Set up and operate machines to fabricate ornamental metal products.
Sets up and installs dies into power presses to punch, notch, cut blanks, form or draw metal plates, strips, sheets, or blanks: Positions, aligns, and locks specified dies into machine ram and bed. Sets stops, guides, or installs jigs or fixtures for positioning workpiece. Adjusts depth and pressure of stroke. Operates press machine to verify functioning of dies. Examines stamped out metal parts to detect malfunctioning machine and defect in dies. May sharpen dies, using grinding machine. May assemble, align, and install progressive dies. May set up automatic punch presses.