Fuse metal together by directing huge amounts of energy into small areas.
Performs any combination of following tasks in forging plant: Moves workpieces from furnace to hammer anvil, using tongs or hoist. Opens and closes electrically controlled furnace doors to assist steel press crew. Positions and turns workpieces and work aids during forging by HEAVY FORGER. Removes scale from anvil, using broom and airhose. Cleans work area with broom and shovel and cleans machine parts, using rag and solvent. Replaces forge crew tools in specified racks. May assist in installing dies used in forging operations. May cut material to specified size with handsaw, and smooth parts with bench grinder to assist BLACKSMITH. May remove cracks in ingots, billets, or forgings, using swing grinder.