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Package dyeing machine Operator Job Description
Package dyeing machine Operator: Tends machine that dyes or bleaches yarn wound on perforated beams I, tubes I, or spring coils. Loads package stand or beam of yarn into machine, using power hoist. Closes lid tightens lid bolts with wrench. Mixes preweighed dye or bleach with water in pail or overflow tank, stirring with paddle. Turns valves to control steam water flow. Sets con...
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Rotary cutter Operator Job Description
Rotary cutter Operator: Tends machine that pulverizes scrap fabric into flock powder
Cuts wire from bale of scrap, using wirecutters. Starts machine & dumps spreads scrap on conveyor that moves scrap to rotary knives turning within fixed knives that pulverize scrap. Clamps sack over blo...
Bottom hole pressure recording operator Helper Job Description
Bottom hole pressure recording operator Helper: Unloads recording equipment at well site for use in determining pressure in oil or gas wells. Attaches conductor cable to instrument and tightens clamps, fittings and electrical connections, using ...
Adzing and boring machine Operator Job Description
Adzing and boring machine Operator: Operates variety of machines to trim, bore, incise, and date stamp railroad ties utility pole crossarms, preparatory to treating with wood preservatives. Adjusts stops guides and installs dating punches, boring bits, adzing cutters, incising rollers and knives, according to work order, using rule, ...
Utility Operator Job Description
Utility Operator: Assembles monotubes, unloads stores nuclear reactor fuel elements, and decontaminates work area. Places fuel elements spacers on rack of monotube loading machine in sequential order. Activates machine that automatically pushes fuel elements spacers into monotubes. Moves filled monotubes to storage, using recharge machine. Removes ...
Digester operator Helper: Feeds wood chips soda ash or acid into digester that processes wood chips into pulp. Unbolts and removes digester cover, using wrench chain hoist. Lowers feed pipe into digester, using hoist and pushes button or turns handwheel to load digester with wood chips. Pushes control panel button or turns valve to admit specified quantitie...
Diazo Machine Operator: Operates machine to make copies blueprints of printed material, like documents or drawings. Examines negative of original for translucency. Selects sensitized paper according to color of line specified and positions original over paper. Moves controls to regulate light intensity and exposure time, according to translucency of original type of sensitized paper. Slides original a...
Package Dyer: Tends machine that dyes or bleaches yarn wound on perforated beams I, tubes I, or spring coils. Loads package stand or beam of yarn into machine, using power hoist. Closes lid tightens lid bolts with wrench. Mixes preweighed dye or bleach with water in pail or overflow tank, stirring with paddle. Turns valves to control steam water flow. Sets controls to pump dye or bleach into machine that automatically processes a...
Central office operator Supervisor: Supervises and coordinates activities of Central-Office Operators tel. tel. engaged in operating telephone switchboards. Conducts on-the-job training for inexperienced o...
Chief Console Operator: Supervises and coordinates activities of workers operating computers peripheral equipment. Assigns staff schedules work to facilitate production. Directs training or trains workers to operate computer peripheral equipment. Confers with programmers and operates computer to test new modified programs. Directs operation of computer to execute program, and observes operation to detect error or failure in progress of program. Reads monitor and enters commands to help computer operators identify correct errors. Revises input data program to continue operation of...
Pack press Operator: Presses metal capacitor container over paper-wound packs, using power press. Adjusts fixture according to size of capacitor, using handtools. Folds fiber insulation around pack bends electrodes by hand to position electrodes for pressing. Places open end of ...
Wreath Machine Tender: Tends machines that form straw into rope, wraps yarn around straw rope to form floral wreath bases, and winds vinyl around floral wreath bases to cover straw complete floral wreaths. Mounts spools of yarn on spindles of roping machine draws yarn through guide. Starts roping machine that moves straw through forming tying mechanism to form straw rope. Winds straw rope around ring guide specified number of times starts machine that automatica...
Automatic Winder Operator: Tends automatic yarn-winding machine, equipped with stationary or traveling knotter traveling winding units that move around machine, to transfer yarn from bobbins to cones or tubes. Places bobbins in pockets of feeder magazine pulls ends of yarn over suction tube opening through which yarn is drawn into knotter. Observes machine operation signal lights to detect machine malfunctions, exhausti...
Almond cutting machine Tender: Tends machine that dices, halves, slices, or slivers almond meats. Installs specified cutting blades, using handtools. Actuates machine to start flow of almond meats into machine. Examines cut almond meats to check for conformance with cutting specifications. Adjusts cutting blades as required. Inserts different blades into machine to accommodate various sizes of...
Electroslag Welding machine Operator: Operates electroslag machine, which uses heat produced by resistance of molten flux to electrical current, to fuse metal components. Places metal components in fixture tightens holding braces, using wrench. Turns dials to start cooling water supply & to activate power sources control cabinet. Turns knobs to set voltage, wire feed speed, and current, according to charts work orders. Presses automatic cycle button to strike arc start process. Adds premeasured flux to joint to create molten flux pool of specified depth. Turns control to start oscillation. Listens for change in soun...
Braider Operator: Sets up and operates battery of automatic braiding machines that cover electric wire cable with insulating material, like cotton yarn, rubber tape, fiberglass, or fine steel, copper, and aluminum strands. Places bobbins of insulating material on machine spindles and threads strands through braiding head according to pattern draft which specifies lay sequence of braiding. Locks spoo...
Sorting grapple Operator: Operates mobile crane equipped with heel-boom and hydraulic grapples to sort stack logs in sorting yard according to species, grade, size, and designated use markings on log. Starts crane engine and moves levers ...
Gear machine Operator General: Sets up and operates two or more types of gear-cutting and finishing machines, like gear shapers, hobs, honers and lappers, and generators, to machine spline or gear teeth on metal blanks according to machining instructions & knowledge of gear types gear machining. Reads blueprint or job order to define gear dimensions and specifications, fixture cutter to use and machine settings. Secures positions cutters in toolhead, on spindle, or on arbor and bolts fixtures on machine. Mounts gears, cams, or templates, or moves levers to set feed rates and ...
Hand Or Machine Paster: Presses belt tops and linings together, using hands machine filled with paste. Loads hopper of machine and feeds belt top lining through machine to apply coat of paste. Aligns belt top ...
Collar turner Operator: Tends machine that reverses partially finished collars on s, like ladies dresses, and flattens seams of collars. Folds collar back along seam draws folded seam over lower jaw of machine. ...
Solvent plant Operator: Tends solvent extraction equipment that extracts oil from rice bran, soybeans, and cottonseeds. Observes temperature and steam pressure gauges, flowmeters & ammeters and turns valves or handwheels to regulate temperature...
Plodder Operator: Sets up operates plodder machine to compress milled soap into bars. Unbolts head of machine and inserts specified plate that shapes sizes bar. Opens valves to admit steam into heating coi...
Furnace charging machine Operator: Controls charging machine to charge open-hearth furnaces with materials, like limestone, pig iron, and metal scrap. Moves controls to engage arm of charging machine in slot of charging box. Pushes levers to position charging machine at door of furnace, to thrust box thr...
Group Burner Machine: Sets up operates rotary lead-burning machine to fuse straps to grouped plates to form storage battery elements. Adjusts machine fixtures torch, according to size of grouped plates, using handtools. Observes pressure gauge, ignites torch, turns gas & air valves to set flame of specified size color and starts machine. Visually inspects fused elements for lead runs, and defective plates separator...
Scalp machine Operator: Sets up operates scalper milling machine to mill defects from surfaces of ingot to prepare it for rolling. Adjusts scalper blades to depth of cut required positions holding jaws to width of ingot, using handwheel, setscrews and handtools. Lifts ingot from skid to entry table, using hoist. Starts lifting t...
Bench boring machine Operator: Tends machine that cuts internal threads in pen or mechanical pencil barrels. Positions aligns pen or pencil barrel in holding device of machine. Inserts threading tap into spindle o...
Numerical Control Drill press Operator: Sets up operates numerically controlled drill press that automatically performs machining operations like drilling, reaming, countersinking, spot-facing, and tapping of holes in metal workpieces, according to specifications, setup instructions, and knowledge of machining. Studies blueprints or setup instructions to define dimensional specifications, setup requirements and work procedure. Installs workpiece holders, like blocks, risers and clamps, on indexing table of machine, using machinist handtools. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist and positions plus...
Custom feed mill Operator: Supervises and coordinates activities of workers in operation of feed mill that grinds grain mixes feed to customers specifications. May operate grinders and auxiliary equipment to grind mix feed. May compute charges collect payment. May purchase...
Drill press Operator Numerical Control: Sets up operates numerically controlled drill press that automatically performs machining operations like drilling, reaming, countersinking, spot-facing, and tapping of holes in metal workpieces, according to specifications, setup instructions, and knowledge of machining. Studies blueprints or setup instructions to define dimensional specifications, setup requirements and work procedure. Installs workpiece holders, like blocks, risers and clamps, on indexing table of machine, using machinist handtools. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist and positions plus...
Cooling system Operator: Operates freon, carbon-dioxide, or ammonia gas-cooling systems to refrigerate rooms in establishments, like slaughtering and meat packing plants dairies, to air-condition buildings, or to provide refrigeration for industrial processes. Opens valves on equipment, like compressors, pumps and condensers to prepare system for operation and starts equipment auxiliary machinery. Observes temperature, pressure & ampere readings for system and equipment adjusts controls or overrides automatic controls to obtain specified operation of equipment. Records temperature, pressure,...
Winder Operator: Tends winding machine that rolls lengths of floor covering between various stages of processing, working as member of crew. Removes spindle from dolly positions spindle in winding machine, using power hoist. Pulls end of floor covering sheet through winder secures sheet to empty spindle, using tape. Starts machine, and regulates speed of winder to maintain even winding. Adjusts tension rolls on machine sets yardage counter, using handtools....
Hook and eye sewing machine Operator: Tends one or more machines that automatically sew fasteners, like hooks eyes, to continuous strips of binding tape. Fills hopper of machine with fasteners. May measure hook eye spacing, using ruler and examine tape for defects, like ...
Center punch Operator: Tends punch press that punches center holes in phonograph records or stamper. Removes stack of records or stampers from conveyor places them on machine holder. Positions record in slot over punch die of machine o...
Wire stitcher Operator: Tends machine that staples together parts of products made from materials, like plastic, paper, leather, felt, and canvas. Loads machine with wire staples or spool of wire and positions material unde...
Pig machine Operator: Operates pig machine to pour molten iron into molds to cast pig iron. Starts conveyor that positions mold under spout of pig-machine ladle. Moves controls to tilt ladle, allowing molten iron to flow into mold. Observes filling operation to detect sticking of molte...
Sanding machine Buffer: Tends machine that buffs surface of cork sheets, from which outsoles for shoes are cut, to roughen sheets for better adhesion to remove unevenness. Turns handwheels to set distance between feeder sander rolls, verifying setting with thickness gauge. Starts machine feeds sheet sideway...
Spray painting machine Operator: Tends spray-painting machine that automatically applies lettering, diagrams, or designs on products, like speedometer faces, automobile steering-wheel hubs, and radio or television control knobs. Places workpiece in masking jig depresses pedal to clamp workpiece agains...
Spin table Operator: Polishes surface of bowling balls, using abrasives ball-spinning device. Places preground ball in holder of spin table depresses pedal to spin ball. Presses abrasives against spinning ball to abrade surface. Splashes...
Brimming machine Operator: Tends machine that stretches lower part of unfinished hat body to form brim. Immerses hat bodies in hot water to soften material preparatory to stretching. Moves lever to adjust angle of metal ribs under hat-shaped block of machine to control specified brim width crown height. Slips softened hat body onto block over ribs. Presses ...
Bench lathe Operator: Sets up and operates engine lathes to machine metallic nonmetallic workpieces according to specifications, tooling instructions, and standard charts, applying knowledge of machining methods. Reads blueprint or job order for specifications, like dimensions tolerances, tooling instructions on holding devices, feed rates, cutting speeds, depth of cuts and cutting tools. Positions secures tools in holders, using wrenches. Lifts workpiece manually or with hoist, and positions and secures workpiece in holding device, machine table, chuck, centers, or fixture, using cl...
Glue size machine Operator: Tends machine that coats wooden panels with glue size and dries panels to raise grain reveal defects. Mixes sizing solution acc...
Wire draw Operator: Sets up and operates one or more wiredrawing machines to draw round or fancy-shaped wire or rod through one or series of dies to reduce its cross-sectional dimension, applying knowledge of working properties of metal wiredrawing. Studies specifications determines setup procedures. Positions secures specified dies in dieholders, using handtools. Lifts coil of wire onto feed reel, tapers end, and threads it through dies. Secures end of wire in jaws of drawing block or onto spool which rotates pulls wire through dies. Coats wire with lubricant to facilitate drawing starts machi...
Stacker Machine: Tends machine that stacks or unstacks lumber to load or unload kiln car to level of lumber table. Starts conveyor that carries lumber onto kiln car in layers, drops stickers between layers, or removes dried lumber from car. Straightens lumber on conveyor for even flow onto stack, using handhook. May record data like thickness, grade, length,...
Mixing tank Operator: Tends equipment that mixes ingredients for use in producing margarine. Turns valve to admit liquid ingredients, like water or milk, into mixing vat. Dips measuring stick into vat closes valve when liquid reaches specified level. Weighs ...
Machine Spring Former: Sets up operates machine to form leaf-type spring leaves. Installs upper lower dies in machine, following leaf spring, using handtools. Positions heated leaf blank onto lower die, using tongs. Depresses pedal or pu...
Bulldozer Operator: Operates tractor equipped with concave blade attached across front to gouge out, level, and distribute earth and to push trees and rocks from land preparatory to constructing roads buildings or planting crops, or in mining, quarrying, and lumbering operations. Fastens attachments to tractor with clevis or wedge-pin hitches. Connects hydraulic hoses, belts, mechanical linkage, or power takeoff shaft to tractor to provide power to raise, lower, or tilt attachment. Moves levers to control tool bars, carriers, and disks. Moves levers and depresses pedals to man...
Boarder Machine: Tends machine that shapes dries hose before or after dyeing process, using either of following methods. 1 Pulls hose over leg-shaped forms of machine, aligns toe heel with form and pulls welt down to specified point on forms. Presses button or depresses pedal to start conveyor that carries filled set of forms into drying chamber removes finished set from chamber. Strips shaped hose from boarding forms. 2 Depresses pedal to start circular conveyor that carries forms through drying...
Synthetic resin Operator: Controls reactor vessels to polymerize raw resin materials to form phenolic, acrylic, or polyester resins. Pumps specified amount of raw material into calibrated tank according to formula transfers materials into reactor. Starts mixers & pumps reagents catalysts into reactor. Starts circulation vacuum pumps. Adjusts valves to regulate flow of preheated or cooled fluid around jacket of reactor and to start regulate polymerization reaction. Adjusts valves to regulate pressure temperature in reactor. Tests viscosity and pH of resins to define length of polymerization time...
Plating press Operator: Operates machine to imprint designs on leather or leather articles, like wallets key cases. Selects specified embossing plate, bolts plate into chase and positions secures chase onto ram of machine. Turns ...
Radius Corner Machine Operator: Tends machine that grinds polishes corner edges of flat glass to specified radius. Turns dials to set timer of grinding polishing wheels to specified settings. Moves lever, turns knob and presses button to open water valve to start flow of water against grinding wheel, open air pressure valve and start air pump of machine. Breaks off specified amoun...
Deflash And Wash Operator: Tends equipment that automatically removes rubber flash from resistor ladders rubber encased resistors cleans ladders. Loads resistor ladders into feed chute of machine starts machine that automatically conveys resistor ladders through abrading chamber that removes flash from ladders. Visually inspects ladders to make sure that flash has been removed. Turns knob to adjust conveyor speed, if necessary, to increase or decrease...
Contact frame Operator: Sets up operates camera to photograph drawings, sketches, or other material to produce negatives for transfer to printing plates, rollers, or printed circuit boards. Mounts copy on holder, aligning centerline on copy with centerline on holder. Studies copy order sheet for defining photographic techniques required to transfer desired effect onto film, according to plate or roller dimensions, type of design, colors in design and engraving requirements. Computes camera settings required to reproduce sketch to specified scale according to dimensions of printing plates or rollers. Fo...
Slitting machine Operator: Sets up operates slitting machine to cut sheet metal into strips of specified widths. Selects, cleans and installs spacers cutters on arbors and hones cutters with oilstone to remove nicks. Presses button to lower arbor until cutters mesh and measures clearance with feeler gauge. Inserts spacers to adjust spacing to specified tolerance. Signals Overhead Crane Operator 921.663-010 to lift metal roll to play-out reel or places roll on reel, using overhead chain hoist. Threads sheeting through slitter ...
Tenter frame Operator: Tends tenter frame that stretches cloth in width, removes wrinkles, and dries cloth after processes, like dyeing or finishing. Trucks folded cloth to feed-end of machine or mounts roll of cloth at scray, using hoist. Sews cloth end to leader in machine, using sewing machine. Turns wheel to adjust clips or pins t...
Laminating machine Operator: Operates range to laminate materials, like cloth, carpeting, felt, and foam rubber. Mounts roll of felt or foam rubber on machine brackets. Pushes truck of cloth into feeding position. Sews cloth and felt or foam rubber to leader using portable sewing machine, or threads layers of materials through range unit guides rollers. Turns dials and handwheels to adjust blade that spreads predetermined quantity of adhesive onto cloth,...
Knitting machine Fixer: Sets up, adjusts, and repairs machines to knit hose, garments, and cloth according to specifications, using knowledge of machine function. Reads work order confers with supervisor or engineer to define machine setup. Inserts cams, links, buttons, or needle jacks in pattern chain to set up machine to knit hose, garment, or cloth according to pattern design chart. Observes operation of machine ...
Ski tow Operator: Tends gasoline, diesel, or electric lift to transport skiers up slope or mountainside, and collects fares. Pulls levers to start, stop and adjust speed of lifts, like rope t...
Dairy processing equipment Operator: Operates continuous flow or vat-type equipment to process milk, cream, and other , following specified methods formulas. Connects pipes between vats processing equipment. Assembles fittings, valves, bowls, plates, disks, impeller shaft and other parts to equipment with wrench to prepare for operation. Turns valves to pump sterilizing solution and rinse water through pipes and equipment spray vats with atomizer. Starts pumps and equipment, observes temperature pressure gauges, and opens valves on continuous flow equipment to force milk through cen...
Small Press Operator: Assembles parts of ballpoint pens mechanical pencils. Selects pen or pencil parts according to color or work-ticket specifications. Places parts together, guided by edges, holes and slots and fastens devices, like clips or prongs on parts. Joins parts, using any of following methods. 1 Positions parts in holding device under ram of press depresses pedal that lowers ram, forcing interlocking parts together. 2 Positions parts in holding ...
Rope coiling machine Operator: Tends one or more machines that lay twist fiber strands or twine into rope wind rope onto reels. Selects mounts reels of ready strands or twine on machine according to rope size specified, using hoist. Threads strands or twine from reels through guides to twisting mechanism and splices strands or twine to lead rope attached to reel. Starts machine monitors operation to detect defective laying or w...
Powder Operator: Controls vacuum-drying equipment to convert egg or milk liquids into powder of specified moisture content. Couples spray unit between pipeline drier, using wrench. Places charts in temperature vacuum recorders. Starts gas-fired drier, vacuum pump, and circulating fan, and adjusts dampers. Turns controls and observes gauges to obtain specified temperature vacuum pressure in dryer. Starts pump turns valves to spray liquid into heated vacuum chamber where milk droplets are dried into powder. Tests dried powder...
Videotape Operator: Sets up and operates videotaping equipment to record play back television programs, applying knowledge of videotaping equipment operation. Reads television programming log to ascertain program to be recorded or program to be aired. Selects source, like satellite or studio, from which program will be recorded and selects videotaping equipment on which program will be recorded. Observes monitor to verify that station is on-air, and informs supervisor if station not on-air. Cleans videotape path to remove contaminants that would affect quality of recording or playback,...
Mail Clerk And Mail Machine Operator: Seal or open envelopes, by hand or by using machines. Affix postage to packages or letters by hand, or stamp materials, using postage meters. Place incoming or outgoing letters or packages into sacks or bins based on destination or type, and place identifying tags on sacks or bins. Clear jams in sortation equipment. Sort route incoming mail, and collect outgoing mail, using carts as necessary. Weigh packages or letters to define postage needed, using weighing scales rate charts. Determine manner in which mail is to be sent, and prepare it for delivery to mailing facilities. Li...
Clicker machine Operator: Tends machine that punches holes in hats or hat parts to ventilate or decorate hats or facilitate assembly, utilizing one of following methods. 1 Positions article beneath multiheaded punch on ram of machine; depresses pedals to lower ram feed guide that automatically moves article across machine bed as punch perforates article. 2 Positions article on mold in machine bed; pushes lever that forces punches, mounted on rams, against article, to pu...
Sewing machine repairer Helper: Assists Sewing-Machine Repairer in repairing household industrial sewing machines. Lifts machines to work bench and disassembles parts, using wrenches screwdrivers. Cleans parts, using solve...
Envelope folding machine Adjuster: 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 t...
Slabbing machine Operator: Feeds soap slabs into machine that cuts slabs into bars. Places slab of soap on cradle of machine. Starts motor or depresses clutch to activate mechanism that forces slab through cutting frame, divides it into bars and deposits bars in racks at opposite end of cradle. Insp...
Warping mill Operator: Operates machine to wind yarn from packages onto reel from reel onto loom beams to prepare multiple colored warps for weaving. Moves portable reel into position in front of creel draws yarn from packages on creel, according to specified pattern. Ties yarn ends into loop places loop over hook on reel to secure ends for winding. Sets yardage meter to stop machine when specified yardage for section is wound on reel. Inserts lease strings in wound section to keep threads in pos...
Nitric acid concentrator Operator: Controls equipment to increase strength of nitric acid, used in making Tnt nitroglycerin. Regulates flow of sulfuric acid and weak nitric acid into mixing tank controls flow of steam, water, air and mixed acids through dehydrating tower, absorption tower, bleaching tower, still and condenser t...
Buttonhole and button sewing machine Operator: Tends semiautomatic sewing machines that cut and stitch buttonholes and sew buttons other fasteners to s. Pours buttons into hopper for automatic feeding into holding clamp of sewing machine or places buttons fasteners in clamp. Turns knobs to adjust stitching...
Rotary veneer machine Operator: Sets up operates rotary lathe to cut veneer from logs. Selects and installs knives adjusts gears of knife-feeding mechanism according to specified thickness of veneer to be cut, using handtools. Signals Lathe Spotter 663.686-022 to position log between chucks of lathe pushes lever or button to drive chucks into log. Pulls lever to set lathe knife to cut veneer to specified thickness to start log rotating. Verifies thickness of veneer with ruler or caliper a...
Plate shear Operator: Sets up and operates power shear to cut metal objects, like plates, sheets, slabs, billets, or bars to specified dimensions angle. Turns handwheels to adjust rake angle pressure of blade. Positions & clamps stops and side guides to set length angle of cut, using rule, built-in gauges, or template. Lifts workpiece manually or by hoist or crane to machine bed or roller table and positions it against side guide end stops. Starts machine which clamps workpiece lowers blade to cut metal. Lays out cutting lines on metal, using rule, square, or template when sheari...
Jacquard twine polisher Operator: Tends machine that polishes hand-starched skeins of jacquard twine. Hangs skeins on pole stretches skein to specified length. Removes laces that bind skeins dips skeins into starch barrel. Attaches ends of starched ...
Control room Operator: Operates automatically fired boilers to generate steam that supplies heat or power for buildings or industrial processes. Lights gas- or oil-fed burners, using torch. Starts pulverizer & stoker to grind feed coal into furnace of boiler. Observes pressure, temperature, and draft meters on panel to verify specified operation of automatic combustion control systems, feed water regulators, stoker, pulverizer, and burners. Turns valves adjusts controls to set specified fuel feed, draft openings, water level, and a...
Coil rewind machine Operator: Tends machine that rewinds sheet metal coils into compact rolls for shipment. Measures sheet width and thickness, using tape micrometer. Regulates air valve to raise & lower horizontal vertical arbor in accordance with width of coil. Places coil on arbor...
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