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Rubber and Plastics Product Makers (except Tire Makers and Tire Vulcanisers)Workers in this until group knead and blend raw rubber and rubber compounds and work natural and synthetic rubber and plastics in the manufacture of such products as moulded footwear, domestic articles, toys, sporting equipment, insulating materials, industrial accessories and life-saving equipment. Their functions include: kneading, mixing and blending raw rubber and rubber compounds for further processing; producing sheets of rubber or rubberised fabric by a rolling process; operating machines extruding compounded rubber; shaping uncured rubber by moulding; assembling domestic and other rubber goods; shaping plastic materials by injection-moulding, compression-moulding and extrusion; laminating plastics or plastic-impregnated materials; assembling or fabricating plastic products; and performing related tasks.


Tire Makers and VulcanisersWorkers in this unit group make pneumatic tires for vehicles such as bicycles, automobiles, tractors and aircraft. Their functions include: building up tyres on a form; curing tyres in a mould; rebuilding used tyres; performing related


Paper and Paperboard Products MakersWorkers in this unit group make boxes, envelopes, bags and other products from paper, paperboard, cardboard, cellophane and similar materials. Their functions include: making and decorating paper boxes by hand or machine; setting and operating machines which glue paper to cardboard, cut it to the required length or cut and crease cardboard or paper board sheets to form box blanks; operating machines which press paper to from drinking cups and other containers; setting and operating machines which cut, fold and glue paper to make envelopes and paper bags or which form bags from cellophane, special types of paper and similar materials; performing related tasks.


Workers in Graphical ArtsWorkers in this unit groups compose type, caste and engrave printing plates and operate printing presses to print text and illustrations on paper, metal, cloth or other material; bind books; develop and print photographic still and motion-picture films; performs related tasks.


Compositors and Type-SettersWorkers in this unit group set and arrange printing type by hand and machine. Their functions include: setting type by hand and printing copies with small machine; setting type by hand; operating linotype, monotype and type-casting machines; arranging set-up of type and spacing material and illustration blocks to make pages; arranging pages in sequence for printing; operating keyboard of machine which reproduces letters on film or sensitised paper for photographic reproduction plates; performing related tasks.


Printing PressmenWorkers in this unit group set and operate various types of machines which print on paper, tinplate and other materials. Their functions include: setting and operating cylinder, platen, rotary, offset, direct lithographic, rotogravure and wallpaper printing presses; performing related tasks.


Stereotypers and ElectrotypersWorkers in this unit group make printing plates from set-up type by stereotyping and electroplating processes. Their functions include: making moulds of set-up type with papier-mâché, wax or other materials; making printing plates by casting metal in moulds of papier-mâché or other material bearing impression of type, or by putting metal backing on shell made by electroplating moulds to reproduce type.


Printing Engravers (except Photo-Engravers)Workers in this group engrave lithographic stones and printing plates, rollers, dies and blocks by various processes other than photogravure. Their functions include: cutting designs through film of gum arabic or other substances applied to surface of lithographic stone; engraving steel and copper plates, rollers, dies and wood, rubber and linoleum blocks by hand; engraving soft metal rollers by machine; engraving metal plates and rollers with pantograph machine; transferring designs from lithographic stone to metal plates; etching metal plates or rollers with acid; performing related tasks. Engraver and etcher (artistic) is classified in 1-61.50. Photo-engravers are classified in unit group 9-25.


Photo-EngraversWorkers in this unit group prepare metal plates by photogravure process for use in printing. Their functions include: performing all or several tasks in preparation of printing plates by photogravure process; photographing illustration and text material to obtain negatives; retouching negatives; reproducing material to be printed from negatives on metal plates; etching photo-printed plates with acid; retouching plates; performing related tasks.


Bookbinders and Related WorkersWorkers in this unit group bind covers to books and perform book-finishing operations. Their functions include: binding books and periodicals by hand; setting and operating bookbinding machines; embossing designs or titles on books by hand or machine; performing related tasks.


Photographic Dark-Room WorkersWorkers in this unit group process exposed photographic still and motion picture film and make photographic prints. Their functions include: processing colour and black-and-white films and plates to obtain negatives or transparent positives; printing and developing black-and-white or colour photographs with contact-printing equipment; enlarging or reducing photographs; performing related tasks.


Printers and Related Workers Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group carry out printing tasks not elsewhere classified. Their functions include: cutting stencils for silk-screen printing; printing on paper, metal, textile and other materials by silk-screen process; printing designs on cloth or wallpaper with engraved blocks; printing patterns on cloth by machine equipped with engraved rollers; performing related tasks.


Painters, ConstructionWorkers in this unit group prepare surfaces of buildings and other structures for painting and apply protective and decorative coats of paint and similar materials. Their functions include: applying coats of varnish, shellac and similar materials to exterior surfaces, trimmings and fixtures of buildings; applying paint, red lead, bituminous emulsion and similar materials on ships' hulls and metal superstructures, steel frameworks of buildings, bridges and metal structures; performing related tasks. Painters of motor vehicles are classified in unit group 9-39.


Painters Not Elsewhere ClassifiedWorkers in this unit group apply decorative and protective coatings to articles of wood, metal, textiles and other materials (except glass and ceramics). Their functions include: coating and staining articles with paint, enamel lacquer and similar substances to give them a decorative or protective covering, using brushes, rollers and spray equipment; immersing articles in paint, enamel, lacquer or similar substances; laying out and painting letters and designs to make signs; painting motor vehicles; performing related tasks. Glass and ceramics painters and decorators are classified in unit group 8-95.


Musical Instrument Makers and TunersWorkers in this unit group make, repair and tune stringed, wind or percussion instruments with hand or power tools. Their functions include: making and repairing accordions, stringed and wind instruments; building and repairing organs and making parts of organs from wood, leather, metal and other materials; making instrumental parts of pianos from wood, felt, metal, wire and other materials and assembling and repairing pianos; tuning organs, pianos or other musical instruments; making and repairing other musical instruments; performing related tasks.


Basketry Weavers and Brush MakersWorkers in this unit group weave baskets, make wicker furniture and assemble brushes and brooms. Their functions include: making various kinds of baskets by interlacing osier, rattan, reeds, rushes or similar material; selecting and preparing brush materials, such as bristles, fibre, nylon and wire, and setting them in brush base; selecting and preparing materials, such as broom corn, bass, whisker and fibre, and fastening them to broom handles; making wicker furniture from peeled and softened rattan, reeds, rushes, willow and similar material; performing related tasks.


Non-Metallic Mineral Product MakersWorkers in this unit group make products composed primarily of non-metallic mineral materials. Their functions include: performing one or more tasks in the manufacture of pre-cast concrete products such as flagstones, fencing posts, moulded pipe sections and trench liners, walling and partition slabs, or in making asbestos cement products such as building components, cable conduits, fume and dust extraction conduits, or in making cast stone for building purposes; performing related tasks.


Other Production and Related WorkersWorkers in this unit group are production and related workers not classified in any other unit group. Their functions include: preparing, stuffing and mounting skins of animals and birds; performing one or more tasks in the making of products such as linoleum, dolls, stuffed toys, candles, photographic film and paper, pencils, crayons and coloured chalks, matches, corks and other articles of cork, buttons, metal and wooden toys; making rubber stamps; inspecting finished products or parts for conformance to manufacturer's standards, finish and appearance.


Construction Workers, Specialisation UnknownThe specialisation of construction workers in this unit group is unknown. They may erect and repair buildings and other structures, lay bricks, stones and tiles; erect reinforced concrete frameworks; cover roof frameworks with roofing tiles and other materials; make, erect, fit and repair wooden structural frameworks, flooring, fixtures, panelling, boats, plain furniture, and other objects of wood; apply lath and plasters in buildings; apply insulating materials to buildings, boilers, pipes, refrigeration and air-conditioning equipment; fit and set glass in buildings and vehicles; perform other tasks related to building and construction.


Bricklayers, Stonemasons and Tile SettersWorkers in this unit group erect and repair foundations, walls and complete structures of brick, stone and similar materials and cover and decorate walls, ceilings and floors of buildings with tiles and mosaic panels. Their functions include: laying brick, hollow tile and similar building blocks to construct walls, partitions, arches, fireplaces and other structures; laying bricks to construct smoke stacks; laying firebrick or refractory blocks and tiles to build and repair furnaces, converters, kilns and ovens; building stone structures such as walls, piers and abutments; laying walks, kerbs and pavements of stone; setting tiles to surface walls and floors; constructing and laying mosaic panels to decorate floors, walls and other surfaces; performing related tasks.
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