Set up and operate machines to fabricate ornamental metal products.
Sets up and operates machine that automatically cuts outsoles for rubber footwear from slabs of uncured rubber or compressed cork: Bolts selected follower on machine and mounts cutting blade in traveler against follower, using handtools. Starts machine and feeds slabs onto conveyor that carries them beneath follower, overlapping ends to form continuous strip. Lifts scrap rubber from cutout outsoles and threads it through rollers that automatically strip it from outsoles and carry it off by conveyor to scrap truck. Calculates from work ticket, number of pairs and books required for each size sole ordered and advises BOOKER, to remove cutout outsoles from other end of conveyor belt. Observes cut outsoles for ragged edges, indicating dulled blade.