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6 MACHINE TRADES OCCUPATIONS
622.381-018 to 651.362-030

    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.


622.381-018 CAR REPAIRER, PULLMAN (r.r. trans.)

    Installs and repairs railroad sleeping car equipment, such as plumbing, interior fixtures, windows, steps, and platforms: Fabricates and installs cabinets and other wood fixtures, using carpentry tools. Replaces window glass, using handtools. Repairs damage to metal surfaces and parts, using arc or acetylene welding equipment. Removes mechanical equipment, such as compressors and generators from beneath car for bench repair by other workers.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-022 CAR-REPAIRER APPRENTICE (railroad equip.) alternate titles: machinist apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-026 FLOOR-COVERING LAYER (railroad equip.)

    Removes worn floor covering from floors of streetcars and lays new floor covering: Sets felt on floor and cuts it around obstructions to fit floor. Applies coat of liquid cement to floor with brush and replaces felt on floor. Sets covering on floor and cuts off correct lengths and shapes. Applies coat of cement to felt and sets floor covering over cemented felt. Tacks edges of covering. Patches linoleum floors in same manner. Heats asphalt with blow torch and applies asphalt to cracks or openings and smooths it to match level of floor, using trowel, to patch asphaltic floors.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-030 MINE-CAR REPAIRER (mine & quarry) alternate titles: pit car repairer; shop blacksmith

    Repairs or replaces damaged parts of underground mine cars: Welds, straightens, bolts, rivets, and refits parts, such as axles, wheels, bodies, and couplings, using hoists, jacks, handtools, power tools, and machine shop equipment. Makes new parts, such as body framework and undercarriages, using welding equipment. May examine mine car for defects and be designated Car Inspector (mine & quarry).
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.381-034 RAILROAD WHEELS AND AXLE INSPECTOR (railroad equip.) alternate titles: wheel and axle inspector

    Inspects railway car axle and wheel assemblies to determine conformance to Federal and American Railroad Association specifications, using measuring instruments: Verifies diameter of wheel and journal seats on axle, using calipers and micrometers. Measures space between wheels and from center of axle to each wheel, using needle-pointed space gauge, to verify conformance to specifications. Observes hydraulograph pressure-gauge indicator on wheel-pressing machine, as wheels are pressed onto axles, to ensure conformity to ton-pressure tolerances.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

622.381-038 SALVAGE INSPECTOR (railroad equip.)

    Inspects new and used metal car parts for conformance to company's specifications, using measuring instruments and following blueprints: Examines used metal parts to determine parts salvageable for repair or scrap. Examines broken parts to determine nature and cause of defects. Measures new and used parts to verify specified dimensions and hardness, using micrometer, calipers, scales, and gauges. Forwards parts to laboratory for analysis, shop for repair, or to weighmaster for sale as scrap. Records inspection data, such as parts inspected, types of defects, and disposition of material.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

622.382-010 TRIPLE-AIR-VALVE TESTER (railroad equip.) alternate titles: test rack operator

    Operates equipment to test various types of triple air valves for conformance to federal and company safety standards: Mounts valve on test frame and connects air supply hoses to valve, using portable power wrench. Moves test panel control levers singly or in combination to open or block air passages into different chambers of valve. Turns lever to inject air into unblocked chambers, reads gauges to determine specified pressure differentials, and to detect leaks, weak springs, and poor fits. Applies soapy water to valve with brush to pinpoint air leaks. Replaces defective parts. Rejects valves that do not meet specifications.
GOE: 05.07.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

622.684-010 AIR-COMPRESSOR MECHANIC (railroad equip.) alternate titles: compressor repairer

    Repairs railroad-car air compressors and compressor motors, following wiring diagrams and using handtools: Disassembles compressor and examines parts for wear or breakage. Cleans parts and installs new piston rings and wrist pins. Replaces worn bearings, armatures, field coils, gears, and pinions in electric motors, following wiring diagram. Reassembles compressor and connects compressor to compressed air and electrical outlets to test operation.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

622.684-014 CAR-REPAIRER HELPER (railroad equip.) alternate titles: machinist helper

    Assists CAR REPAIRER (railroad equip.) in repairing and rebuilding freight cars, tank cars, or locomotives, performing any combination of following tasks: Threads nuts and bolts and drills metal stock, using hand taps, dies, and drill press. Shears metal sheet and bar stock to specified dimensions. Straightens metal parts, using hammer and sledge. Bolts steel top frames to side frames of car, using power wrench. Rolls axle and wheel assemblies into hydraulic wheel-dismounting machine. Pulls levers to position ram against end of axle and force wheel from wheel seat. Rolls wheel to storage area. Caulks seams of car and fills car with water to detect leaks. Polishes brass trim on car. Repairs or replaces steam and airhoses. Lubricates car. May be known according to specific task performed as Car Tester (railroad equip.); Car-Top Bolter (railroad equip.). Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

622.684-018 SWITCH REPAIRER (r.r. trans.)

    Repairs mechanical portion of railway-track switches: Sweeps dirt from switch with broom, and oils parts. Examines switches for worn or broken parts. Adjusts mechanical parts of pull-chain switches, using handtools. Replaces defective parts, using handtools. May work as member of emergency work crew.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

622.684-022 TANK-CAR INSPECTOR (chemical)

    Inspects, services, and tests railway tank cars used to transport compressed and liquefied gases: Connects flexible hose from suction line to car and opens valves on car and in blowoff line to facilitate removal of residual gas from used tank cars. Removes safety and flow control valves from car with wrenches, replacing valves with reconditioned ones. Examines car interior for defects and cleanliness, passing light beam into car and viewing it through valve openings or entering car through dome. Washes interior with water and dries with steam. Routes defective cars for repair. Tests tanks for leaks [HYDRO-PNEUMATIC TESTER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

623 MARINE MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with repairing mechanical equipment aboard fresh-water and sea-going ships, tugboats, barges, lighters, floating drydocks, and other marine craft and floating structures, and repairing related harbor and dock machinery.

623.131-010 MACHINIST SUPERVISOR, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installation of ship machinery, such as propelling machinery, auxiliary motors and pumps, and steering gear, performing duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

623.131-014 SUPERVISOR, GEAR REPAIR (water trans.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in fabricating, repairing, and supplying equipment used in loading and unloading ships' cargoes: Reviews work orders, inventory and other reports and assigns workers to activities, such as repairing equipment, fabricating special gear, and supplying cargo-handling equipment required for stevedoring operations. Inspects gear for quality of work and conformance to standards. Requisitions materials. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.261-010 EXPERIMENTAL MECHANIC, OUTBOARD MOTORS (engine-turbine) alternate titles: river tester

    Tests, repairs, and rebuilds experimental outboard motors and parts to specified operating efficiency, using machine tools, precision measuring instruments, jigs, and fixtures: Mounts motor to boat and operates boat at various speeds on waterway to conduct operational tests. Observes and records readings on instruments, such as tachometers, monometers, voltmeters, ammeter, and vibration analyzer to measure boat speeds and thrust forces. Analyzes test records and disassembles motor to remove parts needing modification. Operates machine tools, such as lathes, mills, drills, and grinders, to repair or rework parts, such as cams, rods, crankshaft, and propeller.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.261-014 OUTBOARD-MOTOR TESTER (engine-turbine)

    Tests operation of outboard motor in tank and repairs, adjusts, or replaces parts according to specifications and engineering requirements, using measuring instruments and handtools: Lowers motor on test frame into water tank, using chain hoist, and inspects wiring, screws, plugs, and assemblies for missing or broken parts. Starts motor and listens to and inspects it for signs of malfunctioning, such as smoke, excessive vibration, and misfiring. Holds tachometer against turning shaft and reads revolutions per minute. Verifies timing of cam gears, idle gear, and flywheel, using stroboscope. Turns regulating screws on carburetor to adjust idle speed, choke, and high-low speed. Sets starter lock and aligns shift lever shaft with indicated marks for speeds, using gauges, screwdrivers, and wrenches. Measures voltage, amperage, and polarity, using ammeter, voltmeter, and polarity gauge. Idles motor and observes thermometer to determine effectiveness of cooling system. Writes test report to indicate acceptance or reason for rejection of motor. Oils carburetor. Stamps identification number on motor, using hammer and metal stamping equipment. May test specific aspects of engine performance, such as fuel consumption, compression, and power output, and recommend modifications to improve engine performance and be designated Life Tester, Outboard Motors (engine-turbine).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

623.281-010 DECK ENGINEER (water trans.)

    Repairs and maintains deck machinery, such as cargo winches and anchor windlasses: Operates machinery to determine causes of malfunctioning. Dismantles, repairs, or replaces defective parts, and reassembles machinery, using machinist's handtools, chain hoists, and steel rollers. May maintain ship's plumbing system. May change fuses and lights and overhaul electric motors. Rating must be endorsed by U.S. Coast Guard.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-014 DEEP SUBMERGENCE VEHICLE CREWMEMBER (military ser.)

    Services, repairs, and maintains deep submergence vehicle (small noncombatant submarine) and assists DEEP SUBMERGENCE VEHICLE OPERATOR (military ser.) in predive and postdive inspection and operation of vehicle. Connects high pressure air and oxygen hoses from land based equipment to vehicle. Services vehicle with oil and hydraulic fluid. Connects cables to and charges vehicle's battery. Inspects and replaces seals, gaskets, hoses, tubing, hydraulic motors, pumps, valves, filters, and other specified equipment and components aboard vehicle. Conducts detailed predive and postdive tests of mechanical, life supporting, electrical, and hydraulic systems. May drive vehicle and supervise subordinates.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

623.281-018 MACHINIST APPRENTICE, MARINE ENGINE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: marine-engine-installation-and-repairer apprentice

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

623.281-022 MACHINIST APPRENTICE, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: marine-machinist apprentice; outside-installer apprentice

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

623.281-026 MACHINIST, MARINE ENGINE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: marine-engine mechanic

    Installs and repairs gasoline and diesel engines in boats, such as yachts, tugs, and trawlers, following specifications: Positions engine over mounting holes, using chain hoist. Bolts engine to mount and straps fuel tank to cradle, using handtools. Connects fuel, oil, and waterlines to engine. Installs engine controls, propeller shaft, and propeller. Attaches test instruments, such as tachometer and voltmeter to engine. Starts engine and records operating data, such as revolutions per minute, and voltage output. Disassembles defective engines and repairs or replaces damaged parts, using handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-030 MACHINIST, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: engineer, steam; machinist, installation; marine erector; marine machinist; outfitter; outside-installation machinist

    Installs ship machinery, such as propelling machinery, auxiliary motors, pumps, ventilating equipment, and steering gear, working from blueprints and using handtools, calipers, and micrometers. Lays out passage holes on bulkheads, decks, and other surfaces for connections, such as shafting and steam lines. Installs below-deck auxiliaries, such as evaporators, stills, heaters, pumps, condensers, and boilers and connects them to steampipe systems. Tests and inspects installed machinery and equipment during dock and sea trials. May set up and operate such machine shop tools as lathe, boring mill, planer, shaper, slotter, and milling machine to fabricate replacement parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-034 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, ENGINE (water trans.) alternate titles: second assistant engineer; third assistant engineer

    Repairs and maintains propulsion engines and other engines and engine parts aboard ship: Examines engine equipment, such as pumps, circulators, condensers, and steering engines to locate malfunctions, and dismantles and repairs defective equipment, using handtools and power tools. Makes engine replacement parts, such as slide valves, stay rods, and bolts, using metalworking machinery. Stands engineroom watch during specified periods, observing gauges to determine that operating conditions, such as temperatures, steam pressure, water and oil levels, and revolutions per minute are within specified ranges. Adjusts controls to maintain specified operating conditions. Records gauge readings in engineering log. Must be licensed by U.S. Coast Guard.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-038 MOTORBOAT MECHANIC (engine-turbine; ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: boat mechanic

    Repairs and adjusts electrical and mechanical equipment of gasoline- or diesel-powered inboard or inboard-outboard boat engines, using handtools, power tools, and electrical testing meters: Starts motor and listens to its sound to determine causes of trouble. Tests motor for conformance to manufacturer's specifications, using electrical testing meters. Dismantles motors, using handtools, and examines parts for defects. Adjusts generator and replaces faulty wiring, using handtools and soldering iron. Installs piston rings, adjusts carburetor, grinds valves, and repairs or replaces reduction gears, and other parts, using lathe, drill press, handtools, and power tools. Examines propeller and propeller shafts and repairs defective parts. Aligns engine to propeller shaft. May operate boat on water to test repairs. May repair only mechanical equipment of engines, such as power-tilt, bilge pumps, or power take-offs. May be designated according to type of engine repaired as Motorboat Mechanic, Inboard (ship-boat mfg.); Motorboat Mechanic, Inboard/Outboard (ship-boat mfg.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.281-042 OUTBOARD-MOTOR MECHANIC (engine-turbine; ship-boat mfg.)

    Analyzes defects, and adjusts or repairs electrical and mechanical systems of outboard motors: Disassembles and inspects motor for defective parts, using mechanic's handtools and gauges. Replaces parts, such as gears, magneto points, piston rings, and spark plugs, and reassembles engine. Adjusts carburetor mixture and electrical point settings while motor is running in water-filled test tank. May change propeller to increase motor efficiency, based on size and shape of boat hull. May install or repair steering and throttle controls.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

623.381-010 GEAR REPAIRER (water trans.)

    Fabricates and repairs equipment used in loading and unloading ships' cargoes: Operates power sewing machine to patch and seam canvas hatch tents. Inserts grommets into and attaches ropes to tent. Cuts lumber into specified lengths and constructs cargo boards, using carpenter's handtools and power tools. Splices ropes and cables to make and repair slings and spreaders, using marlin spike and splicing vise. Replaces defective parts of scrapers and clamshells, using wrenches, punches, hammers, and chainfalls. Gathers information as to type of cargo, terminal facilities, and loading and unloading schedule to determine what gear is necessary to perform work. Transports gear to dock by truck. Installs cargo-handling equipment on deck of vessel. Transfers gear from vessel to vessel to obtain greater utilization.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

623.684-010 MOTORBOAT-MECHANIC HELPER (engine-turbine; ship-boat mfg.)

    Assists MOTORBOAT MECHANIC (engine-turbine; ship-boat mfg.) in repairing gasoline- or diesel-powered motorboats: Removes pumps, generators, and other engine accessories, using handtools. Removes engine head and oil pan to dismantle engine. Removes covers of gear and clutch units or removes entire assemblies as instructed. Washes and cleans disassembled parts. Assists in reassembly of repaired engines. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

623.687-010 MACHINIST HELPER, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.) alternate titles: machinist helper, marine

    Assists MACHINIST, OUTSIDE (ship-boat mfg.) in installing ship machinery, such as motors, pumps, ventilating equipment and steering gear: Drills holes in foundations in specified places for anchoring machinery, using portable, powered drills. Assists in moving and leveling machinery, using portable jacks, as directed. Bolts equipment to deck and attaches fuel, cooling, or lubricating lines as directed, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

624 FARM MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with repairing machinery, equipment, and vehicles used in planting, cultivating, harvesting, moving, processing, and storing plant and animal farm products.

624.131-010 SUPERVISOR, FARM-EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE (agric. equip.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing and overhauling farm equipment, machinery, and vehicles on farms or in farm-equipment repair shops: Trains workers in vehicle maintenance and repair procedures. Inspects work for compliance with standards. Requisitions replacements parts and supplies. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

624.281-010 FARM-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC I (agric. equip.) alternate titles: farm mechanic

    Maintains, repairs, and overhauls farm machinery, equipment, and vehicles, such as tractors, harvesters, pumps, tilling equipment, trucks, and other mechanized, electrically powered, or motor-driven equipment, on farms or in farm-equipment repair shops: Examines and listens to machines, motors, gasoline and diesel engines, and equipment for operational defects and dismantles defective units, using handtools. Repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools and machine tools, such as drill press, lathe, milling machine, woodworking machines, welding equipment, grinders, and saws. Reassembles, adjusts, and lubricates machines and equipment to ensure efficient operation. May install and repair wiring and motors to maintain farm electrical system. May install and repair plumbing systems on farm. May construct and repair buildings and other farm structures. May assemble and erect new farm machinery and equipment. May be designated according to equipment maintained as Viner Mechanic (agric. equip.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

624.281-014 FARM-EQUIPMENT-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (agric. equip.) alternate titles: farm-mechanic apprentice

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

624.361-010 INSPECTOR AND TESTER (agric. equip.) alternate titles: mechanical inspector; tester

    Inspects agricultural equipment, such as tractors, combines, and balers for missing, defective, or improperly installed parts and operational malfunctions: Observes operation of equipment being driven around test area or on treadmill to detect defects, such as loose fittings, improper assembly, malfunctioning parts, or faulty controls, as indicated by noise, leaks, or irregularities in braking, steering, or transmission mechanisms. Aligns power-driven wheels of unit over dynamometer and connects electrical test leads to output terminals. Compares dynamometer readings with specification charts to check unit output. Assigns ASSEMBLY REPAIRER (agric. equip.) to defective equipment, explains defects, and suggests method of repair. Examines equipment for paint defects, incorrect decal application, missing tools, and faulty lights. Records cause and type of defect and repair work performed. May be designated according to type of inspection as Treadmill Inspector (agric. equip.); or type of equipment inspected as Combine Inspector (agric. equip.).
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

624.361-014 SPRINKLER-IRRIGATION-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (agric. equip.)

    Installs and maintains self-propelled circle-irrigation system on farms according to specifications: Reads work order to ascertain type system to be installed, installation location, and operating specifications. Drives truck to haul tools and equipment to work site. Raises prefabricated sections of irrigator into position, using truck-mounted crane, and connects sections together with precut structural aluminum and bolts. Installs water pipe and sprinkler heads along framework, using pipe-wrenches and couplings. Positions, seals, and secures irrigator to pivot of water supply, using crane, wrenches, and packing compound. Activates irrigator and observes operation to verify synchronization of drive-wheels, and specified distribution and volume of water. Replaces defective water lines, sprinkler heads, and structural members, using pipe threader, tube cutters, welding equipment, and handtools. Tests and replaces electrical wiring and components, using test meter, soldering equipment, and wire strippers. Periodically repacks pivot and lubricates moving parts.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

624.381-010 ASSEMBLY REPAIRER (agric. equip.)

    Repairs assembly defects of agricultural equipment, such as tractors, hay balers, and combines, using handtools and power tools: Reads inspection reports and examines equipment to determine type and extent of defect. Aligns, adjusts, or replaces parts, such as drive chains, sprockets, housings, and springs, using handtools and pneumatic grinder. Records type and cause of defect.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

624.381-014 FARM-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC II (agric. equip.) alternate titles: farm mechanic; field-equipment-maintenance mechanic, farm

    Services, adjusts, and makes minor repairs on farm vehicles, machinery, and equipment, such as tractors, trucks, automobiles, harvesters, combines, silo fillers, plows, and similar equipment, using handtools: Observes and examines machinery and parts in operation to detect malfunctioning or defective units. Replaces components, such as carburetors, fuel pumps, generators, ignition points, and spark plugs. Adjusts timing of motors, lubricates, washes, paints, and cleans vehicles and attachments, using handtools. May assist other workers in more complex maintenance tasks, such as overhaul of machinery and equipment, repair and erection of buildings and structures, plumbing repair, and electrical work on farm.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

624.381-018 FARM-MACHINERY SET-UP MECHANIC (agric. equip.)

    Erects and assembles farm machinery for use in field: Uncrates components at freight station or dealer's warehouse, using crowbar and hammer. Assembles and adjusts machinery according to specifications, using handtools. Oils and greases moving parts. May deliver farm machinery to purchasers.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

624.684-010 GREASER (agric. equip.)

    Services and maintains farm machinery and equipment: Lubricates and greases tractors and other powered farm machinery and attachments. Fills gasoline tanks and radiators. Changes and inflates tires. Repairs tubes. Couples attachments, such as cultivators and stalk cutter to tractors, and adjusts attachments to till soil at prescribed depth or to perform other operations as indicated.
GOE: 05.12.08 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

625 ENGINE, POWER TRANSMISSION, AND RELATED MECHANICS

    This group includes occupations concerned with repairing steam engines, except locomotives; reciprocating internal combustion engines; and auxiliary equipment.

625.131-010 ENGINE-TESTING SUPERVISOR (engine-turbine)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in final testing of internal combustion engines: Plans and directs training of workers in engine testing procedures. Assigns workers to test engines of different sizes. Specifies type of test to perform, such as dynamometer, full power, variable speed, and variable load. Reviews test results and compares them with specifications. Records engine repairs needed on test rejection tag. Discusses grievances with workers or representatives and prepares report for use by management in resolving problems. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

625.131-014 SUPERVISOR, ENGINE-REPAIR (engine-turbine)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of ENGINE REPAIRER, SERVICE (engine-turbine) engaged in repairing gasoline and diesel engines in service or production repair department: Analyzes data on service repair order or test rejection tag to determine nature of repair required. May inspect and test repaired engines. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

625.137-010 SUPERVISOR, LOCOMOTIVE (r.r. trans.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repair and maintenance of railroad locomotives: Reads management and engineering reports of locomotive problems or malfunctions to determine repairs to be made. Assigns duties to workers based on worker abilities and nature of required repairs. Observes progress of work to ensure adherence to prescribed procedures and adherence to company and governmental standards. Directs workers to perform preventive maintenance of locomotive components, such as diesel engine, frame and housing, electrical system, and air brakes. Monitors stock of replacement parts to detect shortages of parts needed for future repair and maintenance, and requisitions needed parts. Examines shop equipment, such as welding machine and engine simulators, to verify that equipment meets safety and performance standards. Notifies specified personnel of shop equipment malfunctions. Patrols work sites to observe methods, to inspect safety equipment, and to ensure compliance with company, union, and governmental regulations. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

625.261-010 DIESEL-ENGINE TESTER (engine-turbine)

    Analyzes operation of diesel engines and components, such as blowers and compressors to determine performance using engineering specifications and test equipment: Aligns and connects engine to test equipment, such as generator and motor control panel. Connects oil, fuel, and waterlines to engine. Attaches thermocouple wires to various parts of engine and records temperature readings of oil, water, and bearings from pyrometer. Holds tachometer to turning shaft to determine engine revolutions per minute at various governor settings. Measures pressures on compressors and blowers. Replaces defective parts and adjusts settings on injection pumps, timing, fuel racks, and governor, using dial indicator, micrometer, feeler gauges, and handtools. Logs information for engineering and inspection department. May disassemble and repair powerplant engines and perform field service work [ENGINE REPAIRER, SERVICE (engine-turbine)].
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

625.281-010 DIESEL MECHANIC (any industry)

    Repairs and maintains diesel engines used to power machines, such as buses, ships, trucks, railroad trains, electric generators, and construction machinery, using handtools, precision measuring instruments, and machine tools: Diagnoses trouble, disassembles engines, and examines parts for defects and excessive wear. Reconditions and replaces parts, such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves, and bushings, using engine lathes, boring machines, handtools, and precision measuring instruments. May weld and cut parts, using arc-welding and flame cutting equipment. May be designated according to type of diesel engine or equipment repaired as Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Automobile (automotive ser.); Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Bus (automotive ser.); Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Marine (ship-boat mfg.); Diesel-Engine Mechanic, Truck (automotive ser.); Diesel-Mechanic, Construction (construction); Diesel-Mechanic, Farm (agric. equip.); Locomotive Repairer, Diesel (railroad equip.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 81

625.281-014 DIESEL-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (any industry) alternate titles: diesel-engine-mechanic apprentice

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

625.281-018 ENGINE REPAIRER, SERVICE (engine-turbine)

    Repairs internal combustion engines in factory service departments or repair establishments, according to company specification charts, using machine tools, handtools, and measuring instruments: Positions and bolts engine to test stand. Tests engine to determine malfunctions, using instruments, such as vacuum gauge, compression gauge, and exhaust gas analyzer. Disassembles engine and cleans parts, such as cylinder heads, pistons, ring grooves, piston domes, and cylinder sleeves, using cleaning solvent, sand blasting equipment, grinders, and wire brushes. Rebores and hones cylinders, and turns and undercuts armatures according to chart tolerances, using lathes, grinders, boring and honing machines. Repairs, replaces, or adjusts parts, such as valves, valve guides, and tappets, using valve grinding machine, screwdrivers, wrenches, and feeler gauges. Assembles and starts engine and adjusts carburetor and distributor to ensure smooth performance. May test and repair turbo-superchargers [AIRFRAME-AND-POWER-PLANT MECHANIC (aircraft mfg.; air trans.) 621.281-014].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

625.281-022 FUEL-INJECTION SERVICER (any industry)

    Rebuilds, tests, and calibrates fuel injection units as used on diesel engines, railroad locomotives, trucks, construction equipment, tractors, and power plants: Studies repair order and disassembles unit to determine cause of malfunction. Refinishes defective parts, using lapping machine to grind and smooth nozzle point and seat. Replaces parts which cannot be refinished. Assembles and calibrates injection pumps, using test equipment. Assembles and tests nozzle assemblies, using test equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.281-026 GAS-ENGINE REPAIRER (any industry)

    Repairs and maintains gas-driven, internal-combustion engines that power electric generators, compressors, and similar equipment, using handtools and precision-measuring devices: Reads operating reports and diagnoses causes of trouble. Disassembles engines and adjusts or replaces parts, using handtools. Verifies clearances and adjustments, using precision-measuring devices. Reassembles engines and listens to engines in action to detect operational difficulties. May repair air or gas compressors.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.281-030 POWER-SAW MECHANIC (any industry) alternate titles: chain-saw mechanic

    Repairs and maintains portable saws powered by internal combustion engines, following manufacturer's repair manuals and using handtools. Disassembles engine and replaces defective parts, such as piston rings, bearings, and timing mechanism. Cleans or replaces fuel lines and adjusts carburetors. Replaces broken links in chain saw or installs new chain. Replaces rotary or reciprocating blades in other saws as indicated.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.281-034 SMALL-ENGINE MECHANIC (any industry)

    Repairs fractional-horsepower gasoline engines used to power lawnmowers, garden tractors, and similar machines, using handtools: Locates causes of trouble, dismantles engines, using handtools, and examines parts for defects. Replaces or repairs parts, such as rings and bearings, using handtools. Cleans and adjusts carburetor and magneto. Starts repaired engines and listens to sounds to test performance. Replaces engines on machine. May be designated according to type of engine repaired as Lawnmower Mechanic (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.361-010 DIESEL-ENGINE ERECTOR (engine-turbine) alternate titles: diesel-engine fitter

    Positions, fits, and secures engine parts to erect in-line, V-type, or radial diesel engines according to specifications, using machinist's handtools, surface plate, torque wrench, parallel supports, and measuring instruments: Aligns vertical columns over bedplate between A-frames, using transit and levels and secures columns with tie rods to form frame of engine. Positions engine parts and assemblies, such as valve lever assembly, pistons, connecting rods, cylinder liners, cylinder heads, camshaft housing, crankshaft, journals, fuel injection pump, fuel nozzles, and blowers with help of other workers or overhead crane. Reams or hones holes for fitted bolts. Files, scrapes, drills, taps, dowels, and shims parts, such as cylinder liners, keys, and matching parts. Measures clearances and dimensions, using scales, micrometers, combination square, feeler gauge, and dial indicator. Turns screws to adjust fuel rack and governor, using wrenches and screwdriver, and aligns timing marks on crankshaft, camshaft, and flywheel. Installs and connects fuel, lubrication, and cooling piping, using pipe benders, cutters, and threaders. Connects engine to test equipment, such as dynamometer, and runs engine for specified time to test horsepower at designated revolutions per minute. May disassemble engine for shipping.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

625.381-010 ENGINE REPAIRER, PRODUCTION (engine-turbine)

    Repairs or replaces defective parts of internal combustion engines indicated on test rejection tag, using power tools and handtools: Positions motor in fixture and inspects engine for cracks and missing parts, such as electrical wires and screws. Disassembles motor and repairs or replaces defective parts, such as water pump, carburetor, thermostat, gears, solenoids, magneto, pistons, piston rings, and crankshaft, using wrenches, screwdrivers, and wheel puller. Scrapes, grinds, reams, and retaps parts to obtain specified clearance between parts, using scrapers, stand grinder, taps, reamer, and micrometer. Adjusts points, valves, and spark plugs and verifies gaps, using feeler gauges. Reassembles motor for retest. Records motor number and repairs made.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

625.684-010 DIESEL-MECHANIC HELPER (any industry)

    Assists DIESEL MECHANIC (any industry) in overhauling and maintaining diesel motors used to operate trucks, generators, and other equipment: Disassembles motor and cleans parts. Obtains parts from stock and hands tools to mechanic. Assists in reassembly, and cleans tools and working area. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

626 METALWORKING MACHINERY MECHANICS

    This group includes occupations concerned with repairing general purpose and specialized metal-cutting, welding, and metal-forming machines, accessories, and related equipment. The repair of general purpose and specialized nonmetallic cutting, welding, and forming machines, accessories, and related equipment is also included when the machines and machine tools repaired are those commonly applied to the working of metal.

626.137-010 SUPERVISOR, WELDING EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (welding)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing, maintaining, and programming automated and manual welding machines and equipment in industrial establishment: Confers with engineering, quality control, and supervisory personnel and SUPERINTENDENT, MAINTENANCE (any industry) 189.167-046 to analyze and resolve scheduling, production, and quality control problems. Trains and assists workers in trouble-shooting, maintenance, and repair of robots and automated and manual welding equipment. Directs workers engaged in programming welding robots, $T3programmable controllers,$T1 and other automated equipment. Maintains parts inventory. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

626.261-010 FORGE-SHOP-MACHINE REPAIRER (forging) alternate titles: hammer repairer; power hammer repairer

    Repairs and maintains forge shop machinery, such as hammers, forging presses, rolls, upsetters, and furnaces, following blueprints, manufacturer's catalogs, and data chart specifications, using handtools, power tools, and precision measuring instruments, such as micrometer, calipers, rule, square, and gauges: Observes machine in operation to determine malfunction. Disassembles machine, using handtools, and examines parts for defects. Obtains replacement parts from stock or prepares sketches of parts for fabrication in forge shop or machine shop. Welds broken or cracked metal parts. Replaces drophammer boards and adjusts steam, pneumatic, hydraulic, fuel, and blower controls of presses, hammers, and furnaces, using handtools. Fits parts together to reassemble machine, using measuring instruments, files, handtools, and power tools, such as portable drills and grinders. Examines and repairs auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, valves, hoses, and compressors [PUMP SERVICER (any industry)]. Starts machine and observes operation to verify performance. May repair electrical components, such as switches and circuits. May set up machine for other workers. May be designated according to type of machine repaired as Load-Chain Welding-Machine Repairer (forging). May rebuild forging machinery and be designated Machine Rebuilder (forging).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

626.261-014 REPAIRER, WELDING SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT (welding)

    Programs, maintains, and repairs production welding systems and equipment, using handtools, power tools, and test instruments, applying knowledge of welding technology and equipment operation, and following blueprints, specifications, and manufacturers' manuals: Analyzes welding diagrams, blueprints, templates, or other specifications and inspects components to be welded to determine weld program requirements for production welding robots. Presses buttons on $T3teach pendant$T1 to program travel speeds and positions of robot arm, applying knowledge of robot programming. Presses buttons on $T3weld controller$T1 to program amperage, pressure, and dwell time of welding gun attached to robot arm, following specifications and applying knowledge of welding technology. Presses buttons on $T3programmable controller$T1 to coordinate and sequence operations of robots with production line. Inspects welded components and tests strength of welds to verify accuracy of programming, using hammer and applying knowledge gained from experience. Modifies weld program to bring weld quality up to specified standards, using teach pendant and weld controller. Observes and listens to operating robots to detect abnormal movements or sounds. Observes diagnostic lights or codes on video display monitors of programmable controller, $T3robot controller,$T1 and weld controller to determine nature of malfunction, applying knowledge of diagnostic code and using manufacturers' manuals. Tests electrical and electronic components and circuits of system to determine source of malfunction, using test instruments such as oscilloscopes and voltmeters. Visually inspects printed circuit boards for defects, such as loose or broken pin connections. Replaces defective controller components, such as printed circuit boards, control units, and fuses. Repairs or replaces other system components [REPAIRER, WELDING EQUIPMENT (welding) 626.384-010]. May perform preventive maintenance, such as lubricating parts, changing oil filters, and replenishing fluid levels. May install, set up, adjust, and maintain production welding and brazing machinery, equipment, and devices, such as MIG brazers, press welders, fixtures, shuttles, and safety devices. May rebuild defective parts, such as pressure switches and hydraulic valves. May repair electrical components, such as teach pendants, timers, and control units.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

626.361-010 REPAIRER, WELDING, BRAZING, AND BURNING MACHINES (welding)

    Repairs and maintains arc, gas, and resistance welding, brazing, and cutting machines, according to blueprints, catalogs, and data charts, applying knowledge of machine repair and welding: Inspects machine and observes operation to detect cause of malfunction. Disassembles machine, using handtools. Selects replacement parts from parts lists and catalogs, or repairs parts, such as hoses, electrode holders, valves, regulators, tubes, transformers, photoelectric cells, automatic wire feeds, bushings, bearings, conveyor links, and gears. Solders loose connections. Rewires electrical circuits. Replaces or repairs worn shafts and cams. Welds cracked or broken frames and housings. Reassembles machine, using handtools, welding and brazing equipment, and measuring instruments. Sets up and starts repaired machine to verify operation. May repair welding equipment [REPAIRER, WELDING EQUIPMENT (welding)]. May be designated by specialty as Repairer, Resistance-Welding Machines (welding).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

626.381-010 CASE-FINISHING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

    Adjusts and makes minor repairs to lathes and presses used to finish shell cases: Replaces and adjusts cutting tools, using wrenches. Diagnoses causes of malfunction and removes worn or damaged parts, such as springs, cams, and punches, using handtools. May set up presses and lathes.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

626.381-014 GAS-WELDING-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (any industry) alternate titles: apparatus-repair mechanic

    Repairs acetylene gas welding equipment, using handtools and metalworking machines: Disassembles parts, such as worn hose, torch tips, torch valves, pressure gauges and regulators. Examines parts and repairs usable ones, using hand files and metalworking machines, such as lathes, drill presses, and grinding wheels. Replaces defective parts with new or rebuilt ones, using handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

626.381-018 HYDRAULIC-PRESS SERVICER (ordnance)

    Repairs, services, and adjusts hydraulic presses used to extrude wire for swaging into bullet slugs: Operates press to determine cause of defective operation and replaces parts, using handtools, such as wrenches, pliers, and screwdrivers. Removes dies and sets up and adjusts new dies. Fabricates replacement parts from stock materials, using broken parts as patterns.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

626.384-010 REPAIRER, WELDING EQUIPMENT (welding)

    Repairs welding, burning, and brazing equipment, according to sketches, catalogs, parts lists, and charts: Examines equipment and observes operation to detect malfunction. Dismantles equipment to remove and replace worn or damaged parts, such as regulator diaphragms, torch tips, pressure springs, gauges, pneumatic cylinders, shunts, hoses, cables, and non-consumable electrodes, using handtools. Selects new parts from stock. Screws, solders, or brazes parts together to reassemble unit. Tests repaired equipment to ensure specified performance. Dresses and replaces non-consumable electrodes, using grinding and lapping wheel or tip dressing machine. May replace or repair worn or damaged parts of welding and flame cutting machines. May issue supplies, such as electrodes, torch tips, weld rods, and fluxes, to welders. May change tubes and electrodes of resistance-welding machines. May monitor weld current to ensure weld quality. May fabricate steel hangers to support manually operated welding guns.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

627 PRINTING AND PUBLISHING MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with maintaining and repairing all types of presses, typecasting and typesetting machines, collators, and related apparatus used in job shops and commercial printing and publishing houses and book binderies, and establishments engaged in printing textiles or plastics.

627.261-010 COMPOSING-ROOM MACHINIST (print. & pub.) alternate titles: printing-equipment mechanic

    Maintains in efficient operating condition mechanical, electromechanical, optical, and electronic equipment in newspaper composing room, such as line-and-character-type-casting machines, photographic typesetters, copy cameras and reproduction units, teletypesetter-keyboard converter, proof presses, type-cutting saws, and conveyors. Repairs, cleans, lubricates, and replaces mechanical components and replaces electronic, electromechanical, and optical components, using handtools, power tools, circuit diagrams, and repair manuals. Reports extensive failures in electronics components to supervisor or local service representative of equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

627.261-014 MACHINIST APPRENTICE, COMPOSING ROOM (print. & pub.) alternate titles: printing-equipment-mechanic apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

627.261-018 MACHINIST APPRENTICE, LINOTYPE (print. & pub.) alternate titles: linotype-maintenance-mechanic apprentice

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

627.261-022 MACHINIST, LINOTYPE (print. & pub.)

    Adjusts and repairs linotype machines and related equipment, according to maintenance schedule, diagnosis of machine malfunctioning, and manufacturer's service manuals: Inspects machines and operates keyboard to detect potential malfunctions, listening to machine operation for evidence of excessive wear and need for adjustment. Confers with operators of faulty machines to determine nature of malfunction and dismantles suspected components, using handtools. Repairs, straightens, files, or machines worn or defective parts, using handtools and machines, such as drill press, lathe, and grinder. Verifies dimensions of new or repaired parts, using micrometer, feeler gauges, and fixed gauges. Replaces repaired parts or installs new parts to restore machine to operating condition. Cleans parts of machine, such as matrices, magazines, plunger, and spaceband, according to prescribed schedule, using brushes, cloth, and cleaning agents. Lubricates grease fittings and moving parts of machine, using grease gun and oilcan. Determines temperature of machine melting pot, using thermometer, to ascertain need for adjustment or repair. May maintain supply of type metal in melting pots. May operate slug-casting machine to form metal bars and strips for securing type during printing. In smaller establishments, may perform duties of LINOTYPE OPERATOR (print. & pub.) 650.582-010.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

628 TEXTILE MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with maintaining and repairing textile machinery used in the preparation of vegetable, animal, or synthetic fibers; producing yarn; weaving or knitting cloth; and producing lace and embroidery; napping, and otherwise finishing fabric; and performing operations, such as slitting or folding preparatory to marketing.

628.261-010 OVERHAULER (textile)

    Repairs and rebuilds textile machinery and equipment, using handtools and measuring instruments: Adjusts parts, such as rollers and cylinders, using wrenches and thickness gauges. Aligns and levels spinning, twisting, and $T3slubber$T1 frames, using straightedge, level, and plumb bob. May install or move machinery. May set up machines. May plumb spindles on spinning or twisting frames.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 78

628.281-010 MACHINE FIXER (carpet & rug) alternate titles: loom fixer

    Repairs and maintains fiber-making machinery and equipment, such as slitting, twisting, weaving, and wrapping machines, using handtools, hoists, and precision-measuring instruments: Examines machines and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles machines and removes defective parts, using pliers, wrenches, and screwdrivers. Repairs and replaces parts and reassembles machine, using handtools. Affixes special attachments to machines. Sets belts and lubricates machinery and equipment. Moves machine components, using hoists and rollers.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

628.381-010 CARD CLOTHIER (textile)

    Replaces worn clothing on carding machine cylinders, employing knowledge of machine operation and carding process: Removes worn clothing and aligns, levels, and spaces cylinder evenly on machine frame. Marks cylinder to indicate location of wooden plugs and replaces defective plugs, using handtools. Cleans surface of cylinder with solvent to remove oil and rust. Tapers end of $T3card clothing fillets$T1 with knife so strips can be wound parallel over circumference of cylinder. Tacks end of fillet to cylinder plugs and guides fillet as fillet is wound onto cylinder, packing each strand tightly against preceding strand. Tacks fillet to cylinder at specified intervals along chalked line. May grind reclothed cylinder.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

628.382-010 FLAT CLOTHIER (textile)

    Operates machines to replace worn clothing on carding machine flats and to align, grind, and burnish flats: Strips worn clothing from flats, using handtools, and rubs flats with sandpaper to remove rust. Places stripped flat in jig and moves level gauge across length of flat to detect flats that are out of alignment. Straightens bent flats, using lever or hammer. Places flats in milling machine to shape ends of flats to correspond with bends on which flats slide on carding machine. Places flats in jig of rolling press, positions clothing assembly over flats, and starts rolling press that moves over length of flat, shaping and clamping clothing clip to flat. Places clothed flats in bed of grinding machine, lowers grinding head over flats, and starts machine that grinds wire points to uniform length. Removes ground flats from machine after specified length of time, places flats in bed of burnishing machine, and starts burnishing wheel that removes burrs caused by grinding. Dusts rust preventative on reclothed flats, assembles flats in sets, and packs sets in crates. Wraps and seals crates in plastic material and attaches shipping label to crate.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

628.382-014 SHEAR-GRINDER OPERATOR (textile)

    Sets up and operates machines to sharpen ledger (straightedge) and fly (spiral) blades of cloth-shearing machines: Removes blades from shearing machine, using chain hoist. Mounts and squares ledger blade in jig of grinding machine, using straightedge and level. Turns handwheels to set blade at specified angle and to position grinding stone against blade. Starts machine that automatically moves rotating abrasive stone along edge of ledger blade. Measures blade edge, using micrometer, to determine when thickness is within specified tolerances. Resets machine to grind undercut on ledger blade. Mounts spiral blade in brackets of grinding machine. Turns various wheels to set both ends of blade equidistant from grinding head. Starts machine that rotates abrasive stone and fly blade in opposite directions and moves stone along edge of blade, grinding blade until flaws are removed. Measures diameter of blade with calipers at intervals along surface of blade to detect uneven grinding. Replaces damaged spirals on fly blade, using handtools. Mounts fly blade and ledger blade on lapping rig and starts machine that grinds blades against each other, using emery powder and oil, to finish edges. Boils blades in chemical solution to remove oil and abrasive dust. Applies preservative oil to blades.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

628.484-010 REED REPAIRER (textile) alternate titles: reed cleaner; reed maker; reed polisher

    Polishes and repairs loom reeds: Cleans lint and gum from reeds, using brush or airhose [HARNESS CLEANER (textile)]. Examines reeds for alignment of wires, rough edges, and breaks. Verifies dents, using micrometers and feeler gauges. Straightens and aligns bent wires, using handtools, and solders broken wires. Smooths and polishes reeds, using pumice, lime, emery cloth, steel wool, and rotating brush, according to condition of reed. Inspects new reeds and stores them with reconditioned reeds according to size. Records receipt and transfer of reeds for perpetual inventory. May replace defective reeds on loom.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

628.664-010 OVERHAULER HELPER (textile)

    Assists OVERHAULER (textile) 628.261-010 in repairing and rebuilding textile machinery and equipment: Carries or trucks tools, equipment,and parts to work area. Removes, disassembles, assembles, and aligns motors and mechanisms. Cleans parts, machines, and work area, using cloth, solvents, and airhose. Lubricates machines, using grease gun and oilcan. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 79

628.682-010 ROLLER COVERER (textile) alternate titles: roller maker; roller-shop worker

    Operates buffing machine to recondition drawing, spinning, or roving frame rollers: Cuts worn cot (rubber, cork, or leather covering) from roller arbor and cleans arbor with solvent. Screws arbor guides to handpress and turns knob to adjust press stroke according to length of roller. Dips new cot into water to soften glue. Positions arbor and cot in press and pulls lever to press cot onto arbor. Positions assembled roller between centers on buffing machine carriage. Turns carriage-stop adjustment screw to adjust machine to reduce cot diameter to specified size. Starts machine and turns handwheel to feed revolving roller against buffing wheel. Measures buffed roller with calipers to verify accuracy of diameter and places roller in gauge to ensure that cot is not tapered. Cuts leather to specified size and glues edges to make leather cots. Presses leather cot onto arbor, using arbor press. Presses wooden tool against ends of leather cot as roller turns in lathe to shrink cot onto arbor. Cuts cloth covering and glues it onto $T3clearer rollers$T1 that clean lint from drawing rollers.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 79

628.684-010 BINDER AND BOX BUILDER (textile) alternate titles: binder fixer

    Replaces worn fiber, felt, leather, cork, or asbestos linings on shuttle box and $T3shuttle binder:$T1 Removes lining by cutting lining with knife and punching out rivets, using hammer and punch. Smooths surface to be recovered, using file and sandpaper. Punches or drills holes in lining to match those in binder or box front, using hand punch or electric drill. Brushes glue on lining and rivets or screws lining to binder or box front, using riveting machine or screwdriver. Places binders and box fronts in vise or clamps to dry. Removes vise or clamps after glue has dried and trims and smooths lining, using knife and sandpaper. May replace linings on other loom parts, such as clutch plates and brake bands.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

628.684-014 FRAME BANDER (textile) alternate titles: taper

    Replaces broken or worn bands that drive spindles on spinning and twisting frames: Cuts worn leather or cotton band from cylinder with knife. Cuts replacement band of specified length from supply roll. Draws band over cylinder drum and around spindles by hand or with wire hook. Sews or bonds ends together, using portable sewing machine or electric bonding device. Places band around flange of spindles and tension pulley to start spindles. Lubricates spinning frames, using oilcan and grease gun.
GOE: 06.04.34 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

628.684-018 NEEDLE STRAIGHTENER (knitting) alternate titles: straightener

    Replaces, aligns, and spaces needles or points in needle bar, picot bar, and $T3welt bar$T1 of knitting machines: Secures bar in jig or vise. Loosens and removes clamping plate, holding needles, or point in bar with screwdriver, and removes broken or worn needles. Positions metal gasket under clamping plate, replaces needles or points, and replaces and tightens clamping plate. Aligns and spaces needles or points, using $T3space gauge$T1 and pliers. May assist mechanic in aligning machine guide bars and sinkers.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

628.684-022 OVERHEAD CLEANER MAINTAINER (textile) alternate titles: traveling cleaner, maintenance

    Maintains traveling cleaners that blow dust and lint from production machinery and work area: Examines motor and attachments of cleaner to determine repairs needed. Replaces worn parts, such as blower sleeves. Removes motors requiring major repair and replaces them with new or rebuilt motors, using handtools. Regulates speed of cleaning unit to ensure effective cleaning. Oils and greases parts of cleaner. Cleans motor, blower, sleeves, and monorail, using rags, brushes, and airhose.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.684-026 SHUTTLE FIXER (textile) alternate titles: shuttle inspector; shuttle repairer

    Inspects and repairs wooden and plastic loom shuttles: Examines shuttles for defects, such as splits, knots, and scratches, or determines defect from reading work ticket. Removes metal tips and shuttle edges, using screwdriver. Cleans and polishes metal parts, using abrasive cloth and grinding machine. Smooths rough places on shuttles by hand or using sanding machine. Realigns metal eyes, using screwdriver. Cuts fur, bristles, nylon cord, or other fabrics, using scissors, and glues them to shuttle walls to increase yarn tension. Removes and replaces shuttles on looms, using wrenches and screwdriver. Measures shuttle exteriors with gauges and rulers to verify dimensions before placing them on loom.
GOE: 06.02.32 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.684-030 SPINDLE PLUMBER (textile) alternate titles: spindle setter; spindle tester

    Straightens and realigns spindles on ring spinning frames: Loosens and tightens spindle nuts with wrench. Places plumb (hollow block of wood) over spindle, and hammers or moves spindle by hand until clearance between block and circumference of opening in ring bar is equal. Starts machine and observes movement of spindles. Inserts shims under bearing collars of spindles that are off-center. May inspect and adjust spindles for horizontal trueness. May overhaul or repair spinning frames.
GOE: 06.02.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

628.684-034 UTILITY WORKER, ROLLER SHOP (textile)

    Reconditions drawing rollers, beams, and other textile machinery parts, performing any combination of following tasks: Replaces defective cots on roller arbors, using compressed air device. Removes worn cloth covering from rollers, using knife and winding device. Cuts cloth covering and glues covering onto rollers. Cleans rollers and other parts, using rags and cleaning solution. Sorts rollers for buffing or covering. Replaces worn felt or other covering on $T3clearer rollers.$T1 Replaces worn or damaged parts on warp beams, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.684-038 WIRE REPAIRER (carpet & rug)

    Examines $T3pile wires$T1 for defective points and worn areas and repairs defective wires for use on carpet looms: Cuts defective ends or worn sections from wire, using metal snips. Welds corresponding length of metal to pile wire, using spot welder. Traces outline of scalloped pile wires on metal strip, following pattern. Holds wire against electric grinding wheel to smooth weld and to shape wire according to tracing. Stores wires according to size and pattern design.
GOE: 06.04.24 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.684-042 SPINDLE REPAIRER (textile)

    Repairs and maintains pin spindles and refills oil containers on yarn texturing machines: Inspects spindles previously removed from machines for wornout pin shafts and cracked or worn eyelet. Discards spindles with wornout pin shaft. Glues eyelet onto bottom of spindle shaft or inserts cleaned or new pinhead on spindle, using allen wrench, to repair or restore spindle. Cleans spindle, spindle shaft, and inside of pinhead, using cloth and cleaning fluid. Removes empty oil container from machine and fills container with oil from barrel, using hand pump. Replaces container on machine when full. Checks oil level in oil box and fills box with oil, using hand pump.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 86

628.684-046 TEXTURING-MACHINE FIXER (textile)

    Repairs yarn texturing machine malfunctions, utilizing knowledge of machine operation: Patrols assigned area to observe cards that indicate malfunctions of specific sections of multiunit machine. Slides cover on suction line behind machine sections with malfunction, breaks yarn, and feeds yarn into suction opening to maintain flow of yarn. Removes unevenly wound packages of yarn, places takeup tube in cradle of machine sections, and observes takeup of yarn onto tubes to determine cause of malfunctions. Feels yarn running from creel through machine sections, such as sensors, rollers, friction units, and guides, to detect excess tension on yarn and replaces defective parts, using handtools. Inspects drive belts on feed rollers and replaces worn belts, using handtools. Observes machine for other defects, such as missing guides and oil leaks. Requisitions replacement parts needed for machine repair. Cleans and removes waste from cutter sensors and friction units. Removes yarn wrapper around feed rolls or power shafts of machine.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

628.687-010 FLYER REPAIRER (textile) alternate titles: flyer builder

    Cleans, disassembles, and reassembles flyers: Collects damaged, dirty, or rusted flyers from boxes near machines and carries them to worktable. Dumps flyers into tumbler containing cork to clean dirt and rust from them, or uses brush moistened with oil. Removes wire arm from flyer with wrench or places hub under press and depresses pedal to open clamps. Inserts new wires into hub and tightens them, using wrench or press. Drops repaired flyer into chute press or into box. May bend wire arms by positioning flyer under press and depressing pedal. May record number and type of flyers repaired.
GOE: 06.04.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

628.687-014 SHEAR-GRINDER-OPERATOR HELPER (textile)

    Assists SHEAR-GRINDER OPERATOR (textile) in sharpening cloth-shearing machine blades: Removes blades from shearing machines and transports blades to and from grinding area, using handcart. Positions blades in jig or chuck of grinding machines. Hands SHEAR-GRINDER OPERATOR (textile) tools or supplies as directed. Spreads oil and emery powder on blades as blades are being lapped together. Boils sharpened blades in vats to remove oil and abrasive dust. Applies oil preservatives to blades. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

629 SPECIAL INDUSTRY MACHINERY MECHANICS

    This group includes occupations concerned with repairing machines and equipment designed to perform specialized functions in the manufacture of specific products, or to perform particular functions commonly found in an industry or in a group of related industries.

629.131-010 BAKERY-MACHINE-MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (bakery products)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in repairing and maintaining bakery machines and equipment: Analyzes service requests and assigns workers to activities, such as dismantling machinery and equipment, installing replacement parts, and testing machinery. Monitors operation of machinery and equipment to ensure conformance to specifications. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

629.131-014 OIL-FIELD EQUIPMENT MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (petrol. & gas)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, dismantling, testing, rebuilding, and storing oil field tools and equipment: Reviews drilling schedules and assigns worker activities. Inspects repaired equipment for conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments. Requisitions replacement parts. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

629.261-010 LAUNDRY-MACHINE MECHANIC (laundry & rel.)

    Repairs and maintains washers, driers, extractors, condensers, pumps, blowers, presses, and other laundry equipment: Operates, examines, and dismantles equipment to diagnose cause of malfunction. Repairs or replaces parts, using handtools and measuring instruments. Replaces components, such as bearings, motors, and microswitches. Replaces faulty sections of pipe, valves, and fittings, using plumbing tools. Dismantles steam traps and removes sediment. Removes faceplate from equipment to clean out dust and lint. Replaces worn or torn aprons, roll covers, and pads on mangles. Lubricates machines and equipment, using grease gun and oilcans. May order spare parts.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.261-014 MILLER, HEAD, WET PROCESS (grain-feed mills) alternate titles: stonecutter

    Analyzes malfunctions, repairs or replaces parts, and dresses buhrstones to maintain grinding mills in operating condition: Aligns and balances stone and grinding wheel, using handtools. Cuts foors (concentric grooves near center of stone) and $T3cracks$T1 to sharpen stones, using calipers, dividers, and airhammer chisel. Positions stone horizontally in mill, using chain hoist. Inspects mills to determine malfunction or need for repair or reconditioning. Disassembles mill to gain access to worn or damaged parts, replaces shafts and other parts, and rebabbits bearings, using micrometer, scrapers, and handtools.
GOE: 05.05.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

629.261-018 POWDER-LINE REPAIRER (chemical)

    Repairs and adjusts mixing and packing machines used in production of nitroglycerin and dynamite: Washes machines and parts with sodium carbonate or other neutralizing compound prior to and during dismantling to minimize danger of explosion, using brush and rags. Determines cause of equipment malfunction, according to knowledge of machine operation and report of operator or maintenance workers. Dismantles, repairs, and replaces machine parts, using nonsparking handtools. Observes safety regulations while working in explosive areas.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.261-022 ELECTRONIC-PRODUCTION-LINE-MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (electron. comp.)

    Repairs and maintains machines and equipment used in processing and assembling electronic components, such as capacitors, resistors, semiconductor devices and assemblies for television, radio communication, and radar systems, following blueprints, schematic drawings, and other specifications, using handtools, power tools, and test equipment: Confers with operators regarding equipment or machine malfunction. Starts equipment or machine, such as diffusion furnace, wave solderer, or ultrasonic welder, and inspects and tests mechanical, electrical, and electronic units and controls to diagnose malfunction, using test equipment. Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine repair procedures. Dismantles machine and disconnects controls, using screwdrivers, wrenches, wire cutters, and other handtools. Removes and repairs or replaces defective units. Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafts, conveyors, wires, tubes, and controls, using handtools and power tools. Adjusts electrical, thermal, and timing elements to meet specifications. Starts repaired or newly installed machines and equipment to verify readiness for operation. Records type of malfunction and repair work performed. Prepares requisitions for material and supplies.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 88

629.280-010 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (leather mfg.) alternate titles: fitter-up

    Sets up, repairs, and adjusts equipment and machines to flesh, split, and spray hides: Disassembles malfunctioning equipment, using handtools, and welds broken parts [WELDER, GAS (welding)], replaces babbitt in bearings [BABBITTER (machine shop)], or repairs or replaces machine drive belts [BELT REPAIRER (any industry)] to repair equipment. May install blades on machine rollers and be designated Roll Filler (leather mfg.).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.281-010 BAKERY-MACHINE MECHANIC (bakery products)

    Repairs and maintains bakery machinery and equipment, such as ovens, conveyors, and slicing and packaging machines: Examines machines and equipment to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles machines, using wrenches, pliers, and other handtools. Replaces defective parts, adjusts timing gears, sets dies according to specifications, and repairs or replaces belts, conveyor sections, and feeding devices, using handtools, portable electric drills and grinders, and gas and electric welding equipment. Cuts and installs pipe and tubing for gas, water, air, and hydraulic lines, using wrench, cutting die, and threading device. Sharpens and installs cutting blades in slicing machine. Assembles machines. Starts machines and observes gauges and other instruments to ensure adherence to processing standards. Cleans and lubricates equipment, using rags, brushes, and grease gun. May operate machine tools to make or repair parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

629.281-014 CELLOPHANE-CASTING-MACHINE REPAIRER (plastic prod.)

    Repairs and maintains cellophane-forming machines, using handtools: Observes machines in operation and listens for sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles machines and removes defective parts, such as gears, belts, and rollers, using handtools. Replaces broken or worn parts. Lubricates machines.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.281-018 DAIRY-EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (dairy products)

    Repairs and maintains dairy machinery and equipment, such as churns, cream separators and milking machines, using handtools, machine tools, and measuring instruments: Observes and listens to machine in operation to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles machine, using pliers, screwdriver, and wrenches. Replaces or repairs faulty part, using handtools or power tools. Assembles and starts machine to test its operation. Replaces defective wiring, burnt fuses, worn switches, and electric motor parts, and repairs electrical fixtures. Machines worn or new metal parts, using engine lathe, drill press, and other machine tools. Cuts and fuses metals to fabricate metal parts and pipes. Cuts pipe threads and installs and tests gas, steam, water, and air pipes. Fabricates, alters, and installs sheet metal chutes, covers, tubing, containers, and fittings. May affix special attachments, set dies, and repair belts. May operate electric motors, pumps, compressors, and water filters to cool refrigerating rooms.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

629.281-026 FORMING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (glass mfg.) alternate titles: forming fixer

    Repairs and adjusts fiberglass sliver forming machines, applying knowledge of machine operation: Examines machine parts to determine type of defect. Turns setscrews and nuts to align machine parts. Removes, replaces, and repairs worn or damaged parts, such as spiral traverses, fin coolers, graphite shoes, and binder applicators (sleeves), using handtools. Mounts graphite shoes on shaft and inserts shaft into chuck of turning lathe. Starts lathe and holds crocus cloth against shoes to remove nicks, dirt, and burs. Holds and turns spiral traverse against buffing wheel to smooth and clean traverse. Cleans glass and binder solution from binder applicators, using crocus cloth. Records and maintains production information, such as inventory of parts, and parts cleaned, changed, and adjusted.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

629.281-030 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (grain-feed mills) alternate titles: machine repairer

    Inspects, adjusts, and repairs cleaning, grinding, sifting, packaging, sewing, and tying machines and elevator, conveyor, and scale equipment in grain and feed mill: Replaces broken and worn parts, such as gears, bushings, bolts, and needles, using mechanic's handtools. Relines bearings [BABBITTER (machine shop)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.281-034 PUMP MECHANIC (paper & pulp)

    Repairs pumps of paper making machinery: Examines pumps for malfunctioning and to locate damage or wear, such as blowout packing, misalignment of pump shaft, slippage of drive belt, worn bearings, or need for lubrication. Observes operation of pumps and feels for heat and vibration of parts to detect cause of malfunctioning. Dismantles pumps and performs repairs, such as cleaning impellers, repacking stuffing boxes, tightening glands, and replacing bearings, using handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.361-010 MACHINE-CLOTHING REPLACER (paper & pulp)

    Replaces paper-making machine clothing (conveyor belts) with material, such as canvas, felt, and wire-mesh: Reviews clothing service records of each machine to determine when replacements should be made. Examines clothing for defects, such as worn spots, tears, holes, and rotted areas, and schedules times for change or repair. Lifts feed, tension, press, and drier rolls from machine frame, using hoist, wrench, and pinchbar, assisted by machine crew. Removes lacing from worn canvas and felt belts and unwinds them from machine rolls. Pulls worn continuous wire mesh belt from machine over end of rolls. Threads canvas and felt belts around rolls and laces ends together or slides and pushes continuous wire mesh belt over end of rolls, into position on machine. Repositions rolls on machine frame and starts machine. Moves levers and turns handwheels to adjust speed and pressure of rolls and tension of clothing. Maintains service record of clothing used. May wash, repair, and store clothing.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

629.381-010 FOILING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

    Repairs and adjusts machines that stamp out small disks of shellacked paper and press them over open ends of charged primer cups: Adjusts die block so that disks are properly pressed in place. Removes and disassembles die-block assembly for cleaning. Replaces defective parts, such as bent punches and worn rollers. Inspects samples of completed primers. May adjust other machines used in assembly of cartridge primers, such as toggle presses and anvil shakers.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

629.381-014 OIL-FIELD EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (petrol. & gas)

    Repairs, maintains, and installs oil well drilling machinery and equipment, using handtools and following oral and written work orders: Attaches hoisting cables to pumps, transmissions, diesel engines, and other equipment at drill sites, lashes equipment to trucks for transfer to repair yard, and guides lowering of equipment onto blocks in or near repair shop. Disassembles engines and mechanical units, using hand and power wrenches, screwdrivers, and other handtools. Cleans parts, such as pistons, valves, and parts of transmissions and clutches, using steam hose and detergents. Inspects parts for defects. Installs specified new or reconditioned parts, such as relined brake bands and clutch plates, sprockets, pump cylinders, and other parts of engines and mud pumps. Reassembles complete units. Tests function of pumps and other mechanical units, using auxiliary power. Test-runs engines at various speeds and observes efficiency of operations. Welds broken structures, such as engine mounts, hand rails, machine guards, and pipe racks, using electric and acetylene welding equipment. Paints reconditioned units, using spray gun. Installs repaired equipment at drill sites, observes operations, and readjusts components, as necessary. May maintain, repair, and install machinery and equipment at drill sites and be designated Field Mechanic (petrol. & gas).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

629.382-010 MACHINE TESTER (machinery mfg.)

    Operates grinding, mixing, and sifting machines to test operational conformance to customer specifications: Selects grinding head and attaches part to grinder. Places material to be ground in hopper, sets speed, starts motor, and examines ground material. Adjusts or replaces grinding heads to obtain specified results. Connects liquid inlet hose to mixer, places material in hopper, and starts mixer. Adjusts paddle deflection, flow controls, and speed as necessary. Measures amount of electrical power used, using ampmeter. Writes report of operations.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

629.682-010 ROLL GRINDER (rubber reclaim.) alternate titles: roll-contour grinder

    Sets up and operates portable electric grinder to resurface damaged or worn mill rolls used to compress reclaim rubber into slabs: Positions and bolts grinder to holding fixture beside mill. Examines sample slab from mill to determine extent of grinding necessary to resurface rolls. Selects and bolts grinding wheel to grinder, and turns setscrews to align it with roll. Starts grinder and turns travel screw to feed rotating grinding wheel horizontally along roll. Repeats grinding until sample slabs are compressed according to standards. Turns adjustment wheel to close rolls of mill, and spreads abrasive compound over ground area of rolls. Starts mill to polish roll surfaces. Wipes abrasive compound from polished rolls.
GOE: 06.02.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

629.684-010 CURING-PRESS MAINTAINER (rubber tire)

    Maintains tire curing presses in working order: Replaces defective bladders and steam hoses. Saws copper or flexible tubing to specified lengths and attaches fittings to make steam hose. Cleans plugged vent holes in molds, using power drill. May perform preventive maintenance, such as oiling and cleaning. May be designated according to activity performed as Bladder Changer (rubber tire); Mold Changer (rubber tire).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

629.684-014 MILLER, HEAD, ASSISTANT, WET PROCESS (grain-feed mills) alternate titles: stonecutter, assistant

    Sharpens buhrstones in grain grinding mills under direction of MILLER, HEAD, WET PROCESS (grain-feed mills): Removes bolts holding buhrstones in mill, using wrench, and places stones on workbench, using hoist. Brushes face of stone with broom. Recuts floors (concentric grooves near center of stone) and $T3cracks$T1 in stone, following original indentations, using air-hammer chisel. Brushes chips from stone, and replaces it in mill.
GOE: 06.04.30 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630 GENERAL INDUSTRY MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with maintenance and repair of a variety of machines and equipment used in various combinations to perform common or specialized functions in the processing and manufacturing industries.

630.131-010 PUMP-SERVICER SUPERVISOR (any industry)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of PUMP SERVICERS (any industry) engaged in installing and repairing pumps, such as centrifugal, plunger, and turbine pumps. Trains employees in work methods and procedures. Orders materials and supplies. Inspects installations and repairs of pumps. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.134-010 ANODE-CREW SUPERVISOR (smelt. & refin.) alternate titles: service-crew supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in rebuilding and repairing anodes and cathodes of aluminum-reduction pots. Trains workers in operation of machines and equipment. Observes machine gauges to verify conformance to specifications. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May supervise workers engaged in adjusting and maintaining electrolytic magnesium refining cells and be designated Supervisor, Cell Maintenance (smelt. & refin.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.261-010 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC, COMPRESSED-GAS PLANT (chemical)

    Repairs and maintains machinery and equipment used in compressing and liquefying gases, such as compressors, scrubbers, instrument panels, and electrical equipment, following blueprints, schematics, and maintenance manuals, using handtools, welding equipment, and testing instruments: Tests equipment to locate causes of trouble, using standard test meters. Dismantles equipment, using handtools and power tools. Welds, brazes, burns, and solders parts. Repairs and replaces pipes and equipment, using pipefitting tools. Repairs and adjusts instrument control panels, rectifiers, motors, switches, and other electrical equipment. Repacks compressors and pumps. May operate metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.261-014 OVEN-EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (steel & rel.)

    Maintains coke oven machinery and auxiliary equipment in working condition: Examines or listens to equipment, such as pushers, charging larrys, door removers, coke guides, and mud-handling equipment to detect faulty operation, or worn or damaged parts. Dismantles units and adjusts or replaces defective parts, using bars, airhammers, sledges, chisels, and wrenches. Notifies MAINTENANCE-MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (any industry) of major repairs required, such as replacement of defective bearings or gears and shafts.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.261-018 REPAIRER I (chemical)

    Repairs, adjusts, and installs chemical process equipment, according to knowledge of equipment operation and plant specifications: Observes equipment, such as pumps, compressors, generator, reactors, heat exchangers, filters, grinders, and absorbing towers, in operation or confers with operators to detect and diagnose mechanical defects or malfunction, utilizing knowledge of mechanical function and performance characteristics of equipment. Disassembles equipment, using handtools and portable power tools. Examines parts for defects, such as breakage or excessive wear. Verifies dimensions of parts, using calipers, micrometers, and scales. Sends parts to welding or machine shop for repair or for fabrication of replacement parts. Replaces defective parts and reassembles equipment. Adjusts clearance and timing of control devices to specifications, using pliers, screwdriver, and wrenches. Installs new equipment or modifies existing installations, following blueprints and technical advice of engineers. Directs REPAIRER (chemical) II in performing tasks, such as dismantling and assembling equipment. May be designated according to equipment repaired as Repairer, Evaporator (chemical); Repairer, Pump (chemical); Repairer, Still (chemical).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-010 PNEUMATIC-TOOL REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: air-motor repairer; drill doctor

    Repairs pneumatic tools and air motors, such as pneumatic hammers, chisels, and reamers, using mechanic's tools: Starts motor or tool and listens to sound to locate cause of trouble. Disassembles motor and repairs or replaces defective gears, pistons, connecting rods, and other parts, using taps, files, reamers, wrenches, and other handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-014 PNEUMATIC-TUBE REPAIRER (any industry)

    Repairs and maintains pneumatic-tube carrier system, using handtools and precision-measuring instruments: Locates sources of trouble. Repairs and installs parts, using handtools.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.281-018 PUMP SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: pump repairer

    Repairs pumps and pump power units, such as centrifugal and plunger-type pumps, and diesel-engine, gasoline-engine, and electric-motor power units, using hoists and handtools: Diagnoses trouble in pumps. Dismantles pumps and repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools. Reseats and grinds valves. Tests performances of repaired pumps. May wire motor to switchboard and install fuse box. May be designated according to type of pump repaired as Water-Pump Servicer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-022 REPAIRER (mine & quarry) alternate titles: mechanic

    Lubricates, adjusts, repairs, and inspects machinery used to clean, crush, size, and otherwise prepare coal, limestone, or rock salt for commercial or industrial use, or for further processing. May be designated according to work station as Breaker Repairer (mine & quarry); Preparation-Plant Repairer (mine & quarry); Tipple Repairer (mine & quarry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 80

630.281-026 REPAIRER (smelt. & refin.)

    Repairs machinery and equipment, such as ball mills, filters, crushers, classifiers, flotation machines, conveyor belt systems, thickener tanks, and vibrating screens, used in transporting and processing ore. May be designated according to machinery repaired as Roll Repairer (smelt. & refin.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-030 RUBBERIZING MECHANIC (any industry)

    Repairs and maintains rubber-covered and rubber-lined equipment in pulp mill, such as belting, impellors, pipes, pumps, and valves, using knives, handtools, and pressure vulcanizers: Examines exposed rubberized equipment for flaws and excessive wear. Selects rubber stock according to type of materials and manufacturer's specifications. Dismantles equipment and replaces or repairs damaged parts.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-034 SERVICE MECHANIC, COMPRESSED-GAS EQUIPMENT (chemical)

    Inspects, tests, repairs, and installs equipment, such as liquid gas converters and compressors in field installations to supply compressed gas for industrial and therapeutic use: Dismantles, tests, and analyzes malfunctioning equipment, using blueprints, manuals, handtools, and power tools, and tests apparatus to locate defects. Tests, repairs, and adjusts electrical circuits and equipment, such as starters, motors, rectifiers, relays, and heaters, using schematics and handtools and power tools. Solders, brazes, and welds materials to repair and replace copper and steel piping and equipment parts. Records repair work performed and condition of equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.281-038 TREATMENT-PLANT MECHANIC (waterworks) alternate titles: filtration-plant mechanic; water-treatment-plant mechanic

    Maintains and repairs machines and equipment used to process and distribute water for human consumption and industrial use: Dismantles, or partially dismantles electric motors, turbines, pumps, hydraulic valves, chlorinators, limers, meters, gauges, and other equipment, to gain access to or remove faulty parts, using hand and power tools, such as wrenches, screwdrivers, and hoists. Repairs or replaces defective parts. Inspects machines and equipment periodically, lubricating moving parts, or replacing worn parts to prevent breakdown or malfunctioning. May operate plant equipment to process and distribute water [WATER-TREATMENT-PLANT OPERATOR (waterworks)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.381-010 CONVEYOR-MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (any industry)

    Repairs and adjusts conveyor systems, using handtools: Installs belts in machinery, tightens bolts, adjusts tension rolls, straightens parts, aligns rollers, and replaces defective parts. May install conveyor systems.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.381-014 DOOR-CLOSER MECHANIC (any industry)

    Repairs, services, and installs hydraulic door closers, using machines and handtools: Disassembles closers, using handtools and vise. Immerses parts in solution of caustic soda and water to clean parts. Removes encrusted dirt and rust, using electric rotary wire brush and grinding wheel. Replaces worn or broken parts. Fabricates parts, using lathes, drill presses, shaping and milling machines, and precision measuring instruments, such as micrometers, calipers, and scales. Welds cracked closer casings, using acetylene torch. Fills oil chamber and packs spindle with leather washers. Paints finished door closer.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.381-018 LEAD OPERATOR (smelt. & refin.)

    Tests and repairs ore-crushing and ore-transporting machinery: Starts machines and equipment, such as feeders, jaw crushers, conveyor belts, and suction dust collectors. Observes machines and equipment in operation for defects and malfunctions. Turns valves to regulate flow of water into cooling system. Breaks up clogged ore, using iron bar or pneumatic hammer. Repairs machines and equipment, using handtools.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.381-022 LUBRICATION-EQUIPMENT SERVICER (any industry)

    Repairs and adjusts hand-or power-operated equipment used to lubricate automobiles, trucks, and industrial equipment, using handtools: Dismantles equipment, such as grease guns, air lines, and lubricating pumps. Examines parts for breaks, wear, and dirt. Replaces defective parts. Cleans and assembles equipment.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.381-026 SPRAY-GUN REPAIRER (any industry)

    Repairs and adjusts spray-paint guns and paint-mixing machines, using handtools: Disassembles spray gun, using wrenches. Cleans parts in gasoline or other solvent. Wipes parts dry. Replaces valves, jets, and other worn or broken parts. Attaches new hose to guns. Turns thumbscrews, nuts, and other controls on gun to adjust jets and nozzles. Repairs agitators of paint-mixing equipment. May mix paints and lacquers, using paddle or electric shaker-agitator, scales, and viscosity cups. May order parts and materials to maintain inventory levels.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

630.381-030 VALVE REPAIRER (chemical) alternate titles: cylinder-valve repairer; valve inspector-and-assembler; valve inspector

    Rebuilds safety and flow valves used on compressed and liquefied gas cylinders, drums, or railway cars: Disassembles valve, using bench vise and handtools. Inspects components for surface flaws, and defects in stem and threads. Reams valve seats with hand reamer and dresses threads with tap and die. Immerses parts in cleaning solution and reassembles valve. Dips valve in molten lead, using tongs, to prevent leakage. Attaches valve and fusible plug to high-pressure gasline, submerges it in water, and observes for bubbles to test valve and plug for leaks. Melts out defective plugs, scrapes hole clean, and pours in new metal. Records number of valves tested and test results. May attach gauge and open air valve to test filled cylinders for pressure. May brush or spray chemical solution around valves to test filled cylinders for leaks. May fill cylinders [CYLINDER FILLER (chemical)].
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

630.384-010 FIXTURE REPAIRER-FABRICATOR (any industry)

    Fabricates and repairs fixtures, rods, baskets, and hooks used to suspend articles in plating, cleansing, and painting vats, using handtools and portable power tools: Cuts metal stock to size, using handsaws or power saws and forming machines and following working sketches. Bends metal, using vise or hammer. Drills and taps holes, using portable power drill. Bolts or screws parts together, using wrenches and screwdrivers. May braze, solder, or weld parts together.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630.584-010 EQUIPMENT CLEANER-AND-TESTER (smelt. & refin.)

    Cleans and repairs aluminum-processing equipment, such as heaters, heat exchangers, evaporators, pipelines, pumps, cooler coils, and filter leaves, using handtools: Removes heads from heaters, evaporators, preheaters, and heat exchangers, using impact wrenches. Mixes acid or caustic with water and inhibiting chemicals to prepare cleaning solutions of specified concentrations. Tests solutions, using acid-testing equipment. Turns valves to circulate cleaning agents through equipment for time indicated by test results. Washes vessels and heaters with water. Removes scale from tubes, using air-powered turbines and drills. Examines vessels or heaters for leaks, and marks defective areas. Reassembles vessels and heaters, using chain falls, block and tackle, impact wrenches, and handtools. Lubricates valves and adjusts packing glands to prevent leaks. May keep records of repairs and test results.
GOE: 06.04.39 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.664-010 REPAIRER HELPER (smelt. & refin.)

    Assists REPAIRER (smelt. & refin.) in repairing machinery and equipment used in processing ore: Cuts out worn parts of conveyor belts, using shears. Draws ends of belt together, using block and tackle, and splices ends with metal fasteners. Loosens sections of machines and equipment, such as turbo-generators, vibrating screens, air compressors, conveyors, crushers, condensers, and boilers, using handtools and electric hoist. Removes worn pipe sections from air, oil, steam, and waterlines, using wrenches and chain hoist. Cleans soot and scale from steam tubes and water-cooling pipes of pressure boilers, using brush and airhose. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

630.664-014 SCREEN-AND-CYCLONE REPAIRER (mine & quarry)

    Repairs sizing screens and cyclones (centrifugal separators) used in processing iron ore, using handtools and chain hoist: Inspects screen panels on vibrating screens and screen cloth on ball mill trommels for wear and damage. Replaces worn screen panels on vibrating screens, using wrenches and hammer. Installs new screen cloth on ball mill trommels, using wrenches and chain hoist. Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to remove and replace cyclones for scheduled maintenance. Measures cyclone parts with rule and tape measure to determine need for replacements. Replaces worn parts, such as feed and shell linings, using wrenches. Cleans spray nozzles and belt scrapers in conveyor belt washing system.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.664-018 SERVICE-MECHANIC HELPER, COMPRESSED-GAS EQUIPMENT (chemical)

    Assists SERVICE MECHANIC, COMPRESSED-GAS EQUIPMENT (chemical) in installing and repairing pumps, tanks, and vaporizers: Cuts and threads pipes, using pipe cutter and dies. Cleans, polishes, and paints surface of parts, using solvent, rags, and spray guns. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.684-010 ANODE REBUILDER (smelt. & refin.)

    Rebuilds anodes of aluminum-reduction furnace, performing any combination of following duties: Removes straps (flexible connectors) from bottom channel irons and bolts them onto next level, using wrench. Grinds connector shoes with emery wheel. Pulls pins from anode with hydraulic puller and cleans scale from pins, using sandblast equipment. Replaces studs (pins), using stud driver. Removes bottom set of channel irons, prior to lowering electrode, and installs new irons on top of pot for rebuilding anode, using jacks, hydraulic squeezer, and wrench. May be designated according to work performed as Channel Rebuilder (smelt. & refin.); Pin Puller (smelt. & refin.); Strap Setter (smelt. & refin.); Stud Driver (smelt. & refin.).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630.684-014 BELT REPAIRER (any industry)

    Repairs and replaces canvas, leather, or rubber belts used to drive machinery and convey materials: Examines belts for defects and cuts out defective sections, using knife. Cuts strip of unused belting material, using knife. Clamps metal fasteners to ends of belt, using pincers, or splices ends of belt, using splicing machine. Positions repaired belt on pulleys. Applies dressing compound to belt to prevent slippage. May patch and sew defective areas of belts, using needle and thread. May specialize in repairing conveyor belts and be designated Conveyor-Belt Repairer (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.684-018 PUMP INSTALLER (any industry)

    Installs and adjusts electric, gasoline, and diesel-driven pumps and blowers, using handtools, power tools, and diagrams: Cuts and threads pipes, ducts, and fittings, using handtools and power tools. Levels and bolts down pump. Connects ducts and drive couplings, and aligns them to minimize friction, using handtools and gauges. Oils and greases moving parts, and adjusts valves to prevent overloading. May recommend repair or adjustment of driving mechanism to improve operation of pumps.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630.684-022 PUMP-SERVICER HELPER (any industry) alternate titles: mechanic helper

    Assists PUMP SERVICER (any industry) in repairing pumps, pump power units, and auxiliary equipment: Dismantles pumps, engines, and other machinery, using power hoists and handtools. Hauls pump and engine parts to and from machine shops, using hoisting device. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

630.684-026 REPAIRER II (chemical)

    Maintains, installs, and repairs process equipment in chemical plants, usually working under direction of REPAIRER (chemical) I 630.261-018: Inspects equipment for leaks and defective valves. Tightens flange connections and valves, using wrenches. Replaces driving belts, spray nozzles, gaskets, and packing in equipment and gaskets or seals in pipelines. Lubricates pumps and valves, using grease gun. Grinds and reseals valves, using power grinder. Dismantles and assembles equipment, using wrenches and portable power tools, as directed by REPAIRER (chemical) I to assist in repairs and installations. Cleans dirt and rust from equipment and parts prior to and after repairs are made, using brushes, buffer, and cleaning solutions. May test equipment for leaks, using compressed-nitrogen hose and compressor and vacuum gauge, to detect pressure drops. May assist equipment or process operator in operation or tending of equipment units during emergencies or rest periods.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 81

630.684-030 SCREEN REPAIRER, CRUSHER (mine & quarry)

    Repairs rod-screen panels in vibrating screens that divert taconite ore into final crushing stage, using hammers, wrenches, and hydraulic jack: Examines rod-screen panels for worn or damaged rods and liners. Lifts hydraulic jack into place between mounting frame and screen panel. Moves levers on jack to free screen panel from rubber holding flange. Lifts out panel and inserts replacement in holding flange. Taps rod ends with hammer to loosen them from frame and pulls out worn rods. Places frame in alignment jig, inserts new rods in holes, and taps rods with hammer to set them in frame. Replaces worn screen liners, using handtools.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

630.684-034 SPRAY-GUN-REPAIRER HELPER (any industry)

    Assists SPRAY-GUN REPAIRER (any industry) in repairing and adjusting spray paint guns. Disassembles and cleans spray guns, using handtools, solvent, and rags. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

630.684-038 WHEEL-AND-CASTER REPAIRER (any industry)

    Repairs and maintains wheels and casters on rolling equipment, such as racks and carts. Replaces parts, such as wheels and bearings, using handtools. Oils moving parts.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

630.687-010 PULLEY MAINTAINER (mine & quarry)

    Oils, greases, and replaces idler rollers or pulleys which support cable used in mine haulage slope. Oils and greases cable.
GOE: 05.12.08 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

631 POWERPLANT MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with maintenance and repair of turbogenerators, steam generators, and auxiliary equipment in powerplants, utilizing organic and atomic fuels or waterpower.

631.131-010 POWERHOUSE-MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (utilities)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installing, adjusting, repairing, and maintaining electrical and mechanical parts of hydroelectric turbines, generators, and auxiliary equipment. Trains workers in repair and maintenance procedures. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to type of powerplant in which maintenance is performed as Diesel-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities); Geothermal-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities); Hydroelectric-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities); Nuclear-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities); Steam-Powerplant Supervisor (utilities).
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

631.261-010 HYDROELECTRIC-MACHINERY MECHANIC (utilities) alternate titles: plant machinist

    Repairs and maintains in operating condition mechanical elements of generators, waterwheels, water-inlet and floodgate controls, valves, and piping in hydroelectric generating station. Sets up and operates machine tools to repair or reproduce machine parts and fittings, working from blueprints or defective part.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

631.261-014 POWERHOUSE MECHANIC (utilities) alternate titles: station mechanic

    Installs, adjusts, maintains, and repairs electrical and mechanical equipment and parts in power-generating station: Installs equipment. Dismantles and overhauls equipment [MILLWRIGHT (any industry) 638.281-018; BOILERMAKER (struct. metal) I 805.261-014]. Dismantles and repairs auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, compressors, and pipe systems [MAINTENANCE REPAIRER, INDUSTRIAL (any industry) 899.261-014]. Assists in conducting acceptance and performance tests on new or existing equipment. Fabricates special tools, rigging equipment, and replacement parts for equipment. May install wiring between machinery, switchboards, and control panels [ELECTRICIAN, MAINTENANCE (any industry) 829.261-018]. May be designated according to type of plant in which maintenance is performed as Diesel-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities); Gas-Turbine-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities); Geothermal-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities); Nuclear-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities); Steam-Generating-Powerplant Mechanic (utilities).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 85

631.261-018 POWERHOUSE-MECHANIC APPRENTICE (utilities) alternate titles: machinist apprentice; station-mechanic apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

631.364-010 HYDROELECTRIC-MACHINERY-MECHANIC HELPER (utilities)

    Assists HYDROELECTRIC-MACHINERY MECHANIC (utilities) in repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment in hydroelectric generating station, performing duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

631.684-010 POWERHOUSE-MECHANIC HELPER (utilities) alternate titles: generation-mechanic helper; station mechanic helper

    Assists POWERHOUSE MECHANIC (utilities) in maintaining and repairing power-generating equipment: Lubricates automatic recording instruments, changes recording charts, and refills ink containers. Removes instruments from panelboards for repairs, and reinstalls them when repairs are completed, using handtools. Carries or handtrucks tools and equipment to work areas. Removes nuts and bolts from machinery being disassembled for repairs. Holds parts in place for workers performing repair work. Returns tools to toolroom. Constructs scaffolds. Removes rust and scale from inside of boilers, using wire brush. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to plant in which work is performed as Diesel-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities); Gas-Turbine-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities); Geothermal-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities); Nuclear-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities); Steam-Generating-Powerplant-Mechanic Helper (utilities).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632 ORDNANCE AND ACCESSORIES MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with repairing, modifying, and maintaining in readiness small arms, field artillery, naval weapons, fire-control apparatus, munitions, and related ordnance. Occupations concerned with ordnance fabrication are covered in Groups 694 and 736. Occupations concerned with instruments are covered in Group 711. Occupations concerned with electronic equipment are covered in Groups 722 and 823.

632.131-010 ARTILLERY-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (ordnance)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in inspecting, servicing, and repairing artillery weapons. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

632.261-010 AIRCRAFT-ARMAMENT MECHANIC (government ser.) alternate titles: aircraft armorer

    Services armament equipment used on military aircraft: Strips airplanes of removable armament equipment, such as machine guns, synchronizers, and bomb-release apparatus, using handtools. Disassembles, cleans, oils, and repairs dismantled equipment and nonremovable armament, such as machine-gun mounts and bomb hoists. Inspects electric circuits controlling bomb-release and gun-firing mechanisms, following wiring diagrams. Immerses equipment parts not in use in hot cosmoline to protect parts from rust and stores until needed. Reassembles and remounts equipment. May be designated according to specialty as Bombsight Specialist (government ser.).
GOE: 05.05.10 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

632.261-014 FIRE-CONTROL MECHANIC (government ser.) alternate titles: fire-control technician

    Services mechanical, electronic, and optical equipment controlling naval guns, following blueprints and diagrams and using handtools and testing devices: Inspects and cleans optical equipment, installing new eyepieces as necessary. Adjusts and lubricates gyroscope. Repairs and replaces parts of motors and remote control equipment, communications equipment, and electronic equipment, using handtools and standard test equipment. Participates in bore-sighting and aligning guns. Tests wiring circuits, following blueprints and diagrams.
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

632.261-018 ORDNANCE ARTIFICER (government ser.)

    Inspects, tests, maintains, stores, and prepares for use ordnance material, such as guns, primers, fuses, shells, mines, bombs, rockets and guided missiles, tanks, chemical, biological, and radiological munitions, and fire-control equipment for weapons: Tests and inspects material for functioning and serviceability, using prescribed gauges and test equipment, and by firing or detonating weapons and munitions. Disassembles, repairs, and reassembles ordnance of all types, using handtools, power tools, and material-handling equipment. Assembles and loads explosive and inert elements to prepare ammunition items for use. Cleans, stores, and maintains ordnance material according to technical manuals. May be designated according to ordnance item involved as Munitions Worker (government ser.); Nuclear Weapons Mechanical Specialist (government ser.); Torpedo Specialist (government ser.). May maintain small arms and artillery and be designated Armorer (government ser.). May deactivate unexploded bombs and mines and be designated Bomb-Disposal Specialist (government ser.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

632.281-010 GUNSMITH (any industry) alternate titles: repairer

    Repairs and modifies firearms to blueprint and customer specifications, using handtools and machines, such as grinders, planers, and millers: Fits action and barrel into stock and aligns parts. Installs parts, such as metallic or optical sights, pistol grips, recoil pads, and decorative pieces of firearms, using screws and handtools. Rebores barrels on boring machine to enlarge caliber of bore. Operates broaching machine to cut rifling in barrel of small arms. Installs choke device on shotguns to control shot pattern. Operates machine to grind and polish metal parts. Immerses metal parts in bluing salt bath to impart rust resistant surface and blue color to metal. Fires firearms with proof loads to determine strength characteristics, correct alignment, and assembly of piece. Fabricates wooden stock for guns according to customer specifications. Refinishes wooden stocks for rifles and shotguns by hand sanding and rubbing with special finishing oil and quick-drying lacquer. May lay out plans on paper and calculate bullet-flight arcs, sight positions, and other details to design new guns.
GOE: 05.05.07 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

632.360-010 GAUGE-AND-WEIGH-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

    Sets up machines to measure and weigh loaded cartridges: Turns setscrews and nuts to adjust and synchronize feeding, gauging, weighing, and ejection mechanisms, using handtools, and master cartridge and fixed gauges to verify settings. Starts machine and inspects sample cartridges for conformance to weight and size specifications. Disassembles machine to replace worn or broken parts or to install parts to accommodate specific size or type of cartridge, using handtools. Tags trays of rejected cartridges, indicating reason for rejection, and routes them to other workers for reinspection or salvage. Cleans and lubricates equipment. Gives instructions to new workers for operating machine.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.360-014 LOADING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance) alternate titles: cartridge-assembling-machine adjuster

    Sets up automatic machine to fill small arms cartridge cases with powder and insert bullets: Installs machine parts, such as shell and bullet dials, carriers, punches, crimping die, and powder charge regulator, to accommodate designated size and type of cartridge to be filled, using handtools. Turns setscrews or nuts to adjust and synchronize mechanisms. Cleans machine and lubricates moving parts. Polishes punches and dies to remove scratches or adhering brass, using $T3bench grinder$T1 and emery cloth. Disassembles machine or parts to remove jammed cartridges and to replace worn or broken parts. Tests sample of cartridges for pullout of bullets and weighs powder load, using $T3pull-test machine$T1 and gram scale. Records test results. Gives instructions to new workers in operation of machines and use of gauges.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

632.360-018 PRIMER-INSERTING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

    Sets up and maintains in operation automatic machines that insert explosive primers in cartridge cases: Installs and adjusts punches, dies, and feed fingers, and regulates feeding and ejection mechanisms, using handtools and gauges. Frees jams and replaces worn or broken parts. Polishes steel punches and feed fingers to remove burrs, scratches, or adhering brass, using speed lathe and emery cloth. May feed plates or boards of primers into machine hoppers. May instruct new workers in machine operation and use of gauges.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.380-010 INSPECTING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance)

    Adjusts roller, chain, or belt conveyors that convey small arms ammunition or components past inspectors: Turns stop nuts and setscrews to align tubes, channels, or fingers which transfer workpieces from hopper to carrier, using handtools. Bends and hammers discharge chutes into position. Turns adjustment knob of drive motor or shifting belt to different pulley to change speed of conveyor. Tightens belts by extending tension wheel. Replaces mirrors that enable inspector to see both ends of cartridges. Removes cartridges jammed in feed or discharge channels, using wire tools.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

632.380-014 LOADING-UNIT TOOL-SETTER (ordnance)

    Sets up series of machines to load platefuls of small arms cartridges with powder and bullets: Changes setting screws on eccentric arm of shakers to adjust length of stroke of shaker table according to caliber and style of cartridge and bullet processed. Installs powder volume plate in loading unit and inserts blocks of punches and collets in presses to seat and crimp bullets, using handtools. Turns setscrews, stop nuts, and turnbuckles to adjust, by trial and error, side guides, backstops, conveyor fingers, and stroke of press gates, using height gauges. Distributes plates to each work station according to work requirements. Empties powder from volume plate into tray and weighs it, dividing by number of cartridges in plate to determine if total load and average per cartridge are within weights specified. Changes volume plate for one with larger or smaller cavities until total and average loads meet specifications. Observes unit in operation to detect malfunctioning. Starts machine to load plate of cartridges and sends samples to ballistics laboratory for approval before releasing unit to operating crew.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.380-018 PRIMER-WATERPROOFING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (ordnance) alternate titles: lacquer-press adjuster

    Sets up dial-feed machine to daub and spray lacquer to base and mouth of cartridge cases to form waterproof seal around primer and bullet: Aligns and adjusts feeding, lacquering, blotting, and ejecting mechanisms, and installs reels of blotting-paper tape, using handtools. Thins lacquer with acetate to desired consistency and pours it into machine reservoirs. Measures drain time of sample mixture to verify conformance to specified viscosity, using electric timer. Drains and flushes reservoirs and feed tubes to prevent clogging, using thinner.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.380-022 RIM-FIRE-PRIMING TOOL SETTER (ordnance)

    Sets up automatic machines to fill head cavity of rim-fire cartridge cases with explosive priming mixture: Installs and aligns knockout pins, primer-spreading punches, and shell-holding blocks, using handtools and gauges. Sets stops and cams to synchronize movements of feeding screws and rolls, shell-holding fingers, and ejection mechanism. Starts machine and examines primed cartridge cases for defects, such as dents, scratches, or unfilled head cavities. Cleans priming mixture from tools and machine bed, using air blast or vacuum hose. Dismantles machine to replace worn or broken parts.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

632.380-026 VARNISHING-UNIT TOOL SETTER (ordnance)

    Sets up machine to waterproof center-fire cartridges with varnish or lacquer: Selects varnishing plates with pins of specified diameter to accommodate caliber of cartridge to be processed and screws into plate holders. Hammers out and replaces broken, bent, or loose pins. Turns setscrews, stop nuts, and limit pins to adjust height and speed of varnishing machine, using handtools. Mixes varnish or lacquer and thinner in reservoir to obtain waterproofing solution of specified viscosity. Examines samples of varnished cartridges to determine whether coating is sufficient to waterproof them.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

632.381-010 GUN SYNCHRONIZER (ordnance)

    Adjusts interconnecting control mechanisms of gun to synchronize gun with gunners sight (telescope or range finder) and fire control computer: Lifts gun to work stand, using hoist, and connects electrical and hydraulic lines to power sources. Inserts borescope in muzzle of gun, and telescope and level in breech. Moves controls to level position of gun. Adjusts gunners quadrant to synchronize quadrant with gun at level position. Sets eccentrics within control mechanism in position level with gun and quadrant. Bolts control arm of ballistics computer to sighting adjustment controls. Sights through range finder and moves controls to align cross hairs of range finder on specified target. Looks through borescope in gun to verify alignment of gun bore on target. Adjusts eccentrics, and controls to regulate flow of electrical impulse into control instruments, to align gun and sight on specified target.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

632.381-014 INSPECTOR, FIREARMS (ordnance)

    Examines working parts of guns used in testing ammunition to determine that they are in satisfactory condition to be used for making tests. Examines bore, cartridge chamber, firing-pin hole, and other parts related to functional operation of gun, using precision measuring instruments. Inspects bore of gun for defects, such as scratches, pits, and corrosion, using illuminated periscope. Tests operation of gun for satisfactory action. May assist GUNSMITH (any industry) in adjusting test arms.
GOE: 06.01.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

632.684-010 ORDNANCE-ARTIFICER HELPER (government ser.)

    Assist ORDNANCE ARTIFICER (government ser.) in inspecting, maintaining, storing, and preparing for use ordnance material, such as guns, primers, fuses, mines, bombs, rockets, guided missiles, tanks, munitions, and fire-control equipment for weapons. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.16 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

633 BUSINESS AND COMMERCIAL MACHINE REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with repairing calculating, bookkeeping, addressing, duplicating, and related machines, including both manual and electric typewriters and cash registers. Sales and service occupations are included in Group 275; and electronic data processing equipment is included in Group 722 and Group 823.

633.131-010 OFFICE-MACHINE-SERVICE SUPERVISOR (any industry)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in servicing, repairing, and rebuilding office machines, such as calculating, bookkeeping, duplicating machines, and typewriters, in customer's establishment and in repair shop. Trains workers in repairing and servicing procedures. Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May review reports on unserviceable machines and examine them to determine repairs required and to estimate cost of repair. May compute cost of repaired items. When supervising workers in repair shop, may be designated Office-Machine-Repair-Shop Supervisor (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.261-010 ASSEMBLY TECHNICIAN (office machines)

    Inspects, adjusts, and repairs punched-card office machines, such as interpreters, collators, proof machines for banks, and card punches, using handtools and test equipment: Reads machine assembly specifications, such as charts, blueprints, schematic diagrams, and engineering specifications to determine requirements, such as drive speed, timing of card feed and output, and installation of special features ordered by customer. Operates machine, using prepunched cards, to observe and listen to operation of moving parts, to measure clearances and contact gaps, and to measure voltages and continuity, using voltmeter, ohmmeter, and test lights. Adjusts clearance of moving parts, electrical contact gaps, and alignment of printing units and contact brush units to meet specifications, using tools, such as screwdrivers, wrenches, feeler gauges, and special fixtures. Repairs assembly errors noted by quality control personnel. May install hardware, drill holes, and insert pins to complete assembly prior to final testing of machine. May train workers in assembly operations.
GOE: 06.01.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

633.261-014 MAIL-PROCESSING-EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (government ser.)

    Repairs and maintains mail-processing equipment, such as letter-canceling machines, letter-facing-and-canceling machines, mail-sorting machines, and conveyor systems, following blueprints and schematic diagrams, using handtools, power tools, and electrical testing instruments: Inspects machine to locate causes of trouble, using ammeters, ohmmeters, relay testers, and other testing instruments. Dismantles machine, using handtools and power tools. Repairs wiring circuits and replaces parts, such as relays, resistors, condensers, and rheostats in electrical systems, using handtools. Repairs and replaces parts, such as gears and bearings in mechanical systems, using handtools. Reassembles and starts machines to test performances. Dismantles conveyor systems, using handtools. Repairs or replaces defective parts and reassembles conveyors. May repair hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

633.281-010 CASH-REGISTER SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: cash-register repairer

    Tests and repairs cash registers, using handtools, power tools, and circuit test meters: Examines mechanical assemblies, such as printing mechanisms, counters, and keyboards, for worn or damaged parts, using precision gauges. Replaces defective parts, or reshapes parts on bench lathe or grinder. Tests electrical control units, wiring, and motors, using circuit test equipment. Replaces defective electrical parts, using handtools and welding and soldering equipment. Cleans and oils moving parts. May service adding machines [OFFICE-MACHINE SERVICER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.281-014 DICTATING-TRANSCRIBING-MACHINE SERVICER (any industry)

    Repairs magnetic tape and grooved-tape dictating-transcribing machines, using wiring diagrams, handtools, and electronic testing equipment: Tests machines to isolate defective circuits, using oscilloscope, audioscope, test meters, tube and circuit testers, and referring to wiring diagrams. Replaces faulty parts, such as tubes, transistors, microphones, relays, and resistors, using soldering iron and handtools. Replaces or adjusts mechanical elements, such as playback mechanisms, remote control switches, and tape reels. Operates repaired machines to test their performances. May operate bench lathe to fabricate shims, bolts, and other similar parts. May be designated according to type of machine repaired as Dictating-Transcribing-Machine Servicer, Grooved Tape (any industry); Dictating-Transcribing-Machine Servicer, Magnetic Tape (any industry). Important variables may be indicated by trade name of machines repaired.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.281-018 OFFICE-MACHINE SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: business-machine mechanic; office-equipment mechanic; office-machine inspector

    Repairs and services office machines, such as adding, accounting, and calculating machines, and typewriters, using handtools, power tools, micrometers, and welding equipment: Operates machines to test moving parts and to listen to sounds of machines to locate causes of trouble. Disassembles machine and examines parts, such as gears, guides, rollers, and pinions for wear and defects, using micrometers. Repairs, adjusts, or replaces parts, using handtools, power tools, and soldering and welding equipment. Cleans and oils moving parts. May give instructions in operation and care of machines to machine operators. May assemble new machines. May be designated according to machine repaired or serviced as Accounting-Machine Servicer (any industry); Adding-Machine Servicer (any industry); Calculating-Machine Servicer (any industry); Duplicating-Machine Servicer (any industry); Typewriter Servicer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.281-022 OFFICE-MACHINE-SERVICER APPRENTICE (any industry) alternate titles: business-machine-mechanic apprentice

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

633.281-026 SCALE MECHANIC (any industry)

    Installs, calibrates, and repairs weighing scales, using handtools, power tools, and standard test weights: Moves scale into position, using hoists and rollers. Inserts shims between scale base and foundation to level scale. Secures scale to foundation, using handtools. Tests scale, using certified weights, and adjusts pivots, dial settings, and pendulums to ensure that weight indication meets legal specifications. Turns setscrews to adjust spring scales. Disassembles scales and repairs or replaces worn or damaged parts, such as pivots and bearings, using $T3bench grinder,$T1 handtools, and power tools. Straightens, cleans, and repaints structural parts of scale. May install, adjust, and repair electronically controlled scales.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

633.281-030 STATISTICAL-MACHINE SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: customer engineer

    Installs and services collators, sorters, and other statistical machines in accordance with graphs and charts, using handtools and precision-measuring instruments: Assembles and installs machines, following timing and wiring charts and using handtools, calipers, micrometers, and other instruments. Starts machines and listens for sounds to locate electrical and mechanical defects. Examines wiring, cards, and printed tape for defects. Dismantles machines and repairs or replaces parts, using handtools. Tightens, loosens, sets, or otherwise adjusts gears, clutches, and electrical connections. May set up machine to obtain particular information by wiring and inserting board in machines and moving switches and levers. May instruct and advise operators of equipment in machine operation and in interpretation of setup charts. May supervise and instruct student servicers.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637 UTILITIES SERVICE MECHANICS AND REPAIRERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with installing, maintaining, and repairing mechanical equipment and appliances used to supply heat, conditioned air, refrigeration, water, and related utilities in homes and commercial or industrial establishments.

637.131-010 SUPERVISOR, COOLER SERVICE (svc. ind. mach.) alternate titles: manager, vending department

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in installation, maintenance, renovation, and repair of vending machines (coolers) dispensing bottled beverages: Orders delivery of coolers to retail locations. Dispatches repairers on service calls to repair or adjust faulty coolers. Instructs and trains new workers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637.261-010 AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER, WINDOW UNIT (construction)

    Installs, services, and repairs window air-conditioning units, ranging from 1/2 to 2 tons capacity, in private residences and small establishments: Inspects existing wiring, fuses, or circuit-breaker panels on customer's premises to ensure adequate power supply for operating air-conditioner. Measures window, transom, or other existing openings for air-conditioning unit, using measuring tape or rule, or cuts opening through wall, using mallet and cold chisel. Assembles and positions support brackets in place, using screws, clamps, or other braces, and power tools and handtools. Fills space between window support and edge of opening with caulking compound and filler board. Places air-conditioner on support frame and secures unit in position, leveling unit, using screws, clips, and bolts. Starts unit, adjusts controls, and listens for excessive noise or sounds indicating malfunction. Examines malfunctioning unit for defective parts, utilizing knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and refrigeration theory, to determine cause of malfunction. Dismantles whole or part of unit, as indicated by type of malfunction, and repairs or replaces such parts as switches, relays, fan motors, thermostats, and other components, using handtools and power tools. Replaces filters, lubricates unit, and adjusts controls. Reassembles unit, making necessary adjustments to ensure efficient operation. May give instructions to customer regarding operation and care of unit. May estimate cost of repairs or adjustments. May remove unit from customer's premises for major repairs or overhaul in shop, or for return to manufacturer for extensive repairs. May repair sealed refrigeration units of machines. For installation, service, and repair of central air-conditioning units, see HEATING-AND-AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER (construction) 637.261-014.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

637.261-014 HEATING-AND-AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER (construction) alternate titles: air-conditioning mechanic; environmental-control-system installer-servicer; heating-and-air-conditioning mechanic; heating mechanic

    Installs, services, and repairs environmental control systems in residences, department stores, office buildings, and commercial establishments, utilizing knowledge of refrigeration theory, pipefitting, and structural layout: Mounts compressor and condenser units on platform or floor, using handtools, following blueprints or engineering specifications. Fabricates, assembles, and installs ductwork and chassis parts, using portable metalworking tools and welding equipment [DUCT INSTALLER (construction; mfd. bldgs.) 869.664-014]. Installs evaporator unit in chassis or in air duct system, using handtools. Cuts and bends tubing to correct length and shape, using cutting and bending equipment and tools. Cuts and threads pipe, using machine-threading or hand-threading equipment. Joins tubing or pipe to various refrigerating units by means of sleeves, couplings, or unions, and solders joints, using torch, forming complete circuit for refrigerant [PIPE FITTER (construction) 862.281-018]. Installs expansion and discharge valves in circuit. Connects motors, compressors, temperature controls, humidity controls, and circulating-ventilation fans to control panels and connects control panels to power source [ELECTRICIAN (construction) 824.261-010]. Installs air and water filters in completed installation. Injects small amount of refrigerant into compressor to test systems, and adds freon gas to build up prescribed operating pressure. Observes pressure and vacuum gauges and adjusts controls to ensure efficient operation. Tests joints and connections for gas leaks, using gauges or soap-and-water solution. Wraps pipes in insulation batting and secures them in place with cement or wire bands. Replaces defective breaker controls, thermostats, switches, fuses, and electrical wiring to repair installed units, using electrician's handtools and test equipment. May install, repair, and service air-conditioners, ranging from fifteen to twenty tons cooling capacity, in warehouses and factory buildings and be designated Air-Conditioning Mechanic, Industrial (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 83

637.261-018 GAS-APPLIANCE SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: appliance servicer; customer servicer

    Installs and repairs gas meters, regulators, ranges, heaters, and refrigerators in customer's establishment, using manometer, voltmeter, handtools, and pipe-threading tools: Measures, cuts, and threads pipe and connects it to feeder line and equipment or appliance, using rule, pipe cutter, threader, and wrench. Tests and examines pipelines and equipment to locate leaks and faulty pipe connections and to determine pressure and flow of gas, using manometer, voltmeter, combustible gas indicator, and soap lather. Dismantles meters and regulators, and replaces defective pipes, thermocouples, thermostats, valves, and indicator spindles, using handtools. May assemble new or reconditioned appliances. May collect for monthly bills or overdue payments. May be designated according to appliance serviced as Gas-Refrigerator Servicer (any industry); Gas-Stove Servicer (any industry).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637.261-022 INDUSTRIAL-GAS SERVICER (utilities)

    Tests, repairs, and adjusts all types of industrial gas equipment, including control mechanisms, such as thermostats, high-temperature-limit controls, solenoid valves, safety pilots, and various other safety controls actuated by bimetallic expansion, fluid expansion, or thermocouple electric energy. May advise customers on proper installation of equipment. May install or remove large industrial meters, regulators, and related equipment. May read meters [METER READER (utilities; waterworks)].
GOE: 05.05.11 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637.261-026 REFRIGERATION MECHANIC (any industry)

    Installs and repairs industrial and commercial refrigerating systems according to blueprints and engineering specifications, using knowledge of refrigeration, structural layout, and function and design of components: Lays out reference points for installation of structural and functional components, using measuring instruments, such as tape, transit, plumb bob, levels, and square. Drills holes and installs mounting brackets and hangers into floor and walls of building. Lifts and aligns components into position, using hoist or block and tackle. Screws, bolts, rivets, welds, and brazes parts to assemble structural and functional components, such as motors, controls, switches, gauges, wiring harnesses, valves, pumps, compressors, condensers, cores, and pipes. Cuts, threads, and connects pipe to functional components and water or power system of premises [PIPE FITTER (construction) 862.281-018]. Pumps specified gas or fluid into system. Starts system, observes operation, reads gauges and instruments, and adjusts mechanisms, such as valves, controls, and pumps to control level of fluid, pressure, and temperature in system. Dismantles malfunctioning systems and tests components, using electrical, mechanical, and pneumatic testing equipment. Replaces or adjusts defective or worn parts to repair systems. May insulate shells and cabinets of systems. May install wiring to connect components to electric power source. May specialize in installing systems and be designated Refrigeration-System Installer (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 80

637.261-030 SOLAR-ENERGY-SYSTEM INSTALLER (any industry)

    Installs and repairs solar-energy systems designed to collect, store, and circulate solar-heated water or other medium for residential, commercial, or industrial use: Locates and marks position of collectors, holding tank, and distribution system on structure, according to specifications and blueprints. Cuts holes in roof, walls, and ceiling to install equipment and plumbing, using power saws and drills. Installs supports and brackets to anchor solar collectors and holding tank, using carpenter's handtools. Cuts, threads, and fits plumbing according to specifications for connecting circulation system, using plumber's handtools. Lays out and connects electrical wiring between controls and pumps according to wiring diagram and knowledge of standard industry practice, using electrician's handtools. Tests electrical circuits and components for continuity, using electrical test equipment. Tests plumbing for leaks, using pressure gauge. Pushes control buttons to activate pumps and observes system to detect malfunctions. Repairs or replaces defective equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

637.261-034 AIR AND HYDRONIC BALANCING TECHNICIAN (any industry)

    Inspects, tests, adjusts, and $T3balances$T1 heating, cooling, and ventilating systems in residential, commercial, and industrial buildings, using specialized tools and test equipment, to attain performance standards specified in system design: Studies system blueprints, specifications, and performance data to determine configuration and purpose of system components, such as motors, pumps, fans, switches, ducts, or pipes. Discusses system malfunctions with users to isolate problems. Inspects system to verify system compliance with plans and specifications and to detect malfunctions in system component parts. Adjusts system controls to settings recommended by vendor to prepare to perform tests. Tests performance of air and hydronic systems, using specialized tools and test equipment, such as pitot tube, manometer, anemometer, velometer, tachometer, psychrometer, and thermometer, to isolate problems and determine where adjustments are necessary. Opens or closes louvers in system ductwork or adjusts flow control valves in piping to balance system, using handtools such as pliers, screwdriver, or wrenches. Discusses system operation with users to verify that malfunctions have been corrected.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

637.281-010 PUMP ERECTOR (construction) alternate titles: pump installation and servicer

    Installs and repairs submerged turbine pumps in waterwells, using rig (truck-mounted hoisting equipment): Drives rig into position adjacent to well. Starts hoisting engine and moves levers and pedals to raise and extend telescoping hoisting mast. Bolts guy wires and struts to mast for support. Threads and tightens pump parts, such as pump bowl, shaft, bearings, tubing, and couplings, using wrenches and chain tongs to assemble pump section. Raises pump section to vertical position and installs section in well casing, using rig loadline and winch. Screws coupling or bolts flange to connect pump base to pipe column. Drives wedges under pump base to align base with pump shaft, centering pump shaft in opening until tube nut or packing container fits without interference, or using dial indicator to verify alignment. Hoists electric motor drive or engine drive gear box into position over pump base and inspects clearance between shaft and hollow spindle of driver to verify alignment of pump shaft. Attaches pressure gauge and orifice meter to pump outlet and pumps air into well to measure static and dynamic water levels and capacity of well. Dismantles pumps to clean, repair, and replace worn or damaged parts. May work in shop to repair various types of pumps, such as centrifugal, plunger, and turbine pumps [PUMP SERVICER (any industry)].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

637.281-014 STOKER ERECTOR-AND-SERVICER (any industry) alternate titles: stoker-installation mechanic; cooler servicer

    Installs and repairs household, commercial, and industrial automatic coal stokers in furnaces according to specifications, using handtools and welding equipment: Removes plate from side of furnace with screwdriver or wrench or cuts hole in side of furnace with acetylene torch to make opening for entrance of stoker. Places stoker in operating position with feed mechanism projecting through side plate opening or hole in furnace wall and builds up firebrick or clay around it. Installs thermostat in furnace room or other part of building, instrument panel in furnace room, and regulator on boiler or furnace. Connects regulator wires to control panel and stoker wires with control panel wires according to wiring diagram. Replaces fuses, repairs short circuits in wiring, and removes clinkers from furnace bed and pieces of metal from screw conveyor.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

637.381-010 EVAPORATIVE-COOLER INSTALLER (any industry)

    Repairs and installs cooling units to draw air over moistened pads, using handtools and portable power tools: Disassembles, cleans, and oils parts. Replaces motor bearings, aligns pulleys on motor and blower shafts, and tightens slack in drive belts. Replaces defective wiring. Holds tachometer against revolving centers of blowers and motors to verify specified revolutions per minute. Bolts cooler to window or platform adjacent to window, following layout lines. Cuts and installs plywood or building board to fit vacant window space. Installs electrical outlets and thermostat or humidistat controls. Cuts and connects tubing to cooler and water source. Adjusts rate of water flow. May install cooler on roof and assemble prefabricated sheet metal ducts in attic.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

637.381-014 REFRIGERATION UNIT REPAIRER (svc. ind. mach.)

    Replaces defective components and reassembles refrigeration units to work orders and blueprint specifications: Studies rejection slips from inspection department or customer's letters and observes functioning of components, such as controls, fan, condenser, evaporator, or compressor to determine need for repair or replacement. Drains oil and pumps gas from unit. Loosens bolts, and melts soldered or brazed seams, to dismantle unit, using handtools and torch. Removes and replaces defective components. Brazes or solders parts to repair defective joints and leaks. Reassembles unit, using measuring instruments, handtools, soldering iron, and hand torch. Routes defective components to salvage department. May adjust unit controls. Records cause of malfunction, repairs, and replacements made.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

637.384-010 INDUSTRIAL-GAS-SERVICER HELPER (utilities)

    Assists in testing, repairing, and installing gas equipment, domestic gas appliances, and gas meters: Cuts, threads, and joins pipe as directed, using handtools. Brushes soap solution over connections to test for leaks. Positions heavy equipment, using hoist. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

637.664-010 HEATING-AND-AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER HELPER (construction) alternate titles: heating-and-air-conditioning-mechanic helper

    Assists workers engaged in installing, repairing, and servicing industrial, commercial, and residential environmental-control systems, performing any combination of following duties: Cuts, punches, flanges, shears, and solders sheet metal ducts and parts, using handtools and portable power tools. Cuts threads and packs pipes. Cements insulation in place over finished piping or tubing. Passes electrical wire through conduit, splices wire connections, and tapes wire. Assembles sheet metal components of prefabricated furnaces, using handtools. Replaces exhausted or defective containers of refrigerant with new refrigerant. Lubricates fans, motors, and control units. Installs air and water filters in completed assembly. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to type of equipment serviced as Air-Conditioning-Mechanic Helper, Industrial (any industry).
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

637.684-010 GAS-APPLIANCE-SERVICER HELPER (any industry) alternate titles: customer-servicer helper; gas-fitter helper

    Assists GAS-APPLIANCE SERVICER (any industry) in installing, testing, adjusting, and repairing regulators, ranges, and heaters, in customer's establishments: Transports tools, parts, equipment, and appliances from truck to customer's establishment, using handtruck. Measures, cuts, threads, and connects pipe to feeder line and installed appliance, using pipe cutter, threader, and wrench. Dismantles appliances and replaces defective pipes, thermocouples, thermostats, valves, and spindles, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title. May be designated according to kind of appliance repaired as Gas-Stove-Servicer Helper (any industry).
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

637.684-014 QUALITY-CONTROL TECHNICIAN (svc. ind. mach.)

    Tests vending, amusement, or other coin-operated machines for operating condition, and adjusts operating components, using handtools: Tests operating cycle of machine, using electrical timer. Tests wiring, using light bulbs to verify circuit continuity. Tests operation of coin-operating-and-return mechanism. Adjusts faulty operating components, using handtools. Rejects units requiring extensive repairs or refinishing. May examine paint finish for blemishes, chips, or other flaws.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

637.687-010 AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER HELPER, WINDOW UNIT (construction)

    Assists AIR-CONDITIONING INSTALLER-SERVICER, WINDOW UNIT (construction) in repairing, servicing, or installing window-mounted air-conditioning units, performing any combination of following duties: Carries unit from delivery vehicle to work site. Assembles window-support brackets, using handtools. Cuts opening through wall for insertion of unit, using hammer and chisel. Applies caulking compound to excess space between air-conditioner and wall opening. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

637.687-014 REFRIGERATION-MECHANIC HELPER (any industry)

    Assists REFRIGERATION MECHANIC (any industry) in installing, maintaining, and repairing industrial and commercial refrigerating systems: Transports tools, materials, components, and refuse to and from work area. Lifts or holds parts while REFRIGERATION MECHANIC (any industry) fits, aligns, and fastens them into position. Bolts or unbolts parts, using handtools. May cut and thread pipe to specified length, using pipe cutter, stock, and die. May insulate cabinets and systems. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

637.687-018 SOLAR-ENERGY-SYSTEM-INSTALLER HELPER (any industry)

    Assists SOLAR-ENERGY-SYSTEM INSTALLER (any industry) 637.261-030 in installing and repairing solar-energy systems for residential, commercial, or industrial use: Saws and drills holes in roof and walls for placement of equipment, plumbing, and wiring as directed. Loads and unloads truck. Attaches plumbing and electrical wiring to structure, using handtools. Cuts pipe threads and wraps insulation around pipes. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.10.01 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

638 MISCELLANEOUS OCCUPATIONS IN MACHINE INSTALLATION AND REPAIR

    This group includes occupations which are too broad to classify on the basis of a particular machine or type of machinery.

638.131-010 FUEL-SYSTEM-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (any industry)

    Supervises, coordinates activities of, and assists FUEL-SYSTEM-MAINTENANCE WORKERS (any industry) in maintenance and inspection of fuel storage, distribution, and dispensing systems. Determines safety, maintenance, and inspection methods and instructs and directs workers in such procedures. Diagnoses difficult maintenance problems and recurring malfunctions. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.06.03 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.131-014 MACHINE-ASSEMBLER SUPERVISOR (machinery mfg.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in assembly of machines, equipment, and their subassemblies: Analyzes specifications, such as blueprints, diagrams, and schematics, to determine need for supplies and sequence of operations. Requisitions supplies and coordinates flow of material through department. Trains workers in assembly techniques. Inspects work to ensure conformance to specifications. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.01.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.131-018 MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, FIRE-FIGHTING-EQUIPMENT (government ser.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance and repair of fire-fighting vehicles, equipment, and buildings: Inspects equipment and facilities to determine repair or malfunctioning units and physical structures. Trains workers in equipment repair and structural maintenance, using operating manuals, work orders, and blueprints. Requisitions materials and supplies. Repairs faulty equipment at fire sites, using mechanic's handtools. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.131-022 MAINTENANCE-MECHANIC SUPERVISOR (any industry) alternate titles: craft supervisor; maintenance advisor; maintenance supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery and equipment, and in fabricating metal parts and tools: Directs workers engaged in repairing and maintaining parts of equipment and machines. Coordinates activities of workers engaged in installation of machinery and equipment. Directs workers in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment. Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment based on observation of machinery and applying knowledge from past experience. Directs workers engaged in dismantling, assembling, and installing industrial machinery [MILLWRIGHT SUPERVISOR (any industry) 638.131-030]. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May requisition and keep supply of spare parts. May modify programming of robots and related equipment, such as $T3robot controllers$T1 and $T3programmable controllers.$T1 May coordinate activities of workers engaged in programming machinery and equipment. May supervise and coordinate activities of workers engaged in making structural repairs to buildings [MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (any industry) 891.137-010].
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

638.131-026 MECHANICAL-MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (any industry) alternate titles: maintenance engineer, oil field; shop supervisor

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining and repairing mechanical parts of pumps, cranes, compressors, ditch diggers, automobiles, trucks, tractors, pipelaying machines, and similar equipment used in constructing pipelines, transporting oil and other fluids, and in related oil field and construction or airport maintenance activities: Inspects defective equipment in shop or field to determine extent of wear or damage. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title. May contract repair work. May arrange for sale or purchase of equipment. May supervise workers engaged in repairing company-owned railroad cars. May travel to work sites to supervise and coordinate activities of workers and be designated Traveling-Maintenance Supervisor (any industry).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 80

638.131-030 MILLWRIGHT SUPERVISOR (any industry)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in dismantling, moving, assembling, and installing industrial machinery: Measures floor distances with rule to verify foundation layouts. Verifies dimensions of machine parts, using gauges, calipers, and micrometers. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.131-034 MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR, MOBILE BATTERY EQUIPMENT (mine & quarry)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintenance and repair of mobile battery-powered mining equipment: Reviews list of mobile battery-powered equipment needing repairs. Examines defective equipment and equipment batteries to determine malfunctions, using electrical and hydraulic schematics. Assigns personnel to perform repairs. Inspects repaired equipment for conformance to company and federal safety standards. Notifies supervisor when equipment is back in service. Trains new employees. Tests air in mine shafts for presence of methane or lack of oxygen, using hand held testing devices, and notifies shift supervisors of hazards. Observes work area for defective equipment and hazardous electrical conditions, according to federal and state regulations. Completes accident reports. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.261-010 AUTOMATED EQUIPMENT ENGINEER-TECHNICIAN (machinery mfg.) alternate titles: engineer, automated equipment; technician, automated equipment

    Installs machinery and equipment used to emboss, die-cut, score, fold, and transfer paper or cardboard stock to form box blanks, knock-down advertising displays, and similar products: Confers with customer's engineering staff to determine layout of equipment, to resolve problems of machine design, and to avoid construction problems in plant. Arranges machine parts according to sequence of assembly and effective use of floor space. Directs workers in positioning equipment, following floor plans and manufacturer's instructions. Assembles and installs electrical and electromechanical components and systems, using handtools, electrical testing instruments, soldering irons, and wiring diagrams. Operates equipment through trial run to verify setup. Adjusts controls and setup of machine for specified type, thickness, and size of stock to be processed, for prescribed sequence of operating stages, and to ensure maximum efficiency. Instructs equipment operators and engineering and maintenance personnel regarding setup, operation, and maintenance of equipment. Repairs and services equipment, following preventive maintenance schedule or upon customer's request. May modify previously installed equipment to ensure compatibility with new units, or install safety devices or attachments to old equipment. May confer with customer's engineers to determine effective methods of programming work for machine processing.
GOE: 05.05.05 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.261-014 MACHINERY ERECTOR (engine-turbine; machinery mfg.) alternate titles: erector; heavy-machinery assembler

    Erects and tests machinery and heavy equipment, such as hydraulic turbines, turbine wheels, jaw stone crushers, industrial surface condensers, flaking machines, valves, and mine hoists, according to blueprints and specifications, using handtools, heating equipment, and measuring instruments: Positions steel beams to support bedplates of machines and equipment. Levels bedplate and establishes centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit. Signals OVERHEAD CRANE OPERATOR (any industry) 921.663-010 to lower basic assembly unit, such as shaft, shaft casing, frame, or housing unit, to bedplate and aligns unit to centerline. Lays out mounting holes, using measuring instruments and drills holes with power drill. Bolts parts, such as side and deck plates, jaw plates, and journals, to basic assembly unit. Attaches moving parts and subassemblies, such as shafts, rollers, flywheels, runners (water wheels), valves, gates, bearings, and bearing supports, to basic assembly unit, using handtools and power tools. Shrink-fits bushings, sleeves, rings, liners, gears, and wheels to specified items, using portable gas heating equipment. Inserts shims, adjusts tension on nuts and bolts, or positions parts, using handtools and measuring instruments to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts. Connects power unit to machines, or steam piping to equipment, and tests unit to evaluate its mechanical operation. Replaces defective parts of machine or adjusts clearances and alignment of moving parts. Dismantles machinery and equipment for shipment to installation site.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.261-018 MANUFACTURER'S SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE (machinery mfg.; machine tools) alternate titles: field engineer; field servicer; service engineer; service representative

    Installs and repairs machinery or equipment in customer's establishment, following blueprints and manufacturer's instructions, and utilizing knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical machinery: Consults with personnel in engineering department to resolve problems of machine design to avoid construction problems in customer's establishment. Studies blueprints and observes tryout of machine in manufacturer's plant to become familiar with machine operation. Operates machine through trial run at customer's establishment to ensure that quality and rate of production meet specifications, and trains customer's personnel in adjusting, maintaining, and repairing machinery or equipment. Consults with customer about deviations of machine operation from original specifications and explains reasons for changes. Repairs or supervises repair of worn or defective machinery or equipment in customer's plant. May be designated according to type, size, or trade name of machines, tools, or equipment serviced.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

638.261-022 PINSETTER MECHANIC, AUTOMATIC (any industry) alternate titles: bowling-pin-machine mechanic

    Adjusts and repairs automatic pinsetting bowling machines, following maintenance manuals, schematics, and knowledge of equipment, using handtools, power tools, and testing equipment: Observes operation of machine to determine nature and cause of malfunction. Tests relays, solenoids, transformers, electric motors, and wiring for defects, using continuity tester, ammeter, and voltmeter. Disassembles and replaces or repairs mechanical and electrical components or parts, such as bearings, coils, armatures, and wiring, using handtools. Cleans and lubricates machine. Instructs assistants in locating and repairing minor defects. Directs workers or participates in reconditioning and painting bowling pins. Maintains perpetual inventory of and orders replacements for spare parts.
GOE: 05.10.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

638.261-026 FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN (machinery mfg.) alternate titles: robot technician

    Installs, programs, and repairs robots and related equipment, such as $T3programmable controllers, robot controllers,$T1 end-of-arm tools, conveyors, and parts orienters, applying knowledge of electronics, electrical circuits, mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and programming, using power tools, handtools, and testing instruments and following manuals, schematic diagrams, and blueprints: Reviews work order and related manuals, blueprints, and schematic diagrams to determine tasks to be performed and tools, equipment, and parts needed for installation of repair assignment. Discusses assignment with customer's representative and inspects installation site to verify that electrical supply wires, conduit, switches, and circuit breakers are installed according to specifications. Positions and secures robot and related equipment to floor, assisted by customer's staff, using crane, handtools, and power tools and following manuals and blueprints, or inspects installation site to ensure that robot has been installed according to specifications. Attaches electrical wires to robot controller and programmable controller and connects cables between robot, robot controller, programmable controller, and hydraulic power unit, using handtools. Connects hoses between hydraulic power unit and robot, using handtools. Verifies that electrical power is reaching robot and that voltage is as specified, using testing instruments. Pushes buttons, flips switches, and moves levers to start robot and related equipment to verify that operation is as specified. Programs robot to perform specified tasks, applying knowledge of programming language, using $T3teach pendant$T1 and keyboard or control panel on robot controller. Modifies program to refine movement of robot, using teach pendant. Observes and listens to robot and related equipment to detect malfunction and repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools and power tools [MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (any industry) 638.281-014]. Tests electrical components, such as wiring, switches, and relays, using testing instruments, and replaces faulty components, using handtools. Locates and replaces faulty printed circuit boards in robot controller, applying knowledge of circuit board function, using computer display screen on robot controller and following schematic diagram. May train customer's staff in operation of robot and related equipment. May install electric or pneumatic end-of-arm tools on robot. May repair faulty printed circuit boards.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.261-030 MACHINE REPAIRER, MAINTENANCE (any industry)

    Repairs and maintains mechanical and hydraulic components of production machines and equipment, such as metal fabricating machine tools, material handling system, and automated lubrication system, following blueprints and specifications and using handtools, power tools, and precision measuring instruments: Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions. Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area, using handtools and power tools. Inspects and measures parts to detect wear, misalignment, or other problems. Removes and replaces worn or defective parts of drive mechanism or hydraulic system, using handtools and power tools, and following blueprints, diagrams, and service manuals. Realigns and adjusts components, such as spindles and clutches, using handtools and following diagrams. Locates damaged air and hydraulic pipes on machine, and measures, cuts, threads, and installs new pipe. Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair. Repairs broken parts, using brazing, soldering, and welding equipment and handtools. May modify computer-controlled motion of robot, applying knowledge of program commands and using $T3robot controller$T1 and $T3teach pendant.$T1 May set up and operate metalworking tools, such as lathe, drill press, or grinder, to make or repair parts. May assist MECHANICAL ENGINEER (profess. & kin.) 007.061-014 to modify sketches or computer-generated designs of machine components, such as hydraulic system and drive mechanism, applying knowledge of shop mathematics, hydraulics, and mechanics, and using computer keyboard and software programs. May work as part of team including such workers as ELECTRICIAN, MAINTENANCE (any industry) 829.261-018; MILLWRIGHT (any industry) 638.281-018; PIPE FITTER (construction) 862.281-022; TOOL MAKER (machine shop) 601.280-042. May be designated according to type of machine repaired as Broaching-Machine Repairer (machine tools); Centerless-Grinding-Machine Adjuster (ordnance); Screw-Machine Adjuster, Automatic (ordnance); Screw-Machine Repairer (machine shop).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.281-010 FIRE-FIGHTING-EQUIPMENT SPECIALIST (government ser.)

    Repairs firefighting vehicles, equipment, buildings, and structures: Inspects vehicles or equipment to determine condition. Repairs vehicles or equipment, using mechanic's tools, precision testing and measuring equipment, and manuals. Orders replacement parts. Repairs and maintains physical structures, using handtools, power tools, blueprints, and wiring diagrams. Estimates repair costs. Keeps records of repairs and cost.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.281-014 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (any industry) alternate titles: fixer; machine-maintenance servicer; machine overhauler; machine repairer; mechanical adjuster; repair mechanic; tool-and-machine maintainer

    Repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using handtools, power tools, and precision-measuring and testing instruments: Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble. Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, cranes, handtools, and power tools. Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections. Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements, using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments. Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments, using handtools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges. Repairs or replaces defective parts, using handtools and power tools. Installs special functional and structural parts in devices, using handtools. Starts devices to test their performance. Lubricates and cleans parts. May set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. May initiate purchase order for parts and machines. May repair electrical equipment. May be designated according to machine repaired as Carton-Forming-Machine Adjuster (any industry); Machine Adjuster (tobacco); Maintenance Mechanic, Record Processing Equipment (recording).
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 87

638.281-018 MILLWRIGHT (any industry)

    Installs machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings in industrial establishment, using hoists, lift trucks, handtools, and power tools: Reads blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures. Dismantles machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other handtools. Moves machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks. Assembles and installs equipment, such as shafting, conveyors, and tram rails, using handtools and power tools. Constructs foundation for machines, using handtools and building materials, such as wood, cement, and steel. Aligns machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, handtools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs. Assembles machines, and bolts, welds, rivets, or otherwise fastens them to foundation or other structures, using handtools and power tools. May operate engine lathe to grind, file, and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications. May repair and lubricate machines and equipment. May install robot and modify its program, using $T3teach pendant.$T1 May perform installation and maintenance work as part of team of skilled trades workers.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.281-022 MILLWRIGHT APPRENTICE (any industry)

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.06 STRENGTH: H GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.281-026 PARTS SALVAGER (any industry)

    Repairs salvable mechanical parts of machines and equipment: Dismantles machinery, equipment, and parts, using handtools, such as hacksaws, files, reamers, wrenches and screwdrivers. Inspects parts to determine salvageability or method of repairing or reworking parts. Sets up and operates metalworking tools, such as engine lathes, milling, drilling, grinding, polishing, and buffing machines to repair parts. Files, taps, reams, bends, and straightens, or uses other methods to recondition parts, using handtools. Verifies dimensions and tolerances, using blueprints, scale, and precision-measuring instruments. May reassemble parts, using handtools and power tools. May direct cleaning, storing, and issuing of reclaimed parts, and packing of usable materials, such as metal sweepings. May arrange for sale of scrap.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.281-030 HYDRAULIC-RUBBISH-COMPACTOR MECHANIC (sanitary ser.)

    Installs and repairs hydraulic rubbish compactors, using tools and equipment: Installs new compactors, utilizing knowledge of electrical wiring and hydraulic-pneumatic functions and using handtools and power tools. Diagnoses hydraulic and mechanical malfunctions of compactors to determine required repairs. Adjusts, replaces, or repairs faulty hydraulic units, such as pistons, cylinders, and conveyors. Installs or replaces damaged shafts, guards, casings, and metal frame of compactor units, using electric welding, brazing, or soldering equipment and tools. Diagnoses electrical-electronic system malfunction, and replaces or repairs parts, such as electric motors, switches, and starting and stopping units, using knowledge of wiring, wiring diagrams, voltage systems, and electric-electronic components. Loads compactors and parts onto truck, using forklift.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 86

638.281-034 HYDRAULIC REPAIRER (any industry)

    Maintains and repairs hydraulic systems of machinery and equipment, such as robots, applying knowledge of hydraulics and mechanics and using handtools: Observes and listens to operating machinery to detect malfunctions. Visually inspects hydraulic lines and components to detect leaks, damage, and wear. Reads pressure gauges to detect abnormal oil pressure and smells to detect overheated oil. Depresses buttons and switches to turn off machinery. Turns valve to release pressure from hydraulic system and disconnects hydraulic supply and return lines, using handtools. Removes and replaces defective accumulator, using handtools. Connects charging assembly to accumulator and fills accumulator bladder with nitrogen gas to recharge accumulator, following manufacturer's specifications. Replaces worn or damaged hydraulic components, such as oil lines, fittings, cylinders, servo-valves, pressure release valves, gaskets, and seals, using handtools. Disassembles hydraulic system and removes and replaces defective actuator, pump bearings, and pump motor, using handtools and hoist. Observes operation of machinery and equipment to verify repair. Performs routine maintenance, such as changing filters, following schedule, using handtools. May observe readout on display screen of $T3robot controller$T1 to determine nature of system malfunction. May disassemble defective hydraulic components, such as pumps and accumulator, at workbench and rebuilds or repairs components. May install hydraulic oil lines on new machinery and equipment.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 86

638.361-010 MACHINE ASSEMBLER (machinery mfg.)

    Assembles machines, equipment, and their subassemblies, such as baling presses, stokers, blowers, compression pumps, and food wrapping machines, according to customer's needs, following blueprints and other written and verbal specifications: Plans assembly procedures, following specifications and using knowledge gained by experience. Removes small quantities of metal, using hand files or portable grinders, to clean parts or to produce close fit between parts. Drills, taps, or reams holes, using drill press or portable drill. Aligns components, and bolts, screws, or rivets them together, using handtools or portable powered tools. Installs moving parts, such as shafts, levers, or bearings, and works them to test free movement. May bend and install pipe for hydraulic systems. May align and mesh gears in gearbox to assemble system of gears. May test or assist in testing operation of completed product.
GOE: 06.02.22 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

638.381-010 FUEL-SYSTEM-MAINTENANCE WORKER (any industry) alternate titles: gas-pit specialist

    Installs, maintains, repairs, and adjusts pumps, control valves and meters, strainers and filters, water separators, and pipelines of liquid fuel systems for airfields: Makes periodic inspections of units to detect and correct leakage, corrosion, faulty fittings, and malfunction of mechanical units, meters, and gauges, such as fuel hydrants, tank pits, distribution lines, storage tanks, turbines, pumps, and control rooms. Inspects electrical wiring, switches, and controls for safe operating condition, grounding, and adjustment. Repairs, replaces, and adjusts malfunctioning equipment to restore operating condition specified in regulations and repair manuals. Disassembles, adjusts, aligns, and calibrates gauges and meters. Cleans storage tanks and removes and installs old or new equipment, such as meter and filter installations, pipe systems, pit covers, and vents, to modify existing installations.
GOE: 05.05.09 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

638.484-010 MILLWRIGHT HELPER (any industry)

    Assists MILLWRIGHT (any industry) in installing, dismantling, and moving machines, conveyors, and other equipment: Erects scaffolding. Nails together forms and mixes cement for machine foundation. Moves materials, using lift truck. Drills holes. Measures, cuts and installs hangers, using handtools and ladders. Installs and dismantles machines and equipment, using crowbars, chain falls, hoists, and wrenches. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.12 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

638.684-010 KNIFE CHANGER (tobacco) alternate titles: knife setter; shredding-machine-knife changer

    Replaces dull or worn knives on tobacco shredding machine, using wrench to loosen and tighten bolts that hold knives in position.
GOE: 06.04.15 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

638.684-014 KNIFE SETTER (sugar & conf.)

    Assembles and installs knife blocks in beet slicing machine: Positions knives on block, aligns knives with cutter bar, using gauge. Bolts knives in place on block, using handtools. Places assembled block on cutter wheel and bolts it in place, using handtools. May order or purchase replacement parts and cutter knives for slicing machines. May remove and disassemble knife blocks preparatory to sharpening.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

638.684-018 MAINTENANCE-MECHANIC HELPER (any industry) alternate titles: machine-adjuster helper; repair helper

    Assists MAINTENANCE MECHANIC (any industry) 638.281-014 in repairing and maintaining machinery and mechanical equipment: Carries tools and equipment to and from storage and working areas. Holds scaffolding members in place or tightens bolts to erect working platforms about machines. Pulls handles to raise materials and tools to working levels. Loosens bolts to dismantle machinery. Drills and breaks up concrete, using jackhammer. Digs trenches for machinery foundations. Mixes and pours concrete for foundations. Cleans machines with sandpaper, solvent, and wiping rags to prepare surfaces for painting. Oils and greases machines. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 88

639 MECHANICS AND MACHINERY REPAIRERS, N.E.C.

    This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with inspecting, maintaining, and repairing mechanical equipment.

639.281-010 AVIATION SUPPORT EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (military ser.)

    Inspects, maintains, repairs, and modifies aircraft ground equipment, such as M-G (motor generator) sets, air compressors, and test stands: Conducts periodic and special inspections, using test equipment, to detect malfunctions. Tests and operates equipment for output, leakage, and operation in accordance with technical orders to determine serviceability. Disassembles and assembles malfunctioning accessories and components of aerospace ground equipment, such as motor and engine driven generator sets, air compressors, hydraulic-pneumatic sets, air-conditioners, heaters, exhaust and cooling equipment, and test stands. Replaces worn bearings, bushings, shafts, end plates, brushes, springs, coils, armatures, pushrods, valves, exhaust manifolds, tubing, hoses, and defective wiring. Repairs, adjusts, and operates small gas turbine engines.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

639.281-014 COIN-MACHINE-SERVICE REPAIRER (svc. ind. mach.) alternate titles: vending-machine repairer

    Installs, services, adjusts, and repairs vending, amusement, and other coin-operated machines placed in establishments on concession basis: Assembles machines following specifications, using handtools and power tools. Fills machines with ingredients or products and tests ice making, refrigeration, carbonation, evaporation, dispensing, electrical, and coin-handling systems. Examines defective machines to determine causes of malfunctions. Adjusts and repairs machines, replacing worn or defective electrical or mechanical parts, using handtools, such as screwdrivers, hammers, and pliers. May collect coins from machine and make settlements with concessionaires. May replenish vending machines with gum, candy, or other articles. May be designated according to type of machine serviced as Juke-Box Servicer (business ser.); Pinball-Machine Repairer (business ser.).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 82

639.281-018 SEWING-MACHINE REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: sewing-machine adjuster

    Repairs and adjusts sewing machines in homes and sewing departments of industrial establishments, using handtools: Turns screws and nuts to adjust machine parts. Regulates length of stroke of needle and horizontal movement of feeding mechanism under needle. Dismantles machines and replaces or repairs broken or worn parts, using handtools. Inspects machines, shafts, and belts. Repairs broken transmission belts. Installs attachments on machines. Initiates orders for new machines or parts. May operate machine tools, such as lathes and drill presses, to make new parts. May be designated according to location in which employed as Fitting-Room Maintenance Mechanic (boot & shoe).
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 81

639.281-022 MEDICAL-EQUIPMENT REPAIRER (protective dev.; retail trade) alternate titles: durable medical equipment repairer; wheelchair repairer

    Repairs medical equipment, such as manual or powered wheelchairs, hospital beds, and suction equipment, using knowledge of equipment function and handtools: Test operates and examines malfunctioning equipment to determine cause of malfunction. Disassembles and inspects equipment to locate defective components, such as motors, valves, and electrical controls, using test instruments and handtools. Replaces defective parts, and solders, tightens, and aligns parts which have become loose or out of adjustment, using handtools and soldering iron. Cleans, lubricates, and polishes equipment components to restore surface, using solvent, polish, rags, and grease gun. Test operates unit to ensure equipment functions according to manufacturer's specifications. Occasionally installs modified parts, such as respirator equipment or foot rest, onto wheelchairs, according to customer specification, and fills parts orders from customers.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 86

639.681-010 BICYCLE REPAIRER (any industry) alternate titles: bicycle mechanic; cycle repairer

    Repairs and services bicycles, using power tools and handtools: Tightens and loosens spokes to align wheels. Disassembles axle to repair coaster brakes and to adjust and replace defective parts, using handtools. Adjusts cables or replaces worn or damaged parts to repair handbrakes. Installs and adjusts speed and gear mechanisms. Shapes replacement parts, using $T3bench grinder.$T1 Installs, repairs, and replaces equipment or accessories, such as handle bars, stands, lights, and seats. Paints bicycle frame, using spray gun or brush. Rubs tubes with scraper and places patch over hole to repair tube. May weld broken or cracked frame together, using oxyacetylene torch and welding rods. May assemble and sell new bicycles and accessories.
GOE: 05.10.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

639.684-010 SEWING-MACHINE-REPAIRER HELPER (any industry)

    Assists SEWING-MACHINE REPAIRER (any industry) in repairing household and industrial sewing machines: Lifts machines to work bench and disassembles parts, using wrenches and screwdrivers. Cleans parts, using solvent and rags. Replaces defective parts and reassembles machines. Starts and observes machines in operation to test performances. Uncrates and assembles new machines. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.12.15 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

64 PAPERWORKING OCCUPATIONS

    This division includes occupations concerned with shaping, cutting, scoring, joining, and otherwise machining paper and paper products.

640 PAPER CUTTING, WINDING, AND RELATED OCCUPATIONS

    This group includes occupations concerned with cutting multiple sheets of paper, pasteboard, and similar material to specific size; and forming spiral or convolute paper tubing to make such articles as paper containers and covers.

640.132-010 SUPERVISOR, COREMAKER (paper & pulp)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating machines to spiral-wind continuous cardboard strips to make cores for paper rolls: Orders type of paper and glue to be used, number of strips to be wound, and machine changes required to meet production requirements. Inspects cores for specified length, diameter, and solidity, using rule, calipers, and breakage tester. Directs machine operator in changing speed of traveling cut-off saw, adjusting tension on paper strips, and changing adhesives. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 78

640.360-010 PANEL-MACHINE SETTER (paper goods)

    Sets up machine that cuts edges, flaps, notches, or openings in envelope blanks or envelopes: Bolts specified cutting die onto machine ram, using handtools. Turns handwheel to adjust stroke of ram according to depth of die. Turns setscrews to adjust machine guides and stops to accommodate specified size paper stock, using rule and screwdriver. Operates machine for trial run and compares first piece with sample to verify accuracy of machine setup.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

640.385-010 RIBBON-HANKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that winds specified lengths of paper ribbon into hanks: Threads ribbon through guides of worktable and hanking machine, fastening end in jaws of machine holder. Starts machine that winds specified yardage over spindle arms to form hank and examines ribbon for missing threads, tears, defective design, or other imperfections. Stops machine and folds seal on creased lines around center of hank to hold ribbon together and prevent unwinding. Removes ribbon from holder, positions it under blade, and releases handle to cut ribbon and hold other end for hanking. Slides hank from spindle arms, packs it in cardboard cartons in specified manner, and inserts identification slip. Adjusts cutting blade and guides to accommodate different widths of ribbon.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.565-010 PAPER CUTTER (beverage) alternate titles: cutting-machine operator; paper-cutting-machine operator; stamp cutter

    Cuts, stores, and issues revenue stamps and labels: Turns hand screws on paper-cutting tool to tighten paper guide that holds sheets of stamps or labels in position. Pulls knife down by hand or steps on treadle that lowers knife to cut sheets. Sharpens knife by rubbing it with abrasive stone. Records number of sheets cut and sequence of serial numbers of revenue stamps. Stocks cut revenue stamps and labels, and issues them on request. May be designated according to type of paper item cut as Revenue-Stamp Cutter (beverage).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.682-010 CONVOLUTE-TUBE WINDER (paper goods)

    Sets up and operates machine to form convolute tubes used for fiber cans or containers: Installs and adjusts winding mandrel, gluing and labeling attachments, and slitting and cutting knives, using handtools. Places roll of paper on machine feedrack and threads paper through gluing, coating, and slitting rollers. Fills glue and paraffin reservoirs, and loads stacks of labels in labeling device or adjusts feeding mechanism. Sets paper feeding timer for specified number of turns. Starts machine and turns wheels and dials to regulate tension on pressure rolls, speed of gluing and coating rollers, temperature of paraffin reservoir, and machine feed speed. Examines cut-labeled tubes for defects, such as misplaced or wrinkled labels, uneven or excessive glue and paraffin distribution, and uneven winding of paper strips. May cut labels to specified dimensions, using hand or powered paper cutter. May attach threading or forming fixture to machine that thread end of tube or shape it into box form.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

640.682-014 CORE WINDING OPERATOR (paper & pulp)

    Controls section of paper machine to wind paper onto core to make jumbo roll of specified dimensions: Positions empty core on machine carriage and tightens support clamps, using hoist and wrench. Tears continuous sheet, using compressed airhose, when roll is filled and blows free end around revolving empty core to start new roll. Removes full roll from machine with hoist. Turns handwheel to regulate tension on paper being wound on new roll. Examines sheet for defects, such as dirt, slime spots, holes, and wrinkles, and marks defective portions with chalk. Periodically runs hand along winding roll of paper to test for tension and to feel for soft spots and lumps. Cleans lint from calender rolls, using hand scraper and cloth.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M3 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

640.682-018 CUTTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: cutter operator; finishing machine operator; paper cutter

    Sets up and operates machine to cut paper stock and glue from spine of book bodies preparatory to printing, binding, and rebinding: Reviews job sample containing dimensions or specifications to determine page sequence, kind of fold, size of sheet, and amount to trim from spine of book body. Measures from edge of page, using scale, and types instructions on keyboard of computer, pushes buttons to activate computer program, or manually sets cutting guides, clamps, and knives, using wrench, to cut paper or spine to prescribed dimensions. Places book body or stack of paper sheets on bed of machine, rolling or folding oversized sheets as necessary. Fans edges of sheets to prevent adherence of pages. Aligns edges by tapping against paper guide, using hand or stick, to ensure square, true edges. Pushes button, types instructions on keyboard, or pulls lever to activate knife and removes trimming preparatory to next cut. Examines cut stock and spine of book body for trimming imperfections, such as ragged edges and incomplete cuts, and to verify that sheets are cut square and to specified size or cut marks. Removes sheets or book body from machine and stacks on skid. Lubricates machine, changes dull knives, and performs running repairs as needed. Jogs book bodies to align edge or edges against back section of guide or three sections of guide in turn to trim spine (back) or head (top), tail (bottom), and fore (front), pressing buttons or depressing pedal to clamp cut edges at each position [BOOK TRIMMER (print. & pub.) 640.685-010].
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 89

640.682-022 SPIRAL-TUBE WINDER (paper goods) alternate titles: winder

    Sets up and operates machine to wind continuous strips of paper or cardboard into tubes of specified dimensions and cut tubing to length to form fiber cans, containers, or cores for paper rolls: Installs and adjusts forming mandrels and cutting saw on machine, using handtools. Loads rolls of paper or cardboard on machine feedrack and locks them in place with clamps. Threads paper or cardboard through tension and gluing rollers, fills glue reservoirs, and sets thermostatic control to regulate temperatures of glue. Starts machine and turns wheels to adjust tension on pressure rollers and to synchronize speed of traveling cutoff saw with machine feed speed. Observes tubing for excess glue and open seams and adjusts machine to alter glue deposit and degree of spiral. Removes finished cores and stacks or places them on conveyor for transfer to other work areas. May be designated according to type of product wound as Coremaker (paper goods).
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 87

640.685-010 BOOK TRIMMER (print. & pub.) alternate titles: bindery operator; multiple-knife-edge-trimmer operator; shearing-machine operator; trimmer operator, three knife

    Tends paper-cutting machine that cuts edges of bound and unbound books, periodicals, catalogs, and directories to specified size for binding and rebinding: Reads instructions on worksheet to ascertain machine setting requirements. Inserts or replaces knives in trimmer and adjusts guides to trim head (top), tail (bottom), and fore (front) edges of book to specified dimensions, and locks sections in place. Starts machine for test run, and examines finished book body to ensure finished sample meets job order specifications and book body sample. Loads book bodies into feed receptacle of machine. Starts machine and observes operation. Examines book bodies to ensure specifications are met. Observes operation of machine during production run. Stops machine when machine malfunctions and adjusts knives and guides as required. Replenishes supply of book bodies periodically. May tend manually operated trimmer, jogging book bodies to align edges and placing book body against three sections of guide in turn to trim three edges of book. Depresses treadle or lever to clamp cut edges at each position. May be required to watch for colored markers between pages that indicate narrow margins and foldouts when positioning edges of book bodies against guides. May stack books as they are trimmed. May operate cutter to cut cardboard, paper, or book covers to specified size. May push cart stacked with books to next work station.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 89

640.685-014 BOOK-JACKET-COVER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that combines paper and plastic film to be used as jacket covers for books: Mounts rolls of paper and plastic film on machine holders, using hoist, and installs roll of adhesive tape on either side of machine. Splices ends of paper, plastic, and tape to ends of previous rolls. Changes rubber stamps on printing roll to print specified data, fills inkpot and glue reservoir, and adjusts forming bar and makes other machine alterations to conform to size specifications. Starts machine, gradually increasing speed by depressing foot lever, and observes machine operation as machine glues paper and plastic film together, cuts it to size, and tapes edges. Measures width and length of finished covers and adjusts machine to obtain specified size. Replenishes stock, clears jams, and makes operating adjustments as required.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-018 CARBON-PAPER INTERLEAFER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: winder

    Tends machine that interleafs rolls of carbon and copy paper and winds interleafed paper into rolls of specified length: Reads work order to determine size and type carbon and copy paper to be processed. Places specified rolls of paper on machine spindles, using chain hoist. Threads ends of rolls through feed rollers and paper guides, under edge trimming knives, and laps ends around takeup spindle core. Adjusts paper guides and tension controls, using wrench. Starts machine and observes machine operation to detect wrinkling of paper and uneven winding. Reads footage counter and stops machine when specified footage is wound. Cuts interleafed paper, using knife, and removes roll from machine, using chain hoist. Records size and number of rolls processed on work order.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-022 COMB-MACHINE OPERATOR (fabrication, nec)

    Tends one or more machines that cut bookmatch $T3combs$T1 (blanks) from cardboard rolls: Fastens metal hub to center opening of cardboard roll with handtools and inserts turning shaft in hub. Pushes roll onto let-off rack. Threads cardboard strip into machine through guide and pressure rolls. Adjusts circular cutting knives that slit cardboard to specified width. Turns handwheel to move cutter and punch section of machine forward on track to feed combs into dip conveyor. Starts machine to process combs. Inspects combs for defects, such as insufficient punch pressure and spread, noncuts, and improper width. Adjusts machine with handtools to correct defects.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-026 COMPENSATOR (paper goods)

    Tends cutting mechanism of tube-making machine that cuts multiwall tubes: Turns controls to synchronize speed of drawer rolls with speed of stock so cutting mechanism will cut tubes at printed cutoff line.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-030 CORNER CUTTER (paper goods) alternate titles: corner-cutter-machine operator

    Tends machine that cuts V-or-L-shape pieces from corners of scored cardboard blanks to facilitate folding and forming boxes or from corners of paper sheets used for covering boxes: Turns wheel to adjust angle and position of guides on machine according to size of sheet or blank and cutting instructions. Positions single or multiple blanks or sheets against guides and depresses pedal to lower blade that cuts out corners. Turns stock to bring each corner into position for cutting and cuts specified number of corners. May be designated according to type of machine used as Double-Corner Cutter (paper goods); Single-Corner Cutter (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 79

640.685-034 CUT-OFF-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: paper-tube cutter; paper-tube sawyer; trimming-machine operator; tube cutter

    Tends cutting machine that cuts paper tubing to specified lengths: Mounts mandrel of specified size to chuck of machine. Spaces cutters along supporting shaft, using measuring device and wrenches. Adjusts height to which shaft is raised when pedal is depressed to prevent turning knife blades from cutting into mandrel. Slides long tube over mandrel, depresses pedal to raise blades that cut tube to lengths, and removes pieces from mandrel. May tend machine equipped with saw blade to cut tubes.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 87

640.685-038 PANEL-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machines that cut edges, flaps, notches, or openings in envelope blanks or envelopes: Positions envelope blanks or envelopes on machine table against guides and stops. Depresses pedal or moves lever to lower ram which forces cutting die through stock to cut edges, flaps, notches, or openings.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-042 PAPER-CORE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that winds and seals layers of paper tape around form to make cores for transformer coils: Mounts rolls of glued paper tape in core machine holders. Fills glue moistener reservoir. Turns setscrew and adjusts machine at specified angle for spiral winding. Mounts core form on chuck of machine and wraps end of tape around form. Starts machine that spirally winds and seals layers of paper tape around form and cuts tape when required length is reached. Removes completed cores from machine to stock bins. May oil machine.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-046 PAPER-REEL OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: cord-reel operator; paper reeler; reel cutter; reel operator; sheeter

    Tends machine that winds paper or twisted paper cord from rolls onto adjustable reel and cuts it into specified lengths: Fastens roll of paper or cord into shaft supports. Wraps tape measure around reel and turns handcrank to move horizontal bars in or out to adjust circumference of reel. Removes tape and wraps paper or cord around horizontal bar of reel and secures in place with hooks. Depresses lever or throws switch to start reel, winding paper or cord from roll for specified number of revolutions. Stops machine and cuts through layers of paper or cord along groove in horizontal bar of reel with knife to make individual sheets of paper or pieces of cord. Removes paper from reel to handtruck. Ties cord into bundles. May wrap sheets of paper into bundles preparatory to shipping.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-050 PROCESS-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: gummed-tape-press operator

    Tends machine that automatically removes excess curl from gummed or treated paper for winding into rolls: Lifts and positions parent roll of paper on machine support, using hoist. Threads paper through horizontal rollers and guides, over diagonal rollers, and fastens to core on rewind stand. Starts machine, observes operation, and adjusts diagonal and tension rollers according to type of paper processed, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-054 REELER (paper goods)

    Tends machine that rolls printed wallpaper into reels for further processing: Slides cardboard cylinder over windup shaft and locks shaft in machine, using wrench. Threads wallpaper through machine and onto cardboard cylinder. Starts machine and observes winding until windup shaft is loaded. Rolls completed reel of wallpaper to storage area. May be identified according to type of machine operated.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-058 REWINDER OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: pony winder; rewinder; roll winder

    Tends machine that winds paper from one roll to another to form compact rolls of specified footage or diameter prior to cutting: Threads end of parent roll into feeding mechanism of machine and adjusts friction brake by hand to maintain tension of paper. Slides rewind cores (tubes) on shafts and starts machine. Verifies perforations, size, and alignment of rewind rolls. Adjusts machine, using handtools. Removes wound roll from shaft and places it on conveyor. May cut defects from paper and splice cut ends together, using tape.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

640.685-062 ROLL RECLAIMER (paper goods)

    Tends machine that reprocesses rolls of toilet tissue that do not conform to specifications: Places loosely wound rolls on power-driven spindle which rotates core of roll to tighten paper, or unwinds paper from core for salvage. Glues ends of roll to that of incomplete roll and winds it to specified size. Tears damaged tissue from rolls and splices ends. Holds sandpaper against rotating roll to smooth ends of roll.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-066 ROLL-SLICING-MACHINE TENDER (pen & pencil) alternate titles: inter-fold roll cutter

    Tends battery of machines that slice cross sections from rolls of carbon paper or inked plastic sheeting to make narrower rolls: Places roll on arbor of machine and secures paper wrapping around roll with adhesive strip to prevent its unrolling while being sliced. Starts machine, allowing rolls to be rotated against circular knife that slices off narrower rolls. Stops machine and slides sliced rolls from arbor. Examines sides of rolls for ragged or furry edges that show dulling of knife. Places sliced rolls on workbench, places wooden block on top, and pounds with mallet to flatten. Positions flattened roll in fixture of air press, sets plastic spool on center, and pushes buttons causing ram to descend and press spool into roll.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-070 ROLLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: embossing-machine-operator helper; wallpaper-embosser helper

    Tends machine that winds and cuts wallpaper into rolls of specified lengths: Adjusts guides to accommodate wallpaper of various widths, using wrench. Threads wallpaper through machine and starts machine. Observes wallpaper for tears as it is automatically rolled and cut. Lifts rolls of wallpaper from discharge end of machine and places specified number of rolls into boxes or ties rolls into bundles. May tend embossing machine that imprints paper for rough or textured effect.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-074 ROUND-CORNER-CUTTER OPERATOR (paper goods; print. & pub.)

    Tends machine that cuts round corners on paper goods and printed products, such as notebook paper, tablets, pamphlets, and booklets: Reads job ticket to determine number of items to be processed and number and designation of corners to be rounded. Adjusts rounding dies to specified settings, using handtool. Removes stacks of printed products or precounted paper from supply skid and positions and aligns paper, pamphlets, or booklets against guides and backstop of machine. Depresses pedal to activate machine that automatically clamps product onto machine bed and lowers rounding-die that cuts round corners in product. Removes finished products from machine and stacks products on table or pallet. May tend drill-punch machine to drill holes in paper [DRILL-PUNCH OPERATOR (paper goods; print. & pub.) 649.685-034]. May wrap and label stacks of processed paper [PACKAGER, HAND (any industry) 920.587-018]. May tend machine that automatically wraps and heat shrinks plastic film around product [PACKAGER, MACHINE (any industry) 920.685-078]. May sew gathered and collated signatures by hand to form book [STITCHER, HAND (print. & pub.) 977.684-022].
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 89

640.685-078 SLOTTER OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that cuts slots in paperboard carton and partition blanks: Adjusts slotting and cutting knives in machine according to work order, using measuring tape and wrenches. Loads blanks into machine feed hopper and starts machine. Removes and stacks slotted blanks on pallets for bundling or forming.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-082 TIGHTENING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends equipment that tightens loosely coiled fly-catcher tape enclosed in tubes: Pushes loaded tape into revolving tapered steel arbor, fastened to drill press spindle, that winds tape into tight circle. Places tubes on tray for capping by other workers.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.685-086 TUBE SIZER-AND-CUTTER OPERATOR (ordnance)

    Tends machines that die-size and cut paper tubes to specified diameter and lengths preparatory to processing into BB shot containers: Installs and adjusts sizing arbors, dies, cutting rolls, and spacing of pickup fingers, using screwdrivers and wrenches. Starts and observes machines for malfunction. Clears jams and removes scrap paper, using fingers or knife. Measures inside and outside diameters of tubes, using fixed gauges.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

640.685-090 BAND-SAW OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends bandsaw that cuts or slots sheets of paperboard for box blanks or partitions: Reads work order for specifications of box blanks, partitions, or pads. Stacks sheets of paperboard on work surface of bandsaw, squares edges of sheets, and fastens sheets together, using clamps. Marks top sheet of stack according to specifications, using ruler and marking pencil. Presses button to activate bandsaw, and pushes stacks of paperboard against blade, following markings on top sheet to cut out box blanks, partitions, or pads. Places box blanks, partitions, or pads on pallets for further processing.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 86

640.686-010 ROTARY-CUTTER FEEDER (paper & pulp)

    Performs any combination of following tasks in slitting paper: Places shaft in core of paper roll, using jack lift. Lifts roll onto feed cutter rack, using hoist, and fastens collars on shaft with wrench to secure roll in position. Positions $T3layboy$T1 guide stops and stacking paddles to facilitate aligning and stacking sheets, using rule and wrench. May place skids under layboy and remove full skids, using jacklift truck.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.686-014 SLOTTER-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods) alternate titles: partition-slotter helper

    Assists SLOTTER OPERATOR (paper goods) to operate machine that cuts slots in paperboard carton and partition blanks. Removes slotted blanks from discharge end of machine and stacks them on pallets. Marks stacks with identifying information. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.687-010 ROLL EXAMINER (paper & pulp)

    Examines paper winding on reel for defects, such as spots, holes, and wrinkles, and inserts strip of paper in roll to flag defects for removal at cutting and rewinding machine.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

640.687-014 SPIRAL-TUBE-WINDER HELPER (paper goods) alternate titles: spiral-winding-machine helper; winder helper

    Assists SPIRAL-TUBE WINDER (paper goods) 640.682-022 to fabricate paper cores or tubes: Inspects tubes, ejected from winding machine, for defects, such as excess glue and open seams. Wraps cord around specified number of tubes and ties tubes into bundles. Loads tubes on truck or stacks them on floor. Mounts new reels of paper on machine spindle, using hoist, assists in installing cutting saw and other machine parts, and fills glue reservoir. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 78

641 FOLDING, CREASING, SCORING, AND GLUING OCCUPATIONS

    This group includes occupations concerned with folding paper, pasteboard, and related materials to desired shapes and angles; creasing the material or cutting part way through it with the aid of scorers; and applying glue or other adhesive substances to it.

641.380-010 ENVELOPE-FOLDING-MACHINE ADJUSTER (paper goods)

    Sets up, adjusts, and maintains battery of automatic machines that make envelopes from die-cut blanks or rolls of paper: Installs gears, plungers, and rollers onto machine and turns setscrews to adjust feeding, folding, gumming, sealing, and glassine applying mechanisms according to type and size of envelopes being made, using handtools. Operates machine for trial run and measures dimensions of first piece with rule to ensure conformance to specifications. Observes operation of machines to detect malfunction. Disassembles machines to repair or replace broken or worn parts, using handtools or power tools.
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 79

641.562-010 CORRUGATOR OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: corrugated-combining-machine operator

    Sets up and operates machine to corrugate and face paperboard to form corrugated paperboard material for containers: Positions rolls of paperboard on machine feedrack, using hydraulic hoist. Threads paperboard through feed, tension, corrugating, and gluing rollers, and fills glue reservoirs. Starts machine and turns dials, wheels, and valves to adjust machine running speed, tension on pressure rolls, temperature of drying belt, and to synchronize speed of feed rolls. Records production data from yardage indicator. May operate machine that corrugates and combines three sheets and be designated Double-Facing-Corrugating-Machine Operator (paper goods); or two sheets and be designated Single-Facing-Corrugating-Machine Operator (paper goods). May operate machine to line paperboard with paper only and be designated Board-Lining-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

641.662-010 BOX-SEALING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Sets up and operates machine to spray and dry adhesive onto box blank flaps to make self-sealing boxes: Positions and secures micro-switches in spray chamber to regulate duration of spraying action, according to size of box, using wrench. Adjusts spray unit controls to regulate mixture, intensity, and spread of adhesive on box flaps. Turns crank to position top and side feed guides to hold box blanks in position during spraying and drying process. Opens petcock to start flow of adhesive to spray unit and flips switch to activate conveyor and dryer. Feeds box blanks into machine and observes machine operation to detect malfunction. Adjusts machine controls to correct defective spraying or drying of adhesive.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

641.662-014 TUBE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: tube maker; tube-making-machine operator

    Operates machine to automatically form paper into tubing for making bags: Threads paper from parent roll through rollers and guides and tapes end to previous roll. Adjusts guides, folding devices, and cutting blade according to size and thickness of bag to be made, using handtools. Turns valve to regulate flow of glue. Starts machine and observes operation to ensure uniform folding, gluing, cutting, or rewinding of tubing. Adjusts machine to correct malfunctions.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

641.682-010 BLANKET-WINDER OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Sets up and operates machine to glue together continuous sheets of paper to form sheet of specified width: Positions feed guides, feed rollers, and glue pickup rollers on machine shafts according to job order and turns setscrews to secure guides and rollers in place, using handtools. Slides rolls of paper on unwind shaft and mounts shaft on feed end of machine, using hoist. Fills glue tanks with glue. Threads paper between feed guides, over tension bar, over glue pickup roller, and onto rewind roller. Slides empty core on rewind shaft and positions shaft on rewind roller, using hoist. Turns setscrews to lower or raise guide that presses paper against glue pickup roller to control quantity of glue transferred to paper. Starts machine and adjusts controls to regulate machine feed, glue application, tension of paper, and tension of rewind roller. Inspects paper and rolls for uneven glue application, uneven winding, and other machine malfunctions and verifies width of processed paper, using rule. Removes completed roll from machine, using hoist.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

641.682-014 GLUING-MACHINE OPERATOR, AUTOMATIC (print. & pub.)

    Sets up and operates machine that automatically glues together specified number of paper sheets, with each sheet protruding equal distance beyond next one, for use as business forms: Moves guides, suction mechanisms, cams, gears, and glue pins to regulate machine according to width and number of sheets glued, and number of places glue is deposited. Loads feeding mechanism with paper sheets, starts machine, and observes spacing and feeding of sheets to ensure that finished assembly meets specifications. Stops machine and removes paper when jams occur.
GOE: 06.02.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

641.685-010 BENDER, MACHINE (paper goods) alternate titles: bending-machine operator

    Tends machine that folds blanks along scored lines to form boxes: Adjusts machine guides and folders for specified size box. Feeds scored and cornered box blanks into machine that folds them.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-014 BOARD-LINER OPERATOR (wood. container)

    Tends machine that glues paper lining onto wooden boards for use in manufacture of lined boxes, such as certain types of cigar boxes: Clamps roll of paper on reel of lining machine and threads paper through guide rollers and glue applicator. Adjusts pressure rollers to accommodate thickness of board to be lined. Starts machine and lays board on conveyor belt to feed mechanism that rolls and presses glued liner paper onto board, cuts off paper at end of board, and drops lined board in stacking bin.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-018 BOX-LINING-MACHINE FEEDER (paper goods)

    Tends machine that automatically glues linings to interior of boxes: Mixes glue and water in electrically heated tray of automatic gluing mechanism. Starts machine and conveyor that automatically feeds box to machine. Centers glued lining over opening in metal plate and depresses pedal to lower lining ram through opening to force lining into box.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-022 CARTON-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

    Tends machine that forms and glues flat blanks or continuous roll of paperboard into finished cartons for packing merchandise: Adjusts forming bars to accommodate size of box to be shaped, using handtools. Fills glue pots with adhesive and positions rollers to dispense glue onto paperboard. Loads feeding magazine with blanks, or mounts roll of paper on machine standard and threads paper to feeding mechanism and starts machine. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction. May load machine with roll of waxed, parchment, or other paper used to line cartons. May mount roll of metal strip to form cutting edge on cartons. May stamp data with handstamp or attach automatic stamping device.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 81

641.685-026 CARTON-FORMING-MACHINE TENDER (paper goods)

    Tends one or more machines that automatically cut, glue, and form cartons or caddies from pasteboard rolls for kitchen, penny, and book matches: Rolls pasteboard to machine, positions on letoff rack, and threads end of pasteboard strip into machine. Starts and observes machine operation and corrects malfunctions, such as improper forming, glue flow, or pasteboard tension, using handtools. Observes finished cartons as they drop from forming machine into rotating hopper, then into gravity feed chute, to prevent jamming. May lift tote box of finished cartons and dump cartons into feed hopper.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-030 CHIP-APPLYING-MACHINE TENDER (paint & varnish; print. & pub.) alternate titles: chip applier; mounting-machine operator

    Tends machine that cements color samples of coated cut paper (chips) to color card display sheets or folders: Loads specified size, type, and color of chips into feeder racks on machine according to written specifications or sample color card. Fills reservoir with liquid adhesive and stacks printed color card blanks on roller feed of machine. Starts machine and observes cementing of chips on blanks to form color card display sheets or folders. Notifies supervisor of malfunctions, such as poor alignment of chips, jammed paper, or mechanical failures.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-034 COVER STRIPPER (paper goods) alternate titles: box-covering-machine operator; stripping-machine operator; wrapping-machine operator

    Tends machine that glues and winds strips of paper around paperboard boxes to form decorative and protective covering: Pours specified amounts of glue and water into glue reservoir. Positions roll of paper on holder and threads end of paper through guides and gluing rollers of machine. Places box on form attached to machine spindle and aligns and presses end of glued paper to side of box. Presses pedal to rotate box to wind paper around box and automatically cut paper after one revolution. Smooths paper on sides of box as it is wound to prevent wrinkling. May turn under excess paper at top and bottom of box.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-038 DOMER (paper goods)

    Tends machine that shapes box tops: Sets box top on machine table (anvil) and presses pedal that lowers die onto box top to shape it. May adjust machine and change shaping parts (dies) to accommodate different styles of boxes.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-042 ENDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that glues ends on cardboard boxes or containers: Adjusts box form on machine and stacks ends in machine feedrack. Fills glue reservoir and starts machine. Bends scored blank around box form and presses pedal to position and glue end or ends on box. Stacks boxes on table for wrapping. May be designated according to machine operated as Double-Ending-Machine Operator (paper goods); Single-Ending-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-046 EXTENSION EDGER (paper goods) alternate titles: flanging-machine operator; french-edge operator

    Tends machine that glues oversized piece of cardboard (extension piece) to box top or bottom to form decorative protecting edge or flange around box: Loads cardboard pieces into machine feed hopper, fills glue reservoir, and starts machine. Positions formed box on block and presses pedal to activate machine that glues piece onto box. Removes box from machine and stacks on pallet for wrapping.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-050 FOLDING-MACHINE FEEDER (paper goods)

    Tends machine that folds paper goods, such as booklets, pamphlets, notebooks, paper sheets, and manila folders: Turns handwheel to adjust folding slot opening and adjusts backstop according to sample, using rule and wrench. Starts machine and moves lever to engage clutch that activates folding blade and discharge conveyor rolls. Feeds items against backstop of machine, synchronizing feeding with action of folding blade. Removes folded items from discharge table and stacks them on pallets. May rub folded edge with wooden block to crease it. May handfold multiple sheets of paper that exceed machine capacity.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-054 FOUR-CORNER-STAYER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: quad stayer; staying-machine operator

    Tends machine that folds and tapes corners of cardboard box blanks to form containers: Bolts box form to machine ram, using wrench, and adjusts walls of well to correspond to size of box form. Places reels of tape on machine feedrack and threads tape through feed and moisture rolls. Starts machine and loads scored box blanks into automatic feedrack. Examines boxes to detect defects as they are ejected from machine and stacks boxes on pallets or in bins. May tend wrapping machine that glues wrappers onto boxes [WRAPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)].
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-058 LINER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that glues paper over cardboard container blanks and cuts covered blanks to specified length: Spaces feed and gluing rollers according to dimensions of blanks to be covered and adjusts position of end shears that cut covered blanks to specified length, using handtools. Pours glue into machine reservoir, moves lever to increase or decrease temperature of gluing rollers and threads paper from roll through guide and gluing rollers. Starts machine and feeds cardboard blanks into machine that glues paper over blanks and cuts them to specified length. May mix glue solutions.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

641.685-062 PAPER-CONE-MACHINE TENDER (paper goods) alternate titles: body-rolling-machine tender

    Tends machine that automatically forms paper $T3cones$T1 from precut blanks: Loads blanks into feed hopper of machine and fills glue reservoir. Starts machine that forms blanks into cones and glues seams. Inspects paper cones for obvious defects as they are discharged from machine and discards defective cones.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-066 PATCH-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: window-machine operator

    Tends machine that glues transparent cellophane or acetate paper over precut windows in envelope or paperboard carton blanks: Replenishes glue reservoir and fills feed chute with precut transparent strips. Loads blanks in automatic feedrack and starts machine, or feeds blanks singly into machine. Removes jammed blanks from rollers, and inspects envelopes or cartons to detect defects in cutting and gluing. May tend machine equipped with roll of transparent material that cuts material into strips before gluing them to envelope or carton blanks.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-070 SCORER (paper goods)

    Tends machine that scores cardboard blanks along lines where they are to be folded or cut to form boxes or containers: Positions scoring disks on shaft, according to work order specifications, turns setscrew to secure them in place, and turns wheel to adjust pressure on disks, using handtools. Starts machine and loads blanks into hopper or pushes blanks into scoring roll by hand. Removes scored blanks and stacks them on pallets. May score blanks one direction and be designated Scorer, Single (paper goods); or score blanks two directions and be designated Scorer, Double (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-074 SEALING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that applies sealing glue, such as dextrin or latex, to envelope flaps and dries them by passing envelopes under heat element: Fills glue reservoir, starts and regulates burners in drying unit, and loads automatic feedrack with envelopes. Observes machine operation and examines envelopes to detect malfunctioning in feeding, gluing, or drying process. Adjusts rollers to regulate glue flow, and turns rheostat to synchronize rate of envelope feed with glue applicator. Removes jammed material from rollers.
GOE: 06.04.21 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-078 SLIDE-MACHINE TENDER (fabrication, nec)

    Tends machine that folds and glues paperboard sheets to form match slides, and applies friction paint (striking material): Fills glue and friction paint reservoirs, using dipper. Loads stack of paperboard sheets into feed mechanism and starts machine. Observes completed slides as they pass on conveyor to detect defective folding, gluing, and friction paint application. Adjusts rollers that apply friction paint and glue, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-082 SPOOL MAKER (paper goods)

    Tends machine that presses glued cardboard tubes and disks to form gift wrap ribbon spools: Places cardboard disk endpieces into slots on sides of machine vise. Dips ends of cardboard tube in glue and places tube between disks in vise. Depresses pedal to press disks and tube together to form spool.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-086 STRING-TOP SEALER (paper goods)

    Tends machine that seals string in top of plastic produce bags: Places bag on machine mandrel and positions string on bag with ends under holding clip. Depresses pedal that folds and seals hem around string at top of bag. Removes bag from mandrel and places it in carton. May examine hem for defective sealing.
GOE: 06.04.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-090 STRIPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: binder operator

    Tends machine that glues fabric strip over back edge of unbound paper products, such as legal tablets, notebooks, and ledger paper: Turns handwheel to adjust machine-head pressure plate to thickness of item being processed. Places roll of gummed tape on reel and threads end through feed guide and rolls. Turns screws to adjust tension springs that bring pressure on tape to facilitate sticking, using wrench and screwdriver. Starts machine and feeds items into machine feed conveyors. Stacks completed product on skids.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-094 VALVING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that forms opening (valve) in paper bags through which loose materials, such as cement, sugar, lime, fertilizers, and sand are poured into bag: Positions unsewed paper bag on machine bed between guide arms. Depresses pedal or moves lever to start machine that automatically creases and folds bottom of paper bag to form valve, and discharges it onto conveyor. May tend sleeve machine that automatically cuts and glues strips of paper (sleeves) used to close valves of filled bags [SLEEVER (paper goods)]. May tend machine that forms valve and sews ends of bags and be designated Combination Valving-And-Sewing-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.685-098 WRAPPING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: covering-machine operator

    Tends wrapping machine that glues wrappers onto box tops or box bottoms by either of following methods: (1) Places box parts on glued wrapper and positions them under plunger of machine. Presses pedal to lower plunger that forces box part and wrapper down past series of brushes that seal wrapper onto box part. (2) Positions box parts onto glued wrappers conveyed by belt that feeds box parts into machine that smooths wrapper around box. May tend four corner stayer machine that folds and tapes corners of cardboard box blanks to form containers [FOUR-CORNER-STAYER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)]. May tend power shear that cuts sheets of paper to specified dimensions to form wrappers [CUTTING-MACHINE TENDER (any industry)].
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-010 BLANKET-WINDER HELPER (paper goods)

    Assists BLANKET-WINDER OPERATOR (paper goods) to operate machine to glue together continuous sheets of paper to form sheet of specified width: Slides rolls of paper on unwind shaft and mounts shaft on feed end of machine, using hoist. Slides empty core on rewind shaft and positions shaft on rewind roller, using hoist. Assists operator to thread paper through machine. Fills glue tanks with glue. Removes completed roll from machine, using hoist. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-014 CARTON-FORMING-MACHINE HELPER (any industry)

    Assists CARTON-FORMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry) to shape, form, and glue flat blanks or continuous roll of cardboard or paperboard into finished cartons: Removes and stacks completed cartons from discharge end of machine. Counts number of completed cartons and compares with production order to verify completion of order. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-018 CORRUGATOR-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods)

    Assists CORRUGATOR OPERATOR (paper goods) by performing any combination of following tasks: Inserts spindle through core of roll and adjusts collars to center roll on spindle. Attaches electric hoist hooks to spindle, hoists roll onto machine feedrack, and turns wingnuts to fasten clamps over ends of spindle. Splices end of new roll to end of spent roll, using tape. Mixes starch powder with water to form adhesive, according to formula, and fills glue reservoirs. Performs other tasks as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-022 LINER-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods)

    Assists LINER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) in gluing paper over cardboard container blanks: Slides steel shaft through roll of liner paper and secures it in shaft supports of liner machine. Threads liner paper through guide rollers and into feeding mechanism of machine. Keeps adequate supply of cardboard sheets on feeding table and removes lined cardboard sheets from machine. Fills glue reservoir of liner machine with glue. Cleans glue roller and glue pan with solvent solution. May assist in adjusting machine. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-026 PAPER-BAG-PRESS OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Feeds paper bags into rolls of pressing machine to complete sealing of prepasted seams and bottom folds.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-030 SCORER HELPER (paper goods) alternate titles: scoring-machine-operator helper

    Feeds sheets of cardboard or paperboard into guide of scoring machine that scores (creases) sheets used to form box blanks. Removes scored blanks from discharge end of machine and stacks them on pallets. May adjust scoring knives, feed guides, and rollers under specific instructions from SCORER (paper goods). May measure scored blanks for conformity to specifications, using measuring tape.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-034 SLEEVER (paper goods)

    Reinforces paper bag openings (valves), performing any of following tasks: Feeds paper sheets into machine that creases paper along one side and deposits glue along creased edge. Opens valved corner with one hand, grasps sleeve with other, and inserts sleeve into valve. Presses bag by hand to refold valve.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.686-038 TUBE-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods) alternate titles: tuber helper

    Assists TUBE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) to operate machine that forms paper into tubing for making bags: Inserts shaft into core of parent paper roll, and centers it with steel collars to secure roll, using handtools. Lifts and mounts roll on machine, using electric hoist. Splices end of new roll to previous roll with tape. Assists operator to thread paper through machine and make adjustments to guides, folding devices, and cutter blade. Replenishes glue reservoirs and cleans glue pumps. Counts tubes at start of operation to confirm tally of automatic counter. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

641.687-010 BOX BENDER (paper goods)

    Folds cardboard box blanks along scored lines preparatory to corner staying process. Stacks folded blanks on worktable.
GOE: 06.04.26 STRENGTH: M GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

641.687-014 BOX-SEALING INSPECTOR (paper goods)

    Inspects band of adhesive on self-sealing box blank flaps to detect irregular width and faulty application: Removes box blanks from discharge end of box-sealing machine. Examines flaps to determine width of adhesive band and feels band to determine thickness of adhesive application. Tests strength of adhesive by sealing sample box blank flaps together and pulling them apart to determine force required to break seal. Notifies BOX-SEALING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) to stop machine when jamming occurs or to adjust machine controls to correct faulty adhesive application. Counts and stacks inspected blanks on conveyor and pushes stacks down conveyor for bundling.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649 PAPERWORKING OCCUPATIONS, N.E.C.

    This group includes occupations, not elsewhere classified, concerned with shaping, cutting, scoring, joining, and otherwise machining paper and paper products.

649.130-010 SUPERVISOR, PAPER PRODUCTS (paper goods)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in setting up and operating machines that cut, wind, fold, crease, drill, score, slit, tape, glue, sew, corrugate, and emboss paper and paperboard to form paper products, such as boxes, cartons, bags, napkins, tissue, envelopes, folders, cards, and tablets: Reads work order and schedules production according to machine capacities and customer requirements. Assigns duties to workers according to production schedule. Inspects sample product to ensure conformance to work order specifications. May train new workers. May set up and adjust machines. May inspect machines for malfunction or worn parts. May repair machines. May requisition materials and supplies. May supply workers with production materials. May operate machine in worker's absence. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.02.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 79

649.361-010 PATTERNMAKER, ENVELOPE (paper goods)

    Draws patterns and prescribes manufacturing specifications for envelopes, compiling required data from customer orders, machine capacities, and knowledge of envelope manufacturing: Computes size, number, and type of paper sheets needed to fill order, using trigonometry, and knowledge of paper sizes and paper cutting machines. Sketches layout and dimensions of envelope on cardboard, using ruler, square, and other drawing instruments. Selects machines, dies, tools, and compiles machine setup data for such operations as paper and die cutting, machine and hand folding, printing, paneling, and attaching fastening devices, utilizing knowledge of machines, tools, and equipment. Determines sequence of manufacturing operations, utilizing knowledge of types and capacities of available machines, and lists such data on layout card.
GOE: 05.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M4 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

649.367-010 INSPECTOR, PAPER PRODUCTS (paper goods) alternate titles: bag inspector; quality-control inspector

    Inspects paper and paperboard products during corrugating, laminating, printing, cutting, scoring, coating, forming, sealing, and packaging processes to ensure adherence to plant quality standards and work orders: Examines product for defects, such as blisters, wrinkles, improper forming and sealing, glue spots, printing overlap, and color distortions. Measures dimensions and thickness of product, using tape measure and automatic micrometer. Weighs coated and uncoated products, calculates weight of coating, and records weight data on inspection report. Tests mullen (burst quality of paper) and crush qualities of paper and paperboard, using mullen and crush tester, and records test results on inspection report. Spot-counts number of articles in bundle or shipping container to verify accuracy. Examines rejects to determine those that can be salvaged and routes unusable material to scrap baler. May be designated according to product inspected as Paper-Bag Inspector (paper goods); Tube Inspector (paper goods); or according to phase of process as Assembly Inspector (paper goods).
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

649.380-010 MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, PAPER GOODS (paper goods)

    Sets up and adjusts machines that convert, saw, corrugate, band, wrap, box, stitch, form, or seal paper or paperboard sheets into products, such as toilet tissue, towels, napkins, bags, envelopes, tubing, cartons, wax rolls, and containers, according to specifications, by any combination of following tasks: Adjusts rolls, guides, and chutes to accommodate type of paper or paperboard fed from parent rolls or flat stock from automatic feedracks, using handtools. Measures, spaces, and sets saw blades, cutters, and perforators, according to product specifications, using rule, thumbscrews, and wrenches. Installs printing attachment to machine and makes adjustment for clarity of print. Threads wire through stitching head and synchronizes speed for spacing stitches. Installs or resets cutting dies according to work orders, using handtools. Operates machine for test run to verify adjustments and observes functioning of machine parts, such as gauges, elevator, belts, slip clutches, oil injectors, glue feeders, and electrical devices. Repairs or replaces defective parts. May be designated according to type of machine adjusted as Bag-Machine Set-Up Operator (paper goods); Gluing-Machine Adjuster (paper goods); Stitcher Set-Up Operator, Automatic (paper goods).
GOE: 06.01.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 79

649.487-010 INSPECTOR (paper & pulp)

    Examines sample of paper sheets for defects according to quality control specifications: Measures dimensions of sheet with rule, folds sheet and aligns edges to verify squareness. Weighs sheet and compares weight with specification for kind and grade of paper. Fans stack of sheets to examine sheets for tears, soil, streaks, and shading and notifies supervisor of defects. Discards defective sheets or marks stack for reprocessing. Writes daily test reports.
GOE: 06.03.01 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.582-010 PARTITION-ASSEMBLY-MACHINE OPERATOR (any industry)

    Operates machine that automatically fits precut cardboard sections together to form complete partitions for cardboard cartons, according to specifications: Installs and adjusts stripper bars, feed dogs, side and finger guides, back stops, and ejector bars on machine table, and receiving fingers and push bars on rotating partition assembling wheel, using rule, gauges, and wrenches. Adjusts timing gear settings to synchronize movement of partition sections from machine table into sections in assembling wheel, using wrench. Fills magazines with partition sections and starts machine. Observes feeding and assembling operations and adjusts machine to form partitions to specifications. Maintains production records.
GOE: 06.02.20 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

649.582-014 SIZING-MACHINE OPERATOR (ordnance)

    Sets up and operates battery of machines to compress to size and impregnate paper tubes with linseed oil preparatory to processing into shotgun shell bodies: Selects and measures arbors and dies with micrometers and plug gauges to verify specified size. Installs arbors, arbor shanks, collets, dies, and die holders in machine, using handtools. Examines paper tubes for crushed or torn ends, verifies inside diameter periodically, using plug gauge, and dumps tubes into hopper. Turns valve to circulate oil through die holders and starts machine. Observes machine operation and adjusts oil flow that facilitates passage of tubes through sizing dies and impregnates tube exteriors to waterproof and stiffen them. Clears jammed tubes from dies, arbors, and feed channels, and blows out clogged oil lines with airhose. Replaces tube-filled baskets.
GOE: 06.02.18 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.665-010 SORTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Inspects sheets of paper for processing defects, using sorting machine: Reads work order and notifies INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR (any industry) to move specified type and quantity of paper from storage area to machine elevator platform. Positions joggers and vacuum feeding mechanism according to size and type of paper, using handtools and ruler. Starts machine and pushes button to raise elevator platform to feed level. Inspects paper sheets moving over machine bed to detect defects and turns lever to eject defective sheets from machine. Notifies INDUSTRIAL-TRUCK OPERATOR (any industry) to remove skids of inspected paper and records production data, such as type paper, time, and quantity inspected.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.682-010 BOX-FOLDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Sets up and operates machine to fold corrugated paperboard box blanks and to glue, stitch (staple), or tape edges to form boxes: Installs feed bars and adjusts guide assembly and folding mechanism according to box blank dimensions and work order specifications, using handtools. Fills glue reservoir, loads automatic stapler, or threads gummed tape through applicator. Stacks box blanks in feed mechanism, starts machine, and observes automatic feeding and folding of box blanks and gluing, stapling, or taping of edges to detect machine malfunction. Inspects sample completed box to verify conformance to work order specifications and adjusts machine controls to correct variations. May be designated according to type of machine used as Folder-Gluer Operator (paper goods); Folder-Stitcher Operator (paper goods); Folder-Taper Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 78

649.682-014 CYLINDER-DIE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: cutting-and-creasing-machine operator

    Operates cylinder press to score and cut paperboard sheets into box or container blanks: Installs specified chase (cutting and scoring die) on flat bed of machine, using handtools. Glues sheet of paperboard on machine cylinder, rotates cylinder by hand to press design of die in sheet, and cuts paperboard from around die impression on sheet, using knife, to form male portion of die. Starts machine and adjusts feed rollers and arms on automatic stacker, using handtools. Turns valves to regulate powder (talc) spray on cut-scored sheets. Measures cut-scored blanks to verify cutting and scoring dimensions with work order, using tape measure. May feed odd size paperboard sheets into machine by hand.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

649.682-018 DRILL-PRESS OPERATOR, ACOUSTICAL TILE (wood prod., nec)

    Sets up and operates automatic horizontal multiple-spindle drill press to drill holes in insulation board to form acoustical tile: Removes machine headplate, using wrench and air hoist. Attaches specified template pattern to chuckplate, using screwdriver. Places drills into chuck, according to template pattern. Removes template and replaces machine headplate. Adjusts feed rolls, using gauge and wrench. Loads automatic feed magazine with tile and starts machine. Examines tile to verify that holes are clean cut and conform to depth and pattern specifications.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

649.682-022 EMBOSSER OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: calender operator; roll-embosser operator

    Sets up and operates machine to emboss designs on paper and plastics-coated textile and cut materials according to work orders: Positions material and pressure and engraved embossing rolls on machine frame, using hoist. Installs and adjusts cutting disks and fastens collars on shafts to secure rolls, using rule, wrench, and screwdriver. Threads material through rolls and around cutters, adjusts feed guides, and starts machine. Turns air valve to regulate pressure of pressing roll on embossing roll and turns handwheel to adjust tension on material. Observes feeding, embossing, and cutting of material, and makes adjustments. Scrapes dirt from pressing roll and cleans it with solvent. May adjust counterweight device or move lever or clutch to regulate pressure on rolls. May regulate flow of steam into rolls to counteract paper curling and to obtain desired depth of embossing and surface shine on paper. May tend winding machine to wind material onto rolls. May emboss paper between tinted rollers. May feed paper sheets into machine and be designated Sheeter Operator (paper & pulp).
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

649.682-026 PLATEN-PRESS OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: blanker-press operator

    Sets up and operates automatic, platen-type cutting-creasing press to cut rolls of paperboard into carton blanks: Selects, installs, and adjusts specified chase (cutting-creasing die) on press bed, using handtools. Positions and attaches stripping cylinder on roller and turns wheel to adjust tension on rubberized backer roll. Mounts roll of paperboard on machine feed spindle, using hoist, and threads paperboard through feed, tension, and idler rollers. Starts machine and observes operation. Turns dials and wheels to synchronize machine speed with speed of feed rolls and to regulate pressure on feed rolls. Starts conveyor that transports broke to baling machine. Measures cut-scored blanks for conformity to specifications, using tape measure, and examines blanks for defects, such as wrinkles and tears. Adjusts machine to correct defects.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

649.682-030 SHELL-MACHINE OPERATOR (chemical) alternate titles: shell-house operator

    Sets up and operates machine to make paper cartridge shells for dynamite and impregnate them with paraffin: Positions roll of paper on machine spindle and threads end of paper under shear plate and between rolls. Adjusts bottom crimper, rolls, and shear according to length and diameter of cartridge, using machinist's rule and wrenches. Pours melted paraffin into dispenser and activates heating element. Starts machine and removes formed and impregnated cartridges.
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.682-034 SLITTER-CREASER-SLOTTER OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Sets up and operates machine to slot, score, crease, and trim corrugated or plain paperboard sheets to form container blanks: Turns screws and moves picker feed bar and feed table guides to accommodate size of sheets. Positions slitting, scoring, and slotting dies by sliding dieheads along drive shaft over machine bed to obtain specified size blanks with prescribed depth and location of slots and creases. Stacks and aligns sheets against guide bar on feeder table. Presses lever to start automatic feed. Measures sample with rule to detect deviation in location of slots and creases.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.682-038 SLITTER-SCORER-CUT-OFF OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Sets up and operates machine that slits, scores, and cuts sheets of plain, laminated, or corrugated paperboard to specified dimensions: Positions and fastens scoring and cutting disks on roller, according to specifications, and installs roller in machine, using handtools. Turns wheels to adjust cutter knives, align paper guides on $T3layboy,$T1 and adjust pressure on slitting and cutting disks. Starts machine and synchronizes speed of traveling cutoff knives with speed of machine feed. Verifies dimensions of cut-scored blanks with work order, using tape rule. May cut samples from sheets for testing. May operate machine that slits and cuts rolls of paper and be designated Slitter-And-Cutter Operator (paper & pulp; paper goods).
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 5 DLU: 78

649.682-042 TABLET-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: packer operator

    Sets up and operates machine to cut rolls of paper into sheets and to print lines, glue, and punch holes to make paper tablets: Adjusts feed guides, cutting disks, and punch rams according to work order specifications. Mounts roll of paper on machine, using electric hoist. Threads end of paper through machine and fills ink and glue reservoirs. Starts machine and turns valves to adjust paper tension and flow of glue to paper. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction and inspects finished tablets to verify conformance to specifications. Records production information, such as quantity, type, and size of tablets produced on work order.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.682-046 TAG-PRESS OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Sets up and operates machine to print, cut, and punch holes in paperboard to form paper tags and labels: Reads work order to determine type of setup required. Mounts paperboard roll on machine, using jack, and installs and adjusts specified printing plates onto machine bed, using allen wrench and rule. Mounts roll of reinforcing paperboard onto machine, threads end through stamping section and fills machine hopper with metal reinforcing grommets. Spreads specified color ink onto printing plate, using hand scraper, and fills ink reservoir. Adjusts angle of cutting blade, using allen wrench, and turns valves to adjust timing of cutting blades and punch to specifications. Starts machine and observes machine operation to detect malfunction and inspects completed tags or labels to verify compliance with work order specifications. Removes completed tags or labels from discharge end of machine, stacks specified number of tags into boxes, and stacks boxes on skid. Records production information, such as quantity and type of tags or labels produced on work ticket.
GOE: 06.02.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

649.685-010 AUTOMATIC-MACHINE ATTENDANT (paper goods) alternate titles: machine assembler

    Tends automatic cutting, curling, crimping, capping, labeling, or tubing machines that assemble paper products, such as spools and tubes: Presses pedals, buttons, and switches or turns valves to start and stop machines and auxiliary devices, such as glue heaters, curling heads, and air ejectors. Dumps tubes, caps, labels, covers, spool shields, or paper strips into dispenser, feeds them onto conveyor, or positions them on mandrel. Pours glue into pots. Clears jams. May stack finished product on truck.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 79

649.685-014 BAG-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: bag-making-machine operator

    Tends machine that automatically measures, prints, cuts, folds, and glues, or seals plain or wax papers, polyethylene film, or cellophane to form bags: Threads materials from parent roll through guides and rollers to cutters, gluer, printer, folding device, or electric sealer. Starts machine, observes operation, and adjusts machine to ensure uniform shearing, printing, folding, gluing, or sealing of continuous roll of material into finished bags. May insert shaft into core of parent roll and secure with steel collars, using handtools, and mount roll onto machine, using hoist. May be designated according to material processed as Cellophane-Bag-Machine Operator (paper goods); Polyethylene-Bag-Machine Operator (paper goods); Waxed-Bag-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-018 BINDERY WORKER (paper goods)

    Tends paperworking machines, such as corner cutter, embosser, scorer, stitcher, taper, gluer, punch press, and plastic index tab machine to fabricate office supplies, such as file folders, file dividers, index cards, and three-ring binders, from paper or paperboard stock: Positions stock against machine guides, starts machine, and depresses pedal to actuate specified machine. Manually folds and creases materials that exceed machine capacity. Collates printed file folders in numerical order to form set. Forms shipping boxes from flattened blanks and glues labels to box tops. Inspects finished product and places specified quantity and type into boxes according to packing instructions.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-022 BOTTOMING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that automatically cuts, folds, and glues ends of tubes together to form bottoms in single or multiwall paper bags: Loads paper tubes into automatic feedrack, fills glue hopper, and starts machine. Observes machine operation, removes material caught in rollers to relieve jams, and spot-verifies processed bags to detect imperfections in cutting, folding, or gluing. Adjusts feed guides, rollers, and glue regulator, using handtools, to ensure conformity to specifications. May tend machine equipped with valving mechanism that automatically forms opening (valve) in top of bag and inserts sleeve in opening.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-026 CORE-CUTTER AND REAMER (paper goods)

    Tends machines that cut, ream, and slot paper roll cores made of cardboard, fiber, or metal, according to work order specifications: Installs and aligns cutoff saw, reamer, and slot cutters in machines according to length and diameter of core, using rule and wrench. Starts machines and cuts core to length, using circular saw. Pushes core along feeder trough of reamer to ream out ends. Feeds core into cutters of slotting machine to cut slots in core ends. Inserts metal caps in ends of nonmetal cores to coincide with slots in cores, using hammer. May reclaim defective caps by removing them with cap puller and hammering out dents. May tend machines that cut and slot paper roll cores and be designated Core Cutter (paper & pulp).
GOE: 06.02.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.685-030 COUNTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that counts sheets of paper and inserts marker between sheets at specified interval: Positions skid of paper beside machine counting head, using handtruck. Raises paper at corner, using iron bar, and inserts wedge between skid and paper to fan edge of paper. Secures paper stack to skid, using clamp. Sets counter dial at zero and sets marker interval dial at specified number. Pushes button to move counting head into position against corner of stack and starts machine. Observes machine operation and makes adjustments to counting head to ensure accurate counting.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-034 DRILL-PUNCH OPERATOR (paper goods; print. & pub.)

    Tends multiple-spindle drill press that drills holes in paper goods, such as notebook paper, booklets, envelopes, pamphlets, index cards, and other paper and printed products: Reads job specifications to determine spacing and dimension of holes to be drilled in paper items. Adjusts spacing of drills, positions of backstop and guides according to size of items to be drilled, using handtools. Presses button to start machine. Jogs stack of paper items to straighten and align edges. Positions stacks of paper items against backstop and end guides of machine table. Depresses pedal to raise stock or lower drills to cut holes in paper. Stacks drilled items on pallets. May replace dull drills, using handtools.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 79

649.685-038 EMBOSSING-MACHINE TENDER (paper goods) alternate titles: panel-machine tender

    Tends machine that automatically embosses frame-like margin on edge of paper card blanks to form wedding and commercial cards: Loads stack of cards into machine feeder and starts machine. Observes machine operation to detect feeding and embossing malfunction. Inspects completed cards by fanning stacks to detect imperfections, such as dirt spots, dents, and nicks and stacks cards into boxes according to instructions on work ticket.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-042 ENVELOPE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: envelope-fold operator; folder, machine

    Tends machine that forms plain and window envelopes from paper rolls or precut blanks: Loads stack of blanks into rack of feed mechanism or positions roll of paper on machine rack, using hoist, and threads paper (web) through machine. Starts machine and observes progress of blanks and web through cutting, gluing, folding, and drying units. Pushes button to stop machine in case of malfunction. Fans handful of envelopes to inspect them for quality of folding, sealing, and glue application, and packs them in boxes. Counts pack of envelopes periodically to verify accuracy of mechanical counter. Pours glue into machine container to replenish supply. Wipes or washes glue from machine at end of shift. May adjust glue applicator and drying and pressing rolls. May be designated according to type of machine tended as Plunger-Machine Operator (paper goods); Rotary-Envelope-Machine Operator (paper goods); Side-Seam-Envelope-Machine Operator (paper goods). May tend machine that forms envelopes used in cover of books (book pockets) and be designated Book-Pocket-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 79

649.685-046 FOLDING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: multifold operator

    Tends machines that automatically cut continuous rolls of paper into sheets of specified length, and fold and interlock them to form paper towels, toilet tissue, and napkins for dispensers or to package: Threads paper from parent roll through rollers and guides and tapes end to that of previous roll. Installs embossing rolls, and adjusts tucker, gripper, and feed rolls according to grade of paper and work order. Starts machine and observes operation to ensure uniform dispensing of glue, cutting, perforating, and folding of product. Lubricates machine and makes minor repairs, using handtools. May be designated according to type of machine as Double-Fold-Machine Operator (paper goods); Single-Fold-Machine Operator (paper goods); or according to article folded as Folded-Towel-Machine Operator (paper goods); Napkin-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 78

649.685-050 HANDLE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: paper-cup-handle-machine operator

    Tends machine that die-cuts paper cup handles from roll of paper stock and glues handles onto cups: Mounts roll of paper on machine, using hoist. Fills glue reservoir and stacks cups onto machine feeding mechanism. Starts machine and observes machine operation to detect malfunction. Removes stack of finished cups from machine and places them into packing sleeves. Inserts full sleeves in packing carton.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-054 KNOTTING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that automatically prints, strings, and knots paper tags: Mounts rolls of string and paper or card stock in machine. Starts machine and examines completed tag to detect machine malfunction. Stops machine to clear jams. Ties finished tags into bundles. May tend machine that automatically threads and fastens string to paper tags and be designated Stringing-Machine Operator (paper goods); or tend machine that threads and fastens wire to paper tags and be designated Wiring-Machine Operator (paper goods).
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-058 LACE-PAPER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that embosses and pierces paper strips to form lace paper doilies, place mats, and similar decorative articles: Loads roll of paper strip on machine, using chain hoist. Changes dies and cutters on machine and adjusts tension and pressure on feed rolls. Starts machine and inspects sample run for level of embossing, arrangement of piercing, and accuracy of cutoff, and corrects faulty machining.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-062 LAUNDRY-BAG-PUNCH OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that perforates paper laundry bags and affixes reinforcing paper eyelets: Threads gummed paper over die. Feeds bags singly into machine slot and depresses lever to lower punch that punches hole in bag and cuts out and fastens eyelet around hole. Inserts drawstrings through eyelets and piles finished bags on table for inspection.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-066 LAYBOY TENDER (paper & pulp; paper goods; print. & pub.) alternate titles: jogger operator; sheeter helper

    Tends $T3layboy$T1 that automatically stacks, aligns, and records count of paper sheets at discharge end of paper cutters, printing presses, and ruling and paper-making machines. Inspects sheets as they fall into layboy for defects, such as spots, holes, wrinkles, cockled edges, and dirt, and discards defective sheets. Smooths sheets by hand to eliminate air pockets. Stops and starts machine in emergency. May fan sheets or turn up corners to facilitate inspection. May count sheets and insert tabs to mark off reams if layboy does not have automatic counter and tabber. May align sheets by tapping edges by hand.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-070 MACHINE OPERATOR, GENERAL (paper goods) alternate titles: clasp machine operator; tension machine operator

    Tends automatic and semiautomatic machines that punch holes, trim or notch envelope ends, and affix clasps, reinforcing patches, and snap fasteners and string or wire ties to envelopes: Turns screws to adjust guides and stops of machines, such as clasp, eyeletter, patch, tension, and thumb cut to accommodate specified size envelopes, using handtools. Pours clasps, eyelets, snap fasteners, or other envelope parts into machine hoppers and mounts rolls of patching or reinforcing tape on machine spindles. Positions envelopes on feed bed or under operating heads of machines against guides and stops. Depresses hand or foot levers to actuate machines. Removes completed envelopes and packs them in carton or box.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-074 MATCHBOOK ASSEMBLER (fabrication, nec)

    Tends machine that automatically cuts, scores, and folds printed paper strips and staples them to matchbook $T3combs$T1 to form matchbooks: Places roll of matchbook cover strip on machine spindle and threads end through machine. Loads machine magazine with wire staples and starts machine. Inserts matchbook comb strips into slots on feed conveyor that conveys them to stapling unit that fastens cover to comb strip to form matchbook. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction. Removes finished matchbooks from bin and packs specified number into boxes.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-078 PAPER-CUP-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that automatically forms flat-bottomed paper drinking cups: Loads rolls of bottom and sidewall paper on machine. Threads ends of paper through rollers and forming guides, and starts machine that automatically forms paper into cups and glues seams. Periodically tests samples of cups for leaks. Places specified number of cups in tubes preparatory to packing.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-082 PARTITION-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that cuts interlocking slots or notches in two strips of cardboard and automatically assembles strips at right angles to form multicell partition (divider) for cardboard container: Loads rolls of cardboard into machine feed reels and threads cardboard through guide rolls. Starts machine and observes operation of feeding, slotting, cutoff, and assembly mechanisms to detect malfunctioning. Examines assembled partitions at discharge chute and verifies conformance to specified dimensions, using go-not-go gauges. Replaces worn slotting punches and dull cutoff blades, using handtools. May assemble slotted strips by hand to form multicell partition for cardboard container.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-086 PATTERNMAKER, ACOUSTICAL TILE (wood prod., nec)

    Tends machines that perforate, groove, and blast patterns on insulation board panels to form acoustical tile: Dumps sacks of ground walnut shell into hopper of blaster machine and moves controls to regulate flow of shell into blaster. Adjusts height of saws to control depth of cut, using gauge and wrench. Starts machines and conveyors, and spaces pattern templates on feed conveyor. Feeds panelboards into perforating machine, and observes perforated panels to ensure automatic positioning upon templates. Observes sets of panels and templates as they are conveyed into blaster machine to ensure that specified pattern or decorative design is imprinted upon panels according to template design.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.685-090 PERFORATING-MACHINE OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

    Tends machine that perforates sheets of paper with lines of fine holes to facilitate tearing sheets: Installs perforating disks in machine and sets guides to size of sheet, using handtools. Starts machine and feeds sheets into machine, singly, or keeps feed table supplied with stacks of sheets if machine is fed automatically. Removes perforated sheets as they accumulate on discharge table of machine.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.685-094 PUNCHBOARD-FILLING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: stuffing-machine operator

    Tends machine that inserts numbered paper cylinders in holes of punchboards: Places printed paper strips in tubular magazine and locks it in filling machine. Presses punchboard over pegs in plate of machine and moves lever to lower blade that cuts paper into strips and raises plate against teeth that stuffs them into punchboard holes.
GOE: 06.04.20 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-098 RING-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Tends machine that automatically curls and cuts cardboard strips to make rings, such as those used in hat boxes: Mounts rolls of cardboard on machine reel and threads strip through steaming, curling, and cutting devices. Starts machine and gathers and packages ejected rings.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-102 SALVAGE WINDER AND INSPECTOR (paper goods)

    Tends rewinder and identifies and cuts out defective sections of tape to salvage rejected rolls of paper tape: Places rubber belt on machine pullup to obtain desired speed ratio. Secures tape roll onto spindle and threads end of tape around takeup roll. Starts machine and observes tape winding onto roll, using knee and foot controls to regulate winding speed. Inspects tape for dry spots, excessive glue, creases, and holes. Cuts out defective areas, using scissors. Presses flat metal bars to each side of rough tape sections to smooth tape surface. Throws defective tape sections into trash bin. Removes tape rolls from machine and places rolls on cart for packing.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-106 SHOT-TUBE-MACHINE TENDER (paper goods)

    Tends machines that crimp rolled paper tubes to form caps and press them onto ends of other tubes to make BB shot containers: Starts machines, places tubes on skipped spindles by hand, and removes damaged tubes or scrap paper, using wire hook. Removes completed caps from machine hopper, fills shaker frame with crimped caps from hopper and starts shaker machine to arrange caps crimped-side-down [SHAKER-PLATE OPERATOR (ordnance)]. Examines caps and discards torn, flattened, grease-smeared, or malformed caps. Pushes caps into feeder tray, using T-shape pusher, and hangs loaded tray on gravity-feed station of repairer assembly machine. Notifies machine repairer of malfunction.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-110 STEEL-TIE ADJUSTER, AUTOMATIC (paper goods) alternate titles: tin-tie-machine operator, automatic

    Tends machine that automatically cuts steel and paper strips to specified length, covers steel strip with paper, and glues covered steel strip to paper bag for use in sealing. Fills glue pot with paste and loads bags onto machine feed rack.
GOE: 06.04.09 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-114 STITCHER OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: semiautomatic-stitcher operator

    Tends machine that stitches (staples) edges of plain and corrugated paperboard box blanks to form boxes: Reads production order to determine number of stitches required, turns gauge to specified setting and starts machine. Folds box blank by hand along scored lines or removes folded box blank from folding machine and feeds blank into machine that stitches edges. Inspects completed boxes for defective stitching and records quantity, style, and grade of boxes in production log.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

649.685-118 TAG-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: blanker operator

    Tends machine that automatically makes shipping tags and file and index cards: Threads paper stock between guides that pass paper under printing roll, corner cutter, punch, eyeletter, and shears. Turns mechanical counter to zero. Starts machine that prints specified data on tag, trims corners, punches holes in end and reinforces hole with paper or metal eyelets, cuts tag or card to size, and records quantity produced. Examines ejected tags or cards for defects and notifies department supervisor of machine malfunction. Packs specified number of tags or cards in bundles or cartons for shipment. May adjust machine controls to omit specific machine operations when not required.
GOE: 06.04.37 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-122 TAPE-FASTENER-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: tie fastener; tie-tape-machine operator

    Tends machine that staples ribbon or string (tape) ties onto flaps of fiber folder: Winds ribbons or string on reel and cuts strands with shears to make lengths of tape according to size of folders [PAPER-REEL OPERATOR (paper goods)]. Adjusts fastening machine guides according to size of folder, using handtools. Fills feed magazine with staples and starts machine. Positions flaps of folders against guides and holds length of tape across envelope flap under machine ram. Depresses pedal to lower ram and staple tape to flap.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.685-126 TAPER OPERATOR (paper goods) alternate titles: semiautomatic-taper operator

    Tends machine that tapes edges of corrugated paperboard box blanks to form boxes: Mounts roll of gummed tape onto machine and threads tape through feed and moisture applicator rollers and under cutoff knife. Turns petcock to start flow of water to applicator tray. Positions and secures cutoff knife micro-switch, according to box dimensions, using handtools. Starts machine, folds blank along scored lines, and feeds folded blank into machine that tapes edges to form box. Observes machine operation to detect malfunction and inspects completed boxes to verify tape application according to specifications. Adjusts tape guides, water flow, or cutoff knife to correct faulty tape application.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 3 DLU: 77

649.685-130 TABLET-MAKING-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods)

    Tends machine that cuts, rules, punches, binds, and stacks materials to produce looseleaf filler, tablets, and wire bound notebooks: Assists TABLET-MAKING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) 649.682-042 to set up machine. Presses buttons to activate hydraulic lift that positions rolls of paper in feed position. Pours powdered ink and water into container and mixes ingredients with hand stirrer. Loads backing and cover material on inserter platforms. Inspects finished products to determine required machine adjustments and eliminate machine malfunctions. Notifies MACHINE SET-UP OPERATOR, PAPER GOODS (paper goods) 649.380-010 of unresolved problems.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 3 DLU: 86

649.686-010 BAG-MACHINE-OPERATOR HELPER (paper goods)

    Assists BAG-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) by feeding paper rolls into machine that automatically prints, cuts, folds, and glues roll of paper, polyethylene film, or cellophane to make finished bags: Inserts shaft into core of parent roll and secures it with steel collars, using handtools. Lifts and mounts roll on machine standard, using electric hoist. Tapes leading end of roll to end of previous roll. Replenishes glue and ink reservoirs. Assists BAG-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) in making repairs and adjustments, using handtools. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: M GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.686-014 CARD DECORATOR (print. & pub.)

    Tends machine that automatically glues decorative sparkle dust to greeting cards. Feeds greeting cards into machine. Changes dies according to size specified. Refills hoppers of machine with glue and sparkle dust.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.686-018 CYLINDER-DIE-MACHINE HELPER (paper goods)

    Assist CYLINDER-DIE-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods) to operate cylinder press to score and cut paperboard sheets into box or container blanks: Obtains cutting die from storage according to work order and assists operator in aligning die on machine cylinder and fastening die to cylinder. Feeds flat paperboard stock into machine that scores and cuts stock to form box or container blanks. Performs other duties as described under HELPER (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.686-022 FINISHING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper goods)

    Feeds preformed bodies of paper cups into machine that automatically inserts plugs into lower ends to form bottoms, rolls tops to finish edges of cups, and ejects completed cups.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R1 M1 L1 SVP: 1 DLU: 77

649.686-026 PLATING-MACHINE OPERATOR (paper & pulp) alternate titles: plater

    Feeds sheets into plating machine that impresses weave or grain finish into paper: Stacks linen and paper sheets in alternate layers and feeds sheets into rolls of plating machine to impress weave of fabric onto paper.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.686-030 SLITTER-CREASER-SLOTTER HELPER (paper goods)

    Feeds and off bears machine that slots, scores, and creases corrugated or plain paperboard sheets to form container blanks: Aligns sheet against machine guides and feeds sheet into machine feed rolls. Removes completed container blanks from machine and stacks blanks onto skids. May assist SLITTER-CREASER-SLOTTER OPERATOR (paper goods) in setting up machine.
GOE: 06.04.04 STRENGTH: H GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.687-010 PAPER SORTER AND COUNTER (paper & pulp) alternate titles: inspector and counter; overlooker; sorter

    Sorts sheets of paper according to specified grade and examines them for defects, such as tears, cuts, roll marks and slime holes, and discards defective sheets. Counts and stacks acceptable sheets and inserts identification marker between reams. Segregates paper according to customer order and records amount and grade of separate orders.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M2 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.687-014 PAPER-CONE GRADER (paper goods)

    Examines paper $T3cones$T1 emerging from cone-making machines for defects. Places acceptable ones on racks and tosses defective cones in trash receptacle. May examine paper tubes and be designated Paper-Tube Grader (paper goods).
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

649.687-018 PAPER-PATTERN INSPECTOR (paper goods)

    Examines tissue paper patterns for accuracy of cutting, perforating, and numbering.
GOE: 06.03.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R2 M1 L1 SVP: 2 DLU: 77

65 PRINTING OCCUPATIONS

    This division includes occupations concerned with reproducing data or designs by mechanical transfer of ink or dye to the surface of materials with the aid of type, plates, rolls, and the like. Includes the preparation of type and plate for machines and mechanical bookbinding.

650 TYPESETTERS AND COMPOSERS

    This group includes occupations concerned with assembling and setting type matter for printing by means of typesetting or composing machines. Includes linotype machines which assemble letters into lines and cast strips of type from type metal; monotype machines which compose type matter in separate letters; and phototypesetting machines which assemble and photograph mats of individual characters as a line of type on film or photographic paper. Occupations whose duties include substantial typing tasks concerned with cold type setting of type are included in Group 203.

650.132-010 SUPERVISOR, TYPESETTING (print. & pub.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in machine typesetting: Reads production schedule and plans work assignments according to setup and work load of individual machines. Examines proofs to verify conformance to work order specifications. Periodically verifies status of each job in progress in order to maintain production. Trains workers to operate typesetting machines. May operate typesetting machines as necessary. May coordinate setting of copy into type [COPY CUTTER (print. & pub.)]. May supervise workers engaged in phototypesetting and be designated Supervisor, Photocomposition (print. & pub.). Performs duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 07.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 8 DLU: 77

650.582-010 LINOTYPE OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: composing-machine operator

    Operates machine to cast complete lines of type from type metal and deposit them in galley in composed form for printing: Starts type-casting mechanism and adjusts marginal stops and gauge to regulate length and thickness of lines to be cast. Reads copy and presses keys of keyboard to select matrices of letters from magazine which are assembled into words. Moves lever to cast line and deposit it in galley when line is complete. Transfers lines of type, with copy, to composing or bank table for making proof copy. Sets new lines of type to correct errors as indicated on proofsheet. Places pigs of metal on feed chain of melting pot to replenish supply.
GOE: 07.06.02 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 81

650.582-014 MONOTYPE-KEYBOARD OPERATOR (machinery mfg.; print. & pub.) alternate titles: composing-machine operator; monotype operator

    Operates machine to perforate $T3paper tape$T1 used to control casting type: Clips copy containing instructions to copyholder. Selects and installs bank of keys to make specified size and style of type. Sets and locks scale for indicating spacing of words in line, adjusts line-length indicator, and installs roll of paper strip, threading end of strip through machine. Admits compressed air to machine. Tears strip loose from supply roll, attaches type-casting instructions to reel, and forwards reel for casting type.
GOE: 07.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 6 DLU: 77

650.582-018 PHOTOCOMPOSING-MACHINE OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: typesetter

    Sets up and operates photocomposing machine to transfer data from perforated or magnetic tape into print on film or photographic paper, using either of following methods: (1) Loads roll of film or paper in machine magazine. Secures roll of perforated tape on machine reel and threads end of tape through machine feed rollers. Selects type font according to size and face of type specified and positions it on photographic unit. Turns dials to adjust line spacing and light intensity according to size and face of type. Starts machine that automatically prints type onto film or paper according to coded signal on tape. Removes finished copy from magazine for development. (2) Places reel of magnetic tape onto feed spindle of phototypesetting unit. Depresses keys to enter command codes, such as size and style of type, width and length of column, and to activate computer to produce phototypesetting film, phototypesetting paper, or copy of tape. Removes and stacks finished copies from photocopy printing unit. Removes printing unit from machine, drains chemical solution, washes unit, and refills unit with specified developing solution.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L1 SVP: 6 DLU: 89

650.582-022 PHOTOTYPESETTER OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: phototypesetter

    Operates keyboard of automatic phototypesetting machine to photographically print type matter onto film or strips of photosensitive paper to prepare positives or paper flats for making printing plates: Loads roll of photosensitive paper or film into camera magazine, positions magazine on machine, and pulls lever to open exposure slot. Starts typesetting mechanism. Turns dial to select lens and regulate gear that controls size (magnification or reproduction) of matrix letter, exposure, and light intensity, or moves selector levers, depresses keys or control buttons to select style and size of type. Depresses keys of keyboard to select $T3foto mats$T1 for printing onto photopaper or film. Cuts photopaper with knife to separate exposed portion. Removes exposed photopaper or film from magazine for developing. May perform routine maintenance and adjustments on machine, using handtools.
GOE: 07.06.02 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L3 SVP: 5 DLU: 77

650.682-010 EQUIPMENT MONITOR, PHOTOTYPESETTING (print. & pub.)

    Monitors and controls electronic computer system used in phototypesetting: Sets control switches on optical character reader, computer, or phototypesetter. Inserts command codes to integrate and operate equipment according to data requirements specified in mark-up instructions. Selects and loads input and output units with materials for operating equipment. Moves switches to clear system and start operation of equipment. Observes equipment and control panels on consoles for error lights, messages, and machine stoppage or faulty output. Notifies superior of errors or equipment stoppage.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

650.685-010 TYPESETTING-MACHINE TENDER (print. & pub.) alternate titles: teletypesetter monitor

    Tends and adjusts one or more linecasting machines, equipped with tape converter unit, to produce type composition automatically: Positions spool of punched tape on machine reel. Threads end of tape through feed mechanism of converter unit. Turns control to start unit that sets type automatically as directed by coded signal on punched tape. Transfers lines of type, with copy, to composing or bank table for taking of proof. Adds new pigs of type metal to melting pot to replenish supply. Observes operation of machine to detect malfunction of keyboard, matrix circulation mechanism, tape feeding mechanism or other machine mechanisms, and adjusts their mechanical components, using handtools, or depresses keys on keyboard to clear jamming. Periodically cleans matrices, magazine, and molds. May replace worn parts, such as code bars, keys, and spacebands, using handtools and power tools.
GOE: 05.10.05 STRENGTH: L GED: R3 M1 L2 SVP: 4 DLU: 77

651 PRINTING PRESS OCCUPATIONS

    This group includes occupations concerned with producing copies of designs or lettering by transferring ink or pigment on type, plates, or rolls to paper or similar materials by means of a printing press. Includes cylinder presses, offset presses, and platen presses.

651.130-010 SUPERVISOR, PRESS ROOM (print. & pub.)

    Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in making ready, operating, and feeding various types of presses used to print newspapers, magazines, books, and other printed matter: Observes press operations and examines printed material to verify conformance with work order specifications. Examines multicolor printed material, using precision instruments, to detect imperfect color tone registration. Performs other duties as described under SUPERVISOR (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M3 L4 SVP: 8 DLU: 89

651.362-010 CYLINDER-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.) alternate titles: flatbed-press operator; press operator

    Makes ready and operates cylinder-type printing press: Verifies size, color, and type of paper and color of ink from job order. Cleans inking rollers with solvent and replaces them in press, using handtools. Adjusts controls to regulate volume of ink. Packs impression cylinder with tissue or folio. Adjusts delivery tapes, and positions and locks form (type setup or plate) on bed or cylinder of press. Directs CYLINDER-PRESS FEEDER (print. & pub.) in adjustment of feed guides, grippers, and elevator, or hand-feeding press. Starts press and runs off proofsheet. Examines proof to determine off-level areas, variation in ink volume, register slippage, indications of offsetting, and color register. Adjusts press controls, inking fountains, and automatic feeders, and repacks cylinder with overlay to equalize off-level areas as required. May register forms and mix colors. May make overlay for half-tone shades. May operate cylinder press equipped with cutting attachment or may replace type dies with cutting dies to cut or shape paper or paperboard. May operate more than one press. May be designated according to kind of material printed as Check Imprinter (print. & pub.); Envelope-Press Operator (print. & pub.) I; Label-Press Operator (print. & pub.) I; size of press as Pony-Cylinder-Press Operator (print. & pub.). Important variations may be indicated by trade names of machine used.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-014 CYLINDER-PRESS-OPERATOR APPRENTICE (print. & pub.)

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-018 PLATEN-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

    Makes ready and operates platen-type printing press to produce printed material: Determines setup and operating procedures from work order. Inserts type setup or plate in press bed and tightens locking attachment, using wrench. Adjusts inking rollers to obtain even distribution of ink. Regulates ink flow by adjusting thumbscrews on fountain. Starts press and directs PLATEN-PRESS FEEDER (print. & pub.) to feed sheets by hand onto press platen or to place stack of sheets in feed tray if press is equipped with automatic feeding mechanism. Readjusts press during run to obtain specified color registration. May place stack of sheets in feed tray on press equipped with automatic feeding mechanism. May be designated according to type of material printed as Envelope-Press Operator (print. & pub.) II; Label-Press Operator (print. & pub.) II.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-022 PLATEN-PRESS-OPERATOR APPRENTICE (print. & pub.) alternate titles: make-ready apprentice

    Performs duties as described under APPRENTICE (any industry) Master Title.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: L GED: R4 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-026 ROTOGRAVURE-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

    Makes ready and operates rotary-type press that prints illustrative and other subject matter by rotogravure process: Installs engraved copper printing cylinder in press, using handtools. Adjusts doctor (wiper) blade to remove excess ink from surface of printing cylinder. Threads web (roll) of paper or other printing stock through press, adjusting guides and tension bars. Sets focus of electronic scanners on guideline of paper (for multicolor printing) to automatically control color registration. Regulates temperature in web-drying chambers and adjusts automatic cutter at discharge end of press. Inspects material being printed, during production run, and adjusts press as required to produce printed matter to specifications. Directs workers in feeding and unloading press, replenishing ink supply in fountains, cleaning equipment, and other press operations. May operate press equipped to print, cut, and crease paper goods.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R3 M2 L2 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

651.362-030 WEB-PRESS OPERATOR (print. & pub.)

    Makes ready and operates multiunit, web-fed rotary press to print newspapers, books, and periodicals according to written specifications: Locks printing plates on printing cylinder and threads loose end of paper supply roll (web) through and around rollers to cutter and folder. Adjusts compensators to guide paper over rollers and cylinders. Inspects printed sheets visually after registration or position printing and readjusts guides and controls to rectify spacing errors. Adjusts feed controls to rotate cylinder into position where plate locking mechanism is accessible. Unlocks plates and replaces with make-over plates according to directions marked on plate regarding location and time of printing. Rethreads paper through press if web breaks (press stops automatically if web breaks) and readjusts tension rollers. Operates pasting device to splice end of new paper roll to depleted roll. Inspects printed material visually during production and readjusts controls to correct irregular ink distribution, faulty cuts or folds. Replaces cutting blades, worn or damaged ink rolls, and fills ink wells. Cleans, inspects, and lubricates moving parts of press. May supervise and instruct apprentices. May load supply rolls of paper in press at beginning and during run. May be designated Tension Regulator (print. & pub.) when installing paper rolls in press and adjusting controls to regulate tension of paper; or Color-Control Operator (print. & pub.) when adjusting ink controls to secure specified color registration. May operate press from central control console.
GOE: 05.05.13 STRENGTH: M GED: R4 M3 L3 SVP: 7 DLU: 77

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