Operates a variety
of machine tools such as: conventional drilling machines, auto-feed peck
drills, drill presses, and lathes to accomplish the modification, conversion,
and upgrade of heavy mobile equipment.
Sets up machines,
obtains materials and tooling, and notes machine tolerances by using
blueprints, work orders, and other instructions. The supervisor or a
higher-graded employee is available for assistance when unusual problems are
tools to fabricate parts from raw stock that may be aluminum, steel, armor
steel, brass or other similar material.
Performs repairs of
a variety of parts made from the same material. Identifies dislocated, missing,
or damaged holes in the hulls of vehicles. Identifies wear and damage to
vehicle components i.e., bogie and idler pads, brackets, clamps, and braces.
Performs repairs on
these items by drilling and tapping holes, replacing inserts, and straightening
or replacing brackets.