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51-9071.01 - Jewelers

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Soften metal to be used in designs by heating it with a gas torch and shape it, using hammers and dies.

51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers
  • Anneal precious metal objects such as coffeepots, tea sets, and trays in gas ovens for prescribed times to soften metal for reworking.
  • Heat ingots or alloy mixtures to specified temperatures, stir mixtures, skim off impurities, and fill molds to form ingots from which parts are cast.
  • Form concavities in bottoms of articles to improve stability, using tracing punches and hammers.
  • Peen edges of scratches or holes to repair defects, using peening hammers.
  • Strike articles with small tools, or punch them with hammers, to indent them or restore embossing.
  • Hammer out dents and bulges, selecting and using hammers and dollies with heads that correspond in curvature to article surfaces.
51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters   Green Occupation Green
  • Preheat workpieces prior to welding or bending, using torches or heating furnaces.
  • Cut, contour, and bevel metal plates and structural shapes to dimensions as specified by blueprints, layouts, work orders, and templates, using powered saws, hand shears, or chipping knives.
  • Hammer out bulges or bends in metal workpieces.
51-2041.00 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters Green Occupation
  • Hammer, chip, and grind workpieces to cut, bend, and straighten metal.
  • Preheat workpieces to make them malleable, using hand torches or furnaces.
  • Heat-treat parts, using acetylene torches.
51-4121.07 Solderers and Brazers Green Occupation
  • Heat soldering irons or workpieces to specified temperatures for soldering, using gas flames or electric current.
51-4193.00 Plating and Coating Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Preheat workpieces in ovens.

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