formula. Tests solutions, using standard hydrometer, and adjusts specific gravity of solutions. Places specified ballast weight into hydrometer float and seals hydrometer, using sealing compound. Immerses hydrometer into prepared solutions and marks levels of each solution on hydrometer tube. Graduates hydrometer, using engraving machine. Lines paper or metal scale into degrees, using drafter's pen or metal scriber, and secures scale inside hydrometer to ensure lines correspond to graduations on hydrometer.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

710.381-034 CALIBRATOR (inst. & app.) alternate titles: calibration technician

Tests and calibrates controlling, indicating, and measuring instruments and devices, such as monochromators, pressure regulators, tachometers, temperature controls, and thermometers, to ensure specified operating performance, using handtools, testing and calibrating instruments and equipment, and precision measuring instruments: Reads quality control manual and testing specifications to obtain data to test or calibrate specific devices. Selects and installs accessories, such as adapters, indicating gauges, or holding devices on test or calibration fixture, and connects instrument or device to fixture, according to specifications, using handtools. Sets controls to regulate factors, such as current flow, timing cycle, pressure, temperature, or vacuum, according to specifications, and activates test or calibration equipment. Observes readings on meters and gauges, and other displays and performance of device or instrument to identify functional defects and determine calibration requirements. Adjusts calibration mechanisms to obtain specified operational performance of device or instrument, using handtools and precision measuring and calibrating instruments and equipment. Applies sealing compound on calibration mechanism to prevent readjustment of settings and loss of calibration. Rejects malfunctioning devices and routes devices to specified department for rework or salvaging of parts. May disassemble instrument or device to determine cause of defective operation and notify supervisory personnel of findings.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 90

710.381-042 CALIBRATOR, BAROMETERS (inst. & app.) alternate titles: instrument calibrator

Tests, calibrates, and adjusts aneroid barometers to obtain specified performance, using handtools and test equipment: Places barometer in vacuum chamber and connects barometer to master barometer (mercurial or electronic). Starts vacuum pump to decrease atmospheric pressure in vacuum chamber, and records variances of readings between aneroid and master barometer at different atmospheric pressures, manually or using computer. Calculates adjustments required and calibrates barometer, using handtools, or automatically calibrates barometer to specifications, using computer. Tests calibrated barometer to ensure calibration conforms to master barometer. Prepares and maintains manual or computerized test and calibration records. May test calibration of aneroid barometers, using radio frequency signals recorded on tape. May disassemble, inspect, and replace defective barometer parts.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 90

710.381-046 TESTER, ELECTRONIC SCALE (office machines)

Tests assembled electronic scale components to detect missing parts, loose wires, and defective solder joints, using oscilloscope and voltmeter. Disassembles and repairs or replaces parts.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

710.381-050 THERMOSTAT REPAIRER (inst. & app.) alternate titles: field return repairer; production repairer

Repairs defective thermostats used in refrigeration, air-conditioning, and heating equipment, following blueprints and other specifications: Disassembles and examines thermostats to locate and remove defective parts, using handtools. Replaces defective parts, such as bellows, range spring, and toggle switch, and reassembles thermostat according to blueprint specifications, using cam press and handtools. Measures tolerances of assembled parts, using micrometer and calipers. Repairs leaks in valve seats or bellows of automotive heater thermostats, using soft solder, flux, and acetylene torch. Examines thermostat for defects, such as loose screws and dents. Writes repair ticket to identify thermostat and places repaired thermostats in tote boxes. Calibrates thermostat for specified temperature or pressure settings [CALIBRATOR (inst. & app.) 710.381-034].
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

710.381-054 REPAIRER, GYROSCOPE (inst. & app.) alternate titles: electromechanical instrument mechanic

Tests and repairs gyroscopes according to blueprints and other specifications, using tools and equipment: Tests functional performance of gyroscope, using electronic test equipment. Disassembles mechanical and electrical components of defective gyroscope, following blueprints, using handtools and power tools. Measures parts, using precision measuring instruments, and adjusts fit of parts and balances gimbal (stabilizer), using handtools, power tools, and bench machines. Cleans and replaces parts. Tests and reassembles repaired gyroscope. May repair other precision electromechanical instruments, such as accelerometers and potentiometers.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 89

710.384-010 GAS-REGULATOR-REPAIRER HELPER (petrol. refin.; pipe lines; utilities)

Assists GAS-REGULATOR REPAIRER (petrol. refin.; pipe lines; utilities) in repair and installation of regulators, relief valves, and related equipment: Dismantles and cleans regulators preparatory to repair. Performs regulator pressure-tests as directed. Cuts, threads, and joins pipe sections and fittings to fabricate pipe assemblies to be installed in regulating stations by other workers. Drives truck to haul tools and equipment to regulator station. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

710.384-014 INSPECTOR (office machines)

Inspects and tests parts, subassemblies, and finished scales and balances for conformance to quality standards, using written specifications, precision measuring instruments, and handtools: Inspects purchased or in-plant-fabricated parts for observable defects and tests specific components for hardness, dimensions and tolerances, using blueprints, hardness testing machine, and precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and thread gauges. Inspects and tests assembled scales and balances for appearance, allowable tolerances, reliability (repeated use), and accuracy (calibration), using master weights. Rejects unacceptable parts, subassemblies, and completed scales and prepares reports indicating defects and suspected cause.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

710.384-018 INSTRUMENT-REPAIRER HELPER (any industry)

Assists INSTRUMENT REPAIRER (any industry) I in installing, repairing, and adjusting recording and control instruments: Changes and collects charts on recording instruments. Observes operating condition of instruments and reports abnormal readings to INSTRUMENT MECHANIC (any industry). Drills holes in masonry or structural steel for installation of instruments, using electric and pneumatic tools. Repairs and finishes parts, using buffers, grinders, and drill press. Paints instrument casings and panels, using brush or spray gun. Carries tools and materials, cleans parts and work areas, and erects hoists and scaffolds. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

710.384-022 METER INSPECTOR (utilities)

Tests accuracy of gas flowmeters, using testing apparatus: Inserts measuring orifice disk between flanged ends of two metal pipe sections and connects pipe sections with bolts and nuts. Fastens one end of pipe to gas main leaving flowmeter and attaches rubber hose to free (discharge) end of pipe to deflect air currents. Sets frame containing manometer instruments on tripod and connects instruments to nipples on pipe and to flowmeter with rubber tubing. Reads instruments to obtain data, such as specific gravity and temperature of gas, and clocks number of seconds required for specified volume of gas to pass through meter. Computes accuracy of meter, using mathematical formulas based on readings and clocking tests and standard data stamped on orifice disk, and verifies calculations, using tabulated chart. Adjusts meters to correct inaccurate readings. May change recording charts on gas flowmeters [CHART CHANGER (clerical)].
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

710.384-026 PARKING-METER SERVICER (government ser.)

Inspects, repairs, and maintains parking meters on designated route: Winds meters according to schedule, adjusts mechanisms, and repairs or replaces worn parts, using handtools. Straightens meter standards, using wrenches, and replaces broken glass. Disassembles meter and cleans and oils parts with gasoline and carbon tetrachloride. Keeps records of machine service histories to facilitate preventive maintenance or replacement of meters.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

710.384-030 THERMOMETER TESTER (inst. & app.)

Heats and cools thermometers to test flow of mercury, remove excess mercury, and establish calibration reference points: Places thermometer alternately into hot water and crushed ice and rubs thermometer across corrugated pad to force excess mercury and mercury vapor from thermometer into temporary top chamber of thermometer. Spins thermometer in centrifuge to force remaining mercury back into bulb at bottom of thermometer. Observes rise and fall of mercury column and rejects thermometer if particles of mercury or dirt cling to bore, or bore constrictions prevent specified rise and fall of mercury. Heats thermometer at two known temperatures and marks height of mercury column on tube as reference points for calibration.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

710.387-010 TESTER, REGULATOR (protective dev.; toy-sport equip.)

Tests and inspects compressed air or oxygen regulators to detect air leaks: Clamps regulator unit into vise on stage above water tank and attaches compressed airhose to intake ports of regulator. Varies pressure of air flowing into regulator, using manual control, and turns regulator handles to determine that valves and pistons are functioning properly. Lowers regulator into tank of water, using power-driven foot pedal. Alters flow of air passing through unit and reads pressure gauges to determine points of high and low air release speeds. Inspects unit for air leaks, using brush to remove normal submersion bubbles. Releases foot pedal to raise regulator from water tank. Unclamps unit and places unit in tray. Marks malfunctioning areas of defective units, utilizing knowledge of components.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

710.584-010 SCROLL ASSEMBLER (office machines)

Fastens metal or plastic covers to balance and scale frames to enclose mechanism, using handtools: Fits parts, such as backplates, front and back scrolls, glass lens, and name and patent plates to frame, according to blueprint, using handtools, such as file, drill, and screwdriver.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

710.681-018 REGISTER REPAIRER (r.r. trans.) alternate titles: farebox repairer

Cleans and repairs fare registers used in rapid-transit railway stations: Disassembles register, using pliers, screwdrivers, punch, and hammer. Cleans register case with soap and water and working parts with kerosene. Replaces defective parts, makes necessary adjustments, and repaints dial markings, using brush. Reassembles register, oils mechanism, and shellacs or paints outside of case, using brush and spray gun.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

710.681-026 THERMOMETER MAKER (inst. & app.)

Fills, shapes, seals, and marks glass tubes to fabricate thermometers, using vacuum tank, micrometer, gas burners, and handtools: Places thermometer tubes in vacuum tank filled with colored liquid and secures tank lid. Turns handle to create vacuum in tank that causes fluid to fill tubes. Holds end of filled tube over gas flame until glass changes color. Inserts air bulb into unheated end of tube and squeezes air into tube to form thermometer bulb. Rotates bulb in preset micrometer to attain specified size. Holds open end of tube over flame to soften glass and seal tube. Immerses tube in temperature controlled hot and cold water tanks to determine reference point for calibrating tubes. Scribes marker at reference points, using file. Heats and cools water in tanks to specified temperatures, using heater, ice, and master thermometer. May blow and shape glass tubes used to make thermometers [GLASS BLOWER, LABORATORY APPARATUS (glass products; inst. & app.) 772.281-010].
GOE: 06.02.30 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

710.684-010 AGATE SETTER (office machines)

Positions, glues, and aligns $T3agate bearings$T1 in scale housings and bridges, base plates, and spiders: Mixes cement ingredients according to formula. Cleans agate seats, using files. Positions part in holding fixture. Coats agates and part seats with cement, positions agates in seats, and screws clamp into fixture to hold agates in place. Places clamped part and fixture in oven to harden cement. Sights along rods or straightedge to verify alignment of agates. Repositions bearings to correct misalignment, using handtools, or resets agate bearing.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

710.684-014 BELLOWS FILLER (inst. & app.)

Fills thermostat bellows with gas or liquid to charge bellows, using vacuum tank or cabinet, crimping equipment, brazing iron, and solder seal equipment, by either of following methods: (1) Inserts capillary tube of bellows into $T3charging manifold$T1 of cabinet and closes cabinet windows to seal cabinet. Manipulates controls of cabinet to purge capillary tubes of air and fill tubes with gas. Observes gauges to verify that internal temperature of cabinet meets specifications, and turns valve to maintain specified gas pressure in bellows. (2) Positions bellows assemblies into vacuum tank with bulb end down. Closes tank lids, tightens lugs to seal tank, and opens valves to create vacuum in tank. Turns valve on vacuum tank and connection line between vacuum tank and filling tank to draw liquid into tank and force liquid into bellows. Removes bellows from tank or cabinet and crimps bulb end of capillary tube to seal in gas or liquid fill, using crimping equipment. Brazes crimped end of tube, using brazing iron or solder seal equipment. Submerges portion of capillary tube in water, when filling tube with combination of liquid and gas, to partially condense gas. Places filled bellows in tray or storage boxes.
GOE: 06.04.36 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 89

710.684-018 DIAL MAKER (office machines)

Marks balance scale dials by hand or using silk screen equipment: Reads work order to determine type of dial required and selects specified dial blanks from stockroom. Lays out and marks special order dials, using pivoted straightedge, pen, and ink. Marks regular order dials, using silk screen, paint, and squeegee [SCREEN PRINTER (any industry)].
GOE: 06.02.31 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

710.684-026 GAS-METER MECHANIC II (utilities) alternate titles: gas-meter repairer

Performs any combination of following tasks to recondition displacement-type gas meters and governors: Cleans meter case, using wire brush or scraper, and places meter in grit-blast chamber to remove paint and soil. Removes top, front, and back case panels and valve compartment panels, using soldering iron or gas-fired chamber. Removes internal parts, including valve covers, valve connecting arms, and recording mechanisms, using soldering iron and handtools. Cleans internal compartments and moving parts, using rags and cleaning compound. Repairs internal partition seams, using soldering iron. Replaces stuffing box, using handtools, and lubricates moving parts, using oil gun. Attaches airhose to meter inlet, plugs outlet, and observes gauges for loss of pressure to test internal seams for leaks. Solders top, front, and back case panels in place, using soldering iron. Connects meter to water chamber fixture to submerge meter in water and observes meter to detect leaks. Marks seams to identify leaks, using chalk. Caps inlet and outlet of meter to prevent paint from entering system and places meter on conveyor of electrostatic spray booth. Turns spray booth controls to paint meter. Places painted meter in shipping container.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

710.684-030 INSTRUMENT-TECHNICIAN HELPER (utilities)

Assists INSTRUMENT TECHNICIAN (utilities) in repair and maintenance of metering instruments for electric-power generating equipment, such as boilers and turbines: Removes, dismantles, and assembles instruments, using mechanic's and electrician's handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

710.684-034 METER-REPAIRER HELPER (any industry)

Assists METER REPAIRER (any industry) in installing, adjusting, and repairing volumetrical gas, oil, or water meters: Disconnects meters with wrench and loads meters in truck. Disassembles meters, using handtools. Cleans parts, using solvents and wiping rags. Replaces defective parts and reassembles meters, using handtools. Connects meters to testing apparatus for inspection and adjustment by METER REPAIRER (any industry). Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

710.684-038 SEALER (office machines)

Assembles and seals scale poises and counterweights used in manufacture of balance scales: Weighs poises and counterweights, using microscale, and refers to weight chart to determine amount lead shot to be added to adjust weight. Drills hole in poise, using drill press. Verifies depth of hole, using depth gauge and drill chart. Hammers lead shot into hole to add necessary weight. Inserts shot into cavity of counterweight to add necessary weight, using tweezers. Files or grinds poise or counterweight to reduce weight, using file or power grinder. Positions plug over cavity of counterweight and seals plug in cavity, using pneumatic press.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

710.684-042 BELLOWS ASSEMBLER (inst. & app.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate bellows assemblies for thermostats: Spins bellows and flanges covers onto bellows, using spinning and flanging machines. Winds copper tubing around circular fixture and cuts tubing to specified length to form capillary tube. Attaches bulb to end of capillary tube, using staking machine, and solders bellows to opposite end of capillary tube, using soft or silver solder, soldering iron or torch, and brazing rod. Cleans bellows assembly to remove foreign material resulting from soldering and brazing operation. Places bellows assemblies on tray and loads tray into drying oven. Clips excess material from bellows assembly, using clipping machine. Examines assemblies for surface defects, such as cracks or pits, and places defective assemblies into boxes for salvage. Maintains production records.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

710.684-046 INSTRUMENT ASSEMBLER (inst. & app.)

Assembles instruments and devices, such as barometers, control valves, gyroscopes, hygrometers, speedometers, tachometers, and thermostats, using handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments: Visually examines parts for defects. Fits, aligns, and secures internal and external component parts to assemble finished unit, using handtools, power tools, soldering iron, and measuring instruments. May inspect assembled unit for conformance to specifications, using measuring and testing equipment. May test functional performance of unit, using test equipment. May be designated according to product assembled as Regulator Assembler (inst. & app.); Thermostat Assembler (inst. & app.); Valve Assembler (inst. & app.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 90

710.684-050 INSTRUMENT INSPECTOR (inst. & app.)

Inspects measuring, indicating, and controlling instruments, such as speedometers, sequence timers, and thermostats, and component parts, for conformance to specifications: Examines components and housings for specified characteristics, such as smoothness and centering of holes, or defects, such as scratches and chips. Measures instrument parts to verify conformance to blueprint specifications, using measuring devices, such as ruler, thread gauge, micrometer, and dial indicator. May use microscope to inspect bearings or other component parts. May test functional performance of instrument, using test equipment. May write inspection reports concerning defective parts and assemblies.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

710.685-014 THERMOMETER PRODUCTION WORKER (inst. & app.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate and test clinical mercury thermometers: Reads work order to determine sequence of tasks and specifications. Tends machines that heat glass capillary tubes to form blister, constrict and adjust blister, fuse bulb to tube, form top chamber, seal end of tube, and fuse tops to form thermometer. Tends vacuum equipment that fills thermometer bores with mercury. Tends centrifuges, shakers, chill tanks, warming tanks, or related machines and equipment that disperse mercury in bore and remove excess mercury or air. Tends automated machines that grade and mark calibration reference points on thermometers. Tends equipment that prints scale on thermometer [SILK-SCREEN PRINTER, MACHINE (any industry) 979.685-010]. Tends heat tank that heats thermometer to standard temperature, and reads thermometer scale to test accuracy. Inspects thermometers to detect defects, such as cracks, cloudiness, and screen printing errors. Records production information, such as number of thermometers processed, number rejected, and reason for rejection.
GOE: 06.04.19 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 89

710.687-014 BELLOWS TESTER (inst. & app.)

Inspects and tests thermostat bellows for conformance to established standards, using test stand and charts: Examines bellows for surface defects, such as dents, cracks, or pits. Inserts bulb end of bellows assembly into dry ice to lower temperature of liquid in bulb to below zero. Connects bellows assembly to fitting on test stand. Turns dial on test stand to indicate zero reading. Removes bellows assembly from dry ice and inserts bulb end into tank of water heated to specified temperature. Reads test stand gauge to ensure expansion height of liquid in bellows conforms to specifications. Rejects bellows if defects exceed established standards or tags bellows for rework. Maintains records of bellows tested and rejected from each lot.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

710.687-034 TIE-UP WORKER (office machines)

Ties or bolts moving parts of scales, prior to packing and shipping, to prevent damage: Disconnects and secures mechanisms with screws and bolts at specified points, using handtools. Lifts levers to insert felt pads between pivots and thrusts. Ties installation instruction tags to parts. May package scales.
GOE: 06.04.38 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

711 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing optical instruments, such as microscopes, field glasses, opera glasses, and telescopes; optical measuring and testing instruments, such as refractometers, spectrometers, spectroscopes, colorimeters, and polariscopes; and optical range finders, bombsights, and fire-control instruments. Occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing optical lenses are included in Group 716.

711.137-010 SUPERVISOR, OPTICAL INSTRUMENTS (inst. & app.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling, repairing, calibrating, and inspecting optical instruments, such as binoculars, telescopes, gunsights, compasses, and other sighting equipment. May inspect work to ensure conformance to product specifications. Performs tasks as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

711.281-010 INSPECTOR, OPTICAL INSTRUMENT (optical goods)

Inspects, cleans, adjusts and certifies precision optical measuring, sighting, aligning, and leveling instruments to ensure conformance to company, military, and governmental standards, using precision measuring instruments and handtools: Reads written and schematic specifications, handbooks, inspection manuals, and blueprints to determine inspection and certification data, such as required tolerances, adjustment and certification methods, formulas, and measuring instruments required. Inspects instruments to detect surface defects, such as chips, burrs, loose lenses, and mirrors, bent or broken parts, and presence of foreign matter. Removes defects, such as chips and burrs, using hand honing tool. Measures instrument parts, using gauges, and calculates degree of wear and looseness of parts, using established mathematical formulas. Verifies sighting and focal accuracy of instruments, such as transits and alignment scopes, using targets and mirror systems of established heights and distances. Turns setscrews to calibrate instruments to required tolerances. Cleans mirrors and lenses of instrument, using solvent, rags, and brushes, and secures certification tag to instrument. Routes defective instruments to repair or calibration laboratories. Maintains inspection records.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

711.281-014 INSTRUMENT MECHANIC, WEAPONS SYSTEM (inst. & app.)

Repairs, tests, and calibrates optomechanical instruments, such as range finders, gun directors, and fire-control instruments, according to specifications, using handtools, bench machines, and precision measuring instruments: Disassembles optomechanical instruments and inspects for defects, such as broken or worn mechanical parts and scratched or defectively coated optical elements. Fabricates replacement parts, using bench lathes, drill presses, and milling machines. Cleans optical element, using cloth, and immerses element in solution to remove defective coating. Files and hones mechanical parts to facilitate meshing of gears. Coats optical element, using coating equipment. Reassembles instruments and adjusts parts to ensure freedom of movement, using handtools. Installs instrument in test fixture or mount, and sights known objective of fixed distance and height to test sighting accuracy of instrument. Adjusts readings on instrument dials to calibrate instrument according to observation. Measures dial graduations and scales to verify accuracy, using precision measuring instruments. Engraves scales and graduations on instrument dials to correct errors, using pantograph engraving machine.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

711.381-010 OPTICAL-INSTRUMENT ASSEMBLER (optical goods)

Performs any combination of following duties to assemble optical instruments, such as telescopes, level-transits, and gunsights: Reads work order, blueprints, and sketches to determine assembly procedure. Cleans elements, using tissue, cleaning solution, and compressed air device. Coats optical elements according to specifications [OPTICAL-ELEMENT COATER (optical goods)]. Cements multiple lens assemblies together [CEMENTER (optical goods)]. Picks up element, using vacuum-holding device, and positions element in mounting seat of instrument housing. Inserts and screws locking ring in housing to hold element in place. Applies cement to rings to prevent loosening. Assembles structural and mechanical parts of instrument according to blueprint specifications, using wrenches and screwdrivers. Computes standard trigonometric formulas to determine distance of test target from instrument. Positions target in darkroom tunnel and connects optical instrument to test devices, such as oscilloscope and collimator. Sights instrument on target and reads dials to determine optical center of instrument lens and to verify specified focusing power. Measures elements and instrument parts to verify dimensional specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Records inspection and test data. May set up and operate lathe to modify instrument parts. May paint instrument parts, using brush or spray gun. May fill instrument housing with nitrogen gas to minimize corrosive effects on internal optical surfaces, using vacuum pump.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

711.684-010 ASSEMBLY LOADER (inst. & app.)

Selects and arranges specified type and quantity of component parts in trays preparatory to line assembly of surveying instruments: Positions instrument base or support structure (standard) in jig, and spreads bracket of standard to specified width to facilitate attachment of parts, using tongs. Files burrs from bracket holes, using hand file. Selects component parts from stock bins, according to instrument being assembled, and examines parts for defects. Arranges parts in tray and places tray on assembly line conveyor. Tallies number of trays assembled, using counter.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

711.684-014 CEMENTER (optical goods)

Cements optical elements together to form units which have specific optical properties: Cleans elements, using solvent, tissue, brush, and compressed air device. Holds elements together to verify fit. Applies cement to element surfaces, using glass rod. Presses and rotates elements together to remove air pockets and distribute cement evenly over joined surfaces. Centers and clamps elements together. Places elements in curing oven for specified period.
GOE: 06.02.30 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

712 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF SURGICAL, MEDICAL, AND DENTAL INSTRUMENTS AND SUPPLIES

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing dental, medical, surgical, ophthalmic, and veterinary instruments, apparatus, and supplies, other than electrical used by those in the professions, laboratories, and schools; orthopedic, prosthetic, and surgical appliances and supplies, such as arch supports and other foot appliances, fracture appliances, elastic hosiery, abdominal supporters, braces, trusses, bandages, surgical gauze and dressings, adhesive tapes and medicated plasters, and personal safety appliances and equipment; artificial teeth and dental metals, alloys, and amalgams. Occupations concerned with machine sewing trusses, elastic hosiery, and other surgical and orthopedic garments are included in Group 787.

712.131-010 SUPERVISOR, DENTAL LABORATORY (protective dev.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication, assembly, and repair of full or partial dentures: Reads prescription and consults with DENTIST (medical ser.) 072.101-010 to resolve problems concerning prescription specifications and to establish cost and delivery agreements. Trains new workers in performance of tasks, and fabricates and repairs dentures as needed to expedite work flow. Inspects work in progress and upon completion to ensure conformance to prescription specifications. Requisitions materials and supplies. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to department supervised as Supervisor, Denture Department (protective dev.); Supervisor, Gold Department (protective dev.); Supervisor, Partial Denture Department (protective dev.); Supervisor, Porcelain Department (protective dev.).
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 79

712.132-010 SUPERVISOR, SURGICAL GARMENT ASSEMBLY (protective dev.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating surgical garments, such as trusses, hosiery, knee and elbow braces, corsets, and belts: Assigns workers to duties, such as laying out, cutting, sewing, and assembling surgical garments. Trains new employees. Inspects garments at various stages of production to verify conformance to specifications. Consults with management and orthopedic specialists and reads trade journals to develop new products. Requisitions materials and supplies. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

712.134-010 SUPERVISOR, ARTIFICIAL BREAST FABRICATION (protective dev.)

Supervises, coordinates, and participates in activities of workers engaged in fabricating cosmetic appliances from latex for use as artificial breasts: Explains and demonstrates work techniques and use of equipment to train new employees. Observes workers to ensure that work performance conforms to company standards. Weighs, pours, and mixes prescribed amounts of filtered water and chemicals, using scale and mixing tanks, to prepare latex gel. Places plastic roll on worktable, using hydraulic jack, unrolls plastic, and cuts plastic to specified sizes, according to work order, using portable rotary cutting machine. Molds shells, using vacuum forming machine, and cuts molded sheets into individual shells, using cutting machine. Fills inner shells with latex gel, using weighing and filling device, and imprints outer shell backing with identification data, using printing device. Fuses backing to shells to form cells, using heat sealing machine, inflates cells with airhose, and seals cells, using tacking device. Compiles inventory reports. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

712.137-010 SUPERVISOR, FACEPIECE LINE (protective dev.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating facepieces for military gas masks. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

712.137-014 SUPERVISOR, FINAL ASSEMBLY AND PACKING (protective dev.) alternate titles: packing-and-final-assembly supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication, assembly, and packing of military gas masks. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

712.281-014 DESIGNER (protective dev.)

Designs surgical belts and supports, fabricates prototype, and makes production patterns: Draws full-size outline of support on paper according to specifications, body measurements, and anatomical application of support, using mechanical drawing instruments. Cuts drawing into parts to make patterns, marks around patterns on specified cloth, and cuts cloth on marks, using scissors or electrically powered knife. Sews pieces together, using any combination of single- two-, three- and four-needle, zigzag, square-stitch, and buttonhole sewing machines. Operates eyelet, hook-and-eye, and caps-and-studs machines to attach specified fasteners to supports. Inspects completed sample and makes alterations requested by management. Writes specifications for materials, straps, stays, fasteners, adjustments, and sizes to be produced. Traces patterns on fiberboard or cardboard and cuts out patterns to be used as master patterns. Enlarges and reduces master patterns to make patterns for range of sizes to be produced.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

712.381-010 ARCH-SUPPORT TECHNICIAN (protective dev.)

Fabricates steel arch support to fit patient's foot, according to medical prescription: Receives plaster cast of foot from PROSTHETIST (medical ser.) or PODIATRIST (medical ser.). Places protection cloth into cast and fills cast with plaster to mold model of patient's foot. Removes hardened model from cast and traces model outline on paper to use as pattern in cutting support. Selects stainless steel sheet of prescribed thickness and cuts sheet to specified dimensions, using shears, guided by pattern. Hammers steel into prescribed contours to form support and places support against plaster model to determine accuracy of fit. Splits support into front and back pieces when indicated according to prescription, using shears. Polishes support, using abrasive wheel. Glues leather to bottom of arch support to protect shoe, and rivets additional leather across top edge for foot comfort, using riveting tool.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

712.381-014 CONTOUR WIRE SPECIALIST, DENTURE (protective dev.)

Makes and repairs contoured wire frames and retainers for teeth used in partial dentures, using power tools and handtools: Examines model of oral impression and reads DENTIST'S (medical ser.) 072.101-010 prescription to determine design of wire frame. Marks pencil tracings on surface of model to indicate position of wire clasps, using $T3surveyor.$T1 Cuts wire to specified lengths, using wirecutter. Bends and shapes wire around tooth impressions or along base of model, using pliers, knife, and tweezers. Applies investment to wire sections and model to hold sections in alignment, using spatula. Welds or solders wire joints, using special welding and soldering tools. Removes investment. Grinds and polishes wire frame to lustrous finish, using electric grinding and polishing wheel. Reworks or replaces wire sections and missing teeth to repair partial dentures, using acrylic bonding agent. Fabricates wire retainers to straighten teeth, using pliers, tweezers, and similar handtools. Inspects work for adherence to DENTIST'S (medical ser.) specifications.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

712.381-018 DENTAL-LABORATORY TECHNICIAN (protective dev.) alternate titles: dental technician

Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate and repair dental appliances, according to DENTIST'S (medical ser.) 072.101-010 prescription, using handtools, molding equipment, and bench fabricating machines: Reads prescription and examines dental models and impressions to determine type of denture to be made or repaired applying knowledge of dental laboratory techniques. Fabricates full or partial dentures, using wax, plastic and plaster models, articulators, grinders, and polishers. Casts plastic or plaster models of dentures to be repaired [DENTURE-MODEL MAKER (protective dev.) 712.684-046]. Selects and mounts replacement teeth in model to match color and shape of natural or adjacent teeth, using tooth color scales and tooth illustrations. Molds wax over denture setup to form contours of gums, using knives and spatula [DENTURE WAXER (protective dev.) 712.381-046]. Removes excess plastic and polishes surfaces of cast dentures, using grinding and polishing tools and ultrasonic equipment [FINISHER, DENTURE (protective dev.) 712.381-050]. Rebuilds denture linings to duplicate original thickness, contour, and color according to specifications. Tests repaired dentures for accuracy of occlusion, using articulator. Bends and solders gold and platinum wire to construct wire frames for dentures, using soldering gun and handtools [CONTOUR WIRE SPECIALIST, DENTURE (protective dev.) 712.381-014]. May confer with DENTIST (medical ser.) to resolve problems in design and setup of dentures. May be designated according to type of denture fabricated as Dental Technician, Crown And Bridge (protective dev.); Dental Technician, Metal (protective dev.).
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 90

712.381-022 DENTAL-LABORATORY-TECHNICIAN APPRENTICE (protective dev.) alternate titles: dental-technician apprentice

Performs tasks as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

712.381-026 ORTHODONTIC BAND MAKER (protective dev.)

Fabricates metal bands used for dental products, such as braces, inlays, crowns, and bridges: Examines specification sheet to determine dimensions and physical characteristics of band. Cuts and rolls gold ingot to specified size and thickness, using handtools. Melts specified amount of gold, silver, or other metal and pours molten material into molds to cast inlays, crowns, and fixed bridges, using casting equipment. Solders or welds metal pieces together to form band, using soldering iron.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 90

712.381-030 ORTHODONTIC TECHNICIAN (protective dev.)

Constructs and repairs appliances for straightening teeth according to ORTHODONTIST'S (medical ser.) 072.101-022 prescription: Shapes, grinds, polishes, carves, and assembles metal and plastic appliances, such as retainers, tooth bands, and positioners, using spatula, pliers, soldering torch, and electric grinders and polishers. Tests appliance for conformance to specifications, using articulator.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

712.381-034 ORTHOTICS TECHNICIAN (protective dev.)

Fabricates, fits, repairs, and maintains orthotic devices, such as braces and surgical supports, according to specifications and under guidance of ORTHOTIST (medical ser.) 078.261-018 or ORTHOTICS ASSISTANT (medical ser.) 078.361-022: Bends, forms, welds, and saws metal brace structural components to conform to measurements, using hammers, anvils, welding equipment, and saws. Drills and taps holes for rivets, and rivets components together. Shapes plastic and metal around cast of patient's torso or limbs. Covers and pads metal or plastic brace structures, using layers of rubber, felt, plastic, and leather. May also perform functions of PROSTHETICS TECHNICIAN (protective dev.) 712.381-038 and be designated Orthotics-Prosthetics Technician (protective dev.).
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

712.381-038 PROSTHETICS TECHNICIAN (protective dev.) alternate titles: restoration technician

Fabricates, fits, maintains, and repairs artificial limbs, plastic cosmetic appliances, and other prosthetic devices, according to prescription specifications and under guidance of PROSTHETIST (medical ser.) 078.261-022 or PROSTHETICS ASSISTANT (medical ser.) 078.361-026: Reads specifications to determine type of prosthesis to be fabricated and materials and tools required. Lays out and marks dimensions of parts, using precision measuring instruments and templates. Saws, carves, cuts, and grinds wood, plastic, metal, or fabric to fabricate parts, using rotary sawing and cutting machines and hand cutting tools. Drills and taps holes for rivets and screws, using drill press. Glues, welds, bolts, sews, and rivets parts together to form prostheses, such as artificial limbs. Makes wax or plastic impression of patient's amputated area, prepares mold from impression, and pours molten plastic into mold to form cosmetic appliances, such as artificial ear, nose, or hand. Assembles layers of padding over prosthesis and fits and attaches outer covering, such as leather, sheet plastic, or fiberglass, over device, using sewing machine, rivet gun, and handtools. Mixes pigments according to formula to duplicate skin coloring of patient and applies pigments to outer covering of prosthesis. Polishes finished device, using grinding and buffing wheels. Tests prostheses for freedom of movement, alignment of parts, and biomechanical stability, using plumbline, goniometer, and alignment fixtures. May harness prosthesis to patient's stump, applying knowledge of functional anatomy. May instruct patient in use of prosthesis. May also perform functions of ORTHOTICS TECHNICIAN (protective dev.) 712.381-034.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

712.381-042 DENTAL CERAMIST (protective dev.) alternate titles: ceramics technician

Applies layers of porcelain or acrylic paste over metal framework to form dental prostheses, such as crowns, bridges, and tooth facings, according to prescription of DENTIST (medical ser.) 072.101-010: Mixes porcelain or acrylic paste according to prescription to match color of natural teeth. Applies layers of mixture over metal framework, using brushes and spatula. Brushes excess mixture from denture and places denture in furnace to harden. Removes denture from furnace, brushes on additional layer of mixture, and shapes mixture to contour of denture, using spatula. Repeats mixture-application process and baking until denture conforms to specifications. Verifies accuracy of tooth dimensions and occlusion of teeth, using micrometer and articulator. Cleans and polishes dental prostheses, using ultrasonic machine and polishing machine.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 90

712.381-046 DENTURE WAXER (protective dev.) alternate titles: waxer

Molds wax over denture setup to form contour molds of gums, palates, bridges, and other denture surfaces for use in casting plaster models or metal framework of dentures, using molding equipment and handtools: Applies softened wax to base of denture setup and fills spaces between adjacent teeth, using spatula and fingers. Carves and shapes wax, using scraper, knife, and heated spatula to form natural-appearing denture contours. Verifies occlusion of teeth, using articulator. May mix plaster or melt metals and pour plaster or molten metal in contour molds to form model for duplicate casting [DENTURE-MODEL MAKER (protective dev.) 712.684-046]. May construct wax bite blocks and plastic trays [BITE-BLOCK MAKER (protective dev.) 712.684-014].
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 90

712.381-050 FINISHER, DENTURE (protective dev.) alternate titles: denture finisher; finisher; finisher-polisher

Polishes, cleans, and adjusts dentures and dental appliances to obtain specified finish, using handtools, polishing wheels, and cleaning equipment: Removes mold from frame, using ejector press, and chips molding material from denture, using hammer and chisel. Smooths and polishes denture and denture frames to remove excess material, using polishing machine. Removes excess plastic from teeth, using sharp pointed tool. Fills chipped or low spots in surfaces of plastic areas with acrylic resins, using brush. Repairs and adjusts metal framework of dentures, using soldering torch and handtools. Verifies occlusion of dentures, using articulator.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 90

712.487-010 INSPECTOR, SURGICAL GARMENT (protective dev.)

Inspects surgical garments, such as belts, hosiery, trusses, braces, and sanitary napkins for conformance to specifications: Examines raw materials to detect dirt particles, discolorations, and other defects and rejects substandard materials. Weighs and measures component parts and completed garment to verify specified weight and dimensional specifications, using scale and gauges. Examines garment at various stages of production for correct positioning of parts and appearance. Inspects packaged garments for appearance and to detect excessive glue. Tags rejected items for rework or disposal. Maintains inspection records and computes level of quality control achieved, using mathematical formulas.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

712.664-010 DENTAL CERAMIST ASSISTANT (protective dev.) alternate titles: porcelain finisher; porcelain waxer

Performs any combination of following tasks to assist DENTAL CERAMIST (protective dev.) 712.381-042 in molding dental prostheses, such as crowns, bridges, and tooth facings: Brushes liquid separating solution on tip of tooth die and covers die with wax sheet. Invests wax impressions in plaster molds, and inserts mold in furnace to melt wax. Positions mold in casting machine to cast metal framework. Removes metal framework from mold, using sandblasting equipment or hammer. Smooths rough spots from framework, using abrasive grinding wheel. Mixes porcelain or acrylic resin solution to match color of natural teeth, under direction of DENTAL CERAMIST (protective dev.). Fills wax impression of tooth with graphite solution, plates impression in electroplating machine, removes die (plated impression) from electroplating machine, and applies acrylic resin to base of die, using spatula, to fabricate copper dies for dentures.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

712.684-010 ASSEMBLER, SURGICAL GARMENT (protective dev.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble surgical garments and personal safety devices, such as colostomy pouches, trusses, belts, cervical collars, hosiery, and back, knee, wrist, elbow, and ankle braces: Reads work order to determine number and type of parts required to assemble garment. Measures and cuts required pieces, using ruler, templates, knife, and electric or hand shears. Punches holes in material, using punch press or hand punch. Attaches fasteners, such as eyelets or snaps, using rivet, snap-fastening, or eyelet machine. Grinds and polishes parts, using grinding wheel. Bends metal stays (springs) to specified curvature, using bending machine. Applies latex coating to parts or specified areas of parts, using coating machine. Fits and fastens parts together, such as straps, buckles, pads, belts, and stays to assemble garment, using handtools, gluing equipment, and machines, such as punch press, riveting machine, heat-sealing machine, and sewing machine. Weaves elastic thread into outer edges of garments, such as knee, wrist, and elbow braces, to increase elasticity. Places completed garments in boxes or plastic bags for packaging. May be designated according to type garment assembled or material worked with as Elastic Assembler (protective dev.); Latexer (protective dev.) II; Leather Worker (protective dev.); Spring Bender (protective dev.); Truss Assembler (protective dev.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

712.684-014 BITE-BLOCK MAKER (protective dev.)

Forms wax bite blocks and impression trays used by DENTIST (medical ser.) 072.101-010 to take impressions of patients' teeth and adjacent portions of jaw, using molding equipment and handtools: Softens plastic or shellac wafer shaped material, using heated press or gas burner. Spreads and shapes wafer over model of preliminary impression to form tray, using flat-bladed molding tool. Imbeds metal strip in soft material for convenience in handling. Presses soft wax over plaster model of denture to form bite block. Trims excess wax from mold and smooths surface, using knife, spatula, and gas burner. Immerses mold in water to harden wax. Trims and smooths edges and surfaces of trays and bite blocks, using bench lathe equipped with grinding and buffing wheels. Rubs finished piece with cotton to obtain lustrous finish.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

712.684-018 FLANGER (inst. & app.) alternate titles: glass-cylinder flanger

Forms flange on open ends of glass tubes used in manufacturing laboratory and medical instruments and apparatus, using gas burner and handtools: Rotates glass tube over gas burner to heat end of tube. Inserts end-opening tool into tube to flare opening and closes jaws of flange-forming tool to shape flange. May rotate flange over gas burner to glaze flange or to add or remove glass to obtain uniformity of finished flare. May trim edge of flange, using cutting tool.
GOE: 06.04.30 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

712.684-022 GAS-MASK ASSEMBLER (protective dev.)

Assembles military gas masks, using kick press and handtools: Punches holes in facepiece, using kick press. Attaches valves to facepiece and seals joints, using wire strands, acetone, cement, and tape. Glues hoses to facepiece and canister units. Clinches metal clamps on strips of tape to form head harness and attaches harness to mask. Inserts lenses in eyepieces and crimps rims to seal lenses. May stitch reinforcement patches onto masks and seal stitching with cement.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

712.684-026 GLAZIER (inst. & app.)

Glazes tapered ends of glass tubes used in laboratory and medical instruments and apparatus, using gas burner and handtools: Heats tube on gas burner equipped with rolls that revolve tube in flame. Transfers tube between burners, set at graduated degrees of temperature, to expose tube to gradual heating and cooling process. May manually revolve tube on gas burner rolls to heat tube. May periodically glaze glass tubes, using hand torch.
GOE: 06.04.30 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 89

712.684-030 OPAQUER (protective dev.) alternate titles: porcelain-buildup assistant

Applies coating of opaque porcelain over cast metal tooth cap, using brush: Mixes porcelain of specified color and water to required consistency. Brushes porcelain mixture over surfaces of metal cap. Places cap in electric oven for specified time to dry and harden porcelain. Removes cap and examines cap to ensure even application and smoothness of coating. Routes workpiece to specified department for application of finish porcelain. May grind and shape dried porcelain to contours of metal cap, using abrasive wheels. May measure dimensions of tooth cap and verify occlusion, using gauges and articulator.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

712.684-034 PACKER, DENTURE (protective dev.) alternate titles: molder

Packs plastic material in molds to form base for full or partial dentures: Mixes specified amounts of plastic powder and chemical solution, using spatula. Packs mixture around base of exposed artificial teeth and into cavities of mold sections. Positions sheet of plastic or wax paper or foil over bottom of mold to permit separation of mold from denture. Fits top section of mold over bottom and places assembly in press. Starts press that forces sections together and compresses mixture around teeth to form reproduction of gums. Removes model from press and trims excess plastic from mold, using knife. Submerges mold in hot water for specified time to cure plastic.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

712.684-038 REFINER (protective dev.)

Recovers precious metals, such as gold, platinum, and palladium from scrap dentures and extracted teeth, using furnace, retort, and laboratory equipment: Breaks scrap dentures, using hammer, and removes precious metals. Weighs each type metal and records weights. Places metal in retort and positions retort in furnace to melt metal particles. Turns valves to adjust temperature of furnace. Removes retort and pours molten metal solution into beaker, using tongs. Adds specified amounts of chemicals to molten metal solution to separate metal from solution. Pours solution through filter to recover precious dental metals.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

712.684-042 FABRICATOR, ARTIFICIAL BREAST (protective dev.)

Fabricates cosmetic appliances from latex for use as artificial breasts, using dies, molded plastic forms, heat-sealing device, and airhose: Places molded form in die, according to size, and positions die on balance scale under spigot of latex gel container. Pushes lever to open spigot to fill molded form and to close spigot when mold reaches prescribed weight. Imprints mold size and other identification data onto plastic sheet used as backing for form, using printing device. Places imprinted backing in prescribed position over die containing gel-filled mold and fuses backing to molded form, using sealing device, to form inner shell. Inserts inner shell into outer plastic shell and fuses outer shell, using sealing device. Inflates shell to specified shape and firmness, using airhose, and seals opening, using heated rod. Tears excess plastic from edge of form.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

712.684-046 DENTURE-MODEL MAKER (protective dev.)

Forms plaster, metal, plastic, or rubber models and molds from dental impressions and wax models of dentures and dental appliances, using casting equipment and handtools: Mixes specified amounts of special plaster and water or other model-making ingredients, by hand or electric mixer-vibrator, to form compound used for models and molds. Pours mixture into impressions to form models for upper and lower dentures. Melts pieces of gold, silver, or other metal, using gas torch, and casts inlays, crowns, and pontics for fixed bridges, using centrifugal casting machine. Packs plastic mixture or composition rubber strips in molds to cast orthodontic appliances, such as tooth positioners, mouthguards, and retainers. Positions models in articulator and verifies occlusions. Packs plaster or other denture-making ingredient around wax model of denture to form model or matrix for casting denture. Places mold in boiling water to melt wax from cast model. Scrapes remaining wax from model, using knife, and washes model in soapy solution to remove dirt and foreign matter.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

712.684-050 INSPECTOR, SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS (inst. & app.)

Inspects surgical instruments, such as needles, needle holders, bandage scissors, forceps, and scalpels, for defects in finish and adherence to standards. Measures instruments for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments, such as ruler and micrometer. May use microscope or other magnifying device to perform inspection.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 84

712.684-054 SURGICAL-FORCEPS FABRICATOR (inst. & app.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate radio-frequency cauterizing surgical forceps, according to written instructions: Cuts and strips coaxial wire and solders wire ends to plug terminals and forceps contacts. Applies bonding agent to metal surfaces requiring plastic insulation coating, using brush. Places plug terminals into mold, bolts mold together, and clamps mold in vise. Injects liquid plastic into mold, using hand-operated pressure gun. Dips forceps into liquid plastic and hangs forceps on stand to drain. Places plug molds and dipped forceps into oven for specified time to cure plastic insulation. Inspects plastic insulation for bubbles and uniformity of thickness. Tests cured plugs and forceps for continuity, using ohmmeter. Trims plastic flash from plugs and forceps, using knife. Plugs forceps into radio-frequency generator and passes forceps along metal grounding plate to test for insulation leaks indicated by sparking. Applies electroplating solution onto contact points of forceps, using battery-powered plating paddle. Fabricates parts, such as plug pins, insulating collars, and fittings for assembly, using handtools, such as wire brush, pliers, drill press, and jeweler's lathe. Weighs and mixes ingredients for plastic compound.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

712.687-010 ASSEMBLER, PLASTIC HOSPITAL PRODUCTS (inst. & app.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble and package disposable plastic hospital products, such as hypodermic syringes, catheters, and intravenous apparatus: Reviews work order and selects component parts to assemble specified product. Fits and assembles parts together, using adhesives and handtools, or heats, bonds, and welds parts together, using automatic equipment. Visually inspects products for defects, verifies conformance to specifications, and rejects defective products. Packages assembled product into plastic bag or other container and seals package, using sealing machine. Packs sealed product and instructional information into cartons, and labels cartons with identifying information. May stack cartons in sterilization chamber, seal chamber, and turn valves to admit gas into chamber to sterilize product.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 90

712.687-014 COILER (protective dev.) alternate titles: pinner

Inserts and solders metal coils and pins in base of artificial teeth to form means of attachment to denture: Inserts coil in tooth, using tweezers, and solders pin to coil, using soldering iron. Coats pins with flux.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

712.687-018 GAUGER (protective dev.) alternate titles: suture gauger; suture measurer

Sorts and measures strands of surgical sutures according to length and thickness: Places strand on measuring stick to determine length. Inserts each end and center of strand into slot of gauge that automatically registers thickness to 0.001 inch and compares gauge reading with prescribed limits of acceptable suture thicknesses. Rejects strands that fail to meet standards. Sorts acceptable strands by width and length, placing specially cut ends together, to ready them for subsequent clamping onto needles. May wind graded sutures onto spools.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

712.687-022 GAS-MASK INSPECTOR (protective dev.)

Inspects assembled gas masks for conformity to specifications: Examines chemical containers, facepieces, straps, and rubber hoses for defects, such as blisters, tears, and faulty stitching. Tests masks for leakage around glass eyepieces, using suction-cup device. Tests chemical containers for content, and for leakage under pressure, using gauge. Tests absorbing quality of chemicals, using smoke meter.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

712.687-030 SUTURE POLISHER (protective dev.)

Smooths and polishes sheep gut used in sutures: Fastens sheep gut in adjustable rack. Adjusts rack to hold gut taut. Smooths and polishes gut, using sandpaper.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

712.687-034 SUTURE WINDER, HAND (protective dev.) alternate titles: gut winder

Winds single or multiple lengths of surgical catgut onto fiber suture reel: Pulls out holding flaps on reel, inserts end of strand under one flap, and places reel on power-driven wheel. Presses pedal to actuate wheel and guides strand under holding flaps as wheel spins to wind precut lengths or counts wheel revolutions to measure lengths. Turns reels by hand when winding numerous strands. Cuts catgut from spool, using scissors. Inserts completed reels in plastic envelopes for subsequent sterilization, or into glass tubes for future use.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

712.687-038 TOOTH INSPECTOR (protective dev.)

Examines, sorts, and packages artificial teeth: Sorts teeth according to type, size, and color shade. Examines teeth to detect surface blemishes and removes blemishes, using brush or scraper. Rejects defective teeth. Packages acceptable teeth in wax-filled casing and stamps identifying information in wax.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF OPHTHALMIC GOODS

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing ophthalmic frames and goods, fitting frames on customer, mounting lenses into frames, and molding ophthalmic goods, such as artificial eyes and contact lenses. Occupations concerned with generating, grinding, and polishing ophthalmic lenses are included in Group 716.

713.261-010 ARTIFICIAL-GLASS-EYE MAKER (optical goods) alternate titles: ocularist, glass

Fabricates artificial glass eyes for humans according to physician's prescription or customer specifications, applying knowledge of glass blowing and fabricating techniques: Holds and turns glass tube over gas burner to soften glass to viscous state. Blows into tube to form globe. Superimposes glass of required color on top surface of bulb to form iris. Fuses black glass in center of iris to simulate pupil and fuses clear glass over iris to form cornea. Positions and fuses red glass threads on globe to produce veins of eyeball. Fits artificial glass eyes to patients and makes adjustments for cosmetic correction.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

713.261-014 ARTIFICIAL-PLASTIC-EYE MAKER (optical goods) alternate titles: ocularist; plastic-eye technician

Fabricates artificial plastic eyes according to specifications and fits eyes into customer's eye sockets, using precision handtools, measuring instruments, molding devices, and bench fabricating machines: Measures customer's eye socket, using calipers, and measures natural eye to determine size and location of pupil and iris, using scale. Records data on examination card. Selects stock artificial eye approximating size and shape of customer's socket and inserts eye into socket. Fills eye area and questions customer to ascertain that eye fit is comfortable. Applies plastic as required to build up and shape stock eye to conform to customer's eye socket. Examines customer's natural eye to determine iris coloring, eye white shading, and number of eye white veins and records information on examination card. Selects samples of iris, pupil, and white to match eye. Positions artificial eye stock in plaster of paris to prepare mold for casting plastic eye. Pours plastic into mold to form artificial eye. Measures molded eye to determine position for pupil and iris, using rule. Positions and presses pupil and iris into place. Immerses eye in boiling water to set plastic. Paints iris and white of artificial eye to produce color of customer's natural eye according to information recorded on examination card. Draws veins on white of eye, using colored pencil or scratches grooves into eye to represent veins and fills grooves with pigment. Immerses eye in clear plastic solution to produce glassy finish. Examines eye for irregularities in shape and removes irregularities, using dental grinding machine. Polishes eye, using pumice and electric buffing wheel. Fits customer with artificial eye and compares artificial eye with natural eye to ensure centering of iris and pupils and matching of colors. May fit patients with ready-to-wear plastic eyes of standard sizes and colors. May fabricate implants (plastic and mesh devices fitted in eye socket for retention of eye muscles) and conformers (plastic disks placed in eye socket to maintain socket shape prior to fitting of artificial eye), using standard molds and grinding and polishing machines.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

713.381-010 LENS-MOLD SETTER (optical goods) alternate titles: mold setter

Assembles molds for casting contact lenses, using handtools, and inspects cast lenses for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments: Selects mold and mold inserts. Positions inserts in mold and shims inserts as indicated by mold insert records. Sets holding pins, using wrench, and routes mold to CONTACT-LENS MOLDER (optical goods). Breaks seal on mold after casting and prys mold apart, using screwdriver and handpress. Peels lens and flashing from mold, using scalpel-like knife. Cuts lenses apart and places lenses in storage box. Inspects lenses, using power determining and optical centering instruments, thickness gauge, shadowgraph, and loupe magnifier, to verify correctness of characteristics, such as inside curve dimension and power, and to detect defects, such as scratches. Alters position of mold inserts to correct lens thickness, using shims. Cleans mold with solvent or routes mold to grinding room for polishing to eliminate defects.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

713.384-010 ASSEMBLER, GOLD FRAME (optical goods)

Assembles gold, aluminum, platinum, or other metallic wire eyeglass frames, using handtools: Enlarges predrilled holes and grooves in frame parts, using drills and files. Brushes holes and grooves with acetone to clean openings. Positions frame parts in holding fixture, aligns holes in parts, and inserts and tightens screws to secure parts together. Pushes eye-wires into grooves in frame and taps frame to tighten groove openings and secure wires. Attaches decorative or supportive wire sections to frame or temple pieces according to design specifications, using adhesive compound or soldering equipment.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.384-014 INSPECTOR, EYEGLASS (optical goods)

Inspects mounted eyeglasses for quality of work and compliance with prescription specifications, using precision optical measuring instrument: Examines frame for proper assembly, and for appearance of engraving and trim. Measures eyesize, temple length, and distance between lenses with ruler. Inspects alignment of lenses, nose pads, and temples with straightedge. Inspects lenses for color, seating in frame, and defects, such as striae, pits, and sharp edges. Examines lenses with power-determining and optical-centering instrument to ensure that optical center, focal center, power of lens, and refractive effect are in accordance with prescription. Returns defective articles for correction.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

713.667-010 INSPECTOR, CLIP-ON SUNGLASSES (optical goods)

Inspects assembled clip-on sunglasses for fit, tension of spring clip, and lens defects, using handtools, microscope, and light projector: Trims end of clip spring, using diagonal cutter, and bends clip with fingers to achieve specified holding tension. Holds sunglasses over light to inspect lenses for matched color shading and scratches. Places sunglasses under microscope or in front of light projector to detect lens distortion, indicated by blurring of instrument crosshairs or of letters on projected chart. Returns rejected sunglasses to assembly workers and explains rework required.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

713.681-010 LENS MOUNTER II (optical goods)

Mounts prescription eyeglass lenses in metal, plastic, or combination frames, using handtools: Examines eyeglass prescription to determine style, color, and size of frame. Inspects lenses to detect flaws, such as pits, chips, and scratches. Holds and turns lenses against grinding wheel to remove flaws. Assembles eyeglass frame and attaches ornaments, shields, nose pads, and temple pieces, using pliers and screwdrivers. Drills holes in lenses for mounting on rimless frames, using diamond drill. Immerses plastic frame rims in hot salt solution to soften rims or stretches rims, using hot, metal cone. Inserts and aligns lenses in frame. Verifies frame dimensions and alignment of lenses, using protractor, ruler, and straightedge. Turns lenses in frame to correct alignment, using padded pliers. Immerses plastic frames in cold water to set plastic around lenses. Tightens screws to hold lenses in metal frames. Examines lenses under polarized light to detect stress caused by overtightening screws and adjusts screws as necessary. Heats plastic frame bridge and bends frame according to prescription specifications, using fingers and handtools. Immerses plastic frames in dye for specified period to color frames. Solders broken metal bridges and replaces damaged temples to repair frames, using soldering iron and handtools. Cleans and polishes finished eyeglasses, using cloth and solvent. May be designated according to type frame mounted as Metal-Frame Inserter (optical goods); Plastic-Frame Inserter (optical goods); or according to part assembled as Trim Mounter (optical goods) II.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

713.684-010 ASSEMBLER, CLIP-ON SUNGLASSES (optical goods)

Assembles clip-on sunglasses, using handtools and holding fixture: Fits metal frame into slots of plastic frame, presses lenses into metal frame grooves, and places assembly into holding fixture. Fits clip-on attachment into slots of plastic frame top. Inserts and sets screws in holes, using tweezers and jeweler's screwdriver. Examines glasses to ensure that both lenses are of same color and shading.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

713.684-014 ASSEMBLER, MOLDED FRAMES (optical goods) alternate titles: frame assembler

Assembles plastic eyeglass frames, using drill press and rivet press: Positions frame parts in jig and drills holes in parts, using drill press. Inserts rivets through holes, positions clips and hinges on rivets, and depresses pedal of pneumatic press to set rivets.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.684-018 BENCH WORKER (optical goods)

Performs any combination of following activities to prepare plastic eyeglass frames for assembly, using bench-mounted machines and handtools or power tools: Drills or punches holes in frame components, using drill or punch press. Inserts and tightens screws, nuts, and bolts to assemble parts, using handtools. Inserts and expands rivets to assemble parts, using rivet gun. Aligns and miters frame part edges, using mitering machine. Cuts grooves in parts for insertion of lenses, using grooving machine. May be designated according to activity as Groover (optical goods).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

713.684-022 EMBOSSER (optical goods)

Imprints identifying information on eyeglass frames according to prescription, using embossing press: Reads prescription to obtain information to be imprinted, such as owner's name, address, and telephone number. Sets type in type bar and slides bar into position in press. Turns knob to lock type bar in place. Positions eyeglass temple in spring clip below type bar. Places metallic foil over temple and pulls handle to lower electrically heated type bar and imprint information on temple. May mount trim on frame and be designated Trim Mounter (optical goods) I. Routes printed and trimmed eyeglasses to inspection section.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

713.684-026 EYEGLASS-FRAME TRUER (optical goods)

Bends and adjusts plastic or metal eyeglass frames according to prescription specifications, using jeweler's handtools, such as hammers, screwdrivers, and pliers. Measures frames to determine amount of adjustment required, using gauges and jigs.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

713.684-030 FRAME CARVER, SPINDLE (optical goods)

Carves spectacle nose pieces of celluloid, plastics, and other material, using rotary spindle carving tool: Measures designated sample nose piece to determine dimensional specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Mounts specified cutting tool in machine chuck, using handtools. Starts machine and holds and turns nose piece blank against cutting tool to fabricate nose piece according to specifications.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

713.684-034 MULTIFOCAL-LENS ASSEMBLER (optical goods) alternate titles: multifocal-button assembler

Fits and secures multifocal lens parts together preparatory to fusing, utilizing adhesive compound or asbestos tape: Dips multifocal button in cleaning solution and wipes dry. Brushes button and countersink blank to remove dust and lint. Positions button on polished surface of countersink blank. Performs test to detect presence of foreign matter between button and countersink blank, using instrument that indicates foreign matter when pressure is applied to outside edge of button. Recleans surfaces and performs test until instrument indicates lens parts are free of foreign matter. Places spring clamp on blank to hold button in position. Inserts metal peg between button and blank to allow air to escape during fusing, using tweezers. Applies cement to surface contact points around edge of button, using needle applicator, or wraps asbestos tape around button and countersink blank assembly to hold button in place. Removes spring clip and metal peg after cement is set. Places assembled unit in tray for transfer to fusing room.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

713.684-038 POLISHER, EYEGLASS FRAMES (optical goods)

Polishes plastic eyeglass frames and temple pieces to remove scratches and pit marks, using polishing wheel: Applies abrasive compound to wheel surface, using brush. Starts machine and holds and turns frame parts against wheel to polish parts and remove defects. Inspects and feels polished parts to verify removal of flaws. Presses sandpaper against polishing wheel to remove abrasive residue in preparation for next sequence.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.684-042 WASHER (optical goods)

Performs any combination of following duties to clean finished eyeglasses, dye plastic eyeglass lenses, and electroplate metal frames: Washes, rinses, dries, and buffs eyeglasses, using cleaning solution, cloth, and buffing wheel. Mixes trays of dye according to formula and places trays on heating plate to maintain specified temperature. Mounts plastic lenses in holder and immerses lenses in dye for specified period. Compares lens with sample to verify color and immerses lens in dye to correct color as necessary. Immerses metal frames in plating solution for specified period to electroplate frames.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

713.687-010 CLIP COATER (optical goods) alternate titles: clip baker; dipper

Coats tips of sunglass clips with protective plastic and cures coated clips in oven: Slides metal clips onto rack and immerses rack in molten plastic to coat tips of metal clips, or applies plastic to tips, using brush. Places racks of clips in oven for specified period to cure plastic. Removes racks, examines coating for proper baking, indicated by color of plastic, and places racks on table for further processing or in oven for further baking.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.687-014 CONTACT-LENS-FLASHING PUNCHER (optical goods) alternate titles: puncher

Punches flashing from molded plastic contact lenses, using handpress: Places compartmentalized box under openings in press-holding fixture to catch lens after punching. Positions lens in holding fixture and pulls lever to lower hollow punch which cuts flashing from lens. Repeats punching, allowing only lenses of same specifications to fall in same compartment. Labels and routes lenses in envelopes or boxes to stockroom or other work stations.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.687-018 FINAL ASSEMBLER (optical goods)

Attaches nose pads and temple pieces to optical frames, using handtools: Positions parts in fixture to align screw holes. Inserts and tightens screws, using screwdriver.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.687-022 INSPECTOR, EYEGLASS FRAMES (optical goods)

Examines eyeglass frames and frame parts, such as temples, rims, nose pads, and bridge pieces, for defects and conformance to dimensional specifications. Feels and visually inspects frames to detect soldering irregularities, rough spots, and scratches. Verifies measurements of frame parts, using ruler and gauges.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

713.687-026 LENS INSERTER (optical goods) alternate titles: roll-over loader

Fits lenses into plastic sunglass frames and places frames on conveyor belt that passes under heat lamps which soften frames preparatory to setting of lenses.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.687-030 LENS MATCHER (optical goods)

Examines and matches colored goggle lenses to obtain pairs and places matched lenses of same shade in box. May inspect lenses for defects.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.687-034 POLISHER, IMPLANT (optical goods)

Polishes plastic implants used to fill eye socket of person with artificial eye, using polishing cloths and chamois: Cuts emery cloth and chamois cloth into strips, using scissors. Clamps plastic implant in vise, and pulls emery cloth strip back and forth through implant opening to remove rough edges and enlarge opening. Examines implant to verify smoothness and freedom from defects, using eye loupe.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.687-038 SALVAGER (optical goods)

Examines and dismantles sunglasses to salvage components, such as lenses, clips, and frames, using handtools: Examines sunglasses to determine salvageable components. Punches out rivets, using hammer and punch. Removes ornamental jewels, hinges, clips, and other parts and places parts in storage boxes. Cuts, unscrews, springs, or otherwise loosens frames to remove lenses. Stacks lenses by color, grind, shape, and shading. Sorts metal frames by style, and plastic frames by color for reprocessing.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

713.687-042 SUNGLASS-CLIP ATTACHER (optical goods) alternate titles: heating-fixture tender; melter

Bonds metal spring clip to plastic clip-on sunglass frames, using electric heating equipment: Pulls lever or slides rod to clamp frames in heating fixture. Removes bonded frames and examines attachment and action of clip for freedom of movement.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

714 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing photographic apparatus, such as still and motion picture cameras and projectors, photocopy and microfilm equipment, blueprinting and diazo-type equipment, and other photographic equipment, parts, and attachments; sensitized film, plates, cloth, and papers; and prepared chemicals packaged for photographic use. Occupations concerned with electronic components are included in Group 726 and bulbs are included in Group 725.

714.131-010 SUPERVISOR, MOTION-PICTURE EQUIPMENT (motion picture; photo. appar.) alternate titles: cinetechnician supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling, repairing, remodeling, and maintaining photographing, projecting, sound, and related motion-picture equipment: Inspects malfunctioning equipment to determine extent of work to be performed and directs individuals or groups to make repairs or modifications. Trains new workers in equipment assembly and maintenance. May assign repair crews to motion picture production units. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

714.281-010 AIRCRAFT-PHOTOGRAPHIC-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (photo. appar.) alternate titles: research assembler; research mechanic

Assembles, adjusts, tests, and modifies aircraft cameras according to engineering drawings and sketches, using handtools and bench machines: Reads and interprets engineering drawings and verbal instructions to determine fabrication methods and sequence of fabrication. Lays out reference points and dimensions on parts to be machined, using precision measuring instruments. Fabricates parts to specifications, using bench lathe, milling machine, shaper, and grinder. Measures parts to verify specified dimensions, using micrometer, dial gauges, and vernier caliper. Cuts, bends, drills, and fastens parts to assemble, repair, or modify camera, using handtools. Fabricates and installs electrical assemblies and wiring in camera housing, using handtools and soldering equipment. Tests camera units for operational efficiency, using calibrating instruments, multimeter, and stroboscope and adjusts mechanisms to correct inefficient operation. Installs film in camera and adjusts camera mechanisms to record sharpest image consistent with speed of aircraft, weather conditions, and object or terrain to be photographed. Records test data, prepares reports on fabricating techniques used, and recommends modifications to resolve problems.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

714.281-014 CAMERA REPAIRER (photo. appar.)

Repairs and adjusts cameras, using specialized tools and test devices: Disassembles camera, using handtools. Tests and aligns diaphragm, lens mounts, and film transport to minimize optical distortion, using precision gauges. Adjusts range and view finders, using fixed focusing target. Calibrates operation of shutter, diaphragm, and lens carriers with dial settings, using electronic or stroboscopic timing instruments. Fabricates of modifies parts, using bench lathe, grinder, and drill press.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

714.281-018 MACHINIST, MOTION-PICTURE EQUIPMENT (motion picture; photo. appar.) alternate titles: cinetechnician; motion-picture-camera repairer

Assembles, repairs, remodels, and services photographing, projecting, editing, sound-recording, and power equipment used in motion picture production, using handtools and bench machines: Reads job order and blueprints to plan work procedures. Disassembles defective equipment, using handtools. Constructs replacement parts (except camera lenses and other optical parts) used to repair or remodel equipment, using machines, such as bench lathes, milling machines, gear cutters, grinders, and drill presses. Finishes, fits, and installs parts, using precision handtools and calibration devices. Measures installed parts for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and calipers. Operates repaired equipment to verify operational efficiency. Cleans and lubricates equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

714.281-022 PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN (photo. appar.)

Assembles, repairs, tests, and maintains still and motion picture cameras and photographic equipment according to customer, blueprint, or work order specifications, using handtools, bench machines, and test equipment: Reads diagrammatic and verbal specifications to determine repairs needed and sequence of operations. Inspects cameras and equipment to locate defects, using jewelers' loupe. Disassembles cameras to gain access to defects. Tests focus of lens system, using optical measuring equipment, and adjusts and repairs lens system to correct defective focusing, using handtools. Measures camera shutter speed, using electronic measuring instrument, and adjusts shutter mechanism to manufacturer's specifications, using handtools. Compares light meter readings with readings of light measuring instrument to verify accuracy of camera light meters. Adjusts light meters to correct defective readings, using handtools. Measures operating speed of movie cameras, using frequency counter and turns camera speed control, using screwdriver, to correct defective operation. Cleans and lubricates cameras and polishes camera lenses, using air gun, ultrasonic cleaning device, cloth, syringe, and tissue paper. May fabricate parts for cameras and related equipment, using machines, such as bench lathe, milling machines, cutters, and grinders.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

714.281-026 PHOTOGRAPHIC-EQUIPMENT-MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN (photo. appar.) alternate titles: technical-maintenance technician

Fabricates, assembles, and repairs photographic equipment except cameras, using handtools and power tools: Examines equipment, such as photograph printers, print washers, driers and straighteners, and mounting presses. Replaces defective wood and metal parts and makes minor repairs, such as cleaning and tightening connections, soldering and welding broken metal parts, and bending and installing piping. Lays out framework dimensions on channel and angle stock, using tape measure, square, and scribe and cuts and grinds stock to dimensional specifications to fabricate equipment parts, using power saws, sanders, grinders, and files. Assembles frames and installs parts according to blueprint specifications, using handtools, such as drills, wrenches, reamers, and hole punches. Installs electrical wiring, following blueprints. Requisitions parts and materials.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

714.281-030 SERVICE TECHNICIAN, COMPUTERIZED-PHOTOFINISHING EQUIPMENT (photofinishing)

Analyzes malfunctions in computerized electromechanical photofinishing equipment and replaces or repairs defective components, utilizing knowledge of equipment operation and repair: Examines and tests equipment to determine nature and probable cause of malfunction, using work aids such as voltmeter, ohmmeter, schematic drawings, and equipment specifications. Removes and replaces defective electronic, electrical, mechanical, and plumbing components, such as pipes, valves, printed circuit boards, wiring, switches, thermostats, heaters, motors, pumps, gears, and drive chains, using handtools and following drawings and manufacturer's manuals. Tightens or solders loose connections and fittings, and performs related repairs. Adjusts equipment to manufacturer's specifications, using handtools and measuring instruments. Test operates equipment to ensure that defects have been corrected.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

714.381-010 ASSEMBLER, PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT (photo. appar.) alternate titles: assembler, precision-mechanical

Assembles and adjusts photographic apparatus, such as motion picture cameras, projectors, film developing machines, and microfilm equipment, according to blueprint specifications, using handtools and portable power tools: Examines blueprints to determine specifications. Aligns, fits, and bolts components together to assemble mechanisms, subassemblies, and assemblies of photographic apparatus, using handtools, portable power tools, and drill press. Connects electrical wiring according to circuit diagram, using soldering iron. Tests function of assembled units, using precision mechanical, electrical, optical, and sound measuring instruments; and adjusts mechanisms to attain specified functional performance, using handtools. May repair defective products returned to production.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

714.381-014 INSPECTOR, PHOTOGRAPHIC EQUIPMENT (photo. appar.) alternate titles: inspector, precision

Inspects parts, subassemblies, and assembled photographic apparatus, such as still and motion picture cameras, magazines, enlargers, flash units, and film developing machines for conformance to verbal and diagrammatic specifications, using precision measuring and testing instruments: Examines blueprints, wiring diagrams, and other specifications to determine parts, dimensions, and tolerances required. Examines equipment for defects, such as missing parts, incorrect serial numbers, flaws in castings, and light leakage. Measures parts to ensure conformance to dimensional specifications, using micrometers, gauges, rules, and other precision measuring instruments. Tests functioning of electronic components, using test instruments, such as voltmeters, oscilloscopes, and signal generators. Trips camera shutters to verify timing, using timing device. Measures focal distance of lenses, using depth micrometer or collimator. Traces electrical wiring and examines connections to detect assembly defects and tests electrical circuits for continuity, using wire diagrams and continuity meter. Examines test film to detect faulty operation of cameras, using projector, viewing screen, and hand lens. Records inspection data and marks or stamps inspection tag to indicate acceptance or rejection of equipment inspected.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

714.381-018 PHOTOGRAPHIC-PLATE MAKER (electron. comp.) alternate titles: photographic-process attendant

Prepares photographic plates used to print pattern of aperture masks on sensitized steel: Examines unexposed plate to detect foreign particles or emulsion flaws. Transfers image from master plate to unexposed plate by means of contact exposure and immerses plate in series of chemical and water baths to develop image on plate [DEVELOPER (photofinishing)]. Examines plate over light box in darkroom to detect flaws and verify conformity of pattern with master plate. Measures dot size and center distance, using calibrated microscope, and examines master and production plates for dot damage. Repairs defective plates by filling in missing dots, using photographic touch-up tool and ink. Installs and aligns plates in printing case for DISPLAY-SCREEN FABRICATOR (electron. comp.). Prepares developing solutions, following formula.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

714.667-010 SENSITIZED-PAPER TESTER (photo. appar.)

Tests tensile strength and light value of samples of photocopy, blueprint, and other sensitized paper to ensure conformance to specifications, using duplicating machines and testing devices: Inserts paper sample in duplicating machine and starts machine. Removes developed print and compares sample with printed standard to detect variations in color and clarity. Cuts paper sample into strips and clamps ends of strips in tensile strength measuring device. Turns handle of testing device until paper breaks. Records pounds of force required to break paper. Records test data in log.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

714.684-010 ASSEMBLER, PRODUCTION LINE (photo. appar.)

Assembles components of cameras, camera magazines, camera shutters, movie projectors, and electronic photographic apparatus, such as exposure meters, using electric riveting press, punch press, soldering iron, and handtools: Screws, rivets, solders, and otherwise fastens and installs parts, following blueprints. Operates assemblies to test for specified functioning and adjusts mechanisms to attain specified functioning, using handtools, gauges, and meters. May be designated according to type of apparatus assembled as Camera Assembler (photo. appar.); Meter Assembler (photo. appar.); Projector Assembler (photo. appar.); or according to part assembled as Synchro Assembler (photo. appar.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

714.684-014 BELLOWS MAKER (photo. appar.) alternate titles: bellows assembler

Builds or repairs camera bellows, using handtools, power tools, and gluing equipment: Selects cardboard cone bellow form according to size of bellows. Cuts paper pattern of cone. Cuts lining and cover materials for bellows, according to pattern, using scissors or electric knife. Stretches lining around cone and glues overlapping edges to cone. Cuts cardboard strips (ribs) and glues strips to lining. Glues cover over ribbed lining and attaches front and rear metal frames, using glue and clamps. Trims excess material from assembly, using scissors and removes dried glue, using solvent and cloth. Compresses assembly over special frame to pleat material and form completed bellows.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

714.687-010 CHECKER, FILM TESTS (photo. appar.)

Identifies, wraps, and packages samples of sheet film for in-process testing according to specified procedures: Reads test requests for film in various stages of production and locates, removes, and batches sample sheets of specified film. Wraps, packages, and labels samples according to process stage and characteristics of film selected. Routes samples to testing department. Examines tested film, sorts rejected and approved sheets, and segregates rejected sheets with salvageable areas for cutting. Maintains records of film tested and test results.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF WATCHES, CLOCKS, AND PARTS

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing complete mechanical or electric watches and clocks, and mechanical movements used in clockwork-operated devices, such as timers, electric meters, and recorders.

715.131-010 SUPERVISOR (clock & watch)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling watches, clocks, and related units, and testing assembled units: Inspects finished work at production stations to ensure conformance to specifications, using loupe and gauges. Trains workers in performance of tasks. Requisitions materials and supplies. Confers with other supervisory personnel to coordinate interdepartmental workflow. Sets up machines and equipment. Performs duties of workers supervised to expedite production. May supervise workers engaged in fabricating watch and clock parts. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.131-014 SUPERVISOR, DIALS (clock & watch)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in blanking, cleaning, brushing, soldering, polishing, plating, printing, and lacquering watch dials: Trains new workers in performance of tasks. Requisitions supplies and materials. Confers with other supervisory personnel to coordinate interdepartmental workflow. Confers with workers' representatives to resolve grievances. Sets up machines and equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.131-018 SUPERVISOR, HAIRSPRING FABRICATION (clock & watch)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating watch hairsprings: Trains workers in performance of tasks. Requisitions supplies and materials. Confers with other supervisory personnel to coordinate interdepartmental workflow. Confers with workers' representatives to resolve grievances. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.131-022 SUPERVISOR, INSPECTION (clock & watch)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting and testing fabricated and assembled parts of watches, clocks, and related units for conformance to company standards: Demonstrates methods of work and use of equipment to train workers. Inspects randomly selected parts and units to ensure conformance to standards, using loupe, gauges, and comparator. Confers with other supervisory and quality control personnel to coordinate interdepartmental workflow and to determine corrective action required. May supervise workers engaged in inspecting and testing tools, dies, gauges, and other precision measuring instruments used in inspection. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.131-026 SUPERVISOR, MAINSPRING FABRICATION (clock & watch)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating watch mainsprings. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.131-030 SUPERVISOR, TUMBLING AND ROLLING (clock & watch)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in deburring, smoothing, and burnishing precision clock and watch parts: Trains workers in performance of tasks. Confers with other supervisory personnel to coordinate interdepartmental workflow. Confers with workers' representatives to resolve grievances. Requisitions supplies and equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.221-010 INSTRUCTOR, WATCH ASSEMBLY (clock & watch)

Instructs workers in all operations concerned with assembly of watch movements: Conducts lectures on function of various parts and assemblies, and demonstrates assembly activities, such as $T3overcoiling,$T1 $T3putting-in-beat,$T1 $T3truing II,$T1 $T3poising,$T1 colleting, staking, and $T3vibrating.$T1 Instructs workers in handling of minute parts with loupe, microscope, and tweezers. May be designated according to assembly operation taught as Instructor, Hairspring (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.261-010 MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN, LABORATORY (clock & watch)

Performs variety of experiments on watch parts, lubricants, and abrasives used in manufacture of horological instruments to ascertain conformance to production standards: Heats or cools watch parts to specific temperatures in oven or refrigerator. Subjects heated or cooled watch parts to stress tests and records results. Tests lubricants and abrasives used in watch manufacture for conformance to established lubricity and abrasion levels. Analyzes test results to detect deficiencies in watch parts, lubricants or abrasives and suggests modifications in production methods to overcome deficiencies. Recommends new test procedures or testing devices as necessary. May assist in fabrication and installation of new testing devices. May repair ovens or refrigerators.
GOE: 02.04.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.281-010 WATCH REPAIRER (clock & watch) alternate titles: clockmaker; watch adjuster; watchmaker

Repairs, cleans, and adjusts watches, clocks, and related instruments, using watchmaker's tools, measuring instruments, bench machines, and cleaning equipment: Removes mechanism from case and examines mechanism for defective parts or accumulation of foreign matter, using loupe. Disassembles parts, such as hands, mainspring, $T3escape wheels,$T1 and balance wheel, using pliers, screwdriver, and tweezers. Places parts into watch-cleaning machine and starts machine that cleans, rinses, and dries parts. Tests $T3truing II$T1 of balance wheel assembly, using truing calipers and trues assembly, using tweezers. Repairs damaged or worn parts, using watchmaker's lathe and drill press. Replaces broken parts, such as mainsprings, hairspring, jewels, stems, escape wheel, and pinions, using handtools. Assembles mechanism and oils moving parts. Places mechanism in demagnetizing machine that automatically removes magnetic properties from mechanism. Replaces mechanism in case and tests assembled instrument for accuracy, using watch-rate recorder. Adjusts balance wheel speed regulator to synchronize reading of instrument with recorder. May repair jewelry [JEWELER (jewelry-silver.) 700.281-010]. May salvage and repair watchcases and be designated Repairer, Watchcases (clock & watch). May repair clocks used in electric power system timing equipment and be designated Time-Clock Repairer (clock & watch). May be designated according to type of instrument or instrument subassembly repaired as Demand Equipment Repairer (utilities); Repairer, Hairspring (clock & watch).
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 90

715.281-014 WATCH REPAIRER APPRENTICE (clock & watch) alternate titles: clockmaker apprentice; watchmaker apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

715.381-010 ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Assembles and installs chime-controlling mechanisms in master clocks according to blueprints and sketches, using watchmaker's tools: Bolts mounting casting which houses clock and chimes mechanisms to inner rear panel of master clockcase. Installs toggle-switch and cut-off secondaries, for opening and closing chime-mechanism circuit, on panel, and makes wire connections. Disassembles, examines, repairs, or adjusts spring-wound clock, and reassembles clock [WATCH REPAIRER (clock & watch)] adding strike-control parts, such as hour-strike spring to hour mechanism, night-spot cutout to hour hand sleeve-wheel, and minute-mercury ring to minute mechanism. Bolts assembled clock mechanism in position on mounting casting. Assembles parts, such as dial, hour and minute hands, contact springs, motor drum and condenser, and makes wire connections to complete master clock mechanism. Installs completed assembly into master clockcase.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.381-014 ASSEMBLER, WATCH TRAIN (clock & watch)

Assembles, inspects, and adjusts watch train (center, third, fourth, and $T3escape wheels$T1 with pinions), using watchmaker's tools, loupe, and holding fixture: Examines parts to ensure freedom from defects, using loupe. Positions $T3pillar plate$T1 in holding fixture and inserts pivots of wheel staffs into holes drilled in pillar plate jewels, using tweezers. Positions train bridge over wheels, aligns pivots with jewels in bridge, and screws bridge to pillar plate, using tweezers and screwdriver. Inspects assembled watch train for meshing of wheels and pinions and endshake (vertical play) of wheels, using tweezers and loupe [INSPECTOR, WATCH TRAIN (clock & watch)]. Moves jeweled bearings specified distance to correct deficient endshake, using micrometer and hand staking tool.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-018 BANKING PIN ADJUSTER (clock & watch) alternate titles: escapement matcher

Inspects and adjusts position of watch banking pins to limit angle through which pallet swings to point where escape wheel clears pallet stones, using loupe and watchmaker's tools: Turns screw to move eccentrically placed banking pin until impulse face of escape wheel drops off pallet jewel. Moves pallet back and forth to test jewel pin shake (distance between pallet fork and jewel pin), to verify that shake is equal in both pallet positions, using tweezers. Bends pallet to equalize shake, using tweezers. Examines locking motion of escape wheel when guard pin is pressed against safety roller to verify guard pin shake (distance between guard pin and safety roller). Moves guard point out or files point to obtain correct length. Heats pallet to liquefy jewel adhesive, using hot plate, and moves jewels to correct slide, using tweezers. Examines pallet action to verify sufficient clearance between pallet and roller. Increases or decreases clearance between pallet and roller to correct deficiency, using tweezers.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.381-022 BARREL ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Assembles, tests, and adjusts mainspring barrel assembly, using watchmaker's tools, handpress, and loupe: Attaches inner coil of mainspring to arbor of hand-operated mainspring winder, and winds spring within body of winder. Inserts wound spring into mainspring barrel, utilizing plunger inside winder. Presses barrel arbor into position and turns arbor until hook in arbor engages hole in center of coiled spring, using tweezers. Places drop of oil on spring, using hypodermic syringe. Presses barrel cover into place, using handpress. Moves arbor up and down to test endshake (vertical clearance of arbor between cover and bottom of barrel), using tweezers and loupe. Corrects insufficient or excessive endshake [BARREL-ENDSHAKE ADJUSTER (clock & watch)]. May press rounded punch against barrel hub to correct side-shake (clearance between arbor and barrel hole).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-026 BARREL-BRIDGE ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Assembles barrel, setting lever, ratchet wheel, and barrel bridge to $T3pillar plate$T1 to form barrel-bridge assembly, using watchmaker's tools, loupe, and holding fixture: Positions pillar plate on holding fixture and places barrel in plate recess, using tweezers and loupe. Screws barrel bridge with assembled crown wheel and click (pawl) in position over barrel and screws setting lever and ratchet wheel in place, using screwdriver. Holds ratchet wheel in position and tightens ratchet screw, using screwdriver. Positions clutch wheel and winding pinion in place and inserts stem through hole in pillar plate to secure assembly, using tweezers and loupe.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.381-030 BARREL-ENDSHAKE ADJUSTER (clock & watch)

Tests and adjusts barrel endshake (vertical clearance of arbor between cover and bottom of barrel), using holding fixture and jeweler's tools: Places barrel assembly in holding fixture and moves arbor up and down to test endshake, using tweezers. Estimates from experience whether shake is within acceptable limits (between 0.015 and 0.02 mm). Actuates arms of holding tool to bend barrel cover sufficiently to correct endshake error.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-034 BLOCKER AND POLISHER, GOLD WHEEL (clock & watch)

Trues, blocks, and polishes gold watch wheels, using handpress, block adhesive, and polishing stones: Flattens (trues) wheel, using handpress. Blocks wheels in recess of disk-shaped block, using adhesive [BLOCKER (clock & watch)]. Rubs wheel on wet stone to rough polish wheel. Applies polishing compound to steel block and rubs wheel on block to polish wheel to required luster. Examines wheel to verify required luster and freedom from defects, using loupe.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.381-038 CHRONOMETER ASSEMBLER AND ADJUSTER (clock & watch)

Assembles, tests, and adjusts marine chronometers, using watchmaker's tools and loupe: Assembles parts, such as plates, bridges, train wheels, mainspring, and fusee, in specified sequence, using tweezers and watchmaker's tools. Greases and assembles fusee and barrel assembly. Tests assembled parts, such as fusee and barrel and train wheels for specified endshake (vertical movement), using tweezers. Bends parts, such as bridges, to correct insufficient or excessive endshake. Oils and greases bushings and other surfaces requiring lubrication. Cleans parts, such as plates, mainspring barrel, and hands, using buff stick moistened with benzine. Tests operation and fit of parts and subassemblies during assembly and makes adjustments to eliminate any improper fit or malfunctioning. Changes timing weights on balance wheel to correct deficient timing and tightens or replaces loose jewels, using watchmaker's tools.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.381-042 CHRONOMETER-BALANCE-AND-HAIRSPRING ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Assembles and trues balance and hairspring assemblies used in marine chronometers, using $T3truing II$T1 calipers and watchmaker's tools: Attaches hairspring to collet, using watchmaker's tools. Positions hairspring and collet assembly in truing calipers and bends hairspring to correct deficient truing, using tweezers. Attaches stud to hairspring and screws balance staff into balance wheel. Trues balance wheel, using truing calipers. Fastens balance screws, weights, and timing screws in balance wheel, using screwdriver. Inserts impulse and unlocking rollers in assembly. Poises balance wheel, using truing calipers. Connects hairspring and collet to balance wheel assembly, using watchmaker's tools.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-046 DIAL MAKER (clock & watch) alternate titles: watch-dial maker

Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate clock and watch dials: Cuts out dial blanks, using handtools. Solders holding feet to dial, using soldering iron. Brushes, buffs, and polishes dial, using variety of abrasive wheels. Plates dials with silver, gold, nickel, or other metals [PLATER (electroplating)]. Stakes numerals and numeral indicators, such as diamonds, to dial [STAKER (clock & watch)]. Prints designs, numerals, and company's name on dials [TRANSFERRER (clock & watch)]. Inspects completed dials for dirt and scratches, completeness of printed designs, and adherence to dimension specifications.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-050 FINAL INSPECTOR (clock & watch) alternate titles: adjuster and inspector; finishing inspector; watch-assembly inspector; watch inspector, final movement

Inspects and tests watch and clock subassemblies and completed watch movements for mechanical and visual defects and makes adjustments to correct defects, using watchmaker's tools and loupe: Inspects banking of pallet, lock, drop, and slide of escapement. Verifies that hairspring is level and centered [INSPECTOR, HAIRSPRING TRUING (clock & watch)], and inspects and adjusts $T3beat$T1 [PUT-IN-BEAT ADJUSTER (clock & watch)]. Tests endshake (vertical play of wheels), using tweezers, to verify that shake is within acceptable limits. Examines spring to verify centering between regulator pins and centers regulator lever. Examines movement for scratches, and blows out dust or dirt, using airhose. Activates watch and clock movements and compares time indicated with master clock to verify accuracy of movements. Listens to movements in operation to detect excessive noise. Turns time and alarm shafts and pulls alarm buttons to test alarm mechanisms for freedom of movement. Examines external surfaces for defects, such as cracked or scratched cases or crystals, loose or misaligned hands, and faulty printing on dials. Oils or inspects oiling of pallet stones and jeweled bearings. Disassembles movement to point of error and replaces defective parts, using watchmaker's tools. Observes minute parts with aid of loupe. May clean parts with soft leather and polish case with chamois.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.381-054 HAIRSPRING ASSEMBLER (clock & watch) alternate titles: watch-hairspring assembler

Assembles, inspects, and adjusts watch hairspring and balance assemblies, using watchmaker's tools: Attaches hairspring to collet and stud [COLLETER (clock & watch) 715.684-066; STUDDER, HAIRSPRING (clock & watch) 715.684-186], and assembles parts of hairspring and balance, using punch, staking tool, tweezers, and other watchmaker's tools. Overcoils spring [OVERCOILER (clock & watch) 715.684-150], and trues spring [HAIRSPRING TRUER (clock & watch) 715.381-058]. Poises balance wheel. Locates vibrating point [HAIRSPRING VIBRATOR (clock & watch) 715.381-062]. Inspects and adjusts hairspring and balance assembly [INSPECTOR HAIRSPRING (clock & watch) I 715.381-066].
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.381-058 HAIRSPRING TRUER (clock & watch)

Examines and adjusts hairspring assemblies to ensure horizontal and circular alignment of hairspring, using $T3truing II$T1 calipers, loupe, and watchmaker's tools: Mounts hairspring and balance wheel assembly between jaws of truing calipers. Turns wheel of caliper and examines spring to determine if center coils appear as perfect circles, using loupe. Bends inner coil of spring away from or toward collet to locate center of collet in center of spring and to correct errors resulting from faulty colleting of coil, using tweezers. Estimates space between collet and first inner coil to determine if space is within acceptable limits, and bends coil to correct errors, using tweezers. Examines plane of hairspring to determine if coils are parallel to plane of collet and raises or lowers individual coils to correct discrepancies, using tweezers.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-062 HAIRSPRING VIBRATOR (clock & watch)

Locates $T3vibrating$T1 point (point at which length of spring is such as to cause attached balance wheel to oscillate at specified rate) on clock and watch hairsprings and cuts hairspring at specified point to synchronize oscillation of movements, utilizing one or both of following methods: (1) Fastens free end of spring of hairspring assembly in fixture of electronic vibrating device, and adjusts bed of device until it touches pivot of vertically oscillating balance wheel, as indicated on cathode-ray tube. Observes second cathode-ray tube to determine excess length of spring as vertical swings are translated into corresponding horizontal oscillations. Winds excess length of spring into holding fixture of device and readjusts bed until cathode-ray tube readings are within acceptable limits. Starts shears to cut excess spring at specified distance from vibrating point for attachment to stud. (2) Inserts end of spring into holding tweezers of master balance wheel assembly, and adjusts tweezers until pivots and arms of test and master balances are aligned. Releases lever that gives starting impulse to both balances simultaneously, and observes operation to determine if balances are synchronized. Resets holding point of vibrator tweezers and repeats operation until balances are synchronized. Cuts off spring at specified distance from vibrating point for attachment to stud, using cutting pliers.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-066 INSPECTOR, HAIRSPRING I (clock & watch)

Inspects completed hairspring assemblies, using loupe and watchmaker's tools: Verifies that spring and balance wheel are true in flat and round [INSPECTOR, BALANCE TRUING (clock & watch)], and that mass of balance wheel is equally distributed around axis of rotation [INSPECTOR, POISING (clock & watch)]. Examines positioning of parts to determine that parts are in $T3beat,$T1 and that $T3overcoil$T1 is in specified relationship to spring, using loupe. Verifies that parts are securely staked, using tweezers. Separates unsatisfactory assemblies. Observes minute parts and functioning of parts with loupe. May test parts to determine if $T3vibrating$T1 point has been accurately located, using master balance [HAIRSPRING VIBRATOR (clock & watch)].
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-070 INSPECTOR, WATCH ASSEMBLY (clock & watch)

Inspects watch subassemblies and incomplete watch movements for mechanical and visual defects, using watchmaker's tools and loupe: Inspects parts, such as bridges, jewels, and screws, for cracks, scratches, and other surface defects, using loupe. Turns wheels to detect amount of vertical play (endshake) and to ascertain if wheels have sufficient freedom, using tweezers and picks. Winds mainspring to determine wheel characteristics, such as flatness of path and freedom of movement. Examines wheels and pivots for bends and alignment, using loupe. Records defects found.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-074 INSPECTOR, WATCH TRAIN (clock & watch)

Inspects assembled watch train (center, third, fourth, and $T3escape wheels$T1 with pinions) for vertical play of wheels (endshake), meshing of gears, and cleanliness of movement, using watchmaker's tools and loupe: Moves wheels up and down to test endshake, using tweezers, and determining from experience whether shake is within acceptable limits. Turns center wheel to ascertain that gears mesh and that train turns easily. Examines assembly for cleanliness, oiling of cap jewels, and to determine that wheels are level and in parallel planes, using loupe. Rejects or accepts watch train assemblies and places defective assemblies in trays according to type of defect.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

715.381-078 LOCATION-AND-MEASUREMENT TECHNICIAN (clock & watch)

Inspects machined watch parts to ensure that hole locations, contour measurements, and shapes conform, within prescribed tolerances, to blueprint specifications, using coordinate measuring machine (precision optical device) and working to tolerances of up to 0.00001 inch: Places watch part on viewing table of projector, adjusts focus of projector, and installs glass chart on viewing screen preparatory to inspection. Aligns part with specified locations or measurement points on chart and examines projected enlargement to determine if hole locations, contour, and shape of part fall within tolerance lines etched on chart. Positions part on microscope table of coordinate measuring machine to reexamine part and to obtain precise coordinate measurements. Observes part through microscope and adjusts calibrated controls of measuring machine to center watch part and to determine vertical and horizontal measurements. Compares readings with chart and blueprint specifications and calculates differences between readings and specifications. Records inspection data and interprets findings to supervisory personnel. May operate coordinate measuring machine equipped with spotting and scribing device to locate, spot, and scribe tool, gauge, fixture, and die blanks and be designated Location-And-Measurement Technician, Tool Room (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-082 PALLET-STONE INSERTER (clock & watch)

Sets pallet stones in watch pallets, using tweezers and pallet-stone inserting fixture: Positions pallet over projecting pins in seat of fixture. Manipulates fixture attachments to squeeze sides of stone-holding recesses together to produce friction-tight holding recesses. Inserts stones in recesses, using tweezers.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-086 PALLET-STONE POSITIONER (clock & watch)

Adjusts position of pallet stones to extend each stone specified amount from face of holding recess, using positioning fixture: Fits pallet in fixture beneath binocular microscope. Examines pallet stones through microscope and inserts needle between base of stones and holding recess to force stones upward from recess. Swings fork end of pallet against positioning pins of fixture to force stones specified distance into recess.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.381-090 SCREWHEAD POLISHER (clock & watch)

Polishes screwheads to produce watch screws of specified dimensions and finish, using blocking equipment and polishing wheels: Fits screws in block, using tweezers and suction device. Applies shellac over screws, heats block to melt shellac, and seats screws in block, using handpress. Grinds block screwheads to remove burrs, using grinding wheel. Polishes screwheads to specified dimensions and finish, using flat-lap polisher [FLAT POLISHER (clock & watch)], or manually oscillates screwheads on polishing stones, using overhead pole or hand stick to apply pressure. Examines and measures screws to verify required finish and dimensional specifications, using loupe and precision gauge. Washes and boils block to remove loose polish and to liquefy shellac. Taps block to remove screws. Rinses, dries, and places screws in beakers for inspection.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.381-094 WATCH ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Assembles, tests, and adjusts complete watch movements according to specifications, using watchmaker's tools and loupe: Attaches hairspring and balance assembly, train, escapement, winding and setting mechanism, mainspring, jeweled bearings, and bridges, using tweezers, hand staker (press), and other watchmaker's tools, and loupe. Inspects movement for accuracy, diagnoses cause of defects, and replaces defective parts. Adjusts subassemblies, such as $T3truing II$T1 balance and banking escapement.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.384-010 BALANCE ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Screws watch balance and balance bridge assembly to $T3pillar plate.$T1 Places pillar plate in holding fixture, and positions balance and bridge assembly on plate securing with screws. Tests balance for endshake (vertical play) by gently moving balance, using tweezers, and determining from experience if shake is within acceptable limits. Raises bridge slightly, using tweezers, or disassembles bridge and presses down on reverse side to correct shake. Touches oil-filled hypodermic needle to jewel to oil lower balance jewel prior to assembling. Observes minute parts with aid of loupe and handles parts with tweezers.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.384-014 INSPECTOR, MECHANISM (clock & watch)

Inspects assembled watch winding and setting mechanisms for mechanical and surface defects, using tweezers and loupe: Moves stem in and out to verify clicking into winding and setting positions and turns stem in each position to test for ease of winding and setting. Moves barrel of mechanism to test for amount of vertical play (endshake), using tweezers, and determining from experience whether shake is within acceptable limits. Examines movement for scratches and presence of dirt, using loupe.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.384-018 INSPECTOR, POISING (clock & watch)

Inspects $T3poise$T1 of watch balance wheels to determine if mass of wheel is equally distributed around balance wheel staff, using poising tools and loupe: Mounts wheel in poising tool that supports staff on knife edges as wheel is rotated in channel, using tweezers. Observes rotating wheel to verify evenness of turning, using loupe. Removes screw from uneven or heavy area of wheel and mills screw to decrease weight, using hand milling tool. Rejects and segregates units if balance wheels are out of poise or if general condition of unit does not meet specifications.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.384-022 INSPECTOR, WATCH PARTS (clock & watch)

Examines and measures watch and clock components, such as pinions, wheels, gears, $T3pillar plates,$T1 shafts, pallets, wheel and pinion assemblies, and escapement assemblies to ensure conformance to tolerance specifications and quality standards, using loupe, precision measuring instruments, and electronic timing devices: Reads blueprints and inspection specifications for parts to be inspected to determine types and sequences of inspection and measuring instruments required. Examines components for surface defects, such as scratches, burrs, nicks, and blemishes, using loupe, optical comparator, microscope, and tweezers. Measures components to ensure adherence to dimensional specifications, using precision measuring instruments, such as gauges, calipers, dial indicators, comparascopes, and micrometers. Approves or rejects components according to inspection results and records reasons for rejection. Checks accuracy of measuring instruments, using calibrating equipment. May project watch parts on screen to inspect parts [COMPARATOR OPERATOR (any industry)]. May weigh fine parts, such as timing, balance, and gold screws to ensure conformance to weight specifications, using balances and scales. May test hardness of watch parts [HARDNESS INSPECTOR (heat treating)]. May be designated according to component inspected as Arbor Inspector (clock & watch); Balance-Staff Inspector (clock & watch); Barrel Inspector (clock & watch); Case Inspector (clock & watch); Hands Inspector (clock & watch); Mainspring-Strip Gauger (clock & watch). May be designated: Mainspring-Strip Inspector (clock & watch); Pinion Inspector (clock & watch); Plate Inspector (clock & watch); Screw Inspector (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.584-010 DIAL REFINISHER (clock & watch)

Refinishes watch dials, according to specifications: Removes original finish and dial markings, such as numerals and calibrations on faceplate, using chemical solution and buffing wheel or wire brush. Applies specified finish to dial, using plating solution. Embosses and retouches markings, using stamping equipment, paint, and brush. Sprays dial with lacquer to preserve finish. May attach numerals to faceplate with rivets. May apply radium to dial markings to form luminous dial.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.584-014 REPAIRER, AUTO CLOCKS (clock & watch)

Repairs surface defects in battery-operated clocks for motor vehicles, using handtools: Examines rejected clock for defects, such as scratched or broken lens, damaged backplate, and bent or missing hands. Removes and replaces defective parts, using handtools, such as punch, tweezers, staking tool, and screwdriver. Places repaired clock in tray for retiming. Records quantity and type of clocks repaired.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.584-018 STONER, HAND (clock & watch)

Stones (polishes) watch parts, such as winding wheels and clicks (pawls), to specified thickness, using blocking equipment and polishing stone: Adjusts stops on block corners to specified height indicated by gauge, using screwdriver. Brushes block surface with vaseline to hold wheels or clicks in place. Fits wheels or clicks over protruding pins of block, using tweezers. Places block, face down, on stone. Fits projecting pin of handle in block recess and rubs block against stone with circular motion until touch indicates parts are stoned to size. Verifies thickness of part, using loupe and indicator gauge.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.660-010 SET-UP WORKER (clock & watch)

Sets up and adjusts staking machines used to assemble clock and watch parts according to blueprints and operation sheets: Confers with department supervisor and reviews operation sheets to determine parts or assemblies to be processed, assembly specifications, and instructions for machine setup. Bolts or screws specified dies into beds of machines according to blueprints, using handtools. Operates machines to press or rivet parts together to form sample assemblies. Examines and measures sample assemblies for adherence to surface and dimensional specifications, using gauges such as micrometers and calipers, and confers with quality control personnel to gain approval of sample for production. Demonstrates operation of machines to production workers and examines work to detect production defects. Oils and cleans machines, using oilcans and cloths.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.681-010 TIMING ADJUSTER (clock & watch) alternate titles: poiser, balance

Alters weight of watch balance wheels to correct timing of movement, using jeweler's tools and loupe: Receives movement from INSPECTOR, TIMING (clock & watch) with indication of rate of gain or loss in time. Replaces balance wheel screw with one of heavier weight or adds washer of specified weight when movement is fast, using screwdriver. Repeats operation on opposite side of balance wheel to maintain $T3poise.$T1 Replaces balance wheel or files angle of screw point to reduced weight, using hand file. Repeats operation on opposite side of wheel to maintain poise. Observes minute parts, using loupe.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.682-010 BARREL FINISHER (clock & watch)

Operates lathe to turn watch gear blanks (barrels) to size preparatory to milling. Positions barrels into chuck of lathe. Starts lathe and holds tool against material. Gauges finished barrels, using measuring device.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.682-014 COUNTERSINKER (clock & watch)

Operates vertical- or horizontal-drill press to countersink drilled holes in watch parts: Places part in bed or chuck of press. Aligns countersinking bit and hole, using loupe, and advances bit manually to automatic stop device. Removes part from press and measures depth of countersink, using precision dial gauge. May countersink screw holes around periphery of balance wheels and be designated Countersinker, Balance Screw Hole (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.682-018 POLISHER (clock & watch)

Operates lathe and rag wheel polisher to smooth and polish edges of watch plates and bridges: Selects basswood $T3lap I$T1 of specified size to polish recessed or curved surfaces and mounts lap in lathe. Holds bar of abrasive against rotating surface to charge lap. Manipulates bridge or plate against lap to smooth corners and edges. Strings cut parts on wire and pushes parts against revolving edge of rag wheel to polish parts to specified finish. Washes polished parts in benzine to remove cutting and polishing compound. Holds and turns wooden lap against lathe to dress lap.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.682-022 TAPPER, BALANCE-WHEEL SCREW HOLE (clock & watch)

Operates powered horizontal tapping machine to cut internal threads in screw holes around periphery of watch balance wheel: Places center hole of balance wheel over protruding pin of machine chuck. Turns wheel to align hole with tap and presses handle to starts tap forward into hole. Verifies size of holes, using precision plug gauge. Replaces worn taps.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.682-026 TOOTH POLISHER (clock & watch)

Operates bench-polishing machine to remove scratches and burrs and to impart polished finish to watch pinion teeth: Positions pinion in machine holder, using tweezers. Depresses pedal to engage lapping wheel and holds abrasive and polishing compound against rotating wheel to dress wheel. Presses machine lever to lower and hold lapping wheel against pinion to remove defects and polish pinion teeth. Releases pedal to stop machine after prescribed period and raises lever to gain access to polished pinion. Depresses pedal of hot air device to melt polishing compound adhered to pinion and to blow pinion into container. Mounts pinion in holding calipers and cleans pinion, using electric brush and cleaning compound. Examines and measures cleaned pinions to verify specified finish and dimensional specifications, using loupe and precision gauges.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.684-010 ADJUSTER, ALARM MECHANISM (clock & watch)

Adjusts alarm mechanism and lubricates moving parts of electric alarm clock assemblies, using handtools: Clamps lead wires of clock motors to current outlet. Bends alarm striker, turns alarm indicators to specified setting, and pulls and turns set shafts to adjust and set alarm, using tweezers, pliers, and knife. Observes mechanism in operation to verify freedom of moving parts. Lubricates moving parts, using brush and lubricant. Places acceptable assemblies on conveyor for further processing and places defective assemblies in tray for repair. Tallies number of mechanisms adjusted, using counter, and records production.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.684-014 ASSEMBLER, MOVEMENT (clock & watch)

Assembles watch, clock, and appliance timer movements, using handtools and power tools: Positions front plate assembly in holding fixture. Positions setting and winding mechanisms on front plate and positions escapement, pallet, and train pivot in pivot holes of front plate, using tweezers and loupe. Positions backplate over pillars and aligns pivots of parts with pivot holes in backplate. Fastens backplate to movement, using pneumatic screwdriver. Attaches alarm components to alarm clock movements, installs motors in electric clocks, and assembles motors and appliance timers, using handtools and pneumatic screwdriver. Records quantity of movements assembled.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-018 BALANCE TRUER (clock & watch)

Tests and adjusts watch balance wheels to ensure that rim is concentric with staff axis: Mounts balance wheel and staff on test stand or between jaws of $T3truing II$T1 calipers, using tweezers, and twirls wheel by hand. Determines that dial gauge readings are within acceptable limits as rim of revolving wheel brushes against gauge arm on test stand, or determines no clearance variation between rim of wheel and caliper index pointer placed above rim, using loupe. Bends rim to eliminate distortions, using tweezers or rim wrench.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.684-022 BALANCE-BRIDGE ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Attaches balance assembly to balance bridge: Positions regulator in nest of holding block and places balance bridge over regulator to fit balance bridge jewel into hole in regulator. Presses bridge into place, using tweezers. Positions balance wheel and hairspring assembly over bridge, and places hairspring stud into hole in bridge. Tightens screw to hold stud securely. Oils balance bridge jewel, using oil-filled hypodermic needle. Observes minute parts, using tweezers and loupe.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-026 BENCH HAND (clock & watch)

Positions screws in rims of balance wheels and secures screws in place, using screwdriver.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.684-030 BEVELER (clock & watch)

Bevels watch hands to form rounded surface, using ram: Positions watch hand in nest on bed of die, using tweezers, and starts ram. Blows dirt from die after each operation, using compressed-air hose.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-034 BLOCKER (clock & watch) alternate titles: blocker, polishing

Positions flat pieces, such as clutch levers and escape wheels, on circular metal blocks or into recesses in blocks preparatory to grinding operation: Heats block and applies shellac. Places pieces over surface of block, using tweezers. Reheats block, places sheet of paper on top of block, fits press block directly over circular block, and applies pressure in screw press to position pieces firmly in shellac. Removes pieces from press, and inspects parts for proper position prior to grinding process. Blocks parts, such as wheels and screws, using suction device. Heats, shellacs, and presses loaded blocks to secure parts. May spread layer of vaseline over block to hold parts.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.684-038 BURNISHER, BALANCE WHEEL ARM (clock & watch)

Burnishes chamfer on watch balance wheel arm, using burnishing tool and loupe: Fits balance wheel in work plate of jig and tightens jig to hold wheel in place. Burnishes arm by hand to round and polish edges. Inspects finished wheel, using loupe.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-042 BURRER (clock & watch) alternate titles: burrer, hand; scraper burrer

Removes burrs from rims, edges, and recesses of watch parts, such as pillar plates and barrel bridges, using burring tool. Inspects parts to ensure removal of burrs, using loupe.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-046 CANNON-PINION ADJUSTER (clock & watch)

Attaches and adjusts cannon pinion to arbor of center wheel, using hand punch: Lubricates arbor, using oil-filled hypodermic needle. Positions cannon pinion over center wheel arbor and secures pinion onto arbor, using tweezers or hand punch. Pinches arbor with pliers at specified points to loosen or tighten pinion. Observes minute parts, using tweezers and loupe.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-050 CAP-JEWEL PLATE ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Attaches cap jewel plate to train and balance bridges: Places bridge in holding fixture and positions cap jewel plate over bridge, aligning cap jewel with hole in bridge. Inserts minute screw into hole with tweezers and screws plate to bridge. Observes minute parts with loupe. May insert screw in hole of balance bridge to facilitate subsequent fastening of hairspring stud.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-054 CASER (clock & watch)

Performs any combination of following duties to insert clock and watch assemblies in cases: Inserts and secures crown and stem into clock and watch movements, using loupe, tweezers, screwdriver, and other jeweler's tools. Cleans case, using airhose, and inserts movement into case. Presses revolving plastic cup against crown or rubs crown against plastic strip to wind movement. Sets watch to specified time prior to testing. Secures watertight cases, using pliers, or places assembly in device that tightens case automatically. May remove temporary crown and stem prior to assembly, using handtools. May measure stem, using gauge, and file stem to specified length. May screw crowns onto stems. May test waterproof watches in air pressure and water tanks.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-058 CLOCK ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Attaches power cords, cases, dials, and hands to electric clock movements to assemble electric clocks, using handtools: Inserts end of power cord through opening in clock case and splices wires from motor of clock movement to cord, using plastic connectors. Fastens case to clock movement, using pneumatic screwdriver. Positions dial over front plate of movement and attaches hour, minute, and second hands to cannon pinion, using wrench. Aligns clock hands and alarm indicator and pulls alarm button to test mechanism. Snaps plastic crystal into case, affixes label to back of case and places assembled clock on conveyor for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-062 COLLET DRILLER (clock & watch)

Tends drill press that drills holes in metal collars (collets) prior to assembly with watch escapement movement. Positions collets on bed of drill press, using tweezers. Lowers revolving drill to bore and countersink hole in collets.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.684-066 COLLETER (clock & watch)

Attaches inner coil of watch hairspring to collet preparatory to assembly to balance wheel: Positions collet over arbor of colleting tool, using tweezers and forces collet into place, using hand punch. Places hairspring over arbor and inserts end of inner coil into hole in collet, using tweezers and loupe. Inserts tapered brass pin into hole in collet and pulls pin through hole to secure hairspring against wall of collet, using tweezers and pliers. Cuts protruding ends of pin with pliers. May examine plane of hairspring and collet to ensure conformance to specifications.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-070 CROWN ATTACHER (clock & watch)

Attaches watch crowns to stem: Inserts stems into chuck of machine and places crown in holding tool. Presses holding tool against revolving stem that automatically screws on crown. May hold stem with pliers and screw crown onto stem by hand.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.684-074 CROWN-WHEEL ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Attaches watch crown wheel and click (pawl on ratchet wheel) to barrel bridge, using tweezers and loupe: Places bridge in holding fixture. Positions and secures crown wheel center (washer) over post in bridge and crown wheel over washer, using screw, tweezers, and loupe. Positions and secures click in bridge. Inserts click spring into position. May lubricate friction points of assembly, using oil-filled hypodermic needle.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-078 CRYSTAL CUTTER (clock & watch)

Grinds improperly fitting watch crystals to specified size and to remove rough or chipped edges, using abrasive wheel. Brushes crystal with lacquer and dries crystal under heat lamp to protect surface of crystal. Examines and measures crystals to ensure conformance to specifications, using loupe, calipers, and micrometer.
GOE: 06.04.30 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-082 DIAL-SCREW ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Attaches dial screws to pillar plates preparatory to securing dial to watch, using screwdriver, tweezers, and loupe: Aligns number of pillar plates in holding fixture. Inserts and fastens screws to plates.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.684-086 DIALER (clock & watch)

Attaches clock or watch dials to movements: Places movement in holding fixture, and positions hour wheel and one or more dial washers over cannon pinion, using punch or hand staking tool. Positions dial over movement, and inserts dial feet into holes in pillar plate or rod. Inserts feeler gauge between dial and plate to facilitate specified fit, tightens screws to secure dial, and removes gauge. Observes minute parts, using loupe and handles parts with tweezers. May snap clock dials in place in faceplate grooves. May attach clock hands, using hand staking tool.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-090 DISASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Disassembles defective auto clocks for salvage or reuse of parts, using watchmakers' tools: Turns screws and nuts and separates parts, such as case, lens, backplate, hands, and dial, using screwdrivers, pliers, and tweezers. Segregates parts in trays for reuse. Places scrap parts in tray for salvage. Removes date stamp markings from parts, using solvent and cloth. Places dented or bent cases and backplates on metal block and straightens or smooths defective part, using mallet. Records quantity and type of clocks disassembled.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-094 FINAL INSPECTOR, MOVEMENT ASSEMBLY (clock & watch)

Inspects completed watch and clock movements and motors for defects, such as surface blemishes, missing parts, and misalignment of parts, using loupe, watchmaker's tools, and gauges: Winds and activates movements to verify prescribed wheel motion. Examines movements and motors for defects, such as misalignment of parts, missing parts, cracked or broken parts, and deficient oil content on jewels. Replaces or tightens missing screws, using screwdriver; removes scratches on parts, using buffing stick; and oils jewels, using hypodermic syringe. May test performance of motors used in electric clocks and timers, using voltmeter and ammeter and be designated Motor Checker (clock & watch). May be designated according to type of movement inspected as Final Inspector, Balance Wheel (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.684-098 FINER (clock & watch)

Attaches balance wheel and hairspring assembly to watch or clock movement, using handtools: Positions balance wheel and hairspring assembly between balance stud and balance screw of watch or clock movement assembly, using tweezers. Tightens balance screw to secure balance wheel and hairspring assembly to movement, using wrench. Inserts end of hairspring through eye (slot) of regulator and into hole of hairspring stud, and inserts hairspring wedge into hole of hairspring stud to secure end of spring to stud, using tweezers. Engages $T3impulse pin$T1 to pallet to activate movement, using tweezers. Oils specified parts of watch or clock assembly, using oil-filled hypodermic needle.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-102 HAIRSPRING ADJUSTER (clock & watch)

Inspects and adjusts watch hairsprings after assembly to $T3pillar plate$T1 for conformance to mechanical specifications, using loupe, holding device, and tweezers: Mounts assembly in holding device. Examines outer coil to verify that coil is centered between regulator pins, and that positioning of $T3overcoil$T1 is within acceptable limits, using loupe. Pinches segment of coil to position and level coil, using tweezers. Spins balance wheel to verify that all coils of spring are within same plane and concentric with collet when oscillating. Adjusts coils to correct discrepancies, using tweezers.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.684-106 HAND FILER, BALANCE WHEEL (clock & watch)

Removes excess metal from inside rim of balance wheel, using radius file: Positions wheel in slot of work jig filing plate. Files excess metal between arm and inside rim of wheel to obtain specified balance of wheel, using file and loupe. Inspects wheels to ensure conformance to specifications. Shapes files on emery wheel.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-110 HANDS ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Attaches hands to faces of clocks and watches: Places movement in holding fixture of hand staking tool. Positions hour hand on hour wheel and forces hand over arbor to secure friction tight fit, using staking punch. Positions minute hand over cannon pinion of minute wheel and secures fit, using staking punch. Aligns hour hand with specified hour marking, and minute hand with numeral twelve. Bends tips of hands with tweezers to conform to curvature of dial. Presses second hand over fourth wheel arbor and secures fit. Winds watch and observes movement of hands to determine specified clearance between hands, dial, and crystal. Observes and handles minute parts, using loupe and tweezers.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-114 INSPECTOR, BARREL ASSEMBLY (clock & watch)

Inspects and adjusts mainspring barrel assembly, utilizing either of following methods: (1) Grasps barrel arbor with pliers and locks arbor by means of adjustable ring on plier arms. Holds barrel and turns arbor to wind mainspring. Allows pliers to hang freely to observe spinning motion as result of spring unwinding, indicating faulty assembly. Separates faulty assemblies and places rejected assemblies by type of reject in containers for repair. (2) Winds spring to determine if arbor hook is secured in hole of center coil, using hand winding device. Tests endshake (vertical play) of barrel, using tweezers. Separates faulty barrel assemblies.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

715.684-118 INSPECTOR, HAIRSPRING TRUING (clock & watch)

Examines assembled watch hairsprings to determine if spring is in same plane and concentric with collet, and that space between collet and first inner spring is within acceptable limits, using loupe. Separates faulty assemblies for adjustment by HAIRSPRING TRUER (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.684-122 INSPECTOR, HAIRSPRING II (clock & watch)

Examines unassembled hairsprings for flatness and concentricity, using tweezers and loupe: Stretches spring to ensure specified plane and spacing between coils, using tweezers. Examines spring to detect defects, such as blemishes and bent or short tongues, using loupe. Segregates standard and defective springs in boxes for salvage, storage, and shipping. Records inspection data for identification purposes.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-126 INSPECTOR, WHEEL AND PINION (clock & watch)

Inspects and adjusts assembled watch wheels and pinions for surface and mechanical defects, using tweezers, gauges, and loupe: Examines wheels for levelness, using gauges, and adjusts wheels to correct discrepancies [STRAIGHTENER, HAND (any industry)]. Tests and adjusts endshake (vertical movement) of wheels, using loupe and tweezers. Mounts wheels in gauge and observes gauge readings to verify that wheels and pinions are concentric with staff. Places straightedge on flat surface of wheels and turns wheels, observing wheels to detect passage of light, to test wheels for flatness. Examines wheels to detect scratches and broken teeth, using loupe. Segregates faulty and acceptable assemblies.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.684-130 JEWEL INSERTER (clock & watch)

Inserts jewels in jewel settings: Squirts oil over settings on sheet of paper. Moistens tip of wooden peg with oil, picks up individual jewel, and positions jewel in setting, using peg. Presses jewel into setting, using staking tool. Inspects specified number of completed settings to ensure proper seating of jewels, using loupe.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-134 JEWEL STAKER (clock & watch)

Presses jewels to watch bridges and plates, using staking tool: Positions part in nest of tool, using tweezers and loupe. Presses identifying mark or part on bridge or plate, using hand-operated punch. May press jeweled or metal markers onto dial for use as numerals, using adhesive-tipped stick.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-138 LACQUERER (clock & watch)

Covers watch dials with lacquer to protect dials preparatory to polishing or plating numerals, or preparatory to final assembling. Dries lacquer in heated cabinets.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.684-142 MECHANISM ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Assembles parts of watch winding and setting mechanism to $T3pillar plate:$T1 Positions clutch lever, clutch-lever spring, setting wheel, and minute wheel on plate, using loupe and tweezers. Places yoke over parts, and secures yoke with screws. May oil clutch and winding pinion, using oil-filled hypodermic.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-146 OILER (clock & watch)

Oils watch parts, such as jeweled bearings, on center, third, fourth, and escape wheels, using oil-filled hypodermic needle or automatic oil dispenser. Observes minute parts, using loupe to determine specified amount of oil applied. May oil industrial motor assemblies.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.684-150 OVERCOILER (clock & watch)

Raises and bends outer coil of watch hairsprings to ensure $T3overcoiling:$T1 Positions balance assembly in holding fixture, using tweezers. Threads stud end of spring through fixture and clamps end securely. Adjusts series of levers to raise outer coil specified distance above plane of spring and straighten raised portion parallel with plane of spring. Pinches and bends outer coil to obtain concentric position with inner coils and to ensure overcoiling, using loupe and tweezers.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-154 PALLET ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Attaches pallet assembly to $T3pillar plate:$T1 Places pallet arbor into hole in jewel of pillar plate. Places pallet bridge over pallet, aligns hole in jewel with pallet staff, and secures bridge to form assembly, using tweezers, loupe, and screwdriver. Moves pallet up and down, using tweezers, to test and adjust endshake (vertical movement) and estimates movement within acceptable limits. May disassemble pallet and bridge and move pallet bridge jewel to adjust endshake, using hand-operated press.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-158 PALLET RECTIFIER (clock & watch)

Adjusts passing hollow (crescent-shaped notch) and sizes jewel-hole slots of pallets, using holding fixture and burnishing wheel: Locates pallet over hole in fixture. Pushes pallet into stop against V-shaped lap to adjust passing hollow. Holds pallet against carbide burnisher to size jewel slots according to specified width and depth. Turns fixture during burnishing to round walls of jewel slot.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.684-162 PEARLER (clock & watch)

Cuts cone-shaped notch in face of watch dial for use as numerals: Positions dial on bed of press, aligns second and center holes with pins in press. Raises bed of press to bring dial in contact with diamond-cutting tool that automatically cuts cone-shaped notch.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.684-166 PIN INSERTER, REGULATOR (clock & watch)

Secures regulator pin in regulator, using jeweler's tools. Positions regulator in holding fixture and places pin in hole of regulator, using tweezers and loupe. Taps pin with hammer and cuts off protruding excess of pin, using pliers. Secures fit of pin, using staking tool.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-170 POLISHER, DIAL (clock & watch)

Polishes watch dial blanks, using abrasive belt or wheel: Holds blanks against rotating belt or wheel to buff dials, using jeweler's rouge. May rub dial over hone to impart distinctive mat finish to dial and be designated Watch-Dial Stoner (clock & watch). May polish raised numerals on watch dials and be designated Polisher, Numeral (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-174 PUT-IN-BEAT ADJUSTER (clock & watch)

Aligns hairspring stud with center of roller and roller jewel with line of center on $T3escape wheel$T1 pallet to ensure $T3in-beat$T1 of watch movement: Positions balance wheel assembly in fixture of tool, using tweezers, and engages crescent of roller with lever to prevent balance wheel from turning. Engages slot in hairspring collet, using plunger, and turns collet and attached hairspring until stud on outer coil of hairspring is aligned with indicator on balance wheel. Observes minute parts, using loupe.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-178 SET-STAFF FITTER (clock & watch)

Installs wheel and sleeve assembly in clocks preparatory to inserting hour hand: Places wheel and sleeve assembly over center staff protruding through front frame and meshes assembly with dial wheel pinion. Places time and alarm train onto staff and inserts staff through hole in clock frame. Places clock frame in jig of press that secures assemblies by means of washer and collet.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.684-182 STAKER (clock & watch) alternate titles: staking-machine operator; staking-press operator

Presses or rivets parts together for use in assembly of watches, clocks, timers, and industrial motors, using staking machine or hand staking tools: Positions parts in specific relationship to each other in recess of die (bed) or fits part in punch of machine, using tweezers and loupe. Activates machine to lower punch that presses or rivets parts together. Places assembled parts on conveyor, in tray, or on table for further processing. May be designated according to parts assembled as Balance-Staff Staker (clock & watch); Hairspring Staker (clock & watch); Pin Inserter (clock & watch); Pinion Staker (clock & watch); Roller Staker (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-186 STUDDER, HAIRSPRING (clock & watch)

Attaches stud to watch hairspring preparatory to assembly to balance bridge, using studding fixture, loupe, and watchmaker's tools: Positions stud in recess of studding fixture, using tweezers, and broaches hole in stud, using handtool. Inserts end of outer hairspring coil into hole, and forces tapered brass pin through hole to wedge spring in place, using loupe and watchmaker's tools. Cuts off protruding ends of pin, using pliers.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-190 TRANSFERRER (clock & watch) alternate titles: watch-dial printer

Prints numerals, minute and second tracks, and company name onto timepiece dials, using printing equipment: Positions holding fixture and gelatinous head in printer. Places engraved metal plate in holding fixture and spreads ink over plate. Removes excess ink, using spatula. Lowers gelatinous head of transfer printer onto plate to transfer design from plate to head. Moves watch dial into position and lowers gelatinous head to print design on dial. Applies lacquer to specific parts of dial to protect them during brushing operations.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.684-194 TRUER, PINION AND WHEEL (clock & watch)

Inspects and adjusts electric-clock wheel parts to correct $T3truing II$T1 of pinion and wheel assemblies, using comparator, loupe, and truing tools: Places part in rotating jig of comparator and projects part onto calibrated screen to determine degree of truing defect [COMPARATOR OPERATOR (any industry) 699.384-010] or examines part to determine defect, using loupe. Bends parts manually to correct truing defect or forces truing tool against rotating part to correct defect.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.685-010 COLLET GLUER (clock & watch)

Applies glue to hairspring and balance wheel assembly of auto clocks and tends oven that dries glue to secure parts together: Places hairspring and balance wheel assembly in slots of die, using tweezers. Applies glue to inner coil of hairspring to join hairspring to balance staff collet, using glue dispenser. Sets time and temperature controls on bench-mounted oven and places tray of dies containing balance and hairspring assemblies in oven. Pulls trays from oven subsequent to curing of glue and stacks trays on rack for cooling. Pulls hairspring and balance wheel assemblies from dies and places assemblies in tray for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.685-014 CUTTER, V-GROOVE (clock & watch) alternate titles: groove turner

Tends lathe that cuts decorative V-shaped circular groove in faces of heattreated watch wheels. Depresses pedal to open chuck, inserts wheel, and releases pedal to secure wheel in chuck. Brushes lubricant on cutter and turns wheel to advance cutter into rotating watch wheel to cut groove.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.685-018 DEBURRER, MACHINE (clock & watch)

Tends bench lathe that removes burrs and polishes watch parts, such as pinions and wheels: Inserts part in chuck of lathe, using loupe and tweezers. Positions deburring tool on tool rest, starts lathe, and moves tool against part to smooth surface.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.685-022 DRILLER AND BROACHER (clock & watch)

Tends vertical drill that bores and broaches pinholes in watch regulators: Positions regulator in drilling jig, using tweezers, and closes jig. Places jig on table beneath drill, aligns bushing guide holes of jig with drill, using loupe, and depresses drill to bore holes in regulator. Removes drilled regulator from jig, positions and aligns holes under tapered broach (boring tool), and pulls handle to automatic stop to shape and enlarge holes.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.685-026 END POLISHER (clock & watch) alternate titles: pivot-end polisher

Tends polishing machine that smooths and imparts specified finish to pivot (staff) ends of pinions and arbors: Pulls spindle handle to insert and position pinion in holder of workpiece. Depresses pedal to start felt-wheel lap rotating across pivot end to polish ends. Charges wheel with lime stick as needed. Inspects ends to detect defects, such as burrs and rough surfaces, using loupe. Performs minor adjustments to machine.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.685-030 GRINDER II (clock & watch)

Tends jigging machines that grind pivots of watch parts to specified lengths: Pulls spindle handle to open spindle, inserts pinion with tweezers, and releases handle to force pinion into place in chuck. Depresses pedal to start rotating grinding wheel across end of pivot to grind pivot to specified size. Measures pinions to ensure specified lengths, using loupe and precision upright gauge.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.685-034 INSPECTOR, TIMING (clock & watch) alternate titles: reliability inspector; timer; timing-machine operator

Tends electric timer that verifies timing $T3beat$T1 of clock, watch, and timer movements and adjusts movements to correct timing defects, using watchmaker's tools and loupe: Sets up timing device for specified type movement. Positions movement in holding fixture and connects movement to timing device. Activates timing device that automatically compares timing beat of test movement with standard and records discrepancies on tape. Adjusts movements to attain accurate beat or routes movement to TIMING ADJUSTER (clock & watch) 715.681-010. Records timing beat defects. Places acceptable movements in tray for assembly.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

715.685-038 MAINSPRING WINDER AND OILER (clock & watch) alternate titles: mainspring-winding-machine operator

Tends semiautomatic mainspring-winding machine that winds mainspring into shell (barrel) and lubricates bearing surfaces: Opens chuck, inserts arbor, and fits spring assembly over arbor. Depresses pedal that allows winding and oiling mechanism to wind spring around arbor, and oil spring. Places barrel over spring by hand and removes assembly from chuck. May wind mainspring, using hand-operated spring-winding tool. May reverse mainspring to coil spring in direction used in watch and be designated Mainspring-Reverse Winder (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.685-042 PINION POLISHER (clock & watch)

Tends lathe that polishes leaves, pivots, or staffs of clock pinions: Clamps part in chuck of lathe. Starts lathe and swings tool rest into position. Forces slip of bell metal against rotating part to smooth surface. Repeats process, polishing part with slip of oilstone and buffing part with rouge to produce smooth, even surface. Examines part for surface defects, using loupe and tweezers. May be designated according to part polished as Pivot Polisher (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.685-046 POLISHER, BALANCE SCREWHEAD (clock & watch) alternate titles: screwhead polisher

Tends semiautomatic turning lathe that bevels and polishes balance wheel screwheads: Places screw, using tweezers, into threaded chuck and depresses pedal to turn screw firmly into chuck. Turns, bevels, and polishes screwhead by manually feeding diamond tool against rotating head until automatic stop is reached. Depresses pedal to reverse direction of rotating chuck and to remove finished screw. Observes parts, using loupe and tweezers.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.685-050 PRESS OPERATOR, PIERCE AND SHAVE (clock & watch)

Tends automatic press that pierces holes and shaves corners and holes of watch parts: Cleans work plate of press, using airhose. Positions part in recessed nest or over protruding pins of work plate. Presses button to activate press that automatically pierces and shaves part. Removes finished part from press and measures dimensions of hole, using plug gauge.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.685-054 PROFILER, HAND (clock & watch)

Tends profiling machine that cuts grooves and recesses in watch parts: Clamps part in chuck. Moves forward and lateral guide handles simultaneously to press model against guide point as cutting progresses. Measures profiled dimensions, using precision indicator gauge and loupe.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.685-058 SOLDERER (clock & watch)

Tends machine that solders holding feet (used to secure dial to watch movement) to back of watch dials: Places dial on asbestos holding fixture. Positions soldering rings over specified points on dial and positions dial foot in each ring, using tweezers. Lowers weights onto holding feet to secure feet in fixture. Starts machine that automatically moves lighted gas torch into position to solder feet to blank.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.685-062 TAPPER II (clock & watch)

Tends tapping machine that cuts internal threads in watch-setting levers: Places levers in holding fixture of machine and aligns hole in lever under tap. Starts machine that lowers tap into holes to cut threads. Verifies size of hole, using plug and thread gauges. Removes burrs from tapped hole, using powered burr cutter.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.685-066 TORQUE TESTER (clock & watch) alternate titles: mainspring-torque tester

Tends torque-testing machine that measures strength of watch mainsprings: Positions barrel in testing holder. Moves controls and reads scale indicating strength of coiled spring. Segregates assemblies into trays according to strength measurements.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.685-070 TUBING-MACHINE TENDER (clock & watch)

Tends bench-mounted punch press that forms pivot holes in watch hour-hand tubes. Positions hand in nest on bed of press, using tweezers. Activates press that automatically forms hole in hour hand for insertion of pivot.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.686-010 DESTATICIZER FEEDER (clock & watch)

Feeds auto clock lenses into machine that coats lenses with anti-electrostatic solution: Wipes dust from lenses, using cloth, and examines lenses for imperfections. Discards defective lenses. Presses lenses in clamps of circular conveyor that carries lenses through spray booth for application of solution that dissipates electrostatic charges and prevents further accumulation of charges on lenses. Presses buttons to start and stop conveyor and to activate sprayer. Removes lenses from clamps subsequent to spraying and places lenses in box.
GOE: 06.04.21 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.686-014 MACHINE FEEDER (clock & watch)

Feeds jeweled settings, right-side-up, into hoppers of automatic machines in clock and watch manufacturing plant, using tweezers.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

715.687-010 BAND ATTACHER (clock & watch)

Attaches wrist bands to watches, using handtools: Removes holding pins from case, using handtool, and inserts pins into holes in band. Reattaches pins in case to secure band. Threads band through hole in women's watchcases, and crimps metal cord ring around band to secure band.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-014 BARREL-CAP SETTER (clock & watch)

Attaches cap (cover) to mainspring barrel assembly, using handtools: Places barrel assemblies in nests of special holder. Positions caps on assemblies, using tweezers, and presses caps firmly in place, using cap press (handtool). Oils assembly, using fountain oiler or oil-filled hypodermic syringe.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.687-018 CRYSTAL ATTACHER (clock & watch)

Inserts watch crystals into bezels (grooved holding rings) by hand.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-022 DIAL BRUSHER (clock & watch) alternate titles: scratch brusher

Cleans and polishes timepiece dials or dial blanks, using power brushing wheel or handbrush: Applies abrasive powder to dials. Holds dials against rotating brush or manipulates brush over dials to clean and polish dials. Examines surface of dials subsequent to cleaning and polishing to verify specified cleanliness and finish, using loupe. Rinses dials in water or alcohol and dries dials in heated centrifuge.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-026 DIPPER, CLOCK AND WATCH HANDS (clock & watch)

Dips watch and clock hands, mounted on board, into lacquer to cover perforations in hands preparatory to painting with radioactive paint. Skims off film of thickened lacquer from surface of tank before repeating process, using spatula.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-030 FOOT STRAIGHTENER (clock & watch)

Straightens timepiece dial holding feet, using holding device and gauge: Positions dial in holding device, aligning feet with holes in fixture of device. Closes collet of device that squeezes and straightens feet. Places dial in gauge that duplicates watch movement to determine that feet are straight and properly positioned and that center and second holes are correctly placed.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-034 GAUGER (clock & watch)

Measures height of pinions on wheel to ensure conformance to specifications, using gauge: Adjusts pointer of dial gauge to zero mark according to standard pinion on gauge block. Places test wheel and pinion in nest of gauge block, using tweezers, and reads gauge to determine height of pinion. Separates pinions according to grade.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.687-038 HAIRSPRING CUTTER I (clock & watch)

Cuts off end of inner coil of watch hairspring to provide sufficient clearance for spring to slip over collet, using tweezers, hand clippers, and loupe. Places spring over gauge to determine if fit is correct.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-042 HAIRSPRING CUTTER II (clock & watch)

Cuts individual hairspring wires to specified length, using hand-operated cutting device: Pulls wire from spool and positions and clamps wire end in cutting stop. Pulls wire taut and cuts wire to specified length, using pivoted cutting blade.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-046 HAMMER ADJUSTER (clock & watch)

Shapes hammers used to strike bells in alarm clocks, using holding fixture: Fits ends of hammers into holding fixture. Bends arms to required shape by hand.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

715.687-050 INSPECTOR, BALANCE TRUING (clock & watch)

Inspects watch balance wheels to verify that rim lies in single plane and that plane is perpendicular to staff axis, using $T3truing II$T1 caliper, tweezers, and loupe. Mounts balance wheel and staff between jaws of truing calipers, using tweezers, and adjusts index pointer above end of balance arm. Turns and examines wheel to verify that space between index and both arms is identical, using loupe. Adjusts index pointer over rim of wheel and verifies that width of light slit between rim and index does not vary as wheel is rotated. Rejects wheels that are not true.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.687-054 INSPECTOR, BALANCE WHEEL MOTION (clock & watch)

Examines motion of watch balance wheel to verify that wheel swings around an arc of at least 180 degrees, using holding fixture and loupe: Winds and positions watch in holding fixture. Examines swing of wheel utilizing balance arm as point of reference, to verify that swing is at least 180 degrees of arc, using loupe. Disassembles faulty balance wheel movements for repair.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.687-058 INSPECTOR, BALANCE-BRIDGE (clock & watch)

Examines assembled watch balance bridges to detect scratches and damaged screws and cap jewels, using loupe and tweezers. Centers regulator, using tweezers, and verifies that jewel is properly oiled, using loupe. Segregates faulty balance bridges.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.687-062 INSPECTOR, CASING (clock & watch)

Inspects assembled watches, clocks, and appliance timers for conformance to company standards: Scans assemblies to detect defects, such as surface blemishes, broken or scratched crystals, faulty plating, tightness of case, and presence of foreign matter. Turns crown and set buttons on assemblies to determine ease of setting and winding. Compares accuracy of watches and clocks with master clock to determine conformance to specified tolerances. Marks type of defects found on assemblies, using pencil or crayon, and places defective assemblies in containers for repair.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.687-066 INSPECTOR, DIALS (clock & watch) alternate titles: hands-and-dial inspector

Examines clock and watch dials for surface and mechanical defects, using loupe, gauges, and pick: Examines dials for surface defects, such as scratches, finger marks, double lines in printing of numerals, and defective lacquer coating, using loupe. Turns movement, dial side down, to determine if watch hands slip. Inspects hands to determine if they are aligned with numerals, are specified distances apart, and that they do not touch dial or crystal, using gauges. Moves second hand to ascertain if hand slips on arbor, using pick. Inspects dials for centering of center and second holes, using gauges. May bake dials in oven for specified time to harden lacquer coating.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

715.687-070 INSPECTOR, SOLDERING (clock & watch)

Inspects soldered dial feet to verify that solder has melted evenly and that feet are held securely. Tests positioning of feet, using go-not-go gauge. May mix flux for use in soldering dial feet.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.687-074 INSPECTOR, TIMERS (clock & watch)

Examines appliance timers for surface defects and sets timers preparatory to testing: Examines timers for defects, such as scratched dials, dents, and broken or missing parts. Places defective timers in carton for repair. Plugs test light into timer and turns dial of timer to specified setting. Places timer on vertical rack for testing and connects timer cord to electrical outlet. Flips switch of timer to verify that test light burns and that timer functions.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

715.687-078 MAINSPRING FORMER, ARBOR END (clock & watch)

Forms arbor end and arbor spiral on watch mainsprings so arbor end will fit snugly around arbor hole, using hand forming tool. Mounts mainspring and arbor blanks in forming tool, using tweezers, and moves levers to form specified end and spiral.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-082 MAINSPRING FORMER, BRACE END (clock & watch)

Bends brace end of watch mainspring to match inside of mainspring barrel, using hand bending tool. Places brace end against pin in center of tool, using tweezers. Turns clamp to secure brace end in tool and manipulates tool handle to bend brace end to specified shape.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-086 MASKER (clock & watch)

Brushes lacquer in second track recess of timepiece dial to prevent removal of finish during polishing and brushes lacquer over trylons (numerical markings) of dial to prevent trylons from being plated during dial-plating operation.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-090 MOTOR POLARIZER (clock & watch)

Polarizes motors used in timers and clocks, using electromagnet: Oils rotor pinion of motor, using oil-soaked cloth. Inserts motor between poles of electromagnet and activates electromagnet to polarize motor. Places polarized motor on conveyor for further processing. Tallies each polarized motor, using counting device, and records daily production.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-094 MOUNTER, CLOCK AND WATCH HANDS (clock & watch)

Mounts clock and watch hands on board preparatory to dipping in lacquer: Presses eyelet end of hand onto adhesive material on board with pointed end extending specified distance over edge of board, using tweezers. Examines mounted hands to ensure that all hands on board are aligned and parallel.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-098 PAINTER, CLOCK AND WATCH HANDS (clock & watch)

Brushes short narrow stripes of radioactive paint on watch and clock hands so that hands will be visible in dark, using artist's brush.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-102 PARTS REMOVER (clock & watch)

Removes watch parts from metal polishing blocks, utilizing one of following methods: (1) Heats block on hot plate to melt shellac, and pushes parts off block, using spatula, or holds block upside down and blows parts off block, using compressed airhose. (2) Heats and places block upside down on bed of handpress. Lowers ram to force parts out. (3) Places blocks in caustic solution to dissolve shellac and loosen parts.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-106 RACKER (clock & watch)

Places electric clocks or electric motors used in clocks and timers on rack and connects lead wires to current outlets preparatory to testing. Records quantity racked, identification number, rack number, and date.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-110 REAMER, CENTER HOLE (clock & watch)

Reams center holes of balance wheels subsequent to recessing operation to clean holes, using hand reamer and loupe.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-114 ROTOR ASSEMBLER (clock & watch)

Assembles rotors used in electric timer motors, using glue dispenser and die: Places rotor disk in die attached to conveyor. Positions rotor shaft, with hub attached, through hole of rotor disk. Presses tip of pencil-shaped glue dispenser against hub of rotor shaft and rotor disk to join parts. Places plastic pinion in die, lifts glued assembly from die, and presses rotor shaft through hole in pinion to complete rotor assembly. Places completed assemblies in tray for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-118 SET-KEY DRIVER (clock & watch)

Attaches time and alarm setting keys to assembled alarm clock movement, using press: Places keys into holding fixture of press and positions clock movement over keys so that ends of staff protrude through keyholes. Starts press that forces staffs into keys.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-122 SPRING LAYER (clock & watch)

Straightens, shapes, and forms clock springs, using holding fixture and pliers. Winds coiled spring around peg or pin of fixture and bends and shapes spring to specifications, using needle-nosed pliers.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-126 WASHER (clock & watch)

Immerses watch parts in series of cleaning and rinsing solutions to wash parts: Empties parts onto wire screen subsequent to washing and rinsing, and adds sawdust. Shakes screen causing sawdust to absorb moisture from parts and to drop parts through screen. Separates parts according to size, or places parts in box, for transfer to next operation. May dry parts, using electric lamp, centrifugal drier, or tumbling barrel. May weigh parts on balance scale. May mix cleaning solutions. May dip polishing blocks in caustic and soap solutions to remove shellac or vaseline and be designated Block Cleaner (clock & watch). May clean mainspring barrel assemblies, using buff stick dipped in naphtha and be designated Mainspring-Barrel-Assembly Cleaner (clock & watch).
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

715.687-130 WINDER (clock & watch)

Winds assembled watch movements and adjusts watch hands to indicate correct time preparatory to testing: Turns crown of movement against soft plastic sheet or holds crown against revolving plastic cup to wind movement or winds movement by hand. Rewinds movement after specified period and segregates movements that have gained or lost time in excess of specified amount.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

716 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF ENGINEERING AND SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS AND EQUIPMENT, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations concerned with grinding, polishing, and coating optical lenses, reflectors, filters, and prisms and ophthalmic eyeglass, sunglass, and contact lenses.

716.130-010 SUPERVISOR (optical goods)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating and inspecting eyeglass, contact, and precision optical lenses: Inspects lenses for defects and adherence to specifications, using devices such as polariscope, magnifying glass, protractor, and power determining instrument. Trains workers in operation of lens processing machinery, theory of optics, and lens handling. Keeps records and prepares reports on machine maintenance, lens breakage and spoilage, inventory and requisition of supplies, and personnel production and assignments. Sets up, adjusts, and repairs lens generators, polishers, edgers, and hardeners, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to type of lens manufactured as Supervisor, Contact Lens (optical goods); Supervisor, Multifocal Lens (optical goods); Supervisor, Precision Optical Elements (optical goods); Supervisor, Sunglasses (optical goods); or according to department as Supervisor, Fusing Room (optical goods); Supervisor, Grinding And Polishing (optical goods). May be designated: Molding-Room Supervisor (optical goods); Supervisor, Inspecting (optical goods); Supervisor, Lens Generating (optical goods).
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

716.280-010 OPTICIAN APPRENTICE (optical goods; retail trade) alternate titles: ophthalmic-technician apprentice; optical-mechanic apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

716.280-014 OPTICIAN (optical goods; retail trade) alternate titles: optical mechanic

Sets up and operates machines to grind eyeglass lenses to prescription specifications and assembles lenses in frames: Reads lens and frame specifications from prescription. Selects lens blanks from stock. Sets up and operates machines, such as generator, polisher, edger, and hardener, to fabricate lenses to specifications. Mounts lenses in metal, plastic, or rimless frames. Inspects mounted lenses for conformance to specifications [INSPECTOR, EYEGLASS (optical goods)]. Examines broken lenses to identify original lens prescription, using power determining and optical centering instruments.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

716.280-018 OPTICIAN (optical goods) alternate titles: flat optical element maker; optical model maker and tester; precision lens technician

Sets up and operates machine tools to fabricate optical elements and systems, applying knowledge of layout and machining techniques and procedures, shop mathematics, and properties of optical and abrasive materials: Studies work order, blueprints, and sketches to formulate machining plans and sequences. Measures and marks dimensions and reference points to lay out stock for machining. Selects premixed compounds or mixes grinding, polishing, and holding compounds according to formula. Mounts workpiece on holding fixture, using adhesive, friction, or vacuum. Mounts and secures workpiece and tooling in machines. Operates machines, such as saws, lathes, grinders, milling machines, generators, polishers, and edgers to fabricate optics, fixtures, tools, and mountings of specified sizes and shapes. Grinds and polishes optics, using handtools, as required. Measures and tests optics, using precision measuring and testing instruments. May develop specifications and drawings from verbal description. May perform experimental work and research to develop new production methods and procedures applying shop mathematics and knowledge of production techniques. May train and direct other workers.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

716.360-010 SIZER, MACHINE (optical goods)

Sets up machines to grind and polish edges or surfaces of lens blanks: Selects specified grinding and polishing tools and secures tools to machine spindles, using handtools. Turns adjustment screws to set radius of grinding and polishing arm stroke according to size of lens holding block. Sets time cycle which automatically stops machines on completion of grinding and polishing process. Tilts and secures generator machine head at required angle with workpiece according to specified curve and thickness of lens. Installs and adjusts lens holders and diamond wheel on edging machines according to diameter of lens. May dress grinding wheel.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

716.381-010 INSPECTOR, PRECISION (optical goods) alternate titles: inspector, optical elements; lens inspector

Inspects precision optical and ophthalmic lenses at various stages of production to ensure specified standards have been met, using precision measuring instruments: Reads prescription and work order to ascertain lens specifications. Examines lenses for defects, such as pits, scratches, unpolished areas, bubbles, and chips, using magnifying glass and polarized light. Verifies lens dimensions, such as thickness, size, curve, and position of bifocal element, using mechanical and fixed measuring instruments, such as calibrated microscope, micrometer, and test glass. Compares lens to sample to verify specified color. Mounts lenses on optical centering and power determining instrument, adjusts dials to focus and center test pattern, and compares power, centering, and axis readings with prescription to ensure specified standards have been met. Measures properties, such as coating thickness, angles, curves, and focal length of lens, using electronic, optical, and electromechanical measuring instruments, such as spectrometer, collimator, goniometer, and facimeters. Marks and routes defective lenses for rework or salvage. May clean optics to facilitate inspection. May be designated according to stage in production as Final Inspector (optical goods); In-Process Inspector (optical goods); or according to type lens inspected as Camera-Lens Inspector (optical goods); Contact-Lens Inspector (optical goods); Instrument-Lens Inspector (optical goods); Ophthalmic-Lens Inspector (optical goods); Prism Inspector (optical goods); Reticle Inspector (optical goods).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

716.381-014 LAY-OUT TECHNICIAN (optical goods)

Locates and marks centers, axes, and terminal points on ophthalmic lens blanks, draws reference lines, and writes specifications to guide workers who surface or finish lenses: Reads work order to ascertain lens specifications. Examines lens blank to ensure freedom from defects and to verify color and size specifications. Positions lens blank to be surfaced on protractor and marks center, direction of cylinder axis, and position of reading lens segment. Mounts lens blank to be finished in optical centering and power determining instrument and adjusts dials to align and focus target. Compares dial readings with work order to ensure lens blank has been surfaced to meet power and axis specifications. Rejects defective lenses. Depresses marking device on instrument to mark optical center and horizontal axis of lens blank. Writes specifications on lens blank to guide lens fabricating workers. May be designated according to department worked in as Bench-Lay-Out Technician (optical goods); Surface-Lay-Out Technician (optical goods).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

716.382-010 LATHE OPERATOR, CONTACT LENS (optical goods) alternate titles: contact-lens cutter

Operates jeweler's lathe to cut inside or outside curvature in contact lens blanks: Reads prescription to determine lens thickness and dioptric power and converts specified dioptric power to radius dimensions, using conversion table. Inserts plastic blank in holding chuck of lathe. Adjusts cutting tool mechanism for specified radius of inside or outside curvature and depth of cut. Starts lathe and turns crank to advance cutting tool. Observes gauge and readjusts lathe to prevent excessive cutting. Pulls control arm to move cutting tool across face of lens. Removes lens from chuck and examines lens for smoothness of cut. Measures lens to verify compliance with specifications, using thickness gauge and calipers. Tapes finished lens to work order and places lens in routing box.
GOE: 06.02.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

716.382-014 OPTICAL-ELEMENT COATER (optical goods)

Controls vacuum coating equipment to coat optical elements with chemical or metal film to alter reflective properties of elements: Reads work order to ascertain thickness of optical element and type coating material specified. Installs heating filament in coating machine according to type coating applied, using screwdriver. Fills crucible with coating material and positions crucible under heating filament. Secures optical element in jig and centers jig in vacuum chamber of machine to ensure uniform coating of optical surface. Places dome-shaped lid (vacuum bell) over jig or lowers lid equipped with window depending upon machine used. Starts machine that creates vacuum and releases chemicals or metal to form coating on optical element by process of sublimation or atomization. Observes changing colors of element through vacuum bell or through window in lid to determine when element is coated to specifications, or reads exposure meter to determine coating thickness. Applies and removes strip of cellophane to test adherence of coating to optical element. May immerse elements in chemical solution to clean elements. May operate ultrasonic vibrator to clean element. May inspect optical elements prior to coating to detect defects, such as blemishes, abrasions, and rough edges, using microscope. May cement optical elements together to form multiple laminated elements [CEMENTER (optical goods)]. May spray emulsion on lens preparatory to coating.
GOE: 06.02.21 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

716.382-018 PRECISION-LENS GRINDER (optical goods) alternate titles: lens grinder; optical technician

Sets up and operates grinding and polishing machines to make lenses, optical flats, and other precision optical elements for optical instruments and ophthalmic goods, such as telescopes, aerial cameras, military optical systems, and eyeglasses: Operates machine to rough-grind blanks of optical glass to approximate size and shape or manually positions and turns blanks against grinding wheel or $T3lap I$T1. Blocks optical element in plaster or other compound. Mounts blocked element in machine and operates machine to oscillate and rotate element against abrasive to fine-grind element to final size and shape. Periodically stops machine to inspect and measure elements for accuracy and degree of completion. Polishes surfaces, using lens-polishing machine [PRECISION-LENS POLISHER (optical goods) 716.682-018]. May cement lens elements together to obtain corrected lens assemblies. May mount optical elements in holders or adapters for use in instruments. May be designated according to type of lens ground as Eyeglass-Lens Grinder (optical goods); Instrument-Lens Grinder (optical goods); Multifocal-Button Grinder (optical goods).
GOE: 06.02.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

716.382-022 PRECISION-LENS-GRINDER APPRENTICE (optical goods) alternate titles: instrument-lens-grinder apprentice; lens-grinder apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

716.462-010 PRECISION-LENS CENTERER AND EDGER (optical goods)

Operates grinder to edge and bevel precision ophthalmic optical lenses: Reads work order or blueprint to determine edge specifications. Selects lens holding tool of specified size and mounts tool in truing machine. Starts machine and turns handwheel to move cutting tool into lens holding tool to true holding tool. Applies heated pitch or other adhesive to lens holding tool and affixes lens on tool. Passes beam of light through lens and repositions lens on holding tool until beam remains stationary to center lens on tool or centers lens, using collimator. Secures holding tool and lens assembly in fixture of edge grinder. Adjusts grinder for variables, such as speed, rate of feed, and depth and angle of cut. Starts machine and turns handwheel to bring grinding wheel in contact with lens. Observes machine operation; stops machine to measure lens edge, using precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers and calipers; and adjusts machine to grind and bevel edge to specifications. May hold lens against grinding wheel to bevel edges to specified angle. May set up machines for other workers and train workers to operate machines.
GOE: 06.02.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

716.681-010 BLOCKER AND CUTTER, CONTACT LENS (optical goods)

Blocks contact lens blanks and cuts lenses to specified diameter, using jeweler's lathe and handtools: Immerses $T3laps I$T1 in molten wax and embeds lens in wax or presses two-faced adhesive tape into depression of lap, using rounded tool, and affixes lens to tape. Trims excess tape, using knife. Positions lens and lap assembly in blocking device. Presses plunger to center and fasten lens to blocking device. Mounts blocked lens in chuck of jeweler's lathe. Turns crank and observes gauge to set cutting tool for specified diameter. Starts lathe and turns handle to feed cutting tool into lens. Removes cut lens from lathe and smooths burrs, using emery cloth. Places laps in container of solvent to remove tape or wax residue before reuse.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

716.681-014 GLASS CUTTER, HAND (optical goods)

Lays out and cuts optical glass to specified dimensions and weight for molding into lens blanks, using templates, balance scale, and glass cutting tool: Examines optical glass stock or molded blanks for defects, such as bubbles, cracks, and scratches, and rejects defective stock. Weighs glass stock to facilitate cutting to specified weight, using balance scale. Traces outline according to dimension specifications, using template. Cuts glass according to pattern, using glass cutter. Grinds rough edges from blank, using rotating grindstone.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

716.681-018 LENS POLISHER, HAND (optical goods)

Hand polishes optical elements, such as lenses, prisms, and optical flats, to finish element or remove defects, using jeweler's rouge, polishing cloth or device, precision measuring instruments, and jeweler's lathe: Examines surface of element to detect defects, such as stains and scratches, and measures element to determine amount of finish required, using precision measuring instruments. Rubs rouge onto chamois, using jeweler's rouge stick, or onto polishing device mounted on workbench, using sponge. Rubs chamois over surface of element or oscillates element against polishing device to remove defects from element. Mounts element on spindle of jeweler's lathe, starts lathe, and holds rouge-coated chamois against element to finish element. Verifies dimensions of finished element, using precision measuring instruments, and examines elements to ensure all defects have been corrected, using magnifying glass. Cleans finished elements, using lens cleaning solution, cloth, and paper.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

716.681-022 OPTICAL-GLASS ETCHER (optical goods) alternate titles: glass etcher

Etches numerals and graduation lines on prisms and other optical glass surfaces for use in optical instruments, using pantograph engraver: Mounts glass specimens in holder. Dips glass elements in molten wax to obtain uniform protective coating. Positions tracing stylus of pantograph on template and guides stylus around template. Inscribes pattern of lines and numerals on elements in wax coating with needle which is affixed to pantograph arm. Exposes glass to hydrofluoric acid fumes to etch pattern. Cleans glass with water and solvents. Fills etched characters with opaque paste to improve readability. Inspects etched work for uniformity, using calibrated microscope.
GOE: 06.02.30 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

716.682-010 EYEGLASS-LENS CUTTER (optical goods) alternate titles: lens cutter

Sets up and operates bench-mounted cutting machine to cut eyeglass lenses to specified size and shape: Selects metal pattern according to prescription specifications and mounts pattern in spring clamp of cutting machine. Sets control dial for specified lens diameter plus allowance for edge grinding. Aligns center and axis marks on lens with markings on pad of cutting machine and lowers cushioned pressure arm of machine which holds lens in position. Lowers cutting arm over lens and turns crank which rotates lens under cutting wheel to determine if machine settings are correct. Presses cutting arm down to hold cutting wheel against lens and turns crank to cut lens. Removes lens from machine and chips excess material from lens edges, using chipping pliers. Routes cut lenses to edging department.
GOE: 06.02.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

716.682-014 PRECISION-LENS GENERATOR (optical goods)

Sets up and operates lens generating machine to grind ophthalmic and optical element blanks, such as lenses, prisms, and optical flats, to specified curvature and thickness: Reads work orders, sketch, or blueprint to ascertain grinding specifications. Selects specified size holding tool or fabricates tool to fit optic blank. Presses blank into holding tool and mounts tool in generator. Selects specified diamond grinding wheel and secures wheel on generator spindle. Adjusts generator controls to regulate rotation speed of tool and blank, rate of feed, angle of arc, and depth of cut. Positions coolant nozzle over blank and starts generator to grind blank to specified curvature and thickness. Observes generator operation. Stops generator after specified time lapse and measures optic blank to verify curvature and thickness, using precision measuring instruments, such as dial gauge, spherometer, and micrometer. May utilize pitch or vacuum holding device to secure blank on holding tool. May move generator controls manually to grind blank. May operate surface grinder or milling machine to generate optical surfaces. May be designated according to type lens ground as Cataract-Lens Generator (optical goods); Eyeglass-Lens Generator (optical goods); Instrument-Lens Generator (optical goods); Multifocal-Button Generator (optical goods). May operate lens generator to remove scratches and true surface of lens and be designated Truer (optical goods).
GOE: 06.02.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

716.682-018 PRECISION-LENS POLISHER (optical goods)

Operates polishing machines to polish ophthalmic lenses or optical elements, such as lenses, prisms, and flats for use as contact or eyeglass lenses or in precision optical instruments: Mounts optical element on holding tool, using tape or cement. Selects $T3lap I,$T1 according to size of optical element and applies pitch or other adhesive to polishing face of lap. Presses optical element into adhesive to form polishing surface. Mounts holding tool on polishing machine spindle and positions lap and element assembly over tool. Applies abrasive, or positions abrasive flow nozzle over element, and starts machine that polishes element. Observes polishing operation and periodically stops machine to rinse element with water and to test element for conformance to specifications, using test lens, monochromatic light, microscope, and power determining and optical centering instruments. May guide polishing lap manually over element. May mix adhesive according to formula. May be designated according to type of lens polished as Contact-Lens Polisher (optical goods).
GOE: 06.02.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

716.684-010 BLOCKER, HAND (optical goods)

Affixes precision optical or ophthalmic lens blanks in metal blocks used to hold blanks during grinding and polishing operations: Selects blocks according to size of lens blank and heats blocks or lenses over gas burner to prepare for adherence of pitch or wax. Pours molten pitch into block, using ladle, or melts wax over holding surface of block, using torch. Presses and centers lens blank into wax or pitch. Pushes lens to test for adherence to block and positions blocked lens under fan for cooling. May smooth and remove sharp edges from lens, using grinding wheel. May test centering of lens in block, using lapping machine.
GOE: 06.02.30 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

716.685-010 BLOCKING-MACHINE TENDER (optical goods)

Tends $T3blocking machine$T1 that seals optical or ophthalmic lens blanks in metal blocks preparatory to grinding and polishing of lenses: Applies lacquer to lens blank, using spray gun or brush. Mounts lens and block in blocking machine, aligns marks on lens blank and block, and clamps lens and block in place. Pulls lever to admit molten pitch or metal alloy and water through holes in block and starts machine that bonds lens blank to block. Pours molten pitch or loads solid metal into machine to replenish supply. May tend machine that casts metal block and bonds lens to block in one operation.
GOE: 06.04.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

716.685-014 DRILLER (optical goods)

Tends bench-mounted, single-spindle drill press that bores holes in optical lenses for attachment of ear and nosepieces: Holds lens against base of drill bit and puts drop of cutting oil over spot to be bored. Starts drill and regulates lever to lower and hold drill bit against lens. Wipes lens with soft cloth to remove cutting oil and glass grindings.
GOE: 06.04.08 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

716.685-018 GRINDER, HAND (optical goods) alternate titles: backside grinder

Tends machine that grinds approximate curves on lens blanks preparatory to fine grinding: Selects lens blanks as specified on production order. Places lens blank in holder and positions holder and lens assembly on diamond $T3lap I$T1 of grinding machine. Lowers spindle of weighted arm onto lens holder to hold lens on lap. Starts machine and moves control arm back and forth to grind lens blanks to specified curvature or holds lens blank against grinding wheel to grind blank. Removes blank from holder and washes blank in water to remove grinding abrasive. Measures blanks to verify specified curvature, using lens gauge.
GOE: 06.04.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

716.685-022 LENS-FABRICATING-MACHINE TENDER (optical goods)

Tends one or more bench machines that generate, grind, edge, or polish ophthalmic lenses and precision optical elements: Mounts blocked element in machine holding device. Verifies machine settings or adjusts machines for variables, such as speed, machining time, and flow rate of abrasive or coolant. Starts machine that automatically generates, grinds, polishes, or edges optical element. Removes element after specified machining time, rinses element in water, and measures to verify specified dimensions of element, using micrometer, caliper, dial gauge, and shadowgraph. May deblock and clean element in degreasing tank. May be designated according to fabricating process or type lens fabricated as Contact-Lens-Curve Grinder (optical goods); Contact-Lens-Edge Buffer (optical goods); Fusion-Juncture Grinder (optical goods); Lens-Edge Grinder, Machine (optical goods); Lens-Generating-Machine Tender (optical goods); Multifocal-Button Countersink Grinder (optical goods).
GOE: 06.04.08 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

716.687-010 DEBLOCKER (optical goods) alternate titles: cleaner

Performs one or more of following duties to deblock and clean precision ophthalmic or optical elements, such as lenses, flats, prisms: Chills blocked element to crystallize pitch or other block adhesive and strikes block with mallet to separate element from block, or heats block to soften adhesive and removes element with fingers. Places lenses and elements in basket and immerses basket in degreasing tank or automatic cleaning machine. Places elements in tray of solvent. Cleans finished surfaces of element with pad and brush and rubs unfinished surfaces on board dusted with abrasive to remove foreign substances. Inspects lens to ensure cleanliness and freedom from defects. Sprays or brushes protective coating on element, allows coating to dry, and places in element tray or wraps in tissue. Replenishes solvents in trays and tanks. Drains molten metal block adhesive from machine or tank for reuse. May clean pitch from surface of block, using hammer, knife, and wire wheel.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

716.687-014 GLASS CHECKER (optical goods)

Tests glass stock for color density to determine acceptability of stock for colored lenses, using light transmitting equipment. Inserts colored glass stock in transmission equipment that passes light through stock and registers color density. Reads machine dial and rejects or accepts glass stock according to chart listing density specifications.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

716.687-018 INSPECTOR, MULTIFOCAL LENS (optical goods)

Inspects multifocal lenses or lens parts, at various stages of processing, for defects caused by flaws in glass or improper assembly: Examines lenses or lens parts, such as polished multifocal buttons, polished lens blanks, and fused multifocal buttons, for defects, such as scratches or chips on surface or presence of dust or water stains along fused juncture. Measures dimensions of lenses or parts, using lens gauge or millimeter ruler. Places lenses or lens parts in trays for transfer to other departments. Keeps production record. May chill mounted lenses in freezer to contract mounting pitch for ease of lens removal. May remove lenses or lens parts from block by tapping block with hammer. May be designated according to lens or lens part inspected as Fusing-Line Inspector (optical goods); Multifocal-Button Inspector (optical goods); Topside Inspector (optical goods).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

716.687-022 LENS EXAMINER (optical goods) alternate titles: inspector-in-process; lens assorter; lens inspector

Performs one or more of following tasks to inspect glass and plastic lens blanks for defects: Removes paint and wax from blank with solvent and razor blade. Rinses blank in water. Examines surface and edges to detect defects, such as pits, scratches, and chips. Inspects blanks with polariscope to detect annealing defects, such as bubbles, striae, fire cracks, or seal checks. Marks defective blanks for rework or salvage, using crayon or pencil. Sorts blanks by grade and type of defect. Weighs lens blanks and records weight for determining shipping costs. May pack blanks in cartons for shipping. May gauge blanks [LENS-BLANK GAUGER (optical goods)]. May assemble nonprecision optical element into mechanical housing.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

716.687-026 LENS-BLANK GAUGER (optical goods) alternate titles: clocker; lens assorter; neutralizer; sizer

Measures lens blanks for conformance to specified dimensions, using fixed curvature and thickness gauges, dial indicator, rule, or eye wire. Matches lens blanks with standard lenses to verify focal strength of blanks. Sorts blanks according to size, shape, or focal strength.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

716.687-030 LENS-BLOCK GAUGER (optical goods)

Examines blocked lens to determine whether lens blanks are positioned evenly on block, using template. Positions template over blocked lens blank, holds assembly against light, and examines assembly to detect presence of light between blank and template indicating uneven positioning of lens blank on block.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

716.687-034 WET INSPECTOR, OPTICAL GLASS (optical goods) alternate titles: optical-glass inspector

Inspects optical glass immersed in chemical bath, to detect striae (internal stresses): Selects premixed chemical solution or mixes liquid chemicals in tank according to refraction index and grade of glass. Immerses glass in bath and focuses Burton lamp, collimating light, or striae scope on glass to detect internal stresses (striae). Marks defective areas with pencil. Writes inspection results and maintains permanent records for each melt. Sorts and grades glass according to type of defect noted. May operate transmission machine [GLASS CHECKER (optical goods)] to examine glass for strain. May saw glass stock [GLASS CUTTER (any industry)].
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

719 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF SCIENTIFIC AND MEDICAL APPARATUS, PHOTOGRAPHIC AND OPTICAL GOODS, HOROLOGICAL, AND RELATED PRODUCTS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with assembling, fabricating, and repairing scientific and medical apparatus, photographic and optical goods, watches and clocks and related products.

719.261-014 RADIOLOGICAL-EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST (inst. & app.) alternate titles: radiologic electronic specialist

Tests, repairs, calibrates, and assists in installation of radiological and related equipment used in medical diagnosis or therapy, applying technical knowledge of electronic, radiological, and mechanical systems, and user knowledge of computers, and using manuals, test equipment, measuring instruments, handtools, and power tools: Confers with supervisor, manufacturers' representatives, equipment operators, and other workers to discuss and establish work priorities, resolve equipment related problems, and plan installation, preventive maintenance, and repair procedures. Inspects and tests malfunctioning equipment to determine cause of malfunction, following learned procedures and repair manual instructions, using specialized test and analysis instruments and manufacturers' specifications. Disassembles malfunctioning equipment and removes, replaces, or repairs defective components, and readjusts components to manufacturers' specifications, using handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments. Removes old equipment, prepares space for installation of new equipment, and oversees installation of new equipment by manufacturer. Tests and calibrates equipment at regular or required intervals, using test and measuring instruments and handtools to maintain manufacturers' operational specifications. Selects, devises, designs, and installs mechanical or structural hardware, using tools and utilizing knowledge of mechanics and structures to resolve special equipment operation problems. Maintains records of maintenance and repair work and approved updates of equipment as required by manufacturer. Demonstrates operational procedures for equipment to users. May fabricate hardware, using machine and power tools, handtools, and related equipment. May work for manufacturer and specialize in particular line of equipment.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R5 M5 L5 SVP: 7 DLU: 89

719.381-014 HEARING-AID REPAIRER (inst. & app.)

Tests and repairs hearing aids, using oscilloscope, electrical test meters, and handtools, following schematic diagram: Tests circuits for shorts, open wires, or defective parts, using electrical test meters. Solders loose connections and replaces defective parts, such as resistors, condensers, batteries, and transistors. Repairs or replaces transformer, microphone, and volume control, using handtools. Cleans and lubricates mechanical parts with solvent and oil.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

719.381-018 BLOCK MAKER (protective dev.)

Molds lead blocks to be used as shields in radiation therapy treatments: Lays out x-ray film taken of patient in treatment position and tapes film over grid on lighted table. Sets distances on mold cutting machine, duplicating distances from which x ray was taken. Calculates required thickness of block, based upon equipment to be used in treatment and applying knowledge of geometry. Aligns template and styrofoam piece in blocking tray over x-ray film. Guides hand held stylus along lines drawn on x-ray film or print showing area to be treated, simultaneously cutting styrofoam piece with hot wire to form styrofoam mold used in making block. Sets mold in vise and tightens metal clamps to hold mold securely in position. Pours heated lead alloy into mold to form block. Mounts cooled block on lucite board, using screws. Installs finished block in tray of machine and views superimposed outline of block on x-ray film to verify accuracy of block and adherence to standards. Records patient information on finished block. May transport patients to and from treatment area.
GOE: 05.12.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 90

72 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT

This division includes occupations concerned with assembling, fabricating, or repairing equipment, components, and parts for equipment to transmit, control, or convert electrical power; signaling and detection equipment; and home radios, television sets, and phonographs.

720 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR OF RADIO AND TELEVISION RECEIVING SETS AND PHONOGRAPHS

This group includes occupations concerned with assembling and repairing radio and television receivers, recorders, phonographs, and related items. Occupations concerned with sound recording and transcription are included in Group 194.

720.281-010 RADIO REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: trouble shooter, radio

Repairs radio receivers, phonographs, recorders, and other electronic-audio equipment, using circuit diagrams and test meters: Tests wiring, tubes, resistors, and other parts, using electronic test equipment, such as voltmeters and oscilloscopes, to locate defects. Replaces defective parts, using handtools, and solders loose connections with soldering iron. May compute charges for labor and materials. May install radios in automobiles [AUTOMOBILE-ACCESSORIES INSTALLER (automotive ser.)]. May be designated according to type of radio repaired as Automobile Radio Repairer (any industry); Radio Repairer, Domestic (any industry).
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

720.281-014 TAPE-RECORDER REPAIRER (any industry)

Tests, repairs, and adjusts tape-recording machines, following schematic diagrams and manufacturer's specifications, using handtools and electronic testing instruments: Disassembles machine and replaces worn parts, such as sprocket wheels, drive belts, electrical switches, and guide rollers, using handtools. Records voice and listens to playbacks to detect distortion in sound. Tests circuits, using instruments, such as voltmeters, oscilloscopes, audiogenerators, and distortion meters. Replaces defective resistors, condensers, and tubes. Solders loose connections. Tests operation of repaired recorder.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

720.281-018 TELEVISION-AND-RADIO REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: television repairer

Repairs and adjusts radios and television receivers, using handtools and electronic testing instruments: Tunes receiver on all channels and observes audio and video characteristics to locate source of trouble. Adjusts controls to obtain desired density, linearity, focus, and size of picture. Examines chassis for defects. Tests voltages and resistances of circuits to isolate defect, following schematic diagram and using voltmeter, oscilloscope, signal generator, and other electronic testing instruments. Tests and changes tubes. Solders loose connections and repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools and soldering iron. Repairs radios and other audio equipment [RADIO REPAIRER (any industry)]. May install television sets [TELEVISION INSTALLER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

720.684-010 ASSEMBLY ADJUSTER (comm. equip.) alternate titles: record-changer adjuster

Tests and adjusts assembled phonograph turntable and record-changer unit for specified operation: Adjusts speed of turntable to specified number of revolutions per minute, using screwdriver and stroboscope. Listens for and eliminates noise in bearing. Removes humming noise from coil. Adjusts pickup arm, record magazine, elevator shafts and pads, and transfer lever to positions for accurate automatic record transfer.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

720.684-014 PHONOGRAPH-CARTRIDGE ASSEMBLER (comm. equip.) alternate titles: cartridge assembler

Assembles parts into components and components into complete phonograph cartridge assemblies: Positions, fits, and fastens together variety of small parts to make contact block assembly, using tweezers, toothpick, cement stick, and screwdriver. Welds ground piece to contact block, using spot welder. Solders fine wires from coils to contact block, seam in copper shield, and ground piece to shield, using pencil soldering iron. Plugs completed contact block assembly into ohmmeter to test for continuity. Assembles parts of magnet holder and stylus arm, using handpunch, tweezers, cement stick, holding fixture and loupe. Bakes subassembly in small oven to join parts and fix stylus angle. Fits subassemblies into potting assembly, verifies stylus alignment, and screws them together, using screwdriver.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

720.687-010 RECORD-CHANGER ASSEMBLER (comm. equip.)

Performs one or more repetitive operations to assemble record changers, such as positioning plates in jig, screwing and bolting parts together, soldering pickup and motor leads, and inserting springs and other small parts, using screwdrivers, wrenches, and soldering iron.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

720.687-014 RECORD-CHANGER TESTER (comm. equip.)

Tests automatic record changers for accuracy of record transfer and pickup movement by placing several records on changer and observing performance. Segregates for adjustment record changers not meeting performance standards.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

721 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR OF MOTORS, GENERATORS, AND RELATED PRODUCTS

This group includes occupations concerned with assembling and repairing electric motors, power generators, motor-generator sets, railway motors and control equipment; and motors, generators, and control equipment for gasoline-electric and oil-electric buses and trucks. Occupations concerned with winding and assembling coils, magnets, armatures, and related components are included in Group 724.

721.131-010 ELECTRIC MOTOR REPAIRING SUPERVISOR (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of ELECTRIC-MOTOR ANALYST (any industry) and ELECTRIC-MOTOR REPAIRER (any industry) engaged in repairing electric motors, generators, switches, starting devices, and other electrical equipment. Estimates cost of repairs. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.131-014 SUPERVISOR, INSPECTION AND TESTING (elec. equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting and testing parts and subassemblies of electric motors and generators, such as armatures, stators, and field assemblies for conformance to specifications: Assigns workers to inspect parts for defects, such as improperly connected, broken, or cracked leads, surface defects on commutators, and for dimensional specifications of parts and subassemblies. Designates type of test, method and procedure, and equipment to be used in testing parts and subassemblies. Analyzes test data to diagnose cause of malfunctions and schedules repair of products not meeting specifications. Trains workers in use of testing equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to operation coordinated as Supervisor, Coil And Armature Inspection (elec. equip.); Supervisor, Electric Motor Testing (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.261-010 ELECTRIC-MOTOR ANALYST (any industry)

Determines causes of failures in electric motors, following drawings and specifications and using handtools and electrical test meters: Dismantles motor, using handtools. Examines bearings, brackets, and other parts for wear and damage. Tests armature and stator for shorted, grounded, or broken wires, using electrical test meters. Lists causes of motor failures and repairs required and reports adjustment and repair requirements to repairer. May repair mechanical parts and reassemble motor, using handtools and power tools. May rebuild motor.
GOE: 05.07.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.261-014 FINAL TESTER (elec. equip.)

Conducts final test on electrical equipment, such as generators, motors, motor generator sets, switchgear, and control apparatus to determine conformity to specifications, using electrical testing equipment, measuring instruments, and mechanics' and electricians' handtools: Sets up test circuit by connecting unit to power supply, resistors, transformers, meters, and test panels in prescribed sequence. Operates and tests unit under specified conditions by moving levers, handwheels, knobs, and pushbuttons to apply prescribed voltages and current. Observes instruments, such as meters, tachometer, vibrometer, oscilloscope, thermometer, and potentiometer, and makes calculations, using slide rule, to determine resistance, starting torque heat, load, saturation, and other electrical characteristics. Observes and measures mechanical performance, such as ventilation, bearing noise, $T3airgap,$T1 and end play, using micrometers, verniers, torsion meters, and other measuring and testing devices. Adjusts controls, such as resistors, relays, and circuit breakers to correct malfunctions. Records findings in test log and forwards findings to engineering department for analysis. May conduct dynamometer test on large motors and generators. May diagnose mechanical or electrical difficulties and suggest changes in design and operating function to engineering department. May mount units to test base.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.281-010 AUTOMOTIVE-GENERATOR-AND-STARTER REPAIRER (automotive ser.)

Tests, repairs, and rebuilds automotive generators and starters: Tests generator unit to ascertain amperage and voltage output, using voltmeter and ammeter. Disassembles unit and cleans brushes, bearings, shafts, and armatures in solvent and examines parts for wear or defects. Refaces commutator using lathe. Tests starter spring tension, using testing device. Replaces or repairs defective parts, and reinstalls generator in vehicle. Adjusts fan belt tension and voltage output. May charge or replace battery. May be designated according to part repaired as Automotive-Generator Repairer (automotive ser.); Automotive-Starter Repairer (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

721.281-014 ELECTRIC-MOTOR ASSEMBLER AND TESTER (any industry) alternate titles: motor assembler

Assembles and adjusts repaired electric motors to meet specified ratings, using handtools and electrical meters: Cleans motor parts with gasoline. Repairs or replaces damaged parts and assembles motor, using handtools. Measures velocity, horsepower, and current consumption of motor, using electrical meters and mechanical testing devices. Adjusts motor to ratings specified on motor nameplate. May ream and fit motor bearings and grind, turn, and polish parts, using machine tools, such as grinder and lathe.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.281-018 ELECTRIC-MOTOR REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs electric motors, generators, and equipment, such as starting devices and switches, following schematic drawings, and using handtools, coil-winding machines, power tools, and test equipment: Disassembles and removes armature, stator, or rotor from housing. Examines coil connections for broken or defective wiring. Tests coils, armatures, stator, rotor, and field coils for continuity, shorts, and grounds and insulation resistance, using test lamp, ammeter, and ohmmeter. Cuts out or removes defective coils and removes insulation from core slots. Cuts and forms insulation and inserts insulation into armature, rotor, or stator slots. Rewinds coils on core while in slots manually or makes replacement coils, using coil-winding machine. Installs and aligns prewound coils in slots, using hammer, drift, or mallet. Replaces defective coil leads and solders connections of coils in specified sequence. Examines bearings, shafts, and other moving parts for excessive wear or defects. Refaces commutators and machines parts to specified tolerances, using machine tools. Assembles and tests motor for specified performance. May be designated according to size of motor repaired as Fractional-Horsepower Motor Repairer (any industry); equipment repaired as Dynamotor Repairer (any industry); or part repaired as Armature Straightener (elec. equip.); Coil-Connector Repairer (elec. equip.); Commutator Repairer (any industry); Field-Coil Repairer (elec. equip.); Stator Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.281-022 MAGNETO REPAIRER (any industry)

Tests and repairs magnetos used in gasoline and diesel engines, using meters, gauges, and handtools: Connects magneto to motor and electrical test panel and starts motor to determine source of malfunction. Disassembles magneto and inspects coils, condenser, and armature for shorts. Repairs or replaces worn or defective parts, using handtools. Verifies polarity of armature. Cleans parts with alcohol or solvent and reassembles unit. Adjusts breaker points, using feeler gauge. Installs magneto in engine.
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

721.281-026 PROPULSION-MOTOR-AND-GENERATOR REPAIRER (automotive ser.)

Reconditions defective motors and generators of electric buses: Lifts propulsion motors or generators onto worktable, using chain hoist. Disassembles defective units, using handtools. Inspects parts to determine required repairs. Repairs or replaces worn and defective parts, such as carbon brushes, cables, and connecting wires. Reassembles motors and generators. Tests circuitry, using testing lamp.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.281-030 TESTER, MOTORS AND CONTROLS (elec. equip.)

Tests endurance and performance of electric motors and electrical-control components, such as motor reversers, cam and unit switches, shunt contactors, and magnet valve adapters under simulated operating conditions, in laboratory or production areas, following specified procedures, using testing equipment: Positions motors or parts, such as switches, contacts, and magnetic cores on test rack, and connects leads to power source and test panels. Pulls switch to start equipment and regulates controls for prescribed timing, speeds, and voltages. Turns off lamps and moves rheostat controls of generators to adjust load resistance. Observes and adjusts measuring instruments, such as ammeters and voltmeters, in prescribed sequence, to measure electrical characteristics, such as blow-out, drop-out, pick-up, resistance, electrical stress, and iron content of cores. Examines parts for mechanical defects or failures. Records test data. May replace worn brushes on power supply generator. May be known according to item tested as Transformer Tester (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

721.361-010 INSPECTOR, MOTORS AND GENERATORS (elec. equip.)

Examines electric motors, generators, and parts, such as coils, commutators, armatures, and stators, for compliance with specifications, using measuring devices and test equipment: Examines parts to detect defects, such as faulty insulation, broken wires, burrs, and nicks. Compares windings, soldered connections, and location of parts with schematics and blueprints to ensure compliance with specifications. Verifies dimensional specifications of parts and measures $T3airgap$T1 between parts, using micrometers, verniers, calipers, and scale. Tests windings for resistance, shorts, and grounded wires, using testing apparatus. Tags rejected parts and assemblies for repair. Records inspection data.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.381-010 ELECTRIC-MOTOR FITTER (railroad equip.) alternate titles: car repairer; motor assembler; motor overhauler

Cleans, assembles, and tests motors of locomotives and streetcars: Disassembles motors by removing bolts and nuts from motor case heads, fastening crane hook to case heads and armatures, and directing HOISTING ENGINEER (any industry) to hoist parts from motor cases. Routes armatures to repair shop. Cleans case heads in hot ammonia bath. Scrapes inside of motor cases to remove grease and dirt, and applies insulating paint. Inspects motor lead wires and replaces worn insulation tape. Reassembles motors working with HOISTING ENGINEER (any industry) in handling heavy parts. Connects motor lead wires to power source and tests motor for r.p.m. and overheating, using speed gauges and thermometers.
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.381-014 ELECTRIC-MOTOR-CONTROL ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: control-panel assembler; panelboard assembler; power-panel assembler

Assembles electric-motor control units, such as transmitters, relays, switches, voltage controls, and starters and mounts unit on panel according to drawings and specifications, using handtools and power tools: Cleans parts, using liquid cleaner, airhose, and cloth. Assembles units, using handtools, pneumatic nut runners, power press, and torque wrenches. Lays out and drills mounting holes and mounts units to panel, using scribers, rule, dividers, drill press, portable power drill, reamer, screwdrivers, and wrenches. Adjusts and aligns parts to maintain specified $T3airgap,$T1 contact wipe, dimensions, and part movement, using feeler gauges and micrometers. Solders electric wire connections and secures spring guides, setscrews, and spring post to units, using soldering iron and acetylene torch. Tests electrical circuits for resistance, current, and potential difference, using instruments, such as ohmmeter, ammeter, and voltmeter. May be designated according to control assembled as Transmitter Assembler (elec. equip.); Voltage-Regulator Assembler (elec. equip.). May also operate sheet metal forming machines to fabricate housing for synchro-units and be designated Synchro-Unit Assembler (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

721.381-018 GOVERNOR ASSEMBLER, HYDRAULIC (elec. equip.)

Assembles and adjusts mechanical and electrical parts to construct governors for hydraulic turbines, according to specifications, using pneumatic tools, handtools, gauges, and micrometers: Aligns motor mounts and motors on reservoir base and marks location. Removes motors and drills and taps foundation holes. Inserts steel pins in holes to secure motors to base. Positions mechanical parts, such as actuator, $T3kaplan,$T1 oil basket, strainers, oil ramp, hydraulic cylinder, valves, and subassemblies to base and inside of reservoir, to form governor unit subassembly. Joins frame, doors, trim, and deck plates to assemble metal cabinet, using handtools. Attaches governor unit subassembly to cabinet frame. Assembles meters, gauges, indicators, switches, and control panels and mounts on unit. Shapes conduit for electrical lines and laces electrical cables, using soldering iron to secure connections. Assembles pump and fits pipelines, valves, vents, and pressure lines, using plumbers' tools. Tests performance of completed unit for conformance to specifications. Disassembles unit and crates and wraps parts to prepare parts for shipping. Attaches name plates, marks, and other identification on items. May machine and fabricate parts to complete job when drawing changes occur.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

721.484-010 ELECTRIC-MOTOR WINDER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: armature-and-rotor winder; coil assembler

Assembles and tests electric motor and generator stators, armatures, or rotors: Inspects cores for defects and aligns laminations, using hammer and drift. Files burrs from core slots, using hand file, portable power file, and scraper. Lines slots with sheet insulation and inserts coils into slots. Cuts, strips, and bends wire leads at ends of coils, using pliers and wire scrapers. Twists leads together to connect coils. Taps coil and end windings to shape, using hammer and fiber block. Tests windings for motor-housing clearance, grounds, and short circuits, using clearance gauge, growler, spring-steel blade, telephone receiver, insulation tester, and resistance bridge. Winds new coils on armatures, stators, or rotors of used motors and generators. May rewind defective coils. May be designated according to motor part wound as Armature Winder (elec. equip.); Rotor Winder (elec. equip.); Stator Winder (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

721.484-014 FIELD-RING ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: assembler dc field ring; assembler dc field yoke

Assembles field poles and interpoles to steel housing ring (yoke) to build field rings for dc motors and generators: Slips insulated coils over pole piece and drives fiber spacing wedges between them. Bolts field poles and interpoles to inside face of yoke, adjusting airgap by measuring with micrometer and inserting shims. Lays out, cuts, drills, punches, and forms copper strap to connect coils of large units. Fastens coil connections with bolts.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

721.484-018 INSULATION CUTTER AND FORMER (elec. equip.)

Cuts and forms insulation, gaskets, and wedges used in electric motors and generators, performing any combination of following duties: Measures and marks dimensions and holes on insulation material, such as felt, fiber, mica, and fiberglass, using specifications or template. Places sheet of insulation against shearing machine stops, depresses pedal to lower blade to cut strips, or inserts sheet under roller-type holddown and against stops of circular saw to cut strips. Places cut material into bending machine and depresses pedal to rotate movable section around fixed mandrel to shape sides. Holds flat and wedge insulation against pedestal grinder to grind U-shaped bevel in end or inserts mica sheets between drums of drum sander to wear down to specified thickness. Measures thickness of each mica sheet, using micrometer, and stacks sheets according to dimensions. May cut shaped wooden or fiber strips to lengths for wedges, using bandsaw.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

721.484-022 SKEIN WINDER (elec. equip.)

Inserts loops of prewound skein of wire into slots of stators for fractional-horsepower motors: Loops skein end and inserts two sides in adjacent coil slots, manipulating wire with fingers. Forms additional loops in skein and inserts in other pairs of slots until entire skein is wound into core.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

721.684-010 ARMATURE-WINDER HELPER, REPAIR (any industry)

Assists ARMATURE WINDER, REPAIR (any industry) in repairing electric motors and generators: Burns old insulation from coils, using blowtorch, and strips old coils from armatures and stators, using handsaw and wirecutter. Scrubs mechanical parts of motors, such as shafts, gears, and laminations, using cleaning fluid, wire brush, and scraper. Guides compressed air stream on parts to dry and remove loose dirt. Winds coils, using coil winding machine. Tapes coils by hand or using machine. Dips armatures and stators in enamel or varnish tank to insulate coils and paints motor and generator housings, using brush. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.16 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

721.684-014 ASSEMBLER, CARBON BRUSHES (elec. equip.) alternate titles: brush maker; carbon-brush maker; motor-and-generator-brush cutter

Assembles carbon brushes by performing any of following tasks: Drills hole in precut carbon block, using drill press. Cuts copper wire to specified lengths, using hand shears. Positions and clamps block on workbench. Inserts wire into hole and wedges wire with copper pin, fastens wire with rivet or screw, or solders wire, using soldering iron. Attaches copper eyelet to free end of wire and solders eyelet to wire. Immerses brush in electroplating solution to cover brush with copper coating. Stamps manufacturer's name on brush, using die. May cut carbon to specified size.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

721.684-018 COIL CONNECTOR (elec. equip.) alternate titles: connector

Twists ends of coil wires together to connect prewound coils of electric motor and generator parts, such as stators, rotors, and armatures, using soldering equipment and handtools: Lifts or hoists unit with crane to workbench or winding buck. Pounds coils, using hammer, block, and drift to compact and align coils in slots and form leads on strap coils. Cuts protruding insulating material, skins ends of coil wire, and splices lead connections of stator coils, using pliers. Places leads of armature coils into commutator bar slots and secures leads, using drift and hammer. Brazes or pours molten solder over connections, using brazing torch or soldering pot and ladle. Tapes connections, and laces and ties coil leads to stator end windings or commutator risers, using tape hook [LACER AND TIER (elec. equip.)]. May test unit for short circuit, grounds, and weak insulation. May be known according to motor part connected as Armature Connector (elec. equip.) I; Stator Connector (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

721.684-022 ELECTRIC-MOTOR ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: assembler; assembly hand

Assembles subassemblies and parts of dynamotors, converters, and electric motors used in instruments, appliances, and power tools, performing any combination of following tasks, using power tools and handtools: Bolts field windings and brush holders into motor housings, using wrenches, screwdrivers, and holding fixtures. Presses bushings and bearings into motor head, using arbor press. Secures fans and gears to armature shaft, using nuts and lock washers, and places armature shaft in bearings. Solders or screws electrical leads to brushes, and switch and cord assembly, using soldering iron. Assembles end brackets and base to housing and fastens assembly with screws. Lubricates gears and other moving parts, using oilcan, paddle, or grease gun. Turns shaft to ensure free movement of parts. May screw covers on motor ends to keep out dirt and moisture during shipment. When replacing defective parts in motors is designated Repairer, Electric Motors (elec. equip.). May be designated according to type motor assembled as Assembler, Instrument Motors (elec. equip.) or part assembled as Brush Holder Assembler (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

721.684-026 SPIDER ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: assembler, caterpillar spider; revolving field assembler; rotating field assembler

Assembles coils, poles, and fastening devices to rotor spider to build rotating field for motors and alternators (generators): Aligns poles on spider and secures with nuts and lockwashers. Slips coil over insulated core (pole) and bolts pole shoe in place over coil and pole piece. Drills and taps holes to fasten clamps with bolts to secure connecting cable between coils. Secures collector rings to shaft, using keys, bolts, and washers or presses rings to shaft, using hydraulic press, or heats rings, using portable gas oven and allows to shrink. May cut, drill, and form copper and steel bar stock for leads and clamps, using electric drill, power saw, and forming fixture.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

721.687-010 CLEANER AND PREPARER (elec. equip.)

Cleans and applies paint and masking materials on motor and generator subassemblies to preserve surface for further processing: Brushes solvents onto parts or dips parts into caustic solutions to loosen paint, grease, dirt, and other foreign substances. Rinses parts with hot water. Removes loosened paint, using scraper, wire brush, or portable buffer. Brushes grease and masking compound on subassemblies, inserts cork plugs into holes, and tightens screws to keep insulating material or paint from specified areas. Coats parts with paint or insulating material, using spray gun or dipping tank.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

722 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR OF COMMUNICATIONS EQUIPMENT

This group includes occupations concerned with assembling and repairing wire and wireless telephone and telegraph equipment and parts, radio and television broadcasting equipment and parts, electronic field detection apparatus, light and heat emission operating apparatus, object detection apparatus and navigational electronic equipment, aircraft and missile control systems, electronic data processing equipment, and electronic and electric communication and signaling products.

722.131-010 INSTRUMENT-SHOP SUPERVISOR (tel. & tel.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of INSTRUMENT REPAIRERS (tel. & tel.) in repair and maintenance of telephone and telegraphic equipment: Examines and tests equipment, such as telephones, teletypewriters, station and switching apparatus, private-branch-exchange systems, and perforation equipment to determine repairs required, using electrical and electronic testing devices. Assigns workers to repair tasks. Supervises final inspection of equipment to ensure conformance to specifications. May be designated according to type of equipment maintained as Communications-Equipment Supervisor (tel. & tel.); Telegraphic-Instrument Supervisor (tel. & tel.); Telephone-Instrument Supervisor (tel. & tel.). Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

722.281-010 INSTRUMENT REPAIRER (tel. & tel.) alternate titles: shop repairer

Repairs, tests, and modifies telephone and telegraphic equipment, such as telephones, teletypewriters, tickers, and switchboards, using handtools and power tools: Adjusts component parts of equipment, such as dials, coin tracks, springs, and relays to conform to specifications. Verifies wiring and location of parts, using schematic drawings. Tests and calibrates reassembled equipment, using electrical testing devices, such as ohmmeter and circuit analyzers. Rewires and modifies equipment in accordance with engineering changes and traffic-handling requirements. Cleans instruments and parts, using specified solvents. Maintains daily record of instruments and equipment repaired. May assist in sorting, cataloging, and storing repaired parts and equipment.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

722.381-010 ASSEMBLER (tel. & tel.) alternate titles: assembler, equipment; wirer

Wires switchboards, operating tables, and other telegraph apparatus to specifications, using handtools and soldering iron. May test wiring installations, using meters.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

722.381-014 INSTRUMENT INSPECTOR (aircraft mfg.; air trans.)

Inspects, tests, and adjusts navigational and control instruments and components for aircraft and aerospace vehicles, according to blueprints, technical orders, manufacturers' data, and other specifications, using precision measuring instruments and testing equipment: Examines instruments and components for defects, such as broken dials and scratched surfaces. Tests functional and operational performance of instruments and components, such as altimeters, airspeed indicators, turn and bank indicators, radar beacon sets, and directional gyroscopes, to determine conformance to specifications, using testing equipment. Inspects, calibrates, and adjusts instruments and components, using precision instruments. Records inspection information. May contact vendors, customers, or others to exchange information or coordinate inspection activities. May interpret inspection information and recommend corrective action for recurring instrumentation problems. May be required to maintain Federal Aviation Administration certification to repair and adjust instruments. May be designated according to type of instruments inspected as Inspector, Radar And Electronics (aircraft mfg.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

722.687-010 SWITCHBOX ASSEMBLER I (comm. equip.)

Inserts metal dovetails of box sides into slots of metal box bottoms, and hammers to clamp parts together to form switchboxes for telephones.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

723 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR OF ELECTRICAL APPLIANCES AND FIXTURES

This group includes occupations concerned with assembly and repair of small appliances, such as toasters, grills, mixers, and coffee makers; lighting fixtures; and cord sets, switches, sockets, and related products.

723.131-010 SUPERVISOR, SMALL APPLIANCE ASSEMBLY (house. appl.) alternate titles: supervisor, assembly line

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly, inspection, testing, repair, and packing of toasters, irons, percolators, and related small electrical appliances: Reviews inspection and test reports to determine causes of appliance defects, such as motors heating up, insufficient revolution per minute, and short and grounded circuits. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

723.132-010 SUPERVISOR, FABRICATION DEPARTMENT (light. fix.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating and assembling wall lamps, floor lamps, and hanging fixtures. Requisitions parts and materials according to design sketches and knowledge of fixture making. Trains workers in operation of equipment. 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

723.361-010 MODEL MAKER, FLUORESCENT LIGHTING (light. fix.)

Lays out and constructs experimental models of fluorescent lighting fixtures, such as those used in buildings and tunnels, following blueprints, designs, and engineering sketches: Computes dimensions and lays out outline of fixture on sheet metal, using rule, scribe, and drafting tools. Cuts and shapes metal, using hand and power brakes and shears, files, and mallets. Assembles fixture and installs electrical components and wiring, using spot-welding machine and handtools. Fastens glass or plastic lens in place, using clips, bolts, or screws, and tightens fluorescent tube in sockets. Connects fixture to electrical outlet and tests continuity of fixture's circuit, using circuit tester. Records dimensions, bending angles, hole locations, and other specifications, for use in production of fixture. May inspect installed fixtures and make minor repairs.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

723.381-010 ELECTRICAL-APPLIANCE REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: appliance-service representative; small-appliance repairer

Repairs electrical appliances, such as toasters, cookers, percolators, lamps, and irons, using handtools and electrical testing instruments: Examines appliance for mechanical defects and disassembles appliance. Tests wiring for broken or short circuits, using voltmeters, ohmmeters, and other circuit testers. Replaces defective wiring and parts, such as toaster elements and percolator coils, using handtools, soldering iron, and spot-welding equipment. May compute charges for labor and materials. May assist ELECTRICAL-APPLIANCE SERVICER (any industry) in repairing such appliances as refrigerators and stoves.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

723.381-014 VACUUM CLEANER REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and adjusts vacuum cleaners, using handtools: Observes ammeter reading and listens to sound of cleaner motor to detect cause of faulty operation. Repairs, adjusts, or replaces defective brushes, belts, fans, control switches, extension cords, electric motors, or other mechanical or electrical parts, using handtools. Lubricates cleaner parts, using grease gun. May sell and demonstrate vacuum cleaners.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

723.584-010 APPLIANCE REPAIRER (house. appl.) alternate titles: repairer

Repairs portable, household electrical appliances, such as fans, heaters, vacuum cleaners, toasters, and flatirons, on assembly line: Refers to inspector's checklist, or defect-symbol marked on appliance, to identify defective or malfunctioning part. Disassembles appliance to remove defective part, using power screwdrivers, soldering iron, and handtools. Installs new part, and reassembles appliance. Records nature of repair in log or on mechanical counting device. Maintains stock of replacement parts. May determine repair requirements by connecting appliance to power source or examining parts for defects while disassembling. May file or bend parts to remove burrs or to improve alignment and fit. May hold appliance against buffing or polishing wheel to remove scratches from metal surfaces. May touch up paint defects, using brush or spray gun. May be designated according to part repaired as Heating-Element Repairer (house. appl.); or appliance repaired as Electric-Frying-Pan Repairer (house. appl.); Food-Mixer Repairer (house. appl.); Toaster-Element Repairer (house. appl.); Vacuum-Cleaner Repairer (house. appl.).
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

723.684-010 ASSEMBLER (house. appl.)

Assembles parts and subassemblies to form portable electrical appliances, power tools, and other products, using fixtures, handtools, and power tools: Inserts screws, bolts, or rivets through holes in parts or subassemblies and tightens fasteners to secure components, such as field windings, fan blades, pulleys, heating elements, thermostats, switches, and timers, using handtools and power tools. Reams bearing holes in housing assembly, using hand reamer, and places armature shaft in bearings of product. Turns setscrew to adjust end play of motor. Hooks lug ends of wires to terminals, tightens bolts, or solders connection to fasten instruments with burner, motor, or outlet cord. May be designated according to product assembled as Deep-Fryer Assembler (house. appl.); Electric-Fan Assembler (house. appl.); Electric-Heater Assembler (house. appl.); Food-Mixer Assembler (house. appl.); Power-Tool Assembler (house. appl.); Steam-Iron Assembler (house. appl.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

723.684-014 ASSEMBLER I (light. fix.) alternate titles: lamp wirer

Assembles component parts to make subassemblies or completed units of lighting fixtures, such as chandeliers, lamps, shades, or reflectors: Threads and pulls wire through lighting fixture body or frame. Strips insulation from ends of wire and attaches ends to terminal or socket lugs, using knife, pliers or stripping tool, and screwdriver. Bolts or screws wired parts together, using screwdriver and other handtools. Inserts incandescent bulb or fluorescent tube into fixture and connects wire to electrical outlet to test unit. May be designated according to type of fixture assembled as Assembler, Fluorescent Lights (light. fix.); Assembler, Incandescent Lights (light. fix.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

723.684-018 ASSEMBLER II (light. fix.)

Assembles metal lighting fixtures, using handtools and drill press: Screws together threaded parts by hand. Bores holes in fixtures, using drill press. Fastens together parts with bolts or screws by hand, or using tools, such as wrenches and screwdrivers. Inserts wire into fixture. May work from blueprints or sketches.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

723.684-022 FLASHER ADJUSTER (light. fix.)

Tests and adjusts flasher units used in automobile directional signals, using chuck, meter, and handtools: Inserts flasher into socket of chuck. Observes reading on meter and bends frame of flasher, using pliers, until meter reading is accurate.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

723.685-010 HEATING-ELEMENT WINDER (elec. equip.; house. appl.)

Tends machine that winds spiral-spring resistance wire onto mica-plate core to form heating element: Inserts core in slotted shaft of winding motor, and hooks wire end to core. Depresses pedal to start motor that rotates core, and guides wire between thumb and fingers to seat turns of wire in slots at edge of mica plate. Controls core-rotation speed by pressure of hand on brake wheel attached to motor shaft, and stops motor when end of wire is reached. May test heating element, using ohmmeter.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

723.687-010 PATCHER (house. appl.)

Covers wired electrical appliance components, such as thermostats used in heating pads, with insulating fabric: Tears piece of adhesive from dispenser roll, and places adhesive on workbench. Positions thermostat on fabric and arranges lead wires to prevent strain on soldered connections. Folds and seals fabric over thermostat, using fingers. May touch lead wires to test terminals and observe signal light to verify wiring continuity.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

723.687-014 TESTER AND INSPECTOR, LAMPS (light. fix.)

Inspects and tests lamps after assembly to determine if they are in satisfactory condition: Plugs lamp into electric outlet and turns on switch. Touches metal parts of lamp with exposed ends of live testing wires for indication of short circuit. Inserts metal test rod into lamp socket and touches contact point to ascertain continuity of circuit. Affixes gummed inspection ticket on each lamp found to be satisfactory.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

723.687-018 TESTER, WASTE DISPOSAL LEAKAGE (house. appl.)

Tests household waste disposal units for leaks, using air pressure device: Places unit on test stand and pulls lever to secure unit in place. Attaches airhose and fills unit with air. Observes warning light which indicates leakage. Places defective units on bench for rework. Hangs acceptable units on overhead conveyor.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

723.687-022 WIPER (light. fix.)

Cleans copper or brass lamp components and assemblies to remove excess paint or smudge, using cloth and solvent: Removes tape around edges or rims of lamps, using wiper and solvent. Dips cloth into solvent and wipes around unpainted areas of lamp component or assembly. Stacks parts or lamps for removal to lacquering section.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

724 OCCUPATIONS IN WINDING AND ASSEMBLING COILS, MAGNETS, ARMATURES, AND RELATED PRODUCTS

This group includes occupations concerned with cutting, winding, taping, forming, stripping, connecting, and soldering wire to fabricate, assemble, and repair coils, magnets, armatures, and related products.

724.130-010 SUPERVISOR, ELECTRONIC COILS (elec. equip.; electron. comp.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in winding, assembling, and testing electronic inductor devices, such as coils, filters, and transformers: Analyzes production schedule to plan assignments for section and assigns duties to workers. Examines product for conformance to manufacturing and quality standards. Demonstrates method and sequence for performing duties, and trains workers in operation and control of machines and equipment. Initiates or recommends personnel actions, such as hiring, transferring, promoting, or disciplining. Maintains records and prepares cost, yield and breakage, and maintenance reports. Inventories and requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies for department activities. May be required to set up, adjust, and repair machines and equipment. May be designated according to product assembled or activity involved, as Supervisor, Coil Winding (elec. equip.; electron. comp.); Supervisor, Filter Assembly (elec. equip.; electron. comp); Supervisor, Test and Inspection (elec. equip.; electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 87

724.131-010 SUPERVISOR, COIL WINDING (elec. equip.) alternate titles: armature-and-field-assembly supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in winding electric motors and generators: Plans and schedules department activities, utilizing knowledge of motor controls, winding machine operations, insulation characteristics, and types of windings. Plans and inspects machine adjustments. Assigns duties to utilize available machines to complete job order according to specifications, such as number of pieces, number of turns, size of coils or armatures, and type of wire. Schedules dipping and baking of coils and coil assemblies to group products requiring identical insulation and baking time. Adjusts work procedure for inserting prewound coils into rotors and stators, connecting coil groups, and testing wound assembly to utilize abilities of available workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

724.131-014 TRANSFORMER SHOP SUPERVISOR (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of TRANSFORMER REPAIRERS (any industry) and other workers engaged in testing and repairing distribution, street light, and instrument transformers. Trains new employees. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

724.281-010 TRANSFORMER TESTER (utilities)

Tests insulation, current resistance, loss of current, and performance of transformers and tests insulating strength of transformer oil, using electrical testing mechanisms: Attaches transformer wires to terminal board mounting various testing meters and to live wire for energizing transformer. Adjusts testing-meter indicators at settings governed by test to be made and volt specifications on transformer tested, employing extensive knowledge of transformers. Successively turns switches which control transmission of current through transformer to testing meters, such as voltmeter, ammeter, and ohmmeter, for testing insulation, resistance, and loss of current. Notes action of circuit breaker which automatically stops flow of current if transformer does not react correctly to test applied. Tests insulating strength of transformer oil by passing current through oil sample placed in box containing two electrodes. Notes whether current will break down oil, causing arc between electrodes, actuating dielectric meter and indicating oil is of insufficient insulating strength. Tests fuse strength by regulating switch and sending excessive current through transformer. Diagnoses transformer defects and routes rejected transformers for repairs.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

724.360-010 SET-UP MECHANIC, COIL-WINDING MACHINES (elec. equip.)

Sets up, adjusts, and maintains machines used to wind, tape, form, strip, or connect wire for electrical coils, using setup charts and handtools: Changes fixtures in automatic coil-winding machines and core-insulating machines, replaces wire supply, and threads wire or insulating paper through tension devices to accommodate different size coils and windings. Turns screws and knobs to adjust settings of electrical switches and counters in automatic armature-and-field-coil-winding machines, using wrenches and screwdriver. Tightens bolts to align pulleys and adjust belt tension. Removes winding jaws from automatic winding machines and holds against powered buffing wheel to smooth surfaces, using $T3lapping compound.$T1 Changes forming dies and holding devices in coil forming presses and changes cutting blades in wire-stripping machine to accommodate different sizes of wire. Replaces defective parts. Operates power grinder to make specialty tools used in winding department, such as picks, winding hooks, and scrapers.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 87

724.362-010 WIRE COILER (house. appl.)

Sets up and operates wire-coiling machine to coil wire for electrical appliance heating element: Selects wire of specified thickness. Bolts coiling disks to machine to make coils of specified size. Positions electric eye to activate automatic cutting mechanism, allowing for trimming of coil ends, using handtools. Threads wire through guides and between disks and starts machine. Hangs coil of each run to contacts of testing device, pulls switch, and reads watt and voltage input on meters. Resets electric eye, changes disks, or threads different gauge wire into machine to correct discrepancies. May cut wire at end of coil, using wire snips, watching meter for desired length. May use wire-cutting-and-stripping machine [LEAD FORMER (elec. equip.) 691.685-018].
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

724.364-010 WINDING INSPECTOR AND TESTER (elec. equip.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to inspect and test stators, armatures, or rotors wound with prewound coils, using electrical testing equipment: Tests armatures, rotors, or stators for misconnected leads and insulation breakdown, using oscilloscope or test panel. Determines test hook-up from work ticket and connects coded stator leads to test clips. Turns dials to select specified voltage and current. Closes circuit and observes meter reading or oscillograph pattern. Interprets readings and patterns and records data. Touches one lead from high voltage source to stator or armature core and other lead to each coil lead in stator or armature. Watches for spark which indicates grounded circuit. Places spring steel blade of growler against inside face of stator or drum of armature and rotates over circumference. Observes steel blade for vibration which indicates shorted coils. Inspects lead and end windings for mechanical damage and conformance to specifications, using gauge, rule, or template to measure length and shape. Taps steel die to stamp code on core, using hammer. May inspect alignment of stacked commutators. May bunch and wrap stator leads to protect them until further assembly. May be designated according to item tested and inspected as Armature Tester (elec. equip.) III; Inspector And Shaper, End Windings (elec. equip.); Stator Tester (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

724.381-010 ADJUSTER, ELECTRICAL CONTACTS (elec. equip.)

Adjusts contacts and springs of electrical apparatus, such as relays and switches, to permit opening and closing of circuits and flow of current: Examines apparatus for defects, such as damaged coil cover, bent springs and contacts, misaligned armatures and contacts, and missing parts. Verifies clearance and tension of parts, using feeler and tension gauges and shadowgraph. Turns dials of test equipment to specified settings. Positions apparatus in holding fixture, shadowgraph, or test board and presses control buttons to activate test equipment. Observes meters and lights on test equipment to determine factors, such as amperage required to close contacts, operating sequence and release timing of contacts, and electrical continuity. May verify mechanical operation of apparatus by manipulating apparatus with fingers. Bends parts, such as armature, contacts, and tension springs, to assure apparatus operates as specified, using handtools. Stamps and sorts defective and adjusted apparatus into stock pans for repair or further processing. May be designated according to type of apparatus adjusted as Crossbar-Switch Adjuster (elec. equip.); Relay Adjuster (elec. equip.); Switch Adjuster (elec. equip.); Wire-Spring-Relay Adjuster (elec. equip.). May verify adjustment of relays on sample basis and be designated Relay Checker (elec. equip.). May adjust fluorescent lamp starters and be designated Starter Adjuster (light. fix.).
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

724.381-014 COIL WINDER, REPAIR (any industry)

Winds coils for repair of electric motor and generator parts, such as rotors, stators, and armatures, using original winding as guide to determine number of turns and size of wire: Winds coil on machine or directly into slots of rotors, stators, and armatures or pounds heavy copper over template to form coils. Operates coil spreading machine to shape rigid coils for placement into slots. Tends coil taping machine or winds tape around coils by hand to insulate coils. Cuts and forms sheet insulation to fit slots, using paper cutter and forming fixture. Inserts coils into slots and pounds, using mallet and block, to compress and shape windings. Twists coil leads together to form groups of coils according to original winding and solders connections, using soldering iron. May paint coils with insulating varnish or enamel. May be designated according to coil wound as Field-Coil Winder (any industry).
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

724.381-018 TRANSFORMER REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: transformer assembler; transformer rebuilder

Cleans and repairs distribution, streetlight, and instrument transformers: Disassembles transformers, using handtools, and opens valve to drain oil. Boils metal transformer case and cover in chemical solution to remove grease, rinses with hose, and dries with cloth to remove dirt and oil. Reassembles transformer, replacing worn or defective parts, using handtools. Solders input and output wires in position and pours compound in transformer-case terminal openings to seal out moisture. Pours oil into transformer until coils are submerged.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

724.384-010 ARMATURE TESTER I (elec. equip.) alternate titles: tester, armature or fields; rotor-and-armature bander

Tests armatures and field assemblies for motors to locate short, open, or grounded circuits, using electrical test apparatus that shows defects on panel meters or oscillograph patterns: Places armature in fixture equipped with brush contactors or touches test prods to commutator bars to make bar-to-bar and similar tests. Compares meter readings with fixed calibration on meter to determine shorts, opens, and grounds. Connects master unit, such as armature or field assembly, to terminals of winding tester. Looks into oscilloscope to compare test pattern of each unit tested with master unit. Turns dials to create different test situations and recognizes differences from master pattern. Inspects unit for mechanical defects. Scrapes chips and dirt from commutator slots, using brush and pick. Records quantity and classification of rejects and total number tested. May replace and revarnish string bands, reconnect leads, and resolder connections to repair armatures.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

724.384-014 STATIC BALANCER (any industry)

Tests products, such as armatures, fans, and rotors for balance, using static balancer, and adds or removes metal from product to correct imbalance: Rolls parts on two parallel, level, knife edges or rotates part on two pairs of overlapping, narrow, faced rollers and observes point of rest. Removes excess metal from heavy areas, using drill press, bench grinder, chisel and hammer, or files. Adds rivets, washers, or metal wedges to light areas, using handtools to correct balance. May attach parts to mandrel for balancing. May be designated according to part balanced as Armature Balancer (elec. equip.); Fan Balancer (elec. equip.); Rotor Balancer (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

724.684-010 ARMATURE BANDER (any industry)

Winds steel wire around coil slots in armature core to hold coils in position when armature rotates, using banding machine: Lifts or hoists armature to horizontal spindle of banding machine. Shapes exposed parts of coils to specified size, using rawhide hammer. Mounts spool of specified wire and threads wire through guides of machine. Wraps sheet of insulation around core and attaches wire to pin wedged in core or twists first turn around armature, using pliers. Inserts metal clips under wire and turns crank to rotate armature or starts machine that winds wire around armature. Guides wire manually or mechanically to maintain tension. Turns ends of metal clips over wire and solders to hold wires in place. Solders armature leads to commutator and caps riser, using electric soldering iron. May shape coils [COIL SHAPER (any industry)].
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

724.684-014 ARMATURE CONNECTOR II (elec. equip.)

Inserts lead wires of armature coils into commutator slots to connect armature to commutator. Places armature in holding fixture on workbench and strips insulation from ends of coil wires, using wire scraper or knife. Bends wire leads to conform with curvature of armature and inserts leads into commutator slots, using handtools. Winds and ties cord around coil leads to hold in specified commutator slots. Cuts excess wire from leads, using wirecutter or scissors. May shape end windings, using hammer and fiber block. May test connected armatures by touching contact points to test light. May repair connections by splicing, reconnecting, or reinsulating wires. May dip commutator into solder pot to solder wires into commutator slots. May press commutator on armature shaft, using arbor press. May be designated according to coil leads connected as Primary Connector, Armature (elec. equip.); Secondary Connector, Armature (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

724.684-018 ARMATURE WINDER, REPAIR (any industry) alternate titles: armature repairer

Winds new coils on armatures of used generators and motors: Cuts insulating material to fit slots on armature core. Places insulating material in bottom of core slots. Cuts wire to length and winds in place, or counts turns of wire in coil being replaced and winds on corresponding number. Occasionally inserts and hammers readymade coils in place. May test armatures, solder ends of coils to commutator segments, wind field coils, test motors for defects, and perform other duties pertaining to motor repairing. May wind new coils on armatures for use in motor vehicles and be designated Armature Winder, Automotive (automotive ser.).
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

724.684-022 COIL SHAPER (any industry) alternate titles: coil spreader

Spreads and shapes coils to fit armature, rotor, and stator slots, using coil-spreading machine: Moves levers and handwheels to position side clamps, end clamps, spreader bars, or forming blocks which set specified span and angle of knuckle. Places coil in clamp holders and closes clamps, using hand lever. Depresses pedal or pulls levers to spread and shape coils. Aligns and curves coil ends, using rawhide hammer. Releases hand clamps, removes coils, and verifies dimensions of coil, using rule or template.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

724.684-026 COIL WINDER (elec. equip.; electron. comp.)

Winds coils used in electrical equipment and instruments or as electronic components, according to wiring diagrams, sample coil, or work order, using coil-winding machines and handtools: Reviews wiring diagrams and work order or examines sample coil to ascertain type and size of wire specified, and type, size, length, circumference, and primary and secondary windings of coil to be wound. Selects coil-forming device for specified coil and fastens device onto machine arbor, mandrel, or spindle or fastens device between chuck and tail stock. Threads end of wire from reel through tension device, guides, and spreader, bends wire ends to form lead, and attaches lead to coil core. Turns setscrews to adjust tension on wire and sets counter for number of turns specified. Starts machine and manually feeds wire over coil core or spreader to obtain even and uniform winding and shape of coil. Observes counter and stops machine at specified number of coils. Wraps insulation between layers and around wound coil or inserts plastic blocks between turns to form cooling ducts. Cuts wire to form leads, using wire or bolt cutters. Pounds coil with hammer or mallet to shape end windings or remove coil from fixtures. Winds asbestos, cotton, glass mica, paper, or tape around coil, and brushes varnish on coil or dips coil in varnish, epoxy, or wax to reinforce and seal coil. Strips insulation from end of lead wires, threads lead wires through insulating sleeves or slides sleeves over leads, and solders lead wires to terminals. May test coils for winding continuity, using test lamp. May cut and form insulating materials and be known as Insulator Cutter And Former (elec. equip.); or insert insulation in core slots and be known as Insulator (elec. equip.). May wind heavy ribbon, strap, or round wire over fixture to form coil and be designated Coil Former, Template (elec. equip.); Coil Winder, Open Slot (elec. equip.); Coil Winder, Strap (elec. equip.). May be designated according to type of coil wound or work station as Armature Coil Winder (elec. equip.); Audio-Coil Winder (electron. comp.); Bender, Armature Coil (elec. equip.); Bobbin-Coil Winder (electron. comp.); Coil Finisher (elec. equip.; electron. comp.); Coil Taper (elec. equip.). May be designated: Coil Winder, Hand (electron. comp.); Field-Coil Winder (elec. equip.); Filament-Coil Winder (electron. comp.); Helix-Coil Winder (elec. equip.; electron. comp.); Resistor Winder (elec. equip.; electron. comp.); Transformer-Coil Winder (elec. equip.; electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

724.684-030 COMMUTATOR ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: commutator presser; regulator assembler; swedger

Fabricates and undercuts commutators for electric motors and generators, using stacking and holding fixtures, handtools, metalworking machines, and measuring devices: Cuts copper bars of specified thickness into designated lengths and widths, and cuts sheet mica into separators, sleeves, and collars, using power saw. Stacks bars, separated by mica inserts, in stacking sleeve and aligns bars, using dial indicator and mallet. Places bar and mica assembly in fixture and presses assembly together, using hydraulic press. Heats assembly in oven to soften insulation and presses heated assembly to specified circumference, using press. Positions mica collars at ends of bar assembly, and if V-ring is used, presses ring against collar, using arbor press. Secures assembly with bolts and nuts or threaded ring, using wrenches or hammer and drift. Mounts assembly in $T3indexing$T1 fixture on circular saw or slotting machine, and undercuts mica or slots commutator risers to specified depth. Removes burrs, chips, and foreign matter from commutator, using picks, knives, cloths, solvent, or compressed air. Connects leads to power source for testing commutator. Touches leads from bars onto steel frame to ensure that commutator is not grounded or shorted. May braze or solder resistor or capacitor leads to commutator. May be designated according to operation performed as Commutator Undercutter (elec. equip.); Commutator V-Ring Assembler (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

724.684-034 MAGNET-VALVE ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.)

Fits together bushings, needle valve, springs, washers, and coil into housing to assemble electromagnet valves used to control flow of liquids or gases in diesel equipment: Presses washer-type ring over needle stem to assemble valve stem. Slides collar over stem and turns one-fourth turn to seat ring. Clamps valve stem in fixture and inserts needle valve and spring. Adjusts setscrew to hold needle valve in specified position shown on dial indicator. Inserts assembled valve stem into housing and plugs with bottle cap to hold in position temporarily. Clamps housing in holding fixture, removes bottle cap, and seats brass bushing in opening in valve housing around valve stem, using special tool and hammer. Dips plastic washer and bottom of magnet coil into varnish to form insulation between coil and housing. Wraps coil in paper and bolts and screws coil, springs, and washers, to inside of housing, using ratchet wrench and screwdriver.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

724.684-038 MOTOR-AND-GENERATOR-BRUSH MAKER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: wire-brush maker

Cuts, winds, and presses wire gauze to fabricate brushes of specified size for collecting and distributing electric current in generators and motors, using hand shear, mandrel, and hydraulic press: Cuts wire gauze to specified lengths, using hand shears. Winds cut gauze on mandrel to form roll of several thicknesses. Adjusts setscrews on bed of hydraulic press and positions rolled gauze in bed of press which compresses gauze to specified width and thickness. Immerses compressed brush into molten lead, using tongs, and solders end of gauze to fasten exposed flap. Holds gauze against bandsaw to bevel brush end.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

724.685-010 ELEMENT WINDING MACHINE TENDER (elec. equip.; inst. & app.)

Tends wire winding machine that automatically winds elements used in electrical and electronic components, equipment, instruments, and devices, following work orders and wiring diagrams, using handtools: Reads work orders and specifications to determine materials required. Loads wire spools onto machine spindles and adjusts machine controls at specified positions, following machine setup instructions and wiring diagrams. Threads specified wire through winding guides or over coil, using handtools, such as tweezers, hook, or spreader. Clamps element or coil onto machine fixture and attaches wire to element or coil, using handtools, such as tweezers, hook, flux, soldering iron, and microscope. Sets winding counter or tension adjustments, and manipulates hand or foot controls to start machine. Observes and monitors machine winding to detect deviations from standards, and to stop or ensure automatic shut-off of machine after specified number of windings. Severs wire manually, using scissors, wire snippers, or cutters, or pushes lever to activate automatic machine wire cutting. May record production information. May mix and apply cement, glue, or varnish to element or coil and heat element or coil in curing oven to reinforce, insulate, and prevent raveling of wire. May test and measure elements and coils for resistance factors and linearity, using ohmmeter, computer, and calipers.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 90

724.685-014 WELD INSPECTOR (elec. equip.)

Tends machine that tests welds of contact disks to spark-breaker arms used in automobile distributors: Positions arm in machine that strikes contact disk with hammer. Discards spark-breaker arms if contact disks break off. Weighs out spark-breaker arms in lots, using scales, and places parts in cartons.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

724.687-010 LACER AND TIER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: binder

Laces and ties cotton tape to cover joint formed by soldering coil leads of adjacent coils in one pole phase group: Laces tape through and over wires of joint, loops tape around open leads, and ties tape.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

725 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY OF LIGHT BULBS AND ELECTRONIC TUBES

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and assembling filaments, grids, plates, masks, guns, and other parts and inserting them into bulbs to complete electron tubes and light bulbs.

725.381-010 TUBE REBUILDER (electron. comp.) alternate titles: television-picture-tube rebuilder

Rebuilds cathode ray tubes used in television receivers and display instruments according to specifications, applying knowledge of electronics: Inspects tube for physical defects, such as cracks, scratches, burns, and pits to determine if tube is repairable. Tests display function, such as horizontal fade, color purity, and convergence to locate cause of malfunction, using test equipment. Cuts off glass neck holding electron gun, using hot wire or gas torch. Paints dag (graphite paint) inside bulb to provide conductive surface, using brush. Places bulb and replacement electron gun in lathe equipped with gas torch to weld and anneal parts together. Operates ovens and pumps to seal and evacuate tube. Places rebuilt tube in chamber to age (stabilize) tube. Coats exterior surface of tube with dag, using spray gun. Tests tube function and operation for conformance to specifications. Buffs and polishes display screen surface to remove scratches, using power buffer and abrasive compound.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

725.384-010 TUBE ASSEMBLER, ELECTRON (electron. comp.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate parts and assemble custom or production electron tubes: Reads work orders, receives verbal instructions, and follows drawings and sample assemblies to fabricate and assemble parts. Winds wire around grid core or mandrel to form filaments, grids, and heaters, using manual or automatic winding machines. Stretches and presses wound grid cores to designated shape, and cuts cores to specified size, using manual or power tools. Forms parts, such as grids, stems, and leads, using special purpose automatic machines. Coats designated parts with specified materials to change conductive properties of parts or provide electrostatic shield for tube elements, using spray equipment, paint brush, pressurized needle, or other coating method. Positions parts, such as grids, spacers, plates, caps, shields, stems, heaters, and radiators, in specified relationship to one another. Mounts parts in holding fixtures and bonds parts together, using welding and brazing techniques and equipment. Fills bases or top caps of designated tubes with adhesive and attaches bases or caps to glass bulbs and metal shells. Places assembled tube in equipment to remove impurities, create vacuum, and seal tube. Stamps and etches identifying information on tube and tube parts, using printing or etching equipment. Polishes designated parts and assemblies, using buffing wheel. Tends ovens that cure adhesives, inks, and coatings. Assembles parts for cathodes, using microscope. Tests and inspects parts and assemblies for conformance to specifications, using test equipment, precision measuring instruments, and microscope. Tends electronic ageing equipment that stabilize electrical characteristics of tubes. May be designated by duties performed as Electron Gun Assembler (electron. comp.); Stem-Lead Former (electron. comp.); Tube-Component Assembler (electron comp.); Tube Fitter (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 88

725.684-010 COILED-COIL INSPECTOR (light. fix.)

Examines tungsten filament coils of electric light bulbs for concentricity and burrs by rolling coils under fingers on workbench, using tweezers to separate coils. Measures length of coils, using metric scale. Determines brittleness of coils by stretching occasional coil to breaking point. Places approved coils in labeled glass jars and sets aside rejected coils. Maintains record of material examined.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

725.684-014 MOUNTER, HAND (light. fix.)

Mounts tungsten filament coils on bead mounts or stems used in incandescent lamps by either of following methods: (1) Positions hooked ends of pair of stem lead wires on bed of press, slips filament coil ends under hooks with tweezers, and presses pedal to lower die on stem that clamps hooks over ends of coil. May clamp tungsten filament coil to lead wires which have no end hooks. (2) Slips one end of filament coil through lead wire hook of bead mount, using tweezers and magnifying glass, and clamps part in place, using press. Twists filament through loop in bead-mount anchor wire, through tip of other lead wire, and clamps part in place, using press. Pulls tip of anchor wire to tighten loop around filament coil, using tweezers. Inserts two completed mounts in each light bulb.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

725.684-018 STEM MOUNTER (light. fix.)

Fastens tungsten wire (filament) to glass stem to form mount for electric light bulb: Loops wire over hooks on glass stem held in revolving table and clinches hooks in place, using pliers. Cements ends to lead wires, using brush and carbon cement.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

725.684-022 TUBE ASSEMBLER, CATHODE RAY (electron. comp.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble cathode-ray tubes used in television and display equipment: Removes funnel from rack and places funnel onto conveyorized washing, rinsing, and drying equipment. Positions funnel in rotatable holding chuck to secure funnel for painting. Inserts brush into rotating funnel and paints dag (conductive graphite) coating as indicated by chuck guide to provide electric conductivity. Verifies that aperture mask and display screen fit together according to corresponding numbers. Examines aperture mask and screen in light box to detect misaligned color dots, using microscope. Positions funnel in rotatable chuck equipped with automatic frit dispenser. Moves controls that index frit dispenser around edge of funnel mouth to dispense sealant. Removes frit-coated funnel from chuck and secures funnel in jig for joining display screen assembly onto funnel. Positions display screen assembly on funnel edge and aligns screen with reference points on funnel. Pushes jig onto conveyor leading into oven to fuse funnel and display screen assembly into bulb. Places bulb on holding fixture of sprayer to coat interior surface of bulb with protective layer of lacquer. Places bulb onto holding fixture of evaporation equipment to apply aluminized coating to interior surface of bulb. Places bulb onto conveyor that carries bulb through processing stations to preheat bulb, insert and fuse gun to neck of bulb to form tube, and anneals and cools tube assembly. Places tube onto cart or conveyor for further processing. Inspects tube for imperfections, such as blemishes, coating defects, scratches, bubbles, or stains, using magnifier, ultraviolet light, inspection booth, or unaided vision. May be designated according to duties performed as Aluminizer (electron. comp.); Bulb Assembler (electron. comp.); Dag Coater (electron. comp.); Frit Coater (electron. comp.); Funnel Coater (electron comp.); Gun-Sealing-Machine Operator (electron. comp.); Lacquer Sprayer (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

725.684-026 CATHODE RAY TUBE SALVAGE PROCESSOR (electron. comp.)

Performs any combination of following duties to disassemble salvaged cathode ray tubes for reprocessing: Removes vacuum and electron gun from bulb of salvaged cathode ray tube, using portable air drill. Places bulb on fixture of deband machine and activates machine that cuts metal band that surrounds joint between funnel and viewing screen of bulb. Places debanded bulb on conveyor that carries bulb through series of acid and water baths to loosen and dissolve frit that bonds funnel to viewing screen. Positions bulb on chuck of machine and presses pedal on machine that pneumatically separates funnel from viewing screen. Places funnel and screen in vats of acid and water to remove remaining frit from parts. Examines funnel and screen to ensure all frit was removed during acid processing. Places funnel and screen on cart for further processing.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 88

725.685-010 DISPLAY-SCREEN FABRICATOR (electron. comp.)

Tends equipment that forms and prepares aperture masks and display screens for oscilloscope and television picture tubes: Feeds specified sections of sensitized steel between plates in photographic printing chase to flatten sheet to specification. Sets timer for specified exposure and turns on heliarc lamp to imprint pattern of aperture mask from photographic plate onto steel. Verifies alignment of plates, using microscope. Tends furnace that blackens aperture masks and rings. Feeds mask through series of rollers that flatten mask. Positions mask on bed of forming press and lowers die to form mask. Tends processing equipment to clean, dry, and coat phosphor on inside face of display screen. Positions aperture mask and screen on fixture over time-cycled light source to print color-emitting dots on phosphor coating. Starts cycle to expose coating to light through mask aperture. Marks mating screen and aperture mask with matching numbers for future assembly. Fastens screen in holder on conveyor that carries screen through equipment that develops exposed phosphor, removes unexposed phosphor, and dries screen. May be designated according to process as Aperture-Mask Etcher (electron. comp.); Mask Former (electron. comp.); Screener (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.04.19 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 89

725.687-010 BEAD INSPECTOR (light. fix.)

Inspects molded glass beads, used in incandescent lamps, for defects: Scoops up beads on prongs of metal forklike device. Examines beads to determine if beads are whole. Moves beads up and down on prongs to gauge diameter; rejects beads that do not slide easily. Breaks or puts aside defective beads, and pours satisfactory beads into containers.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

725.687-014 COILER (light. fix.)

Tests incandescent lamps for air leaks, using high-frequency electric ray gun: Spreads completed lamps on table, three sides and top of which are covered by black hood. Depresses switch on high-frequency ray gun which releases electric current through exposed wire protruding from gun. Passes exposed wire over lamps and observes each to ascertain its turning specified shade of blue on contact. Segregates defective lamps from those meeting standards.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

725.687-018 FOCUSER (light. fix.)

Observes magnified shadow of lamp filament projected on coordinate lines of dark screen to determine if coil has been properly centered within bulb. Pulls stem to center filament, using tweezers.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

725.687-022 GETTERER (light. fix.)

Applies getter (chemical solution) to stems of lead wires used in making incandescent lamps: Picks stem from tray and applies getter on lead wires, using brush. Places stem in tray to dry. Adds thinners to getter and stirs mixture to maintain specified consistency.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

725.687-026 QUALITY-CONTROL INSPECTOR (light. fix.)

Examines machine-made light bulbs for defects: Selects sample carton from each lampmaking unit, tests lamps (bulbs) for lighting, and visually examines bulbs for other defects. Records number of defectives and informs department supervisor when percentage of defective lamps exceeds allowable limits, requiring inspection of entire unit output. May open tips of sample bulbs with knife, immerse bulbs in water, measure amounts of water remaining in bulbs, and compare amounts with standard chart to determine whether sufficient gas is injected by machine.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

726 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR OF ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS AND ACCESSORIES, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with fabricating resistors, inductors, transformers, capacitors, crystals, diodes, semiconductors (solid state), potentiometers and controls, printed circuitry, harness, and similar products for electronic end products, and assembling and repairing accessories, such as speakers, antennas, and related items.

726.130-010 SUPERVISOR, ELECTRONICS PRODUCTION (comm. equip.; electron. comp.; office machines)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating, assembling, testing, inspecting, and repairing electronic products, systems, subassemblies, components, or parts: Analyzes manufacturing requirements, prepares production schedule, and distributes work assignments according to order priorities and worker availability. Reviews work orders, product specifications, and technical instructions to determine facility requirements, and requisitions tools, equipment, and supplies to meet production goals. Demonstrates work methods, such as machine setup, wire routing, assembly, inspection sequence, repair, and test equipment operation. Examines product for defects, utilizing knowledge of manufacturing and quality standards, to ensure conformance to product specifications. Performs other tasks described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May assist subordinates to adjust and repair machines and equipment. May confer with interdepartmental personnel to discuss production procedures and resolve problems. May be designated according to function supervised as Quality Assurance Supervisor (office machines); Supervisor, Electronics Assembly (electron. comp.; office machines); Supervisor, Electronics Inspection (electron. comp.); Supervisor, Electronics Testing (electron. comp.); Supervisor, Television-Chassis Repair (comm. equip.).
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

726.131-014 SUPERVISOR, HEARING-AID ASSEMBLY (protective dev.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling and repairing hearing aids: Reads assembly orders and repair tickets to determine work priorities, and assigns work to those workers responsible for assembly or repair. Records production, such as type of hearing aids to be assembled, number of units, and date assigned. Monitors work in progress to determine whether production is maintained according to schedule. Confers with workers' representatives to resolve grievances. Demonstrates job tasks to train new workers and assigns experienced workers to assist in training. Compiles weekly and monthly production reports of hearing aids assembled and repaired. Requisitions supplies and equipment as required. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

726.131-018 SUPERVISOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD TESTING (electron. comp.) alternate titles: supervisor, electronic testing; supervisor, functional testing; supervisor, in-circuit testing

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing and testing performance of printed circuit boards (PCB's) during and after assembly, applying knowledge of electronic theory and circuitry, test procedures, and documentation: Directs training of workers in areas such as test procedures and equipment operation, troubleshooting and repairing, and interpretation of specifications and documentation. Coordinates testing and repair work to ensure completion of work assignment. Monitors repair activities to verify PCB's conform to documentation standards. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise activities of workers engaged in assembling PCB's.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

726.134-010 SUPERVISOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling, testing, and inspecting printed circuit boards: Directs training of workers in interpreting shop specifications, component recognition, equipment operation, and performance of job duties to ensure conformance to assembly standards. Plans and coordinates work assignments to meet production goals. Examines assembled printed circuit boards, applying knowledge of assembly and quality standards, to ensure specifications are met. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to stage of assembly as Supervisor, Final (electron. comp.); Supervisor, Post-Wave (electron. comp.); Supervisor, Pre-Wave (electron. comp.). May be designated according to function supervised as Supervisor, Assembly (electron. comp.); Supervisor, Quality Control (electron. comp.); Supervisor, Testing (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

726.261-010 ELECTRONICS ASSEMBLER, DEVELOPMENTAL (any industry) alternate titles: developer-prover, electrical; electrical and electronics development mechanic; prototype assembler, electronics

Assembles, tests, and modifies prototype or custom electronic parts, systems, and apparatus to develop assembly methods and techniques for use by production workers, applying knowledge of electronic theory and assembly techniques: Reads blueprints, wiring diagrams, process sheets, and assembly and schematic drawings, and receives verbal instructions regarding work assignment. Aligns and assembles parts, such as leads, coils, wires, tabs, and terminals into housing, using handtools, power tools, soldering iron, brazing fixture, and welding head. Routes and laces cables [CABLE MAKER (elec. equip.; electron. comp.) 728.684-010]. Installs components and parts, such as switches, coils, transformers, relays, transistors, and semiconductor circuits on chassis, circuit boards, panels, and other units, using handtools, power tools, soldering and welding equipment, and thermocompression bonding, wave soldering, or resistance welding techniques. Routes and attaches wires and connectors to form circuitry and connects assembly to power supply sources, switch panels, or junction boxes. Attaches hardware and seals assembly, using rivets, screws, handtools, power tools, resistance welder or thermocompression bonding. Examines parts for defects, such as pinholes or chips. Test-operates unit to locate defects, measure performance, determine need for adjustment, and verify specified operation, using ohmmeter, oscilloscope, signal generator, and other electronic test instruments. Replaces defective components and wiring, using handtools and soldering iron. Calibrates unit according to specifications. Enters information on production records, logs, and other report forms. May assemble prototype microelectronic units, using binocular microscope. May repair defective units rejected by inspection or test personnel [ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (comm. equip.; electron. comp.) 726.381-014].
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 89

726.261-014 ELECTRICIAN, RESEARCH (aircraft mfg.)

Develops, lays out, fabricates, tests, and modifies radio, electrical, and electronic systems and assemblies, and test equipment, for aeronautical and aerospace developmental test projects: Plans method and sequence of operations for developmental test project. Lays out, fabricates, and assembles radio, electrical, and electronic systems and assemblies, following engineering data, sketches, and blueprints, utilizing knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, using measuring instruments, handtools, and shop equipment. Sets up and operates test equipment to evaluate performance of developmental parts, assemblies, or systems under simulated operating conditions. Records, analyzes, and interprets test information. Collaborates with engineering and other personnel to solve developmental problems. Modifies parts, assemblies, and systems as required. Constructs, maintains, repairs, calibrates, and modifies test equipment. May develop and fabricate tooling for developmental projects.
GOE: 05.03.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

726.261-018 ELECTRONICS TESTER (any industry) alternate titles: quality-control-assembly-test technician; technician, test systems; tester, systems; test technician; trouble shooter

Performs variety of electronic, mechanical, and electromechanical tests on electronic systems, subassemblies, and parts to ensure unit functions according to specifications or to determine cause of unit failure, using electronic test instruments: Reads test schedule, work orders, test manuals, performance specifications, wiring diagrams, and schematics to determine testing procedure and equipment to be used. Tests functional performance of systems, subassemblies, and parts under specified environmental conditions, such as temperature change, vibration, pressure, and humidity, using testing devices, such as temperature cabinets, shake-test machines, and centrifuges. Calibrates test instruments according to specifications. Connects unit to be tested to test equipment, such as signal generator, frequency meter, or spectrum analyzer. Reads dials or digital displays that indicate electronic characteristics, such as voltage, frequency, distortion, inductance, and capacitance. Compares results with specifications and records test data or plots test results on graph. Analyzes test results on defective units to determine cause of failure, applying knowledge of electronic theory and using electronic test equipment. Replaces defective wiring and components, using handtools and soldering iron, or records defects on tag attached to unit and returns unit to production department for repair. Confers with engineers, technicians, production personnel, and others regarding testing procedures and results and to resolve problems. May write computer programs to control semiconductor device and electronic component test equipment prior to testing, utilizing knowledge of programming techniques, electronics, test equipment, and testing specifications. May explain and demonstrate testing procedures to other workers. May verify dimensions of pins, shafts, and other mechanical parts, using calipers, vernier gauges, and micrometers. May operate x-ray equipment to verify internal assembly and alignment of parts according to specifications. May devise test equipment setup to evaluate performance and operation of nonstandard or customer returned units. May be designated according to unit tested as Memory-Unit Test Technician (electron. comp.); Television-Receiver Analyzer (electron. comp.); Transmitter Tester (electron. comp.); Tube-Test Technician (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 90

726.361-014 GROUP LEADER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.)

Assists SUPERVISOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.) 762.134-010, in coordinating activities of workers engaged in assembling printed circuit boards (PCB's), applying knowledge of PCB assembly techniques, specifications, and production scheduling: Confers with SUPERVISOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.), and reviews production schedules, specifications, and priorities to plan department work assignments. Requisitions, obtains, and distributes supplies and materials, such as PCB's, electronic components and parts, solder and flux, antistatic bags and wristbands, and schematic drawings and work orders. Assigns duties to assembly workers and oversees department activities. Revises work assignments to meet production schedules and contract priorities. Explains and demonstrates PCB assembly line procedures and techniques to workers. Interprets schematic drawings, specifications, and work orders for workers. Assists workers in resolving technical problems and advises SUPERVISOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.) of complex production problems. Reads, prepares, collects, and maintains reports, such as individual and department production reports, employee time and attendance records, and component waste reports. Substitutes for absent workers or assists workers to alleviate work overload situations. May assemble sample PCB's, using schematic drawings, handtools, and soldering equipment, to use as work aids. May preform lead wires for electronic components, using forming machines or handtools, and supply preformed parts to assemblers.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 88

726.361-018 GROUP LEADER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD QUALITY CONTROL (electron. comp.)

Assists SUPERVISOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.) 726.134-010 in coordinating activities of workers engaged in inspecting, testing, and repairing printed circuit boards (PCB's), applying knowledge of electronic theory, test procedures, repair techniques, and quality standards: Confers with SUPERVISOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.), and reviews production schedules to determine quantity and type of PCB's to be inspected, tested, or repaired. Compiles list of test and inspection personnel and assists in planning department work assignments. Assigns duties to inspection, test, and repair personnel, using knowledge of workers' experience and capabilities. Collects PCB's and components for processing from receiving and assembly departments and distributes PCB's and components to inspection, test, or repair personnel. Oversees department activities and revises work assignments to meet production schedules and contract priorities. Explains inspection, test procedures, and specifications, and demonstrates use of testing equipment and PCB repair techniques to workers. Interprets schematic drawings, procedure changes, and work orders for workers. Assists workers in resolving technical problems, utilizing knowledge of electronic theory, test procedures, and specifications. Confers with technical personnel and department supervisors to report and resolve assembly and testing problems, and reports unresolved problems to SUPERVISOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.). Requisitions, obtains, and distributes supplies, materials, and equipment, such as electronic components and parts used for repair work, test and inspection specifications and test equipment, fixtures, and handtools. Inspects test equipment to verify equipment functions according to standards. Reports substandard equipment performance to supervisor or maintenance personnel. Reads, prepares, collects, and maintains reports, such as individual and department production reports and test results, employee time and attendance records, and product waste reports. Maintains vendor files. Substitutes for absent workers and assists workers to alleviate work overload situations.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

726.361-022 REPAIRER, PROBE TEST CARD, SEMICONDUCTOR WAFERS (electron. comp.)

Replaces and realigns broken, worn, or misaligned probes on probe test cards, using handtools and equipment, to maintain probe cards for wafer probe (electrical test) equipment: Reads specification sheets, manuals, and diagrams to determine probe card wiring and probe positions. Inspects probe cards, using microscope, to detect defects, such as loose wiring and loose, split, or worn probes. Removes, replaces, and re-solders defective wiring and probes, using tweezers and soldering iron. Observes probe card through microscope and aligns probes in specified position over test wafer, using tweezers. Aligns probes on even plane, using tweezers and test equipment. Maintains repair and replacement records. Maintains probe and inventory records, using computer terminal.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

726.362-010 GROUP LEADER, SEMICONDUCTOR TESTING (electron. comp.) alternate titles: production aide

Assists SUPERVISOR, ELECTRONICS TESTING (electron. comp.) 726.130-010 in coordinating and monitoring activities of workers engaged in testing electronic devices (components), such as integrated circuits (ICs), transistors, and diodes, on semiconductor wafers, utilizing knowledge of equipment, procedures, and test specifications: Answers questions from workers pertaining to test procedures and test equipment operation. Monitors and expedites flow of materials through testing cycle. Enters test program into test equipment, using computer terminal, and examines test equipment printout to verify test equipment is functioning according to company and manual specifications. Notifies maintenance workers of test equipment malfunctions. Operates or tends equipment to substitute for absentee workers. Maintains production records. Trains workers in equipment operation and test procedures.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

726.362-014 WAVE-SOLDERING MACHINE OPERATOR (comm. equip.; electron. comp.; inst. & app.; office machines) alternate titles: flow-solder machine operator

Controls wave-soldering machine or system to solder electronic components onto printed circuit boards (PCB's), according to processing specifications: Reads production schedules and operations manuals and receives verbal instructions regarding sequential start up and operation of wave-soldering machine or system. Moves controls to activate machine or equipment, such as preheater, lead wire cutter, wave-soldering units, and conveyors. Adjusts controls of machines to regulate operating speed and temperature and height of flux, wax, and solder waves. Verifies specific gravity of flux, using hydrometer. Adjusts dimensions of conveyor pallets and rails used to hold and transport PCB's through wave-soldering process, using precision instruments and handtools. Places loaded master pallet and production pallets on conveyor line of wave soldering machine or system and monitors pallets moving through process to verify that timing, temperatures, and dimensions are set according to standards. Observes heat-sensitive color marks or strips placed on PCB's to verify boards have been preheated to specified temperatures. Observes meters, gauges, and indicator lights to ensure that soldering of PCB's conforms to processing standards. Examines samples of soldered boards to detect substandard soldering. Discusses quality of soldering with supervisor and adjusts controls according to instructions. Cleans parts and interiors of machines and replenishes fluids in machines and equipment. Performs preventive maintenance on machines and equipment, using handtools. May return substandard boards to workers for repair. May feed or off bear boards or pallets to or from conveyor system.
GOE: 06.02.19 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

726.364-010 LEAD HAND, INSPECTING AND TESTING (electron. comp.)

Assists supervisor in coordinating activities of workers engaged in inspecting and testing electronic components for compliance to company standards: Receives boxes of components and records identifying information on specified forms. Collects random lot samples, according to lot volume and following company guidelines. Distributes components to workers responsible for testing specific components. Instructs new workers in testing equipment operation, component testing sequence, and specification sheet interpretations. Modifies workers' assignments to meet priorities and to adjust work loads according to worker absenteeism. Completes requisition forms to obtain items requested and delivers items to workers. Observes calibration maintenance sheets to verify maintenance of test equipment and notifies designated personnel of unscheduled verification of equipment as warranted by questionable test results. Maintains records that indicate material discrepancies and records information on vendor history forms.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

726.364-014 TEST FIXTURE DESIGNER (electron. comp.)

Plots and draws schematics for test fixture heads used in testing printed circuit boards (PCB's) for electrical shorts and breaks, utilizing knowledge of printed circuit design, electronics, and customer specifications: Reviews blueprint to determine customer requirements and beginning and end points of PCB conductor paths. Confers with engineer to resolve questions concerning design of test fixture heads. Refers to blueprint and method sheets and chooses electrical points to be tested, making sure to include critical points along conductor path. Plots electrical points to be tested on layout sheet, using pencil. Chooses drill size to be used in drilling test head, according to test design and engineering specifications. Forwards layout of test points with requested drill size to numerical-control drilling department to be used as guide to drill test head. Reviews blueprints to determine logical and most efficient method to wire test head to frame of test fixture. Draws schematics for TEST FIXTURE ASSEMBLER (electron. comp.) 726.684-098 to follow in wiring test head to test fixture frame. May review schematics with assembler to answer questions regarding correct wiring procedures. May monitor building of test fixture by assembler. May record data regarding completed job.
GOE: 05.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

726.364-018 ELECTRONICS UTILITY WORKER (comm. equip.; electron. comp.) alternate titles: setup worker, electronics

Arranges layout of work stations for workers engaged in fabricating, processing, or assembling electronic equipment and components, such as semiconductor devices, printed circuit boards (PCB's), chassis assemblies, and wire harnesses and cables: Reads specifications, such as process guide, bill of material, wiring diagram, $T3mechanical print,$T1 and schematic diagram, to determine materials and equipment needed, such as component parts, chemicals and gases, tools, test instruments, and jigs and fixtures, for work stations. Prepares and submits requisitions for equipment, parts, or tools required to initially set up or resupply work stations. Positions materials and equipment in specified arrangement at work stations. May explain or demonstrate work procedures to other workers in fabricating, processing, and assembly functions. May perform fabricating, processing, or assembly work in absence of line worker. May set and adjust controls for processing, fabricating, and assembly line equipment, such as furnaces, process chambers, power supplies, timers, and multimeters. May test assemblies, using testing machines or instruments, such as meters, resistance bridges, and automatic component testers. May repair or rework assembled items by removing, adding, or replacing parts or resoldering or rebonding defective connections, using handtools or power tools.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 88

726.367-010 GREEN INSPECTOR (elec. equip.)

Inspects newly extruded (green) carbon electrodes to detect defects, such as cracks and blisters, and to determine disposition of electrodes: Notifies other personnel to investigate cause of defective electrodes. Weighs and measures dimensions of electrodes to determine if specifications are met, using scale, calipers, and straightedge. Marks disposition of electrodes on parts, using chalk, and records findings and disposition of electrodes. May compute density of electrodes, according to plant formula, using slide rule. May inspect samples of graphitized electrodes or green carbon stock impregnated with pitch or linseed oil and be designated Impregnation Inspector (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

726.380-010 ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT SET-UP OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Sets up and operates equipment, such as shearing machine, laminator, and drill, to fabricate single- and multi-layer printed circuit boards (PCB's), following diagrams and specifications: Determines dimensions and tolerances of boards, sequence of operations, and tools and equipment required, according to diagrams and specifications, and measures and marks dimensions and reference points to lay out boards for machining. Sets up and operates shearing machine and drills to cut, form, and drill holes into boards according to specifications. Bevels edge connectors, using slotter, and verifies dimensions and tolerances, using calipers. Sets up and controls laminating and other plating equipment, to apply copper plating and photoresist to boards. Photographs design image and exposes film to produce and develop acid resisting circuitry pattern, using photographic equipment. Etches and retouches circuitry on boards, using etcher. Bonds two or more PCB's together to form multilayer boards, using laminating press.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

726.381-010 ELECTRONICS INSPECTOR (comm. equip.; electron. comp.; inst. & app.) alternate titles: quality control inspector; systems inspector

Performs any combination of following tasks to inspect electronic systems, assemblies, subassemblies, components, and parts for conformance to specifications, following blueprints, drawings, and production and assembly manuals: Examines layout and installation of wiring, cables, subassemblies, hardware, and components to detect assembly errors. Compares assembly with parts list to detect missing hardware. Examines joints, using magnifying glass and mirror, and pulls wires and cables to locate soldering defects. Examines alignment of parts and measures parts for conformance to specified dimensions, using precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, vernier calipers, and gauges. Twists dials, knobs, shafts, and gears to verify freedom of movement. Traces cables and harness assemblies, following cable wiring diagram, to verify routing of wires to specified connections and conformance of cable lacing and insulation to manufacturing standards. Measures plated areas for uniformity and thickness, using micrometers or dial indicators. Verifies location of bolt and rivet holes, using templates, check fixtures, and precision measuring instruments. Examines parts for surface defects, such as chips, scratches, and pinholes. Examines production documents to ensure that all assembly, inspecting, and testing steps were performed according to specifications. Calculates percentage of defective parts, using calculator. Records inspection data, such as serial number, type and percent of defects, and rework required. Resolders broken connections on components and parts. Performs functional and operational tests, using electronic test equipment such as frequency meter, oscilloscope, and signal generator [ELECTRONICS TESTER (any industry) 726.261-018], or performs destructive tests to determine tensile strength of product or part. May inspect and lay out optic axis of raw quartz crystals, using optical inspection equipment, and be designated Inspector, Raw Quartz (electron. comp.). May inspect parts at random and be designated Check Inspector (electron. comp.). May inspect units on assembly line and be designated In-Process Inspector (electron. comp.) or final product and be designated Final Inspector (electron. comp.). May be designated according to type of unit inspected as Inspector, Subassemblies (electron. comp.); Inspector, Tubes (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 89

726.381-014 ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (comm. equip.; electron. comp.) alternate titles: production repairer

Repairs electronic equipment, such as radio and television receivers, radio transmitters, speakers, amplifiers, and related antenna and cable assemblies, according to product specifications, manufacturing instructions and diagrams, using test equipment, handtools, and soldering iron: Reads inspection tag and examines unit to locate defects, such as broken wires, burned-out components, or scratches on cabinet, using model schematics and electronic test equipment. Inspects wiring and removes broken wires from units, using soldering iron and pliers. Cuts new wires to specified lengths, using wire cutters, or obtains precut wires and re-routes and solders wires to specified terminals, following wiring diagram. Repairs defective soldering, using soldering iron. Removes, repairs, or replaces defective components, such as resistors, transformers, and capacitors, using soldering iron and handtools. May brush touch-up paint on cabinet or case, and varnish on exposed wiring.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

726.382-010 SEQUENCING-MACHINE OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Sets up and operates sequencing machine to insert electronic components in programmed sequence onto paper tape for use in machine insertion of components onto printed circuit boards (PCB's): Reads instructions to determine sequence, quantity, and types of components required. Mounts supply reels of components on spindles and threads component supply reel tape through machine. Installs and spaces holding devices on machine according to number of components to be sequenced, using wrench. Mounts paper tape reels onto spindles of machine to receive sequenced components. Keys data into computer terminal to enter program number that controls release of components in prescribed sequence onto paper tape. Presses button to activate machine and observes panelboard light indicators to verify sequencing procedures and to detect machine stoppages. Clears jams in holding devices and splices tapes, using handtools and adhesive tapes. Straightens bent wire leads or cuts damaged component from supply tape, using wire snips. Replaces defective components. Records production information. May operate sequencing machine equipped with verifier that automatically identifies faulty components.
GOE: 06.02.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

726.384-014 INSPECTOR, CIRCUITRY NEGATIVE (electron. comp.) alternate titles: film inspector

Inspects circuitry film negatives (artwork) for conformance to specifications and touches up defects on negatives to prepare negatives for use in printed circuit board (PCB) fabrication: Compares size and location of hole images on circuitry negative with drilled holes in sample PCB panel to verify conformance of negative to specifications, using light table. Examines circuitry negatives to detect defects, such as under-exposure or over-exposure of negatives, circuitry width, and spacing, using light table and microscope. Fills nicks, scratches, and gaps in circuitry pattern on negatives with pen or plastic tape, removes excess ink from negatives with cotton swab, and cuts flaws and excess film from circuitry negatives to correct and prepare negatives for use in PCB fabrication, using utility knife. Measures circuitry negative for conformance to specified dimensions, using precision-measuring instruments.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

726.384-018 INSPECTOR, SEMICONDUCTOR WAFER PROCESSING (electron. comp.)

Inspects semiconductor wafers, using microscope, to identify processing defects: Places wafers on stage of microscope, using tweezers or vacuum wand. Examines surface of wafer and test patterns on wafers, using microscope, and compares wafers to specification diagrams to identify processing defects, such as scratches, contamination, pattern misalignment, photoresist peel, and circuit bridges. Measures specified dimensions of test patterns on wafers, using electronic measuring devices attached to microscope at work station, to verify that wafers meet company specifications. Routes defective wafers to engineering department. Records observations onto processing sheets and log. Cleans inspecting area, using cleaning solution.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

726.384-022 PHOTO MASK INSPECTOR (electron. comp.) alternate titles: mask inspector

Inspects master or production photo mask plates used in fabrication of semiconductor devices for defects and to ensure conformance to specifications: Positions photo mask plate on stage of microscope or computer-aided inspection equipment. Focuses and aligns lens with predetermined coordinates on photo mask plate. Inspects photo mask plate for defects, such as misalignment of design, contamination, cracks, pinholes, and streaking, and compares photo mask pattern to original design to verify conformance to specifications. Enters commands to activate computer-aided inspection equipment that automatically scans surface of photo mask plate to locate and record defects. Records inspection information, and sorts photo mask plates according to inspection results. May measure critical dimensions of pattern on photo mask plate and compares dimensions to design requirements, using microscopes with attached calibrated viewing or image shearing apparatus. May photograph surface of defective photo mask plate, using instant-print camera. May operate laser-beam equipment to repair circuitry defects on photo mask plate [LASER-BEAM-TRIM OPERATOR (electron. comp.) 726.682-010]. May tend equipment that removes contaminants and photoresist from surface of photo mask plate [PHOTO MASK CLEANER (electron. comp.) 590.684-034].
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

726.682-010 LASER-BEAM-TRIM OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Operates computer-controlled laser machine to trim excess material from electronic components: Reads production sheet to determine specified operation code and enters commands, using control console, to retrieve programmed instructions. Inserts electronic component into holding fixture of laser machine, using tweezers, and presses console buttons to actuate laser beam that automatically trims excess metal and glass from component. Observes light indicator on control panel or monitor to determine if component meets specifications. Removes trimmed component from holding fixture and examines component for defects and completeness of trim, using microscope. May repair holding fixture on laser machine, using handtools, such as allen wrench, wire strippers, hand drill, and soldering iron.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 89

726.682-014 WIRE-WRAPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Operates computer-controlled semiautomatic machine that wraps wires around electronic-pin connectors: Mounts connector panel on machine pallet that moves panel along programmed path, using wrench and screwdriver. Depresses specified button to start automatic programmed tape for pin sequence and observes panel lights that indicate size of wire prescribed in program. Selects and mounts specified wire on machine spindle. Threads wire through bit of wire-wrap gun, positions gun in support to align gun with pins on connector panel, and depresses trigger of wire-wrap gun to wrap wire on pins. Observes directional lights of machine to determine movement of pallet and gun support. Inspects wire-wrap of completed panels for tightness, neatness of fold, or broken wire.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.682-018 COORDINATE MEASURING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (electron. comp.) alternate titles: mechanical inspector

Operates coordinate measuring equipment to measure dimensions of printed circuit boards (PCB's): Reads blueprints to determine dimensions and tolerance specifications for selected PCB's. Positions PCB's on measuring table of equipment, views PCB's on monitor screen, and turns calibrated cranks on equipment to position control bar, with attached camera, over specified sections of PCB's. Flips toggles to lock camera in position, activates digital readout equipment, and records specified measurement of PCB's on inspection sheets. Repeats process to cover all sections of PCB's, including locations of specified drilled holes and samples of routed PCB's. Compares recorded measurements to blueprint dimensions and tolerances and notifies specified persons of discrepancies.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.682-026 SAW OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Operates battery of circular saws to cut plastic blocks containing ceramic-coated aluminum rods to length for processing into electronic resistors: Reads job order to determine length of rods required. Secures blocks in clamps of automatic-feed saw, preset to specified length. Closes safety cover and depresses controls to start saw and activate automatic feed. Loads additional saws and monitors sawing operations to detect machine malfunctions. Removes sawed blocks from saws at end of automatic cycle. Holds sawed block against stop of manual-feed saw, starts saw, and feeds block into blade to complete specified cuts. Holds cut blocks under running water to remove debris. Measures cut and washed blocks to verify conformance with job order, using calipers and micrometers. Periodically replaces cog in automatic-feed saw to change length of cut, following identification number on cog and using wrench. Replaces worn or damaged saw blades, using handtools. Cleans work area. Records specified data on production report. May assist maintenance personnel with saw maintenance and repair.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

726.684-010 CAPACITOR-PACK-PRESS OPERATOR (elec. equip.) alternate titles: pack-press operator

Presses metal capacitor container over paper-wound packs, using power press: Adjusts fixture according to size of capacitor, using handtools. Folds fiber insulation around pack and bends electrodes by hand to position electrodes for pressing. Places open end of container over pack in holding fixture of machine, engages ram, and depresses pedal to start machine that presses packs into can. Lifts capacitor from machine, straightens electrodes by hand, fills out process tag, and clips tag to capacitor.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

726.684-014 ELECTRONIC-SCALE SUBASSEMBLER (office machines)

Assembles parts to make electronic subassemblies for scales: Assembles color-coded wires, tube sockets, resistors, capacitors, terminal strips, and printed circuit boards following diagrams, instruction sheets, or samples, using handtools, such as wire stripper and soldering iron.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

726.684-018 ELECTRONICS ASSEMBLER (comm. equip.; electron. comp.; inst. & app.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble electronic components, subassemblies, products, or systems: Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies, or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed. Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture, or other holding device. Crimps, stakes, screws, bolts, rivets, welds, solders, cements, press fits, or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place, using handtools, power tools, machines, and equipment. Mounts assembled components, such as transformers, resistors, transistors, capacitors, integrated circuits, and sockets, on chassis panel. Connects component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals, and contact points, using soldering, welding, thermocompression, or related bonding procedures and equipment. Installs finished assemblies or subassemblies in cases and cabinets. Assembles and attaches hardware, such as caps, clamps, knobs, and switches, to assemblies. Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, curing, stamping, etching, impregnating, and color coding parts and assemblies. Tends machines that press, shape, or wind component parts. Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical or dimensional characteristics. Performs on-line go-not-go testing and inspection, using magnifying devices, measuring instruments, and electronic test equipment, to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards. May perform assembly operations under microscope or other magnifying device. Occupations related to assembly of printed circuit boards and fabrication of integrated circuit chips are defined under separate definitions.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 89

726.684-022 ELECTRONICS INSPECTOR (electron. comp.) alternate titles: checker; inspector, component parts; line inspector

Inspects electronic assemblies, subassemblies, parts, and components for defects, following samples, production illustrations, or using comparator: Examines unit for physical defects, such as broken or missing leads, excess solder, holes in sealing material, unevenly wound coil, coating and plating blemishes, oil leaks, faulty welds, scratches, cracks, and chips. Compares hardware on assemblies, subassemblies, and parts to parts list to verify installation. Examines hardware for specified contact with conductor area. Rejects faulty assembly, part, or component and records type and quantity of defects. May measure parts to verify accuracy of dimensions, using precision measuring instruments. May sort defective components and parts for salvage or scrap. May inspect parts, using microscope or magnifier. May be designated according to item inspected, as Capacitor Inspector (electron. comp.); Electron Gun Inspector (electron. comp.); Filter Inspector (electron. comp.); Resistor Inspector (electron. comp.); Tube Inspector (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 88

726.684-026 ELECTRONICS TESTER (comm. equip.; electron. comp.; inst. & app.; office machines)

Tests function of electronic assemblies, components, and parts according to established procedures, using computerized or standard test equipment: Connects electronic assembly, component, or part to test instrument, such as ohmmeter, voltmeter, ammeter, resistance bridge, or oscilloscope, or to automatic or computerized test equipment, and turns switch to actuate test equipment. Reads instrument dial or scope, or observes viewing screen, that indicates resistance, capacitance, continuity, and wave pattern or defect, such as short circuit or current leakage. Compares instrument reading or monitor display with standard and rejects defective units. Records type and quantity of defect. May verify dimensions of parts, using standard gauges. May examine assembly, component, or part for defects, such as short leads, bent plate, or cracked seal. May tend equipment that subjects unit to stress prior to testing. May replace defective components or repair defective wiring after testing. May operate burn-in oven to elevate printed circuit board temperature prior to testing. May adjust circuits in radios and televisions for maximum signal response. May be designated according to unit tested or test equipment used as Auto-Test Equipment Operator (electron. comp.); Solid State Tester (electron. comp.); Tester, Printed Circuit Boards (electron. comp.); Tube Tester (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

726.684-034 ASSEMBLER, SEMICONDUCTOR (electron. comp.) alternate titles: microelectronics processor

Assembles microelectronic semiconductor devices, components, and subassemblies according to drawings and specifications, using microscope, bonding machines, and handtools, performing any combination of following duties: Reads work orders and studies assembly drawings to determine operation to be performed. Observes processed semiconductor wafer under scribing machine microscope and aligns scribing tool with markings on wafer. Adjusts scribing machine controls, according to work order specifications, and presses switch to start scribing. Removes scribed wafer and breaks wafer into dice (chips), using probe. Places dice under microscope, visually examines dice for defects, according to procedures, and rejects defective dice. Positions mounting device on holder under bonding machine microscope, and adjusts bonding machine controls according to work order specifications. Positions die (chip) on mounting surface according to diagram. Presses switch on bonding machine to bond die to mounting surface. Places mounted die into holding fixture under microscope of lead bonding machine. Adjusts bonding machine controls according to work order specifications. Views die and moves controls to align and position bonding head for lead bonding according to diagram. Presses switch to bond lead and moves bonding head to points indicated in bonding diagram to attach and route leads as illustrated. Inserts and seals unprotected assembly into designated assembly container device, using welding machine and epoxy syringe, to protect microelectronic assembly and complete device, component, or subassembly package. Examines and tests assembly at various stages of production, using microscope, go-not-go test equipment, measuring instruments, pressure-vacuum tanks, and related devices, according to standard procedures, to detect nonstandard or defective assemblies. Rejects or routes nonstandard components for rework. Cleans parts and assemblies at various stages of production, using cleaning devices and equipment. Maintains records of production and defects. Bonds multiple dice to headers or other mounting devices. Important variations are kinds of equipment used, such as thermal compression, wedge, wire ball, and wobble bonders, items assembled, or procedure performed.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.684-042 DIE ATTACHER (electron. comp.)

Attaches $T3dies$T1 to empty integrated circuit (IC) packages to assemble complete semiconductor packages, using welding and gluing equipment: Places empty IC packages on heated chuck of equipment, using tweezers. Deposits bonding material, such as epoxy or gold alloy, on specified location of empty packages, and positions and aligns dies on bonding material in packages, using equipment or handtools. Removes packages with attached dies from chuck and places packages in trays, using tweezers. May place loaded trays in oven to set bonding material. May view positioning of epoxy and die in empty packages through microscope.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 88

726.684-050 FILM TOUCH-UP INSPECTOR (electron. comp.)

Inspects and repairs circuitry image on photoresist film (separate film or film laminated to fiberglass boards) used in manufacture of printed circuit boards (PCB's): Inspects film under magnifying glass for holes, breaks, and bridges (connections) in photoresist circuit image. Removes excess photoresist, using knife. Touches up holes and breaks in photoresist circuitry image, using photoresist ink pen. Removes and stacks finished boards for transfer to next work station. Maintains production reports. May place lint free paper between dry film sheets to avoid scratching circuit images on film.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.684-054 INSPECTOR, CRYSTAL (electron. comp.) alternate titles: crystal evaluator

Inspects, measures, and tests semiconductor crystal ingots to determine compliance with specifications, using measuring devices and test equipment: Transports ingot to workbench by cart or by hand. Measures ingot $T3flat$T1, diameter, and length, using calipers and ruler. Weighs ingots on scales and calculates weight loss due to grinding and sawing. Tests ingot resistivity, using electronic probes. Records weights, measurements, and other test results in logbook and on labels, and attaches labels to ingots. May operate saws to cut off ends of crystal or to cut sample wafers. May tend furnace that heat-treats ingots to alter resistivity to meet specifications. May determine $T3crystal orientation$T1, using x-ray machine. May operate grinding machine to bevel ends of crystals. May operate sandblasting machine to remove glaze from ingot surface. May tend equipment that etches ingots to remove surface material. May calculate proportion of impurities, using resistivity readings and specified formula.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

726.684-058 INSPECTOR, INTEGRATED CIRCUITS (electron. comp.)

Inspects integrated circuit (IC) assemblies, semiconductor wafers, and IC $T3dies$T1 for conformance to company standards, using microscope: Reads work order to determine inspection criteria. Places group of items in trays on microscope stage, or positions items individually on stage for inspection, using vacuum pencil or tweezers. Turns knobs on microscope to adjust focus and magnification as required to view items for inspection. Views and inspects items according to company standards to detect defects, such as broken circuit lines, bridged circuits, misalignments, symbol errors, and missing solder. Discards defective items. May remove contaminants from items, using brush or airhose. May use magnifying glass to inspect electronic items.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.684-062 INSPECTOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS (electron. comp.) alternate titles: circuit board inspector; touch-up inspector, printed circuit boards

Performs any combination of following tasks to inspect and repair printed circuit boards (PCB's): Inserts plug gauges into drilled holes of PCB panels to verify conformance to specified dimensions. Measures thickness and dimensions of plating on PCB panels to verify that plating meets specifications, using micrometers, dial indicators, calipers, rulers, eye loupes, and electronic measuring devices. Examines PCB circuitry to detect defects, such as shorts, breaks, excess or missing solder, scratches, cracks, and incorrect layout, using $T3light table$T1, eye loupe, magnifier, or microscope. Brushes solder mask ink on PCB's to repair defects in screen printing. Scrapes excess plating, or solder mask ink from PCB's, using utility knife. Repairs broken circuitry, using soldering iron or circuit bonding equipment. Records type and quantity of defective PCB's. Tests adherence of solder mask ink to PCB's, using tape. Tests continuity of PCB circuits, using bare board tester. May inspect inner layers of multilayer PCB's to verify that internal alignment and location of drilled holes meet specifications and be designated X-Ray Technician, Printed Circuit Boards (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.684-066 INSPECTOR, SEMICONDUCTOR WAFER (electron. comp.)

Performs any of following duties to inspect, measure, and test semiconductor wafers for conformance to specifications: Inspects wafers under high intensity lamp to detect surface defects, such as scratches, chips, stains, burns, or haze. Measures thickness and resistivity of wafers, using electronic gauges or automated sorting machine. Measures diameter and $T3flat$T1 of wafers, using calipers. Inspects bow or flatness of wafers, using electronic gauges, or examines surface of wafers under high intensity lamp. Tests for positive or negative conductivity of wafers, using electronic probe and gauge. Determines $T3crystal orientation$T1 of wafers, using x-ray equipment. Encloses containers of inspected wafers in plastic bags for protection, using heat sealer. Records inspection data on production records or in computer, using computer terminal. May tend equipment that cleans surface of wafers [WAFER CLEANER (electron. comp.) 590.685-102].
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.684-070 PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLER, HAND (comm. equip.; electron. comp.; inst. & app.; office machines)

Performs any combination of following duties in assembly of electronic components onto printed circuit boards (PCB's) according to specifications, using handtools: Reads worksheets and wiring diagrams, receives verbal instructions, or follows sample board to determine assembly duties, and selects components, such as transistors, resistors, relays, capacitors, and integrated circuits. Twists, bends, trims, strips, or files wire leads of components or reams holes in boards to insert wire leads, using handtools. Inserts color-coded wires in designated holes and clinches wire ends, using pliers. Press-fits (mounts) component leads onto board. Places plastic insulating sleeves around specified wire leads of components and shrinks sleeves into place, using heat gun. Crimps wire leads on underside of board, using handtools or press. Applies sealer or masking compound to selected parts of board to protect parts from effects of wave solder process. Solders wire leads and joints on underside of board, using soldering iron, to route and connect lead wires to board and between individual components. Installs heat sinks, sockets, faceplates, and accessories on boards, using handtools. May be designated according to unit installed as Socket Assembler (electron. comp.) or stage of production as Post-Wave Assembler (electron. comp.); Pre-Wave Assembler (electron. comp.). May assist other workers in wave-soldering PCB's.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

726.684-074 PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD COMPONENT TESTER, CHEMICAL (electron. comp.)

Tests electronic components for compliance to company standards, using chemicals and soldering equipment: Places droplets of acid on surface of petri dish to prepare for lead (metal) test, using eyedropper. Positions wire lead of component or pin on integrated circuit in acid, places acid-coated wire lead or pin on chemically prepared filter paper, and observes reaction on paper that indicates lead content. Soaks components that do not pass lead test in freon to remove acid from wire leads or pins and repeats test. Refers to vendor list to determine whether components are listed as acceptable. Dips wire leads of components in beaker of liquid flux, solder pot, and beaker of freon to conduct solderability test on wire leads, using metal tongs. Observes solder on wire leads for questionable conditions, such as bending of solder, discoloration, or no solder present, using magnification lamp. Sets aside components of questionable acceptance for approval by engineer. Maintains record of test results.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

726.684-078 PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD COMPONENT TESTER, PRE-ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.)

Tests electronic function of components preparatory to printed circuit board (PCB) assembly for compliance to company standards, using test equipment: Selects and positions test fixture on test equipment panel according to type of component being tested. Keys data into computer keyboard or turns dials and presses buttons to set tolerances on equipment, following company standards guide. Positions components in test fixture or mounts reels containing components on tape onto machine spindle and threads component tape through test machine guides. Activates equipment to start test and observes colored panel lights on equipment to determine whether components meet specifications. Replaces defective components. Verifies dimensions of components, using calipers and specification book. Obtains vendor history file for reference when excessive component defects result during testing. Maintains records of test results. May solder electronic components to test boards prior to testing. May be designated according to unit tested as Capacitor Tester (electron. comp.); Hybrid Tester (electron. comp.); Inductor Tester (electron. comp.); Relay Tester (electron. comp.); Resistor Tester (electron. comp.); Transformer Tester (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

726.684-082 PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD INSPECTOR, PRE-ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.)

Inspects printed circuit boards (PCB's) preparatory to assembly for compliance to company guidelines, using test equipment: Examines PCB's on light table for breaks in copper foil circuits. Examines PCB's to detect circuit shorts, using magnification lamp. Measures dimensions of PCB's, using ruler. Views inside edges of solder holes to detect irregular surfaces, using eye loupe. Inserts leads to components in solder holes to verify spacing of holes and ease of component insertion. Verifies plating integrity of copper foil circuits and composition of solder through solder holes, using electronic test equipment. May record inspection results to maintain vendor history files.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

726.684-086 PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY REPAIRER (electron. comp.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to repair defective printed circuit board (PCB) assemblies, using soldering and desoldering equipment: Examines PCB's under magnifying lamp and reads inspection tags to locate defects, such as insufficient or excess solder and missing or defective components and parts. Solders or resolders missed or defective connections, joints, wiring, and terminals found to be defective or missing after original soldering process. Removes excess solder from connections and clears solder from component holes, using desoldering equipment. Repositions misaligned components, such as resistors, capacitors, and integrated circuits (IC's), and removes and replaces damaged or missing components. Trims long leads, replaces eyelets and rivets, and repairs damaged substrate, using handtools and power tools. Modifies PCB's following shop instructions, using handtools and soldering equipment. Tests soldered connections on PCB's to detect open circuits or shorts, using continuity tester.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

726.684-090 REWORKER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD (electron. comp.) alternate titles: reworker

Repairs defective surfaces and circuitry on printed circuit boards (PCB's), using power and handtools, utilizing knowledge of electronic repair techniques: Reads work orders to determine number of PCB's to be repaired, type of repairs required, and method and tools to be used in reworking. Positions PCB's under microscope to examine circuitry. Cuts and removes defective wires, using knife, and positions replacement wire on circuit, using magnetic tweezers. Repairs defective circuitry, using handtools and soldering or welding equipment. Repairs board surface faults, such as excess solder on board or gold plating on connectors, using handtools, and washes solder or liquid gold over specified areas to restore board surfaces. Cleans repaired boards with solvent, using brush and rags. Inspects boards to determine that repairs meet specifications. Removes and stacks repaired boards on racks for movement to next work station. Places PCB's in industrial oven to cure solder mask. May prepare production reports.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.684-094 SOLDER DEPOSIT OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Cleans assembled semiconductor packages, coats package leads with flux, and applies solder to package leads, using solder dip machine, to complete semiconductor package assembly: Places packages in holding cases and immerses cases in series of acid baths to clean packages. Places packages in holding fixtures and immerses loaded fixtures in flux bath to coat leads of packages. Pushes button to activate solder pumps of solder-dip machine and places loaded fixtures on conveyor of machine that deposits solder on leads of packages to enhance electrical conductivity of leads. Removes fixtures from conveyor, inspects leads of packages for uniform soldering, and removes solder from top of packages, using needle-nose pliers. Places loaded fixtures in baskets and immerses baskets in series of acid and soap baths to clean packages. Removes packages from fixtures, places packages on trays, and positions loaded trays in oven to dry packages. Removes tray from oven and loads packages into lot box and cleans and maintains solder pot of machine. Maintains production records.
GOE: 06.04.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.684-098 TEST FIXTURE ASSEMBLER (electron. comp.)

Assembles test fixtures used to test electrical circuitry of printed circuit boards (PCB's), according to diagram instructions: Receives test fixture kits, work orders, and diagrams. Positions test fixture boards on worktable and inserts copper sleeves in designated holes of boards as indicated on diagrams. Positions pins flush with fixture board surface, using mallet. Places copper test pins in sleeves previously inserted and positions spacer blocks in prescribed pattern on top and bottom of boards. Inserts screws in spacer blocks and secures blocks to boards, using screwdriver. Positions wires against pins and blocks, following specified pattern, and secures wires around pins or blocks, using wire wrapping gun. Positions fixture cover over spacer blocks on top of test fixture boards and positions metal back on assembled test fixture. Secures cover and back, using screws and screwdriver.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.684-102 TESTER, SEMICONDUCTOR WAFERS (electron. comp.)

Tests electrical characteristics of circuits on semiconductor wafers, using test equipment: Reads processing documents to determine test specifications. Obtains specified probe cards from inventory and slides probe cards into designated slot on testing equipment. Activates testing equipment and places wafer on chuck of test equipment, using tweezers. Observes wafer through test equipment microscope and aligns wafer under probes of test equipment. Pushes buttons to activate test cycle. Records test readings from printouts or display screen in test log. Compares test readings with specifications manual to identify wafers failing electrical tests. Maintains production records. May clean and maintain test equipment.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.684-106 TESTER, WAFER SUBSTRATE (electron. comp.)

Tests semiconductor wafer substrate, using testing equipment, such as probe tester, spectophotometer, and curve tracer, to evaluate electrical characteristics of wafer substrate: Places wafer, using tweezers, on test equipment that measures electrical characteristics of wafer substrate, such as resistivity, capacitance, and voltage. Starts equipment and observes equipment readout to determine wafer electrical measurements. Records measurements in production log. Compares measurements with specification sheets to determine if wafer substrate meets company standards. Sorts, boxes, and labels tested wafers. Delivers wafers and process sheets to production line workers. Maintains production records. May inspect wafer substrate surfaces, using ultraviolet lamp, to detect scratches and contamination.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

726.684-110 TOUCH-UP SCREENER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY (electron. comp.)

Inspects printed circuit board (PCB) assemblies for defects, such as missing or damaged components, loose connections, or defective solder: Examines PCB's under magnification lamp and compares boards to sample board to detect defects. Labels defects requiring extensive repairs, such as missing or misaligned parts, damaged components, and loose connections, and routes boards to repairer. Performs minor repairs, such as cleaning boards with freon to remove solder flux; trimming long leads, using wire cutter; removing excess solder from solder points (connections), using suction bulb or solder wick and soldering iron; or resoldering connections on PCB's where solder is insufficient. Maintains record of defects and repairs to indicate recurring production problems. May reposition and solder misaligned components. May measure clearances between board and connectors, using gauges.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.685-010 MAGNETIC-TAPE WINDER (recording) alternate titles: cartridge loader

Tends machines that wind magnetic tape into reels or cassette hubs for use in communication and control equipment, instruments, and computers: Positions tape supply reels or cassette hubs on letoff and windup spindles of tape winding machines. Loops tape from supply reels through machine guides and into blank reels or hubs. Turns knob of footage counter devices that automatically cut tape and stop machines when specified length of tape has been wound into blank reels or hubs. Pushes switches to start individual machines and removes wound reels or hubs when machines stop. Scrapes detected surface defects from tape with knife. Splices tape ends together to form continuous loops in cassettes, using bench splicer. Inserts filled and blank hubs into cassettes and attaches covers. Packs reels and cassettes into containers and labels containers for shipment.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.685-014 INSERTION MACHINE TENDER, ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS (comm. equip.; electron. comp.; office machines) alternate titles: automatic component insertion operator; component insertion operator

Tends computer-controlled machine that automatically inserts electronic components, such as resistors, capacitors, diodes, and integrated circuits, into holes of printed circuit boards (PCB's): Inserts specified program tape into machine or types commands on keyboard to enter program that directs machine to insert components in specified sequence and location on PCB's. Positions paper tape reels or plastic tubes containing components into feeding mechanism to load machine. Positions PCB's on machine bed holding fixtures, starts machine, and monitors machine operation. Removes assembled PCB's from machine bed and inspects PCB's for defects, such as missing components or incomplete insertion. Stops machine and notifies supervisor or maintenance mechanic of machine malfunctions. Records production information such as production levels, machine downtime, and defects. May make minor machine adjustments and clear machine jams. May manually insert missing components or route defective boards to repair department. May tend semiautomatic or manually controlled machines and position PCB's or components on board by hand.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

726.685-018 BREAK-AND-LOAD OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Tends machine that breaks resistor plates along previously scored lines and loads resistors into magazines for further processing: Attaches guides of specified size to track on machine that feeds resistors into magazine, using allen wrench. Snaps magazine onto machine. Breaks scrap edges from plates. Places plates into feed mechanism of machine and starts machine that automatically breaks plates into columns of resistors which slide down track. Taps column of resistors at bottom of track, using plastic rod, to break column into single resistors that fall into magazine. Clears machine jams, using plastic rod or tweezers. Breaks plates by hand to remove premarked, defective resistors. Fills out job order and production report. Cleans machine and work station, using brush. Carries magazines to storage room and picks up box of plates for next work order.
GOE: 06.04.19 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.685-022 DEFLASH AND WASH OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Tends equipment that automatically removes rubber $T3flash$T1 from resistor ladders (rubber encased resistors) and cleans ladders: Loads resistor ladders into feed chute of machine and starts machine that automatically conveys resistor ladders through abrading chamber that removes flash from ladders. Visually inspects ladders to ensure that flash has been removed. Turns knob to adjust conveyor speed, if necessary, to increase or decrease abrading time. Clears jams on conveyor, using tweezers. Hits chamber of machine with mallet to loosen packed plastic abrading beads. Removes deflashed resistor ladders from conveyor, by hand, and places ladders in wire basket for subsequent cleaning and rinsing. Hangs basket of ladders on travel arm of wash equipment and starts equipment that ultrasonically cleans and rinses deflashed ladders in chemical baths.
GOE: 06.04.19 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.685-026 DIE ATTACHING MACHINE TENDER (electron. comp.)

Tends $T3die$T1 attaching machine that bonds dies to semiconductor packages: Loads package carriers, magazines containing dies, and gold pieces, used to attach dies to packages, into designated slots of machine. Starts machine that automatically positions and melts gold on packages and positions dies in packages to form assembled semiconductor packages. Observes operation of machine to ensure that alignment of packages, gold, and dies meets company specifications, using video monitor. Turns knobs on machine to adjust alignment of parts assembled, regulate operation speed, and set temperature of molten gold. Removes magazines of packages for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.685-030 DIE TESTER (electron. comp.)

Tests voltage of $T3dies$T1 containing individual devices, such as diodes and transistors, using computerized testing system, to ensure that dies meet company and manufacturer specifications: Reads production sheets and computer code books to determine test instructions and codes. Keys instructions and codes into computer, using computer terminal. Pours dies into equipment bowl that automatically conveys each die to probe, tests voltage of each die, and sorts dies into specified bottles. Observes equipment operation to detect misfeeds, using built-in microscope. Maintains production records. Records voltage reading on bottle labels. Cleans and maintains testing equipment.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.685-034 LEAK TESTER, SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGES (electron. comp.)

Tends testing equipment that detects leaks in semiconductor packages: Loads tubes containing semiconductor packages into canister. Places loaded canister in equipment that replaces air in canister with liquid freon or flushes canister with radioactive isotopes. Pushes buttons and flips switches to activate equipment. Removes loaded canister and places either canister or tube of semiconductor packages in leak testing equipment, such as bubble pot or geiger counter tank, that detects gross and fine leaks in semiconductor packages. Inspects tube of packages in bubble pot, using magnifying glass, to identify packages with bubbles, indicating gross leaks. Observes control panel of geiger counter tank to identify radioactive semiconductor packages, indicating fine leaks. Removes tubes and canisters from leak detection equipment and places defective semiconductor packages in containers, using tweezers. Places accepted semiconductor packages in tubes, using tweezers. Maintains production records.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.685-038 REFLOW OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Tends reflow equipment that melts solder on printed circuit boards (PCB's) to redistribute and fuse solder on boards to improve appearance, hardness, and solderability for PCB component assembly: Immerses boards in cleaning solution or places boards in cleaning machine that cleans and removes contaminants from boards before reflow process. Starts reflow equipment and adjusts conveyor speed and temperature of infrared heating units to meet specifications. Feeds PCB's onto conveyor of equipment that applies liquid flux and infrared heat to boards to melt, redistribute, and fuse existing solder on boards and cleans, rinses, and dries boards following reflow process. Observes boards moving on conveyor to monitor flow and operation of reflow process. Removes boards upon completion of process and inspects boards for reflow process defects. May add chemicals to flux solution. May tend soldering equipment. May tend reflow equipment that automatically cleans, rinses, and dries boards before and after reflow process.
GOE: 06.04.19 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.685-042 ROD TAPE OPERATOR (electron. comp.)

Tends rod tape machine that separates and tapes ceramic coated aluminum rods and winds tape containing rods onto reels for subsequent processing: Places rods onto feed tray of taping machine that aligns rods in parallel configuration, applies tape to secure rods in place, and winds taped rods onto reel. Monitors operation of machine to detect malfunctions. Replaces empty tape rolls and removes full reels of taped rods from machine. May perform duties as described under SCREENER OPERATOR (any industry) 599.685-082 to separate defective slugs (rods cut to specified lengths, approximately one inch or less).
GOE: 06.04.19 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.685-046 SAW OPERATOR, SEMICONDUCTOR WAFERS (electron. comp.) alternate titles: scriber

Tends sawing machine that automatically scribes semiconductor wafers prior to separating wafers into individual $T3dies$T1: Flips switches and presses buttons to activate sawing machine. Places wafer mounted on laminated plastic onto moveable chuck of sawing machine, using tweezers. Presses buttons and turns knobs and dials to adjust saw to specifications and to start sawing cycle. Monitors sawing cycle, using magnified viewer or TV monitor, to verify that wafers are scribed according to specifications and adjusts controls if required. Removes scribed wafer from machine and places wafer in container, using tweezers. May mount wafers on plastic laminate, using mounting device. May visually inspect wafers to identify misalignment of scribe lines. May maintain and clean sawing machine. May separate sawn wafers into dies [WAFER BREAKER, SEMICONDUCTORS (electron. comp.) 726.687-046]. May clean sawn wafers or dies, using cleaning equipment and solutions.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 88

726.685-050 SOLDER-LEVELER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS (electron. comp.)

Tends processing equipment that prepares and applies solder to copper circuit areas of printed circuit boards (PCB's) or panels: Reads process specifications and activates equipment units, such as conveyors, sprayers, pumps, brushes, air knives (blower mechanism), and solder bath. Adjusts equipment controls to regulate processing factors, such as temperatures, pressures, and speeds, according to specifications. Feeds boards on motorized conveyor leading into series of processing units, such as sprayers, brushes, dryers, and flux rollers, that clean copper circuit areas and apply flux preparatory to solder application. Removes boards from precleaning equipment conveyor and clamps boards to feeding mechanism of solder leveling equipment. Pushes button to activate equipment that automatically lowers board into molten solder bath, lifts boards out of bath, and moves boards past hot-air knives that smooth solder off noncopper areas. Monitors equipment operation and corrects minor malfunctions, such as board misfeeds, conveyor speeds, and temperature settings. Removes board from solder equipment and visually examines boards for completeness of soldering. Notifies supervisor of equipment malfunctions and board defects, such as discolored, missing, or unlevel solder. May reroute defective boards through processing equipment to correct defects. May maintain production records.
GOE: 06.04.21 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.685-054 TESTER, SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGES (electron. comp.)

Tends automatic equipment that test functions of semiconductor packages: Reads production documents to determine test specifications. Inserts specified test program (magnetic card) in test equipment to program equipment. Places tubular magazines containing semiconductor packages in feeder mechanism of equipment. Flips switch to activate test cycle. Monitors operation of test equipment to detect misfeeds. Sorts tested semiconductor packages into specified containers. Maintains production records. May tend centrifuge or temperature-cycle machine that places semiconductor packages under stress to cause circuit failure of weak sections during subsequent testing.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.685-058 WAFER MOUNTER (electron. comp.)

Tends press that mounts semiconductor wafers in templates for polishing: Cleans templates, using cleaning solution and brush or towel, or tends machine that automatically cleans templates. Places cushion in template depressions and places wafers on cushion, or places wafers on waxed template. Positions templates in press and activates press that presses wafers into templates. May tend machine that automatically removes polished wafers from templates. May tend machine that laps templates to restore flatness. May tend press that attaches template to carriers before mounting wafers.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.685-062 PROGRAMMING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (electron. comp.) alternate titles: die equipment operator; prom burn-off operator

Tends equipment that automatically transfers programmed information onto integrated circuits (ICs) on $T3dies$T1 or IC packages, such as PROMs (programmable read only memory): Reads work order that accompanies ICs for processing to determine programming specifications. Secures master PROM or die in equipment. Keys in codes, using computer keyboard and presses buttons to activate equipment that reproduces master program in programmer. Observes digital displays on equipment to ensure that master program is not defective and to determine when reproduction of program is completed in programmer. Positions blank PROMs and pushes lever to lock PROMs in sockets of programmer; or positions blank dies on platform of die probe equipment, views dies through microscope, and turns knobs on equipment to position specified areas of dies under probes prior to programming. Presses switches to activate programmer that reproduces program on blank PROMs or dies. Observes defect indicator lights to detect defective PROMs or dies and to determine completion of programming. Maintains production records. May load defective PROMs into equipment that exposes PROMs to ultraviolet light for timed intervals to erase programmed information in order to reuse PROMs.
GOE: 06.04.19 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

726.685-066 BONDER, SEMICONDUCTOR (electron. comp.)

Tends automatic bonding machine that bonds gold or aluminum wire to integrated circuit dies to connect circuitry to package leads: Reviews schematic diagram or work order to determine bonding specifications. Turns dials to set bonding machine temperature controls and to regulate wire feeding mechanism. Mounts spool of wire onto holder and inserts wire end through guides, using tweezers. Positions semiconductor package into magazine of automatic feed mechanism, and observes package, using microscope or equipment display screen, to ensure connections to be bonded are aligned with bonding wire. Adjusts alignment as necessary. Activates machine that automatically bonds wire to specified connections on semiconductor package leads. Removes packages from bonding machine and places packages in work tray. May test tensile strength of bonded connections, using testing equipment. May locate connections and bond wire to connect circuitry of hybrid circuits, using precision-bonding machine.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.686-010 WAVE-SOLDER OFFBEARER (electron. comp.)

Removes printed circuit boards (PCB's) from discharge conveyor of automatic wave-soldering machine following completion of soldering process: Places empty carrier on workbench at discharge end of wave-soldering machine conveyor. Removes pallets containing wave-soldered PCB's from conveyor and places pallets in carrier. Examines boards to detect defects, such as missing solder, spots, or warped boards. Submits defective boards to supervisor for approval or correction of defects. Stacks acceptable boards on carrier or in tub for final assembly. May assist others in setting up and operating equipment for wave-soldering process. May assist in cleaning equipment, using scraper and airhose. May complete production report for supervisory use.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.687-010 ELECTRONICS WORKER (electron. comp.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to clean, trim, or prepare components or parts for assembly by other workers: Receives verbal or written instructions from supervisor regarding work assignment. Cleans and deglosses parts, using cleaning devices, solutions, and abrasives. Trims flash from molded or cast parts, using cutting tool or file. Applies primers, plastics, adhesives, and other coatings to designated surfaces, using applicators, such as spray guns, brushes, or rollers. Fills shells, caps, cases, and other cavities with plastic encapsulating fluid or dips parts in fluid to protect, coat, and seal parts. Prepares wires for assembly by measuring, cutting, stripping, twisting, tinning, and attaching contacts, lugs, and other terminal devices, using handtools, and power tools and equipment. Positions and fastens together parts, such as laminates, electron tube mounts and cages, variable capacitor rotors and stators, paper loudspeaker cones, faceplates, and shells and cases for various electronic components, using handtools and power tools. Prints identifying information on components and parts, using silk screen, transfer press, or electro-etch printing devices, or ink pad and stamp. Moves parts and finished components to designated areas of plant, such as assembly, shipping and receiving, or storage. Loads and unloads parts from ovens, baskets, pallets, and racks. Disassembles and reclaims parts, using heating equipment and handtools.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 88

726.687-014 PLUG WIRER (elec. equip.)

Attaches insulated wire to terminals of electric plugs, using handpress: Positions wire in slot of plug shell and places brass terminal prongs in clamp of press. Moves lever that causes press to force exposed ends of wire into contact with prongs and secures contacts firmly in plug.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

726.687-022 ENCAPSULATOR (elec. equip.; electron. comp.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to encapsulate electrical and electronic parts, components, and assemblies with epoxy, plastic, and other protective coating material: Weighs and mixes encapsulating material, following prescribed formula. Positions module or transformer case under outlet of encapsulating fluid tank and moves controls to force preset amount of fluid from tank into module or transformer case. Places components on racks or hooks, dips racks or hooks containing components into encapsulating fluid, and places dipped components on drying frame or into oven to harden coating. Fills capacitor shells or semiconductor caps with encapsulating fluid or applies encapsulating fluid to specified surfaces on component, using manually- or electrically-powered syringe or other applicator. Molds protective casing around component, using compression molding machine. Places component into mold and pours encapsulating fluid into mold to surround component. Heats component in oven or curing device prior to or after encapsulating to remove moisture or cure encapsulating material. Inspects encapsulation for defects, such as chips and pinholes. Stamps color code or trademark on encapsulated components. Bonds flexible printed circuit boards to rigid boards, using bonding solution and potting equipment. May weigh and mix materials, following formula, and be designated Compound Mixer (elec. equip.; electron. comp.). May be designated Bonder (electron. comp.); Dipper (elec. equip.; electron. comp.); Filler (elec. equip.; electron. comp.); Potter (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 87

726.687-026 LAMINATION ASSEMBLER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS (electron. comp.)

Assembles layers of laminating materials and printed circuit board (PCB) panels to prepare for multilayer PCB laminating process: Assembles and aligns inner and outer layers of PCB panels and laminating materials over guide pins in holding fixture to prepare multilayer PCB panels for laminating process, following established procedures. Examines inner layers of panels during assembly for defects, such as chips, dust, or dents. May tend laminating machine that bonds assembled panels to form multilayer PCB panels [LAMINATOR, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARDS (electron. comp.) 692.685-282]. May heat materials in oven to remove moisture prior to laminating process.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 88

726.687-030 LOADER, SEMICONDUCTOR DIES (electron. comp.)

Loads $T3dies,$T1 using vacuum wand, into carriers that hold and protect dies during fabrication of semiconductor packages: Pours dies from container onto filter paper. Picks up and places dies circuit-side up in indentations in carrier, using vacuum wand. Secures lid on carrier, using manual pressure. May clean dies prior to loading, using solutions and cleaning equipment. May sort semiconductor devices to remove defective devices marked in inspection department.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.687-034 MASKER (electron. comp.)

Applies liquefied soldering mask to designated terminal areas of printed circuit boards (PCB's) to prevent molten solder from collecting on circuitry during wave soldering process, using squeeze bottle of soldering mask, and following premasked sample. Removes excess mask from PCB's, using towel. Places masked PCB's in storage racks for movement to next work station.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 88

726.687-038 PREASSEMBLER, PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD (electron. comp.)

Attaches preassembled components, such as terminal pins, connectors, and labels, to printed circuit boards (PCB's) and stamps identification codes on boards preparatory to further assembly: Examines PCB's for illegible issue numbers and removes and restamps numbers, using eraser and handstamp. Reads work specifications to determine type of labels, components, and locations on PCB's to attach items. Cuts component pins (wires) to specified length, using wire cutters, inserts pins in specified holes on PCB's, and secures pins to PCB's, using holding block and hammer or pneumatically powered stamping device. Affixes labels and tape to boards and stamps identification codes on boards.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.687-042 SEALER, SEMICONDUCTOR PACKAGES (electron. comp.)

Positions and seals solder-coated lids or tops on semiconductor packages, using heated chuck or automatic furnace: Places lids on semiconductor packages, using tweezers. Places semiconductor packages on heated chuck in nitrogen box or places container of semiconductor packages on furnace conveyor to heat and seal semiconductor packages. Maintains production records.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

726.687-046 WAFER BREAKER, SEMICONDUCTORS (electron. comp.)

Breaks semiconductor wafers into individual $T3dies,$T1 using equipment and handtools: Places semiconductor wafer on pad, using tweezers. Taps wafer, using pencil tip, awl, or tweezers to break wafer into quarters. Places semiconductor wafer quarter on plastic square. Presses semiconductor wafer, using roller or air pressure equipment, to break wafer quarter into individual dies. Places individual dies in containers, using vacuum wand or brush. May break wafers, using chemical solutions and breaking equipment.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

727 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY OF STORAGE BATTERIES

This group includes occupations concerned with assembling grids, plates, separators, and connectors to form wet- and dry-cell batteries, and filling with electrolyte.

727.130-010 SUPERVISOR, BURNING, FORMING, AND ASSEMBLY (elec. equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly and repair of storage batteries: Coordinates activities pertaining to grouping and fusing plates into elements and elements into complete batteries, processing (forming and drying) plates preparatory to final assembly, charging finished batteries, and repairing defective batteries. Adjusts machines or equipment, such as automatic plate stackers and burners, dry-charge processing machine, and sealing machines. Inspects in-process or finished units, such as elements, batteries, and containers to determine conformance to specifications. Observes meters, thermometers, hydrometers, temperature controls, and operation of machines and equipment to detect malfunction. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to process supervised as Supervisor, Battery Assembly (elec. equip.); Supervisor, Lead Burning (elec. equip.); Supervisor, Plate Forming (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

727.137-010 SUPERVISOR, DRY-CELL ASSEMBLY (elec. equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in producing and assembling components of primary (dry) cells to make batteries: Coordinates activities, such as extruding cores, inserting cores and carbon rods in cans, welding wires (pins) to cans, capping and sealing cells, soldering pins to rods of other cells to make battery, inserting cells in tubes or sleeves, and testing, repairing, and packaging batteries. Inspects subassemblies and finished units for conformance to specifications. May assist machine operators with setup or adjustment of machines for change in size of cans or to correct malfunction. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

727.381-010 BATTERY RECHARGER (elec. equip.)

Tests and treats rejected storage batteries and mixes acid solutions: Determines specific gravity of electrolyte in rejected batteries and adjusts solution to specified concentration and height in cells [ACID FILLER (elec. equip.)]. Tests batteries for specific defects [BATTERY TESTER (elec. equip.); FINAL INSPECTOR (elec. equip.)]. Fills batteries with fresh electrolyte, charges battery and tests battery for performance, using voltmeters and ammeters. Segregates batteries that fail performance test. Turns valves to fill vats with specified quantity of acid and water for use in forming and charging processes. Activates agitator to diffuse liquids, and tests solutions for specified concentration, using hydrometer.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

727.381-014 BATTERY REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: battery tester; storage-battery charger

Repairs and recharges electric-storage batteries: Melts sealing compound on cover, using gas torch. Loosens compound from sides of case, using putty knife. Removes and disassembles cells and inspects parts to detect defects. Replaces defective parts, fuses lead parts, using oxyacetylene torch, reassembles battery, and pours hot seal (tar compound) over cover. Fills cells with acid solution and determines specific gravity of solution, using hydrometer and thermometer. Adds acid or water to obtain specified concentration. Attaches leads from charger to battery posts and starts charger. Reads meters and adjusts rheostat to control flow of current through battery. May repair battery-charging equipment.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

727.381-018 DRY-CELL TESTER (elec. equip.)

Tests dry cells and dry-cell batteries to determine length of life, capacity, shelf-life, effects of temperature on battery output, and other characteristics, using direct current voltmeters, ammeters, and programmed test equipment: Mounts cells or batteries on test racks and connects terminals to testing equipment. Discharges cells or batteries through fixed resistances at specified time intervals. Reads meters and records voltages during discharge intervals. Tests cells and batteries for open-circuit voltage and electrical output at specified intervals for prescribed periods to measure shelf-life. May test new compounds as directed.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

727.381-022 STORAGE BATTERY INSPECTOR AND TESTER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: battery analyst; quality auditor; test technician

Inspects and tests storage batteries in process of manufacture or before shipment to verify conformity with mechanical, chemical, and electrical specifications, using specified and standardized tests, procedures, and equipment and applying knowledge of battery performance, specifications, manufacture, and construction: Disassembles batteries following specified procedures. Examines battery for defects and measures battery to determine if specifications are met, using such instruments as gauges and scales. Tests specific gravity of battery acid, using hydrometer and thermometer. Places battery in water tank or refrigerator to control temperature and test electrical capacity of battery. Attaches leads to meters and equipment to charge or discharge battery as specified to determine amperage delivered at given rate. Records inspection and test results, compares results with specifications, and writes reports used in correcting manufacturing defects or developing new products. May test and disassemble returned batteries to determine cause of failure.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

727.384-010 BATTERY TESTER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: electrical tester, battery

Tests storage batteries, using electric testing instruments: Sets dials on testing instruments according to battery voltage. Places positive and negative wired plugs on posts and intercell-connector terminals of corresponding polarity and observes indicator on instrument that measures resistance capacity in terms of pass or reject. Tests rejected batteries to determine specific defects, using voltmeter. Computes comparative figures and test data to determine deficiencies and attaches slip to battery indicating type of defect. May test battery assemblies on conveyor line. May test batteries used in field equipment and be designated Battery Tester, Field (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

727.484-010 ACID ADJUSTER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: balancer

Adjusts (balances) specific gravity of electrolyte (acid solution) in battery cells or in plate-forming tanks to concentration specified: Ascertains temperature and specific gravity of solutions, using thermometer and hydrometer. Turns valves or lever to drain acid or water into cells or tanks to adjust specific gravity of solutions. Connects batteries to charging line and charges batteries for specified time.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.587-010 BATTERY CHARGER (elec. equip.)

Charges storage batteries: Groups batteries on tables according to type and specified rate and length of charge. Attaches positive lead wire (jumper) from current source to positive post and negative lead wire to negative post of group. Starts charge and reads ammeter and adjusts rheostat to obtain specified charging rate. Records data indicating location, type, and number of batteries on circuit and rate and length of charge specified. Marks ends of tables with chalk indicating when batteries are to be disconnected and removed. May ascertain specific gravity of acid in batteries during charge, using hydrometer and thermometer and notify ACID ADJUSTER (elec. equip.) to correct variation. May record instrument readings during charging cycle and regulate current.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

727.662-010 LEAD BURNER, MACHINE (elec. equip.) alternate titles: group burner, machine

Sets up and operates rotary lead-burning machine to fuse straps to grouped plates to form storage battery elements: Adjusts machine fixtures and torch, according to size of grouped plates, using handtools. Observes pressure gauge, ignites torch, turns gas and air valves to set flame of specified size and color, and starts machine. Visually inspects fused elements for lead runs, and defective plates and separators. Places specified number of elements in battery box in prescribed position, using shims when necessary. Directs workers engaged in machine stacking of plates (grouping), loading groups into machine, and fitting straps to lugs prior to fusing. Inspects materials prior to grouping for specified size and type. Directs or performs adjustment of feeding mechanisms and electric counter on stacking machine, using handtools. May operate two-station lead-burning machines.
GOE: 06.02.19 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

727.664-010 BATTERY ASSEMBLER, DRY CELL (elec. equip.)

Performs any combination of following duties to assemble batteries for commercial use in products, such as photographic equipment, flashlights, and pagers: Fills electrolyte or mercury dispensing devices to specified levels. Pours partial battery assembly parts into respective conveyor line bowl feeders, places spools of metal strips and paper on holding brackets, or positions battery subassemblies in conveyor holding attachments. Observes automatic equipment that cuts blotter and cathode inserts, places inserts in subassembly, joins top and bottom subassembly of batteries, dispenses specified amounts of electrolyte or mercury, and spot welds metal strip to each battery; or tamps pellets into bottom sections of battery subassembly. Positions inserts, such as poly ring and anode ring, in subassembly before or after designated steps of assembly process. Notifies supervisor or setup personnel, or signals coworkers, to stop conveyor when malfunctions occur. Gathers batteries with metal strips attached, and places specified number of batteries in concave work aid that facilitates positioning metal strips over side of batteries in stack prior to spot welding. Positions each battery of stack under spot welder and depresses pedal to spot weld strips to successive batteries to join stacks of batteries. Spot welds battery top to joined batteries. Inserts battery stacks into battery sleeves with crimped tops, positions battery sleeves in crimping machine, and presses button to crimp bottom of sleeves to secure stacks in sleeves. Positions batteries in test equipment to determine whether batteries meet standard for acceptability. Tends equipment that automatically cuts out blotter and cathode battery inserts and places inserts in partial battery assemblies. Packs batteries meeting company standards for shipment.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

727.684-010 BATTERY ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.)

Assembles cells and other components in container (battery case) to make complete storage battery: Inserts cells into container according to prescribed polarity arrangement. Installs covers on cells [CELL COVERER (elec. equip.) 727.687-042] and fits intercell connectors on posts. Burns (fuses) connectors to post. Pours compound over cells to fill cracks and seal battery in case [SEALER (elec. equip.) 727.684-030]. May invert special-type cover onto jig, position cells in cover, ladle molten lead into cover to form posts and connectors and fuse parts to cells, pour plastic seal into grooves, and press container into cover to assemble battery.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

727.684-014 BATTERY ASSEMBLER, PLASTIC (elec. equip.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to prepare and assemble components of plastic-cased batteries: Places state-of-charge indicator in case in prescribed channel position and attaches glass mat to rear surface of ball channel, using adhesive. Applies liquid-level lines to case according to drawing, using marking devices. Inserts bushings in post openings in cover to provide leak-proof junction between post and cover. Places filler-plugs and washers in cover and attaches baffle plate to cell vent to reduce acid spray during charging. Inserts (interleaves) separators of specified size between plates of elements and applies liner to exposed edges and outside plates to insulate surfaces and serve as reservoir for electrolyte. Fits baffle plate onto top of element and between connecting straps to protect tops of separators and reduce acid spray during charging. Inserts cells in single or multicell containers according to specified polarity arrangement. Tests each cell electrically by determining resistance of cell to flow of applied current of specified voltage, using meter. Lubricates inner surface of bushings in cover. Applies cement to top edge of container and positions cover. Places clamps on cover to apply pressure until cement sets. Removes clamps. Fuses wire or cast terminals to posts, using torch. Inspects battery for defects. Applies air pressure to battery submerged in water to detect leaks. Dates, codes, and labels case, using marking and labeling devices. Inspects finished batteries for appearance and packages and seals batteries in cartons.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.684-018 CELL REPAIRER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: battery tester and repairer

Repairs multiple-cell dry batteries: Inspects batteries for defects, such as dented cans, damaged carbon rods and terminals, and defective sealing. Repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools. Tests cells and batteries for capacity, using voltmeter. Cuts wires to remove faulty cells, using hand shears. Connects replacement cell to batteries, using soldering iron.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

727.684-022 LEAD BURNER (elec. equip.)

Burns (fuses) together lead and lead-alloy connections and builds up storage-battery parts, using oxyacetylene torch and lead bar: Ignites torch, observes color of flame, and turns handwheel or valve to regulate flow of gas and air to obtain flame of specified temperature. Moves flame over contact points of parts to puddle (melt) metal and fuse parts, melting lead bar and adding metal when required. Seals fusion points of parts, such as straps and lugs, posts and links, intercell connecting bar, and sleeves; wires or strips connecting plates and lead forming tanks; and bars connecting dry-charge elements. Guides torch and bar to add metal and build up parts, such as battery posts, to prescribed level, using template to ensure specified height. Fills cavities or corrects malformation in lead parts. May install and remove post builders or burning dams used to position molten lead. May install assembled units and posts in mold, heat mold with torch, and brush liquid soap on mold to prevent sticking.
GOE: 06.04.31 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

727.684-026 PLATE ASSEMBLER, SMALL BATTERY (elec. equip.) alternate titles: bench assembler, battery

Assembles plates in series for small batteries: Positions plates vertically between teeth of rack and pushes rack under electrode of welding machine. Places terminal assembly (a short wire welded to screw terminal) on plate edge. Depresses pedal to lower electrode and weld terminal wire to plate, repeating operation until all plates are fitted with terminals. Interleaves positive and negative plates in assembly rack and fuses wire across tops of grouped plates. Cuts wire to separate positive and negative units from series of plates, using knife. Aligns units in jig so grouped plates are parallel.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

727.684-030 SEALER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: flamer-sealer

Seals storage battery cells in containers (battery box) to form airtight and watertight battery: Loads thermostatically controlled kettle (preheater) with chunks of compound. Ignites burners and adjusts temperature controls to heat and melt compound. Opens valve to drain compound into pot and empties compound into tank (sealing machine). Holds hose attached to tank and presses lever to control flow of compound over cells. Starts conveyor to move batteries through flamer (fixed and preset gas torches) or manipulates gas torch to melt and level off compound to produce seal. Scrapes excess compound from container, using putty knife and cloth. May clip posts, using handtool. May stamp numbers on battery, using marking dies. May install covers on cells [CELL COVERER (elec. equip.) 727.687-042]. May melt compound in hand-manipulated container and pour compound over cells. May use heated dipper equipped with trigger mechanism to deposit sealing compound over cells.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

727.685-010 PLATE SLITTER-AND-INSPECTOR (elec. equip.)

Tends machine that slits panels of storage-battery plates to specified widths, and inspects slit plates for defects in casting or pasting, such as cracked frames (grids), broken lugs, holes, and incomplete or uneven pasting: Adjusts slot in feeding mechanism (plate transfer) to thickness of plate, positions saw used to trim lugs on plate to specified length, and positions cutting rollers according to widths specified for plates. Starts conveyor and slitter. Examines plates and segregates defective plates. Cleans edges of lugs, using handtools and stacks plates on truck. Records date, type of plate, and inspector's name on ticket and attaches ticket to load.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-010 ACID DUMPER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: acid changer; forming acid dumper

Starts conveyors and pushes incoming storage batteries onto conveyor leading to machine which inverts batteries over receiving tank to drain used forming acid or manually unloads batteries from forming trucks, inverts batteries, and places batteries on rack to drain. Places drained batteries on conveyor leading to refilling station or on truck. May strip connectors and dummy vents from battery before draining, replace them after draining, and refill battery with acid, using vacuum filling machine [ACID FILLER (elec. equip.)]. May ascertain specific gravity of acid in battery, using thermometer and hydrometer and add acid or water to obtain specified concentration.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-014 ACID FILLER (elec. equip.)

Fills storage battery cells with sulfuric acid solutions of specified concentration preparatory to forming and charging: Arranges batteries in groups on tables or trucks according to specified acid concentration. Holds spouts of hoses on gravity flow or siphon-type fillers over battery vents. Adjusts valves manually or pushes pedal to control flow of acid to cells. Fits rubber gaskets on multiple filler head of vacuum filling machine to set level of fill. Positions filler head on battery vents and adjusts controls to start vacuum action and fill cells. May mix acid and water and adjust solution to prescribed specific gravity. May bring acid in insufficiently filled batteries to specified level and be designated Acid Leveler (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.36 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-018 ALUMINUM-CONTAINER TESTER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: battery-container tester, aluminum

Tests efficiency of enamel insulation of finished aluminum battery containers, using electrical testing apparatus and chemical solutions: Places lid on metal fixture wired to instrument panel to test coating on lid. Dips instrument terminal in chemical solution and rubs terminal over surface of lid, observing sparks that indicate insufficient insulation. Outlines areas that emit sparks with crayon to guide workers in applying additional enamel coating. Fills container with chemical solution to test interior insulation. Dips tip of rubber-covered rod, connected to ohmmeter, in solution and observes instrument dial to determine if insulation is effective within specified tolerance. Marks acceptance symbol on satisfactory containers. Moves testing rod around interior of container until panel light indicates defect in container. Pours solution out of container to level of defective area (light goes out when level of solution is below defect). Moves tip of wired bar over surface of container until sparks occur indicating location of defect. Marks and segregates defective containers.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

727.687-022 ASSEMBLER, DRY CELL AND BATTERY (elec. equip.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble dry cells and dry batteries: Removes cans (cell containers) from cartons and racks cans in trays. Drops washer into bottom of cans. Pulls lever to drain measured amount of liquid paste into can. Places paper liner (spider) over open end of can. Drops core into can, forcing spider to line can and wrap core. Observes conveyor-fed electrical-test-and-reject mechanism that contacts and tests finished cells and removes defective cells from conveyor. Inserts cells in partitioned containers to make battery. Positions perforated metal plate (cover) on carbon rods of cells in battery to straighten and center rods. Places battery on conveyor leading to next station, where worker removes and returns cover. Bends wires on cells preparatory to soldering of wires to cells in adjacent row. Drains or pours hot asphalt into battery-container, using dispensing device or ladle. Places battery in container and presses it into asphalt. Places finished batteries in cartons. May be designated according to task performed as Core Dropper (elec. equip.); Wire Bender (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-026 BATTERY CHARGER, CONVEYOR LINE (elec. equip.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to charge storage batteries: Sets acid-filled batteries apart from batteries requiring acid and routes batteries requiring acid to designated areas. Places charging plugs (filler-vent caps) loosely over cells of acid-filled batteries to prevent escape of battery acid during charging process. Clears jams on conveyors leading to and from acid-dumping machine. Reads charging record cards and chalk marks on charging tables to determine batteries ready to be removed. Disconnects charged batteries from electric circuit and slides batteries from table onto conveyor. May carry boxes of plugs to designated areas. May be known as Charging-Plug Placer (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-030 BATTERY STACKER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: battery loader

Loads batteries from conveyor or handtruck to two-level (double decker) trucks, according to specified polarity arrangement, preparatory to further processing, such as forming or charging. Clamps or pushes connectors or links onto posts. May perform other tasks, such as wiping excess sealing compound from battery, clipping posts, using handtool, inspecting batteries for defective covers or posts, and rejecting defective batteries.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-034 BATTERY-CONTAINER-FINISHING HAND (elec. equip.) alternate titles: container finisher

Sprays, dips, or liquid-treats battery containers and terminal boxes and loads containers and boxes into drying ovens: Rubs surfaces of products, using sandpaper to smooth surfaces preparatory to painting. Arranges items on drying racks after painting and pushes racks into oven, or hooks parts on conveyor which carries parts through drying tunnel. Turns temperature dials as specified according to products being dried. May insert rubber liners through acid vents in containers and glue liners in place. May move materials between processing stations. May position bolts in slots of jig preparatory to spray painting. May glue labels on containers. May file paint from rims of containers.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-038 BATTERY-PARTS ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: cell assembly, booker; cell assembly, pinner

Performs any combination of following tasks to complete assembly of storage batteries, according to specification: Threads positive and negative battery plates onto separate connecting bolts, inserts washers between each plate to assemble grouped plates, and attaches nuts to ends of bolts of grouped plates to secure plates, using hydraulic hand wrench. Joins grouped plates and positions joined plates in battery base, or inserts element (cell) in single-cell container or inserts number of cells in multiple-cell containers, according to specified order of polarity. Wraps insulating material around cell or inserts wooden shims in container to secure tight fit. Inserts plastic separating rods (or pins) on plates, following notched guides on each plate. Positions batteries or cell containers in jig and attaches, inserts, or positions battery parts, such as gaskets, washers, battery posts, and battery lids, according to color-coded assembly procedures. Applies glue to edge of lids and positions batteries in vises for specified time to seal batteries. Adds compound to fill cavities to secure tight seal and improve appearance, using hand torch. Tests sealed units for air leaks, using air pressure testing device. Attaches terminal cables, using handtools. Removes excess metal around posts, using handtools. Dips posts in soda solution or brushes paint or molten wax on posts and connectors to prevent acid corrosion. May be designated according to part assembled as Battery-Vent-Plug Inserter (elec. equip.); Element Setter (elec. equip.); Separator Inserter (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 88

727.687-042 CELL COVERER (elec. equip.)

Fits covers on storage battery cells preparatory to sealing: Burns soda and acid deposits from battery posts, using gas torch. Lubricates bushings. Fits and presses cover of specified size onto cell. May place gasket over threaded posts and screw down locknuts, using wrench. May tap down covers over posts, using mallet. May clip posts, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-046 CELL TUBER, HAND (elec. equip.)

Inserts finished dry cells in paper tubes and attaches cover to complete assembly of dry cell batteries: Places cell in tube and positions cover over cell. Positions tubed cell in hand-crimping press and pulls lever to crimp top of tube over cover. Inspects cell to detect faulty crimping and places cell in tray.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-050 ELECTRIC-CONTAINER TESTER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: dielectric-testing-machine operator

Tests aircraft storage battery containers for defects, using dielectric testing device: Places storage battery container on table and connects cables from testing device to battery. Starts device that transmits high voltage electric current through battery. Observes dial on testing device that indicates if container has any defects, such as cracks or holes. Stops device, disconnects cables, and places tested battery aside for further processing. Marks defective battery, using chalk.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

727.687-054 FINAL INSPECTOR (elec. equip.) alternate titles: polarity tester

Tests polarity connections on finished storage batteries and inspects final assembly for defects: Positions metal prongs of testing unit over terminals of intercell connecting straps and observes bulb on testing unit that lights when cell arrangement is correct. Examines assembly for defects, such as omission of symbols on battery posts, uneven sealing, and cracked covers.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-058 FORMING-PROCESS-LINE WORKER (elec. equip.)

Performs any combination of following tasks pertaining to forming (treating) storage battery plates: Positions plates or elements in forming tank. Breaks forming lugs from formed plates and pulls lead wires from lugs, using pliers. Collects wires and lugs for salvage. Cleans lugs on positive plates, using brush. Washes formed plates to remove forming acid in running water bath. Stacks washed plates on drying machine. Stacks batteries in specified polarity arrangement on forming trucks. Attaches connectors preparatory to forming. Slides positive and negative plates into slots of partitions that prevent buckling during forming process. Ascertains voltage of batteries, using voltmeter, and adjusts rheostat to regulate current. Reads meter to detect deviations in discharge rate from prescribed range. Removes connectors from posts and plates from forming tanks. Dumps forming acid from batteries. Refills treated batteries with finishing acid. Pumps used forming acid to reclaiming tanks and cleans reclaiming tanks, using brushes, scrapers, and water hose. May be designated according to task performed as Battery Plate Remover (elec. equip.); Lug-Breaker-And-Wire-Puller (elec. equip.); Plate-Put-In Worker (elec. equip.); Plate Washer (elec. equip.); Tank Cleaner (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-062 INSPECTOR (elec. equip.)

Inspects finished or in-process dry cell or storage batteries for defects, such as dents, scratches, short electrodes, or missing parts: Examines batteries to detect defects and places defective batteries in box. May test batteries, using voltmeters and ammeters. May replace damaged parts.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-066 INSPECTOR, CONTAINER FINISHING (elec. equip.) alternate titles: battery-container inspector

Inspects battery containers to determine if finishing and dimensional specifications are met: Examines battery containers for surface defects, such as cracks and damaged terminal posts. Verifies dimensional specifications of battery containers, using templates or other measuring devices. Places covers over cell partitions of battery containers to determine if spacing requirements are met.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-070 LEAD-BURNER HELPER (elec. equip.)

Assists LEAD BURNER (elec. equip.) in preparing storage battery parts for fusing (lead burning): Positions specified number of positive and negative plates in burning rack to ready equipment for fusing lugs to connecting straps. Places intercell connectors on assembled batteries. Places post builders (templates) over posts to aid LEAD BURNER (elec. equip.) I in adding lead to build up posts to specified levels. Removes post builders from posts after burning, using tongs. Places positive and negative post builders in separate containers. Selects burning racks according to size of plates grouped. May stamp polarity symbols on posts, using hand marking dies. May haul plates from storage to burning area, using handtruck. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be known according to task performed as Intercell-Connector Placer (elec. equip.); Post-Form Remover (elec. equip.); Rack Loader (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-074 MOLDED-PARTS INSPECTOR (elec. equip.) alternate titles: molded-grid-and-parts inspector

Inspects molded storage battery parts, such as grids, straps, vent plugs, washers, and gaskets for conformance to specifications: Examines parts for defects, such as cracks, airholes, or other surface defects. Measures parts to determine dimensional accuracy, using gauges, such as micrometers and vernier scales. Rejects faulty parts and prepares inspection reports.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

727.687-078 SPARK TESTER (elec. equip.)

Tests encased storage batteries for air-tightness, using electric spark tester: Places frame of tester over battery container and presses plug terminal of testing apparatus to posts of battery. Moves frame of tester over surface of container to detect leaks indicated by bright sparks emitted at contact points. Examines assemblies for defects, such as uneven sealing, misplaced intercell connectors, and covers. Attaches slip to rejected batteries indicating type of defect. May stamp polarity symbols on posts, using hammer and dies.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

727.687-082 WAFER-LINE WORKER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: wafer-cell-battery assembler

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble wafer-type dry cell batteries: Removes stack of cells from machine and inspects and counts cells. Positions stack in handpress and pulls lever to compress stack to form battery. Wraps battery in rubberized wrapping and places wrapped battery on hot iron to seal. Marks positive terminal, using pencil, and places battery in tray. Tests capacity of battery, using voltmeter. Closes and seals ends on hot iron. Touches ends of cell to device to coat ends with hot asphalt. Manually presses carbon end plates on asphalt. Presses copper lead to end plate, using hot iron. Applies strip of tape around battery to hold lead in position. Stamps code on battery, using hand stamp. Rubs cover with emery paper to remove wax from terminal covers and applies silver wax to terminals, using hot iron. Inserts battery, pads, and bottom in can. Crimps can over bottom, using hand-crimping press.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

728 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION OF ELECTRICAL WIRE AND CABLE

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating insulated, shielded (armored), or waxed electrical conductors made from purchased wire.

728.684-010 WIRE HARNESS ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.; electron. comp.; office machines) alternate titles: cable maker; harness maker; wirer

Routes and ties wires to form wire harness (cable) used in electrical and electronic equipment or systems: Reads instructions, such as work orders, diagrams, and wire lists to determine materials needed and sequence of assembly. Selects wires of specified color, marking, or length, and loops wires between guide pegs on harness board, following color-coded lines or sequential numbers on board or diagram. Wraps and ties wires together at designated points to form harness, manually or using tie-wrap gun. May apply sealing liquid to secure knots in ties, using brush. May attach ends of wires to components, plugs, or terminal strip, using soldering iron or crimping device. May insert cable in plastic tubing or inject plastic sealant around terminals to protect cable from dust and moisture. May test wiring continuity, using continuity tester. May mark identifying data on completed harness.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 88

728.684-014 ELECTRICAL-LINE SPLICER (petrol. & gas) alternate titles: cable splicer

Splices conductor cables used to lower electrical testing or surveying instruments into oil or gas wells or boreholes, using handtools: Unwraps armor strands (protective covering) from end of cable. Strips insulation from stranded conductor cable, using stripping pliers. Cuts ends of conductor cable, using pliers. Clamps cable ends together in vise to form butt joint. Solders joint, using silver solder and iron. Wraps joint with insulating tape to form smooth insulation of same diameter as original cable. Wraps armor strands over joint. Trims ends of armor strands, using cutters, to form smooth butt joints and solders joints, using silver solder and iron. May test conductor cables, using equipment, such as voltmeters and capacity and resistance bridges.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

728.684-018 SPARK TESTER (elec. equip.; nonfer. metal) alternate titles: sparker and patcher

Tests electric wire and cable to locate defects in insulation, using spark tester, and repairs insulation, using portable vulcanizer: Threads wire through spark tester and onto takeup spool. Locates defect indicated by dark spot on insulation. Removes defective insulation with knife and wraps uncured rubber tape around cable to form patch. Clamps electric curing block around patch and turns switch on for specified period. Smooths cured patch, using power grinder. May braze wire lengths together to form continuous cable, using gas torch.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

728.684-022 WIREWORKER (elec. equip.; electron. comp.) alternate titles: wire-preparation worker

Performs any combination of following tasks involved in cutting, stripping, taping, forming, and soldering wires or wire leads of components used in electrical and electronic units, such as communication equipment, ignition systems, electrical appliances, test equipment, or other electrical or electronic systems: Cuts wire to specified lengths, using wire cutters and ruler or measuring jig. Strips insulation from wire ends, using stripping tool. Twists wire ends and dips ends into pot of solder to prevent fraying. Solders wires to specified connectors and terminals, using soldering iron, or crimps connectors and terminals to wire ends, using handtools. Wraps numbered or colored identification tape around wires. Rolls wires of identical number or color together and attaches tag to roll. Inserts wires into plastic insulation tubing. Bends, cuts, and crimps component leads to prepare component for mounting onto printed circuit board or other assembly, using handtools. Inserts wires in automatic numbering or color-coding machine to imprint part numbers or color codes. Dips wire or component leads into paraffin solution to insulate wire and leads. Applies protective coatings onto wires, using brush. Tests wire and cable assemblies and repairs defective assemblies. May use automated equipment or bench-mounted devices to cut, strip, bend, or crimp wire. May be designated by type of wire worked as Component Lead Former (electron. comp.).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

728.685-010 WIRE PREPARATION MACHINE TENDER (any industry)

Tends machines that automatically cut, strip, and mark identifying stripes or other information on wire used in electrical installations or assemblies: Places reel of specified wire onto play-out spindle of machine and threads wire through feed rolls. Adjusts machine controls to regulate factors, such as wire thickness, pressure, heat, and cutting and stripping length. Starts machine and observes operation to detect machine malfunction. Places boxes under ejection roll or manually removes and bundles or boxes cut, stripped, and marked wire. Examines wire for conformance to specifications and removes defective pieces. Observes automatic counter or counts finished pieces, and records data on tags or boxes. May install drive adjustment and tension or adjustment rolls in machine. May install ram and dies that bend finished pieces of wire to specified angles. May replace dull or broken cutting or stripping blades. May tend machine that automatically bends wire to specified angle. May tend machine that crimps and attaches connectors and terminals to wire ends. May tend numerical control wire preparation machine and be designated Numerical-Control-Wire-Preparation-Machine Tender (aircraft mfg.).
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 88

729 OCCUPATIONS IN ASSEMBLY AND REPAIR OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with assembling, fabricating, or repairing electrical and electronic equipment.

729.130-010 SUPERVISOR, ELECTRICAL ASSEMBLY (elec. equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly, inspecting, and testing of electrical equipment such as motors, generators, voltage regulators, capacitors, and switches, applying knowledge of assembly techniques, machine setup, and testing procedures: Interprets blueprints, specifications, and job orders and assigns work stations to workers. Demonstrates machine setup and operation, and procedures of assembly, wiring, and soldering techniques, using handtools and soldering equipment. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.131-010 INSPECTOR, CHIEF (elec. equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting and grading quality of graphite electrodes during each step in manufacturing process: Maintains production records, such as grade and quality of electrodes manufactured and types of defects detected in electrodes during inspection. Determines inspection procedures according to plant production schedules and type and size of inspection instruments to be used. Examines defective electrodes for possible salvage. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.131-014 RELAY-SHOP SUPERVISOR (utilities) alternate titles: chief, relay tester; lead-relay tester

Supervises and coordinates activities of RELAY TESTERS (utilities) engaged in testing, adjusting, and repairing relays, meters, capacitors, and other parts of electric power-distributing equipment: Schedules periodic tests of all operating equipment. Directs workers in installation of equipment. Prepares diagrams and drawings of new installations. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

729.281-010 AUDIO-VIDEO REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: audiovisual-aids technician

Installs and repairs audio-video equipment, such as tape recorders, public address systems, slide and motion picture projectors, and record players, using handtools, soldering iron, and special testing equipment. Inspects equipment for defects and repairs or replaces parts. Returns equipment to shop for more complicated repairs.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.281-014 ELECTRIC-METER REPAIRER (utilities) alternate titles: meter repairer

Inspects, adjusts, and repairs electric meters used for recording electric current consumption: Disassembles defective meters, using handtools. Examines parts of meter for wear and detects warped or bent parts, using straightedge. Soaks electric parts in chemical solutions to clean parts. Removes dirt from other parts, using brushes, sandpaper, and soap and water. Reassembles meter, using new or repaired parts. Turns setscrews or makes other adjustments required to bring meter accuracy within prescribed limits. May test meters for accuracy [ELECTRIC-METER TESTER (utilities)] or for correctness of assembly and dielectric strength, using testing apparatus. May repair demand register mechanism of demand meters. May repair such electric components as instrument transformers and relays. May install meters.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

729.281-018 ELECTRIC-METER-REPAIRER APPRENTICE (utilities) alternate titles: meter-repairer apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

729.281-022 ELECTRIC-TOOL REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: power-tool repairer

Repairs electrical handtools and bench tools, such as drills, saws, grinders, and sanders, using lathe, circuit testers, handtools, and power tools: Tests motors, switches, and wiring for grounds, shorts, and loose connections, using electrical circuit testers. Turns motor commutators, using bench lathe. Repairs or replaces defective electrical parts, using handtools, power tools, and soldering and welding equipment. Inspects parts, such as mechanical gears, bearings, and bushings, for wear and damage, and repairs or replaces parts.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.281-026 ELECTRICAL-INSTRUMENT REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: instrument maker; instrument repairer

Repairs, calibrates, and tests instruments, such as voltmeters, ammeters, resistance bridges, galvanometers, temperature bridges, and temperature controlling and recording gauges and instruments, using jewelers' tools, electricians' tools, handtools, and measuring instruments: Tests instruments for resistance, voltage, and other characteristics, using potentiometer, voltage divider, and other testing devices. Disassembles instruments, using handtools, and examines parts for defects. Measures, cuts, and fits glass for meters and instruments, using glass cutter. Repairs or replaces defective parts of instruments, using handtools, soldering equipment, grinders, calipers, micrometers, and dividers. Reassembles instruments, following circuit diagrams and using jewelers' tools. Tests new and repaired instruments, using test board. May operate lathe and drill press to make replacement parts. May plan, construct, and assemble test panels for experimental and production testing. May keep records on repair and calibration of instruments. May rebuild induction cores for electric furnaces. May install, repair, and adjust electronically controlled dynamometers and be known as Dynamometer Repairer (elec. equip.).
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.281-030 ELECTROMEDICAL-EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: electromedical service engineer

Tests and repairs electromedical equipment, such as electrocardiographs, electroencephalographs, sterilizers, operating room lamps and tables, and diathermy machines, following schematic diagrams and using handtools and test meters: Tests electrical circuits and components to locate shorts, faulty connections, and defective parts, using test meters. Solders loose connections and replaces defective parts, such as tubes, transformers, resistors, condensers, and switches, using handtools and soldering iron. Disassembles equipment and repairs or replaces faulty mechanical parts, such as control lever mechanisms and water impellers. Adjusts and repairs stylus, graph, and other recording mechanisms. May replace x-ray tubes. May be designated according to type of machine or equipment repaired as Diathermy-Equipment Repairer (any industry); Electrocardiograph Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.281-034 INSIDE-METER TESTER (utilities) alternate titles: electric-meter tester, shop; inside tester

Tests electric meters to detect cause of malfunctions and inaccuracy, and repairs meters: Connects meter to test panel mounting standard meter and determines recording accuracy [ELECTRIC-METER TESTER (utilities)]. Changes connections to test panel and observes whether parts, such as coils and magnet, function according to standard. Adjusts test panel controls and observes dials to determine if meter's electrical readings are correct and turns setscrews to correct deviations. Determines if meter gears mesh properly by tactile examination and tightens or loosens screws to make adjustments. Adjusts timing mechanism on demand meters. Makes minor repairs, such as replacing wornout screws, jewels, and registers, and routes meters needing major overhaul to ELECTRIC-METER REPAIRER (utilities). May test accuracy of meters, using stroboscope to compare tested meter disk revolutions to those of standard. May test relays [RELAY TESTER (utilities)]. May install and maintain test boards used to test function and accuracy of meters.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

729.281-038 RELAY TESTER (utilities) alternate titles: network-relay tester; relay-shop tester

Tests, cleans, repairs, and adjusts relays used to protect and control functions of equipment, such as circuit breakers, transformers, and automatic switches in generating stations, substations, and distribution facilities: Connects relay to test board and adjusts test board controls to simulate operating conditions. Observes ammeters, voltmeters, and related test board recording and indicating instruments to determine if relay performs all functions correctly, according to specifications of manufacturer and relay history card. Analyzes reactions of relay to tests to identify cause of malfunction. Tightens bolts, springs, and electrical connections, and adjusts screws to correct malfunction. Adjusts electrical, thermal, and timing elements to calibrate relay, according to installation specifications. Dismantles, cleans, or replaces worn or defective relays, using handtools and brush or feather. Records test results, repairs, adjustments, and related data on relay history card. May periodically inspect and test relays at functioning points. May test and repair related equipment, such as telemetering and supervisory-control devices.
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

729.281-042 WIRER (office machines)

Installs, adjusts, and repairs wiring and cables in punched card office machines and adding machines according to wiring diagrams, blueprints, and engineering specifications, using handtools, soldering iron, and plugging gun: Reads wiring diagrams, blueprints, wire routing and standards sheets, and engineering specifications to determine lengths, types, routing, and colors of wiring and cables to be installed in machines, such as collators, adding machines, reproducing punches, card reader punches, and interpreters. Selects specified wires and cables, routes according to instructions, and fastens connections by bolting, screwing, soldering, or plugging, using wrenches, screwdrivers, soldering iron, and plugging gun (pneumatic gun that forces plug ends of wires into jacks). Inspects previously wired units, such as plugboards, fuse holders, keyboards, and indicator lights, for conformance to specifications, using test devices, such as voltmeters and ohmmeters.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.281-046 X-RAY-EQUIPMENT TESTER (any industry) alternate titles: x-ray consultant; x-ray equipment servicer; x-ray service engineer

Tests x-ray machines and accessory equipment to locate defects, using voltmeter and laboratory testing instruments: Compares readings on x-ray control meter and timer with measurements taken with standard instruments during machine operation to verify or adjust meter and timer calibration. Tests performance of transformer and measures voltages, using voltmeter, and compares results with standard graphs. May plan layouts of x-ray departments and install equipment.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.360-010 PROBE TEST EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN, SEMICONDUCTOR WAFERS (electron. comp.)

Sets up and maintains wafer probe and test equipment that test electrical properties of circuits on semiconductor wafers, following setup manual specifications: Reads process sheet and setup manual to determine test program required and setup specifications. Inserts test probe card in wafer probe equipment. Inserts floppy disk or magnetic tape into slot on test equipment and pushes buttons on test equipment or types commands on keyboard to enter test program. Places sample wafer from specified wafer lot on wafer probe equipment chuck, using vacuum wand or tweezers. Observes wafer through microscope attached to wafer probe equipment and turns knobs on equipment to align and position wafer circuit under probes on probe card, according to setup manual specifications. Activates test equipment to make trial run to ensure correct equipment setup and informs equipment operator that setup is completed. Removes and sharpens worn probes, using handtools and burnishing blade. Replaces defective probes or probe cards and solders joints on replacement probes, using soldering iron. Tests electrical continuity of cable connecting wafer probe and test equipment, using ohmmeter. Replaces defective connector cables. Removes, cleans, and refills reservoir of inker on wafer probe equipment that marks defective circuits with ink spot.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

729.361-010 INSPECTOR, ELECTROMECHANICAL (inst. & app.)

Inspects and tests components, housings, and finished assemblies of electromechanical instruments and equipment, such as oceanographic instruments, navigational systems, medical diagnostic equipment, and measuring, indicating, and controlling instruments, for conformance to specifications, using magnifying devices, test equipment, and precision measuring instruments: Reviews work orders, blueprints, or other specifications and confers with supervisor, engineer, and other personnel to determine product dimensions and specifications. Examines electrical, structural, and mechanical components and housings for defects in assembly, soldering, bonding, and finish. Measures dimensions and verifies locations of parts, holes, grooves, and other points, using precision measuring instruments, such as calipers, micrometers, gauges, dial indicators, and optical comparators. Tests electrical components and finished devices for electrical functioning, using electrical test equipment, such as oscilloscope, multimeter, voltmeter, and computerized test equipment. Tests functional characteristics, such as freedom of movement, leaks, and torque, and tests performance of device under simulated operating conditions, using specialized test equipment. Maintains records of inspection and test results and presents results to other staff for corrective action. May inspect and calibrate precision measuring instruments used to measure electromechanical instruments and equipment, using calibrating equipment. May inspect and test purchased parts and materials and be designated Receiving Inspector (inst. & app.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 90

729.381-010 ELECTRICAL-EQUIPMENT TESTER (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: inspector, precision electrical assembly; tester, electrical accessories

Tests and adjusts electrical equipment and accessories prior to installation in aircraft to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments and testing equipment: Examines electrical equipment and accessories, such as batteries, bells, chimes, solenoids, booster coils, circuit breakers, electric actuators, and starter control valves, for defects. Connects electrical equipment and accessories to testing equipment, such as voltmeter, ammeter, oscilloscope, and torque indicator, and tests for voltages under varying loads, output and input of power at various operating temperatures, amount of current used at different voltages, electrical leakages, short circuits, open circuits, and electric motor torques. Compares test performance results with prescribed values, and adjusts moving parts as indicated by tests, using handtools and measuring instruments. Stamps or attaches tags to approved equipment. Records results of tests. May test effects of vibration on equipment and accessories, using vibration testing equipment. May design, lay out, and construct special testing jigs. May measure parts of electromechanical assemblies for conformance to specifications, using micrometers, calipers, and gauges. May test and adjust electronic equipment.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 88

729.381-014 PIN-GAME-MACHINE INSPECTOR (svc. ind. mach.)

Inspects and repairs pinball and games machines: Plays machine and observes mechanism in operation to detect defects. Disassembles defective machines, using handtools. Adjusts or replaces defective parts, following electrical schematic diagrams. May return machine to department where defect occurred.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

729.381-018 STREET-LIGHT REPAIRER (utilities)

Tests, adjusts, and repairs mercury-vapor, fluorescent, electric-arc, or incandescent street lights and traffic signals in shop: Disassembles lamp, using handtools. Tests and examines components to determine need for repair or replacement, using electrical testing devices, such as test lamps, voltmeter, and wattmeter. Repairs or replaces broken connections, defective coils, cracked insulators, and other electrical components. Connects repaired lamp to test circuit and regulates such adjustable components as shunt coils until lamp meets operating specifications, according to electrical gauge readings, using screwdriver. Winds replacement coils on bench lathe and bakes freshly insulated coils in oven. Installs repaired lamp in outside casing or canopy.
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

729.381-022 WIRER, CABLE (comm. equip.; elec. equip.)

Installs cables and solders wires to connect electrical instruments mounted on control apparatus, such as panelboards and telephone crossbar frames, according to diagrams and blueprints: Pulls assembled crossbar frame or unit to work area, using monorail chain hoist or handtruck. Ties preformed wiring cable to brackets. Positions arms of cable (groups of wires tied off from trunk of cable) and spreads wires to facilitate wiring. May strip insulation from ends of wires with pliers to prepare for connections. Connects color-coded wires to terminals, using soldering iron or pneumatic wire-wrapping tool. Examines and feels wires to detect loose connections. Writes and ties tickets to wires or terminals in apparatus to identify surplus or missing wires. May secure parts, such as diodes and resistors to specified locations on equipment, using soldering iron or screwdriver. Tapes insulating sleeves over auxiliary lead wires of cable. Pulls or carries wired apparatus to storage area. May be designated according to equipment wired as Crossbar-Frame Wirer (elec. equip.); Crossbar-Unit Wirer (elec. equip.); Switchboard Assembler (comm. equip.).
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.384-010 ASSEMBLER, ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES II (elec. equip.)

Assembles electrical instruments, such as ammeters, galvanometers, and voltmeters, performing any combination of following duties: Winds fine wire around $T3coil forms$T1 on winding machine. Joins coils, plates, hairsprings, and other parts, connects and solders wires, using handtools, tweezers, and soldering iron. Inserts and tightens setscrews to secure components to housing. Cleans lens and glass faceplate and cements parts in place. Tests assembled units, using potentiometer and similar equipment to ensure that meters perform according to specifications. May be designated according to type of meter being assembled as Galvanometer Assembler (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

729.384-014 FARE-REGISTER REPAIRER (motor trans.)

Repairs and adjusts electromechanical fare recording boxes used in buses and streetcars: Disassembles unit to locate defects. Tests electrical circuit, using ammeters, ohmmeters, and voltmeters. Inspects mechanical components and repairs or replaces defective or worn parts, using handtools and soldering iron. Cleans, oils, adjusts, and reassembles recording mechanism.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

729.384-018 SALVAGE REPAIRER II (utilities)

Reconditions salvaged parts of equipment used in electric-power system and rebuilds equipment, such as air circuit breakers and lightning arrestors: Removes bolts and screws to disassemble salvaged materials, using handtools, and discards parts beyond repair. Dips parts in acid, lye, or soap solution to clean parts, and polishes parts, using buffing wheel. Solders, wraps, and coats lightning rod arrestor wires to connect and insulate wires during repair, using soldering iron, tape, and varnish. Bolts porcelain insulators to wood parts to assemble hot stools (insulated stools on which line workers stand). Replaces broken porcelain insulating parts to rebuild air-circuit breakers and other protective devices, using cement.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

729.384-022 WINDING INSPECTOR (house. appl.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to inspect appliance motors and parts, such as armatures and field assemblies: Examines parts, such as commutators, laminations, windings, and shafts for centering of commutator slots, depth of mica undercutting, loose copper and mica chips, positioning and winding of armature coils, and excess varnish or paint. Gauges parts, such as shafts, laminations, commutator bars, for specified length and diameters, using micrometers, fixed and snap gauges, rule, and dial indicator. Places armatures in bearings of bench fixture, rotates armatures manually, and observes dial indicator for eccentricity. Taps offcenter shafts with mallet to straighten shafts. Repairs defects, such as damaged threads and rough commutators, and cleans copper chips from slots, using threading dies, end reamers, knives, picks, brushes, and sandpaper. Routes repairs, such as offcenter commutator slots and shallow undercutting. Stamps date code on acceptable armatures, using rubber stamp. Writes transfer tickets and inspection reports to include quantity and classification of rejected and accepted armatures. May be designated according to part inspected as Brush-Holder Inspector (house. appl.); Commutator Inspector (house. appl.); Shaft Inspector (house. appl.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.384-026 ELECTRICAL ASSEMBLER (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: assembler, radio and electrical; assembler, wire group; bench assembler, electrical

Routes, wires, assembles, and installs electrical and electronic components in aircraft and missile units, such as main junction and terminal boxes, main control switch panels, and instrument and radio panels, according to specifications, using jig boards, handtools, and equipment: Reads work orders, blueprints, and specifications to determine established assembly methods. Cuts wire to specified lengths, using wire cutters. Cuts plastic sleeves and slips sleeves over wire ends to insulate connections. Crimps terminal eyelets and lugs to wire ends, using hand or machine crimping device. Routes, combs, twists, wraps, ties, and attaches wire to terminal points, according to jig board layout, using soldering gun and handtools. Connects wiring to accessories, such as relays, circuit breakers, plugs, condensers, switches, and solenoids, and installs accessory assemblies in electrical or electronic units, using soldering gun and handtools. Conducts functional and continuity tests of electrical assemblies, components, wire harness, and plugs, using ohmmeter, test lights, and other electrical testing instruments. Pots or encapsulates electrical and electronic details [ENCAPSULATOR (elec. equip.; electron. comp.) 726.687-022]. May attach eyelets, terminals, and mounting studs to etched circuit boards.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 87

729.387-010 DEICER INSPECTOR, ELECTRIC (rubber goods) alternate titles: electric deicer inspector; ice-guard inspector

Inspects electrical airplane deicers for defects and conformance to blueprints: Examines deicers for such defects as cracks, blisters, and separation of rubber plies (layers). Verifies dimensions of deicers and assembly of deicer parts, using rule, snap gauge, and magnifying glass. Weighs deicers to determine conformance to weight tolerance. Examines heat element of deicers under fluoroscope to verify wire spacing and detect broken and loose connections. Marks defective deicers and records inspection results. May clamp deicers to testing device to verify electrical resistance.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.387-014 DEICER TESTER (rubber goods) alternate titles: final inspector and tester; ice-guard tester

Tests performance of electric airplane deicers: Connects deicer to controlled electric circuit or battery to test for electrical shorts and faulty insulation. Turns control switch to expose deicer to specified voltage, and observes surface of deicer to detect melting or smoking rubber. May submerge activated deicer in water to detect bubbles or electrical flash that indicate defective area. Dusts deicer with zinc stearate and exposes deicer to specified voltage to test heating performance. Verifies dimensions of deicer, using rule and snap gauge. Marks and sorts defective deicers for scrap or repair. Records test data. May examine rubber plies (layers) of deicer for defects, such as cracks, blisters, and ply separations.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.387-018 FINISHING INSPECTOR (elec. equip.) alternate titles: final inspector

Inspects brushes, electrodes, nipples, and other graphite products after machining or prior to shipment to verify conformance to specifications: Examines products for defects, such as breaks, burns, cracks, and pits. Measures dimensions of product for conformance to specifications, using calipers, gauges, micrometers, rules, or other inspection tools. Determines cause of defects and whether parts are salvageable or scrap. Records inspection data.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

729.387-022 INSPECTOR (house. appl.)

Inspects and tests electrical household appliances, such as ranges, water heaters, and food mixers for appearance and mechanical and electrical characteristics, using testing devices and handtools: Examines metal, glass, and enamel surfaces for scratches, dents, and color matching. Observes alignment of doors, panels, and control dials with adjacent parts. Opens doors and sliding compartments to inspect movement along guides and operation of catches. Taps panels, housing, frame, or frame supports, using fiber hammer, to eliminate binding or align bearings with armature shaft. Connects unit with power source and testing devices, such as wattmeter, voltmeter, and potentiometer. Runs unit through operating cycles, observes meters, and compares readings against standards to determine electrical characteristics. Observes mechanical operation of parts, such as nozzles, blowers, pulleys, and transmission. Records information on inspection ticket. May wrap wire racks, pans, glass, and burner irons in paper and install fiber packing. May specialize in inspection of appearance and mechanical operation and be designated Appliance Inspector (house. appl.). May specialize in electrical testing and be designated Appliance Tester (house. appl.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.387-026 INSULATOR TESTER (utilities)

Tests dielectric strength of porcelain insulators, using testing apparatus: Fastens one hooked end of insulator to metal rod of testing set and connects other hook to grounded wire. Turns dial on test set to specified voltage. Presses button to produce voltage and observes meters on test set to verify dielectric strength of insulator. Discards defective insulators.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.664-010 TEST-DEPARTMENT HELPER (comm. equip.; elec. equip.)

Positions electrical equipment, such as motors, generators, transformers, telephone apparatus, and electrical controls in test area and connects to test equipment preparatory to final testing: Builds up timbers and steel beams on test floor to form base for testing platform. Directs OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 or uses jib crane to lift electrical unit to test bench or platform and secures unit, using bolts. Connects equipment to dynamometer or test load, using belt or couplings and adapters. Hooks up electric connections from power supply to unit, using plug, clamp, and screw-type connectors. Observes meters and reports readings to tester.
GOE: 05.12.16 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

729.682-010 OPERATOR, CAVITY PUMP (elec. equip.)

Operates pump to inject or extract fluids into or from electrical component cavities to improve component electrical characteristics: Mounts electrical components, such as switches or transformers in holding device. Turns controls or pushes buttons to activate equipment such as welders, cooling systems, heater coils, ammeters, or vacuum and injection pumps. Inserts coupling device into component, reads pressure gauge and turns pump controls to extract or inject fluids such as air, oil, or inert gases at specified pressures and turns off pump. Heats component casing while extracting coupler to seal component, using heating devices such as coil, oven or welder. May connect testing device such as coil or ammeter to component leads and compare reading with specifications, or immerse unit in liquids to determine if unit leaks.
GOE: 06.02.18 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.684-010 BATTERY-CHARGER TESTER (elec. equip.)

Tests electric battery chargers, using portable testing unit: Clamps battery charger cables to appropriate tester terminals. Pushes control buttons to supply battery charger with specific amount of current that registers on charger meters and compares meter reading with tester meter to determine that meter is registering accurately. Increases current flowing from tester to charger to heat battery charger coil until grease and dirt are burned out. Turns off switches and removes battery charger cables from tester, approving satisfactory battery chargers and returning defective battery chargers for adjustments.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

729.684-014 CAPACITOR ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.)

Assembles capacitors for electric transmission equipment, using handtools and soldering equipment: Solders banded porcelain bushing to cover, terminal and tube to top of bushing, and tins areas of bushing holes in top cover, using stationary or hand gas-heating equipment. Covers bushings with protective cap to prepare covers for sandblasting, buffing, and degreasing. Folds, creases, and pounds insulation to fit over top of wound foil and tissue, using rawhide hammer. Hammers drive screws to fasten nameplate to capacitor. Places cover on capacitor and tightens seal-off screw to hold cover during assembly, using screwdriver. Twists goose-neck filler pipe to capacitor tank and removes pipe after impregnation. Inserts brass plug and seals plug with solder, using gas torch. May bolt capacitors to frames and connect capacitors in banks, using bare copper or insulated conductor. May repair capacitors and be designated Capacitor Repairer (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.684-018 DIAL MARKER (elec. equip.)

Draws scale markings by hand on dials of electric meters: Measures and marks specified number of equal distances between calibrations, designated by pinpoints, on dial with dividers or by judging distances. Draws scale according to markings with special pens and black or white ink to contrast with dial. Stamps outline of numbers on scale, using rubber stamp, and fills in outlines with ink. Marks danger points on scale in red ink.
GOE: 01.06.03 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

729.684-022 ELECTRIC-SIGN ASSEMBLER (fabrication, nec)

Assembles electric signs, mounts tubing, and connects electrical equipment to sign box: Fastens back of sign to precut metal frame to form sign box, using screws and screwdriver. Fits precut glass, plexiglass, or plastic pane into bottom channel of metal frame. Crimps frame channel to secure pane, using pliers. Attaches tubing support brackets to sign box with self-tapping screws, using screwdriver. Screws or clamps glass elevation posts to brackets. Binds neon sign scroll to posts with wire. Connects wires between tubing electrodes and secondary-winding terminals of transformer. Attaches animation mechanism to back of sign, and connects part to be animated. May assemble fiberboard or cardboard cutout parts for animated window display signs.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

729.684-026 ELECTRICAL-CONTROL ASSEMBLER (comm. equip.; elec. equip.)

Assembles protection, communication, and control devices, such as switches, relays, rheostats, transmitters, and switchboards, as laid out in drawings and wiring diagrams: Assembles in predetermined order, contact fingers, shafts, springs, gears, coils, terminals, and push buttons, using handtools, hand arbor press, and assembly fixtures. Fastens units in specified locations in switchbox or case. Cuts, strips, and mounts wires to connect electrical units, using soldering iron, staking machine, and plugging devices. Connects lead wires to buzzer, ohmmeter, or resistance tester to test connections for resistance, shorts, and grounds. May adjust contacts, springs, and shafts to meet specifications. May be designated according to unit assembled as Relay Assembler (elec. equip.); Rheostat Assembler (elec. equip.); Speaking-Unit Assembler (comm. equip.; elec. equip.); Switchbox Assembler (comm. equip.; elec. equip.) II; Telephone-Diaphragm Assembler (comm. equip.; elec. equip.); or according to type of equipment assembled as Assembler, Communications Equipment (comm. equip.; elec. equip.). May assemble strip of switches, of telephone switchboard type, and be designated Jack-Strip Assembler (comm. equip.; elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.684-030 MOLD OPERATOR (elec. equip.) alternate titles: assembler-insulator

Pours liquid or powdered insulating material into mold to form insulation for electric motor, generator, and switchgear mechanisms: Weighs specified amounts of plaster, cement, metallic, or plastic powders, dumps ingredients into mixing machine, and starts machine. Positions assemblies, such as contact arms, collector rings, rotor shaft coils, and core assemblies, into mold cavity or molding jig, using spacer blocks and pilot pins. Pours mixture into mold and allows mixture to set in hydraulic press or harden in furnace. Removes assembly from mold or jig and scrapes hardened insulation with knife and rasp to trim to specified size. Cuts, bends, shapes, and bolts together pieces of metal to adapt or improvise assembly fixtures to hold parts in mold. May touch leads to meter and observe dial readings to test assembly for electrical continuity. May be designated according to type of material used as Plaster-Of-Paris Molder (elec. equip.) or product insulated as Transformer Molder (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.684-034 MOTOR-VEHICLE-LIGHT ASSEMBLER (light. fix.) alternate titles: automobile-light assembler

Assembles bulbs, lenses, socket insulators, springs, and other components to lamp shell to make lights for motor vehicles: Positions and clamps lamp shell in jig on assembly bench or table. Bolts, screws, or crimps specified components to lamp shell, using handtools. Inspects parts for defects, such as cracks or dents, and rejects defective ones. May be designated according to light assembled as Automobile-Headlight Assembler (light. fix.); Automobile-Taillight Assembler (light. fix.); Truck-Headlight Assembler (light. fix.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

729.684-038 REPAIRER, SWITCHGEAR (comm. equip.; elec. equip.)

Repairs defects in electrical apparatus, such as relays and crossbar switches, used in protection, communication, and control devices: Verifies defects, such as burred screws, damaged coils, bent contacts, incorrect stampings, and misassembled parts indicated by inspection ticket. Disassembles apparatus to replace or relocate parts. Bends parts of apparatus, such as contacts and springs, using handtools to correct alignment, straightness, clearance, and tension defects, and verifies corrections, using gauges. Corrects wrong or illegible stampings, using inked hand stamp. May use equipment to test repaired apparatus for electrical characteristics, such as continuity, resistance, and grounds. May repair wiring defects, such as loose connections and misconnected wires, using soldering iron or wire-wrapping gun. May be designated according to apparatus repaired as Crossbar-Switch Repairer (comm. equip.; elec. equip.); Relay Repairer (elec. equip.); Telephone-Switch Repairer (comm. equip.; elec. equip.).
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

729.684-042 SAFETY-LAMP KEEPER (mine & quarry) alternate titles: battery charger

Repairs and issues electric lamps and safety lamps used underground by miners: Cleans lamps and batteries, using rags and steel wool. Inspects lamps and replaces defective or worn parts, such as cables, bulbs, wicks, and batteries. Tests batteries to determine strength, using testing device. Inserts batteries into electric charger to restore charge. Fills battery cells with chemicals and distilled water, and fills safety lamp reservoirs with fuel. Keeps record of lamps issued to mine personnel.
GOE: 05.09.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.684-046 SPARK-PLUG ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.)

Assembles components to make spark plugs: Selects base and model according to type of plug to be assembled. Dips end of central electrode in cement and inserts electrode into porcelain insulator. Screws caps over threaded ends of electrodes to form posts for wire connections. Places metal gasket over outer end of porcelain insulator and inserts assembly into metal base (shell). Crimps metal base around insulator, using machine.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

729.684-050 STREET-LIGHT-REPAIRER HELPER (utilities)

Performs any combination of following tasks concerned with maintenance and repair of street lighting equipment in repair shop: Dismantles outside case and lamp preparatory to testing and inspection of electrical components by STREET-LIGHT REPAIRER (utilities). Examines components for defects, such as broken connections, cracks, or excessive wear, and replaces defective parts. Cleans lamp cases, reflectors, switches, transformers, and porcelain bases, using brush and solvent. Paints cases, reflectors, and lamp components subject to corrosion, and reassembles lamp and case as directed. Solders or brazes terminals or connectors, using soldering iron or torch. Assists in testing repaired equipment. May stamp metal tags to identify equipment, using embossing machine. May salvage metal from worn out or defective parts.
GOE: 05.12.16 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

729.684-054 SUBASSEMBLER (elec. equip.)

Performs any of following tasks to assemble electrical equipment and parts, such as armature cores, coils, electric motors, and switches: Tapes lead wires to coils to facilitate soldering. Solders coil and lead wires, using soldering iron. Trims leads and positions parts in specified relationship to each other, using hands and handtools. Bolts, screws, clips, cements, and fastens parts together, using hands, handtools, or portable powered tools. May remove burrs from parts prior to assembly, using file or electric grinder.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

729.684-058 TESTER, ELECTRICAL CONTINUITY (elec. equip.; house. appl.; light. fix.)

Tests electrical units, such as lamps, coils, armatures, and commutators to determine shorts, grounds, or efficiency of unit, using test lamp, meter, or growler: Clamps test wires to electrical unit, screws unit into socket, or inserts lead wires into mercury tube to make contact with testing device. Turns dials to set controls of test equipment and observes meter or test lamp which indicates acceptability of unit. Places armature in growler and manually rotates armature under steel strip. Listens for growling sound and watches for attraction of steel strip to armature surface indicating short circuit. May inspect unit and remove excess solder, mica, or copper chips, using buffing machine, pick, or brush. May demagnetize coils, using demagnetizing equipment. May test carbon pellets with attached shunt wires to determine current flow through pellets, during production of carbon brushes. May be designated according to unit tested as Armature Tester (elec. equip.) II; Carbon Brushes Tester (elec. equip.); Coil Tester (elec. equip.); Commutator Tester (elec. equip.); Electric-Switch Tester (elec. equip.); Light-Bulb Tester (elec. equip.); Resistor Tester (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 88

729.684-062 WIRER, SUBASSEMBLIES (office machines)

Installs color-coded wires and cables in subassemblies, such as fuse panels, control key assemblies, and relay panels, for punched-card office machines according to wiring diagrams and blueprints by any combination of following tasks: Fastens eyelet or spade types of wire lugs to bolt or screw terminals, using wrenches and screwdrivers. Inserts plug ends of wires and cables into jacks, using pliers or special insertion tools. Attaches wire ends to terminal posts, using pneumatic wire-wrapping gun. May test wiring continuity and connections, using ohmmeter, test lights, or other testing devices.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

729.684-066 LAMINATION ASSEMBLER (elec. equip.; electron. comp.) alternate titles: stacking assembler

Stacks, aligns, and secures metal laminations and insulating separators, to assemble laminated cores for electrical parts, such as commutators, coils, armatures, and stators, according to specifications, using either of following methods: (1) Places core laminations and separators into holding device of machine. Starts machine that automatically measures and stacks specified quantity of laminations for each core and inserts separators between laminations. Unloads laminations from machine, and secures laminations using tape or other material. (2) Stacks specified quantity of laminations in holding fixture. Squeezes stack, manually, or presses laminations together in vise or press to reduce kinks or bulges. Measures stack, using rule, and adds or removes laminations and separators to obtain specified dimensions. Aligns edges of laminations, using hammer, and secures laminations, using rubber wrapping material. May place stack of lamination cores into machine that automatically welds laminations into individual cores. May be designated according to method used or type of core assembled as Lamination Stacker, Hand ( elec. equip.; electron. comp.); Lamination Stacker, Machine (elec. equip.; electron. comp.); Transformer-Core Assembler (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 81

729.687-010 ASSEMBLER, ELECTRICAL ACCESSORIES I (elec. equip.; light. fix.) alternate titles: assembler; contact assembler; switchboard contact assembler

Assembles mechanical parts of electrical equipment, such as light sockets, switches, terminal boards, and plugging devices: Fits together parts, such as socket bases, shafts, contact fingers, and springs, in specified sequence, using fixtures, screwdrivers, and air nut runners. Tests actions of moving parts and listens for unusual sounds to detect defective parts or faulty operation. Verifies completed assembly against pictorial drawings. May be designated according to type of equipment assembled as Circuit Breaker Assembler (elec. equip.); Contact-Finger Assembler (elec. equip.); Plug Assembler (elec. equip.); Pull-Socket Assembler (elec. equip.); Push-Button-Switch Assembler (elec. equip.); Terminal-Block Assembler (elec. equip.); Tumbler-Switch Assembler (elec. equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 88

729.687-014 ELECTRODE CLEANER (elec. equip.)

Scrapes surface of graphitized electrodes to loosen particles of coke or encrusted insulating mixture, using scraping tool. Wipes loose material from electrode, using steel wool, and places electrodes into cart for inspection.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

729.687-018 LAMINATION SPINNER (elec. equip.) alternate titles: lamination inspector; rotor-lamination inspector; spinner, iron

Spins core laminations on fixture shaft to align slots and wedge grooves: Slides stacks of laminations onto fixture shaft mounted on bench or floor. Spins or rotates laminations manually until key center-hole slots and wedge grooves are aligned. Inserts fixed gauge into peripheral slots to verify alignment and size of slots. Examines circumference of laminations to detect burrs and bent edges. Slides or lifts laminations from fixture shaft. Discards defective laminations and trucks approved laminations to storage. May file burrs from lamination slots.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

729.687-022 MICA-WASHER GLUER (mine & quarry)

Builds up (glues) mica washers for use as electrical insulators: Dumps washers into tumbler equipped with series of upright spindles onto which washers fall as tumbler spins. Removes spindles filled with washers, dips spindles into binding solution, and places spindles coated with binding solution into drying oven or ignites coated washers with match to dry washers. Removes spindles from dried washers and splits washers into specified thickness, using knife.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

729.687-026 PLATE STACKER, HAND (elec. equip.) alternate titles: grouper; stacker

Groups (interleaves) specified number of positive and negative plates and separators, and places stack on conveyor leading to burning (welding) station. Moves materials about work area, using handtruck.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

729.687-030 SALVAGER (utilities)

Dismantles and cleans electric equipment, such as insulators, fuses, wires, wire clamps, and conduit fittings to salvage serviceable materials: Removes rust and deposits of hardened material, using scrapers, wire brush, and abrasive paper. Dips parts in solvents to remove foreign matter. Paints components exposed to weather. Unloads materials from trucks and conveys materials about shop and warehouse, using handtruck. May drive forklift truck.
GOE: 05.12.18 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

73 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF PRODUCTS MADE FROM ASSORTED MATERIALS

This division includes occupations concerned with shaping, fitting, trimming, assembling, joining, finishing, and repairing products made from combinations of such materials as metal, wood, plastics, rubber, fabric, and paper.

730 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS AND PARTS

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing wind, string, and percussion musical instruments, including pianos and electric or electronic organs. Includes tuning.

730.131-010 SUPERVISOR (musical inst.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in manufacturing musical instruments. Trains new workers. May inspect material at various stages in production to ensure compliance with company standards. May verify accuracy and completeness of records, such as time and production cards. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.281-010 ACCORDION MAKER (musical inst.)

Lays out and constructs accordions, applying knowledge of accordion construction, using handtools and operating variety of wood and metalworking machines: Studies sketch of accordion or customer's specifications to plan work. Measures and marks woodstock to lay out wood parts. Operates woodworking machines, such as saw and sander, and uses carpenter handtools to cut, shape, and finish wood parts of instrument. Measures, cuts, and pleats cardboard to form bellows. Covers bellows with sateen and cloth. Glues leather and places metal guards on corners of bellows. Applies celluloid to accordion parts, such as keys and box ends. Assembles wood and metal parts with screws, nails, or glue, using handtools. Examines fit and finish of instrument and plays notes and chords to inspect completed instrument. May tune accordion reeds and glue reeds in reed blocks [ACCORDION TUNER (any industry)]. May fabricate metal parts, using shop machines and handtools. May repair used instruments [ACCORDION REPAIRER (any industry)]. May be designated according to part made as Bass-Mechanism Maker (musical inst.); Bellows Maker (musical inst.); Box Maker (musical inst.); or by operation performed as Finisher, Accordion (musical inst.).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

730.281-014 ACCORDION REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and tunes accordions and concertinas, using handtools: Disassembles instrument and parts, such as base and treble mechanisms, bellows, reed blocks, and manuals (keyboards), using handtools. Moves parts, observing their action to detect defects. Files, realigns, and adjusts parts, using handtools. Recovers bellows with sateen and cloth. Glues leather on corners of bellows. Operates woodworking machines and uses handtools to make wood replacement parts. Repairs cracks in celluloid. Solders or removes and replaces defective metal parts. Reassembles instrument and plays notes and chords to determine accuracy of repair. May tune accordion or concertina reeds [ACCORDION TUNER (any industry)]. May repair electronic accordions, using electronic testing equipment, to determine defects and to verify repairs.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.281-018 ELECTRIC-ORGAN INSPECTOR AND REPAIRER (musical inst.)

Inspects and repairs electric and electronic organs: Plays organ to determine nature of malfunction. Studies circuit diagrams and performs standard tests to locate mechanical, electrical, or electronic difficulties. Replaces defective components and wiring and adjusts mechanical parts, using soldering equipment and handtools. Aligns, adjusts, and calibrates equipment according to specifications, following circuit diagrams and using alignment tools, handtools, and test equipment.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.281-022 FRETTED-INSTRUMENT MAKER, HAND (musical inst.)

Constructs fretted musical instruments, such as banjos, guitars, and mandolins, by hand, applying knowledge of wood properties and instrument design and construction. May construct bowed instruments [VIOLIN MAKER, HAND (musical inst.)]. May repair bowed instruments [VIOLIN REPAIRER (any industry)]. May repair fretted instruments [FRETTED-INSTRUMENT REPAIRER (any industry)]. May be designated according to instrument made as Guitar Maker, Hand (musical inst.).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

730.281-026 FRETTED-INSTRUMENT REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs fretted musical instruments, such as banjos, guitars, mandolins, and ukuleles, using handtools: Inspects and plays instrument to determine defects. Disassembles instrument, using handtools. Removes, replaces, and dresses (levels) frets, using handtools. Fits wood and metal replacement parts. Reassembles and strings instrument. Adjusts truss rod and bridge to position neck and strings. Plays notes and chords and adjusts string tension to tune instrument. Replaces skin or plastic heads of banjos. Tests and replaces tubes, replaces defective parts, and solders new parts and loose connections on amplifiers, reverberation units, and pickups of electrically amplified instruments. May repair wood bodies or carve wood replacement parts. May be designated according to instrument repaired as Guitar Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.281-030 HARP MAKER (musical inst.)

Shapes and fits harp components to assemble new and repair damaged harps, using handtools and machine tools: Selects wood which will produce desired tonal quality and measures and marks it to lay out design of components. Shapes wood and metal into various parts, using drill press and handtools. Glues wood parts together. Fits metal and wood parts together to form completed harp. Knots each string between soundboard and tuning pin, and turns tuning pin with key to adjust string pitch [HARP REGULATOR (musical inst.)]. Sketches ornamental wood carvings onto graph paper, from customer's description, and orders them made, or carves them himself. May repair damaged harps only and be designated Harp Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

730.281-034 HARPSICHORD MAKER (musical inst.)

Lays out, machines, fits, assembles, and finishes wood, metal, and plastic parts to build harpsichords, applying knowledge of material properties and harpsichord construction: Measures and marks wood, metal, and plastic to lay out instrument components, applying knowledge of instrument design or following sketch or drawings. Operates woodworking machines and uses handtools to form wooden case parts. Sands and scrapes wood parts and applies varnish, stain, or oil to finish surfaces. Fits and assembles parts, using handtools, to assemble harpsichord case. Files cast metal soundboard to fit soundboard into case, using handtools. Operates drill press to drill holes for tuning pins, following template or drawing that locates holes. Bends metal bridges to specified contour, using vise and handtools, and installs bridges on soundboard. Bends nonmetal bridges to specified contour, using steam and clamps, or saws curve-shaped bridges, using bandsaw, and installs bridges on soundboards. Inserts tuning pins and strings instrument, using various gauge wires. Operates shop machines and uses handtools to cut and shape wood, plastic, and leather to form parts of keyboards and actions. Sets pieces of veneer into surface of wood sides of harpsichord to decorate instrument, using glue. Fits and assembles keyboard and action parts and installs them. Carves, shapes, and tapers plectrum (plucking device), using knive. Tunes instrument to specified pitch, using tuning fork, tuning wrench, and handtools. Visually and tactually examines completed instrument and corrects defects. Repairs used instruments. May apply decorative trim, such as stripes, decals, or gilt to finished instrument [DECORATOR (furniture; toy-sport equip.) 749.684-014]. May design and prepare working drawings to build harpsichords.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.281-038 PIANO TECHNICIAN (any industry)

Repairs, refinishes, and tunes pianos, using specialized tools and gauges: Tests components, such as keyboard, pedals, and action assembly, using special tools and gauges. Levels keys by inserting paper shims. Detaches action mechanism and replaces faulty, worn, or broken parts, such as hammers, shanks, and joint connections. Aligns hammers and turns screws to adjust striking action of keys [PIANO REGULATOR-INSPECTOR (musical inst.)]. Replaces broken or missing strings [PIANO STRINGER (musical inst.)]. Tunes strings, using tuning hammer and fork [PIANO TUNER (any industry)]. Examines wooden parts for splits, warps, and other defects. Repairs, replaces, resurfaces, and refinishes wooden parts.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.281-042 PIPE-ORGAN BUILDER (musical inst.)

Lays out, constructs, and assembles electrically controlled pipe organs, using handtools and machines, and following blueprints: Plans layout of organ, following blueprints and sketches of installation site and customer specifications. Operates woodworking machines and uses handtools to cut, shape, fit, and assemble wood components, such as console, wind chest, and wooden pipes. Assembles and installs electrical parts in organ components and solders connecting wires to leads. Examines and tests components prior to transportation to installation site. Fits and assembles component parts of organ in allocated space at installation site [PIPE-ORGAN INSTALLER (musical inst.)]. May voice organ pipes [ORGAN-PIPE VOICER (musical inst.)].
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

730.281-046 VIOLIN MAKER, HAND (musical inst.)

Constructs bowed musical instruments, such as violins, cellos, and violas, using handtools: Selects wood according to type, grain, and seasoning. Lays out parts to be cut, using templates. Saws, carves, and shapes instrument parts, using handtools. Glues parts together, using jigs, forms, and clamps. Finishes surface with stain and varnish. Strings instrument. Plays instrument to evaluate tonal quality. Relocates bridge and sounding post, or shaves wood from bottom of instrument to improve tone. May repair bowed instruments [VIOLIN REPAIRER (any industry)]. May construct fretted instruments [FRETTED-INSTRUMENT MAKER, HAND (musical inst.)]. May repair fretted instruments [FRETTED-INSTRUMENT REPAIRER (any industry)]. May rebuild and restore bowed instruments and be designated Violin Restorer (musical inst.).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

730.281-050 VIOLIN REPAIRER (any industry)

Adjusts and repairs bowed musical instruments, such as cellos, violas, and violins, using handtools: Inspects and plays instrument to determine defects. Disassembles instrument, using handtools. Removes cracked or broken sections, using heated knife and handtools. Glues cracked part, places it in plaster cast, and clamps cast in handpress. Cuts out broken sections, carves replacement parts, and fits replacements to original shape and dimensions of instrument. Reassembles body of instrument, using glue and clamps. Planes and replaces fingerboard, and fits and replaces pegs. Varnishes, rubs, and buffs instruments to protect and decorate them. Strings instrument and fits bridge and soundpost to obtain specified string tension and height. May repair bows. May be designated according to instrument repaired as Bass-Viol Repairer (any industry). When repairing bows, may be known as Bow Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.281-054 WIND-INSTRUMENT REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs, cleans, and alters brasswind and woodwind musical instruments: Inspects instrument, moves mechanical parts, or plays scale to determine defects. Unscrews and removes rod pins, keys, pistons, and other parts. Removes soldered parts, using gas torch. Reshapes parts, using handtools. Removes dents, using mallet or burnishing tool. Fills cracks in wood instruments, using either of following methods. (1) Inserts pinning wire into crack and covers wire with filler. (2) Operates lathe to cut groove around cracks, applies filler, and clamps retaining band into groove, using hand-operated press. Solders patches over cracks in brass instruments, using silver solder, and files patched area to contour of instrument. Resolders parts, using silver or soft solder. Operates lathe to cut off end of metal tubing, or solders attachments onto tubing to improve instrument's tone or intonation. Washes metal in lacquer-stripping solution and cyanide solution to remove lacquer coating and tarnish. Removes burrs from instrument valves, using scraping tool. Laps valves and pistons so they move freely. Heats key cups to melt shellac and removes pads. Polishes instruments, using rag and polishing compound, buffing wheel, or burnishing tool. Glues new pads and cork pieces on key cups, using hot shellac. Bends and cuts replacement springs and screws them into place. May be designated according to type of instrument repaired as Brasswind-Instrument Repairer (any industry); Woodwind-Instrument Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.281-058 BOW MAKER (musical inst.)

Constructs bows for stringed instruments, using handtools and power tools: Selects specified wood to shape bow, utilizing knowledge of bow styles. Cuts and shapes bow blank from wood, using bandsaw, plane, file, and knife. Positions blank over alcohol flame and bends blank to obtain desired curve of bow. Cuts, glues, and solders ornamental material, such as ebony, ivory, tortoise shell, and silver, to form parts of bow, such as frog and ferrule, using bandsaw, torch, and caliper. Drills or chisels mortise in lead of bow or frog to insert bow hair, using lathe, chisel, and hammer. Ties knot in end of bow hair, combs hair to straighten strands, using brush, and inserts hair into mortise, through ferrule, and into frog of bow. Secures bow hair in place with wooden wedge. Smooths and stains bow to achieve desired appearance, using sandpaper, stain, and rags. Adjusts weight, balance, and stiffness of bow by adding or removing decorative material, using handtools. Replaces bow hair [BOW REHAIRER (any industry) 730.684-022] and repairs bows.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

730.361-010 PIANO TUNER (any industry) alternate titles: tonal regulator; tuner

Tunes pianos in private and public establishments, using tuning fork and tuning hammer: Removes board from front of piano to expose strings. Places strips of felt or rubber between strings nearest to string to be tested to mute them. Strikes middle C and compares pitch with that of standard tuning fork. Turns string pin with tuning hammer to adjust tension on string until pitch of string and tuning fork correspond. Tunes remaining notes (strings) by comparing them with middle C and each other. May make initial adjustment of piano strings in factory [CHIP TUNER (musical inst.)].
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

730.361-014 PIPE-ORGAN TUNER AND REPAIRER (any industry)

Tunes and services pipe organs: Directs helper to depress organ console key and strikes tuning fork to sound A above Middle C. Adjusts pitch of organ A pipes to conform with pitch of tuning fork and adjusts pitch of other pipes with references to pitch of other pipes with reference to pitch of tuned pipes by any combination of following methods: (1) Raises or lowers tuning slides and stoppers of metal and wooden pipes. (2) Rolls or unrolls curled strips of metal across tuning holes of metal pipes. (3) Pinches or spreads metal lips that protrude from mouths of metal pipes. Flares or closes metal pipes, using cone-shaped tool. Cleans pipes, using vacuum cleaner, and repairs or replaces worn parts of pipes, console, bellows, and blower, using handtools and power tools, such as pliers and electric sander. May assemble and install new pipe organs in buildings, such as churches and theatres [PIPE-ORGAN INSTALLER (musical inst.)].
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

730.367-010 FINAL INSPECTOR (musical inst.)

Inspects finished musical instruments to ascertain conformance to standards for fit, finish, and tone: Fingers moving parts, such as keys and pedals, to inspect operation. Examines fit of parts at joints. Examines finish of instruments for scratches and defective plating or buffing. Corrects defects or notes defects and returns instrument to production department for correction. Plays notes and chords to test tone aurally or uses electronic tuning device. May adjust instrument to obtain specified tone. May be designated by family of instrument or instrument inspected.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

730.381-010 ACCORDION TUNER (any industry)

Tunes accordions by aurally comparing pitch of reeds with master reeds and filing reeds to obtain standard pitch: Places set of reeds to be tuned in slots in tuning table. Depresses pedal to operate bellows and presses key to blow or draw air through reed to be tuned and master reed. Files reed being tuned until pitch corresponds to master. Replaces defective leather valves. Measures and mixes glue. Places tuned reeds in reed blocks and secures them with glue. Verifies pitch of master reeds by comparing with pitch of vibrating tuning bar or fork. Files reeds until pitch corresponds to pitch of tuning bar or fork. May disassemble and reassemble used instruments to tune reeds.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.381-014 BELL MAKER (musical inst.)

Lays out pattern and shapes sheet metal into brass-wind instrument bells and bell necks, using templates, machine tools, handtools, and blueprints: Traces pattern of bell onto metal, using scribe and template or blueprint. Cuts out bell blank, using hand or power shears. Hammers blank over bell-shaped mandrel, and butts seam, using notching tool. Brazes seam, using torch. Smooths seam, using hammer or file. Operates draw bench or arbor press equipped with expandable lead plug to shape and smooth bell and bell neck over mandrel. Operates spinning lathe to spin bell head and to form bead at tip of bell head [BELL SPINNER (musical inst.)]. Anneals previously shaped bell necks, using hand torch to soften metal for further bending. Removes scratches from bell, using abrasive-coated cloth. May be designated by instrument as Bell Maker, Sousaphones (musical inst.).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.381-018 BRASS-WIND-INSTRUMENT MAKER (musical inst.) alternate titles: assembler; band-instrument maker

Fabricates or alters brass-wind instrument parts, and assembles parts into completed instruments, ascertaining fabrication and assembly procedures from standard or customer's specifications: Reads specifications and makes calculations to determine procedures for fabricating and assembling instrument. Sets up and operates drawbench, bandsaw, and lathe to draw, cut, and machine instrument tubing. Bends tubing around forming blocks by hand. Measures tubing, using rule, to locate position of holes to be drilled for pistons and valve casings. Operates drill press, honing machine, and lapping machine to drill, hone, and lap metal components. Solders piston and valve components, using silver and soft solder. Hammers bell neck around bell-shaped mandrel, and brazes seams with oxyacetylene torch. Operates spinning lathe to shape bell head around mandrel. Assembles parts, such as braces, slides, valves, pistons, and bell head to form completed instrument, using handtools, measuring devices, and soldering iron. Plates assembled instrument with nickel, copper, or silver [PLATER (electroplating)]. May repair brass-wind instruments. May be designated according to instrument or part made as Saxophone Assembler (musical inst.); Valve Maker (musical inst.) I.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.381-022 ELECTRIC-ORGAN ASSEMBLER AND CHECKER (musical inst.)

Assembles electronic organ components: Wires, solders, and installs components, such as amplifier switches, keys, and pedals. Performs standard tests to ensure conformance to standards.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.381-026 HARP REGULATOR (musical inst.)

Completes assembly of harps and tunes them: Screws action to neck, using handtools. Inserts tuning pins in neck. Knots each string between soundboard and tuning pin. Adjusts tuning pins and regulating disks to tune instrument, using handtools and electronic tuning device.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.381-030 HARP-ACTION ASSEMBLER (musical inst.)

Fits, assembles, and inspects harp actions to obtain specified tolerances and operation: Reams metal parts, using machine tools and handtools. Rivets components to assemble action lines, using riveting machine. Inspects action line with level and micrometer to maintain specified tolerance and moves parts to inspect operation. Assembles action lines between action plates and assembles other metal parts onto plates to complete assembly. Inspects and oils completed action.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.381-034 METAL-REED TUNER (any industry)

Tunes metal reeds of musical instruments to standard pitch: Dismantles instrument and removes reed blocks, using handtools. Positions reed block over orifice in testing stand and actuates hand-or foot-operated bellows to sound reed. Strikes tuning bar and compares pitch of reed with that of bar to ascertain that reed is sharp or flat. Removes reed block from testing stand, inserts steel plate between reed and block to support reed, and files reed until it matches pitch of tuning bar. Tunes remaining reeds in their chromatic relationship to tuning bar. May lubricate and make repairs and adjustments to other parts of instrument.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.381-038 ORGAN-PIPE VOICER (musical inst.) alternate titles: voicer

Adjusts metal and wood organ pipes to obtain specified timber and strength of sound: Inserts unvoiced pipes in rack of tuning table and starts electric blower. Depresses key to blow air through unvoiced pipe and voiced master pipe. Listens to difference in tone and determines needed adjustments. Raises or lowers lips of metal flue pipes to regulate airflow over lips, and notches languet (inner tongue), using handtools. Files and raises or lowers reeds in reed pipes. Scrapes and sands lips in wooden pipes and raises or lowers them to regulate airflow. Enlarges or decreases opening in toe hole (hole at base of pipe), using handtools, to regulate loudness of sound. Tunes organ pipes [PIPE-ORGAN TUNER AND REPAIRER (any industry)]. May do final tuning and voicing of pipes in newly installed organs and be designated Organ-Pipe Finisher (musical inst.).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.381-042 PERCUSSION-INSTRUMENT REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs percussion instruments, such as drums, cymbals, and xylophones: Removes drum tension rod screws and rods by hand or using drum key. Lifts rim hoop from drum shell and cuts drumhead from hoop. Cuts new drumhead from animal skin, using scissors. Soaks skin in water until it becomes pliable. Stretches skin over rim hoop and tucks it around and under hoop, using hand tucking tool. Reclamps rim hoop onto drum shell to allow drumhead to dry and become taut. Cuts out section around break in drum shells, and cuts new piece to fit, using power saw and handtools. Glues and clamps new piece in place. Removes dents in tympani, using steel-hitting block. Operates drill press or hand power drill to drill hole at inside end of crack in cymbal, gong, or similar instruments to prevent advance of crack, and cuts out section around crack, using shears or grinding wheel. Repairs bass drum and tympani foot mechanisms, and replaces percussion instrument hardware, such as tension rods and rim hoops, and xylophone and marimba bars and wheels as needed, using handtools. Performs other duties, such as sanding, painting, and cleaning drum shells, and regluing simulated pearl onto shells. May solder or weld frames of mallet instruments and metal drum parts. May lay out and shape laminated wood, and apply decorative trim to fabricate drum shells, using handtools, machine tools, blueprints, and shop drawings, and be designated Drum-Shell Maker (musical inst.).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.381-046 PIPE-ORGAN INSTALLER (musical inst.) alternate titles: organ installer

Assembles and installs components of electrically or mechanically controlled pipe organs, using handtools and following blueprints: Installs and wires components, such as air chests, console, blowers, and airducts, using handtools. Mounts pipes above air chest in predetermined pattern. Secures pipes in wooden racks and fastens racks to chest, using dowels and screws. May tune, maintain, and repair organs [PIPE-ORGAN TUNER AND REPAIRER (any industry)]. May voice pipes [ORGAN-PIPE VOICER (musical inst.)].
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.381-050 PLAYER-PIANO TECHNICIAN (musical inst.)

Installs, tests, and adjusts electronic mechanisms on pianos to convert pianos to self-playing, using handtools and electronic testing equipment and following blueprints: Drills holes in support blocks with portable drill and installs blocks under keyboard at specified angle with whip assembly, consisting of hammers that strike cords to produce musical sounds. Attaches track for mounting music roll and sliding carriage onto key bed of piano, using handtools, and positions electronic control box into carriage. Installs vacuum pump and unit, required to transmit action from music roll through controls to solenoids, using screws and handtools. Places bar containing electrical solenoids on attached support bars, aligning solenoids with whip assembly to ensure engagement of solenoids, whip assembly, and piano hammers. Wires, solders, and installs wiring to piano case and attaches vacuum hose to pump and controls. Places music roll on carrier, starts mechanism, turns controls, and determines if player mechanism functions as required. Makes adjustments or repairs to correct defects, using handtools and electronic testing equipment.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.381-054 TROMBONE-SLIDE ASSEMBLER (musical inst.)

Assembles, solders, and laps trombone slides: Solders slide components, such as tubing sections, braces, and water valves, using gas torch and soft solder, following pattern to form inner and outer sections. Ascertains whether slides are parallel and straight, using gauges. Inserts plugs into slides, and squeezes or separates them to align them. Pushes outer slide over motor-driven shaft coated with abrasive to smooth inner surface. Brushes lubricant on inner slide surfaces and laps inner and outer slides together by hand. May cut tubes, using rotary power saw. May repair trombone slides.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

730.381-058 TUNER, PERCUSSION (musical inst.)

Tunes wood and fiberglass bars used in marimbas and xylophones, metal bars used in bell-lyras and vibraharps, and metal rods used in electronic carillons and tuning forks, using machines and handtools: Strikes bar with mallet and compares tone with tuned block or stroboscope. When tuning wood and fiberglass bars, removes wood and fiberglass with bandsaw and smooths bar with sanding machine or by hand until specified tone is obtained. When tuning metal bars and rods, removes metal with machine grinder and with hand files and scrapers to obtain specified tone. May assemble bars onto instruments. May be designated according to tuning operation performed as Harmonic Tuner (musical inst.); Octave Tuner (musical inst.).
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.384-010 ASSEMBLER, PIANO (musical inst.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble and install components in piano cases or benches: Positions parts in specified relationship to each other preparatory to assembly or installation. Joins parts and bolts, nails, screws, or glues parts to assemble or install parts, using handtools and portable power tools. Planes, sands, and files or adds shims and bushings to obtain specified fit and movement of parts. Machines parts to specifications prior to assembly, using machines, such as circular saw, or single-spindle-drill press. May verify alignment of parts, using ruler and gauge.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.681-010 PIANO REGULATOR-INSPECTOR (musical inst.) alternate titles: adjuster, piano action

Performs any combination of following tasks to inspect and regulate piano internal actions: Examines piano action components after installation for completeness and operation, and removes, repairs, or replaces defective or broken parts, using handtools, glue, nails, and power tools, such as saw, sander, and drill. Verifies alignment of parts, using ruler and gauges. Scrapes, files, bends or adds shims and bushings to adjust operation of alignment of parts as specified. Depresses piano keys to verify operation of piano actions and makes adjustments to obtain specified performance. May mix glue. May assemble parts on to complete assembly prior to regulating. May specialize in inspecting and regulating particular type piano actions, such as spinet, upright, or grand.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

730.681-014 PISTON MAKER (musical inst.)

Finishes brasswind instrument pistons and assembles piston parts, using handtools: Inserts crooks (curved tubes) through precut holes in piston blank and cuts them to length, using sheet metal snippers or table saw. Places piston blank over mandrel or die and pushes steel balls or works ball-ended handtool through crooks to expand crooks to limits of holes into which they are inserted. Presses in piston bottom and head, using small hand press. Solders bottom plate onto piston, and removes excess solder, using scraping tool. Rough trims crooks, after soldering, using table saw. Operates turning lathe to face and bevel piston ends, and to shape and smooth external surface of piston. Operates drill press to tap threads into piston. Solders crooks to piston blank, using silver solder and gas torch. Grinds piston to final size, using special piston grinder and gauge. Inspects finished pistons for defects, such as holes and dents.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

730.681-018 VALVE MAKER II (musical inst.)

Fabricates valves for brass musical instruments, using handtools and machine tools and performing any combination of following tasks: Cuts connecting tubes to specified length, using table saw. Drills connecting tube holes in valve, taps internal and external threads in valve and ballisters, and cuts recess in top of valve or ballisters, using drill press. Fits ballisters onto valve and solders them into place with soft solder. Inserts connecting tubes and braces between valves, and wires (ties) them into place, using pliers. Aligns valves, tubes, and braces, using gauge and hammer. Solders tubes and braces to valves with silver solder. Cuts connecting tubes from interior of piston and bores piston, using honing machine with changeable bits. Hones interior of valve and exterior of piston, using $T3lapping$T1 machine. Cleans excess solder from joints and deburrs inside of valve, using file, scraping tool, and sandpaper, Depresses piston into valve to ascertain that corresponding valve and piston holes match, and solders piston head to piston when holes are matched. Numbers matched valves and pistons to facilitate final assembly.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.682-010 SOCKET PULLER (musical inst.) alternate titles: body maker

Operates machine to draw, face (trim), and roll edges of tone holes of musical instruments, such as flutes and saxophones: Bolts mandrel for particular instrument to machine. Brushes compound on drawing buttons and places them in holes in mandrel. Places instrument body on mandrel with tone holes centered over drawing buttons and clamps it in place. Places bushing over revolving shaft head to form drawing die for each sized tone hole and drawing button. Moves controls to lower revolving shaft and screw it into button. Starts drawing machine that raises shaft and drawing button to draw out tone hole. Repeats operation for each tone hole. Changes mandrel and attaches tools to trim and roll back top edge of tone holes.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.684-010 ASSEMBLER, MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS (musical inst.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble and fasten together parts to form subassemblies or complete musical instruments, such as drums, keyed brass, woodwind, or stringed instruments according to specified instructions or diagrams: Drills, taps, or reams holes to prepare parts for assembly, using drill press or bench-mounted drill. Bends tubing and laps parts by hand to form or join parts. Applies abrasive solvents to sliding joints to cause parts to move freely. Fits or faces parts, using hand file or $T3bench grinder$T1 to trim parts to fit. Aligns metal brass-wind parts, such as valves, knobs, keys, and bars by sight, by placing them in jigs and clamping them on instrument, or by positioning parts, using rulers or gauges. Screws, clips, solders, and glues parts, such as drum hardware, corks, violin necks, wooden bridges, and metal snares, using handtools, portable powered tools, or hand torches. Removes excess solder, using scraping tool. Winds and bends spring wire around valve keys by hand to install valves on brass-wind instruments. Inserts steel bars and squeezes or separates bars to adjust tube spacing on brass-wind instruments. Cleans inside of tubes of brass-wind instruments with swab and cleaning solvent. Installs electric pick-ups in electrically amplified instruments, using screwdriver and soldering gun. May polish or buff exterior of instruments, using rotating buffing wheel. May cut tubing, using power saw. May inspect instruments for defects and reject instruments not meeting specifications. May be designated according to instrument assembled as Final Assembler, Brass-Wind Instruments (musical inst.); Mounter, Brass-Wind Instruments (musical inst.); Stringed-Instrument Assembler (musical inst.); or by part assembled as Bridge Fitter (musical inst.); Knobber (musical inst.); Neck Fitter (musical inst.). May be designated: Mounter, Clarinets (musical inst.); Mounter, Flutes And Piccolos (musical inst.); Mounter, Keyed Instruments (musical inst.); Mounter, Saxophones (musical inst.); Mounter, Sousaphones (musical inst.); Mounter, Trombones (musical inst.); Mounter, Trumpets And Cornets (musical inst.).
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-014 BELL-NECK HAMMERER (musical inst.) alternate titles: folder-and-notcher

Forms and shapes bell necks for brass musical instruments: Bends neck blank down middle by hand. Aligns blank on mandrel, using forming device. Rolls bent blank around mandrel to form seam, using wooden mallet and iron bar. Secures seam for brazing, using notching tool. Smooths brazed seam, using file. Places neck on mandrel and hammers neck to shape it and remove dents, using metal hammer and wooden mallet.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

730.684-018 BELLY BUILDER (musical inst.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to fit and assemble wood soundboard, cast metal plate, and wood bridges to wood frame to fabricate back panel of piano: Glues supporting ribs and bridges to soundboard and glues soundboard to frame, using electronic gluing machine, gluing machine, or gluing press. Screws back panel to frame to reinforce gluing, using screws and screwdriver. Notches ribs and back frame to specifications, using chamfering machine. Clamps metal back plate to back panel, using air-clamp table, and measures and marks location for plate, using ruler, calipers, template, or gauge. Shapes bridges to specified height, using template, gauge, plane, and sandpaper. Presses pedal to release air-clamp and removes metal plate. Marks with punch and drills holes in back panel to attach metal plate, using drill press. Locates, marks, and drills bridge pin holes, using template, punch, hammer, and portable drill. Notches treble bridge with shaper machine or handtools. Hammers bridge pins into holes. Repositions metal back plate on back panel and secures plate to panel with bolts and screws. Verifies alignment of plate with back and bridges, using gauges. Inserts shims or removes wood from frame to adjust level of plate to obtain specified alignment. Hammers wood bushings into tuning pin holes in plate. Hammers tuning pins into bushings. May drill holes in bushings, using drill press. May varnish soundboard and ribs. May grind metal plate bearing bar to specified size, using portable grinder.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-022 BOW REHAIRER (any industry)

Replaces bow hair of stringed instrument bows, using handtools: Disassembles bow and removes spent hair, using handtools. Examines and cleans bow parts. Hand-carves replacement wedges and plugs. Selects new hairs of similar color and binds one end with yarn and resin. Secures bound end in one end of bow and secures it with wedges. Combs hair and binds loose ends with yarn and resin. Secures end in bow with wedges.
GOE: 05.05.12 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.684-026 CHIP TUNER (musical inst.) alternate titles: chipper

Adjusts piano strings to attain specified pitch, in first tuning of partially finished pianos: Rubs strings with wood block to remove irregularities, such as kinks. Plucks specified C or A string with pick and adjusts tuning pin with tuning wrench until pitch of string and tuning fork or bar are in unison. Plucks remaining string and adjusts to specified pitch by aurally comparing with previously tuned strings.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-030 CONSOLE ASSEMBLER (musical inst.)

Assembles and connects organ components, such as speakers, pedal assembly, switch assembly, and amplifiers, on mockup. Makes mechanical adjustments to units. Removes units from mockup and installs in organ case.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.684-034 FRETTED-INSTRUMENT INSPECTOR (musical inst.)

Inspects stringed instruments, such as banjos and guitars, for tone, finish, and mechanical action: Tightens strings of instrument by hand. Plucks and adjusts strings to test tonal quality and intonation. Examines instrument for flaws in construction and finish. Adjusts alignment of parts, using handtools. Files and sands rough areas and applies lacquer over areas with brush. Buffs lacquered areas, using power-buffing wheel.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.684-038 INSPECTOR, WOODWIND INSTRUMENTS (musical inst.)

Inspects woodwind musical instruments, such as clarinets, saxophones, or flutes, for defective finish and mechanical action, and makes repairs, using handtools and testing devices: Tests soldered joints for strength and keys for spring tension, using testing devices. Solders loose parts and adjusts spring tension, using soldering iron and handtools. Examines instrument for defects in finish, and touches up defects, using buffing wheel. Inserts instrument into device that closes all keys and admits compressed air. Observes manometer to ascertain presence of air leakage. Presses pads with finger to locate leakage and adjusts pad, using handtools. Marks other defects for correction.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.684-042 KEYBOARD-ACTION ASSEMBLER (musical inst.)

Assembles and adjusts action of electronic organs: Uncrates keyboards and removes keys from keyboard. Sends keyboard to cabinet shop for shaping. Replaces keys in keyboard and locks board in rotor rack. Adjusts travel (up and down action) of keys and spaces with spacing tool. Regulates tension of key springs. Inserts key action screws into slotted ends of keys and levels key ends. Places keyboard end plates in each end of jig and locks plates in place. Removes keyboard from rotor rack and places keyboard in jig between end plates. Drills holes through keyboard and end plates and inserts screws. Removes keyboard from jig and attaches key action mounting brackets to end plates. Attaches contact plates to underside of keys, using screwdriver. Solders connecting wire across all contact blocks, using soldering iron. Mounts subassembly under keys, using screwdriver. Adjusts level of key ends so key will activate key action.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.684-046 MANUAL WINDER (musical inst.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to assemble components for electronic organs: Inserts tension rod in manual to ease tension on resistance wires welded to contacts. Inserts contacts through actuators and locks actuators in place. Forms loops on ends of wires, using machine; and attaches loop ends to specified terminals. Winds excess wire into trough for tone control. Removes tension rod and ties assembly into place, using thread. Inserts rows of contacts in manual and wires preset stops for change of organ tone. Inserts contact separators in manual. Cleans bus bars, using chamois and alcohol, and inserts bars in manual to form junctions for electrical circuits. Straightens and replaces contacts, and rewires components to correct defective manuals. Inserts holder and wiring comb. Fastens assembly, using screwdriver.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-050 MUSICAL-STRING MAKER (musical inst.)

Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate gut strings for musical instruments: Removes sheep intestine from barrel and places it in cleaning solution. Feeds intestines through stripping machine or runs hands or scraper over intestine to remove mucus. Splits intestine into four pieces and splices pieces together to make uniform lengths. Feels strands to select those of uniform size for various strings. Attaches loops to strands and stretches strands over posts. Twists specified number of strands together to form strings. Fumigates, dyes, and bleaches strings. Verifies gauge of string, using micrometer.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.684-054 PIANO STRINGER (musical inst.)

Threads wires through tuning pins to string pianos, using handtools: Selects specified wire, following chart for particular model, and threads wire through hole in tuning pin, around hitch pin (pin at base of cast plate used to hold string), and through another tuning pin. Cuts wire with cutters and draws it taut, using handtools. Aligns and spaces strings, using handtools. Attaches metal pressure bar, using screws and handtools to stabilize string pressure. May pluck string with pick and adjust tuning pin with tool to bring note to specified range. May insert and hammer tuning pins into previously drilled holes in back panel.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.684-058 PREASSEMBLER AND INSPECTOR (musical inst.)

Laps pistons and slides of brass musical instruments to ensure that joints slide freely: Screws piston onto shaft attached to handle, and brushes pumice compound onto piston. Inserts piston into matched valve, and laps it until it moves freely. Moves sliding joints to detect binding action. Applies abrasive compounds to slides, and files and laps them until they move freely. Inspects soldered joints for excess solder and rejects unacceptable joints.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.684-062 RACKER, OCTAVE BOARD (musical inst.)

Assembles octave rack for electronic organ, according to blueprint or diagram: Clamps rack in jig table. Places octave boards in designated rack sections and staples edges to rack, using stapling gun. Solders wires between boards to connect octave board circuits, using electric soldering iron. Positions wire cable on rack and octave boards, according to blueprint or diagram, and solders cable ends to solder buttons on boards. Attaches hinges to rack, using screwdriver.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-066 SANDER-AND-BUFFER (musical inst.)

Sands unlacquered wooden sections of guitars, using sandpaper and portable-power sander. Repairs cracks in wood, using knife and putty. Stains instrument, using brush, pad or spray gun. Rubs stained surface with cloth or felt pad to remove excess stain and evenly distribute stain. Scrapes away shading from binding to top, back, rim, and neck of instruments, using steel scraper tools and sands instrument smooth, using sandpaper. Hand-buffs lacquered sections of guitar, using cheesecloth and buffing compound.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-070 SEAM HAMMERER (musical inst.)

Smooths brazed seam of copper, nickel, silver, or brass musical instruments, using power roller or hammer: Files seam, using metal file. Places instrument on anvil or mandrel with seam uppermost. Starts hammer and moves instrument piece across anvil to expose seam to hammer, or positions workpiece under wheel of rolling machine and activates wheel to compress seam to specified thickness.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-074 SHEET-METAL-PATTERN CUTTER (musical inst.)

Lays out and cuts sheet metal for brass-wind instrument bells and bell necks, using templates and power tools or handtools: Positions templates on sheet metal to obtain minimum of waste. Marks cutting and forming lines on sheet metal with scriber, following outlines of templates. Cuts metal, following guidelines, using hand shears or power shears.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-078 SLIDING-JOINT MAKER (musical inst.)

Cuts tubing, solders tubes together, and fits into brass wind instrument sliding joints: Sets length gauge of table saw, and cuts tubes to length. Secures tubes in chuck of turning lathe, and works handtools against tube ends to bevel, burr, and ream tubes. Solders tubes, braces, and attachments together and assembles joints, using mallet.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-082 STOPBOARD ASSEMBLER (musical inst.)

Assembles electronic organ stopboards, attaching components, such as stop tabs, brackets, switches, and lights: Drills holes, using electric drill. Attaches holding brackets with screws. Inserts holding screws, stop tabs, and spring clips. Levels stop tabs, using measuring tool. Drills holes and installs stack switch. Attaches bank of indicator lights. Tests lights with battery tester. Installs music rack lighting panel. Attaches face board to exposed ends of stopboard sections, using screwdriver.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.684-086 TESTER (musical inst.)

Tests pitch of reed and brass instruments by sounding note and observing effect on stroboscope: Sets dial on stroboscope to note to be tested. Plays note on musical instrument into microphone connected to stroboscope. Observes whether revolving lights on stroboscope appear to stand still, indicating correctness of pitch, or move slowly to right or left, indicating sharp or flat. Pushes or pulls tuning slide or pulls out mouthpiece to adjust instrument until exact pitch is obtained. Rejects defective instruments. Tests accuracy of stroboscope by striking standard pitch chime and noting indicator.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

730.684-090 TONE CABINET ASSEMBLER (musical inst.) alternate titles: pedal assembler

Assembles pedal board and keyboard-coupler assemblies, and mounts speakers and parts to tone cabinets of electronic organs, following detailed drawings, and using handtools: Cements felt strips to wood frames of chassis. Lays out and drills holes in frame, using ruler, pencil, and hand drill. Mounts metal guide bars in holes and secures them to frame with wood screws. Scribes line for mounting felt to note-mounting channel, using straightedge. Cements felt strips on channel. Fastens pedals to mounting channel, inserts and crimps pedal tension springs on pedal frames, and adjusts tension of springs. Cements felt strips to channel tips. Cuts speaker and speaker adapter portholes in panel of tone cabinet. Installs front and top speakers and solders connecting wires to speakers. Mounts grille cloth over speakers. Cuts hole in rear panel of cabinet for receptacle of connector cable and connects cable wires to speakers. Mounts insulation in speaker enclosures. Assembles keyboard kit and attaches mounts to brackets of keyboard assembly. Cements felt to keynote channels. Clamps keyboard assembly to coupler assembly and attaches assemblies to chassis frame.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.684-094 TONE REGULATOR (musical inst.)

Compresses or loosens felt on piano hammers to brighten or soften tone of piano strings: Depresses piano key and listens to piano tone. Sands defective hammers with sanding paddle or brushes lacquer on hammer to harden felt and increase tonal brilliance. Jabs felt hammer with needles to soften hammers and increase tonal mellowness. Removes excess felt from hammer, using file. Inspects and adjusts string spacing and striking point of hammers, using wrench and burner. Files burrs from tuning pins.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

730.685-010 LOOPER (musical inst.) alternate titles: ball-ender

Tends machine that twists loop around fitting at end of wire musical-instrument strings: Positions cylindrical fitting (brass cylinder with hollow center) onto post on horizontal shaft of looper machine. Inserts wire-string into securing hole in machine table. Draws loose end of wire-string around fitting on shaft and back across machine table. Pulls bar over wire-string on machine table to hold wire-string secure. Depresses treadle, causing wire-looped cylinder to revolve, twisting loop and fastening fitting to end of wire-string. Stops machine and removes looped fitting from machine. Places wire-string in holder for collection. May test loop strength, using applied tension. May verify gauges of wire with micrometer.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.685-014 MOUTHPIECE MAKER (musical inst.)

Tends shop machines that form and shape mouthpieces for woodwind instruments: Screws mouthpiece into boring machine that follows template to automatically form base of piece. Positions mouthpiece in chuck of automatic turning lathe and shapes outside of mouthpiece. Feeds mouthpiece in sloping machine to cut slope to specified dimensions. Presses tip of mouthpiece against abrasive wheel to grind to specified curvature. Places mouthpiece in fixture of chambering (shaping) machine to shape inside opening. Cuts and attaches cork around forward part of mouthpiece to ensure fit of mouthpiece into instrument, using knife and glue. Verifies dimensions, using micrometers and gauges. Operates power buffing wheel to buff mouthpiece.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

730.686-010 CUTTER, WOODWIND REEDS (musical inst.)

Feeds machines that saw and abrade cane (cultivated bamboo) into woodwind instrument reeds: Places stalk of cane against length guide on table of bandsawing machine that cuts cane to length. Sorts cut pieces by diameter. Splits pieces into strips, using hand-operated splitting device. Places strips into blanking-machine that cuts excess material from strips to form reed blanks. Places blanks on conveyor belt that feeds against rotating sanding disk. Inserts blank into holding device of cutting machine that tapers one end of reed blank. Removes tapered reeds and sorts, using gauge.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

731 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF GAMES AND TOYS

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing BB guns, trains, toy musical instruments, models, poker chips, dolls, chess and checker sets, and children's vehicles. Occupations concerned with fabricating such textile products as doll clothing and children's costumes are included in Division 78.

731.131-010 SUPERVISOR, TOY ASSEMBLY (toy-sport equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly, cleaning, and painting of metal, plastic, and wooden toys: Assembles toys to aid in meeting schedule or to determine cause of production delays. Directs workers in assembly methods by demonstrating assembly tasks. Trains workers in operation and maintenance of equipment used in assembly and painting of toys on production line. Schedules conveyor line changes according to production requirements. Inspects toys for finish and operation. Maintains production and personnel records. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in constructing prototype toys and be designated Supervisor, Model Making (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

731.280-010 MODEL MAKER (toy-sport equip.)

Constructs mechanically functioning prototypes of toys from blueprints, using metalworking, woodworking, and plastic-forming machines and handtools: Studies blueprint design and selects stock material, such as aluminum, wood, styrene, and fiberglass, according to design specifications. Lays out design of parts on stock, following blueprints and using measuring and drawing instruments. Designs and casts molds from resin for use in injection-molding and plastic-forming machines. Sets up and operates machines, such as injection-molding machine, vacuum plastic-forming machine, drill press, lathe, jointer, milling machine, and sanding machine, to cut, shape, and sand model parts. Assembles and fastens parts together, using handtools, glue, bolts, nails, and clamps.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

731.381-010 DICE MAKER (toy-sport equip.)

Fabricates dice from precut nitric-celloid cubes according to specifications: Places nitric-celloid cubes in electrically heated metal box to remove volatile solvents. Operates milling machine to shape cubes to specified tolerance, according to dimensions specified on work order. Measures cubes with vernier caliper. Operates drill press to drill spots in cubes. Paints spots on cubes, using implement. Finishes dice to tolerance of 0.001 inch, using buffing wheel or draws dice over various grades of sandpaper to achieve dull finish.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

731.587-010 FINISHER, HAND (toy-sport equip.)

Dresses and decorates toys or dolls with ready-made clothes, ribbons, and ornaments, such as bells and collars: Glues precut facial features and hats on toy. Directs air from blower over toys to remove dust and lint. Records production. May dress dolls with unfinished garments and sew them onto doll. May glue heads of toys onto bodies.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

731.684-010 COIN-MACHINE ASSEMBLER (svc. ind. mach.) alternate titles: switchpanel mounter

Mounts and connects switch panels to control boxes of electric pinball machines. Attaches switch panels to control boxes, using screws and screwdriver, and solders switch panel wires to electric plugs of control boxes, using soldering iron.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

731.684-014 DOLL REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs damaged dolls: Examines doll to determine extent of damage and repairs needed. Disassembles doll to remove damaged parts. Repairs or replaces parts and reassembles doll. Repaints dolls, retouches lips, and cheeks, using paint and brush. Replaces eyelashes and hair, using glue. May package or otherwise prepare repaired doll for shipment or storage.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

731.684-018 TOY ASSEMBLER (retail trade)

Assembles knocked-down toys for delivery to customers, using handtools and manufacturer's diagram or instructions.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

731.684-022 TOY-ELECTRIC-TRAIN REPAIRER (retail trade)

Repairs toy electric trains in retail toy store, using pliers, screwdrivers, and soldering iron: Removes defective parts and replaces with new ones. Adjusts coils and moving parts. Does touchup painting as required.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

731.685-010 ROOTER OPERATOR (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: doll-wig maker, rooted hair; hair-rooting-machine operator

Tends machine that roots (stitches) prescribed quantity of hair onto doll head: Places one or more cones of precurled synthetic hair at rear of machine. Pulls single strand of hair from cone, threads needle, and positions doll head on machine post. Depresses pedal to activate needle and maneuvers head under needle in prescribed manner until machine stops at end of rooting cycle. Releases pedal to activate device that cuts hair from cone at specified length. Places completed head in containers for removal to finishing department. May tend machine that curls hair as it is being sewn onto doll heads.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

731.685-014 STUFFER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: blower; toy stuffer

Tends machine that blows filler into stuffed-toy shells: Inserts precut supporting wire into shell. Places shell opening over stuffing machine nozzle. Depresses pedal to blow cotton or chopped foam rubber filler into shell to impart shape to toy. Places stuffed toy in tote box. Records production. May stuff toys by hand.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

731.685-018 TIRE SETTER (toy-sport equip.)

Tends machine that attaches rubber tires or semipneumatic tires to wheels of children's vehicles, such as tricycles or bicycles, using either of following methods: (1) Starts machine and positions rubber tire material against machine fence in line with threading hole. Depresses pedal causing machine to thread wire through tire and cut wire to specified length. Inserts protruding ends of wire in slots and holes of machine forming loop with tire. Positions vehicle wheel inside loop formed by tire and depresses pedal to activate machine and draw wire, twist wheel, trim wire, and secure wire on wheel. Slides wheel onto shaft between rollers of machine with wire twist up and depresses pedal causing rollers to push ends of tire over wire-twist to complete tire. (2) Places tire in jaws of machine and starts machine to stretch tire. Positions wheel inside stretched tire on machine, holds wheel, and depresses pedal to release tire onto wheel rim. May install sprocket, dust cap, and secure sprocket with snap ring on bicycle wheel, using metal cone.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

731.687-010 ASSEMBLER (svc. ind. mach.)

Assembles ball-propelling units of pinball games, using handtools: Screws cap on rod with pliers and slips spring on rod. Inserts end of rod through hole in housing and attaches pull knob, using screwdriver. Pulls knob to test spring tension of assembly.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

731.687-014 FINISHER (fabrication, nec)

Sets doll hair into specified style by combing, brushing, and cutting: Places doll head on holder and combs and brushes hair in prescribed manner to smooth and untangle hair, using wire brush and petroleum jelly. Cuts hair to desired length, using scissors. Sets hair into specified style and secures in place, using rubber bands. Wipes doll face to remove smudges, using damp cloth. Places plastic bag over finished head and tucks edges under base to prevent damage to hair and face.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

731.687-018 HACKLER, DOLL WIGS (toy-sport equip.)

Grasps and pulls synthetic hair through teeth or bristles of hackle to remove tangles and soften fibers preparatory to making doll wigs. May arrange and finish doll wigs, using comb, and be designated Wig Comber (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

731.687-022 INSPECTOR, TOYS (toy-sport equip.)

Inspects subassembly or finished metal, plastic, and wooden toys for conformance to specifications: Examines toys at end of assembly line for items, such as paint scratches or nicks, inclusion of accessories, operation of moving parts, and decal application. Removes defective toys from line or performs repairs, such as touching up paint, tightening screws, or bending fastening tabs. Cleans toys with damp sponge and transfers them to packing section. Weighs specified quantities to fill orders for toys. May test operation of toys, using testing equipment.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

731.687-026 MOLD FILLER, PLASTIC DOLLS (toy-sport equip.)

Fills molds with plastic compound to cast doll heads, arms, and legs: Inspects molds and covers for cleanliness and cleans them as required with solvent and rags. Ignites hand-operated gun and inserts nozzle into fill plug of mold. Presses trigger of gun which automatically discharges premeasured amount of plastic compound into mold. Places cover on mold and bolts it in place, using pneumatic wrench. Pushes mold onto conveyor. May strip mold after curing.
GOE: 06.04.32 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

731.687-030 PUZZLE ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.)

Fits together pieces of jigsaw puzzles to form completed unit: Removes puzzle forms and paint trays from conveyor and stacks them according to color code. Removes puzzle parts from trays and fits part into form. Places assembled puzzle on conveyor.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

731.687-034 TOY ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.)

Assembles parts of various materials, such as plastic, wood, metal, or fabric to mass produce toys, performing any combination of following tasks: Selects parts specified and positions parts in designated relationship to each other, using hands, tweezers, or pliers. Assembles and fastens parts of toys together, using clips, glue, jig, screws, dowels, nails, handtools, and portable powered tools. Inspects toys for specified color and operation of parts. May tend previously set up machines, such as drill press, reamer, welding machine, nailing machine, flanging press, and punch press to drill, cut, weld, trim, fit, or insert toy parts on assembly line. May be designated according to item assembled or material used as Assembler, Toy Voices (toy-sport equip.); Doll-Eye-Setter (toy-sport equip.); Stuffed-Toy Joiner (toy-sport equip.); Toy Assembler, Plastic (toy-sport equip.); Toy Assembler, Wood (toy-sport equip.); Wheel Assembler, Baby Carriage (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

731.687-038 WIRE CUTTER (svc. ind. mach.)

Cuts copper wire to specified length, using hand shears, for use in manufacture of pinball machines.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

732 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF SPORTING GOODS

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing golf and tennis goods, gymnasium and playground equipment, basketballs, fishing gear, decoys, roller skates and ice skates, body-protection equipment, and bowling balls. Occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing athletic and sports apparel are included in Division 78. Occupations concerned with fabricating and repairing small arms are included in Group 736, and occupations concerned with fabricating ammunition are included in Group 737.

732.130-010 SUPERVISOR (toy-sport equip.)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating, assembling, or repairing sporting goods, such as athletic balls, billiard tables, bowling balls, bows and arrows, golf clubs, and under-water equipment: Directs workers in operation of machines and assembly techniques. Tours work area to ascertain progress of scheduled work and observes workers to verify conformity with prescribed work procedures, safety regulations, productivity, and standards of work quality. Occasionally examines assembled products to determine if products meet company specifications. Reports defective machinery and equipment to designated personnel to obtain repairs required. May assemble items to aid in meeting production schedule or determine cause of production delays. Performs other duties described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to activity supervised as Assembly Supervisor (toy-sport equip.); Fabrication Supervisor (toy-sport equip.); Repair Supervisor (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

732.281-010 CUSTOM SKI MAKER (toy-sport equip.)

Fabricates customized skis, using knowledge of materials and techniques of production: Examines designs and confers with engineering personnel to determine production specifications. Computes deviations from standard specifications required to produce customized skis. Collects parts required and fabricates cams and core form needed to make skis, using planing machine. Turns knobs to adjust temperature of mold press to specified setting. Positions parts, such as heel pad, toe-edge, and shims in female die of mold. Wraps fiberglass around polyurethane foam core, pours epoxy resin over core, and positions core in female die of heated mold press for shaping. Removes ski from die, scrapes edge with putty knife to remove resin flash, and mounts ski in rack to stabilize camber and torsion. Visually inspects finish applied to skis by other production workers to ensure compliance with specifications. Verifies configuration of skis in repose and under stress, using micrometer, rulers, and weight-distribution measurement graph. Records information on materials used and techniques applied to fabricate skis.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

732.364-014 SKI-BINDING FITTER-AND-REPAIRER (toy-sport equip.)

Fits and attaches bindings to skis, according to customer needs and ski and boot specifications, and repairs ski bindings and skis, using power tools and handtools: Records customer statistics, such as height, weight, skiing experience, and skiing habits to maintain reference file. Reviews customer data and ski manufacturer specifications to determine method of locating and attaching binding to skis. Measures length of ski-running surface with ruler to locate center of skis. Places skis in clamps, positions drilling-jig on skis, and drills holes, using electric hand drill and utilizing knowledge of composition of skis. Screws bindings to skis, using screwdriver, and secures boots in bindings to ensure required flexibility. Replaces defective bindings, cements separated layers of laminated skis, using epoxy resin and clamps, and sharpens ski edges, using file, to repair skis. Occasionally sells skis when sales staff are busy.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

732.381-010 BOW MAKER, CUSTOM (toy-sport equip.)

Selects, laminates, shapes, and finishes woods, plastics, and metals to make archery bows: Selects materials from stock according to customer's specifications, and preshapes parts, using handtools and power tools. Applies specified adhesives between parts. Assembles parts and places assembled bows in glue press to cure. Heats bows in steam box until pliable and clamps bows on form to shape curves and recurves. Trims and smooths bows, using handtools and sandpaper. Stains, paints, and varnishes bows according to specifications. May apply decals to bows. May rework or repair damaged bow and be designated Bow Repairer, Custom (toy-sport equip.). May make arrows, using die cutter to cut feathers used on arrows.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

732.381-014 BOWLING-BALL GRADER AND MARKER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: grade and center marker

Lays out axis through light and heavy centers of bowling balls and gauges and grades balls according to size, color, and quality: Floats bowling ball in mercury pool and locates and marks center of light side, using plumb bob and grease pencil. Places ball in jig and locates center of heavy side, using center gauge. Examines ball for defects and color quality, measures size with ring gauge, and marks data to be engraved under trademark, using grease pencil. Places rejected balls aside for reworking.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

732.381-018 GOLF-CLUB HEAD FORMER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: club former

Adjusts loft and lie (angle made by club face to neck) on golf club irons to specified angle, using hammer. Reads work order to determine number and model of club being formed. Reads chart specifying angle of loft and lie for club and measures angles, using bench-size protractor or gauges. Places forging on lead block and hammers neck or head to open or close angles to achieve specified angle dimensions. Inserts shaft and verifies conformance of angles with standards, using gauge.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

732.381-022 GOLF-CLUB REPAIRER (toy-sport equip.)

Repairs worn or damaged golf clubs or customized golf clubs according to customer specifications, using handtools: Dismantles golf clubs and replaces worn or damaged parts or parts specified by customer, such as head, shaft, sole plates, and composition inlays in faces of woods, using screws, rivets, epoxies, files, sandpaper, drills, hammers, heating torch, and vise. Wraps shanks of clubs with cord or cements on plastic sleeves to prevent shanks from splitting. Removes old grips. Attaches new grips by applying listing materials to build up handle area and by wrapping leather strip over listing materials, or brushes on adhesive and slips molded rubber grips onto shaft. Reweights clubs by adding or subtracting lead or brass weights to achieve $T3swing weight$T1 specified. Sands and files faces of woods or hammers heads of irons to change loft or lie of clubs or to open or close faces of clubs. Stains, shellacs, or oils wooden heads and shafts and polishes steel heads on buffing wheel to finish clubs. Cleans and polishes chrome-plated metal golf club heads, using buffing machine and sand-blasting equipment. May make clubs to customer specifications, using ready-made shafts and club heads and be designated Golf-Club Maker (toy-sport equip.); or according to operation performed as Assembler, Golf-Wood Head (toy-sport equip.); Golf-Club Finisher (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

732.384-010 ASSEMBLER, BILLIARD-TABLE (toy-sport equip.)

Assembles new billiard or pool tables, performing any combination of following tasks: Cuts, trims, and installs pool table parts, such as cushions, cloth covering, pockets, and tabletops, using cement, tacks, scissors, hammer, and portable bandsaw. Assembles and installs rails and legs, using handtools. Installs specified pool table accessories, such as coin meter assembly and ball return gullies, using handtools and power tools. May assemble billiard sticks and glue tips on ends, using brush and glue. May repair billiard tables, using handtools and power tools and be designated Billiard-Table Repairer (retail trade; toy-sport equip.); or may be designated according to component assembled as Cushion Former (toy-sport equip.); Cushion Installer (toy-sport equip.); Frame Assembler (toy-sport equip.); Leg Assembler (toy-sport equip.); Pocket Assembler (toy-sport equip.); Rail Assembler (toy-sport equip.); Trim Mounter (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.384-014 INSPECTOR AND ADJUSTER, GOLF CLUB HEAD (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: loft and lie inspector and adjuster

Inspects golf club irons to verify conformance with specifications and adjusts angles, using rubber mallet: Measures angle of loft and lie, using gauges. Adjusts neck or head to achieve specified angle dimensions.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

732.487-010 BOWLING-BALL WEIGHER AND PACKER (toy-sport equip.)

Weighs bowling balls, computes weight differential between light and heavy sides, records data on box, and packs balls for sales, storage, or shipment: Places ball (heavy side out) on pan of straight-beam-balance scale and reads and records weight. Reverses position of ball on scale pan, reads and records weight, and computes differential between light and heavy sides. Reweighs ball with heavy side down to ascertain true weight. Records data on packing box, using pen or grease pencil. Packs ball in box and seals box with glue or gummed tape.
GOE: 06.04.38 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

732.567-010 INSPECTOR, GOLF BALL (toy-sport equip.)

Inspects and tests golf ball centers and wound cores for conformance to standards and records results: Squeezes liquid centers through wringer to observe cover leaks. Examines wound cores to see that ball is round and that thread condition meets specifications. Passes ball through go-not-go gauges to verify size. Places wound cores on fixture of compression tester, presses pedal to drop ram, and observes gauges to obtain compression reading. Sorts balls according to compression registered on gauge. Reports compression test results and other quality factors.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.584-010 BOWLING-BALL ENGRAVER (toy-sport equip.)

Engraves brand name, serial number, and other identification data on plastic bowling balls, using pantograph-routing machine: Inserts cutting bit in router head and secures bit with wrench. Selects and clamps specified pattern (letters or design) under tracing stylus of pantograph-routing machine. Centers bowling ball in jig and clamps ball into position under router head. Starts machine and lowers tracing stylus to beginning point on pattern. Pulls lever, lowering cutting bit onto surface of bowling ball, and guides tracing stylus over pattern, causing router to cut identification data on ball. Examines ball to detect irregular or incomplete engraving and places defective balls aside for rework.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.584-014 FINISHER (toy-sport equip.)

Shapes and smooths archery bows and tennis racket frames to final contours of phototype designs prior to application of finish coating, using scrapers, files, and emery paper: Clamps bow or frame in padded vise and files off excess wood or fiberglass to give finish shape to item. Scrapes flat surfaces to remove file marks. Shapes tip nocks of bows with circular file. Smooths surfaces to final finish, using vibratory sander and emery paper. Marks item with identification for inspector's reference and records number and type of item finished.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

732.587-010 GOLF-BALL TRIMMER (toy-sport equip.)

Shaves $T3flash$T1 from molded golf balls, using trimming machine: Positions golf ball in locating cup. Depresses pedal to move golf ball against driver cup. Presses degrooving knife against rotating golf ball to shave flash. Releases pedal to drop golf ball in chute. May remove flash from golf balls, using machine that sands flash from surface of ball. Keeps production records.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.587-014 GOLF-CLUB WEIGHER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: golf-club matcher

Weighs golf clubs on scale to obtain $T3swing weight$T1 for matching irons and sorts clubs according to swing weight: Positions club in holding fixture of scale with grip in holder and head extending over and beyond fulcrum point. Reads pointer on scale indicating swing weight. Wraps heads of weighed clubs in cellophane bag and tapes bag to shaft with colored tape designating swing weight of club. Places weighed and wrapped clubs in tote box with work order.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-010 ARROWSMITH (toy-sport equip.)

Paints decorations and glues nock, head, and feathers on shaft of archery arrows: Applies glue to ends of arrow and places nock on one end and hunting or target head on other end. Positions arrow in rotating cresting (decorating) machine and paints bands of specified color on rotating arrow shaft, using brush. Clamps arrow into fletching (feathering) jig of rotating fletching table leaving edge of quill exposed. Applies glue to exposed edge and positions edge on arrow shaft. Repeats gluing operation until specified number of feathers are glued to arrow. May mix paints according to color chart. May be designated according to duties performed as Crester (toy-sport equip.); Fletcher (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-014 ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.)

Assembles water sports equipment, such as diving boards, under-water equipment, and water skis, using handtools and power tools: Positions parts in sequence of assembly following work orders, guides, holes, or edges. Screws precut parts together, using handtools, or glues parts together, using glue and clamps. Reams threads on tanks, using die cutting tool. May bore holes for attachment of accessories, using portable drill. May examine completed items for functioning and conformance to specifications. May be designated according to article assembled as Air-Tank Assembler (toy-sport equip.); Diving-Board Assembler (toy-sport equip.); Water-Ski Assembler (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-018 ASSEMBLER, LIQUID CENTER (toy-sport equip.)

Molds golf ball center covers and encases liquid centers in molded covers: Fills pans with specified amounts of water and chemicals and packs dry ice around pans. Places liquid centers for golf balls in series of pans of chemical solutions to freeze liquid, remove gelatin cover, and clean surface. Centers rubber disks on mold, closes cover, and inserts mold in press. Pulls lever to close press and mold disks into semispheres. Removes mold, places semispheres in upper and lower cavities of molding press, places frozen centers on semispheres, and pulls lever to close mold. Opens mold after prescribed time and removes centers encased in rubber. Pulls $T3flash$T1 from around centers and places them in dry ice preparatory to vulcanizing.
GOE: 06.04.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-022 ASSEMBLER, PING-PONG TABLE (toy-sport equip.)

Assembles parts, such as table-top sections, trim, hinges, and legs, to produce ping-pong tables: Positions table-top sections in jig and applies glue along table edge, using glue and brush. Places wooden trim strips over glue and attaches strips to table edge, using staple gun or power screwdriver. Fastens parts, such as hinges, legs, leg braces, and locks, using power screwdriver.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-026 BALL ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.)

Assembles balls from rubber, rubber impregnated fabrics, and leather, on wax-ball lasts (forms), using handtools: Places wax-ball last in holding fixture and brushes on cement. Presses and smooths rubber impregnated fabric panels on last in specified pattern to cover ball last, leaving space for door opening flap for wax removal. Repeats operation, cementing on specified number of plies to form basketball carcass. Inserts bladder into carcass through door opening and inflates to specified pressure. Aligns flaps of door to matching edges of carcass, brushes on cement, and presses flaps down to close door. Brushes cement on molded carcass or receives cemented carcass. Inspects wet adhesive for dried lumps and missed spaces. Aligns precut leather or rubber panels between raised ribs of molded carcass. Presses and smooths panels onto carcass to complete assembly of basketball. Cuts off air valve nipple flush with ball, using scissors or knife. Paints stripes along false seams, using brush and ink. Waxes balls, using paste wax and damp cloth. Buffs ball surface, using power buffer. Affixes decals to balls and labels balls, using stencil and spray gun. May fabricate and repair rubber or plastic ball bladders. May repair returned, worn, or damaged basketballs by putting in new carcasses or repanelling old carcasses. May specialize in one phase of assembly and be designated Carcass Assembler (toy-sport equip.); Door Closer (toy-sport equip.); Leather Coverer (toy-sport equip.); or according to type of ball as Basketball Assembler (toy-sport equip.); Soccer Ball Assembler (toy-sport equip.); Volleyball Assembler (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-030 BASEBALL INSPECTOR AND REPAIRER (toy-sport equip.)

Inspects and grades baseballs or softballs and repairs defects, using handtools: Examines ball for defects, such as crooked, uneven or raised stitches, lumps, and irregular shapes. Straightens crooked stitches by pulling or prying them into place with awl. Places balls with raised stitches into bench press and clamps top of press to flatten stitches. Pushes curved awl through seams to press and smooth lumps under cover of ball. Weighs softballs on scale. Grades baseballs according to model and quality, and grades softballs according to model, quality, and weight. Rejects nonrepairable and misshaped balls.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-034 BASEBALL SEWER, HAND (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: hand stitcher

Sews leather covers on baseballs and softballs: Places glue-dipped ball in buck frame and stretches both leather covers over ball. Pulls perforated edges of covers together with pliers and tacks covers into place with brads or staples. Sews covers onto ball with harness needle, using waxed linen thread.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-038 BOW MAKER, PRODUCTION (toy-sport equip.)

Fabricates and shapes laminated archery bows: Selects dies according to type bow to be produced and bolts dies to bow press. Applies epoxy resin to precut wood and fiberglass parts for laminating. Aligns parts, following reference marks, and clamps parts to press. Cures bows for specified time to form contour of bow, using bow press. Cuts string nocks in bow tips and bevels bow edge, using abrasive wheels and sanders. Shapes and finishes contour of bow, using belt sanders. Examines bow for twist and adjusts string position to compensate for deficiencies noted. Buffs bow to smooth finish, using power buffer. Measures force required to pull bow string to full draw, using scale and pulley device, to determine if bow meets specifications. May apply decorative or identifying decal to bow. May varnish and stain bow to protect surface. May assemble crossbows and be designated Crossbow Maker (toy-sport equip.). May repair defects in bows damaged in production or returned to factory for repair.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

732.684-042 BOW-STRING MAKER (toy-sport equip.)

Makes strings for archery bows: Loops string around posts of jig and ties ends together, waxing ends by hand. Holds end of string and spins hand-winding jig to form loops on both ends. Attaches string to post and winds strands to complete bow string. Winds extra wrapping around string to give protection at point where notch of arrow fits onto string. May wind string, using automatic bow-string making device.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-046 CELLULOID TRIMMER (toy-sport equip.)

Attaches celluloid band to golf club shaft to anchor ends of leather grip: Bevels grip with knife to taper it to shaft. Slides celluloid band onto tapered part of grip and shrinks celluloid to size, using electric heating jig. Applies cement to tapered grip and cements band in place over end of grip. Sands celluloid band, trims it to length with knife, and cleans grip with cleaning fluid.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-050 FEATHER STITCHER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: stitcher, hand

Sews feathers of shuttlecocks together by hand: Places shuttlecock in holding device and sews several rows of stitching in feathers above base of shuttlecock, using curved needle. May be designated according to row of stitching worked on as Bottom Stitcher (toy-sport equip.); Middle Stitcher (toy-sport equip.); Top Stitcher (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-054 FISH-STRINGER ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.)

Joins parts, such as chain, catches, and swivel, to assemble fish stringer: Positions and holds stringer chain against premeasured marks on worktable to measure chain. Opens link and separates measured length of chain from stock length, using prying device. Positions swivel over end of link, and presses ends of link together to close link and secure swivel to chain, using bending device. Attaches stringer catches to chain, using clip snaps or pliers. Places completed stringer in box, and seals box, using gummed tape.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-058 FISHING-LURE ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.)

Cuts out fishing lure parts from metal strips, and assembles lures, using machines and handtools: Secures specified dies in machine, using wrench. Threads roll of blank metal through machine. Depresses pedal to start machine and cut out parts, such as bodies, spinners, or spoons, from metal strip. Coats surface of lures, such as plugs or popping bugs with paint, using spray gun. Bores holes in cutout parts, using drill press or hand drill. Joins lures and attachments, such as hooks, skirts, or swivel according to model or work ticket specifications, using cement, pliers, or screwdriver.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-062 FISHING-REEL ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: reel assembler

Assembles fishing reels, performing any combination of following tasks: Positions parts, such as washers, levers, springs, line spool, and retaining rings, in slots, holes, or over pins provided on frame of fishing reel. Inserts drive shaft through line spool and frame bearing. Positions side plate assembly containing gears and crankshaft on frame, aligns screw holes, and screws assembly to frame, using powered screwdriver. Places crank on crankshaft and tightens nut with wrench to fasten crank to shaft. Screws parts, such as control knobs and case covers, to frame. Tests and adjusts reel for unrestricted, positive movement of parts by performing such tasks as rotating reel crank, pulling fishline off spool, and turning adjustment screws or knobs located on reel. May disassemble reel, realign parts, and remove burrs to rework defective reels, using handtools. May operate arbor and kick presses to perform such tasks as forcing bushings into reel frames, riveting parts to subassemblies, and pressing or staking gears on shafts.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-066 FISHING-ROD ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: fishing-rod trimmer

Assembles fishing rods from rod blanks, line guides, ferrules, handles, and reel seats: Heats rod cement over alcohol lamp and drip-melts it into ferrules, rod tip, and reel seat and handle socket. Presses ferrules, rod tip, and other parts onto rod blank while cement is hot and fluid. Aligns and spaces line guides on rod, and secures, using rod-winding-thread. Winds additional bands of rod-winding-thread at ends of rod tip and ferrules to strengthen and decorate rod. May apply varnish, lacquer, or shellac to rod and windings. May repair rods and replace tips, line guides, ferrules, and windings. May assemble kits of fishing rod parts.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-070 FISHING-ROD MARKER (toy-sport equip.)

Marks layout on fishing rods, according to specified marking pattern, to indicate where guides are to be attached or decorative striping or winding applied: Reads work order to ascertain specified pattern board and fastens pattern board to workbench. Lays rod against pattern and marks layout on rod corresponding to markings on pattern. May suspend rods on two parallel bars, allowing rods to roll to their natural center of gravity, and mark this position to indicate area for attachment of side guides.
GOE: 06.02.31 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-074 FLY TIER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: artificial-fly tier; bait tier; fly winder

Makes artificial fish flies and lures, using feathers, fur, thread, and fishhooks, according to prototype design: Clamps fishhook in vise and wraps thread around shank or hook. Pulls feathers or fur of specified color or type from quill or pelt, positions on hook, and wraps in place with thread. Repeats operation to simulate wings, legs, and tail of insect. Wraps thread or colored wire around shank of hook in continuous spirals to form body of insect. Ties and cuts off thread. May brush dope on windings to waterproof and hold them in place.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

732.684-078 GOLF-CLUB ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.)

Assembles golf clubs, using one of following methods: (1) Verifies wood golf club parts against job order specifications. Cuts shaft of club to specified length, using bench mounted circular abrasive saw. Slides trim ring over tip of shaft to embellish shaft-head joint. Squeezes glue into hole of golf club head neck and inserts club shaft into hole. Positions club assembly in holding fixture of drill press and drills hole through neck of wood head and shaft with drill. Inserts steel pin into hole to strengthen connection of head to shaft. Removes club from holding fixture and stacks aside for further processing. (2) Reads job order to determine specifications, such as shaft-head alignment and swingweight of iron golf clubs. Slides ferrule (plastic collar) over tip of club shaft to embellish shaft-head joint. Inserts club shaft into socket in head of club. Positions club assembly on swingweight scale and reads scale to determine swingweight of club. Removes club head from shaft and pours lead powder into socket of club head to adjust swingweight to specification. Squeezes glue onto tip of club shaft, inserts shaft into iron club head, and aligns shaft with head in specified manner. Stacks club aside for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-082 GRIP WRAPPER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: gripper

Wraps leather strips around or slips rubber tubes on articles, such as golf clubs, tennis rackets, and archery bows to form grips or handles, using one of following methods: (l) Positions workpiece in machine that rotates article. Brushes or smears adhesive on area to be wrapped. Staples, tacks, or otherwise fastens end of leather strip to starting position of grip. Starts machine and feeds leather strip onto rotating workpiece to wrap handle area, taking care to align edges of strip against one another without overlap or open spaces. Trims excess leather at end of grip with knife and fastens with tape or sleeve. (2) Places workpiece in vise. Wraps two-way tape around area to be gripped. Aligns and slides rubber tube onto workpiece to fully cover grip area. May wind nylon cord around neck of wood golf club head, using turning machine, and be designated Wood-Club-Neck Whipper (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-086 GUIDE WINDER (toy-sport equip.)

Attaches line guides or applies decorative trim to fishing rods according to oral or written specifications: Obtains specified thread and guides and feeds thread through dispenser or places spool on thread holder. Clamps rod in holding fixture or rotating device. Depresses pedal to rotate rod or to rotate thread dispenser around rod, or turns rod manually. Winds thread around rod in continuous wraps for specified distance, controlling wrap spacing by moving rod or thread as each wrap is completed. Positions guide on rod, holds or tapes leg to secure guide, and continues wrapping until guide leg is wound to rod as specified. Trims loose ends with razor or knife. May apply cement to hold loose ends.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-090 PELOTA MAKER (toy-sport equip.)

Sews together layers of cotton, rubber, and goat skin to make pelotas (ball used in jai alai) of specified size and weight. Removes scratched or damaged layers and sews on new ones.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

732.684-094 RACKET STRINGER (toy-sport equip.)

Strings tennis and badminton rackets with synthetic fiber or animal gut strings: Clamps racket in stand and threads warp (main strings) through holes in bow. Clamps ends of strings in jaws of tensioner arms, depresses pedal to tighten strings to prescribed tension, and locks strings in place by wedging awl in hole with string until next set of holes are strung, or string is tied. Threads weave (cross strings) through holes in bow, weaves them through main strings, applies tension, and secures them similarly to main strings. May wrap bow at intervals with bands of colored thread to strengthen and decorate it. May varnish wooden parts of racket. May replace leather or plastic grips on racket handle.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

732.684-098 ROLLER-SKATE ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.)

Assembles parts of roller skates: Fits rubber cushions into brackets, and rivets brackets to frame, using air rivet gun. Inserts axle through hole in frame, and mounts wheels on axle. Places nut and washer on threaded end of axle, and tightens nut, with wrench. Rivets leather strap to frame, using air rivet gun. May insert ball bearings into retaining cups of wheels.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-102 ROLLER-SKATE REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs roller skates by disassembling skates, and cleaning and replacing bearings, wheels, and other worn parts, using handtools and power tools. May repair attached shoes and leather straps.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

732.684-106 SHAPER, BASEBALL GLOVE (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: steamer and shaper

Forms pocket, opens fingers, and smooths seams to shape baseball gloves, using heated forms, mallets, and hammers: Pulls glove over heated hand-shaped form to open and stretch finger linings. Pounds fingers and palm of glove with rubber mallet and ball-shaped hammer to smooth seams and bulges, and form glove pocket. Removes glove from form, inserts hand into glove, and strikes glove pocket with fist while examining glove visually and tactually to ensure comfortable fit.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-110 SKI BASE TRIMMER (toy-sport equip.)

Joins polyethylene-plastic base-strips and steel edges to fabricate ski base-layer, using handtools and work aids: Selects specified base-strips and steel edges for joining. Tapes logo (manufacturer's symbol) in position on toe area of base-strip and inserts strip into roller that presses logo into position on base-strip. Applies adhesive onto steel edge and base-strip, using glue bottle and adhesive dispenser. Positions steel edge in jig and inserts base strip into steel edge. Trims base-strip to conform to bend of steel edge and cuts strip to conform to heel-plate of steel edge, using hand plane, knife, and template. Inserts heel-patch between base-strip and heel-plate, and presses assembly into specified position to fabricate base-layer, using special handtool designed to apply rubbing pressure on plastic strip. Examines assembly to determine if assembly falls within specified fabrication tolerances and discards base-layers failing to meet tolerances. Carries accepted base-layers to designated press molds for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.684-114 SKI MOLDER (toy-sport equip.)

Fabricates sock (inner-construction, ski-component) and aligns sock with other ski parts in die press that molds components into partially fabricated ski: Places fiberglass lay-up (mat of specified size) on worktable, pours epoxy resin over lay-up, and spreads resin with paddle to facilitate saturation. Positions ski core on lay-up, places foot-pad on top of core, and pours resin over core and foot-pad. Folds lay-up around core and foot-pad to form sock, cuts sock to contour of ski toe (front) with scissors and template, and aligns sock assembly in specified manner within mold press. Places ski base layer in press with sock assembly in specified alignment and activates press to shape and mold layers.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-118 SKI REPAIRER, PRODUCTION (toy-sport equip.)

Repairs defects in skis damaged in production or defective in material, using handtools and power tools: Examines designated defects and markings on ski to determine type repair required. Selects specified fiberglass mat patch and positions patch over defect. Pours epoxy resin on patch to cause patch to adhere to ski. Places patched area into heated mold press to shape and dry patch. Removes ski from mold press and trims patched area with knife. Drills holes and trims damaged area to provide access to defect for skis having defects in plastic base layer, using portable drill and knife. Aligns polyethylene-plastic sliver with defect in base layer and rubs soldering iron over sliver to melt plastic into defect. Smooths repaired ski to remove excess patching, using belt sander. May repair and refinish user-damaged skis in ski manufacturer's service shop.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

732.684-122 SPORTS-EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and replaces sporting and athletic equipment, such as fishing tackle, tennis rackets, or archery equipment: Restrings tennis rackets with animal gut or synthetic string. Replaces defective parts of fishing tackle, such as reels and rods. Replaces metal points on arrow shafts. Refinishes surfaces of sporting and athletic equipment with lacquer or paint. May carve wooden parts for sporting and athletic equipment, using handtools and powered woodworking tools. May make new gun stocks and pistol grips. May reglue and rewind bamboo sections of fly rods. May rewind shafts of bows and arrows. May be designated according to type of sporting or athletic equipment repaired as Archery-Equipment Repairer (any industry); Fishing-Tackle Repairer (any industry); Football-Pad Repairer (any industry); Tennis-Racket Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

732.684-126 SURFBOARD MAKER (toy-sport equip.)

Shapes and finishes planks of plastic foam, reinforced with wood, to form surfboards, using hand plane, electric hand plane, and electric sander: Verifies shape and dimensions with fiberboard template. Coats with resin and covers with fiberglass. Applies coat of resin and finishes with sandpaper and polishing compounds to achieve desired luster. May attach skeg to rear of board, using fiberglass to obtain required conformity. May repair damaged surfboards by inserting polyurethane foam in damaged area and laminating over the repaired area with fiberglass.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.684-130 INSPECTOR (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: process inspector

Examines finished items, such as golf clubs, golf balls, bowling balls, baseball gloves, baseballs, skis, bows, fishing rods, or lures, for conformance of assembly, surface, finish, markings, weight, or structural formation to specified standards: Visually and tactually examines workpiece for plating or coating defects or mars, scratches, pits, or tears in surface. Inspects markings for location, readability, and form. Inspects product for completeness and accuracy of assembly, warp, and holes, and makes repairs, using handtools, filler, and wax. Inspects overall product to determine if structural formation meets specifications. Marks defects and routes workpiece to station for repair, salvage, or scrap. Prepares report or otherwise keeps record of defects. May confer with workers regarding quality of work. May weigh product, such as bowling balls, to determine conformity to weight specifications. May package product.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

732.685-010 BASE-FILLER OPERATOR (toy-sport equip.)

Tends machine that stuffs baseball base covers with materials to form baseball bases: Dumps filler material in machine hopper or positions material between jaws of machine. Positions cover to receive filler and activates machine to force material into cover. Removes stuffed base from machine and examines base to ensure base meets company specifications. May operate sewing machine to close open end of base.
GOE: 06.04.36 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.685-014 FEATHER SAWYER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: cutter

Tends machine that cuts and trims feathers for archery arrows: Starts cutting machine. Positions feathers on wheel of machine so that cutting blade cuts through center of quill and trims edges. Sorts and grades feathers. Dumps residue in discard box.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.685-018 FIXING-MACHINE OPERATOR (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: shuttlecock assembler

Tends machine that inserts (presses) feathers in cork bases of badminton shuttlecocks: Positions cork base of shuttlecock in chuck of machine. Places feathers in punching tool of machine. Depresses pedal to press feathers into predrilled holes of cork base. Repeats operation until all holes in cork are filled with feathers. Packs assembled shuttlecocks in cardboard tubes.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.685-022 GUIDE-BASE WINDER, MACHINE (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: guide winder

Tends bench machine that winds thread around specified areas of fishing rod blanks to form base for line guides: Clamps rod end in chuck and adjusts rod supporting fixtures by loosening setscrews and moving fixtures until rod is level. Feeds thread through playout device and needle eye. Turns setscrew to adjust tension on playout device to specified pressure. Slides playout devices along track until needles are adjacent to markings on rod, indicating where base winds start, and tightens setscrew. Pulls length of thread through needle and clamps or tapes end to rod. Depresses lever causing rod to rotate and playout devices to traverse along track as thread is wound around rod. Stops machine and cuts thread as each area is wound to specified length. Cements thread end to rod. Inspects rods to verify that they are wound to specification. Adjusts setup of machine to correct faulty winding.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.685-026 MACHINE SNELLER (toy-sport equip.)

Tends machine that attaches snells (leaders) to fishhooks: Threads snell from spool through guides to machine chuck. Starts machine and inserts hook between chuck jaws. Depresses pedal to actuate chuck that spins and wraps snell around hook shank, and cuts snell to predetermined length. Removes snelled hook from machine, threads snell through eye of hook, and ties overhand loop knot in end to facilitate attaching to fishing line. May attach snelled hooks to display cards. May tie second hook above first to make special baiting hookup.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.685-030 SINKER WINDER (toy-sport equip.)

Tends machine that automatically twists sinker pin and clinches pin to lead slug to fabricate sinkers for fish lines: Places lead slug and sinker pin in position on machine and inserts sinker pin into predrilled hole in lead slug to form assembly unit. Presses switch to engage winding element of machine and start die rotating. Places assembly unit with pin shank down into machine die that automatically twists and clinches assembly to produce sinkers for fish lines.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.685-034 STUFFING-MACHINE OPERATOR (toy-sport equip.)

Tends machine that injects stuffing into protective athletic equipment, such as baseball chest protectors, catcher's mask linings, and boxing gloves: Pushes length of workpiece over pipe of stuffing machine. Depresses pedal to start machine that forces stuffing material into workpiece. Pulls workpiece off pipe as article is stuffed. Fills hopper of stuffing machine when empty.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.685-038 TRIMMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: trimmer, machine

Tends machine that trims ragged leather edges from shuttlecock bases: Positions base in trimming machine. Depresses pedal to actuate cutting tool that trims and smooths edge of leather-covered cork base.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.686-010 HAY SORTER (toy-sport equip.)

Removes foreign matter from hay, packs it in trough, and pushes it toward machine that bundles and ties it into disk form for use as archery target. Removes target from machine.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

732.687-010 ADHESIVE PRIMER (toy-sport equip.)

Applies adhesive to edge strips of partially fabricated ski to prepare ski for attachment of top layer, using roller and adhesive: Examines ski for defects, such as holes and bumps. Rubs bumps with abrasive cloth to smooth surface. Marks holes on skis with chalk and stacks marked skis aside for rework. Applies adhesive to edge strips, using roller and places skis in wheeled rack for movement to next processing station.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-014 ASSEMBLER, FISHING FLOATS (toy-sport equip.)

Assembles and packs transparent plastic-bubble fishing floats by inserting filling tube through end holes of molded float halves and snapping halves together. Places assembled units into plastic bags and closes bags, using stapler.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-018 BASE FILLER (toy-sport equip.)

Stuffs canvas bags with excelsior or felt pads to form baseball base: Turns bag to place sewn edges inside and smooth seams outside. Stuffs bags with excelsior or felt pads by hand. Places bag on pressing machine and pulls lever to lower head that compresses stuffing to prescribed thickness. Inserts anchor straps through loops sewn on bag. May fill football dummies, medicine balls, and punching bags with materials, such as cotton, felt, cattle hair, and rubberized hair. May mold and assemble plastic base covers, using plastic, mold, and curing oven. May assemble and seal vinyl covered bases, using electric sealing iron.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

732.687-022 CASTING-PLUG ASSEMBLER (toy-sport equip.)

Attaches gang hooks to wooden casting plugs used for fishing, using screwdriver: Inserts screw through eye of gang hook and into previously drilled hole in body of plug. Tightens screw with screwdriver.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-026 GOLF-CLUB WEIGHTER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: weighter

Weights wooden golf club heads to achieve specified $T3swing weight:$T1 Screws stop on portable drill or inserts drill bit of specified length and width. Clamps club head into vise and drills hole in head. Pours molten lead from ladle into hole or places threaded cylindrical metal weights in drilled hole, and inserts wood screw to hold metal weights. May reweight finished clubs, by adding or subtracting weight as specified.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-030 LABORER (toy-sport equip.)

Performs any combination of following tasks in manufacture of sports equipment: Glues layers of feathers together and cuts layers to size to form feathered arrowrests for bows. Holds feathers against brushing wheel or hot wire to brush or trim arrow feathers. Rubs and smooths sports equipment to improve appearance or utility, using filler, solvent, wax, or abrasive, and rags. Positions items of sports equipment in racks for painting. Melts lead in pan and pours lead into mold to form such items as fish baits and lead sinkers. Assembles golf ball covers and cores preparatory to molding. Cuts golf club shaft to specified length, using power saw. Cleans material, work aids, and equipment to expedite fabrication of sports equipment, using solvent, rags, and handtools. Cuts, trims, and glues parts into specified position on sports equipment, using glue, knife, and scissors. Transports and positions material at molds, machines, or worktables, using cart. Dips item of sports equipment or rubs glue or starch on item to facilitate further processing. Sprays sand with airhose onto diving boards to provide safety tread. May examine molded items, such as clay trapshooting targets, for chips and cracks and discard defective targets.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-034 LACER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: hand lacer

Laces footballs, punching bags, or baseball gloves and mitts, using lacing needle and awl: Pushes end of fabric, plastic, or leather lace through eyelets of article with awl or lacing needle. Pulls lace through eyelet. Repeats operation and ties and cuts lace after article is laced as specified.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.687-038 LEADER TIER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: leader assembler

Fabricates fishing leaders from cable wire and synthetic fiber line: Attaches snaps, swivels, and other accessories to precut lengths of plastic- or nylon-coated cable wire, and secures ends of cable with plastic or nylon sleeves and adhesives. Forms loop in ends of precut lengths of stainless steel wire and wraps ends back around wire to secure them. Ties loop knots in centers and ends of precut lengths of line to facilitate attachment of weights or hooks. May coil completed leaders and attach them to display cards or insert them in plastic envelopes. May test tensile strength of leader material, using tensiometer. May attach precut length of line to fishhook in manner to facilitate attachment to line or lure and be designated Sneller, Hand (toy-sport equip.).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-042 LINING INSERTER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: baseball-glove stuffer; inserter; lining stuffer

Inserts padded leather lining into baseball gloves: Places lining on form and pulls glove over lining. Pushes thumb lining into glove, using bench post.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-046 MOLD CLEANER (toy-sport equip.)

Heats metallic bowling ball mold parts on electric plate and scrapes and buffs ball to remove residue, using scraper and power-driven rotary wire brush. May spray mold components with parting material to prevent corrosion and to prepare them for assembly.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-050 MOLD STRIPPER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: breaker

Separates and removes molds from cured plastic bowling balls and grinds off sprues and ridges preparatory to truing and finishing balls: Removes thumbscrews or clamps from molds and pries molds from balls. Screws core support bolts out of balls with wrench. Grinds sprues and seam ridges from balls, using powered grind wheel. May fill core supporting bolt holes with plastic to mark heavy side of ball.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-054 MOLDER, INFLATED BALL (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: press operator, carcass

Shapes completed footballs, volleyballs, and soccer balls, or vulcanizes plied ball carcasses, such as basketball carcasses, using internal pressure molding presses: Places ball or carcass in bottom half of heated molding press and inserts inflating stem in valve plug of workpiece. Closes and locks mold. Inflates workpiece to specified air pressure, removes inflating stem, and turns dial on timeclock to control heating cycle. Inserts deflating stem through hole in mold and into valve of ball or carcass after specified time and deflates workpiece to regulation playing pressure. Opens press, pulls out stem, and removes ball or carcass. May repair rejected balls for remolding. May mold plastic material to form bladderless inflatable balls, using heated curing ovens and molds.
GOE: 06.04.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-058 MOLDER, WAX BALL (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: press operator, wax ball

Casts wax-ball lasts (forms) used in assembly of basketball carcasses: Places heated half mold on scale of mold and inserts mold into water-cooled centrifuge that rotates mold and solidifies wax into hollow ball. Removes mold after specified time, unscrews top, and pulls out wax ball. Breaks off flash with fingers.
GOE: 06.04.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-062 PAINTER AND GRADER, CORK (toy-sport equip.)

Paints tops of leather-covered corks used as base for badminton shuttlecocks, using handbrush. Examines corks and grades them according to quality.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-066 REVERSER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: turner

Reverses partially assembled footballs, volleyballs, soccer balls, punching bags, or ball gloves that are inside-out to bring edges of sewn seams inside and leather or plastic cover outside: Places specified areas of inside-out article on turning post and pulls part of article over post. Repositions article on post and repeats operation until article is completely reversed.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-070 SOFTBALL CORE MOLDER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: molder

Forms softball cores, using heated presses: Weighs loose wad of kapok, rags, or paper on scale and stuffs specified amount into heated press. Turns wheel to close press and mold softball core. Removes molded core from press after specified period and wraps with cord to hold core together until wound. May shape and cure vinyl dipped softballs, using rolling machine and heated molding press.
GOE: 06.04.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-074 SPIN-TABLE OPERATOR (toy-sport equip.)

Polishes surface of bowling balls, using abrasives and ball-spinning device: Places preground ball in holder of spin table and depresses pedal to spin ball. Presses abrasives against spinning ball to abrade surface. Splashes water on ball to reduce friction. Applies polishing compound to ball with rag. Lifts and turns ball in holder of spin table to effect polishing of surface. Wipes moisture from ball and places it in rack.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

732.687-078 TARGET TRIMMER (toy-sport equip.)

Trims excess straw from surface of wrapped and tied archery targets with powered trimmer: Places target on flat surface, lowers powered trimmer into position, and guides it over target to remove loose and excess straw. Turns target over and trims other side. Trims edges with hand shears. Reinforces target center with hemp rope and sews rope handle to target with needle and thread.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-082 WAX-BALL KNOCK-OUT WORKER (toy-sport equip.)

Crushes and removes wax-ball lasts (forms) from basketball carcasses, using club, scraping tool, and airhose: Strikes carcass with bat to break wax ball. Shakes pieces out through opening in carcass. Scrapes wax particles from carcass and removes particles and dust with airhose.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

732.687-086 WEIGHER (toy-sport equip.) alternate titles: balancer; weight tester

Weighs and adjusts weight of shuttlecocks: Places shuttlecock (purposely made underweight) on balance scale and reads weight on meter. Positions lead disks on center of cork base of shuttlecock with tweezers until specified weight is indicated by meter (weight must be standard to ensure uniform speed of shuttlecock in flight). Presses lead disks into drilled cork with hand punch.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF PENS, PENCILS, AND OFFICE AND ARTISTS' MATERIALS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with fabricating and repairing such products as pen points, mechanical pencils, refill cartridges, and related products and such office and artists' materials as lead pencils, carbon and stencil paper, inked ribbons, airbrushes, palettes, artists' colors and waxes, and rubber and metal hand stamps, dies, and seals.

733.130-010 SUPERVISOR, PLATING AND POINT ASSEMBLY (pen & pencil)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in plating and assembling components of ballpoint pens: Reviews production schedule to ascertain number and type of ballpoint pen parts to be plated. Sets up machines and equipment to prepare for plating operations. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

733.131-010 SUPERVISOR, RUBBER STAMPS AND DIES (pen & pencil)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication of rubber box die and rubber-faced hand stamps: Interprets customers order and supervises workers engaged in typesetting, heating and pressing plastic used to form matrix, pressing and vulcanizing rubber in matrix to form dies, and trimming and cementing dies for hand stamps to wooden mount. Inspects finished dies for conformity with orders. Adjusts temperature and pressure of vulcanizing press which produces box dies of specified height. May engrave signature in rubber for use as hand stamps [ENGRAVER, RUBBER (pen & pencil)]. 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

733.137-010 SUPERVISOR, ASSEMBLY (pen & pencil)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling and printing information on ballpoint pens, fiber tip pens or mechanical pencil parts. Maintains time and production records. May train new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

733.137-014 SUPERVISOR, FINISHING DEPARTMENT (pen & pencil)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in tipping, end-trimming, and stamping and packing wooden pencils and assembly of wood-cased ballpoint pens: Notifies setup worker of needed adjustments on tipping, trimming, stamping and packaging machines, according to size, shape and type of pencil to be processed. Inspects samples of processed pencils for defects, such as loose metal tips, broken eraser plugs, and splintered ends. Examines pencils to verify stamped information and type of tip on pencil against production specifications. Examines pen refills to verify conformance to specifications. Requisitions supplies, such as sandpaper, cardboard containers, and stamping foil. May adjust assembly machines, using handtools. May train new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

733.137-018 SUPERVISOR, INSPECTION (pen & pencil)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, packing and shipping of ballpoint pens or mechanical pencils. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in inspecting material used in manufacture of pens and pencils.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

733.281-010 BALLPOINT PEN CARTRIDGE TESTER (pen & pencil)

Tests ballpoint pen cartridges to determine conformity to company specifications: Selects and weighs cartridges to determine conformance to weight specifications. Inserts cartridges into holding devices on testing machine, starts machine that moves paper, and counts circular marks made by cartridges. Examines defective cartridges under microscope to determine cause of malfunction and photographs ballpoint to obtain visible evidence of malfunction, using camera.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

733.364-010 QUALITY-CONTROL TECHNICIAN, INKED RIBBONS (pen & pencil)

Inspects and tests office machine ribbons to ensure adherence to order specifications and company quality standards, using testing equipment: Inspects production line operations, such as aligning ribbon on spool, joining ribbon ends, placing ribbon in cartridge, and packing ribbon for shipment to ensure quality standards are met. Inserts sample of inked ribbon and paper in typewriter, types several symbols on paper, and places paper on reflectance testing machine to obtain ink impregnation reading. Weighs ribbon sample to verify ink impregnation level, using scale. Tests and measures tensile strength and thickness of ribbon sample, using tension testing machine and measuring instrument. Records test results to maintain inspection log and notifies workers when ribbon fails to meet specifications. Completes final inspection form to release product for shipment.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

733.381-010 ENGRAVER, RUBBER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: engraver, signature

Engraves outline of signature impressed on rubber and cuts away excess rubber: Applies varnish to surface of rubber blank to clean and fill surface. Removes excess varnish with cloth wiper. Presses facsimile of signature onto rubber to transfer signature from paper. Removes paper and coats rubber with powder. Cuts outline of impression in rubber and cuts excess rubber away from impression, using knife and graver. Applies cement to back of stamp and to wood mount and presses stamp on mount manually.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

733.381-014 RUBBER-STAMP MAKER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: stamp maker

Molds stamp dies, assembles parts to fabricate rubber handstamps and composes type: Places type in chase. Proofreads copy or type in chase. Places chase and molding compound in press to form mold for rubber die, positions uncured rubber on top of mold, and places mold and rubber in vulcanizer to form rubber die. Joins parts, such as mounts, dies, and handles, to assemble handstamps [STAMP MOUNTER (pen & pencil)].
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

733.384-010 REPAIRER, PENS AND PENCILS (pen & pencil) alternate titles: salvage clerk

Repairs and adjusts defective ballpoint pens and mechanical pencils in pen and pencil manufacturing plant: Examines pens or pencils to determine needed repairs or adjustments, or follows specifications on repair tags. Disassembles pens and pencils, using handtools, such as pliers and screwdrivers. Replaces defective parts, such as ink cartridges and screw mechanisms, and assembles parts of pens or pencils by hand or using machines that press and clinch interlocking parts together.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

733.684-010 PAINT-BRUSH MAKER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: brush maker

Fills metal ferrules with hog bristle, horsehair, vegetable fiber, or nylon, using either of following methods: (1) Twists material into tuft and dips base of tuft into cement. Ties string around base of tuft, redips tuft in cement, and inserts tuft in hole of brush head. (2) Weighs out specified amount of bristles, using balance scale and inserts base end of bristles into ferrule. Separates bristles with metal blade, and inserts wooden or aluminum plug (wedge) into bristles to press them against sides of ferrule to form brush head. Immerses flag end of brush head in flaxseed gum to hold filling material in brush shape during vulcanizing process. Measures length of bristles, using gauge. May cut bristles to varying lengths to taper tip of brush head, using metal form and scissors. May make wire drawn brushes [BRUSH FILLER, HAND (fabrication, nec) 739.687-046].
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

733.684-014 PEN-AND-PENCIL REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs and replaces parts of fountain pens and mechanical pencils, using electric buffer, handtools, and magnifying lens: Repairs or replaces ink sacs, plungers, barrels, and other parts, using handtools. Places pen points on straightening block and rubs them with mandrel to straighten points. Twists and turns points with pliers under magnifying lens to align points. Washes pens and pencils in cleaning solution. Removes engraving and polishes pens and pencils, using electric buffer. May operate pantograph engraving machine or stamping machine to inscribe names on pens and pencils. May operate bench lathes to cut out parts for pens and pencils. May sell pens and pencils. May requisition replacement parts for pens and pencils.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

733.684-018 STAMP MOUNTER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: rubber-stamp assembler

Joins parts, such as mounts, dies, and handles, to assemble rubber handstamps: Measures and marks wood mount and cuts woodstock for stamp mounts, using circular table saw. Positions and holds wooden mount on table, under bit of boring machine and pulls lever or depresses pedal to lower bit into mount, drilling hole for stamp handle. Hammers stamp handle into hole in mount. Cuts out and trims rubber die (type) from multistamp molded sheet, using scissors. Brushes cement onto back of rubber die and bottom of mount and positions and presses die onto mount. Applies ink to stamp die and stamps die onto paper, forming identification label. Inserts label between plastic facing and top or side of stamp mount.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.685-010 ASSEMBLER (pen & pencil)

Tends automatic pen and pencil assembly machines: Aligns workpiece in specified position against fixtures or under ram of machine. Depresses lever or pedal or turns handwheel to activate ram that bends or presses components together. Screws threaded barrels and caps together by hand to form completed pens or pencils. Places clips in holding devices of machine that prints trademark or clips. Inspects finished workpiece with magnifying glass. May be designated according to component assembled as Cartridge Assembler (pen & pencil); Nib Assembler (pen & pencil).
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.685-014 FILLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (pen & pencil)

Tends machine that pumps ink into tubes (reservoirs) to permeate marking pen fillers or fills ballpoint refills, using any of following methods: (1) Places fillers in tubes and inserts nozzle of filler machine into tube and pushes button to start machine that pumps specified amount of ink into tubes. (2) Inserts cotton filler into cartridge tube by hand. Places tube into holding device of inking machine. Depresses pedal to start filling mechanism. (3) Fills hopper of machine with refill components for ballpoint pen. Starts machine that automatically fills tube with ink, joins ballpoint to inked tube, and crimps tube to seal ink in tube.
GOE: 06.04.36 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.685-018 GROOVING-MACHINE OPERATOR (pen & pencil) alternate titles: bench-boring-machine operator

Tends machine that cuts internal threads in pen or mechanical pencil barrels: Positions and aligns pen or pencil barrel in holding device of machine. Inserts threading tap into spindle of machine and turns lever to secure tap. Presses switch to start machine. Moves lever or depresses pedal that advances pen or pencil barrel onto rotating tap that cuts internal threads in barrel.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.685-022 RIBBON WINDER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: spooler; typewriter-ribbon winder

Tends machine that winds typewriter ribbons onto spools: Sets yardage indicator on machine according to ribbon length specified on work order to control number of revolutions. Places ribbon supply reel on mandrel and draws ribbon around rollers and through ribbon guide to prepare ribbon for winding. Adjusts ribbon guide, according to width of ribbon. Places empty spool on spindle and attaches end of ribbon from supply reel to spool. Turns knob to zero dial of footage counter and depresses pedal to wind ribbon onto spool or turns reel that winds ribbon onto spool. Observes dial of footage counter and stops machine at specified point. Examines ribbon during winding to detect defects in fabric, inking, and winding. Removes completed spool from spindle and attaches hooks or eyelets onto ends of ribbons to facilitate attaching to empty spool on typewriter. Attaches fasteners over end of ribbon to prevent unwinding.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

733.685-026 SMOOTHER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: pen-point smoother

Tends machine that smooths rough edges from pen point tips: Places pen points into molds on hinged holding device and closes device to hold pen points stationary during smoothing process. Sprinkles polishing rouge on felt wheel and starts machine. Inserts tongue of holding device into groove on machine bed and moves holding device back and forth in groove as pen point tips work against rotating felt wheel or guides holding device against rotating wheel by hand to smooth surface of pen point tips. Feels tips of pen points with fingers to detect rough areas.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.685-030 TIP BANDER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: tip-banding-machine operator

Tends machine that applies decorative or identifying band of paint to metal tips of pencils: Dumps tips into machine hopper and pours paint into reservoir of machine. Starts machine that feeds tips against paint roller. Turns valve to regulate stream of air that blows tip from conveyor into tray. Places tray in storage rack.
GOE: 06.04.21 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.685-034 TIPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (pen & pencil) alternate titles: tipper

Tends machine that fastens metal caps and erasers to ends of wooden pencils or rounds pencil ends: Places pencils, ferrules (metal ring or caps), and erasers in separate hoppers and starts machine that installs and fastens ferrule to pencil, inserts eraser in ferrule, and imprints specified data on pencil. Removes tipped pencils from machine and examines pencils for defects, such as broken erasers or loose ferrules. Ties accepted pencils into designated size bundles.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-010 ASSEMBLER, MARKING DEVICES (pen & pencil) alternate titles: marker assembler

Performs any combination of following duties to assemble stencil marking and ink applying devices: Selects parts according to specifications. Aligns parts following guides, such as contours, edges, slots, or fastening devices. Joins parts manually or using handtools, such as wrenches and power screwdrivers, or positions parts on holding device of machine bed under ram, and moves lever to lower ram, joining parts. Performs other tasks, such as cleaning parts, using air gun; fitting ink chambers; and positioning marker in holder of air pressure device that tests marker for leaks in ink valve and chamber. May be designated according to part assembled as Fountain-Brush Assembler (pen & pencil); Fountain-Roller Assembler (pen & pencil); Pen Assembler (pen & pencil).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-014 ASSEMBLER, MECHANICAL PENCILS AND BALLPOINT PENS (pen & pencil) alternate titles: air-hammer operator; bench-assembler operator; small kick-press operator; small press operator; tip tightener

Assembles parts of ballpoint pens and mechanical pencils: Selects pen or pencil parts according to color or work-ticket specifications. Places parts together, guided by edges, holes, and slots, and fastens devices, such as clips or prongs on parts. Joins parts, using any of following methods: (1) Positions parts in holding device under ram of press and depresses pedal that lowers ram, forcing interlocking parts together. (2) Positions parts in holding device of machine that clinches prongs or clips, joining parts. (3) Fits interlocking parts together, or screws threaded parts together by hand. Fills mechanical pencils with specified quantity of lead. May use pneumatic or screw clamps and other work aids that hold parts during assembly. May glue plastic miniature display tops to plunger mechanism on mechanical pencils, using plastic solvent and brush. May assemble parts of desk-pen sets [DESK-PEN-SET ASSEMBLER (pen & pencil) 733.687-034].
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-018 BANDER (pen & pencil)

Fastens metal bands onto pen barrels: Slips band into groove on barrel. May insert and squeeze part in hand squeezer or crimping tool to tighten band in place.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-022 CHALK CUTTER (pen & pencil)

Loads lengths of extruded chalk into die, locks die in place, and runs hand cutter through holes in die to cut chalk to specified lengths. Opens die, places cut chalk in trays for drying, and disposes of excess chalk.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-026 CLAMPER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: hydraulic-press operator

Clamps stacks of cemented wooden pencil slats to hold them while cement dries: Places clamp between jaws of press and positions cemented slats in clamp. Depresses pedal to close jaws of press and press slats together. Turns bolts to tighten clamp, using wrench. Depresses pedal to open press and places clamped slats on washer conveyor to remove excess cement from slats. May clamp stacks of cemented pencil slats, using hand clamps.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-030 DATER ASSEMBLER (pen & pencil)

Assembles parts of dater or number handstamps performing any combination of following tasks: Selects parts according to specifications. Applies cement and joins ends of rubber letter or number bands. Positions bands around metal bar and fits bar onto end of stamp frame. Positions band and turner wheels and washers inside circular bands and inserts rivet pin through stamp frame and band wheels, securing parts of stamp. Nails wood handle to frame. May use jig to hold and stretch rubberbands while assembling stamp parts. May be designated according to task performed as Cementer (pen & pencil).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-034 DESK-PEN-SET ASSEMBLER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: bench-assembler operator

Joins parts, such as swivel, penholder, and base to assemble desk-pen sets. Selects parts, according to work ticket specifications. Screws threaded parts together, using portable power screwdriver, or positions parts on bed and under ram of machine and presses switch to lower ram, joining interlocking parts. Glues felt onto bottom of base.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-038 DIPPER (pen & pencil)

Immerses bundles of wooden pencil slats into vat to coat them with wax solution. Loads slats in cage of hoist and pulls handle to lower cage into solution. Raises cage, removes slats, and stacks them on handtruck. May apply paint to coat or decorate wooden pencils by dipping or using screw-type ram dipper.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-042 INSPECTOR (pen & pencil) alternate titles: nib adjuster

Inspects fountain pens for defects: Examines nib under magnifying glass and inserts feeler gauge between fountain pen points to determine whether spacing between points conforms to specifications. Opens and closes pen points to adjust spacing between points, using handtools. Writes with fountain pen to determine legibility and ease of writing. Places rejected pens aside for rework. Places inspected pens in carton.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

733.687-046 INSPECTOR, BALL POINTS (nonfer. metal)

Inspects metal alloy pen ball points for defects: Picks up ball point with tweezer and places it under microscopic lens to examine for holes or other flaws. Measures approximately every 40th point with micrometer to determine if specifications are met and removes rejects. May test ballpoint pens and refills for conformity to specifications, using centrifuge, magnifying glass, and microscope.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

733.687-050 INSPECTOR, FINAL ASSEMBLY (pen & pencil)

Inspects ballpoint pens or mechanical pencils for defects, such as scratched or cracked barrels and faulty mechanisms: Compares color, style, and printed information on pen or pencil with written specifications. Depresses plunger of ballpoint pens to test retracting action of cartridge (refill). Discards defective items and returns repairable items for rework. May write with ballpoint pens to test inking mechanism. May remove substandard printing, using rag and solvent.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

733.687-054 INSPECTOR, RUBBER-STAMP DIE (pen & pencil)

Examines rubber handstamp dies (type) for defects: Examines stamp dies under magnifying glass for defects in molded rubber, such as loose or incomplete letters or designs. Compares stamp die to customer specifications to verify characters or designs.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

733.687-058 NIB INSPECTOR (pen & pencil)

Inspects fountain pen nibs to ensure that smoothness, contour, and dimensions conform to specifications, using magnifying glass and dial and fixed gauges: Examines nibs with magnifying glass and by feeling with fingertips to detect surface defects, such as scratches, pits, and cracks. Verifies dimensions of nibs, using preset measuring instruments, such as dial indicators, calipers, and micrometers. Tags rejected nibs to indicate types of defects.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

733.687-062 PENCIL INSPECTOR (pen & pencil) alternate titles: pencil sorter

Examines wooden pencil slats, wood-cased ball point pens, or painted wooden pencils for defects, such as dents, misplaced lead, scratches, or split ends. Trims slivers from around ferrules of wooden pencils, using knife. Sorts and marks defective pencils. May maintain production records.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-066 STAMP-PAD FINISHER (pen & pencil)

Places inking pads for stenciling rollers or handstamps in metal cases. May apply cement to pad or case to secure parts.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

733.687-070 STAMP-PAD MAKER (pen & pencil)

Fabricates rubber stamp pads: Places precut pieces of muslin, felt, and rubberized backing in sequence in fixture on assembly table. Applies glue to extended edges of muslin and folds edges around backing. Places pad in inking device and pulls lever to lower pad into reservoir which impregnates it with ink under pressure. May place inked pad into metal case and cover case with lid.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-074 STENCIL INSPECTOR (pen & pencil)

Inspects duplicating stencils for defects prior to mounting on backing sheets: Holds stencil over fluoroscope to determine presence of defects, such as holes, tears, and imperfect surface. Discards defective stencil. Places layer of paper between stencils to protect them. May measure stencil for conformance to size.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

733.687-078 WASHER (pen & pencil)

Washes excess glue from clamped wooden pencil slats, using water and sponge. Turns valve to start flow of water onto slats and rubs all sides of clamped slats with sponge. Places washed slats in handcart and pushes loaded cart to kiln for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

734 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF NOTIONS

This group includes occupations concerned with fabricating such items as pins, needles, plumes, brushes, artificial flowers, buttons, and zippers. Includes curling and dyeing feathers. Occupations concerned with fabricating ornamental buttons from precious metals are included in Group 700.

734.131-010 SUPERVISOR II (button & notion)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in making plastic artificial articles, such as flowers, foliage, and butterflies: Reads work orders to ascertain articles scheduled, material requirements, and to plan work sequences. Assigns specific duties to workers and gives work direction for performing duties. Inspects articles at various stages of production to ensure conformance with customer and company specifications. Records daily production. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

734.384-010 BUTTON-CUTTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (button & notion) alternate titles: button cutter; shaper

Cuts button blanks from shells: Holds shell against machine fixture by hand or using tongs. Moves lever or depresses pedal to advance tubular saw into shell and cut out button blank. Determines location for cuts according to size, shape, and condition of individual shell in order to obtain maximum number of blanks. Replaces dulled saws, using wrenches. May reset and sharpen saws, using hand files.
GOE: 06.02.30 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

734.481-010 WIRE-FRAME MAKER (button & notion)

Bends wires into frames used for forming plastic flowers, leaves, and butterflies, using jig and soldering iron: Bends wire around jig following specified instructions, using fingers and pick. Cuts wire after frame is formed, using wire cutters. Solders together wires that overlap to strengthen frame, using flux and soldering iron. Builds up button of solder in center of petals when framing flowers. Presses lever that removes frame from jig. Examines frame to ensure shape meets specifications. Cuts excess wire from frame, using wire cutters. Records daily production figures.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

734.584-010 NEEDLE GRINDER (button & notion)

Grinds industrial knitting and sewing needles to sharpen points, using grinding wheels: Activates stone and wire-brush wheels and alternately presses needle against each rotating wheel to sharpen point. Applies emery to wire-brush wheel as needed to facilitate grinding process. Visually and tactually examines needle to ensure conformance to specifications. Records production.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.684-010 FEATHER SHAPER (button & notion)

Trims, cuts, bones, straightens, and curls feathers for use in decorations for displays and garments, using handtools, such as knives and scissors: Draws feather between knife and thumb to curl feather or cuts portion from quill, using knife, to make feather soft and wavy or applies steam to make feather smooth and straight. Trims feather to specified shape, using scissors. May wire, glue, paste, or sew feathers to form specified design. May be designated according to work performed as Brancher (button & notion); Curler (button & notion); Cutter (button & notion); Feather Boner (button & notion); Feather Trimmer (button & notion).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.684-014 FEATHER-DUSTER WINDER (tex. prod., nec)

Fabricates feather dusters, using scissors, shears, and winding machine: Clamps wooden handle in chuck of winding machine. Pulls wire from reel and attaches wire to grooved end of handle. Starts machine to rotate handle and inserts quills under wire as it winds around handle. Stops machine and cuts wire, using shears. Tacks paper cuff around wire and wraps end of wire around tack. Trims feathers to specified length, using scissors.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

734.684-018 INSPECTOR-REPAIRER (button & notion)

Examines frames or plastic articles during various stages of manufacture and reworks article to meet specifications: Inspects frames for unsoldered wires and solders contact points, using soldering iron. Examines formed articles for holes in plastic or deformations and brushes liquid epoxy or plastic to repair defect. Inspects decorated articles for missed paint areas or defective decoration and paints areas needing rework, using artist's brush. Discards articles that cannot be reworked. Occasionally bends finished article into specified shape and seals article in plastic bag, using heated iron.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

734.684-022 SLIDE-FASTENER REPAIRER (button & notion) alternate titles: zipper repairer

Repairs and adjusts defective slide fasteners (zipper chains): Examines rejected fasteners for type of defect and extent of repair required. Pries excess or broken scoops (teeth) and damaged slides from chain, using metal pin. Separates prongs of replacement scoops with pin, and secures scoops to tape, using hand pliers. Cuts chain to specified length, using hand cutting tool. Inserts and secures bottom stop to tape ends of chain, using pinchers, to hold tapes together and provide stop for slide. Positions slide on chain and crimps sides of slides over scoops to mesh links and to provide even sliding action, using crimping tool. Tests zipper by drawing slide over scoops.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.684-026 WIRE-FRAME DIPPER (button & notion)

Immerses preshaped wire frames in liquid plastic to form articles, such as flowers and foliage, prior to decorating, using either of following methods: (1) Slides metal tube over wire stem of frame to prevent coating of stem. Immerses frame in plastic solution, slides tube down to base of petals, and observes frame to ensure that plastic has covered area within frame. Secures stem on holder above container to allow excess plastic to drip into container. Removes article from holder, removes tube, and places article on drying rack. (2) Dips wire frame in plastic solution and removes article after area within frame is filled. Bends holding wire and hangs filled in frame on hook of conveyor to dry. Mixes plastic solutions according to formula. Records daily production.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.685-010 STAMPER (button & notion)

Tends handpress that imprints design on wooden buttons: Positions and fastens die in handpress. Places button in holder under die and pulls lever to lower die that imprints design on button.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.685-014 BUTTON MAKER AND INSTALLER (tex. prod., nec)

Tends button machine that assembles buttons and inserts buttons into pillow and cushion shells prior to stuffing: Positions specified metal button dies in machine, according to work order, and flips switch to activate machine. Turns knob to set counter that tallies number of buttons assembled. Places button covers and metal button parts in specified sequence in dies and depresses pedal to activate automatic assembly cycle of machine. Picks up buttons from machine discharge bin and cuts away excess covering material, using scissors. Inserts one end of button ties into openings on back of buttons, places opposite end of ties into inserting tool, and pushes tool through precut holes in pillow or cushion shells. Removes ties from tool and inserts ties into openings of other buttons on opposite side of shells. Places assembled items in storage area. Periodically cuts additional button covers from specified fabrics, using handpress.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

734.687-010 ACETONE-BUTTON PASTER (button & notion)

Brushes or drops acetone cement on backs of buttons to attach metal shanks of buttons and presses shank into softened plastic.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-014 ASSEMBLER (tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: table worker

Assembles fabric badges from such materials as metal bars, ribbon, and metal buttons, using any of following methods: (1) Slides hanger on back of metal bar through hemmed edge of ribbon. (2) Brushes cement onto back of metal or plastic bar and presses edge of ribbon onto bar. (3) Positions ribbon over back of metal button and presses circular wire pin against ribbon and under back edge of button. (4) Brushes cement onto buckram backing of rosette and presses edge of ribbon onto rosette. (5) Pushes pin on back of metal button through center of rosette and bends prongs of pin back to hold rosette in place. May trim and clean fabric badge, using scissors and cleaning cloth. May cement labels onto back of badges, using brush and cement.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-018 ASSEMBLER (button & notion)

Inserts paper label in back of celluloid or metal advertising buttons and forces shaped stickpin under rim.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-022 BOBBIN DISKER (glass mfg.) alternate titles: disk setter

Inserts specified disk into recess at head of bobbin, using fingers, or positions disk on top of stationary metal rod and slides bobbin over rod and disk to identify type or size of fiberglass yarn to be wound on bobbin.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-026 BUCKLE INSPECTOR (button & notion)

Examines finished metal buckles and clasps for defects, such as bent or broken parts, dents, scratches, and plating or lacquering imperfections. Sets aside defective buckles for rework. Places protective plastic tip over buckle prong. Wraps specified number of buckles in tissue paper preparatory to packaging. May count and weigh sample lot, using scale, to ascertain weight per gross, in order that items may be packaged by weight rather than by actual count.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-030 BUCKLE SORTER (button & notion)

Sorts metal buckles and parts according to size and kind, and removes bent or broken ones. Dumps container of buckles on bench and separates them into piles or containers. Removes pieces of tumbling-barrel shot jammed in buckles, using metal pick.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

734.687-034 BUCKLE-WIRE INSERTER (button & notion)

Pushes reinforcing wire through tubular material for use in making buckle frames. Cuts off material to match length of reinforcing wire, using scissors.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

734.687-038 BUTTON GRADER (button & notion)

Examines completed pearl buttons and sorts them according to grade: Observes buttons on conveyor belt or worktable, and sorts into containers according to shade and purity of color, and degree of iridescence. Discards buttons with defects, such as spots, chips, cracks, or toolmarks. May examine completed plastic buttons for defects.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

734.687-042 BUTTON RECLAIMER (knitting)

Examines buttons for defects, such as chips and cracks, and separates defective buttons from acceptable ones.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-046 BUTTON-AND-BUCKLE MAKER (any industry) alternate titles: buckle-and-button maker; covered button maker

Covers buttons and buckles with fabric, leather, or other material, using pedal-operated press: Cuts covering from layers of material, using die-cutting machine. Places button or buckle in press with covering over it. Depresses pedal to lower plunger and clamp covering and metal parts together. Releases pedal and removes covered article.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 80

734.687-050 COVERED-BUCKLE ASSEMBLER (button & notion) alternate titles: buckle assembler; buckle coverer; buckle gluer

Brushes glue over surface of metal buckle frames and presses precut leather or fabric over frame. Trims excess material with shears.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

734.687-054 GRINDER, HAND (button & notion)

Inserts button blanks in slot of grinding machine and pulls grinder against button to grind flat surfaces.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-058 HOT-STONE SETTER (button & notion)

Sets rhinestones in plastic buttons by heating rhinestones on hot metal plate and inserting them in indentations in buttons. Presses stones into buttons with tweezers or metal guard fitted over finger.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-062 INSPECTOR, SLIDE FASTENERS (button & notion)

Inspects samples of slide-fastener (zipper) chains and scoops (links) for defects and conformance to chart specifications for height, width, and spacing of scoops, using micrometers: Measures dimensions of chain and spacing of scoops, using micrometers and ruler, and counts number of scoops per length of chain. Examines chain and scoops for such defects as smashed, cracked, burred, or missing scoops, or for uneven spacing, using optical glasses or eye loupe. Opens and closes zipper to determine ease of sliding and smooth action of slider. Tallies defects found according to type, and prepares report. May examine finish of lacquered chains.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

734.687-066 QUILL-BUNCHER-AND-SORTER (tex. prod., nec)

Separates quills into specified groupings, such as skirts (short), wing, pointer, tail, and white quills, preparatory to processing into feather dusters. Bunches specified number of each kind of quill and secures them with clamps. Discards broken quills.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

734.687-070 SHELL-GRADER (button & notion) alternate titles: shell sorter

Grades pearl shells used in making pearl buttons: Examines shells and grades them according to size, thickness, curvature, color, and imperfections. Sorts shells into grading bins. Places graded shells in containers of water to soften them for cutting operations. May transport cases of shells from storage, using handtruck.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

734.687-074 SLIDE-FASTENER-CHAIN ASSEMBLER (button & notion) alternate titles: assembler, slide fastener stringers; puller; zipper joiner

Joins together stringers (sides) of slide fasteners, using slider jig: Aligns links of stringer with links of other stringer and inserts ends of stringers in slider jig. Pulls ends of stringers through jig to interlock links. Examines fastener for defects, such as crooked, broken, flattened, or misaligned links. Cuts out defective section, using scissors, and splices sections, using adhesive tape or hand stapler. May sew sections together to prevent raveling, using serging sewing machine. May tend machine rollers that pull stringers through jig.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-078 SLIDER ASSEMBLER (button & notion; garment) alternate titles: slider attacher; zipper-slide attacher

Attaches slides onto garment zipper: Clamps slide in holding device on worktable and threads bottom links of zipper chains through slide. Grasps bottom of zipper and pulls chains through slide, meshing links to close zipper. Removes slide from holding device and positions garment on machine bed with zipper bottom against guide. Depresses pedal that lowers machine head to fasten metal clamp or staple around bottom of chains. May depress pedal that closes rollers on chains and pulls them through slide automatically.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-082 SORTER (button & notion)

Examines pearl or plastic button blanks on moving conveyor and discards those with defects, such as wormholes, loose spots, uneven backs, cracks, or chips. May examine unpolished plastic buttons for tool marks, off-center thread holes, and unfinished shape.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

734.687-086 SPLITTER, HAND (button & notion)

Splits pearl button blanks into two or more blanks, using hand knife and mallet. Holds blank edge-up on bench or block. Positions knife blade along top edge of blank, steadies blade and blank with thumb and fingers of one hand, and taps blade with mallet to split blank.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

734.687-090 STICKER (button & notion) alternate titles: leaf sticker

Glues paper-covered wire to artificial flowers to stiffen and strengthen them. May emboss simulated veins on leaves.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

734.687-094 ZIPPER TRIMMER, HAND (button & notion) alternate titles: zipper measurer

Measures slide fastener chains and cuts excess scoops (links) from chains to shorten chains to specified length: Measures chain against bench mounted ruler to determine number of scoops to remove. Cuts each scoop from tape, using pincers. Rubs scoops against edge of bench to remove them from tape. Cuts tape between chains to form individual zipper, using scissors. Examines zippers for broken or missing scoops and discards defective zippers. May count and record number of zippers produced.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

735 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF JEWELRY, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with fabricating and repairing jewelry.

735.381-010 BENCH HAND (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: bench worker

Cuts out, files, and solders parts for jewelry articles, such as bracelets, brooches, emblems, and rings, performing any combination of following tasks: Cuts out parts, using power saw or handsaw. Shapes, trims, and smooths parts, using files. Joins parts together, using solder and torch. May bend ring settings and brooch clasps, using pliers. May assemble finished parts of jewelry articles.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

735.381-014 PEARL RESTORER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: pearl peeler

Peels, shapes, smooths, and polishes genuine pearls to remove surface defects and attain uniform color, using knife, grinding stone, and abrasives: Peels outer layers to remove damaged areas and obtain natural, uniform color, using knife. Selects abrasive and grinding stone to produce smooth finish, utilizing knowledge of natural pearl structure, abrasives, and grinding operations. Shapes, smooths, and polishes pearls, using abrasives and grinding stone. Cleans surface of pearls, applying rag and oil mixtures.
GOE: 05.05.14 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

735.381-018 SAMPLE MAKER II (jewelry-silver.)

Reproduces original designs of jewelry articles in wax, prepares design specifications, and computes production costs: Molds original designs in wax, using modeling tools. Writes design specifications, such as metal content and weight and type of alloy. Computes cost of labor and material to determine production costs of jewelry articles. May form metal samples from wax molds [MODEL MAKER (jewelry-silver.) II].
GOE: 05.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

735.587-010 COLORING CHECKER (jewelry-silver.)

Records plating instructions for jewelry articles and inspects plated articles for quantity and quality: Receives jewelry articles with order card and transcribes plating instructions onto order sheet. Routes order and plating instructions to STRINGER (jewelry-silver.). Verifies quantity of articles and inspects plated articles for uniformity of surface and unplated areas. May keep records, such as rate cards, pricelists, or daily production reports.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

735.681-010 BRACELET AND BROOCH MAKER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: brooch-and-bracelet maker

Assembles jewelry parts to form decorative articles, such as bracelets and brooches: Joins parts and attaches decorations, using gas torch, soldering iron, pick, and tweezers. Sets stones and forms settings, using pliers, gas torch, or soldering iron.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

735.684-010 BEAD STRINGER (jewelry-silver.)

Strings bead necklaces on wire or thread: Counts number of beads in necklace. Cleans beads in soap and water or other cleaning solution. Sorts beads according to size, color, or original pattern. Guides needle through hole in beads and strings them into necklace of graduated or uniform sized beads. Ties knot in thread or bends wire and attaches fastener. May be designated according to type of beads strung as Pearl Stringer (jewelry-silver.). May restring bead necklaces on wire or thread.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

735.684-014 STONER (jewelry-silver.)

Smooths enameled surface of jewelry articles, using abrasive stone: Fastens jewelry article in wooden chuck (jeweler's block). Rubs moist abrasive stone across article to remove excess enamel and produce smooth surface. Brushes or washes article to remove loose particles. May remove excess enamel, using buffing machine.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

735.684-018 TROPHY ASSEMBLER (jewelry-silver.)

Assembles trophies to customer's specifications, using drill press and handtools: Selects parts, such as base, tubing, metal plates, figures, and hardware from stock. Drills holes in base or plaque, using electric drill or drill press. Glues felt to bottom of base, or screws in metal feet. Staples or tapes metal plate to base. Bolts parts together, using screwdriver and socket wrench. Touches up scratch marks with scratch remover and polishes assembled trophy. May attach marble or onyx decoration to formed column with adhesive tape. May wrap trophy in tissue paper preparatory to shipping.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

735.687-010 DIPPER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: etcher, enameling; washer-off

Immerses enameled jewelry, jewelry findings, and other articles in acid and water baths to clean them. Dries cleaned articles by placing them in sieve and exposing them to steam or hot air, placing them in oven, by rolling them in heated sawdust, or by placing them in centrifugal drier.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

735.687-014 LINKER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: linker-up; plier worker

Attaches links, trimmings, and findings to bracelets, necklaces, and pendant chains, using pointed pliers: Grips link with pliers, or positions link in slot of linking ring (screwhead soldered on ring). Twists link joint open with pliers. Slides finding, link, or trimming into open link and clinches link joint to close it. May refer to sketch to verify order of assembly. May cut chains or ribbons into specified lengths, using cutter. May attach glass beads to findings by threading end pin (piece of wire with head) through bead and opening in finding, and twisting or looping pin to hold bead in place. May hook metal links together and be designated Link Assembler (jewelry-silver.); or repair broken jewelry chains previously soldered, using handtools and gas torch, and be designated Chain Mender (jewelry-silver.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

735.687-018 PAINTER (jewelry-silver.)

Brushes protective covering onto specified sections of jewelry articles to protect sections during electroplating, sandblasting, and polishing operations: Brushes or dabs lacquer or molten wax onto jewelry to prevent damage to coated areas during electroplating or sandblasting. Brushes shellac on sandblasted areas to protect areas during polishing. May correct plating defects, using paint and brush.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

735.687-022 PIN-OR-CLIP FASTENER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: finding fastener

Fastens pins and clips to jewelry items, such as brooches and earrings: Positions jewelry item between jaws of machine. Selects pin or clip and fits end of pin or clip into holes of jewelry item. Depresses pedal to close jaws and squeeze joints together. Inspects jewelry for defects and rejects defective pieces. May mount jewelry on cards [CARDER (any industry)].
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

735.687-026 RACKER (jewelry-silver.)

Arranges pieces of jewelry in rows on wire screens, or fastens pieces to racks with clamps or fabricated hooks, preparatory to plating, degreasing, and enameling. May brush particles of foreign matter from pieces of jewelry preparatory to painting. May place painted jewelry in trays for inspection.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

735.687-030 SORTER (jewelry-silver.)

Sorts jewelry articles, such as pins, emblems, rings, and casting patterns for control and inventory purposes: Separates items by type, size, and style. Counts and records total items in each separate grouping. Requests additional articles from production department when such items are needed to complete specified inventory levels. May maintain inprocess record controls of patterns during casting and processing of gold jewelry.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

735.687-034 STONE SETTER (jewelry-silver.)

Sets ornamental stones, such as pearls, rhinestones, and colored glass in metal or plastic jewelry articles by one of following methods: (1) Brushes paste or applies cement across settings or depressions in article or deposits glue in settings with pick. Places stone in each setting, using tweezers or other pickup tool. (2) Places stone in setting and presses prongs around stone with handtool. (3)Bores hole in setting, using hand drill. Inserts rivet in hole and hammers rivet ends flat. Positions stone in setting and presses rivet around stone with handtools. May paint decorations on article. May be designated according to method of setting stones as Pronger (jewelry-silver.); Stone Gluer (jewelry-silver.); or according to type of stone set as Pearl Hand (jewelry-silver.); Rhinestone Setter (jewelry-silver.).
GOE: 06.04.30 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

735.687-038 SWEDGER (jewelry-silver.)

Assembles costume jewelry, using foot press: Inserts prongs (rivets) of one finding into corresponding holes of another, and shapes findings with pliers to obtain fit. Positions findings under swedging (riveting) tool in press. Depresses pedal or moves lever to lower swedging tool that spreads and flattens prongs to combine findings.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

735.687-042 WIRE DRAWER (jewelry-silver.) alternate titles: roller

Forms wire of specified shape and diameter, preparatory to further processing in fabrication of jewelry articles, using either of following methods: (1) Draws bar of metal through successively smaller holes in hardened steel plate. (2) Feeds bar of metal into mill and turns crank to actuate rollers that compress metal in groove to produce round or square wire.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

736 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF ORDNANCE AND ACCESSORIES

This group includes occupations concerned with inspecting, fitting, assembling, and repairing small arms, repeating weapons, and related ordnance.

736.131-010 AUTOMOTIVE-TIRE-TESTING SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in testing durability of standard and bulletproof tires and inner tubes, caterpillar tracks, and bulletproof gas tanks for military vehicles, performing duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

736.131-014 FIREARMS-ASSEMBLY SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling and packing firearms. May set up machines for tool tryout or prototype job to solve setup problem. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

736.131-018 INSPECTION SUPERVISOR I (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting firearms. Trains new workers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

736.281-010 GUN EXAMINER (ordnance)

Examines small arms returned by customers for repair to determine causes of malfunctioning: Reads correspondence to ascertain request or complaint. Disassembles gun, using handtools. Examines components, and measures dimensions and clearances, using gauges, to detect malfunction. Test-fires guns to evaluate performance of loading, firing, ejection mechanisms, and accuracy of bore and sights. Prepares list of parts and repair operations required to restore function of weapon. Determines whether customer or company is responsible for malfunction and records information for subsequent billing. May replace worn or broken parts and be designated Gun Examiner And Repairer (ordnance).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

736.367-010 AUTOMOTIVE-TIRE TESTER (ordnance)

Tests pneumatic tires and tubes, bulletproof gasoline tanks, caterpillar tracks, and similar equipment to determine that they meet minimum specifications for use on military vehicles: Mounts ordinary pneumatic or bulletproof tires and tubes on tire-testing machines or on appropriate vehicles. Inflates tires to prescribed pressure and manipulates controls to operate machines and simulate driving conditions, or drives vehicles, observing indicators and noting tire conditions. Directs other workers in firing specified number of bullets into tires at specified places and in taking photographs of test results. Fills and weighs bulletproof gasoline tanks and directs other workers in firing bullets through tanks. Weighs pierced tanks to determine extent of gasoline loss. Mounts military tank tracks on special testing machines and manipulates controls to test tracks under induced conditions. Observes results and notes instrument readings. Prepares reports indicating results of wear or bullet holes on material tested. Interprets test results, using charts and tables.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

736.381-010 ASSEMBLER I (ordnance) alternate titles: final assembler

Assembles and adjusts small arms parts to specifications and tests moving parts to detect malfunctions: Verifies dimensions of parts, using gauges. Screws, pins, and bolts parts together to assemble weapon, using handtools and power tools. Tests action of weapon to detect malfunctions. Disassembles weapon and files, scrapes, and reams parts to fit, using emery cloth, hand files, reamers, and bench grinder. May test-fire weapon, using dummy ammunition.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

736.381-014 FITTER, VENTILATED RIB (ordnance) alternate titles: rib matcher and fitter

Mounts and aligns ventilated (elevated) ribs to shotgun barrels to facilitate aiming: Selects and positions ribs to dovetailed posts on top of gun barrel. Mounts rib to barrel by dovetailing each rib slot and barrel post along barrel. Locks barrel in vise and measures height of rib at breech end, using pin gauge, to determine amount rear end post must be reduced to lower rib to specified height. Hammers and files post and squeezes rib slot, using handtools and fixtures, to fit rib to post at specified height. Files and fits each rib slot to each post along barrel to align and level rib. Stamps identifying data on rib and barrel, using punches and hammer. Operates bench drill press to drill holes in barrel for retaining pins and sighting beads.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

736.381-018 PROCESS INSPECTOR (ordnance)

Inspects rocket motors, cases, and fuel mixtures for conformance with specifications and verifies standard work procedures and process conditions involved in loading rocket-motor cases with fuel: Weighs and records weights of fuel mixtures and ingredients on inspection reports. Observes fuel mixing, case preparation, and lining activities for conformity to specified procedures and records variations on inspection report. Observes and records weight of lined cases. Examines linings for voids, pockmarks, and other defects. Observes charts, meters, and gauges on casting-control console to verify conformity of process conditions to specifications and records readings. Correlates gauge readings to estimate flow of fuel pumped (cast) into motor case. Observes meters and charts on curing-control panel to verify specified process conditions in curing oven. Examines cured rocket motors for defects, such as voids in propellant, presence of foreign bodies, and paint defects on motor case.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

736.384-010 PROOF INSPECTOR (ordnance) alternate titles: proof tester; shooter

Fires small arms weapons to test loading, firing, and ejection mechanisms: Places gun in fixture of proof-shoot box, and loads it with ammunition. Fires gun specified number of times manually and by remote control to test its shock resistance and function of loading, firing, and extraction mechanisms. Examines gun and spent cartridges for indications of mechanical defects. Measures chamber and bore for conformance to specifications, using gauge. Records firing malfunctioning on tag, and routes gun to repair shop. May keep daily inspection records.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

736.387-010 INSPECTOR, ASSEMBLY (ordnance)

Inspects and tests small arm units during subassembly and assembly stages to ensure that mechanical action, finish, and assembly conform to specifications: Tests firearms for specified cocking and trigger action, using gauges. Examines wood and metal parts of weapons to detect flaws in finish. Pushes gauge through bore of gun to verify straightness of barrel. Measures dimensions and clearances of components to verify conformance with specifications, using gauges. Tests tightness of screws, bolts, and pins, using handtools. Records on tags firearms rejected and reasons. May be designated according to processing stage as Final Inspector (ordnance).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

736.387-014 PROOF-TECHNICIAN HELPER (ordnance) alternate titles: laboratory-mechanic helper

Tests and inspects small arms, artillery weapons, ammunition, and bombs for safety and quality control: Obtains sample ammunition from production lot for ballistic testing. Sets up targets on ranges. Fires weapons to determine mechanical function, accuracy, and velocity under variable conditions. Records number of defective pieces and sends them to laboratory for analysis. Cleans and maintains weapons used in testing.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

736.481-010 SIGHT MOUNTER (ordnance)

Attaches and adjusts telescopic and other special sights to shotguns and rifles: Locates and marks position for mounting holes, using scales and dividers. Operates drill press to drill and tap mounting holes and screws sights on barrel. Positions gun in holding fixture. Sights through bore and moves fixture to align gun with target. Turns setscrews on sight mount to align telescopic sight with fixed target. Routes gun for test firing.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

736.587-010 BARREL LOADER AND CLEANER (ordnance)

Loads automatic pistols and revolvers with cartridges for test firing and cleans and oils tested guns: Fills magazine or cylinder of weapon with specified type of ammunition. Unscrews retaining pin to remove cylinder or pulls magazine from test-fired guns and removes empty shells and live ammunition. Cleans cylinders and barrel with wire brush and swabs gun with oil. Stamps test mark on frame, using hammer and punch. Records number of firearms tested.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

736.684-010 ALIGNER, BARREL AND RECEIVER (ordnance)

Assembles and aligns rifle barrels and receivers, using handtools and power tools, using either of following methods: Mounts barrel in vise and screws receiver onto barrel, using wrench. (1) Positions assembled barrel and receiver in concentricity gauge and marks areas on barrel where metal must be removed or raised to bring barrel and receiver into alignment. Remounts barrel in vise, removes receiver, and scrapes metal from barrel shoulder, or peens receiver chamber, using hammer and peening tool to raise metal to form shim. Mounts sighting bars at each end of barrel, sights between bars, and twists receiver to align bars. (2) Positions assembled barrel and receiver in alignment gauge. Tightens receiver and barrel to adjust alignment according to dial gauge reading, using pneumatic gauge. May screw barrel into receiver to specified pressure, using torque wrench.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

736.684-014 ASSEMBLER II (ordnance) alternate titles: subassembler

Assembles small arms subassemblies, such as cartridge clips, triggers, ejectors, and bolts, using handtools and power tools: Drills, reams, countersinks, and polishes parts, using power tools. Screws, pins, bolts, and rivets parts to form subassembly. Straightens warped parts, using bench and handtools. Examines subassemblies for nicks, burrs, and machine marks, and verifies accuracy of assembly, using gauges. Smooths parts to remove defects and improve fit, using emery cloth and hand file.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

736.684-018 BARREL FINISHER (ordnance)

Smooths and polishes outside surfaces of shotgun barrels preparatory to bluing, using files, striker tools, and emery cloth: Positions and secures barrel in vise. Files off excess metal and surface blemishes, such as toolmarks, ripples, pits, and flat spots. Examines and feels surface of barrel to determine smoothness. Rubs barrel to obtain satin finish, using various grades of emery cloth. May secure barrel in filing jig and file with striker tool to taper breech end, using surface as guide. May remove excess solder from joints.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

736.684-022 BARREL REPAIRER (ordnance)

Repairs scratched or dented steel shotgun barrels, using handtools: Examines damaged barrel to determine salvageability. Positions and secures barrel in bench vise. Draws (stretches) metal from adjoining barrel surface to fill nicks, dents, and scratches by tapping edges with peening hammers. Smooths repaired area and removes blemishes, using handtools and emery cloth. Removes worn inscriptions, such as serial numbers and trademarks, using peening hammers, files, and scrapers. Replaces inscriptions, using punch dies and mallet [MARKER (ordnance)].
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

736.684-026 BARREL STRAIGHTENER I (ordnance)

Straightens small arms barrels to remove bends and crooks, using either line or ring method: (1) Positions barrel in straightening press, sighting it toward frosted glass plate across which is drawn black horizontal line. Sights through barrel, noting two line-shadows cast longitudinally along interior by reflected light from frosted glass. Tightens jaws of press to bend barrel at points where shadows are not straight to straighten barrel (line method). (2) Positions barrel on special fixture. Sights through barrel toward light, noting position of three ring-shadows cast inside bore by light passing through ring scribed on smoked glass at far end of barrel (eccentric rings denote bend in barrel). Removes crooked barrel from fixture and strikes it with soft metal mallet against babbitt block to remove bend indicated by position of rings (ring method).
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

736.684-030 FRONT-SIGHT ATTACHER (ordnance)

Attaches front sights to shotgun and rifle barrels: Secures barrel in vise and screws threaded shank of sight into hole near muzzle. Shears off excess shank extending into bore, using hammer and chisel. Files sheared end of shank with file until edge is smooth with inside of gun barrel. Feels sheared joint and sights through bore or inserts plug gauge into bore to verify smoothness. May drill and tap hole in barrel to accommodate front sight, using drill press and tap.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

736.684-034 GAS-CHECK-PAD MAKER (ordnance)

Makes gas-check pads of plastic and wire screening to be used in breechblocks of bag-loading cannons: Mixes specified quantity of ingredients, such as vaseline, powdered asbestos, and graphite in agitator to form puttylike substance. Presses specified amount of mixture between dies in hydrostatic press to form disk. Shapes brass wire screening into similar shape, using snips and soldering iron. Embeds wire in disk, using hydrostatic press. Coats pad with graphite paint and stencils identifying data on pad. Wraps pad in wax paper.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

736.684-038 SOLDERER, BARREL RIBS (ordnance)

Mounts and solders ribs to shotgun barrels to form double barrels and for use as aiming sight: Brushes flux onto shotgun barrels to prepare surface for soldering. Files and fits dovetail butts of barrels together and hammers pin through holes in barrels to lock them together. Inserts spacers between barrels and mounts barrels in fixture. Aligns rib between barrels and drives wedges between rib and barrels to secure rib. Heats assembly in gas-fired oven to specified temperature for soldering. Melts and flows solder along adjoining edges of rib and barrels, using gas torch. Positions and secures barrels and sighting ribs in aligning fixture and solders ribs to barrels. Drills vent and bead holes in barrels, using bench drill. Places soldered barrels in wire basket and moves barrels through acid bath tanks and rinse water, using overhead hoist, to remove excess solder and flux.
GOE: 06.04.31 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

736.684-042 TARGETEER (ordnance) alternate titles: aligner; sighter

Fires small arms weapons at fixed targets to test accuracy of sights and mechanical functions of weapons: Positions target at specified distance. Mounts weapon on tripod, or mechanical rest. Aims weapon and fires series of shots at target. Examines target to determine shot pattern and accuracy of sight. Adjusts sights to attain specified accuracy, using handtools. Examines indentations on cartridge face to detect defective striking of firing pin. Records firing deficiencies on target or tag, and routes gun to repair shop.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

736.687-010 GREASER (ordnance) alternate titles: cleaner-greaser; oiler and packer, gun parts

Greases small arms and artillery pieces to prevent corrosion during shipment or storage: Coats parts with grease, using swabs and brushes, or dips parts into grease pot. May dismantle units, such as breech or firing mechanism to facilitate application of grease.
GOE: 05.12.08 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

736.687-014 INSPECTOR, BARREL (ordnance)

Tests shotgun and rifle barrel forging for straightness prior to machining: Places barrel on roller supports of test device. Positions stem of dial indicator against barrel. Rotates barrel and notes deflection of indicator needle. Rejects barrels which deflect needle beyond specified limits.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

736.687-018 INSPECTOR, LIVE AMMUNITION (ordnance)

Examines magazines and chambers of guns after final test firing to ensure removal of live ammunition. Records number and disposition of guns passing through department.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION OF AMMUNITION, FIREWORKS, EXPLOSIVES, AND RELATED PRODUCTS

This group includes occupations concerned with assembling, loading, and inspecting small arms and artillery ammunition, bombs, mines, grenades, chemical warfare projectiles, flares, explosive charges, and related products. Occupations concerned with processing explosive chemicals are included in Division 55.

737.131-010 SUPERVISOR, FIREWORKS ASSEMBLY (chemical)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in mixing powders and assembling parts to produce fireworks: Ignites fireworks and observes resultant sound and color to verify use of specified proportions and mixtures of powders. Prepares reports and discusses test results with production manager. May train new workers and set up machines and equipment to meet production requirements. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to type of product manufactured or function supervised as Floatlight-Loading Supervisor (chemical); Incendiaries Supervisor (chemical); Pyrotechnic-Loading Supervisor (chemical).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

737.132-010 PRIMER SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in shaping, charging, foiling, and assembly of cartridge primers. 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

737.134-010 INSPECTION SUPERVISOR II (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in making final inspections of small-arms ammunition and artillery shells and cases: Determines from blueprints type and size of gauges or inspection instruments to be used. Examines rejected parts to ascertain whether they may be salvaged or scrapped. Consults with various department heads concerning the correction of defects attributed to malfunction of machines and equipment during manufacturing processes. Recommends improvements to companies supplying raw materials when tests indicate that their products have been the cause of defects. May train newly assigned workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

737.137-010 INSPECTOR, CHIEF (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in inspecting ammunition and ammunition components: Keeps records of storage and processing. Assigns subordinates to routine inspection of stores or processes. Studies inspection reports and directs action to remedy unsafe conditions and to dispose of unserviceable materials. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

737.137-014 POWDER-AND-PRIMER-CANNING LEADER (ordnance) alternate titles: primer-and-powder-canning leader

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in drying, canning, and storing cartridge primers and propellant powder for small-arms ammunition. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

737.137-018 SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in manufacture, loading, assembly, drying, or storage of ammunition. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May inspect material or products to ensure compliance with manufacturing standards. May be designated according to activity supervised as Supervisor, Ammunition-Loading (ordnance); Supervisor, Powder-And-Primer-Canning (ordnance); Supervisor, Propellant-Charge-Loading (ordnance); Supervisor, Pyrotechnic-Loading (ordnance).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

737.137-022 SUPERVISOR, BELT-AND-LINK ASSEMBLY (ordnance) alternate titles: belt-and-link-shop supervisor

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in loading belts, chains, and clips with small-arms ammunition for automatic and semiautomatic weapons. 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

737.364-010 PROCESS CHECKER (ordnance) alternate titles: inspector, materials and processes

Inspects and tests small arms ammunition to verify conformance with variety of qualitative specifications: Collects quantity of cartridges or shotgun shells as they emerge from loading and assembling machines. Tests crimping of case around bullet, using bench device that registers force required to withdraw bullet from case. Cuts open shotgun shells to verify correct placement of wads, shot, and powder. Weighs powder from several individual shells on balance scale and computes average weight. Weighs shot pellet load from individual shell on shadowgraph scale and counts number of pellets in load, using pellet-counting device, and computes number of pellets per ounce; estimates average pellet size, using graduated device. Reports patterns in ammunition defects that indicate loading or assembly machine malfunctions or maladjustments to machine adjuster or supervisor. Records test results in tabular, graphic, or narrative form for quality control purposes.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.367-010 INSPECTOR III (ordnance)

Inspects ammunition, ammunition components, loading plants, and magazine areas to detect unsafe or unserviceable items and to enforce safety regulations: Inspects cartridges and other metallic items for corrosion or physical defects. Visually examines explosive components for deterioration, freedom of movement of parts, clearances between parts, and dimensions of specified parts, using measuring devices. Inspects physical condition of plant buildings and magazines for adequate safety equipment. Observes methods of storing and handling ammunition and actions of plant personnel for compliance with safety regulations. Inspects incoming and outgoing shipments for proper loading, bracing, and marking. Prepares reports on findings. May observe loading process for quality of production and observance of safety regulations. May supervise personnel engaged in salvage or destruction of unserviceable ammunition and explosives.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

737.381-010 ASSEMBLER, IGNITER (ordnance)

Assembles, tests, and packages rocket engine ignition charges, following written instructions and wiring diagrams: Sifts and weighs out specified quantities of propellant powder and pours it into container. Seals container with solder or adhesive to form igniter. Assembles main charge and igniter to form ignition cap. Stamps or marks identification on cap, using crayon. Attaches wires to terminal pins of ignition cap according to wiring diagram, using pliers, soldering iron, and screwdriver. Tests wiring for continuity, using continuity checker. Tests ignition cap for air leaks, using vacuum pump. Places tested caps on shipping tray, or seals them in moistureproof bag.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

737.387-010 DROP TESTER (ordnance)

Tests cartridge primers for sensitivity to impact by dropping weight onto sample primers from measured heights: Secures primer or primed cartridge case in test fixture and positions firing pin over primer. Raises steel ball in electromagnetic holder to specified height on calibrated column. Presses switch to cut power from electromagnet which drops ball onto firing pin in test fixture to detonate primer. Tests groups of primers from same production sample at several specified drop-heights, and records percentage of fires and misfires at each height. May plot test results on graph to develop primer sensitivity curve, or apply standardized statistical formulas to estimate sensitivity characteristics of entire production lot of primers.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.387-014 INSPECTOR I (ordnance)

Inspects interior and exterior of bomb and artillery shell components for defects: Visually examines components to detect defective material and work quality, such as cracks or incorrect size. Verifies accuracy of critical dimensions, using direct-reading electric limit gauge. Pressure-tests welded joints to ensure airtightness, using compressed air and soap solution. Tests strength of fitted and welded joints, using special hydraulic equipment.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

737.387-018 PRESSURE-TEST OPERATOR (ordnance)

Measures propellant force of powder charge by firing small arms cartridges and shotshells in pressure-testing device: Selects test barrel according to type and caliber of cartridge to be fired. Secures breech end of barrel in fixture containing breech-block, hammer, and firing pin, using handtools and gauges. Inserts $T3gas check$T1 and steel piston into vent in barrel wall. Positions lead or copper slug of standard length on piston and tightens yoke-mounted setscrew which acts as anvil to secure it. Fires cartridge and measures compressed slug for reduction in length, using micrometer. Converts reduction in slug length to pressure expressed in pounds-per-square inch, using conversion chart. Computes average pressure for specified number of cartridges. May perform velocity tests on projectiles.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

737.487-010 PROPELLANT-CHARGE LOADER (ordnance)

Measures quantities of explosives and loads them into propellant charge bags: Measures approximate quantity of powder, using volumetric weighing machine. Weighs charge on scale. Verifies weight on second scale. Empties charge into charge bag. Sews opening together at top of bag, using sewing machine.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.587-010 BANDOLEER STRAIGHTENER-STAMPER (ordnance)

Prepares fabric bandoleer belts for packing with clips of small arms cartridges: Cuts open bundles of bandoleer belts, unfolds, straightens, examines stitching for imperfections, and counts them into lots of specified quantity. Stamps each belt with order and caliber data. Records number of belts counted and issued to BANDOLEER PACKERS (ordnance).
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.587-014 FIREWORKS ASSEMBLER (chemical) alternate titles: pyrotechnic assembler

Performs any combination of following duties in assembling pyrotechnics (fireworks) and signal flares: Weighs specified quantities of powder or scoops powder into premeasured scooping device, and loads them into cans, cones, tubes, or other casings, or fills containers to predetermined level. Applies sealing compound to container from bulb syringe to seal in powder, or places cap or lid on container and secures them by crimping with machine or handtool. Drills or punches holes in caps or lids for insertion or attachment of fuse or wick. Attaches igniter ring atop open end of signal flares. Attaches and secures components of assemblies, using handtools. Inspects items at various stages of completion for inaccuracies in assembly and for obvious flaws. Packs specified number of flares or finished fireworks in cartons for storage or shipment. Stencils identifying information, such as type of firework, date of manufacture, and lot number, on assembled item or carton. May assemble cartons from flattened state, seal packed cartons, and attach shipping label onto carton.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.587-018 PRIMER BOXER (ordnance)

Fills linen boxes with charged primers for inspection or storage: Pours water into catch pan. Places sieve tray of primers over catch pan so excess primer mixture will fall through sieve into water as primers are moved about. Scoops primers from sieve, and pours them into box to specified height. Marks lot ticket and places it in box. Empties and scrubs catch pan.
GOE: 06.04.38 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.684-010 ASSEMBLER, MECHANICAL ORDNANCE (ordnance)

Assembles solid, liquid, or gas-powered mechanical and electromechanical torpedo engines according to drawings and specifications, using torque wrench and handtools: Reads instructions or drawings to plan assembly sequence. Positions basic workpiece on workbench or clamps workpiece in floor fixture. Lays out parts and subassembly elements required to assemble engine. Fits parts together and bolts or screws parts to basic workpiece in specified locations, using torque wrench and handtools. Colors each fitting after torque is applied, using felt tip pen. Verifies dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to written specifications, using preset gauges. Confirms operation of assembled unit, using air and water pressure test equipment. Requests inspector approval of assembled unit before proceeding to next assembly stage. Fits together subassemblies, such as fuel pumps and gear trains, according to drawings or instructions, using handtools, and bolts subassemblies to specified positions on unit.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.684-014 BOMB LOADER (ordnance)

Performs any combination of following tasks to load, assemble, and pack aerial bombs: Tends machine that loads and compresses thermite and explosive charges into steel noses of bombs. Assembles bombs by joining together component parts and sections, using handtools, cement, riveting machines, and jigs. Spray-paints and tapes nose of bombs to seal perforations. Stamps identification numbers on bombs, using stamping machines. Binds cluster of bombs together with steel bands preparatory to packing to prevent accidental discharge. Packs clusters of bombs into moistureproof steel boxes, using chain hoist. Seals container lids with putty and packs loaded containers into wooden shipping crates, closing crates with hammer and nails. May be designated according to type of bomb loaded as Thermite-Bomb Loader (ordnance).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.684-018 FIREWORKS MAKER (chemical)

Makes bombs, fountains, colored lights, and set pieces for use as fireworks, following blueprints or pictures: Weighs, mixes, and sifts powder ingredients, according to formula, to produce various color and noise effects. Ignites portion of mixed ingredients to determine whether color meets specifications. Rams and pounds powder into casings or tubes, using wooden rods and mallet. Inspects fireworks for faulty wrapping or other defects and tests for sound by firing samples. Assembles and fastens together fireworks to form figures and scenes, using wire, cardboard, and handtools. May use previously prepared chemicals [MIXER (chemical) II].
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

737.684-022 FUSE ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

Loads and assembles component parts of time and nose fuses, performing any combination of following tasks: Assembles essential portions of fuses, bolting and crimping parts together with press. Drills charge holes, using drill press. Loads parts with explosive charges, forcing them in place with semiautomatic hydraulic and pneumatic presses. Joins together various subassemblies with housing structure and screws or crimps them in place. Sets delay-action screw in place in time fuses and glues small disks of onionskin around screw to hold it firmly in place. Shellacs unprotected surfaces with brush.
GOE: 06.02.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.684-026 INSPECTOR, SALVAGE (ordnance) alternate titles: cartridge gauger; salvage-machine operator

Salvages rejected loaded cartridges, performing any combination of following tasks: Measures and weighs cartridges, using fixed and adjustable gauges and direct-reading shadowgraph scale, or feeds cartridges into gauge-and-weigh machine [GAUGE-AND-WEIGH-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)] to verify rejection. Feeds cartridges into dial plate on automatic power press that straightens sides and deepens shoulders of cases or punches out defective primers. Positions cartridge in lathe chuck and moves lever to feed cutting tool to cut head diameter and cannelure to specified size. Inserts cartridge into fixture of machine that draws bullet from cartridge case. Dumps powder from cartridge and drops emptied case into chute.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.684-030 POWDER WORKER, TNT (ordnance)

Screens, melts, and pours TNT into projectile cases: Pours TNT powder into hopper of screening machine which reduces lumps by agitation. Pours powder into revolving steam-heated kettle and adjusts controls to permit steam to flow in pipes around kettle, heating and melting TNT. Empties melted explosive into buckets through valves. Tests temperature of TNT with thermometer and cools it to prescribed temperature, using power-operated paddle. Pours molten TNT into shell and bomb cases. Breaks off crystallized TNT scrap and returns it to melting pot. Drills threaded holes in charge into which boosters are loaded. Loads shells and bombs with TNT powder, pouring explosive into cases by hand and pressing powder down with hydraulic press.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

737.684-034 PRODUCTION ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

Performs any combination of following duties to assemble ordnance and related devices, such as fuses, detonators, flares, ammunition, primers, and projectile boosters: Weighs powder and chemicals, according to formula and places ingredients in mixer. Starts mixer and mixes powder with chemicals, and pours specified amount of mixture into cavity of ordnance device. Places ordnance unit under microscope, positions components to be connected according to diagram, and solders or welds parts together. Positions parts of device to be assembled in prescribed order and fastens parts together, using screws, bolts, and handtools.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.684-038 SHELL ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

Assembles component parts of artillery shells for shipment to loading arsenal: Lifts shells onto bench. Screws fuse plugs into base of shells, and adapters (reducing brushings pierced and threaded in center to receive fuses) into nose, using hand and pneumatic wrenches. Smears petroleum jelly onto unlacquered shell surfaces. Screws plugs into nosefuse holes. Cleans and reams threads. May lacquer shells and metal parts by brushing, spraying, or dipping.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

737.685-010 GAUGE-AND-WEIGH-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Tends machine that gauges and weighs cartridges and examines cartridges for defects: Scoops handful of cartridges from bin and arranges them with heads in one direction. Rolls cartridges from hand to hand and examines them for such defects as dents, scratches, and missing or inverted primers. Places acceptable cartridges on inclined chute for gravity feeding into gauging and weighing mechanisms. Starts machine and observes operation to detect jamming. Removes misaligned cartridges from gravity chute, using special hook tool. Moves lever to eject jammed cartridges. Notifies GAUGE-AND-WEIGH-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance) of machine malfunction. May examine cartridges carried past work station in nests of rotating conveyor table and press button to drop out defective cartridges. May tend machine that gauges but does not weigh cartridges and be designated Gauging-Machine Operator (ordnance).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.685-014 SHAKER-PLATE OPERATOR (ordnance) alternate titles: loading-unit plate filler; plate filler

Tends machine that positions small arms cartridges or components in specially holed plates and inspects parts for conformance to standards: Places plate on shaker bed and scoops parts from hopper onto plate. Starts machine and spreads parts over oscillating plate by hand or with stick to fill depressions. Stops machine and shakes plate to invert parts not upended. Examines cartridges and components for defects, such as dents, burrs, scratches, and reversed or missing parts, using magnifying glass for minute parts. Removes defective parts, using tweezers, pick, or wax-tipped stick. Inverts parts, using transfer plate, to examine both ends. May record quantity of rejections according to type of defect. May shake parts through gauging screens to verify conformance to specified dimensions.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.685-018 WAX POURER (chemical)

Tends equipment that melts and pours paraffin into cardboard tubes in manufacture of signal flares: Scans invoice to determine number of flares required. Climbs ladder and dumps paraffin blocks into vat and activates heating element to melt paraffin. Observes temperature gauge to determine when melting point is reached and looks into vat to verify liquid condition of paraffin. Turns valve to allow gravity-fed liquid paraffin to flow into pressure vat. Adjusts pressure vat controls to prescribed setting and flips switch to activate heating element. Places flare tube in rack with open end up and examines closed end for openings. Squeezes sealant into tubes to seal defective closed ends. Positions racked tubes under spout and depresses treadle to fill tubes with specified amount of paraffin. Advances each row of tubes under spout until all tubes are filled with paraffin. Carries racked tubes to next work station. Scrapes paraffin residue from worktable, using scraper. Maintains production records.
GOE: 06.04.19 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-010 ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

Performs any combination of following duties to assemble fittings on fragmentation bombs: Wipes nose-adapter threads with cloth and solvent. Dries adapter, using airhose. Coats interior threads of adapters with thin layer of grease. Brushes nose-plug threads with fast-drying paint, and screws plug into adapter. Screws adapter into nose section of bomb. Attaches components of fin-stabilizer unit to bomb, using pliers and wire.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-014 BAG LOADER (ordnance)

Loads ammunition charge bags with previously weighed quantities of powder: Receives cup containing powder from CHECK WEIGHER (ordnance). Inserts funnel into bag opening. Pours charge into bag through funnel, shaking bag to settle powder.
GOE: 06.04.36 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

737.687-018 BLASTING-CAP ASSEMBLER (ordnance) alternate titles: electric-blasting-cap assembler

Performs any combination of following duties to assemble blasting caps: Dips lengths of wire into insulating compound and wraps them with cloth tape. Cuts wires in cutting machine. Inserts wires, having short piece of platinum wire soldered to one end, into fiber plug. Seals plug with fiber disk.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-022 BOOSTER ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

Assembles elements of explosive shell boosters, performing any combination of following duties: Places cushion disks in bottoms of booster cups. Stamps cooper washers with identifying data and glues onionskin disks over holes. Puts together parts of releasing mechanism (rotors) and assembles them with stamped washers and housings (body pieces) to complete boosters. Gauges overall length of completed units, using snap gauges.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-026 CHECK WEIGHER (ordnance)

Weighs each cup containing powder charge again after weighing by SHADOWGRAPH-SCALE OPERATOR (ordnance) to ascertain its adherence to specifications. Returns cups of inexact weight to original SHADOWGRAPH-SCALE OPERATOR (ordnance) to be check-weighed for third time. Passes satisfactory charges on to BAG LOADER (ordnance).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-030 CORE LOADER (ordnance)

Loads dumbbell-shaped ammunition charge bags (cores) with black powder: Fills hopper of air-powered filling machine with black powder. Blows powder into one end of bag by inserting machine feedpipe through hole in handle of bag and moving controls to blow powder into end. Removes bag from pipe and reinserts pipe into bag so that pipe faces unfilled end of bag. Moves controls to fill empty end of bag with powder. Stops up hole in handle with clamp.
GOE: 06.04.36 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

737.687-034 DEMOLITION SPECIALIST (ordnance)

Disposes of explosive wastes and rejected powder-charged products in accordance with established safety regulations: Collects explosive wastes, rejected ordnance devices, and products saturated with explosive materials from production areas in containers. Sorts material by type and places material in rubber containers. Pours water or other counteracting agents into containers to neutralize material and places material in open area until disposal. Stores rejected products in bunkers. Loads truck with waste, transports, and positions waste in specified manner for disposal. Sets fire to waste products and materials and ensures complete destruction of all items.
GOE: 05.12.03 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

737.687-038 DETONATOR ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

Loads and assembles component parts of shell detonators, performing any combination of following duties: Loads detonator cup with explosives, such as black powder and tetryl, using power press. Inserts loaded cup in detonator holder and screws holder into detonator head. Assembles head with activating mechanisms that start explosion of shell when it strikes. Gauges completed detonator for length.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-042 EXPLOSIVE OPERATOR I (ordnance)

Unloads, cleans, and reloads defective assemblies and component parts of high-explosive shells and bombs: Removes fuses with wrench, working behind protective barriers. Washes out explosive charges with water, destroying or salvaging explosive. Removes paint and grease from shells and bombs, using chemicals and shot-blast machine. Disassembles shells and bombs for inspection. Makes minor alterations in shape and size, using engine lathe. Assembles and paints components. Reloads bombs and shells with high explosives [EXPLOSIVE OPERATOR (ordnance) II].
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-046 EXPLOSIVE OPERATOR II (ordnance)

Performs any combination of following tasks, which require working knowledge of open explosives, concerned with manufacturing, assembling, and loading of fuses, detonators, primers, boosters, shells, and bags: Weighs, blends, and pours explosives into containers, compressing powder into pellets, screwing together threaded parts of shells, and checking dimensions of ammunition. May be designated according to type of explosive manufactured as Explosive Operator, Bomb (ordnance); Explosive Operator, Fuse (ordnance); Explosive Operator, Grenade (ordnance).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-050 IGNITER CAPPER (ordnance)

Ties protective cotton cap over igniter end of propellant charge. Ties tag containing identifying data to charge.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

737.687-054 INSPECTOR II (ordnance)

Examines shell and bomb explosive assemblies, such as time fuses, nose fuses, delay-action detonators, and relays, to determine their conformity to specifications: Inspects time fuses and nose fuses, observing packing of charge for firmness, tests action of plunger and restraining spring for freedom of movement, examines wiring for defective soldered connections, and examines shaping of metal. Tests interrupter action in revolving chuck. Gauges boosters for body length and lockpin length. Inspects detonators, relays, and primers, using magnifying glass to examine loading. Observes wet primers for evenness of charge. Reads data stamped on assemblies or on tag attached to assemblies to ensure that data is legible and complete.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

737.687-058 INSPECTOR, BULLET SLUGS (ordnance)

Examines bullet slugs or cores for defects to ensure conformance to specifications: Rolls slugs or cores by hand across bench, scoops slugs or cores onto moving belt for inspection as they pass by, or aligns them on grooved inspection plate by pushing plate into pile of slugs or cores and shaking plate to remove excess. Examines slugs or cores for defects, such as pits, burrs, and fins. Picks out defective slugs or cores with fingers or wax-tipped stick and drops them into scrapbox.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-062 INSPECTOR, FIREWORKS (chemical)

Inspects and tests assembled and partially assembled pyrotechnics (fireworks): Examines parts for defects, such as nicks, cracks, or holes. Screws standard test piece on threaded parts to determine acceptable fit and alignment. Verifies component dimensions for conformance to specifications, using fixed gauge. Segregates defective assemblies for reconstruction, salvage, or further analysis. May be designated according to part inspected as Firing-Pin Gauger (chemical); Pellet-Post Inspector (chemical).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-066 INSPECTOR, SHELLS (ordnance)

Inspects cartridge cases and bullet jackets for defects, such as burrs, dents, discolorations, and scratches, as they pass along conveyor or are held in frames. Removes defective cases and jackets by hand. May measure samples to verify specified dimensions, using fixed gauges. May inspect bullet jackets and cores at various stages of manufacture to ensure compliance with production specifications.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-070 LABORER, AMMUNITION ASSEMBLY I (ordnance)

Assembles component parts of tracer shells, signals, flares, and other pyrotechnics, performing any combination of following tasks: Loads relays (devices for transferring ignition sequence to various charges in shell) with black powder pellets. Tends press that pushes powder charge tightly into relay. Assembles and loads mine fuses with red phosphorous and black powder. Installs relays in shells and screws them in place. Loads shells with tracer powder, tamps pellets with automatic press, and seals chamber with celluloid disk. May cut and sew silk to assist in making of signal flare parachutes.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-074 LABORER, AMMUNITION ASSEMBLY II (ordnance)

Assembles and packs complete rounds of ammunition (projectile and cartridge), performing any combination of following tasks: Greases threads on fuses and starts them into threaded fuse sockets. Screws fuses into place, using screw press. Places primers in cartridge cases and stamps them in place, using press. Weighs and inserts propellants into cartridge cases. Brushes band of adhesive compound around base of projectile to seal cartridge. Gauges completed shells, using simple acceptance jigs. Stamps shell data on cartridge, using rubber stamp or stamping machine. Packs completed rounds in cardboard tubes. Stamps shell data on tubes, dips tubes in molten paraffin, and packs tubes in crates. Screws pierced and threaded plugs into bases of aerial bombs. Screws rod-supporting fin assembly into threaded hole in plug. Slips metal sleeves about bombs and packs them in metal containers, attaching tags with identification data to containers.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-078 LACQUER-PIN-PRESS OPERATOR (ordnance)

Deposits drop of lacquer inside cartridge primer cup to seal in anvil and foil paper and to waterproof primer charge, using hand powered bench device (lacquer-pin press): Pulls lever to lower pin plate of press to dip tips of pins into tray of lacquer. Positions plate containing assembled primer cups in fixture beneath lacquer-tipped pins. Pulls lever to lower pin plate and deposit lacquer in primers. Places primer-filled plate in hot air oven to dry lacquer. Empties lacquer from tray into waste can at prescribed intervals and refills tray from supply can.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

737.687-082 MANUAL-PLATE FILLER (ordnance)

Positions parts for small arms ammunition in specially holed plates or frames for inspection, assembly, or further processing: Scoops parts onto plate or frame, spreads them over surface, and shakes frame manually to arrange parts in holes or indentations, open ends up. Positions with fingers parts that are not seated during shaking.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-086 MERCURY-CRACKING TESTER (ordnance)

Examines completed cartridge case for cracks: Cleans cases by dipping them in solution of nitric acid and rinsing them in water. Dips cases into mercurous nitrate solution. Heats chemically treated cases over flame and examines cases for discolorations, indicative of cracks. Discards defective cases.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-090 MIXER II (chemical)

Weighs and mixes chemicals according to formula for use as explosive ingredients in pyrotechnics (fireworks): Examines chemicals to ensure that color and texture conform to specifications. Weighs prescribed quantities of chemicals. Rubs powdered chemicals through screens to obtain specified fineness. Mixes screened powders to obtain uniform blend. May dump powdered chemicals onto stone table, blend them with linseed oil, using roller, and mix blended material with additional chemicals by machine. May tend tumbling machine to obtain finer powders. May cure and dry mixture. May be designated according to type of powder mixed as Floatlight-Powder Mixer (chemical); Incendiary-Powder Mixer (chemical); Photoflash-Powder Mixer (chemical); Pyrotechnic Mixer (chemical); Starter-Cup-Powder Mixer (chemical).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-094 PACKER-FUSER (chemical)

Assembles and packs pyrotechnic devices: Packs designated number of sparklers of specified color in carton, discarding defective sparklers. Perforates other pyrotechnic devices, such as firecrackers and display cones, with awl or knife to permit insertion of wick. Dips wick in glue and inserts wick in hole. Wraps device in paper and packs device for storage or shipment.
GOE: 06.04.38 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

737.687-098 PRIMER ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

Loads and assembles component parts of wet and dry bomb and shell primers, performing any combination of following tasks: Loads primer cups with explosives, using power presses to seat explosive. Loads other primer parts with explosives. Assembles primer cups with rings and washers and rolls assembly on cloth soaked with gluelike explosive compound. Inserts primer in holder and presses it in place so that compound sticks. Crimps primer in place with press.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-102 PRIMER CHARGER (ordnance) alternate titles: cup filler

Fills small arms ammunition primer cups with dry or wet priming mixture, using one of following methods: (1) Positions specially holed plate filled with primer cups in fixture beneath charging plate. Dumps dry powder on charging plate and rubs it into holes, using rubber spreading tool. Pushes levers to retract retaining plate between charging plate and cup plate, to start pneumatic vibrator that shakes powder into primer cups. (2) Dumps wet mixture onto charging plate, kneads it into holes and scrape off excess with rubber blade. Superimposes powder-filled plate over cup-filled plate and punches mixture into primer cups, using knock out fixture. May operate varnish pin-press [LACQUER-PIN-PRESS OPERATOR (ordnance)] and foiling-tamping press [FOILING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)].
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-106 PRIMER INSPECTOR (ordnance)

Examines cartridge primers for defects, such as lack of powder or improperly inserted anvil. Removes faulty primers with tweezers or wax-tipped stick. May fill specially holed boards with primers, using shaker machine [SHAKER-PLATE OPERATOR (ordnance)], or pour primers into boxes for transfer to subsequent operations. May use magnifying glass to examine primers.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-110 PROPELLANT-CHARGE-ZONE ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

Assembles and ties together charge bags loaded with explosives: Lifts bags from barrels and positions them on bench. Joins and secures four tying straps over top of assembly. Slips circumference gauge over completed charge zone to determine that size of charge is within prescribed limits.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-114 SALVAGER I (ordnance)

Inspects machinegun ammunition links for machining defects: Visually inspects links for dents, burrs, and other obvious defects. Checks links with fixed gauges and dial indicator gauges for accuracy of dimensions. Places acceptable links in container and defective links in another for salvage.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

737.687-118 SALVAGER II (ordnance)

Inspects, tests, and reclaims discarded parts of explosive shells, such as fuses, boosters, and detonators in manufacturing plant, using micrometers, measuring instruments, and knowledge of blueprints to determine salvage value of materials.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-122 SCREW-EYE ASSEMBLER (ordnance)

Screws metal eyes into threaded holes inside bottom of artillery cartridge cases to form anchor, to which ammunition bags are tied and held within case.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

737.687-126 SHADOWGRAPH-SCALE OPERATOR (ordnance)

Weighs powder charges on scale, which uses shadow of a needle as indicator: Receives container, holding powder charge and weighs container. Adds or removes quantities of powder to secure exact quantity of charge.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

737.687-130 SHELLACKER (ordnance)

Brushes shellac over foil that will be stamped into small disks and used to seal powder in cartridge primer cups. Prepares solution by dissolving shellac in solvent and straining mixture. Hangs coated strips on rack to dry. May cut foil into strips.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

737.687-134 TAPPER, HAND (ordnance)

Places empty artillery cartridge cases on table and cuts threads in two previously drilled holes on inside surface for insertion of screw eyes by SCREW-EYE ASSEMBLER (ordnance), using handtap.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

737.687-138 VARNISHING-UNIT OPERATOR (ordnance)

Varnishes or lacquers heads and mouths of cartridge cases to make waterproof seal between heads and primers and between cartridge mouths and bullets: Positions varnishing plate over plate of cartridge cases and inverts to transfer cases to varnishing plate. Positions plate of cases in fixture of manually powdered varnishing device. Moves levers to dip upper and lower blocks of pins into reservoirs of varnish and then onto primers and into mouths of cases. Wipes excess varnish from cases with cloth and examines them for completeness of coverage. Sets plate of cases on air blower screen to dry.
GOE: 06.04.33 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739 OCCUPATIONS IN FABRICATION AND REPAIR OF PRODUCTS MADE FROM ASSORTED MATERIALS, N.E.C.

This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with fabricating and repairing products from assorted materials.

739.130-010 SUPERVISOR, BIT AND SHANK DEPARTMENT (fabrication, nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in sawing, shaping, and fitting bits and shanks of smoking pipes: Informs workers engaged in sawing operations of changes in style and number of stummels to saw for each style. Determines from production schedule quantity and style of bits to be bent, and number of each style bit needed. Inspects stummels and bits at each work station to ensure conformance to company standards. Sets up machines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.131-010 SUPERVISOR I (fabrication, nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in cutting, sewing, tacking, and tipping umbrellas: Observes machine operations to detect malfunctioning equipment. Repairs or adjusts equipment, using handtools. May train new employees. May cut patterns from cardboard, according to sketches or customer's specifications. 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

739.131-014 SUPERVISOR II (fabrication, nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating, finishing, sanding, painting, and decorating plastic and papier mache mannequins and display structures. Inspects work at various stages of production to ensure conformance to plant standards. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.132-010 SUPERVISOR, CORNCOB PIPE MANUFACTURING (fabrication, nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in making corncob pipes: Trains workers in operation of machines used to cut, shape, bore, and smooth corncob pipe bowls. Directs maintenance workers in repair of machinery. Records personnel and production data. May supervise workers packing and shipping pipes. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

739.134-010 SUPERVISOR, ASSEMBLY ROOM (fabrication, nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling caskets: Inspects caskets for fit of assembled parts and overall appearance to determine conformance to company standards. Trains workers in assembly of caskets. May mix glue with water or steam. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.134-014 SUPERVISOR, DISPLAY FABRICATION (fabrication, nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating smoking pipe displays: Studies sketches to determine patterns necessary for fabrication or to devise procedure to be used in absence of patterns. Verifies setup of woodworking machines, using tape ruler and information from sketch or pattern. Supervises work of DISPLAY FABRICATOR (fabrication, nec) 860.684-022. Constructs model displays, using handtools, sketch, and woodworking machines, such as bandsaw and variety saw. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

739.137-010 ASSEMBLY SUPERVISOR (any industry)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling parts or assemblies into units, such as carburetors, refrigerators, vacuum cleaners, electric motors, or vending machines, applying knowledge of assembly process, tools, equipment, products, and production methods. Reports machine and equipment malfunctions to maintenance personnel. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.137-014 SUPERVISOR, LAMP SHADES (fabrication, nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in cutting silk, parchment, and fiberglass from lampshade patterns, attaching shades to metal frames, applying trimmings to shades, and wrapping and packing completed lampshades. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.137-018 SUPERVISOR, PIPE MANUFACTURE (fabrication, nec)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in patching, sanding, staining, or polishing smoking pipes: Interprets job requirements and schedules processing to meet requirements. Routes defective pipes to designated workers for repair. Specifies formulas to be mixed and used to patch, stain, varnish, and lacquer pipes. Observes pipes at various stages of patching, sanding, or finishing to ensure conformance to standards. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to activity supervised as Supervisor, Dyeing And Finishing Department (fabrication, nec); Supervisor, Patching Department (fabrication, nec); Supervisor, Sanding Department (fabrication, nec).
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

739.137-022 SUPERVISOR, WALL MIRROR DEPARTMENT (glass products)

Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly, inspection, and packing wall and furniture mirrors: Orders specified size, type, and quantity of mirror, frames, backs, hardware, and packing cartons required to meet production schedules. Patrols work area and examines items on production line to ensure conformity to specifications. Trains new workers in job duties. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.261-010 EXHIBIT BUILDER (museums) alternate titles: exhibition specialist; exhibit technician; museum craft worker; experimental-display builder; model maker

Constructs and installs museum exhibit structures, electric wiring, and fixtures of materials, such as wood, plywood, and fiberglass, using handtools and power tools: Studies sketches or scale drawings for temporary or permanent display or exhibit structures, such as framework, fixtures, booths, or cabinets to determine type, amount, and cost of material needed. Confers with exhibit planning and art personnel to discuss structural feasibility of plans and to suggest alternate methods of displaying objects in exhibit. Cuts, assembles, and fastens parts to construct framework, panels, shelves, and other exhibit components of specified materials, using handtools and power tools. Sprays or brushes paint, enamel, varnish, or other finish on structures, or creates special effects by applying finish with cloth, sponge, or fingers to prepare structure for addition of fittings. Mounts fittings and fixtures, such as shelves, panelboards, and shadowboxes to framework, using handtools or adhesives. Installs electrical wiring, fixtures, apparatus, audiovisual components, or control equipment in framework, according to design specifications. Installs or affixes murals, photographs, mounted legend materials, and graphics in framework or on fixtures. Assembles, installs, or arranges structures in exhibit galleries working with maintenance and installation personnel. Tests electrical, electronic, and mechanical components of exhibit structure to verify operation. May maintain inventory of building materials, tools, and equipment, and order supplies as needed for construction of exhibit fixtures. May assign duties to and supervise work of carpentry, electrical, and other craftworkers engaged in constructing and installing exhibit components. May assist in placement of display accessories and collection objects or specimens. May be designated according to speciality as Exhibit Carpenter (museums); Exhibit Electrician (museums); or job location as Planetarium Sky Show Technician (museums); Science Center Display Builder (museums).
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

739.281-010 PACKAGING TECHNICIAN (paper goods)

Lays out, fabricates, assembles, and tests samples of corrugated paperboard and plastic containers: Sketches design details or makes scale drawings of containers used for shipping, protecting, or displaying items, indicating construction dimensions, using drawing instruments and shipping requirements. Lays out dimensions of container on paperboard, cuts along specified lines with knife or saw and assembles sample container, using adhesive or staples. Lays out dimensions of production templates for cartons and cuts out templates, using power tools. Cuts out specified plastic parts, using handtools and power tools. Tests ability of container to withstand shipping requirements, using strain, strength, and stress test equipment. Records results of tests.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

739.281-014 ULTRASONIC TESTER (any industry)

Conducts ultrasonic tests on fabricated metallic and nonmetallic parts and products to identify discontinuities: Reviews work orders, test procedure sheets, and product acceptance criteria to determine test specifications. Attaches specified crystal probe transducer to ultrasound test device and moves switch to actuate device. Calibrates and adjusts ultrasonic test equipment to required standards and settings, applying knowledge of ultrasonic testing procedures. Sprays couplant (light oil which acts as medium) or other liquid over part to be tested, moves transducer over part to be tested, and observes CRT (cathode ray tube) screen to detect patterns of discontinuity, such as cracks, inclusions, bonding defects, or porosity. Marks defective areas of part or product and prepares report of test findings. May set up and operate computerized inspection equipment.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 90

739.361-010 DISPLAY MAKER (fabrication, nec)

Designs, fabricates, assembles, or installs displays, exhibits, and models of point-of-sale displays: Designs displays or exhibits from pictures or sketches or according to verbal instructions from customer. Lays out, cuts, shapes, and finishes wood, plastic, plexiglass, sheet metal, and hardboard parts of displays, using woodworking machines, metal machines, and handtools, according to drawings or blueprints. Cuts glass to specified shape with glasscutter. Assembles parts with nails, screws, bolts, and glue, using handtools. Confers with designer, customer, or salesperson regarding refinements, additions, and adjustments. May disassemble display to make working drawings for production run and to produce estimates for accounting and sales departments. Reassembles display and sends it to prospective customer. May wire display for illumination, audio, or video. May travel and set up display on designated site. May specialize in making diorama models and be designated Diorama Model-Maker (fabrication, nec).
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.381-010 CANVAS WORKER (ship-boat mfg.; tex. prod., nec)

Lays out canvas, plastic, rubber, and other materials and fabricates and assembles material into sails, awnings, tents, and tarpaulins: Lays out full scale drawings on sail loft floor, according to blueprints or sketches, using chalk. Cuts pattern from paper according to full scale drawing. Marks outline on material with crayon. Cuts material with shears or power cutter. Sews sections of material together on power sewing machine. Installs grommets, metal fittings, and fasteners by machine. When hand-sewing grommets, measures and marks off grommet holes on material, punches holes, using mallet, punch, and hardwood block, and sews galvanized iron ring to edge of hole, using sailmaker's palm and sail twine. Splices, inserts, and hems manila or wire rope in edges to relieve strain or sews rope at points where sail is attached to boom or mast. Secures rope or cable to finished article. Wraps and sews parts of rope or wire that are subject to chafing. Installs and adjusts completed product on shipboard. Examines completed sails for conformance to specifications. May make awning frames [AWNING-FRAME MAKER (tex. prod., nec)]. May be designated according to type of product made as Awning Maker (tex. prod., nec); Sailmaker (ship-boat mfg.; tex. prod., nec); Tentmaker (tex. prod., nec).
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.381-014 CANVAS-WORKER APPRENTICE (ship-boat mfg.; tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: sail, tent, and awning-maker apprentice

Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.381-018 DIE MAKER (paper goods) alternate titles: steel-rule die maker

Constructs dies from plywood and steel rule, for use in paper cutting and scoring machines, using blueprints, handtools, and machine tools: Lays out and draws die design on plywood sheet, according to blueprint specifications, using such drafting tools as compasses, scribes, calipers, pencils, and rulers. Saws pieces (blocks) from sheet, using table, band, and jigsaws. Sands and polishes blocks to specified dimensions and smoothness, using belt sander. Measures and cuts steel rule to specified length, using tape measure, power hacksaw, and shears. Bends pieces of steel rule to form tab cutting knives and grinds edge to specified sharpness on grinding wheel. Places chase on assembly table, positions wooden blocks in chase, and inserts knives and scoring rules between blocks according to blueprints. Turns bolts on chase to fasten blocks and knives in place, using wrench. May fasten blocks and knives in chase with quoins and mallet.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

739.381-022 DIE-MAKER APPRENTICE (paper goods) alternate titles: steel-rule-die-maker 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

739.381-026 EXPERIMENTAL ASSEMBLER (any industry)

Assembles, inspects, tests, and adjusts variety of optical, electrical, and mechanical devices on pilot run basis to improve assembly methods and to discover and correct deficiencies in materials, specifications, and equipment prior to production runs: Reads and interprets blueprints, diagrams, schematics, and narrative instructions to determine required parts and tools and lays out workbench to provide assembly arrangement. Assembles up to 100 units or components of optical, electrical, or mechanical devices, such as slide projectors, plastic tape dispensers, duplicating machines, and ribbon-bow-making machines, using power tools and handtools. Inspects, tests, and adjusts assembled devices for specified functioning, using light meter, ammeter, voltmeter, stopwatch, rulers, feeler gauges, spring tension tester, torque tester, and depth micrometer.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

739.381-030 FABRICATOR, SHOWER DOORS AND PANELS (struct. metal)

Fabricates hinged shower doors, sliding doors, and stationary panels, using power tools and handtools: Cuts aluminum channel rail stock to specifications, using rail saw. Drills and punches assembly holes. Rivets piano hinge to rail. Polishes rails, using buffing machine. Measures and cuts glass panels. Fits rubber molding around edge of glass panels and assembles rails on panels. Inserts metal screws to secure rails to panels. Positions, drills, and attaches fixtures, such as towel rod, door catch, and handles.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.381-034 FIGURE REFINISHER AND REPAIRER (retail trade)

Repairs and refinishes mannequins used to display wearing apparel on sales floor or in store window: Fills cracks and chips with putty and sandpapers surface. Mixes paint to match flesh color on mannequin and applies paint with brush or spray gun. Retouches features with paint, using airbrush. Glues on wigs and eyelashes. Keeps inventory records of mannequin arms, wigs, and display fixtures.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.381-038 INSET CUTTER (fabrication, nec)

Lays out and cuts decorative insets for hard-surface floor covering: Lays out design and makes pattern from blueprint, using drafting tools. Selects material according to type and color specified on pattern. Lays out materials according to pattern colors, exercising care to obtain maximum utilization of material. Transfers design section to material by tracing over pattern and carbon paper. Aligns two or more layers of material, to be cut simultaneously, using straightedge and T-square. Cuts or gouges out design section, using gouging tools or guides electrical cutting machine over pattern lines. Places specified tile material on heated warming table and directs rays of portable heater onto area being cut to soften material and prevent cracking. Cuts specified design sections from brass or aluminum for insertion in inset. Assembles sections to form complete design and fastens parts together with masking tape. Fills in gouged lines of hand-carved designs with oil, aluminum, or bronze paint to enhance appearance of finished product.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

739.381-042 MANNEQUIN WIG MAKER (fabrication, nec)

Makes wigs for mannequin out of synthetic hair according to style specifications: Places layer of cellophane over head model. Molds sheet of wet buckram over cellophane to form wig foundation. Selects strands of hair and combs, cuts, and blends them according to specified length and color. Folds ends of strands and glues short side of fold to foundation. Pins tape over glued section, to secure hair in position, on foundation. Combs, curls, and fastens hair in place to style wig according to specifications, using tape, pins, comb, and curling rods. Dries hair under electric drier and sprays wig with lacquer to set hair style.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

739.381-046 MANNEQUIN-MOLD MAKER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: mold maker

Builds plaster or plastic molds of display models: Lays model on bench, packs clay around model to centerline of figure, and greases exposed part of model. Prepares plaster of paris and smears it on upper part of figure, shaping it to form base of mold. Applies reinforcing strips of hemp fiber over mold body and covers hemp with layer of plaster. Applies successive layers of liquid plastic, glass fiber mesh cloth, and liquid resin around model. Removes supporting clay from figure, turns mold over, and applies plaster of paris and hemp fiber or plastic, cloth, and resin to remainder of figure to complete mold.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.381-050 SOUVENIR AND NOVELTY MAKER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: souvenir assembler

Fabricates souvenirs and novelty items from materials, such as sea shells, pine needles, driftwood, wooden stock, cloth scraps, skins, and parts of animals: Studies samples, patterns, or drawings to become familiar with items to be made and materials needed to fabricate souvenir or novelty items; or employs artistic ability and creative talent to design items. Constructs items by one of following methods: (1) Molds or builds forms of plaster of paris or wood, using handtools. Examines animal skins and cuts skin to fit form, using knife and scissors. Attaches skin to form with tacks and glue. Attaches items, such as lighters, ash trays, and light fixtures, using adhesives and handtools. Combs and brushes fur to improve appearance. (2) Assembles cleaned, sanded, and waxed driftwood in artistic display and attaches driftwood to wooden base with glue or screws. (3) Arranges pine needles into specified patterns to fabricate baskets, coasters, and utility mats and stitches needles in place with raffia. (4) Constructs rag dolls following pattern, sewing parts together, stuffing doll with filler material, embroidering features on doll face, and placing designated clothing on doll. (5) Builds items, such as sailboats, fish, and animals from woodstock, using handtools and power tools. Cuts out shape of item with coping, hand, or jigsaw and completes item by carving and sanding wood. Buffs, polishes, paints, or varnishes item to produce desired finish. (6) Cleans, cuts, or grinds sea shells and coral with handtools and power tools to prepare coral and shells for use as souvenir or novelty items. Arranges items on display board, in glass jars, or into novelty items, such as figurines, lamps, or paperweights, using jewelry findings, pipe cleaners, glue, wire, plaster of paris, and handtools. May keep records pertaining to cost of supplies and income from sales.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.381-054 SURVIVAL-EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (government ser.)

Inspects, maintains, and repairs aircraft and marine survival equipment, or flight safety equipment, such as life rafts, inflatable jackets, marker buoys, flare cases, helmets, and pressure suits, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

739.381-058 WIG MAKER (fabrication, nec)

Lays out, sews, and fastens together materials and hair strands to make wigs and transformations: Draws or pins wig pattern on model of customer's head. Places sections of gauze, lace, net, ribbon, and springs over pattern and sews sections together to form wig foundation [FOUNDATION MAKER (fabrication, nec)]. Hooks strands of hair into foundation holes, using ventilating needle (similar to crochet needle), blends shades of hair to give natural appearance, and ties ends of strands to foundation [VENTILATOR (fabrication, nec)]. Weaves hair to form speciality hairpieces, such as braids, switches, and chignons. Arranges woven hair in specified position and sews hair together to form hairpiece. May repair wigs. May supervise or train other workers.
GOE: 05.05.15 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.384-010 DIAMOND MOUNTER (machine tools)

Positions and mounts industrial diamonds in tools used for dressing and $T3truing I$T1 grinding wheels and for machining metal, according to type and size of tool by one of following methods: (1) Places tools shank in press and moves controls to force diamond into shank. Applies solder and flux around diamond and places tool into electric induction furnace for specified time to bond diamond to shank. (2) Inserts wire through hole in diamond and twists wire around pin on tool shank. Positions mold around diamond and shank and pours molten metal into mold to cast tool containing diamond. (3) Presses powdered metal into mold around diamond on tool shank and places in sintering furnace for specified time to fabricate tool containing diamond. (4) Aligns and clamps diamond in tool shank. Cleans joints of diamond and shank, using wire brush and cleaning solution. Bonds shank and diamond together, using brazing alloy and acetylene hand torch.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.384-014 FOUNDATION MAKER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: blocker and sewer

Lays out and sews together materials, such as ribbon, net, and gauze, to make foundations for wigs and transformations: Draws and cuts pattern of hairpiece according to customer's head measurements. Shapes and pins pattern to head model. Draws lines on pattern to indicate position of foundation. Stretches and pins wet gauze over foundation area. Cuts ribbon and pins it to model to form skeleton structure of foundation. Fits and sews elastic and springs to foundation to ensure snug fit. Fits and sews net and lace to gauze and springs to form front and back portions of foundations.
GOE: 06.02.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.384-018 HAIR PREPARER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: hair blender

Bleaches, dyes, and blends human hair used in making hair pieces: Soaks hair in soap and water to remove foreign matter and separates hair into strands. Mixes and blends ingredients to make bleaches and dyes according to formula. Dips strands into bleaching and dyeing solutions to obtain desired color. Hangs bleached and dyed strands on lines to air dry. Arranges and combs strands to blend them to specified hue and grade. May wash and soak hair in acid and soda solutions to thin hair and burn roots, preparatory to making theatrical hair pieces.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

739.384-022 VENTILATOR (fabrication, nec)

Fastens human hair to foundation material to make wigs: Arranges specified strands of hair between cards equipped with rows of wire teeth. Pulls several strands through teeth of card, cuts ends even, and forms loops in ends. Hooks strands in holes of foundation (on head model) with ventilating needle (similar to fine crochet needle) and knots them to fasten hair securely. Cuts off uneven ends protruding beyond knots and repeats operations until wig is completed according to sample or instructions. Combs out hair when wig is finished. May be designated according to area of wig worked on as First Front Ventilator (fabrication, nec); Part Maker (fabrication, nec).
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.387-010 CASKET INSPECTOR (fabrication, nec)

Examines assembled caskets visually and tactually to determine their conformance to specifications: Inspects casket lining for irregularities, such as faulty design, discoloration of material, unconcealed tacks, and bulges in padding. Opens and closes top panel to determine presence of obstructions. Blows out inside and outside of casket to remove dust, using compressed air gun. Inspects casket exterior for defects, such as torn covering, nicks, spots, incompleteness, misalignment, and imperfect finish. Keeps rejection records, noting such factors as number of units inspected, number of units rejected, and reason for rejection. Removes spots from lining and cover with solvent. Identifies types of defects and returns caskets to workers for correction. May touch up scratches, using felt tip pen, and steam wrinkles from casket lining, using portable steamer.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.387-014 HAIR-SAMPLE MATCHER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: hair blender; hair mixer

Selects strands of human hair and blends them to match customer's hair preparatory to making hair piece: Selects strands from stock according to texture, shape, type, color, and composition of customer's natural hair. Arranges and combs strands to match variations in natural hair caused by graying, bleaching, or dyeing. Weighs and ties hair with string.
GOE: 05.05.15 STRENGTH: S GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.484-010 CHRONOGRAPH OPERATOR (ordnance) alternate titles: ballistics tester

Measures velocity of projectiles fired from various types and sizes of weapons to determine performance of weapon or ammunition, using chronograph: Loads and aims weapon and fires projectile through electron-beam screens that activate chronograph. Converts chronograph reading of elapsed time to velocity in feet-per-second, using reference charts. Records data on inspection forms and calculates average velocity of projectiles tested.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.484-014 FIRE-EQUIPMENT INSPECTOR (any industry)

Inspects, tests, and repairs conduits and fire-fighting equipment to secure property against fires: Turns valves to force water through lines to test them for leaks, breaks, and stoppage. Replaces and repairs defective sections of hoses and pipelines, using handtools. Inserts wire rod in hose of fire extinguishers to remove stoppages. Tests and cleans fire extinguishers and recharges them with solvents, sulfuric acid, carbon tetrachloride and chemicals [FIRE-EXTINGUISHER REPAIRER (any industry)]. Maintains inventory of equipment and fills out inspection tags and reports. Reports unsatisfactory conditions to FIRE MARSHAL (any industry). May repair gas masks. May service and drive firetruck. May test for presence of gases, using gas scope or explosive meter.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.484-018 SMOKING-PIPE REPAIRER (any industry)

Repairs pipes and cigar and cigarette holders according to customer's specifications, using lathe: Fits rubber or plastic mouthpiece blank in lathe chuck. Guides tools against revolving blank to drill and ream airhole and to turn end of blank to fit pipe or holder. Carves blank with scraper or presses blank against grinding and buffing wheel to shape mouthpiece according to customer's specifications. Heats pipe stem over flame to bend stem to specified angle. Cuts threads on stem and pipe shank, using tap and die. Repairs broken or cracked shanks with cement, metal bands, or screws.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.587-010 INSPECTION CLERK (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: roll-up helper

Records pattern and color defects and quality of hard-surface floor covering as directed by INSPECTOR (fabrication, nec) II and labels finished goods: Records yardage and defects on inspection record sheet. Cuts out defective sections of floor covering, using knife. Records shade and yardage on ticket for each piece of material cut from roll. Adjusts controls that actuate and position grade indicator to mark section of material specified by INSPECTOR (fabrication, nec) II. Affixes label to remnant roll of floor covering to indicate such information as number of pieces in roll and yardage of each piece. Attaches labels to packaged floor covering.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.664-010 CANDLEMAKER (fabrication, nec)

Forms candles according to one of following methods: (1) Strings wicks through notches or rings of dipping frame, according to length of candle to be formed. Dips wicks manually or with aid of motorized mechanism into vat of molten wax mixture to build up candles to specified circumference. Cuts or trims candles to specified sizes, using knife or hand die. Grades candles according to type, color, and size. (2) Inserts wick through center of molds and attaches ends to racks. Pours molten wax mixture into molds, using container, or opens valves to admit wax into molds. Adjusts steam and coolant valves to maintain prescribed thermometer reading in mold. Turns handcrank of ejection mechanism to release candles from molds into rack after specified time. Scrapes remaining wax from molds, using handtools. May record production data, such as name, color, and quantity of candles. May add color ingredients to molten wax, according to specifications.
GOE: 06.04.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.667-010 SPOT PICKER, MOLDED GOODS (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: spot picker

Inspects and patches designs on linoleum and related floor coverings: Examines floor covering to detect pattern defects as floor covering passes over repair table. Removes spots of misplaced color, using tweezers. Builds up low spots, covers empty spaces, and corrects lines in designs on floor covering, by patting and rubbing in matching color mix, using fingers or spatula. Removes excessive color, using scraper. Usually works as member of team.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-010 ARTIFICIAL-CANDY MAKER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: novelty-candy maker

Carves, molds, or assembles imitation candy made from wood, plaster of paris, or styrofoam for use as display items: Shapes material to resemble candy by sculpturing in wood or by casting plaster in molds prepared by other workers. Paints pieces to resemble candy coloring, using spray gun. Applies decorations with glue, according to design.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.684-014 ARTIFICIAL-FLOWER MAKER (button & notion) alternate titles: flower arranger; foliage arranger

Cuts out and assembles materials, such as fabric, wood, and paper, performing any combination of following tasks to make artificial foliage, such as flowers, wreaths, and trees: Cuts out flower parts, such as leaves and petals from paper, fabric, or plastic, using handtools, such as scissors, knives, hammers, and dies. Stamps out flower parts with hand operated or power driven machine. Places roll of material on spindle of machine that automatically forms artificial flower stems. Prints veining on artificial leaves, using stamps and handpress. Dips flowers into specified dye and squeezes out excess dye, using hands. Fastens twigs and buds to steel wire to form branches by hand or using twisting machine. Wires or glues flower parts to stem or branch. Fastens artificial flowers and foliage to wreath stand and inserts cones and grass decorations to form artificial wreath. May wrap stems with green and brown paper to effect natural appearance. May be designated according to product produced as Wreath And Garland Maker, Hand (button & notion); or shape artificial flower petals from fabric, using tweezers, heated metal ball, and wooden form, and be designated Petal Shaper, Hand (button & notion).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-018 BROOMMAKER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: winder

Fabricates brooms from broomcorn fibers, using one of following methods: (1) Inserts and clamps broom handle in winder (rotating vise). Threads end of wire from reel through hole in handle and nails, ties, or staples wire to handle. Places layers of fiber onto handle and depresses pedal to rotate handle to wrap wire around fiber. Spreads fibers around under wire as winder turns. Trims excess fiber around each layer, using knife. Hooks leather strap around body of broom to secure it while winding subsequent layers. Pounds fibers to pack and shape broom shoulders, using mallet. Wraps and fastens wire around neck of broom handle with stapler. Weighs brooms on scales to verify conformance to standard. (2) Gathers cut and graded broomcorn into bundle according to size required for broom. Inserts broom handle into plastic cone and staples cone to broom handle, using stapling machine. Dips base of broomcorn bundle in pot of hot tar, inserts base into cone, flattens cone and broomcorn into fan-flare shape, using vise. Staples cone to broomcorn, using stapling machine, and stacks brooms for further processing. May pull broom through stemmer (comb-like device) to remove coarse or short fibers.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.684-022 BRUSH MATERIAL PREPARER (fabrication, nec)

Prepares hog bristles and other brush-filling materials, such as horsehair, nylon, and vegetable fibers for use in brushes: Aligns bristles, to ensure that flagged ends are together, and discards defective bristles. Ties bundle of bristles to prevent bending and places it in rack. Uses hoist to lower rack of bundles into vat of boiling water to remove natural curl of bristle. Removes rack after specified time and places it on dolly or in oven to dry. Places bundle of bristles in carton and labels carton according to length, origin, grade, and color of contents or spreads bristles in rows on tray for mixing and blending operations. Prepares other brush-filling materials by straightening, combing, cutting, and tying them according to type of material and intended use. Holds bundle of material against grinding wheel to flag ends, to trim butt ends, and to polish material. Selects filling material according to formula and lays it on workbench in prescribed manner prior to processing by mixing machine. May pack material in carton. May place bristles in sterilizer to kill germs. May dye bristles specified color, using dyeing vat. May shape, soften, and clean bristles, using machines that cut, split, and grind bristles.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.684-026 BUFFER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: polisher; tripoler

Polishes parts of assembled smoking pipes: Secures buffing wheel on machine arbor, using wrench. Dips part into polishing compound or applies compound with fingers. Starts machine and guides part against rotating wheel, varying pressure to impart luster and seal pores of briar. May be designated according to part of pipe polished as Bit Tripoler (fabrication, nec); or according to compound used as Lacquer Polisher (fabrication, nec); Shellac Polisher (fabrication, nec).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

739.684-030 BUFFING-AND-POLISHING-WHEEL REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: buff-wheel fabricator; disk recoater; polishing-wheel repairer

Repairs cloth buffing and polishing wheels, using handtools, standard charts, tracing lathe, and arbor press: Clamps worn wheel in steam cleaning machine to remove abrasives and bonding materials. Dismantles cleaned wheels, using handtools, and salvages cloth inserts depending upon size and condition. Assembles buffing and polishing wheels according to standard charts, by pressing inserts and spacers on wheel shaft, using arbor press. Mounts assembled wheel on tracing lathe to turn wheel surface to specified shape. Sprays or brushes abrasive bonding material on surface of polishing wheel and places it in oven to dry. Repairs polishing wheels by recoating with specified abrasive bonding material. May mount completed polishing and buffing wheels on machine.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-034 CASE FINISHER (leather prod.) alternate titles: case assembler; instrument-case finisher; leather-case finisher

Assembles and finishes suitcases and radio, jewelry, and instrument cases, and lines or covers them with material, such as leather, velvet, or satin, performing any combination of following tasks: Inserts hinge wings into slots in top and bottom sections of case and secures them in grooves, using pinch pliers, or rivets, nails, or screws hinges in position. Opens case and verifies lid angle, using table gauge. Cuts specified material to size, using pattern and shears, or obtains precut fabric. Brushes glue on area to be covered. Positions material on inner or outer surfaces of case and smooths out wrinkles, using fingers. Trims excess fabric from joints, seams, and edges, using knife. Glues or nails bracing blocks to case and covers blocks with material. Presses cushion or pad into upper and lower sections of case. Examines case for misalignment of edges, and opens and closes lid to test action of hinges and spring. Holds case over air nozzle and presses pedal to remove dust and lint. Packs cases in shipping cartons. May crimp lids to case or crimp bottoms to case frame, using pneumatic-powered crimper. May repair or replace hinges, linings, and springs and be designated Case Repairer (leather prod.).
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 80

739.684-038 CLIP-AND-HANGER ATTACHER (glass products)

Attaches clamps, clips, and hangers to precut fiberboard backing for mirrors, using handtools, power-driven tools, and riveting machine: Places backing on table. Marks location of clamps, clips, or hangers, using tape measure, template, and pencil. Drills holes at marked locations with electric hand drill. Attaches clamps, clips, or hangers to backing, using pneumatic screwdriver. Attaches support brackets to backing when mirrors are to be attached to furniture, using riveting machine and handtools. Places gummed felt pads over exposed screwheads and rivets to protect mirror finish. Glues hanging instruction labels to back. Stacks completed mirror backs on pallet.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.684-042 CURTAIN-ROLLER ASSEMBLER (furniture)

Assembles curtain rollers for use in window curtains: Slips and attaches coiled spring over shaft. Slides assembly into tube and plugs end with fiber insert. Rivets small lever to ratchet plate to hold wound curtains in place. Drills holes and slots in retaining rods, using drill press.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-046 DECORATOR (leather prod.) alternate titles: hardware assembler

Attaches metal findings onto leather to decorate articles, such as belts, gloves, and handbags, using either of following methods: (1) Positions template on precut leather article. Punches holes in leather, following markings on template, using hammer and punch. Inserts findings, such as buttons, locks, and ornaments, into holes and clinches findings, using hammer and prying tool. (2) Brushes cement onto fittings, positions fittings on premarked leather article, and presses fittings to leather.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-050 DEICER ASSEMBLER, ELECTRIC (rubber goods)

Assembles precut rubberized fabric, gum-rubber ply stocks, and wiring elements to make electric deicers for airplanes: Determines location for rubber ply (layers) stock and wiring elements on building form, following guidelines on form or using template and blueprints. Positions rubber ply stocks and element in specified sequence on building form, and secures them in place with rubber cement. Solders wire element connections at specified locations. Compresses assembled ply stocks with roller to remove wrinkles and promote adherence. Cuts and cements strips of gum rubber around wires for insulation and reinforcement. Trims excess ply stock from assembled deicer with knife. May verify electrical resistance of deicer by clamping deicer lead wires to testing device. May cover deicer with nylon blanket and tape it to building form (preparatory to curing). May assemble pneumatic deicers and be designated Deicer Assembler, Pneumatic (rubber goods).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.684-054 DEICER FINISHER (rubber goods)

Solders thermostats and terminal connections on airplane deicers to complete assembly: Solders thermostats and terminal connections to lead wires of deicer, using electric soldering iron. Measures and cuts gum rubber strips to reinforce lead wires. Buffs rubber ply (layer) around lead wires of deicer, using portable electric buffer. Slips lead boss (molded rubber cover) onto lead wires, and secures lead boss to deicer with gum rubber strips. Presses gum rubber strip together with fingers to induce adherence. Cures gum rubber strips on deicer, using spotcuring press.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.684-058 DEICER-ELEMENT WINDER, HAND (rubber goods) alternate titles: heating-element builder

Constructs electric heating elements for airplane deicers: Measures and cuts base stock for element from rubberized fabric to fit specified jig. Positions base stock on jig and secures stock with jig bar. Lifts reel of specified wire to letoff rack and clamps end of wire to jig by turning setscrew. Threads wire between poles of jig following specified pattern. Pushes wires down to base of poles, and tightens expansion screw on jig to remove slack from wires, using handtools. Brushes flux on wires to clean them preparatory to soldering. Solders parts, such as $T3bus bars,$T1 jumper and lead wires, to element to make specified electrical circuit. Examines element to ensure that solder joints are secure. Cements precut sections of rubberized fabric cover stock over wires with rubber cement, and presses them together, using roller. Trims excess base and cover stock from edges of element with knife. May clamp formed element to testing device to verify electrical resistance.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.684-062 FINISHER, BRUSH (fabrication, nec)

Finishes brushes, performing any combination of following tasks: Holds wooden brush surface against sanding wheel and buffer to sand and polish brush heads and handles. Trims, tapers, and shapes brush-filling material according to prescribed standards by pushing brush over rotary trimmer, feeding it into trimming machine, or holding brush over blades of clipping machine. Removes dust and loose filling material by placing brush in centrifugal cleaning machine, holding it against cleaning brush, or feeding it into combing machine. Dips brush handle in varnish or lacquer or sprays handle with varnish or lacquer and hangs it on rack to dry. Paints identifying stripes on brush handle. Examines brush for conformity to job specifications and defects and makes corrections, such as retouching varnished or lacquered surface and hand-trimming filling material. Repairs cracked handles and bent ferrules. Separates and reroutes brushes that cannot be repaired to corrective work station. May flatten ferrule, using press machine, and nail band or ferrule to brush. May attach handle to brush.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-066 FOOT-MITER OPERATOR (wood prod., nec) alternate titles: hand-miter operator

Miters and cuts molding stock for picture frames to specified length and angle, using miter knife: Turns screws to adjust feed guides to width of molding and to adjust stop that measures molding for cutting. Turns handwheel to raise or lower miter bars that protect edges from splintering. Inserts molding between guides and depresses foot treadle or pulls hand lever to lower knife that cuts one end of stock at 45 degree angle. Places molding against stop and under second blade that cuts other end to specified length and 45 degree angle. May make several cuts with knife to complete full cut of thick stock.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-070 FORM COVERER (fabrication, nec)

Fits and fastens cloth covering on papier mache bust or mannequin forms: Selects cover according to size of bust of mannequin. Pulls cover over form, smoothing and fitting it manually. Tacks and pastes end of cover to inside of torso openings. Slits cover at arm and neck openings, and pastes cover to edges of openings.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-074 FRAME REPAIRER (glass products)

Repairs surface defects in plastic mirror frames and mirrors: Examines frame or mirror to detect defects, such as rough edges, cracks, and blisters on frame and scratches on mirror. Unscrews brackets holding mirror within frame, using pneumatic screwdriver, and removes mirror from frame. Clamps frame in vise to hold frame in position for repair. Fills cracks in frame with putty. Sands and touches up defective area, using sandpaper and paint. Trims rough edges from frames with wire cutters. Hand buffs scratched area on mirrors, to remove scratches, using felt block and polishing compound. Reassembles repaired mirrors and stacks nonrepairable items aside.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-078 FRAMER (glass products; wood prod., nec)

Installs mirrors or pictures in wooden, plastic, or metal frames, performing any combination of following tasks: Assembles frames from precut material and glues, nails, screws, or staples material together, using clamps, handtools, and power tools. Places glass, picture, or mirror into frame. Inserts wooden strips between mirror and frame or covers mirror edge with stripping to secure mirror in position. Positions backing, such as corrugated paper or cardboard, over back of picture or mirror. Staples backing to frame or locates and marks points on backing where hangers are to be placed, using ruler and pencil. Drills holes with portable electric drill and bolts or screws hangers to mirror backing. Places mirror backing in frame and attaches backing to mirror frame, using clips, screws, staples, and handtools. Bolts wings to frame to form border of shadowbox mirrors. May mount picture on mat before framing. May perform all operations of cutting, shaving, and drilling to prepare frame parts from stock molding according to customer or company specifications. May pack mirrors or pictures for shipment.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-082 FURNITURE ASSEMBLER-AND-INSTALLER (retail trade)

Uncrates, assembles, installs, and repairs furniture and office equipment in customers' homes or offices: Uncrates and assembles items, using handtools. Repairs and paints dents and scratches in metal or wood. Cleans, repairs, and replaces safe and file drawers, locks, catches, and slides. May repair or replace damaged vinyl or fabric upholstery material, using handtools, patching, needle, and thread.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.684-086 HAIR WORKER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: hackler

Combs, sorts, and prepares human or synthetic hair for making wigs, switches, and hair pieces: Pulls loose strands of hair across teeth of stationary comb to remove tangles. Separates hair strands according to length and ties them in groups. Washes human hair with soap and water and dries it in oven. Throws ends of hair against hackle (steel-bristled brush) and pulls hair through teeth to disentangle and straighten strands; places hair between cardboard sheets with ends protruding. Removes hair roots by brushing ends with brush containing row of needles. May mix various shades of hair to obtain routine blends.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.684-090 HANDBAG FRAMER (leather prod.) alternate titles: framer

Attaches hinged metal frames to leather or fabric handbags: Spreads grooves in frame, using automatic opening device or pliers. Brushes cement into grooves. Trims edges and corners of bag fabric, using scissors. Clamps frame in frame-tightening device, and pushes edges and corners of bag into grooves with fingers and punch. Depresses pedal of tightening device to pinch sides of grooves around edges and corners of bag fabric. May record production. May be designated according to type of handbag framed as Coin-Purse Framer (leather prod.); Pocketbook Framer (leather prod.); Purse Framer (leather prod.).
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-094 LAMP-SHADE ASSEMBLER (fabrication, nec)

Performs any combination of tasks involved in assembly of lampshades and lampshade collars: Applies glue to edges of shade fabric and backs of shade attachments, such as collars, ornaments, and trimmings. Folds glued edges of fabric around wire frame, and presses attachments onto fabric. Secures shade to frame by stringing cord through shade perforations and lacing cord around frame rings. Tapes edges of parchment shades to prevent tearing of parchment. Places pattern over shade skirt, marks points of attachment on skirt, and staples skirt to shade. Rubs various colored paints on inner and outer surfaces of paper and parchment shades to produce antique finish, using rubber sponge. May heat seams in press to set glue.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-098 LAST IRONER (wood prod., nec) alternate titles: ironer

Fits and nails steel plates to bottoms of wooden or plastic shoe lasts: Straps last to ironing jack (holding device) and positions steel sole and heel plates of specified size on bottom of lasts. Nails steel plates to last bottoms and shapes plates to contour of last, using hammer. Files edges of last bottoms and steel plates to form smooth, flush edges.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-102 LAST MARKER (wood prod., nec)

Positions paper shoe last pattern of specified size and style on bottom of wood last turning and draws outline around pattern for LAST TRIMMER (wood prod., nec).
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-106 LAST REMODELER-REPAIRER (boot & shoe; wood prod., nec) alternate titles: remodeler

Remodels and repairs out-of-style, worn, or damaged shoe lasts, performing any combination of following tasks: Saws kerfs into specified areas of last toe, applies glue, and hammers wedges of last material into kerfs to build up toe area. Saws, files, and sands toe of last to specified shape, using handtools and portable sanders. Drills holes in splintered areas of lasts, using electric drill. Brushes glue on wood or fiber pegs and hammers pegs into holes in last. Cuts pegs off at surface of last, using handsaw or powered saw. Verifies shape, using templates and sole patterns. Replaces worn or damaged hardware and trim on last, such as hinge pins, hinges, thimble sleeves, fiber and leather heel trim, or rubber tack holders, using handtools and powered bench tools. Sands varnish from last and dips or sprays last with varnish to refinish. Polishes last, using power buffer. Paints identifying stripes on last according to specified code. May stamp style, size, and width numbers on last.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.684-110 LAST REPAIRER (boot & shoe; wood prod., nec)

Repairs shoe lasts: Drills holes in splintered areas of wooden last, using electric drill. Brushes glue on wood or fiber pegs, and hammers pegs into holes in last. Cuts pegs off at surface of last, using handsaw or powered saw. Files repaired area of last with hand file to smooth surface. Patches holes and cracks in defective plastic lasts, and smooths patched or rough areas, using sanding wheel or file and sandpaper. May stamp style, size, and width numbers on last.
GOE: 06.04.25 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-114 LAST-REPAIRER HELPER (boot & shoe)

Removes and replaces worn cords that join blocks and lasts. Glues on thin patches of leather at designated points to build up lasts. Nails heel plates to lasts that clinch tacks driven through upper and insole during shoe construction. Fills tack holes and grooves around bottom of last with plastic wood, using putty knife.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-118 MANNEQUIN MOUNTER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: balancer

Attaches arms, legs, and pedestals to display form bodies: Trims openings with knife to fit socket blocks. Tacks block in opening. Sets arm or leg in place in socket block. Inserts pedestal into cavity of bust form and tacks form to pedestal. Sets form on workbench between aligning bars. Aligns bust form with bars to balance it and nails form to pedestal.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.684-122 MANNEQUIN SANDER AND FINISHER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: paper finisher

Smooths, patches, paints, and corrects contour defects in papier mache and plastic mannequins: Removes waves with metal rasp and smooths surfaces with sandpaper or power sander. Fills holes with plaster. Builds up surface of mannequin, using plaster, paper, burlap, and cement. Brushes plaster over mannequin surface, sandpapers it to smooth finish, and sprays it with flesh-colored lacquer.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-126 MAT CUTTER (wood prod., nec)

Cuts materials to form bordering frames (mats) for pictures: Measures and marks materials, such as matboards, fabrics, or paper according to size and width of picture. Inserts material in holding device and cuts with knife or razor blade to form bordering frame. May cut backing board to size, using knife or saw.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-130 MOUNTER, SMOKING PIPE (fabrication, nec)

Assembles bits and stummels of smoking pipes by one of following methods: (1) Reams hole in shank, using reamer. Inserts tenon end of bit into hole and aligns mouthpiece with pipe bowl, using hands. May insert filter. (2) Places filter in shank, secures bit in chuck, and starts machine to screw bit into shank. Removes pipe from machine. Tightens bit and aligns mouthpiece with pipe bowl, using wrench.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-134 NEEDLE-BOARD REPAIRER (tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: needle setter

Repairs needle board by replacing defective needles: Positions needle board on repair rack or bench. Pulls out dull, broken, or bent needles with pliers. Reverses board and inserts new barbed needles into drilled holes and hammers them tight. May prepare new needle boards by inserting needles according to specified pattern.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-138 OIL-SEAL ASSEMBLER (leather prod.)

Assembles oil seals by placing and positioning specified number of metal, leather, and rubber parts in specified sequence in metal case, using fingers and handtools: Arranges and stacks parts on workbench. Inspects and discards parts having defects, such as scratches and burs. Inserts and aligns parts in metal case, following specified sequence. Records number of oil seals assembled and stacks them in pan. May position springs around periphery of parts, using handtool. May examine oil seal after crimping and closing in press for exterior defects as cuts and nicks.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-142 PAINT-ROLLER COVERMAKER (fabrication, nec)

Performs any combination of following tasks in fabricating paint roller covers: Cuts material to shape for use in making roller covers, following pattern and using handtools. Flattens stitching in lambskin material with hand flattener to produce smooth surface. Combs nap of material, bevels ends, and shaves nap, using beveler or shear machine, to provide uniform size and form to cover. Feeds material into machine that cuts material to specified length. Feeds material into machine that reverses fabric and inserts and glues tube into fabric or glues and inserts core (tube) into lambskin material to fabricate paint roller cover.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-146 PICTURE FRAMER (retail trade; wood prod., nec) alternate titles: fitter

Frames pictures in custom-made or stock frames: Mounts picture on backing, using glue. Cuts mounted picture to fit frame, using papercutter or power saw. Cuts glass to fit frame, using glass-cutting tool. Cleans glass and places it in upturned frame. Places picture on top of glass. Cuts piece of cardboard to fit frame, and places it on back of picture. Pushes or taps brads into frame or uses stapler to staple picture in place. Glues paper cover to back of frame. Attaches screw eyes and wire to frame, using handtools or staple gun. May frame oil paintings that do not require glass fronts or paper covers. May repair and redecorate old or broken frames.
GOE: 01.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.684-150 SCREEN MAKER (paper goods)

Builds printing screens used to reproduce designs on wallpaper: Cuts and assembles wood or metal frames of specified dimensions for printing screens, using saw, miter box, and other handtools, or fits together screen frame from precut and pregrooved parts. Clamps frame to screen stretcher and lifts bolt of specified screening material to letoff rack. Pulls screening material over frame and secures edges of screening on anchor pins of screen stretcher. Turns adjustment wheels on screen stretcher to stretch and straighten screening. Examines and feels screen to determine straightness and tension. Staples or glues screening materials to frame.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-154 TICKET-CHOPPER ASSEMBLER (furniture)

Assembles prefabricated components of ticket choppers: Fits and aligns parts, such as legs, sides, doors, and chopper, by riveting, screwing, or otherwise fastening parts together. Marks holes to be drilled and bores them, using power drill. Secures parts with rivets, and flattens rivet ends with hammer. Screws chopper and handwheel to partially assembled box. Places glass panes in grooves in front and on top of box. Attaches locks, hinges, and other hardware to completed box, using rivets and hammer.
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

739.684-158 TIRE MOUNTER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: tire assembler

Assembles hard rubber tires and wheel rims for articles, such as lawn mowers and baby carriages: Places rubber tire into jaws of spreading device and depresses pedal to close jaws and stretch tire. Positions wheel rim on spindle mandrel at center of tire. Pushes button to open jaws that release tire onto rim and removes wheel from spreading device.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-162 UMBRELLA TIPPER, HAND (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: framer; tacker

Handsews umbrella covers to frames: Tacks cover to ribs along seams and sews corners to tip of rib. Sews ties to outside of cover to hold umbrella when folded.
GOE: 06.04.27 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-166 VENETIAN-BLIND ASSEMBLER (furniture; retail trade)

Assembles aluminum, plastic, and nylon parts to form venetian blinds, using handtools and power tools: Installs cord lock, cord drum cradle, worm gear, and braces in position within head (top) portion of venetian blind, using pedal-operated riveter or press and handtools. Attaches tapes and cords. Places required number of slats through loops in tape and threads cord through holes in slats. Trims and fastens end of tape to bottom rail. Places caps on bottom rail to close ends and secure tape in position. Pulls lowering, raising, and turning cords to detect and adjust functioning defects. Wraps and packs blinds for shipment. May tend power press to form and cut slats, head, and hardware attached within head. May assemble shades with vertical louvers and be designated Vertical-Shade Assembler (furniture).
GOE: 06.04.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-170 WEAVER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: mounter; weft maker

Interlaces hair strands in prescribed sequence, using weaving fixture, and sews weft (woven piece) to mounting cord to make hair pieces, such as switches and braids: Attaches threads of designated color and texture to rods and pegs of weaving fixture. Turns pegs to tighten threads. Cuts strands from tuft of matched hair, using scissors and interweaves root ends around and between threads in prescribed sequence. Pulls strands straight and weaves successive strands to complete weft. Cuts and knots thread ends. Fastens mounting cord of specified color to hub of mounting reel and turns reel handle to wind cord. Hand sews free end of cord to end of weft with matching thread. Turns mounting reel to twist weft seam around cord. Loops end of cord and sews remaining seam to loop, folding seam at intervals to smock (gather) hair.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

739.684-174 WOODEN-SHADE HARDWARE INSTALLER (furniture)

Installs draw cord and pulley hardware to complete assembly of wood indoor or porch shades: Places shade on table and measures length and width of shade to verify dimensions. Lays out and drills holes for lock pulley and screw eyes on wooden shade mounting strip, using pencil, ruler, and hand or power drill. Screws lock pulley and screw eye into place and threads draw cord through pulley to screw eye to complete assembly. Packs shade in box for shipment.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-178 WOVEN-WOOD SHADE ASSEMBLER (furniture)

Assembles woven-wood shades, performing any combination of following tasks: Cuts woven-wood material to specified length and width, using scissors or razor blade. Verifies length of shade material with tape measurer, applies glue to bottom slats of shade material, rolls slat over, and clamps slats with hand clamp to allow glue to dry and form hem or valance. Attaches headrail to top of shade material, using handtools, pneumatic stapler, and portable electric drill. Cuts specified design along bottom of shade material or valance and attaches fringe to cut portion, using shears and glue. Installs pulley in headrail, using handtools, cuts cord with knife, and threads cord through shade and pulleys to complete assembly of shade. Pulls cord to cause movement of shade to detect and adjust functioning defects. Examines damaged shades to determine extent of damage and repairs damage, using handtools, tape, glue, and needle.
GOE: 06.02.27 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.684-182 WREATH AND GARLAND MAKER (fabrication, nec)

Assembles wreaths and garlands, using conifer boughs and artificial decorations: Cuts conifer boughs to length, using pruning shears, and sorts them according to shade of color. Ties boughs to garland cord or circled wreath form with wire, spacing boughs to attain uniform appearance. Attaches specified decorations, such as holly, artificial berries, glass balls, and ribbon.
GOE: 06.04.23 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.684-186 PIPE STEM REPAIRER (fabrication, nec)

Repairs or replaces defective pipe stems, using stem mounter, press, grinding wheel, and handtools: Inspects pipes to determine defects. Removes and replaces defective screw-stem assemblies, using screwdriver, glue, press, and stem mounter. Smooths ends of unlevel pipe bowl shank to eliminate cracks between shank and stem, using grinding wheel. Heats defective adjustomatic stems, inserts stems in pipe bowl shank, and twists stems, using pipe stem wrench, to adjust alignment of stem and bowl. Replaces broken push-bit stems, using press machine.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: S GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

739.684-190 CASKET ASSEMBLER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: fitter

Assembles wooden caskets from preformed panels and moldings and attaches supplemental hardware: Nails and glues side, end, and bottom sections together to form casket body. Assembles preformed sections of top frame, using hammer, glue, clamping nails, and bar clamps. Locates and marks midpoint of top frame, using ruler and pencil. Glues and nails panelboard and brace block between sides at midpoint for reinforcement. Positions template over top edge of body or measures body with ruler to locate position of hinges and catches, and recesses positions, using hammer and chisel or portable router. Drills holes at specified locations, using portable power drill. Installs hardware, such as corners, handles, hinges, and catches, using hand or power screwdriver. Sands and planes edges between body, top frame, and top panel to form tight joint, using planer or portable sander. Attaches top panel to top frame, using hand or powered screwdriver. Measures, cuts, and attaches ornamental molding or beading to casket body, using saw, hammer, miter box, and ruler. Sets nailheads, using hammer and nail set. Fills cracks and nail holes with wood filler or plaster of paris by hand or with putty knife. Smooths joints and edges, using sandpaper and handtools. May cut or trim wood to specified size for use in assembly of casket, using cutoff saw. May be designated according to part of casket assembled as Body Maker (fabrication, nec); Cap Maker (fabrication, nec); Molding Fitter (fabrication, nec); Panel Fitter (fabrication, nec); Top-Frame Fitter (fabrication, nec); Top-Frame Maker (fabrication, nec).
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

739.685-010 ASSEMBLER, FINGER BUFFS (tex. prod., nec)

Tends machine that forms finger buffs to lacings to produce fabric buffing wheels: Positions lacings over center guide of circular tray (form) and secures lacing with weight. Inserts $T3finger buffs$T1 under points of lacing, using marks on tray as guides. Positions tray under ram of pressing machine and depresses pedal to lower ram that forces points of lacing into material. Removes assembled buffing wheel from tray. May tend pressing machine to press parts assembled by other workers and be designated Lacing Presser (tex. prod., nec). May tend press to insert cardboard, wood, or metal cores in cloth buffing wheels and be designated Core Inserter (tex. prod., nec).
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.685-014 BRUSH MAKER, MACHINE (fabrication, nec)

Tends machine that inserts and secures bristles into ferrule to form paint brush heads: Places bristles on feed belt and stacks ferrules in vertical feeding magazine. Starts machine, observes movement of bristles on belt, and taps bristles on belt with fingers to control level of bristles. Turns wheel to position specified amount of bristles for brush head and to facilitate placement of ferrule around bristles. Notifies supervisor when machine malfunction occurs. Verifies length of bristles in brush head, using gauge. Combs bristles with electric brush to straighten bristles and packs completed brush head in box.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.685-018 BRUSH-HEAD MAKER (fabrication, nec)

Tends machine that glues brush bristles within ferrule to form brush head, using either of following methods: (1) Places specified weights of epoxy glue and acid in tank of pouring machine for mixing. Holds brush under machine spout that dispenses glue into ferrule to cover bristles to designated height and secure bristles in place. Places glued brush head into tray for drying. (2) Inserts brush base, of ferrule and bristles, into holes of machine table that rotates under glue head that dispenses glue into bristles in ferrule. Removes brush head and inserts plastic core into ferrule. Positions brush head in air-operated press that forces core into position within ferrule. Places brush head in drying rack and inserts rack into oven for curing and drying.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.685-022 CLIPPER (fabrication, nec)

Tends rotary or lever-type machine that cuts brooms to specified length and removes rough fiber ends: Sets indicator gauge according to broom length specified, positions broom on turntable, and pushes table to feed edge of broom into rotating circular knife; or moves stop along scale on table to set machine according to length of broom specified, places broom on table against stop, and lowers blade by hand. May examine brooms and remove defective fibers or twine. May attach metal cap to handle tip, using hammer and nails. May sew brooms together at brush end with needle and thread, tie handles with twine, and wrap brooms in paper for shipping.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.685-026 MOP MAKER (tex. prod., nec) alternate titles: mop-machine operator

Tends broom-winding machine that attaches mopheads to handles: Places spool of wire or twine on wire holder and threads wire or twine through machine guides. Inserts mop handle into chuck of winding machine and turns handwheel to tighten chuck, securing handle in chuck. Threads wire or twine through hole in handle and ties wire or twine around handle by hand. Positions mop yarn around handle and depresses pedal to start machine that rotates handle and winds wire or twine around yarn strands, securing yarn to handle. Drives nail into handle and twists end of wire around nail, or ties twine with looping device to secure wound twine to handle. Removes mop from machine. May trim ends of yarn to even mophead. May tend machine that cuts yarn into lengths for use as mopheads [CUTTER (tex. prod., nec) 686.685-022]. May tend machine to bore holes in handles.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 78

739.685-030 PAINT-ROLLER WINDER (fabrication, nec) alternate titles: spiral winder

Tends machine that winds and glues fabric on tubing to make paint rollers: Fills glue spreader reservoir. Turns thermostat control knobs to maintain glue at specified temperature or dips paint roller into glue to apply glue evenly to roller. Mounts tubing on power-driven machine spindles and starts machine to rotate tube. Turns valve to regulate flow of glue and to distribute it evenly over surface or rotating tube. Positions, holds, and feeds precut fabric against glued surface of rotating tube as fabric is spirally wound and glued on tube. Removes wound tube from machine spindles. May glue and trim fabric, using handtools to repair paint roller covers. May glue loose ends to paint roller covers, using gluing machine. May bevel ends of roller cover, using spindle beveling machine.
GOE: 06.04.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

739.685-034 SHANK THREADER (fabrication, nec)

Tends machine that cuts threads inside shank of smoking pipes: Places pipe bowl in holding fixture and starts machine threading device. Pushes shank against revolving tool of threading device that cuts threads inside predrilled shank hole. Removes pipe from holding device and examines threaded shank for conformance to standards.
GOE: 06.04.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.685-038 STACKING-MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry)

Tends stacking machine that stacks metal or plastic plates or sheets to assemble laminated products, such as rotor cores or storage battery elements, or to form bundles for shipment: Places specified material into one or more feed magazines or holding devices of machine. Starts machine that counts and stacks specified number of pieces for each assembly or bundle. Places stack in basket or in magazine of machine for further processing. May insert spacers between bundles to form continuous stack.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

739.685-042 STEM-PROCESSING-MACHINE OPERATOR (fabrication, nec)

Tends bench machine that automatically fabricates pipestems for corncob pipes: Examines wooden dowels for cra