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Riveting Machine Operator

Tend machines that rivet metal furniture parts together.

What does a Riveting Machine Operator do?

Tends machine that rivets metal furniture parts together: Aligns predrilled holes in parts and inserts rivets into holes. Positions and holds parts on die in machine bed. Depresses pedal or pulls lever to lower ram and die hammer that flattens shank, expanding shank and joining parts. May rivet together slide and cross bars to form cradles for holding file drawers in cabinets and be designated Cradle-Slide Maker.