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  • Lay out and mark dimensions of parts, using templates and precision measuring instruments.
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.
51-4032.00 Drilling and Boring Machine Tool Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • 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.
51-4192.00 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
  • 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
  • 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.
51-9195.00 Molders, Shapers, and Casters, Except Metal and Plastic
  • Locate and scribe parting lines on patterns, using measuring instruments, such as calipers, squares, or depth gauges.
51-6041.00 Shoe and Leather Workers and Repairers
  • Select materials and patterns, and trace patterns onto materials to be cut out.
51-9071.00 Jewelers and Precious Stone and Metal Workers
  • Lay out designs on metal stock, and cut along markings to fabricate pieces used to cast metal molds.
51-4031.00 Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic
  • Scribe reference lines on workpieces as guides for cutting operations, according to blueprints, templates, sample parts, or specifications.
51-7031.00 Model Makers, Wood
  • Plan, lay out, and draw outlines of units, sectional patterns, or full-scale mock-ups of products.
51-9162.00 Computer Numerically Controlled Tool Programmers Bright Outlook
  • Draw machine tool paths on pattern film according to guidelines for tool speed and efficiency, using colored markers.
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.
51-9031.00 Cutters and Trimmers, Hand
  • Mark cutting lines around patterns or templates, or follow layout points, using squares, rules, and straightedges, and chalk, pencils, or scribes.