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Grinder Set‑Up Operator, Jig

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Time-Based Skills

2 skill sets | 6 total skills
Jig Grinder: First Year - 2000 req. hrs
Job orientation and familiarization with company policies
Tool Crib - to acquaint the apprentice with the tools of the trade, different types of steel and their hardening qualities.
Knowledge of the various types of grinding wheels and their specific application, dressing wheels and mounting.
Simple jig grinding assignments following general operating practices.
Jig Borer: Six Months - 1000 req. hrs
Familiarization with jig boring as a means of making the apprentice more versatile.
This training enables the apprentice to learn the speeds, feeds and tool sharpening techniques which are needed to prepare the soft steel pieces which will eventually be jig ground.

Technical Instruction

Industrial Math I
Practical Shop Mathematics
Plane Geometry: common and decimal fractions, percents, ratios, proportions, square, square roots rectangles, circles, and polygons
Problem solving
Industrial Prints
Blueprint reading
Industrial Math II
Right angle trigonometry
Solid geometry
Oblique triangles
Practical shop problem solving
Machine Shop Theory
Use and application of shop equipment relative to precision machining, including sheet metal work
Study of measurement and the use of shop measuring devices with related math

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