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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Model Makers, Metal and Plastic.

  • Align, fit, and join parts, using bolts and screws or by welding or gluing.
51-2011.00 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers   Green Occupation Green
  • Assemble parts, fittings, or subassemblies on aircraft, using layout tools, hand tools, power tools, or fasteners, such as bolts, screws, rivets, or clamps.
  • Fabricate parts needed for assembly or installation, using shop machinery or equipment.
  • Assemble prefabricated parts to form subassemblies.
  • Position and align subassemblies in jigs or fixtures, using measuring instruments and following blueprint lines and index points.
  • Assemble prototypes or integrated-technology demonstrators of new or emerging environmental technologies for aircraft.
  • Align, fit, assemble, connect, or install system components, using jigs, fixtures, measuring instruments, hand tools, or power tools.
51-4192.00 Layout Workers, Metal and Plastic
  • Fit and align fabricated parts to be welded or assembled.
  • Locate center lines and verify template positions, using measuring instruments such as gauge blocks, height gauges, and dial indicators.
  • Lay out and fabricate metal structural parts such as plates, bulkheads, and frames.
51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers
  • Position and align auxiliary parts in jigs and join parts, using solder and blowtorches.
  • Wire parts such as legs, spouts, and handles to article bodies in preparation for soldering.
  • Glue plastic separators to handles of coffeepots and teapots.
51-2093.00 Timing Device Assemblers and Adjusters
  • Assemble and install components of timepieces to complete mechanisms, using watchmakers' tools and loupes.
  • Adjust sizes or positioning of timepiece parts to achieve specified fit or function, using calipers, fixtures, and loupes.
  • Mount hairsprings and balance wheel assemblies between jaws of truing calipers.
51-9197.00 Tire Builders
  • Align treads with guides, start drums to wind treads onto plies, and slice ends.
  • Pull plies from supply racks, and align plies with edges of drums.
51-2041.00 Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters Green Occupation
  • Align and fit parts according to specifications, using jacks, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars, and hammers.
  • Position, align, fit, and weld parts to form complete units or subunits, following blueprints and layout specifications, and using jigs, welding torches, and hand tools.
51-4032.00 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
  • Verify that workpiece reference lines are parallel to the axis of table rotation, using dial indicators mounted in spindles.
  • Perform minor assembly, such as fastening parts with nuts, bolts, or screws, using power tools or hand tools.
51-4122.00 Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Assemble, align, and clamp workpieces into holding fixtures to bond, heat-treat, or solder fabricated metal components.
  • Lay out, fit, or connect parts to be bonded, calculating production measurements as necessary.
51-2023.00 Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
  • Position, align, and adjust parts for proper fit and assembly.
  • Assemble parts or units, and position, align, and fasten units to assemblies, subassemblies, or frames, using hand tools and power tools.
51-4121.06 Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters Green Occupation
  • Lay out, position, align, and secure parts and assemblies prior to assembly, using straightedges, combination squares, calipers, and rulers.
  • Clamp, hold, tack-weld, heat-bend, grind or bolt component parts to obtain required configurations and positions for welding.
51-9071.01 Jewelers
  • Position stones and metal pieces, and set, mount, and secure items in place, using setting and hand tools.
51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
  • Align and stitch or glue materials such as fabric, fleece, leather, or wood, to join parts.
51-9195.07 Molding and Casting Workers
  • Align and assemble parts to produce completed products, using gauges and hand tools.
51-6042.00 Shoe Machine Operators and Tenders
  • Align parts to be stitched, following seams, edges, or markings, before positioning them under needles.
51-6093.00 Upholsterers
  • Fit, install, and secure material on frames, using hand tools, power tools, glue, cement, or staples.
51-6031.00 Sewing Machine Operators
  • Baste edges of material to align and temporarily secure parts for final assembly.
51-6051.00 Sewers, Hand
  • Measure and align parts, fasteners, or trimmings, following seams, edges, or markings on parts.
51-2031.00 Engine and Other Machine Assemblers Green Occupation
  • Position or align components for assembly, manually or using hoists.
51-4035.00 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Verify alignment of workpieces on machines, using measuring instruments, such as rules, gauges, or calipers.
51-9083.00 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Mount, secure, and align finished lenses in frames or optical assemblies, using precision hand tools.