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Lathe and Turning Machine Operators

On the Job

 

Lathe and Turning Machine Tool Operators set up, operate or tend lathe and turning machines to turn, bore, thread, form, or face metal or plastic materials.


Physical Demands   

This career requires time standing, walking, or running.

 

Typical Work Tasks

People who work in this career often:


Typical Working Conditions

 

O*NET in-it

This page includes information from the O*NET 24.2 Database by the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA). Used under the CC BY 4.0 license. O*NET® is a trademark of USDOL/ETA.

 

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