Etchers and Engravers

Etchers and Engravers

Engrave or etch metal, wood, rubber, or other materials. Includes such workers as etcher-circuit processors, pantograph engravers, and silk screen etchers.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Independence * Dependability * Achievement/Effort * Persistence * Cooperation * Initiative * Self Control * Integrity * Analytical Thinking

Representative Tasks * Inspect etched work for depth of etching, uniformity, and defects, using calibrated microscopes, gauges, fingers, or magnifying lenses. * Prepare workpieces for etching or engraving by cutting, sanding, cleaning, polishing, or treating them with wax, acid resist, lime, etching powder, or light-sensitive enamel. * Examine sketches, diagrams, samples, blueprints, or photographs to decide how designs are to be etched, cut, or engraved onto workpieces.


Manufacturing, Professional Scientific & Technical Services, Government,

Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles Acid Etch Operator, Award Machine Operator, Block Engraver, Bowling Ball Engraver, Chemical Engraver, Cold Etch Operator, Decorative Engraver, Die Cutter, Dynamic Etching Processor, Electronic Engraver, Embosser, Engraver, Engraving Equipment Operator, Engraving Finisher, Engraving Patternmaker, Engraving Plate Maker, Engrosser, Enhanced Environmental Operator, Equipment Operator, Etched Circuit Processor, Etcher, Etching Operator, Glass Calibrator, Glass Decorator, Glass Engraver, Hand Engraver, Hand Etcher, Hand Roller Engraver, Hand Screen Printer, Hard Metals Hand Engraver, Internal Carver, Jewelry Engraver, Jogger, Jogger Operator, Laser Engraver, Laser Etch Technician, Laser Etching Technician, Leaf Stamper, Lens Engraver, Letterer, Liner, Machine Engraver, Machine Precision Engraver, Machine Precision Etcher, Metal Engraver, Mold Engraver, Mold Stamper, Music Engraver, Optical Glass Etcher, Pantograph Engraver, Photo Engraver, Picture Engraver, Plate Cutter, Plate Maker, Proof Plate Maker, Re-Etcher, Retoucher, Rework Operator, Roller Engraver, Roller Mechanic, Roller Repairer, Rotary Engraver, Rubber Engraver, Screen Making Technician, Seals Engraver, Show Card Letterer, Show Card Writer, Siderographer, Siderographist, Silk Screen Etcher, Silk Screen Processor, Silverware Etcher, Sketch Maker, Soft Metals Hand Engraver, Steel Die Engraver, Steel Engraver, Stone Engraver, Textile Engraver, Wax Engraver, Wet Process Technician, Wood Block Artist, Wood Engraver, Zinc Plate Cutter.