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Position, align, and secure workpieces against fixtures or stops on machine beds or on dies.
||Sewing Machine Operators
- Position items under needles, using marks on machines, clamps, templates, or cloth as guides.
- Position material or articles in clamps, templates, or hoop frames prior to automatic operation of machines.
- Baste edges of material to align and temporarily secure parts for final assembly.
||Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
- Align and fit parts according to specifications, using jacks, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars, and hammers.
- Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications, and using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.
- Position or tighten braces, jacks, clamps, ropes, or bolt straps, or bolt parts in position for welding or riveting.
||Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
- Align parts to be stitched, following seams, edges, or markings, before positioning them under needles.
- Collect shoe parts from conveyer belts or racks and place them in machinery such as ovens or on molds for dressing, returning them to conveyers or racks to send them to the next work station.
- Select and place spools of thread or pre-wound bobbins into shuttles, or onto spindles or loupers of stitching machines.
- Align treads with guides, start drums to wind treads onto plies, and slice ends.
- Pull plies from supply racks, and align plies with edges of drums.
- Place tires into molds for new tread.
||Precious Metal Workers
- Position and align auxiliary parts in jigs and join parts, using solder and blowtorches.
- Secure molded items in chucks of lathes, and activate lathes to finish inner and outer surfaces of items.
- Position articles over snarling tools and raise design areas, using foot-powered hammers.
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