Machinist's Helper (431) Enlisted Personnel

Assists a machinist in the construction and repair of metal parts, tools, and machinery in connection with the operation of an Army machine shop.
Assists in setting up, adjusting, and operating machines such as lathes, planers, shapers, milling machines, and boring mills. Oils and cleans machinery. Performs roughing of material not requiring close tolerance.
May work from written specifications.
Uses such bench tools as scrapers, chisels, files, gauges, and meters.
Should be able to read blueprints.

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