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Occupational Classification System Manual

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MOG E—Precision Production, Craft, And Repair Occupations
Precision Metal Working Occupations
E637 MACHINISTS
Exclude Apprentices (E639), Helpers (H874), and Tool and Die Makers (E634).
Set up and operate machine tools to fabricate parts and fit and assemble parts for mechanisms, metal parts, tools or machines of an establishment applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, and layout machinery procedures. Study specifications such as blueprints, sketches, or descriptions of part to be replaced, and plan sequence of operations.

Last modified: October 16, 2001