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    Precision Instrument and Equipment Repairers, All Other

    Cast metal patterns and dies, according to specifications, from a variety of nonferrous metals, such as aluminum or bronze.

    Shapes mold to specified contours with sand, using trowel and related tools. Tilts melting pot or uses ladle to pour molten alloy, bronze, or other nonferrous metal into sand mold. Preheats dies or patterns, using blowtorch or other equipment, and applies parting compound. Lowers metal jig into molten metal in prescribed manner to attach anchor bolts to punch. Clamps metal and plywood strips around die or pattern to form mold. Operates foundry furnaces and ovens. Constructs wood patterns used to form sand molds for metal casts. Operates hoist to position dies or patterns on foundry floor. Machines metal patterns to exact dimensions.

    Building and Construction -- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads. Engineering and Technology -- Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services. Production and Processing -- Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods.

    Operation and Control -- Controlling operations of equipment or systems.

    Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Dynamic Strength -- The ability to exert muscle force repeatedly or continuously over time. This involves muscular endurance and resistance to muscle fatigue. Static Strength -- The ability to exert maximum muscle force to lift, push, pull, or carry objects. Depth Perception -- The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.

    Controlling Machines and Processes -- Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. Performing General Physical Activities -- Performing physical activities that require considerable use of your arms and legs and moving your whole body, such as climbing, lifting, balancing, walking, stooping, and handling of materials. Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.