Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to produce precision parts and instruments. Includes precision instrument makers who fabricate, modify, or repair mechanical instruments. May also fabricate and modify parts to make or repair machine tools or maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, mathematics, metal properties, layout, and machining procedures.
|Indiana Average Salary||$40,610.00|
|Average Time to Fill||51 days|
|Typical Education||High school equivalency|
|Typical Experience||Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years|
|2 Year Projected Openings (2016-2018)||5,251|
|2 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2018)||6.74 %|
|10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026)||21,708|
|10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026)||10.32 %|
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|Skill or Certification||Certi - fication||Certification||Hard to Fill||Expensive to Fill|
|Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)|
|Predictive / Preventative Maintenance|
|Heavy Machinery Industry Knowledge|