Inscribes letters, figures and designs on metal, glass, wood, rubber, plastic and other surfaces.
lays out lettering or designs on objects by sketching on paper or in powder on the objects to be engraved
marks outlines of designs using scribers, mounts objects in vices and cuts designs with engraving tools
cleans and polishes engraved areas
may sketch original designs or copy sketches or photographs
may brush powder or solutions on to surfaces of dies or plates which imprint designs
may use pantographs to enlarge or reduce designs
may operate engraving machines to cut standard designs