Console Operator Job Description
Console Operator: Operates prepress system to electronically assemble images into pages and to retouch ma...
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Chief Console Operator Job Description
Chief Console Operator: Supervises and coordinates activities of workers operating computers peripheral e...
Conveyor Console Operator Job Description
Conveyor Console Operator: Operates console to control automated conveyor system that receives, sorts, distribut...
Bottoming machine Operator Job Description
Bottoming machine Operator: Tends machine that automatically cuts, folds, and glues ends of tubes together ...
Street sweeper Operator Job Description
Street sweeper Operator: Drives sweeping machine that cleans streets of trash other accumulations. Fills water t...
Straightening machine Operator Job Description
Straightening machine Operator: Operates rolling machine to straighten warped or bent metal plates, bars, or she...
Substation Operator Job Description
Substation Operator: Controls equipment, like current converters, voltage transformers, and circuit breaker...
Seed cleaning machine Operator Job Description
Seed cleaning machine Operator: Tends machines that remove foreign matter from grass seed, grain, or cottonseed....
Gettering filament machine Operator: Tends machine that sprays or dips tungsten wires with chemical getter use...
Grid pasting machine Operator: Operates pasting machine dryer to apply specified amount of lead-oxide paste onto grids used in making storage battery plates. Stacks grids or multiple-grid panels on bench or in automatic feeding device. Adjusts shoes guides on pasting machine to size of grid, using handtools. Adjusts scraper blade wiper roller, according to thickness specified for plate, using wrenches. Hoists carts of paste into position near machine shovels paste into hopper. Starts machine that automatically feeds grids or manually places grids between shoes. Weighs wet plates...
Aging Room Operator: Tends tanks in which viscose slurry is aged and blended for use in rayon cellophane production. Pumps slurry from mixing machines to blending aging tanks and from tanks to processing area after specified time. Records aging...
Whittling room Operator: Casts plaster hat-making patterns from sample hat and shapes patterns to specified form dimensions, using hand knife. Melts pours thin, even layer of wax over hat to stiffen it. Presses hat into loose sand to create impression that duplicates dimensions shape of hat. Mixe...
Injection molding machine Operator: Sets up operates injection-molding machines to cast products from thermoplastic materials. Installs dies on machine, according to work order specifications, using clamps, bolts and handtools. Sets machine controls, regulating molding temperature, volume of plastic, molding pressure & time, according to knowledge of plastics molding procedures. Dumps premixed plastic powders or pel...
Radiotelephone technical 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...
Sand slinger Operator: Controls sand-slinging machine to pack sand in mold flask. Engages controls to move machine along tracks to position impeller head over flask. Starts ma...
Printer Operator Black and white: Operates printer to produce black-and-white photographic prints from negatives. Mounts roll of sensitized paper on spindle of printer threads paper through guides, rollers and onto take-up spindle. Prepares batch identification sheet, positions sheet in printer and activates printer to transfer information from sheet to sensitized paper. Prints identification number on customer envelope, using stamping machine. Removes negative...
Fur blowing machine Operator: Tends machine that cleans disentangles fur fibers used in making felt hats. Dumps fur into hopper of machine. Starts machine that forces fibers through sections chambers containing air blowers & toothed rollers that clean disentangle fibers. Feels and examines fibers to define conformance to quality standards and to detect pr...
Lowerator Operator: Removes wrapped felt-base rugs felt-base floor coverings from machine that automatically conveys them to lower floor for final processing. Weighs rugs c...
Gluing machine Operator Electronic: Tends machine that utilizes pressure electronic energy to bond preglued wooden parts together. Turns knobs to regulate clamp pressure, intensity of electron emission and timer according to type of glue, thickness of wooden parts and density of wood. Adjusts clamps according to size of assemblies to be glued, using wrenches hammer. Assembles and positions...
Pantograph machine Set up Operator: Sets up and operates pantograph-milling machine to mill contoured two-dimensional profiles and three-dimensional cavities in metal parts of such products as dies and molds for metal diecasting plastic molding, duplicating contour of template or model to specified scale. Studies blueprint, workpiece and template or model and plans operations. Positions & secures workpiece and model or template in relation to each other on machine, using work aids handtools, like clamps, parallel blocks and wrenches. Selects tracing stylus, cutting ...
Scoreboard Operator: Watches players and officials at athletic event and posts or moves indicators buttons to record progress of game on s...
Dowel sticker Operator: Sets up operates machine to shape dowel-rod from squared stock. Selects and installs cutting head and adjusts knives, guides and feed rolls, according to size finish of dowel-rod to be cut. Verifies distances of settings & size of stock, using...
Machine And Vehicle Operator First line Supervisor: Enforce safety rules regulations. Plan work assignments equipment allocations to meet transportation, operations or production goals. Confer with customers, supervisors, contractors, or other personnel to exchange information or to resolve problems. Direct workers in transportation or related services, like pumping, moving, storing, or loading or unloading of materials or people. Resolve worker problems or collaborate with employees to assist in problem resolution. Review orders, production schedules, blueprints, or shipping or receiving notice...
Cocoa milling machine Operator: Tends one or more grinding mills that grind nibs cracked cocoa beans or preground nibs of cocoa bean paste to obtain liquid chocolate of specified consistency. Starts machine opens slide gate of hopper to release nibs, or turns valve to permit paste to flow through grinding stones....
Pump room Operator: Controls maintains auxiliary equipment, like pumps, fans, compressors, filters, feedwater heaters, chlorinators, and condensers that supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, and auxiliary power for turbines, generators, boilers, and other power-generating plant facilities. Opens and closes valves switches in prescribed sequence upon receipt of signal from Turbine Operator 952. 362-042 or Power-Plant Operator 952. 382-018 to start or shut down auxiliary units. Reads temperature, pressure and r. p. m. gauges to verify that units are operating at s...
Box covering machine Operator: Tends machine that glues and winds strips of paper around paperboard boxes to form decorative protective covering. Pours specified amounts of glue water into glue reservoir. Positions roll of paper on holder & threads end of paper through guides gluing rollers of machine. Places box on form attached to machin...
Automatic Oven Operator: Tends automatic reel or conveyor type oven that bakes bread, pastries, and other
Reads work order to define quantity type products to be baked. Turns dials valves to set operation speed of conveyor, baking time and temperature controls of baking unit. Presses buttons to start equipment, and observes gauges to maintain heat according to specifications. Observes filled baking pans entering oven to define whether pans are filled to standard, spacing between pans is sufficient to prevent pans jamming together, and speed of pans entering oven i...
Power shovel Operator: Operates power-driven machine, equipped with movable shovel, to excavate or move coal, dirt, rock, sand, and other materials. Receives written or oral instructions from supervisor regarding material to move or excavate. Pushes levers & depresses pedals to move machine, to lower and push shovel into stockpiled material, to lower dig shovel into surface of ground and to lift, swing and dump contents of shovel into truck, car, or onto conveyor, hopper, or stockpile. Observes markings on ground, hand signals, or grade stakes to remove mate...
Clarifier operator Helper: Assists Clarifier Operator smelt. and refin. in separating mud from alumina liquor in recovering soda from mud. Turns valves to flush lines. Turns valves to divert flow of alumina liquor through standby equipment as directed by Clarifier Operator smelt. refin.
Reads t...
Road mixer Operator: Drives and operates machine that mixes waterproofing and binding material with soil to stabilize soil for road surfaces airport runways. Pushes levers and turns wheels to set depth of scoop & rotary blades that pick up pulverize soil. Starts engine to propel machine & power-rotary digging mixing blades. Starts pump and adjusts valv...
Barrel line Operator: Operates barrel plating equipment to coat metal objects electrolytically with metal to build up, protect, or decorate surfaces. Places metal objects in mesh container immerses objects in cleaning solutions. Places objects in perforated or mesh barrel of plating equipment clamps door in barrel opening. Turns handle to lower barrel into plating solution to close electrical contacts. Starts rotation of barrel. St...
Tool Surface Grinder Operator: Sets up and operates surface grinding machines with horizontal or vertical spindle and reciprocating or rotating table to grind flat or contoured surfaces of metal workpieces, like tool, die, and machine parts, usually for limited runs, analyzing specifications selecting tooling according to knowledge of surface grinding procedures. Studies blueprint or layout on workpiece to visualize grinding to be done plans sequence of operations. Positions secures workpiece on magnetic chuck, in holding fixture, or directly to machine table. Selects grinding wheel...
Foam machine Operator: Tends machine that sprays thermoplastic resins onto conveyor belt to form plastic foam. Pours catalysts and resins into machine hoppers & starts belt conveyor resin pumps. Turns valves to start spray sy...
Network Control Operators Supervisor: Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in monitoring or installing data communication lines resolving user data communication problems. Distributes work assignments monitors daily logs of Network Control Operators 031. 262-014, using microcomputer. Explains data communications diagnostic & monitoring procedures to operators, using computer terminal and following vendors equipment software instructions. Explains and demonstrates installation of data communication lines and ...
Wash box Operator: Operates equipment to size wash coal for shipment or further processing. Starts equipment, like launders, tables, shakers, sizing screens and conveyors. Regulates flow of coal & water to separate coal from slate, rock and other foreign material and transfers cleaned sized coal to loadi...
Cw Operator: Operates keeps in repair equipment used in radiotelegraph communications. Watches frequency lights on receiver to ascertain if station is being called. Snaps toggle switch that sets receiver to frequency when call is indicated. Opens circuit manipulates key to acknowledge call. Listens to telegraph signal, types message on form, and relays it to addressee by tel...
Draw bench Operator: Tends tube drawing machine that shapes and forms metal tubing of specified internal external diameters. Positions and fastens specified drawing die in diehead plug die on plug rod, using handtools. Centers plug die in opening of drawing die. Loads tube over plug rod manually, or activates automatic loading mechanism. Places tapered end of tube in contact with dies of machine that automatically pulls tub...
Drier Operator: Tends vacuum drum driers that heat liquid compounds to form caked or powdered chemical products. Connects tube from feed inlet to drum containing liquid to be dried. Turns steam & coolant valves observes thermometer to regulate temperature of steam-jacketed drum enclosed in vacuum chamber, according to specifications. Starts pump observes vacuum gauge to maintain prescribed vacuum in chamber. Starts revolving drum that dries liquid as it splashes against heated drum, forming caked or powdered produc...
Photocomposition keyboard Operator: Operates keyboard of computer terminal equipped with video display screen to record data from manuscript for storage and retrieval into from computer system for subsequent reproduction as printed matter. Reads instructions on worksheet to obtain codes which direct specific computer activity depresses command keys on terminal keyboard to store or retrieve data. Reads manuscript & types on...
Clarifying plant Operator: Controls equipment to clean neutralize waste bleach water preparatory to discharge into natural waterways. Starts pumps or opens valves to transfer waste bleach water from bleaching tanks to settling mixing tanks. Tests water for defining acidity, using titration equi...
Hot press Operator: Tends hydraulic press that presses fiberglass cutouts into outer sides of grinding wheels. Picks up cloth cutout from supply stack places it on steam-heated press table. Picks up grinding wheel from supply stack positions it on cloth cutout....
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...
Casting machine Operator: Sets up and operates machine to cast assemble type for printing. Places reel of controller paper on holder, threads free end around tension feeding rolls and attaches it to winding roll. Sets composing stick to length of line specified in casting instructions. Inserts locks matrix case, designed for specified size of type, in case holder. Locks ga...
Calender machine Operator: Tends takeup machine that presses asbestos cloth, tape, rope, or brake lining to uniform thickness even finish. Places roll of asbestos material on brackets of machine threads material through feed rollers, calender rolls and around takeup roll. Turns handwheel or air valve to regulate pressure on calender rolls according to material being pressed. Adjusts thermostat to set specified temperature for rollers. Starts machine guides material into feed rollers. Measures thickness and width of material, using micrometer and tape...
Chemical Plant And System Operator: Move control settings to make necessary adjustments on equipment units affecting speeds of chemical reactions, quality, or yields. Monitor recording instruments, flowmeters, panel lights, or other indicators listen for warning signals, to verify conformity of process conditions. Control or operate chemical processes or systems of machines, using panelboards, control boards, or semi-automatic equipment. Record operating data, like process conditions, test results, or instrument readings. Confer with technical supervisory personnel to report or resolve condition...
Trimming machine Operator: Tends machine that presses trimming material winds material onto spools. Inserts end of trimming between heated rollers fastens end to takeup spool with tape, pins, or glue. Starts & regulates rotation o...
Coal tower Operator: Operates mechanical loading tower to load ships barges with bulk raw materials, like coal, iron ore, or iron pellets. Moves controls and levers depresses pedals to position tower for loading operations, to lower conveyor directly over vessel hatch and to position...
Automatic Label cutting and folding machine Operator: Tends machine that cuts, folds cut edges, presses, counts, and packs labels in box. Positions roll of labels on holder inserts end in feeder mechanism. Positions box at discharge end of machine turns dial to set counter t...
Complete Garment Overlock machine Operator: Operates overlock sewing machine equipped with edgecutter to sew complete , exclusive of finishing operations. Performs duties as described under Sewing-Machine Operator, Regular Equipment any...
Denitrator Operator: Controls distillation equipment to recover sulfuric and nitric acids from residue produced in manufacturing Tnt nitroglycerin. Turns valves and observes gauges instruments to regulate flow of acids, steam and water into denitrator tower to libera...
Hat brim and crown laminating Operator: Tends machine that sprays adhesive onto sheets of material and presses material together to form stock for manufacturing hatbrims crowns. Secures rolls of material, like cotton, paper, or wool, on holders of machine. Starts machine inserts ends of sheets between feed rollers that carry ...
Printed Circuit Boards Die Set up Operator: Sets up and adjusts punching dies in blanking piercing machines used to fabricate printed circuit boards Pcbs
Reads job order to define specified dies to be installed. Removes face block from shaft assembly installs dies according to specifications, using handtools. Replaces face block aligns shaft asse...
Shell house Operator: Sets up and operates machine to make paper cartridge shells for dynamite impregnate them with paraffin. Positions roll of paper on machine spindle and threads end of paper under shear plate betwe...
Liquor gallery Operator: Tends equipment to regulate flow of liquor sugar solution from char filters to receiving tanks, as scheduled. Opens valves starts pumps to maintain flow of liquor into specified storage tank. Places weir box flow box under outlet pipe from filter with flow box outlet over gutter leading to tank inlet. Changes position of weir, in accordance with notices from Char-Filter Operator sugar conf. , as prescribed by sche...
Molded Goods Controls Operator: Controls processing of molded hard-surface floor covering on table in consolidating presses. Starts mechanism that moves carrier backing over table starts color-depositing cycles. Pushes lever to move goods from repair table into flat-bed presses that consolidate carrier color mix into molded hard-surface floor covering. Observes table o...
Mine Shuttle Car Operator: Control conveyors that run the entire length of shuttle cars to distribute loads as loading progresses. Drive loaded shuttle cars to ramps move controls to discharge loads into mine cars or onto conveyors. Move mine cars into position for loading unloading, using pinchbars inserted under car wheels to position cars under loading spouts. Guide and stop cars by switching, applying brakes, or placing scotches, or wooden wedges, between wheels rails. Push or ride cars down slopes, or hook cars to cables control cable dru...
Cloth cutting machine Operator: Cuts multiple layers of fabric into parts for articles, like canvas goods, house furnishings, garments, hats, stuffed toys, and upholstered furniture, using portable electric cutter. Inserts base of cutter under layers of fabric, starts cutter and guides cutter around edges of pattern or template or along markings on fabric to cut out parts. Drills holes through layers of fabric, using electric drill, or cuts notches in edges of parts with scissors or electric cutter to mark parts for assembly. Sharpens blade with abrasive stone or belt attached to cutter as...
Flight control tower Operator: Controls air traffic on and within vicinity of airport according to established procedures and policies to prevent collisions to minimize delays arising from traffic congestion. Answers radio calls from arriving and departing aircraft & issues landing and take-off instructions and information, like runway to use, wind velocity direction, visibility, taxiing instructions and pertinent data on other aircraft operating in vicinity. Transfers control of departing flights to accepts control of arriving flights from air traffic control center, using tele...
Scow derrick Operator: Operates derrick mounted on boat or barge to lift move heavy objects. Moves control levers and pedals of hoist to rotate, raise, or lower derrick boom & to raise or lower loadline load attached to it. May move controls...
Burring machine Operator: Tends semiautomatic machine that removes burrs from hot-forged nut blanks. Shovels nuts into tray that feeds machine. Picks up nut blanks discharged from hopper onto table ...
Gas engine Operator: Operates stationary internal-combustion engines, using natural gas for fuel, to supply power for equipment, like electrical generators air or gas compressors. Starts auxiliary air compressor and turns compressed air fuel valves to start engine. Observes gauges & meters and adjusts...
Head bander and liner Operator: Sets up operates machine to glue headbands, paper lining, and superlining to backs of book bodies prior to binding, according to specifications. Reviews work order to define setup specifications. Sets feed guide holding clamps to book size. Installs rolls of cloth, paper lining, and headbands. Sets feeds to cut linings headbands to book size. Fills glue reservoir tightens nuts to secure glue rollers, using wrench. Starts machine runs sample book through machine. Inspects sample to define if headband lining are securely attached. Resets feeds, guides, and...
Continuous washer Operator: Tends equipment that cleans dries metal cartridge parts. Loads parts into hopper by hand or using hoist. Moves switches to start conveyor system rotate open end tumbling barrels that remove oil, scale and dirt from cartridge parts. Turns steam and water valves and reads gauges to regulate temperature and level of cleaning solutions in tanks to...
Open hearth furnace operator Helper: Assists First Helper steel and rel. to melt and cast iron steel in open-hearth furnaces. Cleans furnace tapholes, using scraper oxygen lance. Closes furnace tapholes with pipe, chrome ore, dolomite, or magnesite to prevent loss of molten metal and relines steel...
Incising machine Operator: Operates machine to perforate wood products, like timbers, ties, or poles, to facilitate penetration of wood preservatives. Installs knife-studded incising rollers in machine and sets roller stops according to size of material being processed, using hand wrenches pry bar. Turns air valve to regulate pressure on incising rollers & starts machine conveyor system. Signals other workers to load or move timbers or poles onto conveyor or powered feeding tram. Moves levers or presses pedal to regulate speed of conveyor a...
Arbor press Operator: Sets up operates arbor press to press-fit parts, like bearings, linings, armatures, or wheels to housings or shafts. Installs specified holding fixtures dies on press, using rule, gauges and handtools. Positions workpiece on press bed under ram, manually or using hoist. Moves controls to lower ram that presses part onto shaft or into housing...
Lye peel Operator: Tends machine that removes skins of fruits and vegetables outer membrane of peeled citrus fruits. Turns valves to admit steam to heat lye solution in tank and to regulate lye water sprays. Starts conveyor to carry fruit or vegetables through machine. Observes feels fruit or vegetable...
Generating substation operator Assistant: 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...
Eyelet machine Operator: Tends machine that crimps eyelets, grommets, snaps, buttons, or similar fasteners to material, like cloth, canvas, paper, plastic, leather, or rubber to reinforce holes, attach fasteners, or to attach parts, by any of following methods. 1 Pours metal fasteners into hopper of machine. Positions material under machine head according to marking on machine bed or material. Depresses pedal to start machine that feeds fastener from fastener holder, lowers ram to force fastener through material to crimp fastener edges into material, and material into position for succeed...
Gum scoring machine Operator: Operates one or more machines that roll chewing gum into sheets score partially cut sheets to specified size. Turns handwheels to adjust rollers, knives and scoring blades on machine to regulate thickness of sheet gum depth of scoring, according to specifications, using ruler. Starts scoring machine fl...
Arch cushion skiving machine Operator: Operates machines to cut arch cushions from sponge rubber sheeting for rubber footwear, using either of following methods. Selects die plate or drum to produce specified size cushions bolts die in feeder slide or locks die in cradle, using wrenches. Turns setscrews to adjust distance between hold-down roller, belt knife and plate or drum, verifying clearances, using feeler gauges. 1 Pulls plate length of sheeting from roll, cuts material, using knife, and places sheeting on die plate. Moves lever to open suction valve that draws rubber s...
Bullet lubricating machine Operator: Tends shaker machine that inserts small arms cartridges into specially holed plates. Positions filled plates on...
Expeller Operator: Tends machine that flattens dries oilseed, like soybean, cottonseed, and corn, and presses it to extract oil. Turns handwheels to adjust distance between rollers that flatten oilseed. Starts rollers turns gate valve to admit oilseed. Observes rolling process to make sure that pressure of rollers on oilseed is not sufficient to extract oil. Turns control of heat drier to specified temperature, and opens chute to admit flattened oilseed to drier. Turns steam valves of heat cooker to cook dried oilseed. Turns h...
Metal Refining Furnace Operator And Tender: Operate controls to move or discharge metal workpieces from furnaces. Weigh materials to be charged into furnaces, using scales. Regulate supplies of fuel and air, or control flow of electric current and water coolant to heat furnaces adjust temperatures. Inspect furnaces and equipment to locate defects wear. Observe air and temperature gauges or metal color fluidity, and turn fuel valves or adjust controls to maintain required temperatures. Observe operations inside furnaces, using television screens, to make sure that probl...
Furnace Process Plant Operator: Controls semiautomatic furnaces auxiliary equipment to produce carbon black by partial combustion of crude oil, natural gas, or mixture of both. Notifies Unit Operators to start or shut down equipment units, like reactors furnaces , quenchers, precipitators, cyclones grit collectors and filters to maintain efficient production. Monitors pyrometers, recording meters and other gauges to verify process conditions as indicated by control panel instruments. Turns valves and moves switches o...
Rotary screen printing machine Operator: Operates rotary screen-printing machine to print designs on s. Mounts screen-printing rollers in specified sequence on machine. Turns knob to set machine speed & adjust pressure of rollers, according to type of design cloth being printed. Turns valves that automatically admit printing paste into rollers. Starts machine conv...
Automatic Nailing machine Operator: Tends nailing machine that joins items, like picture frames, or attaches molding, trimming, carving, scrollwork, or overlay panels to wooden stock. Positions reel of nail wire on spindle of machine pulls wire through rollers into driving mechanism. Turns knobs or ...
Capping machine Operator: Tends machine that inserts and tamps washers affixes cover to dry-cell containers cans
Inserts washers dumps caps into feeding mechanisms. Starts machine observes mirror to inspect units passing on conveyor to make sure washers are at prescribed depth. Inspec...
Top precipitator Operator: Tends battery of tanks that precipitate aluminum hydroxide from rich liquor. Schedules filling, seeding and emptying of precipitator tanks. Opens feedline valves to fill tanks to designated levels with liquor alumina seed slurry. Adjusts valves to regulate rate of filling precipitators to maintain specified level in green-liquor tanks. Opens feedline valves to admit measured quantities of aluminum hydrate seed particles into precipitators. Turns valves to agitate mix...
Pulp screen Operator: Tends tanks that remove acidity, impurities, and inadequately processed material from nitrocellulose, used in manufacturing explosive products. Pumps nitrocellulose into poacher tubs tanks fitted with steam coils or steampipes. Turns valves to admit water steam to boi...
Basting machine Operator: Operates basting machine to temporarily maintain position of edges or layers in preparation for pressing or final sewing operation. May attach bridle length of tape stretched taut to canvas interlining along bend of c...
Tumbler Operator: Tends one or more tumbling barrels that smooth, polish, and clean articles, like castings, tools, metal parts, jewelry, or porcelain ware. Loads tumbler with parts specified amounts of cleaning compound or abrasive materials, like pebbles, sand, shot and sawdust, using shovel, hand scoop, or powered hoist. May pour specifi...
Carbon and graphite brush machine Operator: Sets up and operates automatic machines to grind, mill, and secure shunt leads to carbon graphite brushes. Reviews work orders to define size, type and number of brushes to be produced. Installs grinding wheels, cutting blades and tamping tools on machine shafts & turns setscrews to adjust c...
Tool grinding machine Operator: Sets up and operates grinding machines, like surface and universal, carbide, drill, and tool-and-cutter grinders, to sharpen cutting tools to specifications, using blueprints, job orders, and knowledge of abrasives metal properties. Reviews blueprints job orders to plan production sequence. Selects grinding wheel of shape & grade attaches to spindle, using wrenches. Positions and secures cutting tool on machine table, using magnetic chuck or holding fixture, or mounts tool on arbor clamps between centers. Turns handwheels to position table...
Tool room Gear machine Operator: Sets up operates variety of gear-cutting machines, like gear shapers, hobs, and generators to machine spline, rack, or gear teeth on metal blanks, analyzing specifications according to knowledge of gear designs, shop mathematics, and gear machining procedures. Studies blueprint to visualize machining required and plans sequence of operations. Selects machine method of holding workpiece. Computes machine settings from gear specifications. Positions secures workpiece to cutting angle on arbor, in chuck or other holding device, using wrenches. Selects, po...
Deep Submergence Vehicle Operator: Commands pilots deep submergence vehicle small noncombatant submarine to obtain oceanographic research information, recover other sunken vessels or objects from ocean floor, and to transport passengers, like scientists, researchers, and technicians to ocean bottom. Conducts predive and postdive inspection of vehicle for making sure vehicle is seaworthy life support systems are functioning in specified manner. Reads gauges to verify hydraulic fluid, air pressure and oxygen are at d...
Drophammer Operator: Sets up and operates closed-die drophammer to forge metal parts according to specifications, using measuring instruments handtools. Informs Heater forging 619. 682-022 of forging specifications, like specified quantity temperature setting. Aligns & bolts specified dies to machine ram anvil, using scale, rule, square, feeler gauges, shims and handtools. Positions workpiece onto lower die and depresses pedal to activate ram that repeatedly strikes forces metal workpiece into die impression. Moves workpiece through series of dies to attain specified...
Boarding machine Operator: 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 dryin...
Timing machine Operator: Tends electric timer that verifies timing beat of clock, watch, and timer movements and adjusts movements to correct timing defects, using watchmakers tools loupe. Sets up timing device for specified type movement. Positions movement in holding fixture connects movement to timing device. ...
Batch plant Operator: Tends batch-mixing equipment that blends raw ingredients, like sand, soda ash, cullet others for use in making glass or fiberglass yarn, by one of following methods. 1 Weighs specified amounts of ingredients on scale. Dumps ingredients into mixing machine starts machine to blend ingredients. Pulls lever to unload mass into batch wagon for transport to small-batch, pot furnaces. 2 Monitors and regulates automatic mixing feeding equipment that supplies blended ingredients to continuous-operation...
Flying shear Operator: Sets up operates mill equipment, like flying shear, guides, and crop or entry gates, to cut steel products to specified lengths. Reads production schedule to define setup or adjustment of equipment. Installs knives in shear & guides on roll stands, using handtools sledge. Turns rheostats ...
Electric sealing machine Operator: Tends machine that heats seals precut or predesigned plastic material or film to form book covers, eyeglass cases, baby pants, tubing, and other plastic-coated products. Moves controls on machine to adjust temperature, pressure and time cycle. Loads feeding mechanism with rolls of plastic material. Aligns...
Stretcher drier Operator: Stretches and dries household articles, like blankets, curtains, and linen tablecloths that require special treatment to protect delicate fabrics retain desired measurements, using any of following methods. 1 Attaches article to projecting wires of adjustable stretcher pushes, or rotates frame on locking pivot, to position article in drying cabinet. 2 Attaches curtains or blankets to horizontal frame mounted over steampipes & turns valve to allow stea...
Knotting machine Operator: Tends machine that automatically prints, strings, and knots paper tags. Mounts rolls of string paper or card stock in machine. Starts machine examines completed tag to detect machine malfunction. Stops machine to clear jams. Ties finished tags into...
Candy rolling machine Operator: Tends machine that rolls slabs of candy to specified thickness prior to cutting. Turns handwheel to adjust clearance of rollers to accommodate thickness of slab without...
Special machine Operator: Operates machines to process dental-amalgam tests amalgam with interferometer. Anneals ingot of tin, copper and silver to obtain specified molecular characteristics [Annealer heat treating ]. Cuts ingot into chips of uniform size, using engine lathe. Pours chips into hopper of grinder starts machine to grind chips into microgranules of specified size. Loads granules into elutriator turns valve to regulate flow...
Tassel making machine Operator: Tends automatic machine that makes tassels for use on draperies tapestries. Inserts braid strip to which tassels will be ...
Fruit press Operator: Tends power press that extracts juice from fruit. Positions empty filter bags between sections of press, or places frame equipped with filter cloth blanket on press cart. Pulls lever or turns valve to release fruit from hopper or pipeline into bag openings or onto filter cloth. Seals tops of filled bags, using meta...
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