5350 — Production Machinery Mechanic*
This standard covers nonsupervisory work involving the dismantling, repairing, relocating, modifying, maintaining, aligning, and installing of fixed and semi-fixed production machinery, equipment, and systems such as various standard and numerically controlled (N/C) machine tools, woodworking and metalworking machines used in the production of goods. They are located in such places as industrial plants and machine tool repair shops. The work requires a practical knowledge of the mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and components of diverse industrial production machinery and their attachments. This includes detailed knowledge of the operating characteristics of the involved machinery, equipment, and systems, their functional relationships, and the applicable installation and repair procedures, methods, and trade practices.