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"Fitter, Structural Metal- Precision"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Lay out, position, align, and fit together fabricated parts of structural metal products preparatory to welding or riveting.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Fitter, Structural Metal- Precision"

1) Aligns parts, using jack, turnbuckles, wedges, drift pins, pry bars, and hammer.

2) Moves parts into position, manually or by hoist or crane.

 

3) Marks reference points onto floor or face block and transposes them to workpiece, using measuring devices, squares, chalk, and soapstone.

4) Gives directions to welder to build up low spots or short pieces with weld.

5) Heattreats parts with acetylene torch.

 

6) Straightens warped or bent parts, using sledge, hand torch, straightening press, or bulldozer.

7) Locates reference points, using transit, and erects ladders and scaffolding to fit together large assemblies.

8) Removes high spots and cuts bevels, using hand files, portable grinders, and cutting torch.

9) Sets up face block, jigs and fixtures.

10) Examines blueprints and plans sequence of operation, applying knowledge of geometry, effects of heat, weld shrinkage, machining, and metal thickness.

11) Tack welds fitted parts together.

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Job Description for "Fitter, Structural Metal- Precision" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge


"Fitter, Structural Metal- Precision"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  51-2041.02


 

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