Mid Level

Set up, operate, and monitor computer-numerical-controlled (CNC) machines or robots to create or customize precision metal and plastic parts for use in the final assembly of products. Using technical drawings and readings from various gauges and monitors, make adjustments to maintain a high level of quality, safety, and precision at all times.

Typical Education/Training: Technical Certificate/Diploma

Work Experience: 4-7 years 

Wage Range: $15 - $27/hour

  1. Knowledge & Skills:
  2. Attention to Detail and Analytical Thinking
  3. Information Gathering and Monitoring
  4. Safety and Quality Control
  5. Making Decisions and Problem Solving 
  6. Reading Technical Drawings and Prints
  7. Advanced Computers and Software

Similar Roles/Titles: CNC Machine Tool Operator, CNC Machine Operator, CNC Operations Technician, CNC Operators, CNC Mill Operator, Fab Tech


Career Interest Types: RCI - Realistic, Conventional, Investigative

This occupation can be found at: 


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