Machine Engraver II
Operate engraving machines to inscribe letters on flat metal surfaces.
Data from U.S. Department of Labor
What do Machine Engraver IIs do?
Operates engraving machine to inscribe letters on flat metal surfaces: Slides master lettering plates onto fixture according to sequence specified on work order. Adjusts gauge on arms of machine according to size of letters. Centers and clamps blank plate on machine. Moves lever that lowers diamond cutting point onto plate. Guides dummy point, that controls cut, over lettering on master plate to inscribe letters on metal.
Should I be a Machine Engraver II?
You should have
degree or higher and share these traits:
You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
You pay close attention to all the little details.
You can always be counted on to do a good job.
Also known as:
Engraver, Machine II
How to become a Machine Engraver II
Most Machine Engraver IIs have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Master's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field.
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