Machine Engraver I

Operate pantograph engraving machines.

What does a Machine Engraver I do?

Operates pantograph engraving machine to engrave letters and figures on products, such as badges, fraternal emblems, pendants, and thermometers: Inserts specified letters and figures into pattern frame. Positions and secures workpiece in machine holding fixture and sets stylus at beginning of pattern. Depresses pedal to lower cutting tool onto workpiece. Engraves designs on workpiece by moving stylus around pattern, causing cutting tool to duplicate motion on workpiece. Removes workpiece and places in tray.