Job Definition

  • operating fixed or portable buffing and polishing machines
  • sharpening cutting tools and instruments using grinding wheels or mechanically operated grinding machines
  • repairing, adjusting and sharpening saw blades and metal teeth of cylinders in textile carding machines
  • dressing grinding wheels, according to specifications
  • monitoring machine operations to determine whether adjustments are necessary, stop machines when problems occur
  • inspecting, feeling, and measuring work pieces to ensure that surfaces and dimensions meet specifications
  • selecting and mounting grinding wheels on machines, according to specifications, using hand tools and applying knowledge of abrasives and grinding procedures

    Educational level

    • Skilled