||Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers
- Weld components in flat, vertical, or overhead positions.
- Recognize, set up, and operate hand and power tools common to the welding trade, such as shielded metal arc and gas metal arc welding equipment.
- Weld separately or in combination, using aluminum, stainless steel, cast iron, and other alloys.
- Select and install torches, torch tips, filler rods, and flux, according to welding chart specifications or types and thicknesses of metals.
- Ignite torches or start power supplies and strike arcs by touching electrodes to metals being welded, completing electrical circuits.
- Guide and direct flames or electrodes on or across workpieces to straighten, bend, melt, or build up metal.
||Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
- Set up, operate, or tend welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products or assemblies.
- Correct problems by adjusting controls or by stopping machines and opening holding devices.
- Tend auxiliary equipment used in welding processes.
- Start, monitor, and adjust robotic welding production lines.
- Assemble machines, and bolt, weld, rivet, or otherwise fasten them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools.
- Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill.
- Weld, repair, and fabricate equipment or machinery.
||Gem and Diamond Workers
- Regulate the speed of revolutions and reciprocating actions of drilling mechanisms.
- Regrind drill points, and advance drill cutting points according to specifications for channel depths and shapes.
||Electrical and Electronic Equipment Assemblers
- Assemble electrical or electronic systems or support structures and install components, units, subassemblies, wiring, or assembly casings, using rivets, bolts, soldering or micro-welding equipment.
- Drill or tap holes in specified equipment locations to mount control units or to provide openings for elements, wiring, or instruments.
||Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
- Move machine controls to lower tools to workpieces and to engage automatic feeds.
- Operate single- or multiple-spindle drill presses to bore holes so that machining operations can be performed on metal or plastic workpieces.
- Cut and weld steel, using underwater welding equipment, jigs, and supports.
- Drill holes in rock and rig explosives for underwater demolitions.
||Structural Metal Fabricators and Fitters
- 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.
- Tack-weld fitted parts together.
||Mechanical Door Repairers
- Prepare doors for hardware installation, such as drilling holes to install locks.
- Bore or cut holes in flooring as required for installation, using hand or power tools.
||Musical Instrument Repairers and Tuners
- Solder or weld frames of mallet instruments and metal drum parts.
||Electronic Equipment Installers and Repairers, Motor Vehicles
- Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures and equipment, using electric drills and routers.
||Electrical and Electronics Installers and Repairers, Transportation Equipment
- Cut openings and drill holes for fixtures, outlet boxes, and fuse holders, using electric drills and routers.
||Model Makers, Metal and Plastic
- Drill, countersink, and ream holes in parts and assemblies for bolts, screws, and other fasteners, using power tools.
||Medical Equipment Repairers
- Repair shop equipment, metal furniture, or hospital equipment, including welding broken parts or replacing missing parts, or bring item into local shop for major repairs.
||Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers
- Cut or drill holes in floors, walls, or roof to install equipment, using power saws or drills.
||Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
- Pierce and cut open designs in ornamentation, using hand drills and scroll saws.
||Locksmiths and Safe Repairers
- Open safe locks by drilling.
||Engine and Other Machine Assemblers
- Lay out and drill, ream, tap, or cut parts for assembly.
- Hammer out dents and bends in frames and weld tears and breaks.
||Electromechanical Equipment Assemblers
- Drill, tap, ream, countersink, and spot-face bolt holes in parts, using drill presses and portable power drills.