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Machinists

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Job Description

Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments, and fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments.

Skills and Abilities

Noticing and solving problems, keeping a steady hand, changing the controls of a machine quickly, and clear communication skills. 

Education

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Associate Degree or Middle Skill

Job Duties

Calculate dimensions or tolerances; machine parts to specifications; and set up, adjust, or operate basic or specialized machine tools.

Technology

Computer Aided Design Software

Analytical Software

Enterprise Resource Planning Software

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Median Earnings

$19.90 per hour