What They Do
Set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery or equipment, using any combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or computer technologies.
Set up and verify the functionality of safety equipment.
Adhere to all applicable regulations, policies, and procedures for health, safety, and environmental compliance.
Calibrate or adjust equipment to ensure quality production, using tools such as calipers, micrometers, height gauges, protractors, or ring gauges.
High school diploma/GED or certificate after high school usually needed
Keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
Thinking about the pros and cons of different ways to solve a problem
Noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
Thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
Listen and understand what people say
Communicate by speaking
Keep your arm or hand steady
Hold or move items with your hands
Notice when problems happen
Use rules to solve problems