Brithinee Electric Job Description

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Job Title: Machinist B

Effective Date: 7/22/99

Job Summary:
Remanufacture, rebuild or repair mechanical components of electric motors or parts of motors using a variety of machines, presses, mills, and other equipment under direct supervision.

Work Performed:

Inspect parts of motor and record and compare to tables of standards.
Interpret simple drawings of components
Repair, rebuild, or remanufacture part or motor utilizing appropriate machines or tools under direct supervision
Clean part/motor and sign off as completed task
May be assigned to disassemble motor or part
Assure proper sizing of all components, subject to verification by supervisor
Perform milling operations such as drilling, tapping, boring, and conventional milling and lathe work. Set up may be by supervisor.
Balance mechanical assemblies using dynamic balancing equipment under direct supervision to a table of standards
Machine threads in shafts
Maintain work area in neat and clean condition as directed by supervisor
Education Required:

High School diploma or GED. Vocational/trade school, military, or machine shop on-the-job training
Training Required:


None required
Experience Required:

At least one year as apprentice machinist
Knowledge Required:

Mechanical principles
Knowledge of all shop equipment including balancer, cranes, forklift, drill press, bench and hand press, mill, vertical and horizontal press, hand and power tools, micrometer, lathe up to 17″ swing, various measuring devices
Skills Required:

Use of mathematics and algebra to solve problems
Read and write in English
Read blueprints/drawings
Able to read micrometers in .0001″ graduations
Job Analysis

Information Input

• Read and interpret schematic diagrams and blueprints/sketches.
• Read and interpret technical manuals.
• Read various measuring devices and instruments
• Interpret information from various senses, primarily visual but some tactile

Mental Processes
Decision Making

Determine if part is machined within specified limits

Solve problems involving mechanical principles
Evaluate possible solutions and present most appropriate solution to supervisor
Information Processing

Read materials of a technical nature
Communicate verbally with coworkers regarding planning and execution of work
Compute distance
Vigilant/discriminating Work Activities:

Machining to high levels of precision. High risk associated with use of moving equipment and machinery
Work Output

• Machined parts to specific tolerances
Relationships with Others

Works primarily alone but within team of other machinists to solve problems and plan work activities
Little customer or public contact
Job Context

Work conducted in machinist shop environment, with areas that are clean and others that are dusty and dirty
Machines and tools are close at hand
Work completed on scheduled basis
Work in noisy area, occasional use of earplugs
Work with hazards such as moving equipment and machines, fumes, shop dust, and metal chips
Safety/protective equipment sometimes required, including eye and ear protection, gloves
Frequent use of hand and power tools
Frequent use of drills, presses, cranes, mill, micrometer, balancer, lathes, forklift
Considerable physical activity including lifting, bending, stooping, reaching
Excellent manual dexterity required
Each product machined according to work order as essentially new product
Usually complete assignment prior to moving to next assignment, on occasion multiple projects underway
Other Job Characteristics

Work regular 5-day week, 8 hour days; frequent overtime.
Wear uniform
Work is structured via work orders; activities are highly prescribed
Priorities set by supervisor
Hourly compensation
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