Boiler Operator: Tends vats that boils animal hair to curl hair. Turns valves to ad...
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Stationary Engineer And Boiler Operator: Activate valves to maintain required amounts of water in boilers, to adjust supplies of combustion ai...
Curling machine Operator: Tends machine that curls pile of fabric to simulate natural fur. Positions truck of cloth at feed-end of machine. Se...
Woodworking machine Operator: Sets up and operates variety of machines to surface, cut, and shape lumber, and to fabricate p...
Winch Operator: Operates truck-mounted hoist to lower and raise instruments and tools into and out of oil or gas wells on electric con...
Graining press Operator: Sets up operates hydraulic press to extrude blocks of smokeless powder into strands preparatory to cutting, drying, a...
Mix house Operator: Tends batch-mixing equipment that blends raw ingredients, like sand, soda ash, cullet others for use in making glass or fi...
Purification operator Helper: Tends gas scrubbing related equipment that removes impurities from gases, as directed by Purification Operator ...
Saw Operator: Operates battery of circular saws to cut plastic blocks containing ceramic-coated aluminum rods to length for processing into el...
Tube machine operator Helper: Assists Tube-Machine Operator 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 mounts roll on machine, using electric hoist. Splices end of new roll to...
Rotary furnace Operator: Controls gas, oil, coal, electric-arc, or electric induction furnace to melt metal prior to casting. Weighs out specified amounts of metal ingots scrap metal and charges metal into furnace by hand, using hoist, or by directing crane operator to charge furnace. Loads molten metal into furnace, using transfer ladle. Turns valves to regulate injection of fuel and air into furnace, or moves controls to regulate flow of electricity water coolant through electrodes to heat furnace to specified temperature. Observes color of metal instruments, like voltmeter, ammeter, w...
Liner machine Operator: Tends machine that glues paper over cardboard container blanks cuts covered blanks to specified length. Spaces feed and gluing rollers according to dimensions of blanks to be covered adjusts position of end shears that cut covered blanks to specified length, using handtoo...
Drilling machine Operator Automatic: Tends one or more semiautomatic machines that perform machining operations, like drilling, boring, tapping, and chamfering holes in clock or watch parts, like balance wheels, watch plates, and bridges. Positions clamps part to machine table under cutting tool or inserts part in machine nest, chuck, or over positioning pins in spindle. Depresses pedal or moves controls to start machine that automatically machines part to specifications. Removes part from machine at completion of cycle or activates control that ejects part from machine. Inspects as we...
Button cutting machine Operator: Cuts button blanks from shells. Holds shell against machine fixture by hand or using tongs. Moves lever or depresses pedal to advance tubular saw into shell cut out button blank. Determines...
Cylinder press operator Helper: Feeds blank or partly printed sheets into cylinder press by hand or stacks paper in automatic feeding device. Places pile of paper on feedboard of press starts press. Lifts feeds single sheets against feed guides at each rotation of cylinder to manually feed press; or turns setscrews to set side guide, suction feed grippers and feeding wheels and stacks paper in...
Lap winding machine Operator: Tends machines which combine strands of sliver usually 12 or more into lap Ii winds sliver into rolls. Pulls cans of sliver to creeling position. Threads ends of sliver through guides, stop-motion device and rolls and onto takeup pin, or attaches end to preceding end by overlapping twisting sliver with fingers. Patrols machine area ...
Hack saw Operator: Sets up operates metal-sawing machines, like hacksaw, bandsaw, circular saw, friction saw, and rubber-disk saw to cut metal stock to dimensions. Reads job order for specifications, like material, type and size of stock and dimensions to be cut. Obtains transfers stock to machine, manually or with hoist. Installs saw blade and sets blade tension cutting speed for specified operation. Sets saw blade angle to obtain desired angle cuts, using wrench. Sets stops and guides t...
Chocolate production machine Operator: Operates any of following machines and equipment to relieve regular operators engaged in processing cocoa beans into chocolate liquor and in producing cocoa powder sweet chocolate, according to formula. Controls roaster that roasts cocoa beans to develop specified color and flavor & reduces moisture content of beans [Cocoa-Bean Roaster sugar and conf. I; Cocoa-Bean Roaster sugar conf. Ii]. Tends mill to grind nibs cracked cocoa beans into liquid chocolate of specified fineness [Liquor-Grinding-Mill Operator sugar conf. ]. Tends hyd...
Barrel rifler Operator: Tends battery of machines that cut spiral grooves into bores of artillery small arms weapons by either of following methods. 1 Inserts barrel in collet of machine button in hole of push rod attachment on machine. Starts machine to rotate barrel feed it over button to impress grooves in bore. 2 Locks broach or hook cutter in drawing head barrel in indexing head of broaching machi...
Oil well electrical wall sampling device Operator: Obtains sample of earth formations in sidewalls of oil well boreholes, using electrically exploding device. Loads explosives into gun chambers of tubular firing device. Connects gun chambers to electric detonating cable, using handtools. Signals Hoist Operator petrol. gas to lower sample-taking gun into well. Observes wire line measuring device, weight indicator, and instrument panel of control equipment in truck to position samp...
Steam power plant 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 ...
Slitter Sheeter Operator: Sets up operates cutting machine equipped with rotary or reciprocating blades to cut rolls of material, like cloth, paper, paperboard, cellophane, or plastic into sheets, according to specifications. Reads work order to define dimensions of sheets to be cut. Inserts shaft into core of one or more rolls & raises positions roll or rolls on cutter rack, using hoist. Threads ends of material through feed rollers, under or across cutting blades, and aligns material against machine guides. Turns rheostat or handwheel to adjust tension of material and to synchroniz...
Police District Switchboard Operator: Operates switchboard to receive transmit police communications. Talks to police officers reporting from callboxes records messages on special forms. Enter...
Twitchell Operator: Tends vats in which fats or vegetable and animal oils are processed into glycerin fatty acid. Pumps specified amount of fat or oil into vat admits prescribed quantity of sulfuric acid from storage tank. Observes gauges & thermometer turns steam valves to boil contents of vat. Pumps oil or fat to second vat a...
Phone circuit Operator: Operates and keeps in repair radiotelephone transmitter receiving equipment for commercial communication. Throws switches to cut in power to stages of transmitter. Cuts in antennas & connects transmitting receiving equipment into telephone system. Turns controls to adjust voi...
Motor grader Operator: Operates self-propelled grader to spread and level dirt, gravel, and stone, to grade specifications in maintenance of earthwork structures, like highways, streets, airports, dikes, and temporary roads. Drives grader and moves levers to regulate height angle of grader blade, lower scarifier that loosens packed soil to permit grading and to tilt front wheels of grader when making sharp turns. Drives grader in successive passes over work...
Chief Operator Lock Tender: Supervises and coordinates activities of Lock Operator to open locks dams on canal for vessels requiring passage. Assigns to Lock Operator tasks of mooring boats awaiting passage through canal, raising or lowering water level, opening and closing gates & valves of locks and dams, operating navigation lights and traffic signals and compiling records of vessels using canal and of weather water conditions. Determi...
Bondactor machine Operator: Sprays interior surfaces of cupolas with refractory mixture to reline interiors, using spray equipment. Loads specified amount of material, like clay, sand and water into mixing tank of machine starts machine to mix ingredients. Installs preformed metal scaff...
Boat hoist operator Helper: Assists Boat-Hoist Operator to move, lift, and lower yachts and cruisers into and out of water performs related job tasks. Guides hoist operator by hand and voice signals to maneuver wheeled hoist around obstructions into loading position above boat. Positions connects hoist slings for lifting boats. Signals hoist operator to lift or lower boat guides hoist operator to safely maneuver suspended boat to launching slip, display area, or repair shop. Manually steadies boat ...
Boat hoist Operator: Operates mobile boat hoist to lift and lower yachts and cruisers in out of water, and to move boats to designated work or storage areas. Starts hoist engine and pushes & pulls levers to move maneuver four-wheeled boat hoist to straddle boats for moving. Passes sling ends under straddled boat hull, shackles sling ends to winch span and moves levers to operate power-winch to raise boat clear of support blocks or skids. Drives hoist to move suspended boat to designated location or to hoisting dock to lower boat into water. Operates winch to lower boat...
Hammer mill Operator: Tends hammer mill that breaks slags, slate, and similar materials into fine pieces. Starts machine watche...
Lift slab Operator: Operates hydraulic jacks to raise precast concrete floors roof slabs into position. Directs Hydraulic-Jack Adjusters engaged in erecting scaffolds, hoisting and installing hydraulic jacks on top of support columns, erecting lift rods and fastening them to jack support plates set in concrete slab. Measures marks grade lines on support columns. Connects pump and jacks to control panel, and positions panel on slab so that ja...
Head Turbine Operator: Supervises coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating turbine-driven generators in steam-electric generating plant. Reviews work orders from Stationary-Engineer Supervisor any industry or Switchboard Operator to define specified power necessary for allocating load ca...
Dubbing machine Operator: Tends film or magnetic tape dubbing machines that play back recordings of music, dialogue, or sound effects to facilitate synchronization of sound motion-picture film action by Rerecording Mixer
Loads reels of film or tape onto machine and passes lead-end over around sprockets, wheels, tension rollers and magnetic tape head or over photo-electric cell aperture...
Dry placer machine Operator: Operates trailer-mounted machine to recover gold from sand. Positions conveyor from front-end loader to machine. Connects terminals from portable generator to control panel, using wrench. Starts machine adjusts speed of feed conveyor to avoid overloading....
Diesel plant Operator: Controls maintains diesel-electric generating units to produce electric power for distribution or to supply electric power for plant equipment. Starts diesel engines synchronizes generators with other power sources. Inspects equ...
Dry cleaning machine operator Helper: Assists Dry Cleaner laundry rel. to dryclean or wet-clean garments, drapes, and other articles. Starts drycleaning machines and adds filter powder activated carbon to prepare machines for work. Loads & unloads drycleaning washing machines, extractor and tumbler. Moves articles to from machin...
Chief Hydroelectric station Operator: Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in operating controlling hydroelectric generating equipment. Analyzes defective operation directs Hydroelectric-Station Operators to adjust equipment to minimize interruptions of power demands. Inspects equipment initiates maintenance repai...
Roll mill Operator: Tends automatic multiple-operation machine that performs any combination of bending, punching, roll forming, beading, cutting welding, soldering, or clinching of metal to fabricate items, like rims, molding, panels, cans, tubing, and housings. Places roll of metal sheet, strip, or wire onto feedrack threads end into drive rolls or through machine. Positions metal blanks manually into feed rolls, or feeds blanks into hopper or onto feed conveyor. Starts machine, observes operation, and verifies finishe...
Mill Operator: Tends one or more mills that grind materials, like rock, ore, ingredients for food, drugs, and chemicals with steel, stone, or ceramic balls or rods. Pushes lever or adds balls to mill as needed or specified. Dumps material or opens flow gate to load mill. Secures cover plate. Starts runs mill for specified time depending on size of load, grindability of material, and required fineness. Removes cover plate, attaches grid, and starts mill to discharge contents. When operating continuous ba...
Staying machine Operator: Tends machine that folds 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 & threads tap...
Jig grinding machine Operator: Sets up and operates jig grinding machine to locate and precision-grind holes and contours in metal objects, like tool, die, and machine parts, on custom basis, analyzing blueprints & specifications selecting tooling according to knowledge of jig grinding procedures. Studies blueprint, layout on workpiece, or written or oral specifications to visualize grinding to be done plans sequence of operations. Computes & sketches hole and contour dimensions and locations in relation to base reference points lines. Positions and secures workpiece ...
Buzzsaw operator Helper: Assists Buzzsaw Operator in cutting logs into suitable lengths for use in stoves fireplaces. Lifts limbs and trunks onto table of circular saw holds them steady while they are cut. Throws cut pieces into piles. Lifts saw...
Drying machine Operator Package Yarns: Tends machines that dry packages of dyed or bleached yarn by any of following methods. 1 Removes yarn packages from yarn stand places them on drying-oven rack. Sets temperature control gauges according to specifications pushes rack of yarn into drying oven. 2 Positions loaded yarn stand removed from dyeing machine over hot-air port, using power hoist. Sets controls to d...
Head saw Operator Insulation Board: Operates multiple-circular-saw machine that automatically cuts insulation board into panels. Installs and adjusts saws on shaft, using rule handtools. Starts machine that automatically fee...
Rough and trueing machine Operator: Tends grinding machines that smooth true bowling balls. Lifts ball onto work bench. Removes excessive molding from ball, using hand power grinder. Places ball between abrasive jaws of grinding...
Rug drying machine Operator: Tends machine that dries spools of dyed carpeting. Positions spools of wet material on machine brackets ties ends to asbestos strips in machine. Turns switches to regulate speed of intake & exhaust blowers and to obtain specified temperature from infrared...
Pick pulling machine Operator: Tends machine that pulls false selvages waste filling floats from looped pile fabric. Lifts roll of cloth into feeding position pins end of cloth to leader in machine. Positions false selvage between feed rollers on each side of...
Corrugator Operator: Sets up and operates machine to corrugate 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 turns dials, wheels, and valves to adjust machine running speed, tension on pressure rolls, te...
Liquefaction and regasification plant Operator: Controls operation of compressors, scrubbers, evaporators, and refrigeration equipment to liquefy regasify natural gas. Turns valves to admit flow of natural gas through scrubbers that remove harmful gases and water & starts compressors and refrigeration units that liquefy transfer gas to storage tanks. Starts pumps ...
Stretch machine Operator: Operates machine to stretch plastic sheets to specified dimensions. Positions sheet in machine clamps hydraulic rams to edges of sheet. Sets temperature control starts blowers to heat sheet. Adjusts stops on hydraulic rams pullers start...
Crane Operator: Operates electric-, diesel-, gasoline-, or steam-powered guy-derrick or stiff-leg derrick mast supported by fixed legs or tripod , to move products, equipment, or materials to and from quarries, storage areas, and processes, or to load unload trucks or railroad cars. Pushes and pulls levers & depresses pedals to rai...
Dust Operator: Operates battery of electrical precipitators to collect metallic dust particles from fumes of smelting ore. Observes ammeters and voltmeters moves panel controls to regulate flow of electric current to precipitators according to type of ore being smelted, or according to amount of draft,...
Knot tying Operator: Tends portable or stationary automatic warp-tying-in machine that ties warp ends from full warp beam to warp in loom in order to resume weaving without repeating drawing-in process. Reads work order or confers with supervisor to define looms needing warp-tying-in process. Divides, combs out, straightens and applies warp softener to ends of warp from full beam from exhausted beam and clamps ends in position in tier. Presses button or turns crank to start tying mechanism. Observes and controls tying-i...
Shellfish Dredge Operator: Drives operates mechanical or hydraulic dredge to cultivate, transplant, and harvest marine life, like oysters, clams, and sea grass. Steers dredge to designated area, using navigational aids, like compass landmarks and knowledge of tides, or is towed by other vessel. Fastens water pressure hoses, lifting towing cables and dredge baskets to dredge, using handtools. Primes pumps and adjusts angle of water jets conveyor, to prepare for dredging. Activates dredge engine and lowers dredge baskets or hydraulic dredger to sea bottom, usi...
Sand Mill Operator: Operates machine to mix or recondition molding sand. Weighs out specified amounts of ingredients, like sand, sea coal and bonding agents and shovels them into machine or automatic hopper. Sets dials for specified amounts of water, core oil and other ingredients that are automatically measured fed into machine. Turns dial...
Gas compressor Operator: Operates steam or internal combustion engines to transmit, compress, or recover gases, like butane, nitrogen, hydrogen, and natural gas in various production processes. Moves controls turns valves to start compressor engines, pumps and auxiliary equipment. Monitors meters, gauges and recording instrument charts to make sure specified temperature, pressure and flow of gas through system. Observes operation of equipment to detect malfunctions. Records instrument readings operational changes in operating log. May operate purification tanks s...
Drawing kiln Operator: Operates drawing kiln to process molten glass into continuous sheet of flat glass. Sets rheostat to control speed of rolls on kiln that draw glass sheet of specified thickness and adjusts setting to maintain thickness, based on gauge or recorder readings during processing. Regulates gas-firing to edges of glass sheet to prevent slippage of sheet from knurl guide wheels. Inspects glass sheet through kiln peephole for defects, like stones blisters, as sheet is drawn vertically by rolls. Signals Balcony...
Gas Compressor And Gas Pumping Station Operator: Adjust valves equipment to obtain specified performance. Operate power-driven pumps that transfer liquids, semi-liquids, gases, or powdered materials. Record instrument readings operational changes in operating logs. Move controls turn valves to start compressor engines, pumps, and auxiliary equipment. Turn knobs or switches to regulate pressures. Respond to problems by adjusting control room equipment or instructing other personnel to adjust equipment at problem locations or in other control ar...
Flipping machine Operator: Tends machine that covers machine belts with rubberized fabric. Positions belt on pulleys of machine raises pulleys to hold belt taut. Positions end of rubberized fabric on guide roll & starts mac...
Spar machine operator Helper: Tends machines to assist Spar-Machine Operator wood prod. , nec in making boat masts transmission line crossarms. Raises one end of pole while Spar-Machine Operator wood prod. , nec raises other, using electric hoist. Secures pole between tailstock headstock of lathe by turning crank. Inspe...
Etch Operator Semiconductor Wafers: Tends etch machine and equipment that remove metal and photoresist etches electronic circuitry into metallized substrate of wafer surface, according to processing specifications. Places wafers in boats, using tweezers or vacuum wand. Places boats in etch machine or equipment. Turns dials, sets timer gauges on equipment, or presses buttons on machine to...
Tin whiz machine Operator: Tends machine that weights silk or rayon cloth with tinning solution. Places cloth into bowl of machine distributes cloth evenly along sides of bowl. Wraps burlap around cloth to prevent silk from separating. Turns valve to admit compressed air into storage tank to agitate tinning solution. Starts pump to transfer specified amount of solution to bowl of machine. Determines specific gravity of soluti...
Soap Boiler: Controls equipment that produces soap according to formula. Opens valves to charge kettle with prescribed amounts of ingredients. Turns valve to admit steam through bottom of tank to boil agitate mixture. Observes mixture through opening in top of tank to detect variations of color, consistency, and homogeneity of boiling ingredients. Adds soda or water to mixture as directed by laboratory; or determines degree of alkalinity of caustic soda in mixture, using meter, and adds soda or water as ...
Digitizer Operator: Operates encoding machine to trace coordinates on documents, like maps or drawings, and to encode document points into computer. Reads work order to define document points to be digitized encoded
Positions document on digitizer encoding machine table. Guides digitizer cursor over document to trace coo...
Cup trimming machine Operator: Tends speed lathe to perform cutting-off operation on aluminum cups to be used as component parts of projectile bomb fuses. Inserts blank cup into revolving spring collet in hea...
Briquette machine operator Helper: Assists Briquette-Machine Operator in dehydrating, pulverizing, mixing, and molding ingredients to produce fuel briquettes. Inserts suction hose into opening in top of tank trucks starts motor to transfer powdered charcoal, coal, or coke from truck to storage. Shovels...
Turning Machine Set up Operator: Sets up and operates turning machines to shape bore smoking pipe bowls. Sharpens turning machine cutting knives, using grinding wheel. Inserts secures knives in cutterhead, using socket wrench. Turns handwheels and moves levers to adjust turning machine carriage stops cutting depth of machine. Places block in clamp o...
Creping machine Operator: Operates machine to crinkle smooth-surfaced paper to form crepe paper. Mounts stock roll on machine, using chain hoist. Regulates flow of glue or laminate to pans steam to drying cylinders. Starts machine and threads sheet through glue pan, feed rolls, creping crinkling roll blade, rolls that remove excess glue or laminate, drying cylinders, tension rolls, and onto rewinding rolls. Moves controls to bring creping blade in con...
Rag willow Operator: Tends thrasher dusting machine that removes dust lime from rags. Starts mach...
Stenotype machine Operator: Takes dictation of correspondence, reports, and other matter on machine that writes contractions or symbols for full words...
Router Operator Hand: Routs and trims metallic and nonmetallic parts and materials to provide cutouts for windows, air vents, and tubing runs, used in manufacturing transportation equipment, like aircraft & railroad cars, using portable router handtools. Selects and installs specified type & size bit and collar combinations in hand router, guided by template, jig, or fixture markings or information obtained from blueprints specif...
Dry mill Operator: Tends series of dry-pans, screens, and conveyors that grind, sift, and convey dry clay to storage tanks. Signals Overhead Crane Operator any industry 921. 663-010 to load clay into hoppers of dry-pans. Turns valves to feed water into pans. Starts equipment that grinds sifts clay. Start...
Nail assembly machine Operator: Operates machine to assemble weld loose nails to pierced metal ribbon. Transports loose nails metal ribbon from storage areas to machine. Threads pierced strip of metal through machine. Adjusts mechanical and electrical parts of m...
Tc 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 con...
Rubber printing machine Operator: Operates machine to print decorative designs on uncured rubber sheeting, used in making footwear. Computes required yardage of each design type of sheeting compound from work ticket. Selects drum of stock to match order. Pushes A-frame, in which drum of stock is mounted above empty rewind drum, to stop in front of printing roller and attaches wheel-mounted motor to axle of rewind drum, using colla...
Knurling machine Operator: Tends band-seating machine that roughens grooves band seats of artillery shells so that brass or copper bands affixed by Banding-Machine Operator will secure shell rotate it when fired. Positions...
Sandblast Operator: Tends automatic sandblasting machine that cleans grease, oil, and grit from fragmentation-bomb cavities. Rolls bomb off conveyor into machine cabinet. Closes door sets automa...
Finishing area Operator: Controls semiautomatic or automatic machines equipment, like blenders, mixers, extruders, pelletizers, pumps, blowers, and conveyors, from control panel to produce pellets from plastic flakes. Moves controls on panel to start stop equipment, to set timing devices for operating cycles and to direct flow of materials on conveyor....
Stone lathe Operator: Sets up and operates stonecutting lathe to turn and shape blocks of stone, like limestone, marble, granite, and sandstone to form columns, pillars, balusters, and other cylindrical building monumental work. Mounts block of stone between centers of lathe, using hoist. Signals Overhead Crane Operator any industry 921. 663-010 to position stone in lathe. Adjusts roughing tool or grinding wheel on carriage starts machine. Opens wa...
Tuber machine Operator: Sets up operates tuber machine to extrude rubber in specified form. Selects installs die in machine, using handtools. Turns steam valve or lights gas burner to heat machine to desired temperature. Starts machine, turns dial for specified extrusion speed, and turns die screws to extrude stock of specified size. Feeds rubber stock into machine by hand or conveyor. Verifies dimensions of extruded rubber with gauge, calipers, and ruler. Tur...
Vacuum forming machine Operator: Tends heating vacuum equipment to cure preformed plastic parts. Positions part in plastic bag seals bag with hot iron. Inserts vacuum tube in bag seals bag around tube with tape. Places part on cart, connects vacuum line to tube to remove air from bag, and smooths bag around part with brush to make sure complete vacuum. Pushes cart into curing oven or places part in a...
Hide measuring machine Operator: Tends machine that measures square footage of finished leather. Sets automatic counter at zero. Starts machine feeds leather between rollers that carry...
Photostat Operator: Sets up operates photostat machine to duplicate printed material, like manuscripts. Places roll of sensitized paper in machine. Measures length width of material to be copied, using rule. Computes percentage of enlargement or reproduction necessary, using chart or percentage scale. Mounts material on easel beneath lens, turns on light, and moves controls to focus lens on material. Estimates exposure time, according to size of lens aperture, grade of sensitized paper, and intensity of light. Places filter ove...
Switchboard operator Helper: Compiles gauge readings performs other tasks as directed by Switchboard Operator in electric-generating plant. Records gauge and meter readings on switchboard panelboards at specified intervals. Opens & closes switches to regulate generation flow of electric power. Cleans and oils m...
Logging tractor Operator: Drives straight or articulated tractor equipped with one or more accessories, like bulldozer blade, grapple, logging arch, cable winches, hoisting rack, and crane boom, to skid, load, unload, or stack logs, pull stumps, or clear brush. Gives or receives signals from coworkers regarding moving logs. May build or repair logging skid roads. May driv...
Cutter Operator: Sets up operates cutting machine equipped with rotary or reciprocating blades to cut rolls of material, like cloth, paper, paperboard, cellophane, or plastic into sheets, according to specifications. Reads work order to define dimensions of sheets to be cut. Inserts shaft into core of one or more rolls & raises positions roll or rolls on cutter rack, using hoist. Threads ends of material through feed rollers, under or across cutting blades, and aligns material against machine guides. Turns rheostat or handwheel to adjust tension of material and to synchronize timing ...
Cut off saw Operator Pipe Blanks: Tends machine equipped with multiple abrasive blades that cuts asbestos-cement pipe into blanks in manufacture of pipe couplings. Adjusts spaces abrasive blades to cut pipe to specified lengths, using wrench. Turns crank to set hydraulic lifters that automatically raise blades that cut pipe. Measures diameter of pipe, using tape measure, and turns handwheel to adjust position of pressure-drive roll according to diameter of pipe being cut. Loads pipe onto feed rack by hand, or using monorail hoist, and rolls pipe into posi...
Cleaning Operator: Cleans soot from chimneys. Removes pipe connecting furnace to flue, using handtools. Cleans soot from chimney pit, using vacuum cleaner that automatically discharges into receptacle mounted on truck. Cleans connecting pipes with brush, replaces pipe, and seals joints with cement. Closes fireplace openings other outlets to clean chimney from above. Lowers weighted...
Groover and striper Operator: Tends machines in tandem that groove, paint, seal, and dry surfaces of hardboard panels. Positions grooving blades and striping wheels according to panel specifications, using handtools tape measure. Pour...
End lathe Operator: Tends machine that abrades hat crowns to impart smooth, finished appearance. Selects specified hat block installs block on machine. Moves lever to clamp block in place pulls hat over block. Starts machine that starts block rotating and force...
Turret lathe Operator Tumble Tailstock: Tends turret lathe to spot, drill, finish-recess, and rough-post watch barrel bridges. Places bridge in nest of quill turns clamping ring to tighten bridge in place. Depresses pedal to start machine. Feeds spotter, drill,...
Numerical Control Machine Operator: Sets up operates numerical control machine to cut, shape, or form metal workpieces to specifications. Reviews setup sheet specifications to define setup procedure, machining sequence and dimensions of finished workpiece. Attaches fixture to machine bed & positions and secures workpiece in fixture according to setup instructions, using clamps, bolts, handtools, power tools and measuring instruments, like rule calipers. Assembles cutting tools in toolholders positions toolholders in machine spindles as specified, using handtools, or inserts ...
Tumble Tailstock Turret lathe Operator: Tends turret lathe to spot, drill, finish-recess, and rough-post watch barrel bridges. Places bridge in nest of quill turns clamping ring to tighten bridge in place. Depresses pedal to start machine. Feeds spotter, drill,...
Glue mixer Operator: Tends machine that mixes wood chips glue preparatory to extruding particleboard. Pulls lever to admit dried chips from storage bins into rotary batch mixer. Weighs resin glues & catalyst material according to formula pours materials into mixer. Verifies moisture content of chips by feeling chips with hand or by weighing sample of chips, dryi...
Flaking machine Operator: Tends drum-flaking machine that solidifies converts chemical compounds into flakes preparatory to shipment or further processing. Pumps molten materials or concentrated solutions into feed pan of flaking machine. Moves rheostat & turns valves to regulate speed of revolving flaking drum and flow of coolant to control solidification thickness of flakes scraped from drum by stationary blade, according to procedur...
Casting machine operator Helper: Assists Casting-Machine Operator, Automatic in molding storage battery grids performing such tasks as removing grids fro...
Mold car 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...
Shale Planer Operator Helper: Cuts and moves shale from open pit, performing any combination of following laboring tasks to assist Shale Planer Operator mine quarry
Shovels loose shale from travel area of planer. Signals truck driver to position vehicle for receiv...
Pickling tank Operator: Tends equipment that chemically cleans grease, scale, dirt, and other foreign matter from metal objects to prepare them for processes, like electroplating galvanizing. Removes shavings, dirt and rust spots from objects, using airhose, file, or sandpaper. Loads objects on conveyor which carries them through series of chemical & rinsing baths, or places objects on racks or in containers and immerses objects in chemical rinsing solutions, manually or usi...
Printed Circuit Boards Drill press Operator: Sets up operates single- or multispindle drill press to bore holes in fiberglass boards used in production of printed circuit boards Pcbs
Studies drill drawing and product specifications to define hole locations dimensions, drill speed and feed rate. Selects installs bits in spindles, using handtools. Moves controls to set drill speed, feed rate, and depth of cut. Positions board s to be drilled over registration pins on machine bed. Views enlarged...
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