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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, 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.
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.
51-9071.01 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.
51-4192.00 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.
51-6031.00 Sewing Machine Operators
  • 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.
  • Copy drawings on rough clay or plaster models.
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.
51-2011.00 Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers Green Occupation
  • Layout and mark reference points and locations for installation of parts or components, using jigs, templates, or measuring and marking instruments.
51-4061.00 Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
  • Lay out and mark reference points and dimensions on materials, using measuring instruments and drawing or scribing tools.
51-9083.00 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Lay out lenses and trace lens outlines on glass, using templates.
51-6093.00 Upholsterers
  • Draw cutting lines on material following patterns, templates, sketches, or blueprints, using chalk, pencils, paint, or other methods.
51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
  • Select materials and patterns, and trace patterns onto materials to be cut out.
51-9195.07 Molding and Casting Workers
  • Locate and scribe parting lines on patterns, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, squares, or depth gauges.
51-9071.07 Precious Metal Workers
  • Determine placement of auxiliary parts, such as handles and spouts, and mark locations of parts.
51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
  • Scribe reference lines on workpieces as guides for cutting operations, according to blueprints, templates, sample parts, or specifications.
51-9082.00 Medical Appliance Technicians Bright Outlook
  • Lay out and mark dimensions of parts, using templates and precision measuring instruments.
51-7031.00 Model Makers, Wood
  • Plan, lay out, and draw outlines of units, sectional patterns, or full-scale mock-ups of products.
51-4012.00 Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal and Plastic Bright Outlook
  • Draw machine tool paths on pattern film, using colored markers and following guidelines for tool speed and efficiency.
51-4062.00 Patternmakers, Metal and Plastic
  • Lay out and draw or scribe patterns onto material, using compasses, protractors, rulers, scribes, or other instruments.
51-9195.04 Glass Blowers, Molders, Benders, and Finishers
  • Superimpose bent tubing on asbestos patterns to ensure accuracy.