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Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Machine Tool Programmers

Develop programs to control the processing of metal or plastic parts by machines.

Quick Facts

Wages:

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Outlook:

Well above statewide average
Growth rate:  20%    Read more about outlook

Education:

Vocational training is typically required.

On the Job:

Typical Work Tasks
  • Enter commands, instructions, or specifications into equipment.
  • Program equipment to perform production tasks.
  • Study blueprints or other instructions to determine equipment setup requirements.
  • Determine production equipment settings.
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Job Title Examples:

Manufacturing Engineer
Process Engineer
Computer Numerical Control Programmer (CNC Programmer)

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