crushing, grinding, and polishing machine setters, operators, and tenders
Crushing, Grinding, and Polishing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
Set up, operate, or tend machines to crush, grind, or polish materials, such as coal, glass, grain, stone, food, or rubber.
Read work orders to determine production specifications and information.
Observe operation of equipment to ensure continuity of flow, safety, and efficient operation, and to detect malfunctions.
Move controls to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment that crushes, grinds, polishes, or blends materials.
Record data from operations, testing, and production on specified forms.
Examine materials, ingredients, or products visually or with hands, in order to ensure conformance to established standards.
Weigh or measure materials, ingredients, and/or products at specified intervals to ensure conformance to requirements.
Clean, adjust and maintain equipment, using hand tools.
Notify supervisors of needed repairs.
Set mill gauges to specified fineness of grind.
Reject defective products and readjust equipment to eliminate problems.
Clean work areas.
Transfer materials, supplies, and products between work areas, using moving equipment and hand tools.
Dislodge and clear jammed materials or other items from machinery and equipment, using hand tools.
Inspect chains, belts, and scrolls for signs of wear.
Tend accessory equipment such as pumps and conveyors in order to move materials or ingredients through production processes.
Test samples of materials or products to ensure compliance with specifications, using test equipment.
Collect samples of materials or products for laboratory testing.
Mark bins as to types of mixtures stored.
Turn valves to regulate the moisture contents of materials.
Load materials into machinery and equipment, using hand tools.
Add or mix chemicals and ingredients for processing, using hand tools or other devices.
Break mixtures to size, using picks.
Knowledge of techniques and equipment for planting, growing, and harvesting food products (both plant and animal) for consumption, including storage/handling techniques.
Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications.
Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Writing computer programs for various purposes.
The ability to use short bursts of muscle force to propel oneself (as in jumping or sprinting), or to throw an object.
The ability to quickly and repeatedly bend, stretch, twist, or reach out with your body, arms, and/or legs.
Realistic occupations frequently involve work activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions. They often deal with plants, animals, and real-world materials like wood, tools, and machinery. Many of the occupations require working outside, and do not involve a lot of paperwork or working closely with others.
Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
Enterprising occupations frequently involve starting up and carrying out projects. These occupations can involve leading people and making many decisions. Sometimes they require risk taking and often deal with business.
Artistic occupations frequently involve working with forms, designs and patterns. They often require self-expression and the work can be done without following a clear set of rules.
Social occupations frequently involve working with, communicating with, and teaching people. These occupations often involve helping or providing service to others.
Attention to Detail
Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
Job requires being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace.
Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
Job requires being honest and ethical.
Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer supportive management that stands behind employees. Corresponding needs are Company Policies, Supervision: Human Relations and Supervision: Technical.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to provide service to others and work with co-workers in a friendly non-competitive environment. Corresponding needs are Co-workers, Moral Values and Social Service.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
Occupations that satisfy this work value offer advancement, potential for leadership, and are often considered prestigious. Corresponding needs are Advancement, Authority, Recognition and Social Status.
Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.