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Assembler Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble machinery, like crushers and vibrators, according to blueprints shop orders, for processing materials, like coal, clay, chemicals, and rock
  • Position parts in frame of machine, using hoist and bolts stationary parts in place, using impact wrench handtools
  • Remove burrs & rough spots from parts with hand file portable pneumatic grinder
  • Align bearings with shafts in machine
  • Insert shims and turns setscrews to set clearance between parts and verifies clearance, using scale fixed gauges
  • Fasten lift chain around machine directs Overhead Crane Operator any industry 921.663-010 in moving machine to storage area
  • May be designated according to type of machine assembled as Crusher Assembler machinery mfg. , Vibrator Assembler machinery mfg. .

Assembler Hydraulic Backhoe Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble mining machinery, like continuous miners, loading machines, cutting machines, locomotives, hydraulic backhoes, and portable oil well drilling rigs according to blueprints written specifications, using handtools, power handtools, and other powered equipment
  • Read blueprints written specifications to plan assembly sequence
  • Operate crane or directs Overhead Crane Operator any industry 921.663-010 to move structural framework machine parts to assembly area
  • Study blueprints to plan logical assembly sequence
  • Position specified gears, drive shafts, bearings, clutches, and other component parts in housings on frame of machine, using electric hoist
  • Align and levels parts with spacers shims, and sets clearance between parts, using micrometers, feeler gauges, calipers, and scale
  • Bolt cover plates, electric motors, and hydraulic pumps to machine frame in specified locations, using torque wrench
  • Lays out hydraulic hose on machine, away from moving parts, to facilitate servicing machine and connects hydraulic hose to pumps specified fittings, using wrench
  • May measure cut hydraulic hose for installation in machine
  • May clean parts preparatory to assembly, using solvent, cleaning cloths, and air gun
  • May assemble and test subassemblies, like drive shaft, clutch, and transmission, using acetylene welding, heating, and cutting equipment test stands
  • May install electrical wiring in assembled units according to schematic drawings
  • May drive mobile machinery to test performance.

Assembler Mining Machinery Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble mining machinery, like continuous miners, loading machines, cutting machines, locomotives, hydraulic backhoes, and portable oil well drilling rigs according to blueprints written specifications, using handtools, power handtools, and other powered equipment
  • Read blueprints written specifications to plan assembly sequence
  • Operate crane or directs Overhead Crane Operator any industry 921.663-010 to move structural framework machine parts to assembly area
  • Study blueprints to plan logical assembly sequence
  • Position specified gears, drive shafts, bearings, clutches, and other component parts in housings on frame of machine, using electric hoist
  • Align and levels parts with spacers shims, and sets clearance between parts, using micrometers, feeler gauges, calipers, and scale
  • Bolt cover plates, electric motors, and hydraulic pumps to machine frame in specified locations, using torque wrench
  • Lays out hydraulic hose on machine, away from moving parts, to facilitate servicing machine and connects hydraulic hose to pumps specified fittings, using wrench
  • May measure cut hydraulic hose for installation in machine
  • May clean parts preparatory to assembly, using solvent, cleaning cloths, and air gun
  • May assemble and test subassemblies, like drive shaft, clutch, and transmission, using acetylene welding, heating, and cutting equipment test stands
  • May install electrical wiring in assembled units according to schematic drawings
  • May drive mobile machinery to test performance.

Assembler Portable Oil well Drilling Rig Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble mining machinery, like continuous miners, loading machines, cutting machines, locomotives, hydraulic backhoes, and portable oil well drilling rigs according to blueprints written specifications, using handtools, power handtools, and other powered equipment
  • Read blueprints written specifications to plan assembly sequence
  • Operate crane or directs Overhead Crane Operator any industry 921.663-010 to move structural framework machine parts to assembly area
  • Study blueprints to plan logical assembly sequence
  • Position specified gears, drive shafts, bearings, clutches, and other component parts in housings on frame of machine, using electric hoist
  • Align and levels parts with spacers shims, and sets clearance between parts, using micrometers, feeler gauges, calipers, and scale
  • Bolt cover plates, electric motors, and hydraulic pumps to machine frame in specified locations, using torque wrench
  • Lays out hydraulic hose on machine, away from moving parts, to facilitate servicing machine and connects hydraulic hose to pumps specified fittings, using wrench
  • May measure cut hydraulic hose for installation in machine
  • May clean parts preparatory to assembly, using solvent, cleaning cloths, and air gun
  • May assemble and test subassemblies, like drive shaft, clutch, and transmission, using acetylene welding, heating, and cutting equipment test stands
  • May install electrical wiring in assembled units according to schematic drawings
  • May drive mobile machinery to test performance.

Automated Equipment Engineer technician Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Install machinery 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
  • Confer with customers engineering staff to define layout of equipment, to resolve problems of machine design and to avoid construction problems in plant
  • Arrange machine parts according to sequence of assembly effective use of floor space
  • Direct workers in positioning equipment, following floor plans manufacturers instructions
  • Assemble and installs electrical and electromechanical components systems, using handtools, electrical testing instruments, soldering irons, and wiring diagrams
  • Operate equipment through trial run to verify setup
  • Adjust controls setup of machine for specified type, thickness, and size of stock to be processed, for prescribed sequence of operating stages, and to make sure maximum efficiency
  • Instruct equipment operators and engineering maintenance personnel regarding setup, operation, and maintenance of equipment
  • Repair services equipment, following preventive maintenance schedule or upon customers request
  • May modify previously installed equipment to make sure compatibility with new units, or install safety devices or attachments to old equipment
  • May confer with customers engineers to define effective methods of programming work for machine processing.

Ball Sorter Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend machine that sorts metal balls according to size, roundness, or surface defects, like nicks, scratches, or dents
  • Adjust settings on control panel, sets graduated opening on gauge slide, or selects installs gauging screen in barrel of machine through which balls drop into containers according to variation from specified dimensions
  • Load balls into feed hopper and starts machine that automatically sorts standard size, oversize, undersize and defective balls into separate pockets or containers
  • May visually examine or measure sample balls from each container, using micrometer or fixed gauge and label containers, according to quality quantity of sorted balls
  • May weigh balls on balance scale and record weight grades on work ticket.

Bearing Inspector Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Operate sound-testing equipment to detect defects in machinery ball bearing assemblies diagnoses causes of defects
  • Turn dials on equipment to specified setting
  • Slide bearing on adapter arm starts machine to rotate inner ring of bearing
  • Listen through headphones to detect sounds that indicate mechanical defect in bearing to define probable cause of defect
  • Separate defective bearings sorts bearings for scrap or salvage.

Bearing ring Assembler Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assemble outer rings, inner rings, bearings, and retainer guards to form ball bearing assembly unit used in manufacture of gyros other commercial equipment
  • Select inner ring places it on pedestal jig
  • Select outer ring places it on pedestal jig
  • Pick up ball bearings of specified size and number, using magnetic nonmagnetic needles
  • Insert bearings between outer inner rings, spacing them with nonmagnetic needle
  • Select inserts retaining guard into ball bearing unit assembly
  • Test finished assemblies with gauge to define accurate radial play
  • May secure ball bearings in position, using rivets riveting press
  • May disassemble finished ball bearings rejected, during final inspection.

Blower And Compressor Assembler Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Fits and aligns machined parts, like bearings, diaphragms, impeller wheels, blower casings, shafts, and gear cages to assemble compressors, blowers, and vacuum pumps, according to drawings specifications, using handtools, power drills, and portable gas heating equipment
  • Scrape bearings to fit shafts, using hand scraper, blue chalk and abrasive paper
  • Screw & bolts together mechanical parts, like gears, vanes, needle bearings and ring gear, to assemble gear cage assembly, using wrenches screwdrivers
  • Shrink impeller wheel, sleeves, spacers, and balance piston onto shaft to form spindle, using portable gas heating equipment
  • Caulk metal sealing strips into seams of impeller wheels, sleeves, and balance piston to form seal between impeller wheel and diaphragm, using hammer caulking chisel
  • Lift and positions spindle into casing cylinder to align diaphragm to spindle and upper lower blower casing, using lead wires, micrometers, and calipers
  • Level beams supporting bedplates over test pit, using transit, master straightedge, and levels
  • Align levels blower, induction gear, oil tank, and drive unit on bedplate to mark mounting holes, using gauges, rules, punch, and scribes
  • Drill, taps, and reams holes for mounting bolts, coupling guards, and dowel pins, using portable drill press
  • Install inlet discharge piping to blower, using handtools, and attaches instruments, like barometers, thermometers, pressure gauges, thermocouples, and speed indicator to blower
  • Dismantle unit from test pit and cleans oils parts prior to shipment
  • Make specified tests to define blower performance, using electrical test equipment, and records instrument readings
  • May be designated according to equipment assembled as Compressor Assembler machinery mfg. , Pump Assembler machinery mfg. .

Calender roll Press Operator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Operate hydraulic press to build calender rolls used to make paper and textile imprinting embossing machinery
  • Fits flange over end of shaft
  • Hoist shaft into vertical position on hydraulic press, using crane
  • Place rings composed of paper, cotton, wool, and corn husks over shaft until shaft is full
  • Fits top flange onto shaft
  • Adjust valves on hydraulic press, and starts pump to build up pressure
  • Monitor clock gauges to make sure that pressure is maintained
  • Record weight of material put on shaft, measures length of material being compressed, computes density, and stops press when specified density is reached
  • Maintain pressure for prescribed time
  • Release pressure adds material to shaft as necessary.

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