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51-4035.00 - Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

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Replace worn tools, using hand tools, and sharpen dull tools, using bench grinders.

51-4033.00 Grinding, Lapping, Polishing, and Buffing Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Move machine controls to index workpieces, and to adjust machines for pre-selected operational settings.
  • Activate machine start-up switches to grind, lap, hone, debar, shear, or cut workpieces, according to specifications.
  • Set up, operate, or tend grinding and related tools that remove excess material or burrs from surfaces, sharpen edges or corners, or buff, hone, or polish metal or plastic workpieces.
  • Set and adjust machine controls according to product specifications, using knowledge of machine operation.
  • Repair or replace machine parts, using hand tools, or notify engineering personnel when corrective action is required.
51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic   Green Occupation Green
  • Grind out burrs or sharp edges, using portable grinders, speed lathes, or polishing jacks.
  • Replace defective blades or wheels, using hand tools.
  • Sharpen dulled blades, using bench grinders, abrasive wheels, or lathes.
  • Hone cutters with oilstones to remove nicks.
51-4081.00 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Set up and operate machines, such as lathes, cutters, shears, borers, millers, grinders, presses, drills, or auxiliary machines, to make metallic and plastic workpieces.
  • Change worn machine accessories, such as cutting tools or brushes, using hand tools.
  • Remove burrs, sharp edges, rust, or scale from workpieces, using files, hand grinders, wire brushes, or power tools.
51-9031.00 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
  • Replace or sharpen dulled cutting tools such as saws.
  • Clean, treat, buff, or polish finished items, using grinders, brushes, chisels, and cleaning solutions and polishing materials.
  • Route items to provide cutouts for parts, using portable routers, grinders, and hand tools.
51-4194.00 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
  • Monitor machine operations to determine whether adjustments are necessary, stopping machines when problems occur.
  • Set up and operate grinding or polishing machines to grind metal workpieces, such as dies, parts, and tools.
  • Remove and replace worn or broken machine parts, using hand tools.

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