plural screwmen
: one who passes metal through a rolling mill and reduces it to desired thickness by adjusting screws that regulate roller clearance
: one who helps to prepare the way for and to set up power shovels and cranes

called also jackman

: one who loads bales of cotton onto a riverboat

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“Screwman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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