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More than 20 occupations have tasks related to the 1 task from your current occupation, Patternmakers, Wood.

  • Set up, operate, and adjust a variety of woodworking machines such as bandsaws and lathes to cut and shape sections, parts, and patterns, according to specifications.
51-7042.00 Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Except Sawing
  • Set up, program, operate, or tend computerized or manual woodworking machines, such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, or wood-nailing machines.
  • Start machines, adjust controls, and make trial cuts to ensure that machinery is operating properly.
  • Adjust machine tables or cutting devices and set controls on machines to produce specified cuts or operations.
  • Install and adjust blades, cutterheads, boring-bits, or sanding-belts, using hand tools and rules.
  • Change alignment and adjustment of sanding, cutting, or boring machine guides to prevent defects in finished products, using hand tools.
  • Start machines and move levers to engage hydraulic lifts that press woodstocks into desired forms and disengage lifts after appropriate drying times.
  • Operate gluing machines to glue pieces of wood together, or to press and affix wood veneer to wood surfaces.
51-9032.00 Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Remove defective or substandard materials from machines, and readjust machine components so that products meet standards.
  • Type instructions on computer keyboards, push buttons to activate computer programs, or manually set cutting guides, clamps, and knives.
  • Position width gauge blocks between blades, and level blades and insert wedges into frames to secure blades to frames.
51-7041.00 Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Wood
  • Adjust saw blades, using wrenches and rulers, or by turning handwheels or pressing pedals, levers, or panel buttons.
  • Set up, operate, or tend saws or machines that cut or trim wood to specified dimensions, such as circular saws, band saws, multiple-blade sawing machines, scroll saws, ripsaws, or crozer machines.
  • Operate panelboards of saw or conveyor systems to move stock through processes or to cut stock to specified dimensions.
51-9194.00 Etchers and Engravers
  • Adjust depths and sizes of cuts by adjusting heights of worktables, or by adjusting machine-arm gauges.
  • Set reduction scales to attain specified sizes of reproduction on workpieces, and set pantograph controls for required heights, depths, and widths of cuts.
  • Observe actions of cutting tools through microscopes and adjust stylus movement to ensure accurate reproduction.
51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic   Green Occupation Green
  • Turn controls to set cutting speeds, feed rates, or table angles for specified operations.
  • Set blade tensions, heights, and angles to perform prescribed cuts, using wrenches.
51-6062.00 Textile Cutting Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Adjust cutting techniques to types of fabrics and styles of garments.
  • Install, level, and align components, such as gears, chains, guides, dies, cutters, or needles, to set up machinery for operation.
51-4081.00 Multiple Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Select, install, and adjust alignment of drills, cutters, dies, guides, and holding devices, using templates, measuring instruments, and hand tools.
  • Move controls or mount gears, cams, or templates in machines to set feed rates and cutting speeds, depths, and angles.
51-4035.00 Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Select cutting speeds, feed rates, and depths of cuts, applying knowledge of metal properties and shop mathematics.
  • Move controls to set cutting specifications, to position cutting tools and workpieces in relation to each other, and to start machines.
51-6064.00 Textile Winding, Twisting, and Drawing Out Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Install, level, and align machine components such as gears, chains, guides, dies, cutters, or needles to set up machinery for operation.
51-6063.00 Textile Knitting and Weaving Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Install, level, and align machine components such as gears, chains, guides, dies, cutters, or needles to set up machinery for operation.
51-4034.00 Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Move controls to set cutting speeds and depths and feed rates, and to position tools in relation to workpieces.
51-9031.00 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
  • Adjust guides and stops to control depths and widths of cuts.
51-4194.00 Tool Grinders, Filers, and Sharpeners
  • Compute numbers, widths, and angles of cutting tools, micrometers, scales, and gauges, and adjust tools to produce specified cuts.
51-4032.00 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
  • Select and set cutting speeds, feed rates, depths of cuts, and cutting tools, according to machining instructions or knowledge of metal properties.
51-9196.00 Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • Measure, space, and set saw blades, cutters, and perforators, according to product specifications.
51-9083.00 Ophthalmic Laboratory Technicians   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Position and adjust cutting tools to specified curvature, dimensions, and depth of cut.
51-4011.00 Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic Green Occupation
  • Adjust machine feed and speed, change cutting tools, or adjust machine controls when automatic programming is faulty or if machines malfunction.
51-7031.00 Model Makers, Wood
  • Set up, operate, and adjust a variety of woodworking machines such as bandsaws and planers to cut and shape sections, parts, and patterns, according to specifications.
51-9195.05 Potters, Manufacturing
  • Adjust pressures, temperatures, and trimming tool settings as required.
51-7011.00 Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters
  • Set up or operate machines, including power saws, jointers, mortisers, tenoners, molders, or shapers, to cut, mold, or shape woodstock or wood substitutes.