Set up and operate machines to fabricate ornamental metal products.
Tends rag-cutting machine that cuts rags to specified size preparatory to processing into paper, roofing felt, or related products: Presses buttons to actuate conveyor, cutters, and blowers. Observes movement of rags along conveyor to detect clogging or malfunctioning machine. Stops machine at sound of warning buzzer and removes clogged rags, using iron pry. Reports mechanical defects to supervisor. Lubricates, adjusts, and replaces worn blades of machine. May record amount of rags cut on daily production record.