7224-Metal polishers, wheel grinders and tool sharpeners

Job Title: 

Metal polishers, wheel grinders and tool sharpeners

Job Description: 

Metal polishers, wheel grinders and tool sharpeners polish and grind metal surfaces and sharpen tools.


Tasks include

  • operating fixed or portable buffing and polishing machines
  • sharpening cutting tools and instruments using grinding wheels or mechanically operated grinding machines
  • repairing, adjusting and sharpening saw blades and metal teeth of cylinders in textile carding machines
  • dressing grinding wheels, according to specifications
  • monitoring machine operations to determine whether adjustments are necessary
  • stop machines when problems occur
  • inspecting, feeling, and measuring work pieces to ensure that surfaces and dimensions meet specifications
  • selecting and mounting grinding wheels on machines, according to specifications, using hand tools and applying knowledge of abrasives and grinding procedures.
Specific Occupations: 

Grinder (metal/ textile carding machine)/ wheel- (metal)

Filer-hand/finisher (tools/ cutting tools)

Polisher/buffer/burnisher/ Bluer(metal)

Finisher(cast metal articles)

Sharpener/degreaser (metal) (cutting instruments)/ Cutter(gear)

Cleaner, metal/Grinder, textile carding machine/Grinder, tool/Polisher, metal

Doctor, saw/Repairer, saw/Sharpener( knife/ saw/ tool)

Source Of Info: 

Source: Pakistan Bureau of Statistics, PSCO-2333