Set up and operate machines to fabricate ornamental metal products.
Sets up, repairs, and adjusts quilting machines, utilizing knowledge of machine construction and function and charts: Analyzes charts to determine adjustments necessary to effect change in quilting design. Selects cams that will alter movement of machine bed and needle stroke to produce specified design, and installs cams on machine, using wrenches. Synchronizes looper or shuttle motion with needle stroke, using screwdriver. Listens to machine and observes stitching to locate defects in machine operation. Dismantles machine and repairs broken or defective parts, such as motors, bobbins or loopers, needles, and feed dogs. Turns screws to regulate tension on thread, length of needle stroke, and rate of feed, according to type of fabric or thread. Cleans and oils machines.