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"Model Maker, Metal and Plastic"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Set up and operate machines, such as lathes, milling and engraving machines, and jig borers to make working models of metal or plastic objects.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Model Maker, Metal and Plastic"

1) Align, fit, and join parts, using bolts and screws or by welding or gluing.

2) Cut, shape, and form metal parts, using lathes, power saws, snips, power brakes and shears, files, and mallets.

3) Drill, countersink, and ream holes in parts and assemblies for bolts, screws, and other fasteners, using power tools.

4) Grind, file, and sand parts to finished dimensions.

5) Inspect and test products to verify conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments or circuit testers.

6) Lay out and mark reference points and dimensions on materials, using measuring instruments and drawing or scribing tools.

7) Set up and operate machines such as lathes, drill presses, punch presses, or bandsaws to fabricate prototypes or models.

8) Study blueprints, drawings, and sketches to determine material dimensions, required equipment, and operations sequences.

9) Assemble mechanical, electrical, and electronic components into models or prototypes, using hand tools, power tools, and fabricating machines.

 

 

11) Devise and construct tools, dies, molds, jigs, and fixtures, or modify existing tools and equipment.

12) Record specifications, production operations, and final dimensions of models for use in establishing operating standards and procedures.


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13) Rework or alter component model or parts as required to ensure that products meet standards.

14) Wire and solder electrical and electronic connections and components.

Job Description for "Model Maker, Metal and Plastic" continued here...

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



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  51-4061.00