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Assembler Plastic Hospital Products Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Perform any combination of following tasks to assemble package disposable plastic hospital products, like hypodermic syringes, catheters, and intravenous apparatus
  • Review work order selects component parts to assemble specified product
  • Fits & assembles parts together, using adhesives handtools, or heats, bonds and welds parts together, using automatic equipment
  • Visually inspects products for defects, verifies conformance to specifications, and rejects defective products
  • Package assembled product into plastic bag or other container seals package, using sealing machine
  • Pack sealed product instructional information into cartons, and labels cartons with identifying information
  • May stack cartons in sterilization chamber, seal chamber, and turn valves to admit gas into chamber to sterilize product.

Assembly Loader Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Select and arranges specified type quantity of component parts in trays preparatory to line assembly of surveying instruments
  • Position instrument base or support structure standard in jig and spreads bracket of standard to specified width to facilitate attachment of parts, using tongs
  • File burrs from bracket holes, using hand file
  • Select component parts from stock bins, according to instrument being assembled, and examines parts for defects
  • Arrange parts in tray places tray on assembly line conveyor
  • Tally number of trays assembled, using counter.

Automatic Thermostat assembly machine tender Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend machine that automatically assembles, calibrates, and tests thermostat units
  • Turn setscrews to regulate speed of machine hoppers
  • Fill hoppers with workpieces screws
  • Adjust control device that positions workpiece under screw mechanism sets depth of automatic screwdriver, using handtools
  • Start machine that automatically assembles, calibrates, and tests thermostats
  • Examine thermostat units for defects
  • May turn dial indicator to set temperature of thermostat
  • May tend in-line or rotary, self-indexing, multiple-station-and-purpose automatic assembly machine.

Barometers Calibrator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Test, calibrates, and adjusts aneroid barometers to obtain specified performance, using handtools test equipment
  • Place barometer in vacuum chamber connects barometer to master barometer mercurial or electronic
  • Start vacuum pump to decrease atmospheric pressure in vacuum chamber and records variances of readings between aneroid master barometer at different atmospheric pressures, manually or using computer
  • Calculate adjustments required calibrates barometer, using handtools, or automatically calibrates barometer to specifications, using computer
  • Test calibrated barometer to make sure calibration conforms to master barometer
  • Prepare and maintains manual or computerized test calibration records
  • May test calibration of aneroid barometers, using radio frequency signals recorded on tape
  • May disassemble, inspect, and replace defective barometer parts.

Bellows Filler Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Fill thermostat bellows with gas or liquid to charge bellows, using vacuum tank or cabinet, crimping equipment, brazing iron, and solder seal equipment, by either of following methods
  • 1 Inserts capillary tube of bellows into charging manifold of cabinet closes cabinet windows to seal cabinet
  • Manipulate controls of cabinet to purge capillary tubes of air fill tubes with gas
  • Observe gauges to verify that internal temperature of cabinet meets specifications, and turns valve to maintain specified gas pressure in bellows
  • 2 Positions bellows assemblies into vacuum tank with bulb end down
  • Close tank lids, tightens lugs to seal tank, and opens valves to create vacuum in tank
  • Turn valve on vacuum tank and connection line between vacuum tank and filling tank to draw liquid into tank force liquid into bellows
  • Remove bellows from tank or cabinet crimps bulb end of capillary tube to seal in gas or liquid fill, using crimping equipment
  • Braze crimped end of tube, using brazing iron or solder seal equipment
  • Submerge portion of capillary tube in water, when filling tube with combination of liquid gas, to partially condense gas
  • Place filled bellows in tray or storage boxes.

Bellows Tester Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Inspect and tests thermostat bellows for conformance to established standards, using test stand charts
  • Examine bellows for surface defects, like dents, cracks, or pits
  • Insert bulb end of bellows assembly into dry ice to lower temperature of liquid in bulb to below zero
  • Connect bellows assembly to fitting on test stand
  • Turn dial on test stand to indicate zero reading
  • Remove bellows assembly from dry ice inserts bulb end into tank of water heated to specified temperature
  • Read test stand gauge to make sure expansion height of liquid in bellows conforms to specifications
  • Reject bellows if defects exceed established standards or tags bellows for rework
  • Maintain records of bellows tested rejected from each lot.

Calibration Technician Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Test and calibrates controlling, indicating, and measuring instruments and devices, like monochromators, pressure regulators, tachometers, temperature controls, and thermometers, to make sure specified operating performance, using handtools, testing and calibrating instruments equipment, and precision measuring instruments
  • Read quality control manual testing specifications to obtain data to test or calibrate specific devices
  • Select installs accessories, like adapters, indicating gauges, or holding devices on test or calibration fixture and connects instrument or device to fixture, according to specifications, using handtools
  • Sets controls to regulate factors, like current flow, timing cycle, pressure, temperature, or vacuum, according to specifications, and activates test or calibration equipment
  • Observe readings on meters and gauges, and other displays and performance of device or instrument to identify functional defects determine calibration requirements
  • Adjust calibration mechanisms to obtain specified operational performance of device or instrument, using handtools and precision measuring and calibrating instruments equipment
  • Apply sealing compound on calibration mechanism to prevent readjustment of settings loss of calibration
  • Reject malfunctioning devices routes devices to specified department for rework or salvaging of parts
  • May disassemble instrument or device to define cause of defective operation notify supervisory personnel of findings.

Calibrator Barometers Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Test, calibrates, and adjusts aneroid barometers to obtain specified performance, using handtools test equipment
  • Place barometer in vacuum chamber connects barometer to master barometer mercurial or electronic
  • Start vacuum pump to decrease atmospheric pressure in vacuum chamber and records variances of readings between aneroid master barometer at different atmospheric pressures, manually or using computer
  • Calculate adjustments required calibrates barometer, using handtools, or automatically calibrates barometer to specifications, using computer
  • Test calibrated barometer to make sure calibration conforms to master barometer
  • Prepare and maintains manual or computerized test calibration records
  • May test calibration of aneroid barometers, using radio frequency signals recorded on tape
  • May disassemble, inspect, and replace defective barometer parts.

Electromechanical Inspector Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Inspect and tests components, housings, and finished assemblies of electromechanical instruments equipment, like oceanographic instruments, navigational systems, medical diagnostic equipment, and measuring, indicating, and controlling instruments, for conformance to specifications, using magnifying devices, test equipment, and precision measuring instruments
  • Review work orders, blueprints, or other specifications and confers with supervisor, engineer and other personnel to define product dimensions specifications
  • Examine electrical, structural and mechanical components housings for defects in assembly, soldering, bonding and finish
  • Measure dimensions verifies locations of parts, holes, grooves, and other points, using precision measuring instruments, like calipers, micrometers, gauges, dial indicators, and optical comparators
  • Test electrical components finished devices for electrical functioning, using electrical test equipment, like oscilloscope, multimeter, voltmeter, and computerized test equipment
  • Test functional characteristics, like freedom of movement, leaks, and torque, and tests performance of device under simulated operating conditions, using specialized test equipment
  • Maintain records of inspection and test results presents results to other staff for corrective action
  • May inspect and calibrate precision measuring instruments used to measure electromechanical instruments equipment, using calibrating equipment
  • May inspect and test purchased parts and materials and be designated Receiving Inspector inst. app. .

Electromechanical Instrument Mechanic Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Test and repairs gyroscopes according to blueprints and other specifications, using tools equipment
  • Test functional performance of gyroscope, using electronic test equipment
  • Disassemble mechanical & electrical components of defective gyroscope, following blueprints, using handtools power tools
  • Measure parts, using precision measuring instruments, and adjusts fit of parts balances gimbal stabilizer , using handtools, power tools, and bench machines
  • Test reassembles repaired gyroscope
  • May repair other precision electromechanical instruments, like accelerometers potentiometers.


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