Blacksmiths, toolmakers and related trades workers
Blacksmiths, toolmakers and related trades workers hammer and forge bars, rods or ingots of iron, steel and other metals to make and repair various kinds of tools, equipment and other articles; set machine tools for operators, or set and operate various machine tools; and polish and sharpen surfaces.
Tasks performed usually include: hammering and forging iron, steel and other metals to make and repair various kinds of tools, equipment and other articles; setting machine tools for operators, or setting and operating various machine tools working to fine tolerances; polishing and sharpening metal surfaces and tools.
Occupations in this minor group are classified into the following unit groups:
7221 Blacksmiths, Hammersmiths and Forging Press Workers
7222 Toolmakers and Related Workers
7223 Metal Working Machine Tool Setters and Operators
7224 Metal Polishers, Wheel Grinders and Tool Sharpeners