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49-9041.00 - Industrial Machinery Mechanics Bright Outlook Green Occupation

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Cut and weld metal to repair broken metal parts, fabricate new parts, or assemble new equipment.

51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook     Green Occupation Green
  • Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
  • Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
  • Weld separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
  • Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or types and thicknesses of metals.
  • Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
  • Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal segments, using processes such as gas tungsten arc, gas metal arc, flux-cored arc, plasma arc, shielded metal arc, resistance welding, and submerged arc welding.
  • Guide and direct flames or electrodes on or across workpieces to straighten, bend, melt, or build up metal.
  • Join parts such as beams and steel reinforcing rods in buildings, bridges, and highways, bolting and riveting as necessary.
49-3021.00 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
  • Fit and weld replacement parts into place, using wrenches and welding equipment, and grind down welds to smooth them, using power grinders and other tools.
  • Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.
  • Cut and tape plastic separating film to outside repair areas to avoid damaging surrounding surfaces during repair procedure and remove tape and wash surfaces after repairs are complete.
  • Measure and mark vinyl material and cut material to size for roof installation, using rules, straightedges, and hand shears.
  • Cut openings in vehicle bodies for the installation of customized windows, using templates and power shears or chisels.
51-4122.00 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Set up, operate, or tend welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.
  • Correct problems by adjusting controls or by stopping machines and opening holding devices.
  • Tend auxiliary equipment used in welding processes.
  • Start, monitor, and adjust robotic welding production lines.
49-9063.00 Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
  • Solder or weld frames of mallet instruments and metal drum parts.
  • Cut new drumheads from animal skins, using scissors, and soak drumheads in water to make them pliable.
  • Cut out sections around cracks on percussion instruments to prevent cracks from advancing, using shears or grinding wheels.
49-9051.00 Electrical Power-Line Installers and Repairers Green Occupation
  • Trim trees that could be hazardous to the functioning of cables or wires.
  • Cut and peel lead sheathing and insulation from defective or newly installed cables and conduits prior to splicing.

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