Production


Transportation Equipment Painters

operate or tend painting machines to paint surfaces of transportation equipment, such as automobiles, buses, trucks, trains, boats, and airplanes. Includes painters in auto body repair facilities.
$42140
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Molding And Casting Workers

perform a variety of duties such as mixing materials, assembling mold parts, filling molds, and stacking molds to mold and cast a wide range of products.
$37370
No degree required
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Biomass Plant Technicians

control and monitor biomass plant activities and perform maintenance as needed.
$59600
No degree required
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Coating, Painting And Spraying Machine Setters, Operators And Tenders

set up, operate, or tend machines to coat or paint any of a wide variety of products, including glassware, cloth, ceramics, metal, plastic, paper, or wood, with lacquer, silver, copper, rubber, varnish, glaze, enamel, oil, or rust-proofing materials.
$42140
No degree required
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Hydroelectric Plant Technicians

monitor and control activities associated with hydropower generation. Operate plant equipment, such as turbines, pumps, valves, gates, fans, electric control boards, and battery banks. Monitor equipment operation and performance and make necessary adjustments to ensure optimal performance. Perform equipment maintenance and repair as necessary.
$59600
Post-secondary certificate
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Jewelers

Elizabeth Arnold from Alloys by Arnold
Edgar Hidalgo from Shetler Fine Jewelers
4 reviews
fabricate and repair jewelry articles. Make models or molds to create jewelry items.
$48050
No degree required
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Precious Metal Workers

cast, anneal, solder, hammer, or shape gold, silver, pewter or other metals to form jewelry or other metal items such as goblets or candlesticks.
$48050
No degree required
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Computer Numerically Controlled Machine Tool Programmers, Metal And Plastic

develop programs to control machining or processing of metal or plastic parts by automatic machine tools, equipment, or systems.
$61010
Post-secondary certificate
Strong job growth
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Methane/Landfill Gas Generation System Technicians

monitor, operate, and maintain landfill gas collection system components and environmental monitoring and control systems.
$59600
No degree required
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Welders, Cutters And Welder Fitters

use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
$46690
Post-secondary certificate
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Solderers And Brazers

braze or solder together components to assemble fabricated metal parts, using soldering iron, torch, or welding machine and flux.
$46690
No degree required
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Computer-Controlled Machine Tool Operators, Metal And Plastic

Daniel Mitchell from ARCH Production & Design NYC
1 reviews
operate computer-controlled machines or robots to perform one or more machine functions on metal or plastic work pieces.
$44300
No degree required
Strong job growth
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Fiberglass Laminators And Fabricators

laminate layers of fiberglass on molds to form boat decks and hulls, bodies for golf carts, automobiles, or other products.
$38280
No degree required
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Timing Device Assemblers And Adjusters

perform precision assembling, adjusting, or calibrating, within narrow tolerances, of timing devices such as digital clocks or timing devices with electrical or electronic components.
$39430
No degree required
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Manufacturing Production Technicians

set up, test, and adjust manufacturing machinery or equipment, using any combination of electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, or computer technologies.
$67640
No degree required
High job satisfaction
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Industrial Engineering Technicians

apply engineering theory and principles to problems of industrial layout or manufacturing production, usually under the direction of engineering staff. May perform time and motion studies on worker operations in a variety of industries for purposes such as establishing standard production rates or improving efficiency.
$59920
Associate’s degree
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Purchasing Agents

purchase machinery, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, or services necessary for the operation of an establishment. Purchase raw or semifinished materials for manufacturing. May negotiate contracts.
$72370
Bachelor’s degree
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Nuclear Power Reactor Operators

operate or control nuclear reactors. Move control rods, start and stop equipment, monitor and adjust controls, and record data in logs. Implement emergency procedures when needed. May respond to abnormalities, determine cause, and recommend corrective action.
$104470
No degree required
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Manufacturing Potters

operate production machines such as pug mill, jigger machine, or potter’s wheel to process clay in manufacture of ceramic, pottery and stoneware products.
$37370
No degree required
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Extruding And Forming Machine Setters, Operators And Tenders, Synthetic And Glass Fibers

set up, operate, or tend machines that extrude and form continuous filaments from synthetic materials, such as liquid polymer, rayon, and fiberglass.
$39170
No degree required
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Gem And Diamond Workers

fabricate, finish, or evaluate the quality of gems and diamonds used in jewelry or industrial tools.
$48050
No degree required
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Supervisors Of Production And Operating Workers

directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators. Excludes team or work leaders.
$66800
No degree required
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Boilermakers

construct, assemble, maintain, and repair stationary steam boilers and boiler house auxiliaries. Align structures or plate sections to assemble boiler frame tanks or vats, following blueprints. Work involves use of hand and power tools, plumb bobs, levels, wedges, dogs, or turnbuckles. Assist in testing assembled vessels. Direct cleaning of boilers and boiler furnaces. Inspect and repair boiler fittings, such as safety valves, regulators, automatic-control mechanisms, water columns, and auxiliary machines.
$67430
No degree required
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Forging Machine Setters, Operators And Tenders, Metal And Plastic

set up, operate, or tend forging machines to taper, shape, or form metal or plastic parts.
$43480
No degree required
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Millwrights

install, dismantle, or move machinery and heavy equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, or other drawings.
$59080
No degree required
Strong job growth
High job satisfaction
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Adhesive Bonding Machine Operators And Tenders

operate or tend bonding machines that use adhesives to join items for further processing or to form a completed product. Processes include joining veneer sheets into plywood; gluing paper; or joining rubber and rubberized fabric parts, plastic, simulated leather, or other materials.
$37640
No degree required
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Mixing and Blending Machine Operators

set up, operate, or tend machines to mix or blend materials, such as chemicals, tobacco, liquids, color pigments, or explosive ingredients.
$40960
No degree required
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Hand Packers and Packagers

Louis from NextGen3PL
1 reviews
pack or package by hand a wide variety of products and materials.
$29270
No degree required
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Team Assemblers

work as part of a team having responsibility for assembling an entire product or component of a product. Team assemblers can perform all tasks conducted by the team in the assembly process and rotate through all or most of them, rather than being assigned to a specific task on a permanent basis. May participate in making management decisions affecting the work. Includes team leaders who work as part of the team.
$35980
No degree required
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Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators And Tenders

set up, operate, or tend paper goods machines that perform a variety of functions, such as converting, sawing, corrugating, banding, wrapping, boxing, stitching, forming, or sealing paper or paperboard sheets into products.
$41480
No degree required
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Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers and Weighers

inspect, test, sort, sample, or weigh nonagricultural raw materials or processed, machined, fabricated, or assembled parts or products for defects, wear, and deviations from specifications. May use precision measuring instruments and complex test equipment.
$44580
No degree required
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Machine Feeders and Offbearers

feed materials into or remove materials from machines or equipment that is automatic or tended by other workers.
$34470
No degree required
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Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging and Systems Assemblers

assemble, fit, fasten, and install parts of airplanes, space vehicles, or missiles, such as tails, wings, fuselage, bulkheads, stabilizers, landing gear, rigging and control equipment, or heating and ventilating systems.
$55510
No degree required
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Hand Sewers

sew, join, reinforce, or finish, usually with needle and thread, a variety of manufactured items. Includes weavers and stitchers.
$30790
No degree required
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Cleaning, Washing and Metal Pickling Equipment Operators and Tenders

operate or tend machines to wash or clean products, such as barrels or kegs, glass items, tin plate, food, pulp, coal, plastic, or rubber, to remove impurities.
$34600
No degree required
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Coil Winders, Tapers And Finishers

wind wire coils used in electrical components, such as resistors and transformers, and in electrical equipment and instruments, such as field cores, bobbins, armature cores, electrical motors, generators, and control equipment.
$40280
No degree required
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Extruding And Drawing Machine Setters, Operators And Tenders, Metal And Plastic

set up, operate, or tend machines to extrude or draw thermoplastic or metal materials into tubes, rods, hoses, wire, bars, or structural shapes.
$38990
No degree required
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Patternmakers, Metal And Plastic

lay out, machine, fit, and assemble castings and parts to metal or plastic foundry patterns, core boxes, or match plates.
$49570
Associate’s degree
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Foundry Mold And Coremakers

make or form wax or sand cores or molds used in the production of metal castings in foundries.
$38370
No degree required
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Engine and Other Machine Assemblers

construct, assemble, or rebuild machines, such as engines, turbines, and similar equipment used in such industries as construction, extraction, textiles, and paper manufacturing.
$47190
No degree required
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Power Distributors And Dispatchers

coordinate, regulate, or distribute electricity or steam.
$93260
No degree required
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Fabric and Apparel Patternmakers

Marta Irene Archila from Sugopetite
1 reviews
draw and construct sets of precision master fabric patterns or layouts. May also mark and cut fabrics and apparel.
$57880
No degree required
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Furniture Finishers

shape, finish, and refinish damaged, worn, or used furniture or new high-grade furniture to specified color or finish.
$35040
No degree required
High job satisfaction
Personality Match

Milling and Planing Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

set up, operate, or tend milling or planing machines to mill, plane, shape, groove, or profile metal or plastic work pieces.
$44920
No degree required
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Metal Pourers And Casters

operate hand-controlled mechanisms to pour and regulate the flow of molten metal into molds to produce castings or ingots.
$42440
No degree required
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Biofuels Processing Technicians

calculate, measure, load, mix, and process refined feedstock with additives in fermentation or reaction process vessels and monitor production process. Perform, and keep records of, plant maintenance, repairs, and safety inspections.
$59600
No degree required
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Semiconductor Processors

perform any or all of the following functions in the manufacture of electronic semiconductors: load semiconductor material into furnace; saw formed ingots into segments; load individual segment into crystal growing chamber and monitor controls; locate crystal axis in ingot using x-ray equipment and saw ingots into wafers; and clean, polish, and load wafers into series of special purpose furnaces, chemical baths, and equipment used to form circuitry and change conductive properties.
$45210
No degree required
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Crushing, Grinding And Polishing Machine Setters, Operators And Tenders

set up, operate, or tend machines to crush, grind, or polish materials, such as coal, glass, grain, stone, food, or rubber.
$41290
No degree required
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Metal-Refining Furnace Operators and Tenders

operate or tend furnaces, such as gas, oil, coal, electric-arc or electric induction, open-hearth, or oxygen furnaces, to melt and refine metal before casting or to produce specified types of steel.
$46000
No degree required
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Manufacturing Stone Cutters And Carvers

cut or carve stone according to diagrams and patterns.
$37370
No degree required
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