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Metal Machining, Fitting and Instrument Making Trades

  • Air-conditioning and refrigeration engineersJobholders in this unit group install, service and repair air-conditioning and refrigeration systems in factories, offices, shops and homes.
  • Metal machining setters and setter-operatorsJob holders in this unit group operate machines to drill, bore, grind, cut, mill or otherwise shape metal workpieces.
  • Metal working production and maintenance fittersMetal working production and maintenance fitters erect, install and repair electrical and mechanical plant and industrial machinery, fit and assemble parts and sub-assemblies in the manufacture of metal products and test and adjust new motor vehicles and engines.
  • Precision instrument makers and repairersPrecision instrument makers and repairers make, calibrate, test and repair precision and optical instruments such as barometers, compasses, cameras, calibrators, watches, clocks and chronometers.
  • Tool makers, tool fitters and markers-outTool makers, tool fitters and markers-out mark out metal for machining and fit, assemble and repair machine and press tools, dies, jigs, fixtures and other tools.

Assemblers and Routine Operatives

  • Assemblers (electrical and electronic products)Jobholders in this unit group wire up prepared parts and/or sub-assemblies in the manufacture of electrical and electronic equipment, make coils and wiring harnesses and assemble previously prepared parts in the batch or mass production of electrical and electronic goods and components.
  • Assemblers (vehicles and metal goods)Jobholders in this unit group undertake the routine assembly of vehicles and other metal goods or components such as frames, axles, wire brushes and wheels.
  • Assemblers and routine operatives n.e.c.Jobholders in this unit group perform assembly and routine operative tasks not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 813: Assemblers and Routine Operatives.
  • Routine inspectors and testersJobholders in this unit group inspect and/or test metal stock, parts and products, electrical plant, machinery and electronic components, systems and sub-assemblies, textiles, wood, paper, food, plastics and rubber goods, parts and materials to detect processing, manufacturing and other defects.
  • Sewing machinistsJobholders in this unit group sew and finish garments by hand or machine, rectify faults in manufactured textile goods and repair worn and damaged garments.
  • Tyre, exhaust and windscreen fittersTyre, exhaust and windscreen fitters fit, repair and adjust tyres, exhausts and windscreens on cars, buses, motorcycles and other motor vehicles.
  • Weighers, graders and sortersJobholders in this unit group weigh, grade and sort materials, goods and products.

Plant and Machine Operatives

  • Coal mine operativesCoal mine operatives detonate charges and use cutting equipment to extract coal from coal faces, build and dismantle roof and wall supports in underground coal workings, and transport coal and other material from the coal face.
  • Energy plant operativesJob holders in this unit group operate boilers to produce hot water or steam and attend and operate compressors, turbines, electrical substations, switchboards and auxiliary plant and machinery to fuel nuclear reactors, drive blowers and pumps, electricity generators and other equipment.
  • Metal working machine operativesMetal working machine operatives operate machines to cut, shape, abrade and otherwise machine metal, use hand and power tools to remove surplus metal and rough surfaces from castings, forgings or other metal parts, and clean, smooth and polish metal workpieces.
  • Paper and wood machine operativesPaper and wood machine operatives operate machines to treat and cut wood, to produce, treat and cut paper, paperboard, leatherboard, plasterboard and similar material, and to assemble and make wooden crates and containers.
  • Plant and machine operatives n.e.c.Job holders in this unit group operate a variety of plant and machinery not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 812: Plant and Machine Operatives.
  • Printing machine assistantsPrinting machine assistants set and operate letterpress, platen or cylinder, lithographic and photogravure printing machines, photocopiers, office printers, duplication machines and other reprographic equipment.
  • Quarry workers and related operativesQuarry workers erect supports in underground workings, set and detonate explosives to loosen rocks and set up and operate drilling equipment to extract minerals (other than coal) from the ground, and operate machinery to wash, crush or separate stone and ores.
  • Water and sewerage plant operativesWater and sewerage plant operatives operate valves to control water supplies in mains and pipelines, attend screening, filtering, water purifying and sedimentation plant, clear any blockages and patrol and maintain sewerage systems.

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