IS MACHINE OPERATING RIGHT FOR YOU?

Are you:

  • Attentive to Detail?
  • Dependable?
  • Cooperative?
  • Self-controlled?
  • Adaptable/Flexible?
Job Description:

Repair, install, adjust, or maintain industrial production and processing machinery or refinery and pipeline distribution systems

Tasks:

  • Measure completed workpieces to verify conformance to specifications, using micrometers, gauges, calipers, templates, or rulers.
  • Examine completed workpieces for defects, such as chipped edges or marred surfaces and sort defective pieces according to types of flaws.
  • Read work orders or production schedules to determine specifications, such as materials to be used, locations of cutting lines, or dimensions and tolerances.
  • Load workpieces, plastic material, or chemical solutions into machines.
  • Set up, operate, or tend machines to saw, cut, shear, slit, punch, crimp, notch, bend, or straighten metal or plastic material.
  • Start machines, monitor their operations, and record operational data.
  • Test and adjust machine speeds or actions, according to product specifications, using gauges and hand tools.
  • Install, align, and lock specified punches, dies, cutting blades, or other fixtures in rams or beds of machines, using gauges, templates, feelers, shims, and hand tools.
  • Clean and lubricate machines.
  • Position, align, and secure workpieces against fixtures or stops on machine beds or on dies.

WorkKeys Occupational Profile Median Scores

Applied Mathematics - Level 3
Reading For Information - Level 3
Locating Information - Level 4
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Regional Occupation Statistics:

Average Hourly Salary

  • Entry-Level                     $8.63
  • Median                           $13.32
  • Experienced                   $19.16

Annual Openings                   13

2021 Projected Employment 1,104

Average Education Level      High School Diploma/GED

Sources:   Labor Market Data EDSI

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