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Centerless Grinder Machinist
Workplace Orientation - 200 req. hrs
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace procedures, policies, etc.
Describe workplace structure, workflow, and relation of trade to workflow.
Practice working safely around machines and throughout shopfloor.
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace safety plans, proper lifting and moving procedures.
Grinding Fundamentals - 800 req. hrs
Describe grinding process.
Demonstrate basic knowledge of primary machining equipment, For example: MONZA, Cincinnati, PALMARY centerless grinders.
Work with a variety of hand tools, including but not limited to: box wrenches, crescent wrenches, pliers, screwdrivers, allen wrenches, scales, micrometers.
Change abrasive wheels using proper rigging techniques.
Dispose of spent abrasive wheels per employer protocols.
Reinstall proper abrasive wheels.
“Dress” and “True” replacement abrasive wheels; use machinists stethosccope, arbors, lubricants (e.g., Never-Seez).
Change regulating wheels as needed.
Safety/Health/Environment - 32 req. hrs
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Right-to-Know/Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training