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7222 TOOL-MAKERS AND RELATED WORKERS
 


    Tool-makers and related workers make and repair tools, sports guns, locks, dies, patterns and other metal articles, as well as make engines or machinery components, and parts thereof, using hand and machine tools to work metal to fine tolerances.

    Tasks include -

    (a) making, maintaining and repairing dies, jigs, gauges and fixtures, using hand tools and various kinds of machine tools;

    (b) making engines or machinery components, and parts thereof;

    (c) fitting and assembling parts to make and repair jigs, fixtures and gauges;

    (d) repairing and modifying sports guns and other small arms;

    (e) making, fitting, assembling, repairing and installing lock parts and locks;

    (f) making and repairing metal patterns for preparation of foundry moulds;

    (g) laying out lines and reference points on metal stock to guide other workers who cut, turn, mill, grind or otherwise shape metal;

    (h) performing related tasks;

    (i) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Gunsmith

  • Locksmith

  • Toolmaker


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator tool production - 8211


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.