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Operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.
Excavating & Loading Machine & Dragline Operators
Gas Compressor & Gas Pumping Station Operators
Heat Treating Equipment Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Mine Cutting & Channeling Machine Operators
Rolling Machine Setters, Operators, & Tenders, Metal & Plastic
Watching gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
The ability to detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.
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