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Read and interpret blueprints or drawings of parts to be cast or patterns to be made, compute dimensions, and plan operational sequences.
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- Establish work procedures for fabricating new structural products, using a variety of metalworking machines.
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- Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet production goals.
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- Visualize and compute dimensions, sizes, shapes, and tolerances of assemblies, based on specifications.
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