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Spring Manufacturing Set-Up Technician

Set up and operate machines to fabricate special-alloy spring wires.

What does a Spring Manufacturing Set-Up Technician do?

Sets up and operates variety of metalworking machines to fabricate special-alloy spring wire for watches: Prepares and melts charge of molten metal in vessel to change form of metal. Sets up equipment and casts, rolls, draws, heattreats, and performs allied metalworking operations, using equipment, such as forging hammer, rolling mill, butt welder, strip-grinding machine, and heat-treating furnace. Diagnoses and corrects malfunctioning of equipment and machinery and makes replacement parts, using machinist’s tools and equipment. Works to close metallurgical and dimensional tolerances.