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6 MACHINE TRADES OCCUPATIONS
613.360-010 to 622.381-014

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

613.361-010 GUIDE SETTER (steel & rel.)

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

613.362-010 HEATER I (steel & rel.)

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

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

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

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

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

613.362-022 SPEED OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

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

613.382-010 COILER OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

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

613.382-014 FINISHER (steel & rel.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

613.662-010 ROLLING ATTENDANT (steel & rel.)

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

613.662-014 ROUGHER OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

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

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

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

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

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

613.667-010 LINER ASSEMBLER (nonfer. metal)

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

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

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

613.682-010 MANIPULATOR (steel & rel.)

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

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

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

613.682-018 ROLLER (jewelry-silver.)

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

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

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

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

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

613.682-030 MILL OPERATOR, ROLLS (any industry)

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

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

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

613.685-014 HEATER HELPER (steel & rel.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

614 EXTRUDING AND DRAWING OCCUPATIONS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

614.382-014 WIRE DRAWER (clock & watch)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

614.586-010 WIRE CHARGER (elec. equip.)

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

614.682-010 DRAW-BENCH OPERATOR (any industry)

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

614.684-010 BILLET ASSEMBLER (chemical)

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

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

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

614.685-010 EXTRUDING-PRESS OPERATOR (ordnance)

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

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

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

614.685-018 REDUCING-MACHINE OPERATOR (optical goods)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

615 PUNCHING AND SHEARING OCCUPATIONS

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

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

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

615.130-014 SUPERVISOR (cutlery-hrdwr.)

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

615.132-010 SUPERVISOR, SHEARING (any industry)

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

615.280-010 SLITTER SERVICE AND SETTER (tinware)

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

615.380-010 SHEAR SETTER (any industry)

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

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

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

615.482-010 ANGLE SHEAR OPERATOR (any industry)

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

615.482-014 DUPLICATOR-PUNCH OPERATOR (any industry)

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

615.482-018 IRONWORKER-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

615.685-014 CLEARANCE CUTTER (clock & watch)

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

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

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

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

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

615.685-026 NIBBLER OPERATOR (any industry)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

616 FABRICATING MACHINE OCCUPATIONS

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

616.130-010 SUPERVISOR (nut & bolt)

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

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

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

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

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

616.130-022 SUPERVISOR, STEEL DIVISION (furniture)

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

616.260-010 EMBOSSING TOOLSETTER (ordnance)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

616.360-022 MACHINE SETTER (any industry)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

616.380-014 JOB SETTER (electron. comp.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

616.484-010 TRUER (metal prod., nec)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

616.662-010 HYDRAULIC PRESS OPERATOR (construction)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

616.682-022 CRIMPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

616.685-054 RIVETER (light. fix.)

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

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

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

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

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

616.685-066 SLAT TWISTER (furniture)

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

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

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

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

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

616.685-078 SWAGER OPERATOR (pen & pencil)

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

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

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

616.685-086 WIRE COINER (button & notion)

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

616.685-090 ZIPPER CUTTER (button & notion)

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

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

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

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

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

617 FORMING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

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

617.130-010 SUPERVISOR (struct. metal)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

617.682-018 HOBBING-PRESS OPERATOR (any industry)

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

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

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

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

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

617.685-014 CORNER FORMER (wood. container)

    Tends machine that forms angle iron used in making wood boxes: Shifts lever to start machine. Positions and holds metal strip on die of machine as V-shaped periphery of roller attached to ram passes over metal, pressing metal into shape of angle iron. Removes angle iron from machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

617.685-018 EMBOSSING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

    Tends machine that embosses designs on sheet metal: Positions embossing roll of specified design and size in machine and adjusts roll clearance and tension, width of feed table, and roll guides according to dimensions of sheet metal, using hoist, gauges, and handtools. Starts machine and feeds sheets into roll or places coil of metal on unwind spindle and threads coil end through machine onto rewinder. Measures depth of embossed design, using micrometer and adjusts machine roll to meet specifications.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

617.685-022 EXPANDING MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: belling machine operator

    Tends machine that expands pipe ends to specified diameter by one of following methods: (1) Starts machine that rotates pipe against die to expand end of pipe. (2) Places pipe in expanding machine and starts machine that forces mandrels into end to expand pipe to specified diameter. (3) Starts machine that inserts and expands cylindrical element within pipe to enlarge pipe to specified diameter. Pushes pipe along conveyor rolls to expander block. Verifies dimensions of pipe end with ring or plug gauge. Important variables may be indicated by trade names of machine used.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

617.685-026 POWER-PRESS TENDER (any industry)

    Tends power press that cuts, punches, or stamps various size articles from sheets or blocks of materials: Bolts or clamps specified die to machine. Positions or clamps sheet or block of material on machine bed or in holding fixture to obtain maximum cuts from each sheet. Starts machine and depresses pedal or moves lever that rotates or forces cutting die through sheet or block to obtain article of specified size and shape. May tend machine that automatically feeds and positions material under die for cutting. May examine parts for defects, visually or using measuring gauges, and discards parts not meeting specifications. May be designated according to type of machine tended as Blanking-Machine Operator (any industry); Punch-Press Operator (any industry) IV; Stamping-Press Operator (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

617.685-030 RIPPER (furniture)

    Tends flaring machine that assembles display stands consisting of tube with disk attached to either end: Inserts end of tube through hole in disk, sets tube in jig on machine table, and starts machine. Depresses pedal to raise table and force upper end of tube against rotating flaring tool to hold disk on tube. May glue felt over outside faces of disks.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.685-034 ROLL-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry)

    Tends machine that forms longitudinal bends, rolls, beads, or embosses designs onto sheet metal strips to form items, such as molding, structural shapes, and weatherstripping: Bolts specified roller dies onto prepositioned spindles. Loads coils of strip onto feedrack. Turns knob to set footage meter and control which stops machine, or activates automatic shear. Threads end of coil into feed rolls. Starts machine to form and cut strip to specified length. Removes bundles of cut and finished pieces from machine bed. Inspects finished pieces visually or using fixed gauge. May weld together ends of feed coils to form continuous feed, using automatic butt welder.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.685-038 SINTERING-PRESS OPERATOR (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.) alternate titles: briquette-press operator; coining-press operator; compact-press operator

    Tends mechanical or hydraulic presses which compress metal powders into parts, such as bearings, gears, filters, and rings, and coin them to specified size: Pours metal powder into hopper. Starts press, observes operation, and notifies PRESS SETTER (nonfer. metal; steel & rel.) of malfunctions. Examines finished part for nicks, burrs, and cracks. Weighs parts on scale and measures dimensions, using micrometers or fixed gauges, to ensure conformance to specifications. May adjust shuttle mechanism to regulate amount of powder in part. Places finished parts on tray or in stock pan. May write identifying information, such as mix number, number of parts, and date, on tag and attach it to tray or pan. Feeds parts into coining press to correct distortions created in sinking process. Removes parts from press and inspects them for burrs or other imperfections. Places parts on tray or in stock pan. May tend forming presses that fabricate clockwork parts from powdered metal.
GOE: 06.04.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.685-042 SWAGE TENDER (ordnance)

    Tends swage machine that chokes (reduces) inside diameter of muzzle end of shotgun barrel to enable pellets or shot to concentrate when gun is fired: Inserts and clamps shotgun barrel into holding device and starts machine that exerts contraction pressure on end of barrel to reduce inside diameter of barrel. Measures diameter of barrel bore, using dial gauge to verify that choke of barrel meets specification.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

617.686-010 HOOP COILER (wood. container) alternate titles: hoop-rolls operator

    Feeds flat strips of hoop steel, in which rivet holes have been punched, into rolls of machine to form barrel hoops.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619 MISCELLANEOUS METALWORKING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

    This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with shaping and conditioning metal by such means as rolling, forging, extruding, blanking, and pressworking. The blanking and pressworking of nonmetallic materials, except wooden, are also included when the methods and machine tools commonly applied to the working of metal are used.

619.130-010 HYDRAULIC-PRESSURE-AUTO-FRETTAGE-MACHINE-OPERATOR SUPERVISOR (ordnance) alternate titles: cold-working supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in setting up and operating hydraulic-pressure-auto-frettage machines to cold-work interior of artillery barrels. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.130-014 SUPERVISOR, ALUMINUM FABRICATION (ship-boat mfg.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating aluminum sheets in preparation for assembly into boats: Trains new workers in performance of tasks, such as stretching, shearing, and trimming aluminum sheets. Inspects work in progress to ensure adherence to company standards. Confers with other supervisors to coordinate interdepartmental workflow. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-018 SUPERVISOR, COLD ROLLING (steel & rel.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in pickling, annealing, cold and temper rolling, and slitting and shearing steel strip or plate: Reads rolling order and production schedule for processing specifications for each unit. Inspects material from each unit for conformance to metallurgical and customer specifications. Determines adjustments required to correct defects noted and directs workers in adjusting machines and equipment to fabricate items meeting specifications. Trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise pickling and annealing operations only and be designated Supervisor, Cleaning And Annealing (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

619.130-022 SUPERVISOR, CONTINUOUS-WELD-PIPE MILL (steel & rel.) alternate titles: rolling supervisor, continuous-pipe mill

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in heating, forming, and welding flat steel strips (skelp) to produce butt-welded pipe by continuous welding process. Examines pipe for conformance to dimensional specifications, using gauge and measuring tape. Records production. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-026 SUPERVISOR, HOT-WOUND SPRING PRODUCTION (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: supervisor, coil springs

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in pointing, coiling, and load testing hot-wound springs. Trains workers in operation of equipment. Inspects springs for conformance to specified tension and dimensions, using tension-testing machine and gauges. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-030 SUPERVISOR, LINE (any industry) alternate titles: machine supervisor

    Supervises workers engaged in layout and machine operating to fabricate structural, wire, or sheet metal products, applying knowledge of layout, product design, machine functions, capacities, and output potential: Requisitions material required to meet production goals. Examines items produced to determine if items meet specifications. Trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated by department or operation as Lay-Out Supervisor (any industry); Machine-Operations Supervisor (any industry); Metal-Spinning Supervisor (any industry); Punch-Press Supervisor (any industry); Roll-Forming Supervisor (any industry); or product produced as Supervisor, Metal Furniture Fabrication (furniture).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-034 SUPERVISOR, MACHINE SETTER (any industry)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication of structural metal products, applying knowledge of layout, product design, machine setup, capacities and output, fitting, and welding procedures: Analyzes work orders, workpiece, and blueprints to determine process, materials, machines, tooling, and sequence of operation. Assigns tasks to workers, and specifies methods of coordinating workflow to meet production schedules. Sets up machines, such as bending machines, spot welders, punch presses, drill presses, and brakes. Instructs workers in operation of machines. Inspects finished pieces visually and using precision measuring devices as rules, gauges, squares, and micrometers. Supervises such processes as fabricating, welding, stock handling, and assembling. Investigates malfunction of machines and equipment to determine need for repair. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.130-038 SUPERVISOR, PIPE FINISHING (steel & rel.) alternate titles: finishing supervisor, weld-pipe continuous

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in straightening, facing, testing, cutting, and threading steel pipe, and in coating and bundling pipe for shipment. Inspects finished pipe for conformance to specifications, using micrometer, calipers, and gauges. Directs changes in machine set-ups when product fails to meet specifications. Trains new workers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.130-042 SUPERVISOR, PUNCH-AND-ASSEMBLY DEPARTMENT (elec. equip.) alternate titles: core-assembly supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating and assembling laminations for rotor and stator cores. Trains workers in operation of slitting machines, power shear, punch press, and welding and brazing equipment. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.130-046 SUPERVISOR (comm. equip.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabrication of sheet metal chassis, cabinet components, and assemblies in television manufacturing facility: Reviews work orders to ascertain production goals and sequence of operations. Confers with members of management staff to arrange for assignment of workers required to meet production demands. Observes workers performing duties, reviews production reports, and confers with quality control personnel to evaluate work performance. Explains and demonstrates machine setup and inspection procedures to new workers. Assigns experienced workers to assist in training new workers. Conducts periodic inventories, and directs preparation of purchase orders according to company policy. Performs duties described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

619.131-010 MACHINING-AND-ASSEMBLY SUPERVISOR (elec. equip.) alternate titles: supervisor, floor assembly

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in machining and assembling electric motors, generators, and control and switch gear apparatus: Directs placement of parts, such as stator core, rotor core, field yoke, or panelboard on machining or assembly floor to coordinate machine operation and assembly. Inspects machined parts and assembled units for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and other measuring instruments. May supervise workers engaged only in assembling or in machining electric motors, generators, and control and switch gear apparatus. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.131-014 SHOP SUPERVISOR (struct. metal)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating of products from pipe, such as trellises, playground equipment, cattle truck frames, hunting stands, and wire fence gates: Studies assembly diagrams to lay out work for pipe products. Measures and cuts pipe to length on pipe-cutting machine. Bends pipe around blocks and forms to shape it according to specification. Clamps pipe in position, and welds joints to assemble products [WELDER, COMBINATION (welding)]. Instructs workers to chip and paint pipe joints. Supervises workers engaged in fabricating and assembling gates. Counts and records quantities of fence building material, supplies, and tools taken from yard. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.131-018 SHRINK-PIT SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in shrinking hoops, liners, breech rings, and tubes of heavy cannons. Calculates heating time required to shrink object according to diameter of parts and composition of steel. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.132-010 LEAD-SECTION SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in extruding lead ingots into wire, swaging wire into cartridge components, such as bullet slugs and point fillers, and recasting scrap into ingots. Assists workers in adjusting equipment. Trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.132-014 SHEET-MILL SUPERVISOR (nonfer. metal)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in rolling nonferrous ingots into sheets and in stretching, cutting, and coiling sheets to specifications: Verifies dimensions of sheets and coils, using gauge, calipers, and tape measure. Examines sheets for defects, such as scratches, dents, and wrinkles. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to process as Cold-Mill Supervisor (nonfer. metal); Hot-Mill Supervisor (nonfer. metal).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.132-018 SHELL-SHOP SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in machining metal into finished shell cases. Organizes production line, determines placing of machines, and plans flow of materials. Oversees workers engaged in maintenance of equipment. Trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L2 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.132-022 STRUCTURAL-MILL SUPERVISOR (nonfer. metal)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in tempering, sawing, and cleaning metal preparatory to production of aluminum-alloy structural forms, performing duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.132-026 SUPERVISOR, FINISHING-AND-SHIPPING (steel & rel.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in shearing, inspecting, and leveling steel sheet and plate to specified dimensions, and in storing and shipping finished sheet and plate. Gives workers directions in setting up machines to fabricate material meeting customer requirements and examines material for conformance to specifications. Trains new employees. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.132-030 SUPERVISOR, PLATE HEATING, ROLLING, AND FINISHING (steel & rel.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in charging and heating slabs in reheating furnaces, rolling slabs into plates, and in laying out and cutting plates to specified sizes. Trains workers in operation of furnace. Inspects finished plates for conformance to job order specifications. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.134-010 SUPERVISOR, CONDITIONING YARD (steel & rel.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in grinding, scarfing, or chipping defects from blooms, billets, or slabs preparatory to rolling. Directs crane operators in moving steel to and from conditioning yard. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.137-010 MACHINE-ADJUSTER LEADER (ordnance) alternate titles: adjuster leader

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in one phase of producing cartridges and shells. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to process supervised as Machine-Adjuster Leader, Bullet Assembly (ordnance); Machine-Adjuster Leader, Cannelure And Finish (ordnance); Machine-Adjuster Leader, Case Trim (ordnance); Machine-Adjuster Leader, Primer Assembly (ordnance).
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.260-010 ORNAMENTAL-METAL-WORKER APPRENTICE (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: art-metal-worker apprentice; ornamental-metal-fabricator apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.260-014 ORNAMENTAL-METAL WORKER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: art-metal worker

    Sets up and operates variety of machines and equipment to fabricate ornamental metal products, such as light fixtures, church statuary, lamps, plaques, and metal artwork, following sketches, artistic and architectural drawings, models, written descriptions, and photographs: Interprets data to select materials, lay out reference points, and develop sequence of operations. Operates metal fabricating machines, such as shears, saws, brakes, bending machines, and punch and forming presses, to cut stock to size and bend stock to shape. Heats pieces in forge to working temperature, as indicated by color. Bends, twists, and hammers hot or cold workpieces to achieve specified shape and ornamental imprints, using jigs, scroll iron, twisting fork, vise, and selected peening hammers. Operates machine tools to turn, drill, and mill metal to specified dimensions. Hammers and peens sheets of metal to form designs, such as flowers or leaves. Chases castings to finish metal statuary and plaques. Welds, forge welds, brazes, solders, rivets, or bolts components together to assemble workpiece. Grinds, buffs, and polishes surface to desired finish. Fabricates or forges special jigs, tools, and peening hammers. May sculpture plaster patterns for ornamental castings. May hand paint finished items. May install finished product. May specialize in fabricating religious artwork and be known as Ecclesiastical-Art-Metal Worker (jewelry-silver.; metal prod., nec).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

619.261-010 INSPECTOR, METAL FABRICATING (any industry) alternate titles: plate-and-weld inspector; plate-shop inspector; structural inspector

    Inspects materials received, finished products, and work in process of fabrication into metal products to ensure conformance with work orders and diagrammatic and template specifications: Measures centerlines and reference points to verify initial and assembly layout and machine setup, using layout plate, templates, squares, straightedge, feelers, tape, transit, and plumblines. Verifies physical properties and size of materials, such as plates, sheets, structural shapes, castings, forgings, dies, fixtures, and work produced by fabricating machines, using magnaflux machine, surface plate, hardness testing equipment, gauges, and micrometers. Verifies hole size, using plug gauge. Examines finished products for rough edges, cracks, and appearance. Marks parts for acceptance or rejection. Makes reports to suggest changes in dies, fixtures, and materials used. Reports inspection results. Makes sketches and recommends procedure for special salvage or scrapping operations. May inspect material for internal defects, using x-ray and ultrasonic test equipment. May specialize in single phase of inspection and be designated Lay-Out Inspector (any industry); Machine-Operations Inspector (any industry); Template Inspector (any industry).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.280-010 NEEDLEMAKER (button & notion)

    Sets up and operates variety of machines to make latch and spring needles for use in manufacture of knitted or sewn goods: Selects dies, jigs, and fixtures working from blueprints. Machines hook, shank (holding device), and slot in needle, grinds needle including point, and mills jack to hold spring needle in place. May grind rivet to contour designed to lock latch of needle in place.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.280-018 SPRING-MANUFACTURING SET-UP TECHNICIAN (clock & watch)

    Sets up and operates variety of metalworking machines to fabricate special-alloy spring wire for watches: Prepares and melts charge of molten metal in vessel (converter) to change form of metal. Sets up equipment and casts, rolls, draws, heattreats, and performs allied metalworking operations, using equipment, such as forging hammer, rolling mill, butt welder, strip-grinding machine, and heat-treating furnace. Diagnoses and corrects malfunctioning of equipment and machinery and makes replacement parts, using machinist's tools and equipment. Works to close metallurgical and dimensional tolerances.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.281-010 CASTING REPAIRER (any industry)

    Repairs broken or cracked castings and forgings, using special cold process requiring no welding: Calculates factors, such as size, depth, and position of fracture, and tensile strength and distribution of stress and strain in material. Employs combination of holding and locking devices to make repair, using airhammers, air drills, air grinders, punches, and strippers to insert holding and locking devices in casting and to smooth finish. May fabricate special angle heads for airhammer, air grinder, and air drill, using blacksmith tools and anvil.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.361-010 FORMER, HAND (any industry)

    Bends and straightens cold and hot metal plates, bars, structural shapes, and weldments to angles, curves, or flanges as specified by drawings, layouts, and templates, using form blocks, fixtures forming bars, sledge, power hammer and portable grinders: Lays out reference points onto workpiece and form blocks, using tape, compass, radius bar and applying knowledge of geometry, effects of heat, and physical properties of metal. Sets up and bolts or clamps fixtures, dies, and forming bars to form block to outline specified contour. Heats metal, using furnace or hand torch. Lifts, positions, aligns, and clamps or bolts workpiece to form block of fixture, using tongs or hoist. Bends workpiece, using bar or by hammering with sledge or mallet. Straightens out warps or bumps by hammering against face block or by heating with hand torch. Chips, trims, and grinds edges to specified contour, using chipping hammer and portable and stand grinder. Verifies size of workpiece, using ruler or template. May operate hand-powered machines, such as roll, brake, or bender. May be designated by product formed as Tool Bender, Hand (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.361-014 METAL FABRICATOR (any industry)

    Fabricates and assembles structural metal products, such as framework or shells for machinery, ovens, tanks, stacks, and metal parts for buildings and bridges according to job order, verbal instructions, and blueprints: Develops layout and plans sequence of operations, applying knowledge of trigonometry, stock allowances for thickness, machine and welding shrinkage, and physical properties of metal. Locates and marks bending and cutting lines onto workpiece. Sets up and operates fabricating machines, such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, and drill presses [MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) I 616.380-018]. Hammers, chips, and grinds workpiece to cut, bend, and straighten metal. Preheats workpieces, using hand torch or furnace. Positions, aligns, fits, and welds together parts [WELDER-FITTER (welding) 819.361-010]. Designs and constructs templates and fixtures. Verifies conformance of workpiece to specifications, using square, ruler, and measuring tape. May fabricate and assemble sheet metal products. May set up and operate machine tools associated with fabricating shops, such as radial drill press, end mill, and edge planer.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.361-018 METAL-FABRICATOR APPRENTICE (any industry) alternate titles: ironworker apprentice, shop; structural-metal-fabricator apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.362-010 FLANGING-ROLL OPERATOR (any industry)

    Operates machine to roll specified flanges on metal disks and dished heads: Selects and bolts fixture onto free moving ram and powered turntable. Lifts and centers workpiece onto block or fixture on turntable, using hoist, sledge, rule, and tape. Pulls lever to lower ram onto workpiece, clamping it onto turntable. Selects and bolts rollers to spindles of machine, with edge of workpiece between rollers. Turns handwheel to adjust rollers to thickness and curvature of metal and to exert bending pressure. Starts machine which rotates edge of workpiece through rollers. Readjusts curvature and bending pressure to form specified flange on workpiece. Verifies curve of flange, using template.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.362-014 ROLL OPERATOR I (any industry) alternate titles: bending-roll operator; roll former

    Operates rolling machine to bend metal plates, sheets, or bars into arcs, cylinders, or cones, using blueprints, templates, and knowledge of geometry and physical properties of metal to set up machine and plan sequence of operations: Pulls lever to lift upper roll, and positions workpiece into machine manually, or using crane. Lowers rolls and turns nuts or handwheel to lock roll into machine, and to adjust to thickness of metal if operating block (pinch) roll. Turns handwheel to adjust roll to set degree of curvature of initial pass. Starts machine and sets feed speed of workpiece back and forth between rolls. Adjusts roll between each pass to form workpiece into specified shape. Hammers workpiece to align it between rolls. Measures arcs with template. May set adjustment roll at angle to form conical shapes. May adjust roll to straighten warped or bent bars or plates [STRAIGHTENING-ROLL OPERATOR (any industry)]. May preheat metal, using hand torch or heating furnace. May prebend heavy metal or bars, using bull press or bulldozer [BULLDOZER OPERATOR (any industry) I]. May operate horizontal or vertical roll-forming machine to straighten or bend angles, bars, or channels into rings or arcs and be designated Angle-Roll Operator (any industry). May operate rolling machine to bend sheet metal to specified curvature and be designated Roll Operator, Sheet Metal (any industry). May operate vertical roll machine and adjust elevation of roller tables to support workpiece and be designated Vertical-Roll Operator (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.362-018 SPINNER, HAND (any industry) alternate titles: spinning-lathe operator

    Sets up and operates spinning lathe to spin (form) shaped articles from sheet or plate metal, using blueprints and knowledge of physical properties of metal: Bolts specified spinning chuck to headstock spindle and follow block to tailstock, using handtools or power tools. Clamps metal disk to chuck by turning handwheel that forces follow block against disk. Secures steady rest fixture on cross-slide. Starts machine and coats outside of rotating disk with spinning compound. Positions, holds, and moves long-handled compound lever tool against disk, using steady rest as fulcrum point, to apply required pressure to form disk over and into shape of spinning chuck. Varies amount and location of pressure on disk according to type of metal, shape of spinning chuck, speed of lathe, and temperature and thickness of metal disk. Replaces steady rest with bar tool attachment, turns handwheel to set bar tool and cut off excess metal from workpiece. Verifies dimension of finished article with steel rule and diameter tape. May form wood spinning chucks by turning on lathe.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.362-022 SPINNER, HYDRAULIC (any industry) alternate titles: spinning-lathe-operator, hydraulic

    Sets up and operates spinning lathe equipped with hydraulically controlled forming tools to spin (form) shaped articles from sheet or plate metal, compiling specifications from blueprints and knowledge of physical properties of metal: Lifts specified spinning chuck to machine spindle, manually or with power hoist, and bolts chuck in place, using handtools or power tools. Clamps metal disk to spinning chuck. Starts machine and coats rotating disk with spinning compound. Turns valve to set pressure applied to disk according to type of metal, shape of spinning chuck, speed of lathe, and thickness of metal disk. Moves feed pump levers that hydraulically control pressure applied by forming tool, reads pressure gauges to determine amount of pressure applied, and guides tool against disk to form disk over and into shape of spinning chuck. Resets position of forming tool on steady rest to form disk into shape. Replaces forming tool with cutting tool to trim excess metal from shaped part. Verifies dimension of finished article with verniers.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.364-010 INSPECTOR I (nonfer. metal)

    Inspects nonferrous metals and products, such as ingots, rods, sheets, plates, extrusions, and forgings, and records variations from standards and customer specifications: Verifies dimensions, using measuring instruments, such as ruler, micrometer, and vernier calipers. Examines metal for defects, such as scratches, wrinkles, inclusions, and discolorations, and outlines defective areas, using chalk. Tests hardness of metal [HARDNESS INSPECTOR (heat treating)]. Records variations from dimensional specifications, type of defect, and test results. Reports inspection results to machine operators or supervisor. Inspects packaged material and products for conformance with packing, labeling, and shipping procedures. May band and stencil containers as specified by shipping documents. May obtain samples of metal for laboratory analysis.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

619.365-010 PRODUCTION-MACHINE TENDER (nut & bolt)

    Tends one or more automatic machines to head, trim, roll-thread, slot, or tap metal stock to produce nuts, bolts, or other fasteners: Feeds machine by filling hoppers or loading coiled steel on reel and threading end of coil through feed rolls. Starts machine and observes operation. Measures parts, using rule or fixed gauge, to determine conformance to specifications. Frees stock jammed in feed mechanism, using rod. Stops machine and notifies supervisor when machine malfunctions or parts do not conform to specifications. Installs and adjusts cutting tools on machine, using wrench and rule. May be designated according to type of machine tended as Tapping-Machine Operator, Automatic (nut & bolt).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.380-010 HIGH-ENERGY-FORMING EQUIPMENT OPERATOR (aircraft mfg.)

    Sets up and operates high energy (explosion) forming machine and associated equipment to shape metallic materials and parts used in manufacturing aeronautical and aerospace products, following operational procedures, blueprints, sketches, and specifications: Reviews instructions to plan work procedure. Trims or assists other workers in trimming preformed part to approximate shape of specified die, using handtools and power tools. Positions part against die and seals edges, using sealing compound. Evacuates air between part and die, using vacuum pump, and submerges part and die into water of forming tank. Prepares and assembles explosive charge and positions charge in forming tank. Detonates charge which forces part into shape of die. Removes part from tank, and examines part for defects.
GOE: 06.01.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 87

619.380-014 PUNCH-PRESS SETTER (any industry)

    Sets up and installs dies into power presses to punch, notch, cut blanks, form or draw metal plates, strips, sheets, or blanks: Positions, aligns, and locks specified dies into machine ram and bed. Sets stops, guides, or installs jigs or fixtures for positioning workpiece. Adjusts depth and pressure of stroke. Operates press machine to verify functioning of dies. Examines stamped out metal parts to detect malfunctioning machine and defect in dies. May sharpen dies, using grinding machine. May assemble, align, and install progressive dies. May set up automatic punch presses.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 80

619.380-018 SPRING REPAIRER, HAND (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-spring repairer

    Sets up and operates forging and shop equipment to repair leaf-type springs used in automotive vehicles: Raises vehicle body, using jack, and removes defective spring. Removes defective leaves from spring, using handtools. Measures broken leaves and cuts out replacement leaf blanks from steel stock, using flame cutter or power shear. Presses ends of main-leaf blank against disk of $T3bench grinder$T1 to bevel blank according to size of eyes to be formed. Drills or punches bolt holes in blanks, using drill or punch press. Places ends of main-leaf blank in furnace to soften ends and shapes ends of blank into eyes, using eye-forming tool. Reheats leaves and arches them to required specifications, using peen hammer. Quenches spring leaves in oil to temper them according to specifications. Places graphite-impregnated lining between leaves to prevent friction. Bolts and clips leaves together and forces bushings into spring eyes, using bushing press.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.381-010 INSPECTOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: product inspector; steel inspector

    Inspects steel products, such as blooms, bars, sheets, castings, and strips, for conformity to customer specifications, using measuring instruments: Examines product for flatness, straightness, and defects, such as cracks, slivers, or scars. Marks defective areas with chalk or paint. Verifies dimensions of product, using micrometers, gauges, tapes, and templates. Conducts hardness and heat resistance tests, using upset hammers, hardness testing machines, and heating furnaces. Rejects or regrades products not meeting specifications. Prepares reports covering materials scrapped or salvaged. May use ultrasonic equipment to detect internal and surface defects. May be designated by product inspected as Axle Inspector (steel & rel.); Billet Inspector (steel & rel.); Cold-Mill Inspector (steel & rel.); Finishing Inspector (steel & rel.); Hot-Roll Inspector (steel & rel.); Hot-Strip-Mill Inspector (steel & rel.). May be designated: Plate Inspector (steel & rel.); Rail Inspector (steel & rel.); Tubing Inspector (steel & rel.); Wheel Inspector (steel & rel.).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

619.381-014 EDDY-CURRENT INSPECTOR (steel & rel.)

    Inspects stainless steel tubes for conformance to customer specifications, using eddy current testing equipment: Reads work order to determine tube tolerance specifications required by customer and type of electric inspection coil to use for tube inspecting. Positions and secures specified inspection coil in coil holder, and turns cranks to align rollers on which tubes pass through coil for inspection. Turns knobs to activate testing equipment. Observes pattern on CRT (cathode ray tube) screen and turns knobs to calibrate equipment settings in accordance with customer specifications, using knowledge of equipment operation and experience. Selects sample tube with known defects and passes it through coil to test equipment settings. Listens for defect detection alarm, depresses button to stop rollers, and observes patterns on CRT screen to ensure that equipment signals and reflects known defects in sample tube. Positions tubes to be inspected on rollers, marks locations of detected defects on rejected tubes with marker, and places defective tubes aside. Periodically cycles sample tube through coil to verify standard operation of equipment. Records information, such as control settings and number of tubes tested, on inspection and production reports. Cuts through defective sections of tubing or rubs nicks on tubing to expose internal or remove surface defects, using abrasive saw and paper.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

619.382-010 BULLET-GROOVING-SIZING-AND-LUBRICATING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

    Sets up and operates battery of hopper-fed machines to automatically groove or knurl, die-size, and lubricate bullets for small arms ammunition: Installs and adjusts grooving segments, lubricating and sizing die, feedpipes, and feeding mechanism, using handtools. Turns crank to withdraw plunger from cylinder and inserts wax stick lubricant which is force fed to lubricating die. Adjusts rheostat to heat and soften wax electrically in die box. Fills hopper with bullets and starts machine. Measures work samples to verify location and depth of grooves, and length and diameter of bullets, according to specifications, using fixed gauges. Inspects bullets to ensure that grooves are filled with lubricant. Turns stop nuts and setscrews to adjust machine by trial and error to produce acceptable bullets. Observes grooving and feeding mechanisms for jams. Removes jammed bullets, using fingers or wire pick.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.382-014 FITTINGS FINISHER (plumbing-heat.) alternate titles: lead fabricator

    Operates lathe to form lead plumbing fittings to specified shape and diameter: Mounts lead pipe over mandrel on lathe. Starts lathe and presses special handtool against end of pipe, or turns handwheel to advance turret on which special tools are mounted to stretch and bend pipe against rounded end of mandrel to form traps of various sizes. Reduces or expands diameter of lead pipe openings by holding tool against outside or inside surface of rotating pipe. Inserts iron ring inside of expanded pipe or outside of reduced pipe. Rolls edge of pipe end over ring to hold it in place. May solder brass ferrule over end of lead bend to seal junction. May heat threaded brass ring and press reduced opening of pipe over ring to fuse them.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.382-018 FOUR-SLIDE-MACHINE OPERATOR I (any industry) alternate titles: multiple-slide operator; slide-forming-machine operator

    Sets up and operates one or more slide-forming machines to automatically punch, cut, and form metal strips and wire by action of opposing rams to fabricate parts, such as spring washers, brackets, and clips, specified by sketches, blueprints, and setup charts: Selects cams, forming tools, and dies according to setup charts. Aligns and bolts specified cams to shaft, slides to bed, and forming tools and dies to slides using knowledge of machine operations, product dimensions, vernier calipers, micrometers, and gauges. Threads stock through stock straighteners and adjusts cams to synchronize action of slides that feed, cut off, and form part. Turns flywheel by hand to produce sample part and compares sample with specifications, using fixed gauges, micrometer, and calipers. Readjusts machine to achieve specified product dimensions. Starts machine and observes operation periodically gauging parts for conformance to specifications. Removes, replaces, and labels trays of finished parts when specified number have been produced. May inspect parts for defects, using shadowgraph. May weld ends of coils together, using butt-welding machine, to form continuous length of feed.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.382-022 TYPE-ROLLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (office machines)

    Sets up and operates machines to roll and press-forge characters onto steel blanks to form typewriter type: Installs and aligns roller jaws, and blank-holding, letter-forming, and trimming dies, using handtools. Fills hopper with blanks and starts machine. Measures type samples for centrality, curvature, and height of characters, using fixture gauge, eye loupe, and shadowgraph or calibrated microscope. Compares measurements against type on chart and turns setscrews and shims tooling to align dies and type that conform to specifications. May hand feed machine by positioning blank in holding die in rotating table. May pry rolled type from holding die, using knife.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.387-010 SALVAGE WORKER (nonfer. metal)

    Sorts and inspects metal rejected by inspection and mill departments for purpose of salvage: Receives and records numbers of rejected metals. Examines metal for defects, such as surface blemishes, flatness, straightness, or dimensional irregularities according to specifications, using rule, micrometer, and vernier gauges. Identifies and marks portion of metal to be salvaged. Routes salvageable metal to next operation and rejected metal to scrap department. May inspect other specified steel products, such as bars and sheets, for conformance to dimensional specifications and quality standards.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.462-010 ROLL-THREADER OPERATOR (nut & bolt)

    Sets up and operates one or more automatic machines to roll-thread hot or cold forged bolt blanks, according to work orders: Installs specified roll-threading dies in machine, using wrenches and rule. Adjusts distance between roll-threading dies to set pressure of threading dies on bolt shank, using rule and following product specifications. Fills feed mechanism with stock, or feeds bolt blanks by hand and starts machine. Measures bolts with micrometer, thread gauge, or rule, and adjusts dies and stops to maintain specified dimensions. May signal operator of crane to fill feed hoppers with stock. May set up machine for PRODUCTION-MACHINE TENDER (nut & bolt).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.462-014 TRIMMER OPERATOR (nut & bolt)

    Sets up and operates one or more automatic machines to reduce shanks of forged bolt blanks preparatory to thread rolling, and to trim excess metal from bolt-blank heads: Installs dies in machine, using wrenches, rule, and pry bar. Visually sets ram stroke by turning adjusting screw of ram-stroke-controlling arm. Synchronizes knock-out pin with back stroke of ram by turning knock-out pin adjustment screw. Visually adjusts stock transfer arm to feed blanks to transfer finger. Adjusts transfer finger to accommodate stock and centers transfer finger over die opening by turning adjusting screw. Fills feed hopper with bolt blanks and starts machine. Measures shank and head of trial blanks with micrometer or rule and adjusts dies and stops to maintain specified dimensions. May signal worker to fill feed hopper with stock. May set up machine for PRODUCTION-MACHINE TENDER (nut & bolt).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.482-010 LATHE WINDER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: coiler

    Operates lathe to wind compression, extension, and torsion springs of specified diameter, pitch, and length from wire or bar stock. Lifts roll of stock onto holding device, threads stock through guides, and clamps wire to arbor. Starts machine to revolve arbor until specified number of coils are wound, guiding coils by hand or using pitch tool. Cuts spring from stock, using shears, and reverses arbor direction to remove spring. Measures spring for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and gauges, and adjusts arbor and pitch tool to obtain specified product. Closes ends of springs, using mallet. Squares and flattens spring ends, using grinding machine. May adjust length and pitch of formed springs, using mallet and wedge. May wind wire springs, using hand-powered lathe, and be designated Spring Coiler, Hand (metal prod., nec). May be designated according to product as Flexible-Shaft Winder (metal prod., nec).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.484-010 ORNAMENTAL-METAL-WORKER HELPER (metal prod., nec) alternate titles: art-metal-worker helper

    Assists ORNAMENTAL-METAL WORKER (metal prod., nec) in performing any combination of following tasks: Cuts metal stock to specified size, using shears and saws. Bends or twists stock into specified shape, using handtools, bending jigs, scroll irons, and power brakes. Welds, brazes, forge welds, or bolts components together at designated points. Cleans and builds fire in heating forge. Heats and hammers metal to shape, using specified peening hammers. Grinds and polishes surface of workpieces to specified finish. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.485-010 SPOOL WINDER (nonfer. metal)

    Tends machine that winds solder wire onto metal spools: Positions empty spool on machine spindle and secures end of wire to spool. Depresses foot pedal and manually guides wire so that wire winds evenly along revolving spool. Weighs filled spool on scales and adds or removes wire to attain specified weight. Cuts wire with wire snippers and hooks end of wire on rim of spool. Verifies size and type of wire with label on end of spool. May tend machine that winds aluminum wire onto metal spools.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.485-014 TWISTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

    Tends machine that twists metal bars, squares, and blades to specified shape: Clamps end of workpiece into stationary holding fixture. Slides carriage, lowers table, or raises spindle to adjust to length of workpiece and clamps other end of workpiece into chuck or fixture of drive spindle. Starts machine to rotate drive spindle and stops machine after specified number of turns or sets limit switch to stop machine. May install special fixtures and chuck to twist together two or more pieces. Examines finished work for conformance to specifications. May clamp end of workpiece in vise, slide pipe over workpiece to prevent longitudinal warping, and twist workpiece, using pipe wrench or twisting fork.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.582-010 STRETCHER-LEVELER OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

    Operates machine to stretch metal sheet, strip, or rod to specified length or flatness, or correct extrusion twist and contour defects: Adjusts stretcher blocks to size of metal, using wrench. Lifts and positions material in stationary vise. Measures metal and compares dimensions to those specified to determine stretch required, using micrometer, tape measure, and tolerance tables. Moves controls to clamp metal in stretcher jaws and starts machine to stretch material. Verifies amount of stretch by visual inspection or meter readings attached to vises. Removes metal and places it on level table to test flatness. Records crew time and production record.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.662-010 SHRINK-PIT OPERATOR (ordnance) alternate titles: pyrometer operator

    Controls shrink-pit furnace to assemble hoops and liners to tubes to form cannon barrels: Positions steel blocks in shrink-pit to form angle for subsequent positioning of tube so that breech end of tube will be at floor level. Cleans and oils contact surfaces of parts with gasoline, oil, and graphite to facilitate assembly. Lowers hoops into furnace, using hoist. Moves furnace controls and observes thermocouple pyrometer and recording potentiometer to heat furnace to specified temperature. Guides cold tube, lowered by crane, through hot hoops in furnace. Turns water valve on cooling ring and lowers ring into furnace, using hoist, to spray hoops and shrink them onto tube. Reheats hoop and tube assembly, guides liner into tube, and regulates water spray to shrink tube onto liner.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.662-014 SKELP PROCESSOR (steel & rel.) alternate titles: pipe processor

    Controls operation of machinery and equipment, such as coil car, uncoiler, rollers, power shears, and hoist, using console, from pulpit in welding mill to form skelp (metal coil) into metal pipe: Receives signal through intercom to begin machine operation. Moves levers and presses buttons on control console to position coil car under overhead hoist and receive supply of skelp. Observes operation of car that transports skelp through series of processing operations, such as uncoiling skelp, rolling coil into sheets, and shearing sheets into specified size prior to welding and forming metal into pipe. Observes operation from pulpit to detect camber (curves in skelp sheet) and machine malfunctions, such as jam-ups. Stops machinery when malfunctions occur and removes sections of cobble (damaged or defective skelp), using acetylene torch. Assists workers in setting up and adjusting machines and equipment, using handtools and measuring instruments. Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to restock or remove skelp and cobble from operating pit.
GOE: 06.02.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

619.665-010 WINDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (concrete prod.)

    Tends electrically powered machine that winds wire, under tension, around rotating steel cylinders to form reinforced cores for concrete pipe: Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to position cylinders between chucks of machine. Pulls levers to engage and secure cylinder in chucks. Signals WELDER, ARC (welding) 810.384-010 to weld end of wire to cylinder. Starts machine to wind wire on cylinder when signaled by TENSIONING-MACHINE OPERATOR (concrete prod.) 616.665-010. Signals WELDER, ARC (welding) to weld ends of wire to cylinder. Pushes levers to release from cylinder chucks, and signals INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR (any industry) 921.683-050 to remove cylinder from machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.682-010 BELL SPINNER (musical inst.)

    Operates spinning lathe to spin (form) and clean musical instrument bells: Bolts bell-shaped mandrel onto lathe and positions and locks bell on mandrel. Starts bell rotating and positions forming tool in holding device. Holds and moves forming tool along bell, applying pressure to form bell to shape of mandrel. Holds cutting tool against spinning bell to trim bell to size. Removes tarnish and scale from bell, using file, chisel, and emery cloth. Holds scraping tool against bell head to remove excess solder. Holds bead tool against bell to roll edge back, forming bead cavity. May burnish bell with burnishing tool. May insert wire into bead cavity and close cavity with bead tool. May be designated according to instrument as Bell Spinner, Sousaphones (musical inst.).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

619.682-014 COUPLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

    Operates machine to connect metal couplings to pipes: Sets tightening mechanism on machine to correspond to specified numbers of turns. Puts coupling into machine. Starts machine that connects and tightens coupling to pipe. Stops machine and ejects pipe. May tighten couplings manually when machine malfunctions. May keep production records.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.682-018 FISHING ACCESSORIES MAKER (toy-sport equip.)

    Sets up and operates machines to form fishing accessories or accessory parts, performing any combination of following tasks: Sets up and operates power press that cuts out parts, such as fish spear frames, barbed spear tines or fish stringer catches [PUNCH-PRESS OPERATOR (any industry) II]. Starts abrasive wheel and guides barbed end of tine against wheel to sharpen barb [BENCH GRINDER (any industry)]. Joins spear frame and tines together to form head of fish spear, using spot welding machine. Operates machine that bends and cuts wire to form stringer parts. Inserts roll of wire on machine spindle, through guides, and into machine feed. Starts machine that bends and cuts wire to form stringer chain or clips (fasteners). Tends crimping machine that folds metal tip inward against chain or rope to form stringer. Positions preformed hollow metal tip in holding device of machine bed. Inserts end of chain or rope into base of tip. Moves lever to lower machine ram against tip, crimping tip against chain or rope to form fish stringer.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.682-022 HEATER (forging) alternate titles: furnace operator; furnace tender; hammer heater; heater, furnace; slug-furnace operator

    Controls oil, gas, or electrical furnace to heat stock, such as billets, bars, plates and rods, preparatory to forging, following work order specifications: Reads dials and gauges, and turns knobs to regulate flow of fuel or electric current to verify and maintain specified temperature within furnace. Positions stock in furnace, using tongs or chain hoist. Observes color of metal or reads pyrometer to determine when stock reaches forging temperature. Pulls stock from furnace and delivers it to forging press or hammer, using tongs or chain hoist. Usually works as member of hammer, press, or upsetter crew. May place heated workpiece on conveyor for transporting to work area. May turn knobs to synchronize speed of feed and takeoff conveyors of automatic furnace.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

619.682-026 HOOP BENDER, TANK (wood. container) alternate titles: hoop-bending-machine operator

    Operates hoop-bending machine to bend and shape iron rods into hoops for wooden tanks: Loosens nut of adjusting block and positions roller to obtain specified diameter of hoop. Starts machine and inserts end of rod through feed rollers of machine and over bending roller. Strikes end of rod with wooden maul to start rod over roll. Turns handcrank of feed roller to force rod through machine, bending rod into semicircular or circular shape. Removes bent rod from machine and stacks rod on floor.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.682-030 HOOP MAKER, MACHINE (wood. container)

    Operates machines to make barrel hoops from strap steel: Installs and adjusts rollers, punches, and shear plates in hoop-punch-and-coiler machines, using wrenches. Places roll of strap steel on spindle, inserts end in feed rollers and starts machine. Removes punched and coiled hoops. Aligns holes in ends of coiled hoops on shank of rivets in guide slots of riveting machine. Slides hoop with protruding rivets under reciprocating hammer that flattens rivet shanks. Places hoop over mandrel of hoop-flaring machine and moves leg control to expand jaws that flare hoop to conform to shape of barrel. May be designated according to machine operated as Hoop-Flaring-Machine Operator (wood. container); Hoop-Punch-And-Coiler Operator (wood. container); Hoop-Riveting Machine Operator (wood. container).
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

619.682-034 HOOP-FLARING-AND-COILING-MACHINE OPERATOR (wood. container) alternate titles: coiler; flarer

    Operates hoop-flaring-and-coiling machine to coil and flare strips of hoop steel to fit barrel: Turns setscrews that adjust distance between rolls to obtain specified diameter and flare of hoop, using wrench. Starts machine and feeds end of strip into rolls of machine that coil and flare strip. Removes coiled strip from machine and stacks it on floor.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.682-038 SAMPLER, FIRST (smelt. & refin.)

    Operates machines to form cut of copper ingot into wire samples for metallurgical testing: Smooths lateral sides of sample with emery wheel. Heats sample in furnace to light-red glow. Rolls sample into rod by passing rod through rolling machine. Coils rod and immerses rod in acid bath to remove scale. Tapers end of rod, using hammer. Inserts tapered end through selected steel-wire die, and fastens it to powered clamp. Depresses pedal to draw rod to specified size through series of dies of decreasing diameters. Coils wire to prepare it for metallurgical analysis.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.682-042 SEAMLESS-TUBE ROLLER (steel & rel.) alternate titles: rotary-bar operator; seamless-tube-mill operator; tube roller

    Sets up and operates machine to form seamless tubing from pierced steel billets: Installs series of rollers to form specified outside diameter of tubing. Installs plug onto mandrel to form specified inside diameter of tubing. Starts machine and moves levers to push billet into first set of rollers that force billet over plug and into following series of rollers to reduce or expand billet to tubing of specified dimensions.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

619.684-010 FORMER HELPER, HAND (any industry)

    Assists FORMER, HAND (any industry) to bend and straighten metal bars, plates, structural shapes, and weldments, performing any combination of following tasks: Transports tools, fixtures, stock, and workpieces manually or by truck. Places metal in furnace or heats metal, using hand torch. Bolts, or clamps fixtures, dies, and shims onto forming block, using hand wrench. Lifts, moves, and clamps workpiece onto forming block or fixture manually or using hoist. Bends workpiece to specified shape, using pry bar, hammer, sledge, or mallet. Measures work to ensure conformance to specifications, using template, rule, or straightedge. Marks or tags identifying information onto finished work. Chips or grinds and trims rough or sharp edges from workpiece, using hand grinder, shears, hack saw, or air chisel. Cleans dirt and grease from tools and equipment. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-010 BAND MAKER (agriculture) alternate titles: band splicer

    Tends machine that splices pieces of metal banding used to band compressed cotton bales: Overlaps ends of two pieces of banding and positions banding on bed of splicing machine. Starts machine that automatically folds and crimps metal fasteners around overlapped ends of banding. May bend end of each completed band and attach fastening buckle onto bent end.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-014 BANDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (furniture) alternate titles: bander

    Tends machine that presses metal bands into grooved edges of tabletops: Positions tabletop in center of rotary bed of machine. Pushes lever to lower ram that holds tabletop in place. Inserts lip of metal band into grooved edge of tabletop. Starts rotation of machine bed and starts rollers that press band into grooved edges around three sides of tabletop. Lifts tabletop from machine bed and places tabletop in vise. Inserts lip of separate metal band into grooved edge of unbanded side and hammers band into place, using rubber mallet.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-018 BANDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

    Tends hydraulic band-seating machine that presses brass or copper rifling bands around shells (projectile bodies): Starts motor. Places shell on machine base, and slides band over nose of shell, pushing or hammering band toward band-groove. Pushes lever to converge retractable jaws around band to force band into groove. Releases lever and turns shell slightly, repeating pressing operation until band is seated. Removes shell from machine.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-022 BOBBIN-WINDER TENDER (glass mfg.)

    Tends machine that winds wire onto bobbins, preparatory to formation of wire netting used in reinforcing sheet glass: Threads wire from supply reel through rollers that automatically feed wire to bobbin. Moves lever to start machine and observes operation to ensure uniform winding. Stops machine when wire breaks and splices end to full supply reel, using splicing tool.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-026 BRAKE OPERATOR II (any industry) alternate titles: press-brake operator

    Tends power brake that bends, punches, forms, rolls, arcs, or straightens metal sheets, plates, and bars: Positions work manually or with crane against stops, or aligns layout marks to dies. Brushes oil on dies and workpiece. Starts machine to lower ram and shape workpiece. Tightens die nuts to prevent movement of die, using wrenches. Inspects work for conformance to specifications, using rule, square, or templates. Cleans scale or scrap from die with airhose or brush. May depress pedal to lower ram and shape workpiece. May tend furnace to preheat metal to specified temperatures before bending. May be designated according to material shaped as Brake Operator, Sheet Metal (any industry) II.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.685-030 COIL-REWIND-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

    Tends machine that rewinds sheet metal coils into compact rolls for shipment: Measures sheet width and thickness, using tape and micrometer. Regulates air valve to raise and lower horizontal and vertical arbor in accordance with width of coil. Places coil on arbor manually or using hoist. Inserts inside end of coil in arbor and starts machine. Observes operation to detect telescoping, or excessive tightness, or coil. Cuts off damaged portions of coil, using shear. Removes and stacks rewound coils. May tend machine that weighs and rewinds sheet metal coils.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-034 DRUM STRAIGHTENER I (any industry) alternate titles: container repairer; dedenter

    Tends machine equipped with rolls that removes dents and reforms bodies and chimes (rims) of metal barrels or drums: Slides open end of barrel over cylinder in machine. Pulls lever to lower rolls against barrel. Starts machine that rotates barrel against rolls to reform or straighten side, bead, or chime. Raises rolls and slides barrel off cylinder.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-038 EMBOSSING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

    Tends battery of machines that automatically roll grooves or knurls on brass shotgun shell heads: Places empty trays under delivery chutes. Moves levers to start machines and flow of caps from hoppers. Clears heads jammed in feed and groove mechanisms, using screwdriver and wire picks. Examines caps for defective trimming, splits, dents, and scratches. Verifies inside and outside diameters of embossed heads at specified intervals, using fixed gauges. Calls HOPPER FEEDER (ordnance) to replenish cap supply and notifies machine repairer of machine malfunction.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-042 ETCHER, MACHINE (cutlery-hrdwr.)

    Tends equipment that etches trade name on razor blades: Positions roll of blade steel on etching machine reel and threads steel through feed and etching rollers to cutting die. Fills acid and water fountains that feed etching rollers and wash acid from steel after etching. Lights gas burner in drying chamber and starts machine. Observes discharge of blades into hopper, and stops machine when hopper is full.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.685-046 FORMING-ROLL OPERATOR II (any industry)

    Tends rolling machine that straightens and forms contours in metal sheets, trims and beads edges of metal cylinders and rings, or crimps or seams lids on container: Positions workpiece over lower die or $T3forming chuck.$T1 Clamps workpiece to forming chuck or positions workpiece against end stop to hold workpiece in place. Pulls lever to press adjustment dies over workpiece to shape workpiece to contour of dies or forming chuck. May pull lever to lower slitter or knife to trim edges of workpiece and manipulate lever which forces dies against edge of workpiece to bend edge to form bead. May tend machines that automatically feed can ends, seam can ends to can bodies, and test cans for leaks. May be designated by work performed as Beading-Machine Operator (any industry) II; Drum Straightener (any industry) II; Seaming-Machine Operator (tinware).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-050 FOUR-SLIDE-MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry) alternate titles: multi-slide-machine tender; slide-forming-machine tender

    Tends one or more slide-forming machines that automatically feed, punch, cut and form strip metal or wire stock to fabricate parts, such as spring clips, brackets, terminal clips, and hairpins: Threads strip metal or wire through straightening rolls and die sets by turning flywheel by hand and starts machine. Measures sample of finished parts with fixed gauges and examines parts for surface defects or scratches. Shuts off machine and notifies supervisor or machine setter if parts do not meet specifications. May weld ends of two coils together by locking ends in electric-welding device and pulling lever, to form continuous length of stock.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-054 HEAD-GAUGE-UNIT OPERATOR (ordnance)

    Tends machines that segregate cartridge cases with oversize and undersize heads: Turns valve to adjust pneumatic conveyor transferring cases from washer-dryer to storage hopper. Raises hopper gate to regulate flow of cases to shaker plate and turns wingnut to adjust spacing of gauge rails. Starts machines to shake cases through specially holed plate that retains cases with oversize heads and feeds cases that pass through holes, nose down, between inclined (gauge) rails to separate cases with undersize heads. Inverts shaker plate periodically to dump cartridge cases with oversize heads. Removes cartridge cases jammed between gauge rails with fingers or wire pick. Lifts barrels of gauged cases from discharge chutes to trucks and pushes barrels to storage.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-058 HEEL-WASHER-STRINGING-MACHINE OPERATOR (rubber goods)

    Tends machine that threads metal washers onto rods for use in machine that molds washers into rubber shoe heels: Fills hopper of machine with washers, using can. Positions rods in machine with one end in slot of revolving disk and other end secured by holder. Starts machine, causing disk to revolve in hopper and magnetically pick up and string washers on rods. Removes filled rods from disk and places rods in box for insertion in washer placing machine. Removes washers facing in wrong direction and reinserts rods in machine for restringing.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-062 MACHINE OPERATOR II (any industry)

    Tends fabricating machines, such as cutoff saws, shears, rolls, brakes, presses, forming machines, spinning machines, and punch, that cut, shape, and bend metal plates, sheets, tubes, and structures: Reads job specifications to determine machine adjustments and material requirements. Sets stops or guides to specified length as indicated by scale, rule, or template. Positions workpiece against stops, manually or using hoist, or aligns layout marks with die or blade. Pushes button or depresses pedal to activate machine. Observes machine operation to detect workpiece defects or machine malfunction. Measures workpiece dimensions, using rule, template, or other measuring instruments to determine accuracy of machine operation. Removes burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from workpiece, using file, hand grinder, or wire brush. Performs minor machine maintenance, such as oiling machines, dies, or workpieces. Assists machine operators to set up machine, and stack, mark, pack, and transport finished workpieces. May rivet and spot-weld workpieces. May tend machines that fabricate and assemble sheet metal products and be designated Sheet-Metal Production Worker (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 88

619.685-066 METAL FABRICATOR HELPER (any industry)

    Performs any combination of following duties to assist METAL FABRICATOR (any industry) in fabricating and assembling boilers and steel plate vessels, such as tanks and vats: Tends machines, such as drill press, punch press, and boring mill to drill, punch, and ream metal stock for boiler parts. Tends power shears to cut plate to size and shape. Grinds welded joints, seams, and other irregular areas to smooth boiler surfaces, using portable and pedestal grinders. Wraps blanket of spun glass around shell to insulate boiler and tacks blanket to shell surface, using stud welding gun. Operates sandblasting machine to clean tank surfaces prior to painting or coating [SANDBLASTER (any industry)]. Moves and positions materials at work site with help of other workers, using overhead bridge crane or dolly. Removes casing, grates, and grate rigging from boiler prior to repair of boiler and reassembles them after repair, using handtools. Performs other duties described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

619.685-070 METALLIC-YARN-SLITTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (nonfer. metal)

    Tends machine that slits rolls of metallic yarn material into narrow yarn widths for use in textile manufacture: Positions narrow roll of laminated metallic material on machine arbor and threads end of material through antistatic pad, circular cutters, tension rollers, and around takeup bobbins. Turns valve to drop oil on antistatic pad. Starts machine and observes flow of material through machine to detect wrinkles and splices in material and breaks in yarn. Cuts out defects, using scissors, and ties broken yarn ends. Doffs full bobbins of metallic yarn from takeup spindles.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-074 REPAIRER, SHOE STICKS (rubber goods)

    Tends peening machine to flatten ends of metal pins inserted in holes in shoe sticks (flat iron bars having rows of pins or pegs on which lasts are mounted for carrying): Positions pin in fixture on machine anvil and aligns hole in shoe stick over pin. Depresses pedal to start reciprocating ram that hammers protruding end of pin over securing pin to attach pin to shoe stick. Straightens bent pins in stick by tapping them with hammer, using steel block for backing. Verifies straightness by trial-fitting last onto pins.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-078 ROD-PULLER AND COILER (nonfer. metal)

    Tends coiling device that coils hot rod, wire, or tubing from extrusion press or rolling mill: Adjusts coiler reel according to specified size and coil, using handtools. Inserts end of rod, tube, or wire in automatic coiling rack and moves controls to start coiler. Guides straight lengths of rod or tube along table to avoid stretching or kinking material, using tongs. Sets stops on table, using handtools, and cuts workpiece to specified lengths, using circular saw or power shears. Rolls finished lengths into trough for cooling. May stamp grade, alloy mixture, and batch number on each workpiece.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-082 SPINNING-LATHE OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC (any industry)

    Tends lathe that spins (forms) shaped articles from sheet or plate metal: Pushes lever to move tailstock, forcing disk against chuck of lathe. Slides hydraulic carriage forward to position circular forming tool against metal disk. Starts machine that presses rotating circular tool against disk to form disk into shape of spinning chuck. Removes finished article and verifies dimensions, using fixed gauge. May tend spinning lathe equipped with knife and beading rolls which trims, or trims and bends, shaped article. May tend spinning lathe to bead and iron smooth finish or form knurls onto drawn articles. May be designated according to operation performed as Automatic-Beading-Lathe Operator (any industry); Rolling-Machine Operator, Automatic (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-086 WINDING-LATHE OPERATOR (ordnance)

    Tends lathe mounted on rails that coils hot iron rods around bodies of fragmentation bombs to increase demolition properties of bombs: Pulls lever to move lathe to mouth of preheating furnace. Lifts bomb from stockpile and clamps it in machine by tightening chuck and tailstock. Pulls red-hot rod from furnace, attaches end to bomb fixture, and hammers portion of rod around bomb, using pulling bar and hammer. Sets coil-spacing gauge. Pushes button to start rotation of bomb in machine. Stops machine when rod is coiled on bomb. Welds end of coil to bomb. Removes bomb from machine, using hoist.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.685-090 WIRE-WINDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (wood. container)

    Tends machine that winds wire on spools for use on wire-bound boxes: Slides empty spool over end of shaft and against winding clutch. Places coil of wire over frame and threads loose end over guide pulley, through hole in post of machine, and between guiding wheels, and attaches it to empty spool. Shifts lever to start and stop shaft rotating and winding wire on spool. Removes spool of wire from machine.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.685-094 CUT-OFF-MACHINE OPERATOR (steel & rel.)

    Tends cutoff machine that automatically cuts sample sections of metal pipes for testing, and bevels, faces, and reams ends of pipes: Reviews pipe specifications to ascertain length of pipes and pressure setting of hydraulic press used for testing pipe sections. Positions pipe stops on machine and beveling, facing, and reaming heads, according to pipe length specified, using handtools. Turns knob on hydraulic press to pressure specified. Pushes button controls to divert pipes to cutoff machine, to cut sample sections of each pipe, and to turn each pipe for beveling, facing, and reaming of pipe ends. Positions sample sections of pipes under hydraulic press, pulls lever to crush pipe sections, and examines sections for broken welds. Cuts additional sample sections of pipes not passing test, repeats test, and either accepts or rejects pipes according to test results. Diverts defective pipes for further processing, and notifies supervisor. Removes pipes that become wedged on conveyor, using cables, chains, and hoist. Maintains tally of work done and oils machine as needed.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

619.686-010 AUTOMATIC STACKER (tinware)

    Places dollies at discharge end of automatic stacker to catch tin sheets emerging from processing machines. Stops machine and removes sheets jammed in conveyor. Removes filled dollies. May flip workpieces on opposite side for processing, using mechanical turner. May examine material for defects, grade material, and notify processing machine operator of defects noted.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-014 HOOP-MAKER HELPER, MACHINE (wood. container)

    Assists HOOP MAKER, MACHINE (wood. container) to make hoops, performing any combination of following duties: Moves rollers, punches, mandrels, and shear plates and tightens nuts holding them in position. Threads end of strap steel through rollers. Fills rivet box of machine with rivets. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to specific machine operator assisted as Hoop-Flaring-Machine-Operator Helper (wood. container); Hoop-Punch-And-Coiler-Operator Helper (wood. container); Hoop-Riveting-Machine-Operator Helper (wood. container).
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-018 HOPPER FEEDER (ordnance)

    Feeds brass blanks onto conveyors and into hoppers of machines that form blanks into small arms cartridge cases: Transfers containers of blanks to work area, using handtruck or powered tier-lift truck. Scoops or dumps brass workpieces into feed hoppers of draw presses or onto transfer conveyor leading to other work stations, using hoist. May hoist container to overhead loading platform and along roller conveyor until container is positioned over machine hopper for dumping, using electric hoist or tier-lift truck.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-022 METAL-FABRICATING-SHOP HELPER (any industry) alternate titles: helper, steel fabrication; plate-shop helper; production helper; structural-shop helper

    Assists workers engaged in fabrication of structural or sheet metal products, performing any combination of following tasks: Lifts, positions, and removes workpieces from machines to assist in fitting and welding. Holds tape and rods and marks reference points to assist in layout. Loads, stacks, and transports stock, tools, dies, and work in process by hand or truck. Attaches rope or grappling equipment to workpieces to prepare workpiece for moving by crane or jib. Cleans and scrapes metal preparatory to fabricating, welding, painting, or shipping, using scraping tool, abrasive, or placing in solvent bath. Paints metal stocks, using paintbrush. Picks up and trucks scrap from work areas. May be designated by trade as Ironworker Helper, Shop (any industry); Sheet-Metal-Shop Helper (any industry). Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 78

619.686-026 SPIKE-MACHINE HEATER (steel & rel.)

    Heats steel rods in furnace preparatory to forging boat or track spikes: Shoves rods into furnace and spaces them evenly with pry bar to ensure uniform heating. Pushes heated rods from furnace, using cold rod, on signal from SPIKE-MACHINE FEEDER (steel & rel.). May adjust furnace temperature control, clean, and lubricate equipment as specified.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-030 STRETCHER-LEVELER-OPERATOR HELPER (nonfer. metal)

    Assists STRETCHER-LEVELER OPERATOR (nonfer. metal) to stretch, flatten, and straighten metal sheet, strip, rod, and extruded forms: Lifts and positions material in vises and moves lever to close clamps. Removes finished product and loads product on saw table, truck, or pallet. May install and adjust stretcher jaws according to size of metal, using wrench. May determine amount of stretch required, using micrometer and tolerance tables. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.686-034 FORGE HELPER (forging) alternate titles: press helper; trim-setter helper

    Performs any combination of following tasks to assist workers in forging metal products: Loads bars, billets, or blooms into furnace, using hoist. Transfers workpiece to and from work stations, such as furnace, hammer, and trim press, using tongs or hoist. Removes scale from workpiece and dies, using broom or airhose. Trims excess material from finished parts, using handsaw or bandsaw. Marks material with specified information, using hammer and die. Lifts dies to machine and bolts dies in place, using hoist and wrenches. Loads racks, off bears conveyors, and cleans and lubricates machines. May work as member of crew. Loads radioactive uranium elements into furnace, using hoist. May be designated according to worker assisted as Drop-Hammer-Operator Helper (forging); Extruder-Operator Helper (forging); Heater Helper, Forge (forging); Upsetter Helper (forging); or by work performed as Scale Shooter (forging). Performs other tasks as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.40 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 78

619.687-010 COIL BINDER (nonfer. metal)

    Binds coils of sheet aluminum from tandem mill following rolling process: Binds sheet metal coils with steel bands, using hand crimping tools. Pushes controls to tilt coil onto conveyor for removal from mill.
GOE: 06.04.38 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

619.687-014 MACHINE HELPER (any industry)

    Assists workers in operating metal fabricating machines, performing any of following tasks: Lifts, moves, clamps, and bolts dies and fixtures on machines, using handtools. Fills tanks and oil cups with lubricants. Helps lift and position workpieces. Brushes or blows dirt from dies, using airhose. Removes workpiece and scrap from machines, using conveyor, pallets or handtruck. Files, grinds, or scrapes sharp edges, burrs, scales, or rust from workpieces, using portable grinder or handtools. Hammers out bent or warped spots in metal. Sorts, marks, or tags finished work. Transports material, using jib or hoist, or signals crane operator to move material. Cleans machine. Compares workpiece with straightedge or template to verify conformance to specifications. May place workpieces into heating furnace or preheat workpieces, using hand torch. May clean dies, using cleaning solution, brushes, and rag. Performs other duties described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to machine assigned as Bending-Machine-Operator Helper (any industry); Brake-Operator Helper (any industry); Hoop-Punch-Operator Helper (wood. container); Punch-Press-Operator Helper (any industry). May be designated: Roll-Operator Helper (any industry); Shear-Operator Helper (any industry); Slitting-Machine-Operator Helper (any industry) II; Straightening-Press-Operator Helper (any industry).
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

619.687-018 PITCH FILLER (any industry) alternate titles: tube filler

    Fills metal tubes with hot pitch or other material to prevent warping during bending operations: Heats pitch in vat and pours it into tubes, using pitcher or ladle. Hangs tubes in heated oven or on rack and heats them with torch to remove pitch. Dips empty tubes into vats of washing and rinsing solutions.
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

62/63 MECHANICS AND MACHINERY REPAIRERS

    This division includes occupations concerned with installing, inspecting, testing, repairing, rebuilding, and maintaining in efficient operating condition all types of engines and a wide variety of mechanical equipment designed for general or specific application in domestic, commercial, industrial, and agricultural activities. Occupations in this division typically require knowledge of the structural and functional characteristics of specific machines or types of machines, and include such tasks as locating and drilling holes, aligning structural and moving parts, and occasionally operating machine tools to remove excess material from semifinished or repaired parts. Occupations concerned with assembling new or rebuilt heavy machines, such as turbines and presses, in machine shop or erection shop, involving close tolerance machining and hand finishing of castings and other machine parts, are included in Division 60. Occupations concerned with machine setup and adjustment only are included in groups covering operation of the same machines.

620 MOTORIZED VEHICLE AND ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with repairing engines and accessories, power trains, suspension systems, and other mechanical units of automobiles, trucks, tractors, buses, and trackless trolleys; graders, bulldozers, cranes, power shovels, portable air-compressors, and other gasoline- or diesel-powered engineering equipment; motorized materials-handling equipment, such as forklifts and lumber carriers; and wheeled or tracked military vehicles, including personnel carriers, self-propelled guns, mobile rocket launchers, and tanks. Ordnance mechanics concerned with military armament are included in Group 632.

620.131-010 SUPERVISOR, ENDLESS TRACK VEHICLE (automotive ser.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of MECHANICS, ENDLESS TRACK VEHICLE (automotive ser.): Determines sequence and assignment of work on basis of work priority, quantity of equipment, and skill of personnel. Inspects work performed to ensure compliance with specifications and time schedules. Interprets specifications, drawings, work orders, technical instructions, and layouts. Coordinates department activities with other departments. Recommends or initiates personnel actions, such as promotions, transfers, discharges, and disciplinary action. Trains new workers. May estimate, requisition, and inspect materials. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.131-014 SUPERVISOR, GARAGE (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-mechanic supervisor; mechanic, chief; transportation-department supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of AUTOMOBILE MECHANICS (automotive ser.) engaged in repairing, adjusting, servicing, and storing motor vehicles in industrial or commercial establishment: Analyzes defective equipment to determine cause of trouble. Inspects and drives repaired vehicles to verify repairs. Trains workers in and demonstrates repair and maintenance of vehicles, using handtools, welding, and grinding equipment. Evaluates performance of workers. Keeps inventory of repair parts and equipment and requisitions replacement stock. Prepares repair reports and vehicle requests. Schedules transporting of passengers or materials to service or storage areas. May supervise workers engaged in inspection and repair of miscellaneous equipment, such as cement mixers and electric trucks. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.131-018 SUPERVISOR, MOTORCYCLE REPAIR SHOP (automotive ser.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing or replacing engine, frame, electrical system, wheels, or other parts of motorcycle: Analyzes defects in motorcycle to determine feasibility of repairing or replacing worn or defective parts. Trains workers in repair procedures and techniques. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

620.137-010 TANK AND AMPHIBIAN TRACTOR OPERATIONS CHIEF (military ser.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operation and maintenance of tanks or amphibian tractors and equipment in combat or training: Instructs personnel in operation of tanks or amphibian tractors and equipment. Inspects equipment to determine need for servicing or repair and directs workers in servicing or repairing vehicles and equipment. Directs loading of personnel and supplies on vehicle. Directs vehicle driver in movement of vehicle in combat situation on land or water. Prepares vehicle journals and worksheets concerning tactical situation.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.261-010 AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: garage mechanic

    Repairs and overhauls automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Examines vehicle and discusses with customer or AUTOMOBILE-REPAIR-SERVICE ESTIMATOR (automotive ser.); AUTOMOBILE TESTER (automotive ser.); or BUS INSPECTOR (automotive ser.) nature and extent of damage or malfunction. Plans work procedure, using charts, technical manuals, and experience. Raises vehicle, using hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle. Removes unit, such as engine, transmission, or differential, using wrenches and hoist. Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear, using micrometers, calipers, and thickness gauges. Repairs or replaces parts, such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings, using mechanic's handtools. Overhauls or replaces carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps. Rebuilds parts, such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks, using lathes, shapers, drill presses, and welding equipment. Rewires ignition system, lights, and instrument panel. Relines and adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solders leaks in radiator. Mends damaged body and fenders by hammering out or filling in dents and welding broken parts. Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories, such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers. May be designated according to specialty as Automobile Mechanic, Motor (automotive ser.); Bus Mechanic (automotive ser.); Differential Repairer (automotive ser.); Engine-Repair Mechanic, Bus (automotive ser.); Foreign-Car Mechanic (automotive ser.); Truck Mechanic (automotive ser.). May be designated: Compressor Mechanic, Bus (automotive ser.); Drive-Shaft-And-Steering-Post Repairer (automotive ser.); Engine-Head Repairer (automotive ser.); Motor Assembler (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.261-012 AUTOMOBILE-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-and-truck-mechanic apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.261-014 AUTOMOBILE TESTER (automotive ser.)

    Tests and examines automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks, to determine repairs required: Starts engine of automotive vehicle and listens for sounds indicative of malfunctions. Drives vehicle, noting performance of parts, such as clutch, gears, and brakes. Tests motor timing, cylinder compression, fuel consumption, wheel alignment, and steering, using testing devices. Examines body and fenders of vehicle for scratches and dents. Reports findings to supervisor or customer and recommends repairs required. May examine disassembled engine, differential, or other parts during repair. May be designated according to specialty as Motor Analyst (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.07.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.261-018 AUTOMOBILE-REPAIR-SERVICE ESTIMATOR (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile inspector; collision estimator; manager, service; mechanic, trouble-shooting; sales associate, garage service; service writer

    Inspects and tests automobiles and trucks to determine need for and cost of repairs: Determines need for repairs by road test [AUTOMOBILE TESTER (automotive ser.) 620.261-014], by use of mechanical testing devices [BRAKE REPAIRER (automotive ser.) 620.281-026; FRONT-END MECHANIC (automotive ser.) 620.281-038], by questioning customer about vehicle's performance, or by visual inspection of vehicle. Estimates cost of repair and prepares itemized work order, listing costs of parts and labor. May make minor adjustments or repairs, such as brake adjustment, battery cable replacement, or hinge lubrication. May supervise AUTOMOBILE-BODY REPAIRER (automotive ser.) 807.381-010; AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.) 620.261-010; PAINTER, TRANSPORTATION EQUIPMENT (aircraft mfg.; air trans.; automotive ser.) 845.381-014; and other garage workers. May be designated according to specialty as Truck-Repair-Service Estimator (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.07.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 79

620.261-022 CONSTRUCTION-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (construction) alternate titles: heavy-equipment mechanic

    Analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds, and maintains construction equipment, such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, trench-digging machines, conveyors, bulldozers, dredges, pumps, compressors and pneumatic tools: Operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects. Dismantles and reassembles equipment, using hoists and handtools. Examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges. Replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions. Tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency. Welds broken parts and structural members. May direct workers engaged in cleaning parts and assisting with assembly and disassembly of equipment. May repair, adjust, and maintain mining machinery, such as stripping and loading shovels, drilling and cutting machines, and continuous mining machines, and be designated Mine-Machinery Mechanic (mine & quarry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 80

620.261-026 ELECTRIC-GOLF-CART REPAIRER (amuse. & rec.; automotive ser.) alternate titles: golf-cart mechanic

    Repairs and maintains electric golf carts at golf course or in automotive repair shop, using handtools and electrical testing devices: Determines type of repairs required by reading work orders, talking to cart operator, or test-driving cart. Tests operational performance of motor, using voltmeter, ammeter, and wattmeter. Dismantles motor and repairs or replaces defective parts, such as brushes, armatures, and commutator, using wrenches, pliers, and screwdrivers. Rewires electrical systems, and repairs or replaces electrical accessories, such as horn and headlights. Tests and recharges or replaces batteries. Lubricates moving parts and adjusts brakes and belts. May perform structural repairs to body of cart, seats, and fabric tops. May record parts used and labor time on work order.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.261-030 AUTOMOBILE-SERVICE-STATION MECHANIC (automotive ser.)

    Repairs and services vehicles of service station customers through performance of any of following tasks: Examines vehicles and confers with customers to determine malfunction and repairs desired. Refers customer with major vehicle repairs to garage. Removes and replaces parts of ignition system, such as spark plugs, points, coil, or alternator to complete tune-up or replace malfunctioning part of system, using mechanic's handtools, gauges, and test meters. Turns adjustment screws of carburetor to set idle speed of engine, using screwdriver. Replaces defective chassis parts, such as shock absorbers, balljoint suspension, brakeshoes, and wheel bearings. Services vehicles [AUTOMOBILE-SERVICE-STATION ATTENDANT (automotive ser.) 915.467-010].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

620.261-034 AUTOMOTIVE-COOLING-SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TECHNICIAN (automotive ser.)

    Inspects and tests automotive cooling systems to diagnose malfunctions and estimates cost of repairs: Questions customer and examines cooling system, hoses, and connections to determine nature and extent of malfunctions. Tests and analyzes electrical, vacuum, pressure, and related functions of system components to locate cause of malfunctions, using vacuum tester, pressure tester, voltmeter, and other specialized test equipment and handtools. Compiles estimate of system repair costs and secures customer approval to perform repairs. Occasionally assists AUTOMOBILE-RADIATOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.) 620.381-010 in repair of cooling system components, using mechanic's handtools. Computes parts and labor charges and routes customer bill to office.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

620.281-010 AIR-CONDITIONING MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-refrigeration mechanic

    Installs and repairs automotive air-conditioning units: Bolts compressor to engine block and installs driving pulley on front end of crankshaft. Places fan belt on pulleys, adjusts tension, and tightens bolts. Bolts evaporator unit under dashboard or in trunk. Welds or bolts mounting brackets to automobile frame. Drills holes through interior panels, threads hoses through holes and connects hoses to compressor, evaporator, and cool-air outlet. Fills compressor with refrigerant and starts unit. Measures compressor pressure to determine efficiency of compressor, using gauge. Listens to operating unit for indications of malfunction. Removes faulty units from vehicles, disassembles them, and replaces worn and broken parts and fluid in unit. Makes electrical connections as required. May specialize in installation of automotive air-conditioning units and be designated Automotive Air-Conditioner Installer (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.281-014 AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN, EXHAUST EMISSIONS (government ser.) alternate titles: power equipment mechanic

    Conducts and evaluates tests on vehicles to check exhaust emissions: Reviews instructions to determine details of test to be performed. Drives vehicle over dynamometer. Records identifying data. Performs dwell, timing and idle speed tests using gauges, evaluates performance and adjusts performance to manufacturer's specifications. Adjusts dynamometer settings to vehicle specifications and connects instrument sensors to exhaust system. Starts and operates vehicle according to test program, compares performance with specifications and records results. Calibrates, cleans and maintains test equipment and recording devices. May diagnose and repair vehicle malfunctions. May install smog-control device on tested vehicle.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-018 AUTOMOTIVE-MAINTENANCE-EQUIPMENT SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: automotive-maintenance-equipment repairer; equipment-service engineer; pump-and-tank servicer

    Adjusts and repairs automotive repairing, servicing, and testing equipment, using handtools and power tools: Disassembles defective equipment, such as gasoline pumps, air compressors, and dynamometers. Replaces defective parts, using pipe fitting and welding tools. Reassembles, adjusts, and tests repaired equipment. May be required to register with government agency to adjust meters and gauges of fuel and oil pumps serving public. May install new equipment. May specialize in repairing gasoline pumps, lubrication equipment, air compressors, or other type of automotive service equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-026 BRAKE REPAIRER (automotive ser.) alternate titles: brake mechanic; brake-repair mechanic; brakeshoe repairer

    Repairs and overhauls brake systems in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Pushes handle of hydraulic jack or pushes hoist control to raise vehicle axle. Removes wheels, using wrenches, wheel puller, and sledgehammer. Replaces defective brakeshoe units or attaches new linings to brakeshoes. Measures brakedrum to determine amount of wear, using feeler gauge. Inserts vacuum gauge into power-brake cylinder, starts engine, and reads gauge to detect brake-line leaks. Repairs or replaces leaky brake cylinders. Repairs or replaces defective air compressor in airbrake systems. Replaces wheel on axle and adjusts drumshoe clearance, using wrench. Fills master brake cylinder with brake fluid, pumps brake pedal, or uses pressure tank, and opens valves on hydraulic brake system to bleed air from brake lines. Closes valves and refills master brake cylinder. May be designated according to specialty as Brake Repairer, Air (automotive ser.); Brake Repairer, Bus (automotive ser.); Brake Repairer, Hydraulic (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.281-030 BUS INSPECTOR (automotive ser.) alternate titles: motor-inspection mechanic

    Examines and adjusts or repairs engines, chassis, electrical systems, and interior furnishings of buses: Starts engine and listens for indications of malfunctions. Tests engine components, such as carburetors, distributors, radiators, and fuel pumps, to determine causes of malfunctions, using timers, gauges, and other testing devices. Inspects chassis for defects in parts, such as universal joints, drive shaft, and air-suspension units. Inspects electrical systems and equipment [ELECTRICIAN, AUTOMOTIVE (automotive ser.)] and interior furnishings. May be designated according to specialty as Chassis Inspector (automotive ser.); Electrical Inspector (automotive ser.); Engine Inspector (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-034 CARBURETOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: carburetor repairer

    Repairs and adjusts motor vehicle carburetors: Disassembles carburetors and gasoline filter units, using handtools. Examines parts for defects and tests needle valves with wire gauges and flowmeter. Cleans parts in solvents to remove dirt and gum deposits. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Reassembles carburetor and gasoline filter, and installs them in vehicle. Starts engine and turns adjustment screw to regulate flow of air and gasoline through carburetor, using testing equipment. May operate drill press, lathe, and other power tools to retap jets, ream throttle bodies and chokes, and machine seating surfaces of carburetor housings. May install and repair mechanical devices that convert conventional systems to use of other fuels [VEHICLE-FUEL-SYSTEMS CONVERTER (automotive ser.)].
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-038 FRONT-END MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: alignment mechanic; axle-and-frame mechanic; chassis mechanic; wheel-alignment mechanic

    Aligns wheels, axles, frames, torsion bars, and steering mechanisms of automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks: Drives automotive vehicle onto wheel alignment rack and tests vehicle for faulty wheel alignment, bent axle, worn ball joints, and bent steering rods, using alignment-testing machine. Straightens axle and steering rods and adjusts shims, tie rods, and joining pins to align wheels, or installs new parts, using handtools. Places wheel on balancing machine to determine where counterweights must be added to balance wheel. Hammers counterweights onto rim of wheel. Installs shock absorbers. Straightens frame, using hydraulic jack, chassis aligner, and acetylene torch.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 79

620.281-042 LOGGING-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (logging)

    Adjusts, maintains, and repairs gasoline-, hydraulic-, and diesel-powered logging equipment and accessories, such as air compressors, cranes, donkey engines, generators, and road graders. May overhaul and repair tractors [TRACTOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.)] and automotive vehicles [AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.)]. May weld or cut metals, using electric or gas welder [WELDER, COMBINATION (welding)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: V GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-046 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (construction; petrol. & gas; pipe lines) alternate titles: service engineer; shop mechanic

    Inspects, repairs, and maintains functional parts of automotive and mechanical equipment and machinery, such as pumps, compressors, pipe-laying machines, ditchdiggers, trucks, and tractors used in petroleum exploration, on oil fields, in pipeline construction, and in airfield maintenance and pipeline operations, using hoists, handtools, gauges, drills, grinding wheels, and testing devices: Inspects defective equipment and diagnoses malfunctions, using motor analyzers, pressure gauges, chassis charts, and factory manuals. Disassembles and overhauls internal combustion engines, pumps, pump power units, generators, transmissions, clutches, and rear ends, using handtools and hoist. Grinds and reseats valves, using valve-grinding machine. Adjusts brakes, aligns wheels, tightens bolts and screws, and reassembles equipment. Operates equipment to test its functioning. Changes oil, checks batteries, repairs tires and tubes, and lubricates equipment and machinery.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-050 MECHANIC, INDUSTRIAL TRUCK (any industry) alternate titles: truck repairer

    Repairs and maintains electric, diesel, and gasoline industrial trucks, following manuals, and using handtools, power tools, and knowledge of electrical, power transmission, brake, and other automotive systems: Reads job order and observes and listens to truck in operation to determine malfunction and to plan work procedures. Installs new ignition systems, aligns front wheels, changes or recharges batteries, and replaces transmissions and other parts, using handtools. Overhauls gas or diesel engines, using mechanic's handtools, welding equipment, standard charts, and hoists. Examines protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices on trucks, and makes adjustments, using handtools. Lubricates moving parts and drives repaired truck to verify conformance to specifications. May fabricate special lifting or towing attachments, hydraulic systems, shields, or other devices according to blueprints or schematic drawings.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 81

620.281-054 MOTORCYCLE REPAIRER (automotive ser.) alternate titles: motorcycle mechanic

    Repairs and overhauls motorcycles, motor scooters, and similar motor vehicles: Listens to engine, examines vehicle's frame, and confers with customer to determine nature and extent of malfunction or damage. Connects test panel to engine and measures generator output, ignition timing, and other engine performance indicators. Dismantles engine and repairs or replaces defective parts, such as magneto, carburetor, and generator. Removes cylinder heads, grinds valves, and scrapes off carbon, and replaces defective valves, pistons, cylinders, and rings, using handtools and power tools. Hammers out dents and bends in frame, welds tears and breaks, and reassembles and reinstalls engine. Repairs and adjusts clutch, brakes, and drive chain. Repairs or replaces other motorcycle and motor scooter parts, such as spring fork, headlight, horn, handlebar controls, valve release, gear lever, gasoline and oil tanks, starter, brake lever, and muffler. May specialize in repair of motor scooters and be designated Motor-Scooter Repairer (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.281-058 TRACTOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.)

    Diagnoses mechanical failures and repairs tractors and tractor components according to manuals, factory specifications, and knowledge of engine performances, using handtools, power tools, and testing instruments: Attaches compression, ignition, and timing test instruments to certain parts of tractor, using clamps and handtools. Starts engine dials and reads meters and gauges of testing equipment to diagnose engine malfunction. Removes and disassembles engine, transmission, and clutches, using hoists, jacks, and mechanic's handtools. Inspects parts for damage, and verifies dimensions and clearances of parts for conformance to factory specifications, using gauges, such as calipers, and micrometers. Replaces or repairs worn or damaged parts. Grinds valves, relines and adjusts brakes, tightens body bolts, aligns wheels, and tunes engine. May weld defective body or frame parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-062 TRANSMISSION MECHANIC (automotive ser.)

    Repairs manual and automatic transmissions in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Raises automotive vehicle, using jacks or hoists, and removes transmission, using mechanic's handtools. Disassembles transmission unit and replaces broken or worn parts, such as bands, gears, seals, and valves. Adjusts pumps, bands, and gears as required, using wrenches. Installs repaired transmission and fills it with specified fluid. Adjusts operating linkage and tests operation on road. May adjust carburetor. May verify idle speed of motor, using equipment, such as tachometer, making required adjustments. May specialize in repair of automatic transmissions and be designated Automatic-Transmission Mechanic (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-066 TUNE-UP MECHANIC (automotive ser.)

    Tunes automotive vehicle engines to ensure efficient operation: Removes spark plugs, using socket wrench, and tests them, using spark-plug tester. Cleans electrodes in sandblasting machine, sets spark gap with feeler gauge, and replaces or installs new plugs. Inspects distributor breaker points for wear and pits, using feeler gauge, and replaces or resets points. Observes ignition timing, using timing light, and adjusts timing, using handtools. Adjusts carburetor needle setting, using handtools, and verifies adjustment, using instruments, such as fuel analyzer, vacuum gauge, oscilloscope, and tachometer. Sets valve tappets, using feeler gauge or dial indicator. Replaces defective coils, condensers, and electrical connection. Removes and cleans carburetor and fuel pump. Examines battery and connections and electrical charging and starting circuit. Adjusts, and repairs fan belt, and fuel and water pumps. May tune engine while vehicle runs on rollers connected to dynamometer and be designated Dynamometer Tuner (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.281-070 VEHICLE-FUEL-SYSTEMS CONVERTER (automotive ser.)

    Converts vehicle fuel systems from gasoline to butane gas operation, using handtools: Dismantles and removes existing gasoline-powered fuel systems from vehicles. Affixes mounting brackets or cradle to rear of vehicle, bolts high pressure butane gas tank to brackets, and installs high pressure vaporizers under hood, using handtools. Attaches butane carburetor and adapter to existing vehicle carburetor, or replaces original carburetor with butane one. Connects water and fuel lines between specified units. Tunes motor to conform to butane performance specifications to obtain maximum power and economy and to meet emission standards. May repair and service operating butane fuel units.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.364-010 SQUEAK, RATTLE, AND LEAK REPAIRER (automotive ser.)

    Drives automobiles of service customers to determine origin of noises and leaks, and repairs or adjusts components to eliminate cause of complaint: Drives vehicle, or accompanies customer on test drive, to listen for rattles, squeaks, or other noises reported by customer, indicating malfunctioning or loose components. Diagnoses cause and determines origin of defect. Makes minor repairs to vehicle, such as tightening muffler and exhaust pipe brackets, loose bolts, and door handles. Reports need for more extensive repairs to AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.). Sprays site of water leak, identified by customer, using water hose. Repairs leak, using adhesive compound, or replaces faulty rubber or fiber molding on doors and windows, using handtools.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.381-010 AUTOMOBILE-RADIATOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile mechanic, radiator; radiator repairer

    Repairs cooling systems and fuel tanks in automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Pumps water or compressed air through radiator to test it for obstructions or leaks. Flushes radiator with cleaning compound to remove obstructions, such as rust or mineral deposits. Removes radiator core from automobile and cleans it, using rods or boiling water and solvent, or combination of boil out and rod out. Solders leaks in core or tanks, using soldering iron or acetylene torch. Disassembles, repairs, or replaces defective water pump. Replaces faulty thermostats and leaky head gaskets. Installs new cores, hoses, and pumps. Cleans, tests, and repairs fuel tanks.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

620.381-014 MECHANIC, ENDLESS TRACK VEHICLE (automotive ser.)

    Repairs automotive vehicle chassis assemblies installed on vehicles, such as crawler tractors, half-tracks, scout and reconnaissance cars, and tanks: Removes chassis subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler treads, using mechanic's handtools, jacks, and cranes. Disassembles units, such as crawler tread blocks and differential unit brake drums. Repairs and replaces worn and damaged parts. Fits parts together and reassembles parts to chassis, making necessary adjustments to ensure proper functioning. Installs parts or subassemblies for special tests as directed. Immerses parts in tanks of solvent or sprays parts with grease solvent to clean parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.381-018 MECHANICAL-UNIT REPAIRER (automotive ser.; railroad equip.)

    Repairs, tests, and installs mechanical units, such as fuel and water pumps, control valves, governors, distributors, windshield wiper motors, and door engines on streetcars, trackless trolleys, and buses: Disconnects and removes unit from vehicle, using handtools. Disassembles unit and cleans parts with chemical solution. Inspects parts for wear or damage. Removes foreign particles from unit, using compressed air blower. Repairs, replaces, or adjusts components, such as needles, springs, bolts, relays, and airhoses. Tests air-control valve, air pipes, and airhoses for air leaks. Tests magnetic, hydraulic, and pneumatic control valves that are used to open and close doors and inspects radiator shutters, and other mechanical units on vehicle. Reassembles and installs unit in vehicle. May be designated according to type of mechanical unit repaired as Door-Engine Repairer (automotive ser.; railroad equip.); Windshield-Wiper Repairer (railroad equip.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

620.381-022 REPAIRER, HEAVY (auto. mfg.)

    Repairs defective automotive units, such as engines, transmissions, or differentials, in assembled vehicles, using handtools and power tools and applying knowledge of mechanical systems: Reads inspection cards to determine defects in vehicle components. Disassembles and repairs defective units on assembled vehicles or replaces them with different units, using mechanic's handtools and portable power tools. Routes repaired vehicles to testing area for final inspection. May remove and repair defective units of completed automotive vehicles. May place malfunctioning units on repair stand, using hoist. May be designated according to type of unit repaired as Differential Repairer (auto. mfg.); Engine Repairer (auto. mfg.); Transmission Repairer (auto. mfg.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 90

620.384-010 MOTORCYCLE TESTER (motor-bicycles)

    Inspects and tests motorcycles, performing any combination of following tasks according to standard procedures, using handtools and testing instruments: Mounts motorcycle on test stand. Attaches lead wires of test panel to ignition system of motor and runs motor at various speeds to measure generator output, oil pressure, revolution per minute, and other specified operating characteristics. Compares test instrument readings with operational charts to detect malfunctions. Engages clutch and transmission of motorcycle and listens for sounds denoting malfunction. Records findings on worksheet. Turns adjustment screw on carburetor to regulate idling speed of motor, using screwdriver. Inspects frame and fenders for dents and scratches. Tightens frame nuts and bolts, using handtools. Tests operation of horn and lights. Verifies identification number and optional equipment against data on work order.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.584-010 SPRING-REPAIRER HELPER, HAND (automotive ser.) alternate titles: spring-fitter helper; spring-maker helper, hand; tear-up worker, spring

    Disassembles defective vehicle leaf springs preparatory to repair and assembles repaired leaf springs: Removes center bolt from leaf spring and loosens clips, using handtools. Removes rivets from leaf spring, using punch press or drill. Drills hole in replacement blank for leaf spring, using drill, or punches hole in blank, using punch press. Reassembles leaves for leaf spring, fits keeper on leaves, and fastens with bolts. Records number of leaves in spring, dimensions of leaves, size of connecting bolt, and repairs made.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.664-010 CONSTRUCTION-EQUIPMENT-MECHANIC HELPER (construction)

    Assists CONSTRUCTION-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (construction) in repairing, assembling, and adjusting construction equipment, such as internal combustion engines, lighting plants, pumps, air compressors, concrete and mortar mixers, concrete vibrators, generators, pneumatic tools, and portable winches. Disassembles and assembles equipment, using mechanic's handtools. Washes parts and tools with cleaning fluids, such as gasoline or naphtha. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

620.664-014 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC HELPER (construction; petrol. & gas; pipe lines) alternate titles: mechanic helper; shop-mechanic helper

    Assists MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (construction; petrol. & gas; pipe lines) in repairing and maintaining automotive and mechanical machinery and equipment, such as pumps, compressors, pipelaying machines, ditch-diggers, trucks, and tractors, using jacks, hoists, and handtools: Installs jacks and hoists to raise equipment. Disassembles and assembles equipment, using handtools. Cleans tools and parts with naphtha, gasoline, and other cleaning compounds. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.682-010 BRAKE-DRUM-LATHE OPERATOR (automotive ser.) alternate titles: machinist, brake

    Sets up and operates brakedrum lathe to resurface automotive brakedrums, and operates grinding machine to grind brakeshoe linings: Clamps hub and drum on lathe spindle and adjusts cutting tool to machine drum surface. Starts spindle and feeds tool into drum by hand, or adjusts automatic feed mechanism. Measures drum to verify specified dimensions, using calipers, drum gauge, or micrometer. Clamps brakeshoe on grinder and grinds lining to specified arc as determined by new diameter of drum. May replace defective brake cylinders and fill master brake cylinder with brake fluid. May mount wheel on axle and adjust drumshoe clearance.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.684-010 AUTOMOBILE WRECKER (wholesale tr.) alternate titles: wrecking mechanic

    Salvages usable parts from wrecked cars and trucks in auto salvage yard: Dismantles vehicles, using handtools, bolt cutters, and oxyacetylene torch. Cleans parts, using solvents and brush, or vapor-degreasing machine, and stores parts in bins according to condition and part number. Sorts, piles, and loads scrap on railroad cars or trucks. May drive tow-truck. May sell automobile glass, tires, and parts.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.684-014 AUTOMOBILE-MECHANIC HELPER (automotive ser.) alternate titles: automobile-mechanic assistant; mechanic helper

    Assists AUTOMOBILE MECHANIC (automotive ser.) 620.261-010 in repairing automobiles, buses, trucks, and other automotive vehicles: Raises vehicle to specified level, using hydraulic jack. Removes and disassembles unit, such as engine, transmission, or differential, to be repaired, using handtools and power tools. Cleans unit, using prescribed solvent. Lubricates and washes vehicle. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to specialty of worker assisted as Truck-Mechanic Helper (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 81

620.684-018 BRAKE ADJUSTER (automotive ser.)

    Adjusts hydraulic brakes on automotive vehicles, such as automobiles, buses, and trucks: Observes level of brake fluid in master cylinder of braking system and adds brake fluid to prescribed level. Raises vehicle, using power hoist or jack. Turns toothed wheel on brakeshoe adjustment turnbuckle to set specified distance between brakeshoes and brakedrum, using handtool.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

620.684-022 CLUTCH REBUILDER (automotive ser.)

    Rebuilds automobile and truck clutches, using handtools and power tools: Immerses clutch assembly in solvent to remove grease and residue. Places assembly into machine that tumbles assembly in abrasive chips to remove rust. Disassembles clutch, using handtools. Grinds and buffs clutch plates and facing, using portable abrasive wheel. Replaces facing on clutch plates, using riveting gun or riveting press. Replaces worn or damaged clutch parts. Reassembles clutch and replaces cover, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.684-026 MOTORCYCLE SUBASSEMBLY REPAIRER (motor-bicycles)

    Repairs motorcycle forks, transmissions, or other subassemblies according to specifications, using handtools and power tools: Disassembles unit and examines condition, movement or alignment of parts visually or using gauges. Replaces defective parts, using handtools, arbor press, flexible power press, or power tools. Reassembles and tests unit. May be designated according to place of work as Repairer, Assembly Line (motor-bicycles); or part of motorcycle repaired as Fork Repairer (motor-bicycles); Transmission Repairer (motor-bicycles).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

620.684-030 TRACTOR-MECHANIC HELPER (automotive ser.)

    Assists TRACTOR MECHANIC (automotive ser.) in repairing tractors and tractor components, using handtools: Installs jacks and hoists to raise equipment and lift dismantled assemblies. Disassembles and assembles tractor parts, using handtools. Cleans tools and parts with naphtha, gasoline, or other cleaning compounds. May wash and lubricate equipment. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.684-034 USED-CAR RENOVATOR (retail trade) alternate titles: used-car conditioner

    Renovates used cars for resale at used car lot: Inspects cars for noticeable defects, such as dents, scratches, torn upholstery, and poor mechanical operation. Hammers out dents. Polishes scratches and retouches with enamel. Sews rips and tears in upholstery. Cleans and vacuums interiors. Washes and polishes exteriors. Replaces missing or defective small parts. Performs minor mechanical repairs and adjustments. May inspect cars for compliance with state safety regulations.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

620.685-010 BONDER, AUTOMOBILE BRAKES (automotive ser.)

    Tends machines that apply adhesive and bond asbestos lining to automobile brakeshoes for installation by BRAKE REPAIRER (automotive ser.): Selects stock lining to fit brakeshoes removed from vehicle. Feeds lining between rollers of machine that applies bonding adhesive. Secures brakeshoes in bonding press after adhesive has set. Positions coated lining on shoe and locks press. Moves lever to activate press that heats and bonds lining to shoe and automatically releases after specified time. Removes bonded shoe from press, using asbestos gloves. May rivet linings to brakeshoes and be designated Riveter, Automobile Brakes (automotive ser.).
GOE: 05.12.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

621 AIRCRAFT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with repairing and maintaining aircraft engines and mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and related systems and components of aircraft and missiles.

621.131-010 SUPERCHARGER-REPAIR SUPERVISOR (air trans.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembling and repairing aircraft engine and cabin superchargers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

621.131-014 SUPERVISOR, AIRCRAFT MAINTENANCE (air trans.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANICS (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) 621.281-014 engaged in maintaining and repairing aircraft and aircraft engines: Trains employees in work methods and procedures. Inspects work to maintain specified standards and quality. Requisitions materials and supplies. Must be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration in job occurring in air transportation. May supervise workers engaged in servicing aircraft with fuel, lubricants, and coolants. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

621.137-010 SUPERVISOR, RECLAMATION (wholesale tr.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of RECLAMATION WORKERS (wholesale tr.) engaged in dismantling wrecked and other decommissioned aircraft: Directs removal of wings, engines, tail assemblies, landing gears, and other aircraft parts. Inspects parts, routing repairable units to repair shops and nonrepairable units to salvage. Compiles reports of reclamation work. May negotiate for sale of aircraft parts reclaimed. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

621.221-010 FIELD-SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: technical specialist, aircraft systems

    Advises and trains customer or other personnel in operation, overhaul, and maintenance of company aircraft, applying knowledge of aircraft systems, company specifications, and Federal Aviation Administration inspection procedures and specifications: Conducts investigations to determine source of technical problems. Evaluates results of investigations and recommends corrective action to customer and manufacturing plant. Trains customer or other personnel in operation, overhaul, and maintenance of aircraft. May oversee mechanical and structural repairs. May compile technical data pertaining to changes and improvements. May be required to work in field at permanent station. May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration in job occurring in air transportation.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R5 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

621.261-010 AIRPLANE INSPECTOR (air trans.) alternate titles: airplane-and-engine inspector

    Examines airframe, engines, and operating equipment to ensure that repairs are made according to specifications, and certifies airworthiness of aircraft: Tests tightness of airframe connections with handtools and employs flashlight and mirror to inspect fit of parts. Signals AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (air trans.; aircraft mfg.) to start engine and manipulate aircraft controls. Collects data, such as engine revolutions per minute and fuel and oil pressures, to evaluate engine performance, using tachometer and pressure gauges. Examines assembly, installation, and adjustment of ailerons and rudders to ensure that work and materials conform with Civil Air Regulations, company specifications, and manual procedures. Determines accuracy of installation of components in power plant and hydraulic system with protractor, micrometer, calipers, and gauge to ensure that specified tolerances are met. Signs inspection tag to approve unit, or records reasons for rejecting unit. Logs inspections performed on aircraft. Must hold Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic's License and Inspection Authorization, issued by Federal Aviation Administration. May prepare dismantling schedules for airplanes to be overhauled. May service, repair, and replace airframe components, engines, and operating equipment [AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (air trans.; aircraft mfg.)].
GOE: 05.07.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

621.261-014 ENGINE TESTER (aircraft mfg.; air trans.)

    Tests performance of new and overhauled aircraft engines, such as turboprop, turbofan, turbojet, and cylinder-type, and interprets test data: Positions or directs other workers in positioning engine on test stand, using hoist or overhead crane. Connects oil and fuel lines, instruments, controls, and engine accessories, such as generators, magnetos, and fuel injectors, using handtools. Connects testing instruments, such as dynamometers and manometers, to engine. Starts and operates engine for specified time at various speeds. Reads and records test data, such as speed, temperature, oil pressure, fuel consumption, and exhaust pressure. Calculates performance of engine at various speeds, using test data, standard formulas, computer or calculator. Signs off tested engines as ready for service or indicates reasons for rejection based on analysis of test data. Must be licensed by or perform work under licensure of Federal Aviation Administration. May operate computerized test equipment to enter, retrieve, and compute test data and be designated Test Cell Technician (aircraft mfg.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

621.261-018 FLIGHT ENGINEER (air trans.) alternate titles: flight mechanic

    Makes preflight, inflight, and postflight inspections, adjustments, and minor repairs to ensure safe and efficient operation of aircraft: Inspects aircraft prior to takeoff for defects, such as fuel or oil leaks and malfunctions in electrical, hydraulic, or pressurization systems, according to preflight checklist. Verifies passenger and cargo distribution and amount of fuel to ensure that weight and balance specifications are met. Monitors control panel to verify aircraft performance, and regulates engine speed according to instructions of AIRPLANE PILOT, COMMERCIAL (air trans.). Makes inflight repairs, such as replacing fuses, adjusting instruments, and freeing jammed flight control cables, using handtools, or takes emergency measures to compensate for failure of equipment, such as autopilot, wing heaters, and electrical and hydraulic systems. Monitors fuel gauges and computes rate of fuel consumption. Keeps log of fuel consumption and engine performance. Records malfunctions which were not corrected during flight and reports needed repairs to ground maintenance personnel. May perform repairs upon completion of flight. Must be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. May be required to be licensed AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (air trans.; aircraft mfg.) or AIRPLANE PILOT, COMMERCIAL (air trans.).
GOE: 05.03.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

621.261-022 EXPERIMENTAL AIRCRAFT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.) alternate titles: experimental aircraft and engine mechanic, field and hangar; experimental flight test mechanic; experimental preflight mechanic

    Inspects, tests, repairs, maintains, services, and modifies experimental and prototype aircraft, engines, accessories, and components according to governmental, company, and customer requirements: Assembles and installs aircraft electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and structural accessories and components, such as ejection seats, hatch mechanisms, and safety belts, using handtools and power tools. Installs, operates, and adjusts test apparatus, such as recorders, oscillographs, limit switches, inverters, thermocouples, instruments, cameras, timing devices, and photo recorders. Operates aircraft engines and systems, such as hydraulic, air-conditioning, pressurization, fuel, controls, and landing gear, to diagnose malfunctions, using test equipment, such as hydraulic test bench, pressure ratio bench, water injection test cart, and ground power unit. Repairs, adjusts, aligns, and calibrates aircraft systems. Modifies aircraft structure or components following drawings, engineering orders, and other technical publications, as required. Services and maintains gaseous, liquid oxygen, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems on aircraft. May specialize in testing and modifying spacecraft systems and be designated Experimental Mechanic, Spacecraft (aircraft mfg.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 89

621.281-014 AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) alternate titles: aircraft mechanic; airplane mechanic

    Services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness: Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using handtools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brakes, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills. Reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Examines engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burned valves. Inspects turbine blades to detect cracks or breaks. Tests engine operation, using testing equipment such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, and ammeter, to locate source of malfunction. Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, and magnetos, using handtools, gauges, and testing equipment. Removes engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck. Disassembles and inspects parts for wear, warping, or other defects. Repairs or replaces defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft. Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories. Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. May service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition and be designated Airframe-And-Power-Plant Mechanic, Line Service (air trans.). May service and repair aircraft and engines prior to, during, or after flight to ensure airworthiness, working on flight line of aircraft manufacturing facility, and be designated Aircraft-And-Engine Mechanic, Field-And-Hangar (aircraft mfg.); Flight-Line Mechanic (aircraft mfg.); Mechanic, Field-Service (aircraft mfg.). May specialize in rework, repair, and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies at manufacturing facility and be designated Spares Rework Mechanic (aircraft mfg.). May specialize in engine repair and be designated Aircraft-Engine Assembler (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine-Cylinder Mechanic (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine Dismantler (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine Installer (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine Mechanic (air trans.); Aircraft-Engine Mechanic, Overhaul (air trans.). May be designated: Carburetor Mechanic (air trans.); Helicopter Mechanic (air trans.); Hydraulic Tester (air trans.); Ignition Specialist (air trans.); Overhaul And Repair Mechanic (aircraft mfg.); Supercharger Mechanic (air trans.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

621.281-018 AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (air trans.) alternate titles: airplane-mechanic apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

621.281-030 ROCKET-ENGINE-COMPONENT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.)

    Assembles, tests, and repairs pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical components of rocket motors or rocket engines, according to specifications, using handtools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments: Positions parts in jigs and holding fixtures to facilitate assembly. Fits and assembles interrelating precision parts, using handtools. Inspects configuration and dimensions of assemblies, using instruments, such as optical flats, micrometers, calipers, dial indicators, and monolight instruments. Tests assemblies to determine conditions, such as internal leakage, pressure differentials, and cycles of operation, using gauges, meters, and chemicals. Conducts functional tests to determine mechanical performance. Analyzes malfunctions to determine causes, and repairs, adjusts, synchronizes, and calibrates assemblies. May perform welding and acid etching on various materials. May operate computer to record, analyze, and interpret test data.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

621.684-010 AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT-MECHANIC HELPER (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) alternate titles: airplane-mechanic helper

    Assists other workers engaged in servicing, repairing, and overhauling aircraft and aircraft engines, performing any combination of following duties: Replaces batteries, filters, and similar accessories, using mechanic's handtools. Removes inspection plates, cowling, engine covers, floor boards, and related items, to permit access for repair or inspection, and replaces items upon completion of work. Assists AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) 621.281-014 in dismantling, repairing, overhauling, or replacing parts and assemblies, such as engines, plumbing and hydraulic systems, and aircraft structural sections. Cleans aircraft interior and exterior parts and assemblies with solvents or other cleaning solutions. Inflates tires, fills gasoline tanks and oil reservoirs, and greases aircraft, using grease gun. May assist manufacturing facility flight line personnel in servicing and repairing aircraft prior to flight or customer acceptance and be designated Flight Line Service Attendant (aircraft mfg.). Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

621.684-014 RECLAMATION WORKER (wholesale tr.)

    Dismantles wrecked and other decommissioned aircraft and salvages parts and equipment: Removes wings, tails, engines, landing gear, instruments and other repairable parts, using handtools. Dismantles condemned equipment, retaining usable parts. Cleans salvaged parts in solvent and coats with grease or other preservative, using swab, brush, or spray gun.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

622 RAIL EQUIPMENT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with inspecting and repairing surface and subsurface railway equipment.

622.131-010 SUPERVISOR, RAILROAD CAR REPAIR (railroad equip.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, dismantling, welding, carpentering, painting, riveting, and testing parts, units, and damaged wood or steel sections of railway cars. May inspect damaged cars and prepare estimate of repair costs. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

622.131-014 SUPERVISOR, ROUNDHOUSE (railroad equip.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, servicing, and repairing railway locomotives such as diesel-electric locomotives and gasoline-powered speeders. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

622.131-018 SUPERVISOR, WHEEL SHOP (railroad equip.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing, reboring, mounting, dismounting, and turning down railroad car wheel and axle assemblies, according to Federal and American Railroad Association safety specifications. Trains workers. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

622.137-010 SUPERVISOR, BRAKE REPAIR (r.r. trans.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance and repair of braking devices on railroad tracks in classification yard: Patrols work area to observe operation and condition of braking device and to note and record defects, such as loose bolts, escaping air, and worn brake shoes. Assigns tasks and plans and coordinates activities of BRAKE REPAIRER, RAILROAD (r.r. trans.) 622.261-010 to maximize work performed and utilization of work force, based on knowledge of worker ability and experience and tasks to be performed. Patrols work sites to resolve problems relative to work and to suggest changes in work procedure to improve efficiency. Examines completed repair of maintenance to ensure conformance to company standards, applying knowledge of operation of braking device and of railroad regulations. Walks throughout yard to detect unsafe conditions or violations of safety rules. Apprises workers of violations to instruct workers in safe work methods and records repeated violations or commendable work methods on specified forms. Maintains records, such as employee timecards, materials used for maintenance and repair of braking device, and summaries of work performed. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.02.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

622.137-014 SUPERVISOR, CAR AND YARD (r.r. trans.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repair and maintenance of railroad cars in freight yard, and workers engaged in inspecting incoming and outbound freight cars for malfunctions: Inspects railroad cars and reviews worksheet to determine type and priority of repairs to be performed on cars, such as replacing handholds, couplers, or wheels. Marks side of car, using chalk, to inform workers of work to be performed, such as type of repair, servicing, or inspection. Requests parts from stockroom needed by workers to repair cars. Assigns workers to repair cars in shop, to perform minor repairs in yard, such as bent grab irons, and to inspect incoming and outbound trains for defects, such as worn brake pads and broken doors. Examines work in progress and completed work to correct faulty work procedures and to ensure that repairs meet specified standards. Patrols work area to observe work methods and ensure compliance with safety regulations. Instructs workers in safe use of equipment in shop and yard. Prepares forms that detail work performed, such as car number, number of staff hours spent on work, and type of maintenance or repairs performed. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

622.261-010 BRAKE REPAIRER, RAILROAD (r.r. trans.)

    Repairs and maintains braking devices on railroad tracks leading into yard of terminal to ensure specified performance of braking device, using handtools: Gathers specified tools, such as gauges, grease gun, and handtools, required to complete work assignment, such as greasing fittings or replacing brake shoes. Adjusts and measures distances between brake shoes to specified standards, using handtools, gauge, and steel rule. Removes bolts, screws, and metal plates to access parts of braking device, following blueprints. Examines broken device to isolate defect or verify repairs needed. Removes designated part, places new part in braking device and adjusts fit to ensure accurate placement, working as member of team. Replaces bolts, screws, and metal plates, using hand and pneumatic tools. Inspects braking device for conformance to standards. Greases fittings of braking device to maintain and prevent excessive wear of parts. Loosens and lifts braking device from rail, using handtools and crane, and replaces broken or deteriorated track beams, working as member of team.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: V GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 86

622.281-010 LOCOMOTIVE INSPECTOR (railroad equip.) alternate titles: pit inspector

    Inspects railroad locomotives in roundhouse or shop to determine extent of wear and needed repairs, using handtools and measuring instruments: Examines firebox, journal boxes, and bearings to detect wear. Taps parts, such as rods, wheels, and bolts with hammer or rawhide mallet and listens to sound to detect ruptures or cracks. Measures wheel flanges with calipers and depth gauge to detect excessive wear or flat spots. Reports defects to SUPERVISOR, ROUNDHOUSE (railroad equip.) or prepares inspection report form.
GOE: 05.07.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-010 AIR-VALVE REPAIRER (railroad equip.)

    Repairs compressed-air valves, such as triple-air valves, cutoff valves, and retainer valves, using handtools, power tools, and measuring instruments according to specifications: Disassembles valves, using power wrench, and cleans parts with gasoline and airhose. Measures parts, such as gaskets, valve seats, pistons, and slides for conformance to federal and company specifications, using gauges. Scrapes, grinds, and polishes metal contacting surfaces to make surfaces airtight, using rasps and emery polishing cloths. Replaces defective parts and reassembles valves.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

622.381-014 CAR REPAIRER (railroad equip.) alternate titles: drop-pit worker; machinist

    Repairs and rebuilds railway freight cars, tank cars, or locomotives, following federal and company regulations and specifications and using handtools, power tools, welding equipment, and measuring instruments: Removes and inspects locomotive or car units, such as wheels, truck and brake assemblies, side posts, air cylinders, reservoirs and valves, side and roof sections, and coupler assemblies, using pneumatic hoist and jack, pinch bar, handtools, and cutting torch. Disassembles roller bearings, using jacks, blocks, and frames. Examines bearings, gaskets, and seals for defects, such as scratches, chips, and excessive wear. Replaces defective parts and reassembles roller bearings. Measures diameter of axle wheel seats, using micrometer, and marks dimensions on axle for subsequent boring of wheels to specified press fit dimensions. Repairs wooden sections, such as flooring and interior walls [CARPENTER (construction)]. Repairs or replaces steel sections, such as side posts, rafters, crossties, panels, underframing, and piping, using welding torch, power wrench, and plumber's tools. Assembles repaired or replaced units to rebuild locomotive or car. Positions width gauge between car sides, clamps turnbuckle ends to top of each side, and twists turnbuckle, using wrench, until sides are pressed against gauge to align sides for installation of car ends and crossties. May be designated according to type of car repaired as Tank-Car Repairer (railroad equip.). May be known according to specific tasks performed as Car Straightener (railroad equip.); Wheel Fitter (railroad equip.).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

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