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"Hand Grinding and Polishing Worker"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Grind, sand, or polish, using hand tools or hand-held power tools, a variety of metal, wood, stone, clay, plastic, or glass objects.

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

 

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Hand Grinding and Polishing Worker"

1) File grooved, contoured, and irregular surfaces of metal objects, such as metalworking dies and machine parts, to conform to templates, other parts, layouts, or blueprint specifications.

2) Grind, sand, clean, or polish objects or parts to correct defects or to prepare surfaces for further finishing, using hand tools and power tools.

 

3) Load and adjust workpieces onto equipment or work tables, using hand tools.

4) Measure and mark equipment, objects, or parts to ensure grinding and polishing standards are met.

5) Move controls to adjust, start, or stop equipment during grinding and polishing processes.

 

6) Remove completed workpieces from equipment or work tables, using hand tools, and place workpieces in containers.

7) Select files or other abrasives, according to materials, sizes and shapes of workpieces, amount of stock to be removed, finishes specified, and steps in finishing processes.

8) Study blueprints or layouts to determine how to lay out workpieces or saw out templates.

9) Trim, scrape, or deburr objects or parts, using chisels, scrapers, and other hand tools and equipment.

10) Verify quality of finished workpieces by inspecting them, comparing them to templates, measuring their dimensions, or testing them in working machinery.

11) Apply solutions and chemicals to equipment, objects, or parts, using hand tools.

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12) Clean brass particles from files by drawing file cards through file grooves.

13) Fill cracks or imperfections in marble with wax that matches the stone color.

14) Mark defects such as knotholes, cracks, and splits for repair.

 

15) Record product and processing data on specified forms.

16) Repair and maintain equipment, objects, or parts, using hand tools.

17) Sharpen abrasive grinding tools, using machines and hand tools.

18) Spread emery powder or other polishing compounds on stone, or wet stone surfaces using hoses, then guide buffing wheels over stone to polish surfaces.

19) Transfer equipment, objects, or parts to specified work areas, using moving devices.

20) Wash grit from stone, using hoses.

Job Description for "Hand Grinding and Polishing Worker" continued here...

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


"Hand Grinding and Polishing Worker"   Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-E        SOC:  51-9022.00


 

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