Profession fitter and turner
Fitters and turners use machine tools to create and modify metal parts according to set specifications in order to fit components for machinery. They ensure the finished components are ready for assembly.
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- Metal forming technologies
The variety of technologies and techniques, such as forging, pressing, stamping, rolling and others, used for the forming processes of metal product manufacturing.
- Types of metal
Qualities, specifications, applications and reactions to different fabricating processes of various types of metal, such as steel, aluminium, brass, copper and others.
- Operate drill press
Operate a semi-automated, semi-manual drill press to drill holes in a work piece, safely and according to regulations.
- Tend lathe
Tend a lathe designed for cutting manufacturing processes on metal, wooden, plastic materials and others, monitor and operate it, according to regulations.
- Carry out measurements of parts
Operate measurement instruments to measure parts of manufactured objects. Take into consideration specifications of manufacturers to perform the measuring.
- Cut metal products
Operate cutting and measuring instruments in order to cut/shape pieces of metal into given dimensions.
- Fabricate metal parts
Fabricate metal parts, using equipment such as drill presses and engine lathes.
- Operate metal fabricating machines
Set up and operate fabricating equipment to bend, cut and straighten pieces of metal.
- Inspect quality of products
Use various techniques to ensure the product quality is respecting the quality standards and specifications. Oversee defects, packaging and sendbacks of products to different production departments.
- Manipulate metal
Manipulate the properties, shape and size of metal.
- Perform metal work
Work with metal and iron materials in order to assemble individual pieces or structures.
- Use technical documentation
Understand and use technical documentation in the overall technical process.
Optional knowledge and skillstend computer numerical control lathe machine heat metals rivet types read standard blueprints set up the controller of a machine apply polishing lubricants design metal components assemble electrical components screw types operate handheld riveting equipment join metals metal coating technologies metal joining technologies tend riveting machine develop assembly instructions read engineering drawings manufacturing of metal structures assemble metal parts
Source: Sisyphus ODB