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Reinforcing Steel Machine Operator

Drive and operate machines that lay, space, and tie steel rods.

What does a Reinforcing Steel Machine Operator do?

Drives and operates machine that lays, spaces, and automatically ties steel rods used to reinforce concrete highway paving: Starts machine, engages clutch, and shifts gears to control machine’s movement along concrete forms. Observes function of machine to detect irregular spacing of rods and missed ties. Notifies supervisor of equipment malfunction. Maintains equipment according to specifications.