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7223 MACHINE-TOOL SETTERS AND SETTER-OPERATORS
 


    Machine-tool setters and setter-operators set for operators, or set and operate, various machine tools working to fine tolerances.

    Tasks include -

    (a) setting one or more types of machine tools for operators to produce metal articles in standardised series;

    (b) setting and operating a variety of machine tools;

    (c) setting and operating particular types of metalworking machines, such as lathe, milling, planing, boring, drilling, grinding or honing machines, including multipurpose numerically controlled metalworking machines;

    (d) performing similar tasks when machining plastics and other metal substitutes;

    (e) performing related tasks;

    (f) supervising other workers.

    Examples of the occupations classified here:

  • Setter, machine tool

  • Setter-operator, drilling machine/metalworking

  • Setter-operator, grinding machine/metalworking

  • Setter-operator, lathe/metalworking


  • Some related occupations classified elsewhere:

  • Machine-operator, drilling/metal - 8211

  • Machine-operator, grinding/metal 8211

  • Machine-operator, machine tool - 8211


   
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 Updated 19 September 2004, by VA.