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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic.

  • Lay out and mark areas of parts to be shot peened and fill hoppers with shot.
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.
51-9196.00 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Place rolls of paper or cardboard on machine feed tracks, and thread paper through gluing, coating, and slitting rollers.
  • Fill glue and paraffin reservoirs, and position rollers to dispense glue onto paperboard.
  • Lift tote boxes of finished cartons, and dump cartons into feed hoppers.
  • Load automatic stapling mechanisms.
51-9071.01 Jewelers
  • Mark and drill holes in jewelry mountings in order to center stones according to design specifications.
  • Lay out designs on metal stock, and cut along markings to fabricate pieces used to cast metal molds.
  • Chase decorative designs on silver blanks that are to be used as models for steel production dies.
51-4032.00 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic   Green Occupation Green
  • 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.
51-6031.00 Sewing Machine Operators
  • Place spools of thread, cord, or other materials on spindles, insert bobbins, and thread ends through machine guides and components.
  • Draw markings or pin appliques on fabric to obtain variations in design.
  • Position and mark patterns on materials to prepare for sewing.
51-9195.03 Stone Cutters and Carvers, Manufacturing
  • Lay out designs or dimensions from sketches or blueprints on stone surfaces, by freehand or by transferring them from tracing paper, using scribes or chalk and measuring instruments.
  • Load sandblasting equipment with abrasives, attach nozzles to hoses, and turn valves to admit compressed air and activate jets.
  • Copy drawings on rough clay or plaster models.
51-9198.00 Helpers--Production Workers   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Load and unload items from machines, conveyors, and conveyances.
  • Place products in equipment or on work surfaces for further processing, inspecting, or wrapping.
  • Dump materials such as prepared ingredients into machine hoppers prior to mixing.
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 Green Occupation
  • 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.
51-9191.00 Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Fill machines with glue, cement, or adhesives.
  • Mount or load material such as paper, plastic, wood, or rubber in feeding mechanisms of cementing or gluing machines.
51-4122.00 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Mark weld points and positions of components on workpieces, using rules, squares, templates, or scribes.
  • Load or feed workpieces into welding machines to join or bond components.
51-6042.00 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Draw thread through machine guide slots, needles, and presser feet in preparation for stitching, or load rolls of wire through machine axles.
  • Load hot-melt plastic rod glue through reactivator axles, using wrenches, and switch on reactivators, setting temperature and timers to heat glue to specifications.
51-9141.00 Semiconductor Processors
  • Load and unload equipment chambers and transport finished product to storage or to area for further processing.
  • Measure and weigh amounts of crystal growing materials, mix and grind materials, load materials into container, and monitor processing procedures to help identify crystal growing problems.
51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
  • Load workpieces, plastic material, or chemical solutions into machines.
  • Scribe reference lines on workpieces as guides for cutting operations, according to blueprints, templates, sample parts, or specifications.
51-4072.00 Molding, Coremaking, and Casting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Mix and measure compounds, or weigh premixed compounds, and dump them into machine tubs, cavities, or molds.
  • Pour or load metal or sand into melting pots, furnaces, molds, or hoppers, using shovels, ladles, or machines.
51-9193.00 Cooling and Freezing Equipment Operators and Tenders
  • Measure or weigh specified amounts of ingredients or materials, and load them into tanks, vats, hoppers, or other equipment.
  • Load and position wrapping paper, sticks, bags, or cartons into dispensing machines.
51-9051.00 Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
  • Load equipment receptacles or conveyors with material to be processed, by hand or using hoists.
  • Feed fuel, such as coal and coke, into fireboxes or onto conveyors, and remove ashes from furnaces, using shovels and buckets.
51-9023.00 Mixing and Blending Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders Green Occupation
  • Dump or pour specified amounts of materials into machinery or equipment.
  • Unload mixtures into containers or onto conveyors for further processing.
51-5112.00 Printing Press Operators
  • Obtain or mix inks and fill ink fountains.
  • Load presses with paper and make necessary adjustments, according to paper size.
51-6061.00 Textile Bleaching and Dyeing Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Mount rolls of cloth on machines, using hoists, or place textile goods in machines or pieces of equipment.
  • Creel machines with bobbins or twine.