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51-4061.00 - Model Makers, Metal and Plastic

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Lay out and mark reference points and dimensions on materials, using measuring instruments and drawing or scribing tools.

51-6092.00 Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers
  • Draw details on outlined parts to indicate where parts are to be joined, as well as the positions of pleats, pockets, buttonholes, and other features, using computers or drafting instruments.
  • Draw outlines of pattern parts by adapting or copying existing patterns, or by drafting new patterns.
  • Determine the best layout of pattern pieces to minimize waste of material, and mark fabric accordingly.
  • Trace outlines of paper onto cardboard patterns, and cut patterns into parts to make templates.
  • Trace outlines of specified patterns onto material, and cut fabric using scissors.
51-4032.00 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Establish zero reference points on workpieces, such as at the intersections of two edges or over hole locations.
  • Lay out reference lines and machining locations on work, using layout tools, and applying knowledge of shop math and layout techniques.
  • Operate tracing attachments to duplicate contours from templates or models.
51-4192.00 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
  • Mark curves, lines, holes, dimensions, and welding symbols onto workpieces, using scribes, soapstones, punches, and hand drills.
  • Compute layout dimensions, and determine and mark reference points on metal stock or workpieces for further processing, such as welding and assembly.
51-2041.00 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
  • Mark reference points onto floors or face blocks and transpose them to workpieces, using measuring devices, squares, chalk, and soapstone.
  • Locate and mark workpiece bending and cutting lines, allowing for stock thickness, machine and welding shrinkage, and other component specifications.
51-6031.00 Sewing Machine Operators
  • Draw markings or pin appliques on fabric to obtain variations in design.
  • Position and mark patterns on materials to prepare for sewing.

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