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Machinists and Tool & Die Makers

Technology: Machining & Metal Processing, Forming and Fabrication, Equipment and Machinery

Machinists are highly skilled operators of machine tools used to make metal parts. Machinists can make just about anything out of metal. They follow blueprints, sketches or specific dimensions to make or repair machines, metal pieces and tools. Skilled crafts include tool and die maker, maintenance machinist, marine machinist, hydro-electric maintenance machinist and general machinist. (Source: http://www.lni.wa.gov/tradeslicensing/apprenticeship/files/pubs/appcat.pdf - page 42) The Bureau of Labor Statistics provides an Occupational Outlook Handbook online at http://www.bls.gov/ooh/production/machinists-and-tool-and-die-makers.htm#tab-2)

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