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Metal Production - Occupations Duties

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Art metal worker Helper Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Assist Ornamental-Metal Worker metal prod., nec in performing any combination of following tasks
  • Cuts metal stock to specified size, using shears saws
  • Bend or twists stock into specified shape, using handtools, bending jigs, scroll irons and power brakes
  • Weld, brazes, forge welds, or bolts components together at designated points
  • Clean builds fire in heating forge
  • Heat hammers metal to shape, using specified peening hammers
  • Grind polishes surface of workpieces to specified finish
  • Perform other duties as described under Helper any industry Master Title.

Asphalt machine Operator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Sets up operates machine to saturate wire-reinforced paper, used as plaster lath, with oil, wax, or asphalt
  • Load wire-reinforced paper roll onto unreeling stand, using power hoist or crane
  • Thread paper through saturating rolls of machine & drier rollers attaches end of paper to rewinding reel
  • Fill machine tank with saturating liquid, using monorail crane
  • Adjust valves of gas burners turns setscrews to regulate steam pressure, temperature, and flow of impregnating liquid
  • Start machine regulates pressure of saturating roll, rumbler rolls, speed of machine feed, and tension of rewinder, using handtools
  • Remove treated paper roll from rewinder, using power hoist
  • Seal paper roll, using gummed tape.

Assembler Wire mesh Gate Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Fabricate frames from pipe stock and special fittings and installs wire mesh fencing to assemble gates, using handtools power tools
  • Cuts pipe stock to specified size, using hacksaw, power saw, or pipe-cutting machine
  • Insert pipe ends into corner fittings verifies length of frame, using template
  • Drill holes through pipe and fittings bolts them together, using power wrenches
  • Untwist wire, using pliers, and removes link to cut wire mesh to size, using hand shears
  • Insert metal straps into terminal links of wire mesh
  • Fits clamps around metal straps pipe
  • Stretch wire bends clamp around pipe, using special handtool
  • Drill holes in frame and bolts scrolls ornamental castings to gate
  • Finish welded pipe joints, using file or hammer chisel, and paints joints to retard rusting.

Bale tie machine Operator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Sets up and operates wirecutting straightening machine, equipped with forming attachment, to form wire ties for tying bales of paper, hay, or other material
  • Adjust driving straightening rollers, forming attachment and jaws of holding device, using handtools
  • Turn crank to adjust feed of driving rollers for specified length of bale tie
  • Insert wire between driving and straightening rollers starts machine that automatically cuts, forms, and ejects specified number of bale ties in bundle onto rack for wrapping
  • Wrap bundle by hand or uses machine wrapping device
  • May set counter that records number of ties formed
  • May stack finished ties in storage area.

Barbed wire machine Operator Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Operate machine that automatically twists sharp barbs between strands of wire to form barbed-wire fencing materials
  • Mount reels of smooth wire on feedrack of machine, using hoist
  • Butt-welds end of feed wire to wire in machines and to repair breaks in wire
  • Start machine observes counter on machine to verify required length of barbed wire on roll
  • Stop machine removes pin to drop roll of barbed wire to floor
  • Attach name tag to roll places it on pallet

Bench Loom Weaver Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Form wire screens used for partitions, draining racks, and window guards, using bench loom
  • Review specifications to define quantity, type size wire required and obtains wire from storage area
  • Measure & cuts wire to specified lengths, using ruler wire cutters
  • Insert ends of warp wires in heddles and positions secures opposite ends on bench with heavy iron bar
  • Depress pedal to raise lower alternate warp wires
  • Slide shoot wire between warp wires pulls it into position manually
  • Measure position of shoot wire with ruler to make sure specified even spacing
  • Depress pedal to reverse warp wires, secure inserted shoot wire, and prepare for next shoot wire
  • Remove finished screen from bench loom stacks it for pickup
  • May measure diameter of wire, using micrometer, to verify size of wire
  • May operate machine that cuts crimps wires used in weaving wire screens
  • May trim edges of finished flat wire screens, using power shears.

Bench Worker Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Tend machines that wind, shape, or finish coiled flat springs or wire forms to specifications
  • Position metal or wire blanks or coiled spring on jig press
  • Depress pedal to lower shaping die that stamps out spring forms, or crimps, hooks, or loops ends of coiled springs
  • Press turns spring ends against rotating abrasive wheel to remove burs
  • Drill taps holes in flat springs, using single-spindle drill press
  • Feed wire through guides onto mandrel of lathe-type automatic coil-winding machine that coils series of springs on mandrel
  • Cuts lead-in wire, using handcutters, and removes mandrel
  • Slide loop of flat metal stock over arbor of power-driven spring winder starts machine to wind metal around arbor to form coiled-flat springs
  • Place retaining ring over wound spring to prevent unwinding
  • Measure springs for conformance to specifications, using gauges micrometers
  • Insert springs into holding device of double-disk grinder places holding device between grinding wheels
  • Start machine that automatically grinds spring ends
  • May be designated according to task performed as Automatic-Coil-Winding-Machine Operator metal prod., nec , Double-End-Production Grinder metal prod., nec .

Bird cage Assembler Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Fabricate wire birdcages, using handtools drill press
  • Cuts wire to specified length, using wirecutter
  • Position metal plate in jig and drills holes around circumference of plate, using drill press
  • Fits ends of wires into holes in plate, and fastens upper ends of wire together to form cage.

Clip bolter And Wrapper Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Clip assembled leaf springs together by any of following methods
  • 1 Inserts bolt through end holes in U-shaped clip tightens nut, using impact wrench
  • 2 Inserts bolt through hole in end of spring & positions spring clip in holding device
  • Hammer clip around spring to align hole in clip over bolt
  • Tighten nut on bolt, using impact wrench
  • 3 Installs holding die aligns spring end over clip
  • Start press that automatically wraps clip around spring
  • Ream rough ends from main-leaf eyes, using drill press.

Clip Wrapper Occupation

Job Duties:

  • Clip assembled leaf springs together by any of following methods
  • 1 Inserts bolt through end holes in U-shaped clip tightens nut, using impact wrench
  • 2 Inserts bolt through hole in end of spring & positions spring clip in holding device
  • Hammer clip around spring to align hole in clip over bolt
  • Tighten nut on bolt, using impact wrench
  • 3 Installs holding die aligns spring end over clip
  • Start press that automatically wraps clip around spring
  • Ream rough ends from main-leaf eyes, using drill press.

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