Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal and Plastic

Operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Analytical Thinking * Cooperation * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Self Control * Initiative * Stress Tolerance * Adaptability/Flexibility * Independence

Representative Tasks * Measure dimensions of finished workpieces to ensure conformance to specifications, using precision measuring instruments, templates, and fixtures. * Stop machines to remove finished workpieces or to change tooling, setup, or workpiece placement, according to required machining sequences. * Check to ensure that workpieces are properly lubricated and cooled during machine operation.


Government, Finance & Insurance, Professional Scientific & Technical Services,

Job Family Production

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