YOUR CAREER AS A MACHINIST
If you like math and big machinery, these interests could lead to a huge paycheck as a machinist. And did we mention the job security? There are thousands of job openings expected over the next few years. One of these could be yours!
PROJECTED JOB GROWTH
WHAT DO MACHINISTS DO?
Read blueprints, sketches or computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) files
Set up, operate and disassemble manual, automatic and computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine tools
Align, secure and adjust cutting tools and work pieces.
Turn, mill, drill, shape and grind machine parts to specifications.
Measure, examine and test completed products for defects.
Present finished work pieces to customers and make modifications if needed.