Weld ocean-going hulls and hatches together on massive ships.
Tends machine that automatically coils compression, extension, and torsion springs from round and flat wire, following verbal instructions: Examines wire stock with micrometer to ensure conformance to specifications. Threads end of stock through feed rollers, around arbor, and under cutting tool. Starts machine that automatically winds, cuts, and ejects springs. Measures springs for conformance to specifications, using micrometers and gauges. Verifies action of springs under pressure by compressing springs under specified load in spring testing machine. Notifies machine setter when machine malfunctions. May sharpen cut-off tool and remove coiling marks from coiling point and pitch tool, using bench grinder.